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Surrey child care leaders honoured for outstanding work

Sept. 24, 2018 SURREY – Two exceptional Surrey child care providers are being honoured with 2018 Child Care Awards of Excellence for their dedication to early care and learning. “It takes a village to raise a child, and I’m glad our village includes Tammy Dyer and Vanessa Hickman,” said Garry Begg, MLA for Surrey-Guildford. “These […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201820 Views

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The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents its 2018 Longlist

ST. JOHN’S, NL, Sept. 17, 2018 – The Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to announce its longlist for this year’s award. The 2017 Prize winner, Michael Redhill, announced the list during a ceremony at The Rooms in St. John’s, NL. The 12 titles were chosen from a field of 104 books submitted by publishers all […]

by aanationtalk on September 17, 201831 Views

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Cindy Blackstock wins Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s inaugural national award

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2018 – This evening at Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s Stand Up for Kids Night, Cindy Blackstock was announced as the inaugural winner of The Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award, which recognizes extraordinary Canadians or initiatives that have made an indelible mark on the child welfare landscape. As winner of The Lynn Factor Stand […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 201873 Views

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Finalists for 2018 Jack Webster Awards Announced

Vancouver, BC – Western Canada’s preeminent journalism awards today announced the finalists in the 12 different categories for the 2018 Jack Webster Awards. The awards recognize excellence in journalism in BC and all finalists will be celebrated, and the one winner in each category will be announced at the October 29th awards dinner to be […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201851 Views

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Governor General to Invest 39 Recipients into the Order of Canada

September 4, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will invest 8 Officers and 31 Members into the Order of Canada on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Rideau Hall. The investitures will be streamed live online at www.gg.ca/live. About the Order of Canada The Order of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201845 Views

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BC Government: Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education finalists announced

Aug. 30, 2018 VICTORIA – Twenty-seven outstanding education professionals from throughout the province have been named as finalists in the inaugural Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. The awards honour the efforts of those who go above and beyond to make life better for students in British Columbia. The awards were launched April 23, 2018, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201855 Views

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Commissioner Audette recognized for her leadership and advocacy on Indigenous women issues

Université de Montréal awarding an honorary degree to Commissioner Michèle Audette Vancouver, B.C. – Chief Commissioner Marion Buller and Commissioners Qajaq Robinson and Brian Eyolfson offer their congratulations as they acknowledge the honorary doctorate Commissioner Michèle Audette will be receiving this evening from Université de Montréal. The Commissioners noted that beyond being a tireless work […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 201888 Views

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Recipients of 2018 CMA Awards celebrated in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG – August 21, 2018 – Today, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) presented its 2018 awards as part of its annual recognition of outstanding individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to medicine and the health care system. “Taking a moment to highlight and recognize the work of these deserving individuals reminds us all of the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2018106 Views

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Canadian Talent Sparkles at the Sixth Annual Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film

August 20, 2018 ·    A total of six honourees will be recognized: one director, two actresses, one screenwriter and two emerging talent ·    All honourees will receive a cash award from Birks Montreal/Toronto, August 20, 2018 – Birks and Telefilm Canada today announced the honourees for the sixth annual Birks Diamond Tribute to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 201882 Views

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Keewaywin Awards Recognize Leadership & Accomplishments of NAN Members

CHAPLEAU CREE FIRST NATION (August 16, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the NAN Executive Council, congratulates recipients of the 2018 Keewaywin Awards for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to our Nation. “On behalf of the Chiefs and Councils of NAN I am honoured to congratulate this year’s Keewaywin Awards […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 201856 Views

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Gitxsan Development Corporation: Career Discoveries win 1st place in Pioneer Day parade!

August 11, 2018 marked the 45th annual Pioneer Day in Old Hazelton, BC. Career Discoveries is a youth initiative that was started in June 2014. Over the past 4 years, including this year, there have been approximately 109 students. Career Discoveries is a non-profit initiative of Gitxsan Development Corporation that we are extremely proud of. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201854 Views

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2018 ITK Awards Presented In Inuvik

2018 Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Awards Recognize Contributions of Inuit and Inuit Allies August 14, 2018, Inuvik, Northwest Territories – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) and the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) will present a series of awards this evening recognizing the contributions and achievements of Inuvialuit. Each year these awards are presented in the region that hosts […]

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 201871 Views

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Nominations open for 2018 Nakummesuak Awards

The Nakummesuak Award was created by NCC and 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. Nakummesuak” means “Thank you very much”or “A big acknowledgement.” Candidates must be nominated by an NCC member and would […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201868 Views

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B.C.’s highest honour recognizes 14 outstanding citizens

Aug. 4, 2018 VICTORIA – Fourteen exceptional civic leaders will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest form of recognition. “I am so pleased to share congratulations with the inspiring individuals joining the Order of British Columbia this year,” announced Lt. Gov. Janet Austin, chancellor of the order. “These exceptional recipients are […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 201882 Views

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It’s about having opportunity’: Expo opens door to jobs with Winnipeg Police Service – CBC

Special career expo designed for Indigenous and newcomer recruits Winnipeg police are hoping to bring more diversity to their ranks through a career expo designed especially for Indigenous people and newcomers interested in a career in law enforcement. The two-day expo kicked off Thursday and will carry on Friday at the service’s downtown headquarters. “A […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201860 Views

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Attention Graduates of ABFI

July 11, 2018 Dear ABFI Alumni I have an excellent opportunity for you. A feature film I am involved with has opened the doors to allow a limited number of ABFI Alumni to work with me on a movie set. What you will need to do is to get your passport, a valid treaty status […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 201860 Views

