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NS Government: No New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

As of today, Sept. 18, Nova Scotia has no active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Thursday, Sept. 17. Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,166 Nova Scotia tests on Sept. 17. To date, Nova Scotia has 86,031 negative test results, 1,086 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths. No one is currently in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20202 Views

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NL Government: Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2020-020 Released

September 18, 2020 The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Michael Harvey, has released his Report A-2020-020 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below. To view the Report in its entirety, please go to www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissionerOpens in new window Report:           A-2020-020 Report Date: September […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20208 Views

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Non-Indigenous fishermen say they are removing lobster traps belonging to N.S. First Nations – National Post

But the Sipekne’katik First Nation says its people have a treaty right to fish at any time Sep 20, 2020 A flotilla of non-Indigenous fishing boats moved into St. Marys Bay off western Nova Scotia on Sunday to remove lobster traps set by fishermen from the Sipekne’katik First Nation. Colin Sproul, of the Fundy Inshore […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20208 Views

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Non-natives removing lobster traps set by Indigenous fishermen in western N.S. – cp24

September 20, 2020 SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. – A flotilla of non-Indigenous fishing boats moved into St. Marys Bay off western Nova Scotia on Sunday to remove lobster traps set by fishermen from the Sipekne’katik First Nation. Colin Sproul, of the Fundy Inshore Fishermen’s Association, said about 100 boats were removing the traps, and fishermen were intending […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 202010 Views

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Proposals welcome: Vice-Presidents Council funds accepting applications – Memorial University

Applications are now being accepted for two separate funding opportunities. The deadline for the Vice-Presidents Council Cross-campus Initiatives Fund and Conference Fund is Oct. 15. Normally a call for proposals is issued three times per academic year for both funds (October, February and June). However, earlier this year Memorial cancelled the June competition for both […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202016 Views

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MSVU nutrition researcher celebrated for contributions to the care of women with diabetes in pregnancy

September 18, 2020 Dr. Shannan Grant, Assistant Professor in the Department Applied Human Nutrition at Mount Saint Vincent University, has been selected as the latest winner of the CanDIPS Award of Excellence. The Canadian Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group (CanDIPS) Award of Excellence recognizes a CanDIPS member who has demonstrated sustained contributions to the care of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 2020292 Views

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Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador investing in projects that provide residents with cleaner water and safer roads in Harbour Grace and Spaniard’s Bay

HARBOUR GRACE, NL, Sept. 18, 2020 – The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the governments of Canada, and Newfoundland and Labrador. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than our personal health. It is having a profound effect on the economy. That is why governments have been taking decisive action […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202024 Views

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Changes to travel restrictions regarding a Quebec border community / no new cases

17 September 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Residents of the Témiscouata Municipal Regional County in Quebec, along the northwestern New Brunswick border, will not be permitted to enter the province for day trips effective immediately. “With the rise of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, we must be prudent and keep doing our […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202021 Views

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Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs: The Right to a Moderate Livelihood – 21 Years & Counting

September 17, 2020 Today marks 21 years since the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the Mi’kmaq’s Constitutional right to hunt, fish and gather in the pursuit of a Moderate Livelihood in R v. Marshall. Despite our rights being affirmed by the highest courts in the country, exercising these rights continues to bring frustrations, conflict and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202037 Views

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Sipekne’katik First Nation issuing own lobster licences – TheChronicleHerald.ca

After a blessing of its fleet on Thursday morning, the Sipekne’katik First Nation will issue lobster fishing licences at the Saulnierville wharf. On Tuesday, the Potlotek First Nation in Cape Breton sent its plan to begin a rights-based moderate livelihood lobster fishery on Oct. 1 to federal Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan. They weren’t asking her […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202018 Views

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