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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, 201822 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, 201833 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, 201834 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, 201837 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, 201851 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, 201884 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, 201854 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, 2018101 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, 2018109 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, 201863 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, 201852 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, 201878 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, 2018100 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, 201875 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, 2018113 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, 2018166 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, 2018174 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, 2018145 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, 2018142 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, 2018152 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, 2018204 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, 2018197 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, 2018184 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, 2018125 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, 2018175 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, 2018217 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, 2017168 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, 2017157 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, 2017144 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, 2017205 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, 2017263 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, 2017192 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, 2017259 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, 2017326 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, 2017313 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, 2017430 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, 2017433 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, 2017535 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, 2017361 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, 2017318 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, 2017292 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, 2017262 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, 2017389 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, 2017371 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, 2017365 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, 2017316 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, 2017338 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, 2017479 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, 2017486 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, 2017299 Views

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