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Public feedback sought on introducing regulated midwifery to Yukon

Sep 20, 2018 The Government of Yukon is inviting the public to share their thoughts on introducing regulated and funded midwifery into the territory’s healthcare system. The government is working towards introducing regulated and funded midwifery by the end of 2019. The goal is to provide Yukoners additional options within a range of services that […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201810 Views

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Prime Minister to lead Canadian delegation to United Nations General Assembly in New York

Ottawa, Ontario – September 20, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to New York City, from September 24 to 26, 2018, to lead Canada’s delegation to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. During the General Assembly, the Prime Minister will reiterate Canada’s support of the UN. He […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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Statement: BC’s most vulnerable sure to pay the highest price following provincial government approval of increases to rental rates

September 20, 2018 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC — The First Nations Summit (FNS) is voicing concern regarding a recent decision by the Provincial government to approve an allowable rent increase of 4.5 per cent for 2019, the largest increase since 2004. The FNS believes this decision is a direct contradiction to many commitments made by […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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Family of man who died during 34 hour ER wait say racism still an issue – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018  By Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ Robert Sinclair feels the weight of his family’s history when he has no choice but to go to an emergency room in Winnipeg. He feels anxious, uncertain and sometimes angry. A few years ago, he had a serious accident with a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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The Daily Friday, September 21, 2018

Consumer Price Index, August 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.8% on a year-over-year basis in August, following a 3.0% increase in July. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was up 0.1% in August, after increasing 0.5% in July. Continue reading  Retail trade, July 2018 Retail sales rose 0.3% to $50.9 billion […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20187 Views

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NewsAlert: Finance minister challenges past government’s budget numbers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018  TORONTO _ Ontario’s finance minister says an independant commission that probed the province’s books has found the government ran a multi-billion-dollar deficit in the last fiscal year. In a speech to the Economic Club in Toronto _ his first major address since becoming finance minister this summer _ Vic Fedeli […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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No excuse:’ Online course asks about positive effect of residential schools – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018 ST. PAUL, Alta. _ Alberta’s education minister apologized Thursday after learning an online social studies course asked students about the positive effects of residential schools. Students were asked: “A positive effect of residential schools was?” The four multiple choice options listed were: that children were away from home, they learned […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201815 Views

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Feds launching review of oil tanker traffic in bid to renew pipeline approval – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018 OTTAWA _ The National Energy Board has less than six months to redo its environmental review of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, this time taking into account the impact of additional oil tanker traffic off the coast of British Columbia. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi is making the announcement this […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20189 Views

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First Nations Finance Authority Issues 5th Debenture (rating upgrade to A+ from A- by Standard and Poor’s, A2 re-affirmed by Moody’s)

First Nations Finance Authority Issues 5th Debenture (rating upgrade to A+ from A- by Standard and Poor’s, A2 re-affirmed by Moody’s) Westbank, British Columbia (September 19, 2018) The First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA) has issued its largest debenture (bond) to date at $138 Million. The bond, which carries a coupon of 3.05%, was purchased by […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201859 Views

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Polaris winner Jeremy Dutcher hopes to inspire Indigenous youth

Credits: The Canadian Press Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize for his album “Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa.” Dutcher says he hopes the record, which is performed in the Wolastoq language, gets Indigenous youth thinking about the importance of language. (Sep. 18, 2018) Use our news video on your website or broadcast: The Canadian Press […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201823 Views

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Free entry to sites during Alberta Culture Days

Sep 20, 2018 All open provincial historic sites and museums will offer free admission and family friendly activities during Alberta Culture Days, Sept. 28-30. “Offering free admission to the province’s historic sites and museums during Alberta Culture Days is another way to give people the chance to discover our province’s rich arts, history, diversity and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201817 Views

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Co-hosts Nick Robinson and Miss Piggy alongside Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Arkells, Adam Devine, The Muppets, Lilly Singh and more celebrate young change-makers at WE Day Toronto

– Bios, photos and information for WE Day Toronto available on the Electronic Press Kit – – WE Day Toronto is free to thousands of students thanks to partners led by National Co-Title Sponsors RBC and TELUS – – WE Day Family Toronto is supported by partners led by National Co-Title Sponsors RBC, TELUS and Loblaw Companies […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201814 Views

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Thompson Rivers U: Coyote creates change

September 19, 2018 TRU strives to close the gap for Indigenous students The surface of McConnell Lake is like glass. The only ripples on the water and in the silence come from four canoes being paddled by TRU students and staff and their charges: a group of kids ranging from eight to 12 years old. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201817 Views

