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MNO: Ken Smale passes away

May 18, 2017 The Sault Ste. Marie Métis community is mourning the loss of one of its leaders. Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizen Ken Smale was a councillor on the Historic Sault Ste. Marie Métis Council for multiple terms. Ken is the father of Historic Sault Ste. Marie Métis Council Treasurer, Shari Smale and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 201713 Views

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Parks Canada kicks-off the Canada 150 visitor season at Terra Nova National Park and National Historic Sites in Eastern Newfoundland

May 18, 2017     St. John’s, NL       Parks Canada Agency Starting on May 18th, 2017, Terra Nova National Park will begin welcoming visitors for the 2017 season. The national historic sites in Eastern Newfoundland, including Signal Hill and Cape Spear Lighthouse, will soon begin a busy summer schedule, allowing visitors to connect with our shared […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 201717 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 19, 2017

Consumer Price Index, April 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.6% on a year-over-year basis in April, matching the increase in March. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.5% in April, after decreasing 0.2% in March. Continue reading Retail trade, March 2017 Following a 0.4% decline in February, retail […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 20179 Views

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RCMP seeks help locating missing 59-year-old man

May 18, 2017 Oromocto First Nation, New Brunswick The Oromocto RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 59-year-old man from Oromocto First Nation, N.B. Peter Floyd Sabattis was last seen on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at approximately 8:30 p.m. near the St. John River. He was reported missing to the RCMP […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201716 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 18, 2017

Canada’s international transactions in securities, March 2017 Foreign investment in Canadian securities amounted to $15.1 billion in March, largely in Canadian corporate instruments. At the same time, Canadian investors added $15.4 billion of foreign securities to their holdings, led by acquisitions of US equities. Continue reading Employment Insurance, March 2017 In March, 551,100 people received […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 20176 Views

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Aboriginal Spirituality Sparks Inspiring Experiences in British Columbia

Credits: Aboriginal Tourism BC Published on May 9, 2017 Watch Oscar film star Duane Howard of the “The Revenant” and Top Chef Canada finalist Rich Francis get soulful in British Columbia as they journey to the community nicknamed “Friendly Cove” in Episode 2 of “Indigenous British Columbia,” the stars of the series find deep appreciation […]

by pnationtalk on May 17, 201761 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on First Nations Veterans Being Honoured as Part of Countdown to Passchendaele 2017 Commemoration

May 16, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on First Nations Veterans Being Honoured as Part of Countdown to Passchendaele 2017 Commemoration (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement on today’s announcement that First Nations veterans of World War I Francis Peghamagabow and Alexander Decouteau will […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201772 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, March 2017 Manufacturing sales increased 1.0% to a record $53.9 billion in March, reflecting higher sales in the transportation equipment and food industries. Continue reading Health Reports: Sun exposure and melanoma skin cancer, For the first time, Canadians’ risk of melanoma (skin cancer) related to summer ultraviolet radiation levels where they […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201711 Views

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ASC Interview Series: Chris Alexander on Metis and First Nations Agreements

Credits: Strong Canada Published on May 9, 2017 Chris Alexander explains why it’s time to form new treaties and re-examine existing ones. What do you think?

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201759 Views

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Special Report – For Nunavut youth, dancing has become a way to keep suicide at bay – CBC

Andy Evaloakjuk carries an astonishing amount of heartache for a man so young. For much of his life, the 21-year-old resident of Arviat, Nunavut, has had to confront the reality of suicide. Close family members have taken their lives. He also had to bury his best friend, Johnny. “During his funeral at the church, I […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201722 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Farm Input Price Index, fourth quarter 2016 The Farm Input Price Index decreased 0.2% in the fourth quarter of 2016. The decline was attributable to lower prices for animal production (-2.1%), specifically livestock purchases (-6.4%). Continue reading NT3

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201721 Views

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Moose Cree FN: CMHC On-Reserve Retrofit Initiative

May 11, 2017 – CMHC On-Reserve Retrofit Initiative Moose Cree First Nation Housing Department is planning for the renovations/repairs of four housing units through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation On-Reserve Retrofit Initiative. Interested bidders must complete an application form.Read More. NT5

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201724 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 15, 2017

Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, February 2017 Canadian refineries received 7.8 million cubic metres of crude oil in February, up 7.1% from the same month in 2016. Continue reading Remaining useful service life ratios of non-residential capital stock, 2009 to 2014 The ratio of Canadian non-residential capital stock’s remaining useful service life was […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 201722 Views

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ASC Interview Series: Rick Peterson Talks Pipelines and First Nations – Part 1

Credits: Strong Canada Published on May 3, 2017 Conservative leadership candidate Rick Peterson supports heavy First Nations consultation with pipelines.

by pnationtalk on May 14, 201770 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 12, 2017

Traveller Accommodation Services Price Index, first quarter 2017 The Traveller Accommodation Services Price Index (TASPI) decreased 2.6% in the first quarter compared with the previous quarter, the result of declines among both leisure (-1.9%) and business (-3.1%) clients. The decrease reflected low seasonal demand for accommodation services, which has also been observed in previous years. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 12, 201719 Views

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Bee Nation follows the first ever First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee

Credits: Express World News Published on Apr 27, 2017 A new documentary follows the inspirational stories of six students in the first-ever First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee in Canada.

by pnationtalk on May 11, 2017108 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 11, 2017

New Housing Price Index, March 2017 The New Housing Price Index (NHPI) rose 0.2% in March compared with the previous month. Higher new house prices in Vancouver and Toronto led the gain. Continue reading Biannual Survey of Suppliers of Business Financing, second half of 2016 Credit conditions remained broadly unchanged during the second half of […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201723 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 10, 2017

2016 Census of Agriculture Farm operators are slightly older and there are fewer farms in Canada than in 2011, but farms are on average larger and more area is devoted to crop production according to the results from the 2016 Census of Agriculture. Continue reading NT3

by pmnationtalk on May 10, 201723 Views

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Eel Ground FN: Housing Application Forms Available Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

May 8, 2017 To: Eel Ground First Nation Members MEMO: Re: Housing Applications Dear Members, Please be advised that the 2017 Housing applications will be available on Tuesday, May 9th for pick up. You can pick one up from receptionist at the front desk of the Band Administration Building. They are NOT to be used […]

by pmnationtalk on May 9, 201744 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Building permits, March 2017 The value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities fell 5.8% to $7.0 billion in March, marking a second consecutive monthly decrease. Nationally, the decline was mainly the result of lower construction intentions for multi-family dwellings, particularly in British Columbia and Ontario. Continue reading Apartment Building Construction Price Index, first quarter […]

by pmnationtalk on May 9, 201716 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 8, 2017

Study: Centre and peripheries: Settlement patterns and social integration of the population with an immigrant background in the Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver metropolitan areas There is now a greater tendency among immigrants to settle in the peripheral municipalities of the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver. Continue reading NT3

by pmnationtalk on May 8, 201725 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 5, 2017

Labour Force Survey, April 2017 Employment was little changed in April, while the unemployment rate declined 0.2 percentage points to 6.5%, the lowest rate since October 2008. The decrease was mostly the result of fewer youth searching for work. Continue reading Stocks of principal field crops, March 31, 2017 As of March 31, 2017, total […]

by pmnationtalk on May 5, 201724 Views

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Victory for workers at Potlotek First Nations fishery – UFCW 864

Cape Breton, N.S. – May 4, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 864 members at the Potlotek First Nations fishery in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia have reaffirmed their solidarity with UFCW after their bargaining unit – which previously fell under federal jurisdiction – was reclassified as a provincially regulated workplace by the Nova Scotia Labour Board. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 201731 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 4, 2017

Canadian international merchandise trade, March 2017 Canada’s merchandise trade balance with the world posted a $135 million deficit in March. Exports rose 3.8% while imports were up 1.7%. Continue reading Canadian international merchandise trade: Annual review, 2016 The value of Canada’s annual exports decreased 0.7% to $521.3 billion in 2016 while imports edged down 0.1% […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 201733 Views

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Aboriginal Canadians, Canadian Indians, Indigenous Canadians

Credits:1 Mega Videos Channel Published on May 2, 2017 Indigenous people in Canada[2] (also known as Aboriginal Canadians or Aboriginal people in Canada) are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada. They comprise the First Nations,[3] Inuit[4] and Métis.[5] Although “Indian” is a term still commonly used in legal documents, the descriptors “Indian” […]

by pnationtalk on May 3, 2017158 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Age and sex, and type of dwelling data: Key results from the 2016 Census From 2011 to 2016, Canada registered the largest increase in the proportion of seniors since Confederation. This acceleration of population aging is the result of the first baby boomers reaching the age of 65. Continue reading NT4

by pmnationtalk on May 3, 201726 Views

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JUST THE BEGINNING OF SOMETHING GREAT FOR THE “FIRST” CANADIANS!!

