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Years after forced adoptions, Canada to pay $600 million to indigenous people

Credits: PBS NewsHour Published on Oct 8, 2017 DescriptionFor a period between the 1960s and 1980s, a Canadian government program forcibly separated indigenous children from their families and put them up for adoption around the world. In a bid to address that injustice, Canada on Friday agreed to pay $600 million in legal settlements. Ian […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201797 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, October 4, 2017

StatCan Blog: Tracking the cost of shelter Change is constant when it comes to the cost of keeping a roof over one’s head, the lights on and everything that goes along with that. Continue reading  Canadian foreign post indexes, October 2017 Data on Canadian foreign post indexes are now available for October. Continue reading  Asphalt […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201716 Views

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Indigenous Resilience: The Potlatch Economy and Canada’s Indian Act

Credits:  ANP Circle Published on Sep 15, 2017 Kwakwaka’wakw Elder Nella Nelson from the ‘Namgis First Nation in Alert Bay talks about the historical impact of Canada’s racist policies on Indigenous economies and how Indigenous peoples, including members of her family, stayed strong and resilient. She also talks about the Potlach system. This video supports […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 2017112 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Looks Forward to Working with New Governor General of Canada

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Looks Forward to Working with New Governor General of Canada October 2, 2017 (Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Julie Payette on being sworn in today as the 29th Governor General of Canada. “Governor General Payette is the new representative of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201798 Views

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The Daily Thursday, September 28, 2017

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, July 2017 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $970 in July, little changed from the previous month. Compared with July 2016, earnings were up 1.8%. Continue reading  National tourism indicators, second quarter 2017 Tourism spending in Canada rose 1.7% in the second quarter, following a 1.1% gain in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201721 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Canadian Community Health Survey, 2016 Unhealthy behaviours such as smoking, heavy drinking and illicit drug use are risk factors for chronic disease. Over one-third of Canadians aged 12 or older (around 11 million people) reported one or more of these unhealthy behaviours, according to new data from the 2016 Canadian Community Health Survey. Continue reading  […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201732 Views

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Canoe Trip Tackles Historical Wounds Between Jesuit Priests And First Nations

Credits: The National Published on Sep 4, 2017 After learning about the Jesuit residential schools in Ontario, a priest in training organized a canoe trip with Indigenous, Jesuit and lay participants with the goal of reconciliation. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News  The National is CBC Television’s flagship news program. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 2017137 Views

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CANADA: Whose side are you on? Norway or First Nations?

Credits:   Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Published on Sep 13, 2017 CANADA: Whose side are you on? Norway or First Nations? OpVirusHunter is warming up, there are 2 Nations occupying salmon farms demanding that the BC government revoke the salmon farms licences of occupation. WATCH and SHARE SeaShepherd

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 2017127 Views

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The Daily Monday, September 25, 2017

Food services and drinking places, July 2017 Sales in the food services and drinking places subsector rose 1.2% to $5.7 billion in July. Continue reading  Dairy statistics, July 2017 For the first time in 2017, monthly yogurt production increased year over year, rising 7.5% from 28 695 tonnes in July 2016 to 30 851 tonnes […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201724 Views

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The Daily Friday, September 22, 2017

Consumer Price Index, August 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.4% on a year-over-year basis in August, following a 1.2% increase in July. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.2% in August, matching the increase in July. Continue reading  Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index, second quarter 2017 […]

by pmnationtalk on September 22, 201764 Views

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Canadian leader spotlights his own county’s injustices at UN – CP

Source: The Associated Press Sep 21, 2017 By Jennifer Peltz And Matthew Pennington THE ASSOCIATED PRESS On a stage where many world leaders spotlight their successes, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday about one of his nation’s historic failures: the injustices long faced by its native people. “For indigenous peoples in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2017131 Views

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UBCIC: Dr. Simon Lucas’ Legacy

(Coast Salish Territory / Vancouver, BC) We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Simon Lucas. On behalf of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, we send our sympathies and condolences to the Lucas family, Hesquiaht and the Nuu-chah-nulth. We fondly remember Dr. Lucas and know he was respected and loved by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201796 Views

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Safe, reliable and affordable’: New bus service aims to make notorious Highway of Tears less dangerous – CBC

Subsidized transit service connects Prince George with Smithers, B.C.; officials hope it’ll reduce hitchhiking Sep 21, 2017 As a B.C. Transit bus swings open its doors in front of the Pine Centre Mall in Prince George, a small crowd of people carrying duffel bags and backpacks file on. They each stuff $5 into the fare […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2017169 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Senator Lynn Beyak To Be Removed From Conservative Caucus Following Latest Remarks

