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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Statement: Eabametoong First Nation celebrates victory in overturning Landore mining exploration permit

(Toronto, ON, July 18, 2018) Yesterday, Eabametoong First Nation announced that the Divisional Court of Ontario overturned a drilling exploration permit issued by the Ontario Ministry of Energy, Mines, Northern Development and Indigenous Affairs granted to Landore Resources Canada, against Eabametoong’s objections. This decision is an important victory for all First Nation communities who struggle […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 20185 Views

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Eabametoong First Nation Celebrates Court Overturning Landore Mining Exploration Permit

Thunder Bay (July 17, 2018): Today the Divisional Court of Ontario overturned a drilling exploration permit issued by the Ontario Ministry of Energy, Mines, Northern Development and Indigenous Affairs. The permit had been granted to Landore Resources Canada in 2016, against Eabametoong’s objections. The Court held that Ontario failed to consult honourably with Eabametoong and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 20186 Views

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NAN: Court Upholds First Nation’s Right to Consultation as Mining Permit Revoked

THUNDER BAY, ON (July 17, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler applauds Chief Elizabeth Atlookan and Council following today’s ruling that revokes a mining exploration permit due to inadequate consultation with Eabametoong First Nation: “We applaud Chief Atlookan and Council, and are encouraged that the duty to consult and the recognition of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 20185 Views

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Court Ruling Pleases First Nation Leaders – Magic 99.9

July 17, 2018 First Nation leaders are celebrating a recent court ruling on mining exploration. An Ontario court judge overturned a drilling exploration permit issued by the provincial government to Landore Resources against the objections of the Eabametoong (Fort Hope) First Nation. The court ruled Ontario failed to consult honourably with the community and that […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 20183 Views

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Sixties Scoop settlement may be in jeopardy after Ontario judge rejects legal fees as ‘excessive’ – CBC

Settlement agreement awarded $75M in fees to be divided among 4 law firms A national settlement for survivors of the Sixties Scoop may be in jeopardy after an Ontario judge rejected the provision for legal fees as being too high and called for their renegotiation. In a ruling released last week, Justice Edward Belobaba of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 20187 Views

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2 northern Ontario First Nations in court over pipeline work in their territories – CBC

Aroland, Ginoogaming arguing that maintenance on old pipelines be subject to consultation Jun 06, 2018 Two northwestern Ontario First Nations are in court in Toronto today, challenging a pipeline company’s ability to dig on their traditional territories without consultation. Aroland and Ginoogaming First Nations, located northeast of Thunder Bay, Ont., in the Greenstone area, are […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 20189 Views

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Consent: How one mother beat the child welfare system and got her kid back – APTN News

June 1, 2018 When her son started talking about suicide while living in a group home this mother decided she needed to do something. Emails between her and the child welfare agency show she pushed to get him help while being kept at a distance. Then during an unsupervised visit in April she didn’t return […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 20187 Views

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Top court set to hear Vice case that pits media freedoms against police powers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 22, 2018 By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Canada’s highest court is set to grapple with a closely watched case that pits the ability of journalists to do their work effectively against the ability of police and prosecutors to do theirs. At Wednesday’s scheduled hearing, Vice Media planned to urge […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201812 Views

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Fort Frances concerned about power dam lawsuit – Tbnewswatch.com

Town has been in litigation for years with Couchiching First Nation FORT FRANCES, Ont. — Town council in Fort Frances will hold a special meeting Tuesday night to discuss ongoing litigation over a land dispute with the nearby Couchiching First Nation and three other area First Nations. A portion of the meeting will be conducted in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201833 Views

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Chevron Canada should pay for pollution in Ecuador, Ontario court told – The Guelph Mercury

A group of Indigenous people from the Amazon argued Wednesday that they should be able to seize shares of Chevron Canada to pay for the pollution its U.S. parent company allegedly left behind in their homeland A group of Indigenous Ecuadorians are arguing in an Ontario court that they should be able to seize shares […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201828 Views

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