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10 Years And 4 Rulings Later, First Nations Children Are Still Waiting For Equity – Huffington Post

Universal principles for policy-making include giving priority to the best interests of the child, and fair, non-discriminatory treatment. On June 21, Canada celebrates National Aboriginal Day. In the words of Governor-General Romeo LeBlanc, who proclaimed this special day 21 years ago, “Aboriginal peoples of Canada have made and continue to make valuable contributions to Canadian […]

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade (Ottawa, ON) – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today he was honoured to accept an invitation to march in Toronto’s 37th annual Pride Parade on June 25th and he looks forward to becoming […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 201715 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 23, 2017

Consumer Price Index, May 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.3% on a year-over-year basis in May, following a 1.6% increase in April. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was down 0.2% in May, after increasing 0.4% in April. Continue reading StatCan Blog: How to measure changes in Canada’s grocery bill, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 20179 Views

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Norway to Brazil: Curb deforestation or we stop the money – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jun 23, 2017 By Jan M. Olsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COPENHAGEN _ Norway’s prime minister on Friday warned Brazil’s president to curb deforestation or Norway will reduce its financial contribution this year. “If preliminary figures about deforestation in 2016 are confirmed, it will lead to a reduced payout in 2017,” Erna Solberg said.“ […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 20178 Views

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Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry, CEO North American Indigenous Game 2017 (NAIG)

NationTalk speaks with Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry discussing the upcoming 2017 North American Indigenous Games presented in Toronto, Hamilton and Six Nations on the Grand River from July 16-23, 2017. The theme of the 2017 Games is Past, Present, Future. All One. The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) will unite individuals and communities across North […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201729 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 22, 2017

Retail trade, April 2017 Retail sales rose 0.8% to $48.6 billion in April. Sales were up in 9 of 11 subsectors, representing 71% of total retail trade. Excluding sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers, retail sales climbed 1.5%. Continue reading Employment Insurance, April 2017 The number of regular Employment Insurance (EI) beneficiaries fell by […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201712 Views

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Subsidizing electric cars is inefficient and costly, report says – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 22, 2017 By Mia Rabson THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Provincial subsidies to encourage the use of electric vehicles are the most expensive, least effective way to help cut greenhouse gas emissions, the Montreal Economic Institute says in a new report. The organization studied the subsidies offered by the governments of Quebec […]

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RCS Canada Conference 2017 – Nolan Crouse – Poverty, Women’s Rights, First Nations People

Credits:  CanadaRCS Published on Jun 19, 2017 Mayor Nolan Crouse from the City of St. Alberta talks about the importance of the Commonwealth, Poverty, Women’s Rights, First Nations People, and more. The views and opinions expressed in this video are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of […]

by pnationtalk on June 21, 201735 Views

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Woman, 2 children dead after rollover into water; passersby save 2 other kids – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2017 YELLOW QUILL FIRST NATION, Sask. _ Two children who survived a deadly crash when a minivan rolled into a slough in east-central Saskatchewan were saved by people who jumped into the water. RCMP Sgt. Earl LeBlanc says three passersby saw the accident Monday on Yellow Quill First Nation, about 230 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201730 Views

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Woman, two children dead after rollover into water in Saskatchewan – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2017 YELLOW QUILL FIRST NATION, Sask. _ A woman and two children are dead after a rollover on a First Nation in east-central Saskatchewan. Police say they were called Monday morning to the Yellow Quill First Nation, about 230 kilometres east of Saskatoon. They found a car that had rolled into […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201726 Views

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Survivor’s court case could win damages for intergenerational harms from residential schools – APTN

June 20, 2017 As the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (IRSSA) nears completion, a potentially explosive case brought forward by a former national chief is slowly making its way to court. Del Riley, who occupied the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations’ office from 1980 to 1982 – during the final days of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201735 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wholesale trade, April 2017 Wholesale sales increased 1.0% to $61.0 billion in April, a seventh consecutive monthly advance. Gains were recorded in three of seven subsectors, accounting for 41% of total wholesale sales, and were led by the machinery, equipment and supplies subsector. Continue reading Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition: Nutrient intakes from food […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 201713 Views

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Canadian Coast Guard 2017 Arctic Season Underway

