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First Nations University of Canada Annual Spring Celebration Pow Wow

Regina, SK Brandt Centre April 21 & 22, 2018 ATTENDING THE POW WOW Here’s a couple helpful tips to make you feel comfortable if it’s your first time attending a pow wow: The First Nations University of Canada Spring Pow Wow Celebration is one of the largest pow wows in Western Canada with close to […]

by aanationtalk on April 17, 201845 Views

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First Nations back LNG: New report

March 29, 2018 There’s a “high degree of support” among First Nations for LNG in BC, finds a new report from our Alliance and BC’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum […] Joint Engagement Report (2018) English Report on Indigenous Procurement Opportunities for LNG (2017) English NT4

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Child Intervention Panel – Ministerial panel explored ways to improve Alberta’s child intervention system.

An all-party Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention was appointed to recommend ways to improve Alberta’s child death review system and strengthen the intervention system. More than 10,000 children and youth currently receive child intervention services across Alberta. What the panel did Over twelve months, the Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention engaged in an unprecedented, open […]

by aanationtalk on March 28, 201848 Views

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The Chippewas of Rama First Nation is the 79th Framework Agreement signatory to vote YES!

March 23rd, 2018 On February 17th, 2018, the Chippewas of Rama First Nation became the 79th Framework Agreement signatory in Canada to ratify a community Land Code! 91% of participating voting members voted Yes! to approve the Land Code. Chippewas of Rama reserve lands encompass an area of 1045 hectares, and the community has 1910 […]

by aanationtalk on March 26, 201836 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Philpott to Announce Investments to support Métis Nation in child welfare reform

From Indigenous Services Canada Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will announce funding to support consultation efforts focused on the reform of child welfare for Métis children. A brief media availability will take place following the announcement. Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Time: 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 […]

by aanationtalk on March 26, 201844 Views

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VIU Professor Awarded Connection Grant for Important Work in Northern Canada

March 23, 2018 Students benefit from funding and participate in polar tourism conference Vancouver Island University (VIU) Professor Dr. Suzanne de la Barre has been awarded a $23,485 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connection grant in support of her work on the sixth International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN) conference and community tour. De la […]

by aanationtalk on March 26, 201836 Views

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The 2018 JUNO Awards Broadcast recognizes rising talent and pays homage to legends, capping week-long celebration of Canada’s biggest night in music

Gord Downie becomes most awarded male Canadian artist of all time with Artist of the Year win Barenaked Ladies inducted to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame Host Michael Bublé surprised fans with a special performance with Diana Krall Vancouver, BC – THE 2018 JUNO AWARDS celebrated Canada’s biggest night in music in grand style, […]

by aanationtalk on March 26, 201857 Views

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The 2018 JUNO Award Winners List

ARTIST OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED WITH APPLE MUSIC) Gord Downie Arts & Crafts*Universal GROUP OF THE YEAR (PRESENTED WITH APPLE MUSIC) A Tribe Called Red Pirates Blend*Sony Download the full 2018 JUNO Awards winners list. NT5

by aanationtalk on March 26, 201866 Views

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Former Trans Mountain Environmental Engineer Arrested Blocking Kinder Morgan Construction

“We lived and worked in fear when I worked for Trans Mountain, because the reality is that no amount of equipment or people is going to change the fact that in the event of a spill, they will be able to recover very little.” 20 March 2018, Unceded Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver) — A former […]

by aanationtalk on March 21, 201872 Views

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Dollar Store Gourmet Nutrition Month Challenge – Aboriginal Health Toronto

21 March 2018 For better view of the poster, please check this link: http://www.aht.ca/images/stories/Calendar/Dollar_Store_Gourmet_Nutrition_Month_Challenge.pdf  Thanks NT4

by aanationtalk on March 21, 201845 Views

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16th Annual UWinnipeg Spring Graduation Pow Wow

