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The Downie Wenjack Fund: Let’s Do Something

The Downie Wenjack Fund would like to thank everyone who joined us last night for the premiere of the Secret Path in Concert on CBC, and everyone who has continued to share their memories of Gord throughout the weekend. If you missed the broadcast. We have been especially moved by those from coast to coast to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201775 Views

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U of S Alumni Association honouring award recipients

SASKATOON – The University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association invites members of the media to attend the Alumni Achievement Awards reception and presentations: Oct 24, 2017 Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 Reception: 5:30 pm Awards presentation: 6 pm Marquis Hall, 97 Campus Drive University of Saskatchewan The 2017 recipients are: Dr. Gregg Adams (DMV’82) presented for his […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201785 Views

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Iqaluit flu vaccine clinic dates

October 24, 2017 Starting on October 24, people can get their flu vaccine at Iqaluit Public Health, every Monday to Friday from 8:30 to11:30 a.m., and from 1 to 5 p.m. Iqaluit Public Health will also hold evening clinics from Tuesday, October 24 to Thursday, October 26, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Weekend clinics are […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201776 Views

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Release of “Cannabis Legalization in the Northwest Territories – What We Heard Report”

Yellowknife (October 24, 2017) – Louis Sebert, Minister for the Department of Justice with the Government of the Northwest Territories would like to announce that the Cannabis Legalization in the Northwest Territories What We Heard Report has been tabled in the Legislative Assembly and is now available to the public. Last spring, the Government of Canada introduced the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201774 Views

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Yukon fossils shed new light on scimitar cat history

October 24, 2017 Genetic evidence from Yukon fossils has helped uncover more about the history of scimitar cats over the last 50,000 years. Using radiocarbon dating and DNA samples from fossil bones, researchers are shedding new light on the evolution and range of these ancient predators. The data also raises new questions about when and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017112 Views

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AER: Notice of Application 1900216

Notice of Application CCA Application No. 1900216 EPEA Application No. 008-00047679 Prairie Mines & Royalty ULC Tent Mountain Mine The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received an integrated application consisting of Coal Conservation Act (CCA) application 1900216 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 008-00047679. This notice sets out the deadline for filing statements of concern under the section “How […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201795 Views

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Birth of a Family screening – University of Saskatchewan

October 25, 2017 A documentary by Tasha Hubbard and Betty Ann Adam, presented by the Aboriginal Students’ Centre Please join the University of Saskatchewan’s Aboriginal Students’ Centre for a special free screening of Birth of a Family. Reception with Dr. Tasha Hubbard and Betty Ann Adam at 6 pm in the Gordon Oakes Red Bear […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017149 Views

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Tłı̨chǫ Government: Gahcho Kue Site Visit

October 24, 2017 De Beers has provided an opportunity for Tłı̨chǫ Government members to view operations first-hand at the Gahcho Kue mine site.  A group of Elders, adults and youth from the Tłı̨chǫ Region attended along with staff from the Department of Culture and Lands Protection.  This site visit is part of the annual cycle […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017129 Views

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Fleming College honours alumni excellence with Premier’s Award nominations

Peterborough, ON (October 20, 2017) – Fleming College is pleased to announce its six alumni nominees for the Colleges Ontario Premier’s Awards. The awards recognize outstanding Ontario college graduates in business, community health services, creative arts and design, health sciences, recent graduates and technology. Fleming College’s 2017 Premier’s Awards nominees are: Business — Duane Parnham (Mineral Engineering Technology […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017128 Views

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Beaver Lake Cree Nation goes solar

October 24, 2017 Alberta has partnered with Beaver Lake Cree Nation to install solar panel systems on three buildings to help lower utility bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. With support from Alberta’s Indigenous Solar Program, solar panels will be installed on the Nation’s Busy Beaver Community Store, Wah-Pow Treatment Centre and health centre. The […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017199 Views

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Gowest Gold: Bradshaw Gold Deposit Development Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Oct. 25, 2017) – Gowest Gold Ltd. (“Gowest” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:GWA) is pleased to provide a further update on its progress on the Company’s Advanced Exploration – Bulk Sample program at its wholly-owned Bradshaw Gold Deposit (“Bradshaw.”) Gowest also announces today that it intends to conduct a private placement of flow-through shares and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201771 Views

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Labour Market Ministers take action to help Canadians succeed in a changing economy

Regina, Saskatchewan, October 24, 2017 – Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers met in Regina today to continue work on a wide range of priorities concerning Canada’s labour market including: investing in jobs and skills training, improving labour market information, and facilitating the mobility of certified workers in Canada. The Forum of Labour Market Ministers (FLMM) meeting […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201786 Views

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Alexco to Release Third Quarter 2017 Results on November 2, 2017

