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Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay

Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON, Sept. 25, 2017   – Today in Thunder Bay the lawsuit filed by the Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations against Canada and Ontario will commence at the Thunder Bay Court House. In September 2014 the Robinson-Huron Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201718 Views

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Retired Mohawk wrestler Billy Two Rivers to settle lawsuit against Van Morrison – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 4, 2017 By Morgan Lowrie   THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ A retired Mohawk professional wrestler has reached an agreement in principle to settle a lawsuit with singer Van Morrison over the use of his image on the cover of an upcoming album, his lawyer said Friday. Billy Two Rivers’ New York-based […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 201761 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision – Time to Implement UN Declaration

July 26, 2017 (Regina SK,) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded today to the Supreme Court of Canada decisions today in the Chippewas of the Thames and Clyde River cases dealing with Indigenous peoples right to consultation and accommodation. “It’s clear today that our right to consultation and accommodation must […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201789 Views

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Superior Court Turns Down Request for Extension from Federal Government to Fix Discriminatory Language in Indian Act – Globe and Mail

Jun. 29, 2017 The Quebec Superior Court has turned down Ottawa’s request to extend a July 3 deadline to fix specific sections of the Indian Act that discriminate against women, meaning people who have applied for Indian status – and the benefits that go with it – will not be able to receive it next […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201742 Views

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Quebec judge gives Ottawa more time to fix part of Indian Act declared discriminatory – The Globe and Mail

Jan. 24, 2017 A Quebec judge has reluctantly granted the federal government additional months to change sections of the Indian Act that she declared to be discriminatory saying more time had already been allowed than is usual under similar circumstances. The decision of Quebec Superior Court Justice Chantal Masse came after members of the Senate […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 201777 Views

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The Coroners report recognizes the apartheid system of the Indian Act

Kahnawake, January 17, 2017 – On January 14, Bernard Lefrançois tabled his coroners report following the public inquiry into the five suicides that occurred in the Innu community of Uashat mak Mani-utenam in 2015. Quebec Native Women is largely satisfied with the report that recognizes the apartheid system of the Indian Act as well as […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 201790 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates encourages all Canadians to recognize children’s rights on National Child Day

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2016  – As Canada marks the 25th anniversary of Canada’s ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) today on National Child Day, the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates encourages all Canadians to reflect on its commitment to all young people whose rights are enshrined […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 201661 Views

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Another victory in the Innu’s $900 million lawsuit against Rio Tinto (IOC)

UASHAT MAK MANI-UTENAM, QC, Oct. 20, 2016 – The Innu First Nations of Uashat mak Mani-utenam and Matimekush-Lac John welcome yesterday’s decision by the Quebec Superior Court, which dismissed motions by Rio Tinto (IOC) and the government of Newfoundland and Labrador that sought to remove the portion of IOC’s operations in Labrador from the Innu’s […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 2016155 Views

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Quebec Innu win latest court battle against Iron Ore and Newfoundland and Labrador – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2016 MONTREAL _ Innu groups have won the latest court battle in their land-claims fight against Iron Ore Co. of Canada, a railway company and the government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Innu are seeking $900 million in all against Iron Ore, the Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway Co. Inc., […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 201687 Views

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The Government takes action to improve detention and social reintegration conditions in Nunavik

PUVIRNITUQ, QC, Sept. 2, 2016 – While visiting the Nord-du-Québec region, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, Minister of Public Security and Minister responsible for the Montréal region, Martin Coiteux, the Minister responsible for Native Affairs, Geoffrey Kelley, and the Member of the National Assembly for Ungava, Jean Boucher, met with different partners and emphasized several […]

by aanationtalk on September 5, 2016162 Views

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