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Rural and remote communities in coastal British Columbia will benefit from faster Internet

154 communities along the entire British Columbia Coast are to get access to new or faster Internet through a $45-million investment VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2018 -Through a combined investment of $45.4 million, the Government of Canada in partnership with the Government of British Columbia is bringing new or improved high-speed Internet to 154 rural and remote communities, enabling residents to ...

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Mi’kmaq grandmother and lawyer N.L.’s latest Queen’s Counsel appointments announced

Judy White Judy White is a Mi’kmaq grandmother and member of the Flat Bay Band. She currently resides in Conne River, Newfoundland and Labrador. Ms. White completed a Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie Law School with particular emphasis upon Aboriginal Law. She also completed the Intensive Program of Lands, ...

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First Nations file civil claims in attempt to stop Site C construction – Alaska Highway News

January 16, 2018 BRITISH COLUMBIA-Two Treaty 8 First Nations have launched legal action in a bid to stop construction of the Site C dam. The West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations filed two separate civil claims in B.C. Supreme Court Monday, naming the province, BC Hydro, and Canada’s attorney ...

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Five Nations Energy celebrates 20th anniversary

Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day Congratulates Five Nations Energy Incorporated on their 20th Anniversary. (Serpent River First Nation, December 11, 2017) Today is the 20th anniversary of Five Nations Energy Incorporated (FNEI), a development that placed transmission and distribution of electricity into the hands of Mushkegowuk First Nations in the ...

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CCAB names hall of fame winners

TORONTO – The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) has announced the winners of its 2018 Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame awards. The presentations will be made on Jan. 31, 2018. The Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Harry Flaherty, of the Qikiqtaaluk Region Nunavut, for his dedication to business and community excellence. ...

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Inuvik Tuktovaktuk Highway links Canada sea to sea

 Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway making history! On November 15, 2017, the Government of Canada was proud to announce the official opening the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway. The Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway, spanning 137 kilometres, opened today. The new highway links the Beaufort Sea and the Arctic region to the rest of the country ...

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Butterball adds Turkey Text-Line just in time for Thanksgiving

Easy Fresh menu also introduced by Canada’s favourite turkey brand TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 — Butterball’s Turkey Talk-Line experts have been helping consumers prepare and serve tender, juicy turkeys for the last 35 years. This most helpful resource has taken their help to the next level and they are now ...

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Hereditary Chiefs’ Council of Lax Kw’alaams call for Trudeau government to consult

The Hereditary Chiefs’ Council of Lax Kw’alaams Issues Statement on Lack of Government Consultation for Use of Traditional Lands LAX KW’ALAAMS, BC, – The Hereditary Chiefs’ Council of Lax Kw’alaams (http://www.laxchiefs.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/Lax-Kwalaams-Hereditary-Chiefs-Council-1289649001133054/) represents the Nine Tribe of Lax Kw’alaams whose traditional territories extend along the coastline from the Alaskan border to ...

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