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The Daily Friday, October 19, 2018

Consumer Price Index, September 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.2% year over year in September, following a 2.8% increase in August. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was down 0.1% in September, after rising 0.1% in August. Continue reading  Retail trade, August 2018 Retail sales declined 0.1% to $50.8 billion in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 20189 Views

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The changing nature of Canada’s Indigenous community

Credits: MunicipalWorld Gabrielle Scrimshaw, Indigenous entrepreneur, activist, and speaker, chats with Municipal World CEO Susan Gardner about the shifting demographics of Canada’s Indigenous community. With 50 percent of Indigenous people in Canada living in cities, and 400,000 Indigenous youth about to enter the workforce, we need to have important conversations – about Aboriginal history, reaching […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201852 Views

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OTF: Supporting Youth and Families Across Ontario

Today, the Youth Opportunities Fund announced the deadlines for three grant streams that aim to support projects improving the wellbeing of children, youth, and families facing systemic barriers. The Youth Innovations Stream invests in the work of grassroots groups that are youth-led or youth-adult partnerships by funding projects that test an idea or grow a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201823 Views

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IRC – Get Out On The Land: Apply Now For NWT On The Land Collaborative Funding

October 17, 2018 Applications are now being accepted by the NWT On The Land Collaborative for funding and other resources to help your community or organization get out on the land!​ Learn More About The NWT On The land Collaborative The Collaborative supports projects that: Get people out on the land Connect community members to their […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201828 Views

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The Daily Thursday, October 18, 2018

October 18, 2018 Employment Insurance, August 2018 In August, 464,700 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, down 7,400 (-1.6%) from the previous month. Continue reading Violent victimization of Canadians with mental health-related disabilities, 2014 People with mental health-related disabilities experience more repeat violence, more violence at the hands of someone they know, and live with […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201820 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, August 2018 Manufacturing sales fell 0.4% to $58.6 billion in August, following three consecutive monthly increases. The decline was mainly due to lower motor vehicle sales. Continue reading  Health Reports: Social and economic characteristics of those experiencing hospitalizations due to opioid poisonings A new study released today in Health Reports uses […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 201815 Views

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B.C. finance minister says speculation tax brings balance to housing crisis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 16, 2018 By Dirk Meissner THE CANADIAN PRESS VICTORIA _ British Columbia’s proposed speculation and vacancy tax is aimed at cooling an overheated real estate market and convincing owners of vacant homes in some urban areas to either sell or rent their properties, says Finance Minister Carole James. The legislation introduced Tuesday […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201811 Views

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Robin Haliuk – Program Supervisor, Talk4Healing

NationTalk speaks with Robin Haliuk, Talk4Healing Program Supervisor and a proud Métis woman from Thunder Bay. Robin shares insight into Talk4Healing 24 hour helpline for Indigenous women. Beendigen and the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) are partnering to announce the expansion of the Talk4Healing services. The Talk4Healing services will now cover the entire province of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2018168 Views

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Ørsted and Naikun not to proceed with JDA

October 15, 2018 Vancouver. B.C. – Ørsted and Naikun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) (“NaiKun”) have decided not to pursue further a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia and to end partnership discussions. Michael O’Connor, CEO of NaiKun, “We would like to thank Ørsted for assisting us […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201825 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Canada’s international transactions in securities, August 2018 Foreign investment in Canadian securities slowed to $2.8 billion in August, down from $15.3 billion in July. At the same time, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $194 million as they acquired bonds but sold equities. Continue reading  Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey, second quarter 2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201814 Views

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The Daily Monday, October 15, 2018

Impact of cybercrime on Canadian businesses, 2017 Canadian businesses reported spending $14 billion to prevent, detect and recover from cyber security incidents in 2017. Just over one-fifth (21%) of Canadian businesses reported that they were impacted by a cyber security incident that affected their operations. Continue reading  Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, July […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 201823 Views

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Emerging Indigenous filmmakers feature Indigenous cowboys of B.C. ‘In the Valley of Wild Horses’ [Video] – National Observer

Indigenous directors Asia Youngman and Trevor Mack spent eight days traveling with the Xeni Gwet’in during their annual youth wagon ride through some of the most breathtaking landscapes in British Columbia filming a short documentary ‘In the Valley of Wild Horses.’ The documentary, supported by the TELUS STORYHIVE initiative, follows members of the Tsilhqot’in community […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201814 Views

