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Joanna Bernard becomes Assembly of First Nations regional chief – CBC

Dec 02, 2021 Bernard succeeds Roger Augustine who had been regional chief for N.B. and P.E.I. since 2008 Joanna Bernard of Madawaska First Nation has been elected Assembly of First Nations regional chief for New Brunswick after a month-long campaign. Assembly regional chiefs are elected by chiefs in their own provinces. Bernard won 80 per cent […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20219 Views

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GNB: Amendments introduced to reduce provincial personal income tax due to carbon tax revenue

11 May 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Amendments to the Income Tax Act were introduced today that would reduce the provincial personal income tax rate on the first tax bracket from 9.68 per cent to 9.4 per cent and increase the Low-Income Tax Reduction (LITR) threshold from $17,630 to $17,840 for the 2021 taxation year. “This […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2021157 Views

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Federal Budget 2021: New funding can’t come soon enough to address First Nations opioid and methamphetamine crisis.

Federal Budget 2021: New funding can’t come soon enough to address First Nations opioid and methamphetamine crisis. Chatham-Kent, ON (April 26, 2021) Thunderbird Partnership Foundation says details from last week’s 2021 federal budget can’t come soon enough for First Nations communities and treatment centres to address substance use, addictions and mental health issues compounded by […]

by alnationtalk on April 26, 2021187 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Changes announced to COVID-19 emergency response programs

The Nunatsiavut Government wishes to advise Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement of the following changes to current COVID-19 emergency response programs: Nunatsiavut COVID-19 Emergency Heat Subsidy Program This program was established to assist those most vulnerable and those economically impacted by the global pandemic in covering costs of home heating. Assistance was […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202199 Views

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NB Government: Discussions ongoing with First Nation communities on carbon tax revenues

17 February 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Discussions between the provincial government and Wolastoqey First Nation communities are ongoing in an effort to decide a funding model to utilize carbon tax revenues. “Back in April 2020 when the government introduced a Made-in New Brunswick carbon tax, it provided funding to First Nations communities of about $4.6 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2021137 Views

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Atlantic Fisheries Fund Investments Announced for the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishing Industry

December 16, 2020 This Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Government of Canada today announced strategic investments through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund to help the harvesting, processing and aquaculture sectors to innovate, invest in new technology, and collaborate with scientists, marketers, and other institutions to maximize the value of their products. A total contribution […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2020118 Views

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Nunatsiavut food banks get a bump – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Food banks in Nunatsiavut and Upper Lake Melville got a boost recently — the Nunatsiavut Group of Cos. (NGC) announced is will match a recent $54,500 donation by the Nunatsiavut Government to food banks and community freezer projects in the region. “This direct financial assistance will allow food banks and community freezers to purchase food […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2020122 Views

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FMB Webinar: Plan Your First Nations’ Financial Future (November 25, 2020)

  FMB Webinar: Plan Your First Nations’ Financial Future (November 25, 2020) Hear from First Nations leaders as they share their success stories of implementing strong economic and social development plans. Discover tools your First Nation can leverage, at no cost, to plan your financial future. Learn how to build or enhance strong finance and […]

by NationTalk on November 9, 2020144 Views

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NS Government: Investments to Improve Community Facilities

October 30, 2020 NOTE TO EDITORS: Photos of Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Suzanne Lohnes-Croft with staff and volunteers at the Brunswick Street Mission are available at https://novascotia.ca/news/photos/2020/10/29/ NOTE: A list of 2020 grant recipients follows this release. Nova Scotia communities depend on safe spaces where people can gather, celebrate and connect. To support these […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 2020128 Views

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Government of Canada invests $945,000 to further protect Prince Edward Island farm workers during COVID-19

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada October 29, 2020 – Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada The Government of Canada recognizes the critical role of the food supply chain and is committed to improving the safety of these workplaces. Today, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2020132 Views

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