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NACCA Event Video – Chief Darcy Bear, Whitecap Dakota First Nation

At the recent NACCA & PPF event in Ottawa, Chief Darcy Bear of the Whitecap Dakota First Nation speaks about First Nation’s peoples taking their rightful place as part of the economy and about the First Nation Land Management Act which opens its doors for business. About NACCA: The National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association, is […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 20174 Views

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Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock of FNCFCS to Mark Ten Year Anniversary of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children

Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock of FNCFCS to Mark Ten Year Anniversary of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201712 Views

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Second snowmobiler found dead after accident in northwest Ontario – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Feb 21, 2017 NIPIGON, Ont. – The body of a second man has been found dead after two snowmobiles went through the ice on a lake in northwestern Ontario last week. Ontario Provincial Police say both men were last seen on Lake Nipigon on the afternoon of Feb. 16 and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 20176 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 Retail trade, December 2016 Following four consecutive monthly increases, retail sales decreased 0.5% in December. Declines were widespread as lower sales were reported in 9 of 11 subsectors, representing 82% of retail trade. Continue reading Study: Women in Canada: The girl child There were about 3.4 million girls aged 17 and under […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 20174 Views

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First Nations of Canada – Northwest Coast

Credits: Sarah Montroy A short video introduction to the Northwest Coast First Nation >Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201723 Views

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POV | The photographer and the prisoner: How I became friends with an inmate – CBC

Feb 18, 2017 About two and a half years ago, I was attending a powwow at Skownan First Nation, which is a reserve about four hours north of Winnipeg. I was invited by the chief to photograph it as part of a documentary project. While I was there, I met a grass dancer named Waylon […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 20176 Views

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Man who rescued stranger from fire says he was thinking of his daughter – CBC

Feb 20, 2017 Leo Meawasige ran into burning building to save woman from fire at Dundas and Sherbourne A woman escaped from an apartment fire with minor burns thanks to the quick response of a man who just happened to be passing by. Leo Meawasige was visiting a friend at a nearby shelter at around […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 20176 Views

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Moose Cree First Nation Mourns the Passing of World War II Veteran Jack Wynne

Moose Factory, ON – February 16, 2017 On behalf of the Council and the Membership of the Moose Cree First Nation [MCFN], I wish to extend my deepest condolences to the family of World War II Veteran Jack Wynne. He was the last surviving veteran from Moose Factory and a very well-respected Elder of MCFN. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 20177 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Travel between Canada and other countries, December 2016 Residents of overseas countries (countries other than the United States) made 551,000 trips to Canada in December, up 1.4% from November. Continue reading Cancer incidence in Canada, 2014 In 2014, more than 137,000 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in Canada (excluding Quebec, see note to readers). […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 20174 Views

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First Nations in Canada

Credits: To Every Tribe Published on Sep 23, 2015 To Every Tribe has been invited to send missionaries to a remote and isolated community in Northwest Ontario. Learn more at www.toeverytribe.org/FirstNationsCanada/ TO EVERY TRIBE’S MISSION To Every Tribe exists to extend the worship of Christ among all peoples by mobilizing the church, training disciplemakers, and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201721 Views

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NAN Mourns Passing of Second World War Veteran Jack Wynne

THUNDER BAY, ON (February 15, 2017): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, expressed condolences following the passing of NAN Elder Jack Wynne, a Second World War veteran from Moose Cree First Nation and the last surviving veteran from Moose Factory, who died today at 91 years of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 201710 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017 Canada’s international transactions in securities, December 2016 Foreign investment in Canadian securities reached $10.2 billion in December, largely through acquisitions of shares. At the same time, Canadian investors increased their holdings of foreign securities by $6.7 billion, led by purchases of non-US foreign shares. Continue reading Repair and maintenance services, 2015 The […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 201711 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on the Loss of NAN Elder and Second World War Veteran Jack Wynne: “We Will Always Remember His Courage and His Commitment”

February 16, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on the Loss of NAN Elder and Second World War Veteran Jack Wynne: “We Will Always Remember His Courage and His Commitment” (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations’ National Chief, Perry Bellegarde today issued the following statement on the passing of Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Elder […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 201721 Views

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Canadian Art Prints – First Nations Posters & Canvas 2017

