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AB Government: Miywasin Friendship Centre goes green

Aug 09, 2018 The Government of Alberta has partnered with Miywasin Friendship Centre to install a solar voltaic panel system on the Medicine Hat facility. The project will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make energy bills more affordable and support local jobs. With support from Alberta’s Indigenous Solar Program, Miywasin Friendship Centre will install solar panels, […]

by aanationtalk on August 9, 201822 Views

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ShoShona Kish To Receive WOMEX 18 Professional Excellence Award + offWOMEX Lineup Confirmed

WOMEX 18, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 24–28 October 2018 Berlin/Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: For her role in the ongoing revolution of upheaving indigenous communities and their culture – using the medium of music as an agent of change, to awaken our humanity and help us connect – ShoShona Kish is a much deserving […]

by aanationtalk on August 9, 201825 Views

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Wildland firefighter fatality: Premier Notley

Jul 27, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement on the death of an Alberta firefighter: “Yesterday, an Alberta wildland firefighter, Mr. Jerry Gadwa, a resident of Kehewin, unexpectedly passed away while supporting fire suppression efforts in Red Lake, Ontario. “As Albertans, we know all too well the sacrifices of our firefighters and first […]

by aanationtalk on July 27, 2018318 Views

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The AFNQL Congratulates Perry Bellegarde On His Re-election to the Position of AFN National Chief

VANCOUVER, July 25, 2018 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) congratulates Perry Bellegarde for his election to the position of National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) for a second consecutive term. His political experience, his career path in defending the rights and interests of our citizens as well as his […]

by aanationtalk on July 25, 201834 Views

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City of Winnipeg: City releases Community Trends and Performance Report and 2019 Budget Public Engagement Report

Reports will help inform the 2019 budget process and support decision-making Winnipeg, MB – Today, the City of Winnipeg released the annual Community Trends and Performance Report and the 2019 Budget Public Engagement Report, two documents that will help inform the 2019 budget process and support decision-making. The Community Trends and Performance Report is the first […]

by aanationtalk on July 25, 201883 Views

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AER Decision: Imperial Oil Resources Limited – Application for Kearl Mine’s Tailings Management Plan

July 16, 2018 Application 1872083 Decision [1] The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approves Imperial Oil Resources Limited’s application 1872083, subject to the approval terms and conditions, and issues Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) Approval No. 10829H (appendix 1). [2] In reaching its decision, the AER considered all relevant material constituting the record of Imperial’s application. […]

by aanationtalk on July 16, 201840 Views

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Urban Shaman: A Turtles Dream – Landscapes and Mindscapes

In the Marvin Francis Media Gallery and Main Gallery A Turtles Dream – Landscapes and Mindscapes By the youth through the Ndinawe Resource Centre’s Programming Runs July 20 till August 11, 2018 Opening: Friday July 20, 6-9pm The Earth, sky and water has always been the great story tellers. The landscape with its diverse regions […]

by aanationtalk on July 16, 201836 Views

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MMIWG UPDATED: Schedule: Institutional Hearings on Police Policies and Practices, Regina, SK- June 25-29, 2018

UPDATED: Schedule: Institutional Hearings on Police Policies and Practices, Regina, SK- June 25-29, 2018 NT5

by aanationtalk on June 26, 201854 Views

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MMIWG Schedule: Institutional Hearings on Police Policies and Practices, Regina, SK- June 25-29, 2018

June 22, 2018 Schedule: Institutional Hearings on Police Policies and Practices, Regina, SK- June 25-29, 2018 NT5

by aanationtalk on June 25, 201859 Views

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MMIWG: A Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Thursday, June 21, 2018 The Commissioners and staff of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls would like to take this opportunity to wish all Canadians a very joyful National Indigenous Peoples Day. For thousands of years Indigenous peoples in Canada marked the summer solstice with celebrations to honour and thank […]

by aanationtalk on June 22, 201856 Views

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MMIWG: Official Statement by Commissioner Michèle Audette

June 20, 2018 On June 5th, I announced I would take time to reflect, analyze and consider my future participation in the National Inquiry in light of the Government of Canada’s deeply regrettable decision to deny the full extension requested by the Commissioners. Fully committed to my role as a Commissioner, I have always felt […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 201872 Views

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Be Proud | Be Unique | Be Indigenous – National Indigenous Peoples Day

Credits: First Nations Centre Fanshawe College Published on Jun 19, 2018 In celebration of National Indigenous Day we would like to ask you to Be Proud | Be Unique | Be Indigenous. Follow the FIRST NATIONS CENTRE Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FanshaweFNC/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/fanshawefnc?lang=en Official Website: https://www.fanshawec.ca/student-life…

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 2018192 Views

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New additions to the Toronto Sign honour Indigenous Peoples

June 18, 2018 In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, the City of Toronto is adding a Medicine Wheel and a new vinyl wrap to the Toronto Sign. The Medicine Wheel will be positioned before the sign’s “T”. The vinyl wrap will cover the outside of the Toronto Sign letters, and resembles birchbark […]

by aanationtalk on June 18, 201897 Views

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Digital series set to empower indigenous girls