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Senator Lynn Beyak To Be Removed From Conservative Caucus Following Latest Remarks September 20, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today in response to Senator Lynn Beyak’s recent comments: “In this era of reconciliation […]

by aanationtalk on September 20, 2017383 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, July 2017 Manufacturing sales decreased 2.6% to $52.5 billion in July, following a 1.9% decline in June. Continue reading  Model-based principal field crop estimates, 2017 Canola production in Canada is estimated to reach a record 19.7 million tonnes in 2017, according to Statistics Canada’s model-based principal field crop estimates. Soybean production […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 201764 Views

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Sen. Lynn Beyak – First Nations Should Give Up Status Cards | Indigenous & Aboriginal Peoples

Credits: Women In Canadian Politics Published on Sep 17, 2017 Susan Riley, John Ibbitson and Kady O’Malley discuss Sen. Lynn Beyak latest controversial remarks. Published under the Fair Dealing Exception as a public service and educational tool.

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 2017481 Views

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OAHS: In Memory of Donald McBain 1959-2017

September 18, 2017 http://northwoodfuneral.com/tribute/details/4591/Donald-McBain/obituary.html#tribute-start NT4

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 2017130 Views

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BR Mba NDP Leadership – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 17, 2017  WINNIPEG – A political studies professor says Indigenous rights activist and author Wab Kinew’s (WAWB’ kih-NOOZ’) large margin of victory in the Manitoba N-D-P leadership race will help reunite the party. Party members elected Kinew over veteran cabinet minister Steve Ashton by an almost 3-to-1 margin yesterday. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 201751 Views

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CANADA: Whose side are you on? Norway or First Nations?

Credits:  Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Published on Sep 13, 2017 Whose side are you on? Norway or First Nations? OpVirusHunter is warming up, there are 2 Nations occupying salmon farms demanding that the BC government revoke the salmon farms licences of occupation.

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 2017424 Views

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A Walk for Homelessness and a Journey Across Native Land – TheTyee.ca

Nearing the end of 9,100-kilometre trek across Canada to raise awareness on youth homelessness, Joe Roberts has learned from the Indigenous communities he met along the way. What comes to mind when you imagine walking across Canada? If you ask Joe Roberts, he’ll mention a hot bowl of chicken soup, a buttery piece of bannock […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2017111 Views

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No more ‘hollow words’ on Indigenous reconciliation: Horgan

Credits: The Canadian Press Published on Sep 7, 2017 British Columbia’s premier and cabinet are meeting with Indigenous leaders at a First Nations Summit ahead of the new legislative session. John Horgan said Wednesday that reconciliation discussions must be followed by actions.

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2017327 Views

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First Nations Community Development — Integral Facilitator

Credits:  Ten Directions Published on Sep 7, 2017 Certified Integral Facilitator Lisa Harwick describes her experience inside the Integral Facilitator Training and how it shapes her work with First Nations communities in Canada. For more, visit: www.tendirections.com

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 2017342 Views

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Speaking Our Truth- A Message to Young People

Credits: Orca Book Publishers Published on Aug 21, 2017 Classroom video: A Message to Young People Monique Gray Smith talks about SPEAKING OUR TRUTH, her nonfiction book for young people. For more information, visit www.speakingourtruth.ca. Canada’s relationship with its Indigenous people has suffered as a result of both the Residential School system and the lack […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 2017353 Views

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A Safe Boating Initiative has launched in Old Crow

A safe boating initiative recently launched in the fly-in community of Old Crow, Yukon. On Friday, September 1st, 2017, community members in Old Crow gathered at the local boat launch to celebrate the unveiling of a new Life Jacket Loan & Return Station. The station encourages community members to stay safe in the water by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 201796 Views

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The Daily Thursday, September 7, 2017

Building permits, July 2017 Canadian municipalities issued $7.9 billion worth of building permits in July, down 3.5% from June and the first decrease since March 2017. Lower construction intentions for commercial buildings and multi-family dwellings were mainly responsible for the national decline. Continue reading Farm product prices, July 2017 Prices received by farmers in July […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201756 Views

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Pow Wow, First Nation, Jingle Dress Dance, Hagersville, Rootz Reggae Radio

Credits: TheONOFFPRODUCTION Published on Aug 27, 2017 Women & Girls Jingle Dress Dance at the 31st Three Fires Homecoming Pow Wow and Traditional Gathering held at the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Reserve in Hagersville, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, August 26, 2017

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017341 Views

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NAN: Amber’s Fire Safety Campaign

