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Report on Indigenous justice released as part of 10th B.C. Justice Summit

Sep. 20, 2018 VANCOUVER – In order to identify and accelerate real, transformative changes to the ways that Indigenous peoples interact with British Columbia’s justice system, the 10th B.C. Justice Summit was held in early June 2018. Government has posted the summit report, detailing the discussions between leaders of B.C.’s justice and public-safety sector and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201818 Views

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Archer Library Pilots Personal Librarian Project – URegina

September 19, 2018 The Dr. John Archer Library at the University’s main campus is piloting a project to connect with first year students who have self-identified as Indigenous. “This pilot is trying to address what’s known as library anxiety,” says Brad Doerksen, Student Success Librarian. “Many students are not familiar with the library and all […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201822 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation President welcomes Quillasinga delegation from Colombia

Sep. 18, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President David Chartrand is pleased to join University of Winnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Annette Trimbee in welcoming a unique cultural exchange with a delegation from the Quillasinga tribe of Colombia. This cultural exchange aims to support international Indigenous partnerships through cultural sharing and learning. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201819 Views

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Robinson Huron Treaty Gathering. ‘Renewing our Relations’ – SaultOnline.com

September 20, 2018 (Shawanaga First Nation): ‘Renewing our Relations’ is this year’s theme for the annual Robinson Huron Treaty gathering. The gathering is being held close to the southern border of the Robinson Huron Treaty territory in Shawanaga First Nation from September 21 – 23rd, 2018. It’s being hosted by Shawanaga and Wasauksing First Nations. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201821 Views

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Northern College Alumni Nominated for Premier’s Awards

September 20, 2018 TIMMINS, ON: Northern College is pleased to announce its nominees for the 2018 Ontario Colleges Premier’s Awards. The annual event honours important social and economic contributions that college graduates make to Ontario and throughout the world. The awards were launched in 1992 and are administered by Colleges Ontario to recognize graduates excelling […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201825 Views

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Sask. Polytech Indigenous relay goes ahead in Prince Albert despite rain – MBC Network Radio Online

Sep 20, 2018 Ninety participants from the Prince Albert Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus took part in the Indigenous relay challenge Thursday despite the rain. The relay consists of nine legs and is part of Indigenous Students Welcome Week and the fall equinox celebration.“It’s a historical and traditional race to bring students together,” Indigenous student advisor and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201820 Views

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Investing in the future of Kananaskis Country

Sep. 20, 2018 Redevelopment within Kananaskis Country’s Bow Valley Provincial Park will be a major benefit to river users, supporting world-class water-based recreation. As Alberta celebrates the 40th anniversary of the creation of Kananaskis Country, the Government of Alberta is making a $5.2-million investment in the Lower Kananaskis River-Barrier Lake area to enhance recreation, conservation and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201815 Views

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Bearskin Lake Suicide Reaches Queen’s Park – 89.5 The Lake FM

September 21, 2018 The suicide of a 13 year old girl on the Bearskin Lake First Nation is touching the hearts of MPP’s at Queen’s Park. Kiiwetinoong MPP Sol Mamakwa asked for a moment of silence in the memory of the young girl. That was after he asked the premier what he was doing to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201819 Views

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Minister’s statement on campers at Goldstream Provincial Park

Sep. 20, 2018 VICTORIA – Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, has released the following statement in response to the homeless campers at Goldstream Provincial Park: “A number of campers from a former tent city in the District of Saanich arrived at Goldstream Provincial Park on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Following concerns expressed […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201817 Views

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First Nations groups not swayed by potential appointment of Supreme Court judge – Thestar.com

Sept. 20, 2018 CALGARY—The possibility of a former Supreme Court judge overseeing a renewed round of consultations for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion doesn’t appear to have renewed confidence in the process from Indigenous groups. According to The Canadian Press, the federal government may appoint a former senior judge, possibly a retired Supreme Court justice, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201819 Views

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Library mural inspires Laurier panel discussion on reconciliation through the arts

Sep. 19, 2018 Brantford – Can public art be a catalyst for healing and community discourse in the selfie generation? How does public art stimulate the process of reconciliation? How do we translate symbols and ideology across cultures? These questions and more will be explored when Wilfrid Laurier University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts hosts a panel presentation and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201846 Views

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Avino Announces Pricing of US$4 Million Underwitten Public Offering

Sep 21, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM:TSX/NYSE American; FSE:GV6, “Avino” or “the Company”) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of an aggregate of 6,239,867 common shares of the Company, together with warrants to purchase up to 6,239,867 common shares of the Company, at a public offering price of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201819 Views

