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A Showcase of Indigenous Innovation and Success: RBC’s A Chosen Journey Report

TORONTO, June 18, 2018 – RBC is pleased to announce the release of the newest edition of A Chosen Journey: RBC Indigenous Partnership report. Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the report highlights a diverse range of success stories from within Indigenous communities across Canada, from community programs and entrepreneurial initiatives, to skills development and new employment opportunities. The report was […]

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Pretium Resources Inc.: Underground Exploration Drilling Complete; Brucejack Mineralization Extends to the East

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 18, 2018 — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX:PVG) (NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) is pleased to report the results of underground exploration drilling. Both holes, over 1,500-meters in length, drilled east from the Valley of the Kings intersected Brucejack-style mineralization throughout, with anomalous copper and molybdenum mineralization suggesting proximity to porphyry-style mineralization at depth. The […]

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Canada Lands Company opens Ottawa’s two newest parks at Wateridge Village

June 16, 2018 OTTAWA — Canada Lands Company officially opened the first two parks at its Wateridge Village residential development today, a major milestone for the sustainable new community that will eventually be home to approximately 10,000 residents just minutes from downtown Ottawa. OTTAWA — Canada Lands Company officially opened the first two parks at […]

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Gary Grabowski Joins iMetal Resources’ Advisory Board

Vancouver, BC / June 15, 2018 – iMetal Resources Inc. (TSX.V: IMR) (“iMetal” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of renowned Northern Ontario geologist Gary Grabowski to its Advisory Board.  Mr. Grabowski, who held the post of district geologist for the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines for more than 35 years, is currently a […]

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Celebrating our biggest year yet!

Celebrating our biggest year yet! The CAMH and CAMH Foundation 2017/18 Annual Report is now online! This year’s Annual Report showcases a year of tremendous achievement and well-deserved celebration at CAMH and provides many examples of the ways we are building a better mental health system to help more people get access to the right care […]

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Revitalizing First Nations Languages Demands Urgent Action: AFN National Chief to Meet with Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Culture and Heritage

Revitalizing First Nations Languages Demands Urgent Action: AFN National Chief to Meet with Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Culture and Heritage on June 18, 2018 (Yellowknife, NWT) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will meet tomorrow with federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for culture and heritage at a roundtable […]

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Stronger Canada Child Benefit means more money for middle-class families

Canada Child Benefit is a larger monthly tax-free support that helps families who need it most June 18, 2018         Montréal, Quebec           Employment and Social Development Canada Helping hard-working families provide the best start in life for their children is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That’s why two years ago, the government launched the […]

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NIB Trust Fund Announces Mr. Arnold Blackstar as the new Executive Director

OTTAWA, June 18, 2018  – The National Indian Brotherhood (NIB) Trust Fund is pleased to announce the appointment of Arnold Blackstar as its new Executive Director effective July 16, 2018. The selection was made after an extensive national search and interview process. “Arnold’s extensive knowledge and experience in Indigenous education, youth programming and strategic policy will make him an excellent […]

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Indigenous man about two metres from homeowner’s shotgun blast, court hears – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 11:48 HAMILTON _ A forensic pathologist has told a murder trial that a homeowner near Hamilton shot an alleged thief from about two metres. Dr. Allison Edgecombe examined the body of Jon Styres after Peter Khill killed him in February 2016 in his driveway. Edgecombe says it’s not clear from the wounds […]

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B C Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 18, 2018 9:44 (BC-Fish-Farm-Tenures) Fish farms in the Broughton Archipelago off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island won’t be moving for at least another 60 days, even though tenures for 20 of the farms expire Wednesday. Jeremy Dunn of Marine Harvest Canada says the company must receive 60 days notice of […]

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Canada helps protect communities around Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin from flooding

St. Laurent, Manitoba, June 18, 2018—Investing in infrastructure that strengthens communities against the effects of climate change is critical to protecting the lives and livelihoods of Canadians, promoting economic growth and strengthening the middle class. The governments of Canada and Manitoba will cost share up to $540 million in new flood management infrastructure for the Lake […]

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In Bill Morneau’s riding, 40 per cent of children live in poverty, report says – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 9:14 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Four in every 10 children residing in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s downtown Toronto riding live in poverty, one of the highest rates identified in a new report tracking child poverty rates across all 338 federal ridings. The anti-poverty advocacy group behind the report, […]

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This is my life’: Grieving mother hopes teepee remains at Sask. legislature – CBC

Justice for Our Stolen Children camp dismantled, but teepee remains June 17, 2018 The teepee was to be taken down by noon Sunday, and it was — briefly. But it was soon re-erected during a round dance held to recognize the 100-day effort to date. Organizers of the Indigenous camp had decided to remove the […]

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New outlets aimed at helping protect Manitoba communities from flooding – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 WINNIPEG _ The federal and Manitoba governments have reached a deal to build two outlet channels to prevent heavy flooding around Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin. Premier Brian Pallister says the two levels of government will jointly spend up to $540 million to build the channels, which will each […]

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Submit Your Inuktut Songwriting to Qilaut 2018!

