National chief has 3 jobs for PM
‘A lot of dialogue that needs to take place’ before the federal election, Bellegarde says
national chief of the Assembly of First Nations says he’s ready to press the Trudeau government to take more action on reconciliation before next year’s election.
Chief Perry Bellegarde told a crowd in Halifax that he has three priorities for Ottawa: he wants to see legislation that will protect Indigenous languages, address Indigenous child welfare and ensure the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP).
Bellegarde made the comments Tuesday in an address to several hundred delegates at the First Nations Self Government Summit and said those three points are essential Assembly of First Nations national chief Perry Bellegarde told a crowd in Halifax that he’ll push Trudeau to take more concrete action on reconciliation.
for Indigenous sovereignty. “The objective is to move beyond the Indian Act and reconstitute yourselves as nations,” Bellegarde said.
He added that there’s “a lot of dialogue that needs to take place,” before the federal election in October 2019.
Regional chiefs from across the country will convene next week in Ottawa for an annual meeting of The Assembly of First Nations, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to attend the first of three days of talks, according to the prime minthe
ister’s spokesperson Eleanore Catanero. A man is facing several charges after he allegedly broke into a Dartmouth vape shop and destroyed a large aquarium full of fish.
Halifax Regional Police said they responded to an Police are warning people about the latest scam that has the potential to catch some consumers off-guard.
On Monday, a home-seller was contacted via email by someone who appeared to be their realtor. The person they believed to be their real estate WWW.THESTAR.COM
alarm around 5 a.m. Monday morning at the Cloud Factory Vape Shop, at 172 Wyse Rd. Officers who responded determined the business had been broken into and they, along with the K9 unit, arrested a man shortly after at a residence on Windmill Rd.
Shawn Patrick Newman, 38, of Dartmouth is facing charges that include break and enter, possession of stolen property, mischief over $5,000, possession of a weapon, possession of break-in tools and wearing a disguise. Newman is charged with injuring or endangering “other animals.”
Man charged after fish aquarium destroyed in vape shop break-in
agent requested an e-transfer to be held in trust pending a home inspection.
East Hants District RCMP said after the e-transfer was accepted, the homeowner contacted their real estate agent and learned their agent had not requested any such deposit. A police investigation determined the real estate agent’s email had been hacked.
Police said the investigation is continuing.
RCMP warn of scam after real estate agent’s email hacked