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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 […]

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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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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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Indigenous leaders hope to work with Higgs following election – CBC

Indigenous leaders hope to work on addressing systemic racism despite pre-election relationship Sep 16, 2020 First Nations chiefs say they hope to work with Premier Blaine Higgs on addressing issues of systemic racism following the province’s election results Monday. Negotkuk First Nation Chief Ross Perley said the relationship between First Nations and the premier is […]

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National strategy could reset urban Indigenous housing, but some say more is needed – CBC

Some advocates say affordable housing must find a new and sustainable model Sep 17, 2020 Patti Doyle-Bedwell still remembers how it felt to be a poor student in subsidized housing, fighting with her landlord to get the sink fixed. “It’s like you’re not worthy of anything. That was the way I felt all the time. […]

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Wolastoqey First Nation calls for racism inquiry, Jake Stewart to remain Indigenous affairs minister – Globalnews.ca

September 16, 2020 The Wolastoqey First Nation is calling on Premier Blaine Higgs to continue having Indigenous Affairs Minister Jake Stewart in the Tory government. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the nation also called on Higgs to meet with the Wolastoqey chiefs and other representatives of Indigenous Peoples in the province for “a nation-to-nation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202018 Views

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All 15 PC cabinet ministers retain their seats – CBC

PCs win majority government with 27 seats Sep 15, 2020 Premier Blaine Higgs got his way. The New Brunswick premier got the majority government he so badly wanted in Monday night’s provincial election, capturing 27 seats. The party needed 25 to win a majority. The Liberals trailed behind with 17 seats, the Greens retained their three and the People’s Alliance won two. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202023 Views

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Fishermen block N.S. wharf, say Indigenous lobster harvest being illegally sold – CBC

Mi’kmaw communal food, social and ceremonial harvest underway in St. Marys Bay Sep 15, 2020 Hundreds of commercial fishermen briefly blocked access to a wharf Tuesday morning in southwestern Nova Scotia being used by First Nations fishermen harvesting lobster. They stacked a wall of lobster pots at the entrance to the Saulnierville wharf shortly after […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202023 Views

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Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq warn Indian Day school settlements may be targets for scammers – The Chronicle Herald

MEMBERTOU, N.S. — The Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq is warning Unama’ki residents that predatory scammers are targeting Indian day school survivors and their settlements. “We’re just making sure people are aware of this and not to give any information out,” said Debra Ginnish, the Indian day school co-ordinator with the wellness team at the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202027 Views

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