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National Access Cannabis Announces Investment NAC Bio

Newly formed entity to further clinical research into the efficacy of medicinal cannabis in treating chronic illness OTTAWA, May 23, 2018  – National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC” or the “Company”) (TSXV: META), Canada’s best practices leader in delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal cannabis today announced a $1,000,000investment in NAC Bio Inc. (“NAC Bio”), a separate legal […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 2018133 Views

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Imperial Announces Voting Results for the Election of Directors

Vancouver | May 23, 2018 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports, in accordance with the policies of the Toronto Stock Exchange, that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated April 9, 2018 for the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) were elected as directors of the Company. Results of the vote for the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 2018102 Views

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Mountain Province Diamonds Completes the Kennady North Winter Exploration Program

Toronto and New York, May 23, 2018 – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces the completion of the winter drilling program at their Kennady North Project. The 100%-owned Kennady North Project was recently acquired through a business combination with Kennady Diamonds Inc. (see news release dated April […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 201899 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Wants Governments to Work with First Nations in Manitoba to Ensure Safety During the Wildfire Emergency

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Wants Governments to Work with First Nations in Manitoba to Ensure Safety During the Wildfire Emergency (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today that all governments and emergency service providers must work with First Nations leadership in Manitoba to ensure the safety and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018473 Views

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Canada excludes Indigenous Nations from International Columbia River Treaty Re-negotiations

(Unceded Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC: May 23, 2018) – Late last week, the three Indigenous Nations ‐ the rightful title and rights holders of the Upper Columbia Basin: the Ktunaxa Nation, Secwepemc Nation and Syilx Okanagan Nation ‐ were told by the Government of Canada that they would be excluded from direct participation in the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 2018149 Views

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FPAC Salutes Forest Industry’s Best and Brightest in Nation’s Capital

May 23, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario – The Forest Products Association of Canada honoured a series of national award winners for their extraordinary contribution to the forest sector during an industry trade luncheon attended by industry leaders, partners, and government representatives in Ottawa today. The Canadian forest sector directly employs more than 230,000 people in over 600 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 2018175 Views

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Trillium Award Finalists Reflect Ontario’s Diverse Authors

May 24, 2018 TORONTO – Six English and five French books have been shortlisted for the 2018 Trillium Book Award, the Ontario government’s prestigious award for literature. Three titles are also shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry in both English language and French language. For detailed information on all the 2018 Trillium Book Award […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 2018151 Views

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Government of Canada makes a significant Coastal Restoration Fund investment in Canada’s Arctic through the Oceans Protection Plan

INUVIK, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority of the Government of Canada, which is providing resources through the Oceans Protection Plan that will make our oceans and coasts safer, cleaner and healthier for the benefit of all Canadians and future generations. Mr. Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 2018115 Views

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The Daily Thursday, May 24, 2018

Employment Insurance, March 2018 In March, 471,500 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, down 7,300 (-1.5%) from February. The decline continues a downward trend in the number of beneficiaries that began in the autumn of 2016. Continue reading  Quarterly financial statistics for enterprises, first quarter 2018 Compared with the fourth quarter of 2017, operating profits […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 2018130 Views

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Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places List for 2018

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 23, 2018 – The National Trust for Canada has released its 2018 Top 10 Endangered Places List, which shines a national spotlight on historic places at risk due to neglect or lack of funding. The Top 10 Endangered Places List is compiled from nominations as well as reports and news items the National […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018244 Views

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Ministries not working together to effectively oversee healthy eating and physical activity initiatives in K-12

May 23, 2018 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new report: Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in K-12: An Independent Audit. We found that the Ministries of Health and Education have come together to develop healthy eating and physical activity initiatives for schools, but need to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018168 Views

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Tom Jackson will mentor Sarah Robertson in 2018 GGPAA Mentorship Program

May 22, 2018 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC) is delighted to announce that the renowned actor, musician and activist Tom Jackson has chosen to mentor the multidisciplinary artist Sarah Robertson through the 2018 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Mentorship Program. Made possible with support from The Keg Spirit Foundation, the program […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018168 Views

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Ministerial Statement – Minister Highlights Success of National Seal Product Day Events

May 23, 2018 The following statement was given today in the House of Assembly by the Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources: Minister Highlights Success of National Seal Product Day Events Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to acknowledge the recent success of two important events here in Newfoundland and Labrador and in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018106 Views

