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The Daily Monday, March 19, 2018

Software development and computer services, 2016 In 2016, operating revenue for the software development and computer services industries was $62.9 billion, up 7.4% from 2015. The three industries classified to the software development and computer services industry group are: computer systems design and related services, software publishers, and data processing, hosting and related services. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on March 19, 201889 Views

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Indigenous Voices Video Series – Trailer

Credits: Indigenous Canada The Indigenous Voices video series is created in partnership with Destination Canada. The series tells the stories of Indigenous people by Indigenous people, from nations across Canada. View the first three videos in the Indigenous Voices series: Indigenous Voices – Anong Beam (Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada): https://youtu.be/HQAPVs44Dz4 Indigenous Voices – Nadya Kwandibens […]

by pmnationtalk on March 18, 2018270 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 16, 2018

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, January 2018 Manufacturing sales decreased 1.0% to $54.9 billion in January. Declines in the motor vehicles, the aerospace product and parts, as well as the primary metal industries were responsible for the overall drop. Continue reading  Canada’s international transactions in securities, January 2018 Foreign investors resumed their investment in Canadian securities […]

by pmnationtalk on March 16, 201886 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 15, 2018

National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, fourth quarter 2017 National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, rose 1.2% to $10,769.0 billion at the end of the fourth quarter, led by growth in the value of residential and commercial structures. Continue reading  Violent victimization of women with disabilities, 2014 Canadians with […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201896 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Canada’s international investment position, fourth quarter 2017 Canada’s net foreign asset position rose by $115.4 billion to a record $400.7 billion in the fourth quarter. Compared with the end of 2016, the net asset position nearly doubled in 2017 on the strength of foreign stock markets. Continue reading  Human Activity and the Environment: Forests in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201892 Views

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Kelly J. Lindsey on Indigenous Works

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 2018312 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Canadian Income Survey, 2016 Canadian families and unattached individuals had a median after-tax income of $57,000 in 2016. Continue reading  Trade by Importer Characteristics – Goods, 2016 In 2016, 148,886 Canadian enterprises imported $497.2 billion worth of goods. Small and medium enterprises accounted for 98.6% of all importing enterprises, but for less than half (46.7%) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201876 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 12, 2018

Leading indicator of cross-border traveller volume, February 2018 Data indicating cross-border travel by automobile through land ports equipped with the automated Integrated Primary Inspection Line (IPIL) system are now available upon request. Continue reading  Forage seed usage, 2017 Forage seed usage data are now available for 2017. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 2018387 Views

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Indigenous Voices – Nadya Kwandibens (Nova Scotia & New Brunswick, Canada)

Credits: Indigenous Canada Published on Mar 1, 2018 Nadya Kwandibens is an Anishinaabe / Ojibwe photographer who uses her work to tell vibrant and modern stories about Indigenous people from across Canada. Nadya visits Mi’kmaq Territory in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to photograph the people and their vibrant culture. “I think at the heart […]

by pmnationtalk on March 11, 2018233 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 9, 2018

Labour Force Survey, February 2018 Employment was little changed in February (+15,000). The unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage points to 5.8%. Continue reading  Industrial capacity utilization rates, fourth quarter 2017 Canadian industries operated at 86.0% of their production capacity in the fourth quarter, up from 85.1% the previous quarter. This was the sixth consecutive […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 201880 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 8, 2018

Building permits, January 2018 Canadian municipalities issued $8.4 billion in building permits in January, up 5.6% following a 2.5% rise in December. The January increase mainly stemmed from higher construction intentions for multi-family dwellings in Ontario. Continue reading  New Housing Price Index, January 2018 Nationally, new house prices were unchanged for a second consecutive month. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 201889 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 7, 2018

March 7, 2018 Canadian international merchandise trade, January 2018 Canada’s merchandise trade deficit totalled $1.9 billion in January, narrowing from a $3.1 billion deficit in December. Imports decreased 4.3% and exports fell 2.1%. Continue reading Chain Fisher real export and import values, January 2018 The monthly chain Fisher real dollar values (reference year 2007) for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 201880 Views

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A special day for those Aboriginal veterans who sacrificed

Credits: VancouverSun About 100 people marched through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside singing and beating Native drums on Sunday to honour Canada’s Aboriginal veterans. The event marked the city’s 10th annual National Aboriginal Veterans Day March, which took off from Carnegie Community Centre and wrapped up at Victory Square for a remembrance ceremony at the cenotaph.  

