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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip Acclaimed for 8th Term as President of UBCIC

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – September 19, 2019) Yesterday Grand Chief Stewart Phillip was re-elected by acclamation to President of Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) for another three-year term, a position he has served for the past twenty-one consecutive years. The UBCIC congratulates Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on his re-election […]

by aanationtalk on September 20, 201941 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the results of the provincial election in Manitoba

September 10, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the results of the provincial election in Manitoba: “Manitobans have chosen to re-elect a majority government led by the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba. “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I offer my sincere congratulations to Brian Pallister […]

by aanationtalk on September 10, 201928 Views

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Viability Study – Cape Breton Regional Municipality – Recommendations Report

Authorship This report is prepared by Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) for the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (referred to as the CBRM, Municipality, or Regional Municipality throughout) Viability Study Steering Committee (referred to as Steering Committee). This report is based on information and documentation that was made available to Grant Thornton as well as information […]

by aanationtalk on August 14, 2019107 Views

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First Nations Children Most Impoverished in Canada: Report

First Nations Children Most Impoverished in Canada: Report (Ottawa, ON) – While premiers and territorial leaders meet in Saskatchewan today to discuss the well-being of Indigenous children, youth and families, a new report released today co-authored by the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) says First Nations children experience the highest levels of poverty in Canada. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 2019350 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Meet with Premiers and Territorial Leaders on Implementation of New Legislation Supporting First Nations Children and Families

Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Meet with Premiers and Territorial Leaders on Implementation of New Legislation Supporting First Nations Children and Families  (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will attend a meeting tomorrow with Premiers, territorial leaders and Indigenous representatives in Big River First Nation, Saskatchewan.  This […]

by pmnationtalk on July 8, 2019327 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: Manager of Indigenous Relations and Inclusion Hired

June 25, 2019 Following an extensive search and hiring process, City Manager Norm Gale is pleased to announce that Regina Mandamin has been hired as the Corporation’s new Manager of Indigenous Relations and Inclusion. Ms. Mandamin is a member of the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Traditional Territory on Manitoulin Island. Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Regina […]

by pnationtalk on June 26, 2019105 Views

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YT Government: New open data portal launches

June 25, 2019 Today, citizens have easier access to valuable government information through the launch of the Yukon government’s first open data portal. This online tool makes government information available to be freely accessed, used and shared by anyone, anywhere and for any purpose. This information comes from a wide variety of sources across government. […]

by pnationtalk on June 26, 201976 Views

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FMA and Indigenous Institutions: Leveling the playing field for First Nations Governments

FMA and Indigenous Institutions: Leveling the playing field for First Nations Governments As Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities across Canada get ready to celebrate the 23rd National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21st, we at the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB) would like to take this opportunity to share with our readers the incredible journey […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 2019461 Views

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Statistics Canada is a leader in providing real data on women issues in Canada – We are proud to support The Women Deliver 2019 conference

OTTAWA, June 5, 2019 – Power, progress and change are backed by facts. Statistics Canada continues to be the primary data source in many different areas that shed light on women issues. These facts support the development of future policies and perspectives. The following releases featured in StatCan’s recently launched Centre for Gender, Diversity and […]

by aanationtalk on June 5, 201986 Views

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Media advisory: Last opportunity for media accreditation for 75th anniversary of D-Day and Battle of Normandy commemorations in Normandy, France

From: Veterans Affairs Canada Ottawa – An official Government of Canada delegation will participate in events in Normandy, France from June 3-8, 2019, to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. The delegation will include D-Day and Normandy Campaign Veterans, representatives from Veterans and Indigenous organizations, parliamentarians and youth. A contingent […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 201964 Views

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Office of the Child and Youth Advocate releases videos in Indigenous languages to improve service accessibility

February 19, 2019 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released two videos about the organization in the Blackfoot and Cree languages. These videos, which include information about what a young person can expect when they call the OCYA and how the office can help advocate on their behalf, are unique new […]

by aanationtalk on February 19, 2019192 Views

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INAN Report 17: The Challenges of Delivering Continuing Care in First Nations Communities

THE CHALLENGES OF DELIVERING CONTINUING CARE IN FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES Report of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair Indigenous health outcomes tend to be poorer than the Canadian average. The underlying factors are complex and include historical and intergenerational trauma attributed to colonialism and discriminatory policies, as well as social determinants of […]

by aanationtalk on December 11, 2018324 Views

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BCGEU welcomes B.C.’s Action Plan to mitigate wildfire and flood risks

