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BU beading group returns from Winnipeg to lead Indigenous Awareness Week session

February 12, 2020 A unique beading club will provide introductory lessons on Friday as part of Indigenous Awareness Week at Brandon University (BU). Knowledge keeper Barb Blind will lead the session as the club, which calls itself the BU Beading Babes, teaches the basics of beading from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The activity will […]

by aanationtalk on February 14, 202055 Views

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Nuxalk First Nation 4th-year carpentry students celebrate success with Camosun College

Release date: Feb. 12, 2020 Twelve Camosun College carpentry students from the Nuxalk First Nation will celebrate the completion of their fourth-year apprenticeship level, at a special celebration in their home territory this evening in Bella Coola, B.C. All students who completed all elements of their apprenticeship requirements are being acknowledged tonight, five of whom […]

by aanationtalk on February 14, 2020106 Views

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Garden River FN: Media Release MMIWG March in Sault Ste. Marie

MMIWG March in Sault Ste. Marie February 14, 2020 SSM Courthouse Poster NT5

by aanationtalk on February 11, 202050 Views

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Métis Nation Second World War Heroes Honoured in Burnaby

Raymond Carriere was born in Isle des Chenes, Manitoba on December 30, 1925. In 1944, at the age of 19, he joined the Royal Canadian Navy in Chippawa, Winnipeg. After 7 months he was deployed to Scotland on a large vessel to fight in WWII. His ship was torpedoed by a German submarine in the […]

by aanationtalk on February 11, 202051 Views

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Update 4 – Ongoing police enforcement of injunction order on Sunday, February 9

B.C., Houston 2020-02-09 17:13 PST Mischief to Lamprey Creek Bridge From previous release; on February 7, 2020, officers noted that the Lamprey Creek Bridge support beams had been cut and some bolts loosened. An Engineer advised that the bridge was unsafe for all traffic, including foot traffic. This damage was evidence of a clear intention to […]

by aanationtalk on February 10, 202040 Views

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Support for community organizations – Minister Jean Boulet announces assistance of $ 74,000 for the Association of Cree Women Eeyou Istchee

QUEBEC, Feb. 7 2020 – The Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Mr. Jean Boulet, is proud to announce the allocation of 74,331 $ in support of the overall mission of the Eeyou Istchee Cree Women Association. This organization, founded in 2009 and located in Oujé-Bougoumou in Nord-du-Québec, aims to […]

by aanationtalk on February 7, 202088 Views

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Coalition of Aboriginal Peoples of Saskatchewan to convene an Outreach Session in Saskatoon

SASKATOON February 5, 2020 Coalition of Aboriginal Peoples of Saskatchewan (CAPS) President, John Hanikenne, says that self-government for urban Indigenous peoples involves a host of pragmatic issues that need to be discussed in outreach and engagement sessions across the province. CAPS has recently held outreach and engagement meetings in Regina and Prince Albert, and this […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 202078 Views

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NADF: Free Business Information Sessions – Entrepreneurship, Grants, Loans and Business Planning

Who Should Attend? Future or existing business owners and anyone with a business idea. February 5 – Northern College, Moosonee Campus, Moosonee First Nation, ON Sessions: Afternoon 2pm – 4pm | Evening 6pm – 8pm February 6 – EPR Centre, Moose Cree First Nation, ON Sessions: Morning 10pm – 12pm | Afternoon 2pm – 4pm […]

by aanationtalk on February 4, 202064 Views

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Media Advisory of Press Conference: Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Leadership, BCCLA and UBCIC file complaint about RCMP

For Immediate Release WHAT: A coalition is calling on the Chairperson of the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP to initiate a policy complaint and public interest investigation regarding the improper and unlawful actions of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (“RCMP) in implementing and enforcing a checkpoint and exclusion zone on Morice West […]

by aanationtalk on January 30, 202098 Views

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Media advisory – Jeremy Hansen shares his passion for space in a Mohawk school

Longueuil, Quebec, January 28, 2020 — Today, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be visiting Quinte Mohawk School to encourage more than 230 primary school students to get interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). He will take the opportunity to recruit new junior astronauts. Media representatives are invited to attend the […]

by aanationtalk on January 28, 202058 Views

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The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal currently has a posting for a Tribunal Member position.

