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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, 201893 Views

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Land designation vote in Paq’tnkek underway – 101.5FM The Hawk

June 07, 2018 Voting is underway in a land designation referendum for a First Nations community in Antigonish Co. Both on-and-off-reserve band members of the Paq’tnkek First Nation can cast ballots until 8 p.m. Thursday. P.J. Prosper, Paq’tnkek’s Chief, says a simple majority ‘yes’ vote will allow band officials to designate a parcel of reserve […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201881 Views

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Help build the North Saskatchewan Regional Plan – Government of AB

March 07, 2018 Albertans are invited to provide their input on how land in the North Saskatchewan Region will be used and managed. Public feedback will help the Alberta government develop the final North Saskatchewan Regional Plan (NSRP), which will ensure government policies guide natural resource development, support local economic growth, enhance recreation opportunities, respect […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 201890 Views

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Mekap’sk Mi’kmaq Seek Modern-Day Treaty in Area that Includes Gros Morne Park

PORT SAUNDERS, NL, March 6, 2018  On March 5, 2018, the Mekap’sk Mi’kmaq Band issued a formal assertion of Aboriginal Title over Newfoundland’s Northern Peninsula. “We need to be consulted; we need a modern-day Treaty to clarify our jurisdiction and create a framework for our people to take part in the management of our own […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 2018106 Views

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City of St. John’s to acknowledge unceded Indigenous land – The Telegram

Council approves acknowledgement before public meetings St. John’s city council will take a moment at the next city council meeting to acknowledge the Indigenous communities who came before those who colonized the province. Land acknowledgements are becoming more common across Canada. They allow people to recognize the Indigenous people who lived in Canada before European […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 2018156 Views

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RMWB: Council approves Fort McKay ASP, supports ACFN’s Addition to Reserve

(Fort McKay, AB – Jan. 24, 2018) – Council voted to approve Fort McKay’s first-ever Area Structure Plan (ASP) and signaled its support for Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s Addition to Reserve at its public meeting at Fort McKay School on Tuesday. “We are committed to a spirit of inclusiveness and reconciliation with our Indigenous communities […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2018136 Views

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Two Mi’kmaq First Nations fighting for rights in P.E.I. court – APTN News

January 18, 2018 Two Mi’kmaq First Nations in Prince Edward Island are in court this week to establish their right to be consulted on what happens to land they say they’ve occupied for more than 10,000 years. And the outcome could have major implications for the Mi’kmaq of P.E.I., and potentially throughout the traditional and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 2018105 Views

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Update: ‘The Crown did not act honourably,’ lawyer for P.E.I. Mi’kmaq argues in Mill River case – The Guardian

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The sale of Mill River to a private developer in 2017 happened with no meaningful consultation and has “left the process of reconciliation in need of repair,” the lawyer for the Mi’kmaq First Nations argued Wednesday in P.E.I. Supreme Court. Wednesday marked day two of hearings dealing with a judicial review application […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2018146 Views

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Mi’kmaq, PEI property rights dispute heads to court – The Globe and Mail

A long-simmering property rights dispute between Mi’kmaq people on Prince Edward Island and the provincial government that has landmark potential will be aired in a PEI court this week. The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI, which represents Abegweit and Lennox Island First Nations, the two Mi’kmaq bands on PEI, has applied for judicial review of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2018123 Views

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Tribunal rules downtown Edmundston is on Maliseet First Nation land – CBC

Madawaska First Nation fought for recognition of land claim for more than 20 years Nov 30, 2017 A First Nation in northwestern New Brunswick is celebrating a hard-fought legal victory in its claim to land encompassing most of downtown Edmundston. Canada’s Specific Claims tribunal said Wednesday that the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation’s claim to the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2017140 Views

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