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Release of New Brunswick Family Plan report on improving access to primary and acute care

April 27, 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has released a report on improving access to primary and acute care stemming from the stakeholder engagement process to develop the New Brunswick Family Plan. “Your government is listening and knows that the availability and delivery of health services have a significant impact on the quality […]

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Warriors movie coming to screen near you – Nipissing U

The Warriors are coming. A new documentary film chronicling the Nipissing Warriors hockey team is screening at Nbissing Secondary School on Friday, May 5, from 1 – 3 p.m. The film will be digitally released following the screening. You can watch a trailer for Warriors right here. The remarkable Nipissing Warriors hockey team played from […]

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Trent University Receives Over $500,000 to Develop First Online Graduate Program of its Kind in Canada

Masters in Environmental Monitoring & Assessment to launch in fall 2018 at Trent University Tuesday, April 25, 2017 A recent $542,500 funding infusion from eCampusOntario will see the development of a new online professional Masters program in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, to be developed at Trent University. This program, the first of its kind in […]

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Multiple events help Lethbridge College celebrate its 60th Convocation

April 25, 2017 – The 60th Convocation in Lethbridge College history takes place this week, and all of southern Alberta is invited to join in the celebration. The Convocation ceremony takes place at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Enmax Centre. More than 1,530 convocates will receive degrees, diplomas or certificates from Lethbridge College this […]

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Government Introduces Balanced Budget, Reduces Taxes, Invests in Economy, Health Care, Youth

April 27, 2017 Government introduced its second straight balanced budget today, April 27, while making strategic investments to create a better economy, improving the health and well-being of Nova Scotians, and reducing taxes for the middle class, those who need it most, and small businesses. Budget 2017-2018 has a positive net position of $25.9 million […]

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Laurentian University names directors of the Maamwizing Indigenous Research Institute

Drs. Pedri-Spade and Fortin to pair academic excellence with Indigenous worldview Laurentian University is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr. Celeste Pedri-Spade, PhD, as the first Director of the Maamwizing Indigenous Research Institute (Maamwizing), and Dr. David Fortin as the first Maamwizing Assistant Director. The Maamwizing Indigenous Research Institute was established in 2016 bringing […]

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National Arts Centre Orchestra Performs in Eskasoni First Nation, Nova Scotia on May 3

April 26, 2017 Visit includes performance of I Lost My Talk based on poem by Mi’kmaw poet and elder Rita Joe, music and art clinics for 500 Cape Breton students OTTAWA (Canada) April 26, 2017– The National Arts Centre Orchestra, led by Music Director Alexander Shelley, is performing a special concert on Wednesday, May 3 […]

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IRS Survivors Struggle for Justice

THUNDER BAY, ON (April 26, 2017): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler is concerned as Indian Residential School (IRS) Survivors are struggling for justice following an Ontario court’s dismissal of claims in the St. Anne’s Residential School case, and an abrupt end to a professional misconduct hearing into a lawyer’s handling of IRS […]

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Letters to the Editor, April 27, 2017 – Peterborough Examiner

April 27, 2017 Missing children don’t always come home Somewhere a terrified child is crying. Her parents are desperately searching, grieving, hoping for help. But no one is listening. The child has Native background. For far too long Native families reporting missing relatives and friends have been told “they will probably come home in a […]

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Public-health groups show what reconciliation looks like – Winnipeg Free Press

In a room warmed by the scent of beef stew and bannock, an indigenous organization and a non-indigenous organization came together in the spirit of reconciliation. On Wednesday, Ka Ni Kanichihk — an indigenous community health and wellness organization — and the Sexuality Education Resource Centre announced a new partnership that will see the resource […]

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NSI: Vote for your favourite STORYHIVE music video idea by May 1

Voting for the latest round of TELUS STORYHIVE: music video edition is underway. Vote for your favourite music video concept and help the top 30 teams each receive $10K in production grants. Voting is open now and closes at noon (PST) on Monday, May 1. Learn more and cast your vote. • • • STORYHIVE is a community-powered […]

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2017 Adäka Cultural Festival: Twin Flames Collaboration With Dena Zagi!

