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Pauline de Jong announced as Regulator of Oil and Gas Operations

The Commissioner of the Northwest Territories has designated Pauline de Jong as Regulator of Oil and Gas Operations under the Oil and Gas Operations Act upon the recommendation of Executive Council. Since devolution on April 1, 2014, the Regulator is responsible for regulating oil and gas operations in the onshore NWT, excluding the Inuvialuit Settlement […]

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Canada’s federal energy regulator names Indigenous advisory committee – NiagaraFallsReview.ca

Aug. 7, 2020 OTTAWA—Canada’s energy regulator has named a new advisory committee that aims to change how it interacts with Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The Indigenous advisory committee, which includes eight First Nations and Métis individuals from across Canada, is part of legislation the Liberals brought in last year to impose new rules for environmental […]

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Morning Brief: Freeland pledges ‘dollar-for-dollar’ retaliation – iPolitics

Aug 7, 2020 Good morning. Canada is promising retaliation after U.S. President Donald Trump said he will reimpose aluminum tariffs because “Canada was taking advantage of us.” Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland said Canada will “swiftly impose dollar-for-dollar countermeasures.” The 10 per cent tariffs hit Aug. 16. Trump announced the tariffs in Ohio, a swing state […]

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Indigenous Rights at the UN

Credit:United Nations Association of the USA Ahead of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, UNA-USA engaged in discussion with UN and indigenous leaders. The session discussed indigenous peoples’ participation at the UN, how the UN promotes indigenous rights, and how we can all be better allies and advocates for indigenous rights issues in […]

by pmnationtalk on August 6, 2020146 Views

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The Government of Canada announces recipients of Canada’s Volunteer Awards

From: Employment and Social Development Canada August 6, 2020              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada Canadians across the land step up to volunteer every day to help make the country a better place. These individuals and organizations are committed to their communities and make positive impacts on their neighbours’ lives. This is why the […]

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TI Encouraged by Ontario Government’s Plan to Redesign Child Welfare

Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) is encouraged by the Ontario Government’s plan to redesign the provincial child welfare system. The pillars for reform, announced on July 29, 2020, and overall direction align with what we have heard is needed from urban Inuit families and community members. Executive Director (Acting) Amanda Kilabuk stated, “It is positive that the […]

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Government of Canada announces new measures to support essential air access to remote communities

From: Transport Canada August 6, 2020              Ottawa              Transport Canada The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis in the aviation industry’s ability to service communities, which is having a significant impact on the remote communities that depend on small air carriers for essential goods, services, and access in and out of the community. As […]

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FCSS-FESC Response To Bill 197 and Proposed Changes to the Education Act

Bill 197 is an omnibus bill which proposes to amend 20 pieces of legislation under the guise of “COVID-19 Economic Recovery.” With no public consultation and minimum debate in the Ontario Provincial Legislature, the government’s proposed bill limits public opportunity to consider or weigh in on the proposed legislative changes. Read to find out how […]

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Northern Ontario woman named to Canada Energy Regulator advisory body – Tbnewswatch.com

Kaella-Marie Earle is from Aroland First Nation and Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory. CALGARY — A woman from northern Ontario has been appointed to the Indigenous Advisory Committee for the recently-created Canada Energy Regulator (CER). Kaella-Marie Earle is Anishinaabekwe from Aroland First Nation and Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory. Earle is employed by Enbridge Gas Inc. in engineering construction […]

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Canada and Ontario invest in roads and bridges, connecting rural communities

August 6, 2020 BRANT COUNTY—The governments of Canada and Ontario recognize the different ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted smaller and rural communities across the province. Both governments are making strategic investments in infrastructure to meet the specific needs of rural and northern Ontario municipalities and help them strengthen their local economies. The Honourable […]

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