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News/Media Release(s):

 28 Nov 2014

The following is distributed by the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI
Statement by the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI regarding Initiative to Regulate Online Gaming
Charlottetown, PEI, November 28, 2014 ---
The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI is clarifying its role on an initiative to regulate online gaming.
“The topic of our involvement in efforts to give PEI a substantial role in the regulation of online gaming in Canada has been much discussed in the Legislature and in the media,” said MCPEI Executive Director, Don MacKenzie. “It is important that the public have a clear understanding of our role as a partner in this initiative.”..To CONTINUE



13 Nov 2014

Statement by the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI regarding Report Card on Child and Family Poverty:

Charlottetown, PEI, November 25, 2014 ---

This year marks 25 years since the unanimous House of Commons’ resolution to end child poverty in Canada. This year’s Report Card shows that Child Poverty remains a significant issue for all Canadians. 

In particular, the Report highlights the disproportionate level of Child Poverty among Aboriginal Canadians and, in particular First Nation Canadians living on-reserve.....To CONTINUE






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                 Welcome to the Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI


Working together to enhance the lives of

Mi’kmaq on Prince Edward Island, now and in the future.


 The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI (MCPEI) is a common forum for the two PEI First Nations to address outstanding issues related to Aboriginal and treaty rights. It is a tribal council and provincial territorial organization (PTO) governed by a Board of Directors with membership from the band councils of Abegweit and Lennox Island First Nations. 
MCPEI promotes knowledge and understanding of Mi’kmaq rights by conducting research, developing and implementing initiatives, and building relationships necessary to resolve issues in a cooperative manner.  It provides a common forum for the two First Nations of PEI (Abegweit and Lennox Island First Nations), and is the unified voice for the advancement of Treaty and Aboriginal rights.   


MCPEI is guided by the following core values: 

Respect: we honour and value the diverse viewpoints and beliefs of all individuals, and promote collaborative relationships that are based on trust, understanding and acceptance.  

Tradition: we strengthen, promote, preserve and protect Mi’kmaw culture, beliefs and heritage for current and future generations.

Excellence: we are committed to developing, delivering and maintaining services of the highest quality.

Integrity: we are dedicated to ethical and professional conduct in all aspects of our activities, practices and interactions.

Sensitivity: we are compassionate, mindful and understanding of others’ feelings and circumstances; and will conduct ourselves in a way that is encouraging and supportive.


MCPEI Vision Statement

PEI Mi’kmaq are self-determined and self-sufficient; and the Mi’kmaw community is understood, prosperous, safe and culturally vibrant.






26 Nov 2014


MCPEI is seeking community feedback about values and principles that should be included in a Band Consultation Policy 

01 Dec - Abegweit Band Office

02 Dec - John J Sark Memorial School, Lennox Island

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       Abegweit Meeting                                                   Lennox Island Meeting



24 Nov 2014


Canada World Youth volunteers Jane-Joan Mensah and Sean MacLean have collaborated with the Advisory Council on the Status of Women to develop a safety audit survey for Charlottetown residents. The purpose of this survey is to gain perspective on the views of safety in Charlottetown from Charlottetown residents and make connections to issues of gender-based violence. The responses will be collected until the closing date on December 1st, 2014.

The final results will be presented to the Mayor of Charlottetown at Charlottetown City Hall in December.The final results can also be retrieved through the Advisory Council on the Status of Women blog later in December (http://peiacsw.wordpress.com/2014/11/18/canada-world-youth-survey-safety-in-charlottetown/). 

Thank you in advance on behalf of Canada World Youth and the Advisory Council on the Status of Women for your participation

Please CLICK HERE for Survey



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