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RCMP assist in search for missing Quebec boy with autism

July 16, 2019 The Northeast District RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate a 15-year-old boy with autism, who was reported missing in Quebec, and who was last seen this morning in Sugarloaf Provincial Park in Atholville, N.B. David Alec Metallic, of Montreal, was visiting family on the Listiguj First Nation and was […]

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Government of Canada invests $2 million to keep Yukon’s roads safe from drug-impaired drivers

From: Public Safety Canada July 16, 2019 Whitehorse, Yukon Public Safety Canada While drug-impaired driving has been illegal in Canada for more than 90 years, too many irresponsible individuals continue to put many lives at risk by driving impaired. The Government of Canada is investing in new technologies, additional resources, and training to detect and […]

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United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising Tribal Council and Canada sign framework for moving forward in partnership to advance reconciliation

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada July 16, 2019 — Manitoulin Island, ON — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada — United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising Tribal Council Working collaboratively to renew the relationship based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership is key to achieving reconciliation with First Nations in […]

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Statement by CNA president-elect Tim Guest following the Council of the Federation 2019 meeting

Eve Johnston Media and Communications Coordinator Canadian Nurses Association Tel: 613-237-2159, ext. 114 Cell: 613-282-7859 Email: ejohnston@cna-aiic.ca Saskatoon, SK, July 12, 2019 – CNA president-elect Tim Guest issued the following statement after the Council of the Federation’s 2019 summer meeting: “The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is encouraged by the premiers’ continued discussions to strengthen long-term […]

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AB Government: Powwow gatherings

A powwow gathers people together to celebrate family, community and Nations through song and dance, ceremonies, and displays of hospitality and unity. Powwows typically take place on First Nations and in urban centres across Canada during the summer. Powwow songs and dances change with each generation. Powwows are a social, artistic and spiritual expression of […]

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Government of Canada invests close to $101M in Indigenous health research across the country

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research July 16, 2019 – Victoria, BC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Indigenous Peoples in Canada experience a greater percentage of serious health issues than the rest of the population. That is why Indigenous researchers, Elders, knowledge users and organizations are joining forces to urgently improve the health of […]

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Memorial U: Business program helps Canadian veterans become entrepreneurs

July 16 Prince’s Trust Canada, a national charity established by HRH The Prince of Wales, has started its seven-day business training program for veterans and transitioning Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members at Memorial University. The week-long business boot camp, which began on Sunday, July 14, is part of the trust’s Operation Entrepreneur program. The program […]

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Sean Monteith announced as new director of education – Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board

July 15, 2019—Sean Monteith, an innovative and respected leader in public education will be the new director of education for Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, effective August 15, 2019. Monteith takes over from Mandy Savery-Whiteway who announced her retirement in January. The Board of Trustees announced Monteith’s appointment at a special Board meeting […]

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What do turtles, calendars have in common? Storyteller brings Ojibway language to life (5 photos) – Barrie Today

Presentation was related to a Norval Morrisseau art exhibit at Innisfil library, which is on display until the end of the month It’s important to know who you are and where you came from. That was the essence of storyteller Will Morin’s session called Grandfather Teachings at the Lakeshore library in Alcona recently, as he […]

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Memorial U: New archaeological information uncovered at L’Anse aux Meadows

July 16 Memorial University researchers have discovered a previously unknown archaeological layer at the L’Anse aux Meadows National Historical Site. While working about 30 metres from the 1,000-year-old Norse ruins at the very tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, Dr. Paul Ledger and his colleagues, including Dr. Veronique Forbes, encountered new evidence for human activity […]

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Federal grant supports BU project to enhance First Nations cybersecurity

July 16, 2019 Cybersecurity on Manitoba First Nations will be improved thanks to a Brandon University (BU) project funded by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA). Drs. Sarah Plosker and Gautam Srivastava, who are Associate Professors in BU’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, have received a grant of $20,659 through CIRA’s Community Investment Program. […]

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MNO: Infinite Reach Summer Break Camp

The MNO is holding an Métis Camp on August 12th –15th, 2019 at Killbear Provincial Park, near Nobel, ON. The camp will be approximately 4 days in duration, will be land-based, will be in sync with the summer season and will engage Métis youth in learning Métis culture and way of life. The age group […]

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AMC Women’s Council Statement

Treaty One Territory, MB. _ The Women’s Council of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) will no longer be part of the social media posts targeting First Nations leaders in Manitoba. On July 9, 2019, posts were made on Facebook by Matthew Brian Shorting alleging that the AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas sent inappropriate Facebook […]

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FNTI Applauds Ontario’s Added Investment to Expand Midwifery Services

