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Too many black, Indigenous kids in Ontario child welfare system, report finds – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 12, 2018 14:27 By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Black and Indigenous children appear to be put into care in relatively far greater numbers than other racial groups in Ontario, according to a report released Thursday that makes an urgent call for action. The review by the province’s human rights commission finds a “staggering” […]

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Seneca Nation renews fight with New York over Thruway – CP

Source: The Associated Press Apr 12, 2018 12:58 IRVING, N.Y. _ The Seneca Indian Nation is renewing its fight with New York state over its construction of the Thruway across reservation land more than 60 years ago. The western New York tribe says Thursday a new lawsuit seeks to force the state to get federal approval for the toll […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to announce support for Indigenous Communities in Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta, April 12, 2018 – The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods, and Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 Issues, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development […]

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Premier Brian Pallister Calls on Governments to Halt Opposition, Assure Progress on Trans Mountain Pipeline

April 12, 2018 In response to this past weekend’s announcement by Kinder Morgan that it is suspending non-essential spending on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion until May 31, and the possibility the project could be abandoned after that date, Premier Brian Pallister is calling on the government of British Columbia to abandon its opposition to […]

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Students build tiny homes to tackle Alberta First Nation’s housing crisis – CBC

The program helps youth learn about trades while providing homes for seniors April 12, 2018 A southern Alberta First Nation is testing out a tiny home pilot project in the hope of both tackling its housing crisis and setting up high school students for careers in the trades. On Wednesday, Piikani Nation broke ground on the […]

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Government of Canada provides opportunities for youth in skilled trades and STEM in Yukon

April 12, 2018                    Whitehorse, Yukon                    Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. That’s why the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, […]

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Inuit must lead Nunavut mine development: Ken Coates – Nunatsiaq.com

April 11, 2018 “There is a new Arctic developing, and it’s an Arctic that is based on sharing resource wealth” Including Inuit in Nunavut’s resource development sector is non-negotiable, the respected academic Ken Coates told attendees at Nunavut’s 21st mining symposium in a keynote speech April 10 at the Koojesse Room in Iqaluit’s Frobisher Inn. […]

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Doug Ford vows to fire CEO and board of Hydro One if elected premier – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 12, 2018 11:28 TORONTO _ Doug Ford says that if he is elected premier this spring, he will fire the CEO of Hydro One and the company’s board of directors. The Progressive Conservative leader says he would dump CEO Mayo Schmidt because the head of the partially privatized utility presided over a dramatic increase […]

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Changes to black bear seasons in Haida Gwaii

April 12, 2018 HAIDA GWAII – Effective immediately, the black bear general open season hunt on Haida Gwaii is closed and is being replaced by a limited entry hunt. The current season started April 1, 2018. Individuals wanting to hunt black bear on Haida Gwaii in 2018 must apply for, and obtain, a limited entry hunting […]

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Announcement of contribution from Fisheries and Oceans Canada under the Oceans Protection Plan

April 12, 2018 Québec, QC  – On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, will make an announcement regarding the Oceans Protection Plan’s Coastal Restoration Fund. Mr. Konrad Sioui, Grand Chief of the Huron-Wendat Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 2018309 Views

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