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Friday June 30, 2017
Chief Terrance Paul of Membertou Receives the Order of Canada
MEMBERTOU, N.S – The Order of Canada Advisory Council has released its list of successful honourees of the 2017 Order of Canada. Membertou Chief and CEO Terrance Paul has been named to the Order of Canada as of June 30, 2017
The grants totaling $953,000 from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency were announced Friday at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre by Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking on behalf of Minister Navdeep Bains.
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Membertou has bought 70 acres of land near the Port of Sydney, including 1,000 feet of waterfront between two coal-handling piers.
The people of Membertou First Nation will celebrate their community's history Sunday.
A ceremony will be held along the Sydney waterfront at 5 p.m. to commemorate the place where Mi'kmaq people made their home for centuries.
Membertou First Nation will reclaim and reconcile with a piece of their history Sunday.
It has been 100 years since the people of Membertou were forced to relocate from their first home at the Kings Road reserve in Sydney.
SYDNEY — Peter Paul remembers hearing the stories from his older relatives about Kun’tewiktuk.
His grandparents, John W. Paul and Nancy Googoo, moved to the Kings Road reserve after 1905 when the steel plant in Sydney was booming. Close relatives from both sides of the family lived and worked in the city as tradespeople.
MEMBERTOU - A Membertou energy conference has been told that Nova Scotia has significant potential to develop wind power despite the demise of a provincial program that encouraged community-based renewable energy projects
A century ago a Sydney judge ordered the relocation of the community because he didn’t think that the Mi’kmaw could live and thrive in an urban setting.
How wrong he was.
With a state-of-the-art sport and wellness centre nearly complete and more projects in the works, Cape Breton’s Membertou First Nation is expanding its business opportunities.