by Adam Gould, Communications Officer, Tripartite Forum

The Mi’kmaq – Nova Scotia – Canada Tripartite Forum currently has four Working Committee meetings scheduled for October 2012. All Tripartite Forum Working Committee meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. (unless specified) and are open to anyone in the community who wishes to attend as an observer (guest).

The committee meeting dates are:

  • Social Committee on Thursday, October 4, at Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs in Dartmouth, NS.
  • Justice Committee on Wednesday, October 10, at the Paqtnkek Health Centre in Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Community.
  • Education Committee on Thursday, October 11, at the Membertou Trade & Convention Centre in Membertou, NS.
  • Sports and Recreation Committee on Friday, October 26, at The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq in Millbrook, NS. This meeting has a start time of 1:30 p.m.
  • Health Committee is also scheduled for Thursday, November 1. A location and venue are to be announced. Please visit for more information.

It is important that interested persons visit the Tripartite Forum homepage calendar for information as meeting locations and venues can change for a variety of reasons.

Please note that although Tripartite Forum Working Committee meetings are open to community members, you must first RSVP with the Forum’s Administrators, Denise Gloade and Samantha Higgins. Denise administers the Culture and Heritage, Education, Justice, and Sports and Recreation Committees. Samantha administers the Economic Development, Health, and Social Committees. They can be reached at (902) 895-6385 or by email at and

Guests are also advised that if you choose to attend a meeting as an observer that any travel-related expenses will not be compensated by the Tripartite Forum.

For more information on the Tripartite Forum, our meetings and our work, please visit You can also find us on Facebook!

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