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Specific claims agreements with the Innu of Pessamit result in the largest compensation awarded in Quebec

May 11, 2018   Pessamit, Quebec                    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous Peoples, based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation, and partnership. With the signature of two specific claims agreements with the Innu of Pessamit, we have taken one more step toward reaching this […]

by pmnationtalk on May 14, 20188 Views

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Government of Canada makes a significant Coastal Restoration Fund investment in coastal habitat restoration in the Gaspé through the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada News release New Richmond, Quebec The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority of the Government of Canada, which is providing resources through the Oceans Protection Plan for environmental protection and restoration. Canadians and future generations will benefit from healthier ecosystems that support marine wildlife, as a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201812 Views

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Bill 99: First Nations Are Sovereign and Will Protect the Integrity of Their Unceded Territories

WENDAKE, QC, April 20, 2018  – In response to the decision of the Quebec Superior Court to uphold the Act respecting the exercise of the fundamental rights and prerogatives of the Québec people and the Québec State (Bill 99), the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) totally rejects the very foundations of the Quebec provincial government’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201815 Views

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The Atikamekw of Obedjiwan receive significant support in fight to protect ancestral lands

OBEDJIWAN, QC, March 1, 2018  – As part of its ongoing efforts to provide greater protection for their ancestral lands, the Atikamekw community of Obedjiwan recently welcomed representatives from the U.S.-based Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC) to visit their territory. The visit, which took place February 20 through the 23, had as an objective to facilitate a dialogue between both parties […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201836 Views

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Protection of ancestral lands – Atikamekw Council of Opitciwan welcomes the Williams Lake Aboriginal Community’s Supreme Court victory

OPITCIWAN, QC, Feb. 7, 2018 – The Atikamekw Council of Opitciwan is pleased with the British Columbian Williams Lake First Nation’s February 2 victory in Canada’s highest court regarding a judgment on a dispute with the federal government over ancestral land claims. The Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling allows the Williams Lake First Nation to pursue its claim to obtain financial compensation from […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 201828 Views

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Nord-du-Québec – Implementation of an official land rights infrastructure in Nunavik

NUNAVIK, QC, Dec. 8, 2017  – The Government of Québec has completed steps to provide Nunavik with an official land rights infrastructure by making Québec’s cadastre and land register accessible to Inuit landholding corporations, northern municipalities and their citizens, and investors. Implementation of the infrastructure will involve the creation of some 4,000 lots in the Québec cadastre […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 201741 Views

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QIA and QC sign lease for first privately led land development in Iqaluit: Future home of the Nunavut Heritage Centre

Iqaluit, Nunavut – November 27, 2017 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and the Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC) signed a lease earlier this month to develop a parcel of Inuit Owned Land (IOL) in Iqaluit. This development will represent the first privately led land development in the City of Iqaluit. The Inuit Owned Land located along Federal […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 201741 Views

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Chiefs to travel to Quebec City to oppose Bill 85 and take position on A30 Lands

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to inform the Community that Chief & Council will be traveling to Quebec City on Tuesday, August 15th to hold a press conference concerning the proposed Bill 85 and related Autoroute 30 (A30) lands issues. The visit to Quebec will be to present Kahnawà:ke’s position on the matter of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 201756 Views

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Opinion: The Oka Crisis was supposed to be a wake-up call. Little has changed in 27 years – CBC

The land in dispute? It’s still in the hands of Oka. Mohawk land — illegally taken Jul 11, 2017 “Just go in there and exterminate them like the rats they are.” “What are we waiting for? Let’s get rid of them.” “Put them all in the Big O and blow it up.” I heard these […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201758 Views

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Video: Why have a survey done on First Nations land?

Have a look!  Here is a great video on the many reasons for surveys on First Nations land, by Canada Land Surveyors. Please take a moment to watch this informative video by clicking here! NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 201759 Views

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