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Reminder: Water advisory for Sanikiluaq

January 23, 2018 The Department of Health reminds residents of Sanikiluaq that water for consumption must come from the reverse osmosis units that have been installed in each household. It is essential to use water from the reverse osmosis units for the following uses: drinking preparing infant formulas preparing juices and ice cubes washing fruits […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018123 Views

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PBO and Finance Canada Long-term Projection Comparison

January 23, 2018 Get the report PBO and Finance Canada Long-term Projection Comparison.pdf Summary This report provides a comparison of long-term economic and fiscal projections prepared by Finance Canada and PBO in 2017. PBO’s projection of real GDP growth is slightly lower than Finance Canada over 2017-2022 and 2023-2035. Over the period 2036-2055, the difference […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018107 Views

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Minister LeBlanc announces new protections for whales

New management measures in place for 2018 season Moncton, New Brunswick – Canadians care deeply about our oceans and the marine mammals that they’re home to. For endangered North Atlantic Right Whales, time is of the essence to find solutions that will help ensure the survival of the species. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018109 Views

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Canadian patients to benefit from major investment in genomics and precision health research

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Toronto, ON Government of Canada and partners invest $255 million in genomics research bringing new hope for Canadians living with cancer, cystic fibrosis, juvenile arthritis, childhood asthma and other diseases. Precision health promises to transform the way Canadians receive medical care. In the near future, doctors may be able to precisely […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018125 Views

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RCMP Update – Judith Robinson safely located

January 23, 2018 Thompson, Manitoba On January 9, 2018, at 4:05 pm, the Thompson RCMP received a report of a missing teen from the community. Judith Robinson, 15-years of age, was last seen on January 6 in Winnipeg and was scheduled to return home to Thompson by bus on January 9, but did not return. Robinson is described as Indigenous, 5’4″, 122 pounds, brown eyes and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018102 Views

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Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Canada make steps towards Reconciliation

The Government of Canada and the Whitecap Dakota First Nation took another step towards Reconciliation today, with the signing of the historic Framework Agreement for a Whitecap Dakota Treaty. “Today’s Framework Agreement commits us to collaborate on the next step: a Canada-Whitecap Dakota Treaty that fully reconciles our relationship with the Crown and Government through […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018104 Views

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Outcomes of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada’s Annual General Meeting

JANUARY 22, 2018 OTTAWA – Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada’s Board of Directors and delegates concluded the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, January 20th. The AGM was attended by Pauktuutit’s Board of Directors, delegates, special guests and members of the public. Agenda items included special appearances from the Honourable Minister Carolyn Bennett and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201895 Views

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Release of report on Name-Blind Recruitment Pilot Project in the federal public service

January 23, 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec – Public Service Commission of Canada Today, the President of the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC), Patrick Borbey, released the findings of the Name-Blind Recruitment Pilot Project. The results indicate that removing identifying candidate information from job applications had no effect on the screening decisions of managers with […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018125 Views

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MNBC: Ta Saantii Health & Culture Days Survey

January 22nd, 2018 BC Healthy Living Alliance Funding was secured for several Métis Chartered Communities across the Province to host a total of 18 Métis “Health & Culture” Days, between January and August 2018. These community-designed “Health & Culture” Days will provide an opportunity for Métis community members to get active while reconnecting with Métis culture, […]

by aanationtalk on January 23, 2018164 Views

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Department of Indigenous Services Canada provides update on commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

Government adding close to 250 drinking water systems to clean drinking water commitment; 91 long-term advisories to be lifted by March 2021 January, 23, 2018     Ottawa, ON        Department of Indigenous Services Canada Everyone in Canada deserves access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. Our Government is steadfast in our commitment and we […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018207 Views

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OAHS Awarded Indigenous Business of the Year

The Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Achievement Awards were held Saturday night in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario near Whitefish Island. The gala evening event started with an opening address from Acting President Don Mitchell whose remarks had a significant Indigenous focus, which continued throughout the evening. He acknowledged the traditional territory of the Ojibwe people […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018140 Views

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Government of Canada makes progress on support for Indigenous Communities

January 23, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Department of Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples; one that is based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership. As part of the Prime Minister’s announcement in August 2017, the department of Indigenous Services Canada (DISC) was created as […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018191 Views

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MFNERC: Next Education Directors’ Meeting

Mark your calendars for the next Education Directors’ meeting taking place in Winnipeg. In partnership with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, we will host the next ED meeting on February 5-6, 2018 at the Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport. You can find the travel/registration form below. Please fill it out and fax back to Christa […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018243 Views

