Current Problems: Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation

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April 25, 2024

What’s Next for the Historic Haida Agreement?

BC United and the Conservative party plan tough scrutiny in the legislature. Andrew MacLeod TodayThe Tyee Andrew MacLeod is The Tyee’s legislative bureau chief in Victoria and the author of All Together Healthy(Douglas & McIntyre, 2018). Find him on X or reach him at The Tyee: As an agreement to recognize the Haida Nation’s Aboriginal title throughout Haida Gwaii...

April 17, 2024

Métis in Saskatchewan withdraw support for Bill C-53

APTN News: The Métis Nation-Saskatchewan and the Provincial Métis Council say they’re withdrawing their support for Bill C-53 – federal legislation that if passed, will provide recognition of certain Métis governments in Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan. The bill, if passed, also provides a framework for the implementation of treaties entered into by those Métis governments...

April 1, 2024

Métis Nation of Alberta Statement on the Federal Court Decisions on Canada-Métis Nation of Alberta Self-Government Recognition and Implementation Agreement

NationTalk: Today, the Federal Court released two decisions on legal challenges made by the Métis Settlements General Council and a group called the “Fort McKay Métis Nation Association” against the Canada-Métis Nation of Alberta Self-Government Recognition and Implementation Agreement that was signed between the Métis Nation of Alberta (“MNA”) and the Government of Canada (“Canada”)...

February 15, 2024

Devolution in Nunavut: Is this Really Namminiqsurniq (Self-Determination)?

February 15, 2024 | by Kunuk (Sandra) InutiqDOWNLOAD THIS BRIEF First Peoples Law Report: The Yellowhead Institute – Late last month, Nunaviummiut were surprised to learn that the long-discussed Nunavut devolution agreement has been finalized. The agreement in principle was signed in 2019, though there was little indication it was close to completion. This devolution...

October 11, 2023

Former Indigenous Relations minister was warned against signing 2019 MOU with Labrador group

Departments warned of risks given doubts about NunatuKavut council’s Indigenous rights, documents show The Canadian government was warned internally to hold off on signing an Indigenous reconciliation agreement with a self-proclaimed Inuit group in Labrador, but did so anyway despite concerns about the unproven nature of the group’s rights, documents obtained by CBC Indigenous reveal. In the fall...

July 13, 2023

First Nations won’t be excluded from critical minerals ‘gold rush,’ say leaders

Sask. chief delivering message Friday in Washington to senior White House, corporate officials CBC News: Some are calling it Saskatchewan’s third “gold rush” — the frenzy to stake claims for lithium and other critical minerals. First Nations say they were pushed to the sidelines during previous waves of development and that won’t happen again. They’re set to deliver that...

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