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NL Government: Minister Parsons Announces New Chair of the Human Rights Commission

March 26, 2019 Judy White, Q.C., has been appointed as Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission, effective immediately. The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety announced the appointment today. Ms. White is the first Indigenous woman appointed to the role. The appointment was made through the merit-based appointment process established by the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2019234 Views

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BC Government: Legislation introduced to complete fiscal framework for LNG investment, jobs and benefits

March 25, 2019 VICTORIA – Legislation introduced today will pull together the final pieces needed to deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) investment that brings long-term benefits to the province and thousands of good-paying jobs for B.C. workers, while operating within strong environmental protections. “British Columbians are counting on us to attract LNG investment that meets strict […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2019176 Views

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NT Government: Mediator Releases Binding Recommendations

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has received the report from mediator Vince Ready that incorporates his binding recommendations and other matters agreed to by the parties during mediation. Following the mediation which concluded on February 10, 2019, the GNWT and the Union of Northern Workers (UNW) agreed to a process for submitting outstanding […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201984 Views

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Environmental Approval for Seabridge Gold’s KSM Project Extended

March 26, 2019 Toronto, Canada… Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA, NYSE:SA) announced today that the Environmental Assessment (“EA”) certificate for its KSM Project issued by the Province of British Columbia has been extended to July 29, 2024. The original KSM EA certificate was issued by the Province for an initial five year term on July 29, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2019115 Views

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EY Canada: One-in-five Canadian adults expected to be cannabis consumers by 2025

Average annual spend per consumer projected to be $1,652 Average annual cannabis spend projected to grow by 30% by 2025 Consumption will likely be split between dried flower (46%) and extracts (37%) Supply of cannabis product could outpace demand in less than five years (Toronto, 26 March 2019) One-in-five Canadian adults are expected to be […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201992 Views

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Athabasca Minerals Inc.: Richardson Dolomite/Granite Leases Granted Subject to Regulatory Review

March 26, 2019 Download PDF March 26, 2019 EDMONTON, ALBERTA. Athabasca Minerals Inc. (“AMI” or the “Corporation”) (TSX Venture: ABM) announces the Province of Alberta has granted Metallic and Industrial Mineral (“MIM”) leases (“Leases”) for AMI’s Richardson Dolomite / Granite Aggregate Project (“Richardson Project”). The Richardson Project comprises three contiguous subsurface leases totaling 3,904 hectares […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2019100 Views

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Probe Metals Intersects 3.9 g/t Au over 30 metres on New Courvan Gold Trend, Val-d’Or East Project, Quebec

Highlights: Winter drill program successfully expands new discoveries on the Courvan property confirming a new parallel gold trend located 1.5km west to the New Beliveau deposit Drilling results at Southwest and Creek Zones, along the Courvan trend, continue to identify significant gold mineralization with intercepts grading up to 1.5 g/t Au over 104.3 metres, including […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2019132 Views

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BGM Expands Mineraliztion By 175 Meters At Island Mountain – New Drilling Intersects 19.34 G/t Gold Over 17.9 Meters

Mar 26, 2019 TORONTO, March 26, 2019 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM. the “Company” or “BGM”) is pleased to announce the new drilling results from the 2019 Island Mountain exploration and category conversion program at the Company’s flagship Cariboo Gold Project in central British Columbia. In January 2019, BGM commenced diamond drilling with five […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2019119 Views

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TransAlta Receives Notice of Mangrove Partner’s Intention to Nominate Dissident Board Candidates

Mar 25, 2019 Calgary, March 25, 2019 – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) said today it has received notice under its Advance Notice By-Law that Mangrove Partners intends to nominate five candidates for election to the Company’s Board of Directors at TransAlta’s upcoming Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”). TransAlta […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201980 Views

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Ontario supporting the local fight against gun and gang violence

