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Oct 13, 2015, 17:23 ET Inauguration of the Nemaska Justice Facility by the Grand Council of the Crees/Cree Nation Government and the Government of Québec

NEMASKA, QC, Oct. 13, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Rodney Mark, Deputy Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and Vice-Chairman of the Cree Nation Government, inaugurated the...


Jul 13, 2015, 16:32 ET Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Cree Nation Government and Government of Québec Sign the Agreement to Resolve the Baril-Moses Forestry Dispute

QUÉBEC CITY, July 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Nation Government is pleased to announce the signature with the Government of Québec today of the Agreement to...


Jun 19, 2015, 16:52 ET The Grand Council of the Cree (Eeyou Istchee), the Cree Nation Government, the Cree Nation of Wemindji and Goldcorp publicly disclose the Opinagow Collaboration Agreement

VANCOUVER, BC and WEMINDJI, QC, June 19, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Goldcorp Inc. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG), the Cree Nation of Wemindji, the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and the Cree Nation...


Jun 15, 2015, 08:00 ET Cree Community and Jamésien Communities Sign Memorandums of Understanding Agreeing to Collaborate on Important Projects

OUJE-BOUGOUMOU, QC, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The leaders of three communities within the James Bay Territory—Chief Reggie Neeposh of Ouje-Bougoumou, Mayor Manon Cyr of Chibougamau and Mayor Steve...


Jun 12, 2015, 10:10 ET Press Advisory - Cree Community and Jamésien Communities Sign Memorandums of Understanding Agreeing to Collaborate on Important Projects

OUJE-BOUGOUMOU, QC, June 12, 2015 /CNW/ - A press conference will be held in Ouje-Bougoumou, Quebec at 11:00 a.m. on June 15, 2015. The leaders of three communities in the James Bay Territory—Chief...


Feb 17, 2015, 19:04 ET Publication of a major work on the history of Eeyou Istchee

I always had the utmost respect for the territory; it has provided for so many people. The river provided a good life for the people. Game converged here. Beaver seemed to love being on the river,...


Feb 06, 2015, 17:30 ET Cree Nation and Pekuakamiulnuatsh Takuhikan agree to work together

MASHTEUIATSH, QC, Feb. 6, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - In an historic meeting held yesterday between the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee and Pekuakamiulnuatsh Takuhikan, parties discussed several issues of...


Jan 29, 2015, 15:02 ET Cree Nation government agrees with government of Québec on mediation mandate of Lucien Bouchard

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come met today with Premier Philippe Couillard to agree on the mandate of Me Lucien Bouchard to act as mediator between the Cree ...


Jan 26, 2015, 17:51 ET Position of Cree Nation Government regarding Québec's announcement of mediation mandate of Lucien Bouchard

NEMASKA, QC, Jan. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - On January 23, the Government of Québec announced a mediation mandate for Lucien Bouchard. However, discussions with the Cree regarding this mandate were not...


Nov 14, 2014, 11:34 ET Crees Share Vision of Land Stewardship and Conservation at World Parks Congress in Sydney Australia

SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Rodney Mark, Deputy Grand Chief for the Cree Nation presented his Government's vision for land stewardship and conservation in Eeyou Istchee (Crees'...


Nov 13, 2014, 15:42 ET Final Phase of BAPE Hearings in Eeyou Istchee

The Cree want to put an end to uranium development on their land MISTISSINI, EEYOU ISTCHEE, QC, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The final phase of the BAPE hearings on uranium development in Quebec have ...


Nov 07, 2014, 12:06 ET Signature of the Chinuchi Agreement for the Development and Operation of the Whabouchi Project in Cree Territory

NEMASKA, QC, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), the Cree Nation Government, the Cree Nation of Nemaska and Nemaska Lithium Inc. announce that they have...


Oct 07, 2014, 18:14 ET The Cree Nation of Mistissini, the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), the Cree Nation Government sign a pre-development agreement with Copper One

MISTISSINI, QC, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), the Cree Nation Government and the Cree Nation of Mistissini are pleased to announce that they have signed a...


Sep 25, 2014, 18:19 ET The First Nations in Quebec stand united in their opposition to uranium mining

WENDAKE, QC, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - At a workshop on uranium development hosted by the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) today, First Nations from across the province...


Sep 03, 2014, 16:05 ET The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) welcomes the Cree Nation Government as a new member of the Union

NEMASKA, EEYOU ISTCHEE, QC, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - On May 28th 2014, the Cree Nation Government received a letter from the IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre announcing its admission to the...


Aug 11, 2014, 16:19 ET Québec Court of Appeal upholds Cree, Inuit and Naskapi treaty rights

MONTREAL, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Cree, Inuit and Naskapi scored an important victory on August 4, 2014, when the Québec Court of Appeal declared the provincial government had violated their treaty ...


Jul 03, 2014, 11:22 ET Cree Youth Canoe Expedition to Protect the Broadback River

NEMASKA, QC, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Earlier today representatives of the Cree Nation Government/Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) announced their support and sponsorship of a youth canoe...


Jun 18, 2014, 14:08 ET New Information Brings into Question the Rocco Galati Strategy Attacking Federal Court Appointments

NEMASKA, QC, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Recent information has come to light concerning the arguments put forth by Rocco Galati to contest the nomination of The Honourable Robert Mainville to the Quebec...


Jun 06, 2014, 10:19 ET BAPE hearings in Eeyou Istchee: Crees united in their opposition to uranium development

MISTISSINI, EEYOU ISTCHEE, QC, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Public hearings on the uranium sector were held this week in Eeyou Istchee, co-chaired by the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement...


Apr 08, 2014, 11:56 ET Cree Nation Grand Chief congratulates Philippe Couillard on election victory

NEMASKA, EEYOU ISTCHEE, QC, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come expressed his congratulations to Mr. Philippe Couillard on his clear electoral victory last night. The Cree Nation...


Feb 24, 2014, 17:23 ET Book Launch and Premier of the "Mind's Eye"

OUJÉ-BOUGOUMOU, QC, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute (ACCI) is pleased to announce the Book launch of the Mind's Eye written by Emily Masty and Susan Marshall and...


Dec 18, 2013, 17:32 ET Crees File Motion Against Québec to Stop Illegal Logging and Compensate for Past Damages

NEMASKA, QC, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) instituted legal proceedings before the Québec Superior Court in order to suspend forestry management plans...


Dec 12, 2013, 17:21 ET Crees Successfully Challenge Resolute Forest Products Inc. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification

NEMASKA, QC, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Earlier this week, the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) learned that its challenge, launched in May 2013, against Resolute Forest Products' FSC...


Oct 18, 2013, 12:36 ET Statement by the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) on the Events Involving the Elsipogtog First Nation

OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) unconditionally supports the Elsipogtog First Nation in exercising their aboriginal and human rights and categorically...


Sep 20, 2013, 15:53 ET Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and Mayors of Municipalities in James Bay hold first meeting of Implementation Committee for new Regional Government under Agreement on Governance in Eeyou

MONTREAL, Sept. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and the Mayors of the Municipalities in James Bay are pleased to announce that the first meeting of the Implementation...