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The Daily Friday, October 19, 2018

Consumer Price Index, September 2018 The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.2% year over year in September, following a 2.8% increase in August. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the CPI was down 0.1% in September, after rising 0.1% in August. Continue reading  Retail trade, August 2018 Retail sales declined 0.1% to $50.8 billion in […]

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The changing nature of Canada’s Indigenous community

Credits: MunicipalWorld Gabrielle Scrimshaw, Indigenous entrepreneur, activist, and speaker, chats with Municipal World CEO Susan Gardner about the shifting demographics of Canada’s Indigenous community. With 50 percent of Indigenous people in Canada living in cities, and 400,000 Indigenous youth about to enter the workforce, we need to have important conversations – about Aboriginal history, reaching […]

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UBCIC: Open Letter to Ministers Carolyn Bennett and Jody Wilson-Raybould – Historical Losses and What Is Owed: The Need for Transparency Regarding Canada’s Liabilities in First Nations Land Claims

October 18, 2018 Dear Ministers Bennett and Wilson-Raybould, We write today to call on you to demonstrate your government’s public commitments to transparency and the renewal of Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples by disclosing how Canada calculates its contingent liabilities regarding Indigenous Nations’ land claims – and by affirming your government’s intention to fulfill its […]

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Governor General of Canada and Minister Monsef recognize great contribution of six Canadian women to gender equality

From: Status of Women Canada October 18, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Status of Women Canada Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, announced the recipients of the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case for 2018. These outstanding Canadian women are: Rina Arseneault – Fredericton, NB Shirley Cuillierrier – […]

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AB Government: Preventing violence, creating healthy communities

Oct 18, 2018 The Alberta government is taking action to prevent family violence by supporting organizations that address the causes and create local solutions. Organizations can now apply for Family and Community Safety Program grants that support their work to prevent family and sexual violence, promote healthy relationships and create inclusive communities. Successful projects work […]

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OTF: Supporting Youth and Families Across Ontario

Today, the Youth Opportunities Fund announced the deadlines for three grant streams that aim to support projects improving the wellbeing of children, youth, and families facing systemic barriers. The Youth Innovations Stream invests in the work of grassroots groups that are youth-led or youth-adult partnerships by funding projects that test an idea or grow a […]

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VIU Library Receives a Grant to Digitize Canada’s Historical Narratives of Exploration

October 18, 2018 The narratives of Canada’s journey of exploration will be shared with the online world through the digitization of Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Special Collections archives. VIU is one of 21 successful candidates from 213 applications to receive funding from Libraries and Archives Canada (LAC) and the National Heritage Digitization Strategy (NHDS)to digitize […]

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Statement from Ministers Bennett, Philpott and Monsef on the National Moose Hide Campaign Gathering and Day of Fasting

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Ottawa, Ontario (October 18, 2018) – The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, together with the Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, and the Minister of Status of Women, Maryam Monsef, issued the following statement today: “Today at the National Moose Hide Campaign Gathering and Day of Fasting, […]

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City of Burnaby Demands Trans Mountain Stop Construction

17 October 2018, Coast Salish territory (Burnaby, BC) Trans Mountain Corporation must stop construction at the Burnaby Mountain tank farm, says the City of Burnaby in a submission to the National Energy Board. The Trans Mountain tank farm construction site should have been shut down with the rest of the construction activity on the pipeline and tanker project […]

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Media Advisory – Canadian Mental Health Association brings its annual meeting of the minds on mental health to Montréal

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 18, 2018  – In its 100th anniversary year, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will hold its third annual three-day Mental Health for All Conference (MH4A 2018) in Montréal, Québec from October 22-24, 2018. The national event, themed Ahead by a Century: The Shape of Things to Come, brings together national leaders, front-line workers, people […]

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B.C. government helping communities manage urban deer

Press Release Oct. 18, 2018 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is providing up to $100,000 to local governments and First Nations communities to help fund urban deer management projects. Under the 2018-19 Provincial Urban Deer Cost-share Program, communities and First Nations involved in urban deer activities or research into population control methods are invited to […]

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Conestoga community celebrates cultural diversity

October 18, 2018 The Conestoga community kicked off Celebrating Cultural Diversity Week on October 15 with opening ceremonies at the Doon campus. The week-long event is presented by Student Engagement in partnership with various college service areas to celebrate Conestoga’s diverse student population. During the opening ceremonies, Julia Villemaire, International Services coordinator, said Conestoga’s international […]

