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Mill River appeal raises wider issue of Aboriginal rights over private land, lawyer says – CBC

Case scheduled for P.E.I Court of Appeal May 14 May 13, 2019 The appeal by the Mi’kmaq of P.E.I. over the sale of Crown land in Mill River could have wider implications for how Aboriginal land claims are settled in the future — including land currently owned by private homeowners, says the lawyer representing the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 201981 Views

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Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq grandmothers to launch land title claim against gas project – Journal Of Commerce

April 22, 2019 HALIFAX — Three Indigenous women described as “grassroots grandmothers” who were arrested recently at a rural construction site north of Halifax have filed a title claim over land where a company plans to build a natural gas storage facility. Their lawyer, Michael McDonald, told the Nova Scotia Supreme Court that the claim […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 201945 Views

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Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq grandmothers to launch land title claim against gas project – Advocate Daily

HALIFAX — Three Indigenous women described as “grassroots grandmothers” who were arrested last week at a rural construction site north of Halifax have filed a title claim over land where a company plans to build a natural gas storage facility. Their lawyer, Michael McDonald, told the Nova Scotia Supreme Court Wednesday the claim is based […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201945 Views

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Halifax protest highlights aboriginal issues – The Vanguard

March temporarily closes Macdonald Bridge About 100 people drummed, chanted and sang their way across the Macdonald Bridge in Halifax to highlight environmental and social issues affecting the aboriginal community. The protesters started their march at the Dartmouth bus depot on a frigid Saturday and crossed the bridge, which was closed to traffic for about 45 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 201951 Views

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Highway interchange gives Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation access to cut-off land – CBC

Community developing land and hopes to open gas station and convenience store later this year Jan 15, 2019 A new interchange on Highway 104 gives Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation near Antigonish, N.S., access to reserve land that’s sat unused for decades. Federal and provincial politicians gathered with the community leadership for an official opening Tuesday morning. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201963 Views

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‘Native Land’ Map Helps You Recognize Which Indigenous Territory You Live On – HuffPost Canada

“It helps plant a seed that there’s people here before you, these are the lands that they’re on, and they’re still here.” @What traditional territory is your city on? Are you on unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territory? The territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca and Mississaugas of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201962 Views

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Nova Scotia Indigenous chiefs say land reclamation a must for self-determination – Toronto Star

Nov. 29, 2018 HALIFAX—Nova Scotia First Nations chiefs want to move toward self-government, but some say it’s only possible if they can stake a meaningful claim over more ancestral land. “It’s fine and dandy to talk about self-government and self-determination, but what are we going to govern, really?” We’koqma’q Chief Rod Googoo said in an […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201886 Views

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N.B. Liberals promise two new provincial parks, more protected land – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 9, 2018 16:32 FREDERICTON _ Liberal Leader Brian Gallant says if his government is re-elected it would create two new provincial parks and increase New Brunswick’s protected areas, one of many promises made ahead of the Sept. 24 election. In a release, Gallant said creating two new parks _ bringing New Brunswick’s number of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 201867 Views

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Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands – FNTC

Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and section 83 of the Indian Act. First Nations contract with qualified, independent assessors to assess the leases, licenses and other occupations of their lands (generally referred to as “interests in land”). Over the past 30 years, a national approach to assessment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201870 Views

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PE Government: Statement regarding Mill River

The Government of Prince Edward Island welcomes the Supreme Court decision released today dismissing an application for judicial review of the Mill River property sale. The province appreciates the court’s guidance regarding the legal requirements and responsibilities pertaining to land transactions. “The province will continue to work together in a spirit of partnership and reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201890 Views

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