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From casinos to cannabis: how a tiny First Nation forged a big business empire – CBC

Madawaska Maliseet First Nation is one to watch July 16, 2018 It’s a blistering July afternoon at the Edmundston Truck Stop. The air vibrates with the low rumbling of a dozen idling 18-wheelers burning fuel. For Chief Patricia Bernard of the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation, that’s the sound of money. The big rigs have 600-plus litre […]

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P.E.I. seeking feedback on bill affecting leave for victims of domestic violence – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 15, 2018 16:15 By Alex Cooke THE CANADIAN PRESS CHARLOTTETOWN _ The Prince Edward Island government is looking for feedback on legislation granting paid time off to people who have experienced traumatic forms of violence. The province’s Employment Standards Act was amended earlier this year to provide up to three days of paid leave […]

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Thirteen people homeless after fire on Elsipogtog First Nation – CTV

July 13, 2018 Thirteen people are homeless after an apartment building on New Brunswick’s Elsipogtog First Nation burned to the ground Thursday. The Canadian Red Cross says the fire was first reported on Main River Creek Road at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. The fire was extinguished, but it reignited around 3 a.m. Thursday. Thirteen people escaped […]

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Updated: Indigenous self-determination talks begin – Northern Pen

Feds move towards Indigenous rights with Nunatukavut Community Council; Innu oppose negotiations Happy Valley-Goose Bay — Discussions have begun between the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) and the federal government to recognize the Indigenous rights and self-determination of NCC members, NCC president Todd Russell announced Thursday in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. “It means that we will be […]

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Federal N.S. deal on funding levels for workplace training, job help completed – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 13, 2018  HALIFAX _ The federal government is investing $700 million over six years in employment and skills training programs in Nova Scotia. Scott Brison, president of the Treasury Board of Canada, announced Friday the funding will be available for programs that include literacy and high school completion programs for adults. Funding […]

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Key steps to getting out of credit card debt as the cost of borrowing rises – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 12, 2018  By Ian Bickis THE CANADIAN PRESS The Bank of Canada’s latest rate increase has raised the cost of borrowing as well as the importance of paying off debts. Credit cards often carry interest rates in the double digits, some of the most crippling in the debt world, so anyone carrying […]

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Canada moves to recognize NunatuKavut in southern Labrador – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 12, 2018 HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. _ The NunatuKavut community in southern Labrador is entering into historic talks with the Canadian government, as Ottawa moves to formally recognize the Inuit group. Todd Russell, president of the NunatuKavut Community Council, and Carolyn Bennett, the federal minister responsible for Crown-Indigenous relations, announced Thursday the […]

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Canada moves to recognize NunatuKavut in southern Labrador – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jul 12, 2018  HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. – The NunatuKavut community in southern Labrador is entering into talks with the Canadian government to negotiate an agreement on Indigenous rights and self determination, as Ottawa moves formally recognize the Inuit group. Todd Russell, president of the NunatuKavut Community Council, and Carolyn […]

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Legal news Roundup – July 12, 2018 – Canadian Lawyer

Canada Toronto police plan to deploy 200 more officers to priority areas in evening hours to combat gun violence, Toronto Star Hydro One board, CEO Mayo Schmidt step aside, bow to pressure from Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Globe and Mail Indigenous leaders turn down invitation to meeting of premiers, CBC news United States Trump claims […]

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First Nation buys old Whycocomagh arena to expand fish farm – CBC

We’koqma’q purchases arena in Inverness County tax sale to store equipment used in nearby rainbow trout farm Jul 12, 2018 Nova Scotia’s We’koqma’q First Nation has bought the old Whycocomagh arena to expand the band’s fish farm. We’koqma’q got $1 million last month from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and is putting in $750,000 of […]

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