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NS supreme court says environment minister “committed palpable and overriding error” around Alton Gas – The Coast Halifax

Project now requires 120 more days of consultation with Sipekne’katik First Nation Apr 7, 2020 Two weeks ago, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia overturned the environment minister’s approval of the Alton Gas project, citing inadequate consultation with Sipekne’katik First Nation. Alton Gas must now resume consultations for 120 days, or until both parties are […]

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Celebrating the life of Saint John elder Sheila Croteau, who died in weekend house fire – CBC

A Sixties Scoop survivor, Croteau was a passionate advocate for Indigenous culture Apr 06, 2020 The life of Sheila Croteau, who died in a house fire early Sunday morning, will be celebrated by all who knew and loved her in Saint John when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and large gatherings are allowed. “I think it […]

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Indigenous leaders asking that access to Labrador be sealed off – APTN

April 5, 2020 The elected leaders of the Innu of Labrador are requesting the closure of commercial airports, the ferry services, and travel from Quebec along the Trans-Labrador Highway into Labrador. The Combined Councils of Labrador is also asking to stop non-essential travel between Labrador and Newfoundland. The Indigenous nations believe limiting travel to essential […]

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‘We are not prepared’: Inuit brace for coronavirus to reach remote communities – The Globe and Mail

April 5, 2020 Canada’s Inuit leaders are nervously watching the coronavirus creep closer and closer, and hoping they can keep it from reaching their communities, where chronic overcrowding and a lack of medical resources make their people especially vulnerable to an outbreak. Nunatsiavut, the Inuit self-governing region in northern Labrador, is one of the few […]

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Labrador Indigenous groups plan how to use federal COVID-19 relief – CBC

$305 million will be shared across Canada Apr 05, 2020 Indigenous communities in Labrador are already planning on what to do with recently allocated federal funds for COVID-19 relief. Ottawa has earmarked $305 million to be shared among First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities around Canada. The money will be split up into four different […]

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How to access free mental health and emotional support during the COVID-19 crisis – CBC

Whether you’re experiencing anxiety, addiction or abuse, confidential help is a call, text or click away Apr 02, 2020 As the coronavirus pandemic changes everyday life in dramatic ways, it’s also shaking the foundation of our psychological and emotional well-being. “Our basic premise for mental health is feeling safe and secure,” explains psychiatrist Dr. Sabeena […]

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Suspending foster care visits not an easy decision, says minister – CBC

Visits between children and birth parents will be reinstated once safe to do so, says Lisa Dempster Apr 02, 2020 Allowing visits between a child and their parents while protecting them from the threat of COVID-19 was a delicate balance, says Newfoundland and Labrador’s minister of children, seniors and social development, but ultimately safety won […]

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Wednesday – CBC

More than 100 COVID-19 related deaths in Canada; Spain tops 100,000 cases Apr 01, 2020 A new month means a fresh set of bills for Canadian families and businesses struggling with the health and financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, as officials warn that the emergency and public health measures will likely be in place […]

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Multi-million tranche allocated for Indigenous housing in Nova Scotia – Mortgage Broker News

Nova Scotia has signed an agreement to further support Indigenous housing with the renovation of dozens of urban housing units in the province. The pact, which was cemented in early March, will set aside $3.7 million as funding for the repair and revitalization of 36 rental units owned and operated by the Tawaak Housing Association. […]

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“There’s Something in the Water” is your new “something new” on Netflix – Dal News

March 30, 2020 When you’re done with Tiger King on Netflix, you might want to check out another documentary — this one that, for Nova Scotians, hits a lot closer to home. Netflix subscribers now can stream the acclaimed documentary There’s Something in the Water that moved audiences and critics at TIFF (Toronto International Film […]

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