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The Daily Friday, October 12, 2018

The underground economy in Canada, 2016 Underground economic activity in Canada totalled $51.6 billion in 2016, or 2.5% of gross domestic product. Continue reading  Data visualization: Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Account, 2014 The Provincial and Territorial Tourism Satellite Account interactive visualization tool is now available. This interactive tool includes data on tourism’s economic contribution […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201817 Views

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Gitga’at First Nation completes new fire stations in Hartley Bay

From: Indigenous Services Canada October 11, 2018 — Hartley Bay, Gitga’at Territory, BC — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to improving fire prevention and protection services, which includes investing in reliable infrastructure that supports the safety and security of First Nations communities. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201853 Views

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The Daily Thursday, October 11, 2018

Job vacancies, second quarter 2018 There were 547,300 job vacancies in Canada in the second quarter, up 87,100 (+18.9%) from the second quarter of 2017. Most of the increase was for full-time job vacancies (+74,800 or +23.2%). At the same time, the job vacancy rate rose 0.5 percentage points to 3.4%, the highest national job […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201819 Views

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Looking at ‘structures of indifference’ that continue to devalue Indigenous lives | APTN F2F

Credits: APTN News Ten years after the death of Brian Sinclair, Canada’s institutions continue to fail Indigenous people “by undermining and devaluing Indigenous life” argue co-authors of a new book. “Structures of Indifference: An Indigenous Life and Death in a Canadian City” is a book about the life and death of Brian Sinclair. Co-authors and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201884 Views

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Domenic Natale – VP Indigenous Services at TD Wealth

NationTalk speaks with Domenic Natale, Vice President, Indigenous Services with TD Wealth, at the AFOA 19th National Conference in Ottawa. Domenic discusses the value, pride, and importance of TD’s sponsorship of the AFOA event, including the great participation of delegates, speakers, and presenters alike before covering the rewarding elements of partnership and financial literacy. Natale […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 201866 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Building permits, August 2018 Canadian municipalities issued $8.1 billion worth of building permits in August, up 0.4% from July. Strength in the non-residential sector drove the increase, while the residential sector declined for the third consecutive month. Continue reading  Provincial and territorial tourism satellite account, 2014 Tourism activity varied noticeably across provinces and territories in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 201822 Views

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A new relationship with Indigenous peoples

Credits: SenCanada What should a new relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples look like? Indigenous communities in the Western Arctic share their perspectives with the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples.

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201894 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Canada’s Core Public Infrastructure Survey: Culture, recreation and sports facilities, and public social and affordable housing, 2016 Canada had 5,400 ice arenas, and over 4,700 pools and splash pads in 2016. There were also nearly 4,400 arts and culture facilities and about 30,000 other facilities, consisting of sports fields, community centres, tennis courts, skate parks, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 9, 201827 Views

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Liberals told to build new benefits for ill, unemployed workers, docs show – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 9, 2018  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Trudeau government has been given an ambitious plan for closing several gaps in the social-safety net for ill and unemployed Canadians that includes creating a new program to help those whose employment insurance or sickness benefits are about to run out. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201818 Views

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10 Best Places to Visit in Canada

Credits: Edge Insider Best Places to Visit in Canada, Places to Visit in Canada, Canada Best Places to Visit, Tourist attractions in Canada, Canada Travel Video 1. Vancouver Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. A popular filming location, it’s surrounded by mountains, and also […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 201877 Views

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The Daily Friday, October 5, 2018

Labour Force Survey, September 2018 Employment rose by 63,000 in September, driven by an increase in part-time employment. The unemployment rate declined 0.1 percentage points to 5.9%. Continue reading  Canadian international merchandise trade, August 2018 In August, Canada’s merchandise trade balance with the world was in a surplus position for the first time since December […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 201829 Views

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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras Calling for Action and Recognizing the Sisters in Spirit Vigils this October 4th

Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras Calling for Action and Recognizing the Sisters in Spirit Vigils This October 4th October 4, 2018, amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton, AB) “Today, we remember and honour the lives of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and their families across Turtle Island. We take this day to annually host vigils […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201883 Views

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The Daily Thursday, October 4, 2018

