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CER Announces the Establishment of First Indigenous Advisory Committee

August 5, 2020 – Calgary, AB – Canada Energy Regulator For the first time ever, Canada’s federal energy regulator has an Indigenous Advisory Committee (IAC) who will advise the Board of Directors on how the CER can build a new relationship with Indigenous peoples. Members of the IAC are leaders at the local, regional and national […]

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Minister Jordan Announces the Fish Harvester Benefit and Fish Harvester Grant to open on August 24th

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada August 5th, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canada’s fish and seafood harvesters are the driving economic force behind many coastal and rural communities. Hardship and uncertainty are felt across the economy due to COVID-19, but our fisheries have faced unique challenges that require direct solutions. In May, the Government of […]

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Infrastructure program expands to support COVID-19 community resilience

From: Infrastructure Canada Ottawa, Ontario, August 5, 2020— Canada’s communities are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic and need immediate assistance to make their public infrastructure safe for use during the pandemic. Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, is announcing new steps to help provinces and territories deal with the […]

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City of Vancouver: Council approves COVID-19 Recovery Committee report, with 41 priorities for City’s pandemic recovery

July 31 2020 – The Vancouver City Council COVID-19 Recovery Committee (CCRC) unanimously approved its final report on Wednesday, summarizing the recommendations from a series of meetings with experts and stakeholders who provided advice on how the City can ensure a successful recovery from the pandemic. Since forming in May the committee has heard from 23 different […]

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Rotary Hears From Those Who Help at Weekly Meeting – PortageOnline.com

05 August 2020 The Portage Rotary Club held their weekly lunch meeting yesterday, and those in attendance had the opportunity to learn about an important service here in the community. Wawokiya Program Coordinator Brendan Schaan spoke at yesterday’s meeting and explained what the Wawokiya program is and what they bring to the community. He explains […]

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Nunavut MLAs now exempt from isolation requirements when on official travel – Nunatsiaq News

Isolation hubs to remain in place until reliable testing capacity available in territory Nunavut MLAs are now exempt from mandatory isolation requirements put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, says the territory’s chief public health officer. Nunavut’s member of Parliament, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, and Senator Dennis Patterson were already exempt from isolation requirements. The exemption applies […]

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COVID Alert app could result in some people being ID’d – CBC

Identification ‘highly improbable’ but not impossible, office of privacy commissioner says Aug 05, 2020 The federal government’s new COVID Alert app doesn’t offer 100 per cent privacy and could allow some who test positive for the coronavirus to be identified, particularly those who live in small communities or who don’t interact with many people. When the […]

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Six Islanders recently cited for Seventh Generation Charity Anishinabek Lifetime Achievement Awards – Manitoulin Expositor

August 5, 2020 MANITOULIN – Six Manitoulin Island and Whitefish River First Nation residents have been cited and recognized for their efforts to their First Nation communities with prestigious awards through the Anishinabek Nation Seventh Generation Charity Anishinabek Lifetime Achievement Awards. The list of local award winners includes James Megwanabe of Whitefish River First Nation, […]

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NAN responds to Ontario’s announcement on child welfare – Wawatay News

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Walter Naveau has issued the following statement in response to the Government of Ontario’s plan to modernize the child welfare system announced today: “The transformation of child welfare in Ontario is long overdue, but the Ford government’s strategy doesn’t provide enough detail on funding, resources, and timelines. Supporting […]

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State of emergency extended to continue B.C.’s COVID-19 response

Aug. 4, 2020 VICTORIA – The B.C. government has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act to support the Province’s COVID-19 pandemic response. “In recent weeks, British Columbians have been reminded that COVID-19 case […]

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