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Territorial government hosting Summit on Aging in Yukon

Yukoners are invited to attend the first-ever Summit on Aging in Yukon. The summit is part of a broader, long-term public engagement to determine a Yukon definition for the term “aging in place” and to identify ways to support aging well in the territory. The summit is also a way to enhance public knowledge of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018159 Views

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Minister Garneau’s statement on the Transportation Modernization Act receiving Royal Assent

From: Transport Canada May 23, 2018        Ottawa, Ontario         Transport Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today issued the following statement regarding the Royal Assent of the Transportation Modernization Act. Among other measures, the Act will enhance the traveller experience for Canadians and, most importantly, will create a world-leading approach to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018131 Views

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Celebrating the 125th year of Ukrainian settlement in Canada | APTN News

Credits: APTN News A new performance in Edmonton is celebrating the 125th year of Ukrainian settlement in Canada. Ancestors and elders showcases the similarities of the struggles and triumphs between the Ukrainian and Indigenous cultures. APTN’s Video Journalist Chris Stewart spoke to the co-writers of the show.

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018278 Views

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Manitoba Media Bulletin: Fire Bulletin #5

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

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018136 Views

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News Release: Energy efficiency upgrades on Tsuut’ina Sportsplex

Alberta has partnered with Tsuut’ina Nation to lower power bills at the community’s sportsplex while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing energy efficiency. May 23, 2018 Through Alberta’s Indigenous Energy Efficiency (Retrofit) Program, the Nation will receive a $2,156,686 grant that will be used to install a new ice plant in the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018168 Views

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MB Government: Appointments Made to Rehabilitation Centre for Children’s Board

May 23, 2018 Seven new members have been appointed to the Rehabilitation Centre for Children’s (RCC) board of directors, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “The Rehabilitation Centre for Children offers a wealth of services in support of helping children in Manitoba and surrounding areas reach their full potential,” said Goertzen.  […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018189 Views

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Aurora College Leadership Change

YELLOWKNIFE (May 22, 2018) – The Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, Caroline Cochrane, is announcing the resignation of the Aurora College President and the appointment of an Interim President. After six years as President of Aurora College, Jane Arychuk has resigned from her position, effective May 31, 2018. Jane Arychuk started as Interim President of […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018265 Views

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Province Invests Outstanding Citizens Into Saskatchewan Order of Merit

May 23, 2018 Tonight Lieutenant Governor W. Thomas Molloy will invest six extraordinary citizens with the Saskatchewan Order of Merit. “The Order of Merit is the province’s highest honour,” Molloy said.  “Saskatchewan has remarkable citizens, and looking at the accomplishments and contributions of the six individuals chosen for the Order of Merit this year, I […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018141 Views

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New Chair and members of the CMAJ Governance Council announced

OTTAWA, May 23, 2018  – Following an extensive recruitment process launched last year, the Joule Board of Directors is today confirming the appointment of Dr. Alika Lafontaine as the new Chair of the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) Governance Council. Dr. Lafontaine is an award-winning physician and a recognized expert on Indigenous health systems and health policy, institutional bias, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018158 Views

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Stomach illness and diarrhea in the Kivalliq region

May 23, 2018 There is a stomach illness currently circulating in the Kivalliq region. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, temperature and diarrhea. While not uncommon at this time of year, this illness can spread quickly and easily from person to person throughout the community. Some of the best ways to prevent stomach illness is […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018163 Views

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Guide unveiled to help the legal profession work with Indigenous People

TORONTO, May 23, 2018  – A brand new guide for lawyers working with Indigenous People was unveiled at a special event at Osgoode Hall in Toronto on May 22, 2018. The Guide for Lawyers Working with Indigenous People was developed to provide a deeper understanding and a more meaningful inclusion of Indigenous Peoples in the legal process. The goal of the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018199 Views

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NWT Host Contest Celebrates Upcoming Tourism Week

YELLOWKNIFE (May 17, 2018) – Do you know someone in the Northwest Territories (NWT) who is a great host? The Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment is celebrating Tourism Week by recognizing – and rewarding – NWT residents whose actions and initiatives embody our northern spirit and make visitors feel welcome. The NWT Host Contest invites participants to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018129 Views

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce Leads Day of Support for Trans Mountain Pipeline

