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CBA wades into Chevron’s environmental legal battle – The Globe and Mail

Sept  29 2014 The Canadian Bar Association is under fire from members of the environmental and aboriginal bar over its decision to intervene in a Supreme Court of Canada case…

Trudeau Liberals woo high-profile aboriginal candidates ahead of 2015 – CBC

Sep 29, 2014 Trailing other parties in aboriginal representation in the House, party promises to promote new voices A rejected aboriginal education act, a controversial financial transparency act, persistent calls…

Nova Scotia natives plan to slow highway traffic to protest natural gas plan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 29, 2014 16:22 STEWIACKE, N.S. _ A group of Mi’kmaq protesters and their supporters are planning to slow down traffic on one of Nova Scotia’s main highways this…

Cabinet minister quits after critical report on nixed Labrador highway contract – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 29, 2014 19:11 By Sue Bailey THE CANADIAN PRESS ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis spent his first full day on the job accepting…

Imperial’s cleanup plan underway for Mount Polley mine dam breach, but questions remain – Vancouver Sun

September 27, 2014 Some residents remain dissatisfied with company’s efforts and provincial oversight LIKELY — With 24 million cubic metres of water and tailings flushed downstream of the Mount Polley…

NWT doles out exploration grants as diamond activity heats up – mining.com

September 28, 2014 Northwest Territories, the northern Canadian region known for diamond mining, is giving a leg up to exploration companies through an incentive program it first rolled out in…

Federal court upholds Alberta First Nation’s removal of chief over conflict – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 26, 2014 15:50 BROCKET, Alta. _ A federal court has upheld a ruling by an Alberta First Nation to remove its former chief from office. The Piikani (pee-CAW-nee)…

Clark says path of peace on schools, aboriginals, resources, shapes B.C. future – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 26, 2014 20:00 WHISTLER, B.C. _ In what sounded more like a speech to the United Nations rather than local politicians, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark travelled through…

Fuel spill stench keeps Nunavut high school closed for at least a week – Nunatsiaq News

September 26, 2014 Fumes from fuel leak force Baker Lake high school students to stay at home Secondary school students in Baker Lake are still waiting for fumes to dissipate…

World leaders give annual UN speeches on the state of their countries, the world – CP

Source: The Associated Press Sep 27, 2014 17:55 World leaders gathered Saturday for the fourth day of the annual ministerial meeting of the U.N. General Assembly to address the state of their countries…

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