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A new series featuring some of Canada’s most fascinating personalities – Canadian Museum of History

Gatineau, Quebec — The Canadian Museum of History invites you to a new series of inspiring talks and performances featuring some of Canada’s most fascinating personalities. Designed for open dialogue, the series An evening with . . . welcomes a broad range of experts and personalities in fields such as history, politics, media and arts […]

by aanationtalk on August 21, 201910 Views

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BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres Announces New Board of Directors

(VICTORIA, BC) – The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) elected three new board members with eight remaining on the board at the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Williams Lake on July 6, 2019. The BCAAFC welcomes three new board members to the board: Carol Camille, Lillooet Friendship Centre Society Tami Omeasoo, Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre […]

by aanationtalk on August 20, 201922 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Joly to Announce Funding to Enhance Indigenous Arts Festival in Niagara

From: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario Media advisory August 19, 2019 — Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, will announce funding to strengthen a local Indigenous tourism experience, to celebrate unique culture, history and creative arts, while creating new economic opportunities. Date: Tuesday, August 20, […]

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Public Safety Canada: 2018 Corrections and Conditional Release Statistical Overview

2019-08-19 This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. Preface This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. A primary consideration in producing this overview was to present general […]

by aanationtalk on August 19, 201928 Views

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Public Safety Canada: 2018 Human Trafficking Consultations Report

2019-08-16 This report breaks down the findings of the consultations by key themes identified in participants’ responses. 1. Executive Summary Following the formal evaluation of Canada’s National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking, in effect from 2012-2016, the federal government committed to establish a National Human Trafficking Hotline and launch a consultation process to help […]

by aanationtalk on August 19, 201921 Views

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Viability Study – Cape Breton Regional Municipality – Recommendations Report

Authorship This report is prepared by Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) for the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (referred to as the CBRM, Municipality, or Regional Municipality throughout) Viability Study Steering Committee (referred to as Steering Committee). This report is based on information and documentation that was made available to Grant Thornton as well as information […]

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OAG_MB: Operations of the Office – Strategic Priorities Plan for 2019 / 20 – 2021 / 22

August, 2019 Operations of the Office – Strategic Priorities Plan for 2019 / 20 – 2021 / 22 Download PDF – 2.75 MB NT5

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OAG_MB: Operations of the Office – for the year ended March 31, 2019

August, 2019 Operations of the Office – for the year ended March 31, 2019 Download PDF – 7.69 MB NT4

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Media Advisory – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, August 12, 2019– Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, and the Honourable Alfred Moses, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 […]

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Media Advisory – Eskasoni, Nova Scotia

Eskasoni, Nova Scotia, August 12, 2019 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development; the Honourable Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia; and Eskasoni Chief Leroy Denny. Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Time: 11:00 a.m. (Media are asked to arrive […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada announces funding to benefit First Nations people in Thunder Bay

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada is working with local First Nations organizations to create employment opportunities for First Nations people in Thunder Bay. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to […]

by aanationtalk on August 13, 201930 Views

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WCEL: Canada exceeds international commitments in marine protection, ahead of 2020 deadline

OTTAWA — The Canadian government has surpassed its commitment to protect at least 10 per cent of its oceans before 2020. This achievement is the result of significant collaboration between Indigenous communities, the Canadian government, conservation organizations, communities and industries. The David Suzuki Foundation, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Ecology Action Centre, West Coast Environmental […]

by aanationtalk on August 8, 201925 Views

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A milestone in marine conservation – The Nature Conservancy of Canada applauds protection through partnership in the High Arctic

Toronto, ON The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) congratulates the Qikiqtani Inuit Association and the Governments of Canada and Nunavut for today’s announcement of two new protected areas covering 427,000 square kilometres in the High Arctic. The national non-profit conservation organization especially welcomes the news that one of those areas, the Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine […]

by aanationtalk on August 8, 201948 Views

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Ottawa residents and Canadians invited to share inspiration online for public art and landscape: Next phase of engagement for new OPL-LAC joint facility now live

