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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.

Jacques Cartier, Stephen Harper & Idle No More

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Cartier’s cross, 1534 So there’s this story about Jacques Cartier. He was a French explorer, of course, one of the very first Europeans to ever come to Canada. At the end of his first trip here, he erected a cross on the Gaspé Peninsula, as a way of claiming the …

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…student-centred topics and my take on…

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DAY 2: Affordable Education: With Premier Doug Ford’s cuts to the Ontario education budget earlier this year, funding for post-secondary education has been an ongoing issue for many students. According to Abacus Data, an Ottawa-based research firm, millennials now make up the largest voting bloc in the 2019 federal election. …

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CANADA: Construction completed on the largest…

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Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and Nigig Power Corporation officially announced the completion of the Henvey Inlet Wind power facility on Oct. 15.  The landmark project is the largest single-phase wind facility and the largest on-reserve wind installation in Canada.  It is located on Henvey Inlet First Nation Reserve …

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Proposed Pellet Plant by Gitxsan Development Corporation

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Editor, We have concerns regarding the proposed torrefied pellet plant for South Hazelton by Gitxsan Development Corp. We encourage local development and jobs, but question many unknowns. With only two community engagement sessions, not many people understand the scope of this project, its new and unproven technology, unprecedented scale, and …

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First Nations’ Leadership Outraged by Lack of Empathy and Racist…

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by ahnationtalk on October 16, 20198 Views Treaty One Territory, Manitoba_ First Nations leadership are expressing their outrage at the reports of First Nations evacuees experiencing racist behavior during this difficult and stressful time. Reports have been shared about evacuees from various locations across Manitoba, including online, about how they …

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