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Fascinating summer of research ahead for StFX students, recipients of the RBC Foundation Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Award

This summer, StFX undergraduate student Hannah Moore will work to understand why and how women end up incarcerated. Fellow student Alejandra Torres will study the social, political, and racial logic of representations of racial minorities in contemporary scripted narrative television. And Jake Yeandle will complete a three-and-a-half month internship in Manly, Australia researching the issues, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018112 Views

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Government of Canada helps Indigenous apprentices in Alberta complete their technical training

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 25, 2018 Red Deer, Alberta Employment and Social Development Canada The skilled trades represent high-quality and well-paid middle class jobs that are critical to Canada’s economic growth. As Canada’s economy continues to grow and create good, well-paying jobs, the Government of Canada wants to ensure that all Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018152 Views

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Province Congratulates the 2017 Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award Recipients

May 24, 2018 Today, three members of emergency management organizations in Saskatchewan were awarded the 2017 Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award. The award, which is a partnership between provincial, territorial and federal governments, recognizes those who have achieved excellence in their respective fields in emergency management.  This is the first year for this national award […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018125 Views

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Provincial Government Enhancing Passenger, Vehicle and Freight Capacity for Northern Labrador Ferry Service

May 25, 2018 For the first time in the province’s history, communities in northern Labrador will be provided with roll on, roll off ferry services that will change the way residents travel to and from their communities. The Request for Proposals (RFP) for ferry services for the north coast of Labrador issued today will allow […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018103 Views

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Summit Concludes that First Nations must lead beyond the Indian Act

OTTAWA, ON (May 24, 2018): The first Indigenous-led summit to explore moving beyond the Indian Act closed today with a strong call for First Nations to exercise their self-determination and to forge a new path for their people. It is clear that it is time to put the destructive and demeaning Indian Act behind us […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018194 Views

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Canada-BC partnership awards $700,000 to Royal Roads for community-based certificate program

May 24, 2018 Royal Roads University and Kitselas First Nation are working together to meet educational and capacity building needs for the nation right at home, thanks to funding provided through the Aboriginal Community-Based Training Partnerships Program. The program, a federal-provincial partnership funded through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement, awarded $700,000 to Royal Roads […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018101 Views

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Carleton U: Board of Governors Meeting Summary – Thursday, May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018 To All Members of the Carleton Community, This is an update from today’s Board of Governors meeting. Carleton University’s Board of Governors Approves Purchase of Dominion-Chalmers United Church Ottawa will soon have a new cultural and community hub in the heart of the city, thanks to Carleton University’s purchase of Dominion-Chalmers United […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201875 Views

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AMC and Canadian Red Cross update on evacuations due to forest fires in Manitoba First Nations

May 24, 2018 Treaty One Territory, MB _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs held an emergency meeting this morning with the Canadian Red Cross to discuss the current fire situation in First Nations throughout the province. “The AMC is concerned about the health and safety of people living in our First Nations,” said Grand Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018153 Views

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U Waterloo: Indigenous communities moving away from government utilities

Friday, May 25, 2018 Indigenous communities are rejecting non-indigenous energy projects in favour of community-led sustainable energy infrastructure. The switch has led to some improvements in economic and social development as well as capacity-building for self-governance, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. “Many indigenous communities decided to take back control of their […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018116 Views

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University of Regina welcomes Canada’s largest academic conference, May 26 – June 1

May 24, 2018 For the first time, Canada’s largest annual gathering of academics will take place in the Queen City. The University of Regina will host 5,000 distinguished academics, policy-makers, researchers, and practitioners at the 87th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences from May 26 to June 1. Nearly 70 academic associations will be […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018122 Views

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PSA: Recruiting applicants for QIA’s Inuit labour pool database, Tuttarvik

May 24, 2018 EVENT: Recruiting applicants for QIA’s Inuit labour pool database, Tuttarvik DATE: May 29 and 30, 2018 LOCATIONS: Igloolik The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is recruiting applicants in Igloolik interested in being added to our new Inuit labour pool database, Tuttarvik. Tuttarvik, will automatically create a resume for anyone registered and link them […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201891 Views

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MFNERC: On the Road with Jessica Murray, School Psychologist

Jessica Murray travels near-constantly in her role as MFNERC School Psychologist. She recently let us tag along with her to visit Indian Springs School in Swan Lake First Nation. Along the way, we found out how MFNERC is making a positive impact supporting resource teachers and students through the Clinical Services Program. At MFNERC, the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018103 Views

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Métis Nation Leaders Voice Support for Trans Mountain Pipeline