Credits:Crysty Abigail Published on Apr 4, 2017 We are just Starting this amazing Journey into Something greater for the First Nation’s people of Canada. Watch what we have to offer!! Thank You So Much for watching, from us at Tu-Kanatan Inc.!! Give us some love with a thumbs up!!

by pnationtalk on May 2, 2017145 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Control and sale of alcoholic beverages, year ending March 31, 2016 Canadians still prefer beer, but not like they used to. Continue reading Trade by exporter characteristics: Goods, 2016 There were 43,255 exporting enterprises of goods in Canada in 2016, with export sales totalling $442.2 billion. The number of exporting enterprises was down for the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 201737 Views

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MNBC: Three Meetings in Three Days in the Northwest

April 27, 2017 MNBC President Clara Morin Dal Col, Regional Director for the Northwest, Susie Hooper, and MNBC staff joined the Chartered Community leadership and members in Terrace, Prince Rupert and Smithers this past weekend (April 21-23) for various events.  Travelling from community to community over the course of three days attending the AGM’s of […]

by pmnationtalk on May 1, 201725 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 1, 2017

Gross domestic product by industry: Provinces and territories, 2016 Real gross domestic product (GDP) by industry increased in eight provinces and two territories in 2016. GDP declined for the second consecutive year in Alberta and Saskatchewan, largely as a result of low oil and commodity prices. GDP also declined in Northwest Territories. Continue reading Environment […]

by pmnationtalk on May 1, 201725 Views

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The Daily Friday, April 28, 2017

Gross domestic product by industry, February 2017 Gross domestic product was unchanged in February following three months of growth. Gains in service-producing industries were offset by declines in goods-producing industries. Continue reading Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, March 2017 The Industrial Product Price Index rose 0.8% in March, mainly due to higher prices […]

by pmnationtalk on April 28, 201725 Views

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Norm Miller looking for some answers on the Ring of Fire – My Parry Sound Now

Norm Miller is looking for action on a northern Ontario mining issue. The Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP says the Ring of Fire would boost the northern economy, and the Wynne government is more talk than action when it comes to helping the stalled project move forward. Miller raised the issue at Queen’s Park this week, asking […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 201739 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 Payroll employment, earnings and hours, February 2017 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $968 in February, little changed from January and up 1.5% from 12 months earlier. Continue reading Investment Banking Services Price Index, 2016 The Investment Banking Services Price Index (IBSPI) declined by 2.9% in 2016 following a 0.6% […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 201754 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Retail trade, February 2017 Retail sales declined 0.6% to $47.8 billion in February, following a 2.3% increase in January. Sales were down in 5 of 11 subsectors, representing 67% of total retail sales. Continue reading 2016 Census of Population advisory: Age and sex, and Type of dwelling Next week, Statistics Canada will turn its focus […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 201743 Views

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First Nations University of Canada Powwow 2017 – women’s fancy special

Credits:EMNTJ Videos Published on Apr 10, 2017

by pnationtalk on April 25, 2017184 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Foreign direct investment, 2016 The stock of Canadian direct investment abroad rose 1.4% to $1,049.6 billion in 2016. Meanwhile, the stock of foreign direct investment in Canada increased 4.7% to $825.7 billion. As a result, Canada’s net direct investment position narrowed by $22.3 billion in 2016 to $223.9 billion. Continue reading Number and salaries of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201744 Views

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The Daily Monday, April 24, 2017

Wholesale trade, February 2017 Wholesale sales edged down 0.2% to $58.9 billion in February, following four consecutive monthly increases. Declines were recorded in four subsectors, led by lower sales in the personal and household goods and the food, beverage and tobacco subsectors. Continue reading Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, February 2017 Natural gas transmission […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 201744 Views

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George was a special Elder in Attawapiskat – Netnewsledger.com

