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Affinor Growers Inc.: British Columbia Securities Commission (“BCSC”) temporary order update

Affinor Growers Inc. has provided an update on the British Columbia Securities Commission’s temporary order issued on Nov. 26, 2018, by the executive director of the BCSC. The temporary order prevented the company from making a distribution of securities to a consultant using the exemption from prospectus requirements, contained in Section 2.24 of National Instrument […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 20199 Views

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You can’t be Native; you’re too pretty’: Indigenous women speak out against pressure to fit beauty standards – CBC

Some women say full face of makeup, being ‘dressed up’ can make big difference for how they’re treated Jan 18, 2019 Jaqueline Anaquod’s mornings during university involved significant time choosing her outfit, putting on makeup and doing her hair. She wanted to look impeccable. The Indigenous woman also recalls sitting next to a Caucasian student […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201917 Views

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Opinion: Wet’suwet’en were coerced by government – The Charlatan

January 17, 2019 Building pipelines and other infrastructure on unceded Indigenous territories without free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) is legally and morally problematic. What few realize is that it is but the natural evolution of the same forced assimilation processes Canada has engaged in since time immemorial. The peculiarity of the idea that every […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201910 Views

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Fortis Inc. to Hold Teleconference on February 15 to Discuss 2018 Annual Results

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador, Jan. 17, 2019 — Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX/NYSE:FTS) will release its 2018 annual financial results on Friday, February 15, 2019. A teleconference and webcast will be held the same day at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern). Barry Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jocelyn Perry, Executive Vice President, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201912 Views

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Goldcorp Inc.: Six Semi-Finalists to Showcase at (hashtag)DisruptMining Innovation Expo

Five industry “sharks” selected to judge live finale VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2019 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (“Goldcorp”) is pleased to announce the six semi-finalists for #DisruptMining 2019, and the five ‘sharks’ who will judge the live finale of Goldcorp’s annual innovation challenge. #DisruptMining offers innovators and entrepreneurs a platform to bring disruptive and exponential […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201913 Views

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Indigenous culture in the spotlight at Coastal Dance Festival in New West – The Record

The 12th annual festival is on the move to Anvil Centre, featuring Indigenous artists from B.C., Yukon, Quebec, Alaska, Washington State and Australia January 17, 2019 A festival celebrating Indigenous story, song and dance is coming to the Anvil Centre this February. The 12th annual Coastal Dance Festival (formerly Coastal First Nations Dance Festival) is coming […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201913 Views

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First Nations lobby Ottawa for a bigger cut of the multibillion-dollar gambling business – CBC

Liberals don’t plan to amend restrictive section of the Criminal Code Jan 18, 2019 First Nations leaders want to carve out a bigger slice of Canada’s multibillion-dollar gambling pie, and they are asking the Liberal government to change the Criminal Code to pave the way for more Indigenous-owned casinos. While about 16 First Nations casinos […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201914 Views

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Bridges cover: Diana Bird champions Indigenous food security

January 18, 2019 “We’re just making sure people are getting good quality food.” The ability to buy and cook healthy food is a luxury not afforded to all; nor is a locally sourced diet. Diana Bird believes wild, foraged, seasonal and homegrown foods are the way for Indigenous people to regain their health. Bird uses […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 201919 Views

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Williams to Report Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2018 Financial Results on Feb. 13; Earnings Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Feb. 14

January 17, 2019 TULSA, Okla.–Williams (NYSE: WMB) plans to announce its fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. The Company’s fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 earnings conference call and webcast with analysts and investors is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time (8:30 a.m. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201915 Views

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Teck Media and Investor Audiocast Advisory

January 17, 2019 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Ron Millos and Senior Vice President Corporate Development, Andrew Golding will be presenting at the CIBC Whistler Institutional Investor Conference on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 11:35 a.m. Eastern/8:35 a.m. Pacific time. The discussion […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201912 Views

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Hydro One and Aamjiwnaang First Nation mark the 50-day countdown to the 2019 Little Native Hockey League tournament, the largest Indigenous hockey tournament in Ontario

SARNIA, ON, Jan., 17, 2019  – Today, Hydro One announced it is returning as the presenting sponsor of the 48th Little Native Hockey League tournament. To mark the 50-day countdown to the tournament, Hydro One joined the Aamjiwnaang First Nation and players of the Little Native Hockey League for a kick-off game of shinny at […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201924 Views

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Notice to the media – The Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories will announce new measures to strengthen responses to drug and substance use issues

January 17, 2019, Yellowknife, N.W.T – On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament, and the Honourable Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, Northwest Territories, will announce funding for a new public education campaign offering clear, consistent and evidence-based health and safety facts about cannabis. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201916 Views

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Questions surround new Indigenous Services minister but he says: ‘Pedal is to the metal’ – APTN News