They’re young, they’re fierce and they’re changing the way the next generation of indigenous women see themselves and the world around them. Fierce Girls is a new international online series aimed at young indigenous girls, providing them with an engaging immersive story using a range of social media platforms. It will feature live action and […]

by aanationtalk on June 15, 201878 Views

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Official statement by Commissioner Michèle Audette

June 5, 2018 I have received the government decision on the National Inquiry’s extension request. I am currently inhabited by a feeling of incomprehension and deep disappointment. My thoughts are with the family members, survivors of violence and the Spirit of the lost loved ones as the Government of Canada is failing them once again […]

by aanationtalk on June 5, 201882 Views

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Métis Nation Approaches to Health and Wellness

May 30, 2018 Public Health 2018 is the national forum where public health professionals, researches, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research. The Métis […]

by aanationtalk on June 1, 201874 Views

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The Cannabis Act in the Senate

MAY 30, 2018 The Senate of Canada is currently debating Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act. Bill C-45 is a piece of government legislation that would legalize access to cannabis in Canada. The bill would also control and regulate how cannabis is grown, distributed and sold. Bill C-45 was introduced in the Senate and given first reading […]

by aanationtalk on May 30, 2018110 Views

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Welcome to Regina Powwow First Nations University of Canada

Credits: Pow wow Times Published on May 14, 2018 Welcome to Regina Powwow First Nations University of Canada Check out more cool videos at our website where we share the top videos in the world related to our beautiful powwow culture of song and dance. Click here: http://www.powwowtimes.ca

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 2018218 Views

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Breaking Barriers – Thunder Bay Police Service

Date Published: 2018-05-02 The Thunder Bay Police Service has launched a new page on our website which is designed to inform the public on the progress to reduce systemic barriers. We recognize that systemic barriers exist between Indigenous people and the justice system which includes police. The work that goes into eliminating these barriers is […]

by aanationtalk on May 3, 2018112 Views

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Media Advisory – City of Toronto to kick off Youth Week

City of Toronto Media Relations has issued the following: The City of Toronto, in partnership with R.I.S.E., The Remix Project, Urban Arts and the Toronto Youth Cabinet, will kick off Youth Week celebrations with a special live performance. Councillor Neethan Shan (Ward 42 Scarborough-Rouge River) and City representatives will attend the event to celebrate Toronto […]

by aanationtalk on April 27, 2018121 Views

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Michael Garron Hospital breaks ground on largest redevelopment project in its history

$12.5-million donation from Peter and Diana Thomson launches $100-million Heart of the East Campaign to transform community healthcare in East Toronto Toronto, April 25, 2018 – Today, Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), Toronto East Health Network marked a major milestone in its history by breaking ground on the Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre and […]

by aanationtalk on April 25, 2018136 Views

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MNBC: By-Election Notice for Region 7 Northeast Women’s Representative

April 24th, 2018 As Chief Electoral Officer, appointed by the Métis Nation Governing Assembly for the MNBC 2018 By-Election to fill one (1) Regional Women’s Representative vacancy in Region 7, I have been charged with conducting the electoral process for all Métis Nation British Columbia Provincially Registered Citizens of that region ordinarily resident in British […]

by aanationtalk on April 25, 201897 Views

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National Council for Reconciliation

April 24, 2018 In December 2017, the Prime Minister announced the creation of an Interim Board of Directors to make recommendations on the creation of a National Council for Reconciliation. Interim Board of Directors The members are: Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, Chair Max FineDay Mike DeGagné Clint Davis Edith Cloutier Jean Teillet The mandate of […]

by aanationtalk on April 25, 2018120 Views

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Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools healing and commemoration

Some of the subject matter being discussed on this website is challenging and may cause emotional distress. If you are feeling distressed and require support, or someone to talk to, please call the First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310. It’s toll-free and open 24 hours a day, 7 days a […]

by aanationtalk on April 25, 2018165 Views

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Thunder Bay Police Service: Missing Person – Star Meekis

Date Published: 2018-04-24 The Thunder Bay Police Service is asking for assistance in locating 22 year old Star Meekis who was reported missing to police on April 23, 2018. Star was last seen leaving her South Syndicate Ave residence on the evening of April 20, 2018. Her family has not been able to contact her […]

by aanationtalk on April 25, 201884 Views

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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, 2018237 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

by aanationtalk on April 2, 2018149 Views

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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, 2018155 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, 2018107 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, 2018118 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, 2018105 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, 2018148 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, 2018150 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, 2018158 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, 2018115 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, 2018114 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, 2018192 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, 2018182 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, 2018132 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, 2018137 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, 2018112 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, 2018124 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, 2018144 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, 2018173 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, 2018187 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, 2018136 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, 2018171 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, 2018156 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, 2018212 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, 2018220 Views

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