April 25, 2017 We are so excited to announce that Twin Flames will be performing at Adäka this year in collaboration with Dena Zagi! Twin Flames is a captivating duo that combines two accomplished and very unique singer songwriters Chelsey June an Algonquin Cree Métis Woman from Ottawa and Jaaji an Inuk Mohawk man from […]

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We can’t rest’: Family seeks answers months after fatal hit and run – CBC

It’s been 9 months since Bobby Lachance was left for dead by a road near Meadow Lake, Sask. Apr 27, 2017 Every night a six-year-old boy misses his father. Every day a family is left wondering what happened. It’s been nine months since Bobby Lachance was left for dead on the side of a road […]

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Canada and Manitoba invest in infrastructure At Red River College

April 27, 2017 $95.4-million investment will create jobs, expand research and foster innovation The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, joined Manitoba Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart and Paul Vogt, President and CEO of Red River College (RRC), to […]

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Post-codeshare, Canadian North will end flights to Clyde River – NunatsiaqOnline

April 27, 2017 But airline promises expanded flight schedule to other Nunavut communities Canadian North plans to stop serving the northern Baffin community of Clyde River once its codeshare arrangement with First Air comes to an end next month. As part of the two airlines’ codeshare agreement, a First Air ATR has flown between Iqaluit […]

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Music Monday Celebrations at the National Arts Centre will Join Thousands of Music Makers in Canada’s Largest, Simultaneous Sing-along

April 26, 2017 On Monday, May 1st, thousands of students, musicians, parents and community members across Canada will sing together creating the world’s largest single event dedicated to raising awareness for music education.  At this time each year, as a testament to the unifying power of music, our country comes together from coast to coast […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 201754 Views

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Norm Miller looking for some answers on the Ring of Fire – My Parry Sound Now

Norm Miller is looking for action on a northern Ontario mining issue. The Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP says the Ring of Fire would boost the northern economy, and the Wynne government is more talk than action when it comes to helping the stalled project move forward. Miller raised the issue at Queen’s Park this week, asking […]

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4 Nova Scotia schools saved from the chopping block – CBC

Shubenacadie Elementary, Maple Ridge, Antigonish Education Centre and H.M. MacDonald will remain open Apr 27, 2017 Four elementary schools in two separate school boards will remain open — despite being slated for closure. The Strait Regional and Chigencto-Central school boards each held special meetings last night. A unanimous decision by the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board […]

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The McMichael to honour award-winning Arctic ethnographer Norman E. Hallendy for his support of the gallery and achievements in preserving Inuit culture and language

KLEINBURG, ON—On Sunday, April 23, 2017, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection will hold a ceremony to honour and celebrate Norman E. Hallendy, an award-winning Canadian ethnographer, photographer and author whose support for the gallery over the past 35 years has enriched the McMichael’s collection of art and archives by and about Inuit people. Distinguished friends […]

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Union Gas Supports Saugeen First Nation Fire Department With $1,500 Grant To Purchase Smoke Alarms

Southhampton, ON, April 24, 2017 – Union Gas supports Saugeen First Nation Fire Department with a $1,500 grant to purchase smoke alarms for distribution to residents of the Saugeen Fire Nation. “At Union Gas, we put safety above all else, both on the job and off the job,” said Jeremy Miller, utility services manager Owen […]

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Update on Canadian North’s Upcoming New Flight Schedule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 25, 2017 Canadian North is committed to providing safe, reliable and efficient passenger and cargo service to, from and across the North – always with exceptional customer service and warm Northern hospitality. On May 17, 2017, it will launch an extensive new flight schedule, featuring expanded jet capacity and additional scheduled […]

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BHP Billiton Operational Review for the nine months ended 31 March 2017

April 26,2017 BHP Billiton Operational Review for the nine months ended 31 March 2017 BHP Billiton Operational Review for the nine months ended 31 March 2017 NT3

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Shawnigan squashes competition – Times Colonist

April 27, 2017 It’s a hat-trick of squash titles for Shawnigan Lake School’s Michael Mehl. Mehl, originally from Alberta, won his third straight U-19 title last weekend at the Canadian Junior Squash Championships at Hollyburn Country Club in West Vancouver. To gain the title, Mehl had to beat his schoolmate, Ryan Picken, in the gold-medal […]

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Drone-based delivery project shifts to Northern Ontario – Tbnewswatch.com

One northern Ontario test site has been announced for a package delivery system using drones. A company developing a drone-based system for delivering packages to remote communities has announced its first test site in northern Ontario. Toronto-based Drone Delivery Canada says a new pilot program will launch next month around the James Bay coast. In […]

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Mi’kmaq Confederacy mulling Indigenous names for Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst site – CBC

If Amherst name remains, then full story of site should be told, confederacy says Apr 27, 2017 The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of P.E.I. is considering Indigenous names to put forward for the Port-La-Joye–Fort Amherst National Historic Site and say they are looking forward to sitting down with Parks Canada about the long-standing issue. In a statement, […]

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6 ways ISED’s lab for design thinking can help grow your business – Canada Business Network

