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Government of Canada announces major funding for projects that promote the social inclusion of persons with disabilities

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release Strengthening the disability sector’s capacity to improve the lives of Canadians with disabilities through integration and participation in society April 5, 2019                 Winnipeg, Manitoba                 Employment and Social Development Canada Accessibility in Canada is about creating communities, workplaces and services that enable everyone to participate fully in a […]

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How to change systemic racism in Canada

Credits: TVO Published on Apr 4, 2019 What does racism look like in Canada? In this web series called “First Things First,” Cindy Blackstock, executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, tells us the story of Jordan River Anderson and why she continues to fight the Canadian government to […]

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Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada releases report on M-100 consultations

Canada has a strong and innovative co-operative business sector, but barriers to growth still exist April 5, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario Co-operatives are a valuable way for Canadians to share ownership in a business, while delivering goods and services to communities. They provide Canadian consumers with a distinct values-based and community-owned alternative. Present in every sector […]

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B.C. and Tla’amin Nation celebrate third treaty anniversary

April 05, 2019 VICTORIA – The Tla’amin Nation and the Government of B.C. marked the third anniversary of the Tla’amin Treaty effective date with a flag ceremony at the B.C. Parliament Buildings. On April 5, 2016, the Tla’amin Nation became a self-governing Nation. “Our treaty is about building a future for our children so that […]

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Saw Video: Plan F – Remembering the Future

April 6 2019, 1:00 – 5:00 pm An Indigenous Feminism Strategy This is a free event for SAW Video members and members of the arts community at large. You are eligible to attend this lecture if you are: a SAW Video member, professional artist, creator, arts worker, cultural worker, admirer and or advocate for video and […]

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“Reclaiming OUR Voices” – Nain set to host Inuit Elders Conference

April 05, 2019 Inuit elders will gather in Nain next week to give suggestions, make recommendations and provide solutions on a variety of issues affecting them on a regular basis. Under the theme “Reclaiming OUR Voices”, the biennial event will also feature discussions on cultural activities and practices, as well as a day on the […]

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MNO President Froh addresses Daughters of the Vote delegates

April 05, 2019 Speaking of her own personal journey into politics, Métis Nation of Ontario President Margaret Froh addressed Daughters of the Vote delegates during an Indigenous Women in Politics panel on April 1. At Equal Voice’s Daughters of the Vote event, young women ages 18 to 23, from across the country apply to be […]

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U Arctic: Travel awards available for indigenous knowledge holders and early career researchers, Arctic Futures 2050 Conference

Fri, Apr 05, 2019 The Arctic Futures 2050 Conference is designed to enhance collaboration between Arctic scientists from many disciplines, diverse indigenous knowledge holders, and policy makers from all levels of government. Applications for travel awards are due 1 May 2019. The conference will be held 4-6 September 2019 in Washington, D.C. Indigenous Knowledge Holder […]

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VIU Presents Balanced Budget for 2019/2020

April 04, 2019 Budget supports VIU’s key objectives outlined in the Academic Plan and reflects growth through student enrolment, contract delivery, external support for social impact initiatives and the popularity of VIU among international students. Vancouver Island University (VIU) continues to grow together through a consolidated balanced budget of $158.8 million for the 2019/2020 fiscal […]

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Government of Yukon and Taku River Tlingit First Nation agree to protect A Cu Village area from development

April 04, 2019 The Government of Yukon and the Taku River Tlingit First Nation have agreed that the A Cu Village site and surrounding area should be withdrawn from land dispositions and mineral staking while government-to-government discussions continue on how to implement a court declaration related to mineral staking in Taku River Tlingit First Nation […]

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Confederation College: Student-Led ‘Red Road Gathering’ Honours Indigenous Organizations, Institutions and Service Providers

April 4, 2019, THUNDER BAY, ON – Second-year students in Confederation College’s Native Child and Family Services program organized and hosted the ‘Red Road Gathering’ event Thursday, to honour Indigenous organizations, institutions and service providers. The event was the students’ way of saying thank you to these groups who have served the community. Nominations were put […]

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Banff Centre alumna Meagan Musseau sets out on cross-Canada speaking tour

BANFF, AB, April 2, 2019 – Interdisciplinary visual artist Meagan Musseau (Elmastukwek, Ktaqmkuk territory –– Bay of Islands, Newfoundland) will embark on a multi-city, national speaking tour starting April 14, 2019, at The Rooms in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Musseau is the winner of the 2018 Emerging Atlantic Artist Residency, which includes an eight-week fully funded residency at Banff […]