About the Campaign Amber’s Fire Safety Campaign was endorsed by Chiefs-in-Assembly in May, 2016 to promote fire safety and awareness in all NAN First Nations. The campaign is named in memory Amber Strang, an infant just five months old, the youngest victim of the March 29, 2016 house fire in Pikangikum First Nation that claimed […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017131 Views

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Mr. PG holding red flag in honour missing, murdered women – Prince George Citizen

September 5, 2017 The red dress has become a symbol to help spread a message. It is now a representation of the many Canadian missing and murdered aboriginal women. Mr. PG is helping spread the message as he holds a red flag in honour of the women as he helps kickstart the second annual Prince […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 201774 Views

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Matthew Miller – Fire Chief, Six Nations Fire Department (SNFD)

NationTalk Scene with Host Bob Phillips @ the recent World Indigenous Peoples Education Conference speaks with Matthew Miller who discusses safety and fire protection issues facing our First Nations Communities. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, radio stations and subscribers across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 2017408 Views

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NAN, Downie Family, Mourn Passing of Agnes Wenjack, Mother of Chanie “Charlie” Wenjack

September 05, 2017 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and the Downie family expressed heartfelt condolences following the passing of Agnes Wenjack, mother of Chanie “Charlie” Wenjack. “We were saddened to learn of Agnes’ passing and our thoughts and prayers are with the Wenjack family and the community of Marten […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 2017191 Views

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Pow Wow, First Nation, Traditional, Mississaugas, Rootz Reggae Radio

Credits: TheONOFFPRODUCTION Published on Aug 27, 2017 Men and Boys Traditional Dance at the 31st Three Fires Homecoming Pow Wow and Traditional Gathering held at the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation Reserve in Hagersville, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, August 26, 2017

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2017397 Views

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The Daily Friday, September 1, 2017

Residential construction investment, second quarter 2017 Residential construction investment in Canada totalled $33.2 billion in the second quarter, up 7.7% from the same quarter in 2016. Continue reading  Investment in non-residential building construction (revised data), second quarter 2017 (revised data) Following the release of gross domestic product by income and expenditure for the second quarter, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 1, 201791 Views

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Indigenous Tourism | Dené Sinclair | TEDxWinnipeg

Credits: TEDx Talks Published on Aug 4, 2017 What would the tourism industry look like if we took our indigenous history into consideration? Dené Sinclair is a tourism marketing consultant and graduate student of communications, tourism and Indigenous studies. She explores the connections between tourism, an industry with extractive and exploitive practices towards Indigenous people, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2017386 Views

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Andre Morriseau, Director of Awards and Stakeholder Relation CCAB

Andre Morriseau, Director of Awards and Stakeholder Relations speaks with NationTalk about CCAB Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award which has a nomination deadline of September 15th. The youth award carries a prize of $10,000. https://www.ccab.com/awar…/abhf-lifetime-achievement-awards/ National Youth Aboriginal Entrepreneur of the Year Award: https://www.ccab.com/…/abhf-national-youth-entrepreneurshi…/

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2017484 Views

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There’s no “I” in “austere”: Working as a team in Canada’s North during Operation NANOOK – Lucy Ellis, Task Force Nunavut Public Affairs

Arriving in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut in the late summer, there are a few things that stand out: the terrain is rough and rocky, most people drive trucks or all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), there are no trees anywhere, and the wind coming off the water cuts through your clothes. The beauty of the landscape can distract from […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2017113 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Canada’s balance of international payments, second quarter 2017 Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) widened by $3.4 billion in the second quarter to $16.3 billion, as the deficit on international trade in goods expanded. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), foreign investment in Canadian bonds was the largest contributor to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 201762 Views

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At least 3 people homeless as fire rips through Woodstock First Nation duplex – CBC

Duplex fire broke out shortly before 3:30 a.m. on Monday and destroyed the building Aug 28, 2017 At least three people are homeless after a fire broke out at a duplex on Woodstock First Nation, early Monday morning. The fire broke out shortly before 3:30 a.m. and destroyed the building located along Eagles Nest Drive. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 201788 Views

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Canadian Armed Forces completes large-scale manoeuvres in Canada’s North

August 25, 2017 — Ottawa — National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Today marks the end of the 10th edition of Operation NANOOK (Op NANOOK), Canada’s most significant annual northern sovereignty operation. This year over 900 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and Other Government Departments and Agencies (OGDA) participated in Op NANOOK 2017 in two locations: […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 201774 Views

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The Government of Canada establishes Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

