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The Daily Friday, March 24, 2017

Consumer Price Index, February 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.0% on a year-over-year basis in February, following a 2.1% increase in January. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was down 0.2% in February, following a 0.7% gain in January. Continue reading Government Finance Statistics, fourth quarter 2016 Quarterly data for […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 20172 Views

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Media Advisory: Social Emergencies Summit Being Held in Thunder Bay

March 23, 2017 Ontario Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation David Zimmer and Indigenous leaders from Mushkegowuk Council, Grand Council Treaty # 3 and Nishnawbe Aski Nation will deliver closing remarks and be available to media at the conclusion of the Social Emergencies Summit. Date:                           Friday, March 24, 2017 Time:                           3 p.m. Location:                     Valhalla Inn […]

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Lakritz: NDP have a big budget, but they’re fixing what’s wrong with Alberta – Calgary Herald

March 23, 2017 “Orange is the New Broke.” That was the meme circulating on social media after the NDP brought down its budget last week. Go ahead. Condemn the NDP for cleaning up the mess created by the 44-year Tory dynasty. Condemn the Notley government for believing it’s far better to have a fiscal deficit […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 20178 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Second Serious Installment to Close the Gap, Must Lead to Real Change Faster

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Second Serious Installment to Close the Gap, Must Lead to Real Change Faster OTTAWA, March 22, 2017  – Budget 2017 makes important and positive investments to help close the socio-economic gap for First Nations, but these investments must lead to real change, faster, says Assembly of First Nations (AFN) […]

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The Daily Thursday, March 23, 2017

Employment Insurance, January 2017 In January, 567,900 people received Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, little changed from the previous month (-1,900 or -0.3%). Continue reading Canada’s population estimates, fourth quarter 2016 Demographic estimates for Canada, the provinces and the territories for the fourth quarter of 2016 are now available. Continue reading Construction Union Wage Rate Index, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20174 Views

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Bill Waiser shares the history of First Nations people in Canada

Credits: John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University Published on 6 Dec 2013 Bill Waiser is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Saskatchewan. This clip is from a larger presentation given at Wednesdays at the Center entitled, “First Nations – Canada and the question of Indigeneity” Watch the full presentation […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201731 Views

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105-Year-Old Flora Weenosis One of the Oldest Living First Nations – FSIN

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nation’s Executive, Elders, Senate, Veterans and Staff extend their warmest regards to Chief Bobby Cameron’s maternal great-kokum Flora Weenosis, who turned 105-years-old last week. Weenosis was born on Big River First Nation on March 15, 1912, just one month before the sinking of the RMS Titanic off the Atlantic Coast. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201712 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Canadian Community Health Survey, 2015 Perceived mental health is an important indicator of overall well-being and provides a general indication of the population suffering from some form of mental disorder, mental or emotional problems, or distress. In 2015, almost three-quarters (72.4%) of Canadians aged 12 or older reported that their mental health was excellent or […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 20179 Views

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Manitoba “crushed” by “refugees” from U.S.

Credits: Rebel Media Published on Mar 21, 2017 Ezra Levant of TheRebel.media says Trudeau should prioritize help for Canada’s First Nations rather than fake “refugees” from Trump’s America. MORE: http://www.therebel.media/ezra_levant… WATCH Ezra’s nightly show: http://therebel.media/the_ezra_levant… Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201726 Views

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New maps to depict pre-colonial ‘Turtle Island’ Canada – CBC

Traditional Indigenous territories, trade routes, resources and more to be shown Mar 21, 2017 The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is teaming up with five First Nation, Métis and Inuit organizations to redraw the map of Canada. The new maps will be wiped clean of political lines, then rebuilt using Indigenous territories, trading routes, language groups, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201716 Views

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Aboriginal seniors in population centres in Canada, 2012

March 21, 2017 The Aboriginal population is a young population, with proportionally more children and youth and relatively few seniors. There is a demographic shift, however, towards aging among Aboriginal peoples. According to the 2001 Census and the 2011 National Household Survey, the number of Aboriginal people 65 years and over more than doubled from 2001 to 2011 to 82,690. In 2011, more than half (52% or 43,130) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201722 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Retail trade, January 2017 Retail sales rose 2.2% to $46.0 billion in January, led by four subsectors that rebounded from lower sales in December. Excluding sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers, retail sales advanced 1.7%. Continue reading Human Activity and the Environment: Freshwater in Canada, 1971 to 2013 According to a new study in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 20173 Views

