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The Native Women’s Association of Canada Will be Available to the Media on Budget Day

Media Advisory The Native Women’s Association of Canada will be available to the media on Budget Day When: March 19, 2007, 4:00 p.m. Where: Parliament Hill, Railway Room (room 253 D) Who: Beverly Jacobs, President, Native Women’s Association of Canada, (NWAC) Sherry Lewis, Executive Director, NWAC Rob McDonald, Team Lead, Communications and Education Ottawa, ON […]

by NationTalk on March 13, 20071156 Views

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Women of the Métis Nation Calls for Action on Racist and Sexist Email Distribution

Ottawa, ON (March 7, 2007) – Women of the Métis Nation is dismayed at the issue of the racist email that has been disseminated by the Science and Industry department in the Northwest Territories. Tomorrow is the International Women’s Day, and the Federal Government has continually indicated that it understands the plight of Aboriginal women. […]

by NationTalk on March 8, 20071941 Views

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2007 National Aboriginal Achievement Awards Hosted By Critically-Acclaimed Actor, Adam Beach

          PREMIERES SATURDAY, MARCH 31 – 8PM ET/PT ON APTN AND GLOBAL TELEVISION (Toronto – February 15, 2007) – Critically-acclaimed actor, Adam Beach (Flags of our Fathers) hosts the 14th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards on Friday, March 16 in Edmonton, Alberta honouring an extraordinary roster of 14 outstanding men and […]

by NationTalk on March 8, 20071790 Views

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NWAC Stands United With BC/Yukon

For Immediate Release Ottawa, ON (March 6, 2007) – The Native Women’s Assoc. of Canada is equally appalled and disappointed with the negative response shown by the federal government toward B.C./Yukon women’s groups yesterday in Vancouver. Despite pleas urging the Harper government to reverse its decision to cut back funding for several vital programs for […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 20071352 Views

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Media Advisory -National Film Board of Canada Screening and Fundraiser for Sharon McIvor, Aboriginal Lawyer

When: Thursday, March 8, 2007, 7:00 p.m. Where: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa Who: Alanis Obomsawin, Filmmaker Beverly Jacobs, Pres., Native Women’s Association of Canada Dawn Harvard, President, Ontario Native Women’s Association Sharon McIvor, Aboriginal lawyer and FAFIA Co-chair Ottawa, ON (March 6, 2007) – Beverly Jacobs, President of the Native Women’s […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 20071160 Views

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Minister Bev Oda Stonewalls Women’s Equality Organizations

BC Coalition for Women’s Equality and Human Rights For immediate release: March 03, 2007 (VANCOUVER) – B.C./Yukon women’s groups are deeply disappointed after meeting today with Bev Oda, federal Minister Responsible for Status of Women Canada. “The Minister’s refusal to move forward on issues of great importance to women in Canada is shocking,” says Shelagh […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 20071598 Views

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Women of Wabano and NationTalk Issue CD Fundraising Challenge

Health issues are front and centre these days within both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal organizations and NationTalk has come up with a unique way of helping out one of these organizations. The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is an organization that focuses on a number of health issues, facing many Aboriginal men, women and children. A […]

by NationTalk on February 25, 20072007 Views

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Three Aboriginal Leaders Named to CCAB Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame – Chief Victor Buffalo, Harry Cook and Garfield Flowers Honoured for Lifetime Achievements

Toronto, February 12, 2007 — The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that Chief Victor Buffalo of Hobbema, AB, Mr. Harry Cook of Lac La Ronge, SK and Mr. Garfield Flowers of Hopedale, NL are being honoured for their lifetime contribution to Aboriginal business in Canada as the third group of laureates to […]

by NationTalk on February 13, 20073372 Views

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CCAB Announces More Achievements in the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Program – Six Companies to Be Recognized for Accomplishments

Toronto, February 12, 2007 — The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) will honour six corporations as leaders in working with the fast-growing Aboriginal sector of the Canadian economy. The ceremony will be part of the Ninth Annual CCAB Circle for 2015 Gala Dinner in Toronto on Tuesday, February 13. The dinner is being co-chaired […]

by NationTalk on February 13, 20071699 Views

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Media Advisory The 16th Annual Women’s Memorial March in Remembrance of our Stolen Sisters

Media Advisory When: 12:00 p.m. – Wednesday February 14, 2007 Where: Carnegie Community Centre, Vancouver, B.C Who: Edna Brass – Events Organizer Beverley Jacobs, President, Native Women’s Association of Canada What: Annual march “Their Spirits Live Within Us” Why: Honouring 29 missed and murdered women from Vancouver’s downtown eastside Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) […]

by NationTalk on February 12, 20071343 Views

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Métis National Council Concerned About Edmonton Police Service Exploitation of Vulnerable Aboriginal Women

Ottawa, ON (February 9, 2007) Métis National Council is deeply concerned about allegations that Aboriginal sex-trade workers were recruited to take drugs so they could be studied by the Edmonton Police in a training exercise. Regardless of whether or not these women gave their consent to participate in this “training,” Métis National Council would never […]

by NationTalk on February 10, 20071810 Views

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Health Canada and Métis National Council announce $10 M funding to improve the Health of Métis People

