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People with schizophrenia account for more than 1 in 10 suicide cases

People with schizophrenia account for more than 1 in 10 suicide cases TORONTO, June 21, 2018 – A new CAMH and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) study shows that people with schizophrenia account for more than 1 in 10 cases of suicide in Ontario, and that young people are disproportionately affected. “Among people who […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018155 Views

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RCMP: National Indigenous Peoples Day – Read about some of our projects and initiatives

The RCMP has a proud history of more than 140 years of service to First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities. Today, we work in more than 600 Indigenous communities across Canada. Read about some of our activities and initiatives. An Eagle Staff to honour and acknowledge First Nations people in Canada Staff Sgt. Jeff Poulette […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018134 Views

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AFNQL: Discrimination From the Top

WENDAKE, QC, June 21, 2018  – Following the release of an article in Le Devoir this morning which reports that the Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services, Gaétan Barrette, said that Nunavik parents who accompany their children during medical transfers would be expelled from the ambulance airplane if they are under the influence of drugs […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018159 Views

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Prime Minister and Pacific North and Central Coast First Nations welcome agreement for ocean protection

June 21, 2018 Canada has some of the most spectacular oceans and coastlines in the world, and is home to rich biodiversity and ecosystems. Indigenous coastal communities have stewarded the Pacific North and Central Coast waters for generations. They bring valuable experience and expertise to protect and manage this unique ocean region. The Prime Minister, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018139 Views

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Chiefs and ministers hold Indigenous economic development roundtable

22 June 2018 MONCTON (GNB) – An Indigenous economic development roundtable was held today in Moncton. Participants included Mi’kmaq, Wolastoq and Peskotomuhkati chiefs and ministers of the provincial and federal governments. The concept for the roundtable emerged from earlier conversations among chiefs and ministers in Miramichi. Its goal is to honour the commitment to work […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018141 Views

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Media advisory: Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador will announce support to help Indigenous people in Labrador get vital job skills and work experience

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, will announce Government of Canada and Government of Newfoundland and Labrador support to help Indigenous people in Labrador get vital […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018127 Views

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NU Government: Anaanavut Qisingit – Our Mother’s Sealskin Work

On June 21, 2018, as part of the National Indigenous Peoples Day, Iqaluit Health Services will be launching a video instillation by Mittimatalik Arnait Miqsuqtiit Collective (MAMC) called “Anaanavut Qisingit – Our Mother’s Sealskin Work”. The installation shows Pond Inlet seamstresses demonstrating sealskin processing, mitten and kamik making. The eight-hour installation is a real-time showcase […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018110 Views

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Government of Canada and Eel Ground First Nation work in partnership to improve water and community infrastructure

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release June 22, 2018 – Moncton, NB – Indigenous Services Canada Working in partnership with First Nation communities, investing in on-reserve water and wastewater infrastructure is a priority for Indigenous Services Canada and the federal government. The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, visited Eel Ground First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018143 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on National Indigenous Peoples Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day: “Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate the unique heritage and diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, and the tremendous contributions they make to this country. “As we celebrate Indigenous cultures and communities, we also acknowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201892 Views

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The Government of Canada takes immediate action to protect endangered whales through the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Transport Canada June 22, 2018                Vancouver Canada has the longest coastline in the world, serving as home to rich biodiversity and precious ecosystems. The Government of Canada is building on its historic Oceans Protection Plan, and taking immediate action to preserve and restore marine ecosystems to help endangered whale populations recover. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018132 Views

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Pivotal funding to improve cancer care for Indigenous peoples

Pivotal funding to improve cancer care for Indigenous peoples June 21, 2018 Over $24 million in funding will support First Nations, Inuit and Métis people living with or affected by cancer TORONTO (June 21, 2018) – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) has committed $24 million in funding until 2022 to support improved cancer […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018169 Views

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On First National Indigenous Peoples Day, National Chief Calls for Passing of Bill C-262 as Framework for Reconciliation

On First National Indigenous Peoples Day, National Chief Calls for Passing of Bill C-262 as Framework for Reconciliation June 21, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – On the first National Indigenous Peoples Day, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde urged all members of Parliament and the Senate to pass Bill C-262, the United Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018421 Views

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NB Government: Nepisiguit Mi’gmaq Trail recognized as Signature Trail