January 22, 2020 The Human Rights Tribunal currently has a posting for a Tribunal Member position. The Tribunal is committed to increasing the number of Indigenous Peoples at all levels of the organization, as called for in the report of Ardith Walkem QC, Expanding Our Vision: Cultural Equality & Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights. In making a recommendation […]

by aanationtalk on January 23, 202062 Views

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The New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Transformation competition is now open

2020 Transformation Competition Note The Canada Research Coordinating Committee acknowledges the valuable feedback received from the community regarding the Transformation stream framework and extends their thanks to the individuals and groups that participated. The flexibility of the Transformation stream to support projects on any topic of varying scopes and approaches was seen as a key […]

by aanationtalk on December 6, 2019285 Views

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CIHR: American and Canadian funding agencies meet to discuss health research

On November 22, 2019, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) welcomed the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to Bethesda, Maryland to discuss how the two countries could strengthen their health research collaborations. The symposium was attended by NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and CIHR President Dr. Michael Strong, along with the Institute Directors and […]

by aanationtalk on November 27, 2019121 Views

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IISD: Fossil fuel subsidies undermine BC’s efforts on climate change

Winnipeg – British Columbia has long held a reputation for being one of the most environmentally friendly provinces in Canada, but, according to a new report, it is also one of the country’s top supporters of the fossil fuel industry. The Global Subsidies Initiative of the International Institute for Sustainable Development found that BC’s subsidies […]

by aanationtalk on November 27, 201997 Views

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YASC: NAIG is Approaching

NAIG is less than 8 months away!! Ahh.. We selected our coaches and mission staff this week, so we will meet within the coming weeks to discuss schedules for sport training and tryouts! If you are an athlete and looking to play send Rose an email at rose@yasc.ca You can now find a tentative sports […]

by aanationtalk on November 19, 201994 Views

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Mayor John Tory declares 2021 as the Year of Public Art in Toronto

18-Nov-2019 Today, Mayor John Tory proclaimed 2021 as the Year of Public Art to further his commitment to the growing arts and culture sector in Toronto. Working in partnership with artists, arts organizations and communities across the city, the City of Toronto will engage with residents and visitors in a city-wide recognition of public art. […]

by aanationtalk on November 18, 2019302 Views

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Message from Dr. Shoo Lee, Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health – for World Prematurity Day and National Child Day

Building a Healthy Foundation for Life At the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (CIHR-IHDCYH), we are dedicated to ensuring the best start in life for children and their families across Canada. We are committed to doing so in collaboration with our fellow Institutes and partners in Canada and internationally. November includes […]

by aanationtalk on November 15, 2019121 Views

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Bearskin Lake First Nation to Evacuate due to Flooding Threat

THUNDER BAY, ON (November 13, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has issued the following statement as Bearskin Lake First Nation Chief Rodney McKay has called for an evacuation due to the threat of flooding due to an ice jam along the Severn River downstream from the remote community: “Chief and Council have […]

by aanationtalk on November 13, 2019231 Views

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AlumaSafway and McMurray Métis Form Largest Indigenous Scaffolding, Insulation and Coatings Provider in Canada

November 12, 2019 — Fort McMurray, Alberta — AlumaSafway and the Infinity Métis Corp are announcing the AlumaSafway Infinity Joint Venture, a partnership between AlumaSafway and the Infinity Métis Corp supporting the local Indigenous community. This partnership agreement creates the largest Indigenous scaffolding, insulation and coatings provider in Canada. “I’m extremely pleased with this agreement […]

by aanationtalk on November 13, 2019154 Views

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Ryerson U: Diversity Inclusion Now Conference

