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Celebrating the University of Regina’s 45th Spring Convocation

May 27, 2019 On June 5, 6, and 7, the University of Regina will celebrate its 45th annual Spring Convocation. As graduating students walk across the stage to receive degrees, diplomas and certificates, they will officially be welcomed into the University’s family of 75,000 alumni. The ceremonies, being held at the Conexus Arts Centre, will […]

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AMC Participates in The National Day of Action in Protest of Bill C-92

Treaty One Territory, May 28, 2019. – Yesterday, the AMC participated in the National Day of Action to rally together with First Nations leaders, Treaty peoples and allies to reject Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s unilateral laws and policy changes. Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Arlen Dumas stated “As the current Liberal government continues to […]

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Inviting Resilience: Trent Conference Aims to Help Trauma Survivors Heal and Prevent Future Violence

May 27, 2019 Key message focuses on misconception that people either do or don’t have resiliency; instead resilience can be nurtured Around 200 service providers, researchers, administrators and community members gathered at Trent University on May 21-22 for the national Inviting Resilience Conference, aiming to build community capacity for resilience against the pervasive effects of […]

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Senators Must Respect Will of Voters on Oil Tanker Ban

(Vancouver, BC) May 28, 2019 – Canadian senators must respect the will of voters as expressed in the 2015 election and pass Bill C-48 banning oil tankers from Canada’s north Pacific coast, Coastal First Nations president Chief Marilyn Slett says in an open letter to Parliamentarians. The letter notes that, unlike Members of Parliament, senators are not […]

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Government Of Saskatchewan And Whitecap Dakota First Nation Sign Historic Environmental Regulation Agreement

May 28, 2019 Environment Minister Dustin Duncan and Chief Darcy Bear of the Whitecap Dakota First Nation have signed a bilateral agreement that will allow the Ministry of Environment to support the Whitecap Dakota Environmental Protection Law. This is the first agreement in Canadian history between a provincial government and a First Nation in relation […]

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MMF and Arhuaco People in Colombia Gain National Attention in Recent Trade Talks

May 28, 2019 Winnipeg, Manitoba – This week, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and the Arhuaco People in Colombia are celebrating their most recent Indigenous-to-Indigenous trade talks in Pueblo Bello and Valledupar, Colombia, and the steps taken to develop potential business deals between their two nations. The partnership includes developing trade in coffee and sugar. Immediately […]

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National Music Centre announces Indigenous Music Week at Studio Bell, June 19 to 22

Week of activities in partnership with APTN, Canada’s Music Incubator, Indigenous Resilience in Music, and Sled Island (Calgary, AB — May 28, 2019) Join the National Music Centre (NMC) for Indigenous Music Week at Studio Bell from June 19 to 22, featuring music and activities that celebrate the cultural diversity of Indigenous music in Canada. […]

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north2north program contacts gathered at the Lakehead University in Canada

Tue, May 28, 2019 Hosted by Lakehead University, Orillia campus, UArctic’s north2north coordination office arranged a north2north mobility partner institutions meeting on May 22-23. More than 25 participants from 19 institutions met. The meeting was part of a cycle where the north2north international office meets with institutional contacts in the different regions of UArctic: the Nordic […]

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BCIT introduces an Indigenous Vision: a commitment to Truth, Reconciliation, and Indigenization

May 27, 2019 The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is honoured to introduce an Indigenous Vision (Vision). This document represents the Institution’s deep and continuous commitment to taking sustainable actions that build awareness and understanding around Truth, Reconciliation, Indigenization, the legacy of Colonization, and the contemporary reality of Canada and Indigenous people. “As we celebrate 25 years of Indigenous […]

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Red Pine Provides Update on its Wawa Gold Project

Toronto, Ontario – May 28, 2019 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”), in anticipation of the revised  resource estimate for the Surluga Deposit, provides the following update on its Wawa Gold Project, located 2 kilometres southeast of Wawa, Ontario. The Company has now finished compiling the results from its 2018/19 […]

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MJardin Announces Construction Completion of its 3rd Canadian Cultivation Facility

Submits Evidence of Readiness (EOR) Package to Health Canada TORONTO, Canada and DENVER, Colorado, May 28, 2019 — MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or “the Company”) (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF), a leader in premium cannabis production, announced today that it has completed construction of “GRO”, an indoor cannabis cultivation facility located in Dunnville, Ontario and has […]

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Mineral resource estimates for gold deposits in the Urban-Barry camp

