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Indigenous relay challenge forms team bonding – paNOW

Sep 19, 2019 The Indigenous relay challenge is back for another year at the Prince Albert campus of Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Sask. Polytechnic students competed in a lighthearted event split into nine teams of 10 people. The relay race consisted of two separate heats with five teams in the first wave and four in the next. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201954 Views

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Tanya Talaga speaker for 2019 MacClement Lecture – The Kingston Whig-Standard

September 19, 2019 Award-winning journalist and author Tanya Talaga will be the speaker for this year’s MacClement Lecture at Duncan MacArthur Hall on Thursday, Sept. 26. The author of Seven Fallen Feathers will speak to the Queen’s Faculty of Education about Indigenous education, health and the responsibility of Canadians to engage in reconciliation. “Talaga, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201954 Views

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Staffing shortage continues with Kativik Regional Police Force – Nunatsiaq News

19 September, 2019 Training tool being developed to familiarize new recruits with Inuit culture The Kativik Regional Police Force continues to face a major staffing shortage, with more than 20 officers having resigned over the past few months, says police chief Jean-Pierre LaRose. With applications for jobs also dropping off, LaRose told Kativik Regional Government […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201960 Views

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Ontario Human Rights Commission Written Deputation to the Toronto Police Services Board re: Policy on Race-Based Data Collection, Analysis and Public Reporting

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) welcomes the opportunity to provide a written deputation to the Toronto Police Services Board (TPSB) on its Policy on Race-Based Data Collection, Analysis and Public Reporting (Policy),[1] which is being considered for approval at its September 19, 2019 meeting. Approving this Policy will be a historic step forward. It […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201956 Views

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Bank of Canada announces Deputy Governor and Special Advisor appointments

The Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada today announced the appointment of Toni Gravelle as Deputy Governor, effective October 1, 2019. Mr. Gravelle’s appointment fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Lynn Patterson in July 2019. As Deputy Governor, Mr. Gravelle will join the Bank’s Governing Council, which sets the strategic direction of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201938 Views

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Wolastoqi painter becomes UNB’s first artist-in-residence in over 50 years – CBC

Natalie Sappier begins her artist-in-residence at UNB, the first since Bruno Bobak in 1965 Sep 19, 2019 Natalie Sappier (Samaqani Cocahq) held a ceremony at the University of New Brunswick’s Art Centre to bless the space she’ll use for the next four months as artist-in-residence. Last year, Marie Maltais of the UNB Art Centre approached […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201938 Views

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Federal election 2019 roundup: ‘This is something I deeply, deeply regret,’ Trudeau says – National Post

It’s day nine of the election campaign and we’ll likely be talking about Trudeau’s brownface scandal all day It’s day nine of the election campaign and we’ll likely be talking about Trudeau’s brownface scandal all day. In this live story, we’ll be tracking the campaign news as it happens. 2:45 p.m. — ‘This is something […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201964 Views

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Business forum tries to bridge the gap between First Nations, projects – APTN News

September 19, 2019 Business, especially resource extraction, and First Nations are often depicted as sworn enemies. Thursday in Ottawa, a business forum hosted by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute tried to dispel that myth. The day’s discussions centred largely around the oil and gas industry where economic reconciliation may be impossible. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/09/19/business-forum-tries-to-bridge-the-gap-between-first-nations-projects/

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201950 Views

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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip Acclaimed for 8th Term as President of UBCIC

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – September 19, 2019) Yesterday Grand Chief Stewart Phillip was re-elected by acclamation to President of Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) for another three-year term, a position he has served for the past twenty-one consecutive years. The UBCIC congratulates Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on his re-election […]

by aanationtalk on September 20, 201941 Views

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Assessing Bow basin water management options

Area residents are invited to learn more and provide feedback about new reservoir options on the Bow River to reduce the impacts of flood and drought. Three information sessions are scheduled for Calgary and Cochrane that will share details on the government’s work to assess three potential flood and drought storage projects on the Bow […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201936 Views

