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Canada clearcuts one million acres of boreal forest every year. A lot of it for toilet paper. – The Narwhal

Mar 21, 2019 The Canadian boreal forest is part of our country’s cultural identity. Often called the “Amazon of the North,” the boreal is the lungs of the northern hemisphere, helping store carbon and regulate the effects of climate change. This vast landscape is breeding ground for billions of North America’s songbirds and critical habitat […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2018 Results

TORONTO and NEW YORK, March 20, 2019  – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, or the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces its financial and operating results for the full year ended December 31, 2018.  All figures are expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. Operational Highlights for Full Year 2018 Strong annual production: Gahcho Kué Mine exceeded […]

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BC preps for 2019 wildfire season – Canadian Forest Industries

March 21, 2019 As the 2019 wildfire season approaches, British Columbia’s government is preparing with more fire prevention strategies, programs and funding. “We’ve taken a hard look at additional steps we can take to not only prevent wildfires, but also enhance our response on the ground during wildfire season,” said B.C. Minister of Forests Doug […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201917 Views

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Treaty 3 Warriors finish as finalists at Mississauga tournament – Daily Miner and News

March 21, 2019 Treaty 3 First Nations young girls came together to form a Peewee girls’ team that travelled to Mississauga, Ont. for the Little Native Hockey League (LNHL) on March 11-14. The Treaty 3 Warriors fell in the Peewee D finals 2-1 against the Nipissing Lady Warriors. There was a total of 227 teams […]

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Boost in federal infrastructure fund ‘huge’ for northern municipalities – CBC

‘That’s really going to help a lot of the infrastructure, especially with the climate change issues’ Mar 21, 2019 Snow has been melting fast in Yukon this week, and Tara Wheeler says that can really do a number on roads. “That fast melt, and those floods — it really effects roads. And roads are super-expensive to […]

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BC Hydro invites local non-profits to apply for community grants up to $10,000

March 20, 2019 VANCOUVER: Non-profits, registered charities and community organizations in the province have the opportunity to apply for a BC Hydro community grant until March 29, 2019. Through its Community Grant program, BC Hydro works with local organizations that are committed to making a difference in their communities with projects focused in: developing smart […]

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Treasury Metals Inc.: Goliath Gold Project Achieves Permitting Milestone

TORONTO, March 20, 2019  – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (“Treasury” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on recent advances related to the permitting process at the Company’s Goliath Gold Project in Northwestern Ontario (the “Project”). Federal Environmental Assessment Update: As part of the Federal Environmental Assessment (“EA”) process, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (“CEAA”) accepted the Company’s […]

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IDM Mining Announces Securityholder Approval of Plan of Arrangement with Ascot Resources

March 20, 2019, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSXV: IDM) (OTCQB: IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the securityholders of IDM have voted in favour of the necessary resolutions for the arrangement (the “Arrangement”) between Ascot Resources Ltd. (TSXV: AOT) (OTCQX:  AOTVF) (“Ascot”) and IDM previously announced on January 7, 2019. Pursuant to […]

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GPM Metals Provides an Update of Walker Gossan Zinc Project

GPM Metals Inc. (TSXV:GPM) (the “Company” or “GPM”) provides an update to its Walker Gossan Project, Arnhem Land, Australia. The Northern Land Council (“NLC”) has scheduled a community meeting the week of 13 May 2019 in Gapuwiyak, Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory in Australia, between the local Traditional Land Owners (“TLO’s”), GPM Metals’ management […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201913 Views

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NB Government: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued by Nathalie Chiasson, chair of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which is celebrated today: In proclaiming this day in 1966, the United Nations committed the international community to stepping up […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201918 Views

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Celebration of Gender Diversity Awareness Week – paNOW

Mar 21, 2019 Gender Diversity Awareness Week will be celebrated at the All Nations Gathering Place, Indigenous Students’ Centre, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Prince Albert Campus” Monday, March 25th Flag raising – Noon, flag pole on the south side of the Tech Building Read More: https://panow.com/2019/03/21/celebration-of-gender-diversity-awareness-week/

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The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Celebrates the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

TORONTO, March 21, 2019 – On this day in 1960 a group of demonstrators came together in a day of peaceful protest against the apartheid laws of South Africa. As they gathered in front of the police station in the township of Sharpeville, police opened fire on the crowd. 249 people were injured as a result of police actions. […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201917 Views

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Nunavut community hosts vaccination clinic to stem hepatitis A outbreak – Nunatsiaq News

March, 21 2019 Chesterfield Inlet residents can get immunized at their local health centre Nunavut health officials are hosting a free vaccination clinic in Chesterfield Inlet during the week to help stem an outbreak of hepatitis A. A handful of cases of the viral infection were confirmed in the Kivalliq community of 450 this past […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201934 Views

