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Vancouver Park Board hires first reconciliation planner

November 16 2017 “We are thrilled to formalize the work begun in the early days of this Park Board’s tenure at a historic meeting with Coast Salish First Nations,” said Park Board Chair Michael Wiebe. The Vancouver Park Board has approved a new position in its 2018 budget to support an ambitious reconciliation agenda. The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2017163 Views

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The Consul General of the United States in Quebec City visited Kuujjuaq

The Consul General of the United States in Quebec City, Mrs. Allison Areias-Vogel, visited Kuujjuaq and met various representatives from the Kativik Regional Government (KRG) and other organizations on November 15 to 17, 2017. On her arrival on November 15, she was welcomed by the Mayor of Kuujjuaq and Member of the Executive Committee of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017185 Views

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Métis agency receives full control over child welfare

November 18, 2017 KAMLOOPS – The B.C. government is taking another step towards reconciliation as the Ministry of Children and Family Development delegates child-protection authority for Métis families in the Kamloops area to Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services. “We are committed to keeping children out of government care and returning them to their […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017326 Views

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Media Advisory: Media Accreditation and Scheduling of Community Hearings in Saskatoon, SK

November 17, 2017 Vancouver, BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls will hold Community Hearings at the Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel in Saskatoon, SK from November 21-23, 2017. Chief Commissioner Marion Buller and Commissioners Michèle Audette and Brian Eyolfson will hear from approximately 40 witnesses through public and private hearings, sharing […]

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2017 Creative Nova Scotia Awards Winners Named – Government of NS

November 20, 2017 Acclaimed visual artist and curator Susan Gibson Garvey accepted the Portia White Prize and Acadian singer and songwriter Ronald Bourgeois accepted the Prix Grand Pré at the 2017 Creative Nova Scotia Awards gala today, Nov. 18. Ninety-five thousand dollars in awards were presented at the annual celebration in Halifax including two new […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017186 Views

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People with severe addiction and mental illness to get help at new centre on Riverview lands

November 17, 2017 COQUITLAM – People struggling with complex and severe mental illness and addiction will receive the care they need in a state-of-the-art mental health and addictions centre on the Riverview lands, Premier John Horgan announced today. “People afflicted by mental illness and addiction need better support and care. We’re getting to work to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017154 Views

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The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Celebrates National Child Day – Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

November 20, 2017 Today the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate marks the UN International Day of the Child which is celebrated in Canada on November 20. Every child and youth in Canada has fundamental rights which are identified in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Canadian government, with support […]

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IRC: Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway Officially Open To Traffic

NOVEMBER 17, 2017 Celebrations were held in Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk on November 15 to celebrate the official opening of the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada; the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs; the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017170 Views

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Saint Paul U: Call for Papers – What IFF (Intersectional Feminist Futures)?

The Feminist and Gender Studies Student Association at the University of Ottawa presents the first annual Graduate Student Symposium entitled “What IFF (Intersectional Feminist Futures)?” in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on MARCH 10, 2018 In Living a Feminist Life, Sara Ahmed says, “to become a feminist is to stay a student” (11). As graduate students interested in […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017144 Views

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KRG Sustainable Employment Department Celebrated 25th Anniversary with Mapping the Way Symposium

Kuujjuaq, November 17, 2017 –The Sustainable Employment Department of the Kativik Regional Department (KRG) held the Mapping the Way Symposium in Kuujjuaq to celebrate its 25th anniversary, from November 15th to 17th. For the occasion, over 100 participants from the KRG, various organizations of the region, as well as both federal and provincial governments attended […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017174 Views

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University of Sudbury celebrates graduating students in Moose Factory

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, community members, representatives, friends and family gathered at the EPR Center in Moose Factory to celebrate the students who most recently obtained their university degree. The students recognized were: Allison Nakogee, who completed her studies in Fall 2016 and received her degree with Cum Laude honours; Melanie Wesley who completed […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017165 Views

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New Highway 16 inter-community transit service launching for Terrace to the Hazeltons

November 17, 2017 TERRACE – People living in northern B.C., from the Hazeltons to Terrace, will soon have inter-community transit services, which will connect those who live and work throughout these communities. These new transit services will launch on the morning of Monday, Nov. 20. This will be the fourth inter-community route as part of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017188 Views

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Nunavut Leadership Forum elects Speaker, Premier and Cabinet Ministers

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 17, 2017) – Nunavut’s Speaker, Premier and Members of the Executive Council were chosen today by the Nunavut Leadership Forum. The Forum consists of all MLAs. Joe Enook, MLA for Tununiq, was acclaimed as Speaker. Paul Quassa, MLA for Aggu, was elected as Premier. A total of thirteen Members accepted nominations to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017195 Views

