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Statement by the Honourable Jane Philpott in response to the 2018 Spring Report of the Auditor General of Canada

From: Indigenous Services Canada OTTAWA, ONTARIO – (May 29, 2018) – The Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “I thank the Auditor General for his 2018 Spring Report and accept the recommendations of Report 5—Socio-economic Gaps on First Nations Reserves. Our government has made a commitment to a renewed relationship […]

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UWinnipeg: 2018 Bonny Castle Lecture on UniverCities.

The 2018 Bonnycastle Lecture Series presents a panel to discuss UniverCities: Higher Education and the New Management of Urban Districts, on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, from 6:00–7:30 pm, room 2M70, Manitoba Hall. Admission is free and it is open to the public. Today colleges and universities are the dominant employers, real estate holders, policing agents, […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Joins Canadamark

Toronto and New York, May 29, 2018 – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces that it has entered into an understanding with Dominion Diamond Mines ULC (“Dominion”), which allows Mountain Province’s customers to certify their qualifying polished diamonds under the Canadamark™ certification program. The Canadamark program is […]

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Golden Predator Announces Exercise of Warrants

May 29, 2018 Vancouver, BC, May 29, 2018: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V: GPY; OTCQX: NTGSF) (the “Company” or “Golden Predator”) announced today that all outstanding warrants and broker warrants issued pursuant to a private placement, which closed on May 24, 2016, have been exercised. The Company holds over $10mm in cash including the proceeds […]

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Trans Mountain Pipeline System and Expansion Project to Be Sold for C$4.5 Billion

May 29, 2018 KMI 2018 DCF Guidance Affirmed; Balance Sheet Strengthened HOUSTON—Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) today announced that the Kinder Morgan Canada Limited (TSX: KML) board of directors has agreed to the purchase of the Trans Mountain Pipeline system and the expansion project (TMEP) by the Government of Canada for C$4.5 billion, and has […]

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National Access Cannabis Announces $7 Million Secured Loan and $1.85 Million Convertible Debenture Investment into The Green Company Ltd.

With two locations under construction and 22 retail applications submitted in Alberta, The Green Company Ltd. is set to establish itself in Alberta’s retail cannabis industry OTTAWA, May 28, 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 that it has provided up […]

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Statement on Canada’s Purchase of TransMountain Pipeline

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Statement on Canada’s Purchase of TransMountain Pipeline (Ottawa, ON) –Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the below statement following today’s announcement by the Government of Canada to purchase the TransMountain pipeline. National Chief Perry Bellegarde:  “Canada committed to honouring the UN Declaration and the right […]

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Trevali Mining Corp.: Early Warning Report Filing

May 28, 2018 This news release is issued pursuant to National Instrument 62-103 – The Early Warning System and Related Take-Over Bid and Insider Reporting Issues. Vancouver, British Columbia: Trevali Mining Corporation (“Trevali”or the “Company”) (TSX: TV; BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF; Frankfurt: 4TI) announces that it has filed an early warning report in respect of its holding in Prism […]

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Hatch hosts inaugural Working Together Safely Forum

May 28, 2018 Toronto, Canada—Hatch recently hosted the inaugural Working Together Safely forum in Toronto, Canada in advance of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Clients, partners, and suppliers gathered to share ideas, successes, and lessons learned so that together we can advance our industries’ common health and safety challenges. By bringing […]

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Kwanika Copper Corporation and Takla Lake First Nation Sign Exploration Agreement for the Kwanika Copper Gold Project

Vancouver, B.C., May 29, 2018. Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V) (“Serengeti” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that Kwanika Copper Corporation (“KCC”), a private company jointly-owned by Serengeti Resources (65%) and POSCO DAEWOO Corporation (35%), has entered into an Exploration Agreement (the “Agreement”) with the Takla Lake First Nation (“Takla”). The Agreement establishes a mutually […]

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Wapikoni to Show Films at The G7 Summit

Wapikoni Mobile is proud to showcase incredible Indigenous shorts at the upcoming G7 Summit, June 6-10, 2018. The International Media Centre will be hosting reporters from around the globe who’ll get to watch a selection of 12 short films that will help them get to know Indigenous cultures, issues, languages and youth from all over […]

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Notice of General Elections – Nicola Valley & District Métis Society

