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M’Chigeeng First Nation’s Dianne Corbiere receives Indspire Award – Manitoulin Expositor

March 1, 2019 CALGARY—Dianne Corbiere, a lawyer from M’Chigeeng First Nation, was among 12 people who received a national 2019 Indspire Award on February 22. Representing the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own achievers, the Indspire Awards were created in 1993 with the United Nation’s International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. […]

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Career fair in Kamloops focuses on Indigenous forestry careers – Kamloops This Week

February 25, 2019 The BC First Nations Forestry Council is hosting a career fair in Kamloops this week. The event will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre, 1250 Rogers Way in Aberdeen. While the career fair is open to all, the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 2019161 Views

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L’Oréal Paris Announces 2019 Canadian Women of Worth Honourees

Feb 19, 2019 TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2019 – L’Oréal Paris Canada today announced the remarkable recipients of its third annual Women of Worth program. The philanthropic initiative recognizes a diverse group of women who find beauty in giving back through their volunteerism and honours the inspired contributions they make in their communities. Ten extraordinary female leaders have been selected for the significant impact they have made […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 2019357 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: 2019 Respect Award Nominations Open

February 15, 2019 Nominations open today for the City of Thunder Bay’s seventh annual respect. Award. The Respect Initiative Working Group is calling for nominations for the 2019 award, which is sponsored by Diversity Thunder Bay. The respect. Award recognizes an individual, business, or organization that has demonstrated leadership in enhancing diversity and respect for […]

by pmnationtalk on February 19, 2019154 Views

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care: Career Fair – February 28

Career Fair – February 28 2pm-7pm at the Victoria Inn… NT4

by aanationtalk on February 13, 2019197 Views

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BC First Nations Forestry Council Hosts Career Fairs to Increase Indigenous Forestry Opportunities

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 11, 2019 – The BC First Nations Forestry Council (FNFC) is organizing three career fair events, the 2019 BC Forestry Career Fairs, scheduled to be held in Nanaimo, Kamloops and North Vancouver. The 2019 BC Forestry Career Fairs are held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in: Nanaimo on Feb. 20th, 2019 at the Coast Bastion Hotel Kamloops on Feb. 27th, 2019 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 11, 2019196 Views

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RBC Taylor Prize Emerging Writers Mentorship Program Returns

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2019 – Launched to great success last year, the RBC Taylor Prize and the RBC Foundation today announced the return of this professional development program to support the next generation of Canadian writers. Five emerging writers, selected from the nation’s many fine writing programs, will be paired with the finalists for the 2019 RBC […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2019238 Views

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RBC Taylor Prize Jury Names 2019’s Five Best Books in Literary Non-Fiction

January 9 , 2019 AT A STANDING-ROOM-ONLY press conference held in downtown Toronto, two of the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize jurors, Camilla Gibb and Roy MacGregor announced the five finalists for this year’s Prize. The finalists for the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize are: • Just Let Me Look at You: On Fatherhood, by Bill Gaston, published by […]

by aanationtalk on January 9, 2019237 Views

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada: Inuk Woman of the Year

Now is your chance to nominate an exceptional Inuk woman! Tell us about an Inuk woman you know who is Inspiring, Strong, Courageous, Selfless, Creative, Talented, Generous, Resourceful, or Successful Tell us about her so we can recognize her for her contributions to your community. We want to know about a woman in your community […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 2019177 Views

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Our Katie Hyslop’s a ‘Champion’ for Kids – TheTyee.ca

Excellent reporting on child welfare earns Tyee reporter recognition from advocacy coalition. When The Tyee’s Katie Hyslop, who will be recognized on Feb. 28 by the child advocacy coalition First Call for her sensitive and insightful coverage of society’s most vulnerable members, first came to British Columbia a decade ago, she discovered a fact that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018129 Views

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OPSEU Region 5 recognizes ‘Women of Impact’

December 13, 2018 On December 5, 2018, a large crowd of OPSEU members gathered for Region 5’s “Women of Impact” Recognition Awards. Carol Mundley, chair of the Provincial Women’s Committee, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU Second Vice-President Sarah Labelle and Region 5 Executive Board Member Kingsley Kwok were among those who attended. Following dinner […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018158 Views

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NWAC’s Executive Director Wins the Hope and Empowerment Award

Ottawa, On – The Embassy of Gabon in Canada honoured Lynne Groulx, the Executive Director of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC), as one of the 20 inspiring women from around the world at the 2018 Women Who Work Gala last night. Groulx received one of the highest awards of the evening, “The Hope […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 2018139 Views

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Human Rights Commission Announces Nominees for the 2018 Human Rights Award

December 4, 2018 The following is being distributed at the request of the Human Rights Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador. Today, the Human Rights Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador announced the nominees for the 2018 Human Rights Awards. The annual award recognizes an individual who has made and/or continues to make a meaningful contribution to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 2018255 Views

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YMCA Peace Medal winners promote tolerance, social justice and community cohesion – TheSpec.com

