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Lubicon Lake Band, Alberta and Canada celebrate historic land claim settlement

October 24, 2018 After decades of negotiations, an agreement has been reached to settle the long-standing Lubicon Lake Band land claim as well as treaty benefits for members. The Lubicon Lake Band, the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada signed the treaty benefits and land claim agreements after members of the community voted […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2018124 Views

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Judge orders land dispute involving former Alberta chief back to Square 1 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 11, 2018  By Bill Graveland THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ A federal judge has sent a land dispute between two families on Canada’s largest First Nation back to Square 1. Justice Michael Manson did not overturn a decision that transferred land from former Blood Tribe chief Harley Frank to another family. But […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201871 Views

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Federal judge reserves decision on First Nations land dispute involving former Alberta chief – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2018  CALGARY _ A federal judge has reserved his decision on a land claim dispute between two families on Canada’s largest First Nations reserve. But Justice Michael Manson has made it clear that he will not be overturning a decision that transferred land from former Blood Tribe chief Harley Frank to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201874 Views

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So unreasonable:’ Federal judge asked to rule on Alberta reserve land dispute – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2018  By Bill Graveland THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY _ A federal judge will be asked to settle a dispute between two families over land on Canada’s largest reserve to answer whether First Nations members have any right to the ground beneath their feet. Former Blood Tribe chief Harley Frank has been […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201858 Views

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AB Government: Grants for crime reduction programs available

Sep 05, 2018 Organizations can now apply for Government of Alberta grants that support local crime-prevention initiatives. The Victims Restitution and Compensation Payment Act allows authorities to seize cash and property used in or obtained through criminal activity. This process of civil forfeiture makes crime unprofitable and deprives offenders of the money and tools necessary […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201862 Views

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RMWB: Municipality seeks proposals for downtown lands development

(Fort McMurray, AB – August 17, 2018) – The Municipality has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for potential development specific to municipally-owned lands bordered by Franklin Ave., Morrison St., MacDonald Ave. and Main St. in downtown Fort McMurray. The RFP was posted on Alberta Purchasing Connection on Aug. 11 and closes on Nov. 14, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2018109 Views

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Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands – FNTC

Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and section 83 of the Indian Act. First Nations contract with qualified, independent assessors to assess the leases, licenses and other occupations of their lands (generally referred to as “interests in land”). Over the past 30 years, a national approach to assessment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201868 Views

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Do Indians have property rights?’ Former Alberta chief’s land dispute in court – CBC

Former chief of the Blood Tribe says he has already been in a physical fight over a land dispute Jul 22, 2018 A dispute between two families over land on Canada’s largest reserve is heading to court, in part to question whether First Nations members have any right to the ground beneath their feet. “Do […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201860 Views

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Fort McMurray wants public inquiry into removal of Indigenous settlement – CBC

‘Moccasin Flats is torture by the city and Syncrude,’ an Indigenous elder says Jul 12, 2018 The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo will ask the provincial government to launch a public inquiry into the forced evictions decades ago of First Nations and Métis people from an area known as Moccasin Flats. On Tuesday, the municipal […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 2018106 Views

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Blood Tribe seeks massive land claim in Federal Court – CBC

Alberta First Nation believes its reserve should have spread into Cardston, Waterton Lakes National Park Jun 24, 2018 In the Blood Tribe’s oral history, there is the story of Blood Clot. He was swallowed whole by an animal and escaped by slicing its belly open with a knife. According to the legend, the beast’s intestines […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201873 Views

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