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Call for applications – Territorial Board of Revision – Government of NU

Call for applications – Territorial Board of Revision The Minister of Community and Government Services is looking for people to serve on the Territorial Board of Revision. The Board hears complaints in accordance with the Property Assessment and Taxation Act. The appointments are for one year but are generally renewed every year. Interested individuals may […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018190 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation Applauds Federal Budget, Commitment to Metis Nation

Ottawa, ON – Today the Federal Government delivered its 2018 budget and with it, its commitment to the Metis Nation. “I am very proud of the budget tabled by Minister Morneau today; it’s truly an answer to my prayers,” said David Chartrand, President of the MMF and Vice-President of the Metis National Council. “Since Confederation […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018280 Views

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UBC Board of Governors elects Michael Korenberg as new chair, Sandra Cawley, new vice-chair

Feb 19, 2018    |   For more information, contact Leslie Dickson The University of British Columbia is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Korenberg as chair, and Sandra Cawley as vice-chair, of its Board of Governors. After a two-year term, Stuart Belkin has stepped down as chair of the Board of Governors. Under Belkin’s leadership, the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018210 Views

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Budget 2018 acknowledges gender gap in STEM, particularly in engineering – Engineers Canada

OTTAWA, February 27, 2018 – Engineers Canada is pleased to see the federal government’s commitment to gender equality, research, and climate data collection, as laid out in Budget 2018, Equality and Growth: A Strong Middle Class. “Strengthening diversity in engineering is critical to Canada’s innovation agenda, promoting productivity, and addressing future skilled labour needs,” said […]

by aanationtalk on February 28, 2018215 Views

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MNBC: Health & Wellness From Within – A Program Designed For Métis in BC

Developed and Presented by Rhonda Pickles, RPC, MPCC, CCPCPR Life Compass Counselling & Consulting and Métis Nation BC This weekend workshop will touch on many topics related to your overall health and wellness. • Health & Wellbeing • Strengthening the Bonds: Kids, Partners, Families & Community • Depression • Anxiety & Stress Management • Addictions […]

by aanationtalk on February 28, 2018230 Views

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FMCC Researchers receive Internet Society grant to co-develop digital literacy program with Piikani First Nation

A collaboration between Piikani Youth Empowerment Strategies (Piikani Nation Secondary School and Peigan Board of Education) and the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta has received funding from the Internet Society’s Beyond the Net program. The project, titled Exploring digital literacy through the Piikani Cultural and Digital Literacy Camp Program, builds on a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018273 Views

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MNO Métis Internship Program

Click here to view downloadable poster The Métis Internship Program invests in committed, talented graduates seeking a great opportunity to start and accelerate their careers. It’s a paid, one-year developmental opportunity to gain on the job employment skills while delivering important public services to the Métis people of Ontario. Métis individuals who have graduated or […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018190 Views

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QIA shares a new approach to economic development in Nunavut

Iqaluit, Nunavut – February 28, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is encouraged by the Government of Canada’s emphasis on reconciliation and the conversation about working on renewed crown-Inuit relations. However, Inuit in Nunavut’s Qikiqtani region want to see concrete measures when it comes to social and economic development in the territory. This approach […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018196 Views

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Northern Superior at the Prospectors & Developers Conference, Toronto, March 2 to 7, 2018

Sudbury, Ontario, February 28, 2018: Northern Superior Resources Inc. (“Northern Superior” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SUP) (OTCQB: NSUPF), is pleased to announce that it will be participating in a number of events during the Prospectors and Developers Conference (PDAC) held from March 2 – 7, 2018. These include: Corporate Presentation at the Red Cloud Pre-PDAC […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018182 Views

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Affinor Growers to present at Edmonton Summit

Vancouver (Canada), February 28, 2018 – Affinor Growers Ltd. (“Affinor Growers”) (CSE:AFI, OTC:RSSFF, Frankfurt:1AF) is pleased to announce that CEO Nick Brusatore will be a featured speaker at the Marijuana & Using Vertical Farming in Agriculture Summit held March 6, 2018 at the River Cree Casino & Resort in Edmonton, Alberta. Topics covered are: Emerging […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018237 Views

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Boralex closes €136 million of financing in France

Montréal, Québec, February 28, 2018 – Boralex Inc. (”Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) announced the financing for the Inter Deux Bos (33 MW), Côteaux du Blaiseron (26 MW), Le Pelon (10 MW), Hauts de Comble (20 MW) and Sources de l’Ancre (23 MW) wind farms in France for a total amount of approximately €136 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018178 Views

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North Arrow Recovers 64.25 Carats From 209.8 Tonnes At Naujaat Diamond Project, Nunavut

February 28, 2018 North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) is pleased to report final diamond recoveries from a 209.8 tonne mini-bulk sample collected in July 2017 from the diamondiferous Q1-4 kimberlite at the Naujaat Diamond Project, Nunavut. Highlights of this announcement include: A total of 1,991 diamonds greater than +1 DTC (~1 mm) weighing 64.25 carats […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018211 Views

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Abacus announces $1,200,000 financing

Vancouver, BC — February 28, 2018. Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation (“Abacus” or the “Company”) (TSXV: AME) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement for proceeds of up to $1,200,000 through the issuance of 6,000,000 units (“Units”) at a price of $0.20 per Unit. Each Unit will consist of one common share of the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018221 Views

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Gunpowder Capital Corp., Provides Update on Meryllion Resources Corp., and BitBlox Technologies Inc.

