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Professor addresses whether race should be considered when assigning a course – Global News

Professor Mark Mercer discusses the controversy over a non-indigenous instructor teaching a course on residential schools in Halifax. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/4217195/professor-addresses-whether-race-should-be-considered-when-assigning-a-course/

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 20188 Views

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uReport: Mount Carmel students rally against Nalcor mega-dam project – Mississauga

On May 7, Mount Carmel students organized a rally in support of the struggle against Nalcor’s mega-dam project in Labrador. If the mega-dam goes on-line in 2020, Innu, Inuit and non-Indigenous people downstream face the threat of methylmercury poisoning, death via dam break and cultural genocide, protesters contend. While the Labrador Land Protectors were rallying […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 20188 Views

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Group wants governments to consider basic personal income in Nova Scotia – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 16, 2018 By Keith Doucette THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ High poverty rates and reliance on food banks are evidence the time has come to consider a basic personal income system in Nova Scotia, say advocates. The Basic Income Guarantee Nova Scotia group pitched the idea Wednesday at the provincial legislature, saying […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201810 Views

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NEW New Children, Youth, and Families Act Offers More Resources to Help Families Stay Together – VOCM

The Provincial Government has outlined details of the new Children, Youth and Families Act. The act offers more services to keep families together—with removing the child from their family being seen as the last resort. The new act also defines and acknowledges the uniqueness of indigenous cultures in NL while requiring a cultural connection plan […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20188 Views

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Group wants governments to consider basic personal income in Nova Scotia – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 16, 2018  HALIFAX _ Basic income advocates are calling on Ottawa and the Nova Scotia government to conduct a feasibility study on implementing a basic personal income in the province. The Basic Income Guarantee Nova Scotia group says “the time is right” to examine how to take what it says is an […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201810 Views

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Leaving home: Growing number of N.L. outports make wrenching choice to resettle – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 16, 2018 By Sue Bailey THE CANADIAN PRESS ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Raymond Blake can still see his mother, a strong woman raising six kids alone after his father died, dissolve into tears as the schooner pulled away from their home in remote southern Newfoundland. It was a Monday in July 1969. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20188 Views

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First North Atlantic right whale of season seen off N.S. amid fishing concerns – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 16, 2018  By Keith Doucette THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ The first North Atlantic right whale of the season has been spotted in waters off eastern Cape Breton amid concerns from fishermen that measures meant to protect the endangered mammals have led to increased fishing activity and greater risk. Fisheries officials said […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20187 Views

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Non Indigenous professor gets go ahead to teach residential schools course – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 15, 2018 HALIFAX _ A non-Aboriginal history professor has been given the green light to teach a residential schools course at Mount Saint Vincent University, despite objections from some who say the course should be the purview of Indigenous academics. The Halifax school says a meeting was held Tuesday at the request […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20186 Views

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Child protection laws to get first update since 2011 – CBC

Bill 14, announced today, focuses on Indigenous families and needs of older youth May 15, 2018 Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, provided details of Bill 14, An Act Respecting Children, Youth and Families in St. John’s today. The Act would replace the current Children and Youth Care and Protection Act, which came into […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 20188 Views

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N.B. officials reiterate warning about edible plants in flood zone, plan cleanup – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 15, 2018  FREDERICTON _ New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health is issuing another warning about eating wild, edible plants in areas of the province affected by flooding. Jennifer Russell says the plants could be contaminated by possible sewage and pollutants in floodwaters and may be unsafe to consume. Officials have said […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201810 Views

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