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Algoma U Board of Governors Approves 2019-20 Budget

Local Firm Hired to Lead Development of Campus Master Plan & Renovation Projects Yesterday evening, Algoma University’s Board of Governors approved a $38 million operating budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year. The outcomes-based budget projects a small surplus and aligns with the new tuition framework introduced by the provincial government in January. Targeted investments address […]

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TRU wins national education award for Indigenous student research mentoring

APRIL 30, 2019 KAMLOOPS–Thompson Rivers University has won the 2019 Alan Blizzard Award from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) for its unique, collaborative Knowledge Makers program. Knowledge Makers is about growing Indigenous researchers, beginning at undergraduate level. A network of 42 members plus supporters at TRU have taken steps to […]

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Our Stories are Medicine: Canada’s National Arts Centre unveils inaugural season of World’s First National Indigenous Theatre

Season Celebrates Resilience of Indigenous Women and Features More than 10 Indigenous Languages OTTAWA (Canada) – Canada’s National Arts Centre today unveiled details of the inaugural season of the first national Indigenous Theatre department in the world. The season will celebrate Indigenous women’s resilience, strength and beauty, with 9 productions out of 11 written and […]

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Rural Dividend grants support Thompson-Nicola communities

May 1, 2019 KAMLOOPS – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $1,206,897 for 13 projects in the Thompson-Nicola region. “This funding supports the diverse needs of small communities throughout the province and the people who live in them,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations […]

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Ontario’s Government for the People Taking Action to Build Better Child Protection System

Ontario Ombudsman will assume investigation responsibilities to better protect and help province’s most vulnerable children May 1, 2019 Ontario’s government is keeping children safe by expanding and enhancing oversight of the child protection and residential services systems. Today, the Office of the Ontario Ombudsman will assume all investigative functions of the Provincial Advocate for Children […]

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YT Government: Housing, health and education focus of spring sitting

The spring sitting of the Yukon Legislative Assembly ended today. The 30-day sitting featured the release of the 2019–20 Budget which included a five-year capital plan and prioritized funding for housing, health and social services, education, and community infrastructure. In addition to the 2019–20 Budget, several pieces of legislation were passed during the spring sitting, […]

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GCT #3: Class Updates – Proposed Settlement Reached for Survivors of Federal Indian Day Schools

March 12, 2019 – Proposed Settlement Reached for Survivors of Federal Indian Day Schools Objection and Statement of Support Deadline:  Anyone wishing to object to the proposed settlement, or provide a statement of support, must submit their statements in writing to class counsel by May 3, 2019. Link: Federal Indian Day School Class Action PDF – […]

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A new cohort of cultural ambassadors to be honoured to mark the 25th anniversary of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec

QUÉBEC, May 1, 2019 – Seventeen new Québec cultural ambassadors will become members of the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec during an insignia award ceremony on May 27, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ). That evening, the artists, writers, teachers, cultural managers, […]

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Bill C-48: Statement from Premier Jason Kenney

Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement about his speech on Bill C-48 to the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications: “Today, one of my first acts as Alberta’s new Premier was to appear before the Senate committee reviewing Bill C-48 — which would ban Canadian oil tankers off much of Canada’s west coast — […]

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Media Advisory – Largest KAIROS Blanket Exercise and Colombian activist come to Mount Allison University, May 3-4

SACKVILLE, NB, May 1, 2019 – Atlantic Canada’s largest KAIROS Blanket Exercise, and a celebration of arts and activism with a Colombian activist will highlight the first May weekend at Mount Allison University. These events are open to all and are part of Streams of Justice: KAIROS Atlantic Gathering 2019, held May 2-5 at Mount […]

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UBCIC & Wet’suwet’en to the UN: Our Rights Cannot Be Compromised

(Lenape Territory/NYC, NY – May 1, 2019) Indigenous peoples gathered from around the globe at the United Nations headquarters in New York City for the 18th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) to discuss issues pertaining to the recognition of their internationally recognized human rights, particularly their rights to languages, traditional […]

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Public invited to comment on draft regulations for proposed impact assessment system

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency May 1, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is inviting the public to comment on its proposals for new Regulations Designating Physical Activities, also known as the Project List, and new Information Requirements and Time Management Regulations. These regulations are part of the better rules for major projects that […]

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Yukon’s policing priorities set for 2019–20