October 25, 2017 ‑ Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE‑AMERICAN: AXU, TSX: AXR)today advises that it will release its third quarter 2017 financial results after close of market trading on Thursday, November 2, 2017 followed by an audio webcast conference call to review those results at 12:00 p.m. Eastern (9:00 a.m. Pacific) on Friday, November 3, 2017. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201789 Views

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Drone Delivery Canada Corp. Announces Closing Of Bought Deal Financing For Aggregate Gross Proceeds Of $15,015,000

TORONTO, ONTARIO – October 25, 2017 – Further to its press releases dated October 5, 2017, Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (CSE: FLT) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce today that it has closed its previously announced bought-deal prospectus offering (the “Offering”) underwritten by GMP Securities L.P. (the “Underwriter”), pursuant to which the Company issued an aggregate […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201780 Views

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Kivalliq Identifies New Gold in Till Corridor and Confirms Gold Zones on Baffin Island, Nunavut

October 25, 2017 VANCOUVER, BC – Kivalliq Energy Corporation (TSX-V: KIV) (“Kivalliq”) today announced results from  the 2017 summer exploration program at Kivalliq’s 100% owned, Baffin Gold Property in Nunavut Territory, Canada. The Baffin Gold Property is one of the largest undeveloped greenstone-iron formation gold belts in Nunavut, totalling 408,981.6 ha and covering 160 km […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201787 Views

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Osisko Intersects 39.4 g/t Au Over 2.4 Metres At Windfall

(Toronto, October 25, 2017)  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 Urban Township, Abitibi, Québec.  The 800,000 metre drill program combines definition, expansion and exploration drilling in and around the main Windfall gold […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201778 Views

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Golden Predator Drilling Confirms Continuity at 3 Aces Project

Vancouver, BC, October 25th, 2017: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V: GPY; OTCQX: NTGSF) (the “Company” or “Golden Predator”) is pleased to report results for 20 reverse circulation drill holes at the 3 Aces Project in southeast Yukon. Drill results have confirmed a doubling of the strike length of the Ace of Hearts vein with 600 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201778 Views

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Stornoway Announces Third Quarter Release Date

October 24, 2017 Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY; the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) expects to release its Third Quarter 2017 results after market close on November 2, 2017 and will host a conference call for analysts and investors on November 3, 2017 at 11:00am EST. This call may be accessed by calling 1-844-215-3287 toll free in North America, or 1-209-905-5939 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201787 Views

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Rogue Announces Non-Brokered Private Placements of Flow Through Shares and Units

TORONTO, ON. – Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RRS) (“Rogue” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to issue and sell 1,818,182 flow-through common shares (“FT Shares”) of the Company to one or more disclosed principals at a price of $0.22 per FT Share for aggregate gross proceeds of $400,000 (the “FT […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201778 Views

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Black Diamond Group Announces Commercial Launch of LodgeLink(TM), an Online Marketplace for Remote Workforce Accommodation

CALGARY, AB–(October 24, 2017) – Black Diamond Group (“Black Diamond” or the “Company”) (TSX: BDI) today announced the commercial launch of LodgeLink™, an online accommodation marketplace for remote workforce lodging. Similar to online hotel booking marketplaces, LodgeLink aggregates available remote accommodations rooms in a transparent online directory and allows customers to easily find the closest […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017127 Views

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Gunpowder Capital Corp. Acquires Patriot Property Services Debt

Toronto, Ontario, October 24th, 2017 – Gunpowder Capital Corp., (CSE: GPC), (CSE: GPC.PR.A), (OTCQB: GNPWF), (Frankfurt: YS6N), (“Gunpowder” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it has agreed to purchase a secured note backed by the securities of Patriot Property Services, Inc. Gunpowder previously assisted a new management team with the acquisition of Patriot and funded […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201784 Views

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Taseko to Release Q3 2017 Results

October 24, 2017, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE American: TGB) (the “Company”) will release its third quarter 2017 financial results after market close on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The Company will host a telephone conference call and live webcast on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific) […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201760 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Aboriginal peoples in Canada: Key results from the 2016 Census There were 1,673,785 Aboriginal people in Canada in 2016, accounting for 4.9% of the total population. Since 2006, the Aboriginal population has grown by 42.5%—more than four times the growth rate of the non-Aboriginal population over the same period. This growth has been fuelled by […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201780 Views

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Aboriginal peoples in Canada: Key results from the 2016 Census

Released: 2017-10-25 Today, Statistics Canada is releasing its first results on First Nations people, Métis and Inuit from the 2016 Census of Population. Information about past and future releases from the census can be found through the 2016 Census Program release schedule. Aboriginal peoples have lived in what is now Canada long before the arrival of the first European […]

by aanationtalk on October 25, 2017228 Views

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Royal BC Museum opens major First Nations exhibition in Colombia

