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Quebec Cree say top court’s decision a victory for Indigenous communities – CBC

Supreme Court of Canada decides not to hear appeal of decision to halt development of uranium mine Oct 29, 2020 The Quebec Cree Nation government says the Supreme Court of Canada’s refusal to consider an appeal in connection with a $200 million lawsuit against the government of Quebec gives more power to Indigenous communities across Canada to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 20208 Views

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The Cree Nation applauds the Supreme Court of Canada’s refusal to consider Strateco’s appeal

Nemaska, Eeyou Istchee (October 22, 2020) – The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to consider Strateco Resources’ request to appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal’s dismissal of the company’s claim against Quebec. Strateco claimed $200M in damages for Quebec’s refusal to authorize its Matoush Project, an advanced uranium exploration project on Cree territory. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202052 Views

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First Nations protestors continue blockades despite injunction – The Post Millennial

Despite injunctions demanding their removal, protesters from several First Nations have continued to maintain a blockade of La Vérendrye Wildlife Reserve. The injunction was requested by ZEC Petawaga, the Hunting and Fishing Association of the region. The injunction, granted by the Quebec Superior Court, was issued as protesters set up increasing numbers of blockades and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202031 Views

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Annual General Assembly of the FNQLHSSC: “Remotely together”

Wendake, September 17, 2020 – Due to the pandemic, the members of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) got together remotely for their first virtual Annual General Assembly. Following the elections, which took place on Wednesday morning, the composition of the Board of Directors remains unchanged: President:                                                     Derek […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202047 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation September 3, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) welcomes Canada’s agreement to the certification of a national class action involving […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202099 Views

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Supreme Court of Canada: Answers to your questions in regards to the ending of the suspension period caused by COVID-19

Effective September 14, 2020, deadlines that are imposed by the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada and the Supreme Court Act which had been suspended due to COVID-19 will NO LONGER be suspended. Effective September 14, 2020, deadlines that are imposed by an order of the Court, a judge or the Registrar which had […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202075 Views

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Ojibwe ‘patient zero’ in Quebec prison files class action against Canada – APTN News

April 23, 2020 An Indigenous woman incarcerated in Quebec took up the torch for the federal prison population by filing a class-action lawsuit against Correctional Services Canada (CSC) saying it “failed in their duty” to protect vulnerable inmates from the spread of COVID-19. In documents filed at the Montreal Courthouse this week, Joelle Beaulieu, a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 202086 Views

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Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project February 4, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision today on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government must ensure that First Nations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2020129 Views

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Reference to the Court of Appeal of Quebec in Relation with The Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Children, Youth and Families

MONTREAL, Jan. 16, 2020 – By Order in Council of the Government of Quebec bearing number 1288-2019, the following constitutional question is submitted to the Court of Appeal for hearing and consideration: 1. Is the Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families ultra vires of the jurisdiction of the Parliament of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2020138 Views

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Cree Nation Welcomes Court of Appeal’s Dismissal of Strateco’s Claim

The Court of Appeal held that in deciding whether or not to authorize the project, the Minister was not only permitted but required to consider the Cree Nation’s position on the Matoush Project, which was located on the traditional family hunting grounds of the Cree Nation of Mistissini. “For the Cree Nation, this decision is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2020133 Views

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