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Alexco Announces Positive Pre-Feasibility Study for Expanded Silver Production at Keno Hill Silver District

March 28, 2019 – Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU, TSX: AXR)(“Alexco” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce the results of an independent pre-feasibility study (“PFS”) on its 100% owned Keno Hill Silver project (“Keno Hill” or the “Project”) in Yukon, Canada. Highlights of the PFS: Note that all dollar amounts referenced herein are […]

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New Health and Wellness Centre planned for Old Crow

March 28, 2019 Planning is underway for a new community Health and Wellness Centre in Old Crow. The Government of Yukon has budgeted $750,000 this year for planning of the new facility, which will replace the existing aging health centre. The Government of Yukon is working together with the Government of the Vuntut Gwitchin First […]

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Ontario Regional Chief Statement on Prime Ministers Comments

(Toronto, March 28, 2019) – “It’s unfortunate and I find it unbecoming of the Prime Minister to be so disrespectful and cruel by adding insult to the decades long and tragic on-going situation affecting Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nations. While I acknowledge the Prime Minister’s apology, in order for it to be meaningful, he […]

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Chiefs Recognize Continued Termination of First Nations Rights Agenda by Canada

Treaty No. 6 Territory, March 28, 2019  – First Nations across the country have identified Canada’s most recent legislative push (Bill C-69, Bill C-91, Bill C-92, and sweeping changes to Indigenous rights policies) as piecemeal implementation of the “Indigenous Rights Framework”. In December 2018, Chiefs unanimously rejected the Framework and associated processes sent a clear message to Canada that real change […]

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BC Government: Minister’s statement on National Indigenous Languages Day

March 28, 2019 VICTORIA – Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, has released the following statement in celebration of National Indigenous Languages Day: “March 31, 2019, is National Indigenous Languages Day, a time to acknowledge the importance of language and culture to the well-being and resilience of Indigenous communities around the world. It’s […]

by pnationtalk on March 29, 2019132 Views

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Yukon Health Status Report 2018 released

March 28, 2019 Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Brendan Hanley has released the Yukon Health Status Report 2018. Minister of Health and Social Services Pauline Frost tabled the report in the Yukon Legislative Assembly today. The report provides an overview of the health of Yukoners, including statistics on life expectancy, mortality, chronic disease […]

by pnationtalk on March 29, 2019130 Views

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OHRC: Ontario Court of Appeal sets limits on administrative segregation

March 28, 2019 Today, the Court of Appeal for Ontario unanimously held that administrative segregation of any prisoner for more than 15 days is cruel and unusual treatment, contrary to s. 12 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. While Canadian Civil Liberties Association v Canada addressed federal legislation, the Court’s findings apply equally to the Ontario government. […]

by pnationtalk on March 29, 201993 Views

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Minister Rodriguez Announces Appointments to the Canadian Museum of Nature Board

GATINEAU, March 28, 2019 The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced today the appointments of Glenn Sakaki as vice-chair and Allan Adam as trustee of the Canadian Museum of Nature’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Sakaki, a professional engineer in the metallurgical field in Ontario, is an experienced global leader in the renewable energy, information […]

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BCUC Establishes Process for Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry

March 28, 2019 VANCOUVER – By Order G-71-19, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) has established a regulatory timetable for its inquiry into the regulation of Indigenous utilities in British Columbia. The Indigenous Utilities Regulation Inquiry (the “Inquiry”) will explore and seek feedback on a number of important questions, including: What are the characteristics of […]

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Collaboration Key to Addressing Indigenous Employment Challenges in Canada’s North – The Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, March 28, 2019 —Employers in Canada’s Northern and remote regions often struggle to recruit and retain local employees, while at the same time, Indigenous people in those regions face persistent challenges to finding meaningful, stable employment. A new Conference Board of Canada report, Working Together: Indigenous Recruitment and Retention in Remote Canada, finds that half of organizations […]

by pnationtalk on March 29, 201998 Views

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Budget 2019: Building a Better Canada

March 28, 2019 — Peachland, BC — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Since 2015, hard-working Canadians have proven what has long been understood: a strong economy starts with a strong middle class. Nearly four years ago, Canadians chose a plan to invest in the middle class and offer real help to people working hard […]

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The Daily Friday, March 29, 2019

Gross domestic product by industry, January 2019 Real gross domestic product expanded 0.3% in January, fully offsetting the declines in November and December 2018. The rise was widespread as 18 of 20 industrial sectors were up. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, February 2019 The Industrial Product Price Index rose 0.3% in […]

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MLI Explains: Indigenous Participation in the Resource Economy

Credits: The Macdonald-Laurier Institute Published on Mar 18, 2019 MLI Munk Senior Fellow Ken Coates debunks some misconceptions regarding Indigenous peoples in Canada and their role in the natural resource economy.

