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MNO leadership advocates for Métis children and youth at federal emergency meeting

On January 25-26, 2018, a delegation from the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) participated in the Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services called by federal Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott. The MNO delegation included President Margaret Froh, Chair France Picotte, Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of […]

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Call for Submissions – MFNERC

MFNERC’s publishing unit is now accepting submissions for a new anthology entitled Voice: Appropriation and Representation in Canada, to be published in 2018. The anthology will feature works from emerging and established Indigenous Canadian writers with a focus on cultural appropriation and Indigenous representation in this country and its effects, from a historical or contemporary […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018351 Views

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Chiefs Respond to HRM Council’s Cornwallis Statue Decision – Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs

January 30, 2018 Today members of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (Assembly) listened intently to the discussions of the Halifax Regional Municipality’s (HRM) Council on the Cornwallis statue that currently stands in the HRM. “Today we heard the voices of leaders who genuinely want to make efforts for reconciliation with the Mi’kmaq of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018217 Views

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Algoma U Welcomes Joe Tom Sayers as New Director of Anishinaabe Initiatives

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – January 31, 2018): Algoma University is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Tom Sayers as Director of Anishinaabe Initiatives. “We are pleased to have Joe Tom Sayers joining our leadership team at Algoma University,” said President and Vice-Chancellor, Asima Vezina. “Joe brings to Algoma a wealth of knowledge and […]

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2018 Honouring Excellence award recipients announced – Lethbridge College

Jan. 30, 2018 From their roots in southern Alberta, Lethbridge College graduates have gone on to have an influence in countless professions and industries around the world. This year, four of those alumni will join an expanding roster of graduates to have earned Honouring Excellence Awards, recognizing alumni who have set themselves apart in their […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018171 Views

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Third time’s the charm: Dr. Perry Kendall, provincial health officer, enters retirement

Jan. 31, 2018 VICTORIA – Dr. Perry Kendall is a legend among reporters, policymakers and the public-health world. One only need look at his office, with plaques, diplomas, an Order of B.C. and other awards covering every available space on the walls. All were well-earned during his lengthy tenure as B.C.’s provincial health officer (PHO). […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018235 Views

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Tlicho Ice Road – Whati Winter Road

January 31, 2018 The Whatı̀ Winter Road is now open to 12,000 kilograms GVW.  Please watch for and slow down at overflow sections near Km 37.  Please watch for rough sections and equipment working on the Whatı̀ Winter Road. The Gamètı̀ and Wekweètı̀ Winter Roads are currently under construction. For more information plaese visit: http://www.dot.gov.nt.ca/Highways/Winter-Roads […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018226 Views

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Ontario Supports Major Expansion at Thunder Bay’s Waterfront Park

Projects Include New Gallery Spotlighting Indigenous and Northwestern Ontario Artists January 31, 2018 Ontario is helping to make Thunder Bay’s award-winning waterfront more vibrant and attractive, with support for three projects that will improve public space, pay tribute to the city’s history and provide a high-profile showcase for Indigenous and Northwestern Ontario artists. Premier Kathleen […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018205 Views

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World Leisure Centre of Excellence Hosts Three Outstanding Scholars – Vancouver Island University

January 30, 2018 Rare opportunity for public to hear from leading experts in leisure industry NANAIMO, BC: Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Department of Recreation and Tourism will host three distinguished visiting scholars through the University’s World Leisure Centre of Excellence. This series supports the work the department does to provide access to exceptional experts for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018226 Views

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Laurier students team up with northern high school students for environmental field course near Yellowknife

WATERLOO – Eight undergraduate students from Wilfrid Laurier University’s Geography and Environmental Studies program will be teaming up with four senior high school students from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories for a week-long field course from Feb. 10 to 17 at the Hoarfrost River field site, 260 km northeast of Yellowknife. The field course will study wintertime […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018208 Views

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Kluane National Park and Reserve exhibition “Encounters with the Sublime” featured at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff during Exposure 2018!