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P3 2017: Keynote Address by Jane Philpott, Canada’s Minister of Indigenous Services

Credits: CCPPPVideo The Hon. Jane Philpott, Canada’s Minister of Indigenous Services, highlights the challenges in overcoming the infrastructure deficit in Indigenous communities and discusses the need for innovative solutions, including partnerships among these communities, government and the private sector. This innovation will be important as we work with Indigenous partners to build clean drinking water […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201939 Views

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“We Must Bring Justice and Healing to the Families Whose Children Never Made it Home from Residential Schools,” Says AFN NWT Regional Chief Yakeleya

“We Must Bring Justice and Healing to the Families Whose Children Never Made it Home from Residential Schools,” Says AFN NWT Regional Chief Yakeleya OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) NWT Regional Chief Norman Yakeleya attended a presentation by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) yesterday on their work regarding […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201960 Views

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B.C. and First Nation governments mark progress in protecting salmon in Broughton area

Representatives from the ‘Namgis, the Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis and Mamalilikulla First Nations, Premier John Horgan and B.C. salmon farming companies Cermaq Canada and Mowi Canada West came together on Sept. 19, 2019, to mark the progress made to protect wild salmon in the Broughton area since recommendations were delivered in December 2018. These recommendations were a result […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201930 Views

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Investments totalling almost $2 million to improve access to justice for Inuit communities

Québec City, September 19th, 2019 – The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Québec, Sonia LeBel, has announced almost $2 million in funding over a two-year period to improve access to justice for the Inuit population. The announcement, which results from the Minister’s visit to Nunavik last April, aims more specifically to provide support for […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201934 Views

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Video – Moving Forward: Regional Chief Terry Teegee’s Update at the 16th Annual BCAFN AGM

(Xwməθkwəy̓ əm, Musqueam Territory, BC – Sept. 18, 2019) – BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is holding their 16thAnnual General Assembly this week at the Musqueam Recreation Centre in Vancouver, BC. Chiefs from over 200 British Columbia First Nations have been invited to attend the three-day event which starts on Wednesday September 18. “We gather to discuss […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201928 Views

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Media Advisory – Mental health community gathers in Toronto for 4th annual Mental Health for All Conference

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019– The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will host its fourth annual three-day Mental Health for All Conference (MH4A 2019) in Toronto from September 23 to 25, 2019. The national event, themed Connection Interrupted: Restoring mental health in a fractured world, is a unique gathering in Canada, bringing together health care providers, front-line workers, researchers, funders, policy makers and […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201952 Views

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UBCM: Structural Flood Mitigation Grant

Sept. 18, 2019 The Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) for structural flood mitigation projects has an application deadline of Friday October 25, 2019.  The maximum available grant is $750,000.00. The Program & Application Guide and application forms are available. All BC local governments and First Nations (bands and Treaty First Nations) are eligible to apply. The intent of this […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201918 Views

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Biomarker associated with chronic stress and anxiety found in higher levels in long-term young cannabis users

Biomarker associated with chronic stress and anxiety found in higher levels in long-term young cannabis users TORONTO, September 18, 2019 – A first of its kind study led by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry has found elevated levels of a protein involved in immune function and […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201954 Views

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Elections Manitoba: Results for the 42nd General Election are now Official

The official results for Manitoba’s 42nd general election are now available on the Elections Manitoba website at www.electionsmanitoba.ca. The results of the election changed the standing of parties in the Legislative Assembly as follows: Registered Party Candidates elected Candidates elected 2016 2019 Manitoba Liberal Party 3 3 New Democratic Party of Manitoba 14 18 The […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201929 Views

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Exhibit Opening at Dundurn National Historic Site Honouring our Sisters, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

September 17, 2019 HAMILTON, ON – The Hamilton Urban Indigenous Strategy in partnership with local indigenous youth invites the public to attend the Opening Night of the Honouring our Sisters, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Exhibit on Thurs. Sept. 26 from 6 to 8 pm at Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Blvd. The […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201947 Views

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Update on New Fiscal Relationship – National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin

