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NFN hopeful for water and sewer replacement funding – My West Nipissing Now

Aug 10, 2018 The Little Pine First Nation will vote today regarding ratifying their treaty annuities claim settlement with the federal government. The approximately $6.8 million claim, settled last December was for non-treaty payment of $5 per band member yearly from 1885-1888, following the Louis Riel rebellion. As part of the settlement, there is a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201815 Views

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Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands – FNTC

Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and section 83 of the Indian Act. First Nations contract with qualified, independent assessors to assess the leases, licenses and other occupations of their lands (generally referred to as “interests in land”). Over the past 30 years, a national approach to assessment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201817 Views

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Gas station on Idylwyld designated as urban reserve land – CBC

Retro Petro, owned by Thunderchild First Nation, is Saskatoon’s 6th urban reserve land Jan 29, 2018 Saskatoon City Council has approved a request by the Thunderchild First Nation to have the land they own at 1135 Idylwyld Drive North turned into an urban reserve. The Retro Petro gas station and the land it sits on […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201843 Views

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BR Carry Kettle Lawsuit – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jan 18, 2018  A Saskatchewan First Nation is suing the province and Ottawa to regain some control over its traditional land. A lawyer for the Carry The Kettle band says its territory in southern Saskatchewan has been whittled away by agricultural and industrial development. Estella White says it will be […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 201871 Views

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Whittled away: Saskatchewan First Nation sues over land given over to farming – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 17, 2018  REGINA _ A Saskatchewan First Nation is suing the province and Ottawa to try to regain some control over traditional land it says has been whittled away by agricultural and industrial development. A lawyer for the Carry The Kettle band says it’s the first time the courts have been asked […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 201860 Views

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Carry the Kettle First Nation sues Sask., Ottawa; wants consultation over land development – CBC

Lawsuit says Canada and Saskatchewan have failed to uphold treaty promises Carry the Kettle First Nation is suing the federal government and Saskatchewan over development that infringes on their members’ treaty right to hunt and gather. Carry the Kettle First Nation (CTK), about 100km east of Regina, filed the lawsuit in late December. “When we […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201871 Views

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Treaty Land Entitlement agreement signed 25 years ago – StarPhoenix

October 20, 2017 A quarter century after 25 Saskatchewan First Nations signed the 1992 Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) framework agreement with the federal and provincial governments, more than 800,000 acres of reserve land have been added in the province, including more than 50 urban First Nations. The signing of the largest treaty-based land claim in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 201765 Views

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Forty eight parcels of Crown land in Saskatchewan put up for auction – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 11, 2017  REGINA _ Some land in the untouched, remote corners of Saskatchewan are going up for sale. The Saskatchewan government is in the final stages of preparations for an online auction in which 48 parcels of Crown land will go to the highest bidder. Natural forests, natural prairie grasslands, and natural […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201789 Views

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Video: Why have a survey done on First Nations land?

Have a look!  Here is a great video on the many reasons for surveys on First Nations land, by Canada Land Surveyors. Please take a moment to watch this informative video by clicking here! NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 2017108 Views

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21 Additional First Nations welcomed as Signatories to the Framework Agreement

(April 21, 2017) On behalf of the Lands Advisory Board, and the Framework Agreement Signatory First Nations, and with the full support of Canada, we are delighted to welcome the following 21 new signatory nations to the Framework Agreement. This brings the total number of Framework Agreement Signatory First Nations to 148. This year the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 2017164 Views

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