OTTAWA (February 6, 2007) – The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health and the Métis National Council Minister of Health David Chartrand, today announced the $10 million Health and Human Resources Initiative to improve health of Métis people. The news conference and signing ceremony took place at the Crowne Plaza in Ottawa. This funding of […]

by NationTalk on February 6, 20071687 Views

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Canada’s New Government Announces Health Human Resources Initiative with the Métis Nation

OTTAWA – The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, today announced $10 million in funding to support efforts to increase the number of Métis working in Canada`s health care system. The Minister made the announcement at the Meeting of the Métis Nation Health Committee attended by the Métis National Council (MNC) Minister of Health David […]

by NationTalk on February 6, 20071960 Views

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Métis Nation Prepares For Launch of Multi Million Dollar Health and Human Resources Initiative

MEDIA ADVISORY Ottawa, ON (Feb. 2, 2007) On behalf of the Métis National Council, our Governing Members and Health Canada – all media are invited to the following: PRESS CONFERENCE Where: Crown Plaza Hotel 101 Lyon Street Ottawa, ON (Pinnacle Room – PH floor) When: Monday, Feb. 5th, 2007 Time: 12:30 – 1:00 pm Who: […]

by NationTalk on February 2, 20071459 Views

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IMPORTANT REMINDER – Métis Nation of Alberta Responds to Appeal Court’s Ruling on Interim Métis Harvesting Agreement

      Edmonton, AB (January 24, 2007) – Audrey Poitras, President of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and the MNA Provincial Council, will hold a press conference to respond to the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench recently released decision in the R. v. Kipp Kelley (“the Kelley appeal”). The press conference will be […]

by NationTalk on January 24, 20071691 Views

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Opportunity to Win Seats to 2007 National Aboriginal Achievement Awards

(Please Forward this Article to a Not For Profit Organization You Support) Update Posted – February 1st, 2007 : NationTalk congratulates Shxwhá:y Village First Nation as the winning Aboriginal oriented Not-For-Profit organization. Shxwhá:y Village First Nation will receive four tickets donated by NationTalk to attend the 2007 National Aboriginal Achievement Awards. Thank you to all […]

by NationTalk on January 23, 20072790 Views

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NWAC Expresses Its Support Of All Of The Family Members During This Horrific Time

VANCOUVER, B.C, Jan. 23 – Yesterday marked the beginning of the murder trial of Robert William Pickton. The Native Women’s Association of Canada would at this time like to express its support and deepest sympathies to all of the families who are grieving over their missing or murdered loved ones. “The trial is a reminder […]

by NationTalk on January 23, 20071495 Views

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Stage is set for Métis Nation – Saskatchewan election

Saskatoon, SK (January 22, 2007) – After years of uncertainty, the Métis Nation – Saskatchewan has finally set the wheels in motion to hold a long awaited, much anticipated province-wide Métis election. A meeting was held today in Saskatoon to work out the initial details leading up to a Métis Nation Legislative Assembly (MNLA) this […]

by NationTalk on January 23, 20071917 Views

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Three Aboriginal Leaders Named to CCAB Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame

  Victor Buffalo, Harry Cook and Garfield Flowers Honoured for Lifetime Achievements Toronto, January 22, 2007 — The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that Chief Victor Buffalo of Hobbema, AB, Mr. Harry Cook of Lac La Ronge, SK and Mr. Garfield Flowers of Hopedale, NL are being honoured for their lifetime contribution […]

by NationTalk on January 23, 20072124 Views

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FN Power Summit – Opponents, Proponents or Partners?

March 9 &10, 2007— Calgary Sheraton Suites Jim Prentice, the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs, Premiers, Hydro companies and Alternative Energy Companies will present at the “FN Power Summit” conference in Calgary. The conference runs March 9 &10, at the Sheraton Suites Hotel, and is expected to draw over two hundred people, so register […]

by NationTalk on January 23, 20072175 Views

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Métis National Council Reacts To Conservative Government’s “Error” on Inclusion of Ile a la Crosse Residential School

MEDIA RELEASE Ottawa, ON (January 18, 2007) – Clément Chartier, President of the Métis National Council, expressed disappointment today with respect to the Conservative Government’s announcement it would not follow through on its election commitment to include the Ile a la Crosse Residential School in the Government of Canada’s Residential School compensation package. The Ile […]

by NationTalk on January 23, 20072964 Views

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Diversity Leaders Call for Business Investment and Hope For Increased Aboriginal Employment In 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 8, 2007 ATTENTION: BUSINESS EDITORS Ottawa – A premiere national Think Tank: Influencing Aboriginal Labour Market Strategies: Increasing Returns and Productivity, held in Ottawa on December 13, 2006, involving Canada’s leaders in Aboriginal diversity (business, government and Aboriginal community), identified three key labour market strategies for 2007. These strategies; business […]

by NationTalk on January 23, 20071832 Views

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