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Government of Canada provides skills training and job opportunities for young Canadians in Toronto

January 23, 2018                   Toronto, Ontario            Employment and Social Development Canada Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced funding that will help young Canadians develop their skills and get hands-on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018127 Views

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VIU Writers Tackle Assimilation, Cultural Collaborations and Acceptance in Spring Colloquium Series

January 22, 2018 – 3:45pm Free public lecture series hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities starts Friday, January 26 From overwriting the Bard, to Seamus Heaney’s contributions to the world, to a unique playwriting collaboration, community members will get to look at the world from several different writers’ perspectives during The Arts and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201893 Views

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Actua Receives $10 Million in Government of Canada CanCode Program Funding

Ottawa, January 22, 2018/ ​Today the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development announced that Actua will receive $10 million in funding from the Government of Canada’s new CanCode program. “Coding is the next big job. Industries ranging from automotive and agri-food to the life sciences and clean technology need coders, given […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018141 Views

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Investing in the Arts in Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE, January 22, 2018 Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament (Northwest Territories), announced total funding of $727,000 to the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC), Folk on the Rocks (FOTR) and the Association franco-culturelle de Yellowknife (ACFY). Mr. McLeod made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and was […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018104 Views

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2019 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships – Call for Bids

The Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) established the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) in 2002 to serve as the premiere competition for young Aboriginal hockey players in Canada. It provides a forum for elite Bantam/Midget aged Aboriginal male and female youth and attracts participation from First Nations, Inuit and Metis across thirteen provinces and territories. This […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018121 Views

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Farnworth statement on tsunami warning downgrade – Government of BC

January 23, 2018 VICTORIA – Statement from Minister of Public Safety Mike Farnworth: “A tsunami warning on the Coast of B.C. has now been cancelled. “Overnight, several communities along the coast activated their emergency plans and evacuated those at risk. “Emergency Management BC activated the Provincial Emergency Co-ordination Centre, and five provincial regional operations centers. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018114 Views

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Warrants issued for second-degree murder – Calgary Police

Calgary, AB, 22 January 2018 The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has issued warrants for second-degree murder in the death of Darby Chase SHADE. Christian WHITEBEAR, 25, and Matthew CRANE-WATCHMAKER, 19, were previously sought as persons of interest in the homicide that occurred in the community of Rosscarrock, on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Warrants have now been […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201890 Views

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Government of Canada accepting project proposals to support Canadians with disabilities

January 23, 2018         Gatineau, Quebec         Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, today announced that the Government of Canada is now accepting project proposals from organizations interested in receiving funding through the Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities. People with disabilities have much to offer employers, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018187 Views

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CCPA: Dramatic change to regional-based forestry needed to best serve British Columbians and forest-dependent communities, says new report

January 22, 2018 VANCOUVER—BC must dramatically change how forestry is managed and governed if it hopes to reverse today’s troubling trends, says Bob Williams, who served as the province’s forest minister in the early 1970s, in a new report for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Williams says it is essential to shift decision-making away […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018155 Views

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Brucejack Mine Production Update; 2018 Guidance

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 23, 2018 — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX:PVG) (NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an operations update for fourth quarter 2017 and the first six months of ramp-up at the high-grade gold Brucejack Mine, and provide guidance for the first six months of 2018 as the ramp-up continues at […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201894 Views

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Osisko Intersects 415 g/t Au Over 5.9 Metres At Lynx

High-Grade Core Developing at Lynx 4 (Toronto, January 23, 2018)  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX. “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to provide new results from the ongoing drill program at its 100% owned Windfall Lake gold project located in the Abitibi greenstone belt, Urban Township, Eeyou Istchee James Bay, Québec. The 800,000 metre drill program combines […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201888 Views

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Granada Announces Private Placement

January 22, 2018 Granada Gold Mine Inc. (TSX.V: GGM) (“Granada Gold” or the “Company”) announces a non‐brokered private placement offering of up to 4,000,000 units (“Units”) at a price of $0.25 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $1,000,000. Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company and one share purchase […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201891 Views

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AKITA Announces Permian Basin Expansion

CALGARY, Jan. 22, 2018  – AKITA Drilling Ltd. (“AKITA” or the “Company”) announces its expansion into the Permian Basin. The Company is pleased to announce that AKITA Drilling Inc., AKITA’s wholly-owned USA subsidiary, has contracted Rig 90, an ultra-high spec deep capacity rig, with a major USA operator that has a significant presence in the Permian Basin. Rig 90 was […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201887 Views