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 2018234 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Livestock estimates, January 1, 2018 Cattle, hog and sheep inventories were all up on January 1 compared with the same date in 2017. Continue reading  Farm Product Price Index, December 2017 The Farm Product Price Index (FPPI) edged down 0.1% in December compared with the same month a year earlier, primarily due to lower specialty […]

by pmnationtalk on March 6, 201867 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 5, 2018

Oil Pipeline Transport Survey, 2016 Canadian oil pipeline companies reported total operating revenues of $7.9 billion and total operating expenses of $3.5 billion in 2016. As a result, net revenue from operations was $4.4 billion, while net income after taxes totalled $2.4 billion. Continue reading  Natural gas transport and distribution systems, 2016 Canadian natural gas […]

by pmnationtalk on March 5, 201878 Views

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Saskatchewan NDP choose Ryan Meili over Trent Wotherspoon at Regina convention – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 3, 2018 REGINA _ Saskatchewan’s NDP has chosen Ryan Meili to be its new leader, who the party hopes will enable it to topple a weakened government that’s held power for more than a decade. Meili, a physician who represents Saskatoon Meewasin in the legislature, defeated Regina MLA Trent Wotherspoon at a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 201886 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 2, 2018

Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, fourth quarter 2017 Real gross domestic product grew 0.4% in the fourth quarter, the same rate as the previous quarter. Final domestic demand increased 1.0%. Continue reading  Gross domestic product by industry, December 2017 Real gross domestic product edged up 0.1% in December as 13 of 20 industrial sectors […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201874 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 1, 2018

March 1, 2018 Canada’s balance of international payments, fourth quarter 2017 Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) declined by $2.2 billion in the fourth quarter to $16.3 billion. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), transactions in the form of currency and deposits led the inflow of funds into the economy […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 201861 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, January 2018 The Industrial Product Price Index rose 0.3% in January, mainly due to higher prices for energy and petroleum products. The Raw Materials Price Index increased 3.3%, primarily as a result of higher prices for crude energy products. Continue reading  Non-residential capital and repair expenditures, 2016 (revised), […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201897 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Provincial and Territorial Culture Indicators, 2016 Culture gross domestic product in Canada totalled $53.8 billion in 2016, a 1.5% increase from the previous year, while economy-wide gross domestic product increased 1.8%. Continue reading  Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index, January 2018 The Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index (CMSPI) increased 1.6% in January following a […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 201880 Views

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NWAC Sharing Knowledge in Bolivia, South America

NWAC Sharing Knowledge in Bolivia, South America February 26, 2018 OTTAWA – ON – The Native Women’s Association of Canada has accepted an invitation to visit South America to share experiences and best practices with Indigenous women in Bolivia. Executive Director of NWAC, Lynne Groulx will provide her profound insights, passion for Indigenous women’s rights […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2018143 Views

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Jack Whetung laid to rest at Curve Lake First Nation – Peterborough Examiner

February 24, 2018 Curve Lake First Nation said goodbye to Jack Whetung Saturday as the career police officer was laid to rest. Mr. Whetung, 76, died Monday at Peterborough Regional Health Centre. Members of the Anishinabek Police and the OPP formed an honour guard at Curve Lake Church for Saturday’s funeral. Mr. Whetung was among […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018142 Views

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The Daily Monday, February 26, 2018

Dairy statistics, December 2017 Cheddar cheese production rose 4.6% from 2016 to 162 350 tonnes in 2017, while specialty cheese production increased 3.6% to 310 856 tonnes. Creamery butter (up 16.4% to 108 774 tonnes) and hard ice cream (up 3.0% to 141 875 kilolitres) production was also higher, while yogurt production decreased 5.0% to […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 201897 Views

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B.C. businesses say new health tax will raise prices for consumers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 22, 2018  By Linda Givetash THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Eric Pateman says a new health care tax in British Columbia will add about $30,000 to the annual payroll costs for his Vancouver restaurant, and with tight profit margins there is little room to absorb the increase. Many restaurants struggle to maintain […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 201864 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 Retail trade, December 2017 Following three consecutive monthly increases, retail sales decreased 0.8% in December to $49.6 billion. Despite this decline, retail sales were up 1.5% in the fourth quarter and up 6.7% for the year. Continue reading Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, fourth quarter 2017 Canadian corporations earned $98.6 billion in […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018127 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Wholesale trade, December 2017 Wholesale sales declined 0.5% to $63.0 billion in December, the first decrease in three months. Lower sales were recorded in five of seven subsectors, representing 65% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading  Study: Long-term job vacancies in Canada, 2016 Long-term job vacancies, defined as positions for which recruitment efforts had been […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 2018106 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 16, 2018

