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Looking North: Pension funds are key to developing Canada’s critical minerals – Policy Options

July 16, 2024 We need to focus on why, to what end and how our North is both Canada’s greatest investment opportunity and our greatest geopolitical insecurity. Canada needs long-term and venture capital to build infrastructure, innovate and develop its critical minerals to meet the global net-zero energy transition. Pension funds are key to that […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 20247 Views

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Hundreds of junior rangers gather for summer camp – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 15, 2024 Week is activity-packed experience for 98 Nunavimmiut Junior Rangers who attended Around 200 junior rangers took part in an action-packed eight-day summer camp hosted by the Canadian military late last month. Okpiapik Camp is located at the Valcartier Cadet Training Centre in Quebec. The week ended with an awards ceremony, where standout […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 202415 Views

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AFN Demand Independent Inquiry into the Deaths of Four Indigenous Women – NetNewsLedger

July 12, 2024 Kanien’kehá Nation, Montréal, Québec –The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak has called for an independent commission of inquiry into the deaths of Rebecca Contois, Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, and Mashkode Bizhiki’ikwe. This follows the conviction of Jeremy Skibicki for first-degree murder in their deaths. During a press […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202414 Views

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Poilievre promises chiefs more economic control in speech to Assembly of First Nations – CBC

Jul 11, 2024 Conservative leader made remarks during first in-person speech to AFN since becoming leader In his first in-person speech to the Assembly of First Nations on Thursday, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre promised chiefs a government led by him would reduce the federal government’s role their lives and give them more say over their economic futures. “I’m not […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 202414 Views

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AFN, Ottawa finalize $47.8B deal on child-welfare reform – Global News

July 11, 2024 The AFN’s national chief confirmed today that the organization finalized a deal with Ottawa late Wednesday night to put $47.8 billion towards child-welfare reform. Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak got cheers as she made the announcement on the floor of the annual general assembly in Montreal on Thursday. At a later press conference, she […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202418 Views

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Raglan Run collects $20,000 for Nunavik community houses – Nunatsiaq News

Jul 11, 2024 Company sets record for participants and donations this year Raglan Mine collected $20,000 in its eighth year of the Raglan Run held July 5, the most money raised since the event’s creation. The company pledged $100 per runner and a record 181 runners took part. Raglan added $1,900 to round-up the total […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202414 Views

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More talks needed on McGill tuition exemptions for Indigenous students, KI says – The Hamilton Spectator

July 11, 2024 Last month, McGill University announced its new initiative of covering tuition costs and mandatory fees for Indigenous students would begin with the upcoming fall semester. However, this program has a few addendums when it comes to Nunavik students, as Kativik Ilisarniliriniq says more discussions are needed to iron out the details. Read […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202416 Views

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‘Get off your phone and listen’: chiefs call out minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations – APTN

Jul 10, 2024 The minister of Crown Indigenous Relations got an earful from First Nations leaders Wednesday. With so many pressing issues facing their more than 630 communities, several chiefs lined up at the microphone to address Gary Anandasangaree following his keynote address Wednesday at the Assembly of First Nations general assembly in Montreal. The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 202415 Views

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Assembly blankets First Nation Lieutenant-General – Windspeaker.com

July 10, 2024 The Assembly of First Nation paid tribute to the achievements of Lieutenant-General Jocelyn (Joe) Paul, a member of the Huron-Wendat First Nation, born and raised in Wendake, Que. Paul was blanketed before assembly delegates July 9. Paul joined the military in 1991 and has risen through the ranks to become a three-star […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202415 Views

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Kahnawà:ke students share stories from their community – CBC

Jul 09, 2024 Students from Kahnawake Survival School, Concordia journalism program team up These stories are a collaboration between Concordia University’s journalism department, Kahnawake Survival School and CBC Montreal. CBC Montreal is proud to support a partnership between Concordia University’s journalism department and Kahnawake  Survival School (KSS). The initiative aims to inspire Indigenous students to consider a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 202416 Views

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