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Supreme Court decision on cross border booze could rewrite trade rules – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 19, 2018 OTTAWA _ A Supreme Court of Canada decision coming today about a New Brunswick man’s cross-border booze run could profoundly shake up the rules on interprovincial trade. In October 2012, Gerard Comeau of Tracadie, N.B., drove across the border to Quebec to buy several cases of beer and three bottles […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 2018112 Views

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Minister Dempster Reaffirms Provincial Commitment to Address Over-Representation of Indigenous Children and Youth in Care – Government of NL

January 26, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, following a meeting with federal, provincial, territorial and National Indigenous Organizations held in Ottawa this week, is reaffirming the province’s commitment to address the over-representation of Indigenous children and youth in care. This week’s meeting examined key causes that lead to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2018102 Views

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Indigenous sale of moose meat a murky territory, despite court ruling – CBC

New Brunswick Court of Appeal said provincial policy circumvented Indigenous treaty rights Jan 25, 2018 Indigenous hunters looking to sell moose meat to other New Brunswickers are facing legal uncertainty after a Court of Appeal decision last year. The top court in New Brunswick labelled a restrictive provincial policy on hunting permits “unfair and oppressive” […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2018110 Views

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Charged with illegal fishing, Mi’kmaw man seeks to redefine Supreme Court’s Marshall decision – CBC

Civil action could have wide-reaching impact on Indigenous access to natural resources Nov 17, 2017 Exactly 18 years after the Supreme Court of Canada issued a clarification of its ruling on Indigenous peoples’ right to fish, a Mi’kmaw fisherman from New Brunswick’s lawsuit against the Crown will be in court — hoping to clear it […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2017135 Views

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Mi’kmaq band awarded $75,000 in court costs in gas storage project appeal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 30, 2017  HALIFAX _ A Mi’kmaq band has been awarded $75,000 in court costs as part of its battle against an energy company’s plan to store natural gas in underground caverns in central Nova Scotia. A provincial Supreme Court judge quashed the province’s rejection of the Indian Brook band’s appeal of the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2017101 Views

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Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay

Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON, Sept. 25, 2017   – Today in Thunder Bay the lawsuit filed by the Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations against Canada and Ontario will commence at the Thunder Bay Court House. In September 2014 the Robinson-Huron Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 2017141 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision – Time to Implement UN Declaration

July 26, 2017 (Regina SK,) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded today to the Supreme Court of Canada decisions today in the Chippewas of the Thames and Clyde River cases dealing with Indigenous peoples right to consultation and accommodation. “It’s clear today that our right to consultation and accommodation must […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 2017220 Views

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NunatuKavut Community Council denounces arrest of Inuit protesters – The Compass

Jim Learning, Eldred Davis and Marjorie Flowers were taken into custody and jailed in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Friday in connection with their protest of the Muskrat Falls project. In a statement today, NCC President Todd Russell said all three have expressed their opposition to the project for years. Russell pointed out in the statement Learning […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 2017135 Views

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Crown Attorney Appointed in Digby

July 07, 2017 David Curry has been appointed a Crown attorney in Digby. Martin Herschorn, director of public prosecutions, announced the appointment today, July 7. “Mr. Curry’s experience and background make him a valuable asset to the public prosecution service,” said Mr. Herschorn. Mr. Curry is a member of both the African Nova Scotian community […]

by pmnationtalk on July 7, 2017163 Views

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Provincial Government Supports the Innu Leadership’s Call for Inquiry into Treatment of Innu Children in Care

July 06, 2017 The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Innu Leadership have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines their mutual intent to pursue an inquiry into the treatment, experiences and outcomes of Innu in the child protection system. The MOU was signed by the Innu Leadership and the Honourable Dwight […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 2017149 Views

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