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Saskatchewan First Nation buys workboots, cuts welfare rate – CBC.ca

Little Pine First Nation has slashed social assistance cases by 1/3 Sep 25, 2013 A Saskatchewan First Nation that put workboots on its members and transported them to the city…

Delays by First Nations groups could kill development plans, minister says – The Globe and Mail

Sep. 25 2013 Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, whose government is pushing hard this fall to get support from First Nations, said he is worried opportunities for “billions of dollars”…

Kill Northern Gateway now, First Nations leaders say amid ad campaign – The Globe and Mail

Sep. 23 2013 Coastal First Nations in British Columbia have aimed an anti-oil tanker campaign directly at Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an apparent attempt to counter a federal push…

Unleashing the power of the north – Financial Post

23/09/13 The health of the Canadian economy relies on the development and operation of a vigorous resource sector. As the country forges into the 21st century, eyes are increasingly turning…

Tahltan’s Sacred Headwaters defence has deep roots – Science Matters

September 19, 2013 Few places on our planet have been unaffected by humans. Satellite images taken from hundreds of kilometres above Earth reveal a world irrevocably changed by our land…

Phil Fontaine wins business award – Vancouver Sun

September 24, 2013 Phil Fontaine is this year’s recipient of the Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. Fontaine served three terms as national…

Watch: Coastal First Nations launch a new anti-oil tanker TV ad – Globalnews.ca

September 23, 2013 This week, Coastal First Nations are launching a month-long campaign against moving crude oil in freighters down the B.C. coast. A protest rally took place in downtown…

Ontario’s Ring Of Fire Brings Opportunity And Fears To First Nations – Huffington Post Canada

09/23/2013 BETWEEN LONG LAKE No. 58 AND LONGLAC, Ont. — Along this desolate stretch of Northern Ontario highway, an idyllic white chapel is perched on the point of a peninsula…

Tobe named Chair of Aboriginal and Rural Health – The Sudbury Star

September 23, 2013 A “highly regarded investigator” has been given the job of finding ways to reduce the number of heart attacks and strokes in Northern Ontario. Dr. Sheldon Tobe…

First Nations seek economic partnership with NEOMA – Timmins Press

September 22, 2013 TIMMINS – First Nations and municipalities in the North face many of the same challenges in terms of economic development. Now, it appears two key groups are ready to…

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