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Rupertsland Institute: Community Consultations – Whitecourt Sept. 27, 2018

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Your voice is important to the development of training programs for Métis in the Central region. Participate in our in-person workshop. Thursday, September 27 5:00 – 7:00 pm Holiday Inn Express 4721 49 Street, Whitecourt Stew and bannock will be served. This workshop is open to all Métis in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201824 Views

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The Community Justice Centre and NIC present: Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

Sep 13, 2018 The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould, Canada’s minister of justice and attorney general, is this year’s speaker at the Annual Campagnola Lectures in Restorative Justice. Date: Sep 27, 2018 Time: 07:30 PM Location: Sid Williams Theatre, Courtenay Cost: $25 – Adults, $21.50 – Sid Williams members, $20 – High school students (with ID) The annual lectures are hosted […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201846 Views

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*Invite* Stand For Water! Uprivers film & Indigenous Panel on consent, water & mining

Sep 14, 2018 Stand for Water! Vancouver premier of the documentary film “Uprivers” follows the story of two indigenous women from BC and Alaska fighting to protect water and way of life in the aftermath of the 2014 Mount Polley Mine disaster and a dozen new uprivers mines across British Columbia. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/200713997 Panel discussion to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201844 Views

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Tanya Talaga: Massey Lecturer 2018 – RCI

13 September, 2018 Tanya Talaga is an award-winning journalist and the author of ‘Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City’. And now she is the 2018 Massey Lecturer in the series that the CBC has been sponsoring since 1961. Entitled “All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward” the series will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 201831 Views

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University of SK: Building Reconciliation Internal Forum – Tuesday September 18, 2018

2018 Forum Details māmowi āsohtētān “Let’s Cross This Together” Now in its second year, this daylong event is a response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action of Canada and provides another opportunity to gather to constructively and respectfully (Nīkānītān manācihitowinihk | Ni manachīhitoonaan – “Let us lead with respect”) dialogue and plan […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201838 Views

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27th Annual Nunavut Trade Show & Conference, September 18th-20th, 2018

Aside from the incredible opportunity to meet with countless businesses and organizations during the trade show, the opportunity to join workshops and conference sessions on current issues and trends in Nunavut, the Nunavut Trade Show and Conference also offers three nights of excellent networking opportunities, allowing participants to interact and get a taste for the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201834 Views

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Halton District School Board proud to host Human Rights Symposium on Tuesday, December 4

Sep 11, 2018 The Halton District School Board is proud to be hosting a Human Rights Symposium this year to bring together educational and community partners to engage in vital conversations focused on Indigenous Rights and the current realities faced by Indigenous Peoples. The Symposium will take place on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 201855 Views

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Orange Shirt Day – Melfort

Cumberland College, the Marguerite Riel Centre, and the North East School Division invite you to show your support and commitment that Every Child Matters by attending the following Orange Shirt Day event: A Round Dance will be held over lunch from 11:50 am – 12:25 pm on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Cumberland College in Melfort […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201837 Views

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Orange Shirt Day – Nipawin

Cumberland College, the Town of Nipawin, Saskatchewan Health Authority, North East School Division, Kids First and Nipawin Rotary invite you to show your support and commitment that Every Child Matters by attending: A Round Dance will be held starting at 11:30 am on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Central Park School Orange Shirt Day is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201825 Views

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SFU’s President’s Dream Colloquium explores Making Knowledge Public

September 06, 2018 This fall, Simon Fraser University’s President’s Dream Colloquium will focus on Making Knowledge Public. The six-part public lecture series, beginning on Thursday, September 13, will explore how scholarly research serves and engages the public through topics such as government policy, and the role of research in the public sphere. Juan Pablo Alperin, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201840 Views

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Cape Breton University: Atlantiar Knekk Tepaw- Exploring Indigenous Roots in the North Atlantic

Sep 06, 2018 Upon the coastal lands of Northern Spain and Southern France, there lives a culture and people that has called this territory home for over six-thousand years. They communicate in the most ancient language spoken in all of Europe and contain a genetic makeup that has baffled anthropologists for years. They are the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201852 Views

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NCC: Anishinabe Nibin (Algonquin Summer)

Join us on October 6 and 7, 2018, as Gatineau Park celebrates Algonquin culture. Anishinabe nibin, or “Algonquin summer” is a great opportunity to learn more about the traditional Algonquin way of life, as well as a chance to see artisans at work. Featuring Demonstrations: How to build a birchbark canoe; how to make snowshoes; […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201826 Views

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Inaugural Canadian SDG Business Forum will be hosted in Toronto

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2018  – The Canadian SDG Business Forum 2018, taking place on September 7th in Toronto, will bring together senior leadership from the private sector, government, and civil society to advance the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for a more sustainable Canadian private sector. “Since the inception of the SDGs, the Global […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 201839 Views

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Experience a transformed Toronto as Indigenous futurism comes to life, September 18–24. NFB’s Biidaaban: First Light offers a stunning virtual reality vision of the city’s future from Nathan Phillips Square.

