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July 8, 2024


Development agreement signed with Natoaganeg First Nation

NationTalk: FREDERICTON – The provincial government has signed a development agreement with Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation to support the community’s priorities related to social, environmental, cultural and economic matters. “The development agreement with Natoaganeg we signed today is a new, modern partnership focused on the needs of the community,” said Indigenous Affairs Minister Réjean...

February 22, 2024


Development agreement signed with Amlamgog First Nation

NationTalk: FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has signed a development agreement with Amlamgog (Fort Folly) First Nation to support the community’s priorities related to housing, salmon conservation, a transition to green transportation and entrepreneurship. “Addressing the immediate priorities of the community is an important step in improving the lives of its residents,” said Indigenous...

November 24, 2023


Another First Nation, another deal, despite Indigenous anger

New Brunswick’s Progressive Conservative government has made another deal with a First Nation, despite several Indigenous chiefs expressing outrage over its decision to single-handedly cancel their lucrative tax agreements. NationTalk: Hamilton Spectator -The Canadian Press: New Brunswick’s Progressive Conservative government has made another deal with a First Nation, despite several Indigenous chiefs expressing outrage over...

November 20, 2023


Second meeting between leaders of national Indigenous organizations and federal, provincial and territorial ministers of Indigenous Affairs concludes in Ottawa

First Peoples Law Report: OTTAWA, UNCEDED ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON – On November 15th and 16th, 2023, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, federal Minister of Indigenous Services, and the Honourable Arlene Dunn, Minister of Indigenous Affairs for New Brunswick, together, in Ottawa, convened the second meeting between leaders of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) and the Métis...

July 11, 2023


Premiers meeting in Winnipeg starts with discussion with Indigenous leaders

Heather Stefanson, Chair, Council of the Federation, and Premier of Manitoba talks with David Chartrand, Manitoba Metis Federation president, at the Canadian premiers and National Indigenous Organizations meeting in Winnipeg, Monday, July 10, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods NationTalk: Canada’s premiers kicked off their annual three-day conference Monday by meeting with Indigenous leaders on issues...

May 24, 2023


New Awitgati Longhouse and Cultural Centre to provide programming and services to Indigenous community

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency NationTalk: Fredericton, New Brunswick · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) – Strong, vibrant cultural connections empower strong, vibrant communities. Investments in public spaces where people can gather, learn, share and celebrate their culture and knowledge are key to promote a more equitable, more inclusive Canada, and to build communities where everyone...

October 25, 2022


New Brunswick Speech from the Throne Indigenous commitments

The Speech from the Throne has two specific Indigenous commitments: Work with Indigenous and other stakeholders to transition away from coal and explore whether New Brunswick’s natural gas supply could provide a clean and reliable alternative source of energy. Combat systemic racism, advance reconciliation and foster a more inclusive province. NationTalk: FREDERICTON (GNB) – Today’s...

June 21, 2022


Government of NB launches new website tracking progress on TRC Calls to Action

 A new website was launched today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, to provide updates on the provincial government’s progress in implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action. “One year ago, our government released a progress report outlining work already completed or underway on more than two dozen calls to action,” said Aboriginal Affairs Minister Arlene...

November 22, 2019


Response to UNDRIP

In response to a question about New Brunswick adopting and implementing UNDRIP, the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs indicated that their priority was to undertake a technical review of the BC Declaration and understand the Aboriginal treaty rights and the peace and friendship rights....

July 26, 2019


Tripartite Framework Agreement

The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, and Chiefs George Ginnish and Rebecca Knockwood, co-Chairs of Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn Incorporated, representing eight of the nine Mi’gmaq communities in New Brunswick announced a tripartite Framework Agreement to focus negotiations on the implementation of Aboriginal and treaty rights, the resolution of Aboriginal title, and self-determination of the Mi’gmaq...

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