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Manitoba throne speech to emphasize skills training, jobs – CBC.ca

Nov 12, 2013 CBC News has learned a regional high school that serves primarily aboriginal students is to get a major funding boost in the speech from the throne Tuesday.…

‘Balance’ required in Ring of Fire development, says BC First Nations leader – Victoria Times Colonist

NOVEMBER 12, 2013 TORONTO – A First Nations leader from B.C. says aboriginal communities in Ontario’s Ring of Fire could benefit from striking a balance between mining development and land…

BHP Billiton, First Nations sign Jansen potash agreement – Globalnews.ca

November 11, 2013 JANSEN, Sask. – Calling it the first of its kind in southern Saskatchewan, BHP Billiton and three Saskatchewan First Nations have signed an opportunities agreement for the…

A big step for the west’s pipeline protagonists – National Post

06/11/13 With the crack confessions of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford grabbing international headlines, and the expulsion of three wayward senators in Ottawa seizing what remained of the national spotlight, it…

First Nations leaders praise Sask.’s new top Mountie – Regina Leader-Post

NOVEMBER 7, 2013 REGINA — At a time when the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is pressing for a national inquiry into violence against indigenous women, its leader praised the…

Indigenous people organize, innovate for digital self-determination – Vancouver Sun

Opinion: First Nations Technology Council promotes development and use of community networks NOVEMBER 6, 2013 Last winter, aboriginal groups used social media such as Twitter and Facebook to mobilize the…

New Brunswick to proceed with shale gas industry, premier vows in throne speech – Cape Breton Post

November 06, 2013 FREDERICTON — New Brunswick’s Progressive Conservative government is promising to forge ahead with shale gas development as it enters the final year of its mandate, shrugging off…

First Nations students brought into the fold – The Globe and Mail

Nov. 05 2013 It has taken a few detours, but Sheryl Fisher’s 20-year-long dream to earn a master-level business degree is coming true. A member of Squamish First Nation in…

Aboriginal workers key to future labour – Daily Commercial News

November 5, 2013 Engaging aboriginal workers on local projects can help build the workforce of tomorrow, heard the provincial Building Trades conference in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. recent. “We as a…

A home-grown solution to First Nations poverty – Toronto Star

MentorNation will use crowdfunding to promote entrepreneurship among aboriginal Canadians. Mon Nov 04 2013 Despite the federal government pumping billions of dollars into housing, education and health care on reserves…

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