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LABRC: Questions about Surveys on First Nations Lands? Download some answers now!

Is there any continuing federal responsibility for First Nations lands? Canada will continue to hold title to First Nation land, although Canada will have no management authority over the land. The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development will no longer be involved in the management of the First Nation’s reserve lands. Who is liable […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201724 Views

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A first for Quebec! Abénakis de Wôlinak VOTE yes!

In an historic vote, the Abénakis de Wôlinak became the first Framework Agreement signatory community in Quebec to ratify their community Land Code, and regain authority over their reserve lands and resources.  On March 2nd, 2017 Wôlinak voting members chose to opt out of 34 restricting lands sections of the Indian Act, in favour of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 201723 Views

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What Additions to Reserve mean for First Nations and for Canada

New report identifies best practices in the Additions to Reserve process The National Aboriginal Economic Development Board (NAEDB) is proud to release our latest publication, Additions to Reserve: Lessons Learned from First Nations. The report profiles the experiences of nine First Nation communities across Canada with the Additions to Reserve Process. Background Additions to Reserve […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 201742 Views

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The AFNQL Denounces Bill 102, Another Display of Contempt on the Part of the Couillard Government for First Nations’ Land Rights

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 18, 2017 – According to the Couillard government, its Bill 102 is furthering the updating of the Provincial Environment Quality Act; according to the AFNQL, with respect to the essential consideration of all First Nations’ land rights, Bill 102 is only a step backwards. “I would like first to remind you about […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 201730 Views

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Supreme Court set to rule in two potentially landmark cases over duty to consult indigenous communities – Montreal Gazette

OTTAWA — Experts say two cases coming before the Supreme Court this week could become landmarks in defining how Canada regulates industrial activity on indigenous lands. But for Jerry Natanine of Clyde River, Nunavut — one of two aboriginal communities that will ask the top court to overturn National Energy Board permits — the issue […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201641 Views

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Government of Canada Invests in a Drinking Water Project at Kitigan Zibi and Works with the Community to Expand the Reserve

September 23, 2016 – Kitigan Zibi, QC – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada All Canadians – including First Nations – should have access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water and addressing water and wastewater infrastructure is a key priority of the Government of Canada. The Government is also committed to advancing reconciliation and improving […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201692 Views

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The Government of Canada and the Huron-Wendat Nation Council announce a major expansion of Wendake

The Deslauriers-Plante parcels become reserve land in Wendake following a federal decree adopted on January 29, 2016 WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 19, 2016 – The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, along with the Grand Chief of Wendake, Konrad Sioui, are proud to announce the addition of the Deslauriers-Plante parcels to the Wendake […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201689 Views

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Media advisory – Protecting Broadback river valley forest: Major statement by Waswanipi Chief at COMEX public hearings on proposed construction of logging access roads

WASWANIPI, QC, Jan. 18, 2016 – Marcel Happyjack, chief of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi, invites journalists to attend the public hearings of the Comité d’examen des répercussions sur l’environnement et le milieu social (COMEX), where he will make a statement on the construction of two logging access roads on the territory of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2016113 Views

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Kahnawake takes action on Highway 30 Lands

KAHNAWAKE, QC, Aug. 13, 2015 – The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) announced today that it has begun implementing plans to use lands on the Kahnawà:ke side of Highway 30 for communal benefit. These lands belong to Kahnawà:ke, but technically remain in the hands of Quebec’s Ministry of Transport due to a lawsuit initiated by […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 2015272 Views

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