August 7, 2019 The third phase of the Inspire555 series to engage the public and gather input on the new Ottawa Public Library (OPL) and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) joint facility is online now at Inspire555.ca. In a short questionnaire on Public Art and Landscape, Canadians from coast to coast are invited to share […]

by aanationtalk on August 7, 201949 Views

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PAMA: What’s on this August

PAMA is your Family Staycation Destination this August August at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is filled with fantastic family fun! Experience various exhibitions and hands-on opportunities for little hands, instructor-led creative activities on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as the self-guided weekend family fun activity. Don’t forget to drop-in for exciting […]

by aanationtalk on August 7, 201929 Views

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MNO Barrie-South Simcoe Métis Council joins Region 7 in recent charter signing

On July 29, 2019, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens met in Barrie for the signing of the latest community charter in an early evening ceremony. The MNO Barrie-South Simcoe Métis Council represents the 31st and most recent chartered community council to join the MNO, following the previous signing of the Thames Bluewater Métis Council […]

by aanationtalk on August 5, 201918 Views

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Four SSHRC-funded researchers appointed to Order of Canada

On June 27, 2019, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced the latest appointments to the Order of Canada. Four SSHRC-funded researchers were among the 83 new appointments. We would like to congratulate and recognize the following researchers named as Officers (O.C.) and Members (C.M.) of the Order of Canada: […]

by aanationtalk on August 5, 201927 Views

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Raise Your Voice: NFB & imagineNATIVE launch call for Indigenous Voice Artists

Calling all Hip Hop, Rap, Spoken Word Artists, Poets, Singers, Audio Storytellers, and Podcasters. The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival are partnering for the eighth annual Digital Project Prize. This year we’re inviting Indigenous voice artists to apply to create something new, a digital or interactive experiment. […]

by aanationtalk on July 23, 201963 Views

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Métis Nation BC Métis Oral History Project

July 22nd, 2019 Métis have a rich history in British Columbia, more than just the North East corner of the province. Historical evidence about Métis communities in BC is more limited than what is available for the rest of the Métis Homeland. This can be attributed to the early and profound unwillingness of first the […]

by aanationtalk on July 23, 201951 Views

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FNTC at the 2019 AFN Annual General Assembly

The First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) will be at the 2019 Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual General Assembly in Fredericton, N.B., from July 23-25. Anyone attending the assembly is encouraged to stop by our booth to learn more about the FNTC and its services, as well as enter our door prize to win a […]

by aanationtalk on July 22, 201953 Views

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9th Annual NRTF Golf Tournament

JOIN US FOR A TWO-PERSON BEST BALL GOLF TOURNAMENT WITH PROCEEDS SUPPORTING THE NEW RELATIONSHIP TRUST FOUNDATION. LOCATION & TIME: UBC University Golf Club in Vancouver, BC 5185 University Blvd Thursday, August 1, 2019 Registration – 11:30am Tee Time – 1:00pm The Foundation was created in 2011 by the New Relationship Trust to raise funds […]

by aanationtalk on July 22, 201944 Views

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Webinar: Property Transfer Tax Under the FMA

In the above webinar, FNTC Legal Counsel Marie Potvin breaks down property transfer tax under the FMA into seven essential topics, including defining PTT, provincial regimes, PTT under the FMA, implementation, administrative requirements, law development and next steps. Below are some highlights. What is PTT? PTT is a tax that is levied each time a […]

by aanationtalk on July 22, 201975 Views

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Mildred Lake Extension Project and Mildred Lake Tailings Management Plan

2019 ABAER 006 Syncrude Canada Ltd. Mildred Lake Extension Project and Mildred Lake Tailings Management Plan Applications 1820856, 034-00000026, 001-00363203, 005-00263298, MSL170423, MSL170430, MSL352; and Tailings Management Plan Decision [1] The panel finds the Syncrude Ltd. Mildred Lake Extension project is in the public interest. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) therefore approves, subject to conditions made […]

by aanationtalk on July 17, 201973 Views

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Dilico Pow Wow July 18: Gakina Maamawedaa (Everyone Together) 3rd Annual Pow Pow

