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Indigenous Violence Prevention Grants Awarded to Projects Throughout Newfoundland and Labrador

January 31, 2023 The Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, today announced investments of $241,500 in 16 projects through the Indigenous Violence Prevention Grants Program. This year’s funded projects include initiatives focused on developing public awareness, education and training materials; leadership development; building community capacity; and enhancing opportunities for healing. Details […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20237 Views

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New forestry commission to help set a course for the future of PEI’s forests

Jan 31, 2023 A new forestry commission will help review the Island’s forest policy and legislation. “As we work to implement all the recommendations of the emergency forestry task force in the wake of Hurricane Fiona, our new forestry commission will help us with long term planning to increase the resiliency of our forests. Healthy […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20237 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Pam Parsons to Announce Recipients of Indigenous Violence Prevention Grants Program

January 30, 2023 The Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, will announce the recipients of the 2022-23 Indigenous Violence Prevention Grants Program tomorrow (Tuesday, January 31). The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Stephenville Lion’s Club, 2 Woodland Street, Stephenville. Minister Parsons will be joined by representatives from the Newfoundland […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 202313 Views

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Nova Scotia adjudicator writes small claims court decision in Mi’kmaw – CBC

Jan 30, 2023 Tuma Young calls it ‘a big step forward for the Canadian legal system’ When small claims court adjudicator Tuma Young wrote a decision over a dog custody issue recently, he wrote it in Mi’kmaw. He said neither the courts nor the province of Nova Scotia prompted his action but rather he said […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 20239 Views

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Including NCC in consultations over proposed road link to north coast insulting to Labrador Inuit

January 27, 2023 The Nunatsiavut Government is offended and disappointed that the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador continues to include the NunatuKavut Community Council in the consultation process for the pre-feasibility study on establishing a road link connecting Labrador’s north coast with the Trans-Labrador Highway. “The NCC is not a collective entitled to Indigenous rights […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202318 Views

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NAIG Council Hall of Honor

January 27, 2024 The North American Indigenous Games Council, are excited to announce the inaugural North American Indigenous Games Hall of Honour. The Hall of Honour invites all of Turtle Island to celebrates sporting excellence and outstanding achievement on and off the field of play by nominating acclaimed alumni to celebrate for the 2023 North […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202314 Views

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Contract Awarded for Pre-Feasibility Study for Road into Northern Labrador

January 26, 2023 The Provincial Government is moving ahead with a pre-feasibility study on the construction of a road connecting the Trans-Labrador Highway to communities in northern Labrador. A $269,350 contract has been awarded to Allnorth Consultants Limited to complete the study, which will undertake consultations in Labrador and will consider: The advantages and disadvantages […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202328 Views

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Funding for Community Generators

January 26, 2023 The Province is providing $5.8 million to help 180 community organizations through the Community Generator Program. The program helps groups purchase and install generators at community centres so the centres are able to serve as a gathering space during power outages. “We know how important community centres are across this province,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202317 Views

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Province, Mi’kmaq to Share Governance of Kluskap Wilderness Area

January 25, 2023 The Province and Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia are taking the first step toward shared governance of Kluskap Wilderness Area, which includes the sacred Mi’kmaw site Kluskap’s Cave. Wagmatcook First Nation Chief Norman Bernard, Governance Co-Lead for the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs, and Environment and Climate Change Minister Timothy Halman made […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202316 Views

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Indigenous identity at core of Qalipu trial in St. John’s – SaltWire

Final arguments are to be heard next week ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Testimony has wrapped up, but observers across the country are interested to see what comes of a court case in St. John’s involving a group of Mi’kmaw residents whose memberships in the Qalipu First Nation were revoked when a new point system was […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202310 Views

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