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, December 2017 Manufacturing sales declined 0.3% to $55.5 billion in December, following a revised increase of 3.8% in November. The decline was mainly the result of lower sales in the petroleum and coal products industry and the food manufacturing industry. Continue reading  Canada’s international transactions in securities, December 2017 Canadian investors […]

by pmnationtalk on February 16, 201893 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 15, 2018

Employment Insurance, December 2017 In December, 500,100 people received regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, down 1.1% from November. The number of EI recipients has been on a downward trend since October 2016. Continue reading  Wholesale Services Price Index, third quarter 2017 The Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI) was down 0.9% in the third quarter, with […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201890 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Charitable donors, 2016 Total donations reported by Canadian tax filers fell to $8.9 billion in 2016, down 2.7% from 2015. Continue reading  Supply and disposition of refined petroleum products, November 2017 Refinery receipts of crude oil, production of refined petroleum products and domestic sales of refined petroleum products were up in November compared with the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 201871 Views

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Joe Gallagher – CEO, First Nations Health Authority

NationTalk Scene @ at the Assembly of First Nations Health Transformation Summit in Toronto speaks with Joe Gallagher about the opportunity for decision makers to share, learn and discuss health and wellness for First Nations across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 2018661 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Canada’s population estimates: Subprovincial areas, July 1, 2017 On July 1, 2017, 7 in 10 Canadians (70.5%), or 25,893,686 people, were living in a census metropolitan area. Canada’s three largest census metropolitan areas—Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver—were home to more than 1 in 3 Canadians (35.6%). Continue reading  Adult criminal court processing times, Canada, 2015/2016 There […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 2018104 Views

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The Daily Monday, February 12, 2018

Fruit and vegetable production, 2017 The farm-gate value of Canadian fruit and vegetable products decreased 1.2% from 2016 to $2.3 billion in 2017. This decrease was driven by the decline in the value of fruits due to unfavourable weather conditions and price decreases that affected some fruit varieties. Continue reading  Leading indicator of cross-border traveller […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 201869 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 9, 2018

Labour Force Survey, January 2018 Following two months of increases, employment fell by 88,000 in January. Part-time employment declined (-137,000), while full-time employment was up (+49,000). At the same time, the unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage points to 5.9%. Continue reading  Traveller Accommodation Services Price Index, fourth quarter 2017 The Traveller Accommodation Services Price […]

by pmnationtalk on February 9, 2018111 Views

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APTN National News February 2, 2018 – Advancing Treaty Rights, 60s Scoop Survivors Raise Their Voice

Credits: APTN News In this episode of APTN National News: Nishnawbe Aski Nation Chiefs strategize on how to best advance treaty rights. 60s scoop survivors raise their voice on those left out of a proposed settlement. Coastal First Nations are unsure new transport restrictions on bitumen in BC will do the job.

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018343 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 8, 2018

New Housing Price Index, December 2017 Nationally, prices for new houses were unchanged in December, while showing limited growth in some markets. Continue reading  Canadian business counts, December 2017 Nationally, there were 1,270,783 active businesses with employees in December. Provincially, Ontario reported the highest number of active businesses with employees at 463,721, followed by Quebec […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018135 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Building permits, December 2017 Canadian municipalities issued $8.1 billion in building permits in December, up 4.8% following a 7.3% decline in November. The December increase stemmed from higher construction intentions in the residential sector. Continue reading  Chicken production, 2017 Chicken production totalled 1.2 million tonnes in 2017, up 4.6% from the previous year. More than […]

by pmnationtalk on February 7, 201899 Views

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Wi’kupaltimk – Feast of Forgiveness

Credits: UnceasingPlay Many Canadians go hungry. Tragically Indigenous Canadians are twice as likely as other Canadians to experience hunger in their lifetimes. Wi’kupaltimk – Feast of Forgiveness, looks at the experiences of Urban Indigenous people residing in Kjipuktuk (Halifax). Salina Kemp, a Masters student, mother and Mi’kmaw from the Millbrook First Nation, takes us on […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 2018386 Views

