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Northern Lights: A wake-up call for the future of Canada

Ottawa – Canada’s Arctic is in crisis. The urgency results from decades of neglect and disregard, climate change and lack of infrastructure. The Special Senate Committee on the Arctic released its report Northern Lights: A Wake-Up Call for the Future of Canada on Tuesday, concluding its intense year-long study and is telling Canadians that “the North IS the future of […]

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Media Advisory – Executive Chair of Project Reconciliation to Discuss Indigenous Projects at Global Petroleum Show

CALGARY, June 13, 2019 – Project Reconciliation Executive Chairman and Thunderchild First Nation former Chief Delbert Wapass will talk about Indigenous-led projects and ways of moving forward at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary June 13. Wapass will explain why it’s vital that Indigenous communities be given the opportunity to purchase a majority stake in […]

by aanationtalk on June 13, 201937 Views

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Dilico Pow Wow June 13, 2019

Gakina Maamawedaa (Everyone Together) 3rd Annual Pow Pow, Thursday June 13, … Poster NT5

by aanationtalk on June 6, 201948 Views

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Statistics Canada is a leader in providing real data on women issues in Canada – We are proud to support The Women Deliver 2019 conference

OTTAWA, June 5, 2019 – Power, progress and change are backed by facts. Statistics Canada continues to be the primary data source in many different areas that shed light on women issues. These facts support the development of future policies and perspectives. The following releases featured in StatCan’s recently launched Centre for Gender, Diversity and […]

by aanationtalk on June 5, 201957 Views

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UBC endorses Canada’s Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion charter

The University of British Columbia has reaffirmed its strong commitment to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusion in research by endorsing the Government of Canada’s Dimensions charter. Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada is a pilot program that aims to address systemic barriers, particularly those experienced by members of underrepresented or disadvantaged groups. Institutions that endorse […]

by aanationtalk on June 5, 201930 Views

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Artists selected for Main Street mural project – City of Guelph

Wilson Street to be revitalized with four murals Guelph, Ont., June 4, 2019 – The four finalists for the Main Street mural project have been chosen. Each artist or artist duo will enhance one of four sites starting this September: the side wall beside the Guelph Farmers’ Market, the wooden inlet on the side of […]

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National Inquiry calls for transformative change to eradicate violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA

Missing and murdered crisis rooted in human and Indigenous rights violations Gatineau, QC, June 3, 2019 — The National Inquiry’s Final Report reveals that persistent and deliberate human and Indigenous rights violations and abuses are the root cause behind Canada’s staggering rates of violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people. The two volume report, […]

by aanationtalk on June 3, 201959 Views

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Cultural Hotspot launched in north Etobicoke and York neighbourhoods

25-May-2019 Today, Mayor John Tory launched the sixth annual Cultural Hotspot, which celebrates and spotlights the arts, culture, food, events and communities of north Etobicoke and York. Mayor Tory was joined at the launch by Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Ward 21 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City’s Economic and Community Development Committee, Councillor Frances Nunziata […]

by aanationtalk on May 27, 201937 Views

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Knowledge Synthesis Grants

Informing Best Practices in Environmental and Impact Assessments July 2019 Competition Overview Value $30,000 Duration One year Application deadline July 10, 2019 (8 p.m. eastern) Results announced September 2019 Apply See details below Context Description Themes Value and duration Eligibility Application process Evaluation and adjudication Regulations, policies and related information Contact information Read more: Knowledge Synthesis […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201947 Views

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B.C. Appeal Court ruling: Premier Kenney

May 24, 2019 Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on the B.C. Court of Appeal ruling on shipments of heavy oil through British Columbia: “British Columbia’s highest court has spoken, unanimously, and the time for obstruction of the TMX pipeline is now over. I look forward to working with B.C. and the federal government […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201952 Views

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Coady at Women Deliver Conference 2019

