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Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn: The Challenge with Self-Identification and Recent Court Decisions

August 24, 2018 Europeans and western governments have worked for centuries to oppress and eliminate the Indigenous peoples of Canada. This has included tactics such as the creation of the Indian Act, residential schools, and the Sixties Scoop, The continuous attempts of ethnocide throughout history are never-ending. One of the most damaging impacts to our […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 201824 Views

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Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Government of Canada Announce Opening of Shushepeshipan Group Home

From: Indigenous Services Canada August 16, 2018 – Sheshatshiu, NL – Indigenous Services Canada Today, Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Government of Canada celebrated the opening of the new Shushepeshipan Group Home. This Innu-led, operated and staffed group home is part of the Innu’s larger vision to have […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201821 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Join MP Jones and Chief Hart to Announce New Placement Resource for Innu Children and Youth

Children, Seniors and Social Development August 15, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will join Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, and Chief Eugene Hart, Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation tomorrow (Thursday, August 16) to announce a […]

by aanationtalk on August 15, 201820 Views

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Court ruling puts more scrutiny on Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation enrolment process – CBC

Judge rules plaintiffs had the right to ‘question the legitimacy of actions of the FNI’ Jun 27, 2018 Six applicants to Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation should be reinstated on the band’s membership list pending a determination of the validity of a supplemental agreement that affected the enrolment process, according to a recent Newfoundland and Labrador […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201834 Views

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Grand Opening of the Wagmatcook Court

June 21, 2018 Nova Scotia’s first Aboriginal Wellness and Gladue Court was officially opened and celebrated in Wagmatcook First Nation today, June 21, marking National Indigenous Peoples Day. “This new court represents a historic step forward in supporting Indigenous justice in this province,” said Premier Stephen McNeil, and who is also Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201837 Views

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Ceremony held to mark grand opening of Nova Scotia Indigenous court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 21, 2018  WAGMATCOOK, N.S. _ Nova Scotia has become the first province in Canada to open a superior court on a reserve that will incorporate Indigenous restorative justice traditions and customs. “We can’t just talk about reconciliation. We have to act on it,” Mi’kmaq Grand Keptin Andrew Denny said Thursday during an […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201824 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates Wagmatcook and We’koqma’q First Nations on courthouse grand opening

June 21, 2018 – Wagmatcook First Nation, NS – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to reconciliation and working in partnership with Indigenous communities, the provinces, territories, and other partners to fully implement the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Norman […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201819 Views

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Dispensary to close after judge orders it to stop selling cannabis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 1, 2018  HALIFAX _ A Halifax cannabis dispensary that’s been subject to police searches is being shut down by the city for operating without a licence. A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge granted the Halifax Regional Municipality the power to change the locks of Coastal Cannapy Inc. The city says Justice James […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201825 Views

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Federal Court ruling in favour of applicants challenging Qalipu enrolment – The Southern Gazette

The Mi’kmaq First Nations Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador has won an important court battle in its fight against the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band enrolment process. On Tuesday, Justice Russel Zinn of the Federal Court ruled in favour of the applicants in the David Wells and Sandra Wells cases, which contested the amendments to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201826 Views

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Surf clam controversy: Federal bid for reconciliation lands in court – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 8, 2018 HALIFAX _ One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s signature bids to promote reconciliation with Indigenous groups in Atlantic Canada is now facing a court challenge and allegations of conflict of interest. The mounting complaints stem from a decision by Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to award a potentially lucrative Arctic surf […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201826 Views

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