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NAN: Mushkikiw Wiichihiitiwin Gathering Final Report

Health Transformation Mandated by Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Resolution 16/04 Call for Declaration of Public Health Emergency, the Sioux Lookout Chiefs Committee on Health and the NAN Executive declared a Health and Public Health Emergency for First Nations across NAN territory.  This Declaration was not made lightly.  It was forced into existence by decades of perpetual […]

by aanationtalk on October 23, 20197 Views

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RCYBC: Annual Report 2018/19 and Service Plan 2019/20 to 2021/22

SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 This report provides an overview of the work of the Office on behalf of the children and youth of B.C. over the past year and a plan outlining goals and objectives for the 2019/20 to 2021/22 fiscal years. Complete financial statements are also included. A Message from the Representative for Children and […]

by aanationtalk on October 1, 201936 Views

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CERP: Final report

Access the live press conference On September 30, 2019, the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress, chaired by the Honourable Jacques Viens, released the report submitted to the government at the completion of its mandate. In a call for reconciliation and a new […]

by aanationtalk on September 30, 201933 Views

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Media Advisory – Reaction of the Chief of the AFNQL Ghislain Picard to the Viens Commission’s report

VAL-D’OR, QC, Sept. 30, 2019 – The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) Ghislain Picard will be on site and available for interviews following the tabling of the report on the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec (Viens Commission). EVENT : Report of the Public Inquiry […]

by aanationtalk on September 30, 201954 Views

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Media Invitation – Submission of the report of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation, progress

VAL-D’OR, QC, Sept. 29, 2019 – The President of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec – listening, reconciliation and progress, the honourable Jacques Viens, will proceed with the submission of the Commission’s report next Monday. He invites media representatives to attend this submission. Date: Monday, September […]

by aanationtalk on September 30, 201940 Views

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OTC: Survey finds majority of Sask. residents believe Reconciliation possible

In a survey commissioned by the Office of the Treaty Commissioner we heard the attitudes and thoughts related to Truth and Reconciliation from over 3,000 Saskatchewan residents. We learned that people are more familiar with Residential Schools than with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and its Calls to Action. Almost all respondents agreed that […]

by aanationtalk on September 23, 201939 Views

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CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre: Save the Date! Join us at our Annual General Meeting on October 22nd!

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by aanationtalk on September 23, 201939 Views

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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip Acclaimed for 8th Term as President of UBCIC

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – September 19, 2019) Yesterday Grand Chief Stewart Phillip was re-elected by acclamation to President of Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) for another three-year term, a position he has served for the past twenty-one consecutive years. The UBCIC congratulates Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on his re-election […]

by aanationtalk on September 20, 201993 Views

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James Arthur, Emilio Estevez, Rupi Kaur, Sarah McLachlan, David Suzuki and WE Charity’s Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger celebrate young people leading social change at WE Day Toronto

– WE Day Toronto will stream live at 9:00 a.m. ET today at we.org/watchweday – – WE Day Toronto is free to students thanks to partners led by Co-Title Sponsors RBC and TELUS– – WE Carpet photos will be available at 10 a.m. ET and WE Day Toronto photos will be available at 4 p.m. […]

by aanationtalk on September 19, 201995 Views

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NAN Orange Shirt Day – Indian Residential School Walk

September 30, 2019 – 11AM – Patterson Park Read more: http://www.nan.on.ca/orange-shirt-day NT5

by aanationtalk on September 13, 2019109 Views

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The McMichael Opens Two Exhibitions on Artists from Manitoba: L.L. FitzGerald and Robert Houle

An Autumn of Discovery Kleinburg, ON – The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is pleased to announce a pair of fall exhibitions that offer illuminating perspectives on the Canadian landscape by two artists from Manitoba born more than half a century apart. Opening on October 12, Into the Light: Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald (through February 17, 2020) […]

by aanationtalk on September 13, 201962 Views

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8th Annual National Indigenous Physical Activity & Wellness Conference

Save the date! 8th Annual National Indigenous Physical Activity & Wellness Conference May 2nd and 3rd, 2020, Saturday & Sunday Cowichan Valley Tribes Duncan, British Columbia Canada 2020 Annual Conference Indigenous Physical Activity & Cultural Circle (IPACC) would like to invite you to join us in sharing best practices, and to join other leaders who […]

by aanationtalk on September 13, 201943 Views

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Deserving trio to receive alumni awards at BU Homecoming 2019

