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Youth welding program partnership – CTVNews.ca

November 19, 2018 A northern Ontario high school is celebrating a unique partnership and it’s one that the school says will benefit many of its students, as well as the welding industry. A piece of welding equipment is a crucial tool that allows for Kapuskasing District High School students to become certified welders. “It’s really […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20189 Views

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Prime Minister to host First Ministers’ Meeting and meeting with national Indigenous leaders

Ottawa, Ontario – November 20, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the upcoming First Ministers’ Meeting (FMM) will take place in Montréal on December 7, 2018. The Prime Minister will be joined by Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade Dominic LeBlanc. At the FMM, First Ministers will discuss the new […]

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Province releases wildfire, flood action plan – Coast Reporter

November 19, 2018 The province says it’s making progress on the 108 recommendations from the independent review of the 2017 wildfire and flood seasons, including more cooperation with First Nations, but recommendations that could see more resources for local fire departments are moving ahead less quickly. The review of the response to the fires and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20189 Views

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Lubicon Lake Nation Responds to Premier Notley’s Settlement Announcement

Issues Still Remain Unresolved says Chief Bernard Ominayak LITTLE BUFFALO, AB, Nov. 20, 2018 – In a letter sent to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley yesterday, longtime Chief Bernard Ominayak of the Muskotew Sakahikan Enowuk which is the traditional Government of the Lubicon Lake Nation (the “Nation”), outlined a number of remaining concerns faced by the First Nation, despite a recently announced Treaty Land Entitlement […]

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Saskatchewan changes the name of Killsquaw Lake to honour Indigenous women – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2018 REGINA _ The Saskatchewan government has changed the offensive name of several lakes to one that recognizes Indigenous women. The group of lakes near the town of Unity in the western part of the province was previously known as Killsquaw Lake. Area elders have given the spot a new Cree […]

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‘Wearing our Identity’ explores the cultural significance of indigenous clothing – McGill Tribune

November 20, 2018 The McCord Museum’s newest addition to their permanent collection, Wearing our Identity. The First Peoples Collection, explores the historical, cultural, and spiritual significance of indigenous clothing. The exhibition showcases garments and artifacts associated with clothing production, such as needles and bone scrapers, to demonstrate how clothing shapes identity and the role of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20188 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on National Child Day

Ottawa, Ontario – November 20, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Child Day: “Today, on National Child Day, we celebrate young Canadians, and the joy and inspiration they bring to our lives. We also recognize the importance of giving our children the best possible start in life. For our children […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201812 Views

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NAN Youth in Action at Home and Abroad

THUNDER BAY, ON (November 19, 2018): Two delegations of Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) youth will represent NAN First Nations nationally and internationally at events in Ottawa and Australia this week. “NAN youth are leading the way, with one delegation meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada while another engages with Indigenous leaders half a world away. […]

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2018 Speaker’s Youth Parliament to be Televised Live Across Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 20, 2018) – The Honourable Joe Enook, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, today announced that the 7th Speaker’s Youth Parliament will be televised live across the territory on Thursday, November 22, 2018, at 1:30pm (EST). The proceedings of the biennial Youth Parliament will be held in the Chamber of the […]

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Protesters to block Canso Causeway after recent death of We’kogma’q woman – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Protesters are planning to block the Canso Causeway on Wednesday. They’ll be doing so in memory of Cassidy Bernard and all missing and murdered aboriginal women. “Wednesday will be a peaceful protest to create awareness of all the missing and murdered, men, women, boys (and) girls,” said organizer Annie Bernard-Daisley on Monday. “To create awareness […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20188 Views

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Nursing students at University of New Brunswick to take mandatory course in Indigenous health – CBC

‘Every health-care provider needs this education,’ says instructor Nov 19, 2018 Future nursing students at the University of New Brunswick will have to take a mandatory course in Indigenous health starting next fall and for Shelley Francis, director of the Indigenous nursing program at UNB, it’s a long time coming. “Let’s face it, racism is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20188 Views

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Statement: Committing to our responsibility of ensuring all children and youth have their rights

November 20, 2018 Each year, National Child Day lands on November 20 to commemorate the day in 1989 that the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child was first adopted. National Child Day has been celebrated across Canada since 1991, when the country first ratified the Convention. But for many young people across Canada and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201813 Views

