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Will Fong, MNP

NationTalk Scene @ the recent 7th Annual First Nations Health Managers Association Conference (FNHMA) speaks with Will Fong who discusses MNP’s new support for First Nation Health Managers in consulting, planning, policy and project management.

by mmnationtalk on December 12, 201717 Views

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A chronology of events in the Site C dam project in British Columbia – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 11, 2017  VICTORIA _ A chronology of events in British Columbia’s Site C hydroelectric dam project: Late 1950s: The location for a third dam on the Peace River is first looked at after the locations of WAC Bennett Dam and Peace Canyon Dam were identified. 1970s: Engineering work is done to determine […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 20179 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Education indicators in Canada: An international perspective, 2017 In 2016, 91% of Canadians aged 25 to 64 had at least a high school diploma or postsecondary credential, well above the OECD average of 78%. Continue reading  Canadians’ perceptions of personal safety and crime, 2014 According to the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians’ safety (victimization), […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201713 Views

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Yves Cournoyer, The CARE Program

NationTalk Scene @ the recent 7th Annual First Nations Health Managers Association Conference (FNHMA) speaks with Yves Cournoyer who discusses the Community Alert & Responses to Emergencies (CARE). Yves also explains Medication Notification, Elderly Program, Missing Persons Notification and Community Alerts which is an instant mass notification system that is proven to saves lives.

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 201722 Views

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In heaven smiling down at us’: Mi’kmaq Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy remembered – CBC

Sylliboy died on Nov. 30 surrounded by family and friends in a Cape Breton hospital Dec 09, 2017 As drummers beat their hand drums and sang on the steps of the church, bells pealed out from above under cloudy skies. The mourners were there to say “nmu’ltes” — the Mi’kmaq word for “see you again” […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201719 Views

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The Daily Monday, December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 Canada’s external trade classified by broad economic categories, 2016 Imports and exports classified by broad economic categories provide insight into the role of imports and exports as inputs into production, as a source of capital and as a source of goods for final consumption. Continue reading Export diversification, Statistics Canada has developed […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201720 Views

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The Daily Friday, December 8, 2017

Industrial capacity utilization rates, third quarter 2017 Canadian industries operated at 85.0% of their production capacity in the third quarter, up from 84.3% the previous quarter. This was the fifth consecutive quarterly increase. Continue reading  Energy research and development expenditures by area of technology, 2015 (actual) In 2015, $1.6 billion of in-house research and development […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 201718 Views

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Brenda Emerson, Accreditation Specialist, Accreditation Canada FNHMA – Brenda Emerson CFHI

NationTalk Scene @ the recent 7th Annual First Nations Health Managers Association Conference (FNHMA) speaks with Brenda Emerson who discusses the accreditation that will offer the best quality health services and support health services for all First Nations across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201747 Views

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BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee Acknowledges Elder Leonard George And Offers Condolences To His Family And Friends

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory/Prince George – December 7, 2017) On Wednesday December 6, 2017 we lost a lifelong leader, elder and friend, Chief Leonard George of Tsleil Waututh Nation. Chief George was an enigmatic and well-respected community leader, businessman, cultural and spiritual leader of the Tsleil Waututh Nation. “On behalf of the BC Assembly of First […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 201754 Views

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The Daily Thursday, December 7, 2017

Building permits, October 2017 Canadian municipalities issued $8.2 billion worth of building permits in October, up 3.5% from the previous month. All building components rose with the exception of the institutional component. Continue reading  Survey of Financial Security, 2016 The median net worth of Canadian families was $295,100 in 2016, up 14.7% from 2012 ($257,200), […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201722 Views

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Rose LeMay, CEO, The Indigenous Reconciliation Group

NationTalk Scene @ the recent 7th Annual First Nations Health Managers Association Conference (FNHMA) speaks with Rose LeMay who discusses positive priorities that will foster sustainable communities by strengthening health services for all First Nations nationwide. Visit the IRG website: www.ReconciliationGroup.ca

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 2017112 Views

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Deepest Condolences to the family and friends of Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy

December 04, 2017 The Atlantic Chiefs wish to express the deep sense of loss for all the Mi’kmaq people across the region and around the world on his departure to the spirit realm with the creator. Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy has touched the lives of many people over the years and has played a critical […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201724 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Production of principal field crops, November 2017 Canadian farmers reported increased production of canola, soybean, oats and corn for grain in 2017, while wheat and barley production was lower than in 2016. Continue reading  Farm Product Price Index, September 2017 The Farm Product Price Index (FPPI) increased 2.1% in September compared with the same month […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201717 Views

