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21 Additional First Nations welcomed as Signatories to the Framework Agreement

(April 21, 2017) On behalf of the Lands Advisory Board, and the Framework Agreement Signatory First Nations, and with the full support of Canada, we are delighted to welcome the following 21 new signatory nations to the Framework Agreement. This brings the total number of Framework Agreement Signatory First Nations to 148. This year the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 20179 Views

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President calls on Premier to request charges be dropped against Labrador Land Protectors

April 11, 2017 President Johannes Lampe writes to Premier Dwight Ball requesting that Nalcor Energy be approached to drop criminal and civil charges against Labrador Land Protectors. Letter to Premier Ball – Charges against Labrador Land Protectors NT5

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 201714 Views

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LABRC: Questions about Surveys on First Nations Lands? Download some answers now!

Is there any continuing federal responsibility for First Nations lands? Canada will continue to hold title to First Nation land, although Canada will have no management authority over the land. The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development will no longer be involved in the management of the First Nation’s reserve lands. Who is liable […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201717 Views

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Former site of Fairyland fun park to go to Mi’kmaq Confederacy – CBC

The property was purchased by the provincial government in 2012 for the Trans-Canada Highway realignment Mar 07, 2017 The Mi’kmaq Conferedacy of P.E.I. will be obtaining land from the former Fairyland fun park and Encounter Creek amusement park in New Haven. Brian Francis, Chief of Abegweit First Nation said the property was part of a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 201727 Views

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Opening Statement to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts – First Nations Specific Claims – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

(Report 6—2016 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada) 15 February 2017 Michael Ferguson, CPA, CA FCA (New Brunswick) Auditor General of Canada Mr. Chair, thank you for this opportunity to present the results of our audit on First Nations specific claims. Joining me at the table are Jerome Berthelette, Assistant Auditor General and Theresa Bach, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 201727 Views

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PEI Mi’kmaq Chiefs object to the sale of Mill River Crown Land

Charlottetown PEI, The Mi’kmaq First Nation Governments of Abegweit and Lennox Island are shocked and thoroughly disappointed to hear that the Provincial Government is proceeding with the sale of the Provincial Crown Land that includes the Mill River Golf Course and Mill River Provincial Park. The First Nations have repeatedly stated, both verbally and through […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201723 Views

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Qalipu First Nation 2017 Traditional Land Use Study

January 31, 2017 Qalipu First Nation will be conducting interviews in communities along the south shore of the Bay of Islands from January 30th to February 24th. The purpose of these interviews is to gather information from Qalipu members about their experiences on the land. Topics will include hunting, fishing, gathering, farming and camping. This […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201729 Views

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Crown Land Royalty Allocation Application Forms Now Available at EGFN Band Hall

November 14, 2016 Crown land royalty allocation forms will be issued, for the 2016-17 season, starting november 14, 2016. Final deadline for requests for  applications is january 31, 2017. Forms can be picked up from the receptionist. Only one form per registered member will be issued and must be picked up by the member themselves. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 201630 Views

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Mi’kmaq First Nation files land claim for vast portion of New Brunswick – Globalnews.ca

November 9, 2016 The Elsipogtog Mi’kmaq First Nation is laying claim to a large parcel of land in southeastern New Brunswick. The land claim, filed in provincial court on Wednesday by first people’s lawyer Bruce McIvor, covers roughly one third of the province. “The claim itself includes the land, the rivers, the lakes, the air, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 201628 Views

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Lennox Island FN: Land Use Planning Community Engagement

COMMUNITY NOTICE LAND USE PLANNING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Date: October 17th, 2016 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location: Super 8, #15 York Point Road, Ch’town, PE HISTORICAL LAND USE PRESENT LAND USE FUTURE LAND USE LAND DESIGNATION CLIMATE CHANGE READINESS WE VALUE YOUR INPUT. ALL WELCOME! Light refreshments will be served. NT5

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201645 Views

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