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Government of Canada announces a $372M investment in innovative health research

Over 500 Canadian researchers to receive funding for cutting-edge research projects to study mental health, multiple sclerosis, Indigenous health, and more. January 24, 2018 – St. John’s, Newfoundland – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Scientific discovery holds the key to finding solutions to many of the economic, social, and health challenges we face as a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018240 Views

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Tall, bald and tattooed: New Wolfpack recruit Cory Paterson is hard to miss – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 24, 2018 14:08 By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS Cory Paterson will be hard to miss with the Toronto Wolfpack this season. “I’m bald, I’ve got a lot of tattoos and I’m pretty tall,” the 30-year-old forward said with a chuckle. “That’s what you’ve got to look out for _ the bald tattooed Aussie. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018207 Views

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Indigenous Mentorship Network launched, opportunities for students – Nipissing University

January 23, 2018 ​Nipissing University is part of a new provincial network of Indigenous health training that is both culturally relevant and scientifically rigorous.  And, there are currently funding and workshop opportunities for students. The Indigenous Mentorship Network Program of Ontario (IMNP) launched January 11, with 13 research institutions and a team of 70 researchers, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018274 Views

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TRU: Stop. Collaborate and Create

January 23, 2018 Have you ever wanted to meet up with a group of people from across campus and make something totally new and creative, but you needed the momentum and funds to get started? The Marketing and Communications (marcom) department at TRU is formally announcing the launch of three Creative Collaborative awards—an opportunity to get […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018211 Views

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MNBC: Remembering our Senator and Respected Elder, Margaret Penner

January 23rd, 2018 It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Senator Margaret Penner. Born on November 6, 1932 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan; her early childhood until the family moved to B.C. Margaret was predeceased by her parents Margaret Lee and Charles Edward Buck, siblings Rose Marie (Buck) Abe and Harvey Edward […]

by aanationtalk on January 24, 2018217 Views

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Media Advisory: Update on two-day Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will convene a two-day emergency meeting on Indigenous Child and Family Services. This meeting will include Indigenous leaders, Provincial and Territorial Ministers, community technicians, youth representatives, experts and advocates. The purpose of this meeting is to identify shared priorities and a path […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018220 Views

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Going back to school is now more affordable thanks to Skills Boost

Government of Canada meeting the unique needs of adult learners looking to upgrade skills January 24, 2018         Windsor, Ontario             Employment and Social Development Canada Innovation is changing how we live and work, bringing with it new challenges and new opportunities for working Canadians. When more Canadians can afford to go back to school to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018193 Views

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PSA City of Edmonton – Amiskwaciy History Series: History of Indigenous Leadership

January 24, 2018 Join Elder Charles E. Wood as he presents the History of Indigenous Leadership. The session is part of the Amiskwaciy History Series. Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Telus Centre, University of Alberta 111 Street & 87 Avenue Cost: Free Wood is a Cree Elder and former […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018305 Views

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Bob McLeod: AME Roundup – Indigenous Partners Breakfast Opening Remarks

January 24, 2018 Good morning everyone. I want to thank you all for being in Vancouver this week at Roundup. Reconciliation with Indigenous people has become a popular topic in the national conversation over the past couple of years. I think this is a positive development and should be welcomed by the Indigenous people of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018196 Views

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Media Advisory: Update on two-day Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services

Government of Canada meeting the unique needs of adult learners looking to upgrade skills January 24, 2018         Windsor, Ontario             Employment and Social Development Canada Innovation is changing how we live and work, bringing with it new challenges and new opportunities for working Canadians. When more Canadians can afford to go back to school to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018234 Views

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Governor General to Invest 47 Recipients into the Order of Canada (Updated)

January 23, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will invest 2 Companions, 8 Officers and 37 Members into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. About the Order of Canada Created in 1967, the Order of Canada, one […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018322 Views

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BC Auditor General releases list of projects for next three years

January 24, 2018 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of B.C. has released their annual performance and financial statement audit coverage plans. The plans list in-progress audits as well as those that the office anticipates starting over the next three years. “By communicating our intentions in these plans, organizations are encouraged to be […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018218 Views

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ASWCO: Youth Basketball Program

Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe’iyewigamig & The Aboriginal Sport & Wellness Council of Ontario proudly present: YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM 2018 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION PACKAGE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD CAMP SCHEDULE Trainer DARREN JOHNSON is an NCCP fully-certified Level 3 Basketball Coach, Former coach of University of Manitoba Bison Men’s Basketball Team, Manitoba’s Centre for Performance and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018226 Views

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Province Launches New Crown Corporation

January 24, 2018 Efficiency Manitoba to Deliver Electricity, Natural Gas Programs and Services: Cullen The Manitoba government has proclaimed The Efficiency Manitoba Act, allowing for the launch of a new stand-alone Crown corporation that will deliver demand-side management of electricity and natural gas programs and services, Crown Services Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “Efficiency Manitoba […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018183 Views

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Renewal of Canada Post to put services to Canadians at the heart of its operations

January 24, 2018 – Mississauga, ON – Public Services and Procurement Canada As a valued public enterprise that will serve Canada for decades to come, Canada Post must continue to be adaptable, enable ongoing innovations and provide good service to Canadians. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced the government’s […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018180 Views

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Bob McLeod: AME Roundup – NWT Night Opening Remarks

January 23, 2018 Good evening and welcome to NWT night. Before things get started tonight, I would like to take a moment to simply thank each of you for coming – and for your continued interest and investment in the Northwest Territories. This event has become a bit of a tradition.  A chance to celebrate […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018213 Views

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Chiefs Council Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Quash Oil Tanker Moratorium Act and Great Bear Rainforest

LAX KW’ALAAMS, BC, Jan. 24, 2018  – The Chiefs Council represents over 30 communities engaged in the First Nations-led Eagle Spirit energy corridor proposed from Bruderheim, Alberta to tidewater in northern British Columbia. Its members have unextinguished Aboriginal rights and title from time immemorial and continuing into the present, or have treaties over the land and ocean of their traditional territories. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018204 Views

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Application Deadline coming fast for Canada Summer Jobs: Angus urges groups to apply

January 24, 2018 With the Federal Government’s deadline to apply for Canada Summer Jobs fast approaching, Timmins-James Bay MP Charlie Angus encourages groups and organizations in the region to take advantage.  The fund is designed to help employers create summer job opportunities for students. Angus says our region continues to excel at investments in infrastructure, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018168 Views

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Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund Partnering with CancerCare Manitoba Foundation for a Hunt for the Cure Gala

January 23, 2018 Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund Partnering with CancerCare Manitoba Foundation for A Hunt for the Cure Gala Winnipeg, MB – Today the Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund (MMHF) along with the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) announced their partnership with CancerCare Manitoba Foundation (CCMF) for its 2018 Gala, A Hunt for the Cure. “We are pleased to partner with CancerCare […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018184 Views

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OPSEU welcomes Native Women’s Resource Centre

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – 11:30am Toronto – All non-management staff at the Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto are now proud members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). The workers voted to join the union on January 22. The Native Women’s Resource Centre provides a safe and welcoming environment for Toronto-area Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018170 Views

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MASRC: Aboriginal Coaching Modules February 24, 2018!

The MASRC will be hosting the Aboriginal Coaching Modules (ACM) on February 24, 2018 from 9:30 AM-5:00 PM! Click here to view/download the PDF version of the poster. For more information on the ACM go to the coach.ca website. NT5

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018797 Views

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AWPA Connecting the Community Survey

AWPA requests your help as we seek to understand and identify the needs and gaps to get a picture of the whole Indigenous community living in the beautiful Treaty 6 Territory. Please complete the following Connecting the Community Survey based on your needs and any issues you would like to see addressed. Survey results are anonymous. Thank […]

by aanationtalk on January 24, 2018194 Views

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Ontario Providing Free Counselling and Medication to Help Youth Quit Smoking

OHIP+ Recipients Eligible for No-Cost Care January 24, 2018 9:00 A.M. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario is making it easier for youth aged 24 years and under to quit smoking by providing them with free counselling from a pharmacist and medication through OHIP+, part of the biggest expansion to medicare in a generation. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018209 Views

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BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee Joins National Chief In Montreal To Support Indigenous Peoples Chapter In NAFTA Negotiations

(Montréal, QC – January 23, 2018) As the latest round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks begin in Montreal, BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee, National Chief Perry Bellegarde and a delegation of First Nations leaders, including members of the AFN Chiefs Committee on Economic Development, were in Montreal to show support for the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018191 Views