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Building the Future – One Community at a Time

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Building the Future – One Community at a Time Ottawa, December 6, 2017 —With the addition of three new partners announced today, the First Nations Market Housing Fund (“the Fund”) has now successfully partnered with close to 40% of Canada’s First Nations. “Together we are creating local conditions to support a market […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201754 Views

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NationTalk Scene @ AFN Special Chief’s Assembly, National Chief Perry Bellegrade

Opening Remarks from National Chief Perry Bellegrade at the 2017 Special Chiefs Assembly where he discusses new opportunities that will grow strong sustainable communities by strengthening services for all First Nations across Canada. Please visit www.afn.ca

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201786 Views

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Cree gov’t calls for co-operation from Indigenous hunters to protect Leaf River caribou – CBC

James Bay Cree gov’t urging local guides not to invite Indigenous hunters to the region to harvest Dec 05, 2017 The James Bay Cree government says more needs to be done to protect the Leaf River caribou herd, and it’s calling on local Cree, Naskapi and Inuit guides to stop bringing in Indigenous hunters from […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201733 Views

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Trudeau says trade with China an answer to rising populism – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 5, 2017  By Mike Blanchfield THE CANADIAN PRESS BEIJING _ Pursuing free trade with China and preserving the North American Free Trade Agreement are part of Canada’s international mission to combat the rising tide of populism, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. Trudeau capped the first leg of his China trip in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201726 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Canadian international merchandise trade, October 2017 Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world totalled $1.5 billion in October, narrowing from a $3.4 billion deficit in September. Exports were up 2.7% while imports decreased 1.6%. Continue reading  Chain Fisher real export and import values, October 2017 The monthly chain Fisher real dollar values (reference year 2007) […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201725 Views

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The Daily Monday, December 4, 2017

Residential construction investment, third quarter 2017 Investment in residential construction totalled $35.8 billion in the third quarter, up 9.1% compared with the same period in 2016 and the largest increase since the fourth quarter of 2012. Continue reading  Quarterly capital spending: Oil and gas industries, third quarter 2017 Capital expenditures for the oil and gas […]

by pmnationtalk on December 4, 201727 Views

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Mi’kmaq Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy dies at 76 – CBC

Sylliboy died peacefully on Thursday surrounded by family and friends in a Cape Breton hospital Nov 30, 2017 Mi’kmaq Grand Chief Ben Sylliboy, of Waycobah First Nation in Cape Breton, has died. He was 76. Waycobah Chief Rod Googoo said Sylliboy died peacefully of natural causes on Thursday afternoon at Cape Breton Regional Hospital surrounded […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 201764 Views

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The Daily Friday, December 1, 2017

Labour Force Survey, November 2017 Employment increased for the second consecutive month, up 80,000 in November. The unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points to 5.9%, the lowest rate since February 2008. Continue reading  Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, third quarter 2017 Growth in real gross domestic product slowed to 0.4% in the third […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 201725 Views

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The Daily Thursday, November 30, 2017

Canada’s balance of international payments, third quarter 2017 Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) widened by $3.8 billion in the third quarter to $19.3 billion. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), strong and continued foreign investment in Canadian bonds again led the inflow of funds into the economy. Continue reading  […]

by pmnationtalk on November 30, 201721 Views

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Friendship Centre Movement Mourns the Loss of Jaynane Burning-Fields, Longtime Leader, Champion and Friend

[Ottawa, ON November 28, 2017] It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the Board of Directors of the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) offers their heartfelt sympathies and condolences to family, clan, friends and colleagues of Jaynane Burning-Fields who began her journey to the spirit world on November 26, 2017. “Not only […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 201734 Views

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New policy outlines needs for Nunavik’s elders – Nunatsiaq online

Elders are a source of knowledge and care, but they need support too November 28, 2017 KUUJJUAQ—Elders in Nunavik want to ensure they have a seat at the table, along with more services tailored to their physical and cultural needs. Since 2015, the Nunavik Elders’ Committee has travelled to each of the region’s 14 communities, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201723 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, November 29, 2017

November 29, 2017 Education in Canada: Key results from the 2016 Census In 2016, 54.0% of Canadians aged 25 to 64 had either college or university qualifications, up from 48.3% in 2006. Due to its large college sector, Canada continues to rank first among the OECD countries in the proportion of college and university graduates. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201732 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, October 2017 The Industrial Product Price Index rose 1.0% in October, mainly due to higher prices for motorized and recreational vehicles. The Raw Materials Price Index increased 3.8%, primarily due to higher prices for crude energy products. Continue reading Number and salaries of full-time teaching […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201728 Views