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Media Advisory: Premier Ball to Make Significant Announcement Regarding Muskrat Falls Project

November 20, 2017 The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will make a significant announcement today, regarding the Muskrat Fall Project. The news conference will take place at 12:00 p.m. in the Media Centre, Ground Floor, East Block, Confederation Building. Members of the media will be provided with a technical briefing at 11:30 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017196 Views

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Seabridge Drilling Confirms Promising Gold Target at Iskut Project

November 20, 2017 Toronto, Canada… Seabridge Gold (TSX:SEA) (NYSE:SA) announced today that its first exploration program on the Quartz Rise target at its 100%-owned Iskut Project in northwestern British Columbia has been completed and all assay results are in hand. Ten core holes were completed this year totaling 4,459 meters. This year’s drilling found evidence […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017174 Views

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Goldstrike Drills 5.36 grams per tonne gold over 22 m at Lucky Strike, Whitegold District – Yukon

Nov 20, 2017 – Goldstrike Resources Ltd. (GSR.V) is pleased to report that a discovery drill hole (DDLS-17-9) has intersected a broad zone of near surface gold mineralization at the Monte Carlo zone on the Lucky Strike property grading 5.36 grams per tonne gold over 22 metres, including 18.79 grams per tonne gold over 5.72 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017181 Views

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Kennady Files NI 43-101 Faraday Resource Report on SEDAR

Inferred Mineral Resource of 5.02 Million Carats 3.27 million tonnes at 1.54 carats per tonne and US$98 per carat Toronto, Ontario: November 20, 2017 – Kennady Diamonds Inc. (“Kennady”, the “Company”) (TSX-V: KDI) is pleased to announce the filing on Sedar of a National Instrument (“NI”) 43-101 technical report titled “Project Exploration Update and Faraday […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017175 Views

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Sabina Gold & Silver Reports Final Results From Summer Drill Program – Mineralized Deep Iron Formation Discovered Under Llama And Umwelt Deposits

November 20, 2017 Includes 98.31g/t Au over 1.13m from drill hole 17GSE521 and 23.20g/t Au over 2.05m from drill hole 17GSE528 Vancouver, BC – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (SBB.T), (“Sabina” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce final assay results from the summer exploration diamond drilling program (Figure1) at its 100% owned Back River […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017156 Views

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NRStor C&I executes on CAD $120M financing facility with Swiss based SUSI Energy Storage Fund

November 20, 2017 NRStor C&I L.P. (NRStor C&I), a subsidiary of NRStor Inc. (NRStor), is pleased to announce signing a CAD $120M financing facility with Swiss based SUSI Energy Storage Fund (SESF), managed by SUSI Partners AG (SUSI). Binding agreements were executed on November 17th, 2017. The financing will facilitate rolling out behind-the-meter (BTM) energy […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017259 Views

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Garibaldi Drilling Tracks Nickel-Copper Rich Massive Sulphide Conductors To New Discovery Zone

November 20, 2017 Vancouver, British Columbia, November 20, 2017 – Garibaldi Resources (TSX.V: GGI) (the “Company” or “Garibaldi”) is pleased to announce that the latest drill hole (EL-17-14) at the Company’s 100%-owned E&L Project at Nickel Mountain near Eskay Creek has intersected an important new discovery zone featuring massive nickel-copper-rich sulphides east of the historic […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017214 Views

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The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

Ottawa, Ontario November 17, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Ava G. Yaskiel, currently Partner and Global Head of Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Securities with Norton Rose Fulbright, becomes Associate Deputy Minister of Finance, effective February 5, 2018. Thao Pham, currently […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017164 Views

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Commerce Resources Corp. Announces LEI Number

November 17, 2017 Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H) (the “Company” or “Commerce”) announces that it has been assigned the Legal Entity Identifier (“LEI”) number 529900D756K6RCKHZ250. The European Union has adopted regulations that require use of the LEI as a barcode equivalent aimed at pinpointing systemic risks. About the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) The Legal Entity […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017135 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on National Child Day

Ottawa, Ontario November 20, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Child Day: “On National Child Day, we celebrate our children and young people, and make sure they have every opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential. It is up to all of us to ensure children’s rights […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017134 Views

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A member of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles dies during training weekend in Shilo, Manitoba

November 19, 2017 – Winnipeg – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces At approximately 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, 18 November, a soldier from the Royal Winnipeg Rifles, was found deceased at Canadian Forces Base Shilo while participating in an Army Reserve training exercise. The deceased is Corporal Nolan Caribou, who was an infantryman with the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017226 Views