21 June 2018 BATHURST (GNB) – The provincial government has recognized the Nepisiguit Mi’gmaq Trail as one of the 11 Signature Trails highlighted in the recently announced Trails Action Plan. “We are determined to develop the full potential of the Signature trails so that visitors looking for this type of trail will be keen to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018162 Views

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New Licence Plate Promotes Nova Scotia’s Mi’kmaw Heritage

June 22, 2018 A new licence plate will recognize the importance of Mi’kmaw heritage and Mi’kmaw youth sport and recreation activities. “The new Mi’kmaw licence plate is one way we can enhance visibility and appreciation of Mi’kmaw culture in Nova Scotia” said Premier Stephen McNeil, also Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. “I am pleased that our […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018155 Views

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Saskatchewan Research Council Expands Mentorship Program for Indigenous Post-Secondary Students

June 21, 2018 Today, the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) is formalizing the expansion of a mentorship program for Indigenous post-secondary students, while at the same time celebrating the success the program has seen in its first four years. Through SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP), First Nations, Inuit and Métis post-secondary students in science, technology, engineering […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018128 Views

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NL Government: The Rooms Announces Indigenous Artist in Residence Program

June 21, 2018 In observation of National Indigenous Peoples Day, and to celebrate the heritage and diverse cultures of the Indigenous peoples of our province, The Rooms, in partnership with Eastern Edge Gallery, has created a new opportunity for Newfoundland and Labrador Indigenous artists. In April, as part of the Identity Festival, The Rooms and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201889 Views

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NU Government: Justice of the Peace Appointments

21 June 2018  The Department of Justice is pleased to announce the appointment of a new full time Justice of the Peace in Iqaluit, and new Community Justices of the Peace in Arviat, Baker Lake, and Cambridge Bay: Full time Justice of the Peace: Joseph Murdoch-Flowers, Iqaluit Community Justices of the Peace: Brian Aglukark, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018110 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day message from President Lampe

As we celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day it is important that we recognize our elders and to thank them for the contributions they have made, and continue to make, in helping other Nunatsiavummiut understand our past so that we can move forward in meeting the challenges that await. It is also important to remember and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201887 Views

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MMIWG: A Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Thursday, June 21, 2018 The Commissioners and staff of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls would like to take this opportunity to wish all Canadians a very joyful National Indigenous Peoples Day. For thousands of years Indigenous peoples in Canada marked the summer solstice with celebrations to honour and thank […]

by aanationtalk on June 22, 2018132 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day Message from President Russell

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day of reflection and celebration. It provides all Canadians with an opportunity to come together to honour the rich culture and history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. It also gives us, as Indigenous peoples, a time to reflect, tell our own story and highlight the great contributions we have […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201869 Views

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Ontario Child Advocate honours National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2018 National Indigenous Peoples Day is a time to reflect on the strength and resilience of Indigenous peoples. It is an opportunity for learning and celebration as Indigenous peoples share their cultures and traditions with other Canadians. It is also a reminder that we must continue to work in the spirit of truth […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201872 Views

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Damage to the Baffin Correctional Centre

21 June 2018    The Honourable Jeannie Ehaloak, Minister of Justice, today released the following statement: “An incident occurred at Baffin Correctional Centre (BCC) overnight on June 20, 2018, as several inmates barricaded a section of the facility resulting in significant damage to the Charlie Unit. The incident ended without injuries to inmates or […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018141 Views

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Statement – Accessiblity is a human right,” CHRC applauds new federal Bill

June 21, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission Following the announcement by the Government of Canada of new federal accessibility legislation, Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, issues this statement: “Yesterday’s announcement is a historic moment for the rights of persons with disabilities, and for all of Canada. […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201886 Views

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B.C. minister’s statement on the federal Cannabis Act

June 20, 2018 VICTORIA – Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has issued the following statement regarding the federal Cannabis Act: “Today, the Government of Canada has made history by announcing the end of a 95-year prohibition on non-medical cannabis, and confirming the legalization date of Oct. 17, 2018. Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201894 Views

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International Rotary convention brings 24,000 people to Toronto

Most multi-cultural convention to be held in the city TORONTO, June 20, 2018 — The 109th annual international Rotary convention will take place in Toronto on June 23–27, and is expected to bring 24,000 Rotary club members from over 175 countries to the city – injecting an estimated $48.5 million CAD into the local economy. Often described as a “mini-United Nations”, Rotary’s […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018123 Views