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Bellegarde pushes Liberals to save parts of Indigenous chapter in NAFTA deal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is asking the federal government to consider moving parts of a promised Indigenous chapter to other parts of a renewed North American Free Trade Agreement after negotiators dropped the separate section in ongoing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201818 Views

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B.C. park ordered closed after Victoria area homeless group moves in – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018  LANGFORD, B.C. _ Homeless campers who had hoped to settle for two weeks at a provincial park near Victoria say they have been told to leave, less than a day after setting up their tents. The group was ousted from a provincially owned green space in nearby Saanich earlier this […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201813 Views

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Department of Finance Canada Consulting Canadians on Draft Regulatory and Legislative Proposals Relating to the Taxation of Cannabis

September 17, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada On June 21, 2018, the Cannabis Act received Royal Assent, an important step toward legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis in Canada. The Act aims to keep cannabis out of the hands of children, and the profits away from criminals and organized crime. Cannabis for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201813 Views

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AB Government: Minister apologizes for hurtful course material

Sep 20, 2018 Minister of Education David Eggen issued the following statement about social studies course material given to an Alberta student: “I was appalled to see such hurtful and offensive material given to an Alberta student. As Minister of Education, I want to sincerely apologize to this student, their family, and anyone else who […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201834 Views

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Best of B.C. bestowed with Province’s highest honour

In front of friends, family and a room full of distinguished guests, 13 exceptional civic leaders were recognized today at Government House with the Order of British Columbia, the highest form of recognition the Province can extend to its citizens. “As chancellor of the Order of British Columbia, it is my great honour to congratulate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201818 Views

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Indspire Says More Funding Needed for Indigenous Post-Secondary Students

September 18, 2018 Ohsweken, ON – A new survey has found that a number of barriers hinder the ability of Indigenous students in Canada to complete post-secondary education. A summary of the survey was released today by Indspire, in advance of a Wednesday meeting in Ottawa co-hosted by Indspire and Universities Canada calling for greater […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201826 Views

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Jeremy Dutcher puts spotlight on ‘Indigenous renaissance’ in Canadian arts scene – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018 By Cassandra Szklarski THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ A wave of Indigenous artists making inroads in fields including music, literature, dance and film is exhilarating for playwright Reneltta Arluk, who pauses while discussing musician Jeremy Dutcher’s recent Polaris Prize win to say she’s about to choke up. The theatre veteran […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201822 Views

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Dakota Access pipeline developer defends racketeering claims – CP

Source: The Associated Press Sep 20, 2018  By Blake Nicholson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, N.D. _ The company that built the Dakota Access oil pipeline says environmental group Greenpeace should be held legally accountable for violating federal racketeering laws. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners sued Greenpeace and two other groups for up to $1 billion last year, arguing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201816 Views

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PSA – Edmonton seeks next Indigenous Artist-in-Residence

September 20, 2018 The Indigenous Artist-in-Residence program adds to the City’s work to make Edmonton a welcoming place that fosters a sense of belonging for Indigenous peoples. The City of Edmonton is now accepting applications for its next Indigenous Artist-in-Residence. The program is open to Indigenous artists of various mediums, including, but not limited to, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201814 Views

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The First Peoples’ Cultural Council’s CEO Receives Order of British Columbia

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council’s CEO Receives Order of British Columbia Brentwood Bay, B.C. – We are proud to announce that FPCC’s Chief Executive Officer Tracey Herbert has been appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the province’s highest form of recognition. Tracey received this honour at Government House in Victoria on September 20, 2018. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201840 Views

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Meet new Mount Education professor Amélie Lemieux

September 19, 2018 Mount Professor takes a multimodal approach to teaching and learning For as long as she can remember, Dr. Amélie Lemieux has always had a passion for learning and literacy in all forms. As a young child, Amélie accompanied her parents on daily trips to the library where she gained an appreciation for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201815 Views

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ITK – ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting: Call For Nominations

September 18, 2018 — Each year, ITK works with ArcticNet to ensure that Inuit are well represented at ArcticNet’s Annual Scientific Meeting. We bring Inuit research priorities to the forefront and ensure that we continue working together towards Inuit self-determination in research, one of ITK’s strategic objectives. This year’s ASM is being held in Ottawa […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201818 Views

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Family to gather on Highway 16 to honour Smithers, B.C., teen Jessica Patrick – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018 SMITHERS, B.C. _ Family and friends of a young northwestern British Columbia mother are calling on people to gather along Highway 16 as a tribute to the 18-year-old. Jessica Patrick, also known as Jessica Balczer, was reported missing on Sept. 3, three days after she was last seen at a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201815 Views

