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B.C. businesses say new health tax will raise prices for consumers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 22, 2018  By Linda Givetash THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Eric Pateman says a new health care tax in British Columbia will add about $30,000 to the annual payroll costs for his Vancouver restaurant, and with tight profit margins there is little room to absorb the increase. Many restaurants struggle to maintain […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 20186 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 Retail trade, December 2017 Following three consecutive monthly increases, retail sales decreased 0.8% in December to $49.6 billion. Despite this decline, retail sales were up 1.5% in the fourth quarter and up 6.7% for the year. Continue reading Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, fourth quarter 2017 Canadian corporations earned $98.6 billion in […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201820 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Wholesale trade, December 2017 Wholesale sales declined 0.5% to $63.0 billion in December, the first decrease in three months. Lower sales were recorded in five of seven subsectors, representing 65% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading  Study: Long-term job vacancies in Canada, 2016 Long-term job vacancies, defined as positions for which recruitment efforts had been […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201824 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 16, 2018

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, December 2017 Manufacturing sales declined 0.3% to $55.5 billion in December, following a revised increase of 3.8% in November. The decline was mainly the result of lower sales in the petroleum and coal products industry and the food manufacturing industry. Continue reading  Canada’s international transactions in securities, December 2017 Canadian investors […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 201828 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 15, 2018

Employment Insurance, December 2017 In December, 500,100 people received regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, down 1.1% from November. The number of EI recipients has been on a downward trend since October 2016. Continue reading  Wholesale Services Price Index, third quarter 2017 The Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI) was down 0.9% in the third quarter, with […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201831 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Charitable donors, 2016 Total donations reported by Canadian tax filers fell to $8.9 billion in 2016, down 2.7% from 2015. Continue reading  Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, November 2017 Refinery receipts of crude oil, production of refined petroleum products and domestic sales of refined petroleum products were up in November compared with the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 201832 Views

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Joe Gallagher – CEO, First Nations Health Authority

NationTalk Scene @ at the Assembly of First Nations Health Transformation Summit in Toronto speaks with Joe Gallagher about the opportunity for decision makers to share, learn and discuss health and wellness for First Nations across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201886 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Canada’s population estimates: Subprovincial areas, July 1, 2017 On July 1, 2017, 7 in 10 Canadians (70.5%), or 25,893,686 people, were living in a census metropolitan area. Canada’s three largest census metropolitan areas—Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver—were home to more than 1 in 3 Canadians (35.6%). Continue reading  Adult criminal court processing times, Canada, 2015/2016 There […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201829 Views

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The Daily Monday, February 12, 2018

Fruit and vegetable production, 2017 The farm-gate value of Canadian fruit and vegetable products decreased 1.2% from 2016 to $2.3 billion in 2017. This decrease was driven by the decline in the value of fruits due to unfavourable weather conditions and price decreases that affected some fruit varieties. Continue reading  Leading indicator of cross-border traveller […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 201825 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 9, 2018

Labour Force Survey, January 2018 Following two months of increases, employment fell by 88,000 in January. Part-time employment declined (-137,000), while full-time employment was up (+49,000). At the same time, the unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage points to 5.9%. Continue reading  Traveller Accommodation Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2017 The Traveller Accommodation Services Price […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201847 Views

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APTN National News February 2, 2018 – Advancing Treaty Rights, 60s Scoop Survivors Raise Their Voice

Credits: APTN News In this episode of APTN National News: Nishnawbe Aski Nation Chiefs strategize on how to best advance treaty rights. 60s scoop survivors raise their voice on those left out of a proposed settlement. Coastal First Nations are unsure new transport restrictions on bitumen in BC will do the job.

