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The following statement was issued today by the six chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick:

We are deeply disappointed by the Government of New Brunswick’s (GNB) new policy on territorial land acknowledgment. The policy, which forbids GNB staff from issuing territorial or title acknowledgments, is purported to be in partial response to the Wolastoqey title claim. We were forced to file a title claim because our rights continue to be […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202119 Views

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Province of NS: 18 New Cases of COVID-19, 17 Recoveries, State of Emergency Renewed

October 15, 2021 Today, October 15, Nova Scotia is reporting 18 new cases of COVID-19 and 17 recoveries. There are 12 cases in Central Zone, three cases in Western Zone and three cases in Northern Zone. There is community spread in Central Zone, primarily among people aged 20 to 40 who are unvaccinated and participating […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202112 Views

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Understanding and appreciating Mi’kmaw culture: StFX staff, students and faculty tour Mi’kmawey Debert Interpretive Trail

October 15th, 2021 With much to be learned by visiting sites of significance throughout Mi’kma’ki, a group of about 20 StFX staff, students and faculty boarded the StFX bus on Oct. 7 to broaden their knowledge and awareness during a visit to the Mi’kmawey Debert Interpretive Trail, where artist and cultural educator Gerald Gloade led […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202113 Views

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DFO interim agreement with Mi’kmaw communities in Nova Scotia shows Ottawa’s plan working: minister – APTN News

Departing Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan says the interim agreement signed with Mi’kmaq communities indicate her approach to the lobster harvest is working, despite continuing tensions on the water. “I think the approach we’ve taken, as demonstrated today, is working,” she said. “We have First Nations out on the water today fishing a moderate livelihood …. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202112 Views

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N.B. government employees ordered not to make First Nations title acknowledgements at events – CBC

Oct 15, 2021 Staff told to instead use approved acknowledgement that excludes words ‘unceded’ and ‘unsurrendered’ New Brunswick provincial employees are no longer allowed to make territorial or title acknowledgements in reference to First Nations lands, Attorney General Ted Flemming said Thursday in a memo provoked by legal actions against the government involving Indigenous rights and land title. Instead, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202111 Views

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Puma Exploration Identifies More High-Grade Gold Veins With up to 199 G/T* Au From Surface Sampling on Its Williams Brook Gold Property, Atlantic Canada

Rimouski, October 14th, 2021 – Puma Exploration Inc., PUMA-TSXV, (the “Company” or “Puma”) is pleased to provide additional results, which include very high-grade gold assays of 199 g/t Au, 192 g/t Au, and 170.5 g/t Au, from the 2021 field exploration surface sampling program on the 100% controlled Williams Brook Gold Property in New Brunswick, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202115 Views

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Proof Of Vaccination Requirements In The Atlantic Provinces – Indigenous Services Canada, Atlantic Region

October 14, 2021 All four Atlantic Region provinces have instituted official proof of vaccination or proof of exemption status requirements for attendance at certain events/establishments and/or for your employment/educational institution. It is important to understand where proof of vaccination is required in your province. Provincial government public health offices should be consulted for further directives […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202112 Views

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Qalipu FN: Voting Window Is Now Open – October 14th through 22nd

October 14, 2021 The voting window for the 2021 Qalipu Election opened at 8:00am NL Standard Time today, October 14th and is accessible anytime until October 22nd ending at 8:00pm. Not sure if you received your voter information package? Click Here: https://qalipu.ca/2021-voter-information-packages-enroute/ Need to contact the Election Helpdesk: 1-888-281-8683 https://qalipu.ca/election-helpdesk-now-open/ NT5

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202110 Views

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DFO, Two First Nations Communities Reach Agreement – 101.5 The Hawk

Oct 14, 2021 At least two First Nations in Nova Scotia will fish for a moderate livelihood during established seasons this fall. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans announcing yesterday that they’ve reached an ‘interim understanding’ with the Annapolis Valley and Bear River First Nations, that will see band members fish for lobster in LFA’s […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202111 Views

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Province of Nova Scotia: Support Available for Clean Energy Projects

October 14, 2021 Nova Scotia communities that want to pursue clean energy projects can now apply for funding through the Low Carbon Communities program. “We have a strong commitment to sustainable prosperity, and our communities play a key part in developing climate-friendly solutions like clean energy projects,” said Tory Rushton, Minister of Natural Resources and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 20219 Views

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