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B.C. replaces Saskatchewan as fossil fuel thorn in Trudeau’s side

By Joan Bryden THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA -Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lost the harshest critic of his plan to impose a carbon tax with Brad Wall’s surprise announcement Thursday that he’s retiring as Saskatchewan’s premier. But just as Trudeau pulled that persistent thorn from his right side, he was stabbed ...

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Six Nations puts barricades back up at Caledonia, Ontario reneges on land deal

A barricade went back up on Argyle Street on the outskirts of Caledonia this morning Thursday, August 10, 2017 at about  8:30 am after Six Nations people said Ontario has reneged on its promise to return the Burtch property in Brant County back to the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Council under the ...

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First Nations treaties, revenue sharing top priorities with B.C. NDP government

By Dirk Meissner THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA-British Columbia’s new premier has placed First Nations issues near the top of his government’s to-do list, committing his cabinet to transforming stalled treaty talks and negotiating revenue-sharing agreements. The priority shift prompted a “hallelujah” Tuesday from one Indigenous leader. John Horgan issued letters ...

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First Nations say they can build more projects with changes to federal funding

By Jennifer Graham THE CANADIAN PRESS Updated Wed July 26 2017 REGINA- First Nations leaders say they’ll be able to do more projects and build more homes because of changes that give them more control over financial resources. The federal government announced Tuesday that First Nations will now be able ...

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Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General being considered

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:00 AM OTTAWA- In the spirit of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples  The Hill Times Marco Vigliotti is reporting today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being urged by  Indigenous Liberal MPs to appoint an indigenous person as Canada’s first governor general, the Hill Times reported ...

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