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New Cross-Canada Network Launches Today to Fight Racism and Xenophobia

EN: Syed Hussan, 416 453 3632, hussan@migrantworkersalliance.org FR: Karen Cocq, 647-9708464, karen@migrantworkersalliance.org Actions today on the International Day for the Elimination of Racism in Montreal (10am, 200 Rene Levesque) Halifax (4:30pm, Halifax Convention Centre), Toronto (5:30pm, City Hall) and Vancouver (6:30pm, 350 West Georgia). Actions in over a dozen cities this week updated here: http://migrantrights.ca/en/march21/ […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201913 Views

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FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron reacts to federal and Sask. budgets – Global News

March 21 2019 FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron talks about what both the federal and Saskatchewan budgets mean to Indigenous people. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/5080457/fsin-chief-bobby-cameron-reacts-to-federal-and-sask-budgets/

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201917 Views

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First Nation looks to self-govern after budget fails to address housing crisis – The Loop

The chief of a First Nations community in northern Manitoba is calling for self-governance as a way of tackling its on-reserve housing crisis after the federal budget did not include specific funding to address the issue. Tommy Monias, the Chief of Pimicikamak Cree Nation, otherwise known as Cross Lake Band, hopes his community can govern […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201923 Views

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McKay Métis ask Supreme Court of Canada to hear appeal on Rigel Oil Sands Project

FORT MCKAY, AB, March 21, 2019  – The McKay Métis are a pro-oil sands and pro-development Métis community located in the heart of the Alberta oil sands. It benefits greatly from the economic spin-offs related to oil sands development. The goal of the community is to participate in development that is responsible and sustainable, and […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201956 Views

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UCalgary welcomes 47 new Canadian citizens home – UCalgary News

Welcome home. For hundreds of people participating in citizenship ceremonies across the nation every year, these two words represent the beginning of a new chapter as official Canadian citizens. On March 13, in partnership with the Institute for Canadian Citizenship and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the University of Calgary hosted a citizenship ceremony presided […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201923 Views

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The Alliance of BC Modern Treaty Nations welcomes treaty loan forgiveness and reimbursement and enhanced fiscal funding announced in Federal Budget 2019

TSAWWASSEN LANDS, BC, March 20, 2019 – The seven indigenous governments behind the Alliance of BC Modern Treaty Nations (ABCMTN) – Tsawwassen First Nation, Tla’amin Nation, and the five Maa-nulth Nations (Huu-ay-aht, Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Chek’tles7et’h’, Toquaht, Uchucklesaht, and Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ) – welcome the federal government’s announcement that it will forgive all outstanding modern treaty negotiation loans and reimburse those indigenous governments […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201931 Views

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Media Advisory – 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy: Media Accreditation for the Canadian signature ceremony in France

Ottawa – An official Government of Canada delegation will participate in a series of events in Normandy, France from June 3-9, 2019, to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. The delegation will include Veterans, representatives from Indigenous and Veterans organizations, parliamentarians and youth. A contingent of the Canadian Armed Forces made up of […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201922 Views

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Doctrine of Discovery at heart of Saskatchewan court case – APTN News

March 21, 2019 What sounds like a beef about the Saskatchewan Parks Act is really a much bigger story that involves the Doctrine of Discovery. “What’s happening to Sylvia and Kurtis McAdam is a very long trend of provinces encroaching on Indigenous land,” said Hayden King of the Yellowhead Institute. “And using the criminal justice […]

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BC Government: Education awards nomination deadline extended

March 20, 2019 VICTORIA – The nomination deadline for the 2019 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education has been extended to April 30. With spring break here, it is a great opportunity for children, parents, school administrators and community members of all ages to take advantage of the extra time to nominate a deserving teacher, administrator […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201918 Views

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In my blood’: Cree youth chases hockey dream – CBC

Israel Mianscum invited to upcoming Quebec Major Junior Hockey League draft Mar 21, 2019 A young hockey player from Mistissini, Que., is getting a chance to chase a dream that began at the age of two, and to carry the considerable hockey hopes of the Quebec Cree Nation with him. Israel Mianscum has been invited to […]

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Escape from Stan Daniels Healing Centre

March 20, 2019– Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada On March 20, 2019, staff members at Stan Daniels Healing Centre, a facility managed by Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA), discovered that Jesse Leppanen was not accounted for. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the Edmonton Police Service and a warrant for his […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201920 Views

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Letter: Federal water and federal land – The News

March 21, 2019 Honorable Catherine McKenna, the legislation you introduced, Bill C-69, which has passed the House of Commons and is currently with the Canadian Senate, contains important new measures to strengthen environmental protection and Indigenous participation. The treatment proposal and associated environmental assessment submitted by Northern Pulp would have triggered a federal assessment under […]