“I am especially pleased to see plans to develop mental health recovery programs and supports for workers and people from affected communities, a wide-ranging emphasis on partnership and coordination with First Nations and Indigenous groups, as well as improvements to Emergency Social Services”—BCGEU President Stephanie Smith Vancouver (08 Nov. 2018) The British Columbia Government and […]

by aanationtalk on November 8, 2018206 Views

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CFIA – Responding to Today, Building for the Future Progress Report 2018: Looking Back, Looking Forward

A message from the President and Executive Vice President In 2017, we launched the “Responding to Today, Building for the Future” (RTBF) framework that set out our strategic priorities for the next few years. At that time, we promised to keep our staff, as well as our partners, engaged and informed of the changes and […]

by aanationtalk on September 28, 2018291 Views

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INAN – Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee – First meeting scheduled for: September 7, 2018

NOTICE OF MEETING Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs (INAN) 42nd Parliament, 1st Session Meeting No. 116 Friday, September 7, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Room 237-C, Centre Block Televised Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request to Undertake a Study of the Federal Government’s First Nations Consultation […]

by aanationtalk on September 5, 2018227 Views

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One More Step on the Journey of Reconciliation in the Northwest Territories

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Parties initial Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle for the Sahtu Dene and Metis of Norman Wells August 28, 2018 – Norman Wells, NWT – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to the advancement of self-determination with Indigenous peoples, in a manner that reflects a recognition […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2018263 Views

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2018 Excellence in Governance Awards Shortlisted Announcement

August 21, 2018 Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) announced the shortlist for the 2018 Excellence in Governance Awards/Prix d’excellence en gouvernance (EGAs) at its 20th annual conference in Victoria, British Columbia. The winners will be announced at the EG Awards gala dinner on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the Carlu in Toronto. Lynn Beauregard, President, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2018270 Views

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Prime Minister announces action on British Columbia wildfires

Nanaimo, British Columbia – August 22, 2018 The Government of Canada stands with the people of British Columbia and will make every effort to support Canadians who are dealing with the devastating effects of wildfires in the province. In addition to support provided by the Canadian Armed Forces, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 2018259 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Join MP Jones and Chief Hart to Announce New Placement Resource for Innu Children and Youth

Children, Seniors and Social Development August 15, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will join Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, and Chief Eugene Hart, Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation tomorrow (Thursday, August 16) to announce a […]

by aanationtalk on August 15, 2018207 Views

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AER Decision: Imperial Oil Resources Limited – Application for Kearl Mine’s Tailings Management Plan

July 16, 2018 Application 1872083 Decision [1] The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approves Imperial Oil Resources Limited’s application 1872083, subject to the approval terms and conditions, and issues Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) Approval No. 10829H (appendix 1). [2] In reaching its decision, the AER considered all relevant material constituting the record of Imperial’s application. […]

by aanationtalk on July 16, 2018409 Views

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The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls remains independent and impartial

Official Statement July 4, 2018 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls remains independent and impartial, and at no time has the Government of Canada interfered with the issuance of subpoenas. The Commissioners can make findings of fact and refer matters. The Commissioners will make their findings on systemic causes of violence […]

by aanationtalk on July 4, 2018276 Views

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First Interim Report on the 2018-2019 Main Estimates

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE Monday, June 18, 2018 The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance has the honour to table its THIRTY-FIRST REPORT Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, to examine and report upon the expenditures set out in the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March […]

by aanationtalk on June 19, 2018209 Views

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MNBC: Notice of Postponement for General Elections – Nicola Valley & District Métis Society

June 13th, 2018 Nicola Valley & District Métis Society serves its members notice that their Saturday, June 16, 2018, general elections has had to be postponed and a new date will be posted and infomation will be made available to all members very soon. For more information call: Debra Huber, A/President: 1-250-378-0345 NT5

by aanationtalk on June 15, 2018234 Views

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The Cannabis Act in the Senate

MAY 30, 2018 The Senate of Canada is currently debating Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act. Bill C-45 is a piece of government legislation that would legalize access to cannabis in Canada. The bill would also control and regulate how cannabis is grown, distributed and sold. Bill C-45 was introduced in the Senate and given first reading […]

by aanationtalk on May 30, 2018364 Views

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NT Government: Call for Applications for the 2018-2019 NGO Stabilization Fund

YELLOWKNIFE (April 25, 2018) – The Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA), Alfred Moses has issued the annual call for applications for the 2018 NGO Stabilization Fund. The NGO Stabilization Fund provides special funding to help NGOs that deliver critical GNWT-funded programs or services to the public to stabilize or develop their capacity to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 25, 2018306 Views

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ON Government: New Plan to Improve Services for Indigenous People in Urban and Rural Areas

