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August 7, 2012

Business, Community

Launch of New College Program to Provide Training for Local Jobs

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Edmundston, NB – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. A new 15-week continuing education program was launched today by the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) Continue Reading →

Health, Legal

AFN supports call for action to end violence against women

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Ottawa – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo expressed support for those gathering in Ottawa today to commemorate the life of Continue Reading →

Legal

Open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper

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Specific Claims Research Associations Call for Immediate Restoration of Funding February 26 – Last week, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) notified Claims Research Continue Reading →

Education, Youth

Government Connects Youth with Personalized Skills & Training

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Seventy First Nations to participate in a program to help connect youth with skills training The Government of Canada is investing in skills training for 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 →

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 →

Community

Qalipu Enrolment Committee to Review Band Applications

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OTTAWA – The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and Brendan Sheppard, President of the Federation of Newfoundland Indians (FNI),  welcomed Continue Reading →

Education, Youth

Resolution of Issues Related to Enrolment

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Canada and the Federation of Newfoundland Indians Reach Agreement on Resolution of Issues Related to Enrolment in the Qalipu First Nation OTTAWA – The Honourable Continue Reading →

Education

$5 Million in Supporting Aboriginal Programming

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Sydney – The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Government of Canada, was at Cape Breton University (CBU) announced the $5 million allocated in the Continue Reading →

Community, Education

Sharing the Mi’kmaw Journey: Tepi’ketuek Mi’kmaw Archives website launch

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The Tepi’ketuek Mi’kmaw Archives website was officially launched on May 30 at the Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre in Wagmatcook, NS, as part of the Continue Reading →

Health, Legal

Maurina Beadle & Pictou Landing win the Jordan’s Principle case

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In a landmark ruling for the rights of First Nations children, the Federal Court of Canada has found that Jordan’s Principle is binding on the Continue Reading →

Business

JEDI Partnerships Gala Dinner & JEDI Plenary will now take place

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Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) is pleased to announce a new date and a new speaker for the JEDI Plenary and Partnerships dinner. Thank you Continue Reading →