January 18, 2019 Before the Christmas break, the Trudeau government announced plans to introduce new Indigenous child welfare legislation. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said late January was when it would be introduced in the House of Commons. Then former Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott was moved over to the Treasury Board Monday shocking even the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 201920 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power First Nation Partnership Expands to Include Mishkeegogamang First Nation and Ojibway Nation of Saugeen; Fortis sells minority position to Algonquin

THUNDER BAY (January 17, 2019)—Less than a month after Wataynikaneyap Power energized its first line to bring grid power to the First Nation community of Pikangikum, another historic milestone has been reached. Today, Wataynikaneyap Power announced that Mishkeegogamang and Ojibway Nation of Saugeen legally joined the First Nations-led power project, bringing the number of First […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201919 Views

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The Daily Friday, January 18, 2019

Consumer Price Index, December 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.0% on a year-over-year basis in December, following a 1.7% increase in November. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI rose 0.2% in December. Continue reading  Consumer Price Index: Annual review, 2018 The annual average increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201914 Views

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Reconcile This: Wet’suwet’en arrests spark debate about Indigenous relations with RCMP – CBC

‘I felt like it was just a continuation of what it must have been like 150 years ago,’ says leader Jan 18, 2019 The enforcement of a court injunction by an RCMP unit in Wet’suwet’en territory in northern B.C. last week is raising questions about the relationship between Indigenous people and the RCMP. Protestors say the RCMP used excessive force, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201921 Views

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Indigenous Peoples Stage Solidarity March on Washington – Voice of America

January 18, 2019 WASHINGTON — “U.S. political leaders and the media have ignored us long enough.” That’s the message thousands of international indigenous activists will be bringing to Washington Friday for the first ever Indigenous Peoples March. They are seeking to bring national attention to injustices endured by Indigenous people across the globe. The event, coming […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201918 Views

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First Nations Pipeline Protest: 14 Land Protectors Arrested as Canadian Police Raid Indigenous Camp

Credits: Democracy Now! Published on Jan 8, 2019 https://democracynow.org – In Canada, armed forces raided native Wet’suwet’en territory in British Columbia Monday, with at least 14 arrests being reported. Land defenders faced off with Royal Canadian Mounted Police as the police breached two checkpoints set up to keep pipeline workers out of protected territory. Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201927 Views

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Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with Gene Tagaban

Gene Tagaban, a Tlingit, Cherokee, and Pilipino man of the Raven Freshwater Sockeye Clan from Hoonah Alaska, begins with a wonderful introduction in his ancestral language, describing his name and where he is from. Gene is noted for carrying a small red dress with him as a part of the work he does to stop […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201930 Views

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UN Rules That Canada’s Indian Act Discriminates Against First Nations Women

(Vancouver, January 17, 2019) In a decision released January 14, the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruled that Canada continues to discriminate against First Nations women and their descendants by denying them the same entitlement to full s. 6(1)(a) status under the Indian Act as First Nations men and their descendants. This long-standing discrimination affects First Nations women’s […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201943 Views

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NWT Parks Break More Records In 2018

January 17, 2019 In spite of grey skies and rainy days, NWT Parks continued to shine through the 2018 season. Led by a 122% increase in overnight stays in the Beaufort Delta, NWT Parks welcomed 36,526 visitors last year to campgrounds across the territory — an all-time record for territorial parks. This is the fifth-straight […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201923 Views

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Media Advisory – The Library and Archives Canada travelling exhibition offers a unique opportunity to discover the Métis Nation

RED DEER, AB, Jan. 17, 2017  – The Alberta Métis Federation and the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada (LAC), are pleased to announce the opening event of a travelling exhibition that displays some of the rich history of the Métis Nation. Come celebrate Métis culture with live entertainment. Date: January 20, 2019 from 2 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201936 Views

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Proposed framework for Government of Yukon carbon price rebate announced

January 17, 2019 The Government of Yukon has released its proposed framework for the territory’s carbon price rebate, which will form the basis of new territorial legislation to return carbon pricing revenues to Yukoners. The framework outlines the amount, frequency and requirements for each group set to receive a territorial rebate. The Government of Yukon […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201921 Views

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Unifor Indigenous activists to join march in Washington

January 17, 2019 WASHINGTON D.C.—Unifor is showing international solidarity with U.S. Indigenous peoples by sending a delegation of Canadian activists to the January 18 march in Washington D.C. “Unifor activists are passionate about human rights,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. “We’re proud to stand with Indigenous peoples everywhere in their struggle for justice and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201920 Views

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VIU: Recognizing the Power of Place Names in the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region

January 17, 2019 Long before British Captain George Henry Richards named Mount Arrowsmith in the late 1800s, the largest mountain on southern Vancouver Island had many distinctive titles given to it, depending which side the 1,819 metre peak was viewed from. In 2000, the Arrowsmith moniker was used in the designation of the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201929 Views

