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Tsuut’ina police want equal treatment, more money from Ottawa and province


The Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service says money from the provincial and federal governments doesn’t come close to addressing the nation’s policing needs. Keith Blake, chief of the Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service, says the force has been ‘historically underfunded’ by both Ottawa and the province of Alberta. (Justin Pennell/CBC) Tsuut’ina police …

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Design contract for Nunavut long-term care facilities awarded


Nunavut is moving closer to getting 156 new long-term care beds in the territory. The government has awarded a contract for the design and construction of three new facilities to ft3 Architecture Landscape Interior Design. Iqaluit in September 2018. One or two buildings to house seniors are slated for the capital, …

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Standing Buffalo Dakota Nation swears in its 1st female chief and a majority female council


History was made at Standing Buffalo Dakota Nation in Saskatchewan last week as its first-ever female chief was sworn in, along with a six-member council, the majority of whom are women. The new Standing Buffalo Dakota Nation’s chief and council, back row from left: Kimberley Goodfeather, Dwayne Redman Jr, Brendan Wajunta, Beck …

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Liberal Terry Lake sees work to be done at federal level


After runs in both municipal and provincial politics, Liberal candidate Terry Lake is taking a shot at the federal seat for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo. Lake, who has served as a councillor and mayor of Kamloops, as well as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the provincial riding, said he’d initially retired …

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The NB NDP needs more than a new leader, they need a movement


Written by Tom Shannon on August 7, 2019 Photo by Israel Gomez Martinez. If you have been following New Brunswick politics, you could be forgiven for thinking that the New Brunswick New Democratic Party (NDP) is on the verge of total collapse. They have had four elected leaders in the …

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…District of Lunenburg and a wastewater upgrade project in the Town of…


Classified in: Oil industry, EnvironmentSubjects: CPG, CMG, CFG BRIDGEWATER, NS, Aug. 1, 2019 /CNW/ – The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia recognize that strategic investments in green and local wastewater infrastructure play a key role in supporting dynamic, healthy communities while improving residents’ quality of life and protecting the …

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‘I’m home’: Brothers separated by Sixties Scoop reunite after 50 years apart


Nick Helliwell was two when he and his four-year-old brother Anthony Stonechild were separated and adopted into white families as part of the Sixties Scoop. On Tuesday, they saw each other for the first time in 50 years at the Regina International Airport. Henry Blair Pascal, Anthony Stonechild and Nick Helliwell share …

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Time of essence as Fraser River slide blocks spawning salmon


Time is critical to find a solution to a massive obstruction in British Columbia’s Fraser River as 90,000 salmon wait downstream and an estimated two million more sockeye are about to arrive, federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Tuesday. Sockeye salmon in the Adams River near Shuswap Lake, north of …

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