June 18, 2018 Do you write and sing in Inuktut? Do you want your song to be part of Nunavut’s cultural heritage? Submit your song to Qilaut 2018, Nunavut’s annual Inuktut songwriting contest. This year’s theme is “Nunavutaaqsimaliqtilluta”. Your song must be original, and can be traditional, gospel, rock, jazz, mix or rap. You can […]

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National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls – Addressing the interim report

June 18, 2018 On November 1, 2017, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls published an interim report. The interim report included recommendations identifying changes to improve the functioning of the inquiry and better address the needs of survivors and family members going forward. The Government of Canada is taking action in response […]

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In the news today, June 18 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 8:33 Four stories in the news for Monday, June 18 ___ REPORT DETAILS CHILD POVERTY IN ALL FEDERAL RIDINGS Forty per cent of the children in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s downtown Toronto riding live in poverty, one of the highest rates identified in a new report that tracks child poverty rates across […]

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Two spirit N.B. First Nation chief says his election points to progress – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 7:49 By Alex Cooke THE CANADIAN PRESS FREDERICTON _ The new leader of a New Brunswick First Nation said he’s proud to be elected as the first openly LGBTQ chief in Atlantic Canada _ though he said he’s more well-known in his community for his leadership skills and creativity. Allan (Chicky) Polchies Jr. identifies […]

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PE Government: Funding available for community wellness projects

June 18, 2018 Communities and organizations can now apply for provincial government funding for wellness initiatives. The annual Wellness Grant program provides up to $5,000 to support community-led wellness initiatives that address pillars of government’s Wellness Strategy, such as: living tobacco free; being physically active and reducing sedentary time; healthy eating; consuming alcohol responsibly; and […]

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Opening of the Kivalliq Regional Visitor Centre

June 16, 2018 Rankin Inlet, Nunavut (June 16, 2018) – The Kivalliq Regional Visitor Centre has officially opened in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. “The Kivalliq Regional Visitor Centre will provide a vital link between outfitters, tourist establishments, guides and tourists,” said Premier Joe Savikataaq. “The Government of Nunavut (GN) is committed to supporting the tourism industry and […]

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N.W.T. archery tournament takes aim at growing the sport in the North – CBC

Archers aged 14 and up shot arrows at 3D targets in Yellowknife over the weekend June 17, 2018 The twang of bowstrings and the swish of arrows flying through the air rung out at the Yellowknife ski club this weekend. It was the second annual N.W.T Archery Championships, where about 20 competitors of varying ages took aim […]

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Fish-Farm-Tenures – Audio Clip NAT023 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio Jun 18, 2018 4:09 023 – (Fish-Farm-Tenures) MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2018/06/18/cp201806180029-1.mp3 VANCOUVER. x–17s. The tenures for 20 controversial fish farms in B-C’s Broughton Archipelago are set to expire Wednesday, but an immediate eviction notice isn’t an option. Jeremy Dunn of Marine Harvest Canada says the Land Act requires the province to give the company 60 […]

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“From The Land” Theme Highlights this Year’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival & Competition Pow Wow

Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa Thursday, June 21 – Sunday, June 24, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario, June 12, 2018: The Assembly of First Nations* is proud to host the 2018 edition of the Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival (SSIF) & Competition Pow Wow at Vincent Massey Park in Ottawa from June 21 to June 24. For over 20 […]

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BC Government: Funding to support men to live healthy, active lives

June 17, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has provided $1.5 million to the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF) to support men in British Columbia to live healthier lives. Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, announced the funding in recognition of Father’s Day on Sunday, June 17, 2018, and as a part of Canadian […]

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Nunavut MLA calls for end to “language shaming” – Nunatsiaq.com