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Government of Canada announces a $145M investment in innovative health research

Ontario researchers receive funding for cutting-edge research projects to study mental health, multiple sclerosis, Indigenous health, and more. January 24, 2018 – Hamilton, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Today, while touring the research facilities at McMaster University, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Filomena Tassi, Member of Parliament […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018231 Views

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CBU to Offer Mi’kmaw Language Lessons for Faculty and Staff

January 23, 2018 The Kji-keptin Alexander Denny L’nui’sultimkeweyo’kuom (Mi’kmaq Language Lab) at Cape Breton University will present a series of Mi’kmaq language classes designed for non-speaking faculty and staff at CBU. The Mi’kmaq Language Learning Series will consist of five one-hour lessons that will run on Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon on various […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018211 Views

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Government of Canada invests in new cannabis research

January 24, 2018 – Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research The impact of non-medical cannabis use in Canada has been the subject of much speculation and debate. There are still many uncertainties related to the health, social, and economic implications of cannabis legalization and regulation. A solid evidence base is needed for the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018191 Views

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Royal Roads University and City of Langford formalize partnership to explore opportunities

January 23, 2018 Royal Roads University and the City of Langford have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore opportunities that promote economic prosperity, sustainability and growth through education that address the needs of a growing West Shore. City of Langford Mayor Stew Young says the memorandum of understanding is a critical step to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018141 Views

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NunatuKavut remains committed to the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table

JANUARY 24, 2018 – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today reaffirmed its commitment to the conservation and preservation of the George River Caribou Herd (GRCH) through continued collaboration with all Indigenous peoples in the Ungava Peninsula Caribou Aboriginal Round Table (UPCART). Southern Inuit have always had a fundamentally important relationship […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018242 Views

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Press Release: KRG contribution of $ 1 million for the new Isuarsivik Centre

Kuujjuaq, Québec, January 23, 2018 ─ Further to the substantial progress made by the Isuarsivik Treatment Centre planning for the construction and operation of a new regional recovery centre, and in related talks with the federal and provincial governments, the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is announcing a $1-million contribution towards infrastructure costs. The KRG will provide […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018158 Views

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RCMP – NB searching for woman wanted on warrant

January 24, 2018 Tobique First Nation, New Brunswick The West District RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a woman wanted on a warrant. On December 19, 2017, 32-year-old Randi Marie Saulis of Tobique First Nation failed to attend a court appearance and a warrant for her arrest was issued. Police have been following up on […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018173 Views

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Charlie Watt Sr. Elected Makivik President – Returns to the Organization he Founded 40 Years Ago

Tuesday-January 23, 2018 – Kuujjuaq, QC – Following the executive election held on Thursday January 18, 2018 Makivik is pleased to announce the return of Charlie Watt Sr. as President. Charlie Watt was the founding president of the Northern Quebec Inuit Association (NQIA) – the organization that negotiated the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018178 Views

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Orefinders Joins IAMGOLD & Young Mining Professionals to Establish the YMP Scholarship Fund for Canadian Mining Students

Toronto, Ontario – January 24, 2018 – Orefinders Resources Inc. (“Orefinders” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: ORX) is proud to announce that it has joined Young Mining Professionals (“YMP”) and IAMGOLD Corporation (“IAMGOLD”) to establish the YMP Scholarship Fund. The YMP Scholarship Fund has been created to attract young Canadians to the mining industry by supporting their […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018171 Views

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JDI: Become a Tree Planter This Summer!

January 23, 2018 We are looking for our 2018 New Brunswick tree planting crews to help us reach our goal of planting 17 million trees this year! This year we will also make history, planting our 1 billionth tree since 1957. J.D. Irving, Limited’s (JDI) Woodlands team is currently seeking tree planters for the 2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018247 Views

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Statement from Provincial and Territorial Ministers on Improving Outcomes for Indigenous Children, Youth and Families – Government of ON

January 24, 2018 6:00 A.M. Ministry of Children and Youth Services In advance of the upcoming meeting with Jane Philpott, federal Minister of Indigenous Services, on January 25-26, 2018, Provincial and Territorial Ministers with responsibility for child and family services convened to discuss emerging opportunities. The Ministers reaffirmed their commitment to addressing the overrepresentation of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018167 Views

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Mineral Resources Act What We Heard Document Released – Government of NT