New action to boost local efforts to stop gun violence and gang activity across Ontario March 26, 2019 Ministry of the Attorney General Ontario’s Government is putting people first and taking strong action in its plan to fight gun violence and dismantle gangs by boosting local crime prevention, enforcement and prosecution across the province. “We […]

by pnationtalk on March 26, 2019212 Views

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Budget 2019 investments to help Canadians find and keep good jobs

March 26, 2019 As the nature of work changes, Canadians want to build their skills and learn new ones, so they can enjoy greater job security and build a better future for themselves and their families. The Government of Canada is working to make it easier for Canadian students and workers of all ages to […]

by pnationtalk on March 26, 2019185 Views

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Gary Anandasangaree to Tour Northern Ontario

TIMMINS – Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament (Scarborough–Rouge Park), will visit Moosonee and Timmins on March 27 and 28 and meet with representatives of the region’s cultural and Indigenous communities. Activities open to media are listed below. Media events for Thursday, March 28, 2019 Tour of […]

by pnationtalk on March 26, 2019170 Views

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Alberta University of the Arts welcomes Jan Hall as university’s New Indigenous Coordinator and Facilitator of the Lodgepole Center

Alberta University of the Arts (AUArts) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jan Hall as the university’s new Indigenous Coordinator. Jan brings a wide range of experience from the public and private sectors to the role, including working with the Vice President (Academic) and Provost at the University of Regina, and collaborating with Aboriginal […]

by pnationtalk on March 26, 2019189 Views

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Budget 2019: Helping Canadians find and keep good jobs

March 26, 2019               Oshawa, Ontario            Employment and Social Development Canada Since 2015, the Government of Canada has focused on strengthening and growing the middle class and offering real help to people working hard to join it. This is part of our plan to build a workforce that will lead in innovation and create good, […]

by pnationtalk on March 26, 2019147 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Natural resource indicators, fourth quarter 2018 Real gross domestic product of Canada’s natural resources sector decreased by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Natural resources prices fell 7.0% from October to December, led by decreases in energy products (-9.4%). Continue reading  Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy Enterprises that implemented product innovations reported on average that […]

by pnationtalk on March 26, 2019145 Views

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PDAC 2019 Distinguished Service Award: Donald (Don) Bubar

Credits: ThePDAC Published on Mar 22, 2019 For his contribution to building awareness of Indigenous issues among PDAC members, his support of geoscience education in Canada, and his exploration success. During Don Bubar’s 40-year career as a geoscientist he has contributed to successful exploration in Canada, and been a leading advocate for geoscience education. But […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019268 Views

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H2O Innovation and Sustainable Water deliver Water Reuse Infrastructures Through Water Processing Agreements

Quebec City, March 25, 2019 – (TSXV: HEO) – H2O Innovation has partnered with Sustainable Water (“SW”) – Glen Allen, VA – on more than 45 eco-engineered wastewater reclamation and reuse projects in the United States. These projects range from small community-scale water treatment to district-scale wastewater reclamation and reuse. The partnership with Sustainable Water […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019199 Views

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Rubicon Minerals Announces the Filing of its Full Year 2018 Results

TORONTO, March 25, 2019 – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) announces that it has filed its Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”) for the year ended December 31, 2018. The Company confirms that copies of these interim filings can be obtained at www.rubiconminerals.com or www.sedar.com. Financial Highlights […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019234 Views

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Goldcorp Announces Support for Newmont Special Dividend

Mar 25, 2019 VANCOUVER, March 25, 2019 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (“Goldcorp” or the “Company”) announced today that it has consented to Newmont Mining Corporation (“Newmont”) (NYSE: NEM) paying a one-time special dividend (the “Dividend”) to its shareholders conditional on the approval of the Newmont resolutions by the Newmont stockholders and the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019148 Views

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Canadian Championship Dog Derby and Dominion Diamond Announce Race Schedule

YELLOWKNIFE, CANADA (March 22, 2019) – Dominion Diamond Mines ULC (Dominion) and the organizers of the Canadian Championship Dog Derby are pleased to announce the schedule of races taking place in Yellowknife March 29-31, 2019. Dominion is proud to once again be the title sponsor of the three-day 10-dog race. The Canadian Championship Dog Derby […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019298 Views

