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Call for nominations to the Nunavut Impact Review Board

September 26, 2018 The Government of Nunavut is looking for nominations to fill one position on the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB). NIRB is responsible for the environmental assessment of projects in the Nunavut Settlement Area. If you are familiar with environmental assessment activities in Nunavut, or if you want to nominate someone, please fill […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018101 Views

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New Mount Polley Report – B.C. Communities and Watersheds Remain at Serious Risk of Tailings Dam Failures

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 27, 2018 — The B.C. government’s failure to honour its commitment to fully implement the recommendations of the Expert Panel into the Mount Polley tailings dam disaster in 2014 has left communities and watersheds across the province at serious risk of a similar – or worse– catastrophe in the near future, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018191 Views

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Zenyatta announces signing of new MOU with Constance Lake First Nation

Thunder Bay, ON 27 September 2018 Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (“Zenyatta” or the “Company”) (TSXV:  ZEN) is pleased to announce that it has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Constance Lake First Nation (“CLFN”), under which a project partnership structure will be created in support of the development of the Albany Graphite Project (the “Project”). […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018177 Views

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Royal Alberta Museum honours Indigenous stories

Sept. 26, 2018 When stepping inside the new Royal Alberta Museum, visitors will be immersed in stories of Indigenous culture and heritage. From the importance of language and connection with the buffalo to stories of First Nations women who fought to regain their treaty rights, Indigenous content is widely represented in the new Royal Alberta […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018118 Views

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Osisko Co-Founder Robert Wares Donates $5 Million to Mcgill

(Toronto, September 27, 2018)  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX. “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is proud to recognize and congratulate Robert Wares, one of the original founders of the Osisko group companies on the announcement of his donation of $5 million to McGill University in Montréal, Québec.  The following is an excerpt from yesterday’s McGill press release. As […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018125 Views

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Minister Schumann Congratulates CDÉTNO on 15 Years of Economic Development

YELLOWKNIFE (September 26, 2018) – Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Wally Schumann offers his congratulations to the Conseil de développement économique des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (CDÉTNO) on 15 years of support for economic development and employability of Francophones and Francophiles in the Northwest Territories. “As a member of the National Francophone Economic Development Network, the […]

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Reliq Health Technologies Announces New Funding to Expand Diabetes Pilot in Sioux Lookout, ON, and Meeting with the Office of the Premier of Ontario

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 26, 2018 — Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“Reliq” or the “Company”), a technology company focused on creating innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, is pleased to announce that the pilot of its remote patient monitoring solution for diabetes patients with Sioux Lookout Meno Ya […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018125 Views

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Songs of Hope by Edmonton Opera

DESCRIPTION In partnership with University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension, Edmonton Opera presents a showcase of music to bring people together in the spirit of hope and reconciliation on Orange Shirt Day. The event includes: Performances of opera arias, Cree songs, African folk music, and a fiddle group from Prince Charles School starting at noon. […]

by aanationtalk on September 27, 2018115 Views

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Media advisory: FCAC, Seven Generations Education Institute and the Martin Family Initiative to announce new financial literacy program

September 27, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Members of the media are invited to attend a news conference where leaders from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), the Seven Generations Education Institute and the Martin Family Initiative will announce the creation of a new financial literacy program. Participating officials include: Brent Tookenay, Chief Executive Officer, Seven […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018106 Views

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Royal Roads U: Orange Shirt Day

Join Royal Roads students, staff and faculty to commemorate Orange Shirt Day Friday, Sept. 28 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the Sherman Jen Building courtyard. The event is an opportunity to honour and remember residential school survivors and their families. Phyllis Webstad, a residential school survivor, started Orange Shirt Day in 2013. When she was […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201890 Views

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Government of Canada marks World Maritime Day 2018

Better shipping for a better future September 27, 2018    Ottawa, ON    Transport Canada The maritime sector plays a crucial role in the daily lives of Canadians. They rely on marine transportation to go about their everyday lives and to deliver many of the goods Canadians use every day. Given the marine industry’s critical importance to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201881 Views

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The City of Calgary honours residential school survivors

CALGARY; September 25, 2018 —The City of Calgary is collaborating with Indigenous communities, elders and leaders to educate Calgarians on the history of residential schools and to recognize the intergenerational impacts on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children in Canada. The event is taking place on Monday, October 1st from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. […]

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OCAD U: Ribbon is cut on the George Reid House!