May 24, 2019 The world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women, Women Deliver, will take place in Vancouver, Canada in June 2019. Eileen Alma (Director Women and Indigenous Programming) and Robin Neustaeter (Program Teaching Staff) will attend on behalf of Coady International Institute. Coady graduate Musola Cathrine […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201951 Views

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CMAJ: Food insecurity in Nunavut following the introduction of Nutrition North Canada

Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain, Tracey Galloway and Valerie Tarasuk CMAJ May 21, 2019 191 (20) E552-E558; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.181617 Abstract BACKGROUND: Household food insecurity, a measure of income-related problems of food access, is a pressing public health problem in Canada’s North, especially in Nunavut. We aimed to assess the impact of Nutrition North Canada, a food retail […]

by aanationtalk on May 21, 201957 Views

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Aboriginal Veterans Tribute List – National Launch April 2019

March 31, 2019 Aboriginal Veterans Tribute List  – National Launch April 2019 From: Aboriginal Veterans Tribute  [http://www.aboriginalveteranlist.ca] Backgrounder OVERVIEW Paying tribute to Aboriginal Veterans and their families in the defence of rights and freedoms of Canadians “is just the right thing to do” says Jeff Schlingloff.  For over 20 years, Schlingloff, a Veteran historian and researcher, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2019300 Views

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Work by the eight laureates of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts featured in new exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada

OTTAWA, March 27, 2019 – #GGArts, opening March 28, 2019, features a selection of outstanding work by the 2019 laureates of the Governor General’s Awards for lifetime achievement in the visual and media arts. Organized by the National Gallery of Canada in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, the exhibition showcases the remarkable […]

by aanationtalk on March 27, 2019193 Views

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NationTalk Interviews from 2nd Annual She Is Wise Conference (Toronto, ON)

ONWA Day 1, She is Wise Conference – Keynote Speaker: Fay Blaney Fay Blaney, Xwemalhkw (Homalco) Coast Salisho was raised by her great grandparents, speaking her own language until the age of 7. She and 4 generations of her family attended residential schools in BC. She is a graduate of Simon Fraser University, a founding […]

by aanationtalk on March 27, 2019116 Views

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Budget 2019: A secure and dignified retirement for Canadians

March 25, 2019 Québec, Québec Employment and Social Development Canada Over the course of their lives, seniors have made tremendous contributions to their communities right across Canada—and carry with them a wealth of knowledge, experience and skills they can continue to contribute today. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Family, Children and Social Development, […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 201964 Views

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The 2019 JUNO Awards Winners List

Mar 17, 2019 Download The 2019 JUNO Awards Winner List (PDF) NT5

by aanationtalk on March 18, 201995 Views

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BCAFN: Register for First Nations Cannabis Forum – March 27, 2019

March 13, 2019 REGISTER A travel subsidy will be made available for one Chief or delegate per First Nation to attend the BC Forum only. Details to follow. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Froese at Sarah.Froese@bcafn.ca or 1 (778) 855-7439. NT5

by aanationtalk on March 14, 2019192 Views

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Office of the Child and Youth Advocate releases videos in Indigenous languages to improve service accessibility

February 19, 2019 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released two videos about the organization in the Blackfoot and Cree languages. These videos, which include information about what a young person can expect when they call the OCYA and how the office can help advocate on their behalf, are unique new […]

by aanationtalk on February 19, 2019163 Views

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care: Career Fair – February 28

Career Fair – February 28 2pm-7pm at the Victoria Inn… NT4

by aanationtalk on February 13, 2019140 Views

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Manitoba Music Welcomes New Indigenous Music Export Coordinator, Jade Harper

February 12, 2019 Manitoba Music is pleased to welcome its newest staff member, Jade Harper, in the role of Indigenous Music Export Coordinator. “We’re excited to welcome Jade to the team to build this new program working with First Nation, Metis, and Inuit peoples from across Western Canada,” says Sean McManus, executive director of Manitoba […]

by aanationtalk on February 12, 2019165 Views

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Government of Canada introduces historic legislation on Indigenous languages