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First-ever Indigenous NHL broadcast set for Sunday – Radio Canada International

March 21, 2019 Plenty of First Nations people have played in the National Hockey League and more are coming but to the best of anyone’s knowledge no NHL game has ever been broadcast in an Indigenous language. That will change Sunday night when the Montreal Canadiens visit the Carolina Hurricanes. The game will be called in […]

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Reconciliation Kenora to hold strategic planning sessions – Daily Miner and News

March 21, 2019 What’s the best way to work toward reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Kenora? Ahze-mino- gahbewewin — Reconciliation Kenora want to know what you think — that’s why the group, partnered with Ne-Chee Friendship Centre, is holding a strategic planning workshop Friday and Saturday, meant to gather insights from residents about […]

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Atlantic Chiefs: 2019 federal budget raises both hope and concern for First Nation Communities in Atlantic Canada

March 20, 2019 (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) The Trudeau government’s investment in post-secondary education is being praised by Atlantic Canada’s First Nations Chiefs. Released yesterday afternoon, the budget reaffirms the government’s commitment to ensure post-secondary education access for First Nations youth remains a top priority. “Building on last year’s investment means that youth in our communities […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201922 Views

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IRC Welcomes Federal Budget 2019

INUVIK, NT (March 20, 2019) – After yesterday’s federal budget announcement, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) Chair and CEO Duane Ningaqsiq Smith is pleased with the government’s Inuit-specific priorities and investments to help advance self-determination and improve the quality of life particularly in Canada’s North. “The continued investments in closing the gap and improving Indigenous Services […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201918 Views

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OPSEU – UN World Water Day 2019: Leaving No One Behind

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 On World Water Day 2019, the United Nations reminds us that marginalized groups – women, children, refugees, indigenous peoples, people with disabilities and many others – are often overlooked, and sometimes face discrimination, as they try to access and manage the safe water they need. OPSEU President Warren “Smokey” Thomas says […]

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First Nations Summit cautiously optimistic regarding Indigenous investments in Federal Budget 2019

March 20, 2019 Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit (FNS) leadership is encouraged by the significant indigenous investments outlined in the 2019 federal budget released yesterday. The 2019 federal budget includes 24 measures for Indigenous peoples, totaling approximately $4.7 billion including; $1.371b for Redressing Past Wrongs and Advancing Self-Determination, including […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201916 Views

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Statement by Minister Monsef, Head of the Delegation of Canada, to UNCSW 63rd Session

New York, March 12, 2019 Thank you Madame Chair. Before I begin, I want to express my sincere condolences, on behalf of the Government of Canada, to the friends and families of the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash. I also want to pay tribute to the memory of the humanitarian workers and employees of […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201918 Views

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Grieving mother says ‘CFS failed my daughter’ after 4-month-old dies in foster care – CBC

‘The system needs to change,’ says former CFS worker now advocating for family Mar 19, 2019 The family of a four-month old baby is confirming the child died in the custody of foster parents after Manitoba Child and Family Services took the child from the mother. The mother of Vanatasia Unique Emerald Green said she was […]

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MASRC: Announcement – 2018 Aboriginal Award Winners

The MASRC would like to present the 2018 Aboriginal Athletes, Coaches, and Volunteers of the year! Click for following links to view the Media Releases: Athlete of the Year Media Release Coach of the Year Media Release Volunteer of the Year Media Release Female Aboriginal Athlete Award – Kennesha Miswaggon from Cross Lake First Nation […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201924 Views

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Aurora College instructor part of Indigenous maternal health care research project – My Yellowknife Now

Mar. 20th, 2019 A three-year collaborative research project looking at Indigenous maternal health care in Canada has received a total of $810,901 in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The project, titled Welcoming the ‘Sacred Spirit’, aims to embrace and include Indigenous knowledge, values, teachings and stories. Aurora Research Institute Manager of Health […]

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“They have the power to go forward,” Supaman shares important message to youth – CTV News

March 20, 2019 Christian Parish Takes The Gun, also known by his stage name Supaman commands the audience’s attention when he takes the stage. He is an artist and performer who has garnered international praise for his personal blend of Indigenous culture, and hip-hop. “I love to share the culture, share the story of the […]

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CASA: Students Celebrate Budget 2019 Investments that Make Post-Secondary Education Better

OTTAWA, March 19, 2019 – The federal government released its 2019 budget today, where they announced exciting investments that the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) and the Quebec Student Union (QSU) believe will improve the lives of post-secondary students across the country. Such investments include renewed funding to support Indigenous students, work-integrated learning opportunities […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201916 Views

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Budget 2019 and Jordan’s Principle – Cindy Blackstock – MSN