From Parks Canada Photographic exhibition by Bradford Washburn and Sebastião Salgado running February 3 to April 8 January 31, 2018 Banff, Alberta Parks Canada Agency In every corner of the country, Canada’s national parks represent the very best that Canada has to offer and are gateways to nature, adventure, and discovery. Kluane National Park and […]

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Celebrating the spirit of Caritas: Mount students give back – Mount Saint Vincent University

January 31, 2018 Why we give: Capturing the spirit of Caritas in Mount students From our beginning in 1873, Mount Saint Vincent University has been committed to nurturing socially responsible global citizens, at home and abroad. Community giving, social justice and volunteerism are all traits strongly associated with the Mount. Each day, Mount students are […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018237 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates – Statement regarding Indigenous child welfare

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2018  – Following last week’s emergency meeting on Indigenous child welfare in Ottawa, convened by Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) has issued the following statement: As independent child advocates from nine provinces and two […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018356 Views

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UNB Message to the community

In recent weeks, UNB has seen the appearance of several posters representing views that are, in my view, contemptible. They do not reflect UNB’s values or our commitment to diversity. The messages conveyed in the posters that appeared on the UNB Fredericton campus are the opinions of a small group that has no official affiliation […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018169 Views

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Dr. Angela Mashford-​Pringle named Associate Director of the Waakebiness-​Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health

Dr. Angela Mashford-Pringle will be the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health’s Associate Director effective February 1, 2018. She will also begin an academic appointment as Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioural Health Sciences at DLSPH. “I’m delighted to continue working in partnership with Angela to lead the Institute and bring Indigenous education, research and knowledge […]

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BCAFN: Communique to BC First Nations

January 30, 2018 Effective March 1, 2018 the BC Assembly of First Nations office will relocate to the Territory of Lheidli-T’enneh in Prince George, BC and to the territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil Waututh Nation’s Territories in the Vancouver area. View the PDF release NT5

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018200 Views

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Minimum Wage Increasing April 1 – Government of NS

January 31, 2018 Nova Scotia’s minimum wage is increasing on April 1. As a result of the Minimum Wage Review Committee’s annual review, the minimum wage will increase by the 2017 national Consumer Price Index, resulting in an increase of 15 cents an hour. That means, experienced workers will receive $11.00 an hour. The minimum […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018256 Views

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Toque Tuesday is here! It’s more than a toque, it’s an end to homelessness

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2018 – Join Raising the Roof and our partner agencies across Canada on February 6th for Toque Tuesday as we sell toques, socks, and mittens in support of long-term solutions to homelessness. Together, we can put an end to homelessness for the 235,000 Canadians who experience it each year. What can I […]

by aanationtalk on January 31, 2018250 Views

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Seabridge Gold’s Growing Iron Cap Deposit Could Offer Promising Alternative Development Approach for KSM Project

January 31, 2018 New resource estimate now in progress based on outstanding 2017 drill results Substantial resource additions of higher grade gold and copper expected Toronto, Canada…Seabridge Gold today released a complete summary of its 2017 drill program on the Iron Cap Deposit at its 100%-owned KSM Project in northwestern British Columbia, Canada (see table […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018206 Views

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Solstice Gold Raises $8.37 as Dunnedin Completes Spin Out of Gold Assets at Kahuna Project

January 31, 2018 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Dunnedin Ventures Inc. (the “Company“) (TSX-V: DVI) today announced it has completed its previously announced plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement“), involving the spinout of the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Solstice Gold Corp. (“Solstice“).  Under the terms of the Arrangement, one common share of Solstice was distributed for every three […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018200 Views

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Osisko Intersects 16.1 g/t Au Over 8.3 Metres at Garrison

(Toronto, January 31, 2018).  Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX, “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce new results from the 2017 drill program at its 100% owned Garrison gold project located in Garrison Township, Ontario.  Over 80,000 metres of new drilling have been conducted by Osisko on the Garrison Project since its acquisition in late […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018164 Views

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H2O Innovation: Utility Partners expands its O&M activities in Texas

Quebec City, January 31st, 2018 – (TSXV: HEO) – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) is proud to announce that Utility Partners, LLC (“UP”), its business line providing operation and maintenance services (“O&M”) in the United States, recently won its first O&M contract in Texas. UP was also awarded another O&M project and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018189 Views

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Romios Commences 673 Line Km Vtem Airborne Geophysical Survey Of Highly Prospective Areas In The “Golden Triangle” Of BC

TORONTO, ONTARIO, January 31, 2018, Romios Gold Resources Inc. (“Romios” or the “Company”) (TSX.V-RG) (OTC-PK: RMIOF) (Frankfurt: D4R) is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with Geotech Ltd. to undertake an airborne magnetic and VTEMTM Terrain Time Domain electromagnetic survey over three of the Company’s most prospective exploration targets on its Newmont Lake property in the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018165 Views

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Suncor Energy implements first commercial fleet of autonomous haul trucks in the oil sands

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Jan. 30, 2018) – Suncor today announced it will proceed with the phased implementation of autonomous haulage systems (AHS) at company-operated mines, starting with the North Steepbank mine. Over the next six years, the company expects to deploy more than 150 autonomous haul trucks in the full program, which will be one of the largest […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018226 Views