From: Canadian Heritage News release OTTAWA, February 5, 2019 Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, introduced Bill C-91, the Indigenous Languages Act, to reclaim, revitalize, strengthen and maintain Indigenous languages in Canada. The bill has been developed to support the meaningful implementation of Calls to Action 13, 14 and 15 […]

by aanationtalk on February 5, 2019143 Views

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First Nation Land Governance Readiness Conference Live Stream

This conference being held on February 6th and 7th, 2019 at the River Cree Resort in Edmonton will be live streamed in English and French. For more information about the conference please go to www.fnlandgov.com/ CLICK HERE to view the English webcast on February 6th CLICK HERE to view the French webcast on February 6th CLICK HERE to view […]

by aanationtalk on February 5, 2019168 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Rodriguez to Make an Important Announcement About Indigenous Languages

OTTAWA – The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will make an important announcement about Indigenous languages on Tuesday. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. The details are as follows: Date: Tuesday February 5 Time: 12:15 p.m. Place: National Arts Centre Rossy Pavilion 1 Elgin […]

by aanationtalk on February 5, 2019121 Views

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Enwayaang: A Night of Extraordinary Ideas Hosted at Gzowski College

January 31, 2019 A series of mini-lectures from a few of Trent’s most engaging professors Enwayaang – a word that translates from Anishinaabemowin as “the way we speak together” – is a fitting name for a recent event at Trent that showcased how all ideas and disciplines are connected. Peter Gzowski College hosted several student-nominated […]

by aanationtalk on January 31, 2019111 Views

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Manitoba Métis Heritage Fund Partnering with St. Boniface Hospital Foundation for Embracing our Beginnings Gala

Winnipeg, MB – Today the Manitoba Métis Heritage Fund (MMHF) and Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) announced their partnership with St. Boniface Hospital Foundation for its 2019 Gala, Embracing our Beginnings. “We are pleased to partner with St. Boniface Hospital Foundation in support of their Youth BIOLab program,” said Denise Thomas, Chair, Manitoba Métis Heritage Fund. […]

by aanationtalk on January 31, 2019110 Views

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada: 2017-2018 Annual Report

President’s Message Hello and thank you for reading Pauktuutit’s 34th Annual Report. These reports form an important modern history of Inuit women in Canada – and we have much to be proud of. We have had many, many accomplishments and successes, and we at Pauktuutit remain committed to improving the lives of all Inuit women and […]

by aanationtalk on January 28, 2019154 Views

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SSHRC-funded researchers appointed to Order of Canada

On December 27, 2018, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced the latest appointments to the Order of Canada. SSHRC would like to congratulate and acknowledge the following SSHRC-funded researchers appointed as officers (O.C.) and members (C.M.) of the Order of Canada: Jo-ann Archibald Q’um Q’um Xiiem, O.C., for her leadership in advancing Indigenous educational programs […]

by aanationtalk on January 28, 2019118 Views

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Together For LNG Campaign gives voice to tens of thousands of supportive British Columbians

Vancouver, Jan. 23, 2019 – LNG development in B.C. is the key to a bright future for our province. It offers economic and social benefits to First Nations, increased government revenues to pay for health care, education and other services and thousands of well-paying jobs for British Columbians. That’s why a coalition of workers, First […]

by aanationtalk on January 23, 2019117 Views

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BC Tripartite Education Agreement (BCTEA)

Special Event Celebration the BC Tripartite Education Agreement At Xwemelch’stn Etsimxwawtxw, 107 Lower Capilano Road, West Vancouver, British Columbia January 23, 2019, 1pm Key Resources Read the BCTEA including the detailed schedules See the most current BCTEA Update (January 2019). BCTEA BC First Nations Education Funding Handbook (2018) explains the Indigenous Services Canada’s BCTEA Funding Detail Budget Report Table that […]

by aanationtalk on January 23, 2019164 Views

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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Reacts To New Cabinet Appointments