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Veteran Saskatchewan reporter Manfred Joehnck dies while covering trial – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 5, 2018 21:25 BATTLEFORD, Sask. _ Veteran Saskatchewan reporter Manfred Joehnck has died. Joehnck worked for the Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation, which announced the death in a story that was posted on its website Monday. MBC says Joehnck died suddenly in the Battleford, Sask., where he was covering the murder trial of Gerald Stanley, a […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 2018126 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Canadian international merchandise trade, December 2017 Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world totalled $3.2 billion in December, widening from a $2.7 billion deficit in November. Imports rose 1.5% and exports were up 0.6%. Continue reading  Comparing Canadian and US bilateral trade in goods data, 2014, 2015 and 2016 In 2016, Canada reported a US$24.4 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201899 Views

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The Daily Monday, February 5, 2018

Stocks of principal field crops, December 31, 2017 As of December 31, 2017, total stocks of canola, corn for grain, soybeans, oats, lentils and dry peas were up compared with the same date a year earlier. However, total stocks for wheat and barley were down at the end of 2017. Continue reading  Canadian foreign post […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 2018103 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 2, 2018

StatsCannabis data availability: Crowdsourced cannabis prices from January 25 to January 31, 2018 Crowdsourced cannabis prices, for the period from January 25, 2018 to January 31, 2018, are being released today and can be downloaded from the crowdsourcing application StatsCannabis. Canadians submitted 5,882 price quotes during this period. The data are representative of the population […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 2018107 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 1, 2018

Asphalt roofing, December 2017 Shipments of asphalt shingles totalled 1.5 million metric bundles in December, down 12.6% from the previous month. Compared with December 2016, shipments were 20.7% lower. Continue reading  NT4

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201888 Views

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Promoting a Harmonious Relationship between Indigenous People and Newcomers in Winnipeg

Credits: Pathways to Prosperity Canada Published on Jan 23, 2018 Plenary: Building Bridges between Indigenous and Immigrant Communities Historically there has been little effort to bring together immigrant and indigenous communities, and to promote harmonious relations between these groups. Rather than gaining knowledge of indigenous history and culture, immigrants have often either been uninformed or […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018381 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, November 2017 Real gross domestic product increased 0.4% in November, with widespread growth across industries as 17 of 20 industrial sectors increased. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, December 2017 The Industrial Product Price Index edged down 0.1% in December, mainly due to lower prices for energy […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201897 Views

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Clement Chartier – President, Metis National Council

NationTalk Scene @ at the recent Institute on Governance (IOG) Nation to Nation Summit in Ottawa speaks with Clement Chartier who discusses the importance of economic development, employment, Metis rights reconciliation and continued discussions with the crown. Please visit www.metisnation.ca

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2018434 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Spending on research and development, 2015 (final), 2016 (preliminary) and 2017 (intentions) Canada’s gross domestic expenditures on research and development (GERD) intentions rose 0.5% to $32.8 billion in 2017, following declines in 2015 (-3.8%) and in 2016 (-0.8%). Continue reading  Annual Head Office Survey, 2016 The number of head office employees in Canada increased by […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201880 Views

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Trump to herald economic progress in State of the Union – CP

Source: The Associated Press Jan 30, 2018 By Julie Pace THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in Tuesday’s State of the Union address, as he seeks to rally a deeply divided nation and boost his own sagging standing with Americans. The speech […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 201889 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 29, 2018

Cancer incidence in Canada, 2015 In 2015, more than 141,000 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in Canada, excluding Quebec (see note to readers). The annual number of new cancer cases has been increasing since at least 1992, as the population continues to grow and age. Continue reading  Study: How temporary were Canada’s temporary foreign […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 201896 Views

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FPCC Announces Launch of FirstVoices.com, Version 2.0

January 29, 2018 FPCC Announces Launch of FirstVoices.com, Version 2.0 Brentwood Bay, B.C. – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is excited to announce the relaunch of a beta (preview) version of FirstVoices.com, its ground-breaking online Indigenous language archiving and learning resource. Over the past two years, the FirstVoices website and back-end system have been significantly […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 2018235 Views

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NWAC Brings the Voice of Many Nations of Women to Emergency CFS Ottawa Meeting

NWAC BRINGS THE VOICE OF MANY NATIONS OF WOMEN TO EMERGENCY CFS OTTAWA MEETING Representatives from Indigenous groups as well as government officials gathered in Ottawa for an emergency meeting on Indigenous child welfare issues in Canada.  Minister of Indigenous Services, The Honourable Jane Philpott, has stated that the issue of child welfare affecting Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 2018204 Views

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