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NAFTA-Talks-Indigenous – Audio Clip P02 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio Sep 20, 2018 11:34 02 – (NAFTA-Talks- Indigenous) MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2018/09/20/cp201809200074-1.mp3 OTTAWA. x–19s. The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is raising concerns that a promised Indigenous chapter in a renewed North American Free Trade Agreement “may not come to fruition.” Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell says those concerns are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201815 Views

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Undergraduate research wins at Randy Kobes Symposium

Today’s 13th annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Research Symposium* saw a 20% increase in participation from last year, with 24 undergraduate students from seven different departments presenting their research. Chemistry took 29% of the wins this year and geography took 50% of the honourable mentions, with women in science winning big by 86%. This year’s winners, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201814 Views

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MNA: Registry Sessions

Become a citizen of the Métis Nation of Alberta and get access to cultural enrichment programs, scholarships and skills training, housing, and more. Bring your completed citizen application form to our upcoming event or get assistance filling out the form from our Registry team. Details Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Time: 10 am – 6 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201810 Views

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Update:Balczer is pronounced BAHL’ zer. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 20, 2018 SMITHERS, B.C. – Family and friends of a young northwestern British Columbia mother are calling on people to gather along Highway 16 as a tribute to the 18-year-old. Jessica Patrick, also known as Jessica Balczer, was reported missing on Sept. 3, three days after she was last […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201811 Views

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NAFTA Talks Indigenous – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 20, 2018  OTTAWA – The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is raising concerns that a promised Indigenous chapter in a renewed North American Free Trade Agreement “may not come to fruition.” Perry Bellegarde’s recent letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland adds to mounting concerns that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201813 Views

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Tŝilhqot’in Nation Relieved by Successful Injunction Prohibiting Taseko Drilling Program

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is relieved by the BC Court of Appeal’s decision to grant an interlocutory injunction against a drilling permit within the sacred sites of Te2tan Biny (Fish Lake) and surrounding areas. On August 23, 2018, the B.C. Supreme Court upheld a permit authorizing Taseko Mines Limited (TML) to undertake an […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201810 Views

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Confederation College: Have Questions About Your Future College Education?

THUNDER BAY, ON, September 19, 2018 – The annual College Information Program (CIP) Tour will be visiting eight communities in northwestern Ontario from September 24 to 27, giving students the opportunity to explore 16 Ontario colleges – all in one place. The tour includes booths and displays featuring representatives from colleges from across Ontario, including Confederation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 20189 Views

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Canadian federal and provincial governments have treated Indigenous consultation and rights as a burden, always seeking to do the least possible. – Policy Options

September 20, 2018 Canadian federal and provincial governments have treated Indigenous consultation and rights as a burden, always seeking to do the least possible. The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) decision that quashed the federal approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and tanker project on August 30 was big news across the world, because […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201819 Views

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Indigenous podcast comes to U of A for first-ever live taping – Folio

September 19 2018 Media Indigena brings edgy, informative voices to the current-affairs conversation. An increasingly popular podcast that discusses current events with an Indigenous perspective will be taping its show live for the first time this Friday at the University of Alberta. “We’re informative, but we have a bit of an edge that will ruffle […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201815 Views

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U of Lethbridge: University proudly raises Blackfoot Confederacy Flag

Sep 20, 2018 The University of Lethbridge is honoured by its relationship with the local Blackfoot community and proud to be located on traditional Blackfoot territory. Today, the University is excited to celebrate this intrinsic bond by permanently raising and flying the Blackfoot Confederacy Flag. For more than 50 years, Indigenous culture has been woven […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201817 Views

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Okanagan College to host 10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow

Sep 20, 2018 Okanagan College will host its 10th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow on Thursday, Sept. 20, once again bringing hundreds of dancers to the Kelowna campus for a celebration of Indigenous culture. To mark the ten-year milestone, this year’s event will also feature a special ceremony honouring two Indigenous community members who have played […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201814 Views

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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief disturbed by violent incident in Manitoulin Island

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (September 20, 2018)— Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare is deeply disturbed after learning of the violent incident that occurred at a Manitoulin Secondary School that stemmed from racism. “I am in disbelief that our First Nation students are still the target for racism and violence while attending school in this […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201823 Views

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IDM Mining’s Red Mountain Gold Project Enters Final Stage of Federal Environmental Assessment Process

September 20th, 2018, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX.V:IDM) (OTCQB:IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) announces that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (“CEA Agency”) has initiated the final stage of the Red Mountain Gold Project (“Red Mountain” or the “Project”) environmental assessment process.  Specifically, the CEA Agency has invited the public, Nisga’a Nation and interested stakeholders […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201818 Views