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Woman, 25, dies in car after northern Saskatchewan shooting, pursuit – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2018 MONTREAL LAKE, Sask. _ Charges have been laid against three men after a shooting in northern Saskatchewan that left a young woman dead and a teenager in hospital. RCMP say the shooting happened last Saturday morning at a home on the Montreal Lake Cree Nation, where a 16-year-old boy was […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20188 Views

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Name Change Honours Indigenous Women’s Story In Saskatchewan History

November 20, 2018 A grouping of small lakes near the Town of Unity has a new name to respectfully honour Indigenous culture and history in our province.  Replacing the previous name of Killsquaw Lake, the new name given by area Elders is Kikiskitotawânawak Iskêwak Lakes, which in Cree means We Honour the Women. “The names […]

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Language barrier makes court baffling for many Inuit, justice workers say – CBC

‘They have no idea what they signed,’ witness tells Viens Commission Nov 20, 2018 For Inuit in Quebec accused of breaking the law, the first of many barriers to equal treatment in the justice system is language, say some of the people who help Inuit defendants navigate the courts. “When I ask them about their […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20188 Views

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2018 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada to the Parliament of Canada—Auditor General of Canada releases 2018 Fall Reports

Ottawa, 20 November 2018—In his 2018 Fall Reports tabled today in Parliament, the Auditor General of Canada, Michael Ferguson, presents the results of 7 performance audits of government programs and activities completed by his Office since last spring. Copies of the previously released reports of the special examinations of the Canada Council for the Arts, Canada Mortgage […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201812 Views

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Bolder action needed to reduce child poverty: Campaign 2000 report card – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2018 By Teresa Wright THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Brynn Vincent was only 13 when she started experimenting with drugs and alcohol. Two years later, she was addicted and had run away from home and then she found out she was pregnant. She sought treatment for addiction at a rehab facility […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201813 Views

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Trans Mountain Reconsideration – oral Indigenous traditional evidence public hearing begins in Calgary, AB, November 20 – 22

On September 20, 2018, the Government of Canada referred aspects of the National Energy Board’s (NEB) May 2016 recommendation report– related to the application of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) and the Species at Risk Act to Project-related marine shipping – back to the NEB for reconsideration. The Government has directed the NEB to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201811 Views

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Vigilance the watchword for pot users, investors, executives at Canada US border – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2018  THE CANADIAN PRESS WASHINGTON _ Marijuana has been legal in Canada for a month already but immigration lawyers and cannabis executives say when it comes to getting into the United States, the worst may be yet to come. As Canadians get used to the fact that cannabis is no longer […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201810 Views

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NB Government: Advocate releases State of the Child Report

November 20, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – As part of the Child Rights Education Week, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released its 10th State of the Child Report today at an annual breakfast fundraiser hosted by NB Champions for Child Rights Inc. The report contains an overview of some of the serious challenges facing New […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201815 Views

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NU Government: Let’s be aware community visit

November 20, 2018 The Let’s Be Aware / Ujjiqsuqta team will visit Cape Dorset on November 21-22, to talk about the responsible use of alcohol: If your group or organization is interested in hosting a Let’s Be Aware event, please email responsiblenunavut@gov.nu.ca or ujjiqsuqta@gov.nu.ca. For more information about Let’s Be Aware, the Government of Nunavut’s responsible use of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201812 Views

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Arctic Council at COP24: Black carbon in the Arctic and snow-covered regions – a climate forcer and an air pollutant

November 20, 2018 The Arctic Council together with Finland will host an official side event “Black carbon in the Arctic and snow-covered regions – a climate forcer and an air pollutant” at COP24 in Katowice, Poland, Monday 10 December, 18:30 – 20:00. On 10 December 2018, the Arctic Council together with Finland will host an official […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201811 Views

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In the news today, Nov. 20 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2018  Five stories in the news for Tuesday, Nov. 20 ___ ON POT, EXPERTS PREACH BORDER VIGILANCE Marijuana has been legal in Canada for a month already, but immigration lawyers and cannabis executives say when it comes to getting into the United States, the worst may be yet to come. Some […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20189 Views

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First Indigenous woman to graduate with PhD in engineering from U of A finds true calling – Folio

November 20 2018 Oilsands remediation expert Chelsea Benally fulfils lifelong dream to help the environment after being sidetracked. Chelsea Benally knew she’d landed a good, secure job when she was hired by Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The pay was decent, and for a young chemical engineer, the national security technology company offered […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20187 Views

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Indigenous students pay tribute to famed WWI sniper with portrait – CBC

