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  • February 17, 2001
  • Terry Lusty, Sweetgrass Writer, EDMONTON

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Two 12 year-olds, Dave Lamouche (Gift Lake) and Calvin Waquan (Fort Chipewyan), have a few things in common.

Both are Aboriginal, have been on skates since age four or five, played hockey since age five and now live in Edmonton.

More importantly, the two peewee hockey players were selected by the North West Zone Oilers to play in the 42nd annual Quebec鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Terry Lusty, Sweetgrass Columnist

Page 5

Terrying about with Terry Lusty

Tansi!

Happy New Year everyone!

Hittin' pay dirt

The Tsuu T'ina First Nation, on the outskirts of cowtown Calgary, have all sorts of reasons to be whooping it up.

The latest from there is that the reserve has struck oil.

They hit the vein up west, in the vicinity of Bragg Creek in late November and one鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Cheryl Petten, Sweetgrass Staff Writer, THE HAGUE,The Netherlands

Page 4

The effects of global warming are no longer just fodder for theoretical debate among scientists - they are already affecting people around the world.

This is the message delivered at the Sixth Session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP-6), held in The Hague Nov. 13 to 24. UNFCCC participants were trying to鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Cheryl Petten, Sweetgrass Staff Writer, THE HAGUE,The Netherlands

Page 4

The effects of global warming are no longer just fodder for theoretical debate among scientists - they are already affecting people around the world.

This is the message delivered at the Sixth Session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP-6), held in The Hague Nov. 13 to 24. UNFCCC participants were trying to鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Yvonne Irene Gladue, Sweetgrass Writer, EDMONTON

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The New Year is just beginning and Aboriginal businesses and organizations in the city are gearing up with a full calendar of activities. The Native Seniors Centre located on 10107-134 Ave. is a drop-in centre that is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

With soup and bannock every Wednesday, a presentation following the soup and bannock, a Cree mass the鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Yvonne Irene Gladue, Sweetgrass Writer, EDMONTON

Page 3

The New Year is just beginning and Aboriginal businesses and organizations in the city are gearing up with a full calendar of activities. The Native Seniors Centre located on 10107-134 Ave. is a drop-in centre that is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

With soup and bannock every Wednesday, a presentation following the soup and bannock, a Cree mass the鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Sweetgrass Staff

Page 2

Describing itself as "one of the last hold-outs" where self-government is concerned, in the words of communications spokesman Albert Cryer, Saddle Lake First Nation has positioned itself as a player on the international stage in an attempt to articulate their Aboriginal rights and seek remedies for injustices done to Indigenous people.

Councillor Eric Large attended the鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Sweetgrass Staff

Page 2

Describing itself as "one of the last hold-outs" where self-government is concerned, in the words of communications spokesman Albert Cryer, Saddle Lake First Nation has positioned itself as a player on the international stage in an attempt to articulate their Aboriginal rights and seek remedies for injustices done to Indigenous people.

Councillor Eric Large attended the鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Sweetgrass Staff

Page 2

Last month seven Aboriginal people who joined the Canadian Forces under the Aboriginal entry program graduated from the basic recruit training course at the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School in St-Jean, Que. One was from Alberta.

Private Tammy Campbell (Mistawasis) is from Cold Lake. Asked "What would you say to someone who is interested in joining the Canadian鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Sweetgrass Staff

Page 2

Last month seven Aboriginal people who joined the Canadian Forces under the Aboriginal entry program graduated from the basic recruit training course at the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School in St-Jean, Que. One was from Alberta.

Private Tammy Campbell (Mistawasis) is from Cold Lake. Asked "What would you say to someone who is interested in joining the Canadian鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Cheryl Petten, Sweetgrass Staff Writer

page 17

If you have young children and are worried about how you're going to pay for their post-secondary education, you might want to consider investing in a registered education savings plan (RESP).

RESPs are registered with the federal government and allow contributions to grow tax-free until the beneficiary begins studies at an eligible post-secondary educational institution鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Cheryl Petten, Sweetgrass Staff Writer

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If you have young children and are worried about how you're going to pay for their post-secondary education, you might want to consider investing in a registered education savings plan (RESP).

RESPs are registered with the federal government and allow contributions to grow tax-free until the beneficiary begins studies at an eligible post-secondary educational institution鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Andrew Leach, Sweetgrass Columnist

page 16

Income tax time is fast approaching and most Canadians are getting ready to file their returns. Contrary to popular belief, most First Nations people are required to file a return with Revenue Canada. This article will briefly examine the unique features of First Nations taxation, especially in relation to income. It will be shown that First Nations taxation is a continually鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Andrew Leach, Sweetgrass Columnist

page 16

Income tax time is fast approaching and most Canadians are getting ready to file their returns. Contrary to popular belief, most First Nations people are required to file a return with Revenue Canada. This article will briefly examine the unique features of First Nations taxation, especially in relation to income. It will be shown that First Nations taxation is a continually鈥

  • February 17, 2001
  • Terry Lusty, Sweetgrass Writer, EDMONTON

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Blueprint for the Future, an Aboriginal youth career fair at Edmonton's Shaw Conference Centre was buzzing as an estimated 2100 Aboriginal youth converged on the annual fair sponsored each year in a different Canadian city by the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation in Toronto.

The location each time around coincides with whatever city is hosting that particular鈥