September 26, 2018 OCAD University’s historic George Reid House has officially re-opened following a dynamic renovation of the building, including the addition of Indigenous artwork created by Inuk artist Couzyn van Heuvelen. The building’s refurbishment – as part of OCAD University’s larger, Creative City Campus revitalization project  ̶  includes the modernization of interior facilities, the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018102 Views

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U of Manitoba: Leading mental health researcher to receive alumni award

September 27, 2018 Dr. Jitender Sareen, a world leader in research on innovative mental health care delivery, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award at The University of Winnipeg’s autumn convocation on Friday, October 12. Sareen earned a Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Winnipeg in 1991. He also holds degrees from the University […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018113 Views

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Broadcasting and Telecommunications Panel launches consultations

September 25, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario The Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel launched its consultation process today with the release of ‘Responding to the New Environment: A Call for Comments’. The call for comments, which will form the heart of the consultations process, will allow the Panel to receive written submissions from stakeholders and other interested […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018107 Views

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Langara unveils Musqueam house post

Sep 26, 2018 Vancouver, BC – At a ceremony today, Langara College unveiled a locally carved Musqueam house post that sits in the northwest corner of the campus. The 14-foot welcome figure, carved of red cedar by Musqueam artist Brent Sparrow Jr., was carved for the College. It welcomes all visitors to the traditional unceded territory […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201891 Views

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Seven Leaf becomes Licensed Producer of Medical Cannabis

Canada’s first Indigenous-owned and operated producer AKWESASNE, ON  September 27, 2018 – Seven Leaf of Akwesasne, Ontario has become Canada’s first Indigenous owned and operated producer of medical cannabis licensed by Health Canada under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. Located in the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory on Cornwall Island, Ontario, the company is […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018152 Views

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Chamber of Shipping recognizes World Maritime Day – We’re All Connected to Shipping

VANCOUVER, Sept. 27, 2018  – Today is World Maritime Day and this year it recognizes the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 70th anniversary. The IMO is the United Nations specialized agency responsible for the safety, security, and environmental standards for international shipping. Canada was instrumental in its establishment and leads innovation on key challenges such as reducing greenhouse gases, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201875 Views

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Yamana Gold Provides Notice of Third Quarter 2018 Results Release

TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2018 — YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) (“Yamana” or “the Company”) will release its third quarter 2018 operational and financial results after market close on October 25, 2018, followed by a conference call and webcast on October 26, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. ET. Third Quarter 2018 Conference Call Details Toll […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018107 Views

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Durango to Acquire Additional Gold Property at Windfall Lake, QC

Vancouver, BC / September 27, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTCQB-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) announces that it has entered into a property purchase agreement to acquire an additional 2,358 hectares in Windfall Lake, Québec (the ”Property”). The Property is in a key position of the Urban-Barry Greenstone belt of Québec and is located approximately 5.5km south […]

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Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.: Cow Mountain Drilling Intersects High Grade Gold Mineralization

10.70 G/T GOLD OVER 5.85 METERS AND 26.33 G/T GOLD OVER 4.00 METERS TORONTO, ON – September 27, 2018 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM) (the “Company” or “Barkerville”) is pleased to announce drilling results from the ongoing 2018 Cow Mountain exploration and category conversion program at the Company’s flagship Cariboo Gold Project. The drilling results demonstrate […]

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Serengeti Resources Outlines Exceptional Drill Target at Croy-Bloom Property, North-Central British Columbia

Vancouver, B.C., September 27, 2018. Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR:TSX-V) (“Serengeti” or “the Company”) reports that geophysical surveys at the 100% owned Croy-Bloom property have resulted in the discovery of a strong Induced-Polarization (IP) target. A total of 11.5 line-kilometres of IP were completed over the Croy-Bloom property in 2018. Croy-Bloom lies immediately east and south […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201897 Views

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Aecon schedules third quarter 2018 financial results and conference call

Toronto, Ontario – September 27, 2018: Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) announced today that it intends to release its third quarter 2018 financial results on Thursday, October 25, 2018 after market close, and has scheduled a conference call for 10 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Friday, October 26, 2018. Jean-Louis Servranckx, President and Chief Executive Officer, and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201899 Views

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Constantine Announces Significantly Expanded Mineral Resource Estimate for the Palmer Project, Southeast Alaska

September 27, 2018 Vancouver, BC – Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. (TSX Venture – CEM) (“Constantine” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce an updated mineral resource estimate for the Palmer Copper-Zinc-Gold-Silver deposit, located in a very accessible area of coastal Southeast Alaska. A separate maiden resource for the nearby AG Zone discovery has been deferred […]

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Honey Badger Samples 1,503 g/t Silver and 5.77% Zinc in Selected Grab Samples at its Thunder Bay Silver-Cobalt Project

Toronto, Ontario – September 27, 2018 – Honey Badger Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: TUF) (“Honey Badger” or the “Company”) announces that it has received assay results from 94 prospecting samples collected this past summer at its Thunder Bay Silver-Cobalt Project, west of Thunder Bay, Ontario.  The samples were collected to evaluate the potential for multi-element silver mineralization around the […]