Ontario and Indigenous Partners Co-Develop Plan to Better Address Urban Indigenous Needs April 18, 2018 2:00 P.M. Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ontario is working to better address urban Indigenous needs through a new Urban Indigenous Action Plan. Developed with Indigenous partners, the goal of the plan is to address barriers that many Indigenous peoples […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 2018271 Views

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Inuvialuit Announce Record Pre-tax Earnings Of $83 Million For 2017 From Business Operations And Market Returns

April  18, 2018 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) – including Inuvialuit Development Corporation(IDC), Inuvialuit Investment Corporation (IIC), Inuvialuit Land Corporation, and Inuvialuit Petroleum Corporation – is pleased to announce record pre-tax earnings of $83 million and a profit of $69.3 million for the year ended December 31, 2017. These returns are primarily from the business operations of IDC and supplemented from […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 2018223 Views

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Investing in Canadian infrastructure: Delivering results for all Canadians today and into the future

Over 28,000 projects approved to date benefitting Canadians in communities from coast-to-coast-to-coast Ottawa, Ontario, April 19, 2018—Infrastructure investments play a key role in growing a strong and sustainable economy, making our communities more inclusive, and creating opportunities and jobs for the middle class. Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities was joined […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 2018251 Views

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First Nations back LNG: New report

March 29, 2018 There’s a “high degree of support” among First Nations for LNG in BC, finds a new report from our Alliance and BC’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum […] Joint Engagement Report (2018) English Report on Indigenous Procurement Opportunities for LNG (2017) English NT4

by aanationtalk on April 2, 2018393 Views

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Child Intervention Panel – Ministerial panel explored ways to improve Alberta’s child intervention system.

An all-party Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention was appointed to recommend ways to improve Alberta’s child death review system and strengthen the intervention system. More than 10,000 children and youth currently receive child intervention services across Alberta. What the panel did Over twelve months, the Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention engaged in an unprecedented, open […]

by aanationtalk on March 28, 2018380 Views

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Canadians open to boosting indigenous representation in government: survey

Credits: Ottawa Citizen Published on Feb 28, 2018 The majority of Canadians are open to designating seats for the country’s Indigenous people to boost their representation in Parliament and on the Supreme Court. A recent survey by Environics Institute and the Institute on Governance about a range of governance issues found two-thirds of Canadians are […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 2018533 Views

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Grand Chief Accepts Canadian Screen Award on Behalf of Secret Path Project

March 11, 2018 TORONTO, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler accepted the ‘Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program’ for Gord Downie’s Secret Path on behalf of producers Mike Downie and Stuart Coxe during the Canadian Screen Awards gala this evening. “I am honoured to accept this award on behalf of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 2018375 Views

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Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategy a Canadian First – Government of ON

Ontario First Province in Canada to Introduce Pay Transparency Legislation March 6, 2018 Ontario today becomes the first province to tackle pay transparency as part of a broad new strategy to advance women’s economic empowerment and build fairer, better workplaces. Premier Kathleen Wynne unveiled Then Now Next: Ontario’s Strategy for Women’s Economic Empowerment, which includes […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 2018428 Views

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Operation NUNALIVUT 2018 begins in the High Arctic

From National Defence February 23, 2018 – Yellowknife, N.W.T. – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces About 350 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members will take part in Operation NUNALIVUT 2018. The annual sovereignty operation in the High Arctic takes place this year in Resolute Bay and Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, from February 23 to March 21, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018322 Views

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Government of Canada makes it easier for families to qualify for the Canada Learning Bond

From Employment and Social Development Canada February 22, 2018 Thunder Bay, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada When more people can afford post-secondary education, our economy can grow and our middle class can thrive. That is why the Government of Canada is helping more low- and middle-income families save money for their children’s post-secondary education […]

by aanationtalk on February 22, 2018360 Views

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MNO holds annual meeting with Premier Wynne

On February 5, 2018 at Queen’s Park in Toronto, a Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) delegation led by MNO President Margaret Froh and including MNO Chair France Picotte, MNO Chief Operating Officer Joanne Meyer and MNO Chief Strategy Officer Jennifer St. Germain met with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Minister David […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 2018272 Views

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Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for labour exchange ideas on workplace issues

From Employment and Social Development Canada January 25, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Evolving workplaces and our changing society were at the heart of today’s meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers of labour, chaired by the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Canada’s Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. Today’s discussion touched on workplace issues such as diversity […]

by aanationtalk on January 25, 2018351 Views

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AADNC – January 2018

January 2018 January 19, 2018 – Water in First Nation communities January 18, 2018 – List of recipients with default management under way by region NT5

by aanationtalk on January 22, 2018255 Views

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NAN: Prime Minister visits Pikangikum First Nation

PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION (January 19, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Pikangikum First Nation Chief Dean Owen are pleased to welcome Prime Minster Justin Trudeau for a community visit to the remote Ojibway community today. “This event has been eagerly anticipated, and I am very pleased that the Prime Minister has […]

by aanationtalk on January 22, 2018315 Views

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Helping Indigenous people in the Northwest Territories gain vital job skills and experience

January 16, 2018  Inuvik, Northwest Territories    Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a real and fair chance to succeed. Despite being the fastest-growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous people continue to be under‑represented in Canada’s workforce. That is why today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2018317 Views

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The Prime Minister announces the appointment of the Secretary and the Associate Secretary to the Governor General

January 16, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of Assunta Di Lorenzo as Secretary to the Governor General. This appointment is effective February 2, 2018. The Prime Minister also announced the appointment of Marie-Geneviève Mounier as Associate Secretary to the Governor General. This appointment is effective February 14, 2018. […]

by aanationtalk on January 16, 2018276 Views

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Broadband Internet availability in 20 communities in Brome-Missisquoi RCM

From Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada December 18, 2017 – Cowansville, Quebec The Government of Quebec, under the Québec branché program, and the Government of Canada, under the Connect to Innovate program, will be supporting an Internet project in Haut-Richelieu. This project represents a total investment of $27,644,668, of which the Government of Quebec […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2018331 Views

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Prime Minister to attend World Economic Forum in Davos

Ottawa, Ontario – January 16, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Davos, Switzerland, from January 22 to 25, 2018, to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting. At the meeting, the Prime Minister will meet with other world leaders, global business leaders, and representatives of civil society to […]

by aanationtalk on January 16, 2018348 Views

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Minister and Partners to Dedicate New Medicine Garden

Minister and Partners to Dedicate New Medicine Garden October 13, 2017 David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation will be joined by Elder Gary Sault, member of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, and Peter Wilkinson, Senior Vice President at Manulife to mark the site of a new medicine garden at Manulife […]

by pmnationtalk on October 13, 2017594 Views

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Low Carbon Economy Fund to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate clean growth

From Environment and Climate Change Canada The Low Carbon Economy Fund will deliver clean, sustained economic growth for years to come. June 15, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Environment and Climate Change Canada Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced a $2 billion Low Carbon Economy Fund. Projects that will be […]

by aanationtalk on June 15, 2017536 Views

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Vancouver Foundation: Canada’s 150th

In 2017 Canada marks the 150th anniversary of confederation – an historic moment with the power to bring people and places together as we dream big about what our communities and our country could be. It’s a chance to encourage all Canadians to contribute to their communities to foster a greater sense of belonging, support meaningful […]

by pmnationtalk on February 3, 2017453 Views

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Pallister government breaks promise to reveal results of value for money audit

Despite promising to show Manitobans the results of his “value for money” audit of government programs, Premier Brian Pallister is now refusing to reveal any information about it, documents received by the NDP show. “Last June, the Pallister government vowed it would be transparent and promised it would release 97 per cent of the information […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 2017490 Views

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Six Saskatchewan Men Fined More Than $55,000 for Unlawful Outfitting

October 11, 2016 An investigation by the Ministry of Environment in west central Saskatchewan has resulted in six individuals being fined a total of $55,200 for unlawful outfitting. Over the past few years, the ministry has become aware of an increase in illegal outfitting and hunting practices occurring in the North Battleford area. In the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2016638 Views

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Canadian Air Force Completes Search and Rescue Exercise in Yellowknife

9 Wing Gander’s 103 Squadron emerges as best overall SAR squadron September 28, 2016 – Yellowknife, N.W.T. – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces A national search and rescue (SAR) exercise conducted in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, from September 18-24 highlighted the importance of conducting real-world SAR missions and training to ensure crews are ready to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 29, 2016645 Views

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Ontario Throne Speech Communicates Little to First Nation Priorities, Says Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day: ‘Budget Can’t Be Balanced Ignoring First Nation Priorities’

ONTARIO THRONE SPEECH COMMUNICATES LITTLE TO FIRST NATION PRIORITIES, SAYS ONTARIO REGIONAL CHIEF ISADORE DAY: ‘BUDGET CAN’T BE BALANCED IGNORING FIRST NATION PRIORITIES’ Shared Territory of Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations (Toronto) — The province voiced very few commitments to the First Nations in Ontario today during its Throne Speech which set a new agenda for the government’s […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2016814 Views

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