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Buffy Sainte-Marie: ‘War is different from economic oppression. War is Murder – National Post

May 21, 2015 Power in the Blood, Buffy Sainte-Marie’s latest album after a six-year hiatus, opens with a reincarnation of “It’s My Way,” the title track off her 1964 debut album — a song that echoes that sentiment of change and spirit of emancipation that was in the air that year. Sadaf Ahsan talks to […]

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Ontario not required to fix native reluctance for jury duty: Supreme Court – Toronto Star

May 21 2015 Supreme Court of Canada rules against aboriginal Ontario man who argued there weren’t enough natives in his jury pool In upholding the manslaughter conviction against a native man in Ontario the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled the province was not required to address systemic problems contributing to the reluctance of aboriginal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015355 Views

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Windmill vows jobs and collaboration with Algonquin on ‘Zibi’ development – Ottawa Citizen

May 21, 2015 Algonquin construction workers and tradesmen will play a key role in the redevelopment of the former Domtar site on the Ottawa River as part of what is being called a historic collaboration between the Algonquin-Anishinabe Nation and private industry in Ottawa. The Algonquin presence in the community being called Zibi, the Algonquin word for river, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015283 Views

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Halton gets set to approve world-class waterfront plan for Burlington – InsideHalton.com

May 21, 2015 A world-class year-round lakeside park will rise along Burlington’s waterfront over the next 20 to 25 years in a plan presented this week to Regional Council committee members. Nearly a decade in the making, final approval for the Master Plan for the Burlington Beach Regional Waterfront Park will be discussed next week […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015343 Views

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Supreme Court to decide on Clifford Kokopenace jury roll case – CBC

May 21, 2015 Ontario appealed after manslaughter conviction for First Nations man quashed over jury composition The Supreme Court of Canada is expected to release its ruling Thursday on how far Ontario must go to include First Nations people in the province’s jury selection process. In October, Ontario appealed a 2013 decision from the top court […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015299 Views

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Ontario First Nations demand a say over nuclear waste storage – The Globe and Mail

May. 21, 2015 First Nations in Northern Ontario say municipalities are opening their doors to the federal organization that is looking for a place to dump nuclear waste but most of the sites being proposed lie outside municipal boundaries on traditional treaty land. Isadore Day, the Lake Huron Regional Grand Chief, has written to Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015270 Views

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FedNor airdrops funding to remote First Nations – Northern Ontario Business

5/21/2015 Webequie First Nation’s airstrip is going under the microscope with federal money arriving to conduct a redevelopment plan. On May 20, FedNor Minister Greg Rickford announced a $1.36 million grant is going to the remote community for an airport plan to evaluate commercial options, conduct an engineering scoping study for the airport lands, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015397 Views

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Feathers of Hope conference gives First Nations youth a say in their future – Tbnewswatch.com

There are more First Nations children in care today than there were during the height of the residential school days. That’s a staggering fact said Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy, speaking Wednesday at the youth-driven Feathers of Hope Conference, the third forum in five-year process aimed at giving Aboriginal youth a voice. “We have a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015292 Views

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Fednor Invests $151k in Kasabonika Lake First Nation – Net Newsledger

20 May 2015 Kasabonika Lake, Ontario – 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. “Our government is committed to working closely […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015380 Views

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Fednor Invests $151k in Kasabonika Lake First Nation – Net Newsledger

20 May 2015 Kasabonika Lake, Ontario – 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. “Our government is committed to working closely […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015463 Views

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