June 19, 2017 Montreal, Quebec – The Canadian Coast Guard is pleased to announce that its annual Arctic operational season is now underway. Months of planning and preparations have gone into making this one of the earliest starts to its Arctic operations. The Canadian Coast Guard is expanding its Arctic season in 2017-2018 and will […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201721 Views

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Six stories in the news for today, June 19 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2017  Six stories in the news for Monday, June 19 ___ FOOD INFLATION FORECAST LOWERED: REPORT Canada’s mid-year food price report predicts food inflation will be slightly lower this year than previously estimated. The forecast projects grocery and restaurant food prices will rise three to four per cent this year, rather […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20178 Views

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The Daily Monday, June 19, 2017

Natural resource indicators, first quarter 2017 Real natural resource gross domestic product increased 0.4% in the first quarter after edging up 0.2% in the fourth quarter. Prices rose for a fourth consecutive quarter. Continue reading Canada’s merchandise trade with the United States by state The value of Canada’s total merchandise trade (exports plus imports) with […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201712 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 16, 2017

Canada’s international transactions in securities, April 2017 Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $10.6 billion in April, mainly acquisitions of government debt instruments. At the same time, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $9.9 billion, the largest divestment since January 2016. Continue reading Monthly Survey of Large Retailers, April 2017 Monthly data […]

by pmnationtalk on June 16, 201723 Views

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The Game: Living Hell in hotel chains – Thestar.com

The cops, pimps and victims all call it “The Game.” It’s no game. Young Canadian girls are being beaten, branded, bought and sold in hotels and motels, and along highways across the GTA and Ontario. The victims are as young as 12, tricked into the sex trade by “Romeo” pimps who sell a dream of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 201717 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 Wages by occupation, 2016 The average hourly wage paid to full-time payroll employees in 2016 was $27.70, excluding overtime pay, tips, and incentive and performance pay. Wages varied notably across occupations and geographic regions. Continue reading Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, April 2017 Manufacturing sales rose 1.1% to a record high $54.4 billion […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201713 Views

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Indigenous Women in Canada: The Silent Ceremony Keepers

Credits: Saskatoon Unitarians Published on Jun 13, 2017 Commissioner Marilyn Poitras National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Speaking on “Indigenous Women in Canada: The Silent Ceremony Keepers” Saskatoon Unitarians.

by pnationtalk on June 14, 201788 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, June 14, 2017

National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, first quarter 2017 National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, rose 1.9% to $10,258.5 billion at the end of the first quarter. Continue reading Provisional estimates of distributions of household economic accounts for income, consumption and savings, 1999 to 2009 Provisional distributions of household […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201723 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Canada’s international investment position, first quarter 2017 Canada’s net foreign asset position increased for the third consecutive quarter, up $75.6 billion to $247.9 billion in the first quarter. Canada’s international assets have now exceeded international liabilities for 10 straight quarters. Continue reading Police-reported hate crimes, 2015 Hate crimes rose by 5% in Canada in 2015, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 201713 Views

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B.C. Liberal cabinet sworn in but defeat looms for minority government – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 12, 2017  By Dirk Meissner THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA _ Premier Christy Clark appointed a new 22-member cabinet Monday while acknowledging her Liberal minority government is likely destined to be short lived. Clark said she told her new ministers to be prepared to govern despite a looming confidence vote in the legislature […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201715 Views

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First Nation family waiting in sewage for new home

Credits: The National Published on Jun 2, 2017 A family on a Manitoba First Nation continues to live in appalling conditions six months after being promised a new home.The National is CBC Television’s flagship news program. Airing seven days a week, the show delivers news, feature documentaries and analysis from some of Canada’s leading journalists.

by pnationtalk on June 12, 2017106 Views

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A Wrongly Placed National Park that will Cost First Nations Jobs – FCPP

June 9, 2017 Why is the federal government planning to create a national park on top of potentially lucrative nickel ore deposits? It is a question local indigenous communities in Northern Manitoba that stand to benefit from mineral development are asking. The Manitoba Lowlands near Grand Rapids between Lake Winnipeg and Lake Winnipegosis are designated […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201721 Views

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Child Labour – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 12, 2017  OTTAWA – A new report says Canadians could be unwittingly purchasing billions in dollars of goods made by child labourers in other parts of00 the world. The report, to be released today by World Vision Canada, suggests imports of so-called risky goods into this country totalled $34 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201720 Views

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The Daily Monday, June 12, 2017