The 31st annual awards were handed out to a local tattoo artist, a meal program and a pen pal project Wednesday. Nov 28, 2018 A local tattoo artist, a meal program and a pen pal project are among this year’s winners of the YMCA Peace Medal awards. The awards — now in their 31st year […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 2018137 Views

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2018 Order of Nunavik Medals Ceremony

November 19, 2018 – Kuujjuaq (Quebec) – During the Makivik Gala held on November 14, 2018 in Kuujjuaq at the Katittavik Town Hall four new recipients to the Order of Nunavik were named. They were: Charlie Tooktoo of Kuujjuaraapik, Lazarusie Epoo of Inukjuaq, Jacob Oweetaluktuk of Inukjuak, and Johnny Watt of Kuujjuaq. Members of the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2018190 Views

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Make that idea heard,’ says 17-year-old Future 40 finalist who led food, toy drive for Churchill – CBC

Day 2 finalists include advocate working for safe spaces for exploited women, 11-year-old who’s met PM twice Nov 20, 2018 This week, CBC Manitoba is announcing our Future 40 finalists — 40 Manitobans who are 40 or younger, all working to make this province better for future generations. We’ll introduce you to 10 of the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2018249 Views

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Storyhive opens doors for Indigenous filmmakers – CHAT News Today

MEDICINE HAT, AB — Indigenous filmmakers now have the opportunity have their story supported and financed. Storyhive is a foundation that provides grants, mentors and guidance to filmmakers, new and seasoned. They’ve introduced a new Indigenous edition to their program that aims to celebrate First Nations filmmakers. Storyhive will provide $20,000 to 20 separate people, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 2018152 Views

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2018 Nominations Open for the Order of Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 8, 2018) – Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chairperson of the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council, the Honourable Joe Enook, today announced that nominations have opened for the Order of Nunavut. On January 1, 2010, The Order of Nunavut Act came into force. The statutory objective of the Order is to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2018342 Views

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Theodore Syrette recipient of 2018 YMCA Peace Medal – Sault Star

November 6, 2018 Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald keynote speaker for Breakfast for Peace Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald, of Taykwa Tagamou Nation, will be keynote speaker for Breakfast for Peace, hosted by Sault Ste. Marie YMCA and Kiwanis Club of Lakeshore. The event, Nov. 30 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Marconi Cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 2018168 Views

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President Chartier receives RCGS Gold Medal

November 2, 2018 On November 1, President Chartier was awarded The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Gold Medal, the Society’s highest honour. The award was presented to recognize his leadership in the creation of the Métis Nation volume of the Indigenous People’s Atlas of Canada, but more particularly, for his leadership role nationally in the dialogue […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2018197 Views

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Media Advisory: Governor General to Honour Remarkable Canadians

November 1, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present honours to Canadians in celebration of their exceptional achievements. The ceremony will take place at Rideau Hall on Monday, November 5, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. More than 40 remarkable Canadians will be recognized for their excellence, courage or exceptional […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 2018156 Views

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You can overcome barriers’: Sheryl Okemaysim Bugler reflects on a decade of running Indigenous youth soccer – CBC

Sheryl Okemaysim Bugler and husband help hundreds of Indigenous kids play soccer with Native Sons Oct 31, 2018 Sheryl Okemaysim Bugler can’t imagine her life without soccer. Growing up on the Beardy’s & Okemasis First Nation, she was introduced to the sport through a free program run by a member of the reserve. “I looked […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2018149 Views

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Governor General of Canada and Minister Monsef recognize great contribution of six Canadian women to gender equality

From: Status of Women Canada October 18, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Status of Women Canada Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, announced the recipients of the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case for 2018. These outstanding Canadian women are: Rina Arseneault – Fredericton, NB Shirley Cuillierrier – […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2018280 Views

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Governor General to Honour Remarkable Canadians in Regina

October 18, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present honours to Canadians in celebration of their incredible achievements and contributions. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. (CST), at the RCMP Academy “Depot” Division, in Regina, Saskatchewan. Close to 40 remarkable Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2018197 Views

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Sheridan Professor Named a Finalist in the Governor General’s Literary Awards

October 15, 2018 Joe Morse, Professor and Coordinator of Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Illustration program, has been named a finalist in the Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books category of the 2018 Governor General’s Literary Awards. Morse illustrated the nominated book Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes, written by Wab Kinew. Go […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 2018228 Views

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Indspire announces Recipients of the 2019 Indspire Awards

National Recognition for Role Models from Local Communities September 25, 2018 – Ohsweken, ON – Indspire, the national Indigenous charity that supports and celebrates Indigenous education and achievement in Canada, today announced the 12 outstanding First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals who will be honoured with the 2019 Indspire Awards. The Indspire Awards represent the […]

by aanationtalk on September 27, 2018486 Views

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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, 2018208 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, 2018300 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, 2018353 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, 2018335 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, 2018272 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, 2018387 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, 2018370 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, 2018315 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, 2018338 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, 2018288 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, 2018257 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, 2018237 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, 2018302 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, 2018292 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, 2018228 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, 2018216 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, 2018290 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, 2018261 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, 2018290 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, 2018294 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, 2018448 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, 2018299 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, 2018354 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, 2018377 Views

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