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Letter to Minister Rickford and Attorney General Mulroney: Bill 76 and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – OHRC

April 4, 2019 Hon. Greg Rickford Minister of Indigenous Affairs Suite 400, 160 Bloor St E Toronto, ON M7A 2E6 Greg.Rickford@pc.ola.org Hon. Caroline Mulroney Attorney General McMurtry-Scott Building, 11th Floor 720 Bay Street Toronto, ON M7A 2S9 Caroline.Mulroney@ontario.ca Dear Minister Rickford and Attorney General Mulroney, Re:      Bill 76 and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights […]

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FCPP: Saskatchewan Chiefs’ Wage Disparity

April 05, 2019 In the age of transparency, fairness, and equity this infographic demonstrates how spectacularly different the Saskatchewan Chiefs’ total compensation per registered member across 13 reserves in Saskatchewan. The highest paid per capita Chief of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation makes $50 per capita while the lowest paid Chief of Mitawasis only makes $21 per […]

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College celebrates a decade of recognizing Aboriginal students’ achievements

April 04, 2019 “The ceremony is to recognize that these students are getting an education while still holding onto their Indigenous background and teachings,” says Jewell Gillies, Aboriginal Transition Program Advisor. “There are cultural teachings that we on the coast learn from the Big House that give us a sense of our identity, but we […]

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Agreement reached for the Yukon Resource Gateway Project

April 03, 2019 The Government of Yukon and Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation have reached an agreement for the proposed Carmacks Bypass project. The agreement enables the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation to access potential contracting, education and training benefits associated with the project. The Yukon government has also agreed to provide funding so the First Nation […]

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The Daily Friday, April 5, 2019

Labour Force Survey, March 2019 Following increases in January and February, employment held steady in March. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.8%. Continue reading  Energy statistics, January 2019 In January, crude oil and natural gas production and electricity generation rose, while coal production declined compared with the same month in 2018. Over the same […]

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GDI T&E Southern Selection Committee Member (vacancy)

April 03, 2019 Southern Selection Committee Member ( 1 vacancy) Gabriel Dumont Institute Training & Employment Inc (GDIT&E) was established in 2006 to serve the Métis training and employment needs in Saskatchewan. GDIT&E falls under the parent umbrella organization, the Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research. GDI Training & Employment established four […]

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CIGI: Curbing Cultural Appropriation in the Fashion Industry

April 03, 2019 The fashion industry has faced several accusations of cultural appropriation over the past decade. For example, American clothing retailer Urban Outfitters made headlines in 2011 when it issued Navajo-themed items, including underwear with traditional patterns, much to the discontent of the Navajo Nation. Likewise, French designer Isabel Marant was criticized in 2015 […]

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Steinbach RCMP looking for missing teen

April 4, 2019 Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Noreen Kyla Osborne. Noreen was last seen on February 28, 2019, in the Steinbach area. Noreen is described as 5′ 6″, 133 lbs, brown eyes and long hair (colour may vary). It is believed that Noreen is in the Winnipeg area. If you […]

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First Nations Provincial Justice Forum

The First Nations Justice Council (FNJC) is pleased to invite one representative from each BC community, either the Chief or an approved alternate, to the First Nations Provincial Justice Forum, which will be held April 24-25, 2019 at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport. The FNJC (formerly the British Columbia Aboriginal Justice Council) was formed […]

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The World’s Largest Annual Film Festival Celebrates 100 Years of Canadian Cinema!

TORONTO, April 2, 2019  – REEL CANADA today announced the sixth annual National Canadian Film Day (NCFD), celebrating 100 years of Canadian cinema, has been met with real Canadian enthusiasm. More than 1,000 screening events will take place in 600 Canadian communities and 25 countries, from the northern tip of Baffin Island to St. John’s, NL, […]

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Pretium Resources Inc: Continued Robust Economics of Brucejack Mine Confirmed with Updated Mineral Reserve and Resource, 14-Year Mine Plan

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 04, 2019 — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX/NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) announces an updated Mineral Reserve (the “2019 Mineral Reserve”) and Mineral Resource (the “2019 Mineral Resource”) and Life of Mine Plan (collectively, the “2019 Updates”) for the Brucejack Mine (“Brucejack”), which highlight the continued robust economics of the low-cost, long-life […]

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Bold Ventures Makes Advisory Board Addition and Extends Financing

Toronto, Ontario, April 4, 2019 – Bold Ventures Inc. (BOL:TSX.V) (the “Company” or “Bold”) is pleased to welcome Ms. Jennifer Nemis to the Company’s Advisory Board. Jennifer received a B.A from York University in 1996. Ms. Nemis is co-founder of Horizons West and Discover Okanagan Tours, a successful tour and hospitality businesses with locations and […]