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American Indians of Canada (First Nations)

Credits: Indigenous Americans Published on Mar 2, 2017 19th & 20th century photos of the Aboriginal Natives of Canada. I tried to add a photo of a Native from every overall tribal nation and I included Canada’s specific name for their Natives in the title. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201739 Views

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Nearly killed by frostbite, Hopedale woman grateful as her life gets back on track – CBC

Despite losing 8 fingers and part of a leg, Gerri Boase is on the mend Mar 20, 2017 A Labrador woman who lost fingers and part of one leg after falling asleep outdoors in sub-zero temperatures is recovering from a horrific experience, thanks to family and friends who pitched in to help. In February of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201711 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 Wholesale trade, January 2017 Wholesale sales rose 3.3% to a record high $59.1 billion in January. This was the largest monthly percentage gain since November 2009, when wholesale sales rose 3.8%. Sales were up in four of seven subsectors, representing 55% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading Travel between Canada and other […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201711 Views

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The Real Deal with Lisa Redl – First Nations

Credits: ShawTVOkanagan Published on Mar 3, 2017 Lisa is joined by co-host Kelly Derrickson. They speak with Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Grand Chief Ron Derrickson and Chief Clarence Louie about issues facing First Nations in Canada. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on March 19, 201747 Views

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Progress report of regional emergency management partnership

March 16, 2017 VICTORIA – A three-year strategic plan is the first key and significant outcome out of the first year of the regional emergency management partnership (REMP) between the Province and the Capital Regional District (CRD). The REMP steering committee endorsed its first strategic plan on Feb. 20, 2017, which outlines goals, targets and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 201713 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 17, 2017

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, January 2017 Manufacturing sales rose for the third consecutive month, up 0.6% to $53.8 billion in January. The gain stemmed from a 2.3% increase in non-durable goods sales, led by the petroleum and coal, and chemical industries. Continue reading Study: Immigrant Businesses in Knowledge-based Industries Private incorporated businesses owned by immigrants […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 20178 Views

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Warriors Off The Res: Aboriginal Gangs in Winnipeg

Credits: VICE News Published on Jul 10, 2014 Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba, Canada — and for 16 of the past 33 years, it has also been the country’s murder capital. The prairie city is home to just under 800,000 people, about 10 percent of whom are Aboriginal, meaning Winnipeg boasts the largest urban […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 201756 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations Invites Public to Ottawa Event for the National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits on Friday, March 17

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations Invites Public to Ottawa Event for the National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits on Friday, March 17 March 16, 2017 MEDIA ADVISORY (Ottawa, ON): To gather collective strength and spiritual support in response to the ongoing national suicide crisis facing First Nations people, the Assembly […]

by pmnationtalk on March 16, 201742 Views

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Aboriginal people and the labour market

Released: 2017-03-16 The Aboriginal population in Canada has historically had lower labour force participation and employment rates, and a higher unemployment rate, than the non-Aboriginal population. These trends were exacerbated during the economic downturn of 2008/2009. According to key labour market indicators, Aboriginal people were affected more severely, and for a longer duration, by the recent recession […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 201717 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 16, 2017

Canada’s international transactions in securities, January 2017 Foreign investment in Canadian securities slowed to $6.2 billion in January, down from $10.2 billion in December. At the same time, Canadian investors increased their holdings of foreign securities by $8.6 billion, led by purchases of US instruments. Continue reading Multifactor productivity growth estimates and industry productivity database, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 16, 201714 Views

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WE WILL BE FREE – Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

Credits: downsideupfilm Published on May 10, 2014 The indigenous people in Canada are survivors. Survivors of a long history of oppression. Their culture and language were once questioned by the new ‘owners’ of their world. This documentary is looking for the sources of suffering within the indigenous population of Winnipeg in Canada. Their stories tell […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201752 Views

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AFN National Chief in Saskatchewan for Tour at Royal Saskatchewan Museum and National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits Day

AFN National Chief in Saskatchewan for Tour at Royal Saskatchewan Museum and National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits Day March 15, 2017 (Regina, SK) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Treaty 4 chiefs and historian John S. Milloy will be making a visit to view the Chief Paskwa […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201746 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 15, 2017

