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Discovery Days numbered? St. John’s council first to vote to change name – CBC

First Monday after June 24 will be referred to in city documents as ‘St. John’s Day’ Aug 06, 2018 A motion to refer to Discovery Day as St. John’s Day in all official city documents passed by a vote of 5-4 at St. John’s City Council Monday. The motion was made by Councillor Maggie Burton, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201812 Views

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On Nova Scotia’s historic Shubenacadie River, a slow motion showdown – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 5, 2018 By Michael MacDonald THE CANADIAN PRESS FORT ELLIS, N.S. _ On the muddy banks of Nova Scotia’s Shubenacadie River, Dorene Bernard is listening for sounds that will let her know the historic waterway is about to change direction. “The wind will pick up, and you’ll start hearing the water and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 201813 Views

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Two hundred scholars call on Trudeau to halt Muskrat Falls hydro dam – APTN News

August 1, 2018 Two hundred researchers and scholars in Canada and the United States are calling on Justin Trudeau to halt the Muskrat Falls hydro project in Labrador until Indigenous people who stand to be affected by the project give their free, prior and informed consent and other major health and safety concerns are addressed. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 201819 Views

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A different kind of strength’: First Nations arm wrestler teaches respect, healthy living – CBC

Mi’kmaw arm wrestling champion says accessible, affordable sport often misunderstood Aug 01, 2018 Mi’kmaw arm wrestling champion Trevor Sanipass says he hopes competitive arm wrestling training can help First Nations people find success in unexpected ways. Sanipass, from Eskasoni First Nation in Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia), was ranked eighth in the world in his division of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201816 Views

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‘Twitter Mom’ gets sons back from foster care – APTN News

July 31, 2018 After following an Elder’s advice to share her story on Twitter, a mother is welcoming her second – and youngest – son home from foster care. The woman APTN News is calling ‘Twitter Mom’ can’t be named because she still has children in care and it’s illegal to publish details that would […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201812 Views

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Cape Breton University to host Indigenous education summit Thursday – Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — Cape Breton University is playing host to a former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Ovide Mercredi, who was the national voice of Canada’s Aboriginal population from 1991 to 1997, will speak at the Indigenous Education in Canada summit that is hosted by the university. Mercredi is expected to deliver […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201816 Views

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We’re doing it for the kids’: Indian Summer Games kick off this week – CBC

The games are bringing together 1,200 kids from neighbouring Indigenous communities Aug 01, 2018 Hundreds of kids from 11 Indigenous communities gathered for the first day of the Indian Summer Games at Esgenoopetitj First Nation on Tuesday, a community about 38 kilometres northeast from Miramichi. The event will take place over four days and depending […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201817 Views

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Blockade halts work at iron ore mine on Labrador-Quebec border – CBC

Innu community block access road to highlight environmental, employment concerns Aug 01, 2018 Workers at Tata Steel Minerals’ Schefferville mine, near the Labrador-Quebec border, have been sent home after a blockade was set up by members of a local First Nations community. The blockade, set up Thursday night by the Innu community of Matimekush-Lac-John, is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201819 Views

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Eastern premiers and governors to hold annual meeting in Vermont Aug. 12 14 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 31, 2018  STOWE, Vt. _ An annual conference of New England governors and Eastern Canadian premiers will be held this month in Vermont. Regional trade and energy issues are expected to be high on the agenda at the Aug. 12-14 gathering in Stowe, about 30 kilometres from Montpelier, the state capital. The […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201812 Views

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Death on N.B. First Nation not considered a criminal matter: Mounties – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 31, 2018  ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION, N.B. _ Police say they don’t believe criminality was involved in the death of a 22-year-old woman on a New Brunswick First Nation last weekend. Police found the woman’s body outside a residence in Elsipogtog First Nation just after 2:30 a.m. Saturday. RCMP spokeswoman Cpl. Jullie Rogers-Marsh […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201824 Views

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