August 23, 2018 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square is flooded. Its infrastructure has merged with the local fauna; mature trees grow through cracks in the sidewalks and vines cover south-facing walls. People commute via canoe and grow vegetables on skyscraper roofs. Urban life is thriving—and so are the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 201878 Views

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Invitation to the media – Opening ceremony – KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples

WENDAKE, QC, Aug. 29, 2018 – The KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples team is pleased to invite the media to participate to the event that will be taking place from August 30th to September 3rd at the place de l’Assemblée-Nationale. Media are invited to attend throughout the weekend, but more specifically for the opening ceremony […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 201859 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: Live on the Waterfront to Close with Welcome to New Students

August 27, 2018 The City of Thunder Bay’s last Live on the Waterfront of the season invites the entire community in welcoming new students to Thunder Bay with an exciting evening of excellent music and a fireworks finale on Wednesday, Aug. 29 in Marina Park. Closing out the entertainment for the most successful Live on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 201881 Views

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Media Advisory – Unifor sponsors 10th annual No Stone Unturned concert

WINNIPEG, Aug. 23, 2018 – Unifor is proud to sponsor this weekend’s “No Stone Unturned” free concert honouring Manitoba’s missing and murdered. “We will never forget Winnipeg’s missing and murdered. This weekend is another opportunity to raise awareness and commit to ending systemic violence and work for reconciliation,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. WHAT: […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018141 Views

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City of Windsor: 2nd Annual Diversity BBQ Set for August 25

August 20, 2018 In partnership with Windsor Police Services, Unemployed Help Centre, New Beginnings and the Multicultural Council, Windsor Fire and Rescue Services celebrates their 2nd Annual Diversity BBQ on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Lanspeary Park (Ottawa at Langlois). There will be a free BBQ with all the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 201847 Views

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Event: Arctic Resilience Forum, 10-11 September 2018

22 August 2018 The Arctic Resilience Forum, an international conference organised by Finland’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in Rovaniemi on 10–11 September 2018, seeks to develop the resilience of the Arctic region to climate change. —– The acceleration of climate change has stronger impacts on the Arctic region than elsewhere on Earth, posing a […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 201832 Views

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NAMHR Annual Meeting – August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 Indigenous Healing, Resilience and Well-Being Intergenerational Determinants of Health • Opiate Use Culturally Based Mental Health Promotion Cultural Safety and Research Mentorship Presenters will include Amy Bombay • Jacob Burack Mario Incayawar • Suzanne Stewart Melissa Walls • Dennis Wendt The Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research (NAMHR), established with funding from […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2018133 Views

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The North West Company to Host Volunteer Day at Siloam Mission

Renowned Canadian Singer and Songwriter Tom Jackson to Perform Concert for Patrons Winnipeg MB, August 13, 2018– As part of The North West Company’s ongoing community engagement initiative, North West will be dedicating a day on August 14, 2018 to “Give Back” to the community. Since 1987, Siloam Mission has provided meals, clothing, and hope […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 201891 Views

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REGISTER NOW for the AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018

REGISTER NOW for the AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting a Jordan’s Principle Summit on September 12-13, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  You can now register online for the Summit at http://meetings.smudging.ca/AFN. Please watch for regular updates at the AFN website (www.afn.ca).  Should […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 2018408 Views

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Femtorship: Equality through Empowerment, hosted by Senator Marilou McPhedran – Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

Femtorship: Equality through Empowerment, hosted by Senator Marilou McPhedran Date: August 14, 2018 Time: 7 pm to 9 pm Location: Round Room at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre (445 King St). Summary: The event is in support of the nation-wide mobilization for Women Deliver 2019, and will highlight the importance of women supporting women as […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 2018105 Views

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The 28th Edition of the First People’s Festival Plays Its Score in Tune with the Harmony Between Peoples

From August 7 to August 15 2018 at the Quartier Des Spectacles de Montreal Today, at a press conference at the Grande Bibliothèque, Artistic Director André Dudemaine, unveiled the programming for the 28th festival edition. “The First People’s Festival is the quiet and unstoppable force behind emerging voices that will never be confined to silence […]

by aanationtalk on August 8, 201877 Views

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Pathways: Following Traces Of Indigenous Routes Across Ontario – NOW Toronto

Aug 18, 2018 The Pathways exhibit explores Indigenous routes through time across Ontario, and features works by contemporary Indigenous artists as well as historical materials from the collections of the Toronto Public Library and Library and Archives Canada. Aug 18-Oct 28. Free. In the TD Gallery. Read More: https://nowtoronto.com/events/Pathways-Following-traces-of-Indigenous-routes-across-Ontario-eeb8c47c/

