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Aboriginal Awareness Week – Nicole

Credits: Benevity During National Aboriginal Awareness Week, Benevity’s Nicole Strangman talks about why reconciliation is important to her as an indigenous Canadian, and why it’s so important for companies to give their people opportunities to teach, learn and experience the cultures of their peers and colleagues.

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 20189 Views

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NAN Australian Youth Delegation

NAN has been invited to send a youth delegation to the 2nd National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conferences in Perth, Australia on November 21st – 24th, 2018. A youth summit will coincide with the main conference, with attendees from around Australia, as well as the United States and New […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201812 Views

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Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations meet in Carcross for Yukon Forum

Yukon’s Premier, Cabinet members and First Nations Chiefs met today at the Carcross Learning Centre for the 2nd Yukon Forum of 2018. Today’s discussions revolved around working together to improve educational outcomes for First Nations students, as well as closer collaboration on environment matters. Fish and wildlife will be added to the Joint Priority Action […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201813 Views

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Mamawi: Celebrating COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS 33rd Annual General Meeting & Community Celebration

MaMawi-33rd AGM Poster 2018Celebrating COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS 33rd Annual General Meeting & Community Celebration June 29th, 2018 The King Street Community Gathering Place 445 KING STREET WINNIPEG MANITOBA 11:00 AM-12:00 Noon 12:00 – 1:00 PM 12:00 – 4:00 PM Board of Director Elections / Registration Business Meeting Community Celebration * Free BBQ hotdogs, Bouncy Castle, Pony […]

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AB Government: Public servants to take Indigenous training

New Indigenous training will help Alberta public servants better deliver programs and services to the Indigenous community. As the government moves forward on the path to reconciliation, all current Alberta Public Service employees will participate in an in-person, one-day course over the next three years. The session will involve experiential learning with Elders through sharing […]

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Three Canadian Inuit vie to lead ICC – Nunatsiaq News

June 18, 2018 Canada takes lead of Inuit Circumpolar Council until 2022 When delegates to the Inuit Circumpolar Council head to the annual general assembly in Utqiaġvik, Alaska next month and vote for a new executive, they will have a choice of three Canadians who want lead the organization that represents Inuit internationally until 2022. […]

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Na’tsa’maht — Working Together as One – GDIN

I recently had the opportunity to attend a professional development conference hosted by the Colleges and Institutes of Canada (CICan) in Victoria, BC. The conference theme was Na’tsa’maht, a Salish phrase which means “Working Together as One.” The conference organizers felt this would be “Our time comes together as one—as one community committed to excellence […]

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MNO council President recognized by Town of Lincoln – MNO

Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Niagara Region Métis Council (NRMC) President Derrick Pont was recognized by the Town of Lincoln at the annual Good Citizen Awards on April 20. Every year the Town of Lincoln honours local volunteers who go above and beyond to make their community a better place. Community members nominate the recipients, […]

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Media Advisory: Minister Mitchelmore to Attend Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Culture and Heritage

June 18, 2018 The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, will attend the Federal, Provincial and Territorial meetings of Ministers responsible for culture and heritage. The meetings take place June 19-20 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Topics for discussion at the meetings include how to grow exports, culture and heritage priorities, and […]

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OFL recognizes National Indigenous Peoples’ Day with permanent land acknowledgement and the launch of new resources for understanding

TORONTO, June 18, 2018 — The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is marking National Indigenous Peoples’ Day with the launch of new resources for understanding and action, and the permanent installation of a land acknowledgement plaque at the OFL building in Toronto. National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, June 21, recognizes and celebrates the unique heritage, diverse […]

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Vancouver to give two public plazas indigenous names – The Province

A pair of public plazas in Vancouver will receive with new Indigenous names during a ceremony Monday morning. The new names for the Vancouver Art Gallery north plaza and the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza will be announced during a formal naming ceremony at 10 a.m. at the gallery’s recently renovated north plaza. Representatives from the […]

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Nine year old girl in hospital after dogs attack on Saskatchewan reserve – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018  WADENA, Sask. _ A nine-year-old girl is in a Saskatoon hospital with serious injuries following an attack by dogs. RCMP say two dogs belonging to a member of the Fishing Lake First Nation near Wadena bit the girl on Friday. She was taken to the local hospital in Wadena before […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201813 Views

