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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Today on the Hill: Canada's top auditor delivers his latest report
OTTAWA - There's nothing like a report from the auditor general to make politicians in Ottawa sit up and pay attention.....Read More
Government not doing enough to keep tabs on northern food subsidy program: audit
OTTAWA - Canada's auditor general says unscrupulous retailers may be abusing the federal program aimed at helping to offset the high cost of food in the North.....Read More
Conservatives brace for bad news auditor general report on veterans care
OTTAWA - The Harper government's frenzy of funding to support veterans continued to rain down Monday, just ahead of what's expected to be a politically toxic report by the auditor general on mental health services for ex-soldiers.....Read More
First Nations that haven't complied with transparency law face consequences
OTTAWA - First Nations that flout the Conservative government's new financial-transparency law have been told they face consequences ranging from a public shaming to possible court action.....Read More
Plenty riding on whether high court will hear appeal for off reserve aboriginals
OTTAWA - Canada's Metis and non-status Indians will learn Thursday whether the Supreme Court will hear a high-stakes landmark case that could extend the federal government's responsibilities to hundreds of thousands of off-reserve Aboriginal Peoples.....Read More
California based Pala tribe becomes first to launch Internet gambling site in New Jersey
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - California's Pala Indians have launched their Internet gambling site in New Jersey following a test period last week, becoming the first tribe to do so in the state.....Read More
Saskatchewan premier concerned about 'unnecessary barriers' to pipeline project
REGINA - Saskatchewan's premier says he's concerned about the stance taken by his Ontario and Quebec counterparts in regards to the Energy East Pipeline project.....Read More
Teen who was assaulted, left for dead by Winnipeg river meets rescuer
WINNIPEG - A 16-year-old Manitoba teen who was viciously beaten, assaulted and left to die beside a river has met one of the men who rescued her and thanked him.....Read More
Government to double number of American Indiancommunities in $1.9B land buyback program
BILLINGS, Mon. - Federal officials on Thursday doubled the number of American Indian communities involved in a $1.9 billion government effort to return lands on reservationsto tribal ownership.....Read More
Navajo Nation approves 2 per cent increase in sales tax for junk food sold on reservation
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The sales tax on cookies, chips and sodas sold on the Navajo Nation is going up.....Read More
Manitoba premier apologizes for misleading legislature over free NHL ticket
WINNIPEG - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger apologized Friday for misleading the legislature about a National Hockey League ticket he received, but he said it was an honest mistake.....Read More
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