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Canada’s First Nations: A History of “Cultural Genocide?”

Credits: National Post Published on Feb 28, 2018 Interview with Payam Akhavan, former UN war crimes prosecutor and professor of law at McGill. Akhavan speaks Thursday night at Glendon College about the “cultural genocide” of Canada’s First Nations.

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018459 Views

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Cannabis legalization – Igloolik meeting rescheduled

The Igloolik public meeting on cannabis legalization has been rescheduled for March 23, from 6-9 p.m., at the community hall. Interpretation services will be available and light refreshments will be provided. ### Media Contact: Denise Grandmaison Manager, Communications Department of Finance 867-975-6818 FinanceComs@gov.nu.ca NT5

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2018217 Views

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Government of NL Media Advisory: Budget 2018 Media Lock-In

March 21, 2018 A lock-in for Budget 2018 will be held for media representatives on Tuesday, March 27, in the Conference Centre, West Block, Confederation Building. During the lock-in, media representatives will be provided with advance copies of the budget documents. A news conference with the Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Finance and President of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2018208 Views

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NTI: President Kotierk reacts to tabling of GN mandate ‘Turaaqtavut’

(March 20, 2018 – Kugluktuk, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President, Aluki Kotierk today reacted to the tabling of the Government of Nunavut mandate ‘Turaaqtavut’ tabled by the 2nd sitting of the 5th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut. “Focus and investments in mental health, Inuktut as a working language, and Inuit employment and training are paramount […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2018213 Views

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Nova Scotia Power to voluntarily pay $50,000 to environmental damages fund following May 2017 fish mortality at White Rock Generating Station

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA – The Government of Canada is committed to protecting fish and fish habitat, and to ensuring that all Canadians continue to have access to these important resources now and for the future. Nova Scotia Power Inc. (NSPI), in response to a May 2017 fish mortality resulting from […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2018240 Views

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W. Thomas Molloy Becomes Province’s 22nd Lieutenant Governor – Government of SK

March 21, 2018 W. Thomas Molloy was officially installed as the 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan today. Molloy swore his oath of office before Chief Justice Robert G. Richards during a ceremony in the Legislative Chamber.  He was then proclaimed Lieutenant Governor by Premier Scott Moe. “Saskatchewan’s Lieutenant Governors have always exemplified service to our […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2018174 Views

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AFNQL: Media Advisory – First Nations’ Public Safety Is Heavily Compromised

WENDAKE, QC, March 21, 2018 – Chief Ghislain Picard, accompanied by representatives of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and First Nation Chiefs of Police, will present before the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec (Viens Commission) on the highly worrisome situation of public safety in its […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2018209 Views

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PSA – Amiskwaciy History Series: Marjorie Lavallee and Chief Terry Lavallee

March 21, 2018 Join Marjorie Lavallee and Chief Terry Lavallee as they share their perspectives on two important chapters in First Nation History. This session is part of the Amiskwaciy History Series. Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Eastglen High School Theatre, 11430 – 68 Street Cost: Free, and refreshments […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2018277 Views

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The Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources GLOBE Forum 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia

From Natural Resources Canada March 15, 2018 [Check against delivery] Thank you and good morning everyone. I want to acknowledge that we are meeting on the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. Such acknowledgements are more than a formality — they are a reminder that the first peoples who inhabited this […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2018234 Views

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Wapikoni Event: 31 March 2018 / Femmes des nations – programme de courts métrages

SATURDAY, MARCH 31 – 3 PM – SCREENING FEMMES DES NATIONS – SHORT FILM PROGRAM Musée de la civilisation 85, rue Dalhousie, Québec FREE Eight shorts from all over Quebec and Canada Huit courts métrages documentaires, venant d’un peu partout au Québec et au Canada, réalisés par des femmes et qui réfléchissent à la notion […]

by aanationtalk on March 21, 2018166 Views

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Dollar Store Gourmet Nutrition Month Challenge – Aboriginal Health Toronto

21 March 2018 For better view of the poster, please check this link: http://www.aht.ca/images/stories/Calendar/Dollar_Store_Gourmet_Nutrition_Month_Challenge.pdf  Thanks NT4

by aanationtalk on March 21, 2018188 Views

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Statement from the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board

March 21, 2018 H. Sanford Riley issued the following statement today on behalf of the following members of the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board: Dave Brown, Earl Edmondson, Steve Kroft, Jennefer Nepinak, Michael Pyle, Allen Snyder, Dayna Spiring and Dr. Annette Trimbee: “Earlier today we wrote to the Hon. Cliff Cullen, Minister of Crown Services, informing him […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018278 Views

