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Post sponsored by NewzEngine.com MIL OSI Translation. Canadian French to English Source: Government of Canada – MIL OSI in French 2 Of : Services to Aboriginal people in Canada Press release Today, the minister of Aboriginal Services Canada, the honourable Seamus O’regan, congratulated the First Nation Leq’to:mel for the official …

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Sockeye salmon returns plunge in BC, as climate change mainly to blame

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Federal fisheries experts are painting a devastating picture of the challenges facing Pacific salmon and point to climate change as the main culprit.Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said that 2019 has been an especially difficult year in what has been a decades-long decline in stocks, after his department released a new …

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After 15 years, final Yukon agreement signed to protect the Peel watershed

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After years of consultations, protests and court battles, the Peel Watershed Regional Land Use Plan has been signed in Mayo, Yukon, with five governments committed to the recommendations. The Peel Watershed Regional Land Use Plan was signed Thursday afternoon on the bank of the Stewart River in Mayo, Yukon. (Steve …

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Members call for ‘immediate’ election in N.W.T. First Nation

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Floyd Bertrand says the chief and council are violating term limits established in the Indian Act after a custom election law was rejected by membership in 2008. Floyd Bertrand, a former chief of Acho Dene Koe First Nation, says the custom election codes setting a three-year term limit were never …

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Policy Archives – NationTalk

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S Policy PolicyAudio Indigenous DND employee says he was subjected to debilitating intolerance Credits: CBC News: The National Steve Morrisey, an Indigenous employee at DND, spent years trying to make the Canadian Forces more inclusive. The department says it has a zero-tolerance policy toward harassment – but Morrisey says the …

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…improve health, to reduce the need to put children in care and to…

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Manitoba Liberals have a bold plan to address poverty in Manitoba – as part of a plan to improve health, to reduce the need to put children in care and to decrease crime Earlier today, Dougald Lamont announced the Manitoba Liberal approach to restoring dignity to those on low incomes …

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Cree rapper Hellnback opens up about kidney disease diagnosis

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Karmen Omeasoo, a Cree rapper who has blazed a trail for many Indigenous artists, was recently diagnosed with kidney disease after years of living with Type 2 diabetes. Karmen Omeasoo also known as rapper HellnBack is hoping to encourage Indigenous youth to take better care of their health. (Warren Kay/CBC) …

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