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BMO Celebrating Women: BMO Recognizes Outstanding Women in Edmonton Through National Program

EDMONTON, June 19, 2018  – Four women were honoured last night at the annual BMO Celebrating Women event in Edmonton for their remarkable contribution to business and the community in one of three categories: Innovation and Global Growth; Community and Charitable Giving; and Expansion and Growth in Small Business. The program recognizes female leaders in local communities as part […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201899 Views

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Grand Opening of the Wagmatcook Court

June 21, 2018 Nova Scotia’s first Aboriginal Wellness and Gladue Court was officially opened and celebrated in Wagmatcook First Nation today, June 21, marking National Indigenous Peoples Day. “This new court represents a historic step forward in supporting Indigenous justice in this province,” said Premier Stephen McNeil, and who is also Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018157 Views

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Media advisory: T.J. Harvey, Member of Parliament for Tobique-Mactaquac will announce infrastructure funding for the Tobique First Nation

Tobique First Nation, New Brunswick- Please be advised that MP T.J. Harvey, will announce road infrastructure  funding for the Tobique First Nation, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services. A brief media availability will take place following the announcement. Date:  June 23, 2018 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. (ADT) Where: […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018123 Views

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A reconciliation journey begins in B.C.’s capital region

June 20, 2018 LEKWUNGEN/VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has provided $40,000 to the Victoria Native Friendship Centre, to help establish the Greater Victoria urban reconciliation pilot project. This partnership project will include provincial and municipal governments and Indigenous partners, who will work together to develop plans to support reconciliation for urban Indigenous peoples in […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018116 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2018 The Provincial Government is encouraging residents of the province to observe National Indigenous Peoples Day by participating in events organized by Indigenous Governments and Organizations within the province. For information on events in Newfoundland and Labrador, residents are encouraged to contact the Nunatsiavut Government, Innu Nation, Miawpukek First Nation, Nunatukavut Community Council, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201894 Views

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Point Pelee National Park Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with New Welcome Sign

Strengthening relationship with local First Nations June 21, 2018            Point Pelee National Park, Ontario                Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is committed to a system of national heritage places that celebrates the contributions of Indigenous peoples and their histories and cultures, and honours the special relationship Indigenous peoples have with their traditional lands and waters. Today, in […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018136 Views

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BC Government: Premier’s statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 20, 2018 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day: “Twenty-two years ago, National Indigenous Peoples Day was recognized for the first time in Canada as National Aboriginal Day. June 21, the summer solstice, is a day to honour the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018106 Views

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On National Indigenous Peoples Day, Minister Dominic LeBlanc highlights the importance of fisheries in reconciliation

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, released the following statement: “Today we mark National Indigenous Peoples Day and the vibrant Indigenous cultures and heritage of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples from inland Canada to the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic coasts. I am proud to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018104 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day: Premier Notley

June 21, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement: “At the summer solstice – a day significant to many Indigenous people – we honour the First Nations, Métis and Inuit people of this land by celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day. “First Nations, Métis and Inuit people have diverse heritages, cultures and achievements that stand […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201879 Views

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Over $2,400,000 in CanNor funding supports development of clean energy projects in Yukon communities

June 21, 2018 – Whitehorse, Yukon – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Access to reliable, clean and affordable energy solutions play a vital role in the wellbeing of communities in Canada’s North. By deploying clean energy infrastructure to more places, communities are able to reduce dependency on fossil fuels and diversify their economies. That […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018133 Views

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Culture and Heritage Priorities Discussed at Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Annual Meeting

YELLOWKNIFE, June 20, 2018 – Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers responsible for culture and heritage held their annual meeting to share priorities for 2018–2019. The Honourable Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment of the Northwest Territories, and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, co-hosted the event in Yellowknife on June […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018137 Views

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Four Outstanding Indigenous Artists Create Giant Murals in Canada’s Capital Region

OTTAWA, June 21, 2018 To mark National Indigenous Peoples Day, nākatēyimisowin – Taking Care of Oneself opens today in Ottawa in the pedestrian tunnel under Wellington Street at the Portage bridge. Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament (Edmonton Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, invites the public to enjoy this unique and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018115 Views

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BC Ferries releases year-end results