A young doctor who returned to Brandon for her practice, a businessman with a lengthy career in recycling, and a health-care professional who turned to academia and service will all be recognized as outstanding Brandon University and Brandon College alumni. Jillian DeCosse will receive the Distinguished Young Alumni Award, Cam Davreux will receive the Distinguished […]

by aanationtalk on September 11, 201933 Views

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QNW: Family Violence Resource Guide for Quebec First Nations

Quebec Native Women supports Aboriginal women in their efforts to improve their living conditions by promoting non-violence, justice, equal rights and health. The Association also supports women in their commitment to their communities and declares itself to be non-partisan in its activities. It aims to defend the interests of Indigenous women, their families and their […]

by aanationtalk on September 11, 201933 Views

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First Nations Child & Family Caring Society – 2019 CHRT 39

September 06, 2019 Another win for First Nations children and their families as the Canadian Human Right Tribunal (CHRT) issues the 8th non-compliance order (2019 CHRT 39) regarding compensation for First Nations children and their families who were negatively impacted by Canada’s discriminatory practices. Year Published 2019 File(s) PDF NT5

by aanationtalk on September 6, 2019205 Views

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Mayor Tory presents Robbie Robertson with Key to the City

September 5, 2019 Mayor John Tory today presented Robbie Robertson with a Key to the City at a press conference held at TIFF Bell Lightbox prior to the world premiere of the film “Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band.” Born and raised in Toronto, Robertson is a Canadian musician, songwriter, film composer, producer, […]

by aanationtalk on September 5, 2019145 Views

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Secretary-General Warns against Rapid, Unplanned Urbanization in Message to BRIDGE for Cities 4.0 Event

3 SEPTEMBER 2019 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Kai Bethke, Director of External Relations, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), to a BRIDGE for Cities 4.0 event, held in Vienna on 3 and 4 September: I am pleased to greet BRIDGE for Cities 4.0. With 55 per cent of the global […]

by aanationtalk on September 3, 201972 Views

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Tuesday Johnson-MacDonald, Founder, President, and Lead Project Manager of Tap Resources

NationTalk interviews Tuesday Johnson-MacDonald, Founder, President and Lead Project Manager of Tap Resources. She talks about her 20 years’ experience in the events management at all levels of government, with a focus on Indigenous organizations as well as corporate and non-profit entities. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations […]

by pmnationtalk on September 2, 2019172 Views

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Media advisory: Important announcement with Canada and four of the Tiyt Tribe First Nations

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Hope, British Columbia — Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Chief Clem Seymour of Seabird Island, Chief Ken Hansen of Yale First Nation, Chief Rhoda Peters of Chawathil First Nation and Siyá:m Shane […]

by aanationtalk on August 27, 201962 Views

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UFCW Canada and Ambearrister visit Kapapamahchakwew – Wandering Spirit School

Toronto – August 22, 2019 – UFCW Canada recently hosted a Reconciliation Ambearrister at a special event at the Kapapamahchakwew – Wandering Spirit School in Toronto. During the event, union members, children, and school representatives learned about the many ways that we can promote the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. Attendees also took in a story, […]

by aanationtalk on August 23, 201963 Views

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Wally Schumann: Update on Taltson Hydro and Other Energy Initiatives

Ministers’ Statements and Speeches Mr. Speaker, at the beginning of the 18th Legislative Assembly, our government committed to explore options for renewable and alternative energy sources and to improve our energy conservation efforts. The 2030 Energy Strategy was released in 2018 to provide a long-term vision for energy use and supply in the Northwest Territories […]

by aanationtalk on August 23, 201953 Views

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MNBC Annual General Meeting 2019 Official Notice

Welcome to the official site for the 2019 MNBC Annual General Meeting! The Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), in accordance with the MNBC Constitution, HEREBY gives notice of the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM). This year the AGM will take place at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre, located at 808 Canada Games Way, […]

by aanationtalk on August 23, 201985 Views

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AGO to install major new sculpture by Brian Jungen at corner of Dundas and McCaul Streets

TORONTO – The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) has commissioned artist Brian Jungen to create a large scale work of public art for the south-west corner of Dundas and McCaul Streets in Toronto. Scheduled to be unveiled in the fall of 2020, it will be the first public artwork commissioned by the AGO in its […]

by aanationtalk on August 23, 2019157 Views

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The National Energy Board (NEB) 2018-19 Annual Report to Parliament has been tabled in Parliament

Message from the Chair and CEO The National Energy Board (NEB) is Canada’s federal energy regulator. We regulate pipelines, energy development and trade on behalf of Canadians in a way that protects the public and the environment while supporting efficient markets. People count on us to keep them safe, to protect their communities and lands, […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 201967 Views

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A new series featuring some of Canada’s most fascinating personalities – Canadian Museum of History

