(CEP News) Ottawa - Canada enjoys an enviable rate of youth employment and education, but must address drop-out rates among disadvantaged and aboriginal youths, says a report released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
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The requirement for governments and other groups to consult with First Nations about appropriate use of traditional lands is now under attack by the Harper government and corporate interests as they move forward on revisions to the Navigable Waters Protection Act. The "duty to consult" rulings by the Supreme Court will once again have to be used to ensure First Nation traditional lands and resources (including the waterways) are respected within this new Act.
Please send resume and covering letter to:
Sophia Trist, Office Manager,
Windigo First Nations Council
P.O. Box 299
Sioux Lookout, Ontario
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"Embracing our Givers of Life - Honouring the Woman" Traditional Powwow
Deer Lake First Nation - August 28 - 30, 2008
Host Drum Group - TBD
By CHRISTINA BLIZZARD - June 6, 2008
The province's doctors are raising the alarm that new "nurse-led" clinics being set up in rural and underserviced areas will not meet the health care needs of patients in those communities.