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BluMetric Announces Profitable Results for FY2017

Ottawa – January 29, 2018 – BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX.V: BLM) is pleased to announce revenue of $30.5 million and net income of $334,000 for the year ended September 30, 2017, marking its third consecutive profitable year. Financial Highlights Revenue for the year is $30.5 million, a decrease of 3% compared to $31.5 million for the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018164 Views

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MNP’s Reach Out Program Supports Southern Manitoba Communities

MNP’s Reach Out Program Supports Southern Manitoba Communities DATE, BRANDON, MB – Nine charities and organizations in southern Manitoba will be the beneficiaries of national accounting, tax and consulting firm MNP’s Reach Out – Pay it Forward program for the next year. Starting February 1, 2018 and running until January 2019, for every client referral […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 2018402 Views

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ATCO Wins Contract With the National Research Council of Canada

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 30, 2018 — ATCO Ltd. (TSX: ACO.X) (TSX:ACO.Y) ATCO announced today that it has been chosen by the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada to provide facility maintenance, renovation and capital construction services to its buildings in the Ottawa region. The five-year contract commences on March 1, 2018 and is valued at approximately $38 million, […]

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Yukon RCMP: 2018 Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program

January 30, 2018 Whitehorse, Yukon Are you a Canadian Indigenous person between the ages of 19-29 who would like an inside look at the life of a police officer? The Yukon RCMP is accepting applications for the 2018 Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program, taking place from May 13 to June 2 at the RCMP Training Academy (Depot) in Regina. The deadline to apply is February 16, 2018.  The Aboriginal […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018377 Views

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Premier Wynne Heads to Thunder Bay for Next Public Town Hall

Ontario Seeking Public Input on Plan to Help People Get Ahead in Changing Economy January 31, 2018 9:00 A.M. Office of the Premier Premier Kathleen Wynne is inviting people from the Thunder Bay area to have their voices heard on the issues that matter most to them, their communities and to everyone across Northwestern Ontario. […]

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Event Planned To Celebrate Inuvialuit Culture During IRC Native Hockey Tournament

January 30, 2018 For those attending the IRC Native Hockey Tournament in February, there will be lots to enjoy beyond the action taking place on the ice. On Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will be hosting the IRC Cup Cultural Weekend inside the Community Hall at the Midnight Sun Recreation Complex. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018199 Views

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Statement on work in the Broughton Archipelago – Government of BC

January 30, 2018 VANCOUVER – The following statement has been issued jointly by Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources Operations and Rural Development Doug Donaldson, Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Scott Fraser, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman, and the Mamalilikulla First Nation, ‘Namgis First Nation, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018243 Views

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Global alignment for growth drives optimism for Canadian private companies – Deloitte

Despite the positive outlook, 41 per cent of private Canadian companies indicate likelihood of disruption by a non-traditional competitor Toronto, January 30, 2018 – Global alignment for economic growth has Canadian executives from private companies feeling a sense of optimism. According to a Deloitte report, Global perspectives for private companies: Plans, priorities, and expectations, 90 per cent […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018189 Views

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Second Phase of Shoal Lake 40 Road Construction Work Awarded

January 30, 2018 Construction of the second phase of the Shoal Lake Band 40 all-weather road is set to begin, linking the community to the Trans-Canada Highway, Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler, Mayor Brian Bowman, City of Winnipeg, and Chief Erwin Redsky, Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, announced today. “I congratulate […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018192 Views

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Minister Philpott congratulates Council of Atikamekw Nation for creating culturally appropriate youth protection plan for members of Manawan and Wemotaci communities

The Council of the Atikamekw Nation becomes the first First Nations organization in Quebec to create and run such a system January 30, 2018      Ottawa, ON      Department of Indigenous Services Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott, offers her congratulations to the Council of the Atikamekw Nation and the Manawan and Wemotaci communities, who celebrated the signing of […]

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Canada, GNWT and Doi T’oh Territorial Park Corporation congratulate the Sahtu community on clean-up program along the Canol Trail, NWT

January 30, 2018      Tulita, NWT      Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to renewing the relationship with Indigenous peoples and closing socio-economic gaps in the North. Skill development programs like the wire clean-up both support communities’ sustainable economic development, and make the environment safer. Today the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous […]

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The Daily Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, November 2017 Real gross domestic product increased 0.4% in November, with widespread growth across industries as 17 of 20 industrial sectors increased. Continue reading  Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, December 2017 The Industrial Product Price Index edged down 0.1% in December, mainly due to lower prices for energy […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2018190 Views