Portrait presented to great-grandson of Francis Pegahmagabow, by students who painted it Nov 19, 2018 A group of art students from an Indigenous high school in Thunder Bay, Ont. who paid tribute to a legendary First World War sniper, and Indigenous advocate by creating a portrait of him, have now passed that portrait on to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20187 Views

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Government of Canada Launches Public Review Period of Draft Action Plan for Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site

November 19, 2018   Ottawa, Ontario    Parks Canada Agency The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, today issued the following statement on the progress made to date to ensure the ongoing protection of Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site: “We recognize the Outstanding Universal Value […]

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Manitoba government lays out agenda for upcoming year in throne speech – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 20, 2018  WINNIPEG _ Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government will lay out its agenda for the coming year in its speech from the throne at the legislature this afternoon. Premier Brian Pallister is past the halfway point in a mandate that has focused on fiscal restraint, including wage freezes for public-sector workers and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201810 Views

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BC Rural Dividend grant supports Tsilhqot’in National Government

November 19, 2018 WILLIAMS LAKE – The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) will be able to achieve certification through the International Organization for Standardization (lSO 9001) quality-management system, thanks in part to a $281,107 grant from the Province. “The special circumstances provision of the Rural Dividend was specifically designed to assist communities undergoing economic hardship, such […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201813 Views

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Prep Business Report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Nov 20, 2018  Canada’s main stock index wasn’t immune to the pain Wall Street saw yesterday on the weakness in the tech sector. Toronto’s S-and-P / T-S-X index fell 84 points to 15,071. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average tumbled 395 points to 25,017. And the Nasdaq dropped […]

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Prep Business Report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Nov 20, 2018  Canada’s main stock index wasn’t immune to the pain Wall Street saw yesterday on the weakness in the tech sector. Toronto’s S-and-P / T-S-X index fell 84 points to 15,071. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average tumbled 395 points to 25,017. And the Nasdaq dropped […]

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Hammond Reef Gold Project — Environmental Assessment Decision

November 19, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Government of Canada is steadfast in its commitment to protect the environment while growing the economy. Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the proposed Hammond Reef Gold Project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects when the mitigation measures described […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201811 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates urges increased awareness of children’s rights this National Child Day

CALGARY, Nov. 20, 2018  – The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) encourages all Canadians to participate in National Child Day activities across the country today and throughout the week. “National Child Day is an annual opportunity to shine a spotlight on the rights of the child, and our efforts to advance and uphold […]

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Ochapowace looking to be recognized as two separate first nations – CTV News

November 19, 2018 Ochapowace First Nation is asking the federal government to be allowed to separate back into two first nations. The two existed when Treaty 4 was signed in 1874 and were later combined into one. The chief of Ochapowace says the first nation has gone to court to correct a wrong done by […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20188 Views

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Canadian Coast Guard 2018 Arctic Operations Coming to an End

November 19, 2018 Montreal, Quebec Canadian Coast Guard With the departure of the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent from Arctic waters this weekend, the Canadian Coast Guard’s 2018 Arctic operational season is nearing an end. Seven icebreakers were deployed to the Arctic, providing safe escorts of ships through ice-covered waters, responding to incidents including search and rescue and […]

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400 years after Pilgrim landing, natives finally being heard – CP

Source: The Associated Press Nov 20, 2018 By William J. Kole THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PLYMOUTH, Mass. _ The seaside town where the Pilgrims came ashore in 1620 is gearing up for a 400th birthday bash, and everyone’s invited _ especially the native people whose ancestors wound up losing their land and their lives. Plymouth, Massachusetts, whose European […]

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Saskatchewan to meet with First Nation operating unlicensed cannabis store – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 19, 2018  By Ryan McKenna THE CANADIAN PRESS REGINA _ Saskatchewan’s justice minister is to meet next week with the chief of a First Nation that has opened an unlicensed cannabis store. Don Morgan says he and Anthony Cappo of the Muscowpetung Saulteaux First Nation are to discuss the issue next Monday […]

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Poverty Hurts Children and Families – All Ontario Children Deserve Strong Beginnings

November 20, 2018 Today on National Child Day, Ontario Campaign 2000 renews the call for ending child and family poverty to be a top priority for the Ontario government. There is no time to spare because the impact of poverty on children is the greatest, affecting both their physical and mental health. Although there was […]

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Minnesota regulators reaffirm approval for Enbridge Line 3 pipeline – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 19, 2018  THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. PAUL, Minn. _ Minnesota regulators reaffirmed their support Monday for Enbridge Energy’s proposal to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across the northern part of the state, while dozens of protesters walked out of the overflow hearing to make a point about climate change. […]

