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TRU celebrates five outstanding leaders with honorary degrees

MAY 17, 2019 KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University is pleased to announce this year’s honorary doctorate recipients, each of whom will receive their degrees during convocation ceremonies occurring June 5–7. The honorary degree is the highest form of recognition offered by TRU and awarded for demonstrated excellence in the fields of public affairs, the sciences, […]

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Successful Student Work Placement Program increases access to on-the-job paid work experience for post-secondary students

From: Employment and Social Development Canada 84,000 work placements will be created by 2023–24 May 21, 2019 Calgary, Alberta Employment and Social Development Canada When post-secondary students get the chance to learn on-the-job, they build career skills, their resumes and connections that help them get great jobs when they graduate. Work-integrated learning through the Student […]

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Notable tree damaged by fireworks, says ERCA – Blackburn News

May 21, 2019 The Essex Region Conservation Authority says Victoria Day weekend revellers have destroyed a significant tree. An Indigenous Signal Tree, which was used by indigenous peoples to mark boundaries or point to areas of interest, was severely damaged by fireworks over the long weekend at the Maidstone Woods Conservation Area. A photo of […]

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Detour Gold Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 – Detour Gold Corporation (TSX: DGC) (“Detour Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jaco Crouse to the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective June 24, 2019. Mr. Crouse is a seasoned financial professional with over 16 years of experience in financial management and reporting, mine financial planning, business […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201923 Views

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Serengeti Closes Flow Through Share Private Placement

Vancouver, B.C., May 21, 2019.  Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V; 34S:  FSE) announces it that it has now closed its non-brokered private placement financing originally announced April 24, 2019. The financing was the subject of a charity flow through structure. Investors subscribed for a total of 4,850,000 Flow Through Common Shares (“FT Shares”) at a […]

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Mason Graphite Commissions Its Pilot Plant for Li-Ion Batteries

MONTREAL, May 21, 2019 — Mason Graphite Inc. (“Mason Graphite” or “the Company”) (TSX.V: LLG; OTCQX: MGPHF) is pleased to announce the commissioning of its Li-ion battery materials pilot plant and provides an update with respect to recent activities of its Value-Added Products (“VAP”). In parallel with the Lac Guéret Project, Mason Graphite continues to advance its […]

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Pretivm Files Technical Report on the Brucejack Mine

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 17, 2019 — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX/NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) announces that, further to its news release dated April 4, 2019, announcing an updated Mineral Reserve and Mineral Resource and Life of Mine Plan for the Brucejack Mine which highlight the continued robust economics of the low-cost, long-life operation, the […]

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Bill 22 is a catch-22 for BC forest companies, critics say – Business in Vancouver

May 21, 2019 A debate on forestry tenure reform in the B.C. legislature two weeks ago was capped on May 10, with the announcement of the permanent closure of a sawmill in Quesnel. Tolko Industries Ltd. announced it will permanently shut down its Quest Wood sawmill in August and eliminate one shift at its Kelowna […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201923 Views

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Food insecurity grew worse in Nunavut following Nutrition North, says study – Nunatsiaq News

21 May, 2019 “More effective initiatives to address food insecurity in Canada’s North are urgently needed” Food insecurity in Nunavut grew worse following the introduction of Nutrition North Canada, according to new research published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. “Food insecurity was a pervasive problem in Nunavut before Nutrition North Canada, but it […]

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Sphinx: Corporate Update

Montréal, May 17, 2019 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: SFX) announces that a total of 175,000 stock options (the “Options”) have been granted to Lawrence Cannon who was appointed a Director of the Corporation effective May 14, 2019. These Options have been granted in accordance with Sphinx’s stock option plan and have […]

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Northern Alberta wildfire ranked at highest danger level; conditions expected to worsen – CBC

Town of High Level, Alta., has been successfully evacuated, Alberta premier says May 21, 2019 An out-of-control wildfire burning near a town in northwestern Alberta is rated at the highest possible danger level and the dry, windy weather means the danger is expected to increase this week, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Tuesday. “The fire […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201916 Views

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Funding for crab fishery projects to help protect North Atlantic right whale

May 21, 2019 SHIPPAGAN (GNB) – The provincial and federal governments are together investing more than $2 million over three years to implement projects designed to mitigate risks to the North Atlantic right whale from entanglements in snow crab fishing gear. L’Association des crabiers acadiens Inc. will use the funding to research, test and carry […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201926 Views

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CMAJ: Food insecurity in Nunavut following the introduction of Nutrition North Canada

Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain, Tracey Galloway and Valerie Tarasuk CMAJ May 21, 2019 191 (20) E552-E558; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.181617 Abstract BACKGROUND: Household food insecurity, a measure of income-related problems of food access, is a pressing public health problem in Canada’s North, especially in Nunavut. We aimed to assess the impact of Nutrition North Canada, a food retail […]

