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Cape Breton municipal police trample on Mi’kmaq rights in Membertou First Nation raids

In December of last year, the Cape Breton Regional Police Service carried out multiple raids in Membertou First Nation in violation of the constitutionally protected Aboriginal and Treaty Rights of several Mi’kmaq men. On December 13th, 2022 the municipal police force entered into federal “lands reserved for Indians” and raided the premises of Sully's Trading Post and Belly Busters Pizza & Donair to enforce provincial laws. 

B.C. Indigenous Cannabis Business Fund launched, creating new opportunities for First Nations in the cannabis industry

From Yahoo! Finance Canada News Wire December 16 2022 VANCOUVER, COAST SALISH TERRITORY, BC, Dec. 16, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, First Nations partners in British Columbia, alongside Federal and Provincial governments, announced the launch of the B.C. Indigenous Cannabis Business Fund, helping to increase representation in the regulated cannabis industry. This new Indigenous-led…