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Tokenism and optics’: Inuit orgs slam feds on Nutrition North consultations – CBC

Organizations say structure of federal government’s working group is disrespectful to Inuit rights Oct 19, 2018 All five of Canada’s major Inuit organizations have pulled out of the federal government’s Indigenous Working Group on food security, saying the government is not listening to them in its review of the Nutrition North program, CBC News has […]

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StatCan Inflation September, Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 19, 2018  OTTAWA – The annual pace of inflation slowed more than expected in September as increases in the price of gasoline eased compared with August. Statistics Canada says the consumer price index in September was up 2.2 per cent from a year ago compared with a year-over-year increase […]

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BR Cannabis Politics Edibles – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 19, 2018 OTTAWA – The federal government is defending its plan to wait another year to legalize cannabis products such as edibles, tablets and vape pens. But the Liberals say they’re aware that the massive black market for marijuana is banking on the of such products. Canada became the […]

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Shoal Lake #39 Death Being Treated As Suspicious – 89.5 The Lake FM

October 19, 2018 The OPP is investigating the death of a 72-year-old woman from the Shoal Lake #39 First Nation. The investigation began last Friday when the Treaty Three Police requested assistance with a suspicious death investigation. A post-mortem exam was conducted this week in Toronto, but the cause of death has not been released. […]

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Supreme Court to hear case on clean up of mercury at northern Ontario mill site – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 18, 2018 OTTAWA _ The Supreme Court of Canada says it will hear a legal dispute over whether the Ontario government can force Weyerhaeuser Co. and Resolute Forest Products to clean up a contaminated site upstream of the Grassy Narrows First Nation. The two sides have been at odds since the province […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 20185 Views

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Indigenous architects design a sovereign future – Now Toronto

As Canada implements a National Housing Strategy, post-secondary schools are creating more room for Indigenous design thinking October 18, 2018 If an Indigenous architect designs a Burger King, does that make it an Indigenous Burger King? While it sounds like a set-up without a punchline, it’s a valid question for the small group of approximately […]

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Carleton begins committee for Indigenous strategy – The Charlatan

October 18, 2018 Carleton is updating its Indigenous strategy that looks at engagement sessions and university-specific recommendations about the school’s relationship with Indigenous peoples, according to university president and vice-chancellor Benoit-Antoine Bacon. The university’s current strategy, called the “Aboriginal Co-ordinated Strategy” was developed in the 2011-12 academic year. Bacon said the strategy is “due for […]

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Treaty 3, Canada lost ‘a pioneer’ and ‘a great leader’ with death of Steve Fobister, Grand Chief says – CBC

Fobister, 66, was a former Treaty 3 Grand Ghief, chief of Grassy Narrows, environmentalist, advocate Oct 18, 2018 A former Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty 3 and chief of Grassy Narrows First Nation is being remembered as a tireless leader and advocate. Steven Fobister Sr., 66, died in Kenora, Ont., on Oct. 11. He […]

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Grassy Narrows making steps towards mercury justice – Wawatay News Online

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh (left) and NDP MP and critic for Indigenous youth Charlie Angus speak with local reporters in Grassy Narrows during a visit to the northwestern Ontario community. (Photo by Steve Land) The Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation has taken important steps forward in its quest for mercury justice, with support from three political […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 20183 Views

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New iNdigital space showcases digital and interactive media at imagineNATIVE – CBC

VR, video games, websites and digital web series by Indigenous creators featured Oct 18, 2018 The rising popularity of digital interactive work like VR experiences and video games has spurred the imagineNATIVE film and media arts festival in Toronto to add a dedicated digital space this year. The new iNdigital Space will feature eight video […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 20184 Views

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