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Confederacy of Treaty Six – Statement for General Release: A reminder to support one another and our leadership during these difficult times

March 20, 2020 During these times of unease, it is normal to fear the unknown. Many of us will search for some of these answers and direction within our leaders. We at The Confederacy kindly ask everyone, to keep our Chiefs and Council Members in our prayers during these difficult times. Our Chiefs carry burdens […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 202036 Views

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Speech: The future of the petroleum industry in Alberta

March 6, 2020 It’s such a great pleasure to meet students from all across Alberta, across Canada, and from around the world. I had no idea just how international this student body was. It reminds me that what we say is true, that we, here in Alberta, have done something amazing. We have built a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202021 Views

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A summary of COVID-19 emergency funds – APTN News

March 18, 2020 On Wednesday, the federal government announced an $82-billion financial aid package to help the country through the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government will provide $27 billion in direct support to Canadian workers and businesses to help them get through the economic crisis sparked by global outbreak of the novel coronavirus. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202016 Views

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The voices of pro-development First Nations elected chiefs have been marginalized – The Globe and Mail

The entire country has received a lesson in Indigenous governance this past month, especially regarding the difference between elected political and hereditary chiefs. In the Kainai Blood Tribe, I am both the elected chief and the hereditary chief. My clan has represented the political and economic leaders of the Kainai for more than eight generations, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202017 Views

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Chiefs of Treaty No. 6: Letter to the Honourable Lois Mitchell re: Bill 1: The Critical Infrastructure Defense Act

March 11, 2020 Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta 3rd Floor, Legislature Building 10800 – 97 Avenue Edmonton, AB T5K 2BS To: Her Honour, the Honourable Lois Mitchell, CM, AOE, LLD Your Honour, This letter is to serve notice that the Chiefs of Treaty No. 6 do not support Bill 1 titled: The Critical […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202028 Views

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Letter from Presidents of the MNA, MNO and MN-S to the Honourable Carolyn Bennett

Letter from the Presidents of the MNA, MNO and the MN-S to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations is here. NT5

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 202027 Views

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Supreme Court decision: Minister Savage

Energy Minister Sonya Savage issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on the Trans Mountain expansion: “Today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada further clears the way for the completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. All five applications that were previously dismissed by the Federal Court of Appeal […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 202036 Views

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Métis Governments Move Forward on Self-Government—Together

March 3, 2020 – Métis governments from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario are gathering next week in Ottawa on March 9 and 10 for a first-of-its-kind conference on Métis self-government. Collectively, these three Métis governments represent more than 200,000 rights-bearing Métis citizens living across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. The conference builds on the historic signings of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202043 Views

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Buffalo Declaration a ‘clear display of ignorance,’ says Alberta treaty nation – CBC

4 Conservative MPs released notice directed to the federal government in late February Mar 01, 2020 Alberta First Nation leaders from Treaty Six are speaking out against a recent notice released by four Conservative MPs from Alberta, which they say they will not support. “This declaration is a clear display of ignorance and moreover a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202039 Views

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Fair Deal Panel launches online public survey

The Fair Deal Panel is expanding its efforts to consult Albertans with an online public survey on how best to define and secure a fair deal for the province. The survey allows all Albertans, including those who have been unable to attend one of the in-person town hall sessions, to share their thoughts and ideas […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 202053 Views

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