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Government of Canada announces investment of more than $40M in child health research

Canadian and international research teams receive funding to promote child health by preventing chronic disease November 20, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Institutes of Health Research November 20 is National Child Day – a time to raise awareness of children’s rights and promote efforts to help children reach their full potential. Good health is […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017234 Views

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Minister McKenna wraps up successful COP23 in Bonn

November 20, 2017 – Gatineau, Quebec Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, led a strong and productive delegation at this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany. This global gathering advanced the work of the Paris Agreement so that climate action can be guaranteed for generations to come. COP23 brought […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017174 Views

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Minister MacAulay announces appointments to the Farm Credit Canada Board of Directors

November 17, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced today the following appointments to the Board of Directors of Farm Credit Canada. The appointees come from diverse backgrounds and have extensive knowledge and experience in fields related to the agriculture industry, including farming, finance, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017153 Views

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Major new federal funding and summit to tackle gun violence and gang activity

November 17, 2017 Surrey, British Columbia Public Safety Canada Communities across Canada are experiencing the devastating effects of gun violence and gang ‎activity. Gun and gang violence is a complex issue that requires strong collaboration between all levels of government, law enforcement and communities. As part of its commitment to make it harder for criminals […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017128 Views

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Federal, Provincial and First Nations leaders taking action on health transformation for First Nations in NAN Territory

November 17, 2017 – Timmins, ON – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada recognize the challenges in delivering health services in First Nations communities and are committed to working together to help overcome them. Today, Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017221 Views

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The Daily Monday, November 20, 2017

Activities of Canadian majority-owned affiliates abroad, 2015 Total employment of Canadian majority-owned foreign affiliates rose by 3.7% in 2015 to 1.31 million on the strength of non-US employment. Continue reading  Activities of foreign majority-owned affiliates in Canada, 2015 Foreign majority-owned affiliates operating in Canada saw a reduction in many of their key economic and financial […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2017303 Views

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Missing Person – Keyaira Littlechild – Bull, 15 Years

WETASKIWIN & MASKWACIS — The Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment is asking for the local public’s assistance in locating missing 15 year old Keyaira Eve Littlechild-Bull out of the Wetaskiwin & Maskwacis, Alberta areas. Keyaira was last seen on November 4, 2017 in Wetaskiwin. It is believed that she may be in Maskwacis. She was last seen wearing […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017294 Views

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CBU Congratulates Chief Terry Paul on Being Named to the Order of Canada

Today, Cape Breton University is congratulating Chief Terry Paul of Membertou on being named to the Order of Canada. A great friend, mentor and leader, Chief Terry has provided guidance to CBU as a member of the Shannon School of Business Advisory Board and is a strong proponent for the Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017315 Views

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Indigenous Artists of Red TeePee Creations make one-of-a-kind works for NBCC Gala

November 16, 2017 FREDERICTON – Gertrude Nicholas and Marlene Ward, owners of Red TeePee creations, started crafting dream catchers when they were in university. Every Saturday morning they would set up an outdoor stall at the Fredericton farmers market and sell their dream catchers. This budding business helped them cover the cost of their education. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017272 Views

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Minister Joly Announces New Appointments to the National Arts Centre Board of Trustees

New members will support the work of the National Arts Centre Corporation in building excellence in the performing arts GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 16, 2017  – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced one appointment and two reappointments of part-time members to the Board of Trustees of the National Arts Centre Corporation. The appointees have backgrounds […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017326 Views

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Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance Hosts Pre-Budget Consultation Roundtable in Iqaluit

Canadians Invited to Offer Their Ideas on How to Grow and Strengthen the Middle Class November 17, 2017 – Iqaluit, Nunavut – Department of Finance Canada When you have an economy that works for the middle class, you have a country that works for everyone. The investments the Government of Canada has made in people, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017311 Views

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Research project to highlight Kainai women’s activism and build historical literacy – University of Lethbridge

November 15, 2017 In line with the recommendations that flowed from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (2015), a research project led by Dr. Carol Williams, a professor in Women and Gender Studies and History at the University of Lethbridge, will assemble diverse historical and contemporary accounts about Kainai women’s community reform work from 1968 to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017214 Views

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NIC Presents Birth of a Family

November 17, 2017 Documentary of four siblings reunited after being separated by Canada’s infamous Sixties Scoop Join NIC’s Global Learning Initiative Thursday, November 23 for a screening of the National Film Board documentary, Birth of a Family followed by a short discussion with local elders. The National Film Board (NFB) documentary follows the story of four siblings reuniting after being removed from their young Dene mother’s care […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017240 Views

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GNB: Media Advisory – Infrastructure project

