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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, 202314 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, 202310 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, 202311 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, 202312 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, 202312 Views

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Job call: Field Operations Trainees (Youth in Nunatsiavut)

Jan 25, 2023 This is an opportunity for youth interested in environmental monitoring and technology to support safe travel in their community by participating in SmartICE sea-ice monitoring operations. Location: Nain, Hopedale, Postville, Rigolet and Makkovik Youth recruited for this position will: Take part in a 5-7 day SmartICE operator training program and will learn […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202310 Views

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New Ombudsman Appointed

January 25, 2023 The Province has appointed Christine Brennan as Ombudsman. The appointment, for a term of five years, is effective immediately. Ms. Brennan is an experienced leader who most recently served as acting ombudsman. “Nova Scotians will benefit from the deep expertise Christine Brennan brings as the Ombudsman,” said Premier Tim Houston. “We know […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20239 Views

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Classified and The East Pointers lead 2023 East Coast Music Award Nominations

January 24, 2023 The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) is thrilled to announce the 2023 East Coast Music Award nominees. Classified (NS) and The East Pointers (PEI) lead the pack with 6 nominations each. Followed closely by Jason Benoit (NL) with 5. Coming in with 4 a piece is David Myles (NB), Madison Violet (CB), […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20236 Views

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President extends condolences on passing of respected elder, accomplished musician and artist

January 20, 2023 On behalf of the Nunatsiavut Government and Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement, President Johannes Lampe today extended his heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of respected Makkovik elder Gerald Mitchell, who passed away Thursday at the Labrador Health Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. He was 86. Born on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202349 Views

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UPEI community mourns the loss of alumnus Keptin John Joe Sark, LLD

The University community was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Keptin John Joe Sark, LLD, on January 8. He was the first Mi’kmaq graduate student from the University of Prince Edward Island with a BA in Political Science (1979), and in 2005 was the first Mi’kmaq to be awarded an honorary Doctor of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202314 Views

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