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Sabina Plans Back River Project Re-Opening

Vancouver, BC – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. (SBB-T) (“Sabina” or the “Company”) announces that plans are now in place for a phased re-opening of the Back River project (“Back River” or the “Project”) in Nunavut, Canada. With a fully subscribed offering scheduled to close on June 3, 2020, the commencement of the deferred exploration […]

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The Daily Monday, June 1, 2020

Investment in building construction, March 2020 Total investment in building construction decreased 3.6% to $15.4 billion in March. Continue reading Gross domestic product by industry: Provinces and territories, 2019 Data on provincial and territorial real gross domestic product (GDP) by industry are now available for the year 2019. Continue reading Financial market statistics, April 2020 […]

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Additional funding for health, economic, and social support for Indigenous peoples

Credit:Justin Trudeau – Prime Minister of Canada May 29, 2020 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers remarks on additional funding for health, economic, and social support for Indigenous peoples and communities

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Students chosen for The Continued Spirit of Indigenous Studies Legacy Bursaries

The organizing committee of Anishinaabe Maanjidowin: The Continued Spirit of Indigenous Studies is pleased to share that 7 deserving Indigenous students have been chosen to receive The Continued Spirit of Indigenous Studies Legacy Bursaries. Because of the generosity of many surrounding the Anishinaabe Maanjidowin event, 5 of these bursaries were made available to students requiring […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202036 Views

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Edition No 10: COVID-19 Bulletin for First Nations and Indigenous Communities May 29, 2020

From:                  Isadore Day, CEO – Bimaadzwin Inc To:                        First Nation and Indigenous Communities Date:                    Friday. May 29, 2020 Re:                         COVID19 Weekly Publication – Issue #010 Welcome to the tenth edition of our weekly COVID-19 Bulletin for First Nations and Indigenous peoples. Every week, Bimaadzwin […]

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AB Government: Flood payment applications closing

Residents of northern Alberta who were evacuated due to spring floods have until 5 p.m. on June 5 to apply for an emergency evacuation payment. Announced on May 4, the Alberta government is providing one-time emergency financial assistance for spring flood evacuees to help them with costs while they were evacuated. Adults can receive $1,250 […]

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Ontario Opens Up COVID-19 Testing Across the Province

Strategy Expands Testing for General Public, Frontline Workers, First Responders and Workplaces May 29, 2020 TORONTO — As the province carefully and gradually reopens the economy, the Ontario government is implementing the next phase of its COVID-19 testing strategy to detect and quickly stop the spread of the virus. Testing will now be available to […]

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MB Government: Province Invests $300,000 in Education Programs for People with Dementia and Their Caregivers

May 29, 2020 The Manitoba government is providing $300,000 to provide education programs offered by the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba for individuals living with dementia and their families, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Dementia has a tremendous impact on families, the health-care system and our economy. Today, more than 23,000 […]

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CINA’s Nominate a Nurse or Midwife Campaign is now open!

Help us recognize amazing Indigenous nurses and midwives across Canada in 2020. Nominate someone you know (or yourself!) to be featured in CINA’s campaign. We will be featuring a different Indigenous nurse or midwife each month from June 2020 through December 2020. Submit your nominations to info@indigenousnurses.ca and answer the following questions: What is the name […]

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Temporary relief from certain regulatory filings available to registrants and unregistered capital markets participants due to COVID-19

May 29, 2020 Toronto – The securities regulatory authorities in Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan and Yukon (the participating jurisdictions) published temporary blanket relief for registrants and unregistered capital markets participants from certain financial statement and information delivery requirements, as a result […]

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SK Government: Government Invests Over Six Million Dollars To Upgrade Correctional Facilities

May 29, 2020 Today, the Ministry of Corrections and Policing and the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General announced approximately $6.3 million in upgrades to correctional facilities across the province. These projects are part of the Government of Saskatchewan’s $7.5 billion two-year capital plan to build a strong Saskatchewan and stimulate Saskatchewan’s economic recovery. “These […]

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QNW: Response to the announcement of $85 million in Federal funding for new shelters in communities

Kahnawake, May 29th, 2020 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement to provide $85 millions in funding to support new shelters for Indigenous women located in communities. It is indeed a recommendation that QNW had proposed before MMIW Inquiry, to the effect that there is an urgent need for new shelters in […]

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Conestoga granted almost $4.5M for applied research projects

Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning will receive close to $4.5M in federal research funding over the next 5 years to support four applied research projects focused on delivering innovative solutions for business and community challenges. Funding is provided through the College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program managed by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research […]

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Today’s Funding is Much Needed to Continue the Fight against COVID-19

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Today’s Funding is Much Needed to Continue the Fight against COVID-19 May 29, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Prime Minister’s announcement of new funding to fight COVID-19 in First Nations is much needed and welcome. Increased investments in health […]

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NCC: Letter from the Minister of Indigenous Services, Mark Miller

Back in March the NCC sent a letter to the Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Mark Miller telling him this is the time to support Canada’s Oil and Gas industry – to stop importing foreign oil and gas – that it should be a priority to use our own oil and gas to lift us out […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202035 Views

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AIAI: Federal Government to Stall on Actions for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Again

London, Ontario May 29th, 2020 – Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett recently announced that the Federal government would not be able to deliver on the 231 ‘calls for justice’ from Indigenous women’s groups.  Bennett, who initially stated that something would be ‘in the window’ by June now says that the COVID-19 pandemic has made this […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Quebec surpasses 50,000 cases; records 61 new deaths – Montreal Gazette

Top updates Canada reaches 88,856 cases, 6,918 deaths Provinces report rise in opioid overdose deaths No new taxes, Quebec finance minister pledges COVID-19 claims life of fifth Quebec health care worker Quebec records 61 new deaths, surpasses 50,000 cases Trudeau pledges help with care centres, and 10 sick days a year Canada extends ban on […]

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20 million masks to be distributed to Albertans

Government’s relaunch strategy includes providing free non-medical masks to Albertans who need them. A&W, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Ltd. and Tim Hortons are partnering with the Alberta government to distribute non-medical masks at no cost through their drive-thru locations across the province, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Distribution will start in early June. […]

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NOSM Announces New Associate Dean, Equity and Inclusion

Dr. Joseph LeBlanc has been appointed the School’s inaugural Associate Dean, Equity and Inclusion, beginning July 1, 2020 for a five-year term. Dr. LeBlanc has been NOSM’s Director, Indigenous Affairs since October 15, 2018. Dr. LeBlanc is a life-long Northern Ontarian and member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory. Before joining the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, […]

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Province Appoints Regional Health Authority Board Members

New Appointees Support Provision of Quality Health Care Across Manitoba: Friesen The Manitoba government has made several new appointments and reappointments to the boards of the five regional health authorities, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today. “Regional board members are crucial to ensuring the provision of safe, quality care and guide […]

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Minister Garneau announces updated measures for cruise ships and passenger vessels in Canadian waters up to October 31, 2020

From: Transport Canada May 29, 2020       Ottawa       Transport Canada The Government of Canada continues to monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impacts it is having on the marine and tourism sectors. Keeping Canadians and transportation workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic is Transport Canada’s top priority. Today, the Minister of […]

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U of G Part of National Project to Improve Food System’s Response to Crisis

May 28, 2020 From the earliest moments of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been questions and concerns around our food system. Canadians have seen a steady stream of stories about empty grocery store shelves, rising food bank use, excess food being dumped, fields left unplanted because of a lack of temporary foreign workers and meat […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202026 Views

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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Finance services update

28 May 2020 Good morning everyone. I am pleased to announce that the Government of Nunavut (GN) is launching a new program, the Nunavut Essential Workers Wage Premium. Through it, the GN will fund eligible employers to pay their lower-wage workers more for the hours they work. Employees who earn $20 or less per hour […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202032 Views

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Pauktuutit Statement on the Delay of the National Action Plan on Missing and Murdered Inuit Women and Girls (MMIWG)

May 28, 2020 OTTAWA – Today, Ms. Rebecca Kudloo, President of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, made the following statement on the delay of the MMIWG National Action Plan. “A year after the MMIWG Inquiry’s final report, it is very disappointing to find out that the National Action Plan on MMIWG will not be ready […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202038 Views

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YMP Scholarship Fund to Award $61,500 to Students in 2020

TORONTO, May 29, 2020  – Young Mining Professionals Scholarship Fund (“YMPSF”) is pleased to announce the continuation of its scholarship fund in 2020 with $61,500 in total donations from its partners Barrick Gold Corporation (“Barrick”), Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (“Agnico Eagle”), TD Bank, Kinross Gold Corporation (“Kinross”), IAMGOLD Corporation (“IAMGOLD”), Orefinders Resources Inc. (“Orefinders”), Mistango […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202040 Views