June 18, 2018 “That is going to be the first step when we’re talking about rebuilding our language and keeping it alive” JANE GEORGE More Inuktut language training and less language shaming in Nunavut, these are among the key areas likely to be tackled by the new Savikataaq government. “Even in this House myself here … […]

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Indigenous protesters in Washington declare Trans Mountain won’t be built – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 4:00 By Laura Kane THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Cedar George-Parker remembers the moment he decided to devote his life to defending Indigenous people and their traditional territories. It was the one-year anniversary of a shooting at his high school that killed four of his classmates in Marysville, Wash. “I dropped to […]

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Premier Savikataaq announces changes to Cabinet portfolios

June 15, 2018 IQALUIT, Nunavut (June 15, 2018) – Premier Joe Savikataaq announced changes to Executive Council portfolios today. The Honourable David Akeeagok is the new Deputy Premier and Minister of Economic Development and Transportation. The Honourable George Hickes is the new Minister of Finance. The Honourable Jeannie Ehaloak is the new Minister of Environment, in […]

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?Esdilagh First Nation, conservation officers working together to protect moose

June 15, 2018 QUESNEL – The ?Esdilagh First Nation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the B.C. Conservation Officer Service (COS), to promote the sustainability of wildlife within its traditional territory. The MOU strives to foster understanding of ?Esdilagh First Nation’s customs, traditions, and cultural and spiritual practices, as well as promote the management, […]

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Former Cree leader testifies at public inquiry about racist treatment at Val-d’Or hospital – CBC

William Mianscum says there’s a pressing need to educate health care workers about Indigenous realities June 17, 2018 A former Cree leader says he experienced racism at a northern Quebec hospital and that health care workers should be educated about the Indigenous patients they serve. William Mianscum, a former chair of the Cree School Board and past chief of the James […]

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BR Fish Farm Tenures – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 18, 2018 4:00 VANCOUVER – Twenty fish farms will remain in the troubled waters off north Vancouver Island for at least another two months. While some may be expecting the provincial government to either expel the farms from the Broughton Archipelago or grant them permission to stay when their tenures expire […]

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GNWT and Union of Northern Workers Chose a Mediator

YELLOWKNIFE (June 15, 2018)—Mr. Vince Ready, a highly-regarded mediator with more than 30 years of experience, has been chosen to assist the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Union of Northern Workers attempt to conclude a new collective agreement.  Mediation dates have been scheduled with Mr. Ready for October 25-27, 2018 in Yellowknife. The […]

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Tahltan Central Government will receive share of tax revenue from gold mine

June 15, 2018 VANCOUVER – The Government of British Columbia has signed an agreement with the Tahltan Central Government, to ensure the First Nation receives a share of mineral tax revenue collected from the Brucejack Gold Mine in northwestern B.C. Provincial mineral taxes generated by the gold mine are expected to be approximately $48 million […]

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BR Trans Mountain US – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 18, 2018 4:00 VANCOUVER – Indigenous protesters in Washington state are gearing up to fight the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Canada recently bought the project for 4.5 billion dollars but it doesn’t only affect Canadian waters or lands. The expansion will increase tanker traffic seven-fold in the Salish Sea, which borders […]

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Play about mother and girl facing intergenerational trauma to premiere at Luminato festival – CBC

June 17, 2018 Anishinaabe playwright and actor wants to bring attention to cycle of trauma and addiction One day as she was walking to school, Yolanda Bonnell came across a tiny bug trying to cross the road. As she watched she had an epiphany related to the struggle of trying to get somewhere and also the fear […]

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Riding by Riding Analysis shows Child Poverty in Canada Knows No Boundaries

June 18, 2018 TORONTO – With Canada’s first federal Poverty Reduction Strategy expected within weeks, Campaign 2000 reveals a disturbing picture of the magnitude of child poverty in every federal riding. The ridings with the worst child poverty rates are home to the highest proportions of Indigenous and racialized people, recent immigrants and mostly mother-headed […]

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FNLC Statement on contracted Residential agencies for Children and Youth in Care

June 15, 2018 Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: The First Nations Leadership Council is outraged at the continued risk that Indigenous youth in government care experience in government contracted residential agencies. The First Nations Leadership Council has learned that Indigenous youth in government care continue to be put at risk by the Ministry of Children and […]

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Expiring fish farm tenures could go month to month: Marine Harvest – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 4:00 By Amy Smart THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Twenty contentious salmon farms will remain in the troubled waters of the Broughton Archipelago for at least another two months. While some may be expecting the provincial government to either expel the farms or grant them permission to stay, when their tenures expire […]