July 16, 2019 (Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ont.) — The First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) welcomes last week’s news from Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Christine Elliott, that Ontario will be investing an additional $28 million in provincial midwifery services. FNTI is particularly pleased with the commitment to increase access to culturally-safe midwifery care by expanding Indigenous midwifery programs. […]

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TRU expands Bachelor of Education to support future Indigenous teachers

July 15, 2019 KAMLOOPS–Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is expanding its Bachelor of Education program by 16 seats in September to help address a shortage of Indigenous teachers in the province. “TRU is pleased to offer this opportunity to Indigenous students. We know that inequities and under-representation exist between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in many ways, […]

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Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project — Participant Funding Available

July 16, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Central Ridge Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 375 kilometres offshore east of St. John’s, Newfoundland […]

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Media Advisory/Photo Op – Ontario Science Centre to Mission Control: “Houston, we have a party.”

Science Centre marks 50th anniversary of lunar landing from a Canadian perspective TORONTO, July 16, 2019– On July 20, the Ontario Science Centre celebrates the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing with activities for the whole family—from sunup to sundown—as part of its Summer of Space. From meeting experienced Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk to hearing Indigenous star stories to learning about Canada’s contribution to […]

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U of Saskatchewan – Métis jigging: a better cardio workout than aerobics or a run?

Dance has more to offer than a “fitness craze”, promoting reconciliation and Métis heritage. USASK RESEARCH PROFILE AND IMPACT Jul 15, 2019 Traditional Métis jigging may provide a better workout than aerobics or cardio training in the gym. The dance style, firmly embedded in Métis heritage and culture, promotes stamina, physical fitness and heart health, […]

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ATAC Expands Gold-Copper Target Area at Rau Project and Commences Diamond Drilling

July 16, 2019 – Vancouver, BC – ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ATC) (“ATAC” or the “Company”) announces initial exploration results from the Rau Project, located at the western end of the Company’s Rackla Gold Property, Yukon. Exploration at Rau in 2019 is focused on the eastern side of the 660 km2 project in proximity to the Rackla Pluton. […]

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BC Workers Benefit From Public Infrastructure Through Community Benefits Agreements – Business Examiner

15 July 2019 BRITISH COLUMBIA – Taxpayers are getting more than just the project on the blueprint with B.C.’s new construction framework. Under a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA), major public infrastructure projects in our province are doing double duty by building better lives for workers and their communities. CBAs are supported by the Community Benefits […]

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Two APTN staffers win NAJA Free Press award – APTN News

July 15, 2019 The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) has singled out two APTN journalists for upholding freedom of the press. Karyn Pugliese and Justin Brake will receive the Elias Boudinot Free Press Award in September, which recognizes dedication and commitment to upholding freedom of the press, information and transparency in Indian Country. NAJA will […]

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North American Palladium Announces Details of Second Quarter Investor Conference Call and Webcast

TORONTO, July 16, 2019 — North American Palladium Ltd. (“NAP” or the “Company”) (TSX:PDL) (OTC PINK:PALDF) today announced that the Company will release its financial and operating results for the second quarter of 2019 on Thursday, August 1, 2019. The Company will host a conference call to review the results Friday, August 2, 2019 at 9:00 […]

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Fund launched to support Pikangikum fire evacuees in Thunder Bay – Tbnewswatch.com

‘Citizens are concerned and looking to support,’ says Thunder Bay Community Foundation. THUNDER BAY — A fundraising drive is underway to help support the nearly 1,000 people who have travelled to Thunder Bay from Pikangikum First Nation because of a nearby forest fire. The Thunder Bay Community Foundation is starting the Thunder Bay Good Neighbour […]

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MJardin Group Appoints Interim Chief Financial Officer & Reports Board of Directors Appointments Following its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

July 16, 2019 TORONTO, Canada and DENVER, Colorado, July 16, 2019 — MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or “the Company”) (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF), a leader in premium cannabis production, today announced the appointment of Wendy Xue, MJardin’s current Global Controller, as interim Chief Financial Officer effective August 1, 2019, following the departure of the Chief […]

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This interactive map will take you to Vancouver’s incredible totem poles – Vancouver Is Awesome

July 15, 2019 As part of the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish nations, the Greater Vancouver area is rich in Indigenous artefacts—chief among them totem poles. Totem poles are carved wood monuments that depict symbols, animals, and supernatural forms and document or commemorate Indigenous history, legends, people, or events. They’re typically made […]

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Team Woodland sends largest contingent ever to Tony Cote Summer Games – larongeNOW

Jul 15, 2019 The largest contingent of athletes ever to represent Team Woodland are competing at the 2019 Tony Cote Summer Games. The Games began Sunday on Flying Dust First Nation with an opening ceremony, which included 430 athletes from the Lac La Ronge Indian Band, Montreal Lake Cree Nation and Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation. […]