Val-d’Or, QC – May 28, 2019: Bonterra Resources Inc. (TSX-V: BTR, OTCQX: BONXF, FSE: 9BR1)(“Bonterra” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce results of the recently completed NI 43-101 Mineral Resource Estimates for the Gladiator, Barry, and Moroy deposits located in the Urban-Barry Camp, QC.  Highlights of the Mineral Resource Estimates for Gladiator include: Indicated Resources […]

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Alamos Gold Receives Phase II Expansion Permit for Island Gold

TORONTO, May 28, 2019 — Alamos Gold Inc. (TSX:AGI; NYSE:AGI) (“Alamos” or the “Company”) today reported it has been granted amendments to its existing operational permits from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, Ontario, allowing for the Phase II expansion of the Island Gold Mine to 1,200 tonnes per day (“tpd”). These amendments were received […]

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TC Energy expects to realize $1.15 billion from the partial monetization of Northern Courier Pipeline

CALGARY, Alberta, May 28, 2019  — News Release – TC Energy Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TC Energy) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell an 85 per cent equity interest in Northern Courier Pipeline to Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo). In conjunction with the sale, TC Energy also expects that Northern Courier […]

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FPInnovations and Resolute Inaugurate Thermomechanical Pulp Bio-Refinery in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, ON, May 27, 2019 – FPInnovations and Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced the commissioning of a new TMP-Bio plant in Thunder Bay (Ontario). With the capacity to treat 100 metric tons of biomass annually, the bio-refinery pilot plant produces lignin and sugars for use in the development of innovative bio-products, such as wood […]

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The Daily Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Study: Commuting within Canada’s largest cities Commuting patterns in large metropolitan areas, and the ways in which Canadians are getting to work in those areas, have changed considerably over the past two decades, according to a new study. Continue reading  Railway carloadings, March 2019 The volume of rail freight carried in Canada totalled 31.5 million […]

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Retrial in death of Indigenous woman

Credits: CBC News Bradley Barton, the Ontario trucker acquitted of first-degree murder in the killing of Cindy Gladue, will face a new trial for manslaughter, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. Gladue was found dead in the bathtub of a motel bathroom in Edmonton eight years ago, after engaging in paid sex with Barton […]

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Media advisory: Astronaut David Saint-Jacques answers questions from the Umiujaq community, in northern Quebec

From: Canadian Space Agency Media advisory Umiujaq, Quebec, May 28, 2019 – On May 31, 2019, live from the International Space Station, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques will answer the questions of young people from the village where he practised medicine before becoming an astronaut as well as students and staff of Kiluutaq School. David Saint-Jacques‘ wife, […]

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Minister Sohi Highlights Investments in Canada’s Clean Energy and Clean Technology

From: Natural Resources Canada May 28, 2019 — Vancouver, British Columbia — Natural Resources Canada Investments in clean energy and cleantech create new opportunities and jobs for middle-class Canadians, including those in rural, remote and Indigenous communities. These investments are helping Canadians grow our economy, fight climate change and leave a healthy planet for our kids […]

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Feedback requested on the management of private forests

The public is invited to provide input on a program that helps to ensure the sustainable management of private forests in B.C. until July 9, 2019. “We want to hear from the public about whether there is room for improvement in the management of private forests and also whether the private managed forest land program […]

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AFNQL: Special Parliamentary Committee on Youth Protection – “Our Children Also Deserve to Grow Up in Dignity”

Wendake, May 28, 2019 – In response to Premier Legault’s May 17 announcement of the creation of a Special Parliamentary Committee on Youth Protection chaired by Régine Laurent, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) reiterates the importance of including First Nations in any reflection process, including the discussions that will determine the mandate of […]

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Proposed change to the Oath of Citizenship

From: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada To recognize rights of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples May 28, 2019 – Ottawa – The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today introduced Bill C-99, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act, to change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship to include clear reference to the […]

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AltaGas Charts a New Course for Canadian Energy With First Cargo and Grand Opening of Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal

Canada emerges as a global propane supplier with completion of the country’s first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) marine export facility CALGARY, May 28, 2019 – AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX: ALA) today celebrates the grand opening of its Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal (RIPET), located in Prince Rupert, British Columbia – the first marine export facility […]

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Mountain Province Files Updated NI 43-101 Faraday 2 Resource Report on SEDAR

The updated Mineral Resource Estimate for the Faraday 2 kimberlite contains: 5.45 million carats of diamonds 2.07 million tonnes of kimberlite Average value of US$140 per carat TORONTO and NEW YORK, May 28, 2019 – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) announces the filing on SEDAR of its National […]

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Outaouais Has Every Reason to Celebrate the Start of Summer