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QNW Otehiminan Award

The staff at QNW is launching the QNW Otehiminan Award, which recognizes the outstanding contribution of young Indigenous women to their community.  Two awards are offered: 1000$ and 500$. A candidate can apply on her own, or another person may apply on her behalf, provided both are Indigenous women between the ages of 16 – […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201887 Views

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Inuk writer Norma Dunning of Edmonton wins $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 14, 2018 TORONTO _ Edmonton-based Inuk author Norma Dunning has won the $10,000 Danuta Gleed Literary Award. Dunning was recognized for her debut collection “Annie Muktuk and Other Stories” (The University of Alberta Press) at the Canadian Writers Summit in Toronto on Thursday evening. Jury members praised Dunning for crafting “spellbinding narratives” […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201878 Views

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CJF Awards celebrate journalistic excellence

TORONTO, June 14, 2018 – In a year highlighting the essential role of news media, the Canadian Journalism Foundation is proud to honour journalistic excellence across the country and abroad at its CJF Awards tonight in Toronto at the Fairmont Royal York. Robyn Doolittle, reporter for The Globe and Mail, will host the annual event […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201879 Views

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Inuvialuk Honoured At 2018 NWT Outstanding Volunteer Awards

June 08, 2018 The Northwest Territories 2018 Outstanding Volunteer Awards were handed out at a ceremony last month in Yellowknife by Alfred Moses, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA). These annual awards provide an opportunity to recognize volunteers and volunteer organizations for their outstanding contributions in communities across the territory. Inuvialuit Regional Corporation would like to specifically recognize Michael Koadloak of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 11, 201893 Views

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2018 IVA Finalists

INDIGENOUS VOICES AWARDS:  FINALISTS The Indigenous Voices Awards (IVAs) is thrilled to announce the finalists in this year’s competition celebrating the very best in literary art by emerging Indigenous writers. A jury of renowned Indigenous writers and prominent figures from the Canadian literary world has identified finalists in categories for published and unpublished writing, including […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2018151 Views

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Gordon Downie awarded ‘Great Canadian’ distinction, on Canada D’Eh Medal, Eh!

AMHERSTBURG, ON, May 22, 2018  – The largest run IN Canada ON Canada Day has just been given even greater patriotic status. RunningFlat announced today that Gordon Downie will be featured on the medal to honor Downie as the “Great Canadian”. The Canada D’Eh Run is the largest and most bombastic patriotic Canada Day Run in Canada. It’s also the only run that has […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 2018101 Views

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BCAFN Congratulates Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, O.C., O.B.C., to the Order of Canada

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – May 10, 2018) – The Regional Chief of the BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) and the BCAFN Board of Directors congratulates Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, O.C., O.B.C. for his lifetime of works and dedication to improve the lives of First Nations peoples and all Canadians. Today Chief Dr. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 2018143 Views

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Media Advisory – Governor General to Invest 45 Recipients into the Order of Canada

May 8, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will invest 3 Companions, 12 Officers and 30 Members into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. About the Order of Canada Created in 1967, the Order of Canada, one of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2018166 Views

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PE Government: Lieutenant Governor presents Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

April 27, 2018 On behalf of Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, Her Honour the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, will present the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, to a number of residents of Prince Edward Island. The ceremony will take place at Government House, Charlottetown, on […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 201897 Views

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Twenty-Nine BC Community Achievers Honoured with Awards

April 27, 2018 VICTORIA – Twenty-nine British Columbians were honoured today at the fifteenth annual British Columbia Community Achievement Awards’ presentation ceremony held at Government House in Victoria. The Honourable Janet Austin, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia along with BC Achievement Foundation Board members, Robert Louie, OC and Christopher Gaze, OBC presented each recipient […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 201893 Views

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Canadian Inuit leader Mary Simon presented with High North Hero award in Norway – RCI

19 April, 2018 Mary Simon will be returning to Canada from her trip to Norway with another award to add to her already impressive collection of honours that includes the Order of Canada and the National Order of Quebec. The Canadian Inuit leader is the 2018 recipient of the High North Hero award, presented to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 2018116 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to make important announcement on emergency management with Government of British Columbia and Tsilhqot’in Nation

From: Indigenous Services Canada Vancouver – Please be advised that the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, along with the Honourable Scott Fraser, British Columbia Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, the Honourable Mike Farnworth, British Columbia Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 2018155 Views

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NS Government: Province Celebrates Volunteers

April 9, 2018 12:42 PM Volunteers from across Nova Scotia, including representatives from Mi’kmaw communities, were honoured at the province’s 44th annual Provincial Volunteer Award Ceremony today, April 9, at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax. This is the first time the award program includes volunteers from First Nations. Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc, Premier Stephen […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 2018111 Views

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2018 BC Community Achievers Announced

March 29, 2018 VANCOUVER – Premier John Horgan and Scott McIntyre, CM, Chair of the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, today named this year’s recipients of the BC Community Achievement Awards, marking the 15th offering of these awards. “The dedication and generosity of British Columbians like these make our communities great places to live,” said Premier […]

by pmnationtalk on April 2, 2018190 Views

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Tanya Talaga Wins the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize for Seven Fallen Feathers

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2018 – The Winner of the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize is Tanya Talaga (Toronto, ON) for her book Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City, published by House of Anansi Press. The $25,000 award was announced today by Prize founder and Chair Noreen Taylor during a gala luncheon celebrating this year’s finalists at the Omni King Edward […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 2018207 Views

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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, 2018216 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, 2018182 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, 2018181 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, 2018217 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, 2018265 Views

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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, 2018271 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, 2018233 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, 2018184 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, 2018248 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, 2018281 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, 2017212 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, 2017198 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, 2017194 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, 2017248 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, 2017310 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, 2017228 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, 2017304 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, 2017364 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, 2017352 Views

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