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UCN, Kelsey School Division and Opaskwayak Education Authority Hosts 2019 Northeren Manitoba Skills Challenge

March 4, 2019 On February 27th, 2019, the University College of the North (UCN), in partnership with Kelsey School Division, Opaskwayak Education Authority and Skills Canada, held the 2019 Northern Manitoba Skills Challenge in The Pas, Manitoba. The event was a tremendous success. The day involved over 40 competitors from The Pas, Thompson, Swan River, […]

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Updated OMS Guide to Provide Industry Global Standard in Tailings Management

March 05, 2019 Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released the second edition of its Developing an Operation, Maintenance and Surveillance Manual for Tailings and Water Management Facilities (the OMS Guide) which was first released in 2003. MAC also released Version 3.1 of A Guide to the Management of Tailings Facilities (the Tailings Guide). […]

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Canada supports the efforts of Quebec Indigenous groups to rebuild their nations

March 5, 2019 — Cacouna, Quebec — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is supporting Indigenous groups seeking to rebuild their nations in a manner that responds to the priorities and unique needs of their communities. Today, while meeting with the Maliseet of Viger First Nation to learn more about their […]

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Families in Abbotsford to soon have access to more child care

March 5, 2019 ABBOTSFORD – An opportunity to go to work full time and save for the future, or a chance to further an education and fulfil a dream — these are just two of the many possibilities that a new child care centre in Abbotsford will provide. These possibilities could soon become realities for […]

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Government of Canada Appoints Two Outstanding Canadians to the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada

March 5, 2019                                 Ottawa, Ontario                            Parks Canada Agency The Government of Canada is connecting Canadians to the significant people, places, and events that have shaped our country. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, […]

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Excellence in structural and architectural wood design recognized at 2019 Wood Design Awards in BC

VANCOUVER, March 4, 2019  – Inspired architecture and innovative structural engineering using wood in a remarkable diversity of building types, sizes and purposes were in the spotlight tonight at the 15th annual 2019 Wood Design Awards in BC, sponsored by Wood WORKS! BC. More than 400 distinguished architects, structural engineers, developers, project teams together with industry […]

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Public Services and Procurement Canada unveils plan to modernize federal procurement

March 5, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Public Services and Procurement Canada Federal departments and agencies purchase on average $22 billion in goods and services each year to help deliver programs and services to Canadians. Through procurement, the Government of Canada is committed to obtaining the best possible value for all Canadians and advancing important […]

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U of L research examines the impact of residential schools on biological health in the next generation

A new study from the University of Lethbridge provides evidence that a mother’s experience of residential school may have biological impacts on her children. The research, published in the journal SSM Population Health, found that adult children of mothers who attended residential school had increased impairment in biological regulation compared to those whose mothers had […]

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Government of Canada supports skills training for Indigenous people in central British Columbia

March 5, 2019                       Kamloops, British Columbia                        Employment and Social Development Canada A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a fair chance at success. Despite being the fastest growing segment of the country’s population, Indigenous people continue to be under-represented in Canada’s workforce. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, […]

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Finalists Announced For Saskatchewan Tourism Awards Of Excellence

March 5, 2019 Tourism Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the names of 36 finalists and three Tourism Builders for the Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence for 2018. Nearly 90 nominations were received in the 13 award categories that acknowledge quality in marketing, service, business practices, human resource development and other areas. The finalists and award […]

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Canada and the Maliseet of Viger First Nation embark on the journey to reconciliation: Conclusion of Framework Agreement to renew the nation-to-nation relationship

March 5, 2019 — Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is working jointly with the Maliseet of Viger First Nation to move forward with reconciliation and to renew the relationship based on recognition, respect, co-operation and partnership. The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Jacques Tremblay, Grand […]

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Tłı̨chǫ Government response to Dene Nation press release

Behchokǫ̀ NT (March 5, 2019) Tłı̨chǫ Government today responded to and clarified certain aspects of a March 1, 2019 press release issued by Dene Nation concerning the proposed NWT Forest Act. The Dene Nation press release states that the Dene are “unanimously” opposed to the proposed Forest Act.  Dene Nation also condemns the process by […]

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Government of Canada supports survivors of gender-based violence in Peterborough and Haliburton

March 5, 2019 – Peterborough, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to join and grow Canada’s middle class. We all benefit when women, girls and people of all genders are safe and free to live their lives to […]

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Arctic Bay Justice Committee seeking members

