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AurCrest Gold and Blue Source Canada sign Letter of Intent to investigate Carbon Sequestration Opportunities

TORONTO, ONTARIO / May 27, 2019 / AurCrest Gold Inc. (the “Company” or “AurCrest”) (TSX-V: AGO) (FRANKFURT: TM8A, WKN: A0YG1K) is pleased to announce that a Letter of Intent has been signed between the Company and Blue Source Canada ULC (“Bluesource”). The Letter of Intent outlines the joint investigation of the forest carbon sequestration opportunities in the Lac […]

by pnationtalk on May 27, 201986 Views

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The Government of Canada Supports Arts, Culture, and Community Celebrations in Regina

REGINA, May 24, 2019 The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Member of Parliament (Regina–Wascana), today announced investments totalling $862,675 to support local festivals, arts performances and community celebrations in Regina. Minister Goodale made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism. These […]

by pnationtalk on May 27, 201978 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 27, 2019

Poultry and egg statistics, May 2019 and annual 2018 Data on stocks of frozen eggs and poultry meats as well as edible dried egg products are available for May 2019. Data on the placements of hatchery chicks and turkey poults are available for April 2019. Data on egg production are available for March 2019. Annual […]

by pnationtalk on May 27, 201997 Views

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Trudeau exonerates Chief Poundmaker

Credits: CBC News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issues a formal apology and exoneration for Chief Poundmaker who was convicted of treason more than 130 years ago. This event takes place at the Poundmaker Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. To read more: https://www.cbc.ca/1.5143863 For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 2019333 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Hugh Grant appointed Dean of Business and Economics

Dr. James Currie, Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Hugh Grant as Dean of Business and Economics for a five-year term starting July 1, 2019. A faculty member of UWinnipeg’s Department of Economics since 1986, Grant has previously served as the departmental chair (1993-99), as well as acting Associate […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019163 Views

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BC Government: Province boosts support for emergency preparedness, wildfire risk reduction

May 24, 2019 KELOWNA – To support community resiliency in the face of wildfires, floods and other emergencies, the Province is giving a $31 million boost to the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) for local governments and First Nations. This brings the total program funding to $69.5 million. “In the wake of consecutive record-breaking wildfire […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019142 Views

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Human remains found in Makkovik identified

May 24, 2019 Human remains found just outside Makkovik on May 18, 2019, have been identified by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner as 18-year-old Jake Basto. Mr. Basto was 18 years of age when he went missing from Makkovik on August 9, 2014. Makkovik RCMP advises there is no foul play in his […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019148 Views

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Edmonton Indigenous Students to benefit from new and improved learning environment

From: Infrastructure Canada Edmonton, Alberta, May 24, 2019—Investing in educational and cultural infrastructure is key to creating a bright future for Canada’s children and preserving our diverse heritage, including the history and experiences of Indigenous Peoples. Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019192 Views

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BC Government: Construction starts on Indigenous student homes

May 24, 2019 LHEIDLI T’ENNEH / PRINCE GEORGE – New housing at the College of New Caledonia (CNC) will provide homes for Indigenous students that reflect cultural values. The official groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, members of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation, students, faculty and staff, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019163 Views

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Supreme Court clarifies sexual assault law in case spotlighting justice system’s mistreatment of Indigenous women and sex workers – The Lawyer’s Daily

May 24, 2019 In a much anticipated ruling that addresses jury charges, consent, the use of the rape shield and a host of other fraught issues in the law and prosecution of sexual assault, the Supreme Court of Canada has 4-3 allowed, in part, the appeal of Bradley Barton from an Alberta Court of Appeal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019184 Views

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Rural communities in central Ontario will benefit from faster Internet

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Residents to get new or faster Internet access thanks to Government of Canada investment May 23, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians understand the importance of building up communities and have always invested in ways to better connect with each other—from the St. Lawrence Seaway to the national railroad […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019134 Views

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Caroline Cochrane: Celebrating 40 Years and National Recognition

Mr. Speaker, the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre has acted as the territory’s museum for the past 40 years. The institution cares for a large collection of objects representing the peoples, cultures, history and land of the Northwest Territories on behalf of all the people who live here. Yet the Heritage Centre is more […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019126 Views

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Canada Completes Highway 4 in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

From: Parks Canada Federal infrastructure funding investment supports connecting Canadians to nature May 24, 2019 Ucluelet, British Columbia Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer, and tell the stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Parks Canada is improving visitor […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019162 Views

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Ottawa and Quebec award over $1 million to Montagne du Diable Regional Park

