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Arctic Council event at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The Arctic Council is proud to host a Ministerial side event at the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2018, taking place in New York. —– The Arctic Council is proud to host a Ministerial side event at the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2018, taking place in New York. The side […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 2018197 Views

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News Release: Awards celebrate municipal excellence

July 04, 2018 Five communities are recipients of the annual Minister’s Awards for Municipal Excellence to celebrate local projects that make life better for Albertans. Winners for 2018 are: Calgary, Drumheller, Coaldale, Lethbridge and Smoky Lake. The annual awards are presented to municipalities in the categories of partnership, innovation, safe communities, and for larger and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 2018204 Views

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Canadian Museum of History seeks Indigenous stories

Canadian Museum of History seeks Indigenous stories Gatineau, Quebec, July 4, 2018 — The Canadian Museum of History invites members of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to contribute their stories and oral histories to an upcoming exhibition about the international experiences of Indigenous peoples. Indigenous Stories Beyond Borders (working title) will highlight the perspectives […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018339 Views

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Indigenous cancer care, MS among U of S research projects awarded $2 million

Complicated, foreign and often inhospitable. This is how an Indigenous patient once described Saskatchewan’s complex cancer care system to University of Saskatchewan researcher Dr. Gary Groot. Jul 4, 2018 That conversation convinced Groot that more needs to be done to support Indigenous cancer patients in the province, who continue to encounter systemic and racial barriers […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018207 Views

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NL Government: Thirty-five Per Cent Reduction in People Waiting for Services After One Year into the Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan

July 04, 2018 One year into the implementation of Towards Recovery: The Mental Health and Addictions Action Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador, there has been a 35 per cent reduction in the number of people waiting for mental health and addictions counselling services across the province. In Towards Recovery, the Provincial Government committed to increase […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018154 Views

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OCAD: Melissa General wins Emerging Leadership award from Ontario Arts Council

July 03, 2018 Melissa General, an OCAD U Photography alumna and the Manager of the university’s Indigenous Visual Culture Student Centre & Services, has been selected to receive an emerging leadership award from the Ontario Arts Council. The award recognizes a rising Indigenous artist or arts professional with a $2,500 prize, with the recipient being nominated annually […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018172 Views

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MSVU: Two-eyed seeing summer camp launched this week

July 04, 2018 Mount Saint Vincent University was delighted to welcome youth and chaperones from Sipekne’katik First Nation and Pictou Landing First Nation this week for a new camp. The NSERC Promo-Science Two-Eyed Seeing Summer Day Camp started at the Mount on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 and will continue in Sipekne’katik and Pictou Landing for […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018252 Views

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NAN Honours Order of Canada Appiontee Edmund Metatawabin

July 03, 2018 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, congratulates Indian Residential School survivor and advocate Edmund Metatawabin, on his appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada: “We congratulate Edmund for being named an appointee of the Member of the Order of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018160 Views

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University of Winnipeg: Education students seek hidden talents in lost youth

July 04, 2018 Education students will gather at The University of Winnipeg this week to learn how to connect with “lost” youth at the sixth annual Lost Prizes/International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE) conference. Created in the early 90s, the Lost Prizes program seeks to discover and cultivate the talents of at-risk youth — students […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018256 Views

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CASA: Poll Finds Nearly Half of Students in Canada Are Not Getting Paid Work Experience in Their Field

OTTAWA, July 4, 2018 – The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) released a poll today, revealing that while paid work placements related to a student’s field of study are seen as the best form of experience to help new graduates get a good job, nearly half of students still are not able to participate in them. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018182 Views

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Durango Engages Drill Company

Vancouver, BC / July 4, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTCQB-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) is pleased to report that it has engaged Chibougamau Diamond Drilling to drill the Company’s wholly owned Découverte Gold Property located 120km north of Chibougamau, Québec. Chibougamau Diamond Drilling is very experienced with drilling in the area, having worked at the nearby […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018164 Views

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VIU Hosts Three Summer Camps for Indigenous High School Students

July 3, 2018 Free camps held at the University’s Cowichan, Powell River and Nanaimo Campuses Making the transition to university can be scary if you don’t know anybody there and you’ve never stepped foot on a university campus before. Three free summer camps for Indigenous high school students being organized by students in Vancouver Island […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018258 Views

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LG Chem and Nemaska Lithium Announce Signature of An Initial 5-Year Supply Agreement for Lithium Hydroxide

QUÉBEC City, July 03, 2018– Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:NMX) (OTC:NMKEF) and LG Chem, Ltd. (“LG”) are pleased to announce the signature of an agreement providing for the supply of battery grade lithium hydroxide by the Corporation to LG. “We are pleased with this first step towards establishing a long-term commercial […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018242 Views

