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JWN’s top 10 oil and gas news stories of 2018 – JWN

Dec. 19, 2018 We’ve reached the last week in 2018 of daily oil and gas news publishing on jwnenergy.com. To say it has been a challenging year would be a gross understatement. It’s broadly recognized at this point that Canadian oil and gas is in nothing short of crisis. The lack of sufficient market access […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201824 Views

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Cree Nation calls for Paix des Braves-like body to oversee implementation of inquiry recommendations – CBC

Commission investigated the way Indigenous people in Quebec are treated by 6 public services The Cree Nation says recommendations from the Viens Commission will gather “dust on a shelf” if the province of Quebec doesn’t mandate a committee with teeth to oversee it. The Viens Commission was set up in December 2016 to look into […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201825 Views

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Nunavik’s KRG, employees’ union reach agreement – Nunatsiaq News

18 December, 2018 “We finally saw eye to eye on some of our disputed articles” After three years of negotiations and threats of a strike, the Kativik Regional Government and its employees’ union have reached an agreement that should lead to a new contract for KRG’s general staff and transport workers. The agreement includes a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201820 Views

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As Quebec’s inquiry into Indigenous relations enters final phase, many question SQ’s desire for reconciliation – CBC

Last witnesses demand formal apology and change of culture within provincial police Dec 17, 2018 Quebec’s inquiry into Indigenous relations was launched after several women went public in 2015 with allegations that provincial police in Val-d’Or, Que., sexually assaulted them and regularly took them on so-called “starlight tours.” Though these women did not testify before […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201823 Views

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Concordia professor receives $1.1M for collaborative research with Indigenous-led youth programs – Concordia U

Natasha Blanchet-Cohen is among 4 research co-chairs who will help carry out the 2030 Quebec Youth Policy December 14, 2018 Natasha Blanchet-Cohen, associate professor in Concordia’s Department of Applied Human Sciences, has been awarded $1,115,440 to be part of a research chair network created by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et Culture […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 201821 Views

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Jessica Barudin selected as a Rising Star by Health Promotion Canada – McGill Reporter

Jessica Barudin, Program Manager for the Indigenous Health Professions Program (IHPP) at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, was recently honoured as one of Health Promotion Canada’s 2018 Rising Star Award recipients. The recipients were celebrated during the organization’s annual general meeting on December 13, 2018. Health Promotions Canada’s Rising Star Award is given to recognize […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 201823 Views

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Viens Commission comes full circle, as first witness returns for finale – CBC

Viviane Michel opened the proceedings of Quebec inquiry, and is back for the last day in Val-d’Or Dec 14, 2018 Nearly two years after she first pleaded for Quebec to take action to protect Indigenous women, Viviane Michel will be the last person to testify before the public inquiry into the treatment of First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 201823 Views

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Just Like Home: Kahnawake traditions run deep in a changing world – Globalnews.ca

Brittany LeBorgne may best be known for her role on the TV show Mohawk Girls, but on this day, in her hometown of Kahnawake, a reserve on Montreal’s south shore, she’s just a woman learning how to make cornbread “dance.” “Especially the cornbread and steak, it reminds me of being a kid and it was […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201823 Views

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Cree Nation identifies 30 per cent of its territory in conservation wish list – CBC

Proposed areas represent a territory roughly the size of Ireland, about 80,000 square kilometres Dec 12, 2018 After several years of work and consultation, the Cree Nation Government has identified 30 per cent of its territory it wants to see protected from development, at least in part. When brought together, the proposed areas represent a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201821 Views

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Indigenous youth in Quebec child protection told not to speak their own languages, sources say – CBC

‘How can we still be doing this?’ asks Nakuset, executive director of the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal Dec 12, 2018 At least three Quebec group homes or rehabilitation centres for youth stand accused of discouraging Indigenous children from speaking their languages and, in some cases, punishing them for doing it, according to sources and public testimony […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201821 Views

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