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Tyee Announces Third Fellowship for Emerging Indigenous Reporter – TheTyee.ca

We’re seeking our next writer for this great (and paid) opportunity. The Tyee is now accepting applications for a two-month paid fellowship in our Vancouver newsroom for an emerging Indigenous reporter. Please help us spread the word! This is the third such fellowship hosted at The Tyee in partnership with Journalists for Human Rights. We’ve […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201925 Views

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Eskasoni First Nation creates opportunity with new facility

New seafood storage system enables Indigenous community to hire more residents, build on existing fishery operations May 21, 2019 – Sydney, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Indigenous business growth is a key component that will help strengthen Canada’s development, promote progressive and prosperous relationships, and create a higher standard of living for all Canadians. […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201944 Views

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ATAC Resources Ltd. to Begin Phase One Exploration at the Rau Project, Yukon

May 21, 2019 – Vancouver, BC – ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ATC) (“ATAC”) is pleased to announce that Phase One of the 2019 exploration program will begin on June 1st. The program will focus on the 660-km2 Rau Project, located at the western end of its Rackla Gold Property. This year’s program will follow-up on high-grade gold, […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201917 Views

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More women, few minorities: Docs detail results of Liberal patronage overhaul – National Observer

May 20th 2019 The Liberal government’s overhaul of the patronage system has led to gender parity in government appointments, but new figures show few of those women are in leadership posts and visible minorities are being left out. Documents from the Privy Council Office show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201916 Views

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Constantine Finalizes Lease Agreement on Johnson Tract Property, Alaska and Provides Details for Spinout of Gold Assets into HighGold Mining

May 21, 2019 Vancouver, BC – Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:CEM, OTCQX:CNSNF) (“Constantine” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the following: Lease Agreement Finalized on Johnson Tract Property Pursuant to the previously announced Letter Agreement with Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (“CIRI”, an Alaska Native Corporation), a formal Lease Agreement has been finalized for the […]

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Yellowknife on-the-land wellness camp celebrates one year anniversary – CBC

Over 2,000 people have visited the camp since it opened April 2018 May 21, 2019 Over 2,000 people have accessed an on-the-land Indigenous healing camp opened in Yellowknife through funding from the Arctic Inspiration Prize, the Arctic Indigenous Wellness Foundation announced shortly after the camp’s one-year anniversary. In their annual report, released just weeks after […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201914 Views

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Nunavut residents to benefit from improved green energy and wastewater infrastructure

Iqaluit, Nunavut, May 21, 2019—Investing in local green infrastructure projects that support energy security and wastewater management helps grow the economy and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the North. Today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and the Honourable David Akeeagok, Deputy Premier of Nunavut, announced funding […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201929 Views

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12 Alberta students recognized with Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students who model strength and commitment in the pursuit of their personal educational paths were awarded today at the Alberta School Boards Association’s second annual award ceremony May 11, 2019, Edmonton, AB — Hosted by the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA), presented […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201919 Views

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In lead up to Women Deliver 2019, Government of Canada announces innovative cross-sector partnerships to advance gender equality

May 21, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality Advancing gender equality and investing in women is essential to growing the middle class, strengthening the economy, and building a healthier, more secure future in Canada and around the world. As Canada prepares to host the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, the world’s […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201930 Views

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M’Chigeeng woman becomes third vice-president of Northern Ontario Hockey Association – My Algoma Manitoulin Now

May. 21st, 2019 Gayle Payette of M’Chigeeng First Nation has been named as the Native Hockey League Association’s third vice-president. The 48-year-old has been involved in various capacities with minor hockey associations the past couple of decades. And Kevin Eshkawkogan of Little Current, also on Manitoulin Island, is the association’s new District 7 council director. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201927 Views

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Growing wildfire prompts evacuation of High Level, Alta. – Red Deer Advocate

May. 21, 2019 HIGH LEVEL, Alta. — A northern Alberta town and a nearby First Nation are being evacuated due to the threat of an encroaching wildfire. Thousands of people are being told to leave High Level, as well as the Bushe River Reserve, via Highway 58 east of the communities since highways south and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201916 Views

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MJardin Provides Update on Its Retail Partnership With Peguis

TORONTO and DENVER, May 21, 2019 — MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or “the Company”) (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF), a leader in premium cannabis production, congratulates its cannabis retail partner Peguis First Nation on their significant investment and historical milestone in Selkirk, Manitoba. Peguis First Nation recently announced the completion of a deal with the City […]

by pnationtalk on May 21, 201924 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Investment in building construction, March 2019 Total investment in building construction decreased 1.2% in March to $14.2 billion. Continue reading  Milled wheat and wheat flour produced, Canada and United States, 2017 and 2018 Canadian millers milled 3 190 189 tonnes of wheat in 2018, up 3.7% from 2017, while total flour produced grew to 2 […]

