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Nunavik leaders hopeful Trudeau government will deliver on social housing – Nunatsiaq News

November 27, 2015 Current housing agreement set to expire in March 2016 KUUJJUAQ — Nunavik is up against the clock again, waiting for Ottawa to confirm funding to pay for…

Alberta’s climate change plans strengthen First Nations hand: chief – CTV

November 27, 2015 EDMONTON — A First Nations chief says Alberta’s new climate change policy strengthens his hand in arguing for a greater role in planning energy development. Grand Chief…

UK fashion house pulls copied Inuit design: here’s the full apology – CBC

November 27, 2015 Fashion designers KTZ have apologized to the Inuit great-granddaughter of a shaman whose design they copied. On Wednesday, Salome Awa, who is also a producer at CBC…

Aboriginal people make up 5 per cent of Canada’s population – but nearly a quarter of its murder victims – National Post

November 26, 2015 TORONTO — Canada’s homicide rate remained at its lowest level in five decades last year but aboriginals accounted for a disproportionate number of the victims, Statistics Canada…

Lawyer finishes report into death of Makibi Timilak – CBC

Nov 26, 2015 Katherine Peterson’s review into death of Cape Dorset baby submitted to Nunavut’s health department The lawyer conducting a review into the death of a baby in Cape…

Successful symposium – Labradorian

November 26, 2015 Organizers of the province’s first Indigenous Arts Symposium are beyond pleased with the event. The symposium titled “To Light the Fire”, was held at Hotel North I…

Georgina’s The Link could be potential home base for First Nations arts collective – YorkRegion.com

A Georgina woman is the driving force behind a plan for a widespread arts council with its home base centred in The Link, as well also economic, artistic and social…

Nunavut language authority underspends, stalls on mandate – Nunatsiaq News

Another GN body falls victim to chronic staff shortages, MLAs hear November 27, 2015 The folly of internal favoritism might explain why it’s taken Nunavut’s language authority so long to…

Nunavik to get more bandwidth, 4G upgrade, new satellite provider – Nunatsiaq News

November 26, 2015 Tamaani Internet to end contract with Telesat, partner with SES KUUJJUAQ — The Kativik Regional Government has awarded a contract for new satellite services that could triple…

Assembly of First Nations Chief Bellegarde to attend Paris climate talks – CTV

November 26, 2015 OTTAWA — The Canadian delegation headed to Paris for climate change talks will include Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde — a move the aboriginal…

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