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018141 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 8, 2018

New Housing Price Index, December 2017 Nationally, prices for new houses were unchanged in December, while showing limited growth in some markets. Continue reading  Canadian business counts, December 2017 Nationally, there were 1,270,783 active businesses with employees in December. Provincially, Ontario reported the highest number of active businesses with employees at 463,721, followed by Quebec […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201838 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Building permits, December 2017 Canadian municipalities issued $8.1 billion in building permits in December, up 4.8% following a 7.3% decline in November. The December increase stemmed from higher construction intentions in the residential sector. Continue reading  Chicken production, 2017 Chicken production totalled 1.2 million tonnes in 2017, up 4.6% from the previous year. More than […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 201829 Views

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Wi’kupaltimk – Feast of Forgiveness

Credits: UnceasingPlay Many Canadians go hungry. Tragically Indigenous Canadians are twice as likely as other Canadians to experience hunger in their lifetimes. Wi’kupaltimk – Feast of Forgiveness, looks at the experiences of Urban Indigenous people residing in Kjipuktuk (Halifax). Salina Kemp, a Masters student, mother and Mi’kmaw from the Millbrook First Nation, takes us on […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 2018155 Views

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Veteran Saskatchewan reporter Manfred Joehnck dies while covering trial – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 5, 2018 21:25 BATTLEFORD, Sask. _ Veteran Saskatchewan reporter Manfred Joehnck has died. Joehnck worked for the Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation, which announced the death in a story that was posted on its website Monday. MBC says Joehnck died suddenly in the Battleford, Sask., where he was covering the murder trial of Gerald Stanley, a […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201850 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Canadian international merchandise trade, December 2017 Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world totalled $3.2 billion in December, widening from a $2.7 billion deficit in November. Imports rose 1.5% and exports were up 0.6%. Continue reading  Comparing Canadian and US bilateral trade in goods data, 2014, 2015 and 2016 In 2016, Canada reported a US$24.4 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201841 Views

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The Daily Monday, February 5, 2018

Stocks of principal field crops, December 31, 2017 As of December 31, 2017, total stocks of canola, corn for grain, soybeans, oats, lentils and dry peas were up compared with the same date a year earlier. However, total stocks for wheat and barley were down at the end of 2017. Continue reading  Canadian foreign post […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 201839 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 2, 2018

StatsCannabis data availability: Crowdsourced cannabis prices from January 25 to January 31, 2018 Crowdsourced cannabis prices, for the period from January 25, 2018 to January 31, 2018, are being released today and can be downloaded from the crowdsourcing application StatsCannabis. Canadians submitted 5,882 price quotes during this period. The data are representative of the population […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201844 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 1, 2018

Asphalt roofing, December 2017 Shipments of asphalt shingles totalled 1.5 million metric bundles in December, down 12.6% from the previous month. Compared with December 2016, shipments were 20.7% lower. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201841 Views

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Promoting a Harmonious Relationship between Indigenous People and Newcomers in Winnipeg

Credits: Pathways to Prosperity Canada Published on Jan 23, 2018 Plenary: Building Bridges between Indigenous and Immigrant Communities Historically there has been little effort to bring together immigrant and indigenous communities, and to promote harmonious relations between these groups. Rather than gaining knowledge of indigenous history and culture, immigrants have often either been uninformed or […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018180 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, November 2017 Real gross domestic product increased 0.4% in November, with widespread growth across industries as 17 of 20 industrial sectors increased. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, December 2017 The Industrial Product Price Index edged down 0.1% in December, mainly due to lower prices for energy […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201852 Views

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Clement Chartier – President, Metis National Council

NationTalk Scene @ at the recent Institute on Governance (IOG) Nation to Nation Summit in Ottawa speaks with Clement Chartier who discusses the importance of economic development, employment, Metis rights reconciliation and continued discussions with the crown. Please visit www.metisnation.ca

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2018217 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Spending on research and development, 2015 (final), 2016 (preliminary) and 2017 (intentions) Canada’s gross domestic expenditures on research and development (GERD) intentions rose 0.5% to $32.8 billion in 2017, following declines in 2015 (-3.8%) and in 2016 (-0.8%). Continue reading  Annual Head Office Survey, 2016 The number of head office employees in Canada increased by […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201838 Views

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Trump to herald economic progress in State of the Union – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jan 30, 2018 By Julie Pace THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in Tuesday’s State of the Union address, as he seeks to rally a deeply divided nation and boost his own sagging standing with Americans. The speech […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201832 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 29, 2018

Cancer incidence in Canada, 2015 In 2015, more than 141,000 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in Canada, excluding Quebec (see note to readers). The annual number of new cancer cases has been increasing since at least 1992, as the population continues to grow and age. Continue reading  Study: How temporary were Canada’s temporary foreign […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201840 Views

