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January, 2020

  • 18 January

    Research Archives – NationTalk

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    S Research ResearchText Working together to strengthen Indigenous research and training From: gc:institutions/canada-research-coordinating-committee New strategic plan co-developed with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples contributes to reconciliation January 17, 2020—Ottawa, Canada—Canada Research Coordinating Committee Strengthening Indigenous research and training in Canada is about Indigenous peoples setting their own research priorities, …

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  • 18 January

    Financial Aid

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    All students, both undergraduate and graduate, are welcome to meet with an Indigenous Student Advisor to discuss their financial concerns. Stop by the Indigenous Student Centre in the Western Student Services Building (WSSB), Room 2100, or book an appointment by email isc.advising@uwo.ca. Awards Dr. Valio Markkanen Aboriginal Undergraduate and Graduate …

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  • 18 January

    Contentious Jumbo Valley to become Indigenous protected area after feds provide $21M

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    The Ktunaxa Nation in southeast B.C. will create a conservation zone around the Jumbo Valley, once the site of a proposed billion dollar ski resort.

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  • 18 January

    Legal divide lies behind Wet’suwet’en pipeline protest, expert says

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    Behind the standoff between pipeline company Coastal GasLink and the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs lies a deeper divide — a clash between Canadian laws and those set by First Nations — says one legal scholar.

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  • 18 January

    Canadian Indian residential school system

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    In Canada, the Indian residential school system[nb 1] was a network of boarding schools for Indigenous peoples.[nb 2] The network was funded by the Canadian government‘s Department of Indian Affairs and administered by Christian churches. The school system was created for the purpose of removing Indigenous children from the influence …

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  • 17 January

    Smudging ceremonies at Saskatoon Correctional Centre under review

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    Saskatoon The Saskatoon Correctional Centre is reviewing its policy on smudging ceremonies following staff complaints about odour and second-hand smoke, says a Ministry of Justice official. Policy review follows staff concerns over odour, allergies Jason Warick · CBC News · Posted: Jan 17, 2020 2:03 PM CT | Last Updated: …

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  • 17 January

    Yukon gov’t, First Nation agree on road project in southeast Yukon

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    The Yukon government and the Liard First Nation have signed a deal for the first phase of upgrades to the Nahanni Range Road. It will mean training and jobs for First Nation members. The Nahanni Range Road ‘goes through the heart of Kaska territory,’ said George Morgan, chief of the Liard …

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  • 17 January

    Dene Nation seeks formal apology for TB treatment in ‘Indian hospitals’

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    The Dene Nation is seeking a formal apology for the way its members were treated in medical institutions. The move comes as a class action lawsuit seeking redress for ‘Indian hospitals’ heads toward certification. A teacher with students during the 1960s at the Charles Camsell Indian Hospital in Edmonton, Alta. …

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  • 17 January

    B.C. government, environmentalists ‘disappointed’ over Trans Mountain court decision

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    The B.C. government, First Nations and environmental lawyers are using one word to describe the Supreme Court of Canada’s rejection of the latest court challenge against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion: “disappointed.” The country’s highest court on Thursday shut down the province’s effort to regulate the flow of bitumen through …

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  • 17 January

    ‘A colossal waste’: BC Hydro report hints at cost overruns at Site C dam

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    The troubled Site C dam project is poised for more cost overruns and schedule delays despite repeated assurances from B.C.’s NDP government that the project will be delivered on time and within its revised budget of $10.7 billion.  Details are found in BC Hydro’s unusually frank quarterly report to the …

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