Toronto, Ontario, February 28th, 2018 – Gunpowder Capital Corp., (CSE: GPC), (CSE: GPC.PR.A), (OTCQB: GNPWF), (Frankfurt: YS6N), (“Gunpowder” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it’s two clients Meryllion Resources Corp., (CSE: MYR) and BitBlox Technologies Inc., (“BitBlox”), a cryptocurrency mining technology company, have both entered into a non-binding Letter of Intent (“LOI”) to complete a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018145 Views

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Durango Renews Trove Property in Windfall Lake, QC

Vancouver, BC February 27, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTC Grey-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) reports that the renewal for the Trove property in the Windfall Lake area of Quebec is now being processed with the Ministry of Energy & Natural Resources. The Trove property is currently under an option agreement with BonTerra […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018180 Views

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NWAC Hopeful with Federal Budget 2018

NWAC Hopeful with Federal Budget 2018 Ottawa, ON – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to see significant focus on Indigenous women in the 2018 federal budget. This budget has committed to investments in critical infrastructure systems, opportunities for women and healthier environments for Indigenous children. NWAC President Francyne Joe stated, “this […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018309 Views

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Dallas Green and Sarah Harmer to honour legendary singer-songwriter Gord Downie at The 2018 JUNO Awards

February 28, 2018 Tickets for the 47th annual JUNO Awards are available now through ticketmaster.ca TORONTO – Canadian singer-songwriters Dallas Green and Sarah Harmer are teaming up for a special tribute performance honouring musician, writer, activist, and beloved Canadian Gord Downie at The47th annual JUNO Awards Broadcast. Multi-JUNO Award-winner Michael Bublé will host Canada’s award show, which airs live from Rogers Arena in Vancouver, on Sunday, March 25 on CBC. Two-time […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018305 Views

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TI: Newfoundland and Labrador Residential Schools Healing and Commemoration Sessions

Community healing and commemoration sessions are designed for former students to tell the stories of their residential school experiences. Sessions will be facilitated by Jim Igloliorte and attended by health support workers. Ottawa Schedule Friday, March 2nd Community Feast 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Wabano Centre Saturday, March 3rd Sharing Circle 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018236 Views

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Ontario Regional Isadore Day Reacts to 2018 Federal Budget: Reconciliation Means Government “Deliverology” of Promised Billions For Housing, Child Welfare, Clean Water, Employment and Training

(Toronto, February 27, 2018)   “Today’s federal budget is the third by this Liberal government that promises significant new spending for Indigenous peoples — $8.4 billion in 2016; $3.4 billion in 2017; and now $4.75 billion for a total of $16.55 billion. Now we need “deliverology” in action. Hopefully, the third time is the charm […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018212 Views

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Dr. Sherry Cooper: The Activist Budget-There Is No Problem This Government Cannot Fix – Dominion Lending Centres

VANCOUVER, Feb. 27, 2018 – Patting himself on the back, the Finance Minister opened his speech by reminding us that “a little over two years ago…Canadians had the opportunity to stay the course. They could stick with a Government that favoured cuts and a set of failed policies that produced stubborn unemployment and the worst decade of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018194 Views

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Budget 2018 Commits $85.3M Over Five Years to National IP Strategy; Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Applauds Goal to Raise IP Awareness

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2018  – After committing in the 2017 federal budget to developing a “National Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy”, a first of its kind in Canada, the first details of what may be included in such a strategy were revealed today through Budget 2018: Equality and Growth for a Strong Middle Class. Although the budget itself defers the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018174 Views

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First Nations Summit fully welcomes federal budget commitment to forgive treaty loans

February 27, 2018 Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit leadership fully welcomes Canada’s commitment to forgive loans to First Nations to negotiate treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements. We have always maintained that we should not have to borrow money from the very governments who wrongfully took all Indigenous lands […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018301 Views

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NAN Response to Federal Budget

THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler says the Government of Canada has taken a meaningful step towards reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples with several significant funding commitments in Budget 2018. “I am pleased with several aspects of this budget, especially the federal government’s longawaited commitment to support Indigenous children in the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018171 Views

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AFNQL responds favourably to the federal budget