StatsCannabis data availability: Crowdsourced cannabis prices, third quarter 2018 For the first nine months of 2018, the average price of cannabis was $6.86 per gram based on the information submitted by Canadians to the StatsCannabis crowdsourcing application. Continue reading  Commercial Rents Services Price Index, second quarter 2018 The Commercial Rents Services Price Index rose 0.4% […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201814 Views

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Judge’s decision on Dakota Access study likely months away – CP

Source: The Associated Press Oct 3, 2018  By Blake Nicholson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, N.D. _ A federal judge’s decision on whether a year’s worth of additional study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline adequately addresses American Indian concerns appears weeks if not months away. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in late August completed […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201812 Views

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Chief Glenn Nolan, Board Chair for CESO

Chief Glenn Nolan recently accepted a role as Board Chair for CESO. Glenn, who also sits on the Indigenous Services committee, I talks about the work that CESO Experts contribute to developing and building community capacity with our Indigenous communities across Canada. CESO also talks about the power of strong economies to create an avenue […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018171 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Canadian foreign post indexes, October 2018 Data on Canadian foreign post indexes are now available for October. Continue reading  New products Canadian Foreign Post Indexes, October 2018 Catalogue number Catalogue number62-013-X, (HTML | PDF) NT4

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 201826 Views

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CAMSC Drives Momentum and Highlights Economic Leadership at 14th Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala

CAMSC Drives Momentum and Highlights Economic Leadership at 14th Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council Recognizes Partners and Sustains Greater Representation for Aboriginal and Diverse Communities Toronto, Ont. – September 27, 2018 – At its 14th annual Business Achievement Awards Gala this evening, the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201856 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Asphalt roofing, August 2018 Shipments of asphalt shingles totalled 3.5 million metric bundles in August, down 7.5% from the previous month. Compared with August 2017, shipments were 1.2% lower. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201824 Views

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Catching the Dream: Building Resilient Community in the North

Inuit Ilagiit Society is a small community organization focused on building a resilient and strong community by eliminating hunger and creating economic opportunities. However, as a small community organization, it has very little resources to train volunteers, look for funding and create processes to ensure sustainability. Over several years, CESO has worked with Inuit Ilagiit […]

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 2018115 Views

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The Daily Monday, October 1, 2018

Financial market statistics, August 2018 Data on financial markets for August are now available. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 201829 Views

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Correction head OK with transfer of Tori Stafford’s killer to healing lodge – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 27, 2018 By Teresa Wright THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The official charged with reviewing the controversial transfer of Tori Stafford’s killer from a medium security prison to an Indigenous healing lodge says she is comfortable with the decision to move Terri-Lynne McClintic. Anne Kelly, who was appointed commissioner of Correctional Service […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 201818 Views

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The Daily Friday, September 28, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, July 2018 Real gross domestic product grew 0.2% in July after essentially no change in June. This increase was concentrated as 12 of 20 sectors were up, led by growth in manufacturing, wholesale trade, utilities and transportation and warehousing. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, August 2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201831 Views

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AB Government: Anti-racism funding deadline nears

Sep 27, 2018 The Nov. 1 deadline is quickly approaching, but Alberta non-profits still have time to apply for the second round of funding to support anti-racism initiatives. Announced on July 3, 2018, the Anti-Racism Community Grant is part of the province’s Taking Action Against Racism initiative to create greater awareness and cross-cultural understanding of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201846 Views

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Feds try to pull cloak of secrecy over court case on pipeline spy allegations – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 27, 2018  THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Federal lawyers want closed-door hearings in a high-profile court case about allegations of Canadian Security Intelligence Service spying on anti-pipeline activists. The civil liberties group behind a complaint about the purported CSIS wrongdoing opposes the federal secrecy request, saying it blatantly violates the principle that […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201830 Views

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The Daily Thursday, September 27, 2018

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, July 2018 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $997 in July, a decrease of 0.4% from the previous month. Compared with 12 months earlier, earnings increased 3.0%. Continue reading  National tourism indicators, second quarter 2018 Tourism spending in Canada rose 1.2% in the second quarter, following increases of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201828 Views

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Erinn Monture – Founder of Edwadadrihwanokwa:k

NationTalk speaks with Erinn Monture, a Mohawk from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, who advocates for Indigenous cancer patients after surviving her own cancer journey. Erinn discusses the not-for-profit organization that she founded, Edwadadrihwanokwa:k, dedicated to raising Indigenous cancer awareness and assisting Indigenous cancer patients, and their families, with necessary supports and resources for their […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 2018186 Views

