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SOAHAC: Welcoming our Regional Directors

In follow up to our recent leadership reorganization, we are pleased to introduce SOAHAC’s new Regional Directors! The three (3) Regional Directors are each based in one of three geographic regions in which we operate: Chippewas of the Thames/London, Owen Sound/Grey-Bruce, and Windsor/Erie St. Clair. The positions were created to ensure that as we continue […]

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FHQ Youth Council Supports Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp

(Treaty 4 Territory) At a regularly convened meeting, members of the FHQ Youth Council discussed the situation at the Saskatchewan legislative building between the Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp and the recent conduct of the Provincial Capital Commission (Wascana Authority), and the meeting with the Provincial Government. The FHQ Youth Council are inspired by […]

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Province announces $550 Million to Indigenous Organizations and First Nations as part of Building BC: Indigenous Housing Fund

Prince George, British Columbia – It was announced this morning by the Aboriginal Housing Management Association and the Provincial Government of British Columbia that $550 million will be released into the BC: Indigenous Housing Fund. The fund will be open to Indigenous organizations and First Nations to build 1,750 units of social housing in Urban, […]

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MNA Memo: Step 2: Construction of Métis Cultural Gathering Centre – Opportunities for Métis Contractors/Individuals/Suppliers

TO: MNA Citizens, Locals, Regions and Provincial Council FROM: Audrey Poitras, MNA President DATE: June 25, 2018 RE: Step 2: Construction of Métis Cultural Gathering Centre – Opportunities for Métis Contractors/Individuals/Suppliers Good Afternoon, I am pleased to follow-up on my previous memo dated May 16, 2018. Seven General Contractors have been invited to bid on […]

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FNTC: First Nation Cannabis Jurisdiction Update

The First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) and proponent First Nations have been working towards cannabis tax jurisdiction over the past year. This has included extensive legal and policy research, discussions and work with many First Nation proponents and advancement of a cannabis tax jurisdiction proposal at the FMA/FNLMA national meeting in May 2018 (350 attendees […]

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MLI impact report, Q1, 2018

At MLI, our goal is always to influence sound federal public policy by ensuring decision makers are informed of the best policy options. Measuring our impact is crucial to measuring our success. In the ​first​ quarter of 201​8​, MLI’s impact was felt particularly on justice issues, security, economic development for Indigenous communities, and Canada-US relations.​ […]

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The over-incarceration of First Nations people in Manitoba is a national crisis

Treaty One Territory, MB. _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) considers the most recent report by Statistics Canada, Adult and youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2016/2017, further evidence of a growing national crisis. The report shows that while youth incarceration has been on the decline since 2012, those numbers have increased for First Nation […]

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Federal Government Invests in U of G Humanities, Social Science Research

June 28, 2018 Eleven diverse University of Guelph research projects that will advance knowledge in the humanities and social sciences have received more than $1.5 million in federal support. The announcement was made today on campus by Lloyd Longfield, MP for Guelph. The funding comes from the Insight Grants program of the Social Sciences and […]

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TNDC Renews Construction Contract with Red Chris Mine – New Equipment Added

TNDC is pleased to announce the Red Chris Tailings Impoundment Area (TIA) construction agreement has been renewed for three construction seasons, through to December 31, 2020. During the 2018 construction season from March to October, there will be approximately 40 to 60 TNDC construction employees working at Red Chris on TIA construction and road maintenance. […]

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Northern’s Common Core Training Program Will Continue to Open Doors for a Successful Career in Mining with New Partnership

June 28, 2018 TIMMINS, ON: Today, Northern College was pleased to announce the transitional “passing of the torch” of the Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core program offering from Glencore’s Kidd Operations to Tahoe Canada. The new partnership with Tahoe Canada will build on the foundation of the important work started between the College and […]

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MNA Ministry to Offer Temporary Accommodations to Citizens for Medically-Necessary Travel

June 26, 2018 (Edmonton, AB) The Ministry of Health, Children, and Youth, at the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) provincial head office, is excited to announce the allocation of two (2) suites in the Métis Capital Housing Corporation (MCHC) Renaissance Tower for citizens travelling to Edmonton for medically necessary appointments or treatment. one-bedroom suite and […]

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Notice of public meeting and participant funding offerings for the review of two regulatory oversight reports

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission July 3, 2018 The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist Indigenous peoples, members of the public and stakeholders to participate in the review of two regulatory oversight reports at a public meeting on December 12–13, 2018. The two reports are: The Regulatory Oversight Report on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018195 Views

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Clearing a path to Dalhousie for Indigenous students

