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APTN Acknowledged as One of Canada’s Top Employers for Young Peoples

CANADA’S TOP EMPLOYERS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE — APTN Stands Out and Stays Ahead —  February 9, 2018, Winnipeg, Manitoba – APTN has been acknowledged by MediaCorp Canada Inc. as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People, now two years running. This designation distinguishes employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201846 Views

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Twenty-Three Exceptional Honourees to be Appointed to the Order of Ontario

January 29, 2018 The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario, today announced 23 new appointments to the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour. The 23 new members of the Order of Ontario include: Internationally renowned pediatrician Dr. Upton Allen, whose approaches to treating hospital-borne diseases have […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201825 Views

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Lieutenant-Governor Requests Nominations for the Lieutenant Governor’s Make a Difference Community Awards

January 24, 2018 Lt.-Gov. Janice C. Filmon is requesting nominations for the Lieutenant Governor’s Make a Difference Community Awards, which are presented annually to six deserving individuals from across the province.  The awards will be presented at the 35th Annual Volunteer Awards banquet on April 19 at the Victoria Inn and Conference Centre in Winnipeg. The awards […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 201831 Views

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Presentation of Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers – Government of NS

January 25, 2018 Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc invested Jaime Battiste of the Eskasoni, First Nation, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, with the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers today, Jan. 25, at a ceremony at Government House, Halifax. Mr. Battiste, who currently works for the Mi’kmaw Kinamatnewey as treaty education lead for Nova Scotia, was recognized for his […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 201840 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 […]

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Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony

January 22, 2018 Governor General to Invest 48 Recipients into the Order of Canada OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will invest 2 Companions, 8 Officers and 38 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 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201868 Views

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Manitoba Music and Canada Council Celebrate Ninth Edition of Indigenous Music Residency

Twenty Artists from Across Canada to Participate in Week-long Residency to Develop Business and Artistic Expertise Twenty Indigenous artists from across Canada will converge on Falcon Trails Resort for the Indigenous Music Residency (formerly AMP Camp), which kicks off January 28. Hosted by Manitoba Music and the Canada Council for the Arts, the week-long residency […]

by aanationtalk on January 18, 201857 Views

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Call for Nominations for the 2018 NWT Outstanding Volunteer Awards

YELLOWKNIFE (January 16, 2018) – Today, the department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), announced the annual notice of the nomination deadline for the Northwest Territories (NWT) Outstanding Volunteer Awards. This year marks the 28th year of this award, which recognizes and celebrates the remarkable contributions volunteers make in communities across the NWT. Residents are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201834 Views

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AWPA Clothing Exchange

We invite you to join us as we host another Clothing Exchange to be held on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  If you have any business attire you would like to donate or exchange please feel free to contact us or if you would like to drop them off please do so. Stay tuned for […]

by aanationtalk on January 4, 201856 Views

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Indigenous women’s advocate ‘had no idea’ Order of Canada was coming – APTN

January 4, 2018 Jeannette Corbiere Lavell’s advocacy has spanned decades. Her work has taken her across Canada and even international borders. Now she will travel to a special ceremony in Ottawa to receive the prestigious Order of Canada. “I received a call just out of the blue from the Governor General’s office,” she told APTN […]

by pmnationtalk on January 4, 201868 Views

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From Maskwacis to Las Vegas: Meet Kris Buffalo, an Indigenous professional bullfighter – CBC

‘It’s about getting as close as you can without getting run over,’ he says of his unexpected profession Dec 13, 2017 Kris Buffalo isn’t a stereotypical bullfighter. He isn’t Spanish and doesn’t don a red cape to attract the bull. He doesn’t wear red, because he says that’s a myth; the bulls are more attracted […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 201760 Views

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Sonia Bonspille Boileau wins WIDC Feature Film Award for women directors – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 30, 2017 VANCOUVER _ Bilingual Mohawk filmmaker Sonia Bonspille Boileau has won a lucrative award from the Women In the Director’s Chair program. Bonspille Boileau received the 2017 national WIDC Feature Film Award at an industry reception hosted by the Whistler Film Festival on Thursday. The award, valued at nearly $200,000, comes […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 201777 Views

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City of Iqaluit: City celebrates Outstanding Volunteers

