By: Mia Rabson and Alexandra Paul - 08/19/2011
The Canadian Bar Association says aboriginal offenders will bear the brunt of mandatory minimum sentences.
OTTAWA -- Legal experts fear the Harper government's push for mandatory minimum sentences will unfairly target aboriginals.
By Mia Rabson, Winnipeg Free Press August 20, 2011
It was far past bedtime on May 2, 2010 when two little children playing with a lighter set fire to their Long Plain First Nation home in Manitoba.
First Nation workers in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninnuwug began rolling out the Bell Aliant fibre optic cable earlier this week. The fibre cable will replace the existing microwave link connecting the two remote First Nations of KI and Wapekeka in Ontario's far north.
NAN press release
Grassy Narrows PRESS RELEASE
August 17, 2011
Wednesday, 17 August 2011
The Chief and Council of the Missanabie Cree First Nation are pleased to announce a significant achievement in the quest to return to our homelands. The people of the Missanabie Cree First Nation will be celebrating the successful negotiation of a Land Transfer Agreement with the Government of Ontario that will provide our community with approximately fifteen (15) square miles of land in our traditional territory.
From the Right to Play website (http://www.righttoplay.com/canada/Documents/Youth%20Leadership%20Program%20-%20In%20Field%20Intern%20(3).pdf)