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Jul 2, 2010 - Aboriginal Affairs
Culture Fest held as part of Saint John 225 celebrations
Culture Fest - the latest in a series of celebrations marking the 225th anniversary of the incorporation of Saint John - was held at Rockwood Park. Human Resources Minister Rick Bewer, who is also the .....
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Jun 3, 2010 - Wellness, Culture and Sport
New Brunswickers to attend 2011 North American Indigenous Games
A delegation from New Brunswick will attend the 2011 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) being held July 10-17 in Milwaukee, WI.
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Oct 26, 2009 - Aboriginal Affairs
Donation made to Fredericton Native Friendship Centre
The provincial government has made a $1,000 investment in the Fredericton Native Friendship Centre. Rick Brewer, minister responsible for the Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat, made the announcement.
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Aug 18, 2009 - Aboriginal Affairs
Health minister meets with First Nations representatives
Health Minister Mary Schryer met with representatives from New Brunswick’s First Nations communities, Aboriginal organizations, Regional Health Authorities, and Health Canada’s First Nations Inuit Hea .....
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May 6, 2009 - Aboriginal Affairs
Province invests in wheelchair lift at St. Mary’s First Nation
The Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat has made an investment of $19,477 for the installation of a wheelchair lift at the St. Mary’s First Nation Community and Cultural Centre. From left: Candice Paul, ch .....
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Dec 23, 2008 - Aboriginal Affairs
Donation made to Fredericton Native Friendship Centre
A donation of $2,500 to the Fredericton Native Friendship Centre was announced today by Rick Brewer, minister responsible for the aboriginal affairs secretariat. Rick Miles, MLA for Fredericton-Silver .....
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Nov 12, 2008 - Office of Human Resources
New Minister
Additions and changes to cabinet were announced by Premier Shawn Graham. The changes are intended to strengthen the government as it prepares for a new sitting of the legislature, and to bring new voi .....
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Oct 27, 2008 - Aboriginal Affairs
Agreement in principle reached with Kingsclear First Nation
An agreement in principle for the repayment of tuition arrears between New Brunswick and Kingsclear First Nation was signed today by Ed Doherty, minister responsible for the Aboriginal Affairs Secreta .....
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Jul 26, 2008 - Aboriginal Affairs
Bobby Hull to motivate Aboriginal athletes
Bobby Hull, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, left, was the guest speaker at a rally for members of Aboriginal Team New Brunswick heading to the 2008 North American Indigenous Games.
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Apr 25, 2008 - Finance
First Nations community signs tax-sharing agreement with province
The province has signed a tax-sharing agreement with Buctouche First Nation, Finance Minister Victor Boudreau announced today. From left: Chief Ann Mary Simon; Justice Minister T.J. Burke; Boudreau .....
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Apr 4, 2008 - Office of the Premier
Premier meets with Elsipogtog First Nation chief
Premier Shawn Graham and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ed Doherty met today with Jessie John Simon, newly elected chief of the Elsipogtog First Nation at the Legislative Assembly. From left: Graham; Sim .....
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Mar 26, 2008 - Aboriginal Affairs
Minister presents historic document
Ed Doherty, minister responsible for the Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat, is visiting all 15 First Nations communities in the province. This is a follow-up to signing of the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Province .....
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Feb 5, 2008 - Aboriginal Affairs
Minister visits First Nations communities
Ed Doherty, Minister responsible for the Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat, is visiting all 15 First Nations communities in the province. This is a follow-up to signing of the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Province .....
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Feb 5, 2008 - Aboriginal Affairs
Minister visits First Nations communities
Ed Doherty, Minister responsible for the Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat, is visiting all 15 First Nations communities in the province. This is a follow-up to signing of the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Province .....
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Feb 4, 2008 - Aboriginal Affairs
East Coast Music Awards to showcase Aboriginal talent
A contribution of $5, 000 was made to the ECMA 2008 Aboriginal Partnered Showcase by Ed Doherty, Minister responsible for the Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat. From left: Bernadine Perley, co-producer, .....
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Sep 24, 2007 - Aboriginal Affairs
Minister visits First Nations communities
Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Ed Doherty, Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, is visiting all 15 First Nations communities in the province. This is a follow-up to sig .....
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Sep 24, 2007 - Aboriginal Affairs
Minister visits First Nations communities
Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Ed Doherty, Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, is visiting all 15 First Nations communities in the province. This is a follow-up to sig .....
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Aug 27, 2007 - Aboriginal Affairs
Minister visits First Nations communities
Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Ed Doherty, who is also minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, is visiting all 15 First Nations communities. This is a follow-up to the sig .....
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Aug 27, 2007 - Aboriginal Affairs
MInister visits First Nations communities
Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Ed Doherty, who is also minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, is visiting all 15 First Nations communities in the province. This is a foll .....
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Jun 22, 2007 - Aboriginal Affairs
Historic bilateral agreement signed
A new era in Aboriginal-provincial relations was ushered in today with the signing of the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Province of New Brunswick Relationship Building Bilateral Agreement in a ceremony at the Le .....
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Jan 31, 2007 - Aboriginal Affairs
Meeting between Premier and National Chief
Premier Shawn Graham met with Phil Fontaine, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and other representatives recently in Fredericton. From left: Rick Simon, regional chief of AFN of Ne .....
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Dec 14, 2006 - Aboriginal Affairs
Donation made to Fredericton Native Friendship Centre
A one-time donation of $2,500 was made recently to the Fredericton Native Friendship Centre by Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Ed Doherty, who is also minister responsible for a .....
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Oct 6, 2006 - Aboriginal Affairs
Conference on family violence prevention in Aboriginal communities
Gignoo Transition House Inc., the only Aboriginal transition house in New Brunswick, and Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick (PLEIS-NB), recently hosted a conference on fam .....
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Oct 3, 2006 - Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
New Minister
Edward Doherty takes the Oath of Office as Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour and Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, in the presence of Premier Shawn Graham, Lt.-Gov. .....
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Apr 21, 2006 - Office of the Premier
Premier job-shadows Chief Noah Augustine
Premier Bernard Lord accepted an invitation from Chief Noah Augustine to job-shadow him Thursday afternoon, April 20, at Metepenagiag First Nation. Lord visits with schoolchildren at the Metepenagiag .....
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Nov 25, 2005 - Justice and Consumer Affairs
Funding for family violence prevention project for aboriginal communities
Gignoo House, the only aboriginal transition house in New Brunswick, and Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick (PLEIS-NB), are teaming up to develop a family violence prevent .....
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Nov 8, 2005 - Office of the Premier
Premiers Meet
British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell (left) and New Brunswick Premier Bernard Lord met in Fredericton recently to discuss the National Transportation Strategy and the upcoming First Ministers Meet .....
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Oct 24, 2005 - Aboriginal Affairs
Premier wishes Aboriginal veterans well on their return to Europe
Premier Bernard Lord met today with two Aboriginal veterans who are returning to the battlefields of Europe for the first time since the end of World War II. To commemorate 2005 as the Year of the Vet .....
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Aug 31, 2005 - Regional Development Corporation
Heritage and tourism park to be built in Metepenagiag
Metepenagiag Heritage Park, a world-class cultural tourism facility, will be constructed in Metepenagiag, thanks to a partnership between the Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation, the Province of New Brunswick .....
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Jul 20, 2005 - Justice and Consumer Affairs
Minister's statement / Supreme Court of Canada decision on Aboriginal forestry
In May 1998, Joshua Bernard, a Mi'kmaq from Eel Ground Reserve, was charged under the New Brunswick Crown Lands and Forest Act for having 23 spruce logs on the truck he was driving.
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