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Fisher River Cree Nation and the Government of Canada settle long-standing claim

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 20, 2021 — Fisher River Cree Nation, Manitoba — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Working collaboratively to renew nation-to-nation relationships and honouring Canada’s legal obligations to First Nations are key to righting historical wrongs and advancing reconciliation with First Nations in Canada. Today, Chief David Crate and the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202124 Views

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Province of Manitoba and Manitoba Hydro Damage Indigenous Lands with Unilateral Licencing Policy Decision for the Churchill River Diversion Project, Honour of the Crown at Stake

WINNIPEG, MB, May 14, 2021  – O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation, Treaty 5: The Summit of Treaty Five Sovereign Nations comprising of 40 First Nations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario will stand with the Treaty 5 First Nations and individual Treaty 5 holders who will be adversely impacted by the issuance of a permanent licence for Churchill […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2021133 Views

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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, 202090 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, 2020122 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, 2020231 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, 2020263 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, 2019233 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, 2019319 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, 2019256 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, 2019313 Views

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