Poster: http://www.dilico.com/upload/documents/2019-dilico-pow-wow-poster-july-18-2019-.pdf NT5

by aanationtalk on July 15, 201986 Views

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Public Safety Canada: Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative / Summary of the Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative

2019-06-28 This report presents the results of the Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative (ACSPI or the Initiative). There are two main components of the Initiative, the Community Safety Planning Process and Community-based Pilot Projects Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative The Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative (ACSPI or the Initiative) […]

by aanationtalk on June 28, 201980 Views

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Red Embers installation at Allan Gardens features work of five OCAD U alumni

Red Embers, a public art installation honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women is on display at Toronto’s Allan Gardens. Commissioned featured artists include OCAD U alumni: Catherine Tammaro, Hannah Claus, Hillary Brighthill, Lido Pimienta and Lindsey Lickers. The artists were chosen along with nine other Indigenous female artists from different parts of the country who […]

by aanationtalk on June 25, 201963 Views

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Marpole crosswalk celebrates Musqueam’s vibrant culture

June 21 2019 – Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, you’ll see beautiful geometric patterns of white, black, sonoma sand, brick red, and yellow emerging at the pedestrian crossings on Granville Street between W 70th Avenue and W 68th Avenue. This is an original three-section crosswalk designed by Musqueam artist Robyn Sparrow, commissioned through our […]

by aanationtalk on June 25, 201971 Views

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Northern Lights: A wake-up call for the future of Canada

Ottawa – Canada’s Arctic is in crisis. The urgency results from decades of neglect and disregard, climate change and lack of infrastructure. The Special Senate Committee on the Arctic released its report Northern Lights: A Wake-Up Call for the Future of Canada on Tuesday, concluding its intense year-long study and is telling Canadians that “the North IS the future of […]

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Media Advisory – Executive Chair of Project Reconciliation to Discuss Indigenous Projects at Global Petroleum Show

CALGARY, June 13, 2019 – Project Reconciliation Executive Chairman and Thunderchild First Nation former Chief Delbert Wapass will talk about Indigenous-led projects and ways of moving forward at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary June 13. Wapass will explain why it’s vital that Indigenous communities be given the opportunity to purchase a majority stake in […]

by aanationtalk on June 13, 201958 Views

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Dilico Pow Wow June 13, 2019

Gakina Maamawedaa (Everyone Together) 3rd Annual Pow Pow, Thursday June 13, … Poster NT5

by aanationtalk on June 6, 201985 Views

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Statistics Canada is a leader in providing real data on women issues in Canada – We are proud to support The Women Deliver 2019 conference

OTTAWA, June 5, 2019 – Power, progress and change are backed by facts. Statistics Canada continues to be the primary data source in many different areas that shed light on women issues. These facts support the development of future policies and perspectives. The following releases featured in StatCan’s recently launched Centre for Gender, Diversity and […]

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UBC endorses Canada’s Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion charter

The University of British Columbia has reaffirmed its strong commitment to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusion in research by endorsing the Government of Canada’s Dimensions charter. Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada is a pilot program that aims to address systemic barriers, particularly those experienced by members of underrepresented or disadvantaged groups. Institutions that endorse […]

by aanationtalk on June 5, 201967 Views

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Artists selected for Main Street mural project – City of Guelph

Wilson Street to be revitalized with four murals Guelph, Ont., June 4, 2019 – The four finalists for the Main Street mural project have been chosen. Each artist or artist duo will enhance one of four sites starting this September: the side wall beside the Guelph Farmers’ Market, the wooden inlet on the side of […]

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National Inquiry calls for transformative change to eradicate violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA

Missing and murdered crisis rooted in human and Indigenous rights violations Gatineau, QC, June 3, 2019 — The National Inquiry’s Final Report reveals that persistent and deliberate human and Indigenous rights violations and abuses are the root cause behind Canada’s staggering rates of violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people. The two volume report, […]

by aanationtalk on June 3, 201981 Views

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Cultural Hotspot launched in north Etobicoke and York neighbourhoods