October 24, 2017 VICTORIA, BC–Today, the Royal BC Museum’s newest international travelling exhibition, First Nations Masterworks from BC, opened at the Museo del Oro in Bogotá, Colombia. The exhibition features contemporary First Nations cultural treasures, primarily from Indigenous communities along BC’s Pacific coast, in the Royal BC Museum’s First Nations collection. Through the lens of exemplary […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2017115 Views

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Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada – What’s New – October 2017

What’s New This section provides a list of recent updates to the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Web site. October 2017 October 24, 2017 – Follow-up Audit of Infrastructure on Reserves October 20, 2017 – Audit of the Elementary and Secondary Education Program October 16, 2017 – Audit of the First Nations Child and Family […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201789 Views

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66% of Winnipeg’s Homeless are Invisible to the Average Winnipegger – International Institute for Sustainable Development

1,400 Winnipeggers were experiencing homelessness during the first Street Census Survey, completed in 2015. 66% of these people weren’t staying in shelter or sleeping outside, but were still without a home. This is according to Peg, which is releasing this startling data just ahead of the National Conference on Ending Homelessness which is taking place […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2017105 Views

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New management plan to be developed for grizzly bears – Government of BC

October 24, 2017 VICTORIA – In response to an auditor general’s report on the management of grizzly bear populations over the past two decades, the B.C. government will develop a provincial grizzly bear management plan with clear objectives, roles, responsibilities and accountabilities. The government is accepting all 10 recommendations in the report, which identified historic […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2017116 Views

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Ecojustice applauds Environmental Commissioner’s calls for action in Chemical Valley

Ecojustice applauds Environmental Commissioner’s calls for action in Chemical Valley TORONTO—Ecojustice commends the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) Dianne Saxe’s calls for the provincial government to tackle issues of environmental justice in the spirit of reconciliation, in a report released today. “It is at least the fifth time that the Commissioner has expressed serious concerns about […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201785 Views

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New curriculum transition extended for graduation years – Government of BC

October 24, 2017 VICTORIA – Teachers, school districts and post-secondary institutions will have one more year to prepare for the implementation of the new Grade 11-12 curriculum, Education Minister Rob Fleming announced today. The additional year of transition is in response to feedback from educators in the K-12 sector, along with post-secondary partners, who need […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2017101 Views

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Community Voices for World AIDS Day

We are excited to invite you to join us on November 30 for our annual Community Voices event. It will be an evening of music to raise awareness about HIV and to bring the community together to mark World AIDS Day. Community Voices will take place at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church (1121 14 Ave SW, T2R 0P3). The emcee for this […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201776 Views

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Free admission to Toronto history museums today through November

From today to November 30, general admission to nine of the City’s historic museums (excluding Zion Schoolhouse) will be free courtesy of Mackenzie Investments in celebration of its 50th anniversary. “I would like to thank Mackenzie Investments for providing this unique opportunity for the public to experience Toronto’s history,” said Mayor John Tory. “This generous […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 2017119 Views

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Canadian farmers continue to support amateur female athletes and help them achieve their goals

Through Fuelling Women Champions, Dairy Farmers of Canada announce 30 recipients for the expanded Champions Fund OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2017 – Today, Fuelling Women Champions announced the winners of the Champions Fund, an initiative by Canada’s dairy farmers, which aims to break down financial barriers for amateur female athletes as they work at achieving their goals in sport. Expanded for its second year, the Fund is distributing […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201798 Views

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OCYANL: The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Launches Translated Diversity and Inclusion Poster

October 24, 2017 OCYA is pleased to launch a translated version of its popular diversity and inclusion poster. In July, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate launched a poster showing the colours of the Pride flag with an important message “This is a Positive Space that Welcomes and Supports Everyone.” The response to this poster […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2017112 Views

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New Ridings Created in Northern Ontario

Province Strengthens Representation in the North October 24, 2017 Today, Ontario passed the Representation Statute Law Amendment Act to improve representation for those living in the province’s northernmost communities. The legislation will result in a total of four ridings in Northern Ontario, where previously there were two. They include Kiiwetinoong, Mushkegowuk-James Bay, Timmins, and Kenora-Rainy […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 2017112 Views

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Ministries’ management of grizzly bears did not meet expectations

October 24, 2017 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new report: An Independent Audit of Grizzly Bear Management. B.C. is one of the last areas of North America where grizzly bears live in their natural habitat. The health of B.C.’s 15,000 grizzly bears is important because, as […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2017110 Views

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Teaching Indigenous history, cultures in schools – Government of AB

October 24, 2017 Alberta Education is providing teachers with lesson plans to help bring First Nations, Métis and Inuit history and contributions to life in classrooms across the province. All students will learn about the history and legacy of residential schools and the history of First Nations, Métis and Inuit in Canada as part of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2017203 Views