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VS. Arts Grant – $5,000 for a musician in Canada who is Indigenous, Black or a person of colour, between the ages of 18–28, to create their debut EP recording

The inaugural VS. Arts grant includes $5,000 for a musician in Canada who is Indigenous, Black or a person of colour (IBPOC), between the ages of 18-28, to create their debut EP recording. Groups who meet these criteria are also welcome to apply. Deadline: May 15, 2019. The grant also includes periodic conversations with musician Vivek Shraya to discuss album vision, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201931 Views

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AMC: Newborn apprehensions detrimental to baby and mother

January 17, 2019 Treaty One Territory, MB _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs has become aware that there are imminent newborn baby apprehensions that are continuing to happen in Winnipeg. Birth alerts are placed on mothers suspected of not being able to care for their babies. Birth alert apprehensions are being carried out according to policy standards, not […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201936 Views

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Power of Many: Women march to say “We are not going back,” we demand equality and justice

January 17, 2019 (TORONTO, ON) Women across Ontario are joining the global march for equality on Saturday January 19, demanding change from the Ontario government. Women march to bring awareness to the changes needed to build a safer, more inclusive Ontario. Women are sending a clear message to policymakers that “We will not go back.” There […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201919 Views

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RCMP Major Crime Unit North/Blaine Lake RCMP: Suspicious death investigation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation

January 17, 2019 Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan On January 13, 2019, at approximately 12:50 p.m., Blaine Lake RCMP responded to a report of an unresponsive adult female outside of her residence on the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation. EMS personnel were already present when officers arrived. The woman, 56 year-old Joanne Wolfe-Lafond, was pronounced deceased at the scene. An autopsy was […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201920 Views

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Rouge National Urban Park Management Plan Tabled in Parliament

First ever management plan for the Rouge prioritizes conservation and connects Canadians to nature, heritage and agriculture in the GTA January 17, 2019        Toronto, Ontario        Parks Canada Agency Rouge National Urban Park protects nature, culture, and agriculture in an integrated way, and stretches from Lake Ontario to the Oak Ridges Moraine across the cities […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201923 Views

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60s Scoop’ settlement process stirring up past trauma for survivors – APTN News

January 17, 2019 60s Scoop survivor Trina Slapcoff reaches up to a makeshift cinderblock shelf in her living room and pulls down an old shoebox. “I meant to fix this,” says the 49 year old, fussing with the box. “it’s getting all squashed.” The first thing she sees once the lid comes off is a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201932 Views

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Opinion: For Indigenous kids’ welfare, our government knows better; it just needs to do better – The Globe and Mail

January 17, 2019 Cindy Blackstock is the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada. She is a professor at the School of Social Work at McGill University. This week, the story of a newborn baby removed from her family in Manitoba added to a litany of reports about the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201930 Views

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Images on Stone: the Secrets of Rock Art in Canada

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 17, 2019 – Astonishing, mysterious images drawn or painted on rock walls or carved in stone across the Canadian landscape: rock art reflects the cultures of Indigenous Peoples who have been living on the territory for thousands of years. To provide the public with an opportunity to discover the wealth of this Indigenous cultural […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201927 Views

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St. Thomas U: Upper-Year Scholarships and Bursaries – Deadline: February 8, 2019

January 17, 2019 Applications are now being accepted for a number of upper year scholarships and bursaries. How to Apply In a letter describe why you feel you are qualified to receive the award(s) for which you are applying based on the criteria listed for each individual award. Letters are to be submitted to the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201916 Views

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Hé ho! Festival du Voyageur Celebrates 50 Years, Announces 2019 Lineup

January 16, 2019 With a loud “hé ho”, Festival du Voyageur has unveiled the programming for its 2019 festival. Manitoba’s premier winter festival has built a reputation for booking diverse acts covering just about every genre imaginable, from traditional tunes to country to indie rock to roots. Beyond the ice sculptures, beard growing, and the warmth of caribou, the February institution […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201922 Views

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City of Victoria urged to keep casino vision on the table – Times Colonist

January 17, 2019 Victoria shouldn’t entirely deal itself out as a potential host of a casino, says Coun. Marianne Alto. Mayor Lisa Helps has recommended that in view of recent problems that have come to light regarding money laundering at B.C. casinos, the city should withdraw its support to host a second casino in the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201918 Views

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MicroWorlds JR. available in Ojibwe, bringing together coding & language skill development

TakingITGlobal and LCSI’s Code to Learn Initiative funded by CanCode has reached over 50,000 Canadian students to date FORT FRANCES, ON, Jan. 17, 2019  – Canadian students can now develop their computational thinking skills while reinforcing their knowledge of the Ojibwe language, thanks to a new Ojibwe language version of the award-winning MicroWorlds JR software released […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201929 Views

