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Aboriginal Communities on the Rise | A RAW Talks Special Edition

Credits:RAW Talks A ground-breaking interview series on Indigenous economic development and the resource sector in Canada. It explores the thoughts, individual experiences, and collective stories of successful Aboriginal and business leaders. The series is led by this short video bringing together the highlights from the interviews. Over the course of one month, we will sequentially […]

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The Daily Friday, June 15, 2018

Canada’s international transactions in securities, April 2018 Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $9.1 billion in April, up from $6.4 billion in March. At the same time, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $652 million, on large sales of US shares. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, April 2018 Manufacturing sales fell […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201814 Views

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Hatch to help Wataynikaneyap Power connect 17 First Nations to reliable, accessible power

Mississaugua, June 12, 2018 – Wataynikaneyap Power announced on June 6 that Hatch Ltd. (“Hatch”) has been selected to provide owner’s engineer services to the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project. With the selection of the owner’s engineer, preparations will begin on the engineering, procurement, and construction request for proposals (RFP) scheduled to be issued this summer. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201814 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 14, 2018

National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, first quarter 2018 National net worth, the sum of national wealth and Canada’s net foreign asset position, increased 1.6% to $11,375.9 billion at the end of the first quarter, primarily due to the strength of Canada’s international investment position. Continue reading  New Housing Price Index, April 2018 New […]

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The Daily Wednesday, June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 Canada’s international investment position, first quarter 2018 Canada’s net foreign asset position rose by $110.1 billion to a record $544.2 billion in the first quarter, a second consecutive quarterly increase. Continue reading Study: Recent changes in the composition of minimum wage workers, first quarter of 2017 to first quarter of 2018 Interest […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 201819 Views

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YT Government: School Council seats still open for upcoming school years

Jun 08, 2018 School Council seats are still open at some Yukon schools and the Government of Yukon is encouraging community members to get involved. School Councils are responsible for providing input on school growth planning, school-based policies, hiring of the school principal and spending of the school budget. They provide advice on school staffing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201835 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 8, 2018

Labour Force Survey, May 2018 Employment was little changed in May, and the unemployment rate was 5.8% for the fourth consecutive month. Continue reading  Industrial capacity utilization rates, first quarter 2018 Canadian industries operated at 86.1% of their production capacity in the first quarter, up from 85.6% in the previous quarter. This was the seventh […]

by pmnationtalk on June 8, 201823 Views

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Reaching Canada’s First Nations Peoples

Credits: Bible League Canada Watch Derek’s story and learn more about how you can help at https://bibleleague.ca/transformingca…

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201861 Views

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The Daily Thursday, June 7, 2018

Aircraft movement statistics: Small airports, February 2018 Take-offs and landings at 126 Canadian airports without air traffic control towers reached 34,588 movements in February. Continue reading  Farm product prices, April 2018 Prices received by farmers in April for grains, oilseeds, specialty crops, potatoes, cattle, hogs, poultry, eggs and dairy products are now available at the […]

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The Daily Wednesday, June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018 Canadian international merchandise trade, April 2018 Canada’s exports rose 1.6% to a record $48.6 billion in April, while imports were down 2.5% to $50.5 billion. As a result, Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $3.9 billion in March to $1.9 billion in April. Continue reading Canadian international merchandise trade: […]

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The Daily Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Study: Women and men who experienced cyberstalking in Canada, 2014 Cyberstalking, which affects 8% of women and 6% of men who use the Internet, does not have the same implications for women and men. Continue reading  Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost, first quarter 2018 Labour productivity of Canadian businesses fell 0.3% in […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 201823 Views

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The Daily Monday, June 4, 2018

Television broadcasting, 2017 Total operating revenues for the Canadian television broadcasting sector fell 4.8% from 2016 to $7.1 billion in 2017. Profits before interest and taxes rose 10.5% to $940.7 million in 2017. Continue reading  Study: Employment rates and wages of core-aged workers in Canada and the United States, 2000 to 2017 A new Statistics […]

by pmnationtalk on June 4, 201821 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 1, 2018