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The North West Company Opens New Training Centre

Winnipeg, MB, April 4, 2019 – The North West Company (NWC) is opening a new Training Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba that will include cultural awareness courses and a simulated store, to help prepare new management for store operations in Canada’s north. The North West Company Training Centre at 657 Century St. features 11,000 square feet […]

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North American Palladium Ltd. and Brookfield Business Partners LP Announce Secondary Bought Deal Equity Offering

TORONTO, April 04, 2019 — North American Palladium Ltd. (“NAP” or the “Company”), (TSX: PDL) (OTC PINK: PALDF) and the majority shareholder of the Company, an affiliate of Brookfield Business Partners LP, a publicly listed business services and industrials company of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (“Brookfield” or the “Selling Shareholder”) have announced today that a […]

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Bonterra intersects 14.6 g/t Au over 4.6 m at Gladiator

Val-d’Or, QC – April 4, 2019: Bonterra Resources Inc. (TSX-V: BTR, OTCQX: BONXF, FSE: 9BR1) (“Bonterra” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce assay results from its ongoing diamond drilling program at its Gladiator Project located in the Urban Barry exploration camp in northern Québec. The results reported today extend several of the gold-bearing mineralized […]

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Western Appoints Director

VANCOUVER, B.C. Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE American: WRN) is pleased to announce that Ms. Tara Christie has been appointed to Western’s Board of Directors, effective April 3, 2019. Ms. Christie has over 20 years’ experience in the exploration and mining business. Currently the President and CEO of […]

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The Canada Workers Benefit is putting more money in the pockets of those working hard to join the middle class

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release Budget 2019 announced new measures to further improve access to the Canada Workers Benefit April 4, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is continuing to grow the middle class and help those working hard to join it by providing more support […]

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Interfor to Announce First Quarter Results on May 2, 2019

INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) will release its first quarter financial results on May 2, 2019. Information related to Interfor’s first quarter financial results will be available at www.interfor.com/investors. The analyst conference call is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. Pacific on Friday, May 3, 2019. It will feature a brief summary of financial […]

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Premier Gold Enters into Option Agreement to Acquire Project near Mercedes Mine

THUNDER BAY, April 03, 2019 – Premier Gold Mines Limited (“Premier” or “the Company”) (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an option acquisition agreement with Americas Silver Corporation (“ASC”) to acquire an option to purchase a 100% interest in the San Felipe Property, located 55 kilometres from the Company’s Mercedes Mine […]

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Emera Welcomes Updates to Nova Scotia Legislation That Facilitates Future Growth and Helps Attract More Capital to the Province

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia—- Today, the Government of Nova Scotia introduced amendments to the NS Power Privatization Act (1992) and the NS Power Reorganization Act (1998) regarding share ownership of Emera Inc. These amendments remove the current restriction preventing non-Canadian residents from holding more than 25 per cent of Emera voting shares. The legislation retains the […]

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Pretium Resources Inc.: Production Ramp-up and Underground Exploration Drilling Campaign on Track

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 03, 2019 — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX/NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) reports that its planned ramp-up to 3,800 tonnes per day production rate at its Brucejack Mine, and its underground exploration drilling program, are both progressing on schedule. The company also re-affirms its 2019 production guidance. “Our goal is to provide […]

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Minister Qualtrough will announce Government of Canada funding to improve the social inclusion for persons with disabilities

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, along with local Member of Parliament Terry Duguid, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada is helping to ensure the full participation of Canadians with disabilities. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. […]

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BC Government: Forest improvement projects receive almost $3.4 million

April 4, 2019 VANCOUVER – The Forest Enhancement Society of B.C. is providing nearly $3.4 million to support a range of projects to improve unproductive forests or forests that have been damaged by wildfires or pests. Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, announced the new funding at the BC […]

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Dene leaders watching Liberals closely after Trudeau ditches Wilson-Raybould and Philpott – CKLB News

April 4, 2019 The Grand Chief of the Dehcho, and President of the Gwichin Tribal Council say they are both disappointed with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after he expelled Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from the Liberal Caucus. Both female Grand Chiefs say they looked up to Wilson-Raybould as an Indigenous woman, a lawyer and […]

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Minister Garneau announces appointments in the transportation sector

From: Transport Canada April 4, 2019                  Ottawa, Ontario             Transport Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today announced the following appointments in the transportation sector: Atlantic Pilotage Authority: Robert Jack Gallagher (appointed as chairperson, term of five years);He is a Master Mariner with a Diploma in Nautical Sciences from the Canadian Coast Guard College. […]