Update on New Fiscal Relationship – National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin September 2019 SUMMARY:  The Joint Advisory Committee on Fiscal Relations (JACFR) presented their interim report, Honouring Our Ancestors by Trailblazing a Path to the Future, to the National Chief and Minister of Indigenous Services Canada in June 2019. Consistent with the Assembly of First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201960 Views

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Nunavut’s population could reach 54,000 by 2043, StatCan says – Nunatsiaq News

19 September, 2019 Proportion of seniors expected to double Though Nunavut is expected to receive only small numbers of international immigrants over the next 25 years, the territory’s high birth rate could drive the territory’s population up to 54,000 by 2043, Statistics Canada says in a new report. That’s also in spite of a projected […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201920 Views

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New era of inclusivity for NAIT’s Aboriginal students and staff – techlifetoday

Coby Steinhauer loves going to school, but loves going home again, too. For the 20-year-old Management student, they’re different worlds. Steinhauer grew up in Saddle Lake Cree Nation, a community of about 5,000 people 170 kilometres northeast of Edmonton. He stays with an aunt, a university professor, during the week and heads back on weekends. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201920 Views

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UBCM: Habitat for Humanity In BC Communities

Sept. 18, 2019 Habitat for Humanity is working with the Province and municipal and First Nations governments across BC to deliver affordable home ownership opportunities for people leaving social housing to pursue homeownership. They will have a trade show booth at Convention. Recent Success Stories: City of Coquitlam Habitat for Humanity’s Coquitlam project is its […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201920 Views

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Protestors rally outside Sudbury courthouse – CTV News

Last Updated Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:13AM EDT A group of nearly 20 people rallied outside the Sudbury courthouse Thursday morning after police raided two First Nation cannabis dispensaries on Wednesday afternoon. They gathered in support of Creator’s Choice Co-owner Derek Roque, who company officials say was arrested on the reserve for breaching bail conditions […]

by aanationtalk on September 19, 201922 Views

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Media Advisory – Tuesday, Sept. 24: Climate Change Mobilization and White Pine Planting at Dawson College

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2019 – The white pine is a symbol of peace, and planting a tree is one of the best things we can do to counteract climate change. On Tuesday, Sept. 24, Dawson College will plant a 17-foot eastern white pine and share plans for our Dawson Earth Action Morning and Mobilization in support of the Global Climate Strike […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201947 Views

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NS Government: First 2019-20 Budget Update

The first update on Budget 2019-20 shows Nova Scotia remains on track for another balanced budget. Minister of Finance and Treasury Board Karen Casey presented the update today, Sept. 19. The projected surplus is $30.8 million, down $2.8 million from budget day. “Managing our finances and having balanced budgets has provided a strong fiscal foundation […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201920 Views

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New Research Reveals Data Gaps on Key Policy Issues Across G20 Countries

LONDON, Sept. 19, 2019  — Research released today reveals data gaps that could be preventing the G20 countries from designing effective policies to tackle critical global challenges. The Evidence Initiative, a project of The Economist Group and The Pew Charitable Trusts, has released a first-of-its kind “Evidence Map”, an interactive tool that tracks the availability and characteristics […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201919 Views

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Ascot Intersects 24.45 g/t Gold over 8.43 Metres at Premier Project

Vancouver, B.C. September 19, 2019 — Ascot Resources Ltd. (TSX.V: AOT; OTCQX: AOTVF) (“Ascot” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce excellent drill results from the past-producing Premier mine located northwest of Stewart, BC. Five holes intersected robust mineralization down-dip from historically mined stopes. Highlights of this release include: 24.45 g/t Au over 8.43m in hole […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201926 Views

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Gunter: Any delays in Trans Mountain construction will be political after B.C. appeal court ruling – London Free Press

September 19, 2019 Tuesday’s ruling by the B.C. Court of Appeal that directs the B.C. provincial government to reconsider its environmental certificates for the Trans Mountain expansion project is yet another legal frustration in this long, tortuous process. But it’s not a big blow to the pipeline. Even the anti-Trans Mountain B.C. government recognizes that. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201959 Views