From: Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions Economic Development of the Laurentides Region Ferme-Neuve, May 24, 2019 – The Governments of Canada and Quebec are awarding a total of $1,047,500 in financial assistance to Montagne du Diable Regional Park (MDRP) for building a reception chalet and a parking lot, as well as wastewater and drinking […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019120 Views

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RCMP (Ste. Rose du Lac, MB) continue search for Dwayne Lavallee

May 24, 2019 It has been eight months since RCMP received a report of a missing 21-year-old male from Skownan First Nation Manitoba. Dwayne Lavallee was last seen on September 22, 2018, at approximately 2:00 pm on the Ebb and Flow First Nation. On September 26, 2018, the vehicle he was last seen in was […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019291 Views

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Canada helps protect Surrey from disastrous impacts of flooding

From: Infrastructure Canada Surrey, British Columbia, May 24, 2019—Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of natural disasters such as flooding is critical to keeping Canadian families safe, protecting local businesses and supporting a strong economy and the middle class. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019149 Views

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Knowledge Synthesis Grants

Informing Best Practices in Environmental and Impact Assessments July 2019 Competition Overview Value $30,000 Duration One year Application deadline July 10, 2019 (8 p.m. eastern) Results announced September 2019 Apply See details below Context Description Themes Value and duration Eligibility Application process Evaluation and adjudication Regulations, policies and related information Contact information Read more: Knowledge Synthesis […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 2019140 Views

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NorQuest College: Celebrating our Indigenous students

May 23, 2019 On May 16, NorQuest College hosted its annual Indigenous Achievement Ceremony, a dynamic celebration of our Indigenous students and Indigenous culture. The event brought together students, their families, and special guests for an energetic celebration. “I’m very proud of all of our Indigenous students who completed their programs here at NorQuest. Just […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019145 Views

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Government of Canada announces major investment in Toronto women’s organizations

From: Status of Women Canada May 24, 2019 – Toronto, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019101 Views

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$40 million to upgrade First Nations treatment centres throughout B.C.

May 24, 2019 VANCOUVER – To support the healing journeys of First Nations individuals, families and communities, $40 million is being provided to build and revitalize First Nations-run treatment centres throughout British Columbia. The funding, provided equally by First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and the Province, was announced by Grand Chief Doug Kelly, Chair of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019160 Views

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B.C. Appeal Court ruling: Premier Kenney

May 24, 2019 Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on the B.C. Court of Appeal ruling on shipments of heavy oil through British Columbia: “British Columbia’s highest court has spoken, unanimously, and the time for obstruction of the TMX pipeline is now over. I look forward to working with B.C. and the federal government […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 2019157 Views

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Parliamentary Secretary Lockhart meets with local businesses to discuss how the new Federal Tourism Growth Strategy will support economic growth in New Brunswick

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Government of Canada makes investments to empower communities and create middle class jobs May 24, 2019 – Saint John, New Brunswick Canada’s tourism sector is booming, bringing in record numbers of international visitors in 2017 and 2018. It’s our number one service export and accounts for one in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019165 Views

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VIU Recognizes Alumni for Achievements in Language Preservation and Research

Luu Gaahlandaay (Kevin Borserio) and Alexis Deighton MacIntyre will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards during VIU’s June 2019 convocation ceremonies. ­­ Two Vancouver Island University (VIU) alumni who have leveraged their education for the benefit of society in the areas of language preservation and the cognitive science of music will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards this June. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2019132 Views

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York U: New partnership is shifting approach to youth homelessness by emphasizing prevention

TORONTO, May 23, 2019 – A new initiative to transform how we respond to youth homelessness will bring academic research and community expertise together to shift the focus from simply providing emergency housing to preventing young people from becoming homeless in the first place. The  Making the Shift – Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab (MtS) […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201999 Views

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Coady at Women Deliver Conference 2019

May 24, 2019 The world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women, Women Deliver, will take place in Vancouver, Canada in June 2019. Eileen Alma (Director Women and Indigenous Programming) and Robin Neustaeter (Program Teaching Staff) will attend on behalf of Coady International Institute. Coady graduate Musola Cathrine […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 2019129 Views

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AgraFlora Organics to Acquire Organic Flower’s Assets; Reunites 2.2M sq.ft. Delta Facility and Adds Portfolio of Turnkey Domestic and International Downstream Assets

Vancouver, British Columbia / May 23, 2019 – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (“AgraFlora” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: PUFXF), a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company, and Organic Flower Investments Group Inc. (CSE: SOW)(FWB: 2K6)(OTC: QILFF) (“Organic Flower” or “OFIG”), are pleased to announce they have entered into a binding Letter […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019145 Views