August 25, 2017 Regina, Saskatchewan As a tribute to the firefighters who risk their lives to keep Canadians safe, today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced the formal establishment of Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Minister Goodale was accompanied by Michael Fougere, Mayor of Regina; Robert Kirkpatrick, President of the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 2017217 Views

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The Daily Friday, August 25, 2017

Monthly civil aviation statistics, June 2017 The six Canadian Level I air carriers flew 6.7 million passengers on scheduled and charter services in June, up 9.2% from June 2016. Continue reading  Computer and peripherals price indexes, July 2017 The price of desktop and similar computers, laptop and tablet computers, and servers increased by 0.1% in […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 201770 Views

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The Daily Thursday, August 24, 2017

Employment Insurance, June 2017 The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits totalled 517,200 in June, down 7,000 (-1.3%) from May. This was the eighth consecutive monthly decline in the number of beneficiaries. Continue reading  Number and salaries of full-time teaching staff at Canadian universities, Supplementary, 2016/2017 The University and College Academic Staff System […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 201763 Views

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Canada’s Supreme Court | Government Must Consult Indigenous Peoples

Credits: The National Published on Jul 26, 2017 In landmark rulings, Canada’s Supreme Court has made it clear that the federal government must consult with Indigenous Peoples over energy projects that potentially conflict with treaty rights. Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News The National is CBC Television’s flagship news program. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2017410 Views

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NL RCMP Cst. April Janes-Gavel represents RCMP at Dieppe anniversary celebrations

August 23, 2017 Dieppe, Newfoundland and Labrador August 19, 2017 marked the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid, code-named “Operation Jubilee”. The Dieppe Raid was launched on August 19, 1942, and would prove to be the bloodiest single day for Canada’s military in the entire Second World War. A total of 6000 men came ashore […]

by aanationtalk on August 23, 201785 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Food services and drinking places, June 2017 Sales in the food services and drinking places subsector were up 1.1% to $5.7 billion in June. Continue reading  Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, June 2017 Natural gas transmission pipelines received 507.2 million gigajoules of natural gas from fields, gathering systems and plants in June. Continue reading  […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 201789 Views

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Stratford Play Looks At 500 Years Of Indigenous History

Credits: The Canadian Press Published on Aug 18, 2017 Stratford production “The Breathing Hole” spans 500 years, starting from a polar bear’s birth in an Inuit community. Actor Miali Buscemi says she’s glad Indigenous characters are more frequently being portrayed by Indigenous people. (Aug. 17, 2017) The Canadian Press is Canada’s most trusted news leader […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017407 Views

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The Daily Monday, August 21, 2017

Wholesale trade, June 2017 Wholesale sales declined 0.5% to $61.4 billion in June following eight consecutive monthly increases. Declines were recorded in five of seven subsectors, led by the food, beverage and tobacco subsector and the motor vehicle and parts subsector. Continue reading  Pipeline transportation of oil and other liquid petroleum products, June 2017 In […]

by pmnationtalk on August 21, 201763 Views

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MNBC: Our Deepest Sympathy

On behalf of the Métis Nation BC Board of Directors and our staff, we extend our sincere and deepest sympathy and respect to Ken Fisher for the loss of his beloved Joyce this past week on August 15th, 2017. Joyce was very well known and respected in the Métis community and across the Métis Nation. […]

by aanationtalk on August 18, 2017472 Views

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Premier Wynne spends four days with the MNO Canoe Expedition – MNO

With information from a story by: Robert Benzie of the Toronto Star. Original story can be viewed at: https://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2017/08/08/premier-kathleen-wynne-will-join-mtis-youth-on-voyageur-expedition.html Starting on August 9, 2017, The MNO Canoe Expedition had some extra crew members as they were joined for four days by Premier Kathleen Wynne and a number of other dignitaries. Among those who also joined […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 2017140 Views

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The Daily Friday, August 18, 2017

Consumer Price Index, July 2017 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.2% on a year-over-year basis in July, following a 1.0% increase in June. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was up 0.2% in July, after posting no change in June. Continue reading  Retail Services Price Index, first quarter 2017 The Retail Services […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 2017107 Views

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Indigenous 150+ Offers All Ages, PWYC Film Screening

INDIGENOUS 150+ OFFERS ALL AGES, PWYC FILM SCREENING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 @7PM: NIAGARA FALLS SACRED WATER: STANDING ROCK PART 1 BRENDAN EMMERSON, WATER PROTECTOR IN ATTENDANCE http://www.indigenous150plus.com The final Niagara Falls screening in the Indigenous 150+ pay-what you can film series is slated for Wednesday, August 30 at the Seneca Queen Theatre, 4624 Queen Street […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 2017151 Views

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