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FPInnovations and Resolute Announce Investment in Pilot Project in Ontario to Produce Bio-Chemicals Derived from Wood

Thunder Bay, Ontario – January 22, 2018 – FPInnovations and Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced a significant investment in the implementation of a TMP-Bio pilot project in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The pilot project will focus on developing new ways to efficiently produce and commercialize innovative bio-chemicals derived from wood, contributing to the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201881 Views

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Golden Predator Mining Corp. Announces Proposed Overnight Marketed Financing

January 22, 2018 Toronto, Ontario – Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSXV:GPY) (“Golden Predator Mining Corp.” or the “Company”) has today entered into an agreement with Clarus Securities Inc. (the “Underwriter”) pursuant to which the Company has launched a proposed overnight marketed offering (the “Offering”) of units (“Flow-Through Share Units”). Each Flow-Through Share Unit consists of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201893 Views

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Call for proposals – Grants and Contributions – Government of NU

January 22, 2018 The Department of Community and Government Services – Sport and Recreation Division is currently accepting proposals that support the planning and delivery of sport, physical activity and recreation initiatives. Eligible applicants include Nunavut municipalities and non-profit organizations in good standing with legal registries. For more information on how to access the Grants […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201896 Views

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Rubicon Minerals Provides Details on its 2018 Exploration Program at the Phoenix Gold Project

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2018 – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) provides details on its 2018 Exploration Program at the Phoenix Gold Project (the “Project”). 2018 Exploration Program Following a successful 2017 Exploration Program consisting of 28,500 metres (“m”) of oriented drilling and 10,000 m of historical core relogging, the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 201880 Views

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Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust Fund supports nine community-led projects – Government of YT

January 22, 2018 The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust is providing $203,173 to nine community-led projects which focus on crime prevention and services for victims. Many of the projects receiving funding are designed to reduce young Yukoners’ vulnerability to negative influences and involvement in crime by encouraging healthy relationships, mental and physical wellness, life […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 2018124 Views

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Results – Baker Lake Liquor Plebiscite

BAKER LAKE, Nunavut – (January 22, 2018)  -. On January 22, eligible voters in Baker Lake voted on 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?” The results of this plebiscite […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 2018105 Views

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Two-month extension for Minister’s decision on Report of Environmental Assessment for Prairie Creek All-Season Road

VANCOUVER, Jan. 23, 2018 – Canadian Zinc Corporation (TSX: CZN; OTCQB: CZICF) reports that the Minister of Crown Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, has invoked a two-month extension to the timeline for the Minister’s decision on the Report of Environmental Assessment for the Prairie Creek All-Season Road, originally due by February 12, 2018. “Extending […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 201879 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, November 2017 Natural gas transmission pipelines received 569.4 million gigajoules of natural gas from fields, gathering systems and plants in November, an increase of 10.3% from the same month in 2016. Alberta (71.0%) and British Columbia (26.8%) held the vast majority of receipts. Continue reading Refined […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 201889 Views

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Apply for the Rotary Indigenous Scholarship Fund ($7,000 per year) by Feb. 14th – University of Sudbury

February 14th, 2018 Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity! This generous scholarship offers $7,000 per year to assist students with expenses such as tuition, textbooks and equipment, and living expenses while engaged in full-time study. This is a continuing scholarship that is available to the recipient for each subsequent year of his or her program, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018122 Views

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NCC: Mark your calendars for our upcoming Resource Stewardship Workshop!

All are invited to NunatuKavut Community Council’s first ever “Resource Stewardship” workshop being held at the Alexis Hotel in Port Hope Simpson on February 14 & 15, 2018. Workshop discussions will focus on the responsible planning and management of resources in NunatuKavut Lunch will be provided. Space may be limited so please be sure to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018287 Views

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SOAHAC Partnering on Temporary Overdose Prevention Site in London

In response to the urgent need for harm reduction services in our communities, SOAHAC is partnering with the Middlesex London Health Unit (MLHU), Regional HIV/AIDS Connection (RHAC), and other health agencies, to provide services at London’s Temporary Overdose Prevention Site (TOPS). The location, announced late last week, will be at 186 King Street, sharing space […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018110 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation Calling Emergency Meeting to Discuss Fisheries Crisis

