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Overview Of Current News

This is a collection of some of the most recent news articles added to TheFirstNationsCanada. These articles are randomly pulled from all categories and displayed to give you an indication of the range of news during the day.

Feds approve $3.9M for protected, conserved areas in Tahltan territory

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The federal government has approved up to $3,998,760 through the Canada Nature Fund toward protecting and conserving areas with cultural and ecological important to Tahltan people.  Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced $3.9 million in funding for the Tahltan Central Government project on Monday. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian …

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…abandoned mines in the Yukon and the…

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New program to clean up largest abandoned mines in the Yukon and the Northwest Territories YELLOWKNIFE, Aug. 19, 2019 /CNW/ – Canada is moving forward with a long-term plan to clean up contaminated sites in the North. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced that the Government’s new …

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…abandoned mines in the Yukon and the Northwest…

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YELLOWKNIFE, Aug. 19, 2019 /CNW/ – Canada is moving forward with a long-term plan to clean up contaminated sites in the North. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced that the Government’s new Northern Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program will invest $2.2 billion over 15 years to address remediation …

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Post-secondary leaders renew focus on reconciliation after gathering in Yukon

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Representatives from 31 colleges and universities were in the territory last week to explore ways of advancing reconciliation at their schools. Participants from 31 colleges and universities learned about Yukon First Nations, heard from Indigenous leaders and explored how to advance reconciliation. (Steve Silva/CBC) Post-secondary school leaders from across Canada are leaving …

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