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 27, 2018 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is encouraged by the budget tabled today by the federal government. The announcement of $4.75 billion in funding over a five-year period for self-government, housing, job training programs, drinking water, health and children’s services will meet certain urgent needs in our communities. “If the federal […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018179 Views

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DUC: Federal Budget 2018 announces historic investment in conservation

February 27, 2018 OTTAWA, ON – Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) welcomes major investments in wildlife habitat conservation announced today in the 2018 Federal Budget. New funding of $1.3 billion is one of the most significant investments in nature conservation in Canadian history. Support for species at risk, migratory bird sanctuaries and protected areas as well […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018169 Views

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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Reacts To Inuit-Specific Investments On Housing And Health In The 2018 Budget

February 27, 2018, Ottawa, ON — ITK is pleased with the investments proposed in Budget 2018 for Inuit health, housing, and research. It is encouraging and constructive that this year’s budget utilizes an Inuit Nunangat fiscal policy based on direct federal allocations to Inuit. The following Inuit-specific investments proposed in Budget 2018 are notable: $400 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018201 Views

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Variable Speed Generator in Aklavik Successfully Commissioned – NTPC

HAY RIVER, Northwest Territories — NTPC is pleased to report that the Variable Speed Generator (VSG) Project in Aklavik has reached a major milestone with successful commissioning of the test unit. Electricity is now being provided to the more than 300 NTPC customers in Aklavik using a converter-based VSG platform. The VSG will also integrate […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018213 Views

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Unifor: Budget fails to save local news

February 27, 2018 OTTAWA — Funding announced in today’s federal budget will help broadcasters but fails to save local news said Unifor, the union representing 12,000 media workers nationwide. “The financial increase to the Canada Media Fund will help provide much needed revenue to broadcasting in general but I’m disappointed that this budget provides no aid for […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018130 Views

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GN reacts to the 2018 federal budget – Government of NU

IQALUIT, Nunavut (February 27, 2018) – Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau today tabled the Government of Canada’s 2018 budget plan, Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle Class. The budget announced $109.5 million over 10 years to combat tuberculosis in Inuit communities and co-create a permanent Inuit Health Survey, and $161 million over five years to provide […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018243 Views

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MNC: Budget 2018 Makes Historic Investments in Métis Nation

February 28, 2018 Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau presented a budget in the House of Commons today with unprecedented investments in Métis Nation priorities. “The Métis Nation takes great pride in federal Budget 2018 which finally addresses the needs and aspirations of the Métis Nation”, said MNC Vice-President David Chartrand. “After 148 years of waiting […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018215 Views

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Budget 2018: Equality and growth for the middle class in Winnipeg

February 28, 2018        Winnipeg, Manitoba     Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is building on its successful long-term plan that focuses on people and on the things that matter most to Canadians. Providing all Canadians with opportunities to participate fully in the economy is not only the right thing to do, it is […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018212 Views

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Federal Budget 2018 falls short on enhancing business competitiveness – MAC

February 27, 2018 The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expresses disappointment that Budget 2018 contains few measures to enhance the competitiveness of Canadian business. “Global competition for new mining investment has never been more intense,” stated Pierre Gratton, President and CEO, MAC. “With optimism returning to the global mining sector, Canada stands to gain by […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018191 Views

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Government of Yukon announces minimum wage review

February 27, 2018 Minister of Community Services John Streicker announced today that he will ask the Employment Standards Board to conduct a review of Yukon’s minimum wage. The review will follow recent increases and announced increases to the minimum wage in other Canadian jurisdictions that will see Yukon’s minimum wage drop to 7th place in […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018256 Views

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Provincial Economic Growth Still Strong in the West – The Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, February 28, 2018—British Columbia and Alberta will still be performing well this year and will be joined by Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador for the strongest economic growth this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Provincial Outlook: Winter 2018. “British Columbia’s economy still has a lot of momentum and will be […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018157 Views

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New Cancer Glossary Aims to Help Improve Communication and Awareness about Cancer among Sahtu Residents

YELLOWKNIFE (February 27, 2018) — Residents in the Sahtu region of the Northwest Territories now have access to a glossary of cancer terms in various dialects of North Slavey to help them learn more about the disease and treatment options. Developed in partnership with the K’asho Got’ine Charter Community, the Tulita Dene Band, The Goba Group, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018161 Views

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Nature Conservancy of Canada applauds new conservation funds in Budget 2018, it’s time for nature!