Credits: Cap Winndevon Published on Nov 3, 2015 Aboriginal artwork available as posters and canvas. Unstretched or not framed, stretched, or stretched & framed. Authentic souvenirs. Made In Canada Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 201747 Views

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Statements from NAN, Nibinamik First Nation

THUNDER BAY, ON (February 16, 2017): Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Nibinamik First Nation Chief Johnny Yellowhead have released the following statements on the death of Moses Amik Beaver earlier this week and the death of his sister, Mary Wabasse, three days later. “The sudden and unexplained death of Moses Beaver was devastating to his […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 201731 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 16, 2017

Employment Insurance, December 2016 In December, 568,800 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, down slightly (-3,200 or -0.6%) from the previous month. Continue reading Family violence in Canada: A statistical profile, 2015 According to self-reported data from the 2014 General Social Survey on Victimization, one-third (33%) of Canadians aged 15 and older experienced some form […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 201711 Views

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Nunatukavut Embarks on new Community Sustainability Initiative

Nunatukavut Embarks on new Community Sustainability Initiative FEBRUARY 15, 2017 – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced a new initiative called “NunatuKavut Community Sustainability Vision 2017.” It supports Southern Inuit in creating a stronger future for their communities. Three pilot communities – Black Tickle, Norman Bay and St. Lewis […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 201749 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, December 2016 Manufacturing sales increased for the second consecutive month, up 2.3% to $53.5 billion in December, following a revised increase of 2.3% in November. The growth was mainly the result of higher sales of transportation equipment, as well as petroleum and coal products. Continue reading Trade by Exporter Characteristics: Goods, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201710 Views

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Amelia Boissoneau pursuing dream to model in New York – Global News

Feb 13, 2017 Amelia Boissoneau says it’s a dream come true to have the opportunity this week to walk the runway in New York. Boissoneau, 17, has been asked to be part of New York Fashion Week and leaves Monday. “Honestly, I was just blown away. I couldn’t believe it,” Boissoneau said over the phone […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 201716 Views

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Canadian History and the Indian Residential School System

Credits: School District 27 Residential Schools and Reconciliation Published on Jul 17, 2014 20 minute history of Canada and the Indian Residential School system. To provide historical context and intended as a prequel to the video Murray Sinclair Truth and Reconciliation. Developed for School District 27 Grade 5/10 History curriculum. Have a video, podcast or […]

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 201774 Views

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Cree cultural icon dies at his home near Duck Lake, Sask. – CBC

Feb 12, 2017 Tyrone Tootoosis fought for justice, reconciliation Tyrone Tootoosis preferred to organize powwows, not star in them. He could often be found in a quiet spot offstage, smiling as the drummers, singers and dancers took to the floor. But last November, with his health failing, Tootoosis was brought to the centre of the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201712 Views

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Cree activist, actor Tyrone Tootoosis, 58, dies at ranch in Saskatchewan (OBIT-Tyrone-Tootoosis) – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 13, 2017 By CKOM THE CANADIAN PRESS DUCK LAKE, Sask. _ Cree activist, artist and actor Tyrone Tootoosis has died. Tootoosis, who was 58, died Sunday at his ranch near Duck Lake. John Lagimodiere, editor and publisher of Eagle Feather News, said Tootoosis began writing a column in the 90s for the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201718 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 Non-residential Building Construction Price Index, fourth quarter 2016 The Non-residential Building Construction Price Index (NRBCPI) was up 0.6% in the fourth quarter compared with the previous quarter. This was the fifth consecutive quarterly increase and the largest gain since the second quarter of 2014. Continue reading Apartment Building Construction Price Index, fourth […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201713 Views

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Well-known promoter and teacher of the Plains Cree culture has died – StarPhoenix

February 13, 2017 Tyrone Tootoosis, a prominent First Nations activist and indigenous historian in Saskatchewan, has died. A central figure in capturing and maintaining Saskatchewan and Canada’s indigenous history, Tootoosis passed away Sunday, according to a post on the activist’s Facebook page. “Tyrone left us early this morning, riding a comet during the full snow […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201724 Views

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Canada’s aboriginal struggle with poverty, discrimination

