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‘Idle No More’: Beausoleil First Nation activist says serious Indigenous issues still exist – simcoe.com

November 24, 2020 An outspoken Indigenous activist from Beausoleil First Nation near Penetanguishene says the Idle No More movement continues to work to protect Indigenous rights, even though it is not making headlines like it did eight years ago. Tori Cress, an Idle No More organizer, said the movement has taken a more educational approach […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20201 Views

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KRG: We want to hear you on waste management in Nunavik!

Following the adoption of the draft of the Nunavik Residual Materials Management Plan (RMMP) 2021-2027 by the Executive Coucil of the Kativik Regional Government, the public consultations have now started. From November 16 to December 4, you are invited to share your comments, ideas or questions on waste management in Nunavik. This is an opportunity […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20204 Views

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Coronavirus: Conservatives slam alleged lack of data on Indigenous-specific outbreaks – Global News

Conservative MP Gary Vidal slammed the Liberals in the House of Commons on Monday over what he alleged was a lack of data collected by the federal government and federal health agencies on the specific state of COVID-19 outbreaks on Indigenous communities. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7479745/coronavirus-conservatives-slam-alleged-lack-of-data-on-indigenous-specific-outbreaks

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20205 Views

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Coalition of clinicians, public policy experts and First Nations join forces to reduce incidences of cigarette smoking on Reserves

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 24, 2020 – The use of cigarettes on First Nations Reserves is exponentially higher than elsewhere and is a huge driver of disease and preventable death. The Canadian Coalition for Harm Reduction recently released its White Paper “Tobacco Control and Community Based Harm Reduction interventions The Case for Tobacco Harm Reduction in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20207 Views

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Green MLAs call out belittling, patronizing language used by legislature colleagues – CBC

Megan Mitton says her post about being referred to as ‘young lady’ by colleague got overwhelming support Nov 24, 2020 Two Green MLAs have called out some of their legislature colleagues for examples of what they call belittling, demeaning and patronizing language during last week’s sitting. Kevin Arseneau said he’s had enough of politicians referring to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20207 Views

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Interview: Ian Lafrenière sets out to build bridges with Indigenous Peoples – Montreal Gazette

From police communications man to Coalition Avenir Québec MNA, Ian Lafrenière has seen his share of hot button issues. Now the premier has asked him to solve some longstanding issues with Quebec’s Indigenous communities. QUEBEC — If Ian Lafrenière had his way and there was no COVID-19 pandemic, he would hop into a pickup and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20206 Views

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Morning Brief: Tougher restrictions are unavoidable – iPolitics

Nov 24, 2020 Good morning, — A grim COVID picture in Canada: Dr. Tam says tighter restrictions are unavoidable now, and the longer authorities wait, the longer the measures will have to last. She told CBC’s The National that while provincial and territorial medical officers have tried hard to keep up with testing and tracing in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20207 Views

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First Nation demands resignation of Ontario’s top Indigenous Services Canada bureaucrat – CBC

Neskantaga chief writes he can no longer work with Anne Scotton Nov 23, 2020 The chief and council of the First Nation with the most enduring boil water advisory in the country is calling for the immediate resignation of Indigenous Services Canada’s top Ontario bureaucrat, citing an irrevocable loss of trust. In an email sent Monday […]

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Canada supports the Mississauga Nation efforts to rebuild their nation and advance self-determination and reconciliation

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada November 23, 2020 — Ottawa, Ontario — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is rebuilding the nation-to-nation, Inuit-Crown and government-to-government relationship with Indigenous peoples through supporting the realization of their visions of self-determination. A key part of this work is through the Nation Rebuilding […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202015 Views

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AMC deeply disappointed with Manitoba Hydro’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Treaty One Territory – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Secretariat Inc. (AMC) issues this statement in regards to Manitoba Hydro’s (Hydro) recent release of their Corporate Social Responsibility Report (the “Report”). The Report fails to include any meaningful First Nations representation and fails to acknowledge any corporate responsibility or plan for Reconciliation and relation-building with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202019 Views

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