Gatineau, Quebec — The Canadian Museum of History invites you to a new series of inspiring talks and performances featuring some of Canada’s most fascinating personalities. Designed for open dialogue, the series An evening with . . . welcomes a broad range of experts and personalities in fields such as history, politics, media and arts […]

by aanationtalk on August 21, 201935 Views

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BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres Announces New Board of Directors

(VICTORIA, BC) – The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) elected three new board members with eight remaining on the board at the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Williams Lake on July 6, 2019. The BCAAFC welcomes three new board members to the board: Carol Camille, Lillooet Friendship Centre Society Tami Omeasoo, Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre […]

by aanationtalk on August 20, 201967 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Joly to Announce Funding to Enhance Indigenous Arts Festival in Niagara

From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario Media advisory August 19, 2019 — Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will announce funding to strengthen a local Indigenous tourism experience, to celebrate unique culture, history and creative arts, while creating new economic opportunities. Date: Tuesday, August 20, […]

by aanationtalk on August 19, 201956 Views

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Public Safety Canada: 2018 Corrections and Conditional Release Statistical Overview

2019-08-19 This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. Preface This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. A primary consideration in producing this overview was to present general […]

by aanationtalk on August 19, 201963 Views

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Public Safety Canada: 2018 Human Trafficking Consultations Report

2019-08-16 This report breaks down the findings of the consultations by key themes identified in participants’ responses. 1. Executive Summary Following the formal evaluation of Canada’s National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking, in effect from 2012-2016, the federal government committed to establish a National Human Trafficking Hotline and launch a consultation process to help […]

by aanationtalk on August 19, 201951 Views

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Viability Study – Cape Breton Regional Municipality – Recommendations Report

Authorship This report is prepared by Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) for the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (referred to as the CBRM, Municipality, or Regional Municipality throughout) Viability Study Steering Committee (referred to as Steering Committee). This report is based on information and documentation that was made available to Grant Thornton as well as information […]

by aanationtalk on August 14, 2019165 Views

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OAG_MB: Operations of the Office – Strategic Priorities Plan for 2019 / 20 – 2021 / 22

August, 2019 Operations of the Office – Strategic Priorities Plan for 2019 / 20 – 2021 / 22 Download PDF – 2.75 MB NT5

by aanationtalk on August 13, 201960 Views

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OAG_MB: Operations of the Office – for the year ended March 31, 2019

August, 2019 Operations of the Office – for the year ended March 31, 2019 Download PDF – 7.69 MB NT4

by aanationtalk on August 13, 201954 Views

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Media Advisory – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, August 12, 2019– Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, and the Honourable Alfred Moses, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 […]

by aanationtalk on August 13, 201947 Views

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Media Advisory – Eskasoni, Nova Scotia

Eskasoni, Nova Scotia, August 12, 2019 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development; the Honourable Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia; and Eskasoni Chief Leroy Denny. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Time: 11:00 a.m. (Media are asked to arrive […]

by aanationtalk on August 13, 201948 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada announces funding to benefit First Nations people in Thunder Bay

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada is working with local First Nations organizations to create employment opportunities for First Nations people in Thunder Bay. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to […]

by aanationtalk on August 13, 201956 Views

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WCEL: Canada exceeds international commitments in marine protection, ahead of 2020 deadline

OTTAWA — The Canadian government has surpassed its commitment to protect at least 10 per cent of its oceans before 2020. This achievement is the result of significant collaboration between Indigenous communities, the Canadian government, conservation organizations, communities and industries. The David Suzuki Foundation, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Ecology Action Centre, West Coast Environmental […]

by aanationtalk on August 8, 201951 Views

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A milestone in marine conservation – The Nature Conservancy of Canada applauds protection through partnership in the High Arctic

Toronto, ON The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) congratulates the Qikiqtani Inuit Association and the Governments of Canada and Nunavut for today’s announcement of two new protected areas covering 427,000 square kilometres in the High Arctic. The national non-profit conservation organization especially welcomes the news that one of those areas, the Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine […]

by aanationtalk on August 8, 201972 Views

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Ottawa residents and Canadians invited to share inspiration online for public art and landscape: Next phase of engagement for new OPL-LAC joint facility now live

August 7, 2019 The third phase of the Inspire555 series to engage the public and gather input on the new Ottawa Public Library (OPL) and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) joint facility is online now at Inspire555.ca. In a short questionnaire on Public Art and Landscape, Canadians from coast to coast are invited to share […]

by aanationtalk on August 7, 201971 Views

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PAMA: What’s on this August

PAMA is your Family Staycation Destination this August August at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is filled with fantastic family fun! Experience various exhibitions and hands-on opportunities for little hands, instructor-led creative activities on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as the self-guided weekend family fun activity. Don’t forget to drop-in for exciting […]

by aanationtalk on August 7, 201951 Views

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MNO Barrie-South Simcoe Métis Council joins Region 7 in recent charter signing

