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Canada Lands Company and MST Partnership sign an ownership agreement for 4195 Marine Drive

Canada Lands Company (CLC) and the MST Partnership (a partnership of Musqueam Indian Band, Squamish Nation and Tsleil-Waututh Nation) announced today that an agreement was signed providing the MST Partnership 100% ownership of the 5-acre (2-hectare) 4195 Marine Drive property in West Vancouver. Vancouver, December 14, 2018 – Canada Lands Company (CLC) and the MST Partnership […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2018399 Views

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Dominion Diamond Mines announces the recovery of the largest diamond ever found in North America at Diavik

The 552 carat yellow diamond beats a previous record held by a diamond from the same mine Dominion Diamond Mines ULC (“Dominion”), a world leading producer of responsibly mined diamonds, announces the recovery of the largest known gem quality diamond ever found in North America.  The 552 carat yellow Canadamark™ diamond was unearthed in October […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2018219 Views

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Pretium Resources Inc.: Brucejack Approved for Production Increase to 3,800 tonnes per day

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 14, 2018 — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX/NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that it has received the amended permits to increase the Brucejack Mine production rate to 3,800 tonnes per day from the BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and the BC Ministry of Environment and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2018123 Views

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Transplants provide better outcomes than dialysis for end-stage kidney disease

December 18, 2018 — New data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) highlights the significant difference between dialysis and transplant outcomes for those being treated for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). A focused look at 10-year outcome data shows that 16% of Canadians on dialysis survive past 10 years, whereas up to 74% of Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2018158 Views

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Province Delivers Funding to Reduce Crime across Manitoba

December 17, 2018 Investment in Brandon Police Service Will Help Reduce Property Crime, Break Cycles of Crime: Premier BRANDON—The Manitoba government is distributing nearly $450,000 through the Proceeds of Crime Fund to Manitoba police agencies to engage communities in combating the illicit drug trade and reduce crime, Premier Brian Pallister and Justice Minister Cliff Cullen […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2018125 Views

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AER: Production Curtailment Issues Panel Established

Dec 17, 2018 As announced by the Government of Alberta, the AER has established a production curtailment issues panel. The panel is seeking feedback on the Curtailment Rules from all operators. Written submissions will be reviewed and considered and advice provided to the president and chief executive officer of the AER and to the minister of energy. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2018258 Views

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Prince Albert Police Service: Deputy Chief of Police Announced

Prince Albert, Sask. – The Prince Albert Police Service newest Deputy Chief of Police was announced at City Hall today. Jason Stonechild was officially appointed as Deputy Chief commencing today by Police Chief Jon Bergen. Stonechild served as Acting Deputy Chief in 2018 and on the Service’s Executive Team in the role of Inspector since 2014. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2018182 Views

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UVIC: Top 10 newsmakers of 2018

December 17, 2018 As 2018 swings to a close, we’re looking back at another great year of memorable moments and compelling news about our people, projects, ideas, creativity and research. The launch of the world’s first law degree combining the study of Indigenous and non-Indigenous law. A new choir for seniors with dementia in Victoria. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2018140 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Employment Insurance, October 2018 The number of regular Employment Insurance beneficiaries fell for a third consecutive month, down 6,500 or 1.5% from September to 439,600 in October. Continue reading  Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, October 2018 Manufacturing sales edged down 0.1% in October to $58.2 billion, following four increases in the previous five months. Lower sales […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2018152 Views

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Indigenous leaders go to court to support Canada’s oil industry

Credits: Global News Eagle Spirits Chief Council Calvin Helin and National Chiefs Coalition Raymond Morris join Mercedes Stephenson for a discussion about why they are taking the federal government to court to stop Bill C-48, a moratorium on ships carrying gas and crude oil to anchor along the north coast of B.C. from becoming law. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018537 Views

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Statement: Nunatukavut says Province of NL’s Lack of Response to the Independent Expert Advisory Committee Recommendations on Muskrat Falls Outrageous

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, December 17, 2018 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today issued the following statement: “NCC is extremely disappointed in the lack of action from the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador on the final and second set of recommendations submitted by the Independent Expert Advisory Committee (IEAC) on the monitoring, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018206 Views

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NAN Congratulates Newly-Elected Women’s Council

THUNDER BAY, ON (December 14, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of the Executive Council, congratulates newly-elected members of the NAN Women’s Council. “We value the NAN Women’s Council and the work that they do to be caregivers, leaders and address issues faced by our men, women and children,” […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018274 Views

