SRSS Feed

Newswire

PoliticsText

Public Advisory: Monday is Election Day

November 27, 2015 Electors in Newfoundland and Labrador are advised that polls will be open on Monday, November 30, for Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial election. The polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (or 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in most of Labrador). To find out where to vote, electors should visit […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201589 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

CBRM mayor off to China – Daily Business Buzz

November 27, 2015 SYDNEY — Cape Breton Regional Municipality Mayor Cecil Clarke is on a 10-day port development-related expedition to China. The Cape Breton Post has confirmed that he left Thursday and is slated to return Dec. 6. Albert Barbusci — the Montreal-based chief executive officer of Harbor Port Development Corp., the consultants granted the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201586 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde to attend climate change talks in Paris – The Globe and Mail

Nov. 26, 2015 The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau has taken the unusual step of inviting the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations to join the Canadian delegation attending the international conference on climate-change next week in Paris. It is a gesture that was welcomed by Perry Bellegarde, who has led the indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 201580 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

The Taken: Canada’s latest known serial killer preyed on indigenous women – The Globe and Mail

Nov. 25, 2015 When Jennifer McPherson went missing in British Columbia, the RCMP released a bulletin seeking the public’s help in finding the 41-year-old, who had been living on remote Hanson Island. It said she lost contact with her family on April 29, 2013, and had not been seen or heard from since. It also […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2015151 Views

Read More
CourtsText

Canada Commits an Abuse of Process in Newfoundland Indian Residential School Trial

ST. JOHN’S, Nov. 25, 2015 – On November, 25, 2015, Justice Robert Stack of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador held that Canada has committed an abuse of process against the Plaintiffs and the Province in the ongoing Indian Residential School trial. In his reasons, Justice Stack found that Canada’s attempt to re-litigate a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2015184 Views

Read More
Assembly of First NationsText

AFN National Chief to Advance First Nations Rights and Priorities at COP 21, UN Climate Change Conference

AFN National Chief to Advance First Nations Rights and Priorities at COP 21, UN Climate Change Conference November 26, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and other chiefs and delegates will attend the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2015215 Views

Read More
EnvironmentText

Georges Bank Moratorium Extended to 2022

November 26, 2015 Government has introduced legislation to extend the moratorium on oil and gas exploration and drilling on Georges Bank to Dec. 31, 2022. Under the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act, government will also have the ability to further extend the moratorium in increments of 10 years. “Nova Scotians […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2015219 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Dalhousie launches first nursing‑led research centre in Atlantic Canada – DAL News

Some of Nova Scotia’s tiniest and most fragile patients live at the IWK Health Centre’s neonatal unit. There, they not only receive excellent care: they are helping to improve it. These “preemies” and their parents are involved in the research of Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo and her team. The Dalhousie professor and neonatal nurse practitioner is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2015352 Views

Read More
EducationText

Law’s Jennifer Llewellyn wins national restorative justice award

November 25, 2015 Last week, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) presented its 2015 National Ron Wiebe Restorative Justice Award to Professor Jennifer Llewellyn at a ceremony in Quebec City, as part of the annual National Restorative Justice Symposium. “This award recognizes Professor Llewellyn’s reputation and leadership, locally, nationally, and internationally, in restorative justice matters,” […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2015199 Views

Read More
Mainstream Aboriginal Related NewsText

Letters to the future – The Coast Halifax

Nova Scotians share their messages of hope ahead of Paris. Dear leaders of the 2015 Paris climate change conference, Our planet is suffering due to the devastating effects of climate change. Oceans are dying, forests are disappearing and our air is becoming unbreathable. I am writing you today in hopes that you will do everything […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2015146 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More