Credits: PressTV News Videos Published on Apr 11, 2016 The state of emergency was declared by the remote northern community of the Attawa-piskat First Nation which has 2,000 people. Nearly a dozen of the community’s members tried to take their own lives this month and 28 attempted to commit suicide in March. Previous reports indicate […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 201775 Views

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Rankin Inlet says goodbye to three lost men – NunatsiaqOnline

February 09, 2017 “I want to tell people that there is hope,” Catholic bishop says Almost three weeks after three Rankin Inlet men drowned in a deadly sea ice accident, the community finally gathered Feb. 9 to say goodbye and seek much-needed closure from the tragic loss. Schools, organizations and a number of businesses in […]

by pmnationtalk on February 10, 201723 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Access to Clean Drinking Water a Basic Human Right

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegar de Says Access to Clean Drinking Water a Basic Human Right February 9, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today regarding the David Suzuki Foundation report on First Nations drinking water in Ontario titled Glass […]

by ahnationtalk on February 9, 201743 Views

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Barry Christoff, Vice-President of Indigenous Governance for the Institute on Governance

Release Date: February 9, 2017 NationTalk speaks with Barry Christoff, Vice-President of Indigenous Governance for the Institute on Governance (IOG). Barry is a member of Saulteau First Nations in northeastern British Columbia. The Institute is launching a five-part dialogue series “Characteristics of a Nation-to Nation Relationship,” in partnership with Canadians for a New Partnership. The […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2017105 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 9, 2017

New Housing Price Index, December 2016 The New Housing Price Index (NHPI) edged up 0.1% in December compared with the previous month, largely reflecting price increases in Ontario and Alberta. Prices have risen at the national level for 21 consecutive months. Continue reading Crude oil and natural gas: Supply and disposition, November 2016 Canada produced […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 201719 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Population size and growth in Canada: Key results from the 2016 Census, Today, Statistics Canada provides Canadians with a first glimpse of the latest national statistical portrait with results of the 2016 Census count on population and dwellings. Continue reading NT3

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201722 Views

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PDAC 2017 Convention brings Aboriginal communities and industry together

PDAC 2017 Convention brings Aboriginal communities and industry together Toronto, February 8, 2017 – Canada’s mineral exploration and mining community will gather in Toronto from March 5 to 8 for the annual Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention. A highlight of the PDAC Convention is the Aboriginal Program that provides an important platform […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201746 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Canadian international merchandise trade, December 2016 Canada’s merchandise trade balance with the world recorded its second consecutive monthly surplus, narrowing from a revised $1.0 billion in November to $923 million in December. Exports were up 0.8% while imports increased 1.0%. Continue reading Chain Fisher real export and import values, December 2016 The monthly chain Fisher […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 201727 Views

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Canada aboriginal community declares suicide emergency

Credits: PressTV News Videos Published on Apr 11, 2016 An aboriginal community in Canada has declared a state of emergency due to a spike in suicide attempts. The state of emergency was declared by the remote northern community of the Attawapiskat First Nation which has 2,000 people. Nearly a dozen of the community’s members tried […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 2017113 Views

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The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Wants Canadians to Get off the Bench and Get Involved With Cancer Control

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Wants Canadians to Get off the Bench and Get Involved With Cancer Control This year the Partnership is using the power of sport to empower Canadians to pledge how “We can. I can.” help reduce the burden of cancer February 4, 2017 (Toronto) – On February 4, the Canadian Partnership […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201748 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Marks World Cancer Day

Assembly of First Nations Marks World Cancer Day February 3, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of World Cancer Day on February 4, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day urged First Nations, federal, provincial, and territorial governments and regional health care experts to work collaboratively […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201745 Views

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Western Diversification Program

This is to announce that Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) is now accepting applications for the Western Diversification Program (WDP) Call for Proposals (CFP). Please note that WD is only seeking applications that directly support one (or more) of the following investment priorities: Clean technology; and/or Indigenous economic growth. Applications, as well as any supporting […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201728 Views

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The Daily Monday, February 6, 2017

Chicken production, 2016 Chicken production totalled 1.1 million tonnes in 2016, up 3.4% from the previous year. Ontario and Quebec produced over half of the chicken in Canada, with Ontario accounting for 376 067 tonnes and Quebec 309 128 tonnes. Continue reading Electric Power Selling Price Index, September to December 2016 The Electric Power Selling […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201732 Views