Minister of Justice Tracy-Anne McPhee has identified five policing priorities for 2019–20 for the Yukon RCMP. These priorities focus on creating the foundation for effective policing, addressing violence against women, responding to serious and organized crime, and fostering meaningful relationships with First Nations, communities and youth. The territorial policing priorities for 2019–20 are to: Create […]

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Nunavut participates in National Public Alert test

The Department of Community and Government Services, Emergency Management Division, informs Nunavummiut that a test of the national Alert Ready System will take place simultaneously across all Nunavut time zones on May 8, 2019. The test will take place at 1:55 p.m. EST, 12:55 p.m. CST and 11:55 a.m. MST, via cellular, TV and radio. […]

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GDI: Regina SUNTEP/GDC Deadlines Extended

Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program (GDI-SUNTEP) and Gabriel Dumont College (GDI-GDC) in Regina are recruiting for Fall 2019 ARE YOU METIS OR  NON-STATUS FIRST NATIONS? Want to be a Teacher, or looking at University education? SUNTEP Regina is a four year accredited Bachelor of Education program, offered by the Gabriel Dumont Institute in partnership […]

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Yukon Lottery Commission Supports 2019 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

The Yukon First Nations Hockey Association is receiving $63,010 from the Yukon Lottery Commission to host the 2019 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships. The hockey tournament takes place in Whitehorse from May 6 to 12, 2019, and will bring together over 600 elite bantam and midget-aged male and female First Nations, Inuit and Métis athletes from […]

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The Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) and Kativik Ilisarniliriniq Sign a Cooperation Agreement

Kuujjuaq, Qc. (April 26, 2019) – The Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) and Kativik Ilisarniliriniq have proudly entered into a mutual agreement allowing for close cooperation. The agreement will enhance police community intervention, using prevention to deter cases from escalating into emergency situations. Signed by all parties, the agreement came into force on April 12, […]

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Wally Schumann: Northern Air Transport Association Annual General Meeting Luncheon

Good afternoon and thank you for inviting me to speak to you today during the 43rd AGM Luncheon. As members and stakeholders of the Northern Air Transport Association, you each understand that aviation is an important industry to Northern Canada. Given our vast geography and harsh climate, the Northwest Territories depends greatly on the aviation […]

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Government of Canada invests in oil spill research at the Huntsman Marine Science Centre

From: Canadian Coast Guard May 1, 2019 – St. Andrews, New Brunswick – Keeping our oceans clean, safe and healthy for current and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why we are making significant investments, under the Oceans Protection Plan, to help protect our coasts and prevent spills […]

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AB Government: Cabinet appoints senior officials

Alberta’s 18th Premier, Jason Kenney, and his cabinet have announced the members of Deputy Minister’s Council. The following senior officials have been appointed: Ray Gilmour, Secretary to Cabinet and Deputy Minister of Executive Council Coleen Volk, Associate Deputy Minister of Executive Council, and Deputy Minister of Operations and Intergovernmental Relations Mark Cameron, Deputy Minister of Policy Coordination […]

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The Daily Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019 Gross domestic product by industry: Provinces and territories, 2018 In 2018, real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in nine provinces and in all territories, but declined in Newfoundland and Labrador. Among the provinces, the strongest growth occurred in Prince Edward Island (+2.6%), followed by Quebec (+2.5%). New Brunswick real GDP edged up […]

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Government of Canada launches Call for proposals for Union Training and Innovation Program

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Investments in training equipment to support careers in the skilled trades April 30, 2019 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Supporting the next generation of apprentices and tradespeople—particularly women and Indigenous people—depends on high-quality apprenticeship training systems, like union-based training centres. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of […]

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Premier Kenney announces new deputy of Executive Council

Premier Jason Kenney has announced the appointment of Ray Gilmour as Deputy Minister of Executive Council. Gilmour was appointed Associate Deputy Minister of Executive Council and Deputy Minister of Operations in 2016. He was also appointed Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs in 2018. Previously, Gilmour held deputy minister roles in Treasury Board, Infrastructure, Sustainable Resource […]

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Who are the Métis?

