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Canada’s Capital Region to Wrap Up Canada 150 in Style

OTTAWA, December 21, 2017 Canada 150 will be celebrated one last time on Parliament Hill and at the Canadian Museum of History on New Year’s Eve. Canadians of all ages and backgrounds are invited to join the Canada 150 festivities organized to mark the end of this memorable year. At the Canadian Museum of History, Indigenous culture will […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017249 Views

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Governments of Canada and Ontario providing housing support for human trafficking survivors

ONTARIO, December 21, 2017 — The Governments of Canada and Ontario have announced more than $7 million to help survivors of human trafficking in Ontario through new transitional housing and rent assistance. This will help ensure that survivors have a safe place to live while they access services and supports to help them heal from trauma […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2017164 Views

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Positive Progress Being Made on Premier’s Task Force on Educational Outcomes – Government of NL

December 21, 2017 Great strides have been made to action a number of the recommendations included in the report of The Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes. The task force was established in 2016 to examine the Kindergarten to Grade 12 education system and make recommendations to improve student outcomes. The 82 recommendations, which […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017222 Views

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GNT: Grand Opening of New Units at the Centre for Northern Families

YELLOWKNIFE (December 20, 2017) – Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) and Homelessness Caroline Cochrane today announced the grand opening of eight new semi-independent units in the existing Centre for Northern Families building located on Franklin Avenue in Yellowknife. The new units will help alleviate some of the overcapacity issues currently experienced by […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017215 Views

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Driving traffic to Northern Ontario Tourism Attractions by eliminating barriers to growth

Enhanced directional signage helps visitors find their way in Northern Ontario with an investment of more than $390,000 by the Government of Canada December 21, 2017 – Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Between 20 to 30 communities in Northern Ontario will benefit from a coordinated program […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017121 Views

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Exceptional lawyers recognized with Queen’s counsel designation

December 20, 2017 VICTORIA – Attorney General David Eby has announced the 2017 recipients of the honorary title of Queen’s counsel (QC). “I’m honoured to congratulate this year’s QC designation recipients,” Eby said. “Each appointee has earned this very special honour by demonstrating a superb record of achievement and commitment to our province’s legal system. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017221 Views

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Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award Launched across Canada

December 21, 2017 The Provincial Government is announcing a call for nominations for the Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award (EMESA). The award is delivered collaboratively by provincial, territorial and federal governments and is a prestigious recognition for exceptional service, achievement, and contributions to advancing emergency management. The Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award was created by […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017206 Views

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Makivik Corporation: Request to Set the Case Down for Judgment by Default – For January 10, 2018

Montreal, Quebec, December 20, 2017- For Immediate Release We wish to advise beneficiaries of the High Arctic Relocatee Trust (HART) that on December 20, 2017 at 10:20 AM, Makivik Corporation and collectively, the HART beneficiaries, were served with the Request to Set the Case Down for Judgment by Default concerning the termination of the HART. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017201 Views

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Baker Lake Liquor Plebiscite – Elections Nunavut

December 20, 2017 Eligible voters in Baker Lake will cast their vote for the following question: “Are you in favour of ending the current system of liquor restriction in Baker Lake and having an unrestricted system where only the general liquor laws of Nunavut apply?” There will be an advance vote on January 15 at […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017161 Views

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National Access Cannabis Enters into Additional Partnership with Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation

NAC Has Established 4 Exclusive Partnerships to Date with Manitoban First Nations OTTAWA, Dec. 21, 2017 – National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: NAC), Canada’sbest practices leader in delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal medical cannabis today announced that the Company has entered into a Limited Partnership Agreement (the “Agreement”) with […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017165 Views

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Canadian Utilities Limited Transfers ATCO Structures and Logistics Ownership Interest to ATCO Ltd.

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 21, 2017 ATCO Ltd. (TSX:ACO.X) (TSX:ACO.Y), Canadian Utilities Limited(TSX:CU) (TSX:CU.X) ATCO Ltd. and its subsidiary, Canadian Utilities Limited, today announced an agreement to transfer Canadian Utilities Limited’s 24.5 per cent ownership interest in ATCO Structures & Logistics Ltd. to ATCO Ltd.  As a result of the transaction, ATCO will own 100 per cent of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017129 Views

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Treasury Metals Closes $4.25 Million Flow-Through Financing, Outlines 2018 Exploration Program

TORONTO, Dec. 21, 2017 – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML “Treasury Metals” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the private placement financing previously announced on December 5, 2017 and upsized on December 6, 2017 (the “Offering”). The Company issued 6.35 million flow-through common shares (“Flow-Through Shares”) at an issue price of $0.67 per Flow-Through Share (the “Issue Price”) for […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017101 Views

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Arianne Provides Comprehensive 2017 Year in Review