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Public consultation begins on revitalizing B.C.’s environmental assessment process

June 18, 2018 From now until July 30, 2018, British Columbians have an opportunity to shape the future of how major projects are assessed in B.C., by providing feedback on recommended changes to B.C.’s environmental assessment (EA) process. The proposed changes are summarized in a discussion paper that is the result of three months of […]

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The MMF Not Surprised by Exclusion in Sharing Mining Benefits

WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is not surprised by a press release sent out this morning by Manitoba’s Pallister-led government that excludes the Métis Nation from involvement in the mining industry. Again, the Pallister government continues to deny the legal reality that the Métis Nation must be fully, properly, and meaningfully consulted […]

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What’s Happening: National Aboriginal Day, Thunder Bay Art Gallery – Tbnewswatch.com

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Fire destroys 112-year-old church on Peepeekisis First Nation – 20 CKRM

June 18, 2018 A weekend fire destroyed the United Church on the Peepeekisis First Nation. The Balcarres fire department was called in Saturday night, but were unable to contain the fire, and the church was destroyed. The cause is under investigation. Originally built in 1906, the church was one of the oldest on a Saskatchewan […]

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Law Society of Ontario review finds regulator needs to be more ‘culturally competent’ – CBC

Review panel struck in 2017 to examine how law society addresses complaints involving Indigenous people A report by a special review panel into the way the Law Society of Ontario deals with Indigenous people has found the provincial regulator needs to be “more culturally competent,” and the organization is pledging change. Top officials with the […]

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NS Government: Summer Starts at Your Local Public Library

June 18, 2018 Nova Scotia public libraries will keep children, teens and families learning, reading and engaged over the summer with everything from gaming to Lego robotics, craft programs, outdoor activities, engineering challenges, reptile exhibits, cooking, contests, prizes and more. The TD Summer Reading Club was launched on June 16 and includes several kick-off parties […]

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RCYBC Representative’s Report #31 – Reviews and Investigations: June 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018

June 18, 2018 The purpose of the Representative for Children and Youth’s (RCY) reviews and investigations of child deaths and critical injuries is to identify and thoughtfully analyze issues, particularly in service delivery. The intent is to help prevent similar deaths or injuries in the future and to inform improvements to services. Download report NT5

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Aboriginal Status and Rights – Duties of the Crown – Fair dealing and reconciliation – The Lawyer’s Daily

June 18, 2018 Action by five plaintiff First Nations for declaratory and related relief in respect of an aboriginal right to fish. This was the second part of a bifurcated proceeding in which the plaintiffs sought declaratory relief related to, among other things, an aboriginal right to a commercial fishery. In 2009, the first portion […]

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Shotgun wounds show homeowner shot Indigenous man at close range, court told – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS HAMILTON _ Either one of two shotgun blasts that hit an Indigenous man from within a couple of metres would have killed him, a second-degree murder trial heard on Monday. However, an experienced forensic pathologist testified, it was not possible to say which of […]

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B.C. to spend $550 million on Indigenous housing over next decade – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018  PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. _ The provincial government says B.C. is the first province in Canada to invest money into on-reserve housing with a new Indigenous housing fund. The $550-million fund will support the construction and operation of 1,750 units of social housing on and off reserves over the next decade. […]

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Province Announces Open Houses for Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Construction Projects

June 18, 2018 Public Invited to Share Views on These Major Flood Management Projects: Schuler The next phase of the Manitoba government’s proposed plans for the construction of the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels will be presented at a series of open house sessions, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “These are […]

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SK Government: Government House Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 18, 2018 This Thursday, June 21 marks National Indigenous Peoples Day, and Government House is celebrating the occasion with a traditional ground blessing and dance performance for all to attend. “Celebrating the indigenous cultures that are part of our national identity is important to all Saskatchewan and Canadian citizens,” Minister Responsible for the Provincial […]

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MNO: Métis leaders sign Métis Nation Skills and Employment Training Accord

Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) President Margaret Froh, alongside other Métis Nation leaders, signed a historic Accord with the federal government, which outlines the government’s investments in Métis employment services, skills development and job training on June 15. The Métis Nation Skills and Employment Accord is the first sub-Accord signed under the Canada-Métis Accord, which […]

