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Nova Scotians living in poverty will benefit from a new grant program for community-based organizations, and people on income assistance in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) Continue Reading →

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HANSARD DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS Speaker Honourable Kevin Murphy Assembly 63 / Session 1 Wednesday, October 4, 2017 From a very young age, Alex Michael of Continue Reading →

Health, Sports

First Atlantic Mi’kmaq Powerlifting Competition

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Mi’kmaw Men and Women Warriors worked their biceps, triceps, pectorals and just about every other muscle north of their ankles bulges when they deadlift pounds Continue Reading →

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CAP applauds Justin Trudeau’s apology to survivors of NF residential schools

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Ottawa – National Chief Robert Bertrand of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) applauds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s formal apology to the Indigenous survivors of Continue Reading →

Health, Legal

New Board for NSNWA

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Congratulations to the newly elected NS Native Women’s Association and Executive board members.

Health

New Staff at APC: Tammy L. Barbour, NIHB Navigator

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Biography Tammy Barbour is originally from Whitby, Ontario. She moved to Nova Scotia in 1995, and lived in Cole Harbour in the Millbrook First Nation Continue Reading →

Health

New Staff at APC: Lindsey Thompson, Health Policy Analyst

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Lindsey Thompson joined the APC team as the Health Policy Analyst on October 3, 2017. She graduated with a BSc from St. FX, a Diploma Continue Reading →

Culture, Health

The way ahead: The Path Toward Reconciliation – “Return our Land”

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“Capitalism has infiltrated our communities to the extent that spirituality, culture and our values which identity us as Indigineous Peoples has taken a back seat! Continue Reading →

Education, Health

Whose trees? Our trees!

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Please visit Nova Scotia Advocate for the full story (linked below). Whose trees? Our trees! Forest funeral procession marches to Province House

Health

Atlantic Chiefs express frustration on lack of action in Potlotek

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Nova Scotia Chiefs in Atlantic Canada are expressing frustration and concern over Canada’s lack of action to address serious water conditions in Potlotek First Nation. Continue Reading →

Community, Health

Update Three: Remediation of Barriers to Fish Movement

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The Mi’kmaw Conservation (MCG) Culvert Project team had a successful September! One of the key tasks this year was to have a number of deteriorated Continue Reading →

Culture, Health

IWK Health Centre permanently raises Mi’kmaq flag

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Halifax – In observance and celebration of Mi’kmaq history month and Treaty Day, the IWK permanently raised the Mi’kmaq Grand Council flag on its grounds Continue Reading →