Leading indicator of cross-border traveller volume, May 2017 Data on the number of US residents entering Canada by car in May are now available upon request. Data are available by the visitors’ state of residence and province of entry into Canada. Continue reading Cement, March 2017 (revised data) Data on cement for March 2017 have […]

by pmnationtalk on June 12, 201719 Views

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Chaga Mushrooms and The First Nations (ENG SUB)

Credits: Hoon Productions Published on Jun 8, 2017 A documentary about Gitx, a company that sells Chaga Mushrooms by providing jobs for Native Americans in Kitwanga, Canada.

by pnationtalk on June 11, 2017101 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 8, 2017

New Housing Price Index, April 2017 Buyers of new homes in Canada saw prices rise 0.8% in April, the largest monthly increase since May 2016. Higher prices in Toronto and Vancouver led the gain. Continue reading Employer pension plans (trusteed pension funds), fourth quarter 2016 The market value of Canadian trusteed pension funds totaled $1.7 […]

by pmnationtalk on June 8, 201720 Views

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Remembering John Dillon – KAIROS

KAIROS is shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our dear friend and colleague John Dillon. John served the Canadian churches in ecumenical social justice for 44 years. He was a researcher, writer, analyst, but most importantly a persistent and faithful advocate for marginalized peoples everywhere. It was to the needs and concerns […]

by aanationtalk on June 7, 201757 Views

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First Nations food has deep roots in Canada but credit not always given – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 7, 2017 By Lois Abraham THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ First Nations activist John Croutch wants Canadians to learn more about traditional indigenous cuisine. While salmon, maple syrup, mussels, oysters, wild rice, venison, corn, beans, squash and various types of berries are thought of as typical Canadian foods, Croutch says they were […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201741 Views

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Convocation 2017: Watch Ceremonies Live, View Photo Galleries, and more! – Trent Daily News

Trent University to honour more than 1,700 graduates at 2017 Convocation Trent University is welcoming thousands of students, families, faculty and special guests to the University Court of the Bata Library on Symons Campus to celebrate the accomplishments of its newest graduates from across Canada and around the world at the 2017 convocation ceremonies from […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201724 Views

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NPI Celebrates fourth year of Experience North program by welcoming summer placements in Communities across Northern Ontario

June 6th, 2017 – In partnership with supporting organizations across the region, NPI is pleased to welcome seven new summer placements to our growing team, in the communities of Kenora, Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie. This summer marks the fourth year of Experience North, Northern Policy Institute’s summer placement program that builds capacity through […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201724 Views

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Keep on going, keep dancing’: How Ken Baker helped inspire pride in Yukon First Nations culture – CBC

‘Mothers would tell their sons, ‘watch Kenny… you’ll follow Kenny, then you’ll know what to do.’ Jun 06, 2017 Ken Baker died while doing something that would surprise none who knew him — he was helping somebody out. “He didn’t have a lot to give away, or money, or anything like that. But he had […]

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The Daily Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Building permits, April 2017 Canadian municipalities issued $7.1 billion worth of building permits in April, down 0.2% from March. Lower construction intentions for single-family dwellings were mainly responsible for the national decrease. The value of building permits declined in four provinces in April, led by Ontario and Alberta. Continue reading Provincial-territorial human resource module of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 7, 201717 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Study: Women in Canada: Women and the Criminal Justice System, Women account for over half of all victims of violent crime in Canada and about one-quarter of all offenders. The report “Women and the Criminal Justice System” provides a broad overview of criminal victimization and offending among Canadian women, as well as information on the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 6, 201724 Views

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Operation NEVUS 2017 begins today in Nunavut

June 5, 2017 – Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – National Defense / Canadian Armed Forces Approximately 80 Canadian Armed Forces and Department of National Defence civilian personnel are participating in Operation NEVUS 2017 on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut near Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Alert and Eureka from 5 to 30 June, 2017. The purpose of the operation […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 201753 Views

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Government of Canada to commemorate 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid

Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence announces Government of Canada plans to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid and the contributions of Canadians in the Second World War. June 5, 2017 – Ottawa – Veterans Affairs Canada Canada’s history is best told through the stories of the men and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 201739 Views

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Canadian publishing giant and philanthropist Avie Bennett dead at age 89 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 4, 2017 By Maija Kappler THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ An icon of the Canadian publishing industry who’s been credited as a driving force behind the establishment of a Canadian literary canon has died. Avie Bennett was 89. Bennett was the former chairman of publishing house McClelland & Stewart Ltd, a co-founder […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201721 Views

