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NTI Comments on Infrastructure Announcement

(July 30, 2015 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Cathy Towtongie today said the announcement of $63.7 million for an Iqaluit marine port and sealift facility is welcome news for Inuit in Iqaluit and all residents of Nunavut. Federal Min. Leona Aglukkaq made the announcement from her office in Iqaluit today. “NTI has actively […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 2015315 Views

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AFN Federal Election and Voting Information

AFN Federal Election and Voting Information First Nations Voter Information Fact Sheet   Changes to the Canada Elections Act   Changes to the Canada Elections Act mean new requirements for voting in the upcoming federal election.   Significant Changes: Elections Canada can no longer participate in “Get out the Vote” campaigns. Your Voter Information Card […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015366 Views

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Point-of-Sale System to Be Made Mandatory for Nutrition North Retailers

July 27, 2015 – Ottawa, ON) – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced that the implementation of a point-of-sale system will be made mandatory for Nutrition North Canada retailers across the North by April 1 2016. This new system will provide greater transparency […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2015297 Views

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National Chief Bulletin July 2015

National Chief Bulletin July 2015 Update on the AFN 36th Annual General Assembly – July 7-9, Montréal, Québec The Assembly of First Nations 36th Annual General Assembly (AGA) took place July 7-9, 2015 in Montréal, Québec. More than 1,000 delegates and observers gathered in Haudenosaunee (Mohawk) territory to discuss key issues and plan strategies and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 2015401 Views

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Human Rights Committee closes one hundred and fourteenth session

24 July 2015 Adopts Concluding Observations on Reports of Venezuela, United Kingdom, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Spain, Canada, Uzbekistan and France The Human Rights Committee today concluded its one hundred and fourteenth session after adopting its concluding observations and recommendations on the reports of Venezuela, United Kingdom, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 27, 2015165 Views

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Joint Statement: Canada must take action on the United Nations Human Rights Committee’s Concluding Observations released today

(Ottawa, July 23, 2015) The state of human rights in Canada has seriously deteriorated since the United Nations Human Rights Committee last reviewed Canada’s record a decade ago. Today the Committee released its concluding observations and recommendations to Canada on its implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). They reflect the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015518 Views

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Media Advisory – Yellowknife, Yukon

Yellowknife, Yukon July 24, 2015 –Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Northwest Territories Highway Improvement Project with Colin Carrie, Member of Parliament for Oshawa and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015493 Views

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United Nations Human Rights Committee calls for national action on murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls

(Ottawa, July 23, 2015) In its Concluding Observations issued today, the United Nations Human Rights Committee called on Canada to take immediate, co ordinated action on murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls. The Human Rights Committee calls on Canada to conduct a national public inquiry, as recommended by the United Nations Committee on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015646 Views

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QIA President Hosts Open House and Celebration in Resolute Bay

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) President, P.J. Akeeagok, will be in Resolute Bay to hold an Open House and celebrate the signing of the Qausuittuq National Park Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement (IIBA). The IIBA will greatly benefit the people of Resolute Bay, which will include employment and economic opportunities. P.J. Akeeagok is looking forward […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015404 Views

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Cassidy Point leaseholders provided option to obtain fee simple title

YELLOWKNIFE, NT (July 23, 2015 ) – The Government of the Northwest Territories is moving forward to provide Cassidy Point leaseholders with the opportunity to obtain fee simple title on their existing lot. “By providing the opportunity to pursue land ownership, this government is fulfilling a long-standing commitment to the Cassidy Point leaseholders,” said Robert […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2015355 Views

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