February 27, 2018 Ottawa, ON The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) welcomes today’s announcement in Budget 2018 that significant new funds will be earmarked to protect Canada’s nature, parks, wild spaces and species at risk. The investment of $1.3 billion over five years affirms Canada’s commitment to protecting our lands and our waters and the variety of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018173 Views

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B.C. government increases protection for threatened species

February 27, 2018 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is protecting more wildlife habitat areas for the northern goshawk and marbled murrelet to help populations of these birds recover, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, announced today. “These unique species […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018183 Views

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FCM statement on Federal Budget 2018

February 27, 2018 The Federation of Canadian Municipalities issued the following statement after federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled Budget 2018 in the House of Commons. Canada’s local and federal orders of government are working together to tackle pressing national challenges. Today’s federal budget strengthens that partnership by responding to municipalities’ calls to urgently fund […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018160 Views

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NCC: National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls coming up in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

February 27, 2018 As part of the Truth Gathering Process of the National Inquiry into MMIWG, there is a community hearing planned for Happy Valley-Goose Bay on March 7 and 8, 2018. All details are outlined in the poster below. Please note that a national, toll-free crisis call line is available to provide support for […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018180 Views

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FNS: Comments by BC Liberal MLA Mike Morris show clear lack of understanding

February 27, 2018 Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit is astounded and disappointed by the clear lack of understanding shown by BC Liberal MLA Mike Morris following his suggestion in the BC legislature, that the Government of BC should not invest in Indigenous language preservation because, in his opinion, the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018241 Views

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Fuel Tax Rebate Program – Government of NU

February 27, 2018 The Department of Finance is accepting applications from harvesters, outfitters, tourism operators and quarriers for the Fuel Tax Rebate Program. You may be eligible for a rebate for gasoline or diesel used in vehicles engaged in off-road activities, including snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), motor boats, motorcycles and other licensed vehicles. To qualify […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018187 Views

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IRC: Practical Nurse Diploma To Be Offered In Inuvik Beginning September 2018

February  26, 2018 In partnership with Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, a two-year Practical Nurse Diploma will be offered through Aurora College at the Aurora Campus in Inuvik beginning September 2018. Download Information Poster Applications are currently being accepted and seats are limited. If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit Aurora College’s website to learn how you can […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018146 Views

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Budget 2018 Makes Essential Investments in First Nations Children and Investments to Strengthen First Nations Governments

Budget 2018 Makes Essential Investments in First Nations Children and Investments to Strengthen First Nations Governments February 27, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s federal budget marks the third year of continued, sustained investment in First Nations. These investments provide greater safety and security for First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2018530 Views

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Application 1907303 Notice of Application – Athabasca Oil Sands Area

Notice of Application Application No. 1907303 Suncor Energy Inc. Athabasca Oil Sands Area The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received application 1907303. This application has been submitted under the AER’s Integrated Decision Approach, which allows applicants to apply for multiple activities under a single application. Description of the Application Suncor Energy Inc. (Suncor) has applied […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018164 Views

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NB Update: RCMP analysing of evidence as part of investigation into fatal hit and run

February 27, 2018 Saint-Charles, New Brunswick The Southeast District RCMP is conducting analysis on key evidence as part of its investigation into a fatal hit and run in Saint-Charles, N.B. On February 24, 2018, around 9:30 p.m., the Richibucto RCMP responded to a report of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on St-Charles Sud Road. The victim, a 22-year-old man, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018243 Views

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Provincial Government Announces Moose and Caribou Quotas – Government of NL

February 27, 2018 The Provincial Government is implementing changes to the moose and caribou quotas and reinstating the Canid Collection Program for the 2018-19 big game season. The 2018-19 big game season will see: A reduction in the overall moose quota for resident hunters of 2,470 licences, no reduction for non-resident licences available to outfitters, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018353 Views

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Minister of Justice has agreed to an extension of Whitehorse Correctional Centre inspection

February 26, 2018 Minister of Justice Tracy-Anne McPhee has extended the period for David Loukidelis to conduct the independent inspection of the Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC). Mr. Loukidelis now has until May 15 to provide his final inspection report along with any recommendations to the Government of Yukon. The scope of the inspection outlined in […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018227 Views

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Most polar bears carry trichinella – Government of NU

February 27, 2018 The Department of Health is reminding Nunavummiut that many polar bears carry a tiny round worm called trichinella, which can make humans sick. Freezing or fermenting meat will not kill trichinella, it can only be killed by cooking. Polar bear meat is a nutritious food! Before eating polar bear, it should be […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018183 Views

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Budget 2018: Minister Morneau Brings Plan for Equality and Growth to the National Capital Region

February 28, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Making sure every Canadian has a real and fair chance at success is not just the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do. Canada’s future prosperity depends on it. To face the challenges of today and tomorrow, the Government of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018202 Views

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Address by Minister Freeland to the High-level Segment of the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council

February 27, 2018 – Geneva, Switzerland Check against delivery. This speech has been translated in accordance with the Government of Canada’s official languages policy and edited for posting and distribution in accordance with its communications policy. Few issues are as important as those that relate to human rights and freedoms. We make a point of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2018194 Views

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