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FedNor announces $13M for Indigenous-led initiatives across the North – Sudbury Star

August 9, 2020 Terry Sheehan says $13 million in FedNor funding for economic development for Indigenous communities, businesses and organizations in Northern Ontario will help kick-start the economy right across the region, while advancing the cause of reconciliation. Sheehan, the Liberal MP for Sault Ste. Marie and parliamentary secretary to Melanie Joly, the minister of […]

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The erosion of Ontario’s Endangered Species Act threatens iconic Algonquin wolf – CanadianManufacturing.com

August 10, 2020 Harming dogs is a criminal act in Ontario, but shooting wolves is a sport. And while animal welfare legislation was recently strengthened, protection for Algonquin wolves could soon be set back if the government invokes changes made last year to the Endangered Species Act. When Ontario shut down in March, resources rightly […]

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Scottie Wemigwans becomes Lakehead Public School Board’s 1st-ever Indigenous trustee – CBC

Wemigwans, of the Fort William First Nation, has 2 children in public school Aug 10, 2020 Scottie Wemigwans has become Lakehead Public School’s newest trustee — and the first person to fill its newly-created Indigenous trustee position. Wemigwans, a member of Fort William First Nation, has two children in the public school system and currently works as the […]

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Canadian artist spends COVID-19 pandemic creating, launching Indigenous clothing line – Globalnews.ca

August 10, 2020 At 28 years old, Cody Coyote already has a resume full of accomplishments, touring across North America as both a musician and a motivational speaker. During the coronavirus pandemic, Coyote launched a clothing line that is completely Indigenous, from the featured artwork to the company’s name. “I’ve been doing music for about […]

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Morning Brief: Tories call for rent relief probe – iPolitics

Aug 10, 2020 Good morning iPolitics readers. Looks like PMO may have to gear up for yet another committee rodeo. The Conservatives are seeking a committee probe into why the government’s commercial rent relief program wasn’t administered by the public service — a move that would throw Liberal insider Rob Silver and CMHC under the […]

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Why Indigenous communities seeing few cases of COVID-19 – Medical Xpress

Like most people, Tania Cameron was watching the news intently as the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in Canada. A member of Niisaachewan First Nation and regional coordinator for Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario, she worried that no one was talking to Indigenous communities about the pandemic heading their way. “When I called a […]

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Supreme Court to hear case of Hamilton man who killed Jon Styres of Six Nations – APTN News

Aug 06, 2020 A Hamilton-area homeowner who gunned Jon Styres seconds after confronting him in the dead of night succeeded on Thursday in getting the country’s top court to hear his case. The Supreme Court of Canada agreed to weigh-in at the request of Peter Khill, who was initially acquitted of second-degree murder in the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 202021 Views

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LSSU grad probes missing, murdered Indigenous persons – Sault Star

August 7, 2020 A Lake Superior State University graduate is one of 10 coordinators named by the Department of Justice to investigate missing and murdered Indigenous persons. Joel Postma, a 1992 LSSU graduate, will oversee Michigan cases, a release says. He was an FBI agent for 25 years, Postma will work with First Nations and […]

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Canada Energy Regulator announces members of 1st Indigenous advisory committee – CBC

New committee expected to play key advisory role to the board of directors Aug 07, 2020 The Canada Energy Regulator has announced the members of a new Indigenous advisory committee which is expected to play a key advisory role to the regulator’s board of directors. Eight people have now joined the new committee, with a ninth […]

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First Nation sets curfew after resident in close contact with confirmed COVID-19 case – TimminsToday

Chief says they’re ‘prepared and on stand-by should the situation in Taykwa Tagamou Nation change’ Taykwa Tagamou Nation (TTN) has put in a curfew after learning a resident had been in close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case. According to a news release, the community near Cochrane learned Aug. 5 that a TTN resident had […]

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