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Denison Reports Initial Results from ISR Field Test at Phoenix Test Area 2 and Advancement to Commercial Scale Wells

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 – Denison Mines Corp. (“Denison” or the “Company”) (DML: TSX, DNN: NYSE American) is pleased to announce that the initial In-Situ Recovery (“ISR”) field test results from Test Area 2 of the Phoenix deposit (“Phoenix”) have confirmed hydraulic connectivity within a significant portion of the ore zone tested. The initial field tests are part of the ongoing […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201932 Views

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N.W.T. advocates offer remedies for an ailing child welfare system – CBC

Sep 19, 2019 Cultural programs, financial support for families, changes in management could help fix system, say critics Since the last federal election, critics have sounded off about the abysmal state of child protection in Canada. Their charges pertain specifically to harms caused to Indigenous children and families. Commissioners of both the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201920 Views

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Orbit Garant Drilling Reports Fiscal 2019 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results

Val-d’Or, Quebec, September 18, 2019 – Orbit Garant Drilling Inc. (TSX: OGD) (“Orbit Garant” or the “Company”) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. All dollar amounts are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Percentage calculations are based on numbers in the financial statements and may not […]

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Anishinabek Police Service credits area partners in successful search for missing boys – SooToday

‘It appeared as though every single community member assisted in some way’ The Anishinabek Police Service, Garden River Detachment, would like to extend their sincerest thanks to their partnering agencies, those being the Sault Ste. Marie OPP, OPP ERT, OPP K-9, Batchewana Police Service, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the Garden River Fire Department, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201923 Views

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Child welfare newborn ‘birth alerts’ under review in Manitoba: province – Globalnews.ca

September 19, 2019 There isn’t a plan to end the use of birth alerts in Manitoba — when social service workers warn hospitals of at-risk expectant mothers without the parents’ consent — but the province is reviewing the practice along with the child welfare system as a whole. “The continued use of birth alerts is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201935 Views

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LNG Canada Brings Ocean Wise AquaVan to Northern B.C. Communities

Tour will travel through northern B.C. stopping in Terrace, Kitimat and Prince Rupert to bring sea creatures, fun and education to schools this fall. Vancouver, B.C. – The Ocean Wise AquaVan, its team of four educators, and some fascinating aquatic ambassadors native to the Pacific Northwest are heading to communities in northern B.C. from September […]

by pnationtalk on September 19, 201929 Views

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May Appears To Endorse Jody Wilson-Raybould At Vancouver Rally – HuffPost Canada

The rally, featuring Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott, was dubbed “A Night For Independent Voices.” “It’s been a very hard year,” Markham-Stouffville candidate Jane Philpott said as she took the stage in support of fellow independent candidate Jody Wilson-Raybould in Vancouver Wednesday night. “None of us could’ve predicted being here tonight under these circumstances.” Philpott is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201944 Views

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Canadore Grad Feeding the Youth with SchoolBox North Lunch Program

Sep 18, 2019 Marshall Moore, graduate from Canadore’s Culinary Management program (in partnership with the Seven Generations Education Institute in Kenora) is helping to make sure young people in the Keewatin Patricia District School Board are getting healthy lunches! The SchoolBOX North Lunch Program gives these young people a lunch box packed with healthy food […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201920 Views

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David Suzuki, Stephen Lewis, Pam Palmater to speak on climate at UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB — Three of Canada’s most high-profile public advocates will be at The University of Winnipeg campus on Friday, October 4. David Suzuki and Stephen Lewis will speak at UWinnipeg’s Duckworth Centre for the final stop of their national Climate First tour to engage Canadians in an urgent dialogue about climate change. Lawyer, author, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201917 Views

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No plan in place to return babies already seized through controversial birth alerts in B.C. – APTN News

September 18, 2019 British Columbia is the first province to end “effective immediately” the controversial practice of birth alerts, which flag a disproportionate number of Indigenous women for child welfare agencies. But Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy couldn’t offer a firm plan on getting babies already in care, back to their families. She […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201949 Views

