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Voter help kiosks available this week in Sydney and Eskasoni

October 13, 2020 SYDNEY, NS – The Cape Breton Regional Municipality’s Returning Officer is addressing voter access challenges raised by Chief Leroy Denny by opening a voter help kiosk in Eskasoni. A kiosk is an internet-connected computer that voters can use to cast their ballot using their voter’s letter and PIN. Telephone voting is also […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202028 Views

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Elise Stolte: Women, Black and Indigenous firefighters face a rough ride at Edmonton fire department – Edmonton Journal

Oct 06, 2020 Edmonton’s fire department has a serious issue with discrimination. It might be only a few bad apples in a hundred. But it’s bad enough that some firefighters are torn when asked if women, Black, Indigenous and other minority candidates should sign up. Even if new fire Chief Joe Zatylny can strip bias […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202023 Views

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Sisters in Spirit: Ministers Wilson and Aheer

Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson and Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women Leela Sharon Aheer issued the following statement on Sisters in Spirit Day: “We are proud to declare Oct. 4 Sisters in Spirit Day to honour the memory of Indigenous women and girls who are missing or have been murdered. “Our […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 202026 Views

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Canadian publisher says Indigenous children’s books stuck at CBSA – CityNews Edmonton

A publisher claims that a shipment of children’s books translated in Indigenous languages might get destroyed by Canada Border Services due to a clerical error. Sarolta Saskiw has more on the confusion, and how an Edmonton man is jumping in, hoping to help find a resolution. Read More: https://edmonton.citynews.ca/video/2020/10/04/canadian-publisher-says-indigenous-childrens-books-stuck-at-cbsa/

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Keystone XL Indigenous participation: Premier Kenney

Premier Jason Kenney provided the following statement regarding a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between TC Energy and an Indigenous energy treaty alliance to pursue an equity stake in Keystone XL: “This historic agreement between TC Energy and Natural Law Energy for a large equity stake in energy infrastructure projects, including Keystone XL, marks another major […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 202041 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases fourth mandatory reviews into child deaths

September 29, 2020 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released reviews into the circumstances of 13 young people, 11 of whom passed away between October 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. This report also includes a young person who passed away prior to this time, but whose review was stayed until March 2020, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 2020132 Views

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Statement of Solidarity: September 25, 2020 – The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations stand in solidarity with the Mi’Kmaq as they assert and exercise their Treaty and Inherent Rights to hunt, fish and harvest

The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations applaud the Sipekne’katik First Nation in their efforts to assert and establish a Mi’kmaq-regulated, lobster fishery. This direct action of exercising Indigenous nationhood and sovereignty has been inspiring and motivating for First Nations across Turtle Island. Our Rights as Indigenous Peoples are given by the Creator and are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 2020185 Views

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Resources Workers, Families and Communities Say Throne Speech Must Consider Importance of Oil & Gas, Mining, Forestry and Agriculture

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 23, 2020  – As the Federal Government prepares to deliver this morning’s Speech from the Throne, Canada Action is hopeful that we will hear about the 1.8 million Canadians from coast to coast who rely on our natural resource sector to provide for their families and their Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities every […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202029 Views

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Announcement: Grand Chief Billy Morin calls on the unification of Treaty No. 6 Territory

The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations is calling for the unification of Treaty Six Territory. It was stated at the Fort Pitt Gathering that a Treaty Six Chiefs Assembly will be held on November 3rd, 4th and 5th at the River Cree in Enoch Cree Nation, AB. Grand Chief Billy Morin had invited all […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202037 Views

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Anniversary of Treaty 7: Premier Kenney

Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on the 143rd anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7: “On this day in 1877, Treaty 7, the second treaty between the federal Crown and Plains Indigenous people, was concluded and signed at the Blackfoot Crossing of the Bow River, the present-day Siksika First Nation. A second signing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202032 Views

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