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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Opens First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities – Calls for “Inclusion, Balance and Diversity”

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Opens First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities – Calls for “Inclusion, Balance and Diversity” VANCOUVER, Feb. 10, 2016 Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today opened the AFN First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities in Vancouver, BC, calling for First Nations involvement in all […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2016193 Views

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Status quo not an option, Atlantic premiers say as they ask Ottawa for economic help – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 10, 2016  FREDERICTON _ New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says the status quo is not an option as Atlantic Canada faces potentially crippling economic challenges. Still, he says a meeting today with his Atlantic counterparts and federal ministers — all Liberals — is cause for optimism. The premiers are asking Ottawa for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 2016153 Views

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RCMP Releases Update on the implementation of the MacNeil Recommendations

February 9, 2016 Today, the RCMP released an update on the significant progress made in implementing the recommendations from the Independent Review into the Moncton tragedy that saw three RCMP officers, Cst. Doug Larche, Cst. Dave Ross and Cst. Fabrice Gevaudan, killed and two others wounded on June 4, 2014. Upon receipt of the Independent […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 2016238 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Calls for Justice, Dialogue in Federal Resource Revenue Class Action Suit

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Calls for Justice, Dialogue in Federal Resource Revenue Class Action Suit OTTAWA, Feb. 9, 2016 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today expressed his support for Poundmaker Cree Nation (SK) and Onion Lake Cree Nation (SK), in initiating a class action lawsuit in federal court […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 2016235 Views

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Native Studies prof considers hunger strike – The Aquinian

A dispute over a social work course has Native Studies professor Roland Chrisjohn mulling the idea of a hunger strike. “No, I’m not talking about my fast until I’m sure myself that it’s a fast,” said Chrisjohn in an email to The Aquinian. A social media post, made by a colleague of Chrisjohn, surfaced last […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 2016155 Views

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P.E.I. park honours general who wanted aboriginals killed, Mi’kmaq leader says – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 8, 2016  CHARLOTTETOWN _ It’s a “grave insult” that a national park in Prince Edward Island still bears the name of a military general who wanted to kill aboriginal people with smallpox, says a Mi’kmaq leader. John Joe Sark, a member of the Mi’kmaq Nation traditional government, says the name of 18th-century […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 2016221 Views

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Aboriginal Law Report for the week ending February 7, 2016 – First People’s Law

While the British Columbia government lobbied the federal government for support for LNG projects, opposition to pipelines continued to grow in British Columbia. B.C. delegation seeks Ottawa’s support for LNG export plans Vaughn Palmer: Shell’s B.C. LNG delay is no surprise B.C. union joins First Nations vowing to use law to fight pipelines An agreement […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 2016157 Views

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Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature Call for Submissions

February 5, 2016 CODE’s Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Literature is now accepting submissions. Eligible manuscripts and books published between February 15, 2015 and March 31, 2016 must be submitted by publishers no later than March 31, 2016. Established by CODE in collaboration with the Literary Prizes Foundation, the Burt Award for […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2016183 Views

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First Nations Forum on Energy to be held in Vancouver to discuss First Nations role in Canada’s Energy Future

First Nations Forum on Energy to be held in Vancouver to discuss First Nations role in Canada’s Energy Future OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2016  – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is convening the First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities that will take place February 10-11 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, BC.  The Forum is an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2016250 Views

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Pieridae Energy receives non-FTA export authorization

HALIFAX, NS, February 8, 2016 – Pieridae Energy (Canada) Ltd. and its operating subsidiary corporations (Pieridae) continue to meet major milestones with their proposed Goldboro LNG processing facility. On February 5, 2016, Pieridae received its Non-Free Trade Export authorization from the US Department of Energy. This authorization allows US sourced natural gas to be exported […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2016197 Views

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