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TRC offers a window of opportunity for legal education – Canadian Lawyer Magazine

In June 2015, after seven years of collecting evidence the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada released its 388-page executive summary, centred on the TRC’s 94 recommendations and written as a call to action. Our first conversation about the report was informed by a powerful blog post by Chelsea Vowel, writing as âpihtawikosisân, where she […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2015257 Views

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Bob Nault – Our Communities and Economy Need Attention to infrastructure – Net Newsledger

June 15, 2015 KENORA – POLITICS – One of the most basic but most important jobs that governments do is to develop and maintain infrastructure. Whether it’s roads and other transportation links, utility grids, or water and sewer services, our communities can’t survive and our economy can’t grow without adequate infrastructure. In Northern Ontario, we […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2015221 Views

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Tom Isaac of Olser named federal representative on engagement with Métis and … – Financial Post

June 15, 2015 Tom Isaac of Olser named federal representative on engagement with Métis and other legal moves and grooves Osler’s Isaac to lead feds’ Métis engagement program Federal Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Bernard Valcourt has appointed Tom Isaac, head of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt’s aboriginal law group as the ministerial special representative […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2015294 Views

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Provinces the key to resource-revenue sharing with First Nations – The Globe and Mail

Jun. 15, 2015 Tom Flanagan is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Calgary and chair of the Aboriginal Futures program for the Frontier Centre for Public Policy. Resource-revenue sharing has emerged as the next Big Idea for First Nations. Like most Big Ideas, it seems simple, but in reality is full of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2015213 Views

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Milestone Achieved in Algonquins of Ontario Land Claim Negotiations

Negotiators take key step toward fair and equitable settlement to advance reconciliation and unlock new economic opportunities in eastern Ontario June 12, 2015 The governments of Canada and Ontario and the Algonquins of Ontario announced today that their negotiators have initialled a proposed Agreement-in-Principle on the Algonquin Land Claim. This is a key step toward a final […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015425 Views

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TSB Annual Report tabled in Parliament

Gatineau, Quebec, 12 June 2015 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada’s (TSB) 2014-2015 Annual Report was tabled yesterday in Parliament. On this 25th anniversary year, the report highlights a history of accomplishments and the important work the TSB has done to advance transportationsafety on Canada’s waterways, along its pipelines and railways, and in the sky. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015430 Views

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Rama chief, whose family members were placed in residential … – Orillia Packet

June 12, 2015 Rodney Noganosh’s cousins were taken. His aunts and uncles were taken. His stepfather was taken. The Rama First Nation chief’s family was broken up, and it wasn’t the only one. The fact there wasn’t a residential school near the local reserve doesn’t mean the community wasn’t impacted. He said it just meant […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015515 Views

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Mine financing: 2015 off to dismal start – Mining.com

June 11, 2015 A new report by SNL Metals & Mining shows mining financing in the first quarter of the year coming in nowhere near the capital raised in 2013 and 2014. SNL’s research runs the gamut of metals and mineable commodities – from precious and base metals, iron ore, uranium, coal, potash/phosphates to specialty […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015344 Views

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NYA:WEH Aboriginal Youth Program Wins National Award from Eva’s Initiatives’

June 10, 2015 A national $25,000 award has been announced for the Niwasa Aboriginal Education Programs/HWDSB partnership that delivers the Native Youth Advancement With Education Hamilton (NYA:WEH) initiative in four HWDSB secondary schools. Eva’s Initiatives, the Sprott Foundation and Virgin Unite, the non-profit foundation of the Virgin Group, have announced that NYA:WEH will receive $25,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015427 Views

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State of emergency in Dokis First Nation – The Sudbury Star

June 12, 2015 Dokis First Nation remained under a state of emergency Thursday after the community’s water system was contaminated earlier this week. Residents of Dokis, a community of nearly 1,000 located near the southern shore of Lake Nipissing, have been without water in their homes since Monday, when a backup generator used to power […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015273 Views

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