Guillaum (Will) Dubreuil – 23/05/2018 Ottawa, May 23, 2018—Today, business, Indigenous and labour leaders from across Canada joined Canadian Chamber President and CEO Hon. Perrin Beatty in demonstrating to government that they have the support required to ensure the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion project gets built. “This is an issue that goes beyond politics and party […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018165 Views

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MMIWG – Media Accreditation and Important Information

Part II: Institutional Hearings Calgary, Alberta –May 28 to June 1, 2018 LOCATION: Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire 255 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 5C2 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will hold Institutional Hearings at the Hotel Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire in Calgary beginning on Monday, May […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018158 Views

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NB Government: Additional funding for emerging artists

May 23, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is investing an additional $100,000 in the New Brunswick Arts Board to increase the funding to emerging artists. This additional investment by the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture is designed to encourage emerging artists to explore and excel in various disciplines. “The additional funding allocated […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018152 Views

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Congratulatory Statement for the First Nations Finance Authority’s 2018 Governor General Innovation Award

Ottawa, Ontario – May 23, 2018 – The Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “I would like to extend my congratulations to the First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA) for being awarded the 2018 Governor General Innovation Award today. This award recognizes the FNFA’s innovative and transformative work to help build […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018138 Views

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MMIWG – Media Advisory: Institutional Hearings: Government Services

May 22, 2018 Vancouver, BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will continue with Part II of the Truth Gathering process by hosting the first of two institutional hearings on Government Services. This event will take place in Calgary, Alberta at the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire from Monday, May […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018271 Views

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Media advisory: Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen to meet with students from Nova Scotia

Longueuil, Quebec, May 23, 2018 — On May 24, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen will speak about his career and space exploration to nearly 560 students from Nova Scotia. In the morning, he will give a presentation at the Discovery Centre in Halifax. In the afternoon, he will be at L’nu Sipuk Kina’muokuomSchool where – in the context of […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018167 Views

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Laurentian University Board of Governors announce new appointments

The Laurentian University Board of Governors welcomes two new members, Kathy Dokis and Maxim Jean-Louis. The Board of Governors confirmed their appointments at its meeting on February 22, 2018, for three-year terms. “Kathy and Maxim offer tremendous knowledge and experience as it relates to Indigenous and Francophone communities, relationships and cultures. We are happy to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018102 Views

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Media advisory: G7 Finance and Development Ministers meeting itinerary

May 23, 2018 The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, and the Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, along with Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, will co-host a meeting of G7 Finance and Development Ministers and Central Bank Governors from May 31 to June 2, 2018, in Whistler, British Columbia. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018149 Views

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McMaster U: Context is key for improving health research among Indigenous peoples

May 22, 2018 Researchers must understand the historical and social context of Indigenous health research, while valuing the unique knowledge, skills and experiences of Indigenous people, in order to conduct meaningful health research, according to an analysis by McMaster researchers in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The analysis outlines the history of Indigenous health research in […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018290 Views

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UCN to Offer Cree Language Summer Camp

May 23, 2018 University College of the North will be offering a 5-day Cree Language Camp Aski Achimowin, this summer thanks to a $53,670 from the Federal Aboriginal Languages Initiative. Doris Young, a senior administrator at UCN says the goal of the summer camp will be to offer a “fun” Cree learning experience to 20 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018210 Views

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New Protocol Agreement between the Beausoleil First Nation and the Town of Midland

(MIDLAND, ON) – The Town of Midland and Beausoleil First Nation have established a new relationship through the signing of the new Protocol Agreement. The Town of Midland, which lies within the Traditional and Treaty Territory of the Beausoleil First Nation, is committed to ensuring that the rights and interests of the local First Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018140 Views

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Rupertsland Institute: Our Grande Prairie office has moved!

May 22, 2018 Our Grande Prairie office is now conveniently located at #101-10901 100 St. Proudly serving Métis in Alberta, please contact us at (780) 539-0359 for training and support opportunities, including funded training, post-secondary funding, job search support, employment services, safety tickets and more! Click here for a list of upcoming training projects in Alberta. NT4

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018118 Views

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Lakehead University celebrating exceptional people at this year’s convocation

May 22, 2018 – Thunder Bay, ON Lakehead University will recognize six exceptional people at this year’s convocation ceremonies on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2 at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium. Canadian Sports Broadcaster Ron MacLean, Porter Airlines’ President & CEO Robert Deluce, and former Ryerson University President and Deputy Minister of Advanced […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018163 Views