June 29, 2018 “One more student is a success story to me,” said Art Stevens Manager of Indigenous Students on the Agricultural Campus. Having himself returned to school at the age of 36, Stevens knows first-hand the challenges Indigenous students face navigating the university experience for the first time. “We are really trying to think […]

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The Government of Canada invests in transportation infrastructure at the Port of Thunder Bay

From: Transport Canada July 3, 2018    Thunder Bay, Ontario    Transport Canada The quality of Canada’s transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country’s trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian firms in the global marketplace. The Government of Canada supports infrastructure projects that create quality middle-class jobs and boost economic growth. Today, the Honourable […]

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BC Government: Applications accepted to expand high-speed internet access

July 03, 2018 VICTORIA – Local governments, internet service providers and community organizations can now apply for grant funding to connect high-speed internet for British Columbians who need it the most – those living in rural, remote and Indigenous communities. “High costs are one of the main barriers to connecting communities,” said Jinny Sims, Minister […]

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UWinnipeg research scholar tackles TRC calls to action

June 29, 2018 Recent information from Statistics Canada shows that Indigenous youth made up 46 per cent of admissions to correctional services in 2016-17, even though they comprise only eight per cent of the country’s youth population. When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) final report was tabled in 2015, one in five of its […]

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CNC presents new programing to Burns Lake council

BURNS LAKE – The College of New Caledonia (CNC) showcased new programming coming to its Lakes District campus for the fall 2018 semester during a Village of Burns Lake council meeting on June 12. This September, a cohort of practical nursing (PN) students will begin their studies for the first time in the community. Getting […]

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NAN Honours Second Anniversary of Seven Youth Inquest

THUNDER BAY, ON (June 28, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler acknowledges the efforts of community partners and other agencies working on the implementation of inquest recommendations today on the second anniversary of the joint inquest into the deaths of seven NAN youth in Thunder Bay. “We acknowledge the hard work and commitment […]

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Pipeline paralysis should not halt all climate action in Canada: IISD

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – JUNE 28, 2018 – While ending federal investments in fossil fuels remains a critical, contentious goal, a new report shows valuable areas of agreement Canada can act on immediately to advance a green energy transition. On Thursday, an expert council of energy industry representatives, Indigenous leaders, researchers and sustainability experts—including Jane McDonald, […]

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UNB: Canada’s brightest youth set to arrive at SHAD UNB for month of intense enrichment and entrepreneurship

June 29, 2018 Grade 10 student Eva Greyeyes of Toronto is proud to have represented her Indigenous culture in an accomplished film. Greyeyes has a supporting role in the movie Indian Horse, a film inspired by a novel by Richard Wagamese about an Indigenous boy sent to a residential school. Indian Horse premiered at the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 3, 2018150 Views

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Dalhousie U: An important acknowledgement – Board approves Indigenous acknowledgement

Indigenous acknowledgement statements have become more and more commonplace across campus over the past few years — at formal meetings like the Board and Senate, at public events, convocations, guest lectures and more. These statements not only recognize the legacy of the land on which Dalhousie and its 200-year history have been built. They honour […]

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Media Advisory – Governor General to Invest 27 Recipients into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at the Citadelle of Québec

July 3, 2018 Governor General to Invest 27 Recipients into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at the Citadelle of Québec OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will invest 5 Officers and 22 Members into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at the Citadelle of Québec, on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at 10:30 a.m […]

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Parks Canada and Huron-Wendat Museum Launch a New Exhibition!

July 3, 2018                 Québec, Quebec           Parks Canada Agency The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous Peoples, based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation, and partnership. On June 26, 2018, Parks Canada and the Huron-Wendat Museum partnered to launch the new temporary exhibition “From the Fortifications to Wendake”. As […]

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Namaste Signs Services Agreement with Indigenous Canadian Medical Dispensaries (IcMD) to Provide Patient Consultations to Over 1.5 Million Indigenous Community Members Exclusively through NamasteMD

July 03, 2018 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (TSXV: N)(FRA: M5BQ)(OTCMKTS: NXTTF) is pleased to announce the Company has signed an exclusive Software Services Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Indigenous Canadian Medical Dispensaries Inc. (“IcMD” or “IcMD.ca”), whereby Namaste is partnering with IcMD to provide all Indigenous communities across […]

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Irving Oil Announces Expansion of its Retail Network in Atlantic Canada

July 03, 2018 Acquisition of 13 new sites and branding of 23 retail sites will increase ability to serve customers across the region Halifax, NS – Irving Oil announced today that it has entered into a purchase agreement with Couche-Tard to acquire 13 and brand 23 retail sites across Atlantic Canada. All sites were previously branded […]