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2019299 Views

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Reminder: Boil Water Advisory – Whale Cove

28 March 2019  Public Health Advisory Reminder: Boil Water Advisory – Whale Cove The Department of Health reminds all residents of Whale Cove to boil their water before consumption until further notice. This is a precautionary measure due to total coliform bacteria in the water system. During a boil water advisory, all water for […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2019105 Views

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Winnipeg U: Spring Feast honours Indigenous scholarship

March 27, 2019 The University of Winnipeg hosted its second-annual Spring Feast, celebrating the renewal of the earth and acknowledging the work of Indigenous scholars, students, and community members. Students, faculty, staff, community members, and Elders filled Convocation Hall for the celebration, which included a pipe ceremony led by Elder Dan Thomas, welcoming remarks by […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2019127 Views

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Statement from Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty #3 and Chief Rudy Turtle, Grassy Narrows First Nation

March 28, 2019 Statement from Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, Grand Chief of Grand Council Treaty #3 and Chief Rudy Turtle, Grassy Narrows First Nation regarding Prime Minister’s disrespectful comment and subsequent apology: “I am very dismayed and disheartened that Prime Minister Trudeau made these deriding and disrespectful comments yesterday considering the reconciliation platform he ran on. […]

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Keynote Address – Inuugatta Inuktuuqta Conference

March 28, 2019 VISION “Our elders were starting to feel depression: it was frightening…my question to the Elders was: ‘Is it worth saving Inuit culture? Or should we just discard it and learn white ways? They said: Inuit culture must not be lost. Inuit language must not be lost.” -Tagak Curley Language was a motivating […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2019174 Views

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Government of Canada invests $65 million in five new emergency medical helicopters for STARS in Western Canada

March 28, 2019 Regina, Saskatchewan Public Safety Canada When tragedy strikes, every second counts. Saving lives can depend on being able to get people who are critically injured to the care they need in a timely, effective and coordinated way. Today, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, announced a $65-million […]

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(ON) OCAY: Publication 2018 Annual Report

I can remember the moment very clearly: just more than 10 years ago, I was in the boardroom of the office of the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly. In front of me was my immediate family. The Speaker and the Clerk of the Legislature were beside me. My heart was pounding and, I admit, I […]

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(MB) OAG: Follow-up of Recommendations

Press Release https://www.oag.mb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2019_Follow-up_Report.pdf IBF5

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201986 Views

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Ilisaqsivik Society dispatches mobile mental health unit to Arctic Bay in response to QIA’s call for assistance

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) has reached out to the Ilisaqsivik Society, to ask for emergency counselling services for Arctic Bay, in response to the recent suicides in the community. A team of four Inuit counsellors from Ilisaqsivik, including two women and two men, are preparing to travel as a mobile mental health unit to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2019154 Views

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Community Research and Hands-on Learning Celebrated at Trent

March 27, 2019 Trent Community Research Centre projects showcase student achievement and career-enhancing learning opportunities Over 40 undergraduate students, 22 research projects and 20 local community agencies –March 25 was a day to celebrate community-based research at Trent as students gathered to showcase their work with local municipalities, social service agencies, environmental organizations, and community […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2019172 Views

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Iqaluit Justice Committee seeking members

28 March 2019 Public Service Announcement Iqaluit Justice Committee seeking members Do you have knowledge and experience in dealing with social issues, restorative justice and Inuit societal values? Interested in helping victims and offenders? The Iqaluit Alluriarvik Justice Committee is looking for seven community members – three Elders and four middle generation individuals. Justice committees […]

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Media Advisory – Kenora, Ontario

Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities visits Kenora, Ontario Kenora, Ontario, March 28, 2019 – The Hon. François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities wraps up his northwestern Ontario tour in Kenora, where he will meet with local and Indigenous leaders to learn about their infrastructure priorities. Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2019 8:00 a.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2019225 Views

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Nunavut Health Careers Camp May 6-10, 2019 – looking for mentors and participants!