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Global Petroleum Show to celebrate 50 years as North America’s premier energy event

CALGARY, May 23, 2018 – Global Petroleum Show (GPS), North American’s leading energy event, will kick-off its 50th year next month in Calgary. From June 12-14, over 50,000 industry professionals, government officials, national and international energy companies, thought leaders and influencers from around the globe will gather at Stampede Park to share innovative technologies and engage in complex and controversial discussions […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018142 Views

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Northland Power Announces Retirement of CEO John Brace and Appointment of Mike Crawley as Chief Executive Officer, Effective August 4, 2018

TORONTO, May 22, 2018 — Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) (TSX:NPI) today announced that Chief Executive Officer John Brace will retire on August 4, 2018 after 30 years with the company. Mike Crawley, currently Northland’s Executive Vice President, Development has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective August 4, 2018. Mr. Brace and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018179 Views

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Teck Media and Investor Webcast Advisory

May 22, 2018 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 Deutsche Bank 9th Annual Global Industrials & Materials Summit on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 8:40 a.m. Central/6:40 a.m. Pacific time. The investor presentation will include information on […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018117 Views

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Probe Metals Announces a $14 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Flow-Through Units and Non Flow-Through Units

Toronto, May 22, 2017 – PROBE METALS INC. (TSX-V: PRB) (“Probe” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Sprott Capital Partners, a division of Sprott Private Wealth LP, on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters (collectively, the “Underwriters”), whereby the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018135 Views

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BC Government: Statement on upcoming Columbia River Treaty negotiations

May 22,. 2018 VICTORIA – In response to the federal government’s announcement that Canada and the United States will launch negotiations to discuss the future of the Columbia River Treaty on May 29, 2018, Katrine Conroy, Minister responsible for the Columbia River Treaty, has issued the following statement: “The Columbia River Treaty is a model […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018137 Views

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Health Canada and the Canadian Hockey League announce public education partnership to help youth understand the facts about cannabis

The #FocusedOn campaign encourages youth to make positive and healthy lifestyle choices May 22, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Health Canada The current approach to cannabis does not work. Canada has some of the highest rates of cannabis use in the world, especially among youth and young adults. That’s why the Government of Canada introduced Bill C‑45, the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018147 Views

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Yukoners and community groups receive Community Safety Awards

May 22, 2018 Six Yukoners and three groups were recognized for their efforts to prevent crime and foster community safety at the sixth annual Minister of Justice Community Safety Awards on Thursday, May 17. The 2018 Community Safety Award recipients are: Lorraine Graham – Lifetime Contribution to Community Safety; Trevor Ellis – Volunteer Award; Kwanlin […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018154 Views

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Canada and United States launch negotiations to renew Columbia River Treaty

May 22, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada and the United States will launch negotiations on May 29, 2018, to renew the Columbia River Treaty. For more than 50 years, the Columbia River Treaty, an agreement on the management of shared […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018127 Views

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Joint Statement of Support from CNA and CINA for Motion to Create National Suicide Prevention Action Plan

May 22, 2018— Mike Villeneuve, CEO of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), and Marilee A. Nowgesic, executive director of the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association (CINA), issued the following joint statement of support for a motion that calls for the creation of a national suicide prevention action plan. “CNA urges all MPs to vote in favour […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018166 Views

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BC Government: Have your say on wildlife management, habitat conservation

May 22, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia is starting a discussion on improving wildlife management and habitat conservation, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has announced. “The diversity of wildlife in British Columbia is one of our province’s greatest treasures,” said Donaldson. “Working with Indigenous peoples, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018153 Views

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MB Government: Fire Bulletin #4

May 22, 2018 Manitoba Sustainable Development continues to work on a number of fires around the province, and reminds all Manitobans there are fire and travel restrictions in place across parts of south, central and western Manitoba.  Warm temperatures and strong winds made firefighting difficult in many areas over the weekend, but Ontario is supporting […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018126 Views

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UVic: Canada sets its sights on the next 100 years of astrophysics exploring the universe

May 22, 2018 Astronomers and educators from across the country are in Victoria this week to discuss the history and future of astronomical research in Canada, including Indigenous knowledge of astronomy, with events that include the naming of a minor planet after the Tsawout First Nation. Co-hosted by the University of Victoria, the Canadian Astronomical Society’s […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018120 Views

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