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February 17th, 2014

Little Bands Native Hockey Tournament brings First Nations youth together for fun-filled week

From NetNewsLedger.com

Little Bands Native Hockey Tournament Grows in Popularity

Posted 17 February 2014

Little Bands Michikan Lake Bantam A Side Champs

February 16th

February 15th

February 14th

Ontario contracts accounting firm to help establish Ring of Fire development corporation

From CBC.ca

Deloitte to help establish Ring of Fire development corporation

Firm expected to be a neutral, independent third party in development of chromite deposit

Posted: Feb 14, 2014 

(The Canadian Press)

Communiqué from National Chief of AFN on First Nations Control of First Nations Education announcement

See below for AFN communique ... from http://www.oktlaw.com/blog/behind-the-numbers-harper39s-new-funding-of-the-first-nations-education-act/

Behind the numbers - Harper's new funding of the First Nations Education Act

Judith Rae

February 14, 2014

Regional Chief Beardy challenging government to restore funding for First Nation organizations

From NetNewsLedger.com

Chief Beardy - Feds Must Start with Basics

Posted 12 February 2014

Ontario Regional Chief Beardy offered support from Chiefs of Ontario

Ontario Regional Chief Beardy wants to ensure that the federal government gets the basics right.

First Nations challenging pipeline expansion 61 years after first pipeline installed without consultation

From theGlobeandMail.com

First Nations sign up for Kinder Morgan pipeline hearing

MARK HUME

VANCOUVER - Feb. 13 2014

February 13th

Federal budget cuts costing Ontario $641M in health, social and infrastructure

Ontario press release

More Than 110 Federal Cuts - Ontarians Give Ottawa a Failing Grade

Ontario Calls on Federal Government For Fairness

February 12, 2014

Office of the Premier

Premier Kathleen Wynne called on the federal government to stop taking unilateral actions that hurt the people of Ontario.

February 12th

Federal budget 2014 makes lots of promises and dollars that might flow after next election

From APTN.ca

Bulk of new education cash contingent on passage of First Nation education bill

11. FEB, 2014

BUDGET 2014

OTTAWA-The federal government is offering little for education in the 2014-2015 federal budget, but has dangled a $1.9 billion carrot to get First Nations chiefs to support proposed legislation to govern the operation of on-reserve schools.

February 11th

Former federal gov't lawyer claims First Nations have upper hand over development in his new book

From the EdmontonJournal.com

Treaty expert says natives have upper hand over development

Bill Gallagher, an author, former oilpatch lawyer and federal treaty rights negotiator, says First Nations have the upper hand in the debate over resource ...

BY MARTY KLINKENBERG, EDMONTON JOURNAL FEBRUARY 7, 2014