From: Canadian Heritage GATINEAU, Quebec, May 28, 2019 Today, Mr. Greg Fergus, Member of Parliament (Hull-Aylmer), announced an investment of $21,090 in Impératif français and $10,000 in the Outaouais en fête Festival. He made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism. Provided through the Celebrate Canada program, […]

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Grants awarded to 11 Canadian initiatives to support the elimination of chronic hepatitis C infection in high-risk populations

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 28, 2019 – In support of Canada’s commitment to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) goal of eliminating hepatitis C (HCV) infection by 2030, Gilead Sciences Canada, Inc. (Gilead Canada) today announced the awarding of HCV Micro-Elimination Grants. The intent of the grants is to support local initiatives across the country to help […]

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Government of Canada supports employment opportunities for persons with disabilities

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 28, 2019              Gatineau, Québec              Employment and Social Development Canada Video: Ready, Willing and Able Announcement 2019 The Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, today highlighted additional support under the Opportunities Fund that will help improve employment outcomes for persons with intellectual disabilities […]

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BC Government: Public feedback invited into management of forests and range

May 27, 2019 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is inviting British Columbians to provide input into improving the Forest and Range Practices Act. “Making changes to the act is essential to strengthen government’s oversight of the forest sector and improve public trust in how our forests and rangelands are managed,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister of […]

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Tłı̨chǫ Government: 2019 Harvest Subsidy Payment

Behchokǫ̀, NT (May 27, 2019) – The Tłı̨chǫ Government approves a 2019 Harvest Subsidy Payment of $250 to each enrolled Tłı̨chǫ Citizen. Tłı̨chǫ Citizens can now submit the 2019 Harvest Subsidy Payment Request Form starting today May 27, 2019. The 2019 Harvest Subsidy Payment Request Form can be downloaded fromwww.tlicho.ca and hard copies are available for completion at the […]

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Canadian Rangers Held Key Role in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug – NetNewsLedger

May 28, 2019 Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug – Canadian Rangers from nine Indigenous communities from across the Far North of Ontario have played a crucial role in an isolated First Nation after five people died in a house fire in the remote fly-in community. Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug often referred to as KI, declared an emergency after the fire […]

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BCAFN urges all Senators to support and vote for Bill C-48, Oil Tanker Moratorium Act

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – May 27, 2019) BC Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Terry Teegee is urging the Senate to support and vote in favour of the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act. “I urge Senators to carry this important piece of proposed legislation forward with consideration for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of […]

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Media advisory: Canada and Grassy Narrows First Nation leadership to sign Memorandum of Agreement to outline the path forward for the community’s long-term health needs

Grassy Narrows First Nation, Ontario – Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, alongside Chief Rudy Turtle of Grassy Narrows First Nation, will sign a Memorandum of Agreement outlining a path forward to meet the long-term health needs of the community which has been impacted by exposure to mercury. Minister O’Regan […]

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Pimicikamak Cree Nation Community Receives Employment Training for Mining Sector

May 27, 2019 Building the Skills, Knowledge and Talent To Grow our Economy: Pallister FLIN FLON—A new initiative is delivering industry-specific training to 12 Pimicikamak Cree Nation (Cross Lake) community members interested in employment opportunities in the mining sector, Premier Brian Pallister announced here today. “We are working in partnership to develop the next generation […]

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The Daily Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Farm income, 2018 The realized net farm income of agricultural producers fell 45.1% in 2018 to $3.9 billion, the largest percentage decrease since 2006. This followed a 2.8% decline in 2017. Continue reading  Farm cash receipts, first quarter 2019 Farm cash receipts for Canadian farmers totalled $15.9 billion in the first quarter, up 3.1% from […]

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Update 6: Northwest Alberta wildfire (May 27 at 5 p.m.)

May 27, 2019 High temperatures and dry conditions continue across Northern Alberta. About 3,400 evacuees have applied online for evacuee support, and more than $3.4 million in support has been distributed. Current situation The Chuckegg Creek Wildfire is burning approximately three kilometres southwest of the Town of High Level in Mackenzie County. This out-of-control wildfire has grown […]

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Forge FC, first Canadian Professional Sports Teams, to join Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Forge FC, first Canadian Professional Sports Teams, to join Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Toronto, ON – May 28, 2019 – Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is proud to welcome the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club and Forge FC to its growing roster of members. The Tiger-Cats and Forge FC are the […]

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Living Indigenous Law in Canada by John Borrows

Credits: Creatively United for the Planet A part of the Conversations for a One Planet Region John Borrows is the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School in British Columbia. His publications include Recovering Canada: The Resurgence of Indigenous Law (2002), Canada’s Indigenous Constitution (2011), Freedom and Indigenous Constitutionalism […]

