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The Daily Monday, October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 Wholesale trade, August 2017 Wholesale sales rose 0.5% to $62.8 billion in August, led by the personal and household goods and motor vehicle and parts subsectors. Continue reading Food services and drinking places, August 2017 Sales at food services and drinking places totalled $5.7 billion in August, unchanged (0.0%) from July. Prices […]

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The Downie and Wenjack Families: Thank you, Canada

Oct 20, 2017 The Downie and Wenjack Families would like to thank each and every person who has reached out with memories of our brother Gord. There has been a massive outpouring of love and support for both our families at this difficult time and we are truly grateful for the tributes, messages and donations […]

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Media Advisory: Summit on Criminal Justice System in Labrador

Justice and Public Safety October 20, 2017 The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, will deliver opening remarks at a justice summit on Monday, October 23, at 9:30 a.m. Minister Parsons will be joined by Justice Malcolm Rowe of the Supreme Court of Canada. The event will take place […]

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NSERC awards $2.3 million to Lakehead researchers

October 20, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $2.3 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for innovative research. The funding will support research projects that explore a variety of areas – from biology and chemistry and physics to engineering and geology […]

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Tłı̨chǫ Government: Kwetı̨ı̨ɂaà Environmental Monitoring Work-to-Learn

October 20, 2017 From Aug 31-Sep 15, 2017 the Tłı̨chǫ Government Lands Protection, in collaboration with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Contaminants and Remediation Division, sent 5 Tłı̨chǫ student/workers to Kwetı̨ı̨ɂaà – the old Rayrock mine – for environmental hands–on learning/work. With Job Shadow, Lisa Marie Zoe (Whatì), and students Damon Grosco (Behchokǫ̀), Nikita Mantla […]

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GNU: National Foster Family Week

October 20, 2017 National Foster Family Week started October 16. The Department of Family Services wants to thank Nunavut’s foster families for their dedication year-round, and encourages other Nunavummiut to consider fostering a child today. To celebrate National Foster Family Week in Nunavut, the department is hosting appreciation events in communities across the territory. To […]

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New art exhibition explores themes of belonging, identity and sense of place – Government of YT

October 20, 2017 On Our Way Home, an exhibition of new works that have joined the Yukon Permanent Art Collection, is now on display at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. The exhibition explores themes of belonging, identity and sense of place with pieces by established artists such as Meshell Melvin, Mark Preston and Mary Caesar, […]

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Bob McLeod: Working Together for the Northwest Territories

October 20, 2017 Mr. Speaker, before Members finish this Sitting and go their separate ways ‘til the House sits again, I wanted to take a few moments to reflect on our experiences together over the past few weeks and the past two years. When the 19 of us met in November 2015 as newly-elected Members, […]

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Emera Q3 Earnings Release and Conference Call

October 20, 2017 HALIFAX, Nova Scotia–Today Emera (TSX: EMA) announced that its Q3 2017 earnings will be released after market close on Friday, November 10, 2017. The company will be hosting a teleconference at 11:00 am Atlantic time on Monday, November 13, 2017 (10:00am Toronto/Montreal/New York; 9:00am Winnipeg; 8:00am Calgary; 7:00am Vancouver) to discuss the Q3 […]

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Manitoba News Release: Work of Seniors Across Province Acknowledged with Manitoba Council on Aging Recognition Awards for 2017

October 20, 2017 The Manitoba Council on Aging is acknowledging the hard work of seniors across the province with recognition awards, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen said today. “Seniors and others from across the province are working to strengthen their communities and make life better for all residents,” said Goertzen.  “These awards […]

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The University of Sudbury celebrates Indigenous scholarship recipients

On Thursday, October 19th, at 10 a.m., a ceremony was held to recognize Indigenous students who were recently awarded substantial scholarships at the University of Sudbury. A total sum of over $21,000.00 was recently awarded in scholarships. The recipients recognized this year were: Ruby Thompson, the very first recipient of the continuing $7,000 Dr. Constance […]

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2017 Edmonton Election results now official

October 20, 2017 Edmonton Elections Returning Officer Linda Sahli submitted official election results to Alberta Municipal Affairs today, as required by the Local Authorities Election Act. The official results are posted on the Edmonton Elections website and Open Data . City-wide, ward summary and detailed station-by-station results are available for election races. The public can […]

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National Inquiry to host youth workshop on final day of Winnipeg Community Hearings

October 19, 2017 Winnipeg, Manitoba- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will host a youth art workshop and presentation at the Oodena Circle on Friday, October 20, 2017. The presentation is part of an artistic expression panel. Leading the workshop is Jaime Black, Winnipeg-based artist who is of Anishnaabe/Cree and […]