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Delta 9 Receives Expansion Approval from Health Canada for Part of Phase II Facility

WINNIPEG, MB – May 20, 2019 – DELTA 9 CANNABIS INC. (TSXV: NINE) (OTCQX: VRNDF) (“Delta 9” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that it has received Health Canada approval to place 48 new “Grow Pods” from its Phase II expansion into production. As previously disclosed, Delta 9’s proprietary cannabis production methodology is based […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019127 Views

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Nunavut Parks Program Public Consultations

May 24, 2019 Department of Environment Nunavut Parks and Special Places Division will be hosting a public consultation meeting in Arviat to present the Draft Nunavut Parks Program. The Program will ensure our natural and cultural heritage is protected, enjoyed and appreciated. Anyone who would like to learn about the draft program and provide input […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019118 Views

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Northwest Territories RCMP: Charlene Catholique featured on National Missing Children, Crime Stoppers video now available

May 24, 2019 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Charlene Catholique is being featured on Canada’s Missing Children, today, May 24, 2019. May 25 will mark National Missing Children’s Day – a day to commemorate missing children who have been found, remember those who are still missing, and continue efforts to bring the missing home. To honour this day, RCMP launched a week-long campaign, […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019160 Views

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New Shelter for Survivors of Domestic Violence Opens in Stony Rapids

Stony Rapids, Saskatchewan, May 23, 2019 Today in Stony Rapids, was celebrated the official opening of a six unit emergency shelter. Located on Black Lake First Nation Territory, it will serve women and their children, survivors of domestic violence, from all three nations in the Athabasca Basin region: Black Lake First Nation, Fond Du Lac Denesuline First […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019135 Views

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AMC Statement on the Exoneration of Chief Poundmaker

TREATY ONE TERRITORY, MB. _ On May 23, 2019, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau travelled to Cut Knife Saskatchewan to officially exonerated Cree Chief Poundmaker of his conviction for the crime of treason in 1885. “The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs fully supports the exoneration of Chief Pihtokahanapiwiyin Poundmaker. Chief Poundmaker was a peacemaker and a hero to […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019116 Views

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Alberta united in opposition to bills C-48, C-69

May 23, 2019 Alberta’s 30th legislature has passed a unanimous motion condemning federal bills C-69 and C-48. “Albertans can be proud that all of our elected representatives stood together in a shared defence of Alberta’s vital economic interests. In this time of economic adversity, it is essential that we work together, and it is encouraging to […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019150 Views

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New homes and opportunities open for people in need in Vernon

May 23, 2019 VERNON – Fifty-two people who have been homeless in Vernon are about to move into their new homes with around-the-clock supports, to help them regroup and improve their lives. “A safe home is a critical foundation for recovery, while support services are the building blocks that give strength, purpose and hope so people […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019130 Views

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NT Government: Joint Release – Announcement on Bill 38: Protected Areas Act and Bill 44: Forest Act

May 23, 2019 Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, the Honourable Robert C. McLeod and Chair of the Standing Committee on Economic Development and the Environment, Mr. Cory Vanthuyne, are announcing today, that in the spirit of consensus government, an agreement has been reached to provide for the expedited review of Bill 38: Protected Areas […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019105 Views

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Assistant Commissioner Lee Bergerman’s Change of Command Statement

May 23, 2019 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Today, I feel exactly like I did on graduation day at Depot so many years ago. I am so grateful, so proud, and so excited for what’s to come. Good afternoon Your Honours, Minister Furey, distinguished guests, employees, families and friends. Thank you Commissioner Lucki and Deputy Commissioner Brennan for your […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019143 Views

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Canada Research Coordinating Committee publishes first progress report

We are pleased to announce the release of the Canada Research Coordinating Committee’s (CRCC) first progress report. The report provides an update on the important steps the committee members have taken to shape Canada’s well-coordinated, federal research funding system. One of the highlights is the launch of the New Frontiers in Research Fund, which is helping […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019159 Views

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MB Government: Province Issues Enforcement Update

May 24, 2019 Investigation Leads to Charges Related to Fire on Little Grand Rapids First Nation On May 21, 2018, a wildfire started along the shore of Family Lake and with very dry and windy conditions, it quickly grew out of control.  The fire ultimately forced the evacuation of over 2,000 residents of Little Grand […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019107 Views

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NAN Demands Resignation of Provincial Appointee to Police Board

