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Today in History Oct. 11 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 11, 2016  Today in History for Oct. 11: In 1521, Pope Leo X gave Henry VIII of England the title “Fidei Defensor,” or Defender of the Faith. Thirteen years later, Henry severed all ties with Rome to establish the Church of England. In 1776, the first naval battle of […]

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Long-awaited Quebec legislation to recognize Inuit custom adoptions – Nunatsiaqonline.ca

October 11, 2016 One in five newborns in Nunavik adopted under traditional practices Nunavik leaders say they welcome long-awaited changes to Quebec legislation that will recognize the status of Inuit involved in traditional adoptions. Bill 113, tabled in Quebec’s National Assembly Oct. 6, includes new provisions that will recognize Inuit custom adoption, to ensure the […]

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Quebec native affairs minister criticized for using term ‘Indian time’ – Life in Québec

QUEBEC — A joke by Quebec’s native affairs minister stereotyping indigenous peoples’ concept of time did not go down well with at least one Cree official Thursday. Speaking at a news conference announcing a new bill recognizing indigenous customs related to adopting children, Geoffrey Kelley mused about the fact it took eight years to complete. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2016380 Views

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The AFNQL applauds the collaboration between the provincial government and First Nations for two bills and calls for this practice to become routine in all files concerning First Nations

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 6, 2016 – While presenting its brief on Bill 99: An Act to Amend the Youth Protection Act and other Provisions, and the tabling of Bill 113: An Act to amend the Civil Code and other legislative provisions as regards adoption and the disclosure of information, which recognizes the legal effects of customary […]

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QNW: The Government of Quebec Finally Recognizes Customary Adoption

Kahnawake, October 6, 2016 – Following the Government of Quebec’s announcement at the National Assembly, Quebec Native Women (QNW) welcomes the Bill on customary adoption in Indigenous communities. For QNW, this legislation represents an important step towards the recognition of our ancestral customs and their effects in our contemporary societies. QNW is also pleased to […]

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Pierre Karl Peladeau’s successor as Parti Quebecois leader announced tonight – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 7, 2016 MONTREAL _ The identity of the new Parti Quebecois leader will be known tonight. Voting for Pierre Karl Peladeau’s successor ends at 5 p.m. eastern, with the winner expected to be announced shortly after 9 p.m. More than 73,200 members are eligible to vote online or by phone. The candidates […]

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Cree Nation Welcomes Bill on Customary Adoption

NEMASKA, QC, Oct. 6, 2016 – The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and the Cree Nation Government (GCC(EI)/CNG) are pleased with the initiative of the Québec government, and particularly the Minister of Justice, to have legal effects of customary adoptions clearly reflected in the Civil Code of Quebec through Bill 113 (“An Act […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2016314 Views

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Quebec native affairs minister criticized for using term ‘Indian time’ – cp

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 6, 2016 MONTREAL _ Quebec’s native affairs minister is being criticized for making a joke about the stereotypical term ” Indian time.“ Geoffrey Kelley used the words at a news conference today regarding a long-awaited bill recognizing indigenous customs related to adopting children. Kelley said some people use the term to refer […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2016402 Views

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PQ Leadership – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 5, 2016  MONTREAL – Members of the Parti Quebecois will begin voting today for a new leader to replace Pierre Karl Peladeau. More than 73,200 members can vote by phone or online, until Friday at 5 p.m. eastern. The leadership candidates are members of the legislature Jean-Francois Lisee, Alexandre […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 2016431 Views

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AMF announces members of Mining Advisory Committee

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 4, 2016 – The Autorité des marchés financiers (the “AMF”) has announced the members of its Mining Advisory Committee. The mandate of the Committee is to foster exchanges with mining sector participants so the AMF can gain a better understanding of their concerns. Discussions will focus in particular on issues related to financing and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 2016351 Views

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