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (December 21, 2017) – Arianne Phosphate (the “Company” or “Arianne”) (TSX VENTURE: DAN; OTC: DRRSF; FRANKFURT: JE9N), a development-stage phosphate mining company, advancing the Lac à Paul phosphate rock project in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, is pleased to provide a corporate update for the year-end.  “This year has been one of sure and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2017118 Views

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Osisko Announces TSX Approval Of Normal Course Issuer Bid

(Toronto, December 21, 2017) Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK) (the “Corporation” or “Osisko”) today announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) has approved the Corporation’s notice of intention to make a normal course issuer bid (the “NCIB Program”). Under the terms of the NCIB Program, Osisko may acquire up to 15,204,587 of its common shares […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2017106 Views

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ATCO Expands Global Renewables Portfolio With Hydro Acquisition in Mexico

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 21, 2017 — ATCO Ltd. (TSX:ACO.X) (TSX:ACO.Y), Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX:CU) (TSX:CU.X) ATCO announced today that Canadian Utilities Limited, an ATCO company, has entered into an agreement to acquire Electricidad del Golfo (EGO), which owns a 35 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric power station in the state of Veracruz, Mexico. The acquisition continues to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2017162 Views

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Kinder Morgan, DCP Midstream and Targa Resources Announce Final Investment Decision on Gulf Coast Express Pipeline Project

Definitive Agreements signed by JV Partners; Sufficient Commitments Achieved to Move Forward with the Project December 21, 2017 “We are excited to be moving forward on this much-needed infrastructure project, with construction planned to commence in the first quarter of 2018” HOUSTON—Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline LLC (KMTP), a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI), […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2017121 Views

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Durango Increases Land Position at Dianna Lake Due to Recent Positve Results

Vancouver, BC December 20, 2017 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO), (the “Company” or “Durango”) announces that further to its news of December 18, 2017, it has acquired via online staking an additional 477 hectares surrounding its wholly owned Dianna Lake, Saskatchewan property. The mineralization zone encountered is enriched by silver, gold, cobalt, copper, mercury, nickel, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2017119 Views

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Sabina Gold & Silver Announces Receipt of Final Project Certificate for the Back River Project – Environmental Assessment Process Completed

Vancouver, BC – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (SBB.T), (“Sabina” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Nunavut Impact Review Board (the “NIRB”) has issued the final Project Certificate for the Back River Project (the “Project” or “Back River”). As announced on December 6, 2017, the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2017116 Views

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The Daily Thursday, December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 Consumer Price Index, November 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.1% on a year-over-year basis in November, following a 1.4% increase in October. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.5% in November. Continue reading Accounting Services Price Index, 2016 The Accounting Services Price Index rose by […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 2017139 Views

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Manitoba Receives Recommendations from Wait Times Reduction Task Force

December 20, 2017 The province has received the final report of the Wait Times Reduction Task Force, a document that combined with the recommendations and findings of the Peachey report, the EMS system review and other relevant studies of Manitoba’s health system, will be used as the foundation for clinically informed transformation of Manitoba’s health-care […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017175 Views

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Province to improve environmental protections for coastal areas

Dec. 20, 2017 VICTORIA – The provincial government is moving to protect the environment and health of wild salmon by strengthening the requirements for fish processing and finfish aquaculture operations. “Serious and widespread concerns about effluent from fish processing operations and finfish aquaculture practices have been raised, and the government is taking action,” said George […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017146 Views

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Results of public engagement on Yukon’s carbon price rebate released

December 20, 2017 The Government of Yukon has released the results of its public engagement survey on the rebate of carbon pricing revenues in the territory. Between August 16 and September 13, Yukoners were invited to answer questions about how the rebate should be delivered and whether any organizations or populations should be given additional […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017213 Views

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Fourteen Québec City area businesses will be able to carry out major innovation projects

From Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions Government of Canada awards nearly $2.5 million to many businesses in the greater Québec City area December 20, 2017 – Wendake, Quebec – Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Businesses need to be able to rely on adequate resources to create and commercialize innovative products. In 2017, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017228 Views

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Ontario Signs Tobacco Agreement-in-Principle With Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

Province Partnering with First Nations to Support Community Growth and Prosperity December 20, 2017 Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne on tobacco regulation and revenue-sharing to support community growth and prosperity, and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, and Grand Chief […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017186 Views

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Stephen Cipes launches The All One Era book

NOTE: Media and public are invited to tune in or attend. December 21, 2017 The Winter Solstice 10 am PST and on the hour at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm – Live stream broadcast on Facebook 6 pm PST – Candlelight procession, meditation, prayer and vegetarian potluck to follow at Summerhill Pyramid Winery. KELOWNA, BC, Dec. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017174 Views

