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Memorial University – Strengthening connections: Appointment to enhance consultation in Indigenous research

Sep 04, 2018 Dr. Max Liboiron has been appointed associate vice-president (Indigenous research) pro tempore effective Sept. 1 until Aug. 31, 2019. The appointment was accepted by the president and approved by the Board of Regents on Aug. 10. Dr. Liboiron will work closely with Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research), and other senior leaders to […]

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MMIWG: Media Accreditation and Important Information

Part II and III: Knowledge Keeper, Expert and Institutional Hearing Iqaluit, NU, September 10-13, 2018 LOCATION: The Frobisher Inn Astro Hill Complex, Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will have a Knowledge Keeper, Expert and Institutional Hearing in Iqaluit, Nunavut beginning on Monday, September 10 and […]

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Conestoga College: Orientation activities welcome record number of students

Sep 04, 2018 Orientation activities for Conestoga’s 2018-19 academic year began August 20 and this year the college welcomed a record number of students. According to Student Engagement manager Amy Baird, approximately 6,000 students participated in fall Orientation activities across Conestoga campuses including the Ingersoll Skills Training Centre and the living classrooms at University Gates […]

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PSA: Iqaluit Beer and Wine Store Survey

Sep 05, 2018 The Government of Nunavut wants to hear what you have to say about the Iqaluit Beer and Wine Store. Until September 28, 2018, Nunavummiut who are 19 years of age or older can comment by filling out the online survey at https://nunavut.checkbox.ca/Survey.aspx?s=cc6a678afed747b094f4a3a48143831e or paper copies at the Iqaluit Beer and Wine Store. Your answers […]

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St. Francis Xavier University: Mi’kmaq Treaty Day Celebration – October 1st, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm Location: Immaculata Hall Event Type: Presentation October 1st is Treaty Day! Please join Mi’kmaw knowledge holders Kerry Prosper, Lindsay Marshall, Cheryl Maloney and the students of Mi’kmaq Studies in a celebration of Treaty Day. Monday October 1, 2018 Immaculata Hall 7:00 NT5

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Speech – Launch: Poverty Reduction Strategy

Vancouver, British Columbia August 21, 2018 Hello. I’m honoured to speak to you today on the traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh (TI-SLAY WAH-TOOTH). Before I begin, I want to thank all of you for joining us for today’s historic announcement. For today truly is historic. First, today represents the culmination of several years […]

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Memorial University – Netting funds: Non-profit organization awards support to salmon researchers

A trio of researchers engaged with fieldwork throughout Atlantic Canada have received 2018 grants of $63,300 for their ongoing projects from the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation. Dr. Marie Clément, research scientist with the Marine Institute’s Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research who is based in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, is receiving $15,000 for a project titled Salmon […]

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Unifor donates 150-thousand to Canadian Red Cross B.C. fire relief

Sep 04, 2018 VANCOUVER – Unifor has donated $150,000 to the Canadian Red Cross B.C. fire appeal to aid British Columbians as they cope with the worse fire season on record. “The damage is devastating, in 2018 more of B.C. has burned in wildfires than any year on record and the threat isn’t over yet,” […]

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Rogue Files Snow White Technical Report, TSXV approval of Repricing and Extension of Private Placement, and Closing of First Tranche

Sep 04, 2018 Files Snow White Technical Report on SEDAR Repriced non-brokered private placement to reflect the recent market price Closes First Tranche of private placement TORONTO, ON – Rogue Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RRS) (“Rogue” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the filing of an independent technical report (the “Technical Report”) regarding Snow White […]

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Fortis Inc. to Hold Investor Day in Toronto on October 15 and New York on October 16

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador, Sept. 04, 2018 — Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX/NYSE:FTS) will hold an Investor Day on Monday, October 15, 2018, in Toronto, Ontario, and on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, in New York City, New York. Barry Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fortis, along with the Corporation’s Executive Vice […]

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KML Shareholders to Receive Trans Mountain Transaction Proceeds

KML Expected to Distribute $11.40 per Share as a Return of Capital CALGARY, Sept. 4, 2018 – The Kinder Morgan Canada Limited (TSX: KML) board today announced a series of decisions following the closing of the sale of the Trans Mountain Pipeline system and the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP) to the Government of Canada.  The KML board unanimously […]

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BC Hydro selects new alignment for Highway 29 redesign

Sep 04, 2018 FORT ST. JOHN — BC Hydro has selected a new realignment for Highway 29 at Cache Creek/Bear Flat, following an extensive consultation process with Indigenous groups and local property owners. In December 2017, the Province of B.C. asked BC Hydro and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to work with Treaty 8 […]

