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Anniversary of Bernice Rich’s murder marked by community walk – CBC

People in Natuashish walked for all missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls Jun 14, 2019 Parents held their children’s hands. Men in the community prayed. And others wore purple as they walked side by side, through Natuashish on Thursday to remember Bernice Rich and all other missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Rich […]

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We’ll all be rich if we give Ben Cowan-Dewar an $18 million airport – Halifax Examiner

June 14, 2019 1. SIRT is not equipped to investigate rape by cops The Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) is tasked with investigating police, but it has no written policies for preserving rape kit evidence and its investigators have no specialized training in dealing with victims of sexual assault. Reporter Maggie Rahr brings us the […]

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Parks Canada and We’koqma’q First Nation team up for Learn-to Camp event – Cape Breton Post

ORANGEDALE, N.S. — Some young campers will get back to nature this weekend when Parks Canada and We’koqma’q First Nation team up for a Learn-to Camp event. Parks Canada usually holds the weekend events at the Fortress of Louisbourg, the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site to introduce […]

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Edward Cornwallis task force hears clashing views – CBC

Some call for controversial governor to have more recognition, others say less Jun 12, 2019 Halifax’s task force looking into how to commemorate Edward Cornwallis heard conflicting recommendations from the public Tuesday night. The second of four sessions was held at Saint Mary’s University and about 40 people attended. The statue of the city’s controversial […]

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Editorial: Overreaction on Parliament Hill – The Telegram

In the best light, it might simply have been overzealous security officials and stringent rules. But it looks like yet another unforced error, and downright hideous optics. After no one from federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna’s office would come down to receive a 15,000-name petition about methylmercury concerns at Muskrat Falls on Monday, 13 protesters […]

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Economic outcomes improving for Indigenous people, but not fast enough, report says – CBC

Parity between Indigenous, non-Indigenous Canadians won’t be reached by 2022 at current pace: NIEDB Jun 12, 2019 Economic outcomes are improving for Indigenous Peoples in Canada, but the changes aren’t happening fast enough, according to a new report. “Indigenous economic development is a powerful untapped resource to drive Canada’s future economic growth,” reads the summary […]

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Economic Outcomes Improved Overall for Indigenous Peoples in Canada – But Are Not on Track to Meet 2022 Targets of Economic Parity – Exchange Magazine

June 11, 2019 The 2019 Indigenous Economic Progress Report released June 10, 2019 by the National Indigenous Economic Development Board (NIEDB) concludes that while the overall economic outcomes for Indigenous peoples are improving in Canada, this is only to varying, and sometimes small degrees. Given the pace of improvements, outcomes are not on track to […]

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Team Mi’kmaw Nova Scotia to hold golf ID camp – Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — Team Mi’kmaw Nova Scotia is looking for male and female athletes eligible for the 2020 North American Indigenous Games golf team. Three identification camps will be held: June 14 at Oakfield Golf Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; June 15 at KenWo Golf Club, 1:30-3 p.m. and June 29 at Bell Bay Golf Club, 1:30-3 […]

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Feeling the pain of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s families – The Western Star

STEPHENVILLE, N.L. — What Sharon Williston remembers most about sitting in the room during the final report on the inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls was feeling the pain of family members. “It was very emotional sitting amongst family members who lost their daughters, mothers, granddaughters, aunts and friends,” the executive director […]

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Indigenous youth from PEI, Nova Scotia take ideas to Senate – The Vanguard

OTTAWA, Ont. — When it comes to forging a true nation-to-nation relationship, Richard Pellissier-Lush from Lennox Island First Nation in P.E.I. believes Canada has to do more than just hear what Indigenous people have to say. It also has to listen, he says. “It’s creating that communication,” Pellissier-Lush told SaltWire. “It’s not just hearing the […]

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