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AB Government: Historic land deal signed with Métis Nation

May 28, 2018 The Fort McMurray Métis have acquired Crown land for future projects. The government of Alberta is selling a 3.7-hectare (9.17-acre) parcel of land to the Métis Nation of Alberta Association Fort McMurray Local Council 1935. The association has leased the site since 1996. It asked to purchase the land with a vision […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 201883 Views

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McMurray Métis buy land previously leased for 26 years – MyMcMurray Portal

May 25, 2018 The Métis Nation of Alberta Association (MNA) of Fort McMurray Local Council 1935 has purchased the land that it’s been leasing from the provincial government for the past 26 years. Minister of Infrastructure Sandra Jansen was in town on May 25 to make the $809,670 deal official. She said she feels this […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201882 Views

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A dirty deed’: Fort McMurray Métis demand apology after historic eviction of an Indigenous settlement – CBC

Fort McMurray Métis have commissioned an academic study of the Moccasin Flats eviction Apr 25, 2018 Moccasin Flats is the unresolved story of how at least 12 Indigenous families were evicted or relocated from a Fort McMurray riverside community in the late 1970s to make way for a city expanding feverishly to accommodate oilsands growth. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 2018112 Views

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BR Metis Land Purchase – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 28, 2018  FORT MCKAY, Alta. – The tiny northern Alberta community of Fort McKay (muh-KYE’) is planning on getting a lot bigger after buying land from the Alberta government for 1.6-million dollars. The Metis community, on the Athabasca River just north of Fort McMurray, is home to about 750 […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 2018131 Views

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AB Government: Public input wanted on Livingstone-Porcupine Hills

March 27, 2018 Albertans are invited to provide their feedback on the draft Livingstone-Porcupine Hills Land Footprint and Recreation Management plans. “The Livingstone-Porcupine Hills area is a tremendous public resource, and engaging Albertans in the planning process is essential to getting the best plans possible. We need plans that protect the region’s headwaters, biodiversity, esthetic […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018128 Views

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NEB approves NGTL’s plans to abandon Peace River Mainline

March 14, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) has approved an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) to abandon a 266 kilometre section of its Peace River Mainline. The NEB attached 22 conditions to its approval. NGTL applied to the NEB on August 18, 2016 to abandon parts of the Peace […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 2018134 Views

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Alberta man offers to share his ‘stolen land’ with a First Nations family – CBC

Joel Holmberg’s Facebook post extends offer to any Indigenous family who wants to live traditional lifestyle Feb 27, 2018 An Alberta man has posted an open invitation for a First Nations family to share his five-acre property. “We want to share our tiny piece of stolen land with a First Nations family, and find freedom […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 201884 Views

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AER: Decision for Applications for the White Spruce Pipeline Project

2018 ABAER 001 TransCanada Pipelines Limited Applications for the White Spruce Pipeline Project Fort McKay Area Applications 1866519 and 1866521, PLA160525, PLA160526, PLA160527, PLA160529, PLA160530, PLA160531, PLA160532, PIL160286, PIL160287, PIL160288, PIL160289, PIL160321, PIL160376, LOC160846, and LOC160995 Decision [1] The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approves the two applications TransCanada Pipelines Limited (TransCanada) made under the Pipeline […]

by aanationtalk on February 23, 2018133 Views

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RMWB: Council approves Fort McKay ASP, supports ACFN’s Addition to Reserve

(Fort McKay, AB – Jan. 24, 2018) – Council voted to approve Fort McKay’s first-ever Area Structure Plan (ASP) and signaled its support for Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s Addition to Reserve at its public meeting at Fort McKay School on Tuesday. “We are committed to a spirit of inclusiveness and reconciliation with our Indigenous communities […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2018154 Views

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Northern Alberta First Nation wins approval to expand its reserve lands – CBC

Wood Buffalo municipal council endorses bid to designate reserve land inside Fort Chipewyan January 24, 2018 An Alberta First Nation cleared an important hurdle in its long fight for additional reserve land Tuesday night when it received support for its proposal to have municipal property declared as reserve land. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo voted […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018110 Views

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