January 19, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – MMF President David Chartrand is calling an emergency meeting to discuss issues facing Métis fishers in Manitoba. The call comes after news that Métis fishers are awaiting hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments. “Our fishers are facing very real, very serious challenges right now,” said President Chartrand. “They […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018112 Views

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The National Center Announces Addition of New Board Members

Four experienced and noted Native leaders are joining the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development January 19, 2018 MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (National Center) announced the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors. New members Charlie Galbraith, Lillian Sparks Robinson, Helvi Sandvik, and Burton […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018117 Views

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Prime Minister announces new Lieutenant Governor for Saskatchewan

January 22, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of Tom Molloy as the next Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan. Mr. Molloy is a respected negotiator, lawyer, strategic advisor on Indigenous issues, and author from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He negotiated numerous agreements and treaty settlements with Indigenous Peoples that have changed the face of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018148 Views

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Province Growing Northern Ontario’s Agri-Food Sector

Province Supporting Job Creation and Economic Diversification in the North January 22, 2018 Ontario is helping to diversify and strengthen the northern economy by growing the agriculture, aquaculture and food processing sector in the region. Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines, on behalf of Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018116 Views

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Bob McLeod: What We Can Learn from Governance and Reconciliation in the Northwest Territories – Simon Fraser University Centre for Dialogue Speech

Thank you for joining us today to learn about the Northwest Territories and some of the new developments in Indigenous relations and governance that are taking place there that we believe might be of interest to people across Canada. Reconciliation and improved outcomes for Indigenous people are prominent themes in the national conversation these days […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018146 Views

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OISE welcomes new professor of Indigenous mental health

January 22, 2018 Dr. Jeffrey Paul Ansloos is the new Assistant Professor of Indigenous Mental Health at OISE’s Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development. Born and raised in the heart of Treaty 1 Territory in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Dr. Ansloos is a member of Fisher River Cree Nation. As a registered psychologist, researcher, educator and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018129 Views

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NIC opens more accessible Thunderbird campus with a community celebration

NIC celebrated the opening of its new $1.4 million campus at on Thursday, January 18 with an open house that brought together students, faculty and community partners from across the North Island. “Throughout my time at NIC, I’ve heard from many community members how important advanced education and training is to the local community,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 201888 Views

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Parkland College: Study reveals economic impact of regional colleges

January 22nd, 2018 Saskatchewan’s regional colleges maintained or added 4,000 jobs to the province in 2016-17 and generated over $460 million in provincial gross domestic product (GDP), according to a new economic impact assessment by Praxis Consulting. The Regina-based management consulting firm recently released the findings of an economic impact assessment which illustrates the financial […]

by aanationtalk on January 22, 201898 Views

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Public Art and Artists announced for the Valley Line LRT – City of Edmonton

January 22, 2018 The City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Arts Council announced the 14 public artworks for the Valley Line Southeast LRT today at City Hall. The artworks are commissioned through Edmonton’s Percent for Art policy. Four Edmonton artists, three Alberta artists, two Indigenous artist teams and one international artist were selected. “The diverse […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018158 Views

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Thunder Bay Police seeking Fort William First Nation artists

Date Published: 2018-01-22 The Thunder Bay Police Service today made a call for Fort William First Nation artists to collaborate with a team in designing a display of works that will be housed at the 1200 Balmoral Street police station. In the spirit of the Friendship Agreement signed with Fort William First Nation, the Thunder […]

by aanationtalk on January 22, 201892 Views

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TRU: Economics blends finances and people to understand the world

January 19, 2018 Hear the words economics and economists and what comes to mind for many of us? Spreadsheets with endless columns and rows? Economics is so much more than numbers and finances. Economists also explore people and their well-being, their patterns and more. The information they gather and analyze helps organizations and governments with […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 201894 Views

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Whitecap Dakota First Nation and Canada Sign Historic Framework Agreement towards Treaty

From Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada January 22, 2018 Whitecap, SK Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Whitecap Dakota First Nation The Government of Canada and Whitecap Dakota First Nation today marked an important step on the road to reconciliation and a renewed relationship by signing a historic Framework Agreement for a Whitecap Dakota Treaty. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018107 Views

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Cambrian College Launches New Programs for September 2018

January 19, 2018 Share on SUDBURY – Want to make your community safer, healthier, greener, and more prosperous? This September, Cambrian College is launching six new programs geared to meeting the increasing demand for specific skills in the fields of business, environmental studies, health care, social services, and crime prevention. The new diploma programs include: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2018103 Views

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