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Imposed sterilizations: a painful part of the history of First Nations and Inuit women

Wendake, September 23, 2021 – Revolting, inconceivable, unacceptable and deeply unfair … Words fail to describe the disrespectful practice suffered by too many First Nations and Inuit women in Quebec, without their consent, a reality revealed in broad daylight during a report broadcast on the Enquête ce soir television program. While the stories of our […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202114 Views

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Electric Royalties Provides Update on 8 Assets Within Royalty Portfolio

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – September 23, 2021 – Electric Royalties Ltd. (TSXV: ELEC) (OTCQB: ELECF) (“Electric Royalties” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce an asset update on its current royalty portfolio. Brendan Yurik, CEO of Electric Royalties, highlights, “It’s been an incredible period of growth since our last asset update in July and we’ve […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202110 Views

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Relations with the Indigenous communities – The Québec government has appointed a new negotiator in its dealings with the Mi’kmaq Nation

QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 24, 2021 – Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs Ian Lafrenière today announced that the Québec government has appointed a new negotiator to represent it on the Québec-Mi’kmaq Nation discussion panel. Gilles Rouleau has been selected to fill this important position and will take up his duties on September 30, 2021. The Québec […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202118 Views

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Quebec Indigenous groups collecting stories of forced sterilization – CBC

Sep 24, 2021 Researchers hope ‘wall of silence’ will be broken, lack of data in province addressed Tired of waiting for Quebec to acknowledge reports of forced sterilization, a group of Indigenous researchers, women’s groups, health-care providers and others are collecting testimonies from First Nations and Inuit women to document the practice in the province. And […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202111 Views

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Media Advisory: Assessment and State of the Situation one Year After the Unveiling of the AFNQL Action Plan on Racism and Discrimination

WENDAKE, September 23, 2021 – One year has passed since the AFNQL Action Plan on Racism and Discrimination unveiling. The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, invites media representatives to a press conference to take stock of the situation. For the occasion, leaders of the Atikamekw Nation will join Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202119 Views

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Makivik Corp.: Re-election of Minority Liberal Government ensures past progress is not lost

September 23, 2021 – Kuujjuaq, Nunavik – Makivik Corporation congratulates Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party on their win in the 2021 Federal Election. We hope that the outcome of this year’s election brings continued support for, and meaningful dialogue with Indigenous communities across Canada.  Most importantly, we hope to see the government address the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202111 Views

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MCK: Medical Masks Required on all School Buses

(Kahnawake – 23, Seskehkó:wa/September 2021) Due to the ongoing fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre Kahnawà:ke Public Health Team and the Public Safety Commission wish to advise the community that, effective immediately, medical masks* must be worn on Kahnawà:ke school buses at all times. In accordance with Public Health guidelines, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 20219 Views

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Indigenous women being left behind by provincial government: QNW – The Star

Sept. 22, 2021 A lobby group dedicated to improving the lives of Indigenous women in Quebec said any new legislation, funding or projects dedicated to Indigenous life in the province should come with consideration of the special challenges faced by Indigenous women in the province – and come with the acceptance of the idea that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202110 Views

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Research on major societal issues: Indigenous education and health | NRS and UQAT announce the arrival of two new professors at their UMR in Indigenous Studies.

Montreal and Val-d’Or, September 23rd, 2021 – The Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and l’Université du Québec en Abitiibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) welcome two new professors to its INRS-UQAT Joint Research Unit in Indigenous Studies (UMR). They will be based at the First Peoples Pavilion of the UQAT campus in Val-d’Or. The professors, Nancy Wiscutie-Crépeau […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202112 Views

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UQAT: COVID-19 | A lump sum payment of $100 per term for students: Back to school

When the Québec budget was tabled on March 25, 2021, a lump sum of $100 per term was announced for full-time college and university students. The measure was aimed at acknowledging the difficulties experienced by the students during the COVID-19 health crisis during the fall 2020 term and the winter 2021 term. Eligible students are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202112 Views

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