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NS Byelection – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 19, 2018  HALIFAX – The Progressive Conservatives retained Nova Scotia’s Cumberland South riding in a provincial byelection Tuesday to replace former Tory leader Jamie Baillie. Baillie resigned in January following an internal investigation into allegations he had acted inappropriately _ though no details were ever released. Tory Rushton kept […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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Indigenous students from Newfoundland guaranteed spaces in Saskatchewan law school – The Lawyer’s Daily

June 19, 2018 Two Indigenous students from Newfoundland and Labrador who haven’t even started law school yet won’t have to worry about obtaining future articling positions thanks to a new program being developed by the provincial government, Indigenous governments based in the province and the University of Saskatchewan. Under the trilateral partnership, the university’s college […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20187 Views

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9 beautiful children’s books by Indigenous writers to read – CBC Radio

June is Indigenous Book Club Month and National Indigenous History Month in Canada. To mark this occasion, Métis writer Cherie Dimaline curated this list of nine children’s books by Indigenous writers and artists that are worth checking out. Nicola I. Campbell is a powerful storyteller (you should go to a reading, trust me) and a […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20187 Views

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Millbrook First Nation starts anti-racism video campaign – CTV

June 18, 2018 “It’s not okay.” Those three simple words are driving a video campaign that began in Millbrook, N.S., after a First Nations hockey team was taunted in Quebec last month with racial slurs and bigoted behaviour. That video struck a nerve with many Indigenous people, including Millbrook First Nation Chief Bob Gloade. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20188 Views

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Halifax police commissioners welcome first Indigenous board member – CBC

Anthony Thomas is a member of Sipekne’katik First Nation Jun 19, 2018 The Halifax Board of Police Commissioners held a swearing-in ceremony for its first Indigenous member, Anthony Thomas, on Monday. Thomas said it’s time his community was represented on the board. “The people I’ve told are quite happy, quite pleased,” said Thomas, “So I […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20188 Views

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Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band starts recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day in Corner Brook – The Western Star

Thursday is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, but the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band has gotten things going early in Corner Brook. The band held a series of flag-smudging and rising ceremonies Monday morning to mark the upcoming celebration of Indigenous cultures. The Mi’kmaq flags were first honoured with a drumming and smudging ceremony […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201811 Views

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In the news today, June 18 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 8:33 Four stories in the news for Monday, June 18 ___ REPORT DETAILS CHILD POVERTY IN ALL FEDERAL RIDINGS Forty per cent of the children in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s downtown Toronto riding live in poverty, one of the highest rates identified in a new report that tracks child poverty rates across […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 201811 Views

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Two spirit N.B. First Nation chief says his election points to progress – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 7:49 By Alex Cooke THE CANADIAN PRESS FREDERICTON _ The new leader of a New Brunswick First Nation said he’s proud to be elected as the first openly LGBTQ chief in Atlantic Canada _ though he said he’s more well-known in his community for his leadership skills and creativity. Allan (Chicky) Polchies Jr. identifies […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 201812 Views

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Atlantic Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 15, 2018  (Canada-US-Agriculture) Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says he and U-S Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue both know they can get a trade deal that will be a win-win for farmers in both countries. MacAulay made the comments while hosting his American counterpart at his family’s farm in Midgell, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201814 Views

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U.S. not trying to get Canada to end supply management: agriculture secretary – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 15, 2018 10:23 MIDGELL, P.E.I. _ U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says he’s not pushing for Canada to do away with its supply management system that controls the price and supply of dairy, eggs and chicken. Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay is hosting Perdue today at his family’s farm in Midgell, P.E.I. President Donald […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201813 Views

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