On Saturday, March 17, 2018, hundreds of community members gathered to honour UWinnipeg’s Indigenous graduates at the 16th Annual Spring Graduation Pow Wow. The yearly event is hosted by the University’s Aboriginal Student Council and Aboriginal Student Services Centre. Congratulations to all the graduates and thanks to everyone who joined in the celebration! Watch the slideshow above for a […]

by aanationtalk on March 19, 201842 Views

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2011 Manitoba Flood Class Action Settlement Approval – McKenzie Lake Lawyers

$90M Settlement for Flooded Manitoba First Nations: Notice of Settlement Approval To anyone who is a member of the Pinaymootang (Fairford), Little Saskatchewan, Lake St. Martin, or Dauphin River First Nations, who lived in Manitoba during the 2011 Flood: WINNIPEG, March 17, 2018 – 2011 Manitoba Flood Class Action Settlement Approval A Settlement Agreement has […]

by aanationtalk on March 19, 201877 Views

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Ontario Police Street Checks Review to hold a public consultation in Hamilton, Ajax and Markham this week

TORONTO, March 19, 2018 – The Honourable Justice Michael H. Tulloch, who is reviewing Ontario’s Regulation 58/16 on police street checks, also known as carding, will hold public consultations this week in Hamilton, Ajax and Markham. The schedule and locations: Tuesday, March 20th, Hamilton Central Public Library, 55 York Blvd. Wednesday, March 21st, Ajax Community […]

by aanationtalk on March 19, 201868 Views

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Statement by the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, Head of the Delegation of Canada to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) 62nd Session

Speech From Status of Women Canada March 13, 2018 – New York Check against delivery Madame Chair, I am honoured to lead Canada’s delegation as a proud member of the first-ever gender-balanced federal Cabinet. Ambassador Blanchard has welcomed some 200 members of Team Canada to this year’s CSW, including National Indigenous leaders and representatives. A […]

by aanationtalk on March 14, 201865 Views

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National Inquiry concludes third Community Hearing on the East Coast

Happy Valley – Goose Bay, Labrador –An additional 27 family members and survivors of violence were able to share their truths with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls this week on the traditional lands of the Innu. The gathering on March 7 and March 8, 2018 marked the 12th Community Hearing across the […]

by aanationtalk on March 13, 201864 Views

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BC Voting Systems Questionnaire for Indigenous People

BC Voting Systems Questionnaire for Indigenous People Have a couple of minutes; tell us what you think about voting https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8SQ7TSC Survey closes noon March 13th 2018 This questionnaire will help Corfield & Associates create a sample of Indigenous views about the preferences and expectations of BC Indigenous Voters. The information gathered will help inform the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 201851 Views

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Call For Papers: Vol 13(1) Call For Papers – General Call – First Peoples Child & Family Review

The First Peoples Child & Family Review is accepting submissions for volume 13, issue 1. This is a general call. Deadline for submission is April 18, 2018. We welcome submissions in written, audio, video, visual, or other academic and creativeformats. People of all ages are encouraged to submit their work, including children and youth. For […]

by aanationtalk on March 7, 201856 Views

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JUNOfest set to shine light on Canadian talent in Vancouver-wide festival, presented by CBC Music

Performers confirmed for 2018 JUNOfest include nominees The Jerry Cans, Weaves, Ria Mae, and Maestro Fresh Wes TORONTO — The exciting lineup of Canadian talent confirmed to perform at JUNOfest was announced today by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). Over 95 artists are set to heat up JUNO Week during the two-night […]

by aanationtalk on March 7, 201866 Views

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Halifax Regional School Board and support staff ratify new contract – CUPE

March 1, 2018 The Halifax Regional School Board has ratified a new collective agreement, with Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 5047, at a board meeting held on February 28, 2018. CUPE is the first union to finalize a collective agreement on behalf of school board workers since the introduction of the Liberal government’s […]

by aanationtalk on March 2, 201870 Views

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Government of Canada makes it easier for families to qualify for the Canada Learning Bond

