federal government

Feds to pay $10M for CFB Rockcliffe land claim

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/news/ottawa/2011/03/24/17740716.html A $10 million settlement to the Algonquins of Ontario is in the works for the former CFB Rockcliffe site, the Sun has learned. According to a preliminary participation agreement obtained by the Sun — which outlines the terms of the settlement but is unsigned — the federal government will pay the Algonquins […]


Feds chip in $2.5M to study francophones

SEE VIDEO http://www.ottawasun.com/news/ottawa/2011/03/16/17643661.html A large-scale study of francophone history and culture in North America will be led from the University of Ottawa. Professor France Martineau is getting a $2.5-million grant from the federal government to fund the project. “This will document history of families, history of individuals, history of humble people, really,” said Ottawa Orleans […]