January 14, 2019, Ottawa, ON – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) President Natan Obed said the following about the new and shuffled appointments within the federal government’s cabinet: “Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami has welcomed productive and respectful relationships with many members of the federal cabinet; we look forward to expanding these relationships with ministers serving in new […]

by aanationtalk on January 15, 2019101 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Tassi visits Université de Sherbrooke’s Research Centre on Aging to highlight its commitment to seniors

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Media advisory During her visit, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will deliver a speech following a tour of Université de Sherbrooke’s Research Centre on Aging. Minister Tassi will be joined by the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, and Member of Parliament for […]

by aanationtalk on January 15, 2019123 Views

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City of Whitehorse: City News Highlights

01/11/2019 View City of Whitehorse: City News Highlights NT4

by aanationtalk on January 15, 2019112 Views

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MNS: Provincial Métis Citizenship Registry – Mobile Intake Session Pierceland, Lloydminister, Pontiex & Assiniboia

Jan. 10, 2019 Register today for the Mobile Intake Session in Pierceland! Download the form here. ~ Register today for the Mobile Intake Session in Lloydminister! Download the form here. ~ Register today for the Mobile Intake Session in Pontiex! Download the form here. ~ Register today for the Mobile Intake Session in Assiniboia! Download the form here. NT5

by aanationtalk on January 11, 2019172 Views

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Chronic Absenteeism: When Children Disappear

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrador Child and Youth Advocate’s Message Many children and youth in Newfoundland and Labrador are routinely absent from school without excuse or reason. Once they become disconnected from school, it can be hard to reverse. These children often lose their social connections, they drop behind […]

by aanationtalk on January 10, 2019134 Views

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RBC Taylor Prize Jury Names 2019’s Five Best Books in Literary Non-Fiction

January 9 , 2019 AT A STANDING-ROOM-ONLY press conference held in downtown Toronto, two of the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize jurors, Camilla Gibb and Roy MacGregor announced the five finalists for this year’s Prize. The finalists for the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize are: • Just Let Me Look at You: On Fatherhood, by Bill Gaston, published by […]

by aanationtalk on January 9, 2019183 Views

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What to expect during police enforcement of court ordered injunction in Houston, BC

B.C. North District, Houston 2019-01-07 09:15 PST The conflict between the oil and gas industries, Indigenous communities, and governments all across the province has been ongoing for a number of years. This has never been a police issue. In fact, the BC RCMP is impartial and we respect the rights of individuals to peaceful, lawful […]

by aanationtalk on January 7, 2019148 Views

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Background on BC RCMP’s role in enforcing injunction order

B.C. North District, Houston 2019-01-06 09:00 PST On December 14, 2018, the BC Supreme Court issued an interim injunction against protesters who interfere with the Coastal GasLink project, in and around the Morice River Bridge or the area accessed by the Morice West Forest Service Road. As with previous injunction orders and police enforcement clauses, […]

by aanationtalk on January 7, 2019239 Views

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Have a Heart Day is coming up on February 14, 2019!

Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation event that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of who they are.  Click on this link to hear Senator Kim Pate make a […]

by aanationtalk on January 7, 2019362 Views

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IEN Year In Review

Message from IEN Executive Director Tom BK Goldtooth For IEN, partners and allies, calendar year 2018 was an extraordinarily busy year, dominated by Indigenous grassroots and front line organizations allied collaboration. Native Nations and allies came together in strategic opposition to an ever-increasing push by corporate and government factions to expand the extractive economy beyond […]

by aanationtalk on January 3, 2019133 Views

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Gathering Our Voices 2019 – Nominations Open: Honour an Indigenous Youth (HIY) Award / Volunteer Applications Open

