Press Statement: Forgotten Again: The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples offended by discrimination under the federal budget

Press Statement: Forgotten Again: The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples offended by discrimination under the federal budget

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Government is leaving out Indigenous children that are off-reserve, Métis and non-status in new child welfare legislation – Congress of Aboriginal Peoples

February 28, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples is outraged that the federal government has continued the exclusion of off-reserve, Métis and non-status Indigenous children in their new child welfare legislation.

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Exclusion of Off Reserve Brought To Standing Committee

February 28, 2019- At the invitation of the Member of Parliament, Cathy McLeod, Chief Lorraine Augustine attended the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs, on the matter of the Interim Estimates 2019-2020, in Ottawa today as an observer.

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Final Descheneaux Collaborative Process Session

(Truro) February 7, 2019 ─ The Native Council of Nova Scotia held their last and final Descheneaux Collaborative Process Session on Bill S.3 – Amendments to the Indian Act, this past weekend in Port Hawkesbury, NS on February 2, 2019.

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Last and Final Descheneaux Collaborative Process Session

January 30, 2019 (Truro, NS) ─ The Native Council of Nova Scotia is hosting their final Descheneaux Collaborative Process Session on February 2, 2019 in Port Hawkesbury, NS at the Maritime Inn.

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NCNS Holiday Message

As 2018 comes to an end and we get ready to head into the new year, I would like to take the time to thank all of the Native Council staff, Board members, community members, and supporters for all of their hard work, contributions and their continued support for a great year.  As Chief and President I hope you enjoy the upcoming holidays with your loved ones and wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Etawey wli nuelewin aq pusu’l Puna’ne.

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Renewed CAP-Canada Political Accord

December 12, 2018 (Truro, NS) ─  The Native Council of Nova Scotia’s (NCNS) National organization, The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) has signed a renewed Political Accord with the federal government last Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in Ottawa, ON; Chief Lorraine Augustine, of the NCNS, was also present during the process as a member of CAP’s Board of Directors.

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Descheneaux Collaborative Process Meeting – Truro

November 26, 2018 (Truro) ─ The Native Council of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that they will be holding Collaborative Process meetings in regards to “Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act in response to the Superior Court of Quebec decision in Descheneaux c. Canada (Procureur général).”

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INAC COLLABORATIVE PROCESS – Truro Meeting

NATIVE COUNCIL OF NOVA SCOTIA
GOING FORWARD TO A BETTER FUTURE

                                       

(INAC COLLABORATIVE PROCESS)

INDIAN ACT

REGISTRATION CHANGES

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INAC Collaborative Process – Bridgewater

 

NATIVE COUNCIL OF NOVA SCOTIA
GOING FORWARD TO A BETTER FUTURE

                                       

(INAC COLLABORATIVE PROCESS)

INDIAN ACT

REGISTRATION CHANGES

Find out how this affects to you

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