Bernard Valcourt

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Court Orders Government to Reconsider its Approval of an Assignment of an Easement Related to the Trans Mountain ...

Calgary HeraldColdwater expressed concern to the Federal Government about the proposed expansion, and requested that the minister at the time, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, update...

Où sont les candidats acadiens chez les progressistes-conservateurs?

De son côté, l'ancien député fédéral Bernard Valcourt souligne que la représentation est cruciale pour tout parti qui souhaite être élu. « Les stratèges savent...

Why we need First Nations education authorities

A First Nations Education Act was proposed by Bernard Valcourt, the then Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, in 2013. But it was strongly opposed by the...

Playground Winter Festival: Le Floch Wins Second Title

Jonathan Bussieries, Brian Morgan, David Valcourt-Dube, Rodney Ramalho, Michael Malm, Laurence Grondin and Ruben Perceval all took their shot but faded out before the money.

Nunavut Inuit training fund coughs up $3 million for 12 projects

Bernard Valcourt, then the minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada; Cathy Towtongie, then president of Nunavut Tunngavik; and Peter Taptuna, premier of Nunavut,...

Tiny Vancouver Island First Nation want court to end 'dictatorship'

In 2013, when Postmedia first reported that Ottawa had poured $9.1 million over a dozen years into a community of fewer than 20 individuals from...

New Analysis Busts Myths Surrounding Murdered Indigenous Women

In April of this year, then Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt told First Nations chiefs that, in at least 70 percent of the cases of...

The mystery of 1000 missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada

Former prime minister Stephen Harper insisted last year that most of the cases had been solved and that “the issue has been studied to death.”...

Canadian government upholds Kiggavik recommendation

The Canadian government has agreed with a 2015 recommendation by the Nunavut Impact Review Board that the Kiggavik uranium project should not proceed ...and more »...

Canadian government upholds Kiggavik recommendation

In a July 2015 letter to then-minister Bernard Valcourt, Areva Resources Canada CEO Vincent Martin said that start date uncertainty was not unique to Kiggavik...

Nunavut regulator: we can't assess Baffinland's new railway proposal

So in response to correspondence from Baffinland, the NIRB still insists they want the minister of INAC to step in and clarify an exemption from...

Land sales

Endrit Thanasi and Orjana Bleta from Shawn Forth Inc., 15705 Val Court, Edmond, $310,000. Justin Daniel and Errin E. ... Sue N. Frost and Bernard...

Today in History

- July 4mysask.comIn 1989, federal Tory cabinet minister Bernard Valcourt was injured while motorcycling in New Brunswick, his home province. Later charged with impaired...

Today in History

- July 4mysask.comIn 1989, federal Tory cabinet minister Bernard Valcourt was injured while motorcycling in New Brunswick, his home province. Later charged with impaired...

Today in History

- July 4mysask.comIn 1989, federal Tory cabinet minister Bernard Valcourt was injured while motorcycling in New Brunswick, his home province. Later charged with impaired...

Today in History

- July 4mysask.comIn 1989, federal Tory cabinet minister Bernard Valcourt was injured while motorcycling in New Brunswick, his home province. Later charged with impaired...

Today in History

- July 4mysask.comIn 1989, federal Tory cabinet minister Bernard Valcourt was injured while motorcycling in New Brunswick, his home province. Later charged with impaired...

Today in History

- July 4mysask.comIn 1989, federal Tory cabinet minister Bernard Valcourt was injured while motorcycling in New Brunswick, his home province. Later charged with impaired...

Today in History

- July 4mysask.comIn 1989, federal Tory cabinet minister Bernard Valcourt was injured while motorcycling in New Brunswick, his home province. Later charged with impaired...

Nunavut stakeholders seek clarity in Baffinland mine review process

On a request from Baffinland, then-INAC minister Bernard Valcourt agreed last summer to exempt the proposal from the land use planning process. The Hamlet of...

Yukon First Nations will make their displeasure known at polls, says outgoing grand chief

The Yukon government was an enthusiastic supporter of the bill, and both former Prime Minister Stephen Harper and former Indian Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt have...

Hunter Tootoo joins list of cabinet members making a sudden exit

Most recently, Bernard Valcourt was minister of aboriginal affairs and northern development in the Harper government before it was defeated in 2015. But two decades...

We are far from a reconciled society

This was, after all, the event where then-aboriginal affairs minister Bernard Valcourt refused to stand and applaud with the rest of the room when TRC...

Time lapse film shows sea ice tenacity near Nunavut mine

Then-Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister Bernard Valcourt granted that request and so the proposal is currently before the NIRB for assessment. Oceans North, which...

What Does It Mean to Be an Indigenous Man in 2016?

He explained that he was teaching a class last year when former Aboriginal Affairs (now called Indigenous and Northern Affairs) Minister Bernard Valcourt told a...

What Does It Mean to Be an Indigenous Man in 2016?