NOVEMBER 24, 2017 (IQALUIT, NUNAVUT) – More than 30 community members attended this year’s celebration for Outstanding Volunteers, which was held recently at the Elder’s Qammaq Centre in Iqaluit. Nominations for each category were submitted by residents and community organizations from September until the end of October. Recreation staff reviewed the submissions, and selected the winning […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201753 Views

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Ten Outstanding Citizens Inducted into Saskatchewan Order of Merit

November 29, 2017 Tonight, Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield will invest 10 recipients into the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, the province’s highest honour, at a ceremony in Regina. “I’ve had the great opportunity as the Lieutenant Governor to travel across the province and meet the amazing and inspiring people who continuously give of themselves to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 2017120 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, 2017132 Views

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City of Toronto holding annual career information event at Toronto Reference Library tomorrow

October 25, 2017 The City of Toronto and the Toronto Public Library are hosting the sixth annual Career Information Event at the Toronto Reference Library tomorrow (October 26) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is part of Workforce Development Month. Representatives from about 35 City divisions will be on hand to share information […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201797 Views

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2017 NWT Fire Service Merit Award Recipients

YELLOWKNIFE (October 11, 2017) – Each year, the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs, recognizes members of the NWT Fire Service for their work in protecting our families and homes from the threat of fire by presenting the annual Fire Service Merit Awards. NWT Fire Service Merit Awards are granted based on nominations from community members […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 2017175 Views

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News Release – Four honorary degree recipients being recognized by Queen’s University for outstanding contributions in their fields

Queen’s University has revealed its honorary degree recipients for fall convocation and the list includes an author, a health educator, a businessman and a world-renowned pianist. To receive an honorary degree, the recipient must have made an outstanding contribution on a national or international scale. The contribution may have advanced the recipient’s field of work […]

by aanationtalk on October 6, 2017223 Views

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2017 Veterans Ombudsman Commendations Announced

Ottawa, ON – September 14, 2017 September 14, 2017 – Ottawa, ON: Canada’s Veterans Ombudsman Guy Parent announced today the 2017 Veterans Ombudsman Commendation recipients: Lifetime Contribution: Lieutenant-General Louis Cuppens, C.M.M., C.D. (Ret’d) Individual: Daniel Lafontaine (Ret’d) National Organization: Paws Fur Thought Local Organization: New Chelsea Society “The intent of the Veterans Ombudsman Commendation is to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 15, 2017217 Views

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NCC: Nominations open for Nakummesuak Awards

NCC is now accepting nominations for the Nakummesuak Award, which is given annually to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding support for NunatuKavut and its communities and have given unselfishly of their time and energy to make a difference. Candidates must be nominated by an NCC member and would normally be an NCC member. On an […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017300 Views

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TIFF features 50th film in Obomsawin’s legendary 50-year NFB career

Alanis Obomsawin’s new documentary Our People Will Be Healed joins shorts from Dominic Etienne Simard, Torill Kove and Matthew Rankin as Montreal filmmakers showcased at TIFF 2017. From National Film Board August 9, 2017 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The 50th film from Alanis Obomsawin in the 50th year of her […]

by aanationtalk on August 9, 2017322 Views

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Garden River FN: Chief & Council Golf Classic

Garden River FN: Chief & Council Golf Classic Proceeds go to Garden River’s Youth Programs Friday August 11, 2017 Deadline: August 4, 2017 Poster NT5

by aanationtalk on July 26, 2017284 Views

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Saskatchewan Order of Merit Recipients Announced

July 6, 2017 With the 2017 recipients being honoured during Canada’s sesquicentennial year, congratulations to the ten extraordinary individuals who will be invested into the Saskatchewan Order of Merit, the province’s highest honour. “The 150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation is a year to give thanks for our many blessings, including the remarkable people who call […]

by pmnationtalk on July 6, 2017266 Views

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Meet the former pastor who now makes $2 million a year thanks to Facebook – CNBC

2 Jul 2017 Nicholas Kusmich was a Toronto-based pastor making Canadian $30,000 a year and looking for ways to supplement his income. He started an online business and used Facebook to market it. Kusmich turned his experience into a consulting and Facebook marketing agency, where he makes more than $2 million a year. Although it […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 2017203 Views

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Announcing the Next Leader of the Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship

The Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship is a policy and leadership development program recognizing leadership potential among young northern Canadians eager to address policy challenges facing the North. After an extensive search, it is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce Melaina Sheldon will be joining The Gordon Foundation team to lead this initiative. It may come […]

by aanationtalk on June 27, 2017188 Views

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Nominations open for Toronto’s annual Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards

Residents are encouraged to submit nominations for the City of Toronto’s 2017 Access, Equity and Human Rights (AEHR) Awards – the City’s highest honour to recognize people or programs that have made a difference in Toronto by working to eliminate discrimination and break down barriers to equality. “We want to celebrate the residents and services […]

by aanationtalk on June 1, 2017175 Views

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Winnipeg author Katherena Vermette wins $40,000 Amazon.ca First Novel Award – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 25, 2017  TORONTO _ Winnipeg writer Katherena Vermette has added to her growing list of accolades with top honours from the Amazon.ca First Novel Award. The award-winning Metis author received the $40,000 grand prize for “The Break” (House of Anansi) at a ceremony held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 2017310 Views

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First official ceremony – Presentation of the Ordre de Montréal medals : Mayor of Montréal presents city’s highest distinction to 17 deserving members of the community

Montreal, May 17 2017 – On Montréal’s 375th anniversary, the Mayor of Montréal, Denis Coderre, presented the prestigious Ordre de Montréal medal to 17 deserving personalities as part of a solemn ceremony, which was held this afternoon at Montréal city hall in the presence of Bernard Voyer, co-president of the Ordre de Montréal council. “As the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 2017297 Views

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2017 NWT Outstanding Volunteers Honoured

INUVIK (May 12, 2017) – Today, Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs, presented the 2017 Northwest Territories Outstanding Volunteer Awards during a ceremony in Inuvik.  These annual awards provide an opportunity to show our appreciation to volunteers and volunteer organizations for their outstanding contributions in communities across the territory. Recipients of the 2017 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 2017267 Views

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Mi’kmaq Elder receives honourary award

May 12, 2017 This Mothers Day will be an unforgettable one for Mi’Kmaq Elder Judy Clark as she receives an honorary degree from the University of Prince Edward Island. Clark – who is from Epekwitk and a member of Abegweit First Nation –was travelling with her husband when she received the phone call telling her […]

by pmnationtalk on May 12, 2017229 Views

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Outstanding Manitobans chosen to Receive The Order of Manitoba

Twelve Manitobans, whose contributions encompass a broad range of endeavors and accomplishments, will be invested into the Order of Manitoba in this, the 150th anniversary of Confederation, at a special ceremony to be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, July 13 in Room 200 in Manitoba Legislative Building. The Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 2017245 Views

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Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony

May 10, 2017 Governor General to Invest 45 Recipients into the Order of Canada OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will invest 6 Officers and 39 Members into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will also mark the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 10, 2017359 Views

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2017 Governor General’s Innovation Awards

May 5, 2017 Winners of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards OTTAWA—The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Innovation Awards (GGIA). These awards recognize and celebrate outstanding Canadian individuals, teams and organizations whose exceptional and transformative work help shape our future and positively […]

by pmnationtalk on May 5, 2017367 Views

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Media Advisory – Her Excellency to Present Medal for Volunteers

April 26, 2017 Her Excellency to Present Medal for Volunteers OTTAWA—As part of National Volunteer Week, Her Excellency Sharon Johnston and His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa, will present the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to 64 exceptional volunteers from Canada’s Capital Region during a ceremony at Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 2017203 Views

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65,000 community volunteers get behind local activities for Canada’s 150th – Community Foundations of Canada

April 23, 2017 (OTTAWA, ON) – With Canada’s 150th upon us, tens of thousands of volunteers across the country are taking part in 2017 activities supported by communities participating in the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th. The Fund has so far granted to over 1,150 projects in more than 350 communities throughout Canada. Nearly 65,000 volunteers are […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 2017190 Views

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Finalists for the Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize Announced

Ontario, it’s time to meet tomorrow’s visionaries TORONTO, ON–(April 24, 2017) – From an impressive pool of submissions, 36 finalists for the Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize have been chosen. See who they are here www.thewalrus.ca/LGvisionariesprize. The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario announced the launch of the Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize, administered in partnership with the Walrus […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 2017191 Views

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Fraser Valley Métis Association “Honouring Our Women of Today and Yesterday”!