National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, fourth quarter 2016 National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, rose 1.4% to $9,920.0 billion at the end of the fourth quarter. The main contributors to growth were real estate and natural resources. Continue reading Financial and taxation statistics for enterprises, 2015 In 2015, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201713 Views

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International Women’s Day Be Bold for Change

Published on Mar 8, 2017 National Chief Perry Bellegarde Video Message – International Women’s Day: “Be Bold for Change”

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201743 Views

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Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee announces the passing of Elder Jody Randall (Shko-deh-nini) Waddilove

UOI OFFICES, Nipissing First Nation (March 14, 2017)— The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee, on behalf of the 40 First Nations in the Anishinabek Nation, expresses his most heartfelt condolences to the family of Jody Waddilove, his community of Munsee-Delaware Nation, and all others who mourn his passing. “We are all deeply saddened […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201742 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Canada’s international investment position, fourth quarter 2016 Canada’s net foreign asset position increased by $95.7 billion in the fourth quarter to $188.4 billion. Despite the gains in the second half of the year, Canada’s overall net foreign asset position was reduced by $241.6 billion in 2016 due to strong declines in the first two quarters. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 20178 Views

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Passing of Northern Ontario author Richard Wagamese ‘a tremendous loss’ – Sudbury.com

Northern writers and indigenous leaders reflect on the loss of the respected Ojibway author THUNDER BAY – The literary community across the country continues to mourn the loss of Richard Wagamese, one of Canada’s great storytellers, but local writers and indigenous leaders say his stories will live on as his legacy in the region. “I’m […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201718 Views

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Award winning author Richard Wagamese dies at age 61 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 11, 2017 By Gemma Karstens-Smith THE CANADIAN PRESS KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ An acclaimed indigenous writer is being remembered not only for his work that reflected on the legacy of the residential school system, but for his generous and loving spirit. Family members confirm author and journalist Richard Wagamese died Friday afternoon at […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201711 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 13, 2017

Annual Head Office Survey, 2015 The number of head offices in Canada declined by 1.3% from 2014 to 2,724 in 2015, while the number of head office employees decreased by 0.5% to 229,160. Continue reading Report on energy supply and demand, 2015 The preliminary 2015 edition of the Report on Energy Supply and Demand in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 20178 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 9, 2017

Industrial capacity utilization rates, fourth quarter 2016 Canadian industries operated at 82.2% of their production capacity in the fourth quarter, up from 81.6% in the previous quarter. This was the second consecutive quarterly gain. Continue reading New Housing Price Index, January 2017 The New Housing Price Index (NHPI) edged up 0.1% in January compared with […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 201719 Views

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NWAC Celebrates International Women’s Day at the National Indigenous Women’s Summit

NWAC Celebrates International Women’s Day at the National Indigenous Women’s Summit March 8, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) Interim President Francyne D. Joe joined other Indigenous women leaders in thanking hosts and welcoming delegates to the fifth National Indigenous Women’s Summit (NIWS) on Monday, saying “It is essential to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 201745 Views

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AFN Marks International Women’s Day: “Be Bold for Change”

AFN Marks International Women’s Day: “Be Bold for Change” March 8, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is marking International Women’s Day on March 8 by honouring First Nations women and Indigenous women around the world for their continuing contributions to improving the lives of Indigenous peoples, and encouraging everyone to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 201774 Views

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Update on Day Scholars Class Action

Press Release View FAQ’s  View Form  Vancouver, March 1, 2017 The Representative Plaintiffs in the Day Scholars Class Action anticipate a busy few months ahead as discussions with Canada’s Ministerial Special Representative, Tom Isaac move into high gear. Following Mr. Isaac’s appointment by the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, the two sides have […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 201789 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Building permits, January 2017 The value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities rose 5.4% to $7.6 billion in January, following two consecutive monthly decreases. Six provinces posted increases, led by Alberta and British Columbia. Nationally, construction intentions rose in every component, particularly institutional buildings. Continue reading Study: Women in Canada: Women and paid work […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 201713 Views

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KIA President sends condolences to Your Worship David Aksawnee’s Family

