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Madawaska Maliseet First Nation and Canada reach historic land claim settlement agreement

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada April 13, 2021 — Madawaska Maliseet First Nation, New Brunswick — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Honouring Canada’s legal obligations to First Nations and working collaboratively to renew relationships are key to righting historical wrongs to advance reconciliation with First Nations in Canada. Chief Patricia Bernard of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 202118 Views

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Millbrook’s Shannon Park reserve needs HRM endorsement before development begins – TheChronicleHerald.ca

HALIFAX, N.S. — Millbrook First Nation is in the final stages of creating a reserve at Shannon Park but before it can move ahead, it must receive support from Halifax Regional Municipality. In 2014, Canada Lands received 33 hectares of land at Shannon Park from the Department of National Defence. At the time, the federal […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202170 Views

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Title Claim filed on December 7, 2020 by the Wolastoqey Nation

Read More: http://wnnb.wolastoqey.ca/2020/12/09/title-claim-filed-on-december-7-2020-by-the-wolastoqey-nation/ NT5

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 202059 Views

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Export of Canadian Hydropower to the United States – First Nations in Québec and Labrador Unite to Oppose Hydro-Québec Project

WEMOTACI, QC, Dec. 3, 2020  – Five First Nations in Québec, the Innu of Pessamit, the Atikamekw of Wemotaci, and the Anishnabeg of Pikogan, Lac Simon and Kitcisakik, have joined the Innu Nation of Labrador to oppose Hydro-Quebec’s massive new power transmission corridor to the United States. In two separate briefs addressed to the Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 202083 Views

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Greater Land Protection Across Nova Scotia

October 14, 2020 Nova Scotia has extensive coastline, pristine lakes and rivers, diverse ecosystems and an array of scenic views. Government is committed to protecting the province’s land and waterways with the addition of 10 more designated protected areas. Two of the areas will be recognized with Mi’kmaw names. “Nova Scotia is one of the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2020100 Views

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Wolastoqey seek court declaration of Aboriginal title on their traditional lands

FREDERICTON (Oct. 5, 2020) – The six Wolastoqey Communities in New Brunswick today announced they gave notice under the Proceedings Against the Crown Act to the Crown in right of New Brunswick and Canada that they will be filing a lawsuit seeking the Court’s recognition of the Wolastoqey Nation’s title to lands in New Brunswick. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 2020174 Views

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Historic claim settlement for Sipekne’katik and the Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada July 15, 2020 — Ottawa, Ontario — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous peoples to renew the relationship based on affirmation of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. A historic agreement has been concluded for the settlement of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2020190 Views

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Supreme Court of Canada will not hear Mi’kmaq appeal of Mill River sale – CBC

Request for judicial review had been rejected at provincial level Apr 23, 2020 The Supreme Court of Canada has denied a request to appeal a decision denying P.E.I.’s Mi’kmaq people a judicial review of the sale of the Crown land connected to the Mill River resort. As usual, the court gave no reasons for its […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2020139 Views

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Legal experts say injunctions not effective in Indigenous-led land disputes – northeastNOW

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — As demonstrations continue across Canada in support of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs opposing a pipeline through their territory, legal experts suggest it’s time to reconsider how injunctions are employed when responding to Indigenous-led protests. The protests began earlier this month when the RCMP moved into Wet’suwet’en territory to enforce a court injunction […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 2020194 Views

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Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project February 4, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision today on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government must ensure that First Nations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2020206 Views

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