March 05, 2019 Do you have knowledge and experience in dealing with social issues, restorative justice and Inuit societal values? Are you interested in helping victims and offenders? The Arctic Bay Justice Committee is looking for three community members – one male Elder and two middle generation individuals. Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based […]

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Canada Invests in Clean Energy for Indigenous Communities in the North

Inuvik, Northwest Territories – Natural Resources Canada The best solutions for combating climate change in rural and remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. That is why Canada is investing in these communities and enabling them to use less diesel fuel and more renewable energy. These investments will tap into the vast […]

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Over 50 years of art and craft education at Haliburton School of Art + Design

Haliburton ON – (March 1, 2019) – A creative escape for individuals of all ages and skill levels is available in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands at Fleming College’s Haliburton School of Art + Design. World-renowned artists arrive in Haliburton every summer to mentor and teach in weeklong and weekend courses in a wide variety of […]

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President Dockstator Term Completed After Transformative Five Year Appointment

Mar 04, 2019 REGINA, March 4, 2019  – Dr. Mark Dockstator, President of First Nations University of Canada (FNUC), today confirmed that he will not seek renewal of his term which is set to expire in June 2019. Dockstator cited the university’s achievements of the past five years, including record enrollment, strong financial position, and […]

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Government of Canada supports innovative Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Pilot Project to support youth resiliency

March 4, 2019 – Edmonton, Alberta – Department of Justice Canada Across the country, governments, police, lawyers, judges and community groups are working in close partnership with communities and families to prevent youth crime and to ensure a fair and effective youth justice system. The Government of Canada is proud to support the innovative work […]

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U of T to confer honorary degrees upon 13 influential scholars, artists and leaders

An Olympic gold medallist, an anti-nuclear war activist and a Supreme Court of Canada justice are just a few of the inspiring individuals who will be addressing this year’s graduating students during University of Toronto convocation ceremonies. U of T will confer honorary degrees upon 13 individuals, selected for their exemplary leadership, creativity and generosity, […]

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Government Of Saskatchewan And Saskatoon Tribal Council Working To Improve Child Welfare

March 5, 2019 The Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) have agreed to work together toward better outcomes for Indigenous children, youth and families. “Our government’s new partnership with STC will be based on collaboration, dialogue and respect,” Social Services Minister Paul Merriman said.  “We are committed to working together to improve […]

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New Internship Program Creating More Jobs for Indigenous, Skilled Workers

March 5, 2019 Ontario’s Government for the people is delivering on its commitment to create more opportunities for Indigenous people and address the skilled labour shortage across the North by making the Northern Ontario Internship Program more accessible. Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and Minister of Indigenous Affairs, announced the […]

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Liquor restriction systems in Nunavut

March 04, 2019 Public Service Announcement Liquor restriction systems in Nunavut The Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission reminds Nunavummiut that liquor rules vary by community. In Nunavut, communities fall under three liquor systems: prohibited, restricted or unrestricted. A prohibited system means that the consumption, possession, purchase, sale or transport of liquor is prohibited. The following […]

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Media Advisory—Tabling of the 2019 Spring Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

March 04, 2019 The 2019 Spring Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, Julie Gelfand, will be tabled in the House of Commons on Tuesday, 2 April 2019. Journalists accredited by the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery are invited to attend a media lock-up to be held Tuesday, 2 April 2019, from 7 am (eastern timeET). Please […]

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NT Government: Postsecondary Education Vision Survey Launched

Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), today launched the Postsecondary Education Visioning Survey and invites all residents of the NWT to participate in this important process. The Government Response to the Aurora College Foundational Review committed to establishing a vision for postsecondary education in the NWT — a common vision to guide […]

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GCT#3: Education Logo Contest Winners

March 4, 2019 Grand Council Treaty #3’s Education department and the Treaty #3 Education Committee hosted a logo contest asking Treaty #3 members to submit artwork depicting what education meant to them. We received a number of submissions from artists all over Treaty #3 Territory, with voting conducted by participating Treaty #3 leadership and Education […]

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Manitoba Releases Renewed Poverty Reduction Strategy

March 4, 2019 The Manitoba government has released a new poverty reduction strategy, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today.  Pathways to a Better Future renews the province’s commitment to address the underlying issues related to poverty and create better outcomes for more Manitobans. “Our renewed strategy aims to break the cycle of poverty by giving […]

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Confederation College: New Members Join the Anti-Racism and Inclusion Coalition

March 1, 2019 – Representatives from five new organizations signed on to become members of the Thunder Bay Anti-Racism & Inclusion Coalition today at City Hall. New members include: Bill Bradica, Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board Scott Pettigrew, Acadia Broadcasting John DeGiacomo, Anishinabek Employment and Training Services Nathan Lawrence, Thunder Bay Chamber of […]

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Calling all NunatuKavut artists and crafters!