Credits: CBC News Who is and who isn’t “Métis” is a controversial topic. We hear different perspectives from the Cabinet Minister of the Manitoba Métis Federation and the self-described Grand Chief of an Eastern Métis organization from Nova Scotia. For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep […]

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Rural Dividend grants support communities in Fraser Valley, Canyon

April 30, 2019 HOPE – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $390,500 for four projects to support Indigenous businesses in the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon. Almost $19 million in 153 single applicant and partnership project grants are being awarded to eligible local governments, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations […]

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Province Delivers New Mandate Letters to Crown Corporations

April 30, 2019 New and updated mandate letters have been presented to the chairs of Manitoba’s five Crown corporations in accordance with The Crown Corporations Governance and Accountability Act (CCGAA), Crown Services Minister Colleen Mayer announced today. “Mandate letters strengthen the transparency and accountability between government and Crown corporations, and ensure alignment on key issues,” […]

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Call for Participation: Global Indigenous Women Leaders Fellowship

Apr 29, 2019 Coady International Institute is pleased to announce a fellowship for Indigenous women graduates living around the world. Coady’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership will select up to 4 Indigenous women graduates from any of the following programs: Global Change Leaders program; Coady Diploma in Development Leadership; Asset-based Community Development certificate course; Organizations […]

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Rural Dividend grants support Sea to Sky communities

April 30, 2019 WHISTLER – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $502,734 for nine projects in the Sea to Sky corridor. “This funding supports the diverse needs of small communities throughout the province and the people who live in them,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural […]

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Credit Valley Conservation Foundation & 407 ETR announce 5-year partnership valued at $100,000

TORONTO, April 30, 2019 – Credit Valley Conservation Foundation and 407 ETR Concession Company, the operator of Highway 407 ETR, confirmed the first corporate partnership in support of Credit Valley Conservation’s legacy Credit Valley Trail project. The commitment to support the trail is $100,000 over the next five years. “The Credit Valley Trail is a […]

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Rural Dividend grants support the District of Lillooet

April 30, 2019 LILLOOET – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $906,306 for seven projects in the Lillooet district. Almost $19 million in 153 single applicant and partnership project grants are being awarded to eligible local governments, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations through the Rural Dividend Program. These […]

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(SK) Advocate for Children and Youth Tables 2018 Annual Report

REGINA – The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, Corey O’Soup, tabled his third annual report in the Legislative Assembly today. The report showcases the Advocate’s work this year, along with the innovative actions and practices that are currently providing supports to children, youth and their families across the province. With a focus on mental […]

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Premier Kenney appoints strong team ready to lead

Alberta’s 18th Premier, Jason Kenney, and his cabinet were sworn in at Government House in Edmonton on April 30. “Albertans gave our new government a huge democratic mandate for bold change that gets our economy back to work and stands up for this province. This is a strong team that is ready to lead, and […]

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Health Canada invests to help our health system adapt to climate change

From: Health Canada Health authorities across Canada are studying and preparing for impacts of this global health threat April 30, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – Health Canada The impacts of climate change on health are already being felt in Canada—affecting both the health of Canadians as individuals and the health system as a whole. Climate […]

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CIM Recognizes Excellence

Montreal, QC, April 30, 2019: It is an evening the mining community highly anticipates each year – the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence, which recognizes the exceptional contributions individuals and organizations make to the mining and minerals industry. The CIM Convention 2019 is being held at the Palais […]

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NAN Chiefs Spring Assembly

The NAN Chiefs Spring Assembly has been confirmed for May 7 & 8, 2019 at the Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto, Ontario CONFIRMATIONS/REGISTRATION Chiefs/Proxies are asked to complete the attached registration form to confirm his/her attendance and forward to the attention of Narene Barkman via email nbarkman@nan.on.ca or by fax (807)623-7730. TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS […]

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YT Government: New Assistant Deputy Minister of First Nations Initiatives hired

Lori Duncan has accepted the new Assistant Deputy Minister of First Nations Initiatives position with the Department of Education. As the first Assistant Deputy Minister of First Nations Initiatives, Duncan will be working in partnership with all Yukon First Nations on their collective and individual educational priorities, and helping to implement initiatives that support the […]

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MAC’s 2019 TSM Excellence Award Winners Celebrate Extraordinary Environmental and Community Engagement Initiatives in Canada’s Mining Sector

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has awarded the Tamatumani Program at Glencore’s Raglan Mine and IAMGOLD’s Essakane Project with its prestigious TSM Excellence Awards in recognition of their innovative sustainability projects. The companies were presented their awards yesterday at the CIM Awards Gala in Montreal. “MAC’s TSM Excellence Awards represent the best of the […]

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Golden Predator Reduces Royalty on Brewery Creek Project, Yukon

