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New campaign takes community approach to abuse issues -TB Television

New campaign takes community approach to abuse issues

TB News Source
Web Posted: 11/30/2007 2:06:41 PM

Marjorie House has launched their latest campaign to provide the whole community with the tools they need to identify and deal with spousal abuse.

http://www.tbtv.com/NWNews-Story.aspx?cid=102425

by NationTalk on December 1, 2007883 Views

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Prime minister approves status change for native group in Newfoundland -CP

Prime minister approves status change for native group in Newfoundland

By The Canadian Press

ST. GEORGE’S, N.L. – Prime Minister Stephen Harper, at the outset of a charm offensive in Newfoundland, took part in a ceremony Friday to mark Ottawa’s decision to grant some off-reserve natives status under the Indian Act.

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/071130/national/harper_native_agreement_2

by NationTalk on December 1, 2007958 Views

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Resolution of Native issues must come from within -TB Television

Resolution of Native issues must come from within

TB News Source
Web Posted: 11/30/2007 3:55:34 PM

Native leaders made important inroads at a meeting last week on Couchiching First Nation where they acknowledged they must enlist the attention and will of their own youth in stressing the importance of education, to what is the fastest growing demographic in Canadian society.

http://www.tbtv.com/NWNews-Story.aspx?cid=102433

by NationTalk on December 1, 2007889 Views

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Wind River proposal heating up -Whitehorse Star

Wind River proposal heating up

By Chuck Tobin

The proposed winter road along the Wind River by Cash Minerals has whipped up a passionate and heated debate.
There have been no fewer than 90 public comments to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board (YESAB).

http://www.whitehorsestar.com/auth.php?r=49356

by NationTalk on December 1, 2007821 Views

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Campbell expects 2 B.C. First Nations treaties to get quick federal OK -Prince George Citizen

Campbell expects 2 B.C. First Nations treaties to get quick federal OK

(BC News) Friday, 30 November 2007, 17:14 PST
THE CANADIAN PRESS

VICTORIA – It looks like the two major treaties with First Nations passed by the B.C. legislature this month will be dealt with quickly by Ottawa, Premier Gordon Campbell said Friday.

http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=106474&Itemid=559

by NationTalk on December 1, 2007972 Views

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AUMA under attack from mayor -Edmonton Journal

AUMA under attack from mayor

Susan Ruttan, edmontonjournal.com
Published: 6:18 pm

EDMONTON – Mayor Stephen Mandel is taking aim at the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, suggesting today that the group is not working well for the province’s two big cities.

http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/story.html?id=3bae7bcd-b281-4f6e-86a6-a7b8d8b5bbcd&k=10617

by NationTalk on December 1, 2007906 Views

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Aboriginal communities get $20 million from Ottawa for fishing initiatives -CBC

Aboriginal communities get $20 million from Ottawa for fishing initiatives

Published: Friday, November 30, 2007 | 2:38 PM ET
Canadian Press: THE CANADIAN PRESS

MIRAMICHI, N.B. – The federal government is spending $20 million over the next two years to make sure First Nations people on the East Coast have full access to the Atlantic fishery.

http://www.cbc.ca/cp/Atlantic/071130/t113023A.html

by NationTalk on December 1, 20071035 Views

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Settlement cash can achieve good or add to pain -The StarPhoenix

Settlement cash can achieve good or add to pain

Doug Cuthand, The StarPhoenix
Published: Friday, November 30, 2007

The coming year will be especially hard for First Nations people. The bittersweet residential school settlement cheques will be coming out and what the reaction will be remains to be seen.

http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/columnists/story.html?id=ab7acd30-d1f9-49e0-aaf7-eb0920b852e3

by NationTalk on November 30, 2007915 Views

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Historic Treaty Gets Royal Assent -The Times Colonist

Historic treaty gets royal assent

Jeff Rud, Times Colonist
Published: Friday, November 30, 2007

Lt.-Gov. Steven Point added some levity to a historic moment yesterday in the B.C. legislature.

http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/story.html?id=904a611f-b711-46ff-b694-36a52215039e

by NationTalk on November 30, 2007879 Views

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Unhealthy houses of horror -Pincher Creek Echo

Unhealthy houses of horror

By Jocelyn Mercer
Friday November 30, 2007

The warning signs have been there for years, but last week the Piikani Chief and Council again had to resort to evacuation to ensure the health of more than 13 families living on the reserve.

http://www.pinchercreekecho.com/News/358101.html

by NationTalk on November 30, 20071242 Views

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