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The Daily Monday, June 5, 2017

Households and the Environment: Environmental engagement, 2015 To mark World Environment Day, we take a look at how millions of households across Canada are volunteering to conserve and protect the environment. Continue reading Canadian foreign post indexes, June 2017 Data on Canadian foreign post indexes are now available for June. Continue reading NT3

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Carleton University Presents 2017 Katherine Graham Lecture: Rights and Responsibilities in a Time of Reconciliation

Ry Moran, director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, will deliver the 2017 Katherine Graham Lecture entitled, “Rights and Responsibilities in a Time of Reconciliation.” The lecture is presented by Carleton University’s Faculty of Public Affairs. When: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Where: Second floor conference rooms, Richcraft Hall, Carleton University […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 201774 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 2, 2017

Canadian international merchandise trade, April 2017 Canada’s merchandise trade balance with the world narrowed to a $370 million deficit in April. Exports rose 1.8% while imports were up 0.6%. Continue reading Export and import price indexes, April 2017 Current-weighted and fixed-weighted export and import price indexes (2007=100) on a customs or balance of payments basis […]

by pmnationtalk on June 2, 201721 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 1, 2017

Changes in parents’ participation in domestic tasks and care for children from 1986 to 2015, The division of household labour has changed markedly over the past 30 years and while Canadian fathers are doing more, mothers still contribute the most time to unpaid housework and child care. Continue reading Crop Condition Assessment Program, 2017 Crop […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201728 Views

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BR ElxnBC – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire May 31, 2017 VICTORIA – British Columbia Premier Christy Clark’s days left in office appear to be numbered. Voters in the province elected a minority government earlier this month, with the Greens holding the balance of power. The Greens and New Democrats released details of an agreement yesterday that would […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201747 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, first quarter 2017 Real gross domestic product rose 0.9% in the first quarter, following a 0.7% gain in the fourth quarter. Continue reading Gross domestic product by industry, March 2017 Real gross domestic product increased 0.5% in March, following no change in February. Growth was widespread across goods and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 201734 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Canada’s balance of international payments, first quarter 2017 Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) widened by $2.3 billion in the first quarter to $14.1 billion. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), large foreign investment in Canadian corporate securities led the net inflow of funds into the economy. Continue reading Study: […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 201729 Views

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Interview with Kelly Rodgers, Rodgers Investment Consulting, About Upcoming Event for Anishnawbe Health Foundation

  Upcoming Event, Reception, and Auction in support of Anishnawbe Health Foundation Andre Morriseau speaks with Kelly Rodgers, CFA, President, Rodgers Investment Consulting snout the upcoming Reception, and Auction in support of Anishnawbe Health Foundation.  The event is being held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at St. James Cathedral Centre, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 29, 2017172 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 29, 2017

Study: Women in Canada: Women with Disabilities Over 2 million women aged 15 or older—nearly 15% of women in Canada—reported at least one disability that limited their daily activities in 2012. This was the case for 1.7 million men (12.5%). Continue reading Federal government spending on science and technology, 2015/2016 (final), 2016/2017 (preliminary) and 2017/2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 29, 201729 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 26, 2017

Canadian Income Survey, 2015 The median after-tax income of Canadian families and unattached individuals was $56,000 in 2015, virtually unchanged from 2014. Continue reading Dairy statistics, March 2017 The volume of milk and cream sold in March was 236 595 kilolitres, a decrease of 2.5% from March 2016. Continue reading Electric power statistics, March 2017 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 201730 Views

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Media Advisory: Aboriginal Day Live Line-Up Revealed – Eight Cities. One Great Gathering

May 25, 2017 Aboriginal Day Live Line-Up Revealed Eight Cities. One Great Gathering WINNIPEG, MB–( May 25, 2017) – The nation is already buzzing about this year’s Aboriginal Day Live (ADL) going coast-to-coast-to-coast for Canada 150. Today, the lineup with over 70 of some of the biggest names in music and television, including award winning […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 201778 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 25, 2017

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, March 2017 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $966 in March, little changed from February and up 0.9% from March 2016. Continue reading Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, first quarter 2017 Canadian corporations earned $91.9 billion in operating profits in the first quarter, down $7.3 billion or 7.4% […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 201732 Views

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