Vancouver, BC, April 30th, 2019: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V:GPY, OTCQX:NTGSF) (the “Company” or “Golden Predator”) is pleased to announce the Company, in its efforts to enhance project economics and move Brewery Creek towards production, has come to an agreement with Franco Nevada Corporation to eliminate its Net Smelter Royalty (NSR). The NSR held by […]

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Resolute Reports Preliminary First Quarter 2019 Results

Q1 GAAP net income of $42 million / $0.45 per share Adjusted EBITDA of $104 million in the quarter Repurchased $225 million of senior notes Liquidity strong at $595 million Net debt to adjusted EBITDA at 0.6x MONTRÉAL, April 30, 2019 – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today reported net income for […]

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Dunnedin Closes Private Placement, Announces Board and Advisor Appointments

April 29, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Dunnedin Ventures Inc. (the “Company” or “Dunnedin”) (TSX-V: DVI) today announced that it has closed a non-brokered private placement of non flow-through units (each, a “NFT Unit”) and flow-through units (each, a “FT Unit“) for gross proceeds of $1,482,050 (the “Offering”). The Company has issued 11,458,999 NFT […]

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Amazon Canada Announces Record Sales for Canadian Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in 2018

Over 30,000 Canadian small and medium-sized businesses collectively exceeded over $900 million* in sales on Amazon Canada’s online stores in 2018 Canadian small and medium-sized businesses also achieved over $2 billion in sales to Amazon customers abroad in 2018 The most popular categories sold by Canadian small and medium-sized businesses in 2018 were PCs, Automotive, […]

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Western Copper and Gold Announces $3.0 Million Private Placement of Flow-Through Shares

VANCOUVER, B.C. Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE American: WRN) announces that it entered an agreement with PI Financial Corp. (the “Agent”) on a marketed best efforts basis to conduct a brokered private placement of up to 3,333,333 flow-through common shares (the “FT Shares”) at a price of $0.90 […]

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New Gold Announces Results of Vote for Election of Board of Directors

TORONTO– New Gold Inc. (“New Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX and NYSE American:NGD) today announces the voting results from the election of its Board of Directors at New Gold’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) held on April 24, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario. The director nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated March […]

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Teck Media and Investor Webcast Advisory

Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) President and Chief Executive Officer, Don Lindsay will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Metals, Mining & Steel conference on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 5:30 a.m. Eastern/2:30 a.m. Pacific time. The investor presentation will include information on […]

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Policy Forum on Nation Building and Four Key Federal Policies – May 1 & 2 in Edmonton, Alberta

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Policy Forum on Nation Building and Four Key Federal Policies – May 1 & 2 in Edmonton, Alberta OTTAWA, April 30, 2019  – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is convening a national forum on First Nations Led Processes: The Four Policies and Nation Building […]

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Abbott/Chapman report: progress update

The B.C. government has released its updated action plan in response to the government-commissioned, independent Abbott/Chapman report on the unprecedented 2017 wildfire and flood seasons in British Columbia. The initial action plan was released October 2018, with a commitment to provide updates over six-month intervals until October 2020. The update details action taken on the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2019121 Views

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imagineNATIVE’s iN20 Submissions Now Open!

We are now accepting Film and Video, as well as Digital and Interactive submissions for the upcoming 20th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. We are also accepting TV and Digital Series submissions for our Mediatheque. This year’s Festival will be hosted at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto from October 22-27, 2019. To […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2019144 Views

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Government of Canada supports partners focused on preventing gender-based violence

Minister of Health’s Parliamentary Secretary announces funding for projects aimed at addressing youth and teen dating violence April 30, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Public Health Agency of Canada Gender-based violence—including violence against people based on their gender expression, gender identity, or perceived gender—is a significant cause of harm and a preventable barrier to gender […]

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Aquatic Invasive Species Update (MB)

April 29, 2019 Larval Stage Zebra Mussel Found in Shoal Lake, Ontario Manitoba Sustainable Development and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry report that a single intact veliger, which is the microscopic larval stage of a zebra mussel, was found in one of six water samples taken from Shoal Lake, Ont. As part […]

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Government Invests in Community Projects to Prevent Domestic Violence (NS)

April 29, 2019 Twenty-four community organizations and groups are receiving grants to prevent domestic violence. “Domestic violence is a complex issue that affects too many Nova Scotians,” said Kelly Regan, Minister responsible for the Advisory Council on the Status of Women, today, April 29. “What we learn from these projects, along with the deep expertise […]

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