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The Daily Thursday, April 4, 2019

Study: Financial Expectations and Household Debt The interplay of factors underlying the long-term increase in Canadian household debt is a central theme in public discussion. A new Statistics Canada study shows that families’ expectations about their financial situation in the near future appear to be a key correlate of their own debt accumulation patterns. Continue […]

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The Daily Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Study: Debt and assets among senior Canadian families, 1999 to 2016 While senior families with debt saw the value of their assets increase, the proportion of senior families carrying debt rose from 27% in 1999 to 42% in 2016. Continue reading  Canadian foreign post indexes, April 2019 Data on Canadian foreign post indexes are now […]

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The Daily Tuesday, April 2, 2019

April 2, 2019 Households and the Environment Survey, 2017 Canadian households play an important role in the environment, whether it be changing the type of light bulbs they use to ones that use less energy, volunteering on behalf of a group to conserve or protect the environment, independently cleaning up shorelines, beaches or roadsides, or […]

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Nicole Bourque-Bouchier – CEO of Oilsands Supplier Bouchier Group

Nicole Bourque-Bouchier was recently named one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People, along with being ranked among Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women; she is the CEO of the Bouchier Group based in Alberta and was also recognized at the 2018 Indspire Awards in the category of Business and Commerce. Recently, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal […]

by pmnationtalk on April 1, 2019276 Views

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Imperial Reports 2018 Financial Results

Vancouver | March 29, 2019 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports financial results for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. Select Annual Financial Information Years Ended December 31 expressed in thousands, except share and per share amounts 2018 2017 2016 Total revenues $360,173 $453,113 $428,218 Net income (loss) $(125,595) $77,113 $(54,080) Net income (loss) per […]

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The Daily Monday, April 1, 2019

Federal government spending on science and technology, 2019/2020 (intentions) As of December 2018, federal government spending on science and technology (S&T) is expected to decrease by 2.6% to $11.7 billion in 2019/2020. This would be the second consecutive annual decline in S&T spending following three consecutive increases. Continue reading  Study: Characteristics of multinational enterprises in […]

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The Daily Friday, March 29, 2019

Gross domestic product by industry, January 2019 Real gross domestic product expanded 0.3% in January, fully offsetting the declines in November and December 2018. The rise was widespread as 18 of 20 industrial sectors were up. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, February 2019 The Industrial Product Price Index rose 0.3% in […]

by pnationtalk on March 29, 2019110 Views

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Nationtalk speaks with Dr. Gretchen Roedde author of Deep Water Dream, A Medical Voyage of Discovery in Rural Northern Ontario

A hopeful memoir that shares the author’s voyage of discovery as a mother, wife, and physician in underserved communities in northern Ontario. In underserved areas of Canada, the communities themselves can be one of the strongest parts of the health care team. Dr. Gretchen Roedde shows how local communities play a major role in responding […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2019376 Views

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Dechinta ‘bush university’ eyes expansion with five years of federal funding – CBC

New funding will make land-based education more accessible Mar 28, 2019 The Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning is planning to use $13 million in new federal money to diversify its programming across the North. The money was promised to the centre over the next five years in the 2019 federal budget. “To date it’s […]

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The Daily Thursday, March 28, 2019

National tourism indicators, fourth quarter 2018 Tourism spending in Canada rose 0.3% in the fourth quarter, following a 0.8% gain in the third quarter. Increased spending by international visitors to Canada was partially offset by lower spending by Canadians in Canada. Annually, tourism spending in Canada rose 2.8% in 2018, following a 4.3% gain in […]

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The Daily Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Canadian international merchandise trade, January 2019 Canada’s exports were up 2.9% in January, mainly on the strength of higher crude oil export prices. Imports rose 1.5%, led by higher aircraft imports. As a result, Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $4.8 billion in December to $4.2 billion in January. Continue reading  Distributions […]

by pnationtalk on March 27, 2019225 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Final Day of the 2nd Annual She is Wise Conference in Toronto

Nationtalk speaks with Elder Mariea Linklater is Nehiyowskewe from Thunderchild First Nation, Saskatchewan and lives now in Saskatoon,. After 8 years in residential school, she went on to marry her husband of 59 years Walter Linklater, who passed away in 2018; in addition to raising their own 7 children, they fostered over 300 children, and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 2019669 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Day 2, She is Wise Conference – Keynote Speaker – Kathy Abolson-King