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imagineNATIVE Names New Executive Director as Jason Ryle Steps Down

Naomi Johnson Promoted from Associate Director Role TORONTO, 28 May 2020 – imagineNATIVE, the world’s largest presenter of Indigenous-made screen content, is announcing the appointment of Naomi Johnson as Executive Director, following the planned exit of long-time leader Jason Ryle, effective June 1, 2020. Naomi Johnson joined imagineNATIVE as Associate Director in June 2019, working […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202036 Views

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UBCIC – Registration Open: Hunting Rights, COVID-19, and the Path Forward – Webinar

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 1:00-3:00pm Meeting Via Zoom REGISTRATION OPEN: register here Chair: Tyrone McNeil Agenda (subject to change): 1:00 PM Welcome 1:10 PM Keynote 1:30 PM Hunting Rights and COVID-19 a.      Rights & Protocols in terms of COVID-91 b.      COVID-19 environment 1:50 PM First Nations Access to Hunting Rights a.      Traditional Rights and […]

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Medical Officer of Health Rescinding Order for Beach Closures in Grey Bruce

The Grey Bruce Health Unit Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ian Arra, is rescinding the Order of May 14, 2020 that required municipalities to close all beaches in Grey and Bruce Counties. This Order is effective today, Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. The risk of COVID-19 transmission and community spread remains. To address […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202037 Views

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ʔEsdilagh First Nation (Alexandria First Nation) Enacts Historic ʔElhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan (“Sturgeon River Law”)

?Esdilagh Tŝilhqot’in Territory: The ʔEsdilagh First Nation (Alexandria First Nation) enacts the historic ʔElhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan (“Sturgeon River Law”) exercising their governance over stewardship and management over the waters that flow throughout the whole of its caretaker area. The law, originating from Tŝilhqot’in inherent teachings, is unveiled in its written form. The ʔElhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan […]

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Lakehead professors awarded $500,000 for important research

May 28, 2020 Two Lakehead University professors have been awarded $250,000 each from the federal New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration to pursue important work that will benefit Canada and beyond. Dr. Zubair Fadlullah, associate professor in Computer Science and Research Chair at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute, is receiving $250,000 over […]

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Ransomware attack targets Nipissing First Nation – The North Bay Nugget

No evidence personal, confidential information ‘released’ in May 8 attack, First Nation states May 29, 2020 Nipissing First Nation (NFN) has confirmed it was the victim of a ransomware attack earlier this month that affected the administration’s computers and server. The First Nation provided an update about the attack in the June issue of its […]

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U of A researcher and filmmaker chronicles Boushie family quest for legal reform – Folio

Award-winning documentary follows family’s tireless efforts to turn grief into advocacy for changes in how Canada’s justice system treats Indigenous people. When Gerald Stanley was found innocent in the shooting death of Colten Boushie in 2019, Tasha Hubbard’s cameras were already rolling. Hubbard, a filmmaker and Indigenous studies professor in the Faculty of Native Studies, […]

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Construction workers coming to Nunavut must complete 14-day isolation first – Nunatsiaq News

29 May 2020 Minister says 400 to 500 workers will come to Nunavut this season to work in 19 communities All construction workers coming to Nunavut this season will need to self-isolate in a southern hotel before doing so, says the Government of Nunavut. This falls in line with the GN’s COVID-19 travel restrictions, which […]

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Katrina Nokleby: Tourism in the NWT Post-COVID

Mr. Speaker, businesses across the Northwest Territories have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but perhaps none more so than our tourism sector. The tourism sector was one of the first hit by the pandemic and will likely be amongst the last to recover from its effects. Northwest Territories tourism is reliant on national and […]

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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Health Services update

Department of Health Services, May 28, 2020 Chief Public Health Officer update Good morning. I’d like to take this opportunity to clarify the conditions required in order for us to consider altering the current border measures in place. I have previously indicated that the border restrictions currently in place will likely be among the final […]

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Media advisory: Technical Briefing on COVID-19 in Indigenous Communities

Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, Valerie Gideon, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister for Indigenous Services Canada, Mary-Luisa Kapelus, Assistant Deputy Minister for Indigenous Services Canada, and Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, will lead a Technical Briefing on prevention and preparedness for COVID-19 […]

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CIBC donates $150,000 to NOSM to promote Indigenous learner leadership and mentorship

