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Week Ahead in Parliament – Hill Times

Monday, June 16 •The House will debate M-502, a motion by Conservative MP Bruce Stanton. •The House will vote on Bill C-36, the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act,…

Lac Seul-Sioux Lookout pact makes progress – Northern Ontario Business

Sioux Lookout Mayor Dennis Leney and Lac Seul First Nation Chief Clifford Bull said they wowed the audience at the recent Federation of Canadian Municipalities Annual Conference in the Niagara…

The elephant in the room: First Nations issues – Financial Post

LNG is B.C.’s future, and governments at all levels are anxious to streamline development. Enter the federal government, which recently announced two new measures designed “to engage and involve” First…

Celebrating industry excellence – Regina Leader-Post

This year’s Responsible Canadian Energy Awards recognized five Canadian oil and natural gas companies for innovative projects that demonstrate improvements in sustainable resource development. The awards are part of the…

Ottawa to blame for First Nations’ pipeline stand, PM appointee says – The Globe and Mail

The federal government must shoulder much of the blame for the entrenched opposition to the Northern Gateway oil pipeline, says the Prime Minister’s special envoy on aboriginal and energy issues.…

BC First Nations Chief says “no” to Northern Gateway oil pipeline – News Talk 980

Days before the federal government is expected to announce a decision on the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline, a prominent First Nations leader in BC is hoping it will get…

Kenora mayor open to talks with First Nations – Kenora Online

Kenora Mayor Dave Canfield is hoping for a local solution to the region’s economic impasse.“I’d really like to see the communities sit down with the forest companies — Miisun, Miitigoog,…

Sagkeeng First Nation rejects $200-million settlement with Manitoba … – Winnipeg Free Press

Sagkeeng First Nation voted to reject a $200-million settlement over damage related to dams on the Winnipeg River this weekend. Manitoba Hydro included the compensation as part of larger deal…

Exclusive: Squamish Nation undertakes internal investigation

The Squamish Nation government is undergoing an internal investigation that Chief Ian Campbell said was launched in early May after several months of contemplation. A report on the investigation is expected in…

SaskParty appoints first aboriginal woman to cabinet in party history – News Talk 980

In last month’s cabinet shuffle, Jennifer Campeau because the first female First Nations cabinet member for the party The Saskatchewan Party made party history during last month’s cabinet shuffle with…

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