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NTI president, Nunavik teacher named to Indigenous educators’ committee – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 31, 2023 National Advisory Committee on Indigenous Teacher Education aims to increase the number of Indigenous teachers in Canada Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. president Aluki Kotierk and Nunavik teacher Andrea Brazeau have been named to a national committee that has a goal to increase the number of Indigenous teachers in Canada. The Rideau Hall Foundation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20234 Views

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‘He was a protector’: Kitigan Zibi remembers Gino Odjick – APTN News

Jan 30, 2023 Gino Odjick, also known in professional hockey circles as the “Algonquin Assassin” was laid to rest at a private service in his community of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg on Saturday. Odjick passed away on Jan. 15 due to complications from Amyloidosis, a rare and fatal disease that affected his heart. He was diagnosed […]

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Quebec holds consultations on James Bay lithium mine with Cree of Eeyou Istchee – APTN News

Jan 30, 2023 Feds give greenlight to mine but Cree trappers still have concerns. The province of Quebec is holding a series of consultations with the Cree of Eeyou Istchee as it prepares a report on whether to approve the James Bay lithium mine. The federal government, which approved the mine on Jan. 16, says […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20234 Views

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Indigenous women celebrated at Sundance Film Festival – CBC

Jan 27, 2023 Sundance Film Festival is held from Jan. 20-29 Two Indigenous women are being featured and recognized at the Sundance Film Festival this week in Utah. Caroline Monnet, a filmmaker from Montreal of Anishinabe and French descent, received the Merata Mita fellowship from the Sundance Institute Indigenous program which will see her get […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202327 Views

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Miscellaneous News – First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission

National Aboriginal Hockey Championships 2024 – Registration The bid process is now open for the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships 2024! RBC Training Ground – Program RBC Training Ground is a program that aims to identify athletes with Olympic potential and provide them with the elite sport resources they need to achieve their Olympic dream. To […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202312 Views

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Indigenous group sues Canada utility for $1.6 billion over dam – The Business Standard

25 January, 2023 Canada’s Innu community announced Tuesday it had filed suit against Quebec province’s state-owned power company, alleging it wrongfully destroyed the Indigenous group’s land during the construction of a massive dam. For the “devastating impacts” and “irreparable harm” caused by Hydro-Quebec’s construction of the Churchill Falls mega-dam in the 1960s, the Innu people […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202312 Views

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Billing database compromised in QEC cyberattack, says VP – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 24, 2023 Corporation continues to urge customers to monitor financial accounts out of ‘abundance of caution,’ says VP of operations The cyberattack against Qulliq Energy Corporation last week targeted a number of the corporation’s databases, including payment processing. Bill Nippard, QEC vice-president of operations and engineering, provided some new information about the attack and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202310 Views

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Nunavik police cleared in 2021 incident in which teen died – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 23, 2023 Girl, 14, died in ATV collision in Aupaluk after officers responded to noise complaint Nunavik Police Service will not face charges after prosecutors cleared it of criminal wrongdoing in a 2021 incident in Aupaluk during which a teenage girl died. Quebec’s director of criminal prosecutions announced Wednesday that no charges would be […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202311 Views

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Inuk man who died in Montreal jail left on floor for more than 11 hours: coroner – APTN News

Jan 19, 2023 Bobby Kenuajuak died at Bordeaux jail, which will be subject to a public inquiry following the death of another detainee. The 2020 death of a 44-year-old Inuk man at Montreal’s Bordeaux jail might have been prevented had the proper procedures been followed according to a coroner’s report obtained by APTN News. “It […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202311 Views

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Court-ordered community hours go towards healing in Indigenous-led justice efforts in Montreal – CBC

Jan 19, 2023 Mohawk-Cree teepee space helping give Indigenous ex-detainees culture and healing Indigenous people involved with the justice system in the Montreal area — whether they spend time in jail or not — may increasingly be able to carry out court-ordered community service hours doing cultural and healing activities instead of labour. Last fall, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202318 Views

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