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Proposed urban reserve moving to the next step – Regina Leader-Post

Proposed urban reserve moving to the next step

Kerry Benjoe, Leader-Post
Published: Saturday, December 15, 2007

It’s been a long journey for the Star Blanket Cree Nation, but there is light at the end of the tunnel, says the lead negotiator for its proposed urban reserve.

http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/story.html?id=df15c063-445a-484f-a757-2f889751cf61

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007919 Views

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Settlement cheques spawn suspicions – StarPhoenix

Settlement cheques spawn suspicions
Alberta First Nation struggles with accusations of cheating over residential school cash payments

Lee Greenberg, CanWest News Service
Published: Saturday, December 15, 2007

TORONTO — It is supposed to usher inan era of healing and forgiveness. Instead — if the experience of one First Nations community in Alberta is any indication — the sudden influx of large cash payments to former residential school students has prompted a wave of bitterness and recrimination.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/national/story.html?id=4b9e8de7-db65-4a00-a3c4-9660514943c0

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007853 Views

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Three residents receive honour – StarPhoenix

Three residents receive honour

The StarPhoenix
Published: Saturday, December 15, 2007

The Order of Merit, Saskatchewan’s highest honour, was presented to three Saskatoon residents on Friday.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/story.html?id=0a4df636-00b9-4231-b160-f636ddad93d7

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007710 Views

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A week’s worth of science news -Toronto Star

A week’s worth of science news

Dec 16, 2007 04:30 AM

This edition of Microscope originates from Collingwood, Ont., where up-to-the-minute research findings dominated the ArcticNet annual scientific meeting this past week. Now entering its fifth year, ArcticNet brings together more than 100 researchers from 27 Canadian universities and five federal agencies to probe the impacts of climate change along the Arctic coast.

http://www.thestar.com/article/285997

by NationTalk on December 17, 20071292 Views

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Hopes of relocated Labrador town ride on first graduates, five years after move -940 News

Hopes of relocated Labrador town ride on first graduates, five years after move

at 12:32 on December 16, 2007, EST.
Tara Brautigam, THE CANADIAN PRESS

NATUASHISH, N.L. – Desiree Andrew has become a symbol of hope for Natuashish, an isolated community on Labrador’s rugged north coast that continues to struggle with bootleg booze, illicit drugs and domestic violence.

http://www.940news.com/nouvelles.php?cat=23&id=121612

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007921 Views

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Alberta Metis upset over hunting policy for poor -Cnews

Alberta Metis upset over hunting policy for poor

By KEVIN CRUSH, SUN MEDIA
The Edmonton Sun

New rules allowing poor people to hunt year-round to put meat on their tables is a slap in the face of the needy, according to the vice president of the Metis Nation of Alberta.

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2007/12/16/4727329-sun.html

by NationTalk on December 17, 2007932 Views

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Policing agreements reached with First Nations -Prince George Citizen

Policing agreements reached with First Nations

(News) Saturday, 15 December 2007, 02:00 PST
SCOTT STANFIELD Citizen staff

Several First Nations bands in the Cariboo-Prince George region will benefit from a hands-on, personalized approach to policing, as per a federal community policing announcement this week in Ottawa.

http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=108428&Itemid=159

by NationTalk on December 16, 2007900 Views

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So many victims -National Post

So many victims
Across the country, the bodies of 67 women have surfaced, dumped in remote areas. In all but five cases, their killers remain unknown

Zosia Bielski, National Post
Published: Saturday, December 15, 2007

More than a decade ago, Cara King went missing in Edmonton. The impulsive 22-yearold “liked to live on the edge,” her mother, Kathy, remembered last month, and “struggled with many, many things.” In her teens, she lost interest in school and got involved with a social circle of older men, eventually getting addicted to cocaine.

http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=169817

by NationTalk on December 16, 2007985 Views

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William land-claims decision contested -Globe and Mail

NOTICE OF APPEAL
William land-claims decision contested

JUSTINE HUNTER
December 15, 2007

VICTORIA — The federal and B.C. governments yesterday set the stage for an appeal of a landmark native land-claims decision, brushing aside an offer for a temporary truce that would have allowed time to negotiate a settlement out of court.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071215.BCWILLIAM15/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

by NationTalk on December 16, 20071083 Views

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Pipeline backers draw up new plan -Globe and Mail

Pipeline backers draw up new plan

SHAWN MCCARTHY
December 15, 2007

Proponents of the $16-billion Mackenzie Valley Pipeline have presented a new financial plan to the federal government in hopes of kick-starting the long-stalled gas pipeline from the Arctic, Industry Minister Jim Prentice said yesterday.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071215.PIPELINE15_ART_2205_2/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

by NationTalk on December 16, 2007978 Views

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