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Events 12th Annual Indigenous Youth Dance Show this Thursday – BT Toronto

Program Manager of ‘Outside Looking In’ Laura McKinnon talks about the infectious energy of the Indigenous Youth Dance Show. The show celebrates the 12th annual production this Thursday at the Sony Centre. Read More: https://www.bttoronto.ca/videos/12th-annual-indigenous-youth-dance-show-this-thursday/

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201925 Views

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Sudden sale of Rankin Inlet pharmacy still rankles Kivalliq residents – Nunatsiaq News

21 May, 2019 “I liked the idea of supporting an Inuit-owned company.… I would like to know why they sold out to Northern” The sale of Inuit-owned Sakku Pharmacy in Rankin Inlet in February to the North West Co. happened so quickly and amid such secrecy that many residents are still asking questions. But Sakku […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201920 Views

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Inquiry Hired At $300/hour – Blacklock’s Reporter

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls paid contractors $300 an hour, records show. The $92 million Commission yesterday would not say who it hired, or why: “We will find the truth.” Read More: https://www.blacklocks.ca/inquiry-hired-at-300-hour/

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201923 Views

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CFN-GBI urge Senate to reject Transport Committee recommendation and pass Bill C-48

(Vancouver, BC) May 17, 2019 – The recommendation from the Senate’s Transport Committee to reject Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is highly disappointing but not entirely surprising. “The Committee was under intense pressure from the oil industry lobby and individual business interests to reject Bill C-48,” says Marilyn Slett, President of the Coastal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201918 Views

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MUN – New insights: Emerging scholars awarded $430,000 for leading-edge humanities and social sciences research

May 17th, 2019 Three early-career researchers are receiving significant financial support from the federal government to advance their diverse studies. Memorial is welcoming two new Banting Post-doctoral Fellowshiprecipients and a new Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient for a total investment of $430,000. All three are based in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Banting […]

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Residents of Old Crow to benefit from new community centre

From: Infrastructure Canada Old Crow, Yukon, May 19, 2019— Investing in social infrastructure where Yukoners can come together, share ideas and access vital resources helps build dynamic and inclusive communities where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. Today, the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister […]

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MMF: Reckless Behavior of Province Threatens Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project (MMTP)

May 17, 2019 WINNIPEG, MB – “The decision of the federal government to push back the deadline for approval of MMTP is a necessary step in ensuring the Duty to Consult and accommodate is respected”, says President David Chartrand of the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF). “It is unfortunate that Premier Pallister has chosen to ignore […]

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Cape Dorset mobile tuberculosis screening clinic completed

Iqaluit, Nunavut (May 17, 2019) – The Department of Health today announced the successful completion of the territory’s third community-wide tuberculosis (TB) mobile screening clinic in Cape Dorset. “The clinic in Cape Dorset is part of our government’s ongoing efforts to increase community awareness about TB, its prevention and to increase diagnosis and treatment of […]

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NL Government: Official Results of the 2019 Provincial General Election

May 19, 2019 The Official Addition of the Votes took place in 37 district Returning Offices today (Sunday, May 19). The districts of Cartwright – L’Anse au Clair, Fortune Bay – Cape La Hune, and Torngat Mountains were unable to conduct their Official Additions due to weather conditions impeding the collection of required election materials […]

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Enactus Lakehead runner-up in their league at the national exposition

May 17, 2019 – Thunder Bay, Ont. From May 7 to 9, Enactus Lakehead competed at the Enactus Canada National Exposition in Vancouver along with 68 other Canadian universities and colleges. Enactus Lakehead presented two projects (Making Cents! and Getting Financially Lit!) in a dynamic 17 minute presentation and won runner-up in their league in […]

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Campus Alberta Central opens new Ponoka Learning Centre

The public is invited to the grand opening of the new Ponoka Civic Building on Friday, May 24. The event will begin with a formal grand opening ceremony at 2:30 p.m. followed by a free community BBQ, facility tours and information displays. The Ponoka Civic Building is home to the new Ponoka Jubilee Library which […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201917 Views

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Canada Eliminates Countermeasures as the United States Lifts Tariffs on Canadian Steel and Aluminum

May 20, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada When the United States imposed unjustified tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, the Government of Canada stood up for our country’s steel and aluminum workers, industries, and communities – imposing reciprocal, dollar-for-dollar countermeasures against imports of steel, aluminum, and other products from the U.S., […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201916 Views

