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Ottawa receives wish list ahead of provincial federal finance ministers meeting – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 11, 2014 18:25 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Provincial finance ministers are having their first face-to-face meeting with federal counterpart Joe Oliver this weekend and…

Wynne asks Harper for first face to face meeting in more than a year – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 11, 2014 16:05 By Allison Jones THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is calling out Stephen Harper for refusing to meet with her for more…

‘Canada is Indian land’: Perry Bellegarde takes over as AFN chief – CTV

December 10, 2014 WINNIPEG — The new national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is warning it will no longer be business as usual when it comes to development…

Perry Bellegarde elected chief of Assembly of First Nations – Toronto Star

Perry Bellegarde, the chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, has been elected the new National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. WINNIPEG — Perry Bellegarde, the new…

Pacific Future Energy recruits former First Nations chiefs to help … – The Globe and Mail

Dec. 10 2014 Pacific Future Energy, undaunted by industry skepticism over its plans to build a B.C. bitumen refinery, has recruited two former national chiefs of the Assembly of First…

A modern-day monopoly on northern people – CBC

Dec 10, 2014 “You load 16 tons, And what do you get?  Another day older and deeper in debt, Saint Peter don’t you call me ‘cause I can’t go, I…

First Nations speakers say wind turbine project infringes on treaty rights – Kawartha Media

Representatives from Hiawatha and Curve Lake say they should have had a chance to veto the project CURVE LAKE -Concerns came on strong from two area First Nations at Tuesday’shearing…

Vancouver Island band plans to heat town using ocean energy – The Province

December 10, 2014 SOOKE — A southern Vancouver Island aboriginal band wants to heat a resort town on its land by extracting thermal energy from the ocean. The Beecher Bay…

Mineral discovery holds promise for Dene mining corp. – Northern Journal

December 8, 2014 A new mineral discovery at an old silver mine near Great Bear Lake in the Sahtu has the NWT’s Dene-owned mining exploration company excited about the site’s…

Lloyd Chicot, chief of Kakisa, N.W.T., for just $6K a year – CBC

Dec 09, 2014 As a council meeting gets underway in the Ka’a’gee Tu First Nation band office in Kakisa, N.W.T., Chief Lloyd Chicot fills everybody in on the current state…

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