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Atlantic First Nations urged to ‘work together’ to achieve self determination – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 29, 2018 HALIFAX _ Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada need to work together to achieve self-determination, a former grand chief of the Council of Yukon First Nations said as a summit on self-governance wrapped up in Halifax Thursday. Ruth Massie said collaboration between communities and the participation of all Indigenous Peoples is […]

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Indigenous knowledge is the solution to Canada’s health inequities – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 29, 2018  By Debbie Martin, Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair, Indigenous Peoples’ Health and Well-being, Dalhousie University THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: […]

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Pressure mounts on Ottawa to review N.S mill’s contentious effluent pipeline – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 29, 2018  By Michael Tutton THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ A proposal to pump millions of litres of treated pulp mill waste into the Northumberland Strait is a clear case for Ottawa’s toughest environmental review process, say veteran fisheries scientists _ who contend many questions remain on how a swirl of sea […]

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Ottawa committed to advancing Mi’kmaw Nation and self governance, summit told – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 28, 2018 By Brett Bundale THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ Ottawa is committed to advancing the Mi’kmaw Nation and recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ inherent right to self-determination, a key federal official told a First Nations self-governance summit in Halifax Wednesday. Marc Miller, the parliamentary secretary to the federal Crown-Indigenous Relations minister, said treaty […]

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Ottawa committed to advancing Mi’kmaw Nation, self governance summit told – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 28, 2018 HALIFAX _ A key federal official says Ottawa is committed to advancing the Mi’kmaw Nation, and getting Indigenous Peoples “out from under the Indian Act.” Marc Miller, the parliamentary secretary to the federal Crown-Indigenous Relations minister, told a First Nations self-governance summit in Halifax that the paternalistic constraints of the […]

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Eagle feathers introduced to court system for legal affirmations – CBC

Nova Scotia and an Ottawa courthouse both allow Indigenous people to use eagle feathers for affirmations Nov 28, 2018 New Brunswick’s Aboriginal Affairs minister has announced that Indigenous people testifying in provincial court will now have access to eagle feathers for affirmations, or oath swearing. Jake Stewart, who was appointed minister of Aboriginal Affairs by […]

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In the news today, Nov. 28 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 28, 2018 Four stories in the news for Wednesday, Nov. 28 ___ UNION HEAD CALLS FOR TARIFFS ON GM CARS The head of the union representing workers at General Motors’ car plant in Oshawa, Ont., says the company’s decision could lead to the collapse of the auto-parts industry in Canada. Unifor president […]

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Ovide Mercredi suggests new treaty for Atlantic region First Nations at Halifax self-government summit – CBC

Co-chair of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs says new treaty not an option they’re considering Nov 27, 2018 Ovide Mercredi, a former National Chief of the Assembly of the First Nations (AFN),​ says a new treaty could be the best way for Atlantic region First Nations to achieve self-determination. He was the first […]

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First Nations summit in Halifax focuses on self government, self determination – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 27, 2018  HALIFAX _ First Nations leaders from across Canada are gathering in Halifax today for a regional summit on self-governance, with a focus on finding a pathway to nationhood for Indigenous Peoples in the Atlantic region known as Mi’kma’ki. In a keynote address to hundreds of delegates, Assembly of First Nations […]

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Prep Business Report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Nov 27, 2018  North American stock markets opened the week on a winning note, with a rise in the technology and consumer discretionary sectors. Toronto’s S-and-P / T-S-X index crept up nearly two points, to 15,012. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average surged 354 points, to 24,640. And […]

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