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The Government of Canada proudly supports the Métis Nation Education Conference

March 21, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada recognizes that equity in education is critical to ensuring that Indigenous students receive the support and resources they need to reach their full potential. We will continue our important work with Métis Nation to advance their education priorities for the benefit […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018166 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government concerned about possible illegal harvesting of Mealy Mountains caribou

March 20, 2018 Lands and Natural Resources Minister Darryl Shiwak says he’s been advised of several reports of caribou being harvested from the endangered Mealy Mountains herd on Labrador Inuit Lands. “We have received a number of reports that caribou are being taken by multiple hunters travelling in to the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Area, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018303 Views

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Great Canadian minds working to unlock the mysteries of the brain – Brain Canada Foundation

March 21, 2018 Montreal, QC Brain Canada elects to its Board Canadian leaders from the business, academic, Indigenous and philanthropic communities Brain Canada is delighted to announce four new members to its Board of Directors, drawn from across the country. They will join other outstanding Canadian leaders who are helping Brain Canada build on its […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018180 Views

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Media advisory: Paint the Rails mural flows through University station – City of Edmonton

March 21, 2018 Media and the public are invited to attend an official unveiling and interpretive tour of the second mural created as part of Paint the Rails, a collaboration between the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights and Edmonton Transit Service (ETS). Date: March 22, 2018 Time: 12 – 1 p.m. Location: […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018179 Views

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New BC Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Centre to be Named Homewood Ravensview

Name and Logo Chosen to Reflect Local Indigenous History VICTORIA, March 21, 2018  – Homewood Health is proud to introduce its newest inpatient treatment centre – Homewood Ravensview, located on the Saanich Peninsula on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Homewood Ravensview is a world-class centre for those seeking immediate treatment for mental health, addiction and concurrent conditions. Medically-led, evidence-based programs […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018220 Views

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Government of NU: Call for Proposals – Food Security Initiatives

March 21, 2018 The Nunavut Food Security Coalition is now accepting funding proposals for 2018-19, for projects that will address food security in Nunavut. Non-profit organizations, societies and municipal organizations that carry out food security initiatives can apply for funding for projects that: enable members of the community to actively participate; contribute to the development […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018172 Views

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Government Proclaims International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – Government of NS

March 21, 2018 Premier Stephen McNeil proclaimed today, March 21, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Nova Scotia, as part of the United Nations event for people around the world to take a stand against racism, discrimination, prejudice and intolerance. “Nova Scotia will only be the best province it can be if […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018163 Views

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Greenpeace founder among senior citizens and supporters arrested blockading Kinder Morgan site

19 March 2018, Unceded Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver) —  Ten people, including concerned seniors and Greenpeace founder, Rex Weyler, were arrested today blockading the gates to Kinder Morgan’s construction site on Burnaby Mountain. They were inspired to act following last Saturday’s march and rally, where 10,000 people came out in support of Indigenous communities resisting Kinder Morgan’s new oil […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018229 Views

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Honour Ceremonies celebrate student success – Sask Polytech

Every year Sask Polytech looks to celebrate the hard work and achievements of our Indigenous students through a series of honour ceremonies, taking place at each of our home campuses. “For nearly twenty-five years, we have honoured the dedication and commitment our students make towards achieving their educational and career goals,” says Jason Seright, director […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018159 Views

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Cobalt Power Group Announces the Appointment of Mr. Joerg Kleinboeck, P. Geo. as Advisor to the Company

TORONTO, March 21, 2018 – Cobalt Power Group Inc. (“Cobalt Power” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: CPO, OTC Pink: CBBWF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Joerg Kleinboeck as Advisor to the Company with specific responsibilities for relations with First Nations and the local community in the Cobalt Mining Camp in and around Cobalt, Ontario. Mr. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018175 Views

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Pride Warmed Canadian Hearts This Winter

GATINEAU, March 21, 2018 This winter, Canadians athletes have been front and centre making us proud on the world stage and at home. Sport events were held across the country, and touched the lives of Canadians of all ages and backgrounds. The Government of Canada invested $1,775,000 in these events, including the 2018 FIS Freestyle […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018210 Views

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TRU: Record number of mooters in 2017-18

March 20, 2018 TRU Law‘s moot participation continues to grow. This year, the law school sent a total of five teams of mooters to various competitions across Canada. BC Court of Appeal Moot On February 17, TRU Law participated in the BC Court of Appeal Moot at the Vancouver Courthouse. The teams argued over a […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018161 Views