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Harte Gold Announces $6.0 Million Bought Deal Offering

Toronto – July 16, 2019 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT/FSE: H4O/OTC: HRTFF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Echelon Wealth Partners Inc. (“Echelon”), pursuant to which Echelon has agreed to purchase, on a bought deal basis, 20,000,000 flow-through common shares (the “Flow-Through Shares”) […]

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Anishinaabe youth complete 320 kilometre Healing Walk – Anishinabeknews.ca

July 16, 2019 FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION — A group of about 14-16 Long Lake #58 youth patrol group members completed the third Healing Walk for all First Nations and Communities from Ginoogaming to Fort William First Nation. “It was hot,” says Nathan Desmoulin, a member of the Long Lake #58 youth patrol group. “I […]

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More seats at TRU for Indigenous teachers – Kamloops This Week

July 15, 2019 The expansion of TRU’s bachelor of education program is part of the provincial government’s decision to spend $2.7 million on Indigenous teacher education training across B.C. Thompson Rivers University is expanding its bachelor of education program by 16 seats in September to help address a shortage of Indigenous teachers in the province. […]

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StrikePoint Gold Inc. Announces 2019 Phase 1 Drilling and Surface Exploration Program at the High-Grade Willoughby Gold Property

July 16, 2019 Vancouver, British Columbia — July 16 2019 StrikePoint Gold Inc. (“StrikePoint” or the “Company”) (SKP:TSX.V)(STKXF:OTCQB) is pleased to announce plans its Phase 1 2019 exploration program of 1,000 metres of diamond drilling on their 100%-owned Willoughby property located near Stewart BC in British Columbia’s prolific Golden Triangle, seven kilometres east of Ascot Resource’s […]

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‘I’m interested in engaging people’: Rebecca Belmore exhibit opens in Montreal – APTN News

July 15, 2019 The award winning artist Rebecca Belmore has a new exhibition in Montreal. The Anishinaabe artist from Lac Seul in northern Ontario is presenting “Facing the Monumental at Montreal’s Contemporary Arts Museaum. “I am the artist, that’s my role within our community,” Belmore told APTN News. For Belmore, the ongoing violence against Indigenous […]

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Attawapiskat – Sylvia Koostachin-Metatawabin and Theresa Spence Start Hunger Strike – Net Newsledger

July 16, 2019 ATTAWAPISKAT – As of midnight on July 14, 2019, Theresa Spence and I have started our hunger strike. We will no longer sit by and watch government groups and officials come in and visit our community only to offer a piecemeal approach to the long-standing and ongoing crisis within our community. We […]

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TMAC Resources Announces Q2 2019 Production of 38,520 Ounces

TORONTO–TMAC Resources Inc. (TSX: TMR) (“TMAC” or the “Company”) is pleased to report second quarter 2019 results for production and certain operating metrics for the underground mine and processing plant. TMAC will release its financial results on August 1, 2019 as described below. SECOND QUARTER 2019 PRODUCTION SUMMARY Production: 38,520 ounces of gold produced Sales: […]

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Museums need to be updated to reflect integrated rather than segmented histories – The Peak

July 15, 2019 Museums are crucial cultural depictions of history. To represent history responsibly, they should be updated to reflect a more inclusive history. Recently, Victoria’s Royal B.C. Museum has planned to modernize its building to address structural issues, and, more importantly, to reassess how the museum represents history in order to move away from […]

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River and Sky runs this Thursday to Sunday at Fishers’ Paradise – ElliotLakeToday.com

Head out to Fishers’ Paradise on the Sturgeon River and listen to 30 great bands If you’re a fan of the River and Sky Music and Camping Festival, you’re probably already packing your bags. The 11th edition of the festival, featuring 30 bands, runs July 18 to 21 on the banks of the Sturgeon River. […]

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TC Energy to Issue Second Quarter Results August 1

CALGARY, Alberta, July 15, 2019 — News Release — TC Energy Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TC Energy) will hold a teleconference and webcast on Thursday, August 1, 2019 to discuss its second quarter 2019 financial results which will be released pre-market. Russ Girling, TC Energy President and Chief Executive Officer, Don Marchand, Executive Vice-President and […]

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Shanghai-constructed rooms for new hotel on their way to Iqaluit – CBC

Hotel rooms are prefabricated, complete with television and furniture Jul 16, 2019 The owners of a hotel project in Iqaluit are taking a different approach to combat the high price of construction in the North — fully-assembled rooms are being shipped to Nunavut from Shanghai. “They are all assembled — TVs assembled, chairs assembled,” said […]

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TMAC Resources’ Second Quarter Exploration Results Include High-Grade Intercepts at Doris and Madrid North