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Alberta government staffers to take day course on indigenous history, culture – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018  EDMONTON _ Alberta is launching a three-year program to help all government staffers better understand indigenous culture and history. The province’s 27,000 employees will each take in a six-hour session that includes talks with elders, along with films and group exercises. The direct cost of the project is $2.7 million […]

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Timmins’ Native Indigenous Peoples Celebration Starts Today – 92.1 Rock

The Native Indigenous Peoples Celebration kicks off today and all visitors are welcome for the free four day event, happening at Participark. The Indigenous Celebration is a free, family-friendly event that runs from Monday June 18th until Thursday, June 21st. Attendees can look forward to traditional Indigenous games, teachings, drumming, singing, dancing, and much more. […]

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BC Government: Province opens the door to housing investment on reserves

June 18, 2018 PRINCE GEORGE – British Columbia will become the first province in Canada to invest provincial housing funds into on-reserve housing. “Everyone in British Columbia deserves a good home, including people who live on-reserve,” said Premier John Horgan. “That’s why we’re opening the door to all Indigenous communities to join us as we […]

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Cabinet changes demonstrate stability for Albertans

Premier Rachel Notley has reduced the size of cabinet and appointed Calgary-Currie MLA Brian Malkinson as the new Minister of Service Alberta. “We live in a volatile world. Growing volatility around tariffs is bad for our steel and aluminum industries, and is especially bad for the working people who rely on those industries for good […]

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June is National Indigenous History Month! – SEIU West Canada

This month we are celebrating the heritage of our First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples. On June 21st, we are also celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day! We are very proud of our diversity. The systemic issues that Indigenous people experience in their daily lives shows us how strong and resilient their communities are. Their continuous […]

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Land Acknowledgement statement to be read at every city council meeting – Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation flag to be raised in civic square – Burlington Gazette

We basically took the land from the Indigenous people. Some treaties were signed – we didn’t always live up to those treaties. Canadians have begun creating a new relationship with the Indigenous people. The Halton District School Board has been reading a Land Acknowledgement statement at the beginning of each meeting for some time. Starting […]

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Media Advisory: Algonquin College Spring Convocation 2018 (Ottawa Campus)

June 15th, 2018 – June 18, 19 and 20 at the Canadian Tire Centre – OTTAWA — Algonquin College is proud to celebrate the Class of 2018 at next week’s Convocation ceremonies. Graduates and their families will assemble at the Canadian Tire Centre on June 18, 19 and 20 to mark the accomplishments of students […]

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BC Government: Government promotes respectful workplaces in creative sector

June 15, 2018 VANCOUVER – The Province is taking action to support respectful and inclusive work environments for workers in British Columbia’s creative sector. Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, made the announcement of a new Diversity, Gender Parity and Respectful Work Culture Fund at the Women on Top conference in Vancouver. “The […]

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Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band starts recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day in Corner Brook – The Western Star

Thursday is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, but the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band has gotten things going early in Corner Brook. The band held a series of flag-smudging and rising ceremonies Monday morning to mark the upcoming celebration of Indigenous cultures. The Mi’kmaq flags were first honoured with a drumming and smudging ceremony […]

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Teen Found Dead In Big Grassy First Nation – Magic 99.9

Police have released the name of a young girl who was found dead on Big Grassy River First Nation last week. Provincial Police and Treaty 3 Police responded to a missing person report and found 15-year-old Autumn Andy behind an outdoor skating rink on Beach Road. Police are now investigating the circumstances behind her death. […]

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Carleton U: Unique Educational Experience to Contribute to Canada’s National Reconciliation Process

Carleton University’s Stories North is a unique educational experience for journalism students that provides a hands-on introduction to Indigenous communities and life in the Yukon. This year, the program is being supported by almost $250,000 in funding from the Mastercard Foundation. “There’s nothing like seeing students’ eyes light up as they grapple with challenging and […]

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UWinnipeg Let’s Talk Science gets national recognition

The University of Winnipeg’s Let’s Talk Science team has been nationally recognized for its science outreach work in Manitoba and across the country. At the Let’s Talk Science National Volunteer Awards earlier this month, UWinnipeg site coordinator Michelle Trudel received The David Colcleugh Leadership Award for her exceptional leadership and ability to inspire others to […]

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New additions to the Toronto Sign honour Indigenous Peoples