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Share your vision for our city’s future – City of Edmonton

March 20, 2018 Edmontonians are encouraged to share their vision of Edmonton in 2050, as well as share their ideas for how to get closer to the 2050 vision in the next 10 years. City Council is renewing its strategic plan for 2019 – 2028. Edmontonians are invited to advise and refine the draft strategic […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018183 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation Congratulates Yvonne Boyer on Senate Appointment

Winnipeg, MB – Today Dr. Yvonne Boyer, a Metis Nation Citizen, was appointed as an independent Senator to fill a vacancy in Ontario. On behalf of the Metis Nation’s Manitoba Metis Community, President David Chartrand and the Caucus of the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) offer sincere congratulations to Dr. Boyer. “We are incredibly proud of […]

by aanationtalk on March 21, 2018247 Views

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Diverse voices help KPU mark anti-racism efforts

March 20, 2018 Representatives from two different religions who came together in adversity share their story for the first time with a Canadian audience on March 21. Students and staff at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will mark the U.N.-declared International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination tomorrow with multiple events featuring world-renowned speakers who embody […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018182 Views

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‘Planting the Seeds of Change: Voices of Indigenous Youth’ launches Thursday – Brandon U

March 20, 2018 “Planting Seeds of Change: Voices of Indigenous Youth”, a photovoice exhibition, is now on display at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, with an opening reception to take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. The exhibit accompanies the launch of “Planting Seeds of Change: Voices of Indigenous Youth,” a […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018239 Views

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Affinor Growers to begin Cannabis Grow Trial

Vancouver (Canada), March 20, 2018 – Affinor Growers Ltd. (“Affinor Growers”) (CSE:AFI, OTC:RSSFF, Frankfurt:1AF) is pleased to announce that it has completed the medical growing facility to begin next grow trial of Cannabis using the Affinor Growers Patented Vertical Farming Technology. The results of this test are key and will not only ensure the patient Gene […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018166 Views

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Seabridge Gold Files 2017 Year End Audited Financial Statements and MD&A

March 20, 2018 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, 2017 on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). To review these documents on the Company website, please see http://www.seabridgegold.net/sharefinrep.php. Seabridge Gold holds a 100% interest in several North American gold resource […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018130 Views

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Port Launches $250,000 Export Development Fund to Explore New Trade Opportunities

EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018 PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA — The Port of Prince Rupert has launched a new funding initiative to help communities and economic development agencies assess new export opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region. The $250,000 Export Development Fund is a program to assist eligible organizations in developing new export opportunities across Canada’s northwest […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018134 Views

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Sphinx and SOQUEM continue to intersect stratiform and near surface zinc from the Calumet-Sud Project, Quebec, including 13.1% zinc over 1.0 m within 3.8% zinc over 5.0 m

Montréal, March 20, 2018 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: SFX) and its partner SOQUEM are pleased to announce the results from the remaining nine (9) holes from the 11-hole diamond drilling program completed earlier this year on the Calumet-Sud project in Quebec. The results include 13.1% zinc over 1.0 m in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018143 Views

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Hatch: Helping transform Canadian infrastructure

March 20, 2018 Toronto, Canada – As reported by ReNew Canada magazine, Hatch has once again achieved Platinum Elite status as part of the 2018 Top 100 Projects Report, playing a meaningful and strategic role in 30 or more of the top 100 projects on the list. The top 100 public sector infrastructure projects under development in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018142 Views

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Commerce Resources Corp. Announces Amendment to Warrant Exercise Price

March 20, 2018 Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE; FSE: D7H) (the “Company”) announces that it has applied to the TSX Venture Exchange for approval to reduce from February 17, 2018 to May 31, 2018 the Year 2 exercise price from $0.10 to $0.08 for the warrants (the “Warrants”) issued on February 16, 2017. The remainder of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018158 Views

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Media advisory: Governments of Canada and Ontario to Make a Significant Announcement

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, along with the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Ontario Minister of Energy, and Margaret Kenequanash, CEO of Wataynikaneyap Power LP, will make an announcement. A brief media availability will take place following the announcement. Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018256 Views

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Celebrate Earth Hour!

