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Information Letter – Process Change Affecting Surface Contracts and Survey Plan Requirements for Oil and Gas Activities on Indian Lands

Introduction Indian Oil and Gas Canada (IOGC), as part of the “Streamlining Lease Administration” project, will be implementing the following as of October 1, 2016: new requirements for survey plans related to oil and gas activities on Indian lands a change to the surface disposition process as it relates to surveys and submission of the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2016343 Views

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Bridging the gap: the $24M plan for Highway 400 to cross the French River – CBC

Sep 15, 2016 Two new bridges over French River expected to open to traffic in 2019 The Folo is a new CBC series where we take a closer, more personal look at news stories past and present. Ministry of Transportation area manager Jason Ranger walks along a strip of bare rock leading to the edge […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 2016357 Views

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Information Sessions Scheduled For Tsikaristisere / Dundee Claim

Seskehko:wa/September 2, 2016 The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has recently concluded negotiations with the Government of Canada regarding the Tsikaristisere/ Dundee Claim. In 1981 (and revised in 1998) the Mohawks of Akwesasne submitted the Tsikaristisere/Dundee Claim under Canada’s Specific Claims Policy, alleging, among other things, that: the 1888 surrender of their lands was invalid; all […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2016341 Views

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Moose Cree sets out terms for development – The Sudbury Star

August 24, 2016 The newly elected chief and council of the Moose Cree First Nation held a press conference in Timmins on Tuesday to declare publicly – in no uncertain terms – that their traditional territory and the resources within it belonged to their people. Not only that, but anyone looking to develop it would […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2016367 Views

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Urban reserves can spur First Nation economic development – Fraser Institute Blog

August 17, 2016 The federal government has changed its additions to reserve policy (ATR) to streamline and improve the process for changing First Nation-held land into urban reserves. An urban reserve is land that Ottawa has designated as a First Nation reserve in an urban setting and that maintains the tax-exemption status of reserve lands. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 2016346 Views

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PMFN Use & Occupancy Land Use Project

April 15, 2016 All community members are welcome to join us for an open house and feast @ the Rec Hall Wednesday, April 20, 2016 @ 5:00 p.m. This will give you an opportunity to assess the maps for accuracy and fair representation of the Use and occupancy data that was collected during the interview process in September 2015. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016398 Views

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Canada and Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point Take Key Step in their Journey Toward Healing and Reconciliation with Historic Camp Ipperwash settlement

April 14, 2016 Kettle Point, ON Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Working together in a spirit of co-operation and renewal, Canada and the Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation have concluded a final settlement to resolve outstanding issues regarding the former Camp Ipperwash lands. This settlement is a key step on a path […]

by pmnationtalk on April 15, 2016337 Views

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NAN, Mushkegowuk Council Affirm Resolve to Protecy Traditional Territory

THUNDER BAY, ON (March 10, 2016): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon and First Nation Chiefs in north-eastern Ontario today affirmed their unwavering resolve to protect and defend their homelands following the commencement of legal action by the Quebec-based Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee claiming Aboriginal rights […]

by pmnationtalk on March 10, 2016302 Views

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Eastern Region – First Nation Lands Registry Workshop February 23‐25, 2016

The First Nations Land Management Resource Centre and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada coordinated a workshop on the First Nations Land Registry System and other important topics including mapping, land laws and regulations. We thank our host, Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation, for their gracious hospitality and welcome into their traditional territory. Presentations and reference […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 20161512 Views

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Ontario Continuing to Invest in Highway 69 Expansion

January 25, 2016 Ontario is investing in northern highway infrastructure from Sudbury to Parry Sound to make travel easier and safer. Through Ontario’s Northern Highways Program,the province is investing $173.4 million to four-lane a section of Highway 69 between Sudbury and Parry Sound. Work will begin this winter to four-lane 14 kilometres from just north of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 2016414 Views

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