April 27, 2017 This guest blog is provided by Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada’s Service Lab — a design thinking space to improve government services for business and grow Canadian innovation. Are you a Canadian entrepreneur looking for a space to network with other like-minded individuals and grow Canadian innovation? The Service Lab at […]

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Joint statement on implementation of UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Sixteenth Session Tuesday April 25, 2017 Agenda Item 8 Joint Statement of: Assembly of First Nations; Assemblée des Premières Nations du Québec et Labrador/Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador First Nations; Amnesty International; Confederacy of Treaty No. 6; First Nations Summit; Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou […]

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NCC: Opportunity for Crafters/Visual Artists

April 26, 2017 The Labrador Research Forum will be holding an Indigenous Cultural Event on Sunday April 30 from 3-5 pm. There will be 150 attendees at the forum. Outdoor tents will be set up at mile 3 between Birch Brook and Sheshatshiu. Crafters/artists are invited and encouraged to bring their work for display and […]

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Statement April 26, 2017 Recommendations Regarding the Collection of ‘Unfounded Incidents’ via the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey

April 26, 2017 On February 10, 2017, Directeur Mario Harel, President of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) issued a statement with regards to sexual assault investigations (https://cacp.ca/news/cacp-statement-sexual-assault-investigations.html). One of the key requests was to have the CACP Police Information and Statistics Committee (POLIS) ‘examine how statistics are recorded and reported to Statistics […]

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Whitehorse receives support to help manage wastewater systems

April 26, 2017 Modern public infrastructure is key to supporting the unique needs of northern communities. Investing in green infrastructure protects the environment and supports local economic opportunities, which goes hand in hand with improving family income, job opportunities and quality of life for those living and working in the North. Today, Larry Bagnell, Member […]

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Dominic Giroux Named CEO of Health Sciences North and HSN Research Institute

April 26, 2017 SUDBURY, ON – The Health Sciences North (HSN) and HSN Research Institute (HSNRI) Board of Directors announced today that Dominic Giroux, the President and Vice-Chancellor of Laurentian University, will be the new President and Chief Executive Officer of HSN and HSNRI effective October 2, 2017. Located in Greater Sudbury, HSN ranks among […]

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The Road Forward – Cinema Axis

April 27, 2017 There’s been a great deal of discussion in recent years about the past and ongoing injustices suffered by the indigenous community. As there should be. From suicide epidemics to systemic racism to the alarming number of missing and murdered Aboriginal women to the over-representation of Aboriginal men in Canadian prisons, the challenges […]

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RCMP statement on homicides in Whitehorse in April 2017

April 25, 2017 Whitehorse, Yukon Statement delivered by Inspector Archie Thompson, Whitehorse RCMP Detachment Commander. I’d like to begin today by expressing my deepest condolences to the families and friends of Ms. Wendy Carlick and Ms. Sarah MacIntosh, as well as Mr. Greg Dawson. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this difficult time, as we […]

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East Coast Music Awards Show tonight in Saint John – CBC

N.B.’s Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire, the Motorleague, Caroline Savoie up for multiple awards Apr 27, 2017 The major event of the East Coast Music Awards happens Thursday night at Harbour Station in Saint John. The awards show gala was moved to Thursday night two years ago as an experiment, and the organizers feel the format helps […]

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Along for the ride – The Telegram

April 27, 2017 Growing up in the Southern Inuit community of Black Tickle, Scott Hudson heard stories about sled dogs as a boy. The animals, which used to be an integral part of day-to-day life in Labrador, always captured his imagination. He grew up and moved to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, but he always wanted his […]

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Policy Options: Changing expectations around Indigenous health

The following is an abridged transcript of a speech delivered April 20 by Alika Lafontaine, the collaborative team lead at the Indigenous Health Alliance. Lafontaine was the recipient of the 2017 Indigenous Emerging Leader, at the 2017 Public Policy Forum Testimonial Dinner and Awards. April 26, 2017 I’d like to share two stories, one about […]

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Our Child, Our Future hands recognizes champions for children – Sudbury.com

Annual awards luncheon honours volunteers making a difference in the lives of kids Our Children, Our Future handed out its annual Champions for Children Awards today at a luncheon held at the United Steelworkers Hall. The organization, which works to develop and promote resources that nurture children, families and communities, has recognized individuals, groups and […]

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Crown to appeal Sinixt decision – Mykootenaynow.com

Apr 27, 2017 N.B.’s Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire, the Motorleague, Caroline Savoie up for multiple awards The major event of the East Coast Music Awards happens Thursday night at Harbour Station in Saint John. The awards show gala was moved to Thursday night two years ago as an experiment, and the organizers feel the format helps […]

