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Implementing Recommendations of Ontario’s 10-year Review of the Endangered Species Act & Launching $4.5M Species at Risk Stewardship Program

April 18, 2019 Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Ontario’s government is protecting what matters most by ensuring plants and animals at risk of disappearing from Ontario will endure through an improved provincial stewardship approach. Following the government’s 10-year review consultations this past winter of the province’s Endangered Species Act, the province is improving […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201911 Views

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VIU Partners with Elementary Schools on Body Mapping Projects

April 18, 2019 The University is reaching out to young students while they are still in the K-12 system to help instill a desire to continue with their education as part of outreach efforts through the EleV learning partnership, which aims to better support Indigenous learners throughout their post-secondary journeys. Terrence Good feels happy when […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201914 Views

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United Conservatives: Election Victory Speech

Thank you!! Friends, today our great province has sent a message to Canada and the world: Alberta is open for business! This democratic decision is a message to all of those Albertans who are struggling. To the unemployed, to those who have given up, to the small business owners barely hanging on, to the young […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201910 Views

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World’s Freshwater Laboratory Launches New Project to Revolutionize How We Protect Canada’s Lakes

WINNIPEG, April 18, 2019—To mark this Monday’s Earth Day, the world’s freshwater laboratory is launching an unprecedented two-year project to determine how new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, can revolutionize how we protect the environment. IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA), just four hours east of Winnipeg, will be taking its 51-year dataset—one of the longest and […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201911 Views

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APTN’s Karyn Pugliese joining Ryerson School of Journalism

APTN’s Karyn Pugliese joining Ryerson School of Journalism On behalf of FCAD Dean Charles Falzon, I am delighted to announce that two distinguished journalists will be joining us as tenure-stream faculty. Sonya Fatah will join us as of July 1, 2019 and Karyn Pugliese will arrive in January 2020. SONYA FATAH For the last two […]

by pmnationtalk on April 22, 201920 Views

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Premier McLeod Announces Senior Management Appointment

April 18, 2019 Premier Bob McLeod today announced the appointment of Mr. Sandy Kalgutkar as Associate Deputy Minister of Infrastructure. Mr. Kalgutkar will assume his position effective May 13, 2019. In his new role, Mr. Kalgutkar will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of major infrastructure projects of critical significance to the long-term […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201913 Views

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Seasonal officers added to B.C. Conservation Officer Service

April 18, 2019 VICTORIA – Fresh out of Lethbridge College, Marc Plamondon tingled with excitement when he was offered a six-month position as a seasonal conservation officer in B.C. Working as a conservation officer (CO) was something he had thought about since Grade 10. A seasonal position in Terrace was the perfect opportunity to get […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201911 Views

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AIAI Education Scholarship 2019

The AIAI Education Scholarship Award was created in 2011 to promote and recognize a Post Secondary student who overcame obstacles while pursuing his/her Post Secondary education journey. Deadline to apply is May 10th, 2019 Any applications received after 4:30pm on May 10, 2019 will not be considered. All interested students please submit your application to […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201913 Views

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Yukon Women in Mining receives support for Yukon Mining Days events

April 18, 2019 The Government of Yukon is providing Yukon Women in Mining with $68,000 for Yukon Mining Days events taking place across the territory. The first events will take place in Watson Lake on May 13 and in Ross River on May 15. Additional events are planned for Mayo and Carmacks in September, with […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201914 Views

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CapU announces plans for an innovative Indigenous Digital Accelerator (IDA) project

April 18, 2019 NORTH VANCOUVER B.C. – Capilano University is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Western Economic Diversification Canada to develop an innovative Indigenous Digital Accelerator (IDA) project at CapU’s North Vancouver campus. Expected to launch in 2020, and located in CapU’s planned Creative Tech Community, the IDA will provide resources […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201915 Views

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Ontario Supporting Child Care Professionals

Province Continues Wage Enhancement for Child Care Sector April 18, 2019 Ministry of Education Ontario’s government is protecting what matters most through support for child care professionals that will ensure our province provides the very best child care options for parents and families. Eligible staff working in a licensed child care program or agency will […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201911 Views

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Government of Saskatchewan/Saskatchewan RCMP: Saskatchewan Crime Watch Expansion

April 18, 2019 Province-wide, Saskatchewan The Saskatchewan Crime Watch Advisory Network is expanding to include central and northern Saskatchewan. The network allows RCMP detachment commanders to send text messages, emails or phone calls to residents with information about criminal activity in their area. Residents can then contact the police with tips related to the advisory. […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201911 Views

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RDC commits to Indigenous education and opportunities by signing CICan Indigenous Education Protocol