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Happy trails ahead for active Albertans

Dec 17, 2018 Hikers, skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts will be able to explore more of Alberta thanks to new provincial funding for trails. Breaking new trail, enhancing existing trail and adding bridges and signage are some of the 12 Great Trail projects that will receive funding. “Alberta’s incredible trail network attracts tourists from around […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018183 Views

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Government of Canada announces fund that will have a real impact for the middle-class in Montreal

From: Employment and Social Development Canada $755 million investment will launch Canada’s first Social Finance Fund December 17, 2018 Montreal, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s economy is strong and growing, with more jobs and opportunities for the middle class, and for people working hard to join it. There are more good, well-paying jobs […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018170 Views

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AMC has solutions for inherent jurisdiction over First Nations children and families – only way to keep them safe

Treaty One Territory, MB. _ A 17-year-old girl who is only being identified as Angel was moved through 46 different foster homes before dying of an accidental overdose. Today, the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth released their investigation findings and formal recommendations to prevent future tragedies like Angel’s. “The child welfare system in Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018178 Views

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The governments of Canada and Yukon work together to increase access to treatment options for people with substance use disorders

From: Health Canada December 17, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Government of Canada The opioid crisis is devastating individuals, families and communities across the country. Without increased access to effective, evidence-based treatment options, people with substance use disorder will continue to be at risk for overdose. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018136 Views

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AB Government: Wind projects create jobs, Indigenous partnerships

Dec 17, 2018 Private companies are partnering with First Nations to invest around $1.2 billion in renewable energy projects in Alberta, which create new jobs and continue with record-setting low prices for Albertans. The five successful projects are made possible through the latest phase of the Alberta government’s Renewable Electricity Program. They include investments from […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018352 Views

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SK Government: Natural Hazards Risk Assessment Report Released

December 17, 2018 The Ministry of Government Relations has released a Saskatchewan Flood and Natural Hazard Risk Assessment that provincial and local officials can use as an initial planning tool for potential long-term disaster mitigation measures. “I want to thank the experts and stakeholders involved in preparing this report,” Government Relations Minister Warren Kaeding said. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018167 Views

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PE Government: Wellness grants helping Islanders to live healthy

Thirteen Prince Edward Island community groups have received provincial government funding this year for projects that promote wellness and healthy living. The annual Wellness Grant program provides $50,000 to support community-led wellness initiatives that address pillars of government’s Wellness Strategy, such as: living tobacco free; being physically active and reducing sedentary time; healthy eating; consuming […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018188 Views

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ONWA: MMIWG Inquiry will fail women and families if it does not address Human Trafficking

Thunder Bay, Dec-14-18 – The MMIWG Inquiry is hearing closing submissions in Ottawa today before moving on to drafting the Inquiry’s final recommendations. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is voicing deep concern that you can’t talk about MMIWG without addressing the crisis of Human Trafficking. We know that Indigenous women and girls are over-represented […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018217 Views

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Special Reports – In Need of Protection: Angel’s Story

December 13, 2018 – The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth today released her second public child death report since the expansion of her mandate earlier this year. Today’s report, In Need of Protection: Angel’s Story details the life of Angel, who died at age 17 after a lifetime of unaddressed and compounded trauma. The […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018312 Views

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NAN responds to OCPC Report

THUNDER BAY, ON (December 14, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has issued the following response to an unprecedented report by the Ontario Civilian Police Commission that recommends the disbandment of the Thunder Bay Police Services Board. “We maintain our commitment to holding the Thunder Bay Police Service Board accountable for its […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018152 Views

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PSF Statement Re: Broughton Archipelago Agreement

On Friday, it was announced that up to seventeen open-net-pen fish farms in B.C.’s Broughton Archipelago will be phased out by 2023 under a new agreement between First Nations and the provincial government. Please see our statement below: December 14, 2018vember-03-16 Statement of Dr. Brian Riddell, President and CEO, Pacific Salmon Foundation Regarding: Recommendations for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018235 Views

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ONWA views OIPRD Review of TBPS as an opportunity to build trust.

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is committed to working with Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) to ensure the recommendations of the Broken Trust report, released today, are fully implemented. The report acknowledges something we already know – Indigenous women and girls confront racism every day and that racism ends in violence and injustice. The […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018155 Views

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MNA: Alberta Residential Treatment Standards Survey

Posted on: December 17th, 2018 The Métis Nation of Alberta is co-leading a project with Thunderbird Partnership Foundation in collaboration with Alberta Health to develop minimum standards of care for residential addictions treatment services province-wide. If you have experience with residential addictions treatment centres (care provided in a live-in treatment centre, 24 hours a day, […]

by aanationtalk on December 17, 2018189 Views

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Joint Final Presentation by the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/ Cree Nation Government and Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay.