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Trudeau apologizes to residential school survivors in Newfoundland and Labrador

Credits: The National Published on Nov 24, 2017 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has issued an apology to Indigenous people in Newfoundland and Labrador. Survivors of residential schools in that province were left out of an apology made by the federal government in 2008. Even now, some of them reject Trudeau’s gesture, while other are struggling […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201787 Views

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Residential school survivor who was brutally attacked has died – CBC

Bird was beaten and set on fire in 2014 attack in Prince Albert, Sask.  Nov 27, 2017 Marlene Bird has died in hospital in Prince Albert, Sask., her family confirms. Bird’s name became known nationally in June 2014 after a vicious assault in a Prince Albert mall parking lot. She had been badly beaten and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201760 Views

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The Daily Monday, November 27, 2017

Income and mobility of immigrants, 2015 In 2015, the median entry wages of immigrant tax filers who landed in 2014 were $24,000, the highest on record for immigrants landed since 1981. Principal applicants in the Canadian Experience Class admission category had the highest median wages of all groups who landed that year, at $53,000. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201729 Views

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One boater rescued, another missing, in Kitimat harbour – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 24, 2017  KITIMAT, B.C. _ A search was under way Thursday night for a missing boater in Kitimat harbour. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria said two people were on board a four-metre long aluminum vessel when it overturned. Coast Guard officer Dylan Carter said one of the two people tried […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 201747 Views

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The Daily Friday, November 24, 2017

Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, third quarter 2017 Canadian corporations earned $100.5 billion in operating profits in the third quarter, up $7.9 billion or 8.5% from the second quarter. Continue reading  Farm income, 2016 (revised data) Realized net farm income totalled $8.4 billion in 2016, up 4.2% from the previous year. This follows a 7.1% […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 201732 Views

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MNBC: In Memoriam of Milt Wright

November 22nd, 2017 On behalf of the MNBC Board of Directors, Staff and Métis Citizens of the Métis Nation it is with sincere condolences to Jean Wright and daughters Caitlin and Brianna, for the recent loss of their dearly departed and a very dear friend of the Metis, Mr. Milt Wright. Milt passed away suddenly […]

by aanationtalk on November 23, 201744 Views

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The Daily Thursday, November 23, 2017

November 23, 2017 Retail trade, September 2017 Retail sales edged up 0.1% to $49.1 billion in September. Higher sales at gasoline stations, particularly due to higher prices, were the main contributor to the gain. Excluding sales in this subsector, retail sales declined 0.2%. Continue reading Employment Insurance, September 2017 The number of regular Employment Insurance […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 201727 Views

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IOG Nation-to-Nation National Summit

The Nation-to-Nation relationship with Indigenous peoples has been identified as a crucial priority for Canada and the federal government has committed to pursuing relationship based on recognition, rights, respect, co-operation and partnership with Indigenous people. Indigenous leaders have emphasized that Canada’s sesquicentennial serves as an opportunity for Canada and Indigenous people to complete the story […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201796 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Consolidated Canadian Government Finance Statistics, 2016 The deficit of the Canadian General Government—federal, provincial-territorial and local governments combined—in their consolidated net operating balance totalled $18.1 billion in 2016, following a $12.9 billion deficit in 2015. This increase was largely attributable to expenses (+2.6%) outpacing revenues (+1.9%). Continue reading  Residential and non-residential property assessment values, 2016 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 201726 Views

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BR Trudeau Apology – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Nov 21, 2017  OTTAWA – Advocates for L-G-B-T-Q rights say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should not be the only one to say sorry for state-sanctioned discrimination that saw people kicked out of the military and civil service. Lynne Gouliquer is a military veteran who has researched the history of how […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 201723 Views

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Could a new approach to First Nations housing be a game-changer?