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Colonial Coal International Corp.: Results of AGM and Appointments

Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – Colonial Coal International Corp. (TSX-V: CAD) (the “Company” or “Colonial”) is pleased to announce the results of the Company’s annual general meeting (the “AGM”) held on September 26, 2018, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company is pleased to report that, at its AGM, the shareholders voted to […]

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Indigenous Tourism Alberta Welcomes Executive Director: Tarra Wright Many Chief

September 25, 2018, Treaty 7 Territory (Calgary, Alberta): Indigenous Tourism Alberta (ITA), with a mandate to grow the Indigenous tourism economy in Alberta, welcomes Tarra Wright Many Chief as its new Executive Director, effective September 17, 2018. In her new role, Ms. Wright Many Chief will work with Indigenous tourism businesses and communities, as well […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018115 Views

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Vancouver Police Provide In-Depth Look at Street Check Data

September 26, 2018 Vancouver Police released a new report this week about the department’s use of street checks. It’s an in-depth look at how, when, where, and why street checks are used, and who is being checked. Street checks are a valuable proactive policing tool for ensuring public safety. Although they are used infrequently – […]

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The Daily Thursday, September 27, 2018

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, July 2018 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $997 in July, a decrease of 0.4% from the previous month. Compared with 12 months earlier, earnings increased 3.0%. Continue reading  National tourism indicators, second quarter 2018 Tourism spending in Canada rose 1.2% in the second quarter, following increases of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018118 Views

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UVic launches Indigenous law degree program

Credits: UVic The launch of the University of Victoria’s new joint degree program in Indigenous and non-Indigenous law—the world’s first—welcomed the first cohort of 26 students and acknowledged the program as a far-reaching response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The ceremony (Sept. 25, 2018) in First Peoples House included Susan Breau, dean of law, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018378 Views

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Arctic Kingdom and RCGS partner to bring Canadians to the High Arctic… with Alex Trebek

Ottawa, September 26, 2018— Arctic Kingdom and The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) have teamed up to attract more Canadians to Canada’s North. Under the new partnership, the RCGS will work with Arctic Kingdom to bring travellers to experience Nunavut through a unique Arctic safari. “The alliance with Arctic Kingdom gives Canadians a hands-on experience […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018138 Views

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Parkland College awards almost $85,000 in Entrance Scholarships

September 26th, 2018 Parkland College awarded 21 Entrance Scholarships with a combined value of approximately $84,400 at a presentation event Tuesday in Yorkton. All students receiving Entrance Scholarships this fall are taking university, skills training, or trades programs at Parkland College. Scholarship Name Recipient Canadian Federation of University Women – Yorkton Chapter – Saskatchewan Opportunity […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018134 Views

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Chiefs of Ontario call on Federal and Provincial Governments to Implement ‘Coroner’s Report Recommendations’ in Collaboration with First Nations Leadership

(Toronto, September 26, 2018)  The Chiefs of Ontario are calling on both Canada and Ontario to work in partnership with First Nations leadership to address and implement the recommendations outlined in the Ontario Coroner’s report released yesterday. The Report of the Expert Panel on the Deaths of Children and Youth in Residential Placements examined the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018168 Views

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NEB announces first steps for Trans Mountain Expansion Project reconsideration hearing

September 26, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) today announced that it will hold a public hearing to carry out its reconsideration related to the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The NEB has assigned a panel, opened up the application-to-participate process, and is seeking comment on the focus and design of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018133 Views

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NU to mark Orange Shirt Day

9/26/2018 On Thursday, September 27, Nipissing University’s community is invited to come together to acknowledge Orange Shirt Day. Orange Shirt Day is an annual day of remembrance of the St. Joseph Mission residential school commemoration event held in Wiliams Lake British Colombia in 2013.  It is a day to reflect and honour both those across […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018130 Views

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University of SK: The Power of Partnerships – Muskeg Lake Cree Nation’s 30th Anniversary as Canada’s first commercial urban reserve.