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Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project Gets Environmental Approval

April 4, 2019 The Manitoba government has approved the environmental licence necessary for the development of the Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project (MMTP), which will supply clean energy, enhance reliability, and generate significant revenue, keeping hydro rates lower for Manitobans, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “Our government recognizes the advantage of harnessing our renewable resources […]

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Aboriginal cultures and languages highlighted with the launch of a new initiative from Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec

WENDAKE, QC, April 3, 2019 – Les Offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec (LOJIQ) officially launched the Aboriginal Cultures and Languages Initiative today during an event held in Wendake. Several partners and representatives from Québec’s Aboriginal communities accepted the invitation from Ms. Nadine Girault, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Ms. Sylvie D’Amours, Minister Responsible […]

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NL Government: Speech from the Throne

April 4, 2019 The following are speaking notes delivered at the Opening of the Fourth Session of the Forty-Eighth General Assembly of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador by Her Honour The Honourable Judy M. Foote, PC, ONL, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador: Please check against delivery Speech from the Throne Mr. Speaker and […]

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Exchange students build bridges, climb mountains – Rocky Mountain Outlook

Apr 4, 2019 STONEY NAKODA – Donald Baker-Spence saw a tree for the first time last week. Landing in southern Alberta on March 22 after making the trek from Arviat, Nunavut to Stoney Nakoda First Nation with 11 other students, the 15-year-old Inuit youth took a quick break between activities to chat about the experience. […]

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Cryptanite Enters Agreement with OneFeather to Create Blockchain-Based Products for First Nations Communities in Canada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (April 04, 2019) — Cryptanite Blockchain Technologies Corp. (“Cryptanite”) (CSE: NITE) (OTCQB: CRBTF) (FRA: 98AA), a blockchain technology company headquartered in Vancouver Canada, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with One Feather Mobile Technologies Ltd (“OneFeather”), a British Columbia-based technology and consulting service provider focused on First […]

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The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec marks its 25th anniversary

QUÉBEC, April 4, 2019 – For the past 25 years, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) has been investing in the imagination and celebrating the success of the creators of artworks and memorable works of literature that shape our identity, shining a spotlight on them at home and abroad. The CALQ […]

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BCAFN Celebrates Tsawwassen First Nation Treaty Tenth Anniversary

Together with the Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) and the British Columbia provincial government, the BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the TFN Treaty. Since 2009 the Nation has been working to dismantle the federal governance structures imposed under the Indian Act and have implemented their own self-governance processes. “Tsawwassen […]

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NTI: President Aluki Kotierk addressing Bill C-91

Presentation of Aluki Kotierk, President of Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) to the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples regarding Bill C-91 (Indigenous Languages Act) April 2, 2019 • Good morning, Senators. I appreciate the opportunity to be with you today to speak to you about the future of Inuktut and other Indigenous languages, and the […]

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New President and Vice-President Announced for CBU Alumni Association.

On March 27, 2019, a new executive committee of the Cape Breton University Alumni Association was announced at the associations’ board meeting on the Cape Breton University campus. Kelsea MacNeil, BA’11 will take the role of President, and Jill McPherson BA’10 will take the role of Vice-President. MacNeil will take over the President’s role from […]

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2019 Landsberg Award Shortlist Announced

TORONTO, April 3, 2019  – The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF), in association with the Canadian Women’s Foundation, is proud to announce the shortlist for the annual Landsberg Award. Celebrating a journalist who provides greater profile to women’s equality issues, the Landsberg Award recognizes exceptional research, analysis and presentation through a gender lens in print, broadcast […]

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Tsawwassen Treaty marks a decade of success

VANCOUVER – Today, Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) celebrates 10 years of self-determination and self-governance through modern treaty. This decade has been one of prosperity for TFN, Canada, and British Columbia. TFN led the way with the first modern treaty through the BC treaty negotiations process and is one of the most successful Indigenous nations in […]

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Departure of Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal Caucus

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Departure of Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal Caucus April 3, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the below statement following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement to remove Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal caucus. […]

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Grand Council Treaty 3 mourns the loss of Elder Nancy Morrison, Begamigiishigok

On March 31, 2019 Ogichidaa Kavanaugh received the sad news of the passing of Elder Nancy Morrison. “Nancy was a tireless advocate on behalf of the Anishinaabe citizens, sharing her guidance and strength to others. She assisted Anishinaabe organizations and other agencies by providing spiritual support to the meetings and helping all those who asked […]

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