Cindy Blackstock, Indigenous child and youth advocate, joined Power & Politics Wednesday to discuss the money set aside in budget 2019 for Jordan’s Principle, which pledges timely access to health services for Indigenous children. Read More: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/video/news/budget-2019-and-jordans-principle-cindy-blackstock/vi-BBV1Frz

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201920 Views

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Nunavut Inuit Left Out of the Canadian Middle Class

(March 20, 2019– Salliq, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) expects fair and proportional allocations from the 2019 federal budget envelope. “Bold nation-building investments are urgently needed in Nunavut to improve Inuit lives and narrow the equity gap between Nunavut Inuit and other Canadians,” says Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Aluki Kotierk. Specific infrastructure investments are required. […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201917 Views

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Release of confidential details in Tina Fontaine report could hurt surviving kin, Indigenous groups say – CBC

Children’s advocate says details were necessary and sanctioned by Fontaine’s family March 20, 2019 Two Indigenous organizations say they’re concerned about the release of sensitive information in the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth’s report about Tina Fontaine and the impact it could have on surviving family members. But the advocate says her team met with members of […]

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New cyberinfrastructure opens doors to Arctic data warehoused across the country – U Calgary Today

There is a treasure trove of invaluable Arctic data and Inuit Knowledge in Canada which has been painstakingly collected over decades. However, much of this information is difficult to access and use because of the distributed nature of data archives, different data formats and technologies, and the sheer volume and variety of information. The task […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201914 Views

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MNO: 2019 Federal budget invests in Métis priorities

March 20, 2019 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) welcomes investments promised in the 2019 federal budget that will provide greater support to Métis education, language and culture, and economic development, as well as long awaited recognition of Second World War Métis veterans. The investments focus on advancing reconciliation with Indigenous people to help close […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201916 Views

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Halfway River Construction Begins as a Result of Consultation with Mi’kmaq

March 20, 2019 Through consultation, the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (Assembly) provided recommendations to the Province, leading to significant changes in the go forward plan for the historical Halfway River Aboiteau in Hantsport, Nova Scotia. “As Rights holders, we have a unique voice and perspective that must be heard,” said Chief Sidney Peters, […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201918 Views

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Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians Hosting World Water Day Event – Net Newsledger

March 21, 2019 LONDON ON – On Friday, March 22nd, the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians will be holding a rally to mark World Water Day and to raise awareness on the lack of safe drinking water in First Nation communities.  We would like to invite the public to join with us and stand against […]

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Saskatchewan judge dismisses land use charges against protest group founder – MooseJawToday.com

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A judge has dismissed charges against one of the founders of the Indigenous Idle No More protest movement who was accused of living illegally on Saskatchewan park land. Sylvia McAdam and her brother Kurtis were to stand trial for failing to comply with a provincial government order to vacate land in […]

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Federal Liberal Pre-election Budget Commits Additional $4.5 Billion for First Nations, yet leaves Critical Investments Unconfirmed

Anishinabek Nation, ON (March 20, 2019) – Yesterday, Minister Morneau’s tabling of Federal Budget 2019, “Investing in the Middle Class”, has demonstrated the important strides the Liberal Government has taken to remedy First Nations historical inequity. “I am pleased to see funding committed towards post-secondary education and skills development and training, with a particular focus […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201921 Views

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Organizers of upcoming fashion shows seek out Indigenous applicants from northern Ontario – Anishinabek News

March 21, 2019 THUNDER BAY—Organizers of the 2nd Annual Toronto Indigenous Fashion Week and upcoming Indigenous fashion shows in Ottawa, Montreal and Thunder Bay are looking to draw in Indigenous applicants from remote communities in northern Ontario. “We want to continue to utilize this platform to create opportunities for Indigenous women and for Indigenous youth, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201916 Views

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Budget 2019: Government of Canada’s $26 million investment in new science building marks a key milestone for the future Yukon University

WHITEHORSE— March 19, 2019 —Yukon College today welcomed the Government of Canada’s announcement of $26M over five years for the construction of a new science building for the future Yukon University (YukonU) as part of Budget 2019. The vision for the new science building is to allow science learning through two lenses – using both Indigenous knowledge […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201914 Views

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What 5 northerners remember about Indian day school – CBC

Some have fond memories, while others remember taunting, a strange language and abuse Mar 21, 2019 Beginning in the 1920s, hundreds of Indian day schools operated across Canada, dozens of which were in the North. Earlier this month a settlement between survivors of the schools and the federal government was announced, which will entitle them to thousands of dollars in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201918 Views

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U of W is on the right track for Indigenization – but there’s still room for more change students say – APTN News

March 21, 2019 The Great Canadian Theatre Company’s upcoming season will wave the flag for diversity more proudly than ever, with frequently provocative plays and events that put black, queer and especially Indigenous issues and artists on stage. “What we’ve discovered is that in the determination to diversify our audiences, the only success is if […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201919 Views

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