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Haida Nation and Government of Canada announce Gwaii Haanas Land-Sea-People Management Plan

Innovative plan will protect Gwaii Haanas for future generations November 19, 2018   HlGaagilda Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia The Gina ‘Waadluxan KilGuhlGa  Land-Sea-People Management Plan for Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve, and Haida Heritage Site was tabled in Parliament today. The Gwaii Haanas Land-Sea-People Management Plan, signed by the Haida Nation, Parks Canada […]

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The Daily Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Stock and consumption of fixed capital, 2017 The volume of Canada’s non-residential and residential net capital stock increased 1.9% in 2017. In value, Canadian net capital stock totalled $4.9 trillion. Continue reading  Consolidated Canadian Government Finance Statistics, 2017 The net operating deficit of the consolidated Canadian General Government—federal, provincial-territorial and local governments combined—was $8.9 billion […]

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Experts to work with energy industry on oil price solutions for Alberta – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 19, 2018  By Chris Purdy THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has appointed three experts to work with the energy industry to find ways to close an oil price gap that she says is costing the Canadian economy $80 million a day. Notley says Canada is losing out because […]

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High end B.C. house prices dropping, but no relief at lower levels – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 19, 2018  By Hina Alam THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ The British Columbia government says it’s already seeing positive results from the policies it put in place to address the housing crisis, but one expert says there’s still a long way to go. Housing Minister Selina Robinson says the government is seeing […]

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Lawyer fees approved in ’60s Scoop class action; deal struck to allow payouts – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 19, 2018 By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ An Ontario justice who raised flags over the $75 million the federal government agreed to pay the lawyers who successfully pursued the ’60s Scoop class action has approved the arrangement despite his misgivings. The legal fees, which the government is paying separately […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 20188 Views

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Forced sterilization of Indigenous women is Canada-wide issue: Yvonne Boyer

Credits: cpac Senator Yvonne Boyer joins CPAC’s Martin Stringer to discuss the issue of Indigenous women being sterilized in Canada without consent. Watch full episodes and more at http://www.cpac.ca/primetimepolitics

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Lethbridge College: What’s Happening On Campus – Nov. 19-25, 2018

Nov. 19, 9:30 a.m. Scarves for Students campaign brings warmth to Centre Core Knitters and crocheters from the Lethbridge College community have been making scarves and other gestures of warmth to be given away to students. Visit Centre Core at 9:30 a.m. to see the donated, hand-made goods being set up for display. The scarves […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201820 Views

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MB Government – Restorative Justice Week Recognized with Provincial Investments

November 19, 2018 New and Ongoing Funding Reflect Commitment to Justice System Modernization: Cullen The provincial government is marking Restorative Justice Week from Nov. 18 to 25 with a formal proclamation and investments in effective restorative justice programs across the province, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “Restorative justice and victim-centered services help make communities […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201820 Views

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On Universal Children’s Day, We Must Speak Up, Address Child Sexual Abuse – Hill Times

Please see President Obed’s column in the November 19th, 2018 Hill Times referencing ITK’s Forum on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse in Inuit Nunangat. Read More: https://www.itk.ca/hill-times-on-universal-childrens-day-we-must-speak-up-address-child-sexual-abuse/

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201815 Views

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Killer caller – CBC

November 19, 2018 Warning: This story contains graphic descriptions of sexual assault that some readers may find disturbing. This season, CBC podcast Someone Knows Something travels to Thompson, a northern Manitoba mining town, to explore a cold case more than three decades old. Listen to new episodes every Tuesday. Subscribe to the podcast at cbc.ca/sks […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201816 Views

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Media Advisry: Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate’s State of the Child Report launch

Event : Fredericton : 20 November 2018, 7:30 AM EDITOR’S NOTE: As part of the Child Rights Education Week, the New Brunswick Child and Youth Advocate’s Office will present its 10th State of the Child Report during an annual breakfast which is co-hosted by NB Champions for Child Rights Inc. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201815 Views

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Women of the Métis Nation does not support the National Inquiry’s Métis Guided Dialogue Session November 19-21, 2018

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2018 – The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is planning a guided dialogue session November 19-21, 2018 in Edmonton. Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak (LFMO/Women of the Métis Nation) boycotting this event. On behalf of the women, girls, and families of the Métis Nation, LFMO has been attempting to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201821 Views

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