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Governments may appeal B.C. land-claims decision -Globe and Mail

Governments may appeal B.C. land-claims decision

JUSTINE HUNTER
December 15, 2007

Victoria — The federal and B.C. government 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.NATS15-1/TPStory/?query=ABORIGINAL

by NationTalk on December 16, 2007916 Views

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Sumi shortage surprises Olympic mascot’s retailers -CBC

Sumi shortage surprises Olympic mascot’s retailers

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2007 | 12:36 PM ET
CBC News

If you are trying to find Sumi this holiday season, you may be out of luck.

Two weeks after the 2010 Olympic mascot went on sale, the stuffed toy has sold out on store shelves.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2007/12/14/bc-sumishortage.html

by NationTalk on December 14, 2007992 Views

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Soyuz rocket lifts Canadian radar satellite into space -CBC

Soyuz rocket lifts Canadian radar satellite into space

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2007 | 7:41 AM CT
CBC News

A Russian rocket blasted off in Kazahkstan Friday morning, carrying with it a Canadian satellite built to keep a watchful eye over the Arctic.

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2007/12/14/tech-radarsat-liftoff.html

by NationTalk on December 14, 20071023 Views

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A step closer -South Delta Leader

A step closer

By Kristine Thiessen – South Delta Leader – December 14, 2007

It’s a deal— Chuck Strahl, federal Minister of Indian Affairs (centre) congratulates TFN chief Kim Baird who was in Ottawa last week with Mike de Jong, provincial Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation (right) to preside over the federal government’s ratification of the native band’s treaty.

http://www.bclocalnews.com/richmond_southdelta/southdeltaleader/news/12489826.html

by NationTalk on December 14, 20071147 Views

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George Canyon Christmas -CBC Radio

George Canyon Christmas

Recorded 11/29/2007 at Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, AB

Guest artists appearing in the program include Jully Black, Johnny Reid, Dave Gunning, Andrea Menard, and Tyler Connelly from Theory of a Deadman, with each performing songs that hold personal meaning to them for the holidays. Members of the Canadian Forces, along with their families, were brought in especially for the concert from their home base in Edmonton.

http://www.cbc.ca/radio2/singleConcert.html?20071211canyon

by NationTalk on December 14, 20071190 Views

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Pipeline ownership not a priority – Edmonton Journal

Pipeline ownership not a priority
TransCanada eyes other options to revive Mackenzie project

Scott Haggett, Reuters
Published: 2:01 am

CALGARY – The head of TransCanada Corp. said Thursday that taking a lead role in Imperial Oil’s planned $16.2-billion Mackenzie Valley gas pipeline is only one in a range of options being considered to revive the costly project.

http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/business/story.html?id=5f2dd8d3-02b9-4410-ae6c-4fee4cad22f4

by NationTalk on December 14, 2007950 Views

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Officials looking for designers to create 2010 Olympic medals – The Province

Officials looking for designers to create 2010 Olympic medals

Damian Inwood, The Province
Published: Friday, December 14, 2007

Vancouver 2010 wants to put designers on their mettle with the golden opportunity of creating the Olympic and Paralympic medals.

http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=2ea4c8f1-f917-4426-b8b7-9a37fc54207f

by NationTalk on December 14, 2007886 Views

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Survey of sunken tanker shows no cracks or leaks – Globe and Mail

Survey of sunken tanker shows no cracks or leaks

CATHRYN ATKINSON
December 14, 2007

A manned mini-submarine has located a tanker truck and three other vehicles at the bottom of Robson Bight Ecological Reserve off Vancouver Island, where a barge accident on Aug. 20 dumped a dozen vehicles onto the seabed.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071214.BCBIGHT14/TPStory/Environment

by NationTalk on December 14, 20071038 Views

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No status: Bartlett’s Harbour Indian Band excluded from aboriginal agreement (Corner Brook The Western Star)

No status
Bartlett’s Harbour Indian Band excluded from aboriginal agreement

AARON BESWICK
Transcontinental Media

Members of the Bartlett’s Harbour Indian Band won’t be granted Indian Act status along with the 7,800 members of the Federation of Newfoundland Indians (FNI).

http://www.thewesternstar.com/index.cfm?sid=89427&sc=23

by NationTalk on December 14, 20071798 Views

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Indigenous people describe real perils of global warming – Globe and Mail

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Indigenous people describe real perils of global warming

GEOFFREY YORK
December 14, 2007

NUSA DUA, INDONESIA — Indigenous people, including Canadian Inuit and Indian leaders, are emerging as some of the top stars of the Bali climate-change conference.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20071214.BALISIDE14/TPStory/TPInternational/Asia/

by NationTalk on December 14, 2007915 Views

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