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Rogue Announces Initial High Purity Analytical Results from Snow White Diamond Drill Program, Receives Hauling Permit for 2018

July 03, 2018 2018 drilling campaign totalled 1910 metres, focussed on the Snow White Main Zone Metallurgical analysis underway with ANZAPLAN (Germany) Initial analytical results from 7 drillholes confirms high purity silica mineralization through the Main Zone Preliminary identification of an additional quartz zone to the South, requiring more review Agreement signed with the Township […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018155 Views

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Stornoway Announces Recommencement of Renard Mine Operations

LONGUEUIL, Quebec, July 03, 2018– Stornoway Diamond Corporation(TSX:SWY) (the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is pleased to announce that it expects to commence remobilization of staff to the Renard Mine, beginning tomorrow morning, July 4, 2018. Over the last 48 hours, rainfall and a shifting of the prevailing winds have allowed the principal fires south of the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018207 Views

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Interfor to Announce Second Quarter Results on August 2, 2018

July 03, 2018 Analyst Conference Call – 8:00 a.m. Pacific, Friday, August 3, 2018 INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) will release its second quarter financial results on August 2, 2018. Information related to Interfor’s second quarter financial results will be available at www.interfor.com/investors. The analyst conference call is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018147 Views

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Nova Scotians to Benefit from Projects Under the New Culture Innovation Fund

July 04, 2018 Investing in arts and culture helps build diverse, vibrant and healthy communities across Nova Scotia. Today, June 4, government announced investment in 31 projects approved in 2017-18 under the $1.5 million Culture Innovation Fund. “Each of these projects demonstrates the power of harnessing the arts, creativity and our culture to address complex […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018184 Views

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Indigenous AIDS Conference Preludes AIDS 2018 Amsterdam

Global HIV response depends on not leaving Indigenous Peoples behind VANCOUVER, July 4, 2018  – The International Indigenous Working Group on HIV & AIDS (IIWGHA) announces it will host the 7th Annual International Indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV and AIDS July 21-22, and the Indigenous Peoples Networking Zone at the International AIDS Conference July 23-27, 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018248 Views

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IRC’s First Chief Regional Councillor Les Carpenter Dies at 61

July 03, 2018 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) sends its condolences to the family and friends of Les L. Carpenter, who passed away on July 3, 2018 at the age of 61. Les was the first Chief Regional Councillor of IRC in 1985. In subsequent years, he served as IRC’s Vice-Chair from 1988 to 1993. Les always cared about […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018213 Views

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Trades teachers building energy efficient house for Eel Ground First Nation

July 03, 2018 EEL GROUND FIRST NATION (GNB) – An energy efficient house is being built in Eel Ground First Nation by a group of trades teachers and other volunteers. The house will be donated to a member of the community when completed. “Improving access and exposure to trades is one of the objectives of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018365 Views

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Public Notice: Route 389 Improvement Project between Fire Lake and Fermont — Upcoming Release of the Comprehensive Study Report

July 3, 2018 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) will release the Comprehensive Study Report for the Route 389 Improvement Project between Fire Lake and Fermont, located in Quebec, no later than September 4, 2018. The Report will include the Agency’s conclusions and recommendations regarding the implementation of mitigation measures and whether the project is likely to cause significant […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018263 Views

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More Family Practices Can Now Provide Best In Class Prevention to Patients

More Family Practices Can Now Provide Best In Class Prevention to Patients Canadian health care innovation opening an institute to train health practitioners as prevention experts July 4, 2018 (Toronto) – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) will provide $2.98 million to ensure more Canadians benefit from proven cancer prevention approaches through the BETTER […]

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Q&A with Dr. Eva Grunfeld, Program Lead of the BETTER Program

Q&A with Dr. Eva Grunfeld, Program Lead of the BETTER Program July 4, 2018 The BETTER program is part of the CLASP Initiative launched by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer in 2009, which brought together research, practice, and policy experts to form coalitions that integrate cancer prevention with strategies to prevent other chronic diseases. The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 2018272 Views

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Statement: Minister Bennett highlights progress in settling Agricultural Benefits Claims with Treaty #8 First Nations

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (July 3, 2018) – The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, issued the following statement today: “I was truly honoured to take part today in a special gathering with Treaty #8 First Nation Chiefs and community members to celebrate recent progress we have made together to find shared solutions that resolve longstanding […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018149 Views

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The Royal BC Museum takes pole position with new carving program