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Governor General to Honour Remarkable Canadians in Regina

October 18, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present honours to Canadians in celebration of their incredible achievements and contributions. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. (CST), at the RCMP Academy “Depot” Division, in Regina, Saskatchewan. Close to 40 remarkable Canadians […]

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Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Legacy Space officially launched at Dalhousie

October 18, 2018 A designated space dedicated to providing accurate information about Indigenous history and the journey of reconciliation — that’s the concept behind the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Legacy Space program. On Thursday, October 11, a large crowd gathered to officially launch a Legacy Space at Dalhousie University. The space consists of the […]

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Statistics Canada launches crowdsourcing consultation on new Centre for Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Statistics

OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2018  – As part of its commitment to meet evolving information needs, Statistics Canada has launched a crowdsourcing site to obtain input from Canadians on the new Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Statistics hub. The hub serves as a focal point for data produced by the new Centre for Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Statistics, which […]

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Camosun’s exchange with New Zealand Maoris promotes international Indigenous education

October 16, 2018 Camosun Indigenous Education Chair Todd Ormiston was thrilled to take his recent Maori guests from New Zealand to their first ice hockey game in Canada. “They were amazed at how intense it was,” he says. “They said to me afterwards, ‘we got it all—goals, overtime and a shootout!’ They’d never been outside […]

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New Indigenous Studies program at York U dares to be different

TORONTO, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 – York University’s new Indigenous Studies program, launched today, will give students the opportunity to engage with Indigenous ceremonies, choose experiential knowledge courses that will enable them to study an Indigenous language or work with traditional knowledge keepers to learn about land-based knowledge and cultural practices. The new program in […]

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Library and Archives Canada offers financial assistance to preserve and share your histories and documentary heritage

From: Library and Archives Canada October 18, 2018 Library and Archives Canada announced today the launch of the 2019–2020 funding cycle for its Documentary Heritage Communities Program. Since this program was introduced in 2015, some 130 organizations have taken advantage of the financial assistance provided to enhance their capacity to sustainably preserve, share and highlight […]

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VIU: Indigenous Students Embrace Success in EleV Partnership

October 17, 2018 Last fall, VIU became part of EleV, a new collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, the Rideau Hall Foundation, Yukon College and Indigenous communities. The first of its kind in Canada, this learning partnership aims to better support Indigenous learners in their post-secondary educational journeys and beyond by removing barriers and providing wrap-around […]

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Canada Invests in Bioheat Conversion Technology for Indigenous Peoples

From: Natural Resources Canada October 17, 2018 – Kitimat, British Columbia – Natural Resources Canada The Government of Canada is committed to pursuing investments that use our resources — Canada’s natural advantage — to enhance economic competitiveness while protecting our environment. This includes investments in emerging technologies that tap into the vast potential of forest-based […]

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Government of Canada response to The Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs: From the Ashes: Re-imagining Fire Safety and Emergency Management in Indigenous Communities

INTRODUCTION The Government of Canada thanks the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs (the Committee) for its study and for developing recommendations to improve fire safety and emergency management on reserve. The Government of Canada welcomes the eleven recommendations set out in the Committee’s Report, From the Ashes: Reimagining Fire Safety […]

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Nomination Period for NTI Elections for Vice President

(October 18th, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut)  Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) Chief Returning Officer Nancy Karetak-Lindell today announced that the nomination period for NTI Election for Vice President runs from October 29 – November 2, 2018.  Nomination forms can be obtained from the chief returning officer, community liaison officer, or from NTI’s website once the nomination […]

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IRC – Get Out On The Land: Apply Now For NWT On The Land Collaborative Funding

October 17, 2018 Applications are now being accepted by the NWT On The Land Collaborative for funding and other resources to help your community or organization get out on the land!​ Learn More About The NWT On The land Collaborative The Collaborative supports projects that: Get people out on the land Connect community members to their […]

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BC Government: Premier’s statement on Persons Day

Oct. 18, 2018 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement to mark Persons Day: “Today, we recognize the bravery and determination of five inspiring women: Emily Murphy, Louise McKinney, Irene Parlby, Nellie McClung and Henrietta Muir Edwards. These women fought hard for women’s right to be recognized as persons under Canadian law […]

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Youth conference in Rankin Inlet