YELLOWKNIFE (January 23, 2018) — The Government of the Northwest Territories has released its What We Heard report on public engagements that will inform the development of a new NWT Mineral Resources Act (MRA). The GNWT’s public engagement on the MRA encompassed seven well-attended community visits across the NWT and submissions collected from an interactive engagement […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018152 Views

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RCMP – NB asking for public’s help to locate man wanted on warrant

January 23, 2018 Tobique First Nation, New Brunswick The West District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted on a warrant. On October 17, 2017, 27-year-old Gitjepson Martin of Tobique First Nation failed to attend a court appearance and a warrant for his arrest was issued. Police have been following up on investigational […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018146 Views

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IAMGOLD Joins Young Mining Professionals & Orefinders Resources Inc. to Establish YMP Scholarship Fund in Exploration and Mining

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2018  – IAMGOLD Corporation (“IAMGOLD” or the “Company”) is proud to announce that it has joined Young Mining Professionals (“YMP”) and Orefinders Resources Inc. to establish the YMP Scholarship Fund (the “Fund”) in exploration and mining. The YMP Scholarship Fund has been created to attract young Canadians to the exploration and mining industry by supporting their academic studies in earth […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018189 Views

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A little fun goes a long way’ say winners of this year’s ‘Saskatchewan’s Top Employers’ competition

REGINA, Jan. 24, 2018 – Your grade-school teacher may have warned that ‘All work and no play make Jack a dull boy’ – but it might be a surprise to learn that the same maxim applies equally to employers.  That’s the message from this year’s Saskatchewan’s Top Employers, announced today by the organizers of the Canada’s Top Employers project at […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018213 Views

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Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Arif Virani to visit Whitehorse

WHITEHORSE – Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage (Multiculturalism), will participate in an engagement session on Indigenous languages, as well as in meetings with members of the arts, culture and ethno-cultural communities on Wednesday. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. The details are as follows: Event […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018163 Views

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Government of Canada announces support to help reduce HIV in British Columbia

January 23, 2018 Vancouver, BC Public Health Agency of Canada HIV/AIDS remains a persistent health issue in Canada and around the world. In Canada, an estimated 65,000 people are living with HIV and AIDS, and there are approximately 2,500 new HIV infections every year. Canada has made great progress in addressing HIV/AIDS in the last […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018166 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Study: The effect of labour demand on regional demographics, 2001 to 2015 A new Statistics Canada study shows that, in the medium term, the primary working-age population of economic regions in Canada—that is, the population of individuals aged 15 to 64—adjusts significantly to economic shocks through labour mobility. Continue reading  Oilseed crushing statistics, December 2017 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018182 Views

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Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project – Public Comments Invited

From Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency January 23, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project, located in the Interlake region of Manitoba. To help inform this decision, the Agency […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 2018216 Views

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New Geoscience BC data to spark mineral exploration investment in northern BC

Vancouver, BC – January 23, 2018 Geoscience BC revealed new project data at the AME Roundup conference today that will spark investment in mineral exploration and guide land planning in northern BC. The Search Phase III project data highlights where mineral deposits may be with more accuracy than ever before. This will help the exploration […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018255 Views

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New Controlled Crosswalk Opens in Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE (January 23, 2018) – The Department of Infrastructure is pleased to announce the opening of a new controlled crosswalk at the intersection of the Chateau Nova Hotel and Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife. This crosswalk – in addition to recently installed lighting and pedestrian pathway – greatly improves visibility and safety for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018357 Views

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Canadian patients to benefit from major investment in genomics and precision health research – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Minister Wilson-Raybould highlights $75.9 million for genomics research in British Columbia, bringing new hope for Canadians living with cancer, cystic fibrosis, childhood asthma and other diseases. VANCOUVER, Jan. 23, 2018  – health promises to transform the way Canadians receive medical care. In the near future, doctors may be able to precisely diagnose symptoms based on a patient’s unique genetic […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018204 Views

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First Air announces proposal for growth to Canada’s Arctic

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2018 – In partnership with The Ottawa Airport Authority and Aeroterm, First Air submitted two separate applications to the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF). This Government of Canada program was announced mid-2017 to provide funding for infrastructure projects that help support the flow of goods and passengers throughout the transportation system by reducing bottlenecks and addressing […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018188 Views

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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, 2018224 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, 2018203 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, 2018184 Views

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