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MNO mourns the loss of Patricia Thibault

February 3, 2017 Patricia Thibault, one of the first citizens of the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) passed away on January 25, 2017. Born on January 19, 1950, Patricia received her MNO citizenship in 1993, the year the MNO was founded. She served from 1999 to 2005 as the Region 6 Councilor on the Provisional […]

by pmnationtalk on February 3, 201772 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 3, 2017

Stocks of principal field crops, December 31, 2016 As of December 31, 2016, total stocks of wheat, corn for grain and barley were up compared with the same date a year earlier. However, total stocks of canola, soybean and oats were down in 2016. Continue reading Farm product prices, December 2016 Prices received by farmers […]

by pmnationtalk on February 3, 201733 Views

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FULL STORY: Failing Canada’s First Nations Children

Credits: 16x9onglobal Published on Mar 5, 2016 Canadian kids from isolated communities forced to move away from their families – just to go to school. For more info, please go to www.global16x9.com. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 2017124 Views

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Nunatukavut Continues Work to Protect the George River Caribou Herd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nunatukavut Continues Work to Protect the George River Caribou Herd FEBRUARY 2, 2017 – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced it will continue a moratorium on hunting the George River Caribou Herd (GRCH). This is one of a number of measures NCC is taking to protect […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 201769 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 2, 2017

Sawmills, November 2016 Lumber production by sawmills rose 1.7% from October to 6 019.7 thousand cubic metres in November. Production was up 7.8% compared with November 2015. Continue reading NT3

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201724 Views

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Alta Tory Leadership Debate – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Feb 2, 2017 MEDICINE HAT, Alta. – The question of whether Alberta’s two right-of-centre political parties should merge into one has dominated the final debate among the three candidates for the leadership of the provincial Conservative party. Jason Kenney told the debate audience in Medicine Hat on Wednesday night that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 201738 Views

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Dana Cryderman, Director of Communications and Outreach at idoodlelearning.inc

Release Date: February 2, 2017 Dana Cryderman is originally from Edmonton, Alberta, but came to Ottawa in 2002 and joined the Canadian Foreign Service. She has had diplomatic postings in Venezuela (2005-2007) and in Washington DC (2014-2016). She has also held a number of portfolios at the Department of Foreign Affairs including as media spokeswoman, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 2017141 Views

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Emotion day as the deadline to get out of #NoDAPL camp arrives in North Dakota – APTN

Jan 31, 2017 The deadline of Jan. 31 has arrived for anyone still camped at the #NoDAPL site that served as the centre of the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline. At the height of the resistance, more than 10,000 people called the Oceti Sakowin camp home. But according to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201735 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Study: Food insecurity among Inuit living in Inuit Nunangat, 2012 More than half (52%) of Inuit adults aged 25 and older who lived in Inuit Nunangat in 2012—the Inuit homeland in Canada—reported that they had experienced food insecurity in the previous 12 months. This compared with 14% of Inuit living outside Inuit Nunangat. Continue reading […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201732 Views

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Habitat home is the first house to be built on Tobique First Nation in 13 years

New Habitat homeowners Phil and Amanda are home! January 31, 2017 A collaborative effort between Tobique First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Fredericton, the two groups are working together to demonstrate that Habitat’s model of affordable homeownership can have a significant impact on the critical housing issues affecting Indigenous communities across Canada. With all the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201753 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Gross domestic product by industry, November 2016 Real gross domestic product rose for the fifth time in six months, up 0.4% in November. The increase in November came mainly from higher output in manufacturing, mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction, finance and insurance and construction. Continue reading Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201727 Views

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Jane Philpott Talks Wapekeka | APTN News

Credits: APTN News Published on Jan 19, 2017 Minister Jane Philpott answers questions about Wapekeka and the troubling circumstances in a number of First Nation communities across Canada. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2017150 Views

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StatCan Blog: Measuring the economy, region by region

January 30, 2017 They are home to much of the country’s population and Canada’s 33 census metropolitan areas (CMAs) also pack an economic punch. This edition of the StatCan Blog, “Measuring the economy, region by region,” takes a look at the agency’s new annual release on gross domestic product (GDP) at the CMA level. In 2014, the agency […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201727 Views

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