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Pacha Arts 3 Year Anniversary

We invite you to join us on our 3rd year anniversary. Can’t believe it has been a full 3 years! We would not be here without all of your support. Join us for performances of indigenous music of the americas by: Shandra Spears Bombay, Jason Simmons, Alejandra Nunez, Shameema Soni, Matthew Robert-Nunez, Marcos Arcentales, Kinoo Arcentales, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 2017216 Views

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Announcement from the Caledon Institute of Social Policy

October 24, 2017 What does an actual housing allowance look like? Manitoba’s Rent Assist program Josh Brandon, Jesse Hajer and Michael Mendelson, October 2017 In 2015, Manitoba pioneered a brand-new type of housing program in Canada, called ‘Rent Assist.’ Rent Assist is unique in making housing affordable for almost every resident of the province. Rent […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 2017157 Views

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Parks Canada celebrates successful Canada 150 season in Western Newfoundland

More Canadians than ever before enjoyed amazing experiences at Parks Canada places in 2017 October 24, 2017        Rocky Harbour, NL       Parks Canada Agency National parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2017127 Views

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ECO: Good Choices, Bad Choices: Environmental Rights and Environmental Protection in Ontario

On October 24, 2017, the Environmental Commissioner released her 2017 Environmental Protection Report, entitled Good Choices, Bad Choices: Environmental Rights and Environmental Protection in Ontario, to the Ontario Legislature. The report calls on the provincial government to make environmental justice part of its reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. From species at risk, to algae, to environmental rights, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2017137 Views

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VIU Online auction Supports students

Bidding opens October 19 on more than two dozen prize packages Finding the money to pay for important things like textbooks, childcare and essential learning equipment like a laptop computer can be hard when you’re going to university. Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Online Auction aims to help. Every year, local businesses donate prizes that people […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201775 Views

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Cross-Province Check-in with the Ontario Arts Council – A Conversation with the OAC Chair, CEO and Director of Granting

October 23, 2017 By now, many of you will have heard the good news announced on August 29, 2017, by Premier Kathleen Wynneand Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport: OAC will receive a further funding increase over the next three years on top of this year’s previously announced $5 million. This will bring OAC’s base funding […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201798 Views

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UBCM: 2017 Board Voice Conference

October 18, 2017 Register now for the Board Voice Conference being held November 17 and 18 in Vancouver. Board Voice supports the creation of high-quality social services and strong, vibrant communities. The theme of this year’s conference is When Innovation Meets Action. The conference line up includes: Kelly Lendsay – President and CEO from Indigenous Works. Kelly is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201768 Views

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Telefilm: Call for Entries – October 2017

35th BUFF – International Film Festival Features, documentaries and short films Malmö, Sweden, March 19 to 24, 2018 Deadline : November 15, 2017 15th CPH:DOX, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival Feature and short films – Documentary Copenhagen, Denmark, March 15 to 25, 2018 Deadline for online submissions : December 1, 2017 61st San Francisco International Film Festival […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201787 Views

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Highway 16 transit services to start for Terrace to the Hazeltons

October 23, 2017 TERRACE – New transit services will start running on Nov. 20, 2017, connecting the northern communities of Terrace with the Hazelton area, as part of the B.C. government’s Highway 16 Transportation Action Plan. When this begins, the inter-community transit services will be available from Terrace to Prince George. “These buses will provide […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201780 Views

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ULethbridge: PUBlic Professor talk a very personal story for Fiske

October 23, 2017 Scholars rarely stumble onto a research focus without some sort of personal interest or connection and for Dr. Jo-Anne Fiske, her latest research project delves into issues that shaped her childhood and continue to resonate today. Fiske (Women & Gender Studies) is the daughter of a Canadian war veteran of the Great […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201786 Views

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Trent University to Host Fifth Annual Seniors’ Summit October 26

Mental well-being to be topic focus of discussion at this year’s seniors’ summit Monday, October 23, 2017 Mental health first aid, dementia and Indigenous peoples, self-management programs, arts-based approaches to social inclusion, and improv – just a partial list of what attendees can expect at the 2017 seniors’ summit set to be hosted at Trent […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201795 Views

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Bob McLeod: Presentation to Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs

Madame Chair, members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to present to you today in relation to your study of modern treaties and self-government throughout Canada. The Government of the Northwest Territories has made it a priority to advance, finalize and implement land, resources and self-government agreements, including post-devolution initiatives. We appreciate this […]

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 201790 Views

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NTI: Audio Broadcast of AGM in Cambridge Bay

October 23, 2017 Begins October 23 2017 2PM (Mountain Time – 4PM EST) Ends October 26th 2017 (Click on title to access Web Player) NUNAVUT TUNNGAVIK INC NT5

by pmnationtalk on October 24, 2017317 Views

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