The week of May 6, 2019, Iqaluit will welcome students from across Nunavut to participate in the second annual Health Careers Camp. For any students considering health careers who are over 15 years of age and currently attending a high school in Nunavut, this camp may be for you! We are inviting interested mentors and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2019284 Views

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Government of Canada announces investment in Greater Vancouver Area women’s organizations

Fourteen projects from across the Lower Mainland are receiving funding to ensure women’s and Indigenous organizations can continue providing essential supports to women and their families March 28, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital support to our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2019114 Views

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Coady International Institute – Deadline Extended: Indigenous Women in Community Leadership

Mar 27, 2019 Are you a First Nations, Inuit, or Métis woman from Canada who is committed to community development and social change? The Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program is offering an extended deadline. The new deadline to apply is April 14. Learn more or apply now Note: If you have started an application, please ensure […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2019208 Views

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Budget 2019: Moving forward on implementing national pharmacare

March 28, 2019                        Surrey, British Columbia                        Employment and Social Development Canada Canadians are proud of their health care system, which provides care based on need and not the ability to pay. However, not everyone has access to affordable prescription drugs. In fact, Canadians face some of the highest drug costs in the world and drug […]

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Trent U: Double Launch Event Heralds New Indigenous Works

March 25, 2019 On a night when unity between people and with nature was celebrated, a simple but impactful collaboration between two drew all the attention. Wiisgaapte (Bitter Smoke), a short film written and directed by Alexandre (Sacha) Trudeau, was premiered at Trent’s Wenjack Theatre on March 22 in conjunction with a book written by […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201987 Views

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UBCIC: Pass C-262 Now

On March 18, 2019, the UBCIC issued an open letter calling on each Senator of Canada to pass Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, without delay. The UBCIC is calling upon our members, allies, supporters and […]

by pnationtalk on March 28, 2019139 Views

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RCMP end exhaustive Search Effort for missing person, Ambar ROY – RCMP Investigation continues

This morning, March 27, Iqaluit RCMP reviewed the status of the Ambar ROY missing person investigation. The detailed search of the Road to Nowhere traversing approximately 10 kms. NNE of Iqaluit supports Ambar’s potential track from where he was dropped off on Wednesday, March 13. The area where Ambar is believed to be located is […]

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Manitoba to Increase Minimum Wage on Oct. 1

March 28, 2019 Better Wages for Manitobans, Predictability for Businesses: Pedersen Manitoba’s minimum wage will increase by 30 cents on Oct. 1, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “We are providing predictable and sustainable increases to Manitoba’s minimum wage, which achieves the right balance benefitting both employees and employers,” said Pedersen.  “Based […]

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Investments will modernize Yukon schools in 2019-20

March 27, 2019 The Government of Yukon is ensuring Yukon schools meet current and future needs of the territory’s education system with over $30 million in capital funding for school projects in 2019–20. This includes $1.6 million to support planning for the first new elementary school in Whitehorse in 27 years. This new school will […]

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Sun Metals Reports Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2018

March 27, 2019 Vancouver, B.C. – Sun Metals Corp. (“Sun Metals” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SUNM) is pleased to announce financial results and operating highlights for the year ended December 31, 2018. Highlights through and subsequent to December 31, 2018: In addition to the events associated with the qualifying transaction completed in May 20181, highlights […]

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Centerra and Premier Report that Greenstone Gold Mines Received Provincial Government Approval

THUNDER BAY, CANADA – March 28, 2019 – Centerra Gold Inc. (“Centerra”) (TSX: CG) and Premier Gold Mines Limited (“Premier”) (TSX: PG) are pleased to announce that the provincial Environmental Assessment (“EA”) for Greenstone Gold Mines (“GGM”) Hardrock Project (the “Project”) was approved on March 26, 2019 by the Minister of Environment, Conservation & Parks of […]

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Ascot Resources Completes Acquisition of IDM Mining Creating a Leading Gold Development and Exploration Company in British Columbia

Vancouver, B.C. – March 28, 2019 – Ascot Resources Ltd. (TSX.V:AOT, OTCQX:AOTVF)(“Ascot”) and IDM Mining Ltd. (“IDM”), announce that they have completed their previously announced plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”) under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia), pursuant to which Ascot acquired all the issued and outstanding common shares of IDM (each, an “IDM Share”), and, in exchange, shareholders […]

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Stornoway Reports Fourth Quarter and 2018 Financial Results

LONGUEUIL, Québec, March 28, 2019 — Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX-SWY; the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is pleased to report financial and operating results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2018. QUARTER AND YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: For the year ended December 31, 2018, Stornoway reported Net loss $329.4 million ($ (0.39) per share on […]

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Trevali Provides Mineral Reserves and Mineral Resources Update; Increases Consolidated M+I Zinc Resources 13% year over year

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 28, 2019 — Trevali Mining Corporation (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX: TV, BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF, Frankfurt: 4TI) reports its Mineral Reserves and Mineral Resources statements as of December 31, 2018. H IGHLIGHTS Exploration successfully replaced and increased consolidated zinc Measured and Indicated Resources at all mine sites, with higher grades at Santander and […]

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Red Pine Announces Results of AGM

Toronto, Ontario – March 27, 2019– Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (the “Company” or “Red Pine”) is pleased to announce the results of its annual and special meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) held today in Toronto, Ontario. At the meeting, all resolutions were passed with the required majority: The shareholders elected Drew Anwyll, Andrew […]

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LNG Canada funds Arc and Spark welding camp for youth in Kitimat, B.C.