20 April 2017 ATTAWAPISKAT – LIVING – It seems like every time I head out on a vacation for the past few years I get tragic news. Recently, as I was leaving the country, I heard my Uncle George had passed away. This made me very sad and my mind flooded with memories of my […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 201777 Views

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The Daily Friday, April 21, 2017

Consumer Price Index, March 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.6% on a year-over-year basis in March, following a 2.0% increase in February. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was down 0.2% in March, after decreasing 0.3% in February. Continue reading Principal field crop areas, March 2017 Canadian farmers expect to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 21, 201754 Views

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UNREPENTANT: Canada’s Residential Schools Documentary

Credits:Independent_Documentary Published on Dec 7, 2013 This award winning documentary reveals Canada’s darkest secret – the deliberate extermination of indigenous (Native American) peoples and the theft of their land under the guise of religion. This never before told history as seen through the eyes of this former minister (Kevin Annett) who blew the whistle on […]

by pnationtalk on April 20, 2017231 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 20, 2017

Employment Insurance, February 2017 The number of regular Employment Insurance (EI) beneficiaries fell by 11,700 (-2.1%) to 554,200 in February, similar to the level of June 2016—just before the administrative changes that took effect last July. Continue reading Travel between Canada and other countries, February 2017 US residents made 2.0 million trips to Canada in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201755 Views

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First Nations History Overview

Credits:Karen Meyer Published on Jul 18, 2016

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 2017193 Views

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Health Reports – Housing conditions and respiratory hospitalizations among First Nations people in Canada

April 19, 2017 This study examines whether First Nations Aboriginal identity is associated with a greater likelihood of hospitalization for selected respiratory conditions when adjusting not only for housing, but also for location (on or off reserves, urban or rural) and household income. The analyses are based on information from the 2006 Census linked to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201769 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Industrial research and development characteristics, 2016 (intentions) Based on the intentions of research and development-performing firms, in-house research and development spending is expected to edge down from $18.5 billion in 2014 to $17.9 billion in 2015 and to $17.7 billion 2016. Continue reading Research and development in Canadian industry: Intellectual property, 2014 In 2014, businesses […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201755 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 Canada’s international transactions in securities, February 2017 Foreign investment in Canadian securities reached a record high $38.8 billion in February, led by issuances of new Canadian shares to non-resident investors. At the same time, Canadian investors acquired $6.3 billion of foreign securities, mainly US instruments. Continue reading Estimates of multifactor productivity growth […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201751 Views

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The Métis Nation Signs Historic Accord with Canada

For Immediate Release: The Métis Nation Signs Historic Accord With Canada (OTTAWA, April 14, 2017)  This morning, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) President Margaret Froh attended the inaugural meeting of the Crown – Métis Nation Summit — a permanent bilateral process between Métis Nation leaders, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of his cabinet. During […]

by pmnationtalk on April 14, 2017218 Views

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Liberal pot bill finally seeing light of day; provinces bracing for impact – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 13, 2017  By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ It’s nothing short of a sea change in public policy, one with profound implications for everything from Canadian culture and health to border security, road safety and even international relations: legalizing marijuana. And it all starts today. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, Health […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 201742 Views

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The Daily Thursday, April 13, 2017

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, February 2017 Manufacturing sales edged down 0.2% in February to $53.6 billion, following three consecutive monthly increases. Continue reading Job vacancies, fourth quarter 2016 Job vacancies rose 6.3% from the fourth quarter of 2015 to 375,000 in the fourth quarter, following little year-over-year change in the third quarter. Meanwhile, the job […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 201736 Views

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Justice Min. compares Canada to apartheid-era S. Africa

Credits: Rebel Canada Published on Apr 3, 2017 Christopher Wilson of TheRebel.media reports on the Liberal government minister who compared Canada’s treatment of First Nations with South African apartheid. MORE: https://www.therebel.media/trudeau_s_… Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.  

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 2017244 Views

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Leaders Agree: Now Is the Time To Honour Indigenous Elders

JOINT PRESS RELEASE Leaders Agree: Now Is the Time To Honour Indigenous Elders Indigenous Groups in Alberta join forces to host historic national First Nations, Metis, Innu & Inuit elders and seniors gathering. For Immediate Release April 12, 1017 Edmonton, AB, Treaty No. 6 Territory: Today, Alberta Indigenous leaders and government partners are coming together […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 2017350 Views

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