(Minogiizhigokwe – Shining Day Woman) Anishinaabe, a member of Flying Post First Nation, is a Kokum, mother, daughter, auntie, sister. She works as an Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Indigegogy, Faculty of Social Work, at Wilfrid Laurier University.  Her academic and cultural work has been in restoring, reclaiming, re-righting Indigenous history, knowledge, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 2019632 Views

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Leaders from Grassy Narrows, Cat Lake have both requested Prime Minister visit to see struggles first hand

Leaders from Grassy Narrows, Cat Lake have both requested Prime Minister visit to see struggles first hand Mar 26, 2019 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hasn’t yet committed to visiting two First Nations in northwestern Ontario despite leaders from those communities asking that he come see the effects of ongoing issues, first hand. The chiefs of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201949 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Natural resource indicators, fourth quarter 2018 Real gross domestic product of Canada’s natural resources sector decreased by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Natural resources prices fell 7.0% from October to December, led by decreases in energy products (-9.4%). Continue reading  Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy Enterprises that implemented product innovations reported on average that […]

by pnationtalk on March 26, 201992 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 25, 2019

Job vacancies, fourth quarter 2018 The number of job vacancies increased by 78,000 (+16.6%) from the fourth quarter of 2017 to 548,000 in the fourth quarter. At the same time, the job vacancy rate was up 0.4 percentage points to 3.3%, the third successive quarter above 3.0%. Continue reading Canadian Transportation Economic Account, 2014 Output […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 201936 Views

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Tabatha Bull – CCAB Chief Operating Officer

NationTalk speaks with CCAB Chief Operating Officer, Tabatha Bull about the upcoming Indigenous Women in Leadership Award Gala slated for April 16, 2019 in Toronto. She also speaks about this year’s Indigenous Woman Entrepreneur of the year Nicole Bourque-Bouchier, CEO, of the Bouchier Group. High Quality/Radio Media Download: NationTalk interviews are distributed to general media, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 2019382 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) She is Wise Final Day Keynote Speaker – Sandi Boucher

Sandi Boucher of Thunder Bay and a proud member of Seine River First Nation in Treaty 3, is a dedicated author, activist, and a strong advocate for respectful cross-cultural relationships that honour wisdom and not just education. The host of “The Learning Curve” on Shaw Community TV, Sandi is known for her passionate and empowering […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 2019445 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 22, 2019

Consumer Price Index, February 2019 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.5% on a year-over-year basis in February, up from a 1.4% increase in January. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI increased 0.3% in February. Continue reading  Retail trade, January 2019 Retail sales decreased for the third consecutive month, declining 0.3% to $50.1 […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019266 Views

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Opinion – New dollars, sure, but same political game – NetNewsLedger

March 21, 2019 WINNIPEG – OPINION – In November 2005, in the waning days of a Paul Martin-led Liberal federal government, the Kelowna Accord was forged. It was the result of an unprecedented 18-month consultative process between the federal government, provincial and territorial governments and all five major national Indigenous organizations. The result was a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201938 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 21, 2019

Wholesale trade, January 2019 Wholesale sales rose 0.6% to $63.5 billion in January, a second consecutive monthly gain. In volume terms, wholesale sales increased 0.7%. Continue reading  Employment Insurance, January 2019 The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits fell to 435,600 in January, down 9,800 (-2.2%) from December. Continue reading  Investment in building […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019103 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Study: Projections to 2036 of the labour force in Canada and its regions In recent years, the participation rate—defined as the size of the labour force relative to the total population aged 15 and older—has decreased, despite a relatively robust economy, low unemployment and higher levels of immigration. This is largely the result of population […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 2019189 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Food services and drinking places, January 2019 On a seasonally adjusted basis, sales in the food services and drinking places subsector decreased 1.0% to $6.1 billion in January. Sales were down at full-service restaurants (-2.1%), limited-service restaurants (-0.5%) and drinking places (-1.2%). Sales increased at special food services (+2.1%). Continue reading  Survey of Regulatory Compliance […]

by pmnationtalk on March 19, 201948 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 18, 2019

Canada’s international transactions in securities, January 2019 Foreign investors acquired $28.4 billion of Canadian securities in January, following a significant divestment in December. Meanwhile, Canadian investors reduced their holdings of foreign securities by $8.8 billion, led by sales of US shares. Continue reading Experimental monthly estimates of international trade in services, January 2019 Experimental monthly […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201957 Views