He explained that he was teaching a class last year when former Aboriginal Affairs (now called Indigenous and Northern Affairs) Minister Bernard Valcourt told a...

5 highlights from the Yukon legislative agenda

The Yukon legislative assembly has been gathered for just over two weeks now. It's the last sitting before the territorial election later this year. MLAs...

Mike Allen hopes to take federal success to provincial politics

... to lead the New Brunswick Tories. Bernard Valcourt won the Tory leadership in 1995, two years after he lost his federal seat. Valcourt's leadership...

Church had moral duty to residential-school survivors, but walked away

Bernard Valcourt, the former Conservative aboriginal affairs minister, found it frustrating that the Catholic Church wasn't living up to its commitments to residential-school survivors. And...

Supreme Court recognizes rights of Métis and non-status Indians

The Conservative government prepared the memo for Bernard Valcourt, who was then minister of aboriginal affairs, in June 2014 when the government was deciding whether...

Trudeau's cabinet style: he gives his ministers 'as much rope,' but pulls it back if they do something wrong

(subscription)Peter MacKay, James Moore, Joe Oliver, Shelly Glover, Christian Paradis, and Bernard Valcourt. “[Full cabinet under Mr. Harper] would meet maybe a couple of...

'Add aboriginal men to murdered women's inquiry:' Advocates

(blog) (blog)At the other end of the grim homicide equation, however, former aboriginal affairs minister Bernard Valcourt and the RCMP have acknowledged seven of...

When past becomes present

On the other hand, the former Minister of Aboriginal Affairs,Bernard Valcourt, blamed the apparent disrespect for women in Indigenous communities on the men on the...

Beaufort Sea oil and gas licences shouldn't be held forever, says Inuvialuit leader

Just over two weeks after the companies made their extension request to the NEB, Bernard Valcourt, then-minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, appointed former...

energy industry

(subscription) (subscription)Ottawa has approved energy exploration in offshore Arctic waters over the objections of Inuit communities and organizations. In a letter to the Qikiqtani...

Middle East – iPolitics

(subscription)Religion plays a major role in the lives of many refugees, making it an important consideration for religious-based aid groups sponsoring those of other...

Friendship Centre hoping to improve cultural awareness

Bernard Valcourt, who was the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development at the time, vowed to update the UAS to try and increase economic...

First Nations education funds quietly 'removed' by the previous ...

The Liberal government says much of the funding it was counting on for First Nations education was quietly removed from the books by the previous ...and...

Liberals to reassess First Nations education funds after removal from last year's ledgers

And Bernard Valcourt, then-aboriginal affairs minister, told a parliamentary committee last May that the money was still available, provided First Nations leaders would agree to...

Campus Life

- KamloopsCastanet.net“Our Government is committed to enabling Aboriginal learners to access the skills training and education they need to find meaningful employment,” says Aboriginal...

Big oil wants taxpayer cash for risky Arctic drilling

After Imperial Oil asked the government to change to the law, the former Conservative cabinet minister responsible for the legislation, Bernard Valcourt, approved a contract...

Baffin Inuit org holds board meeting this week in Iqaluit

The Nunavut Planning Commission rejected Baffinland's Phase II proposal, but then-minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Bernard Valcourt, overruled that decision, sending the proposal...

Canadian First Nations Demand Action on Missing and Murdered Women

Aboriginal Minister Bernard Valcourt justified the inaction by stating that 70 percent of indigenous women are murdered by a relative or acquaintance - therefore not...

A Comprehensive Report on MMIW: The Curiously Different Tales of Violence against Indigenous Women On Both ...

Last March, former Canadian Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt caused a furor on both sides of the border with his assertion that Indigenous men are...

UMA full-time 2015 fall semester dean's list - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelUMA full-time 2015 fall semester dean's listKennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel... Crystal Martin, Mary Mccarthy, Sarah Starkey, James Stewart, Denise Vaillancourt...

Letters from politicians...silkscreened onto blue jeans, a toilet and tin foil

One of those who didn't respond was former Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt, when Horne sent him a letter regarding an inquiry into missing and...

Under Liberals, chiefs must be ready for change

The organization's funding was slashed, and then-aboriginal affairs minister Bernard Valcourt was refusing all overtures for new funding and parity in programming. The Harper government...

Under Liberals, chiefs must be ready for change

The organization's funding was slashed, and then-aboriginal affairs minister Bernard Valcourt was refusing all overtures for new funding and parity in programming. The Harper government...

'Pennies for Billions': Aboriginals Fight Near Giveaway of Pipeline Rights in 1952

By late 2014, an official for then-Conservative federal minister Bernard Valcourt granted retroactive consent to the transfer of the pipeline's easement to the U.S. company.

'Pennies for Billions': Aboriginals Fight Near Giveaway of Pipeline Rights in 1952

By late 2014, an official for then-Conservative federal minister Bernard Valcourt granted retroactive consent to the transfer of the pipeline's easement to the U.S. company.