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Province Releases Second Quarter Report for 2017-18 Fiscal Year

December 20, 2017 The province released the second quarter report for the 2017-18 fiscal year citing important progress made on expenditure management offset by a decrease in personal income tax revenue, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. Manitoba’s forecast summary deficit is $827 million, an improvement of $13 million from the projected $840 million deficit […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017113 Views

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AFN BULLETIN – Report on the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 2017

AFN BULLETIN – Report on the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 2017 Almost 1,500 Chiefs, Elders, youth and other delegates attended the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) in Ottawa, Ontario held December 5 – 7. First Nations gathered under the theme “Our Languages, Our Land, our Future” to discuss key priorities and set direction for […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017504 Views

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Canada’s non-hydro renewable power capacity continues to increase

December 20, 2017 – Calgary – National Energy Board Canada’s non-hydro renewable power capacity grew by more than eight per cent in 2016, adding nearly 1,300 megawatts (MW) of solar, biomass and wind-generated power, according to the National Energy Board’s (NEB) 2017 update of the Canada’s Renewable Power Landscape 2017 report. In 2016, Canada’s electricity generation was 66 per cent […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017152 Views

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Risk assessment finds minimal risk of pathogen transfer to wild salmon

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada Ottawa, Ontario – Scientific research plays an important role in informing our policy choices on sustainable aquaculture activities and management. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) released a science advisory report today on the assessment of the risk to Fraser River sockeye salmon due to Infectious Hematopoietic Necrosis Virus (IHNV) transfer […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017157 Views

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BC’s Glass Sponge Reefs added to Canada’s Tentative List for World Heritage Sites – CPAWS

December 20, 2017 Ottawa, Ont. – The holidays are looking brighter this year with the announcement that British Columbia’s Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound glass sponge reefs are being added to Canada’s tentative list for World Heritage Sites. The nomination to the list was made by the Central Coast First Nations, specifically by the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017169 Views

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Ministers McKenna and Morneau outline next steps in pricing carbon pollution

Climate change and extreme weather affects all Canadians, and we all need to be part of the solution. A price on pollution is one of the most efficient tools available to drive clean innovation while curbing greenhouse gas emissions. That’s why pricing carbon pollution is a central part of Canada’s plan for clean growth and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017259 Views

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NL-OCYA: The Child and Youth Advocate Releases 2016 Recommendations Report

December 20th, 2017 The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has released the 2016 Status Report on Recommendations today entitled Not There Yet. This report is issued annually. It reports progress and status of the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate and Child Death Review Committee recommendations to December 2016. This report points […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017201 Views

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Province puts more naloxone into the hands of British Columbians to save lives

December 20, 2017 NEW WESTMINSTER – To help save lives and prevent overdose deaths, take-home naloxone kits are now available at community pharmacies throughout British Columbia, free to people who use opioids or are likely to witness an overdose, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy announced today. “Our most urgent priority is to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017133 Views

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PSA – Ring in 2018 at the New Year’s Eve Downtown Festival & Fireworks

December 20, 2017 Celebrate the arrival of 2018 at the Alberta Legislature, as we wrap up the year-long celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. This fun-filled, alcohol-free, family-friendly event has something for everyone! Date: Sunday, December 31, 2017 Time: Family-friendly activities: 6 – 9 p.m. Fireworks: 9 p.m. Location: Federal Building (9820–107 Street), Visitor Centre and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017163 Views

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AADNC: December 20, 2017 – List of recipients with default management under way by region

This section provides a list of recent updates to the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Web site. December 2017 December 20, 2017 – List of recipients with default management under way by region December 18, 2017 – Let’s talk on-reserve education: Survey report December 8, 2017 – Amending Agreement Pertaining to the Agreement to Support […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017131 Views

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BCWF: Government Makes Grisly Decisions by Moving Goal Posts

December 18, 2017 Using post-truth era consultative techniques the B.C. government has now decided to ban grizzly bear hunting to all but First Nations hunters. Government had said it was only going to ban the “trophy hunting of grizzly bears”, but has now changed its mind, and is banning grizzly bear hunting. The government’s change […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017133 Views

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OWA 2017 Year in Review

This year marks the eighth anniversary of the OWA’s Year in Review publication. This publication reviews the key events, policy changes and initiatives the OWA has been working on over the past year on behalf of its members. 2017 was a great year and features articles on; Redefining Sustainable Power Generation, Market Based Procurement, the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017153 Views

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Manitoba Music Year in Review

December 19, 2017 Well just like that it’s December and we’re capping off a busy 2017 with a little look back. It’s been a year filled with Manitoba talent making waves at home and abroad, on the stage, in the studio, and in the news. Manitoba artists and music companies picked up 36 awards and 88 nominations for […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017175 Views

