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Aboriginals: Supreme Court ruling will have national implications … – Canadian Mining Journal

2014-07-14 VANCOUVER—The recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling, granting a group of six B.C. First Nations title to a large piece of land outside their reserves, will have national implications…

Prep Business Report – CP

The Toronto stock market closed higher as traders hoped a strong report from the American financial sector indicated another upbeat earnings season from North American corporations. The S&P/TSX composite index…

Manitoba flood: Rain, flood waters shut down oil industry – CBC

Oil workers go weeks without work, pay in Manitoba’s soggy oilfields Wet weather and flooding in Manitoba is hitting the oil industry hard. Much of the province’s oil patch is…

Timing of election, role of Confederacy of Nations to dominate AFN General Assembly – Hill Times

First Nations leaders will determine the election date for AFN national chief at the organization’s general assembly in Halifax this week, but several other pressing matters will be on the…

Fort McKay First Nation suspends rebates as oilsands profits dip – Fort McMurray Today

Low profits have forced the Fort McKay First Nation to cancel their expected dividends until the band can dig itself out of debt. Since 2001, band members have received a…

Top court upholds Ontario’s logging rights on First Nations land – The Globe and Mail

Aboriginal communities cannot always look to the federal government to protect their rights, after the Supreme Court ruled that the provinces have the power to oversee development of aboriginal lands by outside…

District of Hudson’s Hope wants Site C review – BiV

The District of Hudson’s Hope wants Premier Christy Clarkto send the proposed Site C dam to the British Columbia Utilities Commission to see if it’s needed and affordable by taxpayers. “Before…

B.C. First Nation evicts CN Rail, logging companies, fishermen from its lands – CP

THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ British Columbia First Nations are wasting no time in enforcing their claim on traditional lands in light of a landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision…

Quebec gets first diamond mine as premier pushes north development plan relaunch – CP

THE CANADIAN PRESS EEYOU ISTCHEE JAMES BAY, Que. _ Liberal Premier Philippe Couillard trumpeted Quebec’s reinvigorated northern development plan Thursday during a ground-breaking ceremony for province’s first diamond mine, a…

Western provinces say they badly need temporary foreign workers

THE CANADIAN PRESS IQALUIT, Nunavut _ Western provinces have a genuine, pressing need for skilled labour and the federal government’s recent overhaul of its temporary foreign worker program goes too…

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