Kitimat, B.C.– March 27, 2019 — LNG Canada today announces it partnered with CWB Welding Foundation to deliver a week-long camp to introduce 18 Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth, aged 11-17 years old, to the welding trade. The camp, Arc and Spark, was developed and facilitated by the CWB Welding Foundation, in collaboration with Kitimat Valley […]

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Golden Predator Consolidates 3 Aces District; Acquires 100% Ownership of Reef Project

Vancouver, BC, March 27, 2019: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V:GPY, OTCQX:NTGSF) (the “Company” is pleased to announce the Company has agreed to an amendment accelerating its Option to Purchase 100% of the Reef Project from Precipitate Gold Corp consolidating 100% ownership of the 3 Aces District. The Reef Project lies immediately north of the Company’s […]

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Seabridge Gold Files 2018 Year End Audited Financial Statements and MD&A

March 27, 2019 Toronto, Canada…Seabridge Gold announced today that it has filed its Audited Consolidated Financial Statements and its Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2018 on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and its Form 40-F has been filed with the SEC on EDGAR (www.sec.gov/). The Company’s Shareholders may, upon request, receive a hard […]

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Glass Lewis Recommends that Goldcorp and Newmont Shareholders Vote In Favor of Proposed Plan of Arrangement

Second Independent Proxy Advisory Firm to Recommend Newmont and Goldcorp Shareholders Vote “FOR” Newmont Goldcorp Combination VANCOUVER, March 27, 2019  – Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG, TSX: G) (“Goldcorp” or the “Company”) and Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (“Newmont”) today announced that Glass, Lewis & Co. (“Glass Lewis”) has joined Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”) as the second independent proxy […]

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Thunderchild First Nation launches Thunderchild Energy Services Inc.

CALGARY, March 28, 2019 – Thunderchild First Nation (“TCFN”) is pleased to announce the launch of Thunderchild Energy Services Inc. (“TCES”), an Indigenous majority-owned energy services company based in Calgary, AB. TCES focuses on best-practises in the full life-cycle of environmental and engineering services, including asset retirement and remediation services, for the western Canadian energy […]

by pnationtalk on March 28, 2019186 Views

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Media advisory: Special event to highlight Budget 2019 investments in the federal Gas Tax Fund

Ottawa, Ontario — The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and the Mayor of Peachland, Cindy Fortin, will participate in an event to highlight Budget 2019 investments in municipalities through the federal Gas Tax Fund. A media availability will follow. Date:  March 28, 2019 Time: 11 a.m. (PDT) Media availability: 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Where: Council Chambers, […]

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The Daily Thursday, March 28, 2019

National tourism indicators, fourth quarter 2018 Tourism spending in Canada rose 0.3% in the fourth quarter, following a 0.8% gain in the third quarter. Increased spending by international visitors to Canada was partially offset by lower spending by Canadians in Canada. Annually, tourism spending in Canada rose 2.8% in 2018, following a 4.3% gain in […]

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Returning Indigenous artifacts necessary to reconciliation – yet still a struggle | APTN InFocus

Credits:APTN News Published on Mar 14, 2019 In this episode of InFocus: The phenomenon of hoarding skeletal remains and cultural artifacts of Inuit, Metis and First Nations by private collectors and institutions, flies in the face of reconciliation, say Indigenous leaders. Many of the items are stolen from graves and sacred sites. Others are found […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2019337 Views

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Creating Employment Opportunities for Inuit Through Inuktut Skills

Wednesday March 27th, 2019 Iqaluit, Nunavut –  On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Nunavut’s creation, Inuit are investing more than $5.4 million over three years in accredited Inuktut language training through the Pirurvik Centre. “Inuit are proud to invest in the Pirurvik Centre to meet the tremendous need among Nunavut’s employers for employees […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2019223 Views

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MNFERC: Wuskwi Sipihk School Art Fair

March 25, 2019 Wuskwi Sipihk School held its annual art fair last Friday March 22, 2019. Check out the photos in our gallery to see all the great artwork that was for sale! They hosted a feast, a powwow demonstration and teaching, sang, and drummed for the attendees. All the proceeds from the art sales […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2019132 Views

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Work by the eight laureates of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts featured in new exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada

OTTAWA, March 27, 2019 – #GGArts, opening March 28, 2019, features a selection of outstanding work by the 2019 laureates of the Governor General’s Awards for lifetime achievement in the visual and media arts. Organized by the National Gallery of Canada in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, the exhibition showcases the remarkable […]

by aanationtalk on March 27, 2019251 Views

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