Tourism spending on culture and sport products, 2016 Tourism spending on culture products increased by $49.7 million from 2015 to $1.7 billion in 2016. Culture products represented 1.9% of total tourism spending in Canada. Continue reading  Crop Condition Assessment Program, April 9 to October 14, 2018 As of May 27, 2018, crop development was lower […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201816 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 31, 2018

Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, first quarter 2018 Real gross domestic product grew 0.3% in the first quarter, following an increase of 0.4% in each of the previous two quarters. Final domestic demand rose by 0.5%. Continue reading  Gross domestic product by industry, March 2018 Real gross domestic product rose 0.3% in March as […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 201825 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Canada’s balance of international payments, first quarter 2018 Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) rose by $3.0 billion in the first quarter to $19.5 billion. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), foreign direct investment activity was the largest contributor to the inflow of funds in the economy in the quarter. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 201827 Views

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Talks to revise the Columbia River Treaty to begin Tuesday in U.S. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 28, 2018 By Nicholas K. Geranios THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SPOKANE, Wash. _ Talks are scheduled to begin this week in Washington, D.C., to modernize the document that co-ordinates flood control and hydropower generation in the United States and Canada along the 1,930-kilometre Columbia River. Northwest politicians in the United States have been […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201826 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Study: Wages up to the Age of 40, 1978 to 2015 There are ongoing discussions about the opportunities and challenges of today’s youth. One dimension that is often talked about is employment prospects of today’s young people compared with previous generations. Indeed, there is growing evidence that the youth labour market has changed significantly since […]

by pmnationtalk on May 29, 201818 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 28, 2018

Farm income, 2017 Realized net income decreased 2.5% in 2017 to $8.3 billion, the first decline since 2013 and only the second decrease since 2009. Continue reading  Farm cash receipts, first quarter 2018 Farm cash receipts for Canadian farmers totalled $15.4 billion in the first quarter, down 5.3% from the same quarter in 2017. Lower […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 201819 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 25, 2018

Trade by exporter characteristics: Goods, 2017 The number of Canadian enterprises exporting goods abroad rose by 191 firms in 2017 to 43,480. This change mainly reflected an increase in the number of exporting enterprises in the manufacturing sector. That strength was largely offset by a decline in the retail trade sector. Continue reading  Trade by […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 201822 Views

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Local Foods

Credits: J Cacaci Food for Thought. A celebration of healthy sustainable food practices of Canadian Aboriginal Peoples. A collaborative project between Mrs Adkin’s Foods 9/10 class and Mrs Cacaci’s Art 9/10 class at Sa-Hali Secondary School, Kamloops, BC.

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201827 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 24, 2018

Employment Insurance, March 2018 In March, 471,500 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, down 7,300 (-1.5%) from February. The decline continues a downward trend in the number of beneficiaries that began in the autumn of 2016. Continue reading  Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, first quarter 2018 Compared with the fourth quarter of 2017, operating profits […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 201826 Views

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Celebrating the 125th year of Ukrainian settlement in Canada | APTN News

Credits: APTN News A new performance in Edmonton is celebrating the 125th year of Ukrainian settlement in Canada. Ancestors and elders showcases the similarities of the struggles and triumphs between the Ukrainian and Indigenous cultures. APTN’s Video Journalist Chris Stewart spoke to the co-writers of the show.

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018110 Views

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Interfor Resumes Operations at Grand Forks Sawmill

May 22, 2018 INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) announced today that it has resumed operations at its sawmill in Grand Forks, BC following severe flooding in the area over the past two weeks. The sawmill was temporarily curtailed on May 10, 2018 as a precautionary measure due to the escalating flooding in […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 201830 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Hours worked and labour productivity in the provinces and territories (preliminary), 2017 Business productivity rose in every province and territory except Prince Edward Island and Yukon in 2017. In most provinces and territories, productivity grew at a faster pace in 2017 than in 2016. Nationally, business productivity rose 2.2% following a 0.6% increase in 2016. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 201818 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 22, 2018

