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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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Emera Approves Increase in Common Dividend

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia— On September 16, 2020 the Board of Directors of Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) approved an increase in the annual common share dividend to $2.55 from $2.45 per common share and reaffirmed its dividend growth rate target of four to five per cent through to 2022. “Emera’s overall business continues to perform well […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202018 Views

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Local Women’s Voices for Peace E-Conference Announces Global Sessions

Sep 14, 2020 We are 10 days away from the start of “Local Women’s Voices for Peace” and more than 600 community leaders have already registered for the e-conference taking place September 21 to 24, 2020. Coady Institute is pleased to host this event in collaboration with Nobel Women’s Initiative. Beginning on the International Day […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202014 Views

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LMG: Call for Tender – Caplin Road Storm Lift Station

September 14, 2020 The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has released a call for tender for the construction of a new storm lift station on Caplin Road. The deadline to submit a bid is September 28, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. NB time. Tender documents can be viewed on SEAO or Merx. NT5

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202025 Views

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Membertou Chief Calls Lobster License Purchase ‘Historic Investment’ – Huddle Today

Sep 9, 2020 CAPE BRETON — The Membertou First Nation has taken a “historic” step into Nova Scotia’s lobster industry with the purchase of two offshore lobster fishing licenses from Clearwater Seafoods Inc. The Mi’kmaq First National will buy two of Clearwater’s eight licenses, for a total of $25-million. Membertou Chief Terry Paul told Huddle […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202028 Views

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Membertou First Nation Makes a Historic Investment to Expand Indigenous Participation In Atlantic Canada’s Commercial Fishery

HALIFAX, NS, Sept. 8, 2020 – Clearwater Seafoods and Membertou First Nation are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement for the sale of two of Clearwater’s eight offshore lobster licences to Membertou First Nation.    Membertou is investing $25 Million to purchase the licences, significantly increasing their presence in the commercial fishery in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202032 Views

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AB Government: Investing in conservation and jobs

As part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, Alberta’s government is announcing new job-creating conservation projects. Up to 125 jobs will be supported in conservation-related activities, including seed gathering and tree planting to restore seismic lines in caribou management areas. Projects will also focus on culvert and bridge replacement, as well as repairs to water crossings that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 202032 Views

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Guest Opinion: We need to liberate Indigenous entrepreneurs – The Guardian

A Winnipeg-area Indigenous entrepreneur might hold the key to Indigenous peoples controlling their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Josh Giesbrecht is president and co-founder of Exchange PPE, a new business-to-business venture that distributes personal protective equipment (PPE) to Indigenous businesses, non-governmental organizations, and First Nations within Canada and the U.S. While the company offers its […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202031 Views

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Qalipu First Nation Achieves Financial Management System Certification!

Qalipu First Nation Achieves Financial Management System Certification! On July 24, 2020, Qalipu First Nation (QFN) received a Financial Management System (FMS) Certificate from the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB). This means their finance and administrative governance practices now meet FMB Standards, which are based on internationally recognized standards of financial management. About Qalipu […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 202061 Views

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