July 03, 2018 VICTORIA, BC—Today, the Royal BC Museum announced the launch of a new on-site pole carving program, in partnership with the BC Ministry of Health and sponsored by Tim berWest. Artists Tom and Perry LaFortune, brothers and members of the Tsawout First Nation, will be preparing the pole offsite in coming weeks, roughing […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018188 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Information related to recent Canada–US tariff changes On June 1, 2018, the United States implemented additional tariffs on selected Canadian steel and aluminum products exported to the United States. The additional tariff rates are 25% and 10% respectively. According to Statistics Canada’s international merchandise trade customs-based data, in 2017, the export value of aluminum products […]

by pmnationtalk on July 4, 2018182 Views

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The Canadian Ideal of Good Business: Terry Goodtrack, a leader in finance education

Credits: CPACanada As president and CEO of AFOA Canada, Terry Goodtrack helps provide Indigenous people with finance and management tools to govern their communities. Find out how his work aligns with the Canadian Ideal of Good Business. Learn more at cpacanada.ca/canadianideal

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018595 Views

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BC Government – It’s official: No age restrictions on insulin pumps

July 3, 2018 VICTORIA – People in B.C. will have coverage of insulin pumps for Type 1 diabetes, regardless of age, following up on the initial announcement, starting Tuesday, July 3, 2018. With this change, a financial weight has been lifted from the shoulders of students and young adults who would otherwise have to lose […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 20181095 Views

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AB Government: New anti-racism grant now open

Jul 03, 2018 As part of government efforts to address racism, Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has unveiled details of a new Anti-Racism Community Grant Program. The grants are to help communities combat racial discrimination, foster acceptance and promote diversity and inclusion. Announced as part of Alberta’s Taking Action Against Racism report, the new […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018295 Views

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A Canadian first: CIHI to measure access to mental health and addictions services and to home and community care

Health ministers endorse pan-Canadian indicators of access July 3, 2018 — The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) welcomes the federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) health ministers’* endorsement of a focused set of indicators to measure pan-Canadian progress toward improving access to mental health and addictions services and to home and community care. As part […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018270 Views

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Funding for welding station to help improve training in Eel Ground First Nation

EEL GROUND (GNB) – A new welding station will offer more training opportunities to middle and high school students in the Eel Ground First Nation community. “Skilled trades are an important sector of the economy and we are proud to partner with the CWB Welding Foundation and Eel Ground First Nation to offer more training […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018262 Views

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Penguin Random House Canada to Publish a Non Fiction Work and Children’s Picture Book by Jesse Wente

TORONTO, July 3, 2018 – Penguin Random House Canada is proud to announce the acquisition of a nonfiction work and a children’s picture book by Jesse Wente. The deal was brokered by Ron Eckel of the CookeMcDermid Agency with PRHC VP Scott Sellers; Penguin Canada VP Publisher Nicole Winstanley; and Tara Walker, VP Publisher of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018181 Views

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Hudson Bay Railway Confirms Negotiations Re: Sale of the Line Have Broken Down

WINNIPEG, July 3, 2018 – Hudson Bay Railway (HBR) today provided the following update on its discussions with a consortium that includes two First Nations groups and Fairfax Financial regarding the purchase of the HBR, the Port of Churchill, and other related assets: “Over the past several months we have been working with the consortium […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018199 Views

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Government of Canada working with Arctic Indigenous communities to enhance local marine search and rescue

From: Canadian Coast Guard News release OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working to improve marine safety and responsible shipping, protect Canada’s marine environment, and offer new possibilities for Indigenous and coastal communities. As part of this plan, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018220 Views

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Do You Aspire to be an Elite Athlete? Apply today for the Youth Leadership Through Sports Program: Session 3

Date: Tuesday – July 10, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Location: Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre @ The University of Saskatchewan Program Details Ages: 10 – 15 Multi-Sport Training Conditioning Agility Strength Training Talking Circles University Athlete Testimonies Traditional Games How to Apply New Athletes must submit a short letter about: Name, […]

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UBCIC Condemns Verdict in Jon Styres Murder Trial

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – June 28, 2018) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is shocked and outraged that on June 27th, 2018, 28-year-old Peter Khill, a settler living in Hamilton, Ontario, was found not guilty in the murder of Jonathan Styres, a 29-year-old man from Ohsweken, Ontario, part of the Six Nations reserve. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018183 Views

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Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund Invests in Improved Care for Manitoba Cancer Patients and Families

June 28, 2018 MEDIA RELEASE Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund Invests in Improved Care for Manitoba Cancer Patients and Families $65,000 donation to CancerCare Manitoba will support patient and family support services Winnipeg, MB – This afternoon, Manitoba Metis Heritage Fund (MMHF) representatives presented a donation of $65,000 to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. The funds will be […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018208 Views

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FNLC Supports Broughton Area LoU re. Fish Farms

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – June 28, 2018) The First Nation Leadership Council (FNLC) applauds the Broughton Area Letter of Understanding (LoU), signed yesterday between the Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis, Namgis and Mamalilikulla First Nations and BC. Yesterday’s LoU represents a strong commitment to engage in a consent-based government-to-government process to reach agreement related to the ongoing and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018168 Views