From Employment and Social Development Canada February 22, 2018 Thunder Bay, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada When more people can afford post-secondary education, our economy can grow and our middle class can thrive. That is why the Government of Canada is helping more low- and middle-income families save money for their children’s post-secondary education […]

by aanationtalk on February 22, 2018117 Views

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Media Advisory: Governments of Canada and Manitoba improve quality, accessibility and affordability of early learning and child care for Manitoba families

From Employment and Social Development Canada Dan Vandal, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface–Saint Vital (Manitoba), together with the Honourable Scott Fielding Minister of Families for Manitoba, will announce the bilateral Canada and Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care agreement. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, […]

by aanationtalk on February 22, 201867 Views

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The First Peoples Child & Family Review Vol 12, No 2 (2018)

Indigenous Children, Youth and Families in the Next 150 Years Special Issue By Children And Youth DOWNLOAD THIS PDF FILE The First Peoples Child & Family Review is published twice yearly by the First Nations Caring Society of Canada (FNCFCS). Articles herein are the responsibility of and copyrighted to the authors. The views expressed herein do […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 201868 Views

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MNA Region 3 Annual General Meeting

February 7th, 2018 Join the MNA Region 3 community as they gather for their Annual General Meeting. Saturday, February 17th 2018 Albert Park Community Hall: 1310 – 28 Street SE, Calgary Agenda for the day will include talks on: Region 3 report Financial report Rupertsland Institute Apeetogosan Youth Housing Seniors Click here for full agenda NT5

by aanationtalk on February 8, 201877 Views

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2018 East Coast Music Awards Nominees Announced!

Rose Cousins, Jenn Grant, KINLEY, Ria Mae, and Joel Plaskett lead 2018 East Coast Music Award nominations …performers announced for 2018 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference As they prepare to celebrate their milestone 30th anniversary, the East Coast Music Association is thrilled to announce the 2018 East Coast Music Award nominees. Rose Cousins leads the pack with eight nominations, […]

by aanationtalk on February 8, 2018105 Views

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MNBC: Official Announcement of the 2018 Metis Nation Governing Assembly

February 6th, 2018 The Métis Nation British Columbia hereby serves official notice to all MNGA members that the Métis Nation Governing Assembly will convene March 23‐25, 2018 at the Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel, located at 5911 Minoru BLVD, Richmond, BC. Scheduling of all other meetings and events to begin on Thursday March 22, 2018, will […]

by aanationtalk on February 7, 2018119 Views

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Historic Agreement Will Assure the Creation of Culturally Relevant Child Protection Program in Atikamekw Nation Communities

LA TUQUE, QC, Jan. 29, 2018 – The Council of the Nation of Atikamekw is pleased with the signature this morning of the first-ever agreement between itself and the Quebec Government to establish a unique child protection program that respects and takes into account the cultural realities and Aboriginal values of the Atikamekw community. “This […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2018209 Views

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Four Global EPC Contractors Shortlisted to Carry Out FEED Work for Kwispaa LNG Project

January 29, 2018 VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – Steelhead LNG and Huu-ay-aht First Nations today announced that they have narrowed the field of bidders to complete front-end engineering and design (FEED) work on the proposed Kwispaa LNG project. The project is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada and is licensed […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201896 Views

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Let’s Talk about culturally sensitive treatments for depression – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 29, 2018  By Mojola Omole, Surgical Oncologist and Munk Global Journalism Fellow, University of Toronto THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Mojola Omole, Surgical […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 201896 Views

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Inaugural imagineNATIVE iNstitute 2018 Program Recipients Announced