April 18, 2019 Red Deer College officially recognized its responsibility to Indigenous education today with the signing of the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Indigenous Education Protocol. “This is a very important day for Red Deer College because it demonstrates our commitment and responsibility to Indigenous learners and partners from across this region,” says Joel […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201914 Views

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Northern/NorthMart customers get Greener for Tomorrow and reap the rewards

Winnipeg, MB, April 22, 2019 – Northern and NorthMart’s northern customers who gave up plastic bags are going to see $379,000 come back to their communities through the Greener Tomorrow program. The program helps reduce communities’ use of plastic bags by encouraging the use of reusable bags. It started when Northern and Northmart gave every […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201912 Views

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Canada and B.C. to bring clean energy to the Peace region

April 18, 2019 VANCOUVER – Investing in infrastructure that brings clean electricity to Canadian businesses, including those in remote and northern communities, helps create good middle-class jobs, a low-carbon economy and greener communities. Amarjeet Sohi, federal Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf of François-Philippe Champagne, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined by John […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201916 Views

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Sphinx and SOQUEM continue to intersect zinc mineralization in all drill holes on the Calumet-Sud project

Montréal, April 18, 2019 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: SFX) and SOQUEM Inc., a subsidiary of Ressources Québec, are pleased to announce the analytical results of 14 additional holes drill holes, out of a total of 29 holes drilled in January along the 1,500 m- long zinciferous zone (see press releases of 15 November […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201910 Views

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BC Ferries celebrates Earth Day with the return of The Spirit of Vancouver Island

April 18, 2019 Vessel returns to service after a mid-life upgrade including a conversion to natural gas VICTORIA – Just in time for Earth Day, the Spirit of Vancouver Island returns to service today following its mid-life upgrade, with the ability to now operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG). The ship is the second Spirit […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201915 Views

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Hot Docs 2019 Review: nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up – The GATE

A multilayered look at Indigenous issues in Canada, one family’s painful fight for justice, and emboldened racism in the age of social media, Hot Docs’ 2019 opening film nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up looks at the bigger picture behind one of the most controversial murder trials in recent memory. In the summer of 2016 and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 20198 Views

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Tervita Corporation Announces Timing of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter 2019 Results and Conference Call Details

CALGARY, ALBERTA (April 18, 2019) – Tervita Corporation (“Tervita”, the “Company”) (TSX:TEV) announced today that it expects to release the results for the three months ended March 31, 2019 after market close on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Interim Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis will be posted to Tervita’s website and SEDAR following the release. […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201912 Views

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Nearly 400 Football Fields worth of Land Reclaimed by the end of 2019 at Victor Mine

Apr 18, 2019 Picture a National Football League (NFL) field, and then picture 374 of them back to back. That is how much land the Victor Mine reclamation team will have revegetated at the end of 2019 since reclamation work began at the mine in 2014, making up 44 per cent of the mine’s total […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201910 Views

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Strikepoint Acquires the High-Grade Willoughby Property in the Golden Triangle

Vancouver, BC – April 17, 2019 – Further to its news release dated March 20, 2019, StrikePoint Gold Inc. (SKP:TSX.V)(STKXF:OTCQB) is pleased to announce that it has closed on the acquisition of the Willoughby Property from ArcWest Exploration. The property is situated about 30 kilometres east of Stewart, B.C., and 20 kilometres northeast of Strikepoint’s […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201911 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Earth Day

Ottawa, Ontario – April 22, 2019 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Earth Day: “On Earth Day, we come together with people around the world to celebrate the planet we share. We also take stock of the significant challenges facing our environment – climate change first among them. “People around the globe […]

by pnationtalk on April 22, 201916 Views

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Indigenous culture – Questions and answers with David Saint-Jacques live from space

Credits: Canadian Space Agency 2019-04-15 – During a videoconference with youth gathered at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques answers the following question, live from the International Space Station: Why was it important for you to include Indigenous people and culture on your journey to space? (Credits: Canadian Space […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 201932 Views

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BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee Statement on the Defeat of Bill S-215, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (Sentencing for Violent Offences Against Aboriginal Women)

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – April 18, 2019) – BC Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Terry Teegee released the following statement regarding the defeat of Bill S-215, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (Sentencing for Violent Offences Against Aboriginal Women). “The BC Assembly of First Nations is deeply disappointed that Bill […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201951 Views

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MNO: Métis artists collaborate on fur trade display

April 18, 2019 Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens enjoy nothing more than a good challenge. So when the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries requested Métis artwork for their offices in Port Elgin, Ont. the call went out for help. The theme of the display would be the fur trade. To no one’s surprise, the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201934 Views