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AMC acknowledges partners assisting evacuated residents from Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi First Nations

Treaty One Territory, MB – Today Grand Chief Arlen Dumas, on behalf of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), acknowledged the staff and volunteers at the Canadian Red Cross, Manitoba Region of Indigenous Services Canada, Manitoba Sustainable Development, Manitoba Hydro, and local RCMP for their roles in assisting residents of Little Grand Rapids First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018202 Views

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SOAHAC: Welcoming our Regional Directors

In follow up to our recent leadership reorganization, we are pleased to introduce SOAHAC’s new Regional Directors! The three (3) Regional Directors are each based in one of three geographic regions in which we operate: Chippewas of the Thames/London, Owen Sound/Grey-Bruce, and Windsor/Erie St. Clair. The positions were created to ensure that as we continue […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018231 Views

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FHQ Youth Council Supports Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp

(Treaty 4 Territory) At a regularly convened meeting, members of the FHQ Youth Council discussed the situation at the Saskatchewan legislative building between the Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp and the recent conduct of the Provincial Capital Commission (Wascana Authority), and the meeting with the Provincial Government. The FHQ Youth Council are inspired by […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018213 Views

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Province announces $550 Million to Indigenous Organizations and First Nations as part of Building BC: Indigenous Housing Fund

Prince George, British Columbia – It was announced this morning by the Aboriginal Housing Management Association and the Provincial Government of British Columbia that $550 million will be released into the BC: Indigenous Housing Fund. The fund will be open to Indigenous organizations and First Nations to build 1,750 units of social housing in Urban, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018235 Views

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MNA Memo: Step 2: Construction of Métis Cultural Gathering Centre – Opportunities for Métis Contractors/Individuals/Suppliers

TO: MNA Citizens, Locals, Regions and Provincial Council FROM: Audrey Poitras, MNA President DATE: June 25, 2018 RE: Step 2: Construction of Métis Cultural Gathering Centre – Opportunities for Métis Contractors/Individuals/Suppliers Good Afternoon, I am pleased to follow-up on my previous memo dated May 16, 2018. Seven General Contractors have been invited to bid on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018223 Views

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FNTC: First Nation Cannabis Jurisdiction Update

The First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) and proponent First Nations have been working towards cannabis tax jurisdiction over the past year. This has included extensive legal and policy research, discussions and work with many First Nation proponents and advancement of a cannabis tax jurisdiction proposal at the FMA/FNLMA national meeting in May 2018 (350 attendees […]

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MLI impact report, Q1, 2018

At MLI, our goal is always to influence sound federal public policy by ensuring decision makers are informed of the best policy options. Measuring our impact is crucial to measuring our success. In the ​first​ quarter of 201​8​, MLI’s impact was felt particularly on justice issues, security, economic development for Indigenous communities, and Canada-US relations.​ […]

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The over-incarceration of First Nations people in Manitoba is a national crisis

Treaty One Territory, MB. _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) considers the most recent report by Statistics Canada, Adult and youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2016/2017, further evidence of a growing national crisis. The report shows that while youth incarceration has been on the decline since 2012, those numbers have increased for First Nation […]

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Federal Government Invests in U of G Humanities, Social Science Research

June 28, 2018 Eleven diverse University of Guelph research projects that will advance knowledge in the humanities and social sciences have received more than $1.5 million in federal support. The announcement was made today on campus by Lloyd Longfield, MP for Guelph. The funding comes from the Insight Grants program of the Social Sciences and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018266 Views

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TNDC Renews Construction Contract with Red Chris Mine – New Equipment Added

TNDC is pleased to announce the Red Chris Tailings Impoundment Area (TIA) construction agreement has been renewed for three construction seasons, through to December 31, 2020. During the 2018 construction season from March to October, there will be approximately 40 to 60 TNDC construction employees working at Red Chris on TIA construction and road maintenance. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018167 Views

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Northern’s Common Core Training Program Will Continue to Open Doors for a Successful Career in Mining with New Partnership

June 28, 2018 TIMMINS, ON: Today, Northern College was pleased to announce the transitional “passing of the torch” of the Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core program offering from Glencore’s Kidd Operations to Tahoe Canada. The new partnership with Tahoe Canada will build on the foundation of the important work started between the College and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018246 Views

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MNA Ministry to Offer Temporary Accommodations to Citizens for Medically-Necessary Travel

June 26, 2018 (Edmonton, AB) The Ministry of Health, Children, and Youth, at the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) provincial head office, is excited to announce the allocation of two (2) suites in the Métis Capital Housing Corporation (MCHC) Renaissance Tower for citizens travelling to Edmonton for medically necessary appointments or treatment. one-bedroom suite and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 2018223 Views

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