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FPCC Announces Launch of FirstVoices.com, Version 2.0

January 29, 2018 FPCC Announces Launch of FirstVoices.com, Version 2.0 Brentwood Bay, B.C. – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is excited to announce the relaunch of a beta (preview) version of FirstVoices.com, its ground-breaking online Indigenous language archiving and learning resource. Over the past two years, the FirstVoices website and back-end system have been significantly […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 2018126 Views

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NWAC Brings the Voice of Many Nations of Women to Emergency CFS Ottawa Meeting

NWAC BRINGS THE VOICE OF MANY NATIONS OF WOMEN TO EMERGENCY CFS OTTAWA MEETING Representatives from Indigenous groups as well as government officials gathered in Ottawa for an emergency meeting on Indigenous child welfare issues in Canada.  Minister of Indigenous Services, The Honourable Jane Philpott, has stated that the issue of child welfare affecting Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2018119 Views

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The Daily Friday, January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 Consumer Price Index, December 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.9% on a year-over-year basis in December, following a 2.1% increase in November. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.2% in December. Continue reading Consumer Price Index: Annual review, 2017 In 2017, the annual average increase […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 201844 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 Retail trade, November 2017 Retail sales increased for the third consecutive month in November, rising 0.2% to $50.1 billion. Sales were up in 6 of 11 subsectors, representing 37% of total retail trade. Continue reading Payroll employment, earnings and hours, November 2017 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $988 in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 201840 Views

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MNBC: Remembering our Senator and Respected Elder, Margaret Penner

January 23rd, 2018 It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Senator Margaret Penner. Born on November 6, 1932 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan; her early childhood until the family moved to B.C. Margaret was predeceased by her parents Margaret Lee and Charles Edward Buck, siblings Rose Marie (Buck) Abe and Harvey Edward […]

by aanationtalk on January 24, 201854 Views

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Respected Yukon Carcross/Tagish First Nation elder dies – CBC

Doris McLean was a storyteller who worked tirelessly to preserve the Tagish language January 24, 2018 A well-known and respected Yukon elder has died after a long battle with cancer. Doris McLean, 77, was a member of the Carcross/Tagish First Nation where she served as chief from 1988 to 1992. McLean worked on developing the Umbrella Final […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201855 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Study: The effect of labour demand on regional demographics, 2001 to 2015 A new Statistics Canada study shows that, in the medium term, the primary working-age population of economic regions in Canada—that is, the population of individuals aged 15 to 64—adjusts significantly to economic shocks through labour mobility. Continue reading  Oilseed crushing statistics, December 2017 […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201843 Views

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New Controlled Crosswalk Opens in Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE (January 23, 2018) – The Department of Infrastructure is pleased to announce the opening of a new controlled crosswalk at the intersection of the Chateau Nova Hotel and Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife. This crosswalk – in addition to recently installed lighting and pedestrian pathway – greatly improves visibility and safety for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2018105 Views

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What’s On at Trent University – Week of January 22, 2018

Upcoming events include When They Awake film screening and North at Trent Lecture Series Monday, January 22, 2018 Every week new and exciting things are happening at Trent University. Come and be inspired through a range of events, public lectures, panel discussions and debates, all open to the community. Here’s what’s on at Trent University […]

by aanationtalk on January 23, 201865 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, November 2017 Natural gas transmission pipelines received 569.4 million gigajoules of natural gas from fields, gathering systems and plants in November, an increase of 10.3% from the same month in 2016. Alberta (71.0%) and British Columbia (26.8%) held the vast majority of receipts. Continue reading Refined […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 201836 Views

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Harpers Oppression of First Nation and Canadian People

Credits:William Prahm GIVE SOVEREIGNTY TO FIRST NATIONS Local laws need to be governed by the Tribal Government. Each Tribal Gov and people from each Reserve together can create their own Constitution which will. Canadian kids from isolated communities forced to move away from their families – just to go to school. For more info, please […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2018249 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 22, 2018

Wholesale trade, November 2017 Wholesale sales rose 0.7% to $63.6 billion in November, a second consecutive increase. Sales were up in six of seven subsectors, representing 99% of wholesale sales. Continue reading  Investment in new housing construction, November 2017 New housing construction investment rose 7.9% from November 2016 to $5.0 billion in November, mostly attributable […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201840 Views

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Shawna Boyer, Councillor Mississauga First Nations, Ontario

NationTalk Scene @ at the recent AFN Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa speaks with Shawna Boyers who discusses language, culture and the United Nations Declaration of Indigenous Rights.