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Trent U – Medicine Unbundled: A Journey Through The Minefields of Indigenous Health Care

Event Date: November 2, 2017 A Pine Tree Book Talk – Chanie Wenjack – School for Indigenous Studies A talk by Gary Geddes, the author and editor of 49 books, recipient of the Commonwealth Poetry Prize (American Region) and Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence. “Medicine Unbundled” is the result of 4 years of research […]

by aanationtalk on October 20, 201732 Views

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Carleton’s Patricia Ballamingie Secures SSHRC Connections Grant to Support Bring Food Home Conference in Ottawa

October 20, 2017 Carleton University’s Patricia Ballamingie, professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, and Research Associate, Phil Mount, with support from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) will sponsor students and Indigenous peoples from across Ontario to attend Bring Food Home, a sustainable food systems conference in Ottawa. When: October 26 to 29, 2017 […]

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Blackfoot name Ohkotoki’aahkkoiyiiniimaan, or Stone Pipe, given to Lethbridge College at Indigenous Celebration Day

Oct. 19, 2017 – Evoking the image of strength and straight paths, and celebrating promises made with honesty and integrity, Kainai Kaahsinnoonik(Grandparent) Peter Weasel Moccasin gave Lethbridge College a Blackfoot name this morning at a ceremony that kicked off the institution’s annual Indigenous Celebration Day. The name given to the college is Ohkotoki’aahkkoiyiiniimaan, which means Stone Pipe. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201731 Views

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imagineNATIVE Launches the imagineNATIVE Institute

YEAR-ROUND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HUB FOR INDIGENOUS FILM AND MEDIA CONTENT CREATORS As the kick-off event at imagineNATIVE’s annual Industry Series this morning, the Festival announced the launch of the imagineNATIVE Institute, a new organizational department for a year-round professional development hub in their new spaces The Commons. imagineNATIVE welcomed Industry, filmmakers and media artists to their newly renovated offices and […]

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AER: Notice of Application – Athabasca Oil Sands Area

Notice of Application Application No. 1899100 Suncor Energy Inc. Athabasca Oil Sands Area The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Application No. 1899100. This application is being submitted as part of an integrated development application, allowing applicants to apply for multiple activities under a single application. Description of the Application Suncor Energy Inc. (Suncor) has […]

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Peace and Friendship Treaty days at UNB to examine indigenous political traditions

October 20, 2017 The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick is hosting its third annual Peace and Friendship Treaty Days on Oct. 23 and 24, examining the contributions of indigenous political traditions to Confederation. On the 150th anniversary year of Canada’s Confederation, the event will feature a keynote speech by Nova Scotia Senator […]

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Athabasca U: Vivian Manasc Inducted into Alberta Order of Excellence

October 19, 2017 University board chair lauded by province with prestigious citizen’s honour One of eight Albertans to receive this year’s Alberta Order of Excellence is also one of Athabasca University’s own: Vivian Manasc, Chair of the university’s Board of Governors. The Alberta Order of Excellence recognizes the broad and significant impact of Manasc’s work, provincially and nationally, in the […]

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The First Nations Education Council is proud to present the 2nd annual parental and community involvement conference on November 16 and 17, 2017, at the Manoir Saint-Sauveur.

This year’s theme of the I’M INVOLVED! Conference is “Building Relationships”. Participants will have the opportunity to attend workshops and seminars on a variety of subjects like community involvement, bullying, parent-school relations, parenting skills, and technology in schools. The conference is primarily intended for parents, grandparents and anyone else with parental responsibilities in our member […]

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ROM – Anishinaabeg: Art & Power Closes November 19, 2017

When I walked in there, I felt such intense power … reminded of your connection to your history and your culture.” – Chief Stacey LaForme, Mississaugas of New Credit First Nation “Smart takes on Indigenous themes and materials that take the interaction between Anishinaabeg and Western art to the next level” – Kate Taylor, Globe […]

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STC Treaty Assembly 2017 Information

October 19, 2017 Delegates of the Saskatoon Tribal Council member First Nations have elected Mark Arcand as the STC Tribal Chief at the assembly held today at the Dakota Dunes Casino on the Whitecap Dakota First Nation. Tribal Chief Mark Arcand is a member of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation and has served the tribal […]

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Keynote from Senator Patricia Bovey on the Future Role of Museums

October 18, 2017 The keynote address was delivered during the 2017 British Columbia Museums Association Conference THE VOICE OF MUSEUMS: SOCIETAL EXPECTATIONS:  THE FUTURE ROLE OF MUSEUMS Patricia Bovey, FRSA, FCMA Independent Senator for Manitoba OCTOBER 4, 2017 It is great to be back again with my colleagues in the BCMA – thank you for […]