June 19, 2018 VICTORIA – British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (BC Ferries) released its year-end results today with consolidated net earnings of $ 59.9 million for fiscal 2018. This year, BC Ferries experienced the highest passenger traffic levels in 20 years and the highest levels of vehicle traffic ever. “Strong financial results are essential for […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201894 Views

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Minister Chagger celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

Minister departs today for China to lead federal, provincial and territorial tourism trade mission, which includes strong Indigenous representation June 21, 2018, Ottawa ON The Government of Canada is committed to advancing reconciliation with Indigenous peoples based on respect, co-operation, partnership and recognition of rights as the foundation for transformative change. Each year, National Indigenous Peoples Day gives […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201893 Views

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Surerus Murphy Joint Venture Announced as Contractor for Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project

Project to create thousands of jobs for local communities and First Nations in Northern BC FORT ST. JOHN, BC, June 20, 2018 – Surerus Murphy Joint Venture (SMJV) is pleased to announce that it has been named as one of four contractors for TransCanada Pipeline’s (TCPL) Coastal GasLink pipeline project. SMJV brings together two leading family […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201899 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates Wagmatcook and We’koqma’q First Nations on courthouse grand opening

June 21, 2018 – Wagmatcook First Nation, NS – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to reconciliation and working in partnership with Indigenous communities, the provinces, territories, and other partners to fully implement the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Norman […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018121 Views

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Grandmother Faces 7 days in Jail After Arrest to Stop Kinder Morgan

“There are a lot of people in power who aren’t listening, but there are people who are willing to make these changes, which is why I’m willing to get arrested today.” 19 June 2018, Unceded Coast Salish Territories (Burnaby, BC):  A crowd of about a hundred people cheered on grandmother Laurie Embree this morning at the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018112 Views

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Joint Statement by Ministers Carolyn Bennett and Jane Philpott on National Indigenous Peoples Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (June 21, 2018) – The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services issued the following joint statement today: “For more than two decades, June 21 has been a day for all Canadians to celebrate and highlight the unique heritage, diverse cultures and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201874 Views

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First Nations School Holds Competitions to Display Learning in Robotics from RoboYOU Program

June 20, 2018 The results of five months of learning robotics, computer coding and digital literacy skills were shown today in competitions by students at the Cowessess Community Educational Centre. The games marked the end of the pilot run of Innovation Saskatchewan’s RoboYOU program launched in February 2018, to provide First Nations students in rural […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018106 Views

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Yukon communities to benefit from more reliable Internet

New 777 km fibre line from Dawson City to Inuvik will strengthen Internet connection across the North June 20, 2018 – Whitehorse, Yukon Residents of Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and northern British Columbia will be able to connect more reliably with friends and family across Canada and around the world, participate in distance education, seize […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018112 Views

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The Daily Friday, June 22, 2018

Consumer Price Index, May 2018 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.2% on a year-over-year basis in May, matching the increase in April. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.1% in May. Continue reading  Retail trade, April 2018 Following three consecutive monthly increases, retail sales in April declined 1.2% to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201894 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018 (Spirit of the Children Society)

Credits: Eddie Lam Published on Jun 8, 2018 Spirit of the Children Society presents National Indigenous Peoples Day on Thursday June 21st 10am to 2pm @ Westminster Pier Park Festival Lawn in New Westminster, BC Canada (FREE EVENT) 2018’s theme is CELEBRATING THE DRUM as we will have various live cultural performances. National Indigenous Peoples […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 2018281 Views

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A second edition for KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples

From August 30 to September 3, 2018 in Quebec City QUEBEC CITY, June 20, 2018 – The KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples event is returning for a second year, from August 30 to September 3, 2018 at the Place de l’Assemblée-Nationale in Quebec City (opposite the Tourny Fountain). Last year, more than 25,000 visitors gathered for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 2018146 Views

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City to raise Algonquin Anishinabe flags permanently on National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 20, 2018 Announcements and Events On National Indigenous Peoples Day, join Mayor Jim Watson, Grand Chief Verna Polson and Chief Kirby Whiteduck at a flag raising ceremony to honour the permanent presence of the flags of the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council and the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation at Ottawa City Hall. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 2018154 Views

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B.C. government announces new approach to salmon farm tenures

June 20, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia will establish rigorous new rules and expectations for the renewal of salmon farm tenures in B.C. waters. “The challenges facing our wild salmon have been ignored for far too long,” said Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture. “That’s why we are putting in place a new […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 2018139 Views

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