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First Nation evacuees begin to receive compensation 8 years after flood disaster

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Manitoba First Nation evacuees begin to receive compensation 8 years after flood disaster Thousands of people from Lake St. Martin, Little Saskatchewan, Dauphin River and Pinaymootang First Nations are beginning to see compensation this week from a $90-million settlement from the federal government. Social Sharing But $90M settlement can’t make …

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Blood Tribe wins massive land claim battle in Federal Court

Click here to view original web page at Blood Tribe wins massive land claim battle in Federal Court   The Blood Tribe’s reserve is the largest in Canada, stretching 1,400 square kilometers across southern Alberta. It’s bigger than the cities of Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal combined. (CBC) Southern Alberta’s Blood …

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First Nations in Canada

First Nations in Canada

Click here to view original web page at First Nations in Canada First Nations in Canada eBook in EPUB format (EPUB, 3.319 Kb) Introduction First Nations in Canada is an educational resource designed for use by young Canadians; high school educators and students; Aboriginal communities; and anyone interested in First …

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What We’re Watching: Trudeau to appear at Women Deliver, D-Day…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen in the House of Commons in a file photo. iPolitics/Matthew Usherwood PM skips House duty to kick off international women’s summit, commemorate 75th anniversary of D-Day in Paris After joining his buddy Barack Obama for a post-speech bite to eat at the Big Rig …

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Former Harper-era minister doubles down on calling MMIWG inquiry report ‘propagandist’

Click here to view original web page at Former Harper-era minister doubles down on calling MMIWG inquiry report ‘propagandist’ Jorge Barrera · CBC News · Posted: Jun 02, 2019 5:28 PM ET | Last Updated: 9 minutes ago Former Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt blasts National Inquiry into Murdered and …

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Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women issues final report with sweeping calls for change

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Politics·Live Inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women issues final report with sweeping calls for change After more than three years, dozens of community meetings and testimony from well over 2,000 Canadians, the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls inquiry is delivering its final report to the federal government …

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But Wait! There’s More!

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That is usually the case … Today is the day: The Alberta legislature is expected to pass a bill today to kill the province’s carbon tax on consumers. And the province says drivers and home and business owners should already be feeling the effects. As part of the bill, Premier …

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PIPELINE – Why a group of First Nations wants to own the Trans…

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(Kinder Morgan photo) By HARRIE VREDENBURT University of Calgary THE STANDOFF BETWEEN Indigenous communities — backed by environmentalists — and the oil industry has led to regional alienation that is threatening the fabric of Canada in ways not seen since the height of the Québec separatist movement. We, a business school …

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Lobby Wrap: Alberta municipalities call for changes to C-69

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Bill C-69 remains before the Senate. (Photo: CC, Gina Dittmer via Public Domain Pictures.) A new consultant has registered to lobby federally on behalf of a coalition of 18 municipalities in Central and Northern Alberta critical of government legislation overhauling the assessment process for resource projects. Christian von Donat of …

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MMIWG Inquiry concludes violence against women and girls is ‘genocide’

MMIWG Inquiry concludes violence against women and girls is ‘genocide’

Click here to view original web page at MMIWG Inquiry concludes violence against women and girls is ‘genocide’ The inquiry says it was unable to learn how many Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people “have been lost to the Canadian genocide to date. This article was first published on the …

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