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2017 CRAFTED: Show + Sale Expands with Artists from Labrador and Northwest Territories

Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 19, 2017: The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba Craft Council, and Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association, along with this year’s new partner, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, are thrilled to present the third annual juried CRAFTED Show + Sale at the WAG. Running November 3 and 4, this one-of-a-kind event highlights Manitoba […]

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Federal and Provincial Support Helps a Northern Ontario First Nation Cut Reliance on Diesel

A joint investment of $3.76 million enables the Whitesand First Nation to pursue biomass electrical production and new business growth opportunities October 20, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor The Northwestern Ontario Indigenous community of Whitesand First Nation will develop an industrial park to support new biomass and […]

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MNA: Métis Week 2017

October 20th, 2017 November 13th – 18th 2017 The Métis Nation of Alberta is pleased to announce the schedule of events for Métis Week 2017! We have planned six days of celebrations to commemorate the outstanding contributions of Métis people to Canada. Beginning with the Louis Riel Commemorative Walk on Monday, November 13th, there is […]

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Create Your Path gateway mural to West Toronto Railpath an homage to street art

October 20, 2017 Deputy Mayor Ana Bailᾶo (Ward 18 Davenport) will be joined by artists Alexander Bacon and Que Rockford as well as representatives from the community to celebrate a new gateway mural on the underpass on the north side of Dupont Street between Osler Street and Dundas Street West. The official unveiling will take […]

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Government of Canada congratulates Acadia First Nation for its community development

October 20, 2017 – Halifax, NS – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to renewing Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples by contributing to improved quality of life and economic growth in Indigenous communities. Don Rusnak, MP for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous […]

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Food Security, Indigenous Resistance Focus of U of G’s Canada 150 Symposium

Thursday, October 19, 2017 The University of Guelph’s “Canada 150 Symposium: Reflect and Envision” will feature dialogue and debate on subjects relevant to Canada’s past, present and future. A reprise of a U of G symposium held 25 years ago — one related to the potential breakup of Canada — the Oct. 27-28 event will […]

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TRU: Learning from the land

October 18, 2017 During a recent visit to Pipsell (Jacko Lake), a cultural keystone area in Secwepemc territory near Kamloops, 120 second-year TRU Lawstudents were each asked to bring a rock from the territory in which they primarily live or grew up in, to be placed on a cultural heritage marker. By placing the rocks, students […]

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Targeted Tax Fairness Measures Will Protect Canada’s Next Generation of Innovators and Entrepreneurs

October 20, 2017 – Waterloo, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada When you have an economy that works for the middle class, you have a country that works for everyone. As the Government of Canada lowers the federal small business tax rate to nine per cent, it is committed to ensuring that Canada’s competitive corporate […]

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Premier Pallister Meets with North Dakota Governor Burgum to Discuss Shared Priorities: Trade, Water, Public Safety

October 19, 2017 FARGO, N.D.— Premier Brian Pallister and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and met today in Fargo to discuss the critical partnership between the United States and Canada as well as several shared interests and key issues facing both jurisdictions including trade, water and public safety. “North Dakota and Manitoba are more than […]

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Renowned BC Poet Fred Wah Comes to VIU for Gustafson Lecture and Reading

The events, on October 25 and 26, are free and open to the public From rivers and creeks to the wide expanse of the Pacific Ocean, Fred Wah’s poetry is immersed in water. The BC poet, who is best known for founding the influential literary magazine TISH in the early 1960s, winning the Governor General’s Award for […]

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Finance Minister Announces Fall Economic Statement for October 24

October 19, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada When you have an economy that works for the middle class, you have a country that works for everyone. The Government of Canada’s plan to invest in people, in communities and in the economy is working. As it takes the next steps in its […]

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TRU: Meat artist carving her future

Glenn Wheeler, Principal, Office of the Auditor General of Canada—18 October 2017 I am pleased to be in Yellowknife today to discuss our Report on Climate Change in the Northwest Territories that was tabled by the Speaker of the Assembly this afternoon. In this audit, we examined the efforts of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the […]

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Opening Statement to News Conference – Climate Change in the Northwest Territories

Glenn Wheeler, Principal, Office of the Auditor General of Canada—18 October 2017 I am pleased to be in Yellowknife today to discuss our Report on Climate Change in the Northwest Territories that was tabled by the Speaker of the Assembly this afternoon. In this audit, we examined the efforts of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources […]

