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Neskonlith Indian Band sends eviction notice to Imperial Metals – APTN

August 13, 2014 The Neskonlith Indian Band in British Columbia has issued an eviction notice to the mining company responsible for last week’s massive tailings pond breach before a similar…

$267309 tax-free: Chief of 90-member First Nation may be Canada’s highest paid politician – National Post

August 13, 2015 VANCOUVER — The 90-member Semiahmoo First Nation in Surrey, B.C., paid its chief and one of its councillors nearly $460,000 combined in the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Chief…

We’ve agreed to all Squamish Nation conditions, Woodfibre LNG says – North Shore News

August 12, 2015 Environmental review period for proposed project resumes – The Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) review period is back on for Woodfibre LNG after the company agreed to all…

Community group claims there’s more than just soil tainted in shawnigan – CKNW News

August 13, 2015 The Chief of the Malahat Nation on Vancouver Island has stepped down amid allegations he received money from the operators of a contentious soil remediation facility near…

First Nation leaders want compensation for 2011 flood from federal government – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 12, 2015 WINNIPEG _ First Nation leaders say they will attempt to block construction of outlet channels on Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin until…

First Nations file financial reports – Alaska Highway News

August 12, 2015 Four out of seven First Nations in northeastern B.C. have filed their First Nations Financial Transparency Act documents by the July 29 deadline. These documents show how…

Theresa Spence resigns as Chief of Attawapiskat; looks for higher office – Global

August 12, 2015 TORONTO – Chief Theresa Spence has resigned her post as chief of Attawapiskat First Nation to run for a higher office. The Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN), the umbrella…

Quebec court ruling could spark overhaul of Indian Act – Montreal Gazette

August 11, 2015 For most of his life, Stéphane Descheneaux didn’t know what to call himself. Was he a white man, an aboriginal or was he Métis? In the eyes…

Leaders hope aboriginal voters will help swing results – Yahoo News

10 Aug, 2015 In the first federal election since the Idle No More movement signalled a renewed political engagement among Canada’s aboriginal population, indigenous leaders are looking for change. National…

The challenge of bringing health care services to remote First Nations communities – The Globe and Mail

Aug. 11, 2015 The Challenge When Laurie Ducharme took over as director of operations at the Four Arrows Regional Health Authority in 2005, she had a vision to change health…

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