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MLI’s impact and influence 2016

At MLI our goal is to influence better federal public policy by positioning ourselves as thought leaders on the issues that are most important to Canadians. Therefore measuring our influence is essential to measuring our success. This section reports on MLI’s considerable influence in 2016, particularly in the areas of Aboriginal affairs, justice, the economy, […]

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Indigenous musicians, Ottawa high school choirs take to the Hintonburg stage – CBC

Songs from Turtle Island will see 200 local students perform Indigenous music Apr 27, 2017 Choirs from six Ottawa high schools will come together with Indigenous musicians Thursday night for a special performance of songs from First Nations, Métis, and Inuit cultures. Approximately 200 student singers will join the Bear Nation Drum Group, hoop dancer […]

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CCPA: Metro Vancouver families face increasing child care and housing costs

April 26, 2017 (Vancouver) The wage needed to cover the costs of raising a family in Metro Vancouver is virtually unchanged in the past year, however, child care and housing costs are major challenges for many families, a report released today finds. The 2017 Metro Vancouver living wage is $20.62 per hour for each parent […]

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The Daily Thursday, April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 Payroll employment, earnings and hours, February 2017 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $968 in February, little changed from January and up 1.5% from 12 months earlier. Continue reading Investment Banking Services Price Index, 2016 The Investment Banking Services Price Index (IBSPI) declined by 2.9% in 2016 following a 0.6% […]

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Strikepoint Gold Inc. Names Andy Randell Vice President of Exploration and Welcomes the ‘Hive’ Team to Execute Summer Exploration Program

April 27th, 2017, Vancouver, BC –StrikePoint Gold Inc. (TSX.V:SKP) (“StrikePoint” or the Company) Shawn Khunkhun, CEO of StrikePoint, stated: “The appointment of Andy Randell as Vice President of Exploration enables a strong move forward for the Strikepoint inaugural work program in the Yukon. Randell and the company share the same vision in the development of our […]

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Goldcorp Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

VANCOUVER, April 26, 2017 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today reported its first quarter 2017 results. First Quarter Highlights Net earnings for the first quarter were $170 million, or $0.20 per share, compared to net earnings of $80 million, or $0.10 per share, for the first quarter of 2016. First quarter operating cash flows […]

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New Gold Announces 2017 First Quarter Results with Record Low All-in Sustaining Costs and Lowers Full-Year Cost Guidance

TORONTO, April 26, 2017  – New Gold Inc. (“New Gold”) (TSX:NGD) (NYSE MKT:NGD) today announces its 2017 first quarter results and provides an update on the construction of the company’s Rainy River project. 2017 FIRST QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS Gold production of 89,327 ounces and copper production of 23.8 million pounds Operating expense of $605 per gold […]

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Amec Foster Wheeler awarded contract to support life-extension programme ensuring continued low-cost power for Ontario

April 27, 2017 Newsfacts: Contract awarded under existing Strategic Supplier Master Services Agreement with Bruce Power Company will provide a range of engineering and project management services for Bruce Power, a long-standing client for over 14 years Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a contract by Bruce Power to support its […]

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Arianne Phosphate and Groupe Alfred Boivin Sign a Memorandum of Understanding for the Ground Transport of Phosphate Concentrate

April 27, 2017 A key logistical component of the Lac à Paul project SAGUENAY, QUEBEC (April 27 , 2017) – Arianne Phosphate (the “Company” or “Arianne”) (TSX VENTURE: DAN; OTC: DRRSF; FRANKFURST: JE9N), a development-stage phosphate mining company, advancing the Lac à Paul project in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, is pleased to announce the signing of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 201736 Views

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Pattern Energy Publishes White Paper on Renewable Energy Development

SAN FRANCISCO, California, April 27, 2017 – Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy”) today announced it has published a white paper (the “White Paper”) on its website outlining the business model, investment thesis and phases of development. “We believe that development undertaken with a disciplined, experienced approach offers one of the […]

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Suncor Energy reports first quarter 2017 results

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(April 26, 2017) – Unless otherwise noted, all financial figures are unaudited, presented in Canadian dollars (Cdn$), and have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), specifically International Accounting Standard (IAS) 34 Interim Financial Reporting as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board. Production volumes are presented on a working interest […]

by pmnationtalk on April 27, 201730 Views

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B C Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 27, 2017 (BC-Elxn-Debate) Housing, the economy and political leadership were all up for discussion last night as the heads of B-C’s main political parties gathered for a televised debate. Liberal Leader Christy Clark touted her party’s economic record, but was also put on the spot about political donations that […]

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