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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, 201821 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, 201821 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, 201824 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, 201834 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, 201847 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, 201845 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, 2018160 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, 201855 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, 201861 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, 201865 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, 201844 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, 201851 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, 201839 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, 201844 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, 201875 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, 201882 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, 201861 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, 201855 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, 201859 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, 201867 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, 201848 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, 201870 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, 201856 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, 201854 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, 201864 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, 201848 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, 201854 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, 201844 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, 201870 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, 201861 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, 201858 Views

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ASWCO: Youth Basketball Program

Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’iyewigamig & The Aboriginal Sport & Wellness Council of Ontario proudly present: YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM 2018 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION PACKAGE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD CAMP SCHEDULE Trainer DARREN JOHNSON is an NCCP fully-certified Level 3 Basketball Coach, Former coach of University of Manitoba Bison Men’s Basketball Team, Manitoba’s Centre for Performance and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201847 Views

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Province Launches New Crown Corporation

January 24, 2018 Efficiency Manitoba to Deliver Electricity, Natural Gas Programs and Services: Cullen The Manitoba government has proclaimed The Efficiency Manitoba Act, allowing for the launch of a new stand-alone Crown corporation that will deliver demand-side management of electricity and natural gas programs and services, Crown Services Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “Efficiency Manitoba […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201844 Views

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Renewal of Canada Post to put services to Canadians at the heart of its operations

January 24, 2018 – Mississauga, ON – Public Services and Procurement Canada As a valued public enterprise that will serve Canada for decades to come, Canada Post must continue to be adaptable, enable ongoing innovations and provide good service to Canadians. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced the government’s […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201846 Views

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Bob McLeod: AME Roundup – NWT Night Opening Remarks

January 23, 2018 Good evening and welcome to NWT night. Before things get started tonight, I would like to take a moment to simply thank each of you for coming – and for your continued interest and investment in the Northwest Territories. This event has become a bit of a tradition.  A chance to celebrate […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201851 Views

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Chiefs Council Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Quash Oil Tanker Moratorium Act and Great Bear Rainforest

LAX KW’ALAAMS, BC, Jan. 24, 2018  – The Chiefs Council represents over 30 communities engaged in the First Nations-led Eagle Spirit energy corridor proposed from Bruderheim, Alberta to tidewater in northern British Columbia. Its members have unextinguished Aboriginal rights and title from time immemorial and continuing into the present, or have treaties over the land and ocean of their traditional territories. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201858 Views

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Application Deadline coming fast for Canada Summer Jobs: Angus urges groups to apply

January 24, 2018 With the Federal Government’s deadline to apply for Canada Summer Jobs fast approaching, Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus encourages groups and organizations in the region to take advantage.  The fund is designed to help employers create summer job opportunities for students. Angus says our region continues to excel at investments in infrastructure, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201839 Views

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Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund Partnering with CancerCare Manitoba Foundation for a Hunt for the Cure Gala

January 23, 2018 Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund Partnering with CancerCare Manitoba Foundation for A Hunt for the Cure Gala Winnipeg, MB – Today the Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund (MMHF) along with the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) announced their partnership with CancerCare Manitoba Foundation (CCMF) for its 2018 Gala, A Hunt for the Cure. “We are pleased to partner with CancerCare […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201848 Views

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OPSEU welcomes Native Women’s Resource Centre

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – 11:30am Toronto – All non-management staff at the Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto are now proud members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). The workers voted to join the union on January 22. The Native Women’s Resource Centre provides a safe and welcoming environment for Toronto-area Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201840 Views

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MASRC: Aboriginal Coaching Modules February 24, 2018!

The MASRC will be hosting the Aboriginal Coaching Modules (ACM) on February 24, 2018 from 9:30 AM-5:00 PM! Click here to view/download the PDF version of the poster. For more information on the ACM go to the coach.ca website. NT5

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018113 Views

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AWPA Connecting the Community Survey

AWPA requests your help as we seek to understand and identify the needs and gaps to get a picture of the whole Indigenous community living in the beautiful Treaty 6 Territory. Please complete the following Connecting the Community Survey based on your needs and any issues you would like to see addressed. Survey results are anonymous. Thank […]

by aanationtalk on January 24, 201837 Views

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Ontario Providing Free Counselling and Medication to Help Youth Quit Smoking

OHIP+ Recipients Eligible for No-Cost Care January 24, 2018 9:00 A.M. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario is making it easier for youth aged 24 years and under to quit smoking by providing them with free counselling from a pharmacist and medication through OHIP+, part of the biggest expansion to medicare in a generation. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201841 Views

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BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee Joins National Chief In Montreal To Support Indigenous Peoples Chapter In NAFTA Negotiations

(Montréal, QC – January 23, 2018) As the latest round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks begin in Montreal, BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee, National Chief Perry Bellegarde and a delegation of First Nations leaders, including members of the AFN Chiefs Committee on Economic Development, were in Montreal to show support for the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201853 Views

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Government of Canada announces a $145M investment in innovative health research

Ontario researchers receive funding for cutting-edge research projects to study mental health, multiple sclerosis, Indigenous health, and more. January 24, 2018 – Hamilton, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Today, while touring the research facilities at McMaster University, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Filomena Tassi, Member of Parliament […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201852 Views

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CBU to Offer Mi’kmaw Language Lessons for Faculty and Staff

January 23, 2018 The Kji-keptin Alexander Denny L’nui’sultimkeweyo’kuom (Mi’kmaq Language Lab) at Cape Breton University will present a series of Mi’kmaq language classes designed for non-speaking faculty and staff at CBU. The Mi’kmaq Language Learning Series will consist of five one-hour lessons that will run on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon on various […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201844 Views

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Government of Canada invests in new cannabis research

January 24, 2018 – Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research The impact of non-medical cannabis use in Canada has been the subject of much speculation and debate. There are still many uncertainties related to the health, social, and economic implications of cannabis legalization and regulation. A solid evidence base is needed for the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201835 Views

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Royal Roads University and City of Langford formalize partnership to explore opportunities

January 23, 2018 Royal Roads University and the City of Langford have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore opportunities that promote economic prosperity, sustainability and growth through education that address the needs of a growing West Shore. City of Langford Mayor Stew Young says the memorandum of understanding is a critical step to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201833 Views

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NunatuKavut remains committed to the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table

JANUARY 24, 2018 – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today reaffirmed its commitment to the conservation and preservation of the George River Caribou Herd (GRCH) through continued collaboration with all Indigenous peoples in the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table (UPCART). Southern Inuit have always had a fundamentally important relationship […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201866 Views

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Press Release: KRG contribution of $ 1 million for the new Isuarsivik Centre

Kuujjuaq, Québec, January 23, 2018 ─ Further to the substantial progress made by the Isuarsivik Treatment Centre planning for the construction and operation of a new regional recovery centre, and in related talks with the federal and provincial governments, the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is announcing a $1-million contribution towards infrastructure costs. The KRG will provide […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201837 Views

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RCMP – NB searching for woman wanted on warrant

January 24, 2018 Tobique First Nation, New Brunswick The West District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a woman wanted on a warrant. On December 19, 2017, 32-year-old Randi Marie Saulis of Tobique First Nation failed to attend a court appearance and a warrant for her arrest was issued. Police have been following up on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201835 Views

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