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Talks about New Brunswick public inquiry into systemic racism remain stalled – Globalnews.ca

August 5, 2020 Almost a month since the last meeting between New Brunswick premier Blaine Higgs and Indigenous leaders, talks about a public inquiry into the province’s justice and policing systems have not resumed. Higgs has stood by his belief that any public inquiry should be led by the federal government, even as Chiefs across […]

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Expanded infrastructure program offers new support for COVID-19 community resilience in Nova Scotia

From: Infrastructure Canada Halifax, Nova Scotia, August 5, 2020 – Canada’s communities are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic and need immediate help as they adjust their public infrastructure priorities to our new reality. As part of continuing decisive action to address the pandemic, the Government of Canada supports building up modern, efficient and […]

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Statement from the Wolastoqey Chiefs: Stepping Up for Justice

The public movement to end systemic racism gained a powerful voice today. As chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation, we applaud the courage shown by Aboriginal Affairs Minister Jake Stewart in stepping up, and speaking out, for justice, fairness and transparency. On the eve of a provincial election call, Minister Stewart is quoted in a Brunswick […]

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Dwight Ball fights back tears in farewell Liberal address – CBC

Ball will work alongside premier-designate Andrew Furey Aug 04, 2020 In the minutes leading up to the announcement of who will succeed him as premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Dwight Ball stood in front of a small group of supporters in Deer Lake, often holding back tears as he reflected on his time as premier of the […]

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Dwight Ball fights back tears in farewell Liberal address – CBC

Ball will work alongside premier-designate Andrew Furey Aug 04, 2020 In the minutes leading up to the announcement of who will succeed him as premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Dwight Ball stood in front of a small group of supporters in Deer Lake, often holding back tears as he reflected on his time as premier of the […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the selection of the next premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

August 3, 2020 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the selection of the next premier of Newfoundland and Labrador: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Dr. Andrew Furey on his successful bid to become the leader of the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador and the next […]

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We’koqma’q First Nation announces band elections this October – Cape Breton Post

WE’KOMA’Q — We’koma’q First Nation announced band elections for chief and council will happen October 7 after previously postponing elections until February 2021. Ballots will be cast at the new Community Centre on Reservation Road. “Our elections officer will be working with the health department and the health authority to see how we will proceed,” […]

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Media Advisory – Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

From: Infrastructure Canada Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, July 30, 2020 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important social infrastructure event in Happy Valley-Goose Bay with Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Northern Affairs and Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister […]

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Provincial Government Provides Update on Progress of Recommendations from the Muskrat Falls Inquiry

July 29, 2020 Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, provided an update on the progress of recommendations from the Commission of Inquiry into the Muskrat Falls Project. The final report was released to the public on March 10, 2020. Government thanks Justice […]

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Premier wants review of ‘disturbing’ data suggesting Labrador Innu, Inuit ID’d more often in RCMP releases – CBC

Jul 28, 2020 Premier Dwight Ball says a CBC story showing that a disproportionate number of people named in RCMP media releases during a 12-week period were from Indigenous communities in Labrador is “disturbing.” “I read it and it was disturbing, the analysis that I seen there,” Ball said Monday afternoon at an event in Corner Brook. […]

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