The Government of Nunavut Department of Education, in partnership with the Canadian Red Cross, held the Power for the Positive Youth conference in Rankin Inlet from October 11 to 12, 2018. The conference fostered student leadership and promoted student wellness. Workshops focused on hope and connection, and steps to develop healthy relationships. It also taught […]

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Unifor: New radio ads encourage reconciliation in rural Saskatchewan

October 18, 2018 REGINA—Unifor has published a new radio ad targeting non-Indigenous Canadians living in rural Saskatchewan. “There cannot be two Saskatchewans—reconciliation with First Nations is the path forward for a safe and prosperous province that includes everyone,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. “Our ads speak to the need for non-Indigenous Canadians to acknowledge […]

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Statement on National Moose Hide Campaign Gathering and Day of Fasting

October 18, 2018 – On behalf of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Commissioner Brian Eyolfson made the following statement in recognition of the National Moose Hide Campaign Gathering and Day of Fasting: “The devastation caused by the national tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, 2SLQBTQQIA people is […]

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Persons Day: Statement from Premier Notley

Oct 18, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement, as Canadians mark Persons Day: “It’s been less than a century since the Persons Case. Just one lifetime ago, Canadian women were denied many of the basic rights and privileges we take for granted today. “That changed because five women from Alberta dared to challenge […]

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Manitoba Launches Review of Manitoba Hydro Development of Keeyask, Bipole III Projects

October 18, 2018 The Manitoba government has appointed Gordon Campbell to conduct an economic review of the development of two major Manitoba Hydro projects, Crown Services Minister Colleen Mayer announced today. “Mr. Campbell has been appointed pursuant to The Manitoba Evidence Act to review the planning and decision-making processes relating to the Keeyask Generation Project […]

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45th Annual Gathering of Quebec Native Women

As stipulated in the constitution and the regulations of Québec Native Women governing the procedure and functioning of its gatherings, members of the Association are invited to the 45th Annual Gathering, which will take place at the Sheraton Laval Hotel, 2440 Laurentian Autoroute (Québec) on November 17 and 18, 2018 from 9:30 am to 4 […]

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2018 Minister’s Medal Awards Honouring Excellence in Health Quality and Safety

October 17, 2018 Toronto — Robin Martin, Parliamentary Assistant to Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, presented the 2018 Minister’s Medals at the Health Quality Transformation conference. “It was my pleasure to have handed out the prestigious awards on behalf of Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care […]

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NT Government: Report of the Director of Child and Family Services Released

October 17, 2018 The Minister of Health and Social Services tabled the Annual Report of the Director of Child and Family Services 2017-2018 yesterday in the Legislative Assembly. The annual report presents statistics and highlights trends in the delivery of child and family services across the Northwest Territories. Similar to previous reports, the 2017-2018 report […]

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Media advisory: Robert Falcon-Ouellette, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre, to highlight success of Eagle Urban Transition Centre in supporting First Nations children in Winnipeg

From: Indigenous Services Canada Winnipeg, Manitoba — Please be advised that MP Robert Falcon-Ouellette, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will join Grand Chief Arlen Dumas of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs to highlight the success of the Eagle Urban Transition Centre in supporting First Nations children living off reserve […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201826 Views

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The Daily Thursday, October 18, 2018

October 18, 2018 Employment Insurance, August 2018 In August, 464,700 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, down 7,400 (-1.6%) from the previous month. Continue reading Violent victimization of Canadians with mental health-related disabilities, 2014 People with mental health-related disabilities experience more repeat violence, more violence at the hands of someone they know, and live with […]

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Surprise Marriage Proposal at National Indigenous Cultural Expo 2018

Credits: Drum Hop Express One of the highlights of the weekend, Darrell Brertton Jr. proposed to Tima Potts and she said YES! This was the first year that the National Indigenous Cultural Expo or N.I.C.E. powwow was held at the Edmonton Expo center. With 2500 dancers daily, champion drum groups and highlights such as these, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201857 Views

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Ogichidaa Extends Heartfelt Condolences to the Families and Community of Big Grassy First Nation

October 17, 2018 Ogichidaa Kavanaugh expressed a deep sense of shock and sadness with the tragedy that has happened at Big Grassy First Nation. On Monday morning the Office of the Ogichidaa and Grand Council Treaty#3 was alerted to a boating tragedy that involved community members from Big Grassy First Nation. “I want to share […]

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Imagine a Canada 2019 Launches