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BC Government: Provincial grants boost rural communities

Jan. 17, 2019 VICTORIA – As part of its rural development mandate, the Province is providing $673,124 in project development grants to support rural communities throughout B.C. In the fifth intake of the BC Rural Dividend program, 68 local governments, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations will receive funding to reinvigorate and diversify their local economies. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201931 Views

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U of Winnipeg: 2019 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence Garry Thomas Morse

January 17, 2019 UWinnipeg is pleased to announce that poet, novelist, and editor Garry Thomas Morse is the 2019 Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence. Originally from Canada’s west coast,  Morse now calls Winnipeg home. His work has twice been short-listed for the Governor-General’s Award for Poetry, and twice short-listed for the national Re-Lit Award for fiction. Morse’s poetry book Discovery Passages explores myth, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201917 Views

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Culturally appropriate services for First Nations critical during wildfire evacuations, study shows – Folio

January 17, 2019 New U of A research first to look at why Indigenous people want to leave or stay in their community after mandatory evacuation notice. Members of Indigenous communities faced with abandoning home during mandatory wildfire evacuations should have the option to remain in their traditional territory or other nearby Indigenous communities if […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201928 Views

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The Wet’suwet’en struggle is far from over – The Coast Halifax

January 17, 2019 The RCMP believed the fallout from their assault on the Wet’suwet’en would be contained and minimal. They have already been proven wrong. Sixty-five kilometres up a logging road near Houston, British Columbia, just beyond a river from which you can drink directly, lies an unceded territory actively defended by its original people. To enter, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201922 Views

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Court must balance rules of evidence while recognizing Indigenous traditions, B.C. judge rules – The Lawyer’s Daily

January 17, 2019 In a ruling being characterized as a first in Canada, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled an Indigenous elder can present evidence as part of a panel during depositions in a land claims case, which the First Nation’s counsel is describing as “righting a historical wrong” and providing a method for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201944 Views

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Help reduce tobacco-use in Nunavut

January 17, 2019 In January, join the Department of Health and support Tobacco Reduction Month! Smoking is harmful. It makes asthma worse, increases risks of pneumonia, decreases lung function and can lead to significant health concerns, such as cancer and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). It affects breathing and makes physical activity like singing or […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201914 Views

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Open Letter: Canada Must Stop Misleading on Joint Claims Reform and Adequately Fund Specific Claims Research

National Claims Research Directors c/o 401-312 Main Street Vancouver BC V6A 2T2 Open Letter to Minister Carolyn Bennett: Canada Must Stop Misleading on Joint Claims Reform and Adequately Fund Specific Claims Research January 16, 2019 Dear Minister Bennett, The National Claims Research Directors (NCRD) is a national body of specialized technicians who manage thirty-five Claims […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201932 Views

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First Nations call on Ontario to fix unjust process threatening electrical transmission reliability – Net Newsledger

January 17, 2019 Toronto, Ontario – Today, leaders of six First Nations call on the Ontario Government to intervene and fix a broken process created by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) and the previous Ontario government that ignores First Nations’ rights and northern development pertaining to a necessary and important electricity transmission project planned for Northern […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201930 Views

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How designers can plan healthier communities, together with Indigenous families – The Conversation CA

January 17, 2019 We know that there is a vast gap between the health of Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous Canadians; in fact Indigenous children fall well below national health averages for Canadian children. Indigenous advocates and researchers have extensively documented causes contributing to this inequality. They include many social determinants of health and cultural factors — foremost, the colonial legacy of dispossession […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201928 Views

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How sewage could become an energy resource for Arctic communities – Nunatsiaq News

Jan. 17, 2019 Sludge-to-energy systems are a sustainable solution to two problems remote Arctic communities face What if you could create sustainable energy just by flushing the toilet? While sewage is often perceived as a burden rather than a resource, communities around the world are using waste to generate energy and offset negative environmental impacts. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201919 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada investing in (innovation and) economic development in Inuvik

Please be advised that Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, will make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), supporting innovation and economic development in Inuvik. MP McLeod will be available to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201919 Views

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VIU Research Will Inspire Youth to Preserve Culture and Protect Salmon

January 16, 2019 Having the opportunity to go back to her community as a scholar to support the development of programs to preserve her language and culture is exciting to Vancouver Island University (VIU) Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies Professor Dr. Georgina Martin. Martin has been awarded a $50,000 dollar Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Indigenous Research […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201920 Views

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Canadian Indigenous Groups Weigh Pipeline Deal to Ease Oil Glut – Bloomberg

January 16, 2019 Six First Nations approached government on buying line Financing may come from bond market: Indian Resource Council The Trans Mountain crude pipeline that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government bought from Kinder Morgan Inc. last year is getting interest from some indigenous groups hurt by Canada’s oil price crunch. Five or six First Nation communities […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201927 Views

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