The Signing of the Agreement-in-Principle

On October 18, 2016, the Algonquins of Ontario and the Governments of Ontario and Canada reached a major milestone in their journey toward reconciliation and renewed relationships with the signing of the Agreement-in-Principle (AIP).

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The Agreement-in-Principle (AIP)
The AIP is a key step toward a Final Agreement that will clarify the rights of all concerned and open up new economic development opportunities for the benefit of the Algonquins of Ontario and their neighbours in the Settlement Area in eastern Ontario.

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  The Algonquin Presence

While our negotiations move forward, a number of very exciting initiatives are also taking shape to enhance and strengthen the Algonquin Presence across our Traditional Territory.

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WHAT'S NEW

On April 18, 2017, the College Speaker Series will be hosting Tricia Logan of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at 7 p.m. at Festival Hall in Pembroke. This free event will focus on re-imagining how we see our relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canada. To learn more about the Speaker Series, please click here.

Save the date! The Spring Business Leadership Conference will be held on May 25, 2017 at Algonquin College’s Pembroke Waterfront Campus. To learn more, click here.

Parks Canada – Ontario Waterways are recruiting eligible summer students for various positions. The application deadline is June 30. To learn more about these positions and to apply, visit our Opportunities page here.

TransCanada is currently looking for student applicants for its TransCanada Empower Communities Scholarships program. Students can click here to learn more about the program and apply for scholarships. TransCanada will be accepting applications annually from January 15 to April 15.

Are you looking to learn a new trade? St. Lawrence College is presenting an eight-week pre-construction training program from February 21-July 7, 2017 that will provide you with the skills employers are looking for. Graduates of the program will come away with well-rounded knowledge, practical skills, and certifications including WHMIS, Traffic Control, and more. Upon successful completion, graduates will also be placed on a 12-week paid work experience. To be eligible for funding, you must be 15-30 years old, Indigenous (First Nations, Metis, Inuit), and not receiving EI. For more information, please click here.

On October 18, 2016, the Algonquins of Ontario and the Governments of Ontario and Canada reached a major milestone in their journey toward reconciliation and renewed relationships with the signing of the Agreement-in-Principle (AIP). To learn more, click here.

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Feb 9, 2017 – Canada Lands Company and the Algonquins of Ontario Enter Into Second Real Estate Development Partnership

Jan 10, 2017 – Bancroft Eagle’s Nest at the Heart of Celebrations for Canada 150

Nov 28, 2016 – Ottawa gets sneak peak at city’s newest community

Oct 26, 2016 – View the new Algonquins of Ontario AIP Signing Media Report, courtesy of Syntax Strategic

Oct 19, 2016 – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief congratulates Algonquins of Ontario for signing historic Agreement-in-Principle

Oct 18, 2016 – Algonquins of Ontario achieve new milestone toward modern treaty with Ontario and Canada

Aug 22, 2016 – AOO Call on the Province of Ontario to Release Government Response Statement on the American Eel

Mar 17, 2016 – Results of the Algonquins of Ontario Ratification Vote on the proposed Agreement-in-Principle

Mar 16, 2016 – Indian Act isn’t easy to understand, according to chief

Mar 2, 2016 – CBC Ontario Morning – Interview with Robert Potts, Principal Negotiator and Senior Legal Counsel, Algonquin Treaty Negotiations

Mar 1, 2016 – Protest at Pikwakanagan

Feb 29, 2016 – CBC Ontario Morning – Interview with Kirby Whiteduck, Chief of Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation and Algonquin Negotiation Representative

Feb 29, 2016 – Algonquins one step closer to Ontario’s first modern treaty

Feb 26, 2016 – Algonquins to vote on agreement

Feb 26, 2016 – Letter to the Editor, Pembroke Daily Observer – Robert Potts, Principal Negotiator and Senior Legal Counsel, Algonquin Treaty Negotiations

 

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