Creating Inclusive Workplaces in Canada November 18, 2019 About this Event Mark your calendars. The Diversity Institute is pleased to host the Diversity Inclusion Now conference, a conference that will explore how to drive systemic change, enable equitable and fully inclusive environments for women and diverse groups in the workplace. Canada is known for its […]

by aanationtalk on November 13, 201989 Views

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International Women’s Forum Convenes Members, Issue Experts in Toronto for World Leadership Conference

Open Minds” Features Discussions on Critical Global Issues, Including Refugees, Artificial Intelligence and Gender Identity TORONTO – From November 13-15, the International Women’s Forum (IWF) will convene more than 1,100 women experts from 30 nations in Toronto, Canada, for its 2019 World Leadership Conference. Centered around the theme of Open Minds, the three-day conference will provide a global […]

by aanationtalk on November 13, 2019188 Views

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Ten First Nation Organizations and Institutions Sign Protocol on Cooperation and Communication

Ten First Nation Organizations and Institutions Sign Protocol on Cooperation and Communication (Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia) Today, ten First Nation organizations and institutions gathered in Vancouver to sign a Protocol on Cooperation and Communication. The signatories commit to coordinating their efforts to support capacity development in governance and governance administration in First Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 2019593 Views

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‘I will never give up’: Grassy Narrows youth campaign for justice

NOVEMBER 04, 2019 Amnesty International campaign shines global spotlight on Indigenous youth fighting mercury crisis WINNIPEG – Indigenous youth and mercury survivors from Grassy Narrows First Nation will be the focus of Amnesty International’s largest worldwide letter-writing campaign this year, the human rights organization announced today. The annual Write for Rights event, which takes place […]

by aanationtalk on November 4, 2019159 Views

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CUPE 3500 K-12 support workers reach tentative agreement

Oct 31, 2019 CUPE 3500, K-12 support workers in the Kamloops/Thomson, BC, school district (School District 73) reached a tentative agreement October 30 following 11 sessions of bargaining that began on June 18. “I’m really proud of the work our bargaining committee has done and I want to thank them for all their time and […]

by aanationtalk on November 1, 2019172 Views

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STF and Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Sound Alarm Over Stalled First Nations Grad Rates

Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatoon, SK The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation are alarmed that graduation rates for First Nations students remains significantly lower than the graduation rates of non-First Nations students. “First Nations students continue to face barriers and obstacles that prevent them from reaching their full potential in school,” […]

by aanationtalk on November 1, 2019218 Views

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Métis Nation of Saskatchewan Terminates Clarence Campeau Development Fund Agreement Due to a Lack of Representation

The Métis Nation of Saskatchewan (MN-S) is terminating the Clarence Campeau Development Fund (CCDF) Agreement with the Province of Saskatchewan and calling on the province to immediately start negotiations on a new agreement. The CCDF is funded from the province’s gaming profits and is meant to provide the MN-S with the ability to contribute to […]

by aanationtalk on October 31, 2019171 Views

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Métis Nation Second World War Heroes honoured in Saskatchewan

October 31, 2019 October 30, 2019, Saskatoon and Duck Lake, SK – MNC President Chartier and Minister of Veterans Affairs David Chartrand visited two Métis Nation veterans of the Second World War on October 30, 2019, joining with the veterans, their families and communities in ceremonies honouring the contributions of these Métis Nation heroes. Each […]

by aanationtalk on October 31, 2019131 Views

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Veterans recognized today at ceremonies in Saskatoon, SK, and Duck Lake, SK.