May 25, 2018 Nicola Valley & District Métis Society hereby serves its members notice that on Saturday, June 16, 2018, general elections of officers for the MNBC Chartered Community will take place at Elks Hall, 1701 Coldwater Ave., Merritt, BC, (at the corner of Coldwater and Cleasby). Doors will open at 2:00 PM and Elections of officers will take […]

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2018 Sobey Art Award shortlist announced: The $240,000 award highlights excellence in Canadian contemporary art

May 29, 2018 The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada announced the five finalists for the 2018 Sobey Art Award. The work of all five will be featured in a group exhibition opening October 3, 2018 at the National Gallery of Canada. One of the artists will take home the $100,000 first prize, […]

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Order of Nunavut Investiture Ceremony to be held on June 5, 2018

IQALUIT, Nunavut (May 29, 2018) – Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Chairperson of the Order of Nunavut Advisory Council Joe Enook today announced that Ms. Betty Brewster and Mr. Ludy Pudluk will be invested into the Order of Nunavut at a ceremony to be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at 6:00pm (EST) in […]

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Investment into emerging curators to mark the 50th anniversary of the New Brunswick Art Bank

May 29, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is investing $82,000 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the New Brunswick Art Bank. The investment by the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture is being allocated to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery to help engage three emerging curators from the francophone, anglophone and First Nations communities […]

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Read the new Gender Summit Report: Toward a New Normal

Gender Summit 11 North America (GS11NA) attracted more than 675 participants, making it one of the best-attended Gender Summits to date. GS11NA was co-hosted by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Fonds de recherche du Québec, in collaboration with Portia Ltd from the UK and members of the Gender Summit […]

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Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec awards ceremony marked by pride and recognition

MONTRÉAL, May 29, 2018  – The awards ceremony for the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec (OALQ) marks the contributions made by outstanding men and women who have shaped Québec’s cultural landscape through their vision, talent, achievements and dedication. The emotion felt by each winner upon receiving this major honour was palpable and was enhanced significantly […]

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Speech: Agreement Reached to Create and Protect Jobs, Build Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Thank you and good morning everyone. As you heard my colleague say, the Trans Mountain Expansion Project is a crucial infrastructure project for Canada and for Canadians. Let me remind us how we arrived at where we are today. This project had to pass a high bar. Our government improved how we assess projects, as […]

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BC Rural Dividend program announces fifth intake

May 28, 2018 VICTORIA – Applications for funding in the fifth intake of the BC Rural Dividend program will be accepted June 1 to July 31, 2018. This is the only application window for 2018-19. “I encourage local governments, First Nations and not-for-profit organizations to get their applications submitted as soon as possible,” said Doug […]

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Premier provides progress report on commitments to New Brunswickers

May 28, 2018 MONCTON (GNB) – Premier Brian Gallant announced today that the provincial government is on track to fulfill 98 per cent of its commitments to New Brunswickers, and their families, by September 2018. To date, the government has delivered on 90 per cent of the 153 commitments made in Moving New Brunswick Forward, and a further […]

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NU Government: National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week

May 27 to June 2, 2018 is National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, formerly known as National Victims Awareness Week. This year we remember missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and other victims and survivors of crime. The Department of Justice would like to remind Nunavummiut that victim services are available throughout the […]

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Auditor General releases 2018 Spring Reports

Ottawa, 29 May 2018—In his 2018 Spring Reports tabled today in Parliament, the Auditor General of Canada, Michael Ferguson, presents the results of seven performance audits of government programs and activities completed by his Office since last fall. The package also includes a message from the Auditor General about government culture, and a roll-up of common issues […]

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Speech: Agreement Reached to Create and Protect Jobs, Build Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Thank you, for being here this morning. As you have heard me say before, and as the Prime Minister has also said, the Trans Mountain Expansion Project is of vital interest to Canada, and to Canadians. Our government’s position is clear.  TMX is in the national interest. Getting the Trans Mountain Expansion Project built will […]

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Agreement Reached to Create and Protect Jobs, Build Trans Mountain Expansion Project

May 29, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada The Government of Canada is committed to making investments that create good, well-paying jobs that help strengthen and grow the middle class; that help get Canada’s resources to world markets; and that deliver economic benefits for all Canadians now, and for years to come. […]

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Alberta apologizes to Sixties Scoop survivors

May 28, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley delivered an apology in the legislature today to survivors and families of the Sixties Scoop. As part of Alberta’s commitment to reconciliation, Alberta officially apologized for past practices that led to the removal of Indigenous children from their families, resulting in a loss of culture, identity and connection to […]