The NCTR is calling all young people from across the country from kindergarten to grade 12 to lead our nation through Reconciliation. Imagine a Canada is a great way for young people to see themselves not just as concerned citizens but also as transformative citizens; to empower them to be the change they want to […]

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OAH: World Homeless Day – Braving the Rain

October 17, 2018 – On October 10th, 2018, Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) honoured World Homeless Day by having a 24-hour Sacred Fire. This is the first teepee and traditional spirit fire to go up at Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) in Bawating (Sault Ste. Marie). Surrounded by staff, the Sacred Fire was lit at […]

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs urges Province of Manitoba to consult with First Nations on cannabis framework

Treaty One Territory, MB – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) recognizes that cannabis becomes legal tomorrow in Manitoba. The AMC has been working to prepare for this milestone for some time. “We have informed the Province of Manitoba several times that they must consult with First Nations. The province does not have the jurisdiction […]

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NOSM appoints new Director of Indigenous Affairs

October 17, 2018 The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Joseph LeBlanc as the Director of Indigenous Affairs, effective October 15, 2018. LeBlanc is a life-long Northern Ontarian and member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory. Passionate about community health and well-being, he has experience working for a diverse […]

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B.C.’s young entrepreneurs learn through Rock My Business Plan

Oct. 17, 2018 VICTORIA – Young aspiring business owners in British Columbia will receive an opportunity to gain skills that will help them launch successful businesses. The Province is providing $100,000 to support Futurpreneur Canada’s Rock My Business Plan 2018-19 workshops in six communities, including Cranbrook, Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Prince George and Quesnel. Through these […]

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Northern Training Division Marks Third Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core Induction in Chapleau

October 17, 2018 CHAPLEAU, ON: Northern Training Division is pleased to announce the successful third student induction for its Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core program in partnership with Goldcorp Porcupine Gold Mines Borden Gold Project. Eight new students have begun the 17 week program aimed at helping to both offer students useful and transferable […]

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FAQ reacts to Supreme Court decision on consultation of Indigenous groups before introducing legislations

Kahnawake, Octobre 16th, 2018 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) denounces the decision of  the  Supreme Court of Canada stating that federal ministers have no legal obligation to consult with Indigenous groups when developing legislation. This decision was made following the Mikisew Cree First Nation’s appeal against the federal government in connection to the passage in […]

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Ten years of growth at the University of Regina

October 16, 2018 It’s official – the University of Regina has achieved 10 consecutive years of increased student enrolment. The 15,568 students registered for classes this Fall are a 1.9 per cent increase from the 15,276 students registered in Fall 2017 and a 33 per cent increase from the 11,664 students registered in Fall 2008. […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 17, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: “Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we join people around the world to reflect on the progress we have made to end poverty, and acknowledge the work that we […]

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VIU And McGill Partner To Create Learning And Research Opportunities In Indigenous Studies

Vancouver Island University and McGill University sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore how the institutions can work together to engage in research and academic exchanges for faculty and students in Indigenous education and Indigenous studies. A deep and shared commitment to supporting the recommendations of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) have led […]

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Laurentian’s Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health co-hosts national ergonomics conference

(2018-10-16) The Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) at Laurentian University recently partnered with the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) to bring the 49th annual ACE Conference to Sudbury from October 15-18, 2018. A first for Northern Ontario, the joint conference explores the many ways both ergonomics and health and safety comprehension […]

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Media advisory: Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women Meeting in Whitehorse

From: Status of Women Canada Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women are convening in Whitehorse this week for their 36th annual meeting. Ministers will be holding a joint media availability to discuss outcomes of these meetings. The details are as follows: Date: Friday, October 19, 2018 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: […]

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U of Lethbridge: University hosts Crossing Boundaries and IAST 2018, a Collaborative Symposium

Leaders, researchers and students throughout Western Canada, representing 13 universities, in the areas of interactive arts, sciences, and technology will meet on the University of Lethbridge campus October 25-27, for Crossing Boundaries and IAST 2018, a Collaborative Symposium. The three-day symposium, featuring presentations, performances, displays, lectures and cluster meetings aims to capture a wide audience. […]

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Minister Philpott joins Secwépemc Nation in signing ceremony on Child and Family Services reform

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release October 17, 2018 – Kamloops, BC – Indigenous Services Canada Improving the well-being of Indigenous children and families is a shared priority for the Government of Canada and partners. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, joined the Secwépemc Nation in a signing ceremony for a Memorandum […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 201823 Views

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