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Year in Review on Protecting Canada’s Land and Freshwater Shows Slow Progress – CPAWS

December 20, 2017 YEAR IN REVIEW ON PROTECTING CANADA’S LAND AND FRESHWATER SHOWS CONTINUED SLOW PROGRESS “ON-THE GROUND” IN 2017, GOVERNMENT ACTION NEEDED Ottawa – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is calling on governments to speed up progress towards protecting at least 17% of Canada’s land and freshwater by 2020. In a report […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017158 Views

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Diversifying Calgary’s economy by bolstering its clean technology sector

Calgary-based organizations receive support to develop and promote clean technology December 20, 2017– Calgary, Alberta – Western Economic Diversification Canada Technology and the innovation it helps promote are key to the future of Canada’s economy. This is why Western Economic Diversification Canada is committed to supporting technologies that will advance the Government of Canada’s environmental […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017149 Views

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UPDATE: Lawsuit over air pollution in Chemical Valley discontinued – Ecojustice

TORONTO — Ecojustice lawyer Kaitlyn Mitchell issued the following statement today about ongoing concerns with Ontario’s chronic failure to address the air quality crisis in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley: “After eight years of government delay, Ecojustice lawyers helped Aamjiwnaang First Nation community member Ada Lockridge launch a lawsuit aimed at forcing Ontario to review how it regulates […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017148 Views

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Grizzlies sleep easier as Province announces total ban on hunting – Grizzly Bear Foundation

VANCOUVER – December 18, 2017 — On behalf of British Columbia’s grizzly bears, we congratulate the Province for listening to citizens, First Nations and other stakeholder groups and establishing a full hunting ban on grizzly bears. Effective immediately, the announcement confirms that the consultation process indicated support for a full hunting ban, and as such the Province has […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017157 Views

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Nipissing University: President DeGagné selected to help shape National Council for Reconciliation

December 20, 2017 Nipissing University President, Dr. Mike DeGagné, has been appointed to the interim Board of Directors for the new National Council for Reconciliation. The council, announced last week by the Trudeau government, is chaired by Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, a former member of Parliament and residential school survivor who also served as a […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017187 Views

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WAG’s Inuit Art Centre Receives $10 Million from Province of Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 19, 2017: Today, Honourable Cathy Cox, Minister of Sport, Culture and Heritage, announced the government of Manitoba’s contribution of $10 million for the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Inuit Art Centre. The initiative now has support from all three levels of government as well as private sector funding, underscoring the value of the Inuit […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017204 Views

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BC Ferries and FPCC collaborate with First Nations to connect travellers with Region’s Culture

December 19, 2017 VICTORIA – BC Ferries is partnering with the First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) to facilitate the commission of an original design from a First Nations artist and original text from a First Nations writer to adorn the interior of Northern Sea Wolf. Beginning in summer 2018, Northern Sea Wolf will provide direct […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017152 Views

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MSVU: A holiday message from Dr. Mary Bluechardt, President and Vice-Chancellor

December 20, 2017 This holiday season I find myself thinking often of how grateful I am to have had the opportunity to join the Mount community. My installation last month was a high point of my career and a warm welcome for which my husband Cliff and I are both very thankful. There is something […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017218 Views

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Eight outstanding Canadian places named future candidates for UNESCO World Heritage Sites

December 20, 2017           Ottawa, Ontario          Parks Canada Agency World Heritage Sites represent some of humanity’s most impressive achievements and nature’s most inspiring creations. They are exceptional places that are considered to have Outstanding Universal Value – these sites are as diverse as the Pyramids of Egypt and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – and they […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017145 Views

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UCN: First Issue – Muses From The North

December 19, 2017 We are very pleased to announce to the entire UCN community that the first issue of the students’ online journal Muses from the North (MFTN) has been published. The journal is part of a UCN seed-funded project which studies the impact of publication on the general successes of our students. The journal […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017127 Views

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Woodland Cultural Centre – Attention Artists: Funding Opportunities

The Woodland Cultural Centre continues to be a recommender for two Ontario Arts Council Programs: Exhibition Assistance & Indigenous Visual Artists’ Materials. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm. EXHIBITION ASSISTANCE Purpose: The program provides grants of $500 to $1,500 to assist individual artists with costs related to presenting their work in an exhibition. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017135 Views

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VIU Community Honours 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

December 19, 2017 – 1:45pm Vancouver Island University Faculty Association, VIUSU and ResTide spearheaded events on Nanaimo campus Hanging a shirt with an anti-violence message, donating a warm coat or lighting a candle to remember a victim of gender-based violence may be small gestures, but these actions can cause powerful ripple effects in communities. These […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017120 Views

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