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Nunavik youth association welcomes new faces to the table – Nunatsiaq News

Nunavik Youth Forum now has a president: Alicia Aragutak of Umiujaq September 04, 2015 The newly-formed Nunavik Youth Forum has a new set of leaders at the helm following a nomination process this past August. The organization’s new board of directors has been filled by acclamation, including the acclamation of its new president, Alicia Aragutak, […]

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Homeless Inuit abused by Montreal police, photographer alleges – CBC

Sep 04, 2015 Police appoint aboriginal liaison officer to improve relationship When Michael Morris was visiting Montreal this summer to photograph a graffiti festival, his focus turned to the city’s homeless population. In particular, the city’s homeless Inuit population. Morris honed in on an area around the Cinema du Parc complex. “I would see them […]

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 4, 2015 (Alta Byelxn) Wildrose candidate Prasad Panda won yesterday’s Alberta provincial byelection in Calgary Foothills. The N-D-P’s Bob Hawkesworth finished second while Conservative Blair Houston came in third. The riding had been held by the Progressive Conservatives since 1971. Former premier Jim Prentice resigned the seat in May […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2015261 Views

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Business News as of 9 a.m. ET – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 4, 2015 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 9 a.m. ET. BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORY Here are the CP Business Department’s plans for today as of 9 a.m. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email Business Editor Lee-Anne Goodman […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2015507 Views

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Almost 200 First Nations to lose millions worth of funding for failing to post financial information online – National Post

September 3, 2015 The Conservative government will start withholding millions of dollars in salaries and other funding from nearly 200 First Nations after they failed to publish detailed financial information online, as is required by a controversial federal law. Under the First Nations Financial Transparency Act, 581 First Nations from across the country were required […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2015411 Views

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First Nations relationship with Conservative government ‘needs work,’ says AFN’s Bellegarde – Hill Times

Sept. 3, 2015 The Assembly of First Nations unveiled a sweeping list of economic and social development priorities on Wednesday called Closing the Gap. It calls on the next federal government to engage with First Nations communities in order to close the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians. PARLIAMENT HILL—The Assembly of First Nations unveiled […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2015386 Views

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About 36% Of First Nations To Lose Funding For Failing To Report Finances – Huffington Post Canada

September 1, 2015 More than a third of First Nation communities across the country will have some of their federal funding withheld, starting today, because they haven’t publicly posted their financial information online. Under the First Nations Financial Transparency Act, which came into effect last year, First Nations have to submit their audited financial statements […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2015604 Views

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National Post View: Respect aboriginal rights — keep the First Nations fiscal transparency act – National Post

September 2, 2015 About a third of Canada’s aboriginal communities, it was revealed this week, are due to have funding for non-essential services suspended for failing to report their financial books on the federal government’s website. This is a requirement of the First Nations Financial Transparency Act, passed in 2013, which requires aboriginal bands to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2015293 Views

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The Canadian Press News Agenda for Friday, Sept. 4 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 3, 2015 EDITORS: Following is a list of news events for Friday, Sept. 4 as of 3 p.m: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local unless otherwise noted. Queries about these events and stories in The Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2015386 Views

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 3, 2015 (Mba-Selby-NDP) A former Manitoba cabinet minister who questioned Premier Greg Selinger’s leadership wants to run for the federal New Democrats. An N-D-P source tells The Canadian Press that Erin Selby will announce tommorrow that she is seeking the party nomination in the riding of St. Boniface-St. Vital. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2015301 Views

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