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Re: Notice of Completion of Ministry Review for the Wataynikaneyap New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Environmental Assessment

August 31, 2018 The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has completed its review of the Wataynikaneyap New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Environmental Assessment. The Ministry Review is available for review and comment until October 5, 2018 at https://www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-review-new-transmission-line-pickle-lake-project-environmental-assessment Letter to Public Viewing Watay Ministry Review Notice of Completion – Watay Review NT5

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Media advisory: Minister Philpott to visit Winnipeg and make announcements regarding First Nations education and health transformation

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services will be in Winnipeg on Thursday, September 6, 2018, and will participate in two announcements. In the morning, Minister Philpott will attend the grand opening of the expanded campus of Southeast Collegiate in Winnipeg, a secondary school that welcomes First Nations […]

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The Charles Bronfman Prize Names Amy Bach as 2018 Recipient

Founder, Executive Director and President of Measures for Justice recognized for measuring justice one county at a time NEW YORK, Sept 5th, 2018 – The Charles Bronfman Prize announced its 2018 recipient: Amy Bach, Founder, Executive Director and President of Measures for Justice, the first organization to publicly measure how the entire criminal justice system […]

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Namaste announces 300% growth for August month-on-month revenue in its Canadian marketplace and 50% growth in its global platform

VANCOUVER, Sept. 5, 2018- Namaste Technologies Inc. (“Namaste” or the “Company”) (TSXV: N) (FRANKFURT: M5BQ) (OTCMKTS: NXTTF) is pleased to announce that the Company has achieved a 300% month-on-month growth rate in its Canadian marketplace, in comparison with August of 2017, and 50% growth globally. In the month of August of 2018, the Company generated […]

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Media advisory: Minister Bennett to participate in the signing of a Consultation Protocol with the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation

Hagersville, Ontario – Please be advised the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will participate in a special ceremony to celebrate a key step on the path to renewal and reconciliation with the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. Date:  September 6, 2018 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (EDT) Where: MNCFN Community Centre 659 – […]

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Update – Media Invitation – Space for Life invites you to GARDENS OF LIGHT before the opening to the public

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 5, 2018 – On September 6, Space for Life is inviting the media to discover the 7th edition of Gardens of Light. Be among the first to take photographs and stroll along the illuminated path of the Chinese, First Nations and Japanese gardens. DATE: September 6, from 7 p.m. Dusk (blue hour) is […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 2018139 Views

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Goldcorp Achieves Significant Project Milestones

VANCOUVER, Sept. 4, 2018 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (“Goldcorp” or the “Company”) is pleased to report significant progress on key permitting and project milestones which will contribute both to our five-year 20/20/20 plan to increase gold production and gold reserves by 20%, while decreasing all-in sustaining costs per ounce by 20%, and to our Beyond […]

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Government of Canada Announces Details of Multi-year Investigation of Franklin wrecks

Minister McKenna and British Deputy High Commissioner to Canada scheduled to visit wreck of HMS Erebus September 5, 2018          Gjoa Haven, NU         Parks Canada Agency After Sir John Franklin and his crew went missing while searching for a Northwest Passage in the 1840s, Inuit shared stories and knowledge that helped the world better understand the […]

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Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Participate in Canadian Council of Forest Ministers Meeting

September 04, 2018 The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, will attend the meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) starting tomorrow (Wednesday, September 5) at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The council’s annual meeting provides a venue for federal, provincial and territorial forest ministers to discuss […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 2018204 Views

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Government of Canada continues unprecedented action to protect Northern and Southern Resident Killer Whales

September 5, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario – Canada’s Northern and Southern Resident Killers Whales are critical to maintaining biodiversity in Pacific waters and hold special meaning and cultural value for many Canadians. The Government of Canada is dedicated to the protection and recovery of these whales. The government has taken and will continue to take significant actions […]

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Academic year kicks off at BU with Orientation

September 4, 2018 A large group of students sit in bleachers listening to speakers. A group of student leaders in yellow t-shirts is lined up with the speaker Brandon University is welcoming more than 900 new students this fall. BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) is bustling with activity today as hundreds of new students have […]

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UNB law graduate named one of Canada’s top legal influencers

September 04, 2018 UNB law graduate Tom Isaac (LLB ’90) has had a profound effect on Canada’s legal landscape. Mr. Isaac, a partner with Vancouver law firm Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP, has been named one of Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential in the corporate commercial category for his work as a national leading authority on Aboriginal […]

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Michael Paterson, Gail Asper and Family to Make Funding Announcement about IISD Experimental Lakes Area in Kenora

