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‘It’s time to act’: Report into youth protection system says Quebec government knows the solution to problems – APTN News

First Nations and Inuit in Quebec waited two years for the Laurent Commission’s final report to drop – and when it did, a scant two pages were dedicated to addressing their specific issues. “Several commissions have already addressed the stakes. The solutions are known. It’s time to act,” reads a passage in the commission’s summary […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 20217 Views

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Nunavik landslide 2nd largest recorded in Quebec history – Nunatsiaq News

May 3, 2021 45 million cubic metres of debris dumped into the Great Whale River Last week’s major landslide in Nunavik has been confirmed as the second largest ever seen in Quebec, according to the Kativik Regional Government. The landslide happened on April 22 along the shores of the Great Whale River, roughly eight kilometres […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202110 Views

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Announcing The Honourable Murray Sinclair as Queen’s 15th Chancellor – Queen’s Gazette

An experienced national leader, Chancellor-Designate Sinclair is well-positioned to advise Queen’s as it pursues a vision of social impact. Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane is pleased to announce the selection of The Honourable Murray Sinclair as the 15th Chancellor of Queen’s University. Queen’s University Council finalized the selection of His Honour this afternoon, completing a search […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202112 Views

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Cree $4.7 billion Grande Alliance infrastructure agreement moves to 1st phase of feasibility study – CBC

Apr 29, 2021 Marks the start of a 12-month process looking to hear from Cree citizens, groups A feasibility study — into the first phase of a multi-billion dollar development plan known as La Grande Alliance — is being called unique by Cree leaders in northern Quebec. “It’s not a conventional feasibility study where you just do numbers and see […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202111 Views

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iPolitics AM: House set for after hours session to fast track bill to order striking Montreal dockworkers back to work – iPolitics

Apr 28, 2021 With the procedural paperwork now in place for the government to force an end to the three-day old strike at the Port of Montreal, the stage is set for a lightning-round afterhours review of a bill that would order hundreds of dockworkers back on the job pending binding arbitration to resolve the long-running contract dispute. Before that can get underway, however, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202165 Views

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Nunavik counts one new case of COVID-19 in Kuujjuaq – Nunatsiaq News

No increased risk in the community, says regional health board One person in Kuujjuaq has tested positive for COVID-19, Nunavik’s regional health board announced on Wednesday. It is the only active case in Nunavik. Having recently travelled from the south, the case was detected through testing done a week after the individual arrived in the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202116 Views

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Vaccination sites with community support open for Indigenous people in Montreal – Montreal Gazette

Apr 21, 2021 “There’s a need for culturally safe vaccination clinics, especially here in this province where we’ve seen that Indigenous people have been, time and time again, faced with systemic racism, direct racism, in different health-care situations,” said Philippe Tsaronséré Meilleur, the general director of Native Montreal, one of the groups involved in the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202117 Views

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Starting point:’ Quebec First Nation signs five-year fisheries agreement with Ottawa – CTV News

April 19, 2021 POINTE-A-LA-CROIX, QUE. — An Indigenous community in eastern Quebec has signed a five-year agreement with Ottawa to develop a collaborative approach to governing the band’s fisheries. The federal Fisheries Department issued a statement Sunday saying the Rights Reconciliation Agreement on Fisheries represents a “starting point for discussions” with the Listuguj First Nation. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202114 Views

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Makivik to renew self-determination talks with Ottawa, Quebec – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 16, 2021 Mary Simon to return as senior negotiator for Nunavik Makivik Corp. says its leadership will resume negotiations over a self-determination agreement for Nunavik. Newly elected president Pita Aatami is picking up a project first launched by his predecessor Charlie Watt in 2018 to establish a form of Indigenous government in the region […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202118 Views

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Kanesatake to help vaccinate urban Innu living in Montreal – CBC

Apr 15, 2021 Quebec has not prioritized urban Indigenous populations in vaccine plan Access to the COVID-19 vaccine has been a challenge for urban Indigenous populations in Quebec, which is why some First Nations in the province are coming together to vaccinate members living off-reserve. This weekend, around 150 Innu living in the greater Montreal […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202117 Views

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