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The Daily Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Study: Wages up to the Age of 40, 1978 to 2015 There are ongoing discussions about the opportunities and challenges of today’s youth. One dimension that is often talked about is employment prospects of today’s young people compared with previous generations. Indeed, there is growing evidence that the youth labour market has changed significantly since […]

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🇨🇦 Arctic art: Canada’s Inuit people sculptures tell unique stories | Al Jazeera English

Credits: Al Jazeera English Native Inuit people living in the Canadian Arctic have traditionally survived by hunting whales, seals and polar bears. But as their way of life has changed dramatically, some have turned to art to make a living. Al Jazeera’s Daniel Lak visited the community of Joe Haven – where sculptures, paintings and […]

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UFCW: National Indigenous History Month – June

Toronto – May 28, 2018 – Annually, we honour June as National Indigenous History Month. We observe, celebrate and acknowledge the sacrifices, strength and accomplishments of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples in Canada, while also recognizing that our history has been marred by a legacy of racism inflicted against Indigenous peoples in Canada. The […]

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U of S Graduation Powwow to attract thousands

SASKATOON – Media are invited to attend the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) Graduation Powwow, in partnership with Affinity Credit Union, which celebrates the academic achievements of graduating Métis, First Nations and Inuit students from the U of S and high schools across the province. May 28, 2018 University of Saskatchewan Graduation Powwow Wednesday, […]

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Minister’s statement on BC Coroners Service death review panel

May 28, 2018 CASTLEGAR – Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development, has issued the following statement in response to the BC Coroners Service review of ministry-involved youth transitioning to independence: “This is a truly heartbreaking report, and government accepts all of the recommendations. We must do more to support young people who transition […]

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Wapikoni: Teaching Guide for UNESCO Schools

23 May 2018 Wapikoni Mobile is proud to have been mandated by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) to write an Indigenous Teaching Guide for its schools. Mélanie Brière, Wapikoni’s Workshop Coordinator, is currently working on this guide whose purpuse is to offer UNESCO high school teachers a collection of 12 to 15 shorts that […]

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SCO: Request for Donations

Accepting Donations for the Fire Evacuees of Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi First Nation We are asking for your love and support while they are going through this difficult time. Many of our community members were evacuated due to fires near their communities and are in need of supplies. We are looking for donations such […]

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More Students Enrolled and Graduating From Saskatchewan Post-Secondary Institutions

May 28, 2018 The Ministry of Advanced Education and Saskatchewan’s post-secondary institutions are collaborating on a new Post-Secondary Education Indicators Project.  As a result of this project, government and institutions are able to collect, analyze and report sector-wide post-secondary data, which will help inform future decisions and planning. The first set of data has been […]

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VIU Shortlisted for International Teaching Excellence Award

May 28, 2018 Institution one of 17 finalists from six countries Vancouver Island University (VIU) is receiving international recognition for its high standard of teaching and learning. VIU has been named a finalist for the Higher Education Academy’s 2018 Global Teaching Excellence Award. Introduced last year in association with Times Higher Education, the award recognizes […]

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Media advisory: Francis Scarpaleggia, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Louis, will deliver remarks on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services at the 17th annual Water Operators Conference

From: Indigenous Services Canada Montreal, Quebec – Please be advised that MP Scarpaleggia, will give remarks at the Water Olympics Conference on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date:  May 29, 2018 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. (EDT) Where:  Novotel Montreal Centre Alsace meeting room 1180 rue de la Montagne […]

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RTDNA Canada Announces National Award Winners

Toronto, ON – (May 27, 2018) – RTDNA Canada is pleased to recognize journalistic excellence with the winners of the National RTDNA Awards of Excellence. RTDNA Canada Awards honour the best journalists, programs, stations and news gathering organizations in radio, television and digital. “With a record number of entries this year, the competition was as tough as […]

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Safe House Ground Breaking Ceremony – Carrier Sekani Family Services

BURNS LAKE, BC, May 28, 2018  – Carrier Sekani Family Services and Lake Babine Nation are happy to announce a ground breaking ceremony took place at Woyenne Reserve on May 25, 2018. Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS), in partnership with Lake Babine Nation (LBN), is undertaking a project to build and operate a Safe House for […]

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Business Leaders Call for an Ontario Natural Resources Strategy

Timmins, Monday May 28th, 2018 – Days before Ontarians head to the polls, representatives from Aboriginal business, mining, prospectors, forestry, local government, and the broader business community are calling for the creation of a provincial natural resource strategy with specific actions, following a roundtable discussion held today in Timmins. “A strong natural resources sector in […]

