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Friday, August 22, 2014

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Six Nations Band Council suing Brantford
Six Nations Band Council is suing the City of Brantford after the city demanded over $40,000 in back taxes on a property willed to Six Nations or risk a forced sale of the property.....Read More
Police best suited to solve cases of missing, murdered women, says Harper
WHITEHORSE- Prime Minister Stephen Harper says police investigations, not a national inquiry, are the best way to deal with crimes involving missing and murdered aboriginal women.....Read More
Alleged Bonanno Organized Crime Family Associate Sentenced to Eleven Years Imprisonment: Sold joe Smuggled Through Akwesasne
Defendant trafficked over 3,000 kilograms of marijuana and obstructed justice by threatening witnesses....Read More
B.C. mining boom, recent tailings pond bust prompt environmental fears in Alaska
VANCOUVER - Heather Hardcastle has spent her life fishing for salmon at the mouth of the Taku River, which starts in a remote corner of northwestern British Columbia before dumping into the ocean near her home in Juneau, Alaska....Read More
Manitoba children's advocate investigates whether social services failed slain teen
WINNIPEG - The death of a 15-year-old Manitoba girl who ran away from foster care has prompted several reviews about whether social services failed her.....Read More
Prime Minister Stephen Harper embarking on annual tour of the North
OTTAWA - Stephen Harper is set to embark on his annual trek to the North, his ninth time doing so since becoming prime minister.....Read More
RCMP in southern Alberta search for stolen police cruiser, but find suspect
COCHRANE, Alta. - The RCMP may always get their man, but what about their police cruiser?....Read More
Teen who killed family granted unescorted temporary absence from prison
VICTORIA - A British Columbia man who, as a teen, murdered four people and left a two-month-old baby alone in a room with her dead mother, has been granted unescorted temporary absences from prison....Read More
'Society should be horrified' 15 year old found dead in Winnipeg river
WINNIPEG - Officers are investigating the slaying of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl from rural Manitoba whose body was found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red River after she ran away from her foster home.....Read More
Trudeau blasts Harper for bungling pipelines needed by Alberta, PM's home turf
EDMONTON - Justin Trudeau moseyed into Harper country Tuesday and accused the prime minister of being "all hat and no cattle" when it comes to pipelines.....Read More
Winnipeg's 'homeless hero' dies in same river where he saved people from drowning
WINNIPEG - A transient, frequently-jailed alcoholic, who became known as the 'Homeless Hero' after saving two people from drowning, battled his demons right up until his death in the same river where he made his rescues.....Read More
Alberta Mounties investigate 3 cases of rocks thrown at cars' windshields
EDMONTON- Mounties are investigating after three vehicles driving on a highway west of Edmonton had rocks thrown at their windshields.....Read More
Body of 15 year old aboriginal girl found in Red River in Winnipeg
WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police say a body wrapped in a bag and pulled from the Red River on Sunday belonged to a slain 15-year-old aboriginal girl.....Read More
B.C. announces independent investigation panel for tailings pond breach
VANCOUVER - The B.C. government has appointed a three-member panel to conduct an independent investigation of a massive tailings pond breach at a gold and copper mine.....Read More
Feds worried about another 'Idle No More' after N.B. fracking protest: documents
MONTREAL - Federal officials closely tracked the fallout of an RCMP raid on a First Nations protest against shale-gas exploration in New Brunswick, at one point raising concerns it could spawn another countrywide movement like Idle No More.....Read More
First Nation chiefs look to block New Brunswick's new forestry strategy
FREDERICTON - Aboriginal leaders in New Brunswick are taking the provincial government to court in an effort to block an increase on the caps for harvesting softwood lumber in a new 10-year forestry strategy.....Read More
Future of First Nations burial ground on tiny B.C. islet remains uncertain
SALT SPRING ISLAND, B.C. - The Victoria-area's Capital Regional District announced that it will not pursue the expropriation of a tiny islet off Salt Spring Island to protect a First Nations burial ground.....Read More
B.C. aboriginal leaders meet to talk strategy over historic land claim ruling
VANCOUVER - Overlapping land claims are a major issue facing British Columbia First Nations as they try to move forward following a landmark land-title ruling, say aboriginal leaders.....Read More
Vigil for murdered and missing aboriginal women held in Regina
REGINA - A 24-hour vigil being held in Regina aims to remind people about the all-too-high number of missing and murdered aboriginal women in the city and the country.....Read More
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