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Large-Scale Delta Greenhouse Fully Funded as AgraFlora Organics Closes $20 Million Third and Fourth Tranches of $40 Million Equity Participation and Earn-In Agreement

VANCOUVER, March 25, 2019 – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (“AgraFlora” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: PUFXF), a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company is pleased to announces that, further to its news releases dated September 25, 2018, October 11, 2018, November 19, 2018, December 10, 2018 and February 28, 2019, it […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019164 Views

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Drone Delivery Canada Corp. Announces Closing of Bought Deal Financing For Aggregate Gross Proceeds of $10,020,000

TORONTO, ONTARIO – March 25, 2019 – Further to its press releases dated March 6, 2019, Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (TSXV: FLT, OTC: TAKOF) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce today that it has closed its previously announced bought-deal prospectus offering (the “Offering”) underwritten by GMP Securities L.P., Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Echelon Wealth Partners […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019109 Views

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Romios Announces Amendment to Agreement with Crystal Lake to Option Romios’ Newmont Lake Property

TORONTO, ONTARIO, March 22, 2019, Romios Gold Resources Inc. (“Romios” or the “Company”) (TSX.V-RG) (OTC-PK: RMIOF) (Frankfurt: D4R) today announced that the agreement (the “Definitive Agreement”) with Crystal Lake Mining Corp. (“CLM”) whereby Romios’ Newmont Lake Property (“Newmont Lake”) has been optioned to CLM has been amended to extend the date for CLM to provide […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019102 Views

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Pengrowth Announces the Extension of Its Credit Facility

March 25, 2019 CALGARY, Alberta, March 25, 2019 – Pengrowth Energy Corporation (“Pengrowth” or the “Company”) (TSX:PGF, OTCQX:PGHEF), today announced that it has reached arrangements for the extension of the maturity date under its secured revolving credit facility (the “Credit Facility”) through September 30, 2019, subject to certain terms. The Company’s $330 million Credit Facility […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201982 Views

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North American Palladium Files Preliminary Base Shelf Prospectus

TORONTO, March 22, 2019 — North American Palladium Ltd. (“NAP” or the “Company”) (TSX:PDL) (OTC PINK:PALDF) today announced that it has filed a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus (the “Prospectus”) to provide the Company with the flexibility to take advantage of financing opportunities, if and when needed, assuming debt or equity market conditions are […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019115 Views

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ISS Recommends Goldcorp Shareholders Vote in Favor of Proposed Plan of Arrangement with Newmont

Mar 25, 2019 VANCOUVER, March 25, 2019 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (“Goldcorp” or the “Company”) announced today that it has consented to Newmont Mining Corporation (“Newmont”) (NYSE: NEM) paying a one-time special dividend (the “Dividend”) to its shareholders conditional on the approval of the Newmont resolutions by the Newmont stockholders and the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201975 Views

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Media Advisory: Ontario Budget to be Released April 11, 2019

March 25, 2019 Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance, will deliver the 2019 Budget on April 11, 2019 at approximately 4:00 p.m. in the Ontario Legislature. Media lockup will be held in the Ontario Room of the Macdonald Block, 900 Bay Street, Toronto. Accredited members of the media can learn more about logistical details and register […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019170 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Murray to discuss Budget 2019’s skills training agenda with Indigenous Entrepreneurs in Victoria

March 25, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat The President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government, the Honourable Joyce Murray, will participate in a roundtable event with Indigenous entrepreneurs to discuss the skills training measures announced in Budget 2019. Minister Murray will be available for media interviews following […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019137 Views

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women: Launch of Inuit Role Model Campaign

OTTAWA – Following an initial review of the Government of Canada’s budget released on March 19, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada is concerned about a lack of details on some items and the omission of others. “While we are encouraged by some of the commitments promised in this budget ‒ funding the National Inuit Suicide […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019114 Views