May 23, 2018 Leaders of Métis Nation governments from the three Prairie Provinces joined the Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and business and labor leaders in offering full support for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project at an event in Ottawa hosted by the Chamber. MNC Vice-President and MMF President […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201895 Views

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UNBC to celebrate 25th Convocation

May 24, 2018 Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia will grant almost 700 credentials during the 2018 Convocation beginning on Friday in Prince George. Five Convocation events will take place this year in four Northern B.C. communities, the largest two of which will take place at the Charles Jago Northern Sport […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018115 Views

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Bob McLeod: Sessional Statement May 2018

May 24, 2018 Mr. Speaker, I would like to welcome Members back for the continuation of the Third Session of the 18th Legislative Assembly. We have a brief sitting this spring, but some important matters to consider as we continue to work together to build a better future for our territory and its residents. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018104 Views

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Horizon North Logistics Inc. Announces Recently Awarded Industrial Services Contracts

CALGARY, ALBERTA, May 24, 2018 – TSX Symbol: HNL Horizon North Logistics Inc. (“Horizon North” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: HNL.TO) announced today that its Industrial Services division has recently been awarded several camp service contracts for customers in the Montney region of Alberta and British Columbia. Together, these contracts include the provision of full turn-key […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201897 Views

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KWG to Host Maxime Bernier Post-Provincial Election Mining Talk

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – May 24, 2018) – KWG Resources Inc. (CSE: KWG.A) (CSE: KWG) (OTC: KWGBF) (FSE: KW6) (“KWG“) is pleased to host the Honourable Maxime Bernier in a post provincial election talk on mining in Ontario, June 14th, 2018, at the KWG offices. “Maxime Bernier supports our vision that the development of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201874 Views

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Tervita Corporation Announces Pricing of an Offering of Senior Secured Notes by Tervita

CALGARY, ALBERTA (May 24, 2018) – Tervita Corporation (“Tervita”) announced today that Tervita 2018 Escrow Corporation (the “Escrow Issuer”) has priced an offering (the “Offering”) of US$250 million aggregate principal amount of 7.625% senior secured notes due 2021 (the “Notes”). The Notes were issued at 100.5% and will bear interest at an annual rate of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201886 Views

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis’s Center for Indian Country Development Names Chris James to Leadership Council

May 23, 2018 MESA, AZ – The Center for Indian County Development (CICD) at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis recently announced that Chris James, the President and CEO of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center), has joined the CICD’s Leadership Council. The CICD assists self-governing communities of American Indians […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018106 Views

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Media Advisory: Dalhousie University unveils $23 million fitness centre during 200th anniversary year

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 (Halifax, NS) – On Friday, May 25 at 10 a.m., President Richard Florizone will officially open the 57,000 sq. ft. Dalplex fitness centre expansion at 10 a.m. Media are welcome to attend the opening and tour the facility following the event. There will be an indigenous blessing in this event and there are photo […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018210 Views

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VIU Library Takes Role in Preserving Regional History

May 23, 2018 Newspaper archives to be digitized at VIU Who are we without our stories? It is in sharing our stories – our history – that we build our connection to community. Ben Hyman, University Librarian at Vancouver Island University (VIU), hopes to strengthen residents’ connections to their community by making the stories of […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018269 Views

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First-ever recipients of Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award announced

May 24, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Public Safety Canada When disaster strikes and emergencies arise, Canadians rely on emergency management professionals and volunteers to keep them safe. Today, Public Safety Canada hosted the inaugural award ceremony which recognizes exceptional service and achievement in emergency management across Canada. The prestigious Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award (EMESA), delivered collaboratively by […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018182 Views

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Boat Building Brings Jobs and Skills to Membertou

Membertou Regional Band Council and Canadian Maritime Engineers to establish vessel construction site at the Sydport Industrial Park May 25, 2018 – Membertou, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)Strong leadership and a diversified business portfolio have enabled the Membertou Reserve Band Council to become a benchmark for successful urban indigenous communities across Canada, as well as […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018163 Views

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University of Regina welcomes Canada’s largest academic conference, May 26 – June 1

May 23, 2018 For the first time, Canada’s largest annual gathering of academics will take place in the Queen City. The University of Regina will host 5,000 distinguished academics, policy-makers, researchers, and practitioners at the 87th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences from May 26 to June 1. Nearly 70 academic associations will be represented at […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018158 Views

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BC Government: Communities to benefit from improved environmental infrastructure

May 24, 2018 VICTORIA – People in communities throughout British Columbia can look forward to improved environmental infrastructure, thanks to a $243-million partnership between the federal and provincial governments. “It is essential that British Columbians are able to access clean and safe drinking water,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. “By partnering […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018136 Views