May 18, 2018 Consumer Price Index, April 2018 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.2% on a year-over-year basis in April, following a 2.3% increase in March. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.1% in April, matching the increase in March. Continue reading Retail trade, March 2018 Retail sales increased […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201822 Views

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Devastating:’ multiple fires burn through downtown Brandon, Man. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 19, 2018  BRANDON, Man. _ A blaze that Premier Brian Pallister called “massive” has burned through several buildings in downtown Brandon, Man., including one with dozens of apartments managed by community groups. “It’s just devastating. We’re thinking of all the families that live in that building,” said Debbie Huntinghawk, president of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201829 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 18, 2018

Consumer Price Index, April 2018 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.2% on a year-over-year basis in April, following a 2.3% increase in March. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.1% in April, matching the increase in March. Continue reading  Retail trade, March 2018 Retail sales increased for the third […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201825 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 17, 2018

Canada’s international transactions in securities, March 2018 Foreign investment in Canadian securities amounted to $6.1 billion in March, led by acquisitions of money market instruments. At the same time, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $1.9 billion, the first divestment in four months. Continue reading  Aircraft movement statistics: Major airports – Annual […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201826 Views

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Waswanipi junior hockey player finishes year as top scorer for Ottawa Jr. Senators – CBC

Chiwetin Blacksmith ended the season with 51 assists and 16 goals May 16, 2018 Last November, Chiwetin Blacksmith wrote a message on his Facebook page — “Final year of junior hockey, got to make it a good one.” Now, with that year almost finished, the 20-year-old from Waswanipi, Que., can say he accomplished his goal, […]

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Yellowstone launches program to establish new bison herds – CP

Source: The Associated Press May 16, 2018  By Matt Volz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HELENA, Mont. _ Yellowstone National Park is launching a new program to capture and quarantine wild bison with the goal of establishing new, disease-free herds across the nation, park officials said Tuesday. The program aims to help the conservation of the species by relocating […]

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The Daily Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, March 2018 Manufacturing sales rose 1.4% to $57.1 billion in March. Higher sales at primary metal; aerospace product and parts; fabricated metal product; and the other transportation equipment industries were mostly responsible for the increase. Continue reading  Study: The Economic Well-being of Women in Canada, 2015 As the participation of women […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201823 Views

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Resilience and Respect: Canada 150 and Beyond

Credits: SaskCultureInc In 2017, SaskCulture embarked upon a very special journey called Resilience and Respect: Canada 150 and Beyond. This project, funded by Canadian Heritage, helped us to build and strengthen our relationships with the Buffalo People Arts Institute, Gabriel Dumont Institute, Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre, Saskatchewan Aboriginal Writing Circle Inc., and Saskatchewan Arts Board. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 2018136 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Study: Work activity of families with children in Canada, 2005 to 2015 Couple parents, especially those of young children, are less likely to work full time, year-round, than other couples. Continue reading  Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, February 2018 Refinery production and domestic sales of refined petroleum products increased in February, while refinery […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 201828 Views

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NWAC Executive Director Joins National Indigenous Financial Literacy Working Group

NWAC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOINS NATIONAL INDIGENOUS FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKING GROUP May 14, 2018 OTTAWA, ON – A new working group has been established within the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada that will assist in responding to the financial literacy needs of Indigenous Peoples, including Métis, First Nations and Inuit. Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) […]

by pmnationtalk on May 14, 201876 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 14, 2018

New motor vehicle sales, March 2018 New motor vehicle sales data for Canada and the provinces are now available for March. Continue reading  NT4

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New Horizons funding keeps seniors engaged in Foothills – The Pincher Creek Voice

Press release – John Barlow, Member of Parliament for Foothills, extends his congratulations to the 11 organizations that have been granted funding under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). Huddlestun Seniors receives $5,400 to upgrade their facilities Metis Local 1880 receives $24,000 for camps and gatherings so seniors can mentor the youth in traditions […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 201831 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 11, 2018

Labour Force Survey, April 2018 Employment was essentially unchanged in April and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8%. Continue reading Biannual Survey of Suppliers of Business Financing, second half of 2017 Total credit outstanding for corporations in Canada rose 2.6% to $834.1 billion during the second half of 2017, up $20.8 billion from the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201831 Views

