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Standing Committee, Aboriginal Peoples – Notice of Meeting June 2 & June 3, 2015

Previous Meeting Tuesday, June 2, 2015 (In Camera) 9:30 AM Time, witnesses or other details may change Subject to Change Location: Room 160-S, Centre Block Clerk : Jessica Richardson (613) 990-6087 Agenda Study on challenges relating to First Nations infrastructure on reserves In Camera Consideration of a draft report ————————————– Previous Meeting Wednesday, June 3, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015212 Views

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Release of The Fiscal Monitor for March 2015

The  Department of Finance reports a $3.0-billion deficit in March; the Government remains  on track to balance the budget in 2015 May 29, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Finance Minister Joe  Oliver today released The Fiscal Monitor for March 2015. There was a budgetary  deficit of $3.0 billion in March 2015, down […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015247 Views

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Governments missing the mark on energy and environmental regulations

May 28, 2015 TORONTO—Policymakers have encumbered Canadians with superfluous and needlessly costly environmental regulations that do little to improve the environment, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “From light bulb bans to plastic bag bans, governments across the country have implemented inefficient policies that put unnecessary […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015217 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Host Press Conference on Reconciliation as the Way Forward

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Host Press Conference on Reconciliation as the Way Forward May 27, 2015 (Ottawa, ON):  During the closing events of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Ottawa next week, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will share his vision of reconciliation at a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015516 Views

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Through a Historical Vote, Shawanaga First Nation approves its Land Code, Community to Govern Reserve Land and Resources

Shawanaga First Nation (May 21, 2015) On May 20, 2015 by a record breaking participation of 43% of all eligible voters, Shawanaga First Nation members cast their ballots in the Ratification Vote on their Land Code. With a vote result of 155 yes votes and 56 no votes, an overwhelming majority (73%) of the members […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015220 Views

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Joint Submission Ontario Mineral Development Strategy

May 8, 2015 Honourable Michael Gravelle Ontario’s Mineral Development Strategy Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Level 6B, Willet Green Miller Centre 933 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury ON P3E 6B5 Dear Minister, RE: Ontario’s Mineral Development Strategy Thank you for the opportunity to input into the renewal process for Ontario’s Mineral Development Strategy. The Greater […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015301 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief Says Ontario’s Justice System Must Include Broader First Nation Collaboration and Representation

Ontario Regional Chief Says Ontario’s Justice System Must Include Broader First Nation Collaboration and Representation TORONTO, ON (May 22, 2015) — Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy says there needs to be long term changes to legislation and policies within the Ontario justice system in light of yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling. “Ontario needs to recognize the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015371 Views

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New OECD Inequality Report: It’s about women’s rights!

May 21, 2015 Commenting on the new OECD report released today – In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All – Oxfam Canada Executive Director Julie Delahanty said: “Today’s report is simply the latest evidence of the wrong choices made by governments in recent years. It is also another clear signpost on the path to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2015316 Views

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Parliamentary Wrap-Up For The Week of May 11 – May 15, 2015

PARLIAMENTARY WRAP-UP FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 11 – 15, 2015 Updates on Key Legislation pertaining to First Nations Please note: LEGISinfo, a website maintained by the Library of Parliament, provides comprehensive information on all legislation: http://www.parl.gc.ca/LegisInfo/Home.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&ParliamentSession=41-2 Bill C-32: Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Act Passed 3rd reading in the Senate on April 22, 2015, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015695 Views

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Harper Government Investment Fosters Economic Growth in Webequie First Nation

May 20, 2015 — Webequie, Ontario — Industry Canada/FedNor The Honourable 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 help maximize the economic potential of the Webequie Airport, and to support jobs, growth and prosperity in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015299 Views

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