NCC is interested in purchasing original art pieces for display in our offices. Items include: paintings prints photography tufting copper tooling tapestries If you are interested in selling your work, please contact: Dorothy Earle, CEO T. 709-896-0592, ext 228 E. dearle@nunatukavut.ca A. 200 Kelland Drive, Happy Valley-Goose Bay Deadline is March 22, 2019 NT5

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UVIC: 2019 Provost’s Engaged Scholar recipients announced

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, Social Sciences March 5, 2019 Over the course of their careers, health geographer Denise Cloutier and business professor Brent Mainprize have been deeply engaged with communities—creating better lives for older adults and Indigenous youth across British Columbia. As the 2019 recipients of the Provost’s Engaged Scholar Award, Cloutier and Mainprize’s […]

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The Government of Canada Supports Creative Industries in Cape Breton

SYDNEY, Nova Scotia, March 5, 2019 The Government of Canada is committed to supporting cultural and creative industries while addressing the unique needs of rural Canada. The Honourable Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament (Sydney-Victoria), announced today that the Government of Canada is providing $500,000 in funding to the New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation’s project […]

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The Daily Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Non-profit institutions and volunteering: Economic contribution, 2007 to 2017 Economic activity in the non-profit sector totalled $169.2 billion in 2017, representing 8.5% of Canada’s gross domestic product. Continue reading  Production and disposition of tobacco products, January 2019 Canadian manufacturers produced 1.8 billion cigarettes in January, up 32.6% from December. Cigarette production increased 18.9% compared with […]

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Deborah Saucier Appointed Next President of Vancouver Island University

March 1, 2019 – 9:30am Saucier, an accomplished neuroscientist, dedicated educator and university administrator with a deep commitment to STEM and Indigenous education, will start a five-year term at VIU on July 4, 2019. Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Deborah Saucier as the university’s next […]

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Brandon U: Workshops help Indigenous men develop wellness “survival skills”

March 1, 2019 BRANDON – In partnership with Brandon University (BU) researchers, the Brandon Friendship Centre (BFC) and Brandon Urban Aboriginal People’s Council (BUAPC) are hosting a new series of wellness workshops for Indigenous men. The workshops will take place at the Cultural Resource Centre (A.R. McDiarmid Civic Complex, 638 Princess Avenue) every Thursday from […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada invests in skills training for Indigenous people in Central B.C.

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will highlight the work being done by the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council to help Indigenous people get the skills needed to secure good quality jobs. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times […]

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Coady: Indigenous Women Leaders Celebrate Graduation

March 04, 2019 Fourteen Indigenous women leaders concluded Coady’s five-month Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program with a virtual graduation ceremony March 1. The graduates from communities across Canada joined Coady staff, partners, and their peers to celebrate their accomplishment. “I began my learning journey with Coady Institute in April of 2018 when a pilot […]

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Polaris Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher to perform and speak at BU

March 1, 2019 BRANDON – Polaris Music Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher will visit Brandon University (BU) to conclude the 2018-19 pro series season on Tuesday, March 5. The Toronto-based musician will also take part in a workshop on Monday, March 4, presented by the Institute for Research in Music and Community at BU. A former artist in […]

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Media advisory: Important announcement with Canada and Maliseet of Viger First Nation

Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec — Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Grand Chief Jacques Tremblay of Maliseet of Viger First Nation. Date: March 5, 2019 Time: 10:45 a.m. (EST) Where: Hôtel Universel 311, boulevard de l’hôtel de ville Ouest Salle Malécite Rivière-du-Loup, Québec Contacts For […]

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Take a deep dive into UFV events and activities with Valley Fest

The University of the Fraser Valley will be showcasing creativity and community connection from March 11 to 16 through Valley Fest, a weeklong celebration of local culture and community. Valley Fest will feature more than 50 events in six days. The public is welcome. Admission is free for most events. The finale dinner on March […]

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BU to recognize diverse group of female students

BRANDON – The community is invited to help Brandon University (BU) kick off International Women’s Day celebrations early by honouring 19 outstanding female students at a reception next week. The students will be presented with a certificate of commendation at a reception on Thursday, March 7. The reception will begin at 4:30 p.m., in the […]

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Minister Carr hosts Canada Day at Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada Convention