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Government of Canada investment supports economic diversification in Yukon

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Federal government investments to strengthen northern economy April 18, 2019 – Whitehorse, Yukon – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Economic diversification and growth are key to ensuring a strong and resilient economy in the North. This is why the Government of Canada is investing over $4.3M in sixteen […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201933 Views

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SK Government: Contest Winner Helps Kick Off National Immunization Awareness Week

April 18, 2019 Iain MacKenzie, a Grade 6 student at Regina Christian School knows why immunizations are important. “Immunizations are important because without them we would be much more susceptible to potentially fatal diseases,” MacKenzie said. “I feel it is my responsibility to be immunized so that those who can’t have vaccines can still be […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201930 Views

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The Prime Minister announces a change in the senior ranks of the Public Service

April 18, 2019 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following change in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Marta Morgan, currently Deputy Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, becomes Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, effective May 6, 2019. Biographical notes Marta Morgan NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201935 Views

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BC Government: Programs target those who commit violence in relationships

April 18, 2019 VICTORIA – Prevention and intervention programs for perpetrators of domestic violence is the focus of nearly $300,000 in funding that is being awarded to 10 community organizations throughout the province. “Our government continues to work collaboratively with partners in the community to ensure the safety of women, children and anyone who is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201933 Views

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CMHC: Investing in Innovative Housing Solutions – Eleven Solutions Lab Proposals to Receive Funding Through the NHS Solutions Labs

April 18, 2019 Finding solutions to housing challenges such as affordability, social inclusion, Northern and remote supports, Indigenous housing provision, and environmental sustainability is key to ensuring that more Canadians have access housing that meets their needs and that they can afford. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201943 Views

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MB Government: Provincial Tourism Strategy Aims to Grow Sector

April 18, 2019 The Manitoba government, Travel Manitoba and the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce have launched a new provincial tourism strategy aimed at increasing tourist expenditures to $2.2 billion by 2022, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “There is significant demand for the types of travel experiences Manitoba can offer, including northern […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201923 Views

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City of Kingston: Review Belle Park Master Plan at upcoming open house

April 18, 2019 – The City will be presenting the Belle Park Master Plan for review at an upcoming open house at Belle Park. Drop in to see the Master Plan and chat with City staff at the Belle Park clubhouse, 731 Montreal St., during the following dates and times: Wednesday, May 1 from 10 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201921 Views

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Media Advisory – Launch of the Edmonton Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment

From: Correctional Service Canada April 18, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Correctional Service Canada Members of the media are invited to the official opening of the Correctional Service of Canada’s Edmonton Community Industry hosted by CORCAN and the Citizen Advisory Committees (Prairies). Date April 25, 2019 Time 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Opening ceremony and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201934 Views

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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan Sign 10-Year Housing Agreement

Families, Indigenous communities and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can count on long-term funding for community housing in Saskatchewan as a result of an agreement signed today by the federal and provincial governments. The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201931 Views

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KRPF Officers’ Quick Response Saves Woman’s Life

In Salluit, two officers of the Kativik Regional Police Force (KRPF) rescued a woman from a life threatening situation on March 26, 2019. Constables Mathieu Verret-Dion and Frederik Grenier were responding to a distress call with very limited information. Using their field experience, the two police officers were able to piece together the partial information […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201972 Views

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Recent Environmental Assessment Announcements Positive for Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Oil & Gas Industry

(St. John’s, NL – April 18, 2019) Recent announcements regarding exploration activity offshore Newfoundland and Labrador should have a positive impact on Noia members, the offshore industry, and the entire province. Yesterday, Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Regan, announced that two offshore exploration programs were released from the environmental review process. One is an ExxonMobil […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201931 Views

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Town of Canmore’s commitment to reconciliation

April 17, 2019 In October 2017, the Town of Canmore committed to play a role in advancing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action. Almost two years in, Canmore’s experience shows the importance of ongoing efforts to make reconciliation part of a community’s life. Examples of the Town’s initiatives to-date include: To advance […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201927 Views

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Forests Ontario: James S. Miller Memorial Scholarship

April 12, 2019 Available to all students in Northern Ontario who are now in their final year of high school and intend to enter their first year of post-secondary education in natural resources or a related field commencing in the fall following their high school graduation. Students are eligible for the $1,000 James S. Miller […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201930 Views

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Winnipeg- Calgary- Whitehorse – APTN Hosts 2019 Indigenous Day Live Celebrations in Three Cities