Métis Nation Veterans Lucien (Jim) Boucher and Alice Marie Victoria Samuel (nee Petit) were honoured and recognized today at ceremonies in Saskatoon, SK, and Duck Lake, SK. The ceremonies included the presentation of a beaded poppy and the presentation of a $20,000 cheque to each of the Veterans for their wartime and post-war experiences. The […]

by aanationtalk on October 31, 2019118 Views

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AB Government: Six new bills have received royal assent

Oct 30, 2019 Lt.-Gov. Lois Mitchell granted royal assent to six new government bills on Wednesday Oct. 30, 2019. The bills deal with issues ranging from creating opportunities for Indigenous Albertans, modernizing public land frameworks to protecting children and potential victims of domestic abuse. “Government is making life better for Albertans, one piece of legislation […]

by aanationtalk on October 30, 2019173 Views

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BC Oil and Gas Commission: Collaboration on Restoration Projects in Northeast B.C.

Oct. 30, 2019 The BC Oil and Gas Commission (Commission) and Saulteau First Nations announced today that they are working together to advance several new land restoration initiatives in northeast British Columbia. On May 31, 2019, the Commission introduced a new regulation, making B.C. the first province in western Canada to require the restoration of […]

by aanationtalk on October 30, 2019213 Views

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Project Reconciliation continues efforts to buy TMX after positive election result

After a positive federal election result for the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, Project Reconciliation is increasing efforts to buy the project. The Indigenous-led organization wants to buy a majority interest in TMX. If successful, more than 300 First Nations and Métis communities across Western Canada would be eligible for a stake. “Almost 70 […]

by aanationtalk on October 30, 2019115 Views

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Métis Nation Second World War Hero honoured in BC

October 29, 2019, Vancouver, BC – MNC President Chartier and MNBC President Clara Morin Dal Col and Vice-President and Minister of Veterans Lissa Smith honoured 95 year old WWII Métis veteran George Watson at his seniors home, Finnish Home, in Vancouver BC. His daughters Shirley Dery, Shawne Dery, and his grandchildren joined the Métis Nation […]

by aanationtalk on October 30, 2019107 Views

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Elections Nunavut: Voting Happening today, October 29

Rankin Inlet: 9 am to 7 pm (local time) Chesterfield Inlet: 9 am to 7 pm (local time) Baker Lake: 12 pm to 7 pm (local time) Whale Cove: 2:30 pm to 7 pm (local time) Find where to vote in your community here: Municipal Council & AEC District Education Authority (DEA) NT5

by aanationtalk on October 29, 201996 Views

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Yellowhead Special Report: Canada’s Emerging Indigenous Rights Framework: A Critical Analysis

An Overview Justin Trudeau ran on an election platform of changing the relationship between the Crown and Indigenous peoples in Canada. Trudeau promised a new nation-to-nation relationship based on the recognition of Indigenous rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. Over halfway into his mandate as Prime Minister, some clarity is emerging on the scope of that […]

by aanationtalk on October 29, 2019241 Views

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Elections Nunavut: Voting on Election Day, October 28

Find where to vote in your community here: Municipal Council & AEC District Education Authority (DEA) Polls will open at 9 am and close at 7 pm (local time). Unofficial Election results will be posted here after all polls are closed. NT5

by aanationtalk on October 28, 2019137 Views

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Indigo Announces its Picks for the Best Books of 2019

Empire of Wild by Canada’s own Cherie Dimaline named Indigo’s Book of the Year for 2019 TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2019 – Indigo (TSX: IDG), the world’s first cultural department store for booklovers, is thrilled to announce its list of the Best Books of 2019, led by Cherie Dimaline’s stunning novel, Empire of Wild. Every year, […]

by aanationtalk on October 25, 2019128 Views

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Provincial Métis Citizen Registry – La Ronge on November 27

Register today for the Mobile Intake Session at Kikinahk Friendship Centre in La Ronge on Wednesday, November 27th from 3:00pm – 8:00pm. Download instructions here. NT5

by aanationtalk on October 25, 2019101 Views

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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, 2019161 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, 2019133 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, 2019134 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, 2019163 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, 2019152 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, 2019129 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, 2019128 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, 2019212 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, 2019230 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, 2019221 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, 2019148 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, 2019176 Views

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