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The AMC to make submissions at the Supreme Court of Canada regarding the assessment of compensation for unlawfully flooded reserve lands

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) has filed its submissions as an intervener at the Supreme Court of Canada in preparation to appear in front of the Court in what is referred to as the Southwind case. Southwind is an appeal made by the Lac Seul First Nation against the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202040 Views

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The AMC pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision to grant intervener status

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is pleased with the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to grant intervener status to AMC, along with many others, in what is referred to as the Southwind case. Southwind concerns a case brought forward by the Lac Seul Band against the Federal Government for breaching their fiduciary duty when they flooded reserve land to advance a hydro-electric project. This project would […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202058 Views

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Court Issues Injunction Against Government of Manitoba

Court issues injunction against Government of Manitoba August 27, 2020 – On Thursday, August 20, 2020, Justice Lanchbery of the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench issued an interlocutory injunction against the Government of Manitoba halting work on an access road and other activities related to the proposed Outlet Channels Project. The successful injunction was filed […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2020183 Views

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Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project February 4, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision today on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government must ensure that First Nations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2020215 Views

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‘I will never give up’: Grassy Narrows youth campaign for justice

NOVEMBER 04, 2019 Amnesty International campaign shines global spotlight on Indigenous youth fighting mercury crisis WINNIPEG – Indigenous youth and mercury survivors from Grassy Narrows First Nation will be the focus of Amnesty International’s largest worldwide letter-writing campaign this year, the human rights organization announced today. The annual Write for Rights event, which takes place […]

by aanationtalk on November 4, 2019191 Views

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AMC responds to MMF Legal Challenge of Canada’s Agreement on Kapyong Barracks

Treaty 1 Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) Chiefs-in-Assembly passed a resolution today to apply for intervenor status in response to the Manitoba Metis Federation’s (MMF) application for judicial review in Federal Court in respect of the government of Canada’s decision to enter into various arrangements and agreements with Treaty 1 First […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2019269 Views

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Former military base lands returned to Treaty 1 Nations – APTN News

September 1, 2019 The Kapyong Barracks has finally been returned to Treaty 1 First Nations. On Friday officials from Canada and seven First Nations came together at Assiniboia Downs in Winnipeg to sign the final transfer of the former military base. “The promise of tomorrow with Kapyong is upon us,” said Chief Dennis Meeches, a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2019217 Views

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Dene ask Federal Court to order Minister Bennett back to the table

WINNIPEG, July 11, 2019 – Two days before the 20th anniversary of the start of negotiations to recognize Denesuline rights within their traditional territories in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, Sayisi Dene First Nation and Northlands Denesuline First Nation have been forced to file an Application for Judicial Review of Minister Carolyn Bennett’s decision shutting down negotiations. The Denesuline and Canada were on the verge […]

by pnationtalk on July 11, 2019263 Views

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Gambler First Nation to break ground in Brandon today – 880 CKLQ

Gambler First Nation will break ground on its new development in Brandon today. The area on Brandon’s North Hill has been in the planning stages for years by Gambler First Nation, the City of Brandon, and Indigenous Services Canada. The project is aimed to bring economic benefits to both the City of Brandon and Gambler […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 2019249 Views

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‘Native Land’ Map Helps You Recognize Which Indigenous Territory You Live On – HuffPost Canada

“It helps plant a seed that there’s people here before you, these are the lands that they’re on, and they’re still here.” @What traditional territory is your city on? Are you on unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territory? The territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca and Mississaugas of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 2019268 Views

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