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MNBC: Historic Partnership Signing for Métis Children, Youth and Families

On October 13, 2017 the Métis Nation British Columbia signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding with the Federation of Community Social Services of British Columbia (FCSSBC). The partnership focuses on bringing and keeping our Métis children, youth, and families home through distinction-based, Métis specific services and the development of Métis institutions in the province. As […]

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Province Receives Look North Report And Action Plan for Manitoba’s Northern Economy

October 20, 2017 Many Opportunities for Growth, Economic Development in the North: Pedersen THOMPSON—Following extensive input from communities across northern Manitoba, the Look North Economic Task Force presented its report and action plan to government to help advance economic growth and prosperity in the region, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced here today. […]

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Ministerial Statement – New Indigenous Graphic Novels Provided to Provincial Schools

October 19, 2017 Mr. Speaker, today I rise in this Honourable House to highlight the recent introduction of five Indigenous graphic novels in a series entitled “Tales from Shadow River” written by award-winning author, David Alexander Robertson. The graphic novels are historical fiction that highlight Indigenous history and culture in Newfoundland and Labrador. In 2016, […]

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Carmacks homicide charge upgraded to first degree

October 19, 2017 Carmacks, Yukon On September 28, 2017, Yukon RCMP arrested and charged 27-year-old Tyler Aaron Skookum with second degree murder in connection to the June 19th death of a 57-year-old Carmacks man. Following further investigation by Major Crime Unit investigators, the charge was upgraded to first degree murder. Mr. Skookum remains in custody. His next appearance in Whitehorse Territorial Court is […]

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Media Advisory: Infrastructure announcement in Afton

Afton, Nova Scotia, October 20, 2017 – Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Highway 104 Paqtnkek Interchange Project with Rodger Cuzner, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton—Canso, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Lloyd Hines, Nova Scotia Minister of Transportation […]

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Media Advisory – Passchendaele 100: Media Accreditation for Events in Belgium

Ottawa – Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will lead an official Government of Canada delegation in Ypres, Belgium, from November 7-12 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. The Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence will be in Belgium to attend a […]

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FSC Canada strongly supports proposal to include chapter on rights of Indigenous Peoples in NAFTA now under renegotiation

Montreal, Quebec – October 19, 2017 – The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Canada, the leading independent certifier of forest management practices in Canada and around the world, strongly endorses the call for a chapter to be added to the proposed renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that recognizes and calls for the rights of the […]

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Arctic Council at COP23: Climate change in the Arctic and its global impacts

October 20, 2017 The Arctic Council will host “The global implications of a rapidly-changing Arctic” at COP23 in Bonn. Monday, 6 November, 13:15-14:45 in the Bonn Zone. This page will be updated as speakers are confirmed and additional information becomes available. On 6 November 2017, the Arctic Council will host an official side event at […]

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Group IAP Call for Proposals 2018-2019

BACKGROUND Purpose The Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat (IRSAS) is currently accepting proposals from incorporated not-for profit organizations and/or groups that are interested in receiving funding as a part of the Group IAP program. The purpose of the document, How to Develop Your Proposal, is to provide information to help you complete your proposal to apply […]

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New NFB feature documentaries and more showcased at the 20th-anniversary edition of RIDM. Includes Quebec premieres of films by Alanis Obomsawin, Charles Officer and Tasha Hubbard.

News Release From National Film Board October 18, 2017 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Fifteen National Film Board of Canada works will be shown at the 20th-anniversary edition of the Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) (November 9-19), including three new NFB feature docs making their Quebec premiere after acclaimed film festival […]

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OFIFC: Apply now to the Master of Social Work in Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency at UofT

Post Date:  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 A first of its kind in North America, the University of Toronto is now offering a Master of Social Work in Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency (MSW-ITR). The two-year Master’s program is dedicated to preparing advanced social work professionals to work with individuals, families, and communities who have been affected […]

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MNBC: Supports for youth formerly in government care

Tuesday October 17th, 2017 Province News (posted:Friday, September 1, 2017 10:56 AM) Premier Horgan expands tuition waiver for former youth in care Young people leaving foster care now will have access to free tuition at all 25 of British Columbia’s public post-secondary institutions, Premier John Horgan announced (READ MORE) FACTSHEET: Supports for youth formerly in government […]

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Orbit Garant Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Conference Call and Webcast

Val-d’Or, Quebec, October 20, 2017 – Orbit Garant Drilling Inc. (TSX: OGD) will release its fiscal 2018 first quarter financial results after market close on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Eric Alexandre, President and CEO, and Alain Laplante, Vice President and CFO, will host a conference call for analysts and investors on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at […]

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