March 4, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Canada’s global leadership in the mining sector is based on innovation in safety and sustainability and a commitment to responsible business practices. Canada values and supports this sector, which contributes significant, well-paying jobs to the Canadian middle class and is a major driver of Canada’s […]

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David Suzuki and Ian Mauro to tour ‘Beyond Climate’ in BC

March 01, 2019 Two of Canada’s leading science communicators — Dr. David Suzuki and Dr. Ian Mauro — are touring southern British Columbia this month to promote their new film Beyond Climate. Released late in 2018, Beyond Climate addresses many of the pressing issues British Columbia is facing today, including pipelines, liquefied natural gas, wild salmon, and Indigenous […]

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MOU establishes partnership to make Bella Coola valley safer

March 02, 2019 BELLA COOLA – The British Columbia government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Central Coast Regional District (CCRD) and the Nuxalk Nation to better co-ordinate efforts to prepare for, mitigate, respond to and recover from emergencies in the Bella Coola valley. The Central Coast Regional Partnership Memorandum of Understanding was […]

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Brandon University report highlights economic potential of urban reserves

Urban reserves in Manitoba hold great potential for both First Nations communities and municipalities, according to a groundbreaking report released by Brandon University’s Rural Development Institute (RDI). The report, Indigenous Contributions to the Manitoba Economy, was formally unveiled earlier this year, and explores Indigenous economic impact in detail. A local launch held today at Brandon […]

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Romios Completes Airborne Magnetic and VTEM Survey Over 6 km of Conductors on Strike from its Lundmark-Akow Lake VMS Discovery in NW Ontario

TORONTO, ONTARIO, March 4, 2019, Romios Gold Resources Inc. (“Romios” or the “Company”) (TSX.V-RG) (OTC-PK: RMIOF) (Frankfurt: D4R) is pleased to announce that Geotech Ltd. has completed an airborne magnetic and VTEMTM Terrain Time Domain electromagnetic survey over approximately 6 km of conductors along strike from the Cu-Au-Ag-(Co) massive sulphide (VMS) horizon discovered in 2017 at Atim Lake North, part […]

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Star – Orion South Diamond Project Significant Proportions of Type IIa Diamonds Present at Star and Orion South

March 04, 2019 George H. Read, P. Geo., Senior Vice President Exploration and Development of Star Diamond Corporation (“Star Diamond” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that the Corporation has completed a major study into the abundance of Type IIa diamonds in the diamond parcels recovered from the Star and Orion South Kimberlites located […]

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Red Pine Intersects High-Grade Gold in the Jubilee Shear Zone – 34.4 g/t over 3.7 m within 12.7 m at 10.6 g/t; 4.6 g/t over 6.2 m within 41 m at 1.6 g/t (all in true width)

Toronto, Ontario – March 4, 2019 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces new results from its delineation drilling of the Surluga Deposit (“Surluga” or the “Deposit”). The Surluga Deposit1 is one of two (2) known resources, identified to date, on the large 6,519 hectares Wawa Gold Property, located near Wawa, […]

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Nighthawk Provides a Review of its Indin Lake Exploration Activities and Outlook for 2019

TORONTO, March 4, 2019 – Nighthawk Gold Corp. (“Nighthawk” or the “Company”) (TSX: NHK; OTCQX: MIMZF) is pleased to provide a summary of exploration work completed to date within its Indin Lake Gold Property, including its flagship Colomac Gold Project (“Colomac”), and provide an outlook for 2019 milestones. Dr. Michael Byron, President and CEO commented, “The consolidation […]

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Havilah Announces the Appointment of Shastri Ramnath to the Board of Directors and Grants Options

TORONTO, March 4, 2019  – Havilah Mining Corporation (“Havilah” or the “Company” – TSXV: HMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shastri Ramnath to the Board of Directors. The appointment is subject to customary TSX Venture Exchange requirements. Blair Schultz, Chairman commented, “We are delighted to welcome Shastri Ramnath to the Havilah Board. Ms. Ramnath brings […]

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Interfor Renews Share Buyback Program

March 04, 2019 INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) has approved the renewal of the Company’s normal course issuer bid (“NCIB”). The NCIB will allow for the purchase during the twelve-month period commencing on March 7, 2019 and ending on March 6, 2020 of up […]

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Sodexo named Top Diversity Employer for Seventh Consecutive Year

March 4, 2019 — Burlington, Ontario – For seven years running, Sodexo Canada has been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Media Corp. The foodservice and facilities management company is committed to setting the benchmark for Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). As one of the most diverse companies in the world, Sodexo’s key indicators are above […]

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