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Clement Chartier – President, Metis National Council

NationTalk Scene @ at the recent Institute on Governance (IOG) Nation to Nation Summit in Ottawa speaks with Clement Chartier who discusses the importance of economic development, employment, Metis rights reconciliation and continued discussions with the crown. Please visit www.metisnation.ca

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College Of The Rockies Hosting Annual Open House

College of the Rockies is hosting the annual Open House for community members and prospective students on Wednesday, February 7 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Cranbrook main campus. This year’s Open House will be jam-packed with a wide variety of activities and information. College of the Rockies’ Recruitment Officer Jennifer Inglis says, […]

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U of S SCI-FI Camps funding boost will immerse youth in STEM

SASKATOON – The College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will receive approximately $165,000 in new funding to support SCI-FI Camps, with the goal of engaging underrepresented youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs. Jan 30, 2018 Actua, which provides STEM education programs to Canadian youth, made the […]

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Budget invests in seniors, youth and the economy – Government of NB

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The 2018-19 provincial budget tabled in the legislature today focuses on investments in seniors, youth employment and economic competitiveness. “This is a budget that works for all New Brunswickers,” said Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. “Your government puts communities and families first, protecting the vulnerable and investing in our young people and our […]

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Forest industry and Canadian Council of Forest Ministers open applications for sixth annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth

January 30, 2018 Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) are proud to open applications for the seventh annual Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth program. Since 2012, the Skills Award for Aboriginal Youth has been recognizing exceptional Aboriginal youth who go above and beyond to support their communities […]

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Apply now! Funding available to support BC Family Day activities

Jan. 30, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia is providing $250,000 in Family Day funding to support free community-based family events during the BC Family Day weekend. Municipal or regional district recreation departments and First Nations bands and councils are eligible to apply for a grant of up to $1,000 to help cover […]

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Koskie Minsky and Cooper Regel (a member of Masuch Albert LLP) Bring Indian Hospitals Class Action

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2018 – On January 25, 2018, Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto, with Cooper Regel (a member of Masuch Albert LLP) in Sherwood Park, Alberta, commenced a class action against the Attorney General of Canada on behalf of patients and family members regarding the Canadian Government’s operation of Indian Hospitals. The action’s representative […]

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School division, CUMFI renew partnership on Métis teachings – Saskatoon Public Schools

Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. (CUMFI) and Saskatoon Public Schools have signed a new partnership to formalize their work to bring Métis history and teachings to all students in the school division. An event held Jan. 30 at Westmount Community School saw representatives from both organizations sign a Memorandum of Understanding. While the organizations have […]

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NAN Celebrates Education Milestones

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) today celebrated milestones for Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Education & Training Institute on the opening day of the NAN Chiefs Winter Assembly in Thunder Bay. “I am pleased to celebrate the renaming of Oshki-Pimache-O-Win to ‘Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute’ in honour of Chanie Wenjack,” said Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler. “This […]

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Provincial Government Plans Co-Management Approach to Conserve Labrador Caribou – Government of NL

January 30, 2018 Based on the recommendation of Labrador Indigenous governments and organizations, the Provincial Government will not be listing the George River and Torngat Mountains caribou herds as endangered at this time. Recognizing the urgent need to secure a long-term plan for the recovery of the herds, government is working closely with Indigenous governments […]

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Indian Arts Research Center at School for Advanced Research Seeking Applicants for Paid Museum Internships

The School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) offers two nine-month internships (September 1–May 31) to individuals who are recent college graduates, current graduate students, or junior museum professionals interested in furthering their professional museum experience and enhancing their intellectual capacity for contributing to the expanding field and discourse of museum studies. The […]

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Additional measures being developed to protect B.C.’s environment from spills

Jan. 30, 2018 VICTORIA – The provincial government is proposing a second phase of regulations to improve preparedness, response and recovery from potential spills. The first phase of the regulations, approved in October 2017, established a standard of preparedness, response and recovery necessary to protect B.C.’s environment. With some exceptions for B.C. oil and gas […]

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates issue statement on Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2018  – As a national organization of provincial and territorial child and youth advocates, the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) finds Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts, which takes effect in July 2018, concerning in […]

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NATIONAL CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE BULLETIN – Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Child and Family Services

NATIONAL CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE BULLETIN – Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Child and Family Services January 30, 2018 First Nations, Inuit and Métis, Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments Meeting on Child Welfare Reform On January 25 and 26, First Nations leaders, Elders and child welfare experts and advocates gathered with Métis and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2018302 Views

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