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Racism in the Ranks | APTN Investigates

Credits: APTN News Systemic racism in policing isn’t news for Indigenous people in Canada. But why is it still making the news? For the RCMP in particular, the history stretches back 145 years, across more than 600 communities, from coast to coast to coast. So what are they doing to combat racism in the ranks? […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2018157 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 Control and sale of alcoholic beverages, year ending March 31, 2017 The Canadian love affair with hops and barley continues, but more and more drinkers are opting for the grape. Continue reading New Housing Price Index, March 2018 New house prices were unchanged in Canada in March despite growth in some markets. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201830 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Building permits, March 2018 The value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities increased 3.1% to $8.4 billion in March, following a 2.8% decline in February. The rise was mainly the result of higher construction intentions for multi-family dwellings, particularly in Quebec and British Columbia, and, to a lesser extent, by the commercial component. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on May 9, 201835 Views

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There are more open doors to this ethnic group than we can handle

Credits: Grant Mullen Visit our video page at https://drgrantmullen.com/this-weeks-… There is a hunger for God among aboriginal Canadians! And God is touching them and setting them free. Many doors of opportunity are open. But they need help. Click on the video and hear what God is doing and how you can partner with these ministries

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2018126 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Wholesale Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2017 The Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI) was up 0.9% in the fourth quarter, following a 0.6% decline in the third quarter. Of the eight subsectors, five posted margin gains and three were down. Continue reading  New products Statistics Canada – Infographics: “An overview of Canada’s forest sector” Catalogue […]

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 201848 Views

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Volunteers keep ancient portage trail alive

Credits: CBC News Volunteers are working to maintain a little-known portage route. For hundreds of years, it served as a shortcut for Indigenous people canoeing to the Bay of Fundy. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4628252 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2018139 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 7, 2018

Electric Power Selling Price Index, March 2018 The Electric Power Selling Price Index (2014=100) is now available for March. Continue reading  NT4

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Nearly 500 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors in Indigenous Communities

Nearly 500 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors in Indigenous Communities Ontario Supporting Seniors, Caregivers and Families with 30,000 New Beds Across the Province NEWS May 4, 2018 Ontario is creating nearly 500 new long-term care beds for Indigenous community members across the province. These beds will deliver culturally appropriate care for Indigenous peoples, reduce […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 201829 Views

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500 year old skeletons headed for Native American tribes – CP

Source: The Associated Press May 4, 2018 By Keith Ridler THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOISE, Idaho _ Two 500-year-old skeletons discovered in Idaho’s high desert plains will be turned over to Native American tribes. U.S. officials in a series of notices starting Friday say the remains of the young adult and child will be given to the interrelated […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 201855 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 4, 2018

Travel between Canada and other countries, February 2018 US residents made 2.0 million trips to Canada in February, up 0.4% from January. Growth was led by an increase in trips by plane. Continue reading  Farm product prices, March 2018 Prices received by farmers in March for grains, oilseeds, specialty crops, potatoes, cattle, hogs, poultry, eggs […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 201842 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 3, 2018

Canadian international merchandise trade, March 2018 Canada’s imports rose 6.0% to a record $51.7 billion in March. Exports also increased, up 3.7% to $47.6 billion. As a result, Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world widened from $2.9 billion in February to a record $4.1 billion in March. Continue reading  Chain Fisher real export and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 3, 201873 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry: Provinces and territories, 2017 Real gross domestic product (GDP) by industry increased in every province in 2017 for the first time since 2011. Goods-producing industries growth outpaced services-producing industries in every province except Nova Scotia and Ontario. Among the territories, GDP rose in Nunavut and Northwest Territories and declined in […]

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 201849 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, February 2018 After a slight decline in January, real gross domestic product rose 0.4% in February, as 15 of 20 industrial sectors increased. The growth was led by a rebound in the mining and oil and gas extraction sector. Continue reading  Financial market statistics, March 2018 Data on financial markets […]

by pmnationtalk on May 1, 201855 Views

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