NOMINATIONS OPEN: HIY AWARD! Now accepting nominations! The Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (PAYC) recognizes Indigenous Youth for the Honour an Indigenous Youth (HIY) Award. If you know an Indigenous Youth who has made an outstanding commitment or achievement in their community, please nominate them here by February 26, 2019. VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS OPEN Volunteers are a […]

by aanationtalk on December 11, 2018151 Views

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INAN Report 17: The Challenges of Delivering Continuing Care in First Nations Communities

THE CHALLENGES OF DELIVERING CONTINUING CARE IN FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES Report of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair Indigenous health outcomes tend to be poorer than the Canadian average. The underlying factors are complex and include historical and intergenerational trauma attributed to colonialism and discriminatory policies, as well as social determinants of […]

by aanationtalk on December 11, 2018258 Views

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December 10, 2018 – Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Grants to the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut for Health Care of Indians and Inuit

Final Report Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Grants to the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut for Health Care of Indians and Inuit Project Number: 1570-7/16123 March 2017 Evaluation, Performance Measurement and Review Branch Audit and Evaluation Sector Executive Summary This report constitutes the Evaluation of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada’s (INAC’s) Grants to the Government of […]

by aanationtalk on December 10, 2018159 Views

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care: Christmas Wish Campaign – 2018

Make a Child’s Christmas Wish Come True… Join Dilico Anishinabek Family Care and help fill 800 Christmas Wish bags for deserving babies, children and youth this holiday season. http://www.dilico.com/upload/documents/christmas-wish-2018-letter-web.pdf NT5

by aanationtalk on November 20, 2018198 Views

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University of Sudbury – Calling for submissions: “Indigenous Me” Youth Publication Contest!

The University of Sudbury, a member of the Laurentian Federation, is calling on Indigenous youth to submit a creative writing composition on the theme “What being Indigenous means to me!” Creative writing submissions can take the form of a short story, poem, short essay, open letter, song or written artwork. Submissions will be showcased in […]

by aanationtalk on November 19, 2018267 Views

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Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival 2K18 – Now Accepting Submissions

November 28th – December 2nd Welcome to the 17th Annual Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, celebrating the best Indigenous Cinema from Canada and around the world! We have an exciting line up of films, special guest speakers and events planned this year, so we hope to see you all & Welcome you to the 2018 WAFF […]

by aanationtalk on November 14, 2018301 Views

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MOA: Marking The Infinite – Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia

DATES November 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019 Aboriginal women have been redrawing the boundaries of the contemporary Aboriginal art scene in Australia since the late 1980s, redefining a movement that continues today. Their work resonates with vitality and relevance, their Indigenous ways of knowing the world captured in each brush stroke and woven thread. […]

by aanationtalk on November 14, 2018173 Views

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Media Advisory: Peterborough Public Health Nurses to Hold Information Picket at Board of Health

PETERBOROUGH, ON, Nov. 14, 2018 – Following a very successful information picket held last week, Public Health Nurses working for Peterborough Health Unit will be hold a second picket this afternoon prior to the Board of Health meeting. “Our nurses believe strongly that the community deserves to get maximum benefit of the specialized education our […]

by aanationtalk on November 14, 2018168 Views

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BCGEU welcomes B.C.’s Action Plan to mitigate wildfire and flood risks

“I am especially pleased to see plans to develop mental health recovery programs and supports for workers and people from affected communities, a wide-ranging emphasis on partnership and coordination with First Nations and Indigenous groups, as well as improvements to Emergency Social Services”—BCGEU President Stephanie Smith Vancouver (08 Nov. 2018) The British Columbia Government and […]

by aanationtalk on November 8, 2018178 Views

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Susan Aglukark at Lillian H. Smith Toronto Public Library

Visit the Lilliam H. Smith Toronto Public Library on Saturday, November 3rd at 2-3pm to meet Susan Aglukark, author of Una Huna?: What Is This? Susan will be doing a reading from her new picture book as well as performing a song from her newest album The Crossing. To read more about the event click here. Lilliam […]

by aanationtalk on October 23, 2018208 Views

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