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Drone Delivery Canada Announces Pilot Project in Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario

Toronto, ON, September 20, 2018, Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce that the Company has successfully assembled its team and infrastructure in the communities of Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario to commence its Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Pilot Project ‘BVLOS Pilot Project’. “We intend to deploy our technology to support […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201822 Views

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Family of Jessica Patrick ask community to gather on Highway 16 as body brought home – CBC

Patrick was member of the Lake Babine First Nation Sep 20, 2018 Family and friends of Jessica Patrick, an 18-year-old whose body was found near Smithers, B.C. two days ago, are asking community members to gather along Highway 16 as her body is brought home from Prince George. The call came on Facebook, with some […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201815 Views

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Serengeti Acquires NSR Royalties on Thor Marmot and Deer Lake Copper-Gold Properties in British Columbia

Vancouver, B.C., September 20, 2018, Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V) (“Serengeti” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Net Smelter Return (“NSR”) royalties of 0.75 % on each of the Thor Marmot and Deer Lake Properties located in the Kemess District and Kamloops Mining districts, respectively  of British Columbia from Electrum […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201814 Views

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M’Chigeeng First Nation calls out OPP, Rainbow board after high school brawl – Sudbury.com

Rally to protest situation taking place on First Nation Friday morning M’Chigeeng First Nation is calling out both the Rainbow District School Board and the OPP after a racially charged brawl broke out at Manitoulin Secondary School Sept. 14. The First Nation is holding a rally to protest the situation at the M’Chigeeng First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201818 Views

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National Access Cannabis Corp. Announces Execution of Cannabis Retail Organization Agreement with the Province of Manitoba

Pursuant to the Cannabis Retail Organization Agreement NAC continues to develop 10 recreational cannabis stores in Manitoba with an additional 5 stores in partnership with Manitoban First Nations, all under the META™ brand. The Company expects to open 8 locations in Manitoba by the end of the year, with plans to open the remaining corporate and First Nations locations […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201815 Views

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Inuit corporation doubles down on fisheries – Nunatsiaq News

September 20, 2018 Qikiqtani Inuit Association’s business arm now fully owns the FV Saputi The Qikiqtaaluk Fisheries Corp. and its factory freezer trawler, FV Saputi, are now 100-per-cent Inuit-owned, following a buyout by the Nunavut company of its minority shareholder and long-time business partner, Nataaqnaq Fisheries Inc. The deal was about five years in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201813 Views

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Tamarack Announces Operational Update, Production Guidance Increase and Inclusion in TSX Composite Index

Calgary, Alberta – September 20, 2018 – Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. (“Tamarack” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, due to exceptional 2018 drilling results, current production is ahead of forecast. As a result, the Company is pleased to provide its second guidance increase for 2018 annual and exit production and preliminary 2019 annual […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201814 Views

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Celebrating indigenous culture at Waterloo Region Museum – CTV

September 20, 2018 A Taste of Indigenous Canada took place at the Waterloo Region Museum on Wednesday evening. The evening began with a traditional smudging ceremony before moving to song, dance and storytelling. Dozens of people attended the evening, eating bannock and trying traditional medicine. “Unless Canadians understand the rich and diverse indigenous culture that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201813 Views

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Horse Lake First Nation Celebrates Water Treatment System – Water Canada

September 20, 2018 Horse Lake First Nation has celebrated the grand opening of a new water treatment system, which came online in May 2018 after nearly three years of construction. Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Horse Lake First Nation on the opening of their new system. The new water treatment system in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201815 Views

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Romios Begins Follow-up Work On Epithermal and Skarn Cu-Au-Ag-Co Prospects At Its Newmont Lake Project and Stakes Additional Claims in the Golden Triangle Area, BC

TORONTO, ONTARIO, September 20, 2018, Romios Gold Resources Inc. (“Romios” or the “Company”) (TSX.V-RG) (OTC-PK: RMIOF) (Frankfurt: D4R) today announced that geologists are on the company’s Newmont Lake property for a program of detailed mapping and sampling on several new target types identified during the July 2018 exploration program. That work led to the recognition of elevated cobalt […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201815 Views

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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief disturbed by violent incident in Manitoulin Island – SaultOnline.com

September 19, 2018 Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare is deeply disturbed after learning of the violent incident that occurred at a Manitoulin Secondary School that stemmed from racism. “I am in disbelief that our First Nation students are still the target for racism and violence while attending school in this day and age. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201820 Views

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