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Acadian federation wants electoral boundaries restored or will take court action – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017  By Keith Doucette THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ The Acadian Federation of Nova Scotia is warning the province’s Liberal government it will face legal action if an election is called before the electoral map is redrawn to restore three so-called protected ridings eliminated in 2012. The federation said Monday it […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201714 Views

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Qalipu FN: Message from the Chief – March 31 2017

After nearly a decade from the time the Agreement to create our first nation was signed, the Qalipu enrolment process recently culminated in the mailout of 101,000 decision letters. By now members and applicants should have received a letter from the Enrolment Committee. I am aware that there are some people who are still waiting. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201710 Views

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Keith Goulding New Band Manager at Qalipu First Nation

March 29, 2017 The Qalipu First Nation is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Goulding to the position of Band Manager effective April 1, 2017. Reporting to Chief and Council, Goulding will be responsible for oversight and management of Band business and programs, including management of Qalipu staff at four office locations. Randy Drover, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201720 Views

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New! Q & A about Qalipu Enrolment Appeals Process re: “Additional Grounds”

March 31, 2017 Q:  I already submitted my appeal notice, but I would like to submit another reason to support my appeal.  Can I do this and what is the process? A: Yes, you can submit another reason for appeal if you already submitted your appeal notice.  To submit another reason for appeal, please note […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201733 Views

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NB Welfare Privacy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 30, 2017  FREDERICTON – The New Brunswick government is being accused of withholding social assistance benefits from a woman who refuses to divulge the name of her children’s father. David Coon, leader of the provincial Green party, says he is appalled the Social Development Department is invading the privacy […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201716 Views

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Ministerial Statement – Minister Bennett Highlights Investor Relation Work and United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

March 30, 2017 The following statement was given today in the House of Assembly by the Honourable Cathy Bennett, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board, and Minister Responsible for the Status of Women: Mr. Speaker, I rise in this Honourable House to provide some highlights of my recent trip to New York as […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 201716 Views

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Proposed Budget 2017 investments to boost funding for early learning and child care

March 29, 2017 For too many families, the lack of affordable, high-quality child care means making a difficult choice. Some parents have to sacrifice retirement savings to pay for child care, while others may leave their career because child care is unavailable or unaffordable. Recognizing the deep connection between child care and the economic security […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201721 Views

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Tourism versus environment: Development in Rocky Mountain national parks – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 10:50 Parks Canada is proposing an $86-million bike trail in Jasper National Park that would run from the Jasper townsite to the Columbia Icefields. The agency says it’s an opportunity to expand visitor experiences and bring new people to the parks. Environmental groups call it another chip off the park’s environmental […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201717 Views

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N.B. to give political parties financial incentives to field women candidates – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 By Kevin Bissett THE CANADIAN PRESS FREDERICTON _ New Brunswick’s government is winning praise for its plan _ thought to be a Canadian first _ to give political parties a financial incentive to field more women candidates. Premier Brian Gallant said Wednesday more women are needed in positions of influence, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201717 Views

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Islanders encouraged to help shape new cultural strategy

March 29, 2017 Islanders can take part in shaping Prince Edward Island’s first cultural strategy through community consultations that will begin in April. When complete this fall, the strategy will recommend cultural policy direction and guide the development of action plans, programs, and supports for the next 10 years. The consultations will include an online […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201721 Views

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