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NTI: Hope, Optimism and a plan for a TB-free Nunavut

(March 24, 2019 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) March 24th is World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. “This World TB Day is a time of hope and optimism for a TB-free Nunavut – for ourselves, for our children and for generations to come,” said Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk. “I take this opportunity to reassure Nunavut Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019108 Views

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Government of Canada takes steps to protect Aquatic Species at Risk

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada March 25, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario – Canada’s natural environment and wildlife are at the core of our national identity. Biodiversity is the cornerstone of our way of life – the health of the natural environment supports our culture, our well-being and our economy. Unfortunately, some of the species in our waters, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019100 Views

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ENMAX to Purchase Emera’s Operations in Maine for $1.3 Billion USD

Company Release – 03/25/2019 08:33 Purchase price of $959 million USD ($1,286 million CAD) for shares plus acquired debt, for total enterprise value of $1.3 billion USD ($1.8 billion CAD) Fully achieves the targeted asset sale component of Emera’s three-year funding plan and proceeds will be used to support Emera’s capital investment opportunities within its […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019143 Views

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MNC: Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak – Women of the Métis Nation receive funding for Métis Women to participate in Community Development

March 22, 2019, Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada has announced capacity funds to Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak – Women of the Métis Nation. The funding from The Department for Women and Gender Equality is for $250,000 over 3 years for a total of $750,000. It will assist Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak to develop […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019117 Views

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ATAC Resources Ltd. Closes Oversubscribed $3.68M Private Placement

March 22, 2019 – Vancouver, B.C. – ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: ATC) (“ATAC” or the “Company”) announces that it has closed the private placement announced on February 22, 2019. The private placement consisted of the sale of 10,507,143 flow-through units at a price of $0.35 per flow-through unit, each consisting of one flow-through common share […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201967 Views

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Milton Logistics Hub Project — Review Panel Invites Public Comment on the Latest Information Request Responses

March 25, 2019 — The Review Panel established for the joint process for the review of the proposed Milton Logistics Hub Project is notifying participants that the Proponent, the Canadian National Railway Company (CN), has responded to Information Request packages 6 to 8. The Review Panel now invites the public, Indigenous groups, governments and other […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201990 Views

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Explore and recreate history with Photostories Canada, a new website created by the Canadian Photography Institute

March 22, 2019 Free online photography resource More than 800 photostories from 1955 to 1971 available to view The Canadian Photography Institute of the National Gallery of Canada is delighted to announce the official launch of its new website, Photostories Canada. Created in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada with funding from the Virtual Museum […]

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TransAlta Announces Strategic Investment by Brookfield Renewable Partners

Calgary, March 25, 2019 – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or “the Company”) (TSX: TA) (NYSE: TAC) announced today an investment by Brookfield Renewable Partners and its institutional partners (collectively “Brookfield”) that crystalizes the value of its Hydro Assets, enhances its financial position to execute its strategy, and accelerates the opportunity to return capital to shareholders. This […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201999 Views

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women: Response to the Federal Budget

March 22, 2019 OTTAWA – Following an initial review of the Government of Canada’s budget released on March 19, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada is concerned about a lack of details on some items and the omission of others. “While we are encouraged by some of the commitments promised in this budget ‒ funding the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201965 Views

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AgraFlora Organics Increases Ownership Position in Propagation Services Canada Inc.