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 2018252 Views

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Renowned Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal and six Indigenous designers will share their stories – U Calgary

UCalgary symposium aims to inspire Indigenous students to pursue careers in design The Faculty of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary is hosting a symposium geared to encouraging Indigenous students to pursue careers in architecture, planning and landscape architecture. The Indigenous Design Thinking symposium on Jan. 25, 2018 is the first of its kind […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 2018140 Views

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The Daily Friday, January 19, 2018

Canada’s international transactions in securities, November 2017 Foreign investment in Canadian securities amounted to $19.6 billion in November, mainly purchases of Canadian bonds. Meanwhile, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $4.6 billion, following strong acquisitions in October. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, November 2017 Manufacturing sales rose 3.4% to a record […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 201850 Views

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Geronimo Paulette, Councillor Smiths Landing First Nations, NWT

NationTalk Scene @ at the recent AFN Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa speaks with Geronimo Paulette who discusses the importance of language, land protection and tourism for all First Nations across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2018367 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 18, 2018

Employment Insurance, November 2017 Regular Employment Insurance beneficiaries totalled 506,700 in November, down slightly from the previous month (-3,500 or -0.7%). Continue reading  Natural resource indicators, third quarter 2017 Real natural resource gross domestic product edged up 0.1% in the third quarter of 2017, with growth in mining (+1.8%) offsetting declines in all other subsectors. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201851 Views

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Larry Villenueve, National Indigenous Liaison, LiUNA

NationTalk Scene @ the recent AFN Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa speaks with Larry Villenueve who discusses the training opportunities and numerous on-going projects. LiUNA is the largest construction union in Canada. For more information, please visit http://www.liuna.ca/

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2018268 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Stalking in Canada, 2014 Although the overall prevalence of self-reported stalking in Canada decreased from 9% in 2004 to 6% in 2014, the ways in which victims experienced stalking have changed with increased use of technology. Continue reading  Multiple sclerosis: Prevalence and impact Estimates from individual provinces suggest that the prevalence of multiple sclerosis (MS) […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201850 Views

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Artisan Judith Franson, Enoch Cree First Nation, Alberta

NationTalk Scene speaks with Judith Franson at the recent AFN Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa who discusses her hand-crafted merchandise such as drumming items, healing dolls and jewellery.

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 2018246 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Investment in non-residential building construction, fourth quarter 2017 Investment in non-residential building construction totalled $13.7 billion in the fourth quarter, up 1.6% over the previous quarter, marking a third consecutive quarterly increase. Continue reading  Farm Input Price Index, third quarter 2017 The Farm Input Price Index was down 0.5% in the third quarter. Continue reading  […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201851 Views

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Pamela Therrien, Vice-President Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

Pam Therrien, Vice President of the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, joins NationTalk to talk about the upcoming Procurement Employment and Partnerships (PEP) Conference taking place February 6th & 7th in Sudbury, Ontario. PEP is a tradeshow and conference held to help create ways to grow the Northern resource development and infrastructure sectors. PEP aims to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 2018296 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 15, 2018

Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, third quarter 2017 Retail sales in Canada totalled $153.1 billion in the third quarter, up 7.2% from the third quarter of 2016. Higher sales were recorded in 14 of 16 commodity groupings. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Large Retailers, November 2017 Monthly data from the large retailers program are now available […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201853 Views

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Chief Ken Chalmers – Birdtail Sioux Dakota Nation, Manitoba

NationTalk Scene @ the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa speaks with Chief Ken Chalmers who discusses reconciliation and economic development which is  needed to grow and sustain the First Nation economies on reserve across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on January 14, 2018313 Views

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George Henry of Chippewas of Thames First Nation Mourned – Net Newsledger

12 January 2018 Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief sends out condolences to family and friends of long-time councilor at Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, George Henry. Madahbee says he first met George in 1975. He was a counselor for decades; serving his First Nation. “He was very active and a strategic thinker,” says Grand […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201882 Views

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