Event Details Location: Gordon Oakes Red Bear Centre, University of Saskatchewan Date: Thursday, September 27th, 2018 Time: 1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. A 3-part panel series will be held on Thursday, September 27 to commemorate Muskeg Lake Cree Nation’s 30th Anniversary as Canada’s first created commercial urban reserve. The signing of the Treaty Land Entitlement for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018149 Views

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Nunavut celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

26 September 2018 Nunavut celebrates World Breastfeeding Week in the first week of October. The World Health Organization and the Government of Nunavut Department of Health recommend that all babies are exclusively breastfed for the first six months. Breast milk: is the best food for babies’ optimal health and growth; protects against ear infections, respiratory […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201894 Views

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Colin Wilson Welcomed as Algoma U’s New Director of Strategic Advancement

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – September 26, 2018): Algoma University is pleased to announce that Colin Wilson will fill the role of Director of Strategic Advancement. As a key member of the University’s leadership team, Wilson will work closely with the President and Vice-Chancellor on operational matters, stakeholder relations, and special projects of importance to […]

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CEPA releases 2018 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report

Striving towards a goal of zero incidents Calgary, Alberta – 26 September 2018 The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) today released its 2018 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report, highlighting how CEPA’s members are performing in the areas of safety, the environment and socio-economic priorities. “We are proud of our industry’s performance and how we are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018166 Views

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Algonquin College hosts Alumni of Distinction Awards Gala

OTTAWA — On Thursday, Sept. 27, join President Cheryl Jensen at Algonquin College’s second annual Alumni of Distinction Awards Gala. The event will bring together business and community leaders as we honour the important social and economic contributions that Algonquin College alumni make in the community, in Canada and around the world. Come celebrate the passion and achievements […]

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Together, We Can Round Up Mercury in Ontario!

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2018 – Scout Environmental is proud to announce the expansion of Mercury Roundup: a ground-breaking program that educates Ontarians on the dangers of mercury — a toxic heavy metal — and empowers them to bring mercury-containing products to their local household hazardous waste facilities for safe recycling. With generous funding from the […]

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Havilah Receives Approval to Drill at Ogama-Rockland

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2018 – Havilah Mining Corporation (“Havilah” or the “Company” – TSXV: HMC) is pleased to announce it has received all necessary approvals for its Phase 1 drilling program at its 100% owned Ogama-Rockland project, located in Manitoba, Canada (the “Property”) and has commenced drilling. The $0.7 million program includes an initial five […]

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College Of The Rockies Welcomes First Cohort Of Fourth Year Nursing Students

As the 2018/19 fall semester gets underway, College of the Rockies is thrilled to welcome its first cohort of nursing students who will graduate from the four-year nursing program at the Cranbrook campus. The College has been educating nurses for over 25 years and has been in partnership with the University of Victoria to offer […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018105 Views

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Nipissing U: Dr. Jarvis launches new MKN support website

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Jarvis, professor in the Schulich School of Education, on launching  a new online resource, Crossing the Divide: Critical Transitions in Student Mathematical Development (Grade 8 To 9), designed as a support tool for teachers, students, and parents/guardians. This project is part of the Mathematics Knowledge Network (MKN), which represents a four-year, $1.4M grant from the Ministry […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018100 Views

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MMIWG: Media Accreditation and Important Information

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will have a Knowledge Keeper, Expert and Institutional Hearing in Winnipeg beginning on Monday, October 1, and concluding on Friday, October 5, 2018. The hearings will start at 9:00 am EDT and are expected to finish at 5:00 pm EDT each day. All media […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201890 Views

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GECDSB: Orange Shirt Day

The Greater Essex County District School Board will honour the legacy of Residential School survivors and those that did not make it home on Friday, September 28th. Schools and classes are encouraged to wear orange shirts on that day but to also make use of the available resources to continue meaningful learning about this somber […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201891 Views

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OCYA-NL: Child and Youth Advocate Releases Status Report on Recommendations

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has released the 2017-18 Status Report on Recommendations. This Status Report is issued annually and reports on the progress of all recommendations made by the Child and Youth Advocate to date. This report is very encouraging. As of March 31, 2018 the Office of the Child and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018171 Views

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First Artifacts Jointly Owned by Canada and Inuit Recovered from Franklin Wrecks

From: Parks Canada Artifacts removed from HMS Erebus shared with Inuit at community gatherings September 26, 2018 Gjoa Haven, Nunavut Parks Canada Agency For the first time ever, artifacts from the 1845 Franklin Expedition that are jointly owned by the Government of Canada and Inuit were recovered from the wreck site of HMS Erebus. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018142 Views

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New Partnership Advances Indigenous Cultural Tourism in the NWT

YELLOWKNIFE (September 26, 2018) – A new agreement will see as much as $257,000 invested annually in Indigenous tourism businesses in the Northwest Territories (NWT). The support was confirmed in a Memorandum of Understanding signed yesterday by the Government of the Northwest Territories’ Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment (ITI), the Indigenous Tourism Association of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018157 Views

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MMIWG Media Advisory: Knowledge Keeper, Expert and Institutional Hearing: Family and Child Welfare – family supports and domestic violence

Vancouver, BC – The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will continue with Part II and III of the Truth Gathering process by hosting a Knowledge Keeper, Expert and Institutional Hearing on Family and Child Welfare, which will explore family supports and domestic violence. Part II and Part III of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 2018172 Views

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