Month: May 2019

Aboriginal Awareness Week: Islanders express strong support for the Mi’kmaq people

by Tammy MacDonald

Aboriginal Awareness Week: Islanders express strong support for the Mi’kmaq people However, lack of knowledge of Mi’kmaq issues presents a risk to governments May 22, 2019 – Charlottetown, PEI While Islanders are supportive of the Mi’kmaq and issues such as reconciliation, self-government and the recognition of Aboriginal and treaty rights, Islanders are also expressing the […]

Statement to the Community from the PEI Mi’kmaq Leadership/the Abegweit and Lennox Island Councils On the Mill River Case

by Tammy MacDonald

As many of you are aware, our appeal of the “Mill River” duty to consult case was in the Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal last week.  On Tuesday our lawyers made their presentation to support our position that the Province breached its duty to meaningfully consult the Mi’kmaq before the sale of the Mill […]