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Confederation College President’s Breakfast Highlights Strategic Progress

THUNDER BAY, ON, May 24, 2018 – Yesterday, President Jim Madder hosted more than 200 guests at his annual President’s Breakfast at the Victoria Inn on May 23. Madder highlighted the achievements of the second year of the College’s three-year strategic plan, titled ‘Wiicitaakewin,’ The Path to 2020, as well as addressing what the community can expect […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018141 Views

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Statement on B.C. Supreme Court decisions

May 24, 2018 VICTORIA – Attorney General David Eby has released the following statement: “Today, we received two decisions from the B.C. Supreme Court on legal challenges related to the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. “Both proceedings challenged the Environmental Assessment Certificate, or EAC, for the TMX Project. The petition filed by the Squamish Nation alleged […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018126 Views

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Media Advisory – Queen’s University honours seven new honorary degree recipients

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 KINGSTON – The Class of 2018 will be returning to campus with their families and friends starting this week as Spring Convocation ceremonies get underway on Thursday, May 24. With 21 ceremonies in total, the celebrations will continue until Wednesday, June 6. Who Phil Gold, DSc, Executive Director of the Clinical […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018103 Views

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TRU: Six outstanding leaders celebrated with honorary degrees

May 24, 2018 They are people who stand out in their communities for their contributions and leadership. They are this year’s six honorary doctorate recipients at TRU’s 2018 Spring Convocation. TRU is acknowledging the first Jewish woman to sit as a Supreme Court of Canada justice and a woman who has worked to house those […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018129 Views

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Trans Mountain Pipeline: Premier Notley

May 24, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement in response to the B.C. Supreme Court’s dismissal of legal challenges by the Squamish Nation and the City of Vancouver regarding the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project: “We are pleased that the Trans Mountain Pipeline took another step forward today. “The Supreme Court of British […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018131 Views

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Canadore Partnership Opening More Doors to Indigenous Education

May 24, 2018 | Canadore College (SHAWANAGA FIRST NATION, ONT.) – Anishinabek learners from Shawanaga First Nation had the opportunity to explore higher education through a collaboration between Gezhtoojig Employment and Training and Canadore College. Gezhtoojig and Canadore launched a 12-week ‘Choose Your Path’ training program aimed at providing participants with new skills to plan […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018104 Views

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University of Winnipeg: New Student Scholarship For 2SLGBTQ* Community

May 23, 2018 WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg Senate has approved a new scholarship for students who identify as members of the 2SLGBTQ* community. Available this fall, the newly created University of Winnipeg Alumni Association 2SLGBTQ* Student Award is a $500 award for a second-, third-, or fourth-year undergraduate student who is active in community service […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018138 Views

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The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples has the honour to present its TWELFTH REPORT

May 24, 2018 Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Thursday, December 15, 2016, to study a new relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, respectfully requests funds for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, and requests, for the purpose of such study, that it be empowered to engage […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 201883 Views

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Government of Canada takes action to protect Southern Resident Killer Whales

Vancouver, British Columbia – British Columbia’s Southern Resident Killer Whales are iconic and awe-inspiring creatures that are cherished by Canadians and visitors, and hold significant cultural value for Indigenous peoples. Canada is committed to protecting species at risk and the ecosystems they rely on today, and for future generations. That’s why the Government of Canada is […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018129 Views

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The Daily Friday, May 25, 2018

Trade by exporter characteristics: Goods, 2017 The number of Canadian enterprises exporting goods abroad rose by 191 firms in 2017 to 43,480. This change mainly reflected an increase in the number of exporting enterprises in the manufacturing sector. That strength was largely offset by a decline in the retail trade sector. Continue reading  Trade by […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 2018118 Views

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Local Foods

Credits: J Cacaci Food for Thought. A celebration of healthy sustainable food practices of Canadian Aboriginal Peoples. A collaborative project between Mrs Adkin’s Foods 9/10 class and Mrs Cacaci’s Art 9/10 class at Sa-Hali Secondary School, Kamloops, BC.

