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First Nations face an uphill battle getting revenues from Hydro-Québec – iPolitics

Apr 6, 2021 A coalition of First Nations from Quebec, Labrador, and Maine is opposing a proposed transmission line to carry Hydro-Québec electricity to New England, on the grounds that 36 per cent of Hydro-Québec’s energy is “stolen” from the First Nations on whose territory the electricity is produced, and that the transmission line will […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202110 Views

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Over 1.3 million Canadians lifted out of poverty since 2015 according to the 2019 Canadian Income Survey

From: Employment and Social Development Canada March 24, 2021              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada knows that vulnerable populations have been disproportionally impacted by COVID-19. That is why the government introduced measures to provide support to Canadians through Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, and why it remains committed to ensuring […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202116 Views

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MCK: Statistics released regarding additions of newly-recognized Community members

(Kahnawake – 24, Enniskó:wa/March 2021) The Office of the Kahnawà:ke Kanien’kehá:ka Registry wishes to inform the community on statistical information regarding some of its activities since August 2019. Since that time, the Registrar has been making decisions related to applications for Recognition on the Kahnawà:ke Kanien’kehá:ka Registry (KKR), in accordance with the Kanien’kehá:ka of Kahnawà:ke […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202117 Views

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Makivik Corp.: Notice of run-off election for BOD member of Kuujjuaq

This is to inform the community of Kuujjuaq that no candidate obtained a majority (50%+1)of the votes on the community elections that took place on March 18, 2021, therefore a Run-Off Election for the BOD member of Makivik Corporation will be held between; Michael Gordon Joseph Snowball A Run-Off election will be held on March […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 202112 Views

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Reconciliation between nations – First meeting of the Joint Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador and Québec Government Political Table

Québec City– Québec Premier François Legault and Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs Ian Lafrenière today inaugurated the Joint Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and Québec Government Political Table with Chief of the AFNQL Ghislain Picard and chiefs and grand chiefs from different Aboriginal nations. The initial meeting of the political table, whose creation was […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202189 Views

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Makivik Corp.: Results of the Board of Directors elections

Today, elections were held in two (2) communities of Kuujjuaq and Kangiqsualujjuaq to elect their local representative to the Board of Directors of Makivik Corporation. Candidates in Puvirnituq, Akulivik and Kuujjuaraapik were acclaimed as representatives. Here are the final results: Kangiqsualujjuaq Eligible Voters:                 697 No. of Turnout:                 206 Results David Annanack:          30 Vinnie […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202145 Views

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Action Week Against Racism and for Equal Opportunities (SACR) – 22nd Edition

Wendake, March 19, 2021 – The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is celebrated every year on March 21. For 22 years now, the Week of Action against Racism and for Equality has been held every year to mobilize the population on these crucial issues. On this day of the launch of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202116 Views

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Support to workers and families increases with the passage of EI legislation and the coming into effect of recovery benefit regulations

From: Employment and Social Development Canada March 18, 2021              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada continues to help and support Canadian families and workers struggling to make ends meet because of the COVID‑19 pandemic. Over the past year, this support […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202119 Views

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Two Quebec nurses suspended after allegedly mocking Indigenous woman – National Observer

March 16th 2021 Two Quebec nurses have been suspended without pay after allegedly mocking an Indigenous woman at a public clinic in Joliette, Que., northeast of Montreal. The incident is alleged to have taken place on Friday in the same city where another Indigenous woman, Joyce Echaquan, died in hospital last September after she filmed […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202124 Views

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Indigenous Nations, organizations and prominent individuals support federal implementation of UN Indigenous rights Declaration

Nemaska, Eeyou Istchee (March 10, 2021) – In an open letter published this week in The Hill Times, 37 Indigenous Nations and governments and other organizations, and 125 human rights advocates, are calling for the timely passage of Bill C-15, the proposed federal legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202128 Views

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