Michael Paterson, Gail Asper and family will make an announcement regarding funding to IISD Experimental Lakes Area in Kenora on Thursday September 6, 2018. There will be also be words from the Honourable Greg Rickford, MPP for Kenora-Rainy River and Minister of Energy, Mines, Northern Development and Indigenous Affairs; the Honourable Bob Nault, MP for […]

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City of Yellowknife: City hires new Indigenous Relations Advisor

September 04, 2018 The City of Yellowknife is pleased to announce that Maggie Mercredi has assumed the newly established position of Indigenous Relations Advisor with the City. Maggie is Denesoline, and resides in Yellowknife, her home. As Indigenous Relations Advisor, Maggie will provide guidance on how the City can enhance relationships with Indigenous peoples and […]

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University of Winnipeg: Lamoureux resumes duties as AVP, Indigenous Affairs

Fontaine named Indigenous Academic Lead, Nelson named Director of Community Learning Kevin Lamoureux has resumed his duties as The University of Winnipeg’s Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs. Lamoureux returned on August 20, following a one-year leave for an interchange with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), during which he held the role of National […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 2018208 Views

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Opioid Symposium—taking stock and moving forward

Minister of Health brings together policy-makers, experts and people with lived and living experience to discuss Canada’s response to the opioid crisis September 5, 2018 – Toronto, Ontario – Health Canada In 2017, approximately 4,000 Canadians lost their lives as a result of apparent opioid-related overdoses. Each one was a tragic loss of a family […]

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Canada Helps Stimulate Northern Food Production

September 4, 2018 – Tulit’a, Northwest Territories – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector provides good, middle-class jobs across the country, while providing nutritious, high-quality foods for all Canadians. Agriculture also plays a large role in Canada’s north, with over 230 farm operators in the Yukon and Northwest Territories in 2016. […]

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The Daily Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Canadian international merchandise trade, July 2018 Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $743 million in June to $114 million in July, the smallest deficit since the most recent surplus in December 2016. Exports increased 0.8%, while imports declined 0.4%. Continue reading  Chain Fisher real export and import values, July 2018 The monthly […]

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Winona LaDuke & Indigenous Canadian Activist Back Campaign to Stop SLAPP Suits That Silence Protests

Credits: Democracy Now! https://democracynow.org – In a major victory for indigenous groups and environmentalists, Canada’s Federal Court of Appeals has rejected the government’s approval to triple the capacity of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline. Meanwhile, a coalition of environmental and civil liberties groups are launching a new campaign called “Protect the Protest,” to fight […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018364 Views

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Hundreds of arts organizations benefit from BC Arts Council support

Sept. 4, 2018 VICTORIA – Artists in communities around the province are getting support, thanks to BC Arts Council grants. “B.C.’s arts community is part of a creative and sustainable economy that works for people. This funding means B.C.’s creators can help develop the arts in communities throughout the province,” said Lisa Beare, Minister of […]

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Route 389 Improvement Project between Fire Lake and Fermont — Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency September 4, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Route 389 Improvement Project between Fire Lake and Fermont, located in Quebec. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the Comprehensive Study […]

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U of Sudbury: Welcome Week events, including sacred fire on Sept. 7

Many events are taking place at the University of Sudbury and its residence to offer you a warm welcome and kick off the new academic year with a bang! Come see us in the main entrance of the University of Sudbury on Sept. 5th and 6th to win some prizes, and join us at our […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018141 Views

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Tourism in Tulita gets a boost

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Investment supports growing interest in campground facilities in hamlet September 4, 2018 – Tulita, NT – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Developing tourism infrastructure in the North allows communities to grow and diversify their economies. That is why the Government of Canada, through the Northern Aboriginal Economic Opportunities […]

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BCAFN: Court of Appeal Decision a Wakeup Call

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – Aug 31, 2018) – Yesterday the Federal Court of Appeal quashed the decision by the Trudeau government that approved the Kinder Morgan TransMountain Expansion Pipeline. It is an important decision for First Nations who have been fighting a flawed National Energy Board process, and a broader issue of […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint stands out with new 3D sculptural coins

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 – Always eager to break new ground in coin design and engineering, the Royal Canadian Mint has shattered the limits of relief with several impressive new coins. Bursting from the imagination of Mint engraver Matt Bowen is the 2018 $250 Fine Silver Coin – The Voyageurs, a spectacular 1 kilo, […]

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Northern Lights College Board of Governors welcomes new members and elects new chairs

