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Training Course Restricted Firearms Certification

Jan 11, 2017

Attention: Please be advised there will be a 1 day free Training course for Band Members wishing to receive their "Restricted Firearms Certification". 
The course will take place at the Band Community Hall on January 15th from 8:30am-4pm. 
All those wishing to attend please contact Councillor Michael Stephens via email smaknis@gmail.com or by cell 902-305-5569

PUBLIC NOTICE TO MILLBROOK RESIDENTS DISCHARGE OF BOWS OR FIREARMS

Dec 07, 2016

PUBLIC  NOTICE TO MILLBROOK RESIDENTS

DISCHARGE OF BOWS OR FIREARMS NEAR THE MILLBROOK COMMUNITY WIND FARM         

Millbrook Band has been contacted in the past week by authorities about possible hunting, target practice or other discharge of firearms in the area around the Millbrook Community Wind Project (“the windmills”) at the end of Tower Road.

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Moose Hunt – North Mountain

Nov 14, 2016

Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw are participating in a program aimed at promoting the growth of forest in a section of Cape Breton Highlands National Park by reducing the density of the moose population in the area of North Mountain. 

This hunt will be carried out exclusively by Mi’kmaw over the next few weeks on North Mountain. Because the size of the harvest area is relatively small, each Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw community is eligible to send one hunter per community. The cost of butchering any meat harvested during the hunt by a Millbrook hunter will be meat will be shared with the Millbrook community.  

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Legal counsel for Province under fire for arguments that defy rule of law & undermine spirit of reco

Nov 14, 2016

Millbrook First Nation – November 14, 2016

Sipeknekatik made an application for a Judicial Review arguing that the Crown failed in their duty to adequately consult  them before Alton Gas undertook their work on the Shubenacadie River in 2015.  This matter is set for a hearing on Monday November 14th, 2016 and Tuesday November 15th, 2016.

Recently, Chief Robert Gloade, of Millbrook First Nation,  whose community is also affected by the Alton Gas project, reviewed the brief submitted by Alex Cameron, Legal Counsel for the Crown on this matter. What he read in the submissions of Mr. Cameron troubled him. Not only did Mr. Cameron’s argument deny Treaty Rights of the Mi’kmaw,( which are not in issue in the matter before the court) he argued that the Mi’kmaw are a “conquered” people and as such are owed no duty of consultation when decisions of governments may affect Mi’kmaw rights and title.

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