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Aboriginal contractor the leading firm for all-weather roads – Journal of Commerce

Jun 5, 2015 One of the most ambitious and difficult new road building projects in recent Manitoba history is moving ahead in the eastern side of Lake Winnipeg. The land…

Senate spending mess widens for Liberals, Conservatives – Ottawa Citizen

June 5, 2015 The Senate is in a renewed state of panic one day after the first bombshells from a much anticipated — and not yet public — report on…

First Nations series: Natives seen as better protectors of the land despite occasional clashes – Vancouver Sun

While their record’s not perfect, they have a vested interest in preserving environment June 4, 2015 This is part 6 of a six-part series Gravel is fish habitat. It also…

Lax Kw’alaams First Nation opposes Eagle Spirit Energy pipeline – CBC

Company claims its pipeline has support from 200 representatives of 30 First Nations Jun 04, 2015 A First Nation in B.C. is contradicting recent claims from Eagle Spirit Energy about…

Canadian First Nations need to push for change: Australian aboriginal leaders – Global News

June 3, 2015 EDMONTON – Australian Aboriginal leaders in Alberta this week say Canadian First Nations need to keep pushing for change even as they celebrate the release of the…

MLAs put Nunavut Tourism budget under the microscope – Nunatsiaq News

Legislative committee scrutinizes budget hike, expenses, travel June 04, 2015 Nunavut Tourism’s budget has increased 70 per cent for this fiscal year — and members of the legislative assembly want…

Some prominent milestones in Canada’s troubled relations with First Nations – 680 News

OTTAWA – Some landmarks in the long and uneasy relationship between Canada and First Nations. June 2, 2015: Truth and Reconciliation Commission issues its final report. It says the survivors…

First Nations series: A landmark court victory for the Xeni Gwet’in – Vancouver Sun

June 3, 2015 Xeni Gwet’in people see land-title win as way to right historic wrongs and move forward for all Tsilhqot’in Roger William knows something about victory through adversity. The…

Chief Calls for a Youth Caucus on TRC Recommendations – Net Newsledger

June 3, 2015 PETERBOUROUGH, ON – The Truth and Reconciliation Commission wraps up its mandate this week in Ottawa. Yesterday, on June 2nd, the TRC formally presented its summary report,…

First Nations get seat at table for mine safety review in BC – The Globe and Mail

The B.C. government is launching a review of the health and safety laws that regulate mining in the province in the wake of last summer’s Mount Polley mine disaster. And,…

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