The imagineNATIVE iNstitute is pleased to announce the first recipients of seven annual professional development programs including: CSIF/imagineNATIVE Mentorship CSV/imagineNATIVE Residency LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship NBFC/imagineNATIVE Incubator Program HGF/imagineNATIVE Story Editing Mentorship HGF/imagineNATIVE Screenwriting Intensive. and the NATIVe Producer Fellows Films of the four production mentorships will premiere at the 19th annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts […]

by aanationtalk on January 26, 2018133 Views

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The Daily Friday, January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 Consumer Price Index, December 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.9% on a year-over-year basis in December, following a 2.1% increase in November. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.2% in December. Continue reading Consumer Price Index: Annual review, 2017 In 2017, the annual average increase […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 201893 Views

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National Energy Board Approves Enbridge’s Line 21 Replacement Program

From National Energy Board January 25, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) has approved an application from Enbridge Pipelines (NW) to replace a 2.5 km segment of its Line 21 Pipeline, also known as the Norman Wells Pipeline. Enbridge applied to the NEB on March 10, 2017 after identifying a potential safety concern […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 2018102 Views

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Downtown Safety and Pride Bolstered with New Funding – City of Winnipeg

WINNIPEG – downtown safety and pride are being bolstered with strategic investment in enhanced foot patrol programs, litter cessation and graffiti removal, and an expansion to the Bear Clan Patrol Mayor Brian Bowman announced today. “Despite the progress our city has made in reducing crime, public safety remains a concern for many residents,” said Mayor […]

by aanationtalk on January 25, 201868 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Attend Meetings on Indigenous Child and Family Services – Government of NL

January 24, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, at the invite of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Federal Minister of Indigenous Services, will take part in a meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation child and family services this week in Ottawa. Participants also include federal, provincial and territorial […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 201877 Views

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Thanks to the Shooting for the Stars event organized by the Breakfast Club and the Air Canada Foundation, four youth from Indigenous communities meet Carey Price

MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2018 – For the fourth consecutive year, four lucky youth from the Indigenous communities of Anahim Lake, Williams Lake, and Quesnel, British Columbia, were treated to an unforgettable experience in Montreal courtesy of Shooting for the Stars, an event organized by Breakfast Club of Canada and the Air Canada Foundation, and sponsored by Club Ambassadors Angela and Carey Price. A native of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018114 Views

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Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamatwin grows mental health resources for Indigenous youth with support from Bell Let’s Talk

Winnipeg , Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamatwin grows mental health resources for Indigenous youth with support from Bell Let’s Talk WINNIPEG, January 24, 2018 – Bell Let’s Talk is pleased to announce a donation of $150,000 to Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamatwin (OPK) to expand its mental health services for Indigenous youth in Winnipeg that encourage healing […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018135 Views

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City of Victoria: New Library, New Name – Community Helps Name New Branch in James Bay

January 24, 2018 VICTORIA, BC — Victoria City Council has selected sxʷeŋ’xʷəŋ taŋ’exw James Bay Branch as the name for the new Greater Victoria Public Library that will open in early spring. Pronounced s-hweng hw-ung tongue-oo-hw, sxʷeŋ’xʷəŋ taŋ’exw is the Lekwungen name for James Bay. There was strong support from the community during the Name […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018109 Views

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U of S-led homelessness mitigation project aims to be national model

SASKATOON – The rate of homelessness in Saskatchewan is well above the national average. To tackle the issue, a community partnership in Prince Albert led by University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researcher June Anonson is developing a model that can be applied across the province and is transferable across Canada. Jan 23, 2018 “The […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018103 Views

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Premier Wynne Heads to Thunder Bay for Next Public Town Hall

Ontario Seeking Public Input on Plan to Help People Get Ahead in Changing Economy January 24, 2018 2:00 P.M. Office of the Premier Premier Kathleen Wynne is inviting people from the Thunder Bay area to have their voices heard on the issues that matter most to them, their communities and to everyone across Northwestern Ontario. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018118 Views

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Government of Canada announces a $372M investment in innovative health research

Over 500 Canadian researchers to receive funding for cutting-edge research projects to study mental health, multiple sclerosis, Indigenous health, and more. January 24, 2018 – St. John’s, Newfoundland – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Scientific discovery holds the key to finding solutions to many of the economic, social, and health challenges we face as a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018115 Views