Vancouver, British Columbia / March 20, 2019 – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (“AgraFlora”) (the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: PUFXF), a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company, is pleased to announce it is acquiring an additional 10% of the shares of Propagation Services Canada Inc. (“PSC”) for $14 million payable by common shares […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201969 Views

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Canada Welcomes Interest in Indigenous Economic Opportunities in Proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project

From: Department of Finance Canada March 25, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Today, Finance Minister Bill Morneau issued the following statement regarding Indigenous economic participation in the Trans Mountain Expansion Project: “Since re-initiating Phase III consultations on the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project (the Project), the Government of Canada has heard […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019176 Views

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Concert and launch of the 2018 Qilaut

To mark the end of Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq, the Department of Culture and Heritage, invites Iqalummiut to the launch and concert of the 2018 Qilaut compilation album. Qilaut was created to celebrate Nunavut’s vibrant Inuktut music scene, and promote the use of Inuktut in daily life. This year’s theme is Nunavutaaqsimaliqtilluta (20th Anniversary of Nunavut). Winners […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019170 Views

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Conestoga College: Community members share experiences during Truth and Reconciliation event

March 25, 2019 Community members share experiences during Truth and Reconciliation event On March 15, Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services and Student Engagement teams hosted the college’s third annual Truth and Reconciliation event. Held at the Doon campus, the event welcomed members of the Conestoga community for a full-day of presentations that focused on the theme “Truth […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2019115 Views

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Nipissing First Nation receiving government support to assist walleye recovery – North Bay Nipissing

NIPISSING — The Nipissing First Nation is getting government support to manage the Lake Nipissing fisheries and assist the recovery of the walleye population. The Ontario government has a new memorandum of understanding that came into effect March 11 and ends March 10, 2022. According to a March 12 press release, the new agreement includes: […]

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Saskatoon getting country’s first co-working space on urban reserve – CBC

New space being designed on second floor of the First Nations Bank building Mar 25, 2019 Saskatoon will soon be home to Canada’s first co-working space on an urban reserve. Co-working is where people working independently or for different companies share one work space. A co-working space called Uspace that includes meeting rooms, business class […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 2019102 Views

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Progress Update From Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami And Government Of Canada On Inuit TB Elimination

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (March 24, 2019) – The President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Natan Obed, and the Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Regan, issued the following statement today: On World Tuberculosis Day, we are pleased to report that progress continues to be made towards the elimination of tuberculosis (TB) in Inuit Nunangat. In 2016, the incidence […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 201999 Views

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Specialized student centres are necessary to the student experience – The Chronicle

March 25, 2019 Having a space where students feel comfortable to express themselves and ask for non-judgemental help is what makes or breaks a positive college experience. Specialized student areas, such as Indigenous Centres, are integral to the student experience, not just First Nations students but all students. Durham College opened the doors of its […]

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Metis journey planned for Manitoba’s 150th – The Carillon

03/25/2019 Plans are underway to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Manitoba’s entry into Confederation with a Metis-led journey along the historic Dawson Trail. The Red River Metis Expedition would begin in early May 2020, just west of the Whitemouth River, and wind through the RMs of Reynolds, Ste Anne, and Tache on its way to […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 2019158 Views

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NB Government: Silent Witness Project debuts documentary commemorating First Nation women

25 March 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – A documentary entitled The Silent Witness Journey: Two Women’s Stories was launched today in Fredericton during a symposium on intimate partner violence and homicide. The video chronicles the creation of Silent Witness silhouettes of two First Nation women who died from gender-based violence. The silhouettes commemorate the lives of […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 2019150 Views

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Cree hockey broadcast a Canadian first – CBC

Ex-NHLer John Chabot wants more games called in Indigenous languages Mar 25, 2019 “He shoots, he scores!” Or, as some viewers heard on Rogers Hometown Hockey for the first time on Sunday, “Kitâskwêw, pihtakwatâw!” The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network aired Sunday night’s game between the Montreal Canadiens and Carolina Hurricanes in Plains Cree — the […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 2019195 Views

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Joint Message from the Minister of Health and Minister of Indigenous Services on World Tuberculosis Day – March 24, 2019

Statement Today, on World Tuberculosis Day, we reaffirm our commitment to eliminating tuberculosis (TB) in Canada. This disease is preventable and curable, yet it remains one of the world’s most common infectious diseases. While Canada has one of the lowest TB rates in the world, this disease disproportionately affects Indigenous Peoples and newcomers to Canada […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 2019172 Views

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