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The carbon tax breakdown: Understanding the issues around the policy tool – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 26, 2018  By Ian Bickis THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Canadians could come out ahead financially with a federally-imposed carbon tax, or so concludes the latest study on the policy as understanding of emission reduction options continue to evolve. The study by Mark Cameron, executive director of the pro-carbon tax group Clean […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201819 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Natural resource indicators, second quarter 2018 Real gross domestic product of the natural resource sector increased 1.8% in the second quarter, as both the energy (+3.2%) and forestry (+3.2%) subsectors expanded. Natural resource prices were up 2.1% due to strong price growth in forestry (+4.8%) and energy (+2.4%) products. Continue reading  Study: Is field of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201866 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018 Notice On Monday, September 24, 2018, Statistics Canada’s offices in the National Capital Region were closed as a result of power outages brought on by the two tornadoes that touched down in the Ottawa–Gatineau region on Friday, September 21, 2018. Continue reading Food services and drinking places, July 2018 Sales in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201838 Views

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The Daily Monday, September 24, 2018

Wholesale trade, July 2018 Wholesale sales rose 1.5% to $63.9 billion in July, more than offsetting the 0.9% decline in June. Sales were up in four of seven subsectors, representing approximately 66% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading  Study: Women-owned Enterprises in Canada There were 275,300 women-owned enterprises on average each year from 2005 to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 201837 Views

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Telling the story Indigenous groups in their own words | APTN News

Credits: APTN News A new book is out, telling the story of the country’s three Indigenous groups in their own words. The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada is a four-volume, hard cover set published by the Royal Canadian Geographic Society. Former APTN Video Journalist Ossie Michelin served as Inuit editor. Michelin explains how this atlas […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2018190 Views

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The Daily Friday, September 21, 2018

Consumer Price Index, August 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.8% on a year-over-year basis in August, following a 3.0% increase in July. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was up 0.1% in August, after increasing 0.5% in July. Continue reading  Retail trade, July 2018 Retail sales rose 0.3% to $50.9 billion […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 201826 Views

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The Daily Thursday, September 20, 2018

Employment Insurance, July 2018 In July, 475,700 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, an increase of 11,000 or 2.4% from June. Continue reading  Investment in new housing construction, July 2018 Investment in new housing construction increased 1.7% year over year to $5.0 billion in July. The growth was driven solely by investment in apartment building […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201832 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Model-based principal field crop estimates, August 31, 2018 Canadian producers are looking at a record corn for grain crop this fall. Statistics Canada’s model-based principal field crop estimates forecast record production of 14.5 million tonnes of corn for grain. Canola production is estimated to be 21.0 million tonnes, while soybean production is estimated to be […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 201842 Views

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Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize for the album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa

September 17, 2018 Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize for the album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. “Psiw-te npomawsuwinuwok, kiluwaw yut. All my people, this is for you.” — Jeremy Dutcher The Prize, which was presented by CBC Music, goes to the best Canadian album of the year based on artistic merit without regard to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 201843 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, July 2018 Manufacturing sales increased for the third consecutive month in July, rising 0.9% to $58.6 billion. Higher sales in the transportation equipment and chemical industries drove the increase. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Large Retailers, July 2018 Monthly data from the large retailers program are now available for July. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 201844 Views

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Pehonan by Tiffany Shaw-Collinge

Credits:Edmonton Arts Council ᐄᓃᐤ (ÎNÎW) River Lot 11∞ Edmonton’s Indigenous Art Park The Indigenous Art Park features six artworks by Canadian Indigenous artists. The artists have created artworks that “tell the story of this place.” They are: iskotew – Amy Malbeuf (Rich Lake, Alberta), pehonan – Tiffany Shaw-Collinge (Edmonton, Alberta), mikikwan – Duane Linklater (Moose […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2018171 Views

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The Daily Monday, September 17, 2018

Canada’s international transactions in securities, July 2018 Foreign investment in Canadian securities reached $12.7 billion in July, mainly from acquisitions of federal government bonds. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities totalled $13.1 billion, led by record purchases of foreign bonds. Continue reading  New motor vehicle sales, July 2018 New motor vehicle sales […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 201845 Views

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