Winnipeg- Calgary- Whitehorse – APTN Hosts 2019 Indigenous Day Live Celebrations in Three Cities April 18, 2019, Winnipeg, Manitoba – National Indigenous Peoples Day is right around the corner, and that can mean only one thing: Indigenous Day Live is almost here! On Saturday, June 22, APTN will host Indigenous Day Live in Winnipeg, Whitehorse […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201948 Views

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CNA campus unveils art to represent awareness, healing

April 18, 2019 HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL – College of the North Atlantic (CNA) students of the Aboriginal Bridging program, and Lisa Learning, an indigenous artist from Labrador, have collaborated on a new addition to the lobby at Happy Valley-Goose Bay campus. A painted mural – ‘Flight of Resilience’ – is the culmination of the reconciliation project, […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201933 Views

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NU Government: Let’s Be Aware community visits

The Let’s Be Aware / Ujjiqsuqta team will visit communities in April and May to talk about the responsible use of alcohol: Qikiqtarjuaq, April 27 to 30, 2019 Pangnirtung, May 1 to 3, 2019 If your group or organization is interested in hosting a Let’s Be Aware event, please email responsiblenunavut@gov.nu.ca or ujjiqsuqta@gov.nu.ca. For more information about Let’s […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201924 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for women’s organizations in Manitoba

Eleven organizations across Manitoba are receiving funding to ensure women’s and Indigenous organizations can continue providing essential supports to women and their families April 18, 2019 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201928 Views

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New First Nations Report Details Groundbreaking Dialogue around Native Stewardship of Lands, Natural Resources and Sacred Sites

LONGMONT, Colorado (April 18, 2019) – In November 2018 in Denver, Colorado, First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) convened representatives of 15 tribes and Native nonprofit organizations alongside natural resource professionals and experts in Native law and policy to begin a dialogue. That dialogue was about tribal stewardship of land, natural resources and sacred sites. […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201931 Views

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Premier’s statement on DFO Fraser River chinook management

April 17, 2019 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has released the following statement regarding Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s decision on Fraser River chinook salmon management: “Wild salmon are an iconic species. They are vital to Indigenous communities and local economies up and down the coast. “The measures taken by Fisheries and Oceans Canada will have […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201921 Views

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NAN Congratulates Matawa on Education Funding

THUNDER BAY, ON (April 17, 2019 ): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, congratulates Matawa First Nations on today’s announcement of $16 million in federal funding for the Matawa Education and Care Centre: “On behalf of NAN, I congratulate the Chiefs of Matawa. The Chiefs of Matawa had […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201923 Views

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SK Government: State Of The Environment Report Focuses On Provincial Forests

April 17, 2019 The Ministry of Environment today released the State of the Environment 2019: A Focus on Forests.  It is the second comprehensive assessment of Saskatchewan’s provincial forests and stands as the province’s 2019 State of the Environment Report. The report assesses 24 diverse indicators of forest health, captured under four broad headings: productivity and […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201921 Views

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Faster, better access to team-based primary care coming to Prince George

April 17, 2019 PRINCE GEORGE – People in Prince George will soon have better access to team-based everyday health care, with the new Prince George Urgent and Primary Care Centre (UPCC) anticipated to open in June 2019 and the launch of a primary-care network (PCN). “This primary-care network and urgent primary-care centre will connect people […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201924 Views

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Canadian Heritage Announces Support for CMA Reconciliation Program

Ottawa, April 16, 2019 Karen Bachmann, president of the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) is pleased to announce the support of Canadian Heritage – through the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) – for the CMA Reconciliation Program. The project has its roots in the Truth and Reconciliation Call to Action 67: “We call upon the federal government to […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201919 Views

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Intergovernmental Meeting between Tłı̨chǫ Government and GNWT

BEHCHOKǪ̀, NT  (April 16, 2019) – Premier Bob McLeod, Minister Wally Schumann,  Minister Alfred Moses and Minister Glen Abernethy of the NWT Executive Council met with the Tłı̨chǫ Government Grand Chief George Mackenzie, Chief Clifford Daniels, Chief David Wedawin, Chief Charlie Football in Behchokǫ̀ on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The meeting focused on areas of […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201935 Views

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MJardin’s Atlantic Canada Facility Reaches Full Production Capacity in 4 Months

Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq First Nations, Halef Group, and MJardin Expect Sales License this Spring TORONTO, Canada and DENVER, Colorado, April 18, 2019 — MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or “the Company”) (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF), is pleased to announce that its joint-venture AtlantiCann Medical Inc. (“AMI”) facility located in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia has now reached […]

by pnationtalk on April 18, 201929 Views

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