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Indigenous Flag Raising Ceremony at Hamilton City Hall

May 27 2019 HAMILTON, ON – To commemorate National Indigenous History Month in Hamilton, flags representing First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples will be raised at City Hall for the month of June. To honour these flags, the Urban Indigenous Strategy and the Hamilton Aboriginal Advisory Committee will be holding an Indigenous Flag Raising Ceremony. Members […]

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Premier Visits Churchill to Promote Growth in Tourism

May 26 to June 2: Tourism Week in Canada CHURCHILL— Tourism Week in Canada is a grassroots initiative to raise awareness of the economic opportunities available through travel and tourism, and Premier Brian Pallister is visiting the town today to help advance growth in this important part of the region’s economy. “There is tremendous demand […]

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B.C. expands use of biosimilars to offer coverage for more treatment options

May 27, 2019 VICTORIA – British Columbia is improving the sustainability of its PharmaCare program by expanding the use of biosimilars, which will create opportunities for new drug listings and boost existing coverage for patients. An immediate effect of this is the listing of Jardiance, a diabetes drug, as well as the psoriatic arthritis drug Taltz. […]

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Minister Rodriguez Announces New Leadership of the National Museum of Science and Technology Board

From: Canadian Heritage The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced today the appointment of a new Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and a new trustee to the Board of Trustees of the National Museum of Science and Technology. Neil Russon (Chairperson) Neil Russon is an executive leader and entrepreneur with more than 30 years […]

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Presentation Ceremony of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards

May 27, 2019 OTTAWA— During Canadian Innovation Week, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will preside over the Governor General’s Innovation Awards ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Wednesday, May 29, at 5:00 p.m. The awards will be presented to the following winners in recognition of their exceptional work: Chief Dr. Ronald Ignace […]

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Construction of a hydroelectric generating station for the energy transition in the Inukjuak off-grid system

A 7.5-MW run-of-river hydroelectric generating station will be built on the Inukjuak River. Valued at approximately $125 million, this project is the first partnership between an Inuit corporation and an independent power producer. Renewable electricity will replace energy produced by fossil fuels and will result in 700,000 fewer tonnes of GHG emissions. The project will […]

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NB Government: Province hosting National Indigenous Education and Reconciliation Network Gathering

27 May 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development’s Office of First Nation Education and the University of New Brunswick’s Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre are welcoming participants from across the country to the fourth annual National Indigenous Education and Reconciliation Network Gathering, May 27-29 in Fredericton. The event is an opportunity for […]

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Media Advisory – BC First Nations Health Authority to Release Opioid Overdose Data

COAST SALISH TERRITORY, May 27, 2019 – The First Nations Heath Authority (FNHA), in partnership with the Provincial Health Officer, the Coroners Service of British Columbia and the First Nations Health Council (FNHC) invites you to the presentation of the most recent First Nations opioid overdose data. Please join Dr. Evan Adams, FNHA Chief Medical […]

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Task Force on the Commemoration of Edward Cornwallis and the Recognition and Commemoration of Indigenous History

On October 30, 2018 Regional Council approved the formation of a new committee to reflect an equal partnership between Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and the Mi’kmaw community, as represented by the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (ANSMC). This Committee is tasked to advise Regional Council on the following: (a) Proposed changes to the commemoration […]

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises rainbow flag for 2SLGBTQ+ community at all campuses for PRIDE

PRIDE events take place in each of our home communities each spring May 27, 2019 – This May and June, the rainbow pride flag will be seen at our four main campuses to recognize Pride Week and to show Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s support for our 2SLGBTQ+ students, employee, their allies and communities. “Respect is a core […]

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Tilt Cove Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

May 27, 2019 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Tilt Cove Exploration Drilling Project, located approximately 300 kilometres southeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project and […]

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Nunavut Leadership Forum to Select New Speaker of the Legislative Assembly

IQALUIT, Nunavut (May 27, 2019) – The Nunavut Leadership Forum will convene at 10:30am (EST) on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, to select a new Speaker of the Legislative Assembly. The proceedings of the Nunavut Leadership Forum will be held in the Chamber of the Legislative Assembly and will be open to the public to observe […]

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Cultural Hotspot launched in north Etobicoke and York neighbourhoods

25-May-2019 Today, Mayor John Tory launched the sixth annual Cultural Hotspot, which celebrates and spotlights the arts, culture, food, events and communities of north Etobicoke and York. Mayor Tory was joined at the launch by Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Ward 21 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City’s Economic and Community Development Committee, Councillor Frances Nunziata […]

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