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Ontario Regional Chief Says Ontario’s Justice System Must Include Broader First Nation Collaboration and Representation

Ontario Regional Chief Says Ontario’s Justice System Must Include Broader First Nation Collaboration and Representation TORONTO, ON (May 22, 2015) — Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy says there needs to be long term changes to legislation and policies within the Ontario justice system in light of yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling. “Ontario needs to recognize the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015284 Views

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New OECD Inequality Report: It’s about women’s rights!

May 21, 2015 Commenting on the new OECD report released today – In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All – Oxfam Canada Executive Director Julie Delahanty said: “Today’s report is simply the latest evidence of the wrong choices made by governments in recent years. It is also another clear signpost on the path to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015260 Views

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Parliamentary Wrap-Up For The Week of May 11 – May 15, 2015

PARLIAMENTARY WRAP-UP FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 11 – 15, 2015 Updates on Key Legislation pertaining to First Nations Please note: LEGISinfo, a website maintained by the Library of Parliament, provides comprehensive information on all legislation: http://www.parl.gc.ca/LegisInfo/Home.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&ParliamentSession=41-2 Bill C-32: Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Act Passed 3rd reading in the Senate on April 22, 2015, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015604 Views

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Harper Government Investment Fosters Economic Growth in Webequie First Nation

May 20, 2015 — Webequie, Ontario — Industry Canada/FedNor The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor), announced today a Government of Canada investment to help maximize the economic potential of the Webequie Airport, and to support jobs, growth and prosperity in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015236 Views

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Harper Government Investment Supports Economic Growth in Kasabonika Lake First Nation

May 20, 2015 — Kasabonika Lake, Ontario — Industry Canada/FedNor The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor), announced today a Government of Canada investment to support economic and business growth, jobs and long-term prosperity in Kasabonika Lake First Nation. A FedNor […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015248 Views

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Harper Government continues to Increase Economic Opportunities for First Nations across Canada

May 13, 2015 Ottawa, ON Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today released the Strategic Partnerships Initiative (SPI) Inaugural Report. The report provides an overview of this innovative program and the Government of Canada’s investments in key natural resource sectors of the Canadian economy. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2015317 Views

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Government of Canada Tables Supplementary Estimates (A), 2015-16

May 14, 2014 – Ottawa – Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat The Government of Canada today tabled the Supplementary Estimates (A), 2014–2015 in the House of Commons. The Supplementary Estimates (A), 2014–15 provide information to support the Government’s request for Parliament to approve $2.4 billion in voted appropriations for 16 organizations. So far this fiscal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2015240 Views

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Statement – Minister Rickford Celebrates National Mining Week

May 11, 2015 Ottawa, Natural Resources Canada The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today issued a statement to mark the 19th National Mining Week, which takes place May 11 to 17. “National Mining Week is an opportunity to recognize Canada’s international leadership and innovation in the mining sector and to underscore the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2015273 Views

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Canada 2020 Key Note Address – First Nations, Fiscal Equity & Resource Sovereignties: The Path to Closing the Development Gap

Canada 2020 Key Note Address – First Nations, Fiscal Equity & Resource Sovereignties: The Path to Closing the Development Gap National Chief Perry Bellegarde Assembly of First Nations Canada 2020 Key Note Address  April 29, 2015 Chateau Laurier, Drawing Room Ottawa, Ontario CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY We are a couple of years away from Canada’s 150th […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2015353 Views

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Harper Government Takes Another Important Step to Promote Prosperity in First Nation Communities

May 7, 2015 Ottawa, ON Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Today in the House of Commons, the Harper Government introduced Bill C-59, which includes amendments to the First Nations Fiscal Management Act. The Act proposes amendments that would reduce red tape, better align the regime with provincial standards, streamline internal operations and enhance investor […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2015207 Views

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