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Harte Gold Receives Permits for Commercial Production, Provides Operational Readiness Update

Toronto – September 20, 2018 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) is pleased to announce it has received all necessary operating permits from the Government of Ontario to start commercial production at the Sugar Zone Mine. Harte Gold is now fully permitted to mine, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201825 Views

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Ontario high school students plan walkout over curriculum – CTV News

September 21, 2018 Students across Ontario are being urged to walk out of school Friday in protest of changes to sex education and indigenous curriculum. The effort is being called the March for Our Education. Students, teachers and staff at more than 100 Ontario high schools – projected to number about 40,000 – are expected […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201822 Views

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Durango Completes Geophysics Survey at Windfall Lake, QC

Vancouver, BC /  September 21, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTCQB-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) reports that further to the news of September 12, 2018, Durango’s geophysics team has completed an induced polarization (“IP”) survey on its North and East claim blocks at Windfall Lake. The 10km resistivity survey was completed on three grids on a dipole-dipole […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201824 Views

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Proposed Goldboro LNG plant could be in jeopardy over Mi’kmaq consultations – CBC

Sipekne’katik First Nation says it was not consulted as required under federal law Sep 21, 2018 A proposed liquefied natural gas plant in Guysborough County, N.S., has hit a snag and may be in jeopardy. Earlier this year, Pieridae Energy Ltd. said it was nearly ready to make a final investment decision on the multibillion-dollar […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201821 Views

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Inflation eases to 2.8% as gas price growth slows; core numbers creeps up – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The country’s annual inflation rate eased to 2.8 per cent in August as still-rising gasoline prices advanced at a more-moderate pace, Statistics Canada said Friday. The agency’s latest number came in just below the previous month’s three per cent reading, which had […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201819 Views

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Agnico Eagle Provides Notice of Release of Third Quarter 2018 Results, Conference Call and Webcast

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2018  – Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM) (TSX: AEM) (“Agnico Eagle” or the “Company”) today announced that it will release its third quarter 2018 results on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, after normal trading hours. Third Quarter 2018 Results Conference Call and Webcast Agnico Eagle’s senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201816 Views

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Green Party leadership hopefuls in Alberta grapple with thorny issue of oilsands – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018  By Rob Drinkwater THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Kermit the Frog sang “It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green,” and candidates running to be leader of the Green Party of Alberta might relate. At a time when the province’s oil industry still struggles to recover from a slump and many blame environmentalists […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201819 Views

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Avino Announces Proposed Public Offering

Sep 20, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM:TSX/NYSE American; FSE:GV6, “Avino” or “the Company”) today announced that it has commenced a public offering of common shares and warrants to purchase common shares. H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering. The Company intends to use the net proceeds […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201816 Views

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Feds to comb social media for Canadians’ pot related attitudes, behaviour – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal government is looking to scour social-media platforms to find out what Canadians really think about pot as the country enters its new era of legalized weed. With only a few weeks to go before the end of recreational marijuana prohibition, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201820 Views

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Public feedback sought on introducing regulated midwifery to Yukon

Sep 20, 2018 The Government of Yukon is inviting the public to share their thoughts on introducing regulated and funded midwifery into the territory’s healthcare system. The government is working towards introducing regulated and funded midwifery by the end of 2019. The goal is to provide Yukoners additional options within a range of services that […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201820 Views

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Prime Minister to lead Canadian delegation to United Nations General Assembly in New York

Ottawa, Ontario – September 20, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to New York City, from September 24 to 26, 2018, to lead Canada’s delegation to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. During the General Assembly, the Prime Minister will reiterate Canada’s support of the UN. He […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201812 Views

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Statement: BC’s most vulnerable sure to pay the highest price following provincial government approval of increases to rental rates

September 20, 2018 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC — The First Nations Summit (FNS) is voicing concern regarding a recent decision by the Provincial government to approve an allowable rent increase of 4.5 per cent for 2019, the largest increase since 2004. The FNS believes this decision is a direct contradiction to many commitments made by […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201811 Views

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Family of man who died during 34 hour ER wait say racism still an issue – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018  By Kelly Geraldine Malone THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ Robert Sinclair feels the weight of his family’s history when he has no choice but to go to an emergency room in Winnipeg. He feels anxious, uncertain and sometimes angry. A few years ago, he had a serious accident with a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201825 Views

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The Daily Friday, September 21, 2018