June 18, 2018 In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, the City of Toronto is adding a Medicine Wheel and a new vinyl wrap to the Toronto Sign. The Medicine Wheel will be positioned before the sign’s “T”. The vinyl wrap will cover the outside of the Toronto Sign letters, and resembles birchbark […]

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Amnesty International hosts talks in Prince George – Prince George Daily News

The abuse of indigenous rights in British Columbia and actions of Canadian mining companies in Guatemala will be the subject of talks in Prince George Wednesday evening. West Moberly Chief Roland Willson will report on the latest developments of the court challenge to the Site C dam and will put the dam in the context […]

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Separate schooling and making sense of Canada’s identities – CBA National Magazine

Canada had at its outset two founding peoples, legally and constitutionally speaking, which makes it unique among the world’s nation-states. It’s a narrative, of course, that discounts the foundational role played by this country’s Indigenous Peoples. More on that later. To ensure British and French identities would both continue as part of the Canadian Compact, […]

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First Nations youth grow cultural and culinary knowledge through gardening program – CBC

Jun 18, 2018 Indigenous kids in northeast Calgary are using food to learn about themselves A program for First Nations youth in Calgary is using food as way to help kids learn more about themselves while trying their hands at gardening. The Girls and Boys Clubs of Calgary runs the Iiyika’kimaat program as part of […]

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Parks Canada’s sites in Northern Ontario pleased to offer Free Admission Days

Youth, families, and visitors are invited to enjoy their local Parks Canada’s places June 18, 2018        Northern Ontario           Parks Canada Agency The Government is celebrating families and the importance of our protected areas with free admission to Parks Canada’s places for youth 17 and under, starting in 2018 and beyond. This year, Parks Canada is also pleased […]

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Avino Announces Appointment of New Director and Provides Corporate Update

June 18, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX/NYSE American/GV6: FSE; “Avino” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that Peter Bojtos has joined the Company’s Board of Directors as an independent  Director effective June 15, 2018; and in addition, we are also delighted to provide a corporate update to announce recent promotions. Mr. Bojtos […]

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Prairie Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 18, 2018  (Lindhout-Kidnapping) – Alberta note A Somalian man found guilty in the kidnapping of Amanda Lindhout has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Ontario Superior Court Justice Robert Smith handed down the sentence for Ali Omar Ader today. Smith ruled in December that Ader, a 40-year-old Somalian […]

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Ontario Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 18, 2018  (Ont-Govt-Hiring-Freeze) Ontario’s incoming premier will enact a series of measures meant to limit spending as he re-examines the province’s books. A spokesman for Doug Ford says the Progressive Conservative leader will put the public service under a hiring freeze. He has also directed government ministries to cancel […]

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Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse National Historic Site Officially Opens and Grand Opening of the BEACONS BURNING BRIGHT! Exhibition

June 18, 2018          Pointe au Père, Quebec        Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada sites represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. On Saturday, June 16, the Pointe‑au‑Père Lighthouse National Historic Site launches Beacons Burning Bright, a new temporary exhibition presented by the […]

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Newly named U of A residences honour Indigenous culture and history – Folio

June 15 2018 Two new residence buildings will bear the names of former senator Thelma Chalifoux and the Cree word for a plant used to build sweat lodges. The University of Alberta announced the names of its two newest residences today at a meeting of its board of governors. Thelma Chalifoux Hall, named in honour […]

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Alexco Expands Environmental Business in Canada with Acquisition of Contango Strategies Ltd.

June 18, 2018 – Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU) (TSX: AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Alexco Environmental Group Holdings Inc. (“AEG”), has acquired Contango Strategies Ltd. (“Contango”), a private company based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, for consideration of $1,388,000 comprising $971,600 in cash and 237,999 common shares of […]

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Priorities and partnerships in Indigenous nursing – C.I.N.A.

Marilee Nowgesic has been the executive director of the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association since January 2018 and has more than 25 years of experience working on Indigenous issues. Originally from Thunder Bay, she is a member in good standing with the Fort William First Nation and is an Eagle clan member. Canadian Nurse sat down […]

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QIA announces 31 new QCAP projects: Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Programs taking place in all 13 communities

Iqaluit, Nunavut – June 18, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce the approved list of QCAP – the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program projects. The 31 successful applicants include projects from individuals and community organizations from all 13 Qikiqtani communities. The projects include activities such as fishing derbies, hunting and on-the-land trips, […]

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