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GrowForce Holdings’ subsidiary GRO receives Confirmation of Readiness

Dunnville, Ontario facility takes important step forward TORONTO, July 3, 2018  – GrowForce Holdings Inc., a vertically integrated cannabis platform based in Canada, is pleased to announce a major milestone with the receipt of the Confirmation of Readiness from Health Canada for a licence under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) for the company’s majority […]

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Bell awarded SuperNet contract by the Government of Alberta

Bell to assume all operations of Alberta’s SuperNet broadband network serving commercial and government customers throughout the province Acquisition of Axia NetMedia ensures service continuity for Albertans who rely on SuperNet EDMONTON, July 3, 2018 – BCE Inc. (Bell) (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today announced it has been awarded a multi-year contract to operate Alberta SuperNet, the government-led initiative […]

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NAN: New Provincial Cabinet A Step Backward for Indigenous Relations

THUNDER BAY, ON (June 29, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has released the following statement regarding the new provincial cabinet announced by Premier Doug Ford today: “Collapsing the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation into a joint ministry with Energy, Northern Development and Mines sends a clear signal that improving relations with […]

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Media advisory: Minister Bennett to celebrate the Opening of the Indian Village

Calgary, Alberta – Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, will participate in the opening of the Indian Village at the Calgary Stampede, located at Enmax Park. Date: July 6, 2018 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (MDT) Where: Indian Village Enmax Park Elbow River Pathway Calgary, AB […]

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Premier Doug Ford Announces the End of the Cap-and-Trade Carbon Tax Era in Ontario

Fulfilment of election promise is the first step toward reducing gas prices by 10 cents per litre July 3, 2018 10:37 A.M. Office of the Premier TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford today confirmed that, as the first order of business of Ontario’s Government for the People, his cabinet revoked the regulation that punishes Ontario […]

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Media advisory: Minister Champagne to participate in a celebratory event at the Timiskaming First Nation Health Care Centre

Timiskaming First Nation – Quebec Please be advised that the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will participate in a celebratory event to mark the completion of the expansion and renovation project for the Timiskaming First Nation Health Care Centre. Date:  July 6, […]

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NAN Congratulates Roseanne Archibald as Newly Elected Ontario Regional Chief

NIPISSING, ON (June 27, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of NAN Chiefs and the Executive Council, congratulates RoseAnne Archibald on her election as Ontario Regional Chief during the 44th Annual All Ontario Chiefs Conference hosted by Nipissing First Nation: “On behalf of NAN I am pleased to congratulate our friend […]

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Takla First Nation and Sun Metals announce exploration agreement for Stardust

July 03, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. – The Takla First Nation (“Takla”) and Sun Metals Corp. (“Sun Metals” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SUNM) are pleased to announce that they have entered into an Exploration Agreement related to the Stardust project located within the traditional lands of Takla in northcentral British Columbia. Chief John French stated, “Entering […]

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Detour Gold Provides Notice of Second Quarter 2018 Results

TORONTO, July 3, 2018 – Detour Gold Corporation (TSX: DGC) (“Detour Gold” or the “Company”) plans to release its second quarter 2018 operating and financial results after market close on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, followed by a conference call and webcast the following morning. Conference Call Details The Company will host a conference call and webcast at […]

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National Access Cannabis Corp. Provides Update on Manitoba Retail Network

NAC granted permission to build, develop and operate ten retail cannabis stores in Manitoba OTTAWA, July 3, 2018 – National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: META) today announced that the government of Manitoba has awarded the Company permission to operate ten privately owned retail cannabis stores, as well as an e-commerce platform, in the Province. The […]

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Stornoway Announces Temporary Suspension of Renard Mine Operations Due to Forest Fire

LONGUEUIL, Québec, July 02, 2018 — Stornoway Diamond Corporation(TSX:SWY) (the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) announces that mine operations at the Renard Diamond Mine have been temporarily suspended due to a local forest fire. As at 06.30h EST on Monday, the fire was located 12.6 kilometres south of the Renard Mine, but just 3.6 kilometres south of the Clarence and Abel Swallow Airport and within 0.1 […]

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All regulatory approvals necessary to close AltaGas Ltd.’s acquistion of WGL Holdings, Inc. now achieved

Transaction Expected to Close July 6, 2018 CALGARY, July 2, 2018 – AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX:ALA) and WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) (NYSE:WGL) announced today that they and the other parties to the unanimous settlement agreement dated May 8, 2018, have accepted the conditions outlined in the June 29, 2018 written Order of the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (DC […]