News Conference : Tobique First Nation : 20 November 2017, 11:00 AM EDITOR’S NOTE: A news conference will be held to mark the opening of the new Tobique Generating Station fish passage at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, at the Tobique Fisheries Building, 13046 Rte. 105, Tobique First Nation. NB Power president and CEO […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017263 Views

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CAJ: New award for Indigenous journalists

OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2017  – The Canadian Association of Journalists and JHR are pleased to announce a new journalism award: the JHR / CAJ Emerging Indigenous Journalist Award. This new award will join the 14 other categories within the annual CAJ Awards program starting this year. Entries for the 2017 program will open in December, with an […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017322 Views

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(SK) Advocate for Children and Youth Celebrates National Child Day

November 17, 2017 SASKATOON – As we mark National Child Day on Monday November 20th, Corey O’Soup, the Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, along with, the Canadian Council for Child and Youth Advocates are encouraging federal, provincial and municipal governments, and all Canadians, to remember and adhere to the fundamental rights of children and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017282 Views

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Media Advisory – Release of 2017 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 17, 2017  – Campaign 2000 will release its annual national Report Card on Child and Family Poverty on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at a Joint Media Conference in Ottawa. Date & Time: Tuesday, November 21, 10:00 to 10:30 am Location: The Charles Lynch Press Conference Room, Room 130-S, Parliament Hill, Ottawa Interview Opportunity: English and French spokespeople […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017329 Views

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Grande semaine des tout-petits – Let’s give Québec’s little ones the big place that they deserve

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 16, 2017  – Across Québec, nearly 550 000 toddlers are busy taking their first steps and speaking their first words. We all want them to grow up into well-rounded and engaged citizens. The Grande semaine des tout-petits (GSTP, or Early Childhood Week), scheduled to take place from November 19 to 25, will give 20 partners and […]

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Future looks bright for youth who attended RCMP Engagement Week

November 15, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Last week, 32 high school students from across Canada spent a week at Depot, the RCMP Training Academy in Regina. They experienced cadet training first-hand as part of the Force’s second annual National Youth Engagement Week. The students were immersed in the life of a cadet, eating and sleeping on site, trying […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017250 Views

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Advancing medical research and spurring innovation in Northern Ontario

Federal, provincial and municipal governments invest $563,424 to help accelerate health and medical research, and encourage product development in the region November 17, 2017 – Sudbury, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Northern Ontario researchers, entrepreneurs and healthcare professionals will benefit from increased secure access to health and scientific information, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017306 Views

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Manitoba News Release: Manitoba Recognizes Contributions of Police Officers with Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards

November 17, 2017 The Manitoba government is recognizing 16 police officers for outstanding contributions to their communities and police services through the Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “It is truly an honour to recognize these officers and their dedication to public safety in the communities where they live and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2017248 Views

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Indigenous Entrepreneurship and First Nations Economic Development Opportunities Receive Support

From Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency November 17, 2017 – Fredericton, NB – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency The Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) provides a variety of programs and services focused on supporting Indigenous entrepreneurship, community economic development, workforce development, and partnerships with the public and private sector. Thanks to investments of more than $2.2 million […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2017288 Views

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Speech from Minister Jean-Yves Duclos at the 10th Social Finance Forum held at Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District

Toronto, Ontario November 10, 2017 Check against delivery. Good morning, everyone. First of all, I would like to acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Métis and Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation people. Thank you to the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing for inviting me here today. And thank […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017170 Views

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Major new federal funding and summit to tackle gun violence and gang activity

From Public Safety Canada November 17, 2017 Surrey, British Columbia Public Safety Canada Communities across Canada are experiencing the devastating effects of gun violence and gang ‎activity. Gun and gang violence is a complex issue that requires strong collaboration between all levels of government, law enforcement and communities. As part of its commitment to make […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2017227 Views

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GoldON Completes Fieldwork at Slate Falls Gold-Silver Project and Updates Geological Model

At least six regional scale structures have been identified in the current interpretation; three are associated with historical high-grade gold VICTORIA, BC, November 16, 2017 – GoldON Resources Ltd. (“GoldON” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: GLD) is pleased to announce it has completed fieldwork based on the conclusions and recommendations from the recent compilation of all historical exploration data […]

by pmnationtalk on November 17, 2017151 Views

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Manitoba Infrastructure to Review its Service Delivery Model

November 17, 2017 Consultations to help shape department’s role relating to policy and projects Manitoba Infrastructure will soon launch a comprehensive review of its service delivery model, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Manitoba has to stop following change and start leading it,” said Schuler, who spoke this morning at an event hosted by the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2017196 Views

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