25-May-2019 Today, Mayor John Tory launched the sixth annual Cultural Hotspot, which celebrates and spotlights the arts, culture, food, events and communities of north Etobicoke and York. Mayor Tory was joined at the launch by Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Ward 21 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City’s Economic and Community Development Committee, Councillor Frances Nunziata […]

by aanationtalk on May 27, 201952 Views

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Knowledge Synthesis Grants

Informing Best Practices in Environmental and Impact Assessments July 2019 Competition Overview Value $30,000 Duration One year Application deadline July 10, 2019 (8 p.m. eastern) Results announced September 2019 Apply See details below Context Description Themes Value and duration Eligibility Application process Evaluation and adjudication Regulations, policies and related information Contact information Read more: Knowledge Synthesis […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201970 Views

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B.C. Appeal Court ruling: Premier Kenney

May 24, 2019 Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on the B.C. Court of Appeal ruling on shipments of heavy oil through British Columbia: “British Columbia’s highest court has spoken, unanimously, and the time for obstruction of the TMX pipeline is now over. I look forward to working with B.C. and the federal government […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201979 Views

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Coady at Women Deliver Conference 2019

May 24, 2019 The world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women, Women Deliver, will take place in Vancouver, Canada in June 2019. Eileen Alma (Director Women and Indigenous Programming) and Robin Neustaeter (Program Teaching Staff) will attend on behalf of Coady International Institute. Coady graduate Musola Cathrine […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201986 Views

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CMAJ: Food insecurity in Nunavut following the introduction of Nutrition North Canada

Andrée-Anne Fafard St-Germain, Tracey Galloway and Valerie Tarasuk CMAJ May 21, 2019 191 (20) E552-E558; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.181617 Abstract BACKGROUND: Household food insecurity, a measure of income-related problems of food access, is a pressing public health problem in Canada’s North, especially in Nunavut. We aimed to assess the impact of Nutrition North Canada, a food retail […]

by aanationtalk on May 21, 201985 Views

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Aboriginal Veterans Tribute List – National Launch April 2019

March 31, 2019 Aboriginal Veterans Tribute List  – National Launch April 2019 From: Aboriginal Veterans Tribute  [http://www.aboriginalveteranlist.ca] Backgrounder OVERVIEW Paying tribute to Aboriginal Veterans and their families in the defence of rights and freedoms of Canadians “is just the right thing to do” says Jeff Schlingloff.  For over 20 years, Schlingloff, a Veteran historian and researcher, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2019349 Views

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Work by the eight laureates of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts featured in new exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada

OTTAWA, March 27, 2019 – #GGArts, opening March 28, 2019, features a selection of outstanding work by the 2019 laureates of the Governor General’s Awards for lifetime achievement in the visual and media arts. Organized by the National Gallery of Canada in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, the exhibition showcases the remarkable […]

by aanationtalk on March 27, 2019227 Views

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NationTalk Interviews from 2nd Annual She Is Wise Conference (Toronto, ON)

ONWA Day 1, She is Wise Conference – Keynote Speaker: Fay Blaney Fay Blaney, Xwemalhkw (Homalco) Coast Salisho was raised by her great grandparents, speaking her own language until the age of 7. She and 4 generations of her family attended residential schools in BC. She is a graduate of Simon Fraser University, a founding […]

by aanationtalk on March 27, 2019139 Views

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Budget 2019: A secure and dignified retirement for Canadians

March 25, 2019 Québec, Québec Employment and Social Development Canada Over the course of their lives, seniors have made tremendous contributions to their communities right across Canada—and carry with them a wealth of knowledge, experience and skills they can continue to contribute today. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Family, Children and Social Development, […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 201986 Views

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The 2019 JUNO Awards Winners List

Mar 17, 2019 Download The 2019 JUNO Awards Winner List (PDF) NT5

by aanationtalk on March 18, 2019114 Views

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BCAFN: Register for First Nations Cannabis Forum – March 27, 2019

March 13, 2019 REGISTER A travel subsidy will be made available for one Chief or delegate per First Nation to attend the BC Forum only. Details to follow. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Froese at Sarah.Froese@bcafn.ca or 1 (778) 855-7439. NT5

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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, 2019180 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, 2019156 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, 2019189 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, 2019168 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, 2019201 Views

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