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Failed policies, decisions on the fly: How the moderate livelihood fishery file blew up – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Documents obtained through a freedom of information request show the federal Fisheries Department knew that 21 years of kicking the moderate livelihood issue down the election cycle had resulted in there being little rule of law on St. Mary’s Bay. The feds knew that the bay had become a pressure cooker as two communities were […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20215 Views

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Nunatukavut: AGA 2020-2021

SAVE THE DATE! The countdown is on to the closing of our 2020-2021 Annual General Assembly (AGA) process, taking place virtually on February 5 and 6, 2021. It kicks off on February 5 with a NunatuKavut Kitchen Party starting at 7:00 p.m., hosted LIVE on our NunatuKavut Facebook page. No registration required! On February 6, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202110 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Candidates confirmed for Constituency of Canada byelection

January 14, 2021 A byelection will be held on Wednesday, Feburary 17 to choose an Ordinary Member to represent the Constituency of Canada in the Nunatsiavut Assembly. There are six candidates running in the election: Darlene Gear-White, Sabina Jung, Selina Brenda Legge, Zippie Nochasak, Susan Sonya Onalik, and Patricia Kay Voisey. The Nunatsiavut Assembly meets […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202118 Views

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Charlottetown council criticized for slow pace on updating text at John A. Macdonald statue – CBC

‘We’re [almost] seven months [in] with only one task to perform: that’s to rewrite the plaque’ Almost seven months after Charlottetown council passed a motion to update the text beside the Sir John A. Macdonald statue so that it would address Canada’s contentious history of its dealings with Indigenous people, Coun. Mike Duffy wants to know what’s […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202119 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Date set for byelection in Constituency of Canada

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe announced today that Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement residing in the Constituency of Canada will head to the polls on February 17, 2021 to choose an Ordinary Member to fill a vacant seat in the Nunatsiavut Assembly. Nominations will close at 2 p.m. (Atlantic Standard Time) on January […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 202124 Views

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Atlantic Canadian commercial fishing industry calls for clear regulatory oversight for all fisheries

YARMOUTH, NS, Dec. 21, 2020 – The Unified Fisheries Conservation Alliance (UFCA), a newly formed alliance of commercial fishery stakeholders, is calling on the Government of Canada to establish clear, lasting, responsible, regulatory oversight for all fisheries – commercial, food, social, and ceremonial. Established in Nov. 2020, the UFCA represents thousands of multi-species commercial fishermen, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202039 Views

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2020 recipients of the Order of New Brunswick announced

18 December 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The names of the 10 new recipients of the Order of New Brunswick for 2020 were announced today in Fredericton. “What makes New Brunswick so exceptional is our people; especially those who truly make a difference in the lives of their friends, families and communities,” said Premier Blaine Higgs. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202038 Views

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Mi’gmaq, Wolastoqiyik chiefs pull out of TRC working group after motion for racism inquiry gutted – Globalnews.ca

Three Mi’gmaq and Wolastoqiyik chiefs announced on Wednesday that they will no longer take part in the All Nation and All Party Working Group on Reconciliation. Callum Smith unpacks what that means for the province and its Aboriginal affairs minister. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7527109/migmaq-wolastoqiyik-chiefs-pull-out-of-trc-working-group-after-motion-for-racism-inquiry-gutted/

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202025 Views

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MTI & WNNB: Chiefs to Create Their Own Process on Reconciliation

Chief Ross Perley, Chief Rebecca Knockwood, and Regional Vice-Chief Roger Augustine have today announced that they will not be participating in the “All-Parties Working Group on Truth and Reconciliation” that was announced by the Province on December 3, 2020. The Chiefs will instead be creating their own process to continue the work their Nations have […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202019 Views

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Premier Furey and Minister Dempster Host First Meeting of the Premier’s Roundtable on Gender Equity

December 15, 2020 The Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, hosted the inaugural meeting of the Premier’s Roundtable on Gender Equity today (Tuesday, December 15). This virtual meeting was an important step to address barriers to gender equity, map priorities, and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202023 Views

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