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018126 Views

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Made-In-NWT Training Program to Meet NWT Industry Needs

YELLOWKNIFE (MAY 24, 2018) — The first-ever Geoscience Field Assistant Training Program began last week in Yellowknife. Eight participants, supported by eight employer sponsors have signed on to take the five-week, classroom-based course, to be followed by 160 hours of on-the-job training.  The Mine Training Society will offer wage subsidies of $21/hour to employers for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018144 Views

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CUPE Nova Scotia to hold 55th annual convention – May 27 to May 30 in Halifax

May 24, 2018 The 55th annual CUPE Nova Scotia Convention gets underway Sunday, May 27 at the Delta Halifax & Casino Nova Scotia and runs through to Wednesday, May 30. Special guest speakers will include New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh, who will speak to delegates on Monday. In October 2017, Singh was elected as the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018130 Views

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NB Power announces recipients of Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards

FREDERICTON (GNB) – NB Power celebrated organizations, individuals and communities that have demonstrated leadership and innovation in energy efficiency with its first annual Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony was held as part of the utility’s Energizing Efficiency Conference in Fredericton. The awards recognize the achievements of New Brunswickers who undertook efficiency projects in 2017 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018172 Views

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Law Society approves recommendations to improve its regulatory and hearing processes affecting Indigenous Peoples

Toronto, ON — A series of strong recommendations designed to make the Law Society’s regulatory and hearing processes more culturally competent and culturally safe for Indigenous Peoples was approved on May 24, 2018, by Convocation. The recommendations were put forward in a report from the Review Panel, which was appointed last June by Law Society […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018167 Views

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Government of Canada makes Significant Coastal Restoration Fund Investments in British Columbia through the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Vancouver, British Columbia – The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority of the Government of Canada, which is providing resources through the Oceans Protection Plan that will make our oceans and coasts safer, cleaner and healthier for the benefit of all Canadians and future generations. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018127 Views

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A court office for civil cases at the Kuujjuaq courthouse

KUUJJUAQ, QC, May 24, 2018  – Residents of Ungava Bay in Nunavik will now have access to services at a court office for civil and family cases at the Kuujjuaq courthouse. The new court office is located at 151 Siuralikuut Street in Kuujjuaq, and citizens can file applications from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018142 Views

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Bronze Medal For Inuvialuk At Canada-Wide Science Fair

May 24, 2018 Tyra Cockney-Goose was awarded a bronze medal in the senior division at last week’s Canada-Wide Science Fair for her experiment on sleep deprivation. The Grade 12 student qualified for the national competition after placing first in a regional science fair at East Three Secondary School. She was one of three students representing […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018136 Views

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NIC offering new Indigenous literature courses starting fall 2018

Study the texts and oral traditions of Indigenous writers and teachers. Explore fiction, drama, poetry and literary non-fiction using a range of critical and research approaches. Choose from: Essay Writing and Indigenous Perspectives (ENG-116)  Indigenous Literatures in Canada (ENG-127)  Whether you concentrate your university studies on one specific area or explore a variety of subjects, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018152 Views

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SK Government: Domestic Violence Death Review Final Report Released

May 24, 2018 The final report from Saskatchewan’s Domestic Violence Death Review Panel has been released. The panel was formed in the summer of 2016, and released an interim report in May 2017.  The final report is the result of an in-depth look at six specific cases of homicide related to domestic violence.  The final […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018211 Views

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Ten outstanding legal professionals honoured at 2018 awards ceremony

Toronto, ON — Members of Ontario’s legal professions were recognized for their exceptional career achievements and contributions to their communities at the annual Law Society Awards ceremony held on May 23, 2018, at Osgoode Hall in Toronto. “The Law Society is very proud and pleased to celebrate the achievements of these 10 exceptional legal professionals,” […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018141 Views

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Western Premiers focus on Western and Northern Prosperity at their meeting in Yellowknife*

Western Premiers met today in Yellowknife to advance their shared priorities towards keeping western Canada economically competitive and increasing opportunities for long term positive growth for people and communities in all regions of Western and Northern Canada. They held productive discussions on a number of mutual priorities, including ongoing pan-Canadian pharmacare initiatives, the continued uncertainty […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018104 Views

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First Nations participate in housing design workshop

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, May 24, 2018 — The Yukon Housing Corporation and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation hosted a workshop to gather ideas about how to design multi-unit residential buildings in First Nations communities across Yukon. The workshop was held from May 15 – 17 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse. Housing experts, including First […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018142 Views

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Status of Women Canada launches Indigenous Women’s Circle to address inequalities facing Indigenous Women and Girls

From: Status of Women Canada Minister Monsef engaging with Indigenous women leaders and experts on strategies to address systemic barriers May 24, 2018 – Gatineau, QC – Status of Women Canada No relationship is more important to Canada than the relationship with Indigenous peoples, and the federal government is committed to taking actions that will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018232 Views

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Manitoba Media Bulletin: Fire Bulletin #6

May 24, 2018 Provincial resources including Manitoba Sustainable Development, Emergency Measures Organization and the Office of the Fire Commissioner continue to work on a number of fires around the province. Manitobans are reminded there are fire and travel restrictions in place across parts of south, central and western Manitoba. Warm temperatures and strong winds continue […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018137 Views

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