It further alleges the Act negates the guarantees of livelihood and freedom that Treaty 6 was made to protect
It’s not a secret in Ottawa that Nunavut needs housing, or that it costs more to build there.
Onion Lake Chief Wallace Fox has a court date scheduled in Lloydminster, Sask., provincial court on Oct. 20.
Charges stem from May 18 incident in the community
Fox denies all allegations
Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt says he doesn’t believe “unanimity” will ever be found on his government’s proposed First Nation education bill, but opposition MPs should follow the “lead” of Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo, think of the “children” and put politics aside on the issue.
The Assembly of First Nations is seeking $400,000 from Ottawa to fund a chiefs’ committee on treaties despite demands from prairie chiefs that the organization relinquish the file.
Onion Lake Cree Nation threatens legal action against Ottawa over funding agreement 'signed under duress'
Onion Lake Cree Nation is threatening legal action against the federal department of Aboriginal Affairs over new terms included in the funding agreement between Ottawa and First Nations.