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Statement: Oath of Citizenship bill introduced in Parliament

From: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Proposed change will recognize rights of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples Ottawa, October 22, 2020—The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement: “Today, the Government of Canada introduced a Bill to amend the Citizenship Act to change Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 20206 Views

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Charlie Angus – “We are all in this together, except when it comes to Indigenous people” – Net Newsledger

OTTAWA – During debate on Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), Timmins James Bay MP Charlie Angus raised the issue of the evacuation of Neskantaga First Nation in Northern Ontario. Here is what MP Angus said: I have learned that in Treaty No. 9 tonight families in Neskantaga […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 20204 Views

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Review Panel Roster – Call out for potential members of the Impact Assessment Roster for review panels under the Impact Assessment Act

October 22, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Government of Canada’s Impact Assessment Act (IAA) came into force in August 2019 to strengthen environmental protection in Canada, restore trust in how decisions are made, and grow the economy. The IAA prescribed new rules that mean decisions on projects will be guided […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 20205 Views

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MPP Dave Smith proposes ‘Murray Whetung Community Service Award’ to honour First Nation veterans – PTBO Today

Oct 22, 2020 Peterborough-Kawartha’s MPP has put forward a Private Member’s Bill to try and right a wrong of the past. Dave Smith says he wants to tell the story of First Nation veterans and give them proper recognition for their sacrifices. Smith says says Murray has an incredible story and it deserves to be […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 20209 Views

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People of European heritage in Canada have to learn to share with Indigenous fishers – Toronto Star

Oct. 22, 2020 Hundreds show support for Mi’kmaq fishers, Oct. 19 Twenty-one years ago, the Supreme Court, via the Marshall decision, re-affirmed an 18th-century Treaty right of the Mi’kmaq to fish for what the court called a “moderate livelihood.” While the prime minister may now be appalled at the violence being done to Mi’kmaq fishers […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 20208 Views

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Morning Brief: Election averted, now back to the regular committee tussles – iPolitics

Oct 22, 2020 Good morning! It’s Thursday, and a year out since the last election. And now another has been averted. The government didn’t even fall when the vote results were read out backward! So let that restore some faith in the system. (Give them a break, it’s been a rough year.) In the end, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 20206 Views

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Sault Ste Marie Métis ring bells 170 times as reminder of broken land promises

October 21, 2020 [SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO, October 21, 2020] The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is asking local residents to listen for the sound of church bells ringing today.  The bells at 136 John Street will chime 170 times as a reminder of Métis presence in Sault Ste. Marie area as well as the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 20207 Views

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Kingston hires First Peoples Group to lead Indigenous relations effort – The Sudbury Star

October 21, 2020 KINGSTON — The company previously contracted to help the city with its reconciliation efforts is to again be hired to lead local efforts to address Indigenous issues. City council voted Tuesday night to award a $182,500 sole-source contract to First Peoples Group to provide support to the city’s cultural projects, including the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 20207 Views

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Canada Ignores Urgent Public Health Crisis, Refuses to Support Neskantaga First Nation Evacuation Again

October 21, 2020 Thunder Bay, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Neskantaga First Nation Chief Chris Moonias have demanded a coordinated response to the State of Emergency declared by the remote community as immediate heath threats from the water system has forced the community to evacuate its members. “For weeks Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202013 Views

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Peterborough MPP’s private member’s bill aims to recognize cadets, honour Indigenous veterans – Globalnews.ca

October 21, 2020 A new private member’s bill aims to recognize Ontario cadets while also honouring Indigenous veterans. Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Dave Smith has tabled a bill that would establish an award for Ontario cadet corps and squadrons to recognize their volunteerism and community service. If passed, Smith says the Murray Whetung Community Service Award Act would […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 20203 Views

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