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has partnered with CIBC to launch a new initiative that will promote and recognize Indigenous learner leadership and mentorship through an awards program. These awards will improve learning and networking opportunities for NOSM Indigenous students who have exhibited exceptional leadership within their community. “CIBC’s generous support of the […]

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TNG: May 28, 2020 – COVID-19 Update #36

TNG remains committed to keeping our employees and the communities we serve safe. Therefore, we are sharing the following information. Confirmed Cases As the virus continues to spread throughout BC and Canada, we are calling on everyone to do their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 by continuing to practice social distancing and following […]

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Prime Minister announces additional funding for health, economic, and social support for Indigenous peoples and communities

May 29, 2020 COVID-19 has further highlighted many existing challenges already facing Indigenous peoples, particularly those who live in remote areas. The Government of Canada is working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities to support their immediate public health response, with the flexibility to address their specific needs through community-led solutions, while also identifying […]

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Secondary Offering And Intention To Exercise Warrants By Pan American Silver

May 28, 2020, Vancouver, British Columbia – Maverix Metals Inc. (NYSE American & TSX: MMX) (the “Company” or “Maverix”) and Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ & TSX: PAAS) (“Pan American”) announce that they have entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Raymond James Ltd. and PI Financial Corp. (the “Underwriters”), pursuant […]

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BluMetric Delays Q2 FY2020 Interim Financial Report in Accordance with Temporary Regulatory Filing Relief

Ottawa – 28 May 2020 – BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX.V: BLM), a full-service environmental consulting and engineering cleantech firm, today announced that due to operational delays and adjustments required as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Company will employ temporary exemptions provided to it by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) to postpone the filing […]

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Trans Mountain Corporation Releases 2019 Results

May 28, 2020 Expansion Project Marked Key milestones in 2019, with construction expected to be underway across the pipeline in 2020. Trans Mountain Corporation (TMC) today posted to its website the company’s financial statements and associated management report for the year ending December 31, 2019. The company’s financial results were also included in Canada Development […]

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The Daily Friday, May 29, 2020

Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, first quarter 2020 Real gross domestic product fell 2.1% in the first quarter, owing to reduced household spending and widespread shutdowns of non-essential businesses in March, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Final domestic demand fell 1.5%. Continue reading Gross domestic product by industry, March 2020 Real gross domestic […]

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Canada now recommending use of non-medical masks in public

Credit:CTV News Finance parliamentary secretary Sean Fraser discusses why health officials are now recommending that Canadians wear non-medical masks.

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U of Alberta: Biodiversity Offsets 101 Replay

On May 22, International Day for Biological Diversity, we partnered with Miistakis Institute to present an introductory webinar about biodiversity offsets. The biodiversity crisis is leading many jurisdictions to consider biodiversity offsets. It should be no surprise (though we were!) that over 200 people registered from across Canada to attend this introductory webinar: Biodiversity Offsets […]

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UBC: How small-scale fishers are struggling amid COVID-19 crisis

May 25, 2020 As COVID-19 affects global food systems, tremendous impacts are being felt by coastal communities and small-scale fishers, many of whom are self-employed and rely on the catch to feed their own households or local communities. In a review published in Coastal Management, researchers explore the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on small-scale […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202027 Views

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LMG Temporary Closure

May 28, 2020 Due to the current situation across the bridge, the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government will be closing all offices from Thursday, May 28, 2020, at noon (today) until Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. The Unified Command will reassess the situation on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, and LMG Communications will continue to keep […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 202026 Views

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Manitoba Food History project trucking along remotely

A full “pantry” of data collected last summer has kept Dr. Janis Thiessen, Kent Davies, and Kimberley Moore’s SSHRC-funded Manitoba Food History project trucking along despite the need to work remotely. “We have a bulk of interviews, conducted pre-COVID, that we are still processing,” said Davies. “It takes a lot of time to archive and transcribe […]

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Growing Minds! Cambrian R&D Receives $715,000 for research into community agriculture, Indigenous learning

May 28, 2020 SUDBURY – Cambrian College has furthered its strong reputation in the field of applied research with more than $700,000 in funding for two new projects being led by Cambrian R&D, the college’s applied research department. The funding comes from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program and […]

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AltaLink donates $50,000 to the United Way COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund

May 28, 2020 As a longtime supporter of the United Way at AltaLink we have seen the positive and lasting impact that the organization and its volunteers can have in our communities. During this time of uncertainty we know it is essential to support the most vulnerable in our communities. That’s why, through employee donations […]

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