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201893 Views

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Save the dates: Wild Salmon Summit

August 02, 2018 Save the Dates September 19 – 21 2018 9:00AM – 4:30Pm Join us for the Wild Salmon Summit at the Westin Wall Centre Hotel in Richmond, B.C. hosted by the First Nations Leadership Council. This three-day summit will focus on developing a comprehensive approach to safeguarding wild salmon for generations to come. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 201890 Views

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Announcing the 7th Annual Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival

Algonquin Territory • Ottawa • Canada • August 8-12, 2018 It’s Asinabka Time, Folks! The Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival is excited to announce our 7th annual festival, screening the best in Indigenous film from Canada and around the world. Highlights: This year’s festival takes place over 5 days, and includes our traditional opening […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 2018130 Views

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Iqalugaarjuup Nunanga Territorial Park celebrates elders

31 July 2018  Nunavut Parks and Special Places would like to show appreciation for Elders in Rankin Inlet by hosting a day to celebrate them. Elders are invited to join us in Iqalugaarjuup Nunanga Territorial Park at the ‘Elders Cabin’ for tea, coffee and food on Friday, August 3, 2018 from 1:30 to 4 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201856 Views

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QNW: August 05, 2018 – Innu Nation Council

WHEN? August 5th 2018 WHERE? Musée Shaputuan – Salle Atelier 290 Boulevard des Montagnais Sept-Îles (QC) G4R 5R2 Québec Native Women invites you to participate in the Innu Nation Council! This will be the opportunity for the Innu representative to present a report of her work as part of our Board of Directors, and to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201899 Views

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Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Inc.: Save The Date! The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health – August 3, 2018

The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health – August 3, 2018 The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health is a national walk that began on April 1 from the east coast in Cape Spear, St. John’s, Newfoundland and on May 15 from the west coast in Masset, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 2018108 Views

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Social Innovation Summit brings local and national experts to Surrey

July 12, 2018 Surrey, B.C. – Nearly fifty local and national experts will gather at the Surrey Social Innovation Summit on September 6th to explore how organizations are using social innovation to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing Canadian cities. Among the issues and topics that will be explored are Indigenous reconciliation, housing, social […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201881 Views

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Aamjiwnaang Education Information Session

An Aamjiwnaang Education Information Session will be held on July 16th 3-5pm: See more information here NT4

by aanationtalk on July 13, 201854 Views

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First Mile: Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018

July 12, 2018 Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018 Website Launched – Click here to visit website A virtual media and information literate city celebrating Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018 It is finally here. The first Media and Information Literate (MIL) City celebrates Global MIL Week. Imagine your city not only transmitting information […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 201875 Views

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MUN: Coastal Zone Canada Conference to host public talk July 15

July 12, 2018 The Coastal Zone Canada Association is kicking off its 2018 conference with a public talk by Ms. Sheila Watt-Cloutier, environmental, cultural and human rights advocate, author, past international chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council and 2007 Nobel Peace Prize nominee. Her public talk takes place on Sunday, July 15, 7 – 8 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 2018106 Views

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NAN: The Hope in the Darkness Walk

The Hope in the Darkness Walk for Youth Mental Health is a national walk that began on April 1 from the east coast in Cape Spear, St. John’s, Newfoundland and on May 15 from the west coast in Masset, Haida Gwaii, and British Columbia. Police officers, young people, mental health workers and families from across […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201861 Views

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UBCIC: Follow-up All Chiefs Meeting: Proposed Federal Recognition and Implementation of Rights Approach

NOTICE TO BC FIRST NATIONS SAVE THE DATE: JULY 23, 2018 FOLLOW-UP ALL CHIEFS MEETING: Proposed Federal Recognition and Implementation of Rights Approach Background: In follow-up to the June 26, 2018 Recognition and Implementation of Rights Forum, the FNLC will host a follow-up All Chiefs Forum on July 23, 2018, in Vancouver BC, to collectively […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201887 Views

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IRC: Celebrate Western Arctic Oceans Day On July 11

July 09, 2018 Western Arctic Oceans Day will be held in Ulukhaktok on July 11, 2018. Download Event Poster Learn More About Oceans Day Come out and celebrate with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, Hamlet of Ulukhaktok, Ulukhaktok Community Corporation, Olokhaktomiut Hunters and Trappers Committee, and all of the many partners. Parade starts at […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201886 Views

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U of Saskatchewan: Aboriginal Students’ Centre New Student Welcome

What to expect The ASC New Student Welcome is a free program for new Métis, First Nations and Inuit students. It’s a great way to get familiar with campus and meet new people before classes start in September. It begins in the morning on Thursday, August 30 and ends in the afternoon of Friday, August […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201884 Views