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Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016

March 15, 2019 Table of contents Introduction 1. Concepts and variables 2. Data collection 2.1 Collection methods 2.2 Census response rates (collection)  2.3 Questionnaires and instruction guides  2.3.1 Questionnaire languages 3. Data processing 3.1 Coding of the Membership in a First Nation or Indian band write-in question 3.1.1 Edit and imputation of Aboriginal variables 3.2 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 2019127 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 15, 2019

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, January 2019 Manufacturing sales increased 1.0% to $57.1 billion in January, following three consecutive monthly decreases. Higher sales in the food as well as the electrical equipment, appliance and component industries were the main contributors to the gains in January. Continue reading  Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, December 2018 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201951 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 14, 2019

National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, fourth quarter 2018 National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, declined 2.2% to $11,080.6 billion at the end of the fourth quarter. Continue reading  Measuring private short-term accommodation in Canada, 2015 to 2018 In 2018, private short-term accommodation in Canada generated $2.8 billion in […]

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The Daily Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Canada’s international investment position, fourth quarter 2018 Canada’s net foreign asset position decreased by $109.1 billion to $528.6 billion in the fourth quarter, after reaching a record high $637.7 billion at the end of the third quarter. The decline mainly reflected the weaker performance of foreign stock markets relative to the Canadian stock market. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201946 Views

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Heart of Our Nation – Janel Munoa

From southern California, rock vocalist Janel Munoa, from the Pachanga band of the Luiseno people, recently recorded her new album Howls from Deep in the Woods. Her first release, produced by Frank Gryner of Rob Zombie fame, was a hard-hitting disc of deeply lyrical material. Janel begins speaking of her roots and beginnings in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 2019762 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Canadian Housing Statistics Program, 2018 Additional information on non-resident ownership of residential properties shows that over one in five residential properties in Metro Vancouver Subdivision A are subject to non-resident participation, a higher rate than any census subdivision with more than 5,000 properties. Continue reading  Electric Power Selling Price Index, January 2019 The Electric Power […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 201960 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 11, 2019

Study: Labour market outcomes among refugees to Canada Canada welcomed over 830,000 refugees from 1980 to 2009. Although not selected for economic reasons, the success of refugees in the labour market is an essential element of their long-term integration into Canadian society. Continue reading  Immigrant income by landing year and years since landing, 1980 to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 11, 201948 Views

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Live Stream – First Nations’ National Guardians Gathering

    Livestream Starts at 10:00 AM PST at www.NationTalk.ca/guardians To learn more about the gathering, click here Download Agenda: English – French

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2019412 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 8, 2019

Labour Force Survey, February 2019 Employment grew for a second consecutive month, up 56,000 in February, driven by gains in full-time work. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8% as the number of people searching for work held steady. Continue reading  Industrial capacity utilization rates, fourth quarter 2018 Canadian industries operated at 81.7% of their […]

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The Daily Thursday, March 7, 2019

Building permits, January 2019 Canadian municipalities issued $8.4 billion worth of building permits in January, down 5.5% from the record high in December. Lower construction intentions for commercial buildings were responsible for the national decline. Continue reading  Study: Earnings Inequality and the Gender Pay Gap in Canada: The Role of Women’s Under-representation Among Top Earners […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 2019147 Views

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IRC: New Digital Literacy Project Started for ISR, Region, and NWT.

INUVIK, NT (March 5, 2019)-  Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) Chair and CEO Duane Ningaqsiq Smith welcomes the Digital Literacy Project Team to Inuvik for its first inaugural meeting today. The new project will create new Regional, specific Digital curriculum, and add capacity with professional development training for community based instruction in Digital Literacy through at […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 2019179 Views

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Government of Canada investing in teaching digital skills to Canadians who need them most

$151,000 allocated through the Digital Literacy Exchange program to teach fundamental digital skills to Canadians in Gaspésie March 5, 2019 – Gaspé, Quebec Digital skills widen Canadians’ access to a world of possibilities. All Canadians should have the necessary skills to get online by using computers, mobile devices and the Internet safely and effectively. That is […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 2019113 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Canadian international merchandise trade, December 2018 Canada’s exports declined 3.8% in December, mainly due to lower crude oil prices, while imports were up 1.6%. As a result, Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world widened from $2.0 billion in November to a record $4.6 billion in December. Continue reading  Study: Living alone in Canada Today, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 201958 Views