Consumer Price Index, August 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.8% on a year-over-year basis in August, following a 3.0% increase in July. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was up 0.1% in August, after increasing 0.5% in July. Continue reading  Retail trade, July 2018 Retail sales rose 0.3% to $50.9 billion […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201814 Views

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NewsAlert: Finance minister challenges past government’s budget numbers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018  TORONTO _ Ontario’s finance minister says an independant commission that probed the province’s books has found the government ran a multi-billion-dollar deficit in the last fiscal year. In a speech to the Economic Club in Toronto _ his first major address since becoming finance minister this summer _ Vic Fedeli […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201814 Views

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No excuse:’ Online course asks about positive effect of residential schools – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018 ST. PAUL, Alta. _ Alberta’s education minister apologized Thursday after learning an online social studies course asked students about the positive effects of residential schools. Students were asked: “A positive effect of residential schools was?” The four multiple choice options listed were: that children were away from home, they learned […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201846 Views

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Feds launching review of oil tanker traffic in bid to renew pipeline approval – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 21, 2018 OTTAWA _ The National Energy Board has less than six months to redo its environmental review of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, this time taking into account the impact of additional oil tanker traffic off the coast of British Columbia. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi is making the announcement this […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201821 Views

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First Nations Finance Authority Issues 5th Debenture (rating upgrade to A+ from A- by Standard and Poor’s, A2 re-affirmed by Moody’s)

First Nations Finance Authority Issues 5th Debenture (rating upgrade to A+ from A- by Standard and Poor’s, A2 re-affirmed by Moody’s) Westbank, British Columbia (September 19, 2018) The First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA) has issued its largest debenture (bond) to date at $138 Million. The bond, which carries a coupon of 3.05%, was purchased by […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 2018108 Views

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Polaris winner Jeremy Dutcher hopes to inspire Indigenous youth

Credits: The Canadian Press Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize for his album “Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa.” Dutcher says he hopes the record, which is performed in the Wolastoq language, gets Indigenous youth thinking about the importance of language. (Sep. 18, 2018) Use our news video on your website or broadcast: The Canadian Press […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201851 Views

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Free entry to sites during Alberta Culture Days

Sep 20, 2018 All open provincial historic sites and museums will offer free admission and family friendly activities during Alberta Culture Days, Sept. 28-30. “Offering free admission to the province’s historic sites and museums during Alberta Culture Days is another way to give people the chance to discover our province’s rich arts, history, diversity and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201822 Views

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Co-hosts Nick Robinson and Miss Piggy alongside Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Arkells, Adam Devine, The Muppets, Lilly Singh and more celebrate young change-makers at WE Day Toronto

– Bios, photos and information for WE Day Toronto available on the Electronic Press Kit – – WE Day Toronto is free to thousands of students thanks to partners led by National Co-Title Sponsors RBC and TELUS – – WE Day Family Toronto is supported by partners led by National Co-Title Sponsors RBC, TELUS and Loblaw Companies […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201820 Views

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Thompson Rivers U: Coyote creates change

September 19, 2018 TRU strives to close the gap for Indigenous students The surface of McConnell Lake is like glass. The only ripples on the water and in the silence come from four canoes being paddled by TRU students and staff and their charges: a group of kids ranging from eight to 12 years old. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201825 Views

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Bellegarde pushes Liberals to save parts of Indigenous chapter in NAFTA deal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is asking the federal government to consider moving parts of a promised Indigenous chapter to other parts of a renewed North American Free Trade Agreement after negotiators dropped the separate section in ongoing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201826 Views

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B.C. park ordered closed after Victoria area homeless group moves in – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018  LANGFORD, B.C. _ Homeless campers who had hoped to settle for two weeks at a provincial park near Victoria say they have been told to leave, less than a day after setting up their tents. The group was ousted from a provincially owned green space in nearby Saanich earlier this […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201818 Views

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Department of Finance Canada Consulting Canadians on Draft Regulatory and Legislative Proposals Relating to the Taxation of Cannabis

September 17, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada On June 21, 2018, the Cannabis Act received Royal Assent, an important step toward legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis in Canada. The Act aims to keep cannabis out of the hands of children, and the profits away from criminals and organized crime. Cannabis for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201836 Views

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AB Government: Minister apologizes for hurtful course material

Sep 20, 2018 Minister of Education David Eggen issued the following statement about social studies course material given to an Alberta student: “I was appalled to see such hurtful and offensive material given to an Alberta student. As Minister of Education, I want to sincerely apologize to this student, their family, and anyone else who […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201855 Views

