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Kudos on Indigenous employment progress but more can be done – Lethbridge Herald

May 17, 2019. Toast to the reconciliation committee and Amanda Scout and Katie-Jo Rabbit for the update on your progress. Although I have not noticed it very much yet, it…

Quebec seeks $8M to fix Nunavik airport terminal – Nunatsiaq News

16 May, 2019 New terminal in Inukjuak officially opened less than a year ago The new $14.7-million airport terminal in Inukjuak, which officially opened less than a year ago, was…

Ontario Budget Bill Will Mean More Indigenous People On Juries – Huffington Post

The change “is one positive step forward,” Six Nations Chief Ava Hill said. TORONTO — Ontario should see more Indigenous people sitting on juries after the Progressive Conservative government’s budget…

An Introduction to Indigenous Relations & Reconciliation with Bob Joseph – Focusonvictoria

Tickets: $20, includes a copy of Indigenous Relations You may recall last year’s runaway bestseller, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act, which helped us all understand…

Bennett says C-88 still has time to pass before summer break – iPolitics

May 16, 2019 Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says she’s confident legislation scrapping Harper-era reforms to a northern development regulator and giving new powers to cabinet to halt oil and…

First-ever First Nation cannabis outdoor grow operation – Net Newsledger

May 16, 2019 Serpent River First Nation –The second edition of “Growth and Prosperity: Indigenous Cannabis and Hemp Magazine” is now online at https://bimaadzwin.ca/growth-and-prosperity-spring-summer-2019/. Feature stories include the fact that…

Atâmipêk Land Corp. announces new storage facility for waste water – CTV News

May 14, 2019 11 A new partnership between Ochapowace First Nation, Muskowekwan First Nation and Tell Properties Ltd. will create a long-term solution for the storage of treated waste water.…

With Bill C-69, a weak environmental assessment system is about to get worse – rabble.ca

May 16, 2019 The Trudeau government has released its discussion paper on the much-anticipated “project list” regulations for Bill C-69, the controversial Impact Assessment Act, which will replace the current…

Getting to yes with First Nations – Prince George Citizen

May 15, 2019 There’s a prevailing perception among business leaders and investors and even within some First Nations communities that you can’t get a resource development project built in B.C.…

Federal oil tanker ban bill defeated in Senate, but legislation not dead – CTV News

May 16, 2019 OTTAWA — A federal ban on tanker traffic off British Columbia’s north coast has been defeated in a Senate committee. On a 6-6 vote, the Senate’s transportation…

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