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Open heart, open mind.’ Elders begin residence at YK library – Cabin Radio

Yellowknife’s public library begins an “Elders-in-residence” program on Friday, inviting residents to come and talk with Elders about any topic they like. The library will first host William Greenland, of Gwich’in origin, followed by Inuk Elder Annie Mitsima. Library manager John Mutford said the library connected with Elders through the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation. Mutford […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201927 Views

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‘Time to take action:’ Children advocates call for national youth suicide strategy – rdnewsnow.com

WINNIPEG — Children’s advocates from across the country are urging the federal government to create a national strategy to deal with what they are calling a youth suicide crisis. “I’ve sat with parents and family members overwhelmed with the grief of losing their child to suicide. And I keep thinking it doesn’t have to be […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201928 Views

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Cannabis and alcohol responsible for majority of hospitalizations for substance use among youth

September 19, 2019 — Last year, over 23,500 youth (age 10 to 24) were hospitalizedReference1 for harm caused by substance use — the equivalent of 65 hospitalizations each day. A new report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) shows that cannabis and alcohol were the most common substances associated with hospital stays among […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201916 Views

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For a sustainable future: StFX, partners, hosting Climate and Democracy Week

StFX University is teaming with the broader community, including the town and county of Antigonish and Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, to create a plan for a sustainable future when it comes to climate change. From Nov. 14-21, StFX will host Climate and Democracy Week, a week-long series of events, open to all, that will feature local […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201915 Views

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Pro skateboarder reconnects with his Yukon Indigenous roots – CBC

Dustin Henry’s specially-designed boards feature mukluks and mitts Sep 19, 2019 Dawson City, Yukon, just got a fleet of colourful new skateboards — all designed by a pro boarder paying tribute to his Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in roots. “Skateboarding is something I’ve been doing my whole life. So it means a lot to me,” said 25-year-old Dustin […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201917 Views

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Inuit-led health survey asks ‘How are we?’ – CKLB News

“While Inuit are asked to take part in many surveys, most are not developed and controlled by Inuit.” That’s what makes the Qanuippitaa? National Inuit Health Survey different from those in the past, according to the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation. “It is the only Inuit controlled health survey that includes Inuit of all ages from all […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201920 Views

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Digital Archives Project Results Released: National Heritage Digitization Strategy Provides Funding to Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre

The Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre (SRSC) has launched the results of the “Healing and Education Through Digital Access” project funded by the National Heritage Digitization Strategy. This project received $86,890 in funding to digitize and make available unique archival records which document the early years of the Shingwauk and Wawanosh Indian Residential Schools. By preserving […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201932 Views

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James Arthur, Emilio Estevez, Rupi Kaur, Sarah McLachlan, David Suzuki and WE Charity’s Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger celebrate young people leading social change at WE Day Toronto

– WE Day Toronto will stream live at 9:00 a.m. ET today at we.org/watchweday – – WE Day Toronto is free to students thanks to partners led by Co-Title Sponsors RBC and TELUS– – WE Carpet photos will be available at 10 a.m. ET and WE Day Toronto photos will be available at 4 p.m. […]

by aanationtalk on September 19, 201935 Views

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IISD releases 2018–2019 annual report

WINNIPEG, September 17, 2019—The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) made significant strides in the past year toward its objectives of fair economies, fresh water and a stable climate by working through powerful partnerships. The organization’s Annual Report 2018-2019: The Power of Together showcases some of the ways it made an impact by bringing together […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201912 Views

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Celebrate with First Nations Public Libraries Sept. 29 – Oct. 5 – Anishinabek News

KETTLE AND STONY POINT FIRST NATION – (September 18, 2019) – The 19th annual First Nations Public Library Week will take place in First Nation communities and libraries throughout the province from September 29 – October 5, 2019. This year’s theme, Revitalizing Indigenous Languages, speaks to the importance of communications among First Nations peoples in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201918 Views

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