(March 6, 2017 – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut) “On behalf of the Kivalliq Inuit Association Board of Directors and staff, I would like to extend my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family of Your Worship David Aksawnee,” said President David Ningeongan. “Thank-you, Your Worship, for your leadership and dedication to the community of Baker Lake […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 201727 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Canadian international merchandise trade, January 2017 Canada’s merchandise trade balance with the world posted a third consecutive monthly surplus, widening from $447 million in December to $807 million in January. Exports were up 0.5% while imports edged down 0.3%. Continue reading Chain Fisher real export and import values, January 2017 The monthly chain Fisher real […]

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The Daily Monday, March 6, 2017

Manufacturing: The year in review, 2016 Total manufacturing sales rose 1.0% to $614.4 billion in 2016, following a 1.7% decline in 2015. There were 1.7 million manufacturing jobs in Canada in 2016, 95.5% of the jobs were full time and 28.1% of the workforce were women. Continue reading Sawmills, December 2016 Lumber production fell 19.2% […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 201712 Views

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PM under fire for saying Grassy Narrows ‘very much’ Ontario’s responsibility – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 2, 2017 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Frustrated indigenous leaders and human rights advocates called out Justin Trudeau on Thursday after the prime minister described mercury contamination at Grassy Narrows First Nation as “very much” an Ontario issue. Chief Simon Fobister accused Trudeau of “passing the buck” when it […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 201719 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 3, 2017

Study: Recent trends in motor vehicle industries, 2015 The motor vehicle sector is an important part of the Canadian economy. Two new studies provide a comprehensive overview of how different segments of the Canadian motor vehicle sector have evolved since the 2008-2009 recession and within a North American context. Continue reading Livestock estimates, January 1, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 3, 201726 Views

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Canadian Army Conducts Winter Warfare Exercise in Newfoundland and Labrador

March 2, 2017 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Canadian Army will conduct a large winter warfare exercise in Labrador from March 2 to 10, 2017. Exercise NORTHERN SOJOURN 17 is an annual exercise designed to maintain arctic-capable Regular and Reserve Force soldiers who can deploy on short […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201731 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 2, 2017

March 2, 2017 Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, fourth quarter 2016 Real gross domestic product rose 0.6% in the fourth quarter, following a 0.9% increase in the third quarter. Final domestic demand continued to decelerate (+0.1%), with ongoing weakness in business investment. Continue reading Gross domestic product by industry, December 2016 Gross domestic product […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 201721 Views

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AFN Invites All Canadians to Participate in a National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits on March 17, 2017

AFN Invites All Canadians to Participate in a National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits on March 17, 2017 March 1, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) — In response to the ongoing national suicide crisis facing First Nations people, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and the AFN National Executive, including the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 2017100 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Canada’s balance of international payments, fourth quarter 2016 Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) narrowed by $9.0 billion in the fourth quarter to $10.7 billion. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), foreign investment in Canadian private corporate securities led the inflow of funds in the economy in the quarter. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 201733 Views

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FSIN Sends Condolences following the Passing of Frank Asapace

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nation’s Executive, Elders, Senate, Veterans and Staff extend their condolences to the family and friends of Frank Asapace, who passed away Monday. Asapace will be remembered as a kindhearted and loving father of five who never cast judgment on others. He grew up on Kawacatoose First Nation before being sent […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201743 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, January 2017 The Industrial Product Price Index rose 0.4% in January, mainly due to higher prices for energy and petroleum products. The Raw Materials Price Index increased 1.7%, led by higher prices for animals and animal products. Continue reading Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index, January 2017 The […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201720 Views

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Jean Paul (JP) Gladu, President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)

Jean Paul (JP) Gladu, President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) JP Gladu, speaks about pushing boundaries and embracing more Indigenous economic development within and outside our community. JP encourages us to not only focus on our natural resource based economies but all our Indigenous entrepreneurs who contribute more than $12 […]

by dbnationtalk on February 27, 2017174 Views

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The Daily Monday, February 27, 2017

Study: Labour market outcomes of immigrant women who arrive as dependants of economic immigrant principal applicants The points-based selection of immigrants has implications for the characteristics of immigrant couples who are admitted to Canada and for the subsequent labour market outcomes of immigrant families. For example, immigrant women who arrived as accompanying spouses of economic […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 201717 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 24, 2017

Consumer Price Index, January 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.1% on a year-over-year basis in January, following a 1.5% increase in December. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.7% in January, after increasing 0.4% in December. Continue reading Computer and peripherals price indexes, January 2017 The price of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 24, 201741 Views

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