Wed. May 10, 2017 8 – 10 PM Abbotsford, BC Print/Download Poster (PDF) NT3

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Apply for Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Northern Aboriginal Health Systems

The School of Public Health at the University of Alberta is inviting applications for a tenure-track position in Northern Aboriginal Health Systems. The successful candidate will be nominated for a Canada Research Chair at the Tier 2 level. Deadline: April 30, 2017. The appointee to this Chair would be expected to work with colleagues and […]

by aanationtalk on April 5, 2017231 Views

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Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal Recipients Announced

April 4, 2017 Today Lieutenant Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield announced ten of the province’s most dedicated volunteers who will receive the 2016 Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal during National Volunteer Week, April 23 to 29. “These recipients of the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal exemplify the very best of Canadian qualities, including generosity, compassion and service,” Solomon Schofield said. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 2017181 Views

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Ellen White Invested into the Order of Canada

March 31, 2017 OTTAWA—Today, on behalf of His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, Her Honour the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, presented the insignia of Member of the Order of Canada to Ellen White. The ceremony took place at Dufferin Place in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Ms. White […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2017209 Views

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2017 BC Community Achievers Announced

March 31, 2017 VANCOUVER – Premier Christy Clark and Scott McIntyre, CM, Chair of the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, today named this year’s recipients of the BC Community Achievement Awards. “What makes British Columbia a great place to call home is the generosity, dedication and commitment of British Columbians,” said Premier Clark. “Thank you to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 2017325 Views

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Garden River FN: Career Fair

Career Fair March 28, 2017 NT5

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Lucy Lafferty Receives Wise Woman Award

March 23, 2017 Since 1992 the Status of Women Council Northwest Territories (NWT) has presented the Wise Women Award to recipients, who are role models, who demonstrate wisdom, perseverance and dedication while standing up for women, children and families in our communities. They strive to make the North a better place to live, work and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2017192 Views

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Two Northerners to recieve 2017 Indspire Awards – CBC

Cece Hodgson-McCauley and Maatalii Okalik to be honoured at gala on Thursday Mar 23, 2017 Two Northerners are among a group of Indigenous Canadians being honoured with 2017 Indspire Awards. Well-known Northern politician Cece Hodgson-McCauley and Inuit activist Maatalii Okalik have been chosen for the awards that celebrate Indigenous Canadians who have had significant impacts […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 2017182 Views

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Canada 150: Sophie Pierre, from residential school to Order of Canada – Vancouver Sun

March 14, 2017 To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. As a little girl, Sophie Pierre could see her home across the St. Mary River, but she couldn’t go there. She was in Canada’s residential boarding school system for 10 months a year, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2017179 Views

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Celebrating Canadian Talent: 2017 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Laureates Announced

OTTAWA, March 9, 2017 – The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Foundation is pleased to announce our 25th-anniversary recipients of Canada’s most prestigious performing arts awards. The laureates of the 2017 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) for Lifetime Artistic Achievement are: Jean Beaudin – Film and television director and screenwriter Hailed as a consummate […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 2017275 Views

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2017 BC Book Prizes Shortlists Announced

The shortlists for the 2017 BC Book Prizes have been announced! Congratulations to all the finalists. The nominees will be celebrated at the BC Book Prizes Soirée, a free casual celebratory event to kick off the festivities, on Wednesday, April 5, in downtown Vancouver (venue TBA). The winners will be announced at the 33rd Annual […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 2017234 Views

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Is it within you?’: VPD launches drive to recruit more women – CBC

‘The communication skills they bring to the table are very valuable, says recruiting officer Mar 08, 2017 The Vancouver Police Department has launched a provincewide recruitment drive to beef up the number of female police officers who serve on the force. The police department has “come a long way” since it first hired a female […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 2017187 Views

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L’Oréal Paris Celebrates Inspirational Canadian Women of Worth and Donates $110,000 to Their Charities

Public invited to vote for most awe-inspiring story and cause at womenofworth.ca MONTREAL, March 3, 2017  – L’Oréal Paris today proudly announced the inspirational recipients of its inaugural Canadian Women of Worth program. The signature philanthropic program embodies the L’Oréal Paris belief that ‘Every Woman Is Worth It’ by elevating and celebrating women who find […]

by pmnationtalk on March 3, 2017281 Views

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