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Invitation to the media – International Conference on Adoption Research 6

MONTREAL, July 5, 2018  – Media representatives are invited to attend the International Conference on Adoption Research 6 (ICAR6) that will be held from July 8 to 12, 2018 at Mont-Royal Center, located at 2200 Mansfield Street, Montreal. This conference will be the opportunity to learn about the latest scientific discoveries in the field of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 2018111 Views

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Media Advisory: Carleton’s Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism to host Symposium on Urban Waterfronts

Carleton University’s Urban Research Lab at the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism will host the first annual Summer Cities Symposium: Working Waterfronts, Freshwater Fictions. The event will explore the issues and challenges surrounding urban waterfronts, focused on the themes of environment, equity and infrastructure. When: Friday, July 13 to Saturday, 14, 2018, panels will […]

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 2018102 Views

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Bow Valley College and City of Calgary Commemorate Canada Day with the Fifth Annual Powwow and Indigenous Showcase

CALGARY – Bow Valley College’s Iniikokaan Centre and The City of Calgary have teamed up again to host the Canada Day Indigenous Showcase & Powwow at Prince’s Island Park on Sunday, July 1. More than 80,000 people are expected to take in this year’s event, which promises to offer dynamic and captivating demonstrations of traditional […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2018135 Views

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MUN: World-renowned Indigenous musicians to explore improvisation as model for change

June 21, 2018 Memorial is set to welcome the Norwegian composer who penned the choral opening of the Oscar-winning film Frozen and a Grammy-nominated Mohawk cellist as part of an international conference. The Indigenous Improvisation Colloquium takes place July 4-5 on the St. John’s campus. Indigenous musicians and scholars from around the globe are set to discuss issues ranging […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 2018192 Views

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U of SK: National Indigenous Peoples Day

Join us on June 21, 2018 to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at the third annual ‘Rock Your Roots’ Walk for Reconciliation. Starting at 9:30 a.m. at Victoria Park, the Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation will feature a variety of traditional and multicultural dances, music and performances along the way. A small group will represent […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2018110 Views

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“From The Land” Theme Highlights this Year’s Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival & Competition Pow Wow

Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa Thursday, June 21 – Sunday, June 24, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario, June 12, 2018: The Assembly of First Nations* is proud to host the 2018 edition of the Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival (SSIF) & Competition Pow Wow at Vincent Massey Park in Ottawa from June 21 to June 24. For over 20 […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 2018118 Views

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The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Invites You to Celebrate Our Diverse Shared Heritage During ‘Celebrate Canada 2018’

Toronto (June 14, 2018) – The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is delighted to participate in Celebrate Canada 2018 and invites all Canadians to join in events that celebrate our diverse shared heritage. Celebrate Canada consists of a series of days designated by the Government of Canada to reflect upon our identity as Canadians and to learn from the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201887 Views

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2018 Golf Challenge supports First Nations students at NIC

Jul 13, 2018 – This year’s challenge takes place July 13 in Campbell River at the Storey Creek Golf Club. “The Golf Challenge is a wonderfully successful event that supports Aboriginal students and their dreams of pursuing post-secondary education,” said Dallas Smith, president of the Nanwakolas Council. “I’m very proud we have raised almost $80,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 2018100 Views

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International Rotary convention brings 24,000 people to Toronto

TORONTO, June 11, 2018  — The 109th annual international Rotary convention will take place in Toronto on June 23–27, and is expected to bring 24,000 Rotary club members from over 175 countries to the city – injecting an estimated $49.6 million CAD into the local economy. Often described as a “mini-United Nations”, Rotary’s fifth convention in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2018109 Views

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CAMH celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

CAMH celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day To celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day , CAMH is hosting a Mini Pow Wow to educate, entertain and unite CAMH and the greater community. “Getting Together in the Spirit of Reconciliation” will be held Tuesday, June 19 at CAMH’s Queen Street West campus. “When it comes to Reconciliation, we […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 2018146 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Bridging Indigenous & human rights – public invited June 19

June 05, 2018 As Canadians work to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, many leaders in the public, private and non-profit sectors are looking for effective strategies and insights. Loretta Ross and Derek Nepinak will highlight community-driven pathways to improve leadership practices and explore different ways of knowing. This event is free and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 7, 201898 Views

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UBCIC: B.C Cabinet and First Nations Leaders’ Gathering

June 06, 2018 In Partnership, the Province of British Columbia and the First Nations Leadership Council, have reserved November 29-39, 2018 to hold the 4th annual B.C Cabinet and First Nations Leaders’ Gathering in Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre. A formal invitation and more information will follow. We look forward to welcoming you at […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 2018134 Views

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