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Seabridge Gold Reports on Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Toronto, Canada…Seabridge Gold (the “Company”) today provided the results of its annual general meeting of shareholders held on June 27, 2018. A total of 36,966,958 common shares were voted at the meeting, representing 62.21% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company on the record date. All matters presented for approval at the meeting were duly authorized […]

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Tahoe to Announce Second Quarter and First Half 2018 Results on August 1, 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – June 29, 2018 – Tahoe Resources Inc. (“Tahoe”) (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) plans to release its second quarter and first half 2018 financial and operating results on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 after the market close. On Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 10:00am ET, Tahoe will hold a conference call and audio webcast to […]

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Argonaut Gold Announces the Collegiate Tribunal Has Ruled to Reinstate the Explosives Permit at the La Colorada Mine

Toronto, Ontario – (June 29, 2018) Argonaut Gold Inc. (TSX: AR) (the “Company”, “Argonaut Gold” or “Argonaut”) is pleased to announce that the Collegiate Tribunal (an arm of the State Supreme court that is tasked with overseeing the Judiciary court) has unanimously ruled to lift the suspension of the explosives permit at the La Colorada mine (see press releases […]

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Fortis Inc. to Hold Teleconference on July 31 to Discuss Second Quarter 2018 Results

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador, June 29, 2018 — Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:FTS) (NYSE:FTS) will release its second quarter 2018 financial results on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. A teleconference and webcast will be held the same day at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern). Barry Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jocelyn Perry, Executive […]

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KWG: Exercise Time Extended for Options to Acquire Convertible Debentures

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – June 29, 2018) – KWG Resources Inc. (CSE: KWG.A) (CSE: KWG) (OTC: KWGBF) (FSE: KW61) (““KWG”“) has advised the Canadian Securities Exchange that it will extend to September 28, 2018 the time within which options to acquire additional Convertible Debentures of the Corporation may be exercised. As previously announced the Company received CSE […]

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Kitikmeot Regional Tour

June 29, 2018 Kitikmeot Corporation and representatives from our Group of Companies will be visiting communities in the Kitikmeot region. This tour will provide the opportunity for beneficiaries to be updated on Kitikmeot Corporation activities, engage with members from KC Group of Companies and learn about employment and training opportunities. Bicycles and other door prizes […]

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Honey Badger Announces Results from Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Toronto, Ontario – June 28, 2018 – Honey Badger Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: TUF) (the “Company” or “Honey Badger”) announces the results of its 2018 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) held earlier today in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At the Meeting, all resolutions were passed with the required majorities: Shareholders fixed the number of directors […]

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Centerra Gold 2018 Second Quarter Results Conference Call and Webcast

TORONTO, CANADA – June 28, 2018 – Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX: CG) (“Centerra”) will host a conference call and webcast of its 2018 second quarter financial and operating results at 10:30AM Eastern time on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. The results are scheduled to be released before the market opens on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. North […]

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July 1st OAS increase builds on Government’s commitment to greater support for Canadian Seniors

July 3, 2018        Quebec City, Quebec        Employment and Social Development Canada After a lifetime of hard work, Canadians deserve a secure and dignified retirement. That is why the Government of Canada is committed to helping Canadian seniors with the rising cost of living. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced […]

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ITAC: Saskatchewan Regional Forums

June 29, 2018 ITAC hosted a series of seven regional forums throughout Saskatchewan over the past month, hearing from Indigenous business owners, communities and partners around the province on the priorities and challenges for Indigenous tourism development in Saskatchewan. Sessions were held as follows: Meadow Lake, May 15 Green Lake, May 24 Yorkton, June 5 […]

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QIA, Parks Canada and the GN seek community input on Tallurutiup Imanga interim management plan

June 28, 2018 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) in collaboration with Parks Canada and the Government of Nunavut is conducting meetings with five Qikiqtani communities on the interim management plan for the proposed Tallurutiup Imanga National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA). A team from QIA, the GN and Parks Canada will be hosting community meetings in Clyde […]

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June 2018 update on long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

July 3, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada The federal government is steadfast in its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve by March 2021. Ongoing investments in water and wastewater infrastructure are helping to lift all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve. Today, the Honourable […]

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Port au Choix, L’Anse aux Meadows, and Red Bay National Historic Sites are pleased to offer Free Admission Day on July 7

Youth, families, and visitors are invited to enjoy their local Parks Canada’s places July 3, 2018    Port au Choix, NL       Parks Canada Agency The Government is celebrating families and the importance of our protected areas with free admission to Parks Canada’s places for youth 17 and under, starting in 2018 and beyond. This year, Parks Canada is […]

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