TORONTO– TMAC Resources Inc. (TSX: TMR) (“TMAC” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide second quarter exploration results, which include underground drilling targeted at growing the high-grade Doris North BTD Extension as well as surface results from the winter programs at Doris and Madrid North. Also included are limited initial results from the 2019 summer […]

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US tug firm to be sentenced for 2016 spill in BC First Nation’s territory – Bowen Island Undercurrent

July 15, 2019 BELLA BELLA, B.C. — A Texas-based company is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty to a diesel spill from a tug boat that ran aground and sank in a First Nation’s fishing territory on British Columbia’s central coast. The Nathan E. Stewart spilled 110,000 litres of diesel and heavy oils in […]

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London Police Association collecting school supplies for those in need – Globalnews.ca

July 15, 2019 While school may still be more than a month away for most students in Canada, the London Police Association (LPA) is wasting no time in collecting supplies for those in need. The LPA is once again partnering with the London Police Service and the United Way to collect backpacks, lunch bags, calculators, […]

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PEI athletes shine at Atlantic Indigenous Games – The Journal Pioneer

Brown wins four medals in track and field at Atlantic competition SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — Madison Brown’s four-medal performance in track and field highlighted a strong Team P.E.I. performance at the first-ever Atlantic Indigenous Games in Halifax, N.S., over the weekend. The 12-year-old from North Bedeque medalled in all of her events, winning three gold in […]

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You’re not alone’: New program helps foster kids with FASD prepare for life on their own – CBC

‘They just need the support from those of us who don’t have a disability so they can shine’ Jul 16, 2019 Jordan’s heart pounds as his feet hit the treadmill at a gym in downtown Yellowknife. Rap music rings from his ear buds. Korry Garvey stands beside him guiding Jordan through a new workout routine. […]

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Civeo Announces Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call

HOUSTON & CALGARY, Alberta—Jul. 15, 2019– Civeo Corporation(NYSE:CVEO) announced today that it has scheduled its second quarter 2019 earnings conference call for Monday, July 29, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time). During the call, Civeo will discuss financial and operating results for the quarter, which will be released before the market opens on Monday, July 29, 2019. By Phone: Dial 866-548-4713 […]

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Mississauga steel sector, Indigenous health research set to benefit from federal cash – iPolitics

Jul 16, 2019 While the synchronized “major” spending reveals at the Davie and Seaspan shipyards are all but guaranteed to dominate the pre-campaign news cycle, there’s also a mid-sized contingent of Team Trudeau front benchers set to hit the mid-summer event circuit today, starting with Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, who will pay a mid-morning visit […]

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Competition Bureau invites feedback on draft model timing agreement for mergers involving claimed efficiencies

July 16, 2019 – OTTAWA, ON – Competition Bureau The Competition Bureau is inviting feedback on a draft model timing agreement for merger reviews where merging parties raise efficiencies claims that they would like the Commissioner of Competition to consider before taking enforcement action. The purpose of the timing agreement is to ensure that the Bureau has […]

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Devotion to Indigenous St. Kateri helps bridge cultural divides – Grandin Media

July 15, 2019 Karen Wildcat has a lot in common with St. Kateri Tekakwitha, her favourite saint. They are both devout Catholics. They’re both indigenous. And they both feel caught between the two parts of their identity – between two communities that can sometimes feel at odds. It’s a cultural and faith difference that sometimes […]

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Independent Commission on Electoral Reform members appointed

July 15, 2019 Three Yukoners have been appointed to form the territory’s first ever Independent Commission on Electoral Reform: Jessica Lott Thompson, Beverly Buckway and Jean-Sébastien Blais. Thompson has been appointed as Chair of the Commission. The Commission is responsible for investigating and assessing options on three main areas of electoral reform: the system we […]

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National Métis group gave IT contracts to 2 companies linked to policy adviser – CBC

One company was registered as a not-for-profit created to help Chinese immigrants do business in Canada Jul 16, 2019 The Métis National Council (MNC), facing its second federal audit in the last seven years, paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to two companies directed by the same MNC policy adviser for IT-related work, according to […]

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Violent crime against young women, girls three times higher in the North – Nunatsiaq News

16 July, 2019 Young women in northern Saskatchewan, Manitoba experience highest rates; Nunavut is fourth Though young women and girls in Nunavut experienced severe rates of violent crime in 2017, their counterparts in northern Saskatchewan and northern Manitoba fared much worse, Statistics Canada found in a report released earlier this month. That finding is part […]

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Government of Canada invests in projects to improve gender equality in the justice system

July 16, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Women and Gender Equality Canada To achieve meaningful and lasting gender equality in Canada, we must work together at all levels of government and across all sectors to ensure that everyone can live in a safe, equal, and just society. That’s why today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister […]

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