Credits: The National First Nations housing has been plagued with problems for decades. Now a new project is inviting one community to imagine and design their own homes, an approach that’s radically different from the past. To read the full story: https://cbc.ca/1.4374183 »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNa… Voice Your […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2017190 Views

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care Wants to Make over 700 Children’s Wishes Come True

Organization launches 9th annual Christmas Wish Campaign Thunder Bay, ON, November 15th, 2017- Today, Dilico Anishinabek Family Care announced details of its 2017 Christmas Wish Campaign. Joined by the Grade 12 drama students from St.Patrick High School, the organization asked the community to volunteer to fill 750 Christmas wish bags this holiday season. This marks […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201750 Views

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A member of the Royal Winnipeg Rifles dies during training weekend in Shilo, Manitoba

November 19, 2017 – Winnipeg – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces At approximately 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, 18 November, a soldier from the Royal Winnipeg Rifles, was found deceased at Canadian Forces Base Shilo while participating in an Army Reserve training exercise. The deceased is Corporal Nolan Caribou, who was an infantryman with the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201735 Views

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The Daily Monday, November 20, 2017

Activities of Canadian majority-owned affiliates abroad, 2015 Total employment of Canadian majority-owned foreign affiliates rose by 3.7% in 2015 to 1.31 million on the strength of non-US employment. Continue reading  Activities of foreign majority-owned affiliates in Canada, 2015 Foreign majority-owned affiliates operating in Canada saw a reduction in many of their key economic and financial […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201731 Views

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Indigenous population growing 4 times the national average rate

Credits: The National Canada’s Indigenous population grew by 42.5 per cent since 2006, four times the national average. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNa… Voice Your Opinion & Connect With Us Online: The National Updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenational The […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 2017172 Views

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CBC Radio Interview with NACCA CEO

During NACCA’s Annual General Meeting this past June, CEO Shannin Metatawabin was interviewed on CBC Radio in Edmonton. This seven-minute interview gives a brief review of NACCA and the AFI network across Canada.  He focuses on the importance, and positive economic impacts, of the AFI network, as well as a couple of the numerous entrepreneur […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 2017176 Views

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The Daily Thursday, November 16, 2017

Canada’s international transactions in securities, September 2017 Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $16.8 billion in September, up from $9.8 billion in August. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities slowed to $2.4 billion in September, after reaching $12.1 billion in August. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, September 2017 Manufacturing sales rose […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 201736 Views

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Shannin Metatawabin, CEO, National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Associations (NACCA

Shannin Metatawabin speaks economic self-determination through lending: empowering Indigenous Peoples, implementing UNDRIP Read More: http://nacca.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/NACCA-OpEd-HillTimes-Sep2017.pdf

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201752 Views

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Tobique First Nation resident says neighbours pulled his son from burning home – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 15, 2017  TOBIQUE, N.B. _ A resident of a New Brunswick First Nation is crediting the strength of several band members for saving he and his 12-year-old son as they struggled to exit their burning home. Daniel Saulis said in an interview today that he was struggling to maintain consciousness as several […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201740 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, November 15, 2017

High-income trends among Canadian tax filers, 2015 The top 1% of individual tax filers saw their share of total income rise by almost one percentage point from 2014 to 2015, the result of a sharp increase in the dividend income from Canadian corporations. This was the first increase in the share of total income going […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201727 Views

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The Daily Friday, November 10, 2017

Biannual Survey of Suppliers of Business Financing, first half 2017 Overall credit conditions remained essentially unchanged during the first half of 2017. The Bank of Canada maintained its policy interest rate at 0.50% along with the prime rate, unchanged at 2.70%. Corporations in Canada recorded a third consecutive lower debt-to-equity ratio, which fell from 0.948 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 201741 Views

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UBC researcher seeks to protect where the wild things walk – UBC

November 9, 2017 Ecological corridor will create north-south migratory route UBC research is paving the way for a route that will serve as a pilot project to protect green space and allow wildlife to move throughout the Okanagan Valley. Kelowna was identified in the 2016 Stats Canada census as one of the fastest-growing cities in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 201758 Views

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Indigenous history, culture now mandatory part of Ontario curriculum – CBC

Revisions to courses like Social Studies and History have begun, to be complete by fall 2018 Nov 08, 2017 Ontario will incorporate the contributions, histories, culture and perspectives of Indigenous peoples into a revised curriculum for all students in the province, the education minister announced Wednesday. Mitzie Hunter made the announcement at Milliken Mills High […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 201748 Views

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National Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week 2017: Indigenous right to equitable health without discrimination or stigma

National Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week 2017: Indigenous right to equitable health without discrimination or stigma  Ottawa, ON (November 8, 2017) – The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) announces Indigenous leadership and their supporters will gather on November 30, 2017 in Ottawa, ON for a Parliamentary Breakfast to launch Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week 2017. It will be […]

by pmnationtalk on November 8, 2017110 Views

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