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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, 201928 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, 201933 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, 201947 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, 201950 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, 201934 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, 201927 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, 201933 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, 201942 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, 201955 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, 201940 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, 201939 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, 201948 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, 201939 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, 201967 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, 201947 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, 201969 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, 201953 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, 201993 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, 201971 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, 201988 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, 2019108 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, 201956 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, 201890 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, 2018117 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, 201890 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, 2018100 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, 2018165 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, 2018127 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, 201892 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, 2018100 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, 201898 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, 2018136 Views

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Kinder Morgan Canada Limited Declares Dividend and Announces Results for Third Quarter of 2018

Closes on Trans Mountain Sale and Proposes Distribution of Proceeds as a Return of Capital CALGARY, Oct. 17, 2018 – The Kinder Morgan Canada Limited (TSX: KML) board of directors has declared a dividend for the third quarter of 2018 of $0.1625 per restricted voting share ($0.65 annualized), payable on November 15, 2018, to restricted voting shareholders of record as of October 31, 2018. KML’s […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201895 Views

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Sheridan Professor Named a Finalist in the Governor General’s Literary Awards

October 15, 2018 Joe Morse, Professor and Coordinator of Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Illustration program, has been named a finalist in the Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books category of the 2018 Governor General’s Literary Awards. Morse illustrated the nominated book Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes, written by Wab Kinew. Go […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 2018114 Views

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Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre hosts girls and tech workshops

10/15/18 To honour International Day of the Girl, Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre organized girls and tech workshops from October 9 – 16 to expand existing learning opportunities and chart new pathways. Occurring every October 11, this important day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls’ face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 2018101 Views

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2018 WCMA Winners Announced

THE WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2018 WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC ARTISTIC AWARDS INDUSTRY AWARDS TO BE GIVEN OUT ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 Kelowna, BC – Thursday, October 11, 2018 – Celebrating the best artistic talent in western Canada, the Western Canadian Music Alliance is thrilled to announce the winners of the Western Canadian Music Artistic Awards. […]

by aanationtalk on October 12, 2018251 Views

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Waubetek: Student Bursary 2019

Waubetek is committed to “Investing in the Aboriginal Business Spirit”.  In keeping with our vision, Waubetek presents educational bursaries of $500 each to applicants who fulfill the following required criteria. Must be a registered band member of one of the 27 partnering First Nation communities in the Waubetek service area (a copy of First Nation […]

by aanationtalk on October 11, 2018110 Views

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The National Energy Board (NEB) 2017-18 Annual Report to Parliament was tabled

Message from the Chair and CEO Peter Watson, Chief Executive Officer and CEO The National Energy Board (NEB) is Canada’s federal energy regulator. Preventing harm is at the heart of what a regulator does. People count on us to keep them safe, to protect the environment, to prevent market inefficiencies and to listen to what […]

by aanationtalk on October 10, 2018122 Views

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Media Advisory: Métis and Anishinaabe artists creating tunnel mural to tell Indigenous history at the U of S

SASKATOON – Two well-known Indigenous artists will be painting a mural that celebrates Indigenous Peoples at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). Métis​ artist Christi Belcourt and Anishinaabe artist Isaac Murdock,will begin the mural project that will stretch from the tunnel that connects the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre to the Health Sciences […]

by aanationtalk on October 10, 2018103 Views

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JHR Award in Extraordinary Achievement in Human Rights Reporting goes to Jayme Poisson and David Bruser, the Toronto Star

Toronto, Oct. 9, 2018 – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR), is pleased to present the JHR Award in Extraordinary Achievement in Human Rights Reporting to Jayme Poisson and David Bruser, from the Toronto Star. At JHR’s annual gala, Night for Rights, on October 1st, the two journalists were recognized for their investigation into mercury contamination […]

by aanationtalk on October 10, 201899 Views

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First Peoples Child & Family Review Vol 13, No 1 (2018)

Foreword Marc St. Dennis Coordinating Editor of First Peoples Child & Family Review, First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Contact: mstdennis@fncaringsociety.com Dear readers, It is my great pleasure to present volume 13(1) of the First Peoples Child & Family Review, which includes 7 brilliant published submissions from researchers and […]

by aanationtalk on October 9, 2018129 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Tassi to visit Hamilton, Ontario, to highlight the Government of Canada’s commitment to seniors

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Media advisory On Wednesday, October 10, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, will meet with stakeholders and visit an organization in Hamilton that has benefitted from Government of Canada funding for seniors. Photo opportunities and media availability will follow each visit. Please note that all details are subject […]

by aanationtalk on October 9, 2018173 Views

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BC-AHMA: Operation Updates

Click here for new updates related to property and tenant management in The Province of British Columbia which include the following: Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (CCLA) Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER) Rental Assistance Program (RAP) Aboriginal Housing Management Association 615-100 Park Royal West Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2 General Inquiries: 604-921-2462 (TF: 1-888-921-2462) NT5

by aanationtalk on October 3, 2018144 Views

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Winnipeg Police Service Media Release: Homicide investigators have identified the deceased as 33-year-old Mary Madeline YELLOWBACK (ROSS)

Suspicious Death – Investigation: C18-214543 Previously released: On September 28, 2018, at approximately 7:05 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of suspicious circumstances at a recycling depot in the 100 block of Omands Creek Boulevard. The body of a middle-aged adult female was found mixed in with recycling materials. It […]

by aanationtalk on October 2, 2018200 Views

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Sault College Comes Together In Support Of Orange Shirt Day

(Sault Ste. Marie, ON September 28, 2018) – Today, as part of Orange Shirt Day, Sault College staff and students along with community supporters joined together in the spirit of reconciliation to honour residential school survivors and remember those who did not make it back home to their family. Taking place in Enji Maawnjiding, the […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 2018150 Views

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Ontario Increasing Mercury Disability Benefits

Payments Frozen Since 1985, Will Be Retroactively Indexed to Inflation September 28, 2018 Ministry of Indigenous Affairs Ontario is taking immediate action to ensure people who receive mercury disability payments are properly compensated by retroactively indexing payments to the rate of inflation. More than 200 people in the communities of Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong receive […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 2018187 Views

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Indigenous groups say Quebec police protest tactic a form of intimidation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 28, 2018 17:11 By Sidhartha Banerjee THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ A controversial red badge worn by provincial police officers expressing solidarity with colleagues alleged to have abused Indigenous women drew a cautious response this week from Quebec politicians. Police officers began wearing the badges with the station number 144 […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 2018154 Views

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New Scientist Joins Health Research Institute and Lakehead University

Thunder Bay, ON – September 28, 2018 The research community in Thunder Bay is growing with the arrival of a new scientist. Dr. Jinqiang Hou will be joining the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute on Monday, October 1st, 2018, as a Lakehead University-Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute Research Chair. Dr. Hou will also […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 2018108 Views

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“Words that are lasting” – Queen’s Gazette

September 28, 2018 The Faculty of Law has unveiled a permanent art installation in their lobby, paying tribute to Indigenous Peoples. Every time students, faculty, staff, and visitors enter the Faculty of Law building, they will be met with a reminder of the original inhabitants of the land on which Queen’s sits. This spring, the […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 201880 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation 2018 Annual General Assembly, September 21-23

Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) Annual General Assembly will take place Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Assiniboia Downs. The MMF AGA is a cornerstone of governance within the Métis Nation. Each fall, Manitoba’s Métis Citizens gather to review accomplishments, celebrate successes and plan for a healthy, prosperous future. […]

by aanationtalk on September 17, 2018194 Views

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