March 21, 2018 The Department of Environment invites you to celebrate Earth Hour at the Elders Qammaq in Iqaluit on March 24 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Please join in for an evening of storytelling, tea, bannock and country food, all under qulliq and candlelight. Earth Hour is an annual event held around the world […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018199 Views

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OHRC launches new eLearning to promote anti-racism education and inclusion in Ontario

March 21, 2018 Toronto – Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released Call It Out. This new interactive eLearning program is a tool designed to raise awareness of the history and impact of racism and racial discrimination and to promote a culture of human rights in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018177 Views

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Governor General makes first official visit to British Columbia

March 20, 2018 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan welcomed Canada’s Governor General, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, on her first official visit to British Columbia today, as part of a ceremonial welcome at the Parliament Buildings in Victoria. “It is an honour to welcome the Governor General to British Columbia,” said Premier Horgan. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018136 Views

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Ontario Making Historic Investment in Mental Health Care

Largest Single Investment in Canadian History will Improve Access to Services for Mental Health and Addictions March 21, 2018 9:40 A.M. Office of the Premier Ontario is making an unprecedented investment in mental health and addictions that will improve care for the one in three people in Ontario who experience mental health or addictions challenges […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018180 Views

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Tervita Corporation Announces Q4 2017 Financial Results Conference Call

CALGARY, ALBERTA (March 20, 2018) – Tervita Corporation announced today it will hold a conference call to discuss its Q4 2017 financial results. The call will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern). Details for the call can be found on the Intralinks website. Copies of the December 31, 2017 financial statements […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018176 Views

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Renewing Canada’s Forest Vision

In 2008, the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) published A Vision for Canada’s Forests. Much has changed in the 10 years since its launch. Our forests and urban parks provide food, fuel, medicine, ecosystem services (e.g., carbon storage), and opportunities for recreation and spiritual renewal. Sustainably harvested wood and wood fibre products support a wide […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018218 Views

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BURNCO aggregate mine granted an environmental assessment certificate

March 20, 2018 An environmental assessment certificate has been issued to BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. (BURNCO) for the BURNCO project, following a decision by George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, and Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. BURNCO proposes a 70-hectare sand, gravel and rock mine, located on the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018282 Views

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Premier Quassa releases Turaaqtavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut (March 20, 2018) – Premier Paul Quassa tabled the Government of Nunavut’s mandate for the next four years at the Nunavut Legislative Assembly today. Turaaqtavut – heading towards a goal – lays out five priority areas, guided by Inuit Qaujimajatuqangiit and Inuit Societal Values. “My colleagues and I have created a mandate that reflects our shared […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018289 Views

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OPG to develop renewable energy microgrid at Gull Bay FN

Grid will use solar panels and battery storage to reduce diesel use THUNDER BAY, ON, March 20, 2018 – Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (KZA) / Gull Bay First Nation (GBFN) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) are co-developing a microgrid that will use solar, battery storage and grid technology to help reduce diesel use at KZA. The microgrid […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018140 Views

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AFN Says International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is a Time for All Canadians to Commit to National Strategy to Combat Racism

AFN Says International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is a Time for All Canadians to Commit to National Strategy to Combat Racism March 21, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, marked every […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018305 Views

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Manitoba News Release: Legislative Amendments to Address Pending Legalization of Cannabis

March 20, 2018 Changes Proposed to Drugged Driving, Outdoor Public Smoking Laws: Stefanson, Goertzen In preparation for the federal legalization of recreational cannabis, the Manitoba government is moving forward with further legislative amendments that would responsibly regulate use of the drug in public places and on roads, Justice Minister Heather Stefanson and Health, Seniors and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018175 Views

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Minister Joly Announces Appointments to the Boards of Four National Museums

GATINEAU, March 20, 2018 Today, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced the appointment of 19 part-time members to the boards of trustees of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Canadian Museum of History, the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. These 12 women and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018214 Views

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British Columbia resident found guilty on five counts and sentenced to three years in jail

Today, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that Alex Louie was sentenced to three years in jail for five charges under the Customs Act and the Criminal Code of Canada. On February 1, 2017, Mr. Louie entered Canada at the Osoyoos port of entry (POE) and was referred for a secondary examination. During the exam, border services officers […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018213 Views

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Health Reports: Smoking among Inuit men and women in Inuit Nunangat

March 21, 2018 Lung cancer is a growing public health concern among Inuit. While rates of daily smoking have been decreasing among this population since 1991, the overall prevalence of smoking among Inuit remains relatively high, especially in Inuit Nunangat. Smoking is linked to more than two dozen diseases and conditions including lung cancer, respiratory illnesses […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018177 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Ottawa, Ontario – March 21, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: “As Canadians, we embrace diversity as a defining aspect of our identity. Yet, over the centuries, people in Canada have not felt progress equally. Far too many have faced discrimination, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018154 Views

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