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Heart of Our Nation – Julia Keefe

Julia Keefe, a jazz singer based in New York City, was born in Seattle, WA, and spent her early years on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation in Idaho. She now performs in the classic style of the greats like Mildred Bailey and Kay Starr. Keefe discusses her background and past, including live recordings and a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2019863 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Non-profit institutions and volunteering: Economic contribution, 2007 to 2017 Economic activity in the non-profit sector totalled $169.2 billion in 2017, representing 8.5% of Canada’s gross domestic product. Continue reading  Production and disposition of tobacco products, January 2019 Canadian manufacturers produced 1.8 billion cigarettes in January, up 32.6% from December. Cigarette production increased 18.9% compared with […]

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The Daily Monday, March 4, 2019

Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, December 2018 Natural gas transmission pipelines received 601.0 million gigajoules of natural gas from fields, gathering systems and plants in December, up 2.1% from the same month in 2017. The vast majority of receipts were in Alberta (67.8%) and British Columbia (30.2%). Continue reading  Pipeline transportation of oil and […]

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The Daily Friday, March 1, 2019

Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, fourth quarter 2018 Growth in real gross domestic product slowed to 0.1% in the fourth quarter, the slowest pace since the second quarter of 2016. Real gross national income fell 1.0%, largely owing to lower export prices of crude oil and crude bitumen. Final domestic demand was down 0.4% […]

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 2019143 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 28, 2019

Canada’s balance of international payments, fourth quarter 2018 Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) expanded by $5.4 billion in the fourth quarter to $15.5 billion. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), an increase in foreign holdings of currency and deposits at Canadian banks led the inflow of funds into the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201975 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Consumer Price Index, January 2019 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.4% on a year-over-year basis in January, down from a 2.0% increase in December. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI declined 0.1% in January. Continue reading  Computer and peripherals price indexes, January 2019 The price of desktop and similar computers, laptop and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 201975 Views

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Heart of Our Nation – Murray Porter

Juno award-winning bluesman Murray Porter, from Six Nations Mohawk reserve near Brantford, Ontario, has been performing and recording his music since the 1990s. In this interview, Murray discusses his new album Stand Up and some of the album’s inspirations or roots. Porter then discusses his recent move to Vancouver, BC and the impacts his new […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2019776 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 The Daily is released Monday to Friday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time, except during holidays. Business performance and ownership Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, fourth quarter 2018 Canadian corporations earned $105.2 billion in operating profit in the fourth quarter, down $4.3 billion or 3.9% from the third quarter but 8.7% higher […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2019117 Views

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A Passion for Social Change: Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program now accepting applicants until March 31, 2019

Media Contact: Jenny MacDonald Marketing Coordinator 1 902 867 3943 jenmacdo@stfx.ca A Passion for Social Change Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program now accepting applicants until March 31, 2019 “If you want to do good for your community, if you want to create change, Coady is the place to go. I knew it was the […]

by CoadyInstitute on February 25, 2019159 Views

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The Daily Monday, February 25, 2019

February 25, 2019 Study: Long commutes to work by car Commuting is a fact of life for many Canadians. In 2016, 12.6 million Canadians reported that they commuted to work by car. For these commuters, the average duration of the commute was 24 minutes, and the median distance to work among those who had a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 2019107 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 22, 2019

Retail trade, December 2018 Retail sales edged down 0.1% to $50.4 billion in December. Lower sales at gasoline stations (-3.6%) were partly offset by higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers (+1.0%). Excluding gasoline stations, retail sales increased 0.4%. Continue reading  Investment in building construction, December 2018 Total investment in building construction edged up […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201980 Views

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CMHR building national and global reputation: Annual Public Meeting

Winnipeg – February 19, 2019 – Four years after opening its doors, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is already becoming an iconic global landmark and destination, participants at its Annual Public Meeting heard today. “Just as Winnipeg’s skyline changed with the arrival of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, so too did Manitoba’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201982 Views

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Media Advisory: Tanya Talaga to Deliver 20th Annual Kesterton Lecture at Carleton

Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication will host the 20th annual Kesterton Lecture Seeing/Saying: Journalism, Indigeneity and Hard Truths, presented by award-winning journalist and celebrated author Tanya Talaga. The lecture is part of FPA Research Month. When: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 at 7 p.m. Where: Second floor conference rooms 2220-2228, Richcraft Hall, Carleton Info: […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201997 Views

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