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Quebec First Nations leaders vote for new regional chief – CBC

Jan 25, 2022 Longtime incumbent Ghislain Picard is facing new contender Serge Simon First Nations in Quebec and Labrador could soon have a new regional representative. The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is holding elections for regional chief on Tuesday. Two candidates are in the running. Serge Simon, the former grand chief of the Mohawk council of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20225 Views

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AFNQL Chiefs Denounce the CAQ Government’s Lack of Sensitivity Towards their Territories

Wendake, January 18, 2022 – On January 13th, 2022, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) learned, through the media, that a Quebec Summit on Land Use Planning would be held virtually on January 27th. Not only does the program that has been unveiled completely ignore the concerns, rights, and claims of First Nations, but […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202290 Views

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Government of Canada launches call for concepts to help break down barriers to employment in federally regulated workplaces

From: Employment and Social Development Canada January 18, 2022 Diversity is Canada’s strength. The Government of Canada celebrates all cultures and all people, and by removing barriers to employment, helps create work environments where every Canadian has a fair and equal chance to reach their full potential. Today, Minister of Labour, Seamus O’Regan Jr., announced […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202275 Views

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Quebec’s proposed tax for unvaccinated not the right approach for Nunavik, McGill professor says – Nunatsiaq News

Jan 17, 2022 Richard Budgell says ‘highly inequitable’ financial toll is not an incentive to get people vaccinated Quebec’s proposed tax for unvaccinated adults is not the right approach to get more Nunavimmiut vaccinated, says one McGill University professor. Richard Budgell is a Labrador Inuk who teaches Inuit and northern health for McGill’s Department of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202224 Views

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The Committee on Institutions undertakes a new mandate: Special consultations and public hearings on Bill 16, an Act to amend various legislative provisions to implement Complementary Agreements No. 22 and No. 27 to the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement

Committee on Institutions Special consultations and public hearings on Bill 16, an Act to amend various legislative provisions to implement Complementary Agreements No. 22 and No. 27 to the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement Date of meetings Detailed hearing schedule Tuesday, February 1, 2022 9:45 a.m. to 11:40 a.m., Salle Pauline-Marois NT5

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202273 Views

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Notice to all Makivik Beneficiaries – 2022 Universal Election Candidates

The Call for Nominations was closed as of 5:00 P.M. on January 7, 2022 for the positions of Secretary and Vice President, Economic Development. The candidates for the 2022 Makivik Universal Elections are as follows: Secretary Alicia Aragutak James Greig Rita Novalinga Jeannie May Jennifer Munick Vice President Economic Development: Maggie Emudluk Andy Moorhouse The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202228 Views

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Race for regional chief begins – Yahoo News

January 14, 2022 The word is out and hats have officially been tossed into the ring. Less than two weeks ahead of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) election, Serge Otsi Simon announced he was joining the race against current regional chief Ghislain Picard. “Running for this position was not an easy decision, it’s […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202229 Views

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The ‘new’ face of environmental racism in Quebec – The Narwhal

The provincial government’s lack of action on caribou recovery jeopardizes Indigenous Rights and lives The Earth is sick and so are its peoples, with Indigenous Peoples being affected more than most. Despite the warnings and the solutions Indigenous Peoples have provided, they continue to be ignored. This is environmental racism. Take, for example, the Quebec […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202227 Views

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Diesel fuel could be replaced quicker for Indigenous communities through monetization – IRPP

January 13, 2022 A monetization program would change how Indigenous infrastructure is funded, ending reliance on dirty diesel fuel and advancing reconciliation. A recent report by Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Jerry DeMarco declaring that the federal government has been “the worst performer of all G7 Nations” since 2015 for reducing greenhouse […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202220 Views

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Wider consultation needed before going ahead with radar search of former residential schools – CBC

Jan 12, 2022 Fort George Island, near Chisasibi, site of first two residential schools in Quebec Officials from the Cree Nation of Chisasibi in northern Quebec plan to widen consultations with former students before deciding whether to move forward with a ground penetrating radar search of former residential school sites located on Fort George Island. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202223 Views

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