December 14, 2018 – Val-d’Or – Joint Final Presentation by the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/ Cree Nation Government and Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay. Miigwetch to the many Indigenous witnesses, women, men, elders and youth, who have had the courage to share their often-painful stories with the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018176 Views

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BC Treaty Commission welcomes new Commissioner

December 13, 2018 VANCOUVER – Congratulations to Angela Wesley on being appointed by the Government of British Columbia to a two-year Commissioner term. Angela is from Huu-ay-aht First Nations, one of five First Nations implementing the Maa-nulth Final Agreement since 2011. She worked on the negotiation of the treaty and is Speaker in the Huu-ay-aht […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018226 Views

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RRC: Inaugural two-year diploma in Indigenous Social Enterprise empowers students to address social challenges head-on, at program open-house

December 14, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – TODAY, students at Red River College will host more than twenty industry partners, including leaders from Manitoba’s successful and emerging social enterprises, to introduce them to RRC’s newest two-year diploma program Indigenous Social Enterprise. “This new program defines how Red River College continues to operate on the leading-edge in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018537 Views

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PE Government: Queen’s Counsel appointments named

Janice L. MacCallum, Donald K. MacKenzie and Ronald J. Keefe have been selected as 2018 appointments to Queen’s Counsel, a top recognition in the field of law. “I congratulate this year’s appointees. This designation is given to lawyers who have demonstrated excellence in the practice of law and recognizes their contributions to the justice system […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018221 Views

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Failed leadership by Thunder Bay Police Board Contributes to Systemic Racism within Thunder Bay Police Service

Failed leadership by Thunder Bay Police Board Contributes to Systemic Racism within Thunder Bay Police Service (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the below statement in response to the report made public today by Senator Murray Sinclair on the Thunder Bay Police Services Board (TBPSB). “Senator Sinclair’s report […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018877 Views

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Alberta gets federal disaster mitigation funding

Dec 17, 2018 More than two dozen Alberta communities are getting new and replacement flood mapping to support emergency response and long-term planning. The federal government is providing $8.7 million through the National Disaster Mitigation Program for 18 projects. They include new or replacement flood mapping for Drumheller, Medicine Hat, Siksika Nation, Red Deer, and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018148 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates Membertou First Nation on the completion of their harbour infrastructure project

From: Indigenous Services Canada December 17, 2018 — Membertou First Nation, Mi’kmaq Territory, Nova Scotia — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is proud to support economic development opportunities and growth in Indigenous communities. Today, Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, joined […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018196 Views

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Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission Releases Final Report

The 2018 Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission has released its final report establishing the boundaries of the electoral divisions. The Commission is non-partisan and independent of government. As a result of its review, the Commission has changed 56 of the 57 electoral division boundaries and 14 of the 57 of electoral division names. Before making […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018237 Views

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic: avik wiiyawow, belong

The Indigenous student experience at Saskatchewan Polytechnic is at the heart of the Indigenous Student Success Strategy. Indigenous students should feel welcome, inspired and empowered, but most of all they should feel like Sask Polytech is a place where they belong. Each of the Indigenous Student Success Strategy’s four goals—welcome, inspire, empower, belong—contribute to achieving […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018225 Views

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Federal support for 18 Alberta flood mitigation projects

From: Public Safety Canada Flooding is Canada’s costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Today, Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 Issues, on behalf of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced $8,717,650 in federal funding to support work on 18 projects under […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018143 Views

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Application 1890343 Notice of Scheduling of Hearing – Fishing Lake Métis Settlement

Notice of Scheduling of Hearing Proceeding ID 365 Canadian Natural Resources Limited Fishing Lake Métis Settlement The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will hold a public hearing of application 1890343 at the Pomeroy Inn and Suites, 4111 51 Street Vermilion, Alberta, starting on February 27, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. The hearing will be webcast at www.meetview.com/aer. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018141 Views

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Canada’s resistance to fear and populism being tested by economic turmoil: New MLI Commentary by Sean Speer

OTTAWA, ON (December 14, 2018): Over the last few years, Canadians have been hearing more and more about political populism rising across the Western world. But what is causing it, what can we learn from elsewhere, and how might it manifest itself in Canada? In a new commentary Working-Class Opportunity and the Threat of Populism […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018155 Views