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Best of B.C. bestowed with Province’s highest honour

In front of friends, family and a room full of distinguished guests, 13 exceptional civic leaders were recognized today at Government House with the Order of British Columbia, the highest form of recognition the Province can extend to its citizens. “As chancellor of the Order of British Columbia, it is my great honour to congratulate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201822 Views

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Indspire Says More Funding Needed for Indigenous Post-Secondary Students

September 18, 2018 Ohsweken, ON – A new survey has found that a number of barriers hinder the ability of Indigenous students in Canada to complete post-secondary education. A summary of the survey was released today by Indspire, in advance of a Wednesday meeting in Ottawa co-hosted by Indspire and Universities Canada calling for greater […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201844 Views

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Jeremy Dutcher puts spotlight on ‘Indigenous renaissance’ in Canadian arts scene – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018 By Cassandra Szklarski THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ A wave of Indigenous artists making inroads in fields including music, literature, dance and film is exhilarating for playwright Reneltta Arluk, who pauses while discussing musician Jeremy Dutcher’s recent Polaris Prize win to say she’s about to choke up. The theatre veteran […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201835 Views

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Dakota Access pipeline developer defends racketeering claims – CP

Source: The Associated Press Sep 20, 2018  By Blake Nicholson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, N.D. _ The company that built the Dakota Access oil pipeline says environmental group Greenpeace should be held legally accountable for violating federal racketeering laws. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners sued Greenpeace and two other groups for up to $1 billion last year, arguing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201824 Views

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PSA – Edmonton seeks next Indigenous Artist-in-Residence

September 20, 2018 The Indigenous Artist-in-Residence program adds to the City’s work to make Edmonton a welcoming place that fosters a sense of belonging for Indigenous peoples. The City of Edmonton is now accepting applications for its next Indigenous Artist-in-Residence. The program is open to Indigenous artists of various mediums, including, but not limited to, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201824 Views

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The First Peoples’ Cultural Council’s CEO Receives Order of British Columbia

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council’s CEO Receives Order of British Columbia Brentwood Bay, B.C. – We are proud to announce that FPCC’s Chief Executive Officer Tracey Herbert has been appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the province’s highest form of recognition. Tracey received this honour at Government House in Victoria on September 20, 2018. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201857 Views

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Meet new Mount Education professor Amélie Lemieux

September 19, 2018 Mount Professor takes a multimodal approach to teaching and learning For as long as she can remember, Dr. Amélie Lemieux has always had a passion for learning and literacy in all forms. As a young child, Amélie accompanied her parents on daily trips to the library where she gained an appreciation for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201820 Views

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ITK – ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting: Call For Nominations

September 18, 2018 — Each year, ITK works with ArcticNet to ensure that Inuit are well represented at ArcticNet’s Annual Scientific Meeting. We bring Inuit research priorities to the forefront and ensure that we continue working together towards Inuit self-determination in research, one of ITK’s strategic objectives. This year’s ASM is being held in Ottawa […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201823 Views

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Family to gather on Highway 16 to honour Smithers, B.C., teen Jessica Patrick – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 20, 2018 SMITHERS, B.C. _ Family and friends of a young northwestern British Columbia mother are calling on people to gather along Highway 16 as a tribute to the 18-year-old. Jessica Patrick, also known as Jessica Balczer, was reported missing on Sept. 3, three days after she was last seen at a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201821 Views

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NAFTA-Talks-Indigenous – Audio Clip P02 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Audio Sep 20, 2018 11:34 02 – (NAFTA-Talks- Indigenous) MP3 Audio: http://audio.cp.org/productionaudio/audio/2018/09/20/cp201809200074-1.mp3 OTTAWA. x–19s. The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is raising concerns that a promised Indigenous chapter in a renewed North American Free Trade Agreement “may not come to fruition.” Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell says those concerns are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201821 Views

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Undergraduate research wins at Randy Kobes Symposium

Today’s 13th annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Research Symposium* saw a 20% increase in participation from last year, with 24 undergraduate students from seven different departments presenting their research. Chemistry took 29% of the wins this year and geography took 50% of the honourable mentions, with women in science winning big by 86%. This year’s winners, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201821 Views

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MNA: Registry Sessions

Become a citizen of the Métis Nation of Alberta and get access to cultural enrichment programs, scholarships and skills training, housing, and more. Bring your completed citizen application form to our upcoming event or get assistance filling out the form from our Registry team. Details Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Time: 10 am – 6 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 201814 Views

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