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Jun 18, 2010, 13:26 ET Aboriginal Peoples and Civil Society Call for Meaningful Endorsement of
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

OTTAWA, June 18 /CNW Telbec/ - In an Open Letter, 39 Aboriginal and civil society organizations across Canada are calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to endorse the UN Declaration on the Rights...

May 20, 2010, 16:37 ET The New Agreement between the Forestry Industry and Environmental Groups has
no Impact on Cree Territory (Eeyou Istchee)

NEMASKA, EEYOU ISTCHEE, QC, May 20 /CNW Telbec/ - In response to the announcement by several of Canada's leading environmental organizations and the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC)...

May 14, 2010, 16:27 ET Grand Council of the Crees Welcomes Supreme Court Decision on Social and
Environmental Impact Assessment In James Bay Quebec

OTTAWA, May 14 /CNW Telbec/ - The Grand Council of the Crees is pleased with the decision of the Supreme Court in the Vanadium Case. The decision confirms that Canada and Quebec both have a...

Mar 22, 2010, 12:24 ET Canada's endorsement of the UN Declaration must be consistent with human

OTTAWA, March 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Indigenous Peoples and human rights and faith based organizations welcome the announcement in the Speech from the Throne that the Canadian government is taking steps...

Feb 04, 2010, 17:22 ET Significant Agreement between Quebec and Cree Nation - "A tangible example of
partnership of the Paix-des-Braves between Quebec and Cree nation to improve
the lives of people of Eeyou Istchee"

CHISASIBI, QC, Feb. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - A significant agreement between Quebec government and the Cree nation has been signed to extend to 2011 the previous Health Agreement that puts an end to...

Nov 06, 2009, 15:00 ET Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come Calls on Premier Jean Charest to Join Him
in Renewing the Spirit of the "Paix des Braves"

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - A press conference was held today by Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come following a day-long conference convened by the Honourable Madame Nathalie Normandeau...

Nov 04, 2009, 13:10 ET Media Advisory - Grand Chief Dr. Matthew Coon Come To Hold Press Conference
Following the Plan Nord Conference

NEMASKA, QC, Nov. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - A conference is being held on November 6 in Quebec City for the purpose of providing further information on the Government of Quebec's Plan Nord announced by Prime...