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UPEI: MSc student Enooyaq Sudlovenick earns scholarships

December 13, 2018 Enooyaq Sudlovenick, a graduate student at AVC, has won a $15,000 W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research (Master’s level) from the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies. She is working toward her master of science degree in wildlife pathology with co-supervisors Dr. Megan Jones, wildlife pathologist and regional director of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018129 Views

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OPSEU Region 5 recognizes ‘Women of Impact’

December 13, 2018 On December 5, 2018, a large crowd of OPSEU members gathered for Region 5’s “Women of Impact” Recognition Awards. Carol Mundley, chair of the Provincial Women’s Committee, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU Second Vice-President Sarah Labelle and Region 5 Executive Board Member Kingsley Kwok were among those who attended. Following dinner […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018185 Views

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The University of Regina’s Statement of Commitment in Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action

December 13, 2018 In releasing its Statement of Commitment in Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC’s) Calls to Action, the University of Regina – with campuses situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories – renews its vow to make reconciliation a part of all interactions amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, staff, and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018138 Views

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CRTC takes steps to make lower-cost data-only wireless plans widely available to Canadians

December 17, 2018 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) Today, the CRTC announced that Canadians will soon have more innovative and affordable options for mobile wireless services. Bell Mobility, Rogers and Telus have committed to offer a broad range of lower-cost data-only mobile wireless plans to Canadians within the next 90 days. […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2018183 Views

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U of Lethbridge: Bruyere looking to make a difference

Gord Bruyere is a well-travelled educator who’s on a mission to make a difference in the lives of Canada’s Indigenous people. As a new faculty member in the Aboriginal Health program in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge, Bruyere is in an excellent position to do just that. After earning a […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2018152 Views

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The governments of Canada and Quebec support the fish and seafood sector through the Quebec Fisheries Fund

December 17, 2018 Gaspésie, Quebec Fisheries and Oceans Canada Canada’s fish and seafood sector is an integral part of the economic and social fabric of many coastal communities across Quebec. That is why the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are working together to modernize the sector. Today, the Minister of National Revenue, the Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2018185 Views

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S’Cool Life Fund celebrates 13th anniversary and now over $2.9 million in school gifts

– 1,125 Canadian Public Schools have now been recipients – Charitable organization provides funding for Drama, Recreation, Extracurricular, Arts, Music and Sports TORONTO, December 17, 2018  – Christmas arrives early for thousands of public elementary students across the country, as S’Cool Life Fund announces the successful recipients of the 2018-2019 grants, bringing many new opportunities […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2018228 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to Announce Funding for Indigenous Forestry Projects in New Brunswick

OTTAWA, ONTARIO — Member of Parliament for Tobique–Mactaquac, T.J. Harvey, on behalf of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, will make a forestry announcement at the Jamer John W. Ltd. sawmill. A media availability and mill tour will follow. Hard hats will be provided for the mill tour. It is recommended to wear […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2018184 Views

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ICLR releases new book ‘Cities adapt to extreme weather: Celebrating local leadership’

December 17, 2018 TORONTO: Local governments are taking action to reduce the risk to Canadians from extreme weather. Cities adapt to extreme weather: Celebrating local leadership is the third book by the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction extolling local governments adapting to climate change and building more resilient communities. The three books include a total […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2018136 Views

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NorQuest College’s Building a Better Life research project releases its final findings

December 13, 2018 In 2015, NorQuest College’s Building a Better Life project began with a conversation and led to the school’s largest-ever research initiative. The project aimed to improve understanding of the effects of loneliness and belonging on some of our community’s most vulnerable people. Results are now in, proving that social programs and activities […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2018177 Views

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Canada launches national action plan on open government

December 17, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat The Government of Canada remains committed to being open and transparent by delivering responsible government. The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government, today released Canada’s 2018-20 National Action Plan on Open Government. Canada’s fourth Plan signals […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2018196 Views

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AMC written closing submission for MMIWG Inquiry

December 15, 2018 The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs submitted their written closing submission for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls today. Read the submission here. Read the appendices here. NT5

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2018204 Views

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Canada Summer Jobs 2019 application season kicks off

Employers can apply today to get funding to hire a young Canadian this summer December 17, 2018    Toronto, Ontario    Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s prosperity increasingly depends on young Canadians succeeding. By supporting them in getting good quality summer jobs, young Canadians will gain valuable skills and workplace experience towards starting a meaningful career, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2018368 Views

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