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Too much work, cites councillor during debate – The South Peace News

High Prairie town council will have a few more days to decide whether or not to send a member to High Prairie Aboriginal Interagency meetings. Interagency co-chairs Cheryl Kachuk and Jamie Chalifoux wrote council with the request, which was debated at their Oct. 9 meeting. Council tabled the matter until their organizational meeting Oct. 23. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201815 Views

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Alberta Community Leaders Receive National Honour

October 15, 2018 Today 31 Alberta community leaders received the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers in recognition of their exceptional volunteer contributions in a wide range of fields. The award pays tribute to the passion, dedication and commitment of volunteers and recognizes their achievements in the community. The medals were presented at an Edmonton ceremony cohosted […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201817 Views

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No matter what Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test shows, there’s no genetic test to prove you’re Native American – The Verge

Oct 15, 2018 Over the weekend, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released the results of a genetic test suggesting she does have some Native American ancestry. Warren, who is likely to run for president in 2020, probably hopes that the results will stop President Trump and his supporters from mocking her by calling her “Pocahontas.” […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201817 Views

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Indigenous and Refugee populations in the urban setting: the role of municipalities – Public Sector Digest

At a professional development seminar at the University of Calgary, an Indigenous Professor pointed out to a group of refugee resettlement workers that the issues facing urban Indigenous populations were not all that different than those faced by new refugees. Refugee and Indigenous histories, while different, often share stories of social and individual trauma, transitions […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201815 Views

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Kinder Morgan pipeline opponents are treasonous – Cochrane Eagle

Oct 11, 2018 Well, it’s done. Three non-elected economically deficient decision makers, minorities of taxpayer supported indigenous people, supported by politicians Elizabeth May and John Horgan (who should be charged with treason), have virtually stopped Canada’s last hope of getting our oil to international markets. This small minority ignored the loss of thousands of jobs […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201817 Views

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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on the Mikisew Cree First Nation V. Canada Supreme Court Decision

STATEMENT FROM REGIONAL CHIEF MARLENE POITRAS ON THE MIKISEW CREE FIRST NATION V. CANADA SUPREME COURT DECISION The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on the application of the Duty to Consult doctrine and if it can be applied to the federal legislation-making process. The case originates from Mikisew Cree First Nation’s challenge of the 2012 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201825 Views

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The National Energy Board (NEB) 2017-18 Annual Report to Parliament was tabled

Message from the Chair and CEO Peter Watson, Chief Executive Officer and CEO The National Energy Board (NEB) is Canada’s federal energy regulator. Preventing harm is at the heart of what a regulator does. People count on us to keep them safe, to protect the environment, to prevent market inefficiencies and to listen to what […]

by aanationtalk on October 10, 201828 Views

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Building a Competitive Energy Industry in Alberta: AER President and CEO Jim Ellis

Calgary, Alberta (Oct 09, 2018)… In a fast-changing and challenging world, how can an energy regulator become more efficient and cost-effective? And how can the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) help create a more competitive province by reducing the economic burden on industry while still protecting the environment and improving Albertans’ ability to interact with the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201826 Views

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Opinion: Refine bitumen in Alberta, B.C. – Red Deer Advocate

Oct. 8, 2018 The Trans Mountain pipeline is going nowhere. Ottawa agreed this week to a Federal Court of Appeal requirement that it once again consult 117 Indigenous First Nations along the proposed route. That process could – and probably will – take forever. Ottawa has also agreed to have the National Energy Board examine […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201819 Views

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Iveson receives spirit name ‘Day Star’ – CTV

October 4, 2018 Mayor Don Iveson was given the name “Day Star,” which in Cree translates to kîsikâw acâhkos, in honour of the city’s efforts in reconciliation and indigenous awareness. More than 8,000 employees have completed a unique training that highlights the impacts of residential schools, and encourages dialogue on reconciliation in the workplace. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 201826 Views

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