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Audit finds gaps in rehabilitation, safety at NWT prisons – Northern Journal

March 9, 2015 An admonishing report from the Auditor General’s office (OAG) released last week finds the NWT department of Justice has failed to ensure inmates in its correctional system…

A different perspective on treaty negotiations – Whistler Question

March 10, 2015 Given concerns such as those expressed in the recent Squamish Chief article (“Nation Councillors still Refusing to Step Down,” Jan. 29, 2015), I’ve been thinking about the…

Ontario Chamber of Commerce rips federal government over Ring of Fire funding – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 10, 2015 OTTAWA _ The Ring of Fire mineral region is no closer to development than it was a year ago, says an Ontario Chamber of Commerce…

New Brunswick Tories cite drilling suspension as proof moratorium not working – CP

Press Releases Source: The Canadian Press Mar 10, 2015 By Kevin Bissett THE CANADIAN PRESS FREDERICTON _ A decision by SWN Resources to suspend drilling plans is proof the New Brunswick government…

New Ring of Fire report card gives Ottawa failing grade, urges immediate action – Toronto Star

March 10, 2015 Exclusive: Ontario is still years away from building mines rich in chromite and other metals due to government stalling and red tape, yet there is a strong…

Dehcho First Nations, N.W.T. gov’t at impasse over land claim – CBC

Mar 09, 2015 Dehcho Grand Chief accuses government of offering an ultimatum without doing any negotiating The grand chief of the Dehcho First Nations says the Government of the Northwest…

Nunavut anti-uranium group makes final push against Kiggavik mine – Nunatsiaq News

March 10, 2015 Nunavummiut Makitagunarningit claims Kiggavik project a “lose-lose” for Kivalliq Inuit Nunavummiut Makitagunarningit, the Baker Lake-based anti-uranium group made a final plea before a public hearing of the…

Haida win court bid to block commercial herring roe fishery – The Province

March 9, 2015 The Haida Nation has succeeded in preventing the commercial roe herring fishery from opening this year in the waters around Haida Gwaii. Last Thursday, the Haida went…

Tentative deal reached in billion dollar Nunavut lawsuit – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 9, 2015 IQALUIT, Nunavut _ A tentative settlement has been reached in a billion-dollar lawsuit that alleges the federal government has never lived up to terms of…

Ottawa defends rail safety efforts after latest Ontario derailment – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 9, 2015 GOGAMA, Ont. _ The federal government defended its efforts to boost rail safety Monday in the wake of a fiery derailment in northern Ontario that…

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