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Wabanaki Water Walkers begin trek in the name of water – Global News

May 20 2019 Mon, May 20: Indigenous grandmothers from Nova Scotia began a long trek Monday morning — all in the name of water. Elizabeth McSheffrey explains. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/5295888/wabanaki-water-walkers-begin-trek-in-the-name-of-water/

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Diplomat, peacekeeper: Saskatchewan First Nation awaits Poundmaker exoneration – paNOW

May 20, 2019 When Milton Tootoosis thinks about the planned exoneration of Chief Poundmaker, he breaks down. A headman and councillor at Poundmaker Cree Nation, about a two-hour drive from Saskatoon, Tootoosis says absolving the chief of any guilt in a battle with federal forces almost 135 years ago makes him think about the resiliency […]

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U of Winnipeg: Five exceptional community leaders to receive honorary degrees

05/17/19 Five stellar citizens whose stewardship in improving access to math, Indigenous language, history, and environmental education has had profound influence in Manitoba and beyond, will be recognized at The University of Winnipeg’s Spring 2019 Convocation ceremonies. Environmental steward and elder, Dave Courchene; Indigenous historian and elder, Ruth Christie; mathematician and educator John Mighton; and […]

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DLSPH Students Among Recipients of the 2019 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

May 17/2019 Nine DLSPH students from public health and health systems research received Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Banting Postdoctoral Fellows this year. “Our strong showing is a testament to the rigour and strength of our academic program,” says Dean Adalsteinn (Steini) Brown, “On behalf of our community, I congratulate our award recipients and wish […]

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Notice of application – Enhanced Bitumen Recovery Technology Pilot Project

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) application 1921176 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 003-00336673 from Imperial Oil Resources Limited (Imperial) for approval of the Enhanced Bitumen Recovery Technology (EBRT) Pilot Project: Experimental Scheme. This notice sets out the deadline for filing a statement of concern under […]

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Two new forest fires being battled in Ontario’s Northwest – Tbnewswatch.com

Half-hectare blazes break out near Mishkeegogamang First Nation and northeast of Atikkan THUNDER BAY — Two new forest fires were confirmed in Ontario’s Northwest Region on Sunday. The half-hectare Sioux Lookout No. 5 is listed as not under control near Doghole Lake in Mishkeegogamang First Nation. For Frances No. 3 is also not under control […]

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Yes, cultural appropriation can happen within the Indigenous community and yes, we should be debating it – CBC

Inuit artists who spoke on the issue were characterized as “bringing us back a few steps” May 20, 2019 For decades, Indigenous artists and arts administrators have worked tirelessly to make room for and hold up Indigenous creativity. So, it is difficult — or at least uncomfortable — to say anything that might tarnish that […]

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Brock endorses new equity, diversity and inclusion charter

Brock University has reaffirmed its commitment to foster a culture of inclusivity, accessibility, reconciliation and decolonization through its endorsement of a new nationwide charter. The Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada pilot program and charter was announced last week by Federal Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan. Inspired by the United Kingdom’s Athena SWAN […]

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MUN – Curating a community: Labrador Research Forum underscores importance of collaboration, accountability and sharing knowledge

May 15th, 2019 A historic book launch, critical conversations led by Indigenous leaders and youth, research that meets local interests, needs and priorities and a keynote talk by renowned Unangax scholar Dr. Eve Tuck are among the key highlights of this year’s Labrador Research Forum. More than 120 researchers, community leaders, government representatives and students […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201922 Views

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Loyalist College to offer CPA’S Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance and AFOA Canada’s Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager Designation

Belleville, Ontario, May 15, 2019 – Loyalist College has received accreditation from Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA) under the CPA National Accreditation Standards to deliver the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) program and applied courses. Effective Fall 2019, Loyalist Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma students had the opportunity to develop additional […]

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Six out-of-control wildfires burn in Alberta; High Level residents told to remain vigilant, Marlboro residents able to go home – Calgary Herald

About 4,000 people were told to leave their homes in the Town of High Level late Monday afternoon as a wildfire moves closer to the community. May 20, 2019 4:50 p.m. Town of High Level told to evacuate About 4,000 people were told to leave their homes in the Town of High Level late Monday […]

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Akwesasne’s Henry Lickers becomes first Indigenous IJC commissioner – The Cornwall Standard Freeholder

May 20, 2019 AKWESASNE — The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s top environmental scientist, Henry Lickers, has become the first Indigenous person appointed to the International Joint Commission (IJC). Lickers was one of two new commissioners appointed to represent Canada on the IJC, along with Merrell-Ann Phare, a lawyer who has worked with many Indigenous groups. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 201947 Views

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