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Wolastoqey leaders shocked by attack from Higgs government

FREDERICTON (Apr. 13, 2021) – Amid a global pandemic, Blaine Higgs rented two of the largest ballrooms in a Fredericton hotel to announce a crushing attack on the economic viability of First Nations in New Brunswick: the cancellation of the tax revenue sharing agreements between the Minister of Finance and the First Nations. Madawaska Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 202128 Views

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GNB: First Nation chiefs invited to co-create a modern and sustainable economic partnership

13 April 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has invited First Nation chiefs to co-create a modern and sustainable economic partnership. The current tax collection agreements will not be renewed, and as such, the government will not be appealing the recent carbon tax ruling. “Unfortunately, these outdated provincial tax agreements have proven to be […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 202121 Views

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Government of NL – Media Advisory: Speech from the Throne

April 12, 2021 The House of Assembly advises that Her Honour the Honourable Judy M. Foote, P.C., O.N.L, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will deliver the Speech from the Throne to officially open the First Session of the 50th General Assembly on Thursday, April 15 at 10:00 a.m. in the House of Assembly Chamber. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2021158 Views

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Former Lieutenant-Governor invested into the Order of Canada

(Kahnawake – 8, Onerahtókha/April 2021) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to advise the community that a Mohawk Council Resolution (#1/2021-2022) to amend the Emergency Preparedness Law (“The Law”) was unanimously passed at the Tuesday, April 6th Council meeting. The amendment allows for the instating of a Recovery Period after a State of Emergency […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202126 Views

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Premier Furey Appoints New Cabinet

April 8, 2021 At a ceremony today at Government House, the Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador appointed members to his Cabinet and announced a number of changes related to department alignments. The following is a list of Cabinet Ministers and their related departments: Premier and Minister for Intergovernmental Affairs – Hon. Andrew […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202189 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Secretive plans to store nuclear waste in Labrador

April 1, 2021 The Nunatsiavut Government is not aware of any proposed plans to dispose of nuclear waste in Labrador, and was surprised to learn of it through the media. The Constitutionally-protected Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement clearly defines Inuit rights and titles within Nunatsiavut. Under the agreement, the provincial and federal governments have a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202138 Views

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Eskasoni First Nation announces date for postponed election – The Chronicle Herald

SYDNEY — Eskasoni First Nation will hold its band council election in late May, over a year past its originally scheduled date. Eskasoni changed its election rules in 2016 to bring them in line with the federal First Nations Election Act. The new regulations increased chief and council terms from two years to four years, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202152 Views

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Letter: Keep the John A. Macdonald statue and add another with Indigenous programming – The Guardian

Parts of the editorial about John A Macdonald (March 10) sent me searching for proof. Especially words like “racist, atrocities, shameful, children forced into schools and even killed there”. Yes, he used language we don’t today. But he also called the First Nation peoples “original owners of the soil, of which they have been dispossessed.” […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202175 Views

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Elections NL: Official Results of the 2021 Provincial General Election

March 30, 2021 The official addition of the votes took place this morning at Elections Newfoundland and Labrador’s headquarters. The process confirmed all results reported on Saturday, March 27, with no changes identified for any district. The following are the official results of the 2021 General Election: ELECTORAL DISTRICT NAME: OFFICIAL CANDIDATES: POLITICAL AFFILIATION: (if […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 2021117 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the results of the provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the results of the provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador: “Newfoundlanders and Labradorians have chosen to elect a majority government led by the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador. “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I congratulate Dr. Andrew Furey on his re-election. “Since […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202131 Views

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