THUNDER BAY, ON (May 23, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has issued the following statement  demanding the resignation of the Government of Ontario’s recent appointment to the Thunder Bay Police Services  Board: “It is unacceptable and insulting that a person who has expressed support for  Senator Beyak’s racist actions would be appointed […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019162 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for women’s organizations in Edmonton and Northern Alberta

May 23, 2019 – Edmonton, Alberta – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long they have been chronically underfunded, underestimated and […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019140 Views

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Operation NANOOK-TATIGIIT provides opportunity to practice emergency response

May 23, 2019 From May 27 to June 7, the Government of Yukon, the City of Whitehorse as well as other organizations and agencies will participate in Operation NANOOK-TATIGIIT 2019 with the Canadian Armed Forces. Operation NANOOK is an annual event that rotates between Canada’s three territories. This important event will provide Yukon with the […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019216 Views

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Making it Easier for First Nation People to Buy Tax-Exempt Gas

May 23, 2019 Ministry of Finance Ontario is putting people first by simplifying how First Nation people and band councils buy tax-exempt gas. Effective January 1, 2020, the Ontario Gas Card will be discontinued. Instead, First Nation people will use their federally issued Indian Status card as proof of entitlement to buy tax-exempt gas on […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019105 Views

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BC Government: Opening doors to employment for young adults

May 23, 2019 SURREY – Young adults in Surrey are getting the skills training and employment supports to prepare them for careers as tradespeople and safety technicians in B.C.’s booming construction sector. Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS) will receive $1.7 million annually over the next two years to deliver skills training programs and supports […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019124 Views

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Bob McLeod: Sessional Statement

May 23, 2019 Mr. Speaker, I’d like to welcome all Members back to the continuation of the Third Session of the 18th Legislative Assembly. As we near the end of our term, our government continues to focus on advancing the priorities of the Assembly and fulfilling remaining mandate items. These are intended to help create […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019102 Views

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Canada Invests in Climate Change Adaptation in Northern Ontario

May 24, 2019—Sudbury, Ontario—Natural Resources Canada Canadians’ quality of life — and our future growth — are deeply tied to the environment. That is why Canada continues to tackle climate change and invest in adaptation measures that will prepare our communities and industries for a greener future. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Amarjeet […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019124 Views

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Island Lake RCMP investigating child sexual and physical abuse involving multiple victims

May 23, 2019 Garden Hill, Manitoba Between December 2017 and June 2018, the Island Lake RCMP Detachment received three reports of child sexual assaults all reported to have occurred in the Garden Hill First Nation. On February 25, 2018, a 21-year-old male from the community, Paul Bruce Harper, was first arrested and charged with multiple sexual offences. During the course of […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019113 Views

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Lakehead University is receiving more than $360,000 from New Frontiers in Research fund

May 23, 2019 – Thunder Bay, Ont. Lakehead University researchers are receiving $361,325 from the federal New Frontiers in Research fund for two research projects. New Frontiers in Research is a new, highly competitive tri-agency program designed to support groundbreaking interdisciplinary research. These research projects will explore the connection between personal identification access and public […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019104 Views

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Government of Canada invests $4.2 million in Gros Morne National Park

May 24, 2019               Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador          Parks Canada Gros Morne’s towering cliffs, dramatic fjord valleys, glacial lakes, coastal bogs, dunes, and highland plateaus rank among the most spectacular and diverse landscapes in Canada. This special place has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 201993 Views

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Algoma University Archives Receives Virtual Museum of Canada Grant for Shingwauk Residential School Centre

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – May 22, 2019): As an exciting next step in the ongoing efforts of Algoma University to increase understanding of the Residential School experience, the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre has been granted funding from the Virtual Exhibits Investment Program of the Virtual Museum of Canada (VMC) at the Canadian Museum of […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019203 Views

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Yukon College: Bachelor of Education alumni gather to celebrate program’s 30th anniversary

May 22, 2019 WHITEHORSE—Alumni, former and current instructors and program coordinators of the Yukon Native Teacher Education Program (YNTEP) will gather Friday to celebrate 30 years since the first students began classes. The Bachelor of Education, offered in partnership between Yukon College and University of Regina, aims to foster critical awareness of the negative consequence of historical colonized […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019136 Views

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Setting a new course for Indigenous and Government of Canada collaboration through the co-development, co-design, and co-delivery of fisheries programs

May 24, 2019 Ottawa, ON — The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples, based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. As part of this commitment, we are working to modernize federal government structures to enable Indigenous peoples to build capacity and support their vision of self-determination. Today, the […]

by pnationtalk on May 24, 2019218 Views

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