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August 7, 2012

Business

Information Sessions for Mi’kmaw Communities on Maritime Link

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Work has started on the $1.5 Billion, Maritime Link Project. In March, Information sessions for Mi’kmaw communities were held in Millbrook and Membertou. For several Continue Reading →

Legal

Assembly Affirms the Mi’kmaq as Exclusive Rights Holders in NS

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The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs passed a resolution that asserts Mi’kmaq as the exclusive rightful holders of Aboriginal Rights and Title in Nova Continue Reading →

Business

RBC Provides Funding to Mi’kmaq Economic Benefits Office (MEBO)

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Membertou – The Mi’kmaq Economic Benefits Office of Nova Scotia (MEBO) recently received a $26,000 donation from RBC to support a video conferencing pilot project Continue Reading →

Education

Research project Two-eyed seeing: New way to solve old problems

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Collaborative approach to dealing with Mi’kmaq social issues could soon become reality SYDNEY – In three years time, the Mi’kmaq people of Nova Scotia may Continue Reading →

Legal

NS Chiefs Raise Concerns over Qalipu Mi’kmaq Band

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Under the direction of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs, the team at Kwilmu’kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiations Office (KMKNO) is in the early stages of Continue Reading →

Legal

5th Annual Nationhood Conference

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Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs, Councillors, Grand Council and representatives from many of the Mi’kmaq organizations came together on October 2nd and 3rd 2013, at the Continue Reading →

Business

Expanded Mandate For UEBO

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Millbrook, Oct. 24, 2013 – The Unama’ki Economic Benefits Office (UEBO) in Membertou is expanding to now serve all 13 First Nation communities across Nova Continue Reading →

Education

Over the years, Mi’kmaq people have seen the landscape of Atlantic Canada become more and more multicultural and reflective of the cultures of people who Continue Reading →

Legal

Funding Supports Better Consultation, Negotiations with Mi’kmaq

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New provincial funding will enhance consultations with the aboriginal community and help ensure the Mi’kmaq play a more active role in economic development in Nova Continue Reading →

Community

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient, Shirley Marie Clarke

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Shirley Marie Clarke, the former Chief of Glooscap First Nation received the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal on April 2nd, 2013. The Medal Continue Reading →

Community, Health

Mi’kmaq Chiefs Opposed to Fracking Wastewater

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The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs are against Colchester County’s approval to discharge fracking wastewater into the municipal sewer system. The Mi’kmaq of Nova Continue Reading →

Legal, Letters

Open letter to Chiefs & Councils from KMKNO

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February 28, 2013 Dear Chiefs & Councils: Thank you for bringing forward questions from your community with respect to the Negotiation process and on Kwilmu’kw Continue Reading →