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Supporting research that touches Canadians’ lives everyday

May 28, 2018, Regina, Saskatchewan—Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Social sciences and humanities research is at the heart of understanding many of the challenges and opportunities faced by Canadians. This research informs policies and plays an important role in building a healthier, stronger and more prosperous Canada. That is why the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, […]

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Pukaskwa National Park officially opens for the visitor season

From: Parks Canada May 28, 2018 Pukaskwa National Park Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with free admission to Parks Canada’s places in 2017 […]

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Medicine Hat and Blood Tribe police cadets graduate from Lethbridge College’s collaborative program

The graduation ceremonies of the 2018 Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) and Blood Tribe Police Service (BTPS) Cadet Training program took place in Medicine Hat on Friday afternoon. Eleven cadets took part in the 20-week training program, including eight MHPS cadets and three BTPS recruits, who met or exceeded provincial standards in the areas of […]

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RTDNA Canada Announces Network Award Winners

Toronto, ON – (May 27, 2018) – RTDNA Canada is pleased to recognize journalistic excellence with the winners of the Network RTDNA Awards of Excellence. RTDNA Canada Awards honour the best journalists, programs, stations and news gathering organizations in radio, television and digital. “With a record number of entries this year, the competition was as tough as […]

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BC Government: Province, partners support community mental health after 2017 wildfires

May 28, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia and partners from non-profit agencies, local health authorities, First Nations governments and community organizations are joining forces to support people affected by the 2017 wildfires, to get the mental-health supports and services they need. “Thousands of people were impacted by the devastating wildfires that were […]

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MB Government: Fire Bulletin #9

May 28, 2018 Recent rain and improving weather conditions have allowed the province to lift travel restrictions in the eastern, central and western regions of the province with the exception of the Duck Mountains.  Motorized backcountry travel is not allowed between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., and campfires are only allowed between 8 p.m. and […]

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AB Government: Historic land deal signed with Métis Nation

May 28, 2018 The Fort McMurray Métis have acquired Crown land for future projects. The government of Alberta is selling a 3.7-hectare (9.17-acre) parcel of land to the Métis Nation of Alberta Association Fort McMurray Local Council 1935. The association has leased the site since 1996. It asked to purchase the land with a vision […]

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MNO – Advancing Métis Rights and Self-Government: What We Heard

On May 25, 2018, the Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario (PCMNO) released “Advancing Métis Rights and Self-Government: What We Heard,” the final summary of the findings of the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Commission on Métis Rights and Self-Government. Click here to view the final summary Click here for the Information Bulletin […]

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BC Government: Death review panel recommends prevention opportunities to help youth in care

May 28, 2018 VICTORIA – Following a review of 200 deaths of young people who died transitioning to independence from government care between 2011 and 2016, a death review panel has issued a series of recommendations to several provincial ministries. The report, titled BC Coroners Service Death Review Panel: Review of MCFD-Involved Youth Transitioning to […]

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2017-2022 Action Strategy for Cree Young People – Young Cree are motivated and ready to take charge of their future

QUEBEC CITY, May 28, 2018 – Under the auspices of its 2016-2021 Youth Action Strategy, which emanates from its 2030 Youth Policy, the Government of Quebec invites young people from Indigenous communities to step forward and create their own destiny. It was on this basis that the 2017-2022 Action Strategy for Cree Young People was developed, […]

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Speech from the Minister Jean-Yves Duclos for ABLE Conference

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Speech Richmond, British Columbia May 9, 2018 Check against delivery (2018 PASRB 000342) Opening Thank you for that kind introduction Louise. It’s always a pleasure to be here in beautiful British Columbia and what a treat to share the stage with Louise from Winnipeg. For decades, Louise has been […]

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IWF Toronto: Announces Lectures and Panels Featuring Kent Monkman, Jesse Wente, Devon Fiddler, Barbara Teller Ornelas and Jeneen Frei Njootli

INDIGENOUS FASHION WEEK TORONTO Announces Lectures and Panels Featuring Kent Monkman, Jesse Wente, Devon Fiddler, Barbara Teller Ornelas and Jeneen Frei Njootli The inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto (IFWTO) is excited to announce its FREE lectures and panels series, creating access for all audiences to understand Indigenous fashion and craft on a deeper level. IFWTO takes place May 31 […]

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