On July 29, 2019, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens met in Barrie for the signing of the latest community charter in an early evening ceremony. The MNO Barrie-South Simcoe Métis Council represents the 31st and most recent chartered community council to join the MNO, following the previous signing of the Thames Bluewater Métis Council […]

by aanationtalk on August 5, 201935 Views

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Four SSHRC-funded researchers appointed to Order of Canada

On June 27, 2019, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced the latest appointments to the Order of Canada. Four SSHRC-funded researchers were among the 83 new appointments. We would like to congratulate and recognize the following researchers named as Officers (O.C.) and Members (C.M.) of the Order of Canada: […]

by aanationtalk on August 5, 201949 Views

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Raise Your Voice: NFB & imagineNATIVE launch call for Indigenous Voice Artists

Calling all Hip Hop, Rap, Spoken Word Artists, Poets, Singers, Audio Storytellers, and Podcasters. The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival are partnering for the eighth annual Digital Project Prize. This year we’re inviting Indigenous voice artists to apply to create something new, a digital or interactive experiment. […]

by aanationtalk on July 23, 2019101 Views

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Métis Nation BC Métis Oral History Project

July 22nd, 2019 Métis have a rich history in British Columbia, more than just the North East corner of the province. Historical evidence about Métis communities in BC is more limited than what is available for the rest of the Métis Homeland. This can be attributed to the early and profound unwillingness of first the […]

by aanationtalk on July 23, 201971 Views

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FNTC at the 2019 AFN Annual General Assembly

The First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) will be at the 2019 Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual General Assembly in Fredericton, N.B., from July 23-25. Anyone attending the assembly is encouraged to stop by our booth to learn more about the FNTC and its services, as well as enter our door prize to win a […]

by aanationtalk on July 22, 201972 Views

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9th Annual NRTF Golf Tournament

JOIN US FOR A TWO-PERSON BEST BALL GOLF TOURNAMENT WITH PROCEEDS SUPPORTING THE NEW RELATIONSHIP TRUST FOUNDATION. LOCATION & TIME: UBC University Golf Club in Vancouver, BC 5185 University Blvd Thursday, August 1, 2019 Registration – 11:30am Tee Time – 1:00pm The Foundation was created in 2011 by the New Relationship Trust to raise funds […]

by aanationtalk on July 22, 201965 Views

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Webinar: Property Transfer Tax Under the FMA

In the above webinar, FNTC Legal Counsel Marie Potvin breaks down property transfer tax under the FMA into seven essential topics, including defining PTT, provincial regimes, PTT under the FMA, implementation, administrative requirements, law development and next steps. Below are some highlights. What is PTT? PTT is a tax that is levied each time a […]

by aanationtalk on July 22, 2019103 Views

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Mildred Lake Extension Project and Mildred Lake Tailings Management Plan

2019 ABAER 006 Syncrude Canada Ltd. Mildred Lake Extension Project and Mildred Lake Tailings Management Plan Applications 1820856, 034-00000026, 001-00363203, 005-00263298, MSL170423, MSL170430, MSL352; and Tailings Management Plan Decision [1] The panel finds the Syncrude Ltd. Mildred Lake Extension project is in the public interest. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) therefore approves, subject to conditions made […]

by aanationtalk on July 17, 2019109 Views

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Dilico Pow Wow July 18: Gakina Maamawedaa (Everyone Together) 3rd Annual Pow Pow

Poster: http://www.dilico.com/upload/documents/2019-dilico-pow-wow-poster-july-18-2019-.pdf NT5

by aanationtalk on July 15, 2019121 Views

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Public Safety Canada: Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative / Summary of the Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative

2019-06-28 This report presents the results of the Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative (ACSPI or the Initiative). There are two main components of the Initiative, the Community Safety Planning Process and Community-based Pilot Projects Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative The Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative (ACSPI or the Initiative) […]

by aanationtalk on June 28, 2019106 Views

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Red Embers installation at Allan Gardens features work of five OCAD U alumni

Red Embers, a public art installation honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women is on display at Toronto’s Allan Gardens. Commissioned featured artists include OCAD U alumni: Catherine Tammaro, Hannah Claus, Hillary Brighthill, Lido Pimienta and Lindsey Lickers. The artists were chosen along with nine other Indigenous female artists from different parts of the country who […]

by aanationtalk on June 25, 201981 Views

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