Dawson Creek, BC, August 30, 2018 — Four newly appointed members joined the Northern Lights College Board of Governors at its August 22 meeting. Lorraine Archibald is the CEO of Lake View Credit Union. Lori is a past president of the Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta and former treasurer for the Festival of Trees […]

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Maria Campbell honoured at her home in Gabriel’s Crossing

At The University of Winnipeg’s 113th convocation in June, an honorary degree — UWinnipeg’s highest distinction — was awarded to Maria Campbell in absentia, as she was unable to travel to Winnipeg for the event. Approximately six weeks later, a delegation led by Dr. Annette Trimbee, UWinnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor, traveled to Campbell’s home at […]

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MLI Impact Report, Q2, 2018

In the ​second​ quarter of 201​8​, MLI’s impact was felt particularly on national security, Indigenous relations, natural resources, and economic and tax policy.​ Aecon deal MLI has been at the forefront of arguing that CCCI’s takeover bid for Canadian construction giant Aecon posed a national security risk and needed to be rejected. In April 2018, […]

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Government of Nunavut to hold territory-wide consultations on education

IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 4, 2018) – The Department of Education announced today it will hold Nunavut-wide public consultations on education, from September to December 2018. To support the consultations and provide a starting point for discussion, the Department of Education has developed Ilinniarniliriniq Turaaqpalliajavut – Our Goals for Education. This proposal aims to actively engage […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018337 Views

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Government of Canada recognizes Nlaka’pamux Basket-Making as event of national historic significance

From: Parks Canada Nlaka’pamux baskets were vital to all aspects of life from cradling babies to storing goods September 4, 2018 Lytton, BC Parks Canada Agency Nlaka’pamux women have long been skilled basket-makers. With the creation of each basket, the Nlaka’pamux women crafted a legacy that far exceeds the physical brilliance of each item. Basket-making […]

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Governor General to Invest 39 Recipients into the Order of Canada

September 4, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will invest 8 Officers and 31 Members into the Order of Canada on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Rideau Hall. The investitures will be streamed live online at www.gg.ca/live. About the Order of Canada The Order of Canada […]

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NorQuest College: Ruby Littlechild’s joy is watching others succeed

August 31, 2018 If you have ever met Ruby Littlechild, you know what it’s like to be in the presence of a proud, determined, and humble soul. The manager of NorQuest College’s Alberta Indigenous Construction Career Centre (AICCC) has made it her mission to be a voice and an educator for what she holds most […]

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FNTC – For Public Input: Proposed Standards for First Nation Taxpayer Representation to Council Laws, 2018

Proposed Standards for First Nation Taxpayer Representation to Council Laws, 2018 Standards established by the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) reflect best practices in property taxation, and are designed to support First Nation economic growth, First Nation jurisdiction, property tax harmonization, and the interests of all stakeholders in the First Nation property tax system. Under […]

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Government of Canada to host two-day Opioid Symposium

From: Health Canada August 31, 2018 The Government of Canada will hold a two-day Opioid Symposium in Toronto, Ontario. The Symposium will bring together policy-makers, experts and people with lived and living experience to discuss solutions to the crisis. Media are invited to attend all sessions of the Symposium in person or watch via webcast. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018231 Views

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U of L welcomes new students at New Student Orientation

With students set to arrive for the first day of classes on Wednesday, Sept. 5, the University of Lethbridge is busy getting ready for the 2018 Fall Semester. The annual New Student Orientation (NSO) gets things going and sets the tone for the 2018-2019 academic year. It runs Sept. 3 and 4 and serves as […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018158 Views

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BC Government: Grants to expand high-speed internet access and grow local economies

Sept. 1, 2018 VICTORIA – Additional grant funding is now available to help British Columbians living in rural, remote and Indigenous communities gain affordable access to high-speed internet. Local governments and First Nations have identified the high cost of infrastructure as one of the main barriers to expanding internet services in smaller communities around British […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018195 Views

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Canadore College Gearing Up for Busiest Startup on Record

(NORTH BAY, ONT.) – – After more than 50 years of being a community pillar, Canadore College is expecting a banner year for student enrolment, with confirmations up more than 10 per cent. This September, the college will achieve substantial enrolment growth in all student categories: Indigenous, traditional, international and partnership. “For the past eight […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2018176 Views

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Denis McCready appointed Executive Producer of the NFB’s Canadian Francophonie Studio.

From: National Film Board August 30, 2018 – Montreal – National Film Board of Canada Michèle Bélanger, Executive Director of the National Film Board of Canada’s French Program, today announced the appointment of Denis McCready as Executive Producer of the Canadian Francophonie Studio. He has been serving as Acting Producer at the Studio’s Toronto centre […]

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