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NIRB: Notice of Proposed Amendment to the North Baffin Regional Land Use Plan

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Please see the attached notice of a proposed amendment to the North Baffin Regional Land Use Plan by Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation. The proposed amendment and additional materials, including a template for written submissions are available on the NPC’s Public Registry here. Oral comments can be made in Inuktitut by contacting […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 201720 Views

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NWT On The Land Collaborative Releases 2017 Annual Report

AUGUST 18, 2017 The NWT On The Land Collaborative’s 2017 annual report was recently released and it showcases some of the highlights from the past year, including new partners, the first annual learning trip, and the creation of a community of practice for land-based programs with a mental health focus. The collaborative is a collective […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201722 Views

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Gwich’in evicts N.W.T. gov’t from land after remediation debacle – CBC

Territorial gov’t told to remediate land several times, including by other gov’t departments Jul 06, 2017 After several warnings, the Gwich’in Tribal Council is evicting the Government of the Northwest Territories from a patch of land on the Dempster Highway after the territorial government failed to clean up after itself. The N.W.T. Department of Environment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 201730 Views

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Kaska Dena Council asking federal gov’t for $1.5B land claim payout – CBC

Would be largest land claim payout in Canadian history, dwarfing Nunavut land claim June 15, 2017 The Kaska Dena Council is asking the federal government for what would be the largest land claim payout in Canadian history: $1.5 billion. The group wants the money paid out as a lump sum, unlike most land claims which are paid […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201724 Views

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New land claims offers provide flexibility to reach final agreements

YELLOWKNIFE (May 26, 2017) – Premier Bob McLeod announced today that government negotiators have new land claim offers to both the Akaitcho Dene First Nation (ADFN) and the Northwest Territory Métis Nation (NWTMN) that incorporate recommendations from the Ministerial Special Representative, Tom Isaac. The two offers provide for flexibility so that the priorities of all […]

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 201744 Views

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Government of Yukon extends staking prohibition for Kaska asserted traditional territory

April 28, 2017 The Government of Yukon has extended the prohibition of mineral staking in the Kaska asserted traditional territory outside the Ross River Area until April 30, 2018. Extending the mineral staking prohibition will provide the Government of Yukon and Kaska governments more time to adequately address the mineral declarations stemming from the Kaska […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 201743 Views

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Video: Why have a survey done on First Nations land?

Have a look!  Here is a great video on the many reasons for surveys on First Nations land, by Canada Land Surveyors. Please take a moment to watch this informative video by clicking here! NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 201734 Views

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21 Additional First Nations welcomed as Signatories to the Framework Agreement

(April 21, 2017) On behalf of the Lands Advisory Board, and the Framework Agreement Signatory First Nations, and with the full support of Canada, we are delighted to welcome the following 21 new signatory nations to the Framework Agreement. This brings the total number of Framework Agreement Signatory First Nations to 148. This year the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201754 Views

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Thomas Isaac’s Report on NWT Aboriginal Land Claims and Negotiations Released

VANCOUVER, April 11, 2017 – On April 6, 2017, the Governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories released a report by Cassels Brock partner Thomas Isaac on Aboriginal land claims negotiations in the Southeast Northwest Territories. The report is titled: “A Path to Reconciliation: Report of the Minister’s Special Representative Regarding Aboriginal Claims and Negotiations in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 201753 Views

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Federal land claims report ‘day of victory’ for North Slave Métis Alliance, says prez – CBC

Report recommends that language used in agreement-in-principle be reconsidered to not affect Indigenous rights Apr 07, 2017 The North Slave Métis Alliance is ecstatic over a new federal report regarding the progress of land claims in the Northwest Territories. While the alliance does not have a seat at any of the land claim negotiations, the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 201760 Views

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