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MCFN: Calling for Nominations for the 2021 Eagle Awards

It’s time to recognize the role models, heroes and supporters of Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (MCFN). Nominations are now being sought for the second annual Eagle Awards and will be accepted until June 18, 2021. “It’s about building pride and giving recognition where it’s due,” says MCFN Chief R. Stacey Laforme. “These awards […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20218 Views

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Our Children, Our Future: Virtual Leadership Gathering on First Nations Child and Family Services and Self-Determination

Our Children, Our Future: Virtual Leadership Gathering on First Nations Child and Family Services and Self-Determination January 19, 2021 – February 9, 2021 – March 2, 2021 – March 30, 2021 – April 13, 2021 January 19, 2021 Virtual Session 1: Introduction to An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202119 Views

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PCMNO Meeting – Jan 30-31, 2021

The Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario (PCMNO) will be meeting from January 30 to 31, 2021 online. A draft agenda will be available in the coming days. Immediately following the PCMNO meeting there will be a written update circulated to all leadership and posted on the MNO website – the update from […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20216 Views

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MNC and MMF Leaders Denounce MNBC Board Coup Removing Democratically Elected President

The Métis National Council (MNC) and Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) Leadership are appalled and strongly denounce the shocking coup by the Métis Nation British Colombia (MNBC) Board of Directors to remove its democratically elected President, Clara Morin Dal Col. The MNBC Board made a resolution suspending President Morin Dal Col to replace her with MNBC […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20214 Views

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Morning Brief: Payette fiasco and Pfizer delays – iPolitics

Jan 22, 2021 Good morning, and happy Friday. — Payette fiasco: In case you missed it, Julie Payette resigned as governor general yesterday after the release of a damning report on the “toxic” work environment at Rideau Hall. Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc said the ordeal showed a need for a stronger vetting process. It will likely […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20215 Views

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Indigenous services minister says Quebec premier should show ‘humanity’ to homeless – Toronto Star

Jan. 20, 2021 OTTAWA – Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller is criticizing the Quebec premier’s refusal to exempt homeless people from the provincewide curfew. Miller reacted today to the recent death of Raphael “Napa” Andre, a 51-year-old Innu man found dead in a portable toilet not far from a Montreal homeless shelter he frequented. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20215 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the United States’ decision on the Keystone XL project

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the United States’ decision on the Keystone XL project: “Earlier today, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America. While we welcome the President’s commitment to fight climate change, we are disappointed but acknowledge the President’s decision to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20214 Views

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Fontaine’s book details stories of former Indigenous leaders – Anishinabek News

January 21, 2021 GARDEN RIVER FIRST NATION – Jerry Fontaine believes a look at the past will lead to a greater future. Fontaine, the former chief who served Sagkeeng First Nation, an Ojibwe/Anishinaabe community in Manitoba, from 1987-98, has written a book, Our Hearts Are As One Fire, which is receiving its share of praise. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20215 Views

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Morning Brief: Trudeau to receive Biden’s first foreign leader call while Kenney calls for trade sanctions – iPolitics

Jan 21, 2021 Good morning, — We’re number one: U.S. President Joe Biden’s first call to a foreign leader will be with Trudeau tomorrow. Biden’s press secretary, Jen Psaki, confirmed the news in her first briefing. It likely won’t be all smiles and cheer, however, as they will have to discuss Biden’s decision to nix […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 20215 Views

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Indigenous Services minister says review of CHRT decision on Jordan’s Principle ‘was not taken lightly’ – Globalnews.ca

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said Wednesday that the federal government’s review of a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) decision to broaden eligibility criteria under Jordan’s Principle “was not taken lightly,” adding that the government has “strong jurisdictional challenges” regarding the court’s authority on areas of “identity and belonging.” Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7588581/indigenous-services-minister-says-review-of-chrt-decision-on-jordans-principle-was-not-taken-lightly

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20214 Views

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