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Tall, bald and tattooed: New Wolfpack recruit Cory Paterson is hard to miss – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 24, 2018 14:08 By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS Cory Paterson will be hard to miss with the Toronto Wolfpack this season. “I’m bald, I’ve got a lot of tattoos and I’m pretty tall,” the 30-year-old forward said with a chuckle. “That’s what you’ve got to look out for _ the bald tattooed Aussie. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201874 Views

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Indigenous Mentorship Network launched, opportunities for students – Nipissing University

January 23, 2018 ​Nipissing University is part of a new provincial network of Indigenous health training that is both culturally relevant and scientifically rigorous.  And, there are currently funding and workshop opportunities for students. The Indigenous Mentorship Network Program of Ontario (IMNP) launched January 11, with 13 research institutions and a team of 70 researchers, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018120 Views

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TRU: Stop. Collaborate and Create

January 23, 2018 Have you ever wanted to meet up with a group of people from across campus and make something totally new and creative, but you needed the momentum and funds to get started? The Marketing and Communications (marcom) department at TRU is formally announcing the launch of three Creative Collaborative awards—an opportunity to get […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201893 Views

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MNBC: Remembering our Senator and Respected Elder, Margaret Penner

January 23rd, 2018 It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Senator Margaret Penner. Born on November 6, 1932 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan; her early childhood until the family moved to B.C. Margaret was predeceased by her parents Margaret Lee and Charles Edward Buck, siblings Rose Marie (Buck) Abe and Harvey Edward […]

by aanationtalk on January 24, 201879 Views

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Media Advisory: Update on two-day Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will convene a two-day emergency meeting on Indigenous Child and Family Services. This meeting will include Indigenous leaders, Provincial and Territorial Ministers, community technicians, youth representatives, experts and advocates. The purpose of this meeting is to identify shared priorities and a path […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018114 Views

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Going back to school is now more affordable thanks to Skills Boost

Government of Canada meeting the unique needs of adult learners looking to upgrade skills January 24, 2018         Windsor, Ontario             Employment and Social Development Canada Innovation is changing how we live and work, bringing with it new challenges and new opportunities for working Canadians. When more Canadians can afford to go back to school to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201890 Views

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PSA City of Edmonton – Amiskwaciy History Series: History of Indigenous Leadership

January 24, 2018 Join Elder Charles E. Wood as he presents the History of Indigenous Leadership. The session is part of the Amiskwaciy History Series. Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Telus Centre, University of Alberta 111 Street & 87 Avenue Cost: Free Wood is a Cree Elder and former […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018108 Views

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Bob McLeod: AME Roundup – Indigenous Partners Breakfast Opening Remarks

January 24, 2018 Good morning everyone. I want to thank you all for being in Vancouver this week at Roundup. Reconciliation with Indigenous people has become a popular topic in the national conversation over the past couple of years. I think this is a positive development and should be welcomed by the Indigenous people of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201888 Views

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Media Advisory: Update on two-day Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services

Government of Canada meeting the unique needs of adult learners looking to upgrade skills January 24, 2018         Windsor, Ontario             Employment and Social Development Canada Innovation is changing how we live and work, bringing with it new challenges and new opportunities for working Canadians. When more Canadians can afford to go back to school to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018116 Views

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Governor General to Invest 47 Recipients into the Order of Canada (Updated)

January 23, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will invest 2 Companions, 8 Officers and 37 Members into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. About the Order of Canada Created in 1967, the Order of Canada, one […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018116 Views

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BC Auditor General releases list of projects for next three years

January 24, 2018 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of B.C. has released their annual performance and financial statement audit coverage plans. The plans list in-progress audits as well as those that the office anticipates starting over the next three years. “By communicating our intentions in these plans, organizations are encouraged to be […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018100 Views

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