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First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet

First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet NATIONAL DAY OF FIRST NATIONS FISHING RIGHTS – MAY 21, 2018 Fishing is part of First Nations culture and identity. It sustains First Nations peoples and economies and is a constitutionally protected inherent and Treaty right. In the spirit of reconciliation and raising awareness of our shared history […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 20187 Views

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Group wants governments to consider basic personal income in Nova Scotia – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 16, 2018 By Keith Doucette THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ High poverty rates and reliance on food banks are evidence the time has come to consider a basic personal income system in Nova Scotia, say advocates. The Basic Income Guarantee Nova Scotia group pitched the idea Wednesday at the provincial legislature, saying […]

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Nunatsiavut Government: First Minister, Executive Council, Speaker selected

Members of the Nunatsiavut Assembly have re-elected Kate Mitchell, the Ordinary Member for Makkovik, to serve as First Minister of Nunatsiavut. The election was held today during the first sitting of the fourth session of the Nunatsiavut Assembly in Hopedale. The First Minister oversees the running of the Nunatsiavut Executive Council, and acts as the […]

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Media Advisory: Provincial Government to Host National Seal Products Day Event

May 16, 2018 The Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador will hold an event to recognize National Seal Product Day tomorrow (Thursday, May 17) in the Confederation Building, East Block lobby. The event is being hosted by the Provincial Government, and is also supported by the Government of Nunavut, as well as a variety of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201812 Views

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Media advisory: MP Finnigan to announce significant investment in coastal restoration

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Moncton (New Brunswick) – On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Pat Finnigan, Member of Parliament for Miramichi — Grand Lake, will announce a new investment in coastal restoration for the Elsipogtog First Nation under the Oceans Protection Plan. Date:                          May 17, […]

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NEW New Children, Youth, and Families Act Offers More Resources to Help Families Stay Together – VOCM

The Provincial Government has outlined details of the new Children, Youth and Families Act. The act offers more services to keep families together—with removing the child from their family being seen as the last resort. The new act also defines and acknowledges the uniqueness of indigenous cultures in NL while requiring a cultural connection plan […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20188 Views

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Group wants governments to consider basic personal income in Nova Scotia – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 16, 2018  HALIFAX _ Basic income advocates are calling on Ottawa and the Nova Scotia government to conduct a feasibility study on implementing a basic personal income in the province. The Basic Income Guarantee Nova Scotia group says “the time is right” to examine how to take what it says is an […]

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Minister Wilson-Raybould reaffirms Canada’s commitment to justice reform at the United Nations

May 15, 2018 – Vienna, Austria – Department of Justice Canada Canada is a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and on building a system that is more just, compassionate and fair. This week, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, addressed the 27th Annual Session of the United Nations Commission […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 20189 Views

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Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review

May 15, 2018 Introduction 1. The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, established in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 5/1, held its thirtieth session from 7 to 18 May 2018. The review of Canada was held at the 9th meeting, on 11 May 2018. The delegation of Canada was headed by the Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 20186 Views

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Media advisory: The Honourable Scott Brison to Attend the Grand Opening of Glooscap Landing retail and business centre on Behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services

Glooscap, Nova Scotia – Please be advised that the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants will join Glooscap Chief Sidney Peters, Glooscap First Nation leadership and community members to celebrate the grand opening of the Glooscap Landing retail and business centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jane […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 20186 Views

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