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Government of Canada working with the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation to improve access to drinking water on reserve

June 18, 2018 – Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation, ON – Indigenous Services Canada Everyone in Canada deserves access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief Don Maracle of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation announced that work on an […]

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Government of Canada funds project with International Union of Operating Engineers Local 115 to help apprentices in Burnaby

June 16, 2018            Burnaby, British Columbia       Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s changing economy and investments in infrastructure make skills training critical to our future. Union-based skills training is a key element to achieving the Government’s commitment to get more people working in the skilled trades while also reducing barriers for apprentices to complete their […]

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Collection featuring Group of Seven paintings donated to University of Lethbridge – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 18, 2018 4:00 By Bill Graveland THE CANADIAN PRESS LETHBRIDGE, Alta. _ Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess spent a lifetime following her passion. A lifelong educator and art collector, the Order of Canada recipient bequeathed a collection worth as much as $5 million to the University of Lethbridge following her death at age 100 in […]

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BR Child Poverty – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 18, 2018 2:30 OTTAWA – A new report says 40 per cent of the children in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s downtown Toronto riding are living in poverty. The report, released today by the anti-poverty advocacy group Campaign 2000, tracks child poverty rates in all 338 federal ridings — and Morneau’s numbers […]

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Canada and the Métis Nation move forward on Canada-Métis Nation Accord

Ottawa, Ontario – June 15, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today met with the President of the Métis National Council (MNC), Clément Chartier, and the Presidents of the MNC Governing Members at the annual Crown-Métis Nation Summit. Together, they reviewed progress made during the first year of the Canada-Métis Nation Accord and confirmed priorities for […]

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Search continues for three missing fishermen off coast of Tofino, B.C. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 17, 2018 17:10 TOFINO, B.C. _ The search continues for three missing First Nations fishermen whose boat sank off the coast of Tofino. While the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre has scaled back its search and handed the case over to Tofino RCMP as a missing persons file, dozens of community members and volunteers continued […]

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The Daily Monday, June 18, 2018

Study: The Financing of Immigrant-owned Firms in Canada Access to financial capital is one of the main determinants of business creation and growth. An often-expressed concern is that, as newcomers, immigrants to Western countries have limited access to financial capital, thus hindering their efforts to succeed as entrepreneurs and limiting their contribution to economic growth. […]

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Park superintendent shuffle shouldn’t slow bison quarantine – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jun 17, 2018 19:11 BOZEMAN, Mont. _ The impending change in Yellowstone National Park superintendents shouldn’t disrupt the progress of a quarantine program created to produce brucellosis-free bison, officials said. The transfer of a group of bull bison to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation later this year should still be on track, Yellowstone bison program […]

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Aboriginal Communities on the Rise | A RAW Talks Special Edition

Credits:RAW Talks A ground-breaking interview series on Indigenous economic development and the resource sector in Canada. It explores the thoughts, individual experiences, and collective stories of successful Aboriginal and business leaders. The series is led by this short video bringing together the highlights from the interviews. Over the course of one month, we will sequentially […]

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Carleton Researchers Awarded almost $2 Million for Innovative Projects through SSHRC

June 15, 2018 Carleton University researchers were awarded almost $2 million in funding for 11 research projects through Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Grants. The projects touch on a wide range of subjects, from tracking the trade of human remains, and relationships between Mexico, Canada and the United States, to […]

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Affordable Homes for Indigenous People Open in Nanaimo

NANAIMO, BC, June 15, 2018  – Indigenous people in Nanaimo now have access to new affordable rental homes resulting from a partnership between the governments of Canada and British Columbia, Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre, City of Nanaimo and the Regional District of Nanaimo. The Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre’s new townhome development at 1406 Bowen Rd., features 25 units […]

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Public Notice: City of Winnipeg Insect Control Branch and Heliport Relocation Project — Public Comments Invited

June 15, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed City of Winnipeg Insect Control Branch and Heliport Relocation Project, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Agency invited the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the project and its potential effects on the environment, […]

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Winner of SIIT’s Leadership Award – a passion for fashion and inclusion

SIIT’s second annual President’s Award for Leadership was presented to Hunter McLean at the 2018 Convocation ceremony held today at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon. The award recognizes one graduating student annually based on three criteria: commitment to their education, enhancing the student experience, and demonstrating SIIT values. McLean, a member of the James Smith Cree […]

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