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The MNO ready to work with Premier Doug Ford and his new Cabinet to advance Métis rights and reconciliation

June 29, 2018 (TORONTO) Following the swearing in of the new Cabinet of Premier Doug Ford, the Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario (PCMNO) affirmed the MNO’s commitment to working with the new Progressive Conservative majority government to further the recognition of rights, interests and aspirations of Métis families and communities throughout Ontario. […]

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NB Government: Announcement regarding access to trades

03 July 2018 EDITOR’S NOTE: An announcement regarding access to trades will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, at 56 Micmac Rd., Eel Ground First Nation. Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris will participate. Media Contact(s) Geneviève Mallet-Chiasson, communications, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, 506-444-4843. NT5

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Making innovation and science accessible for all ages in Northern Ontario

From: FedNor Government of Canada invests $1.6 million to modernize Science North and establish six regional THINK hubs June 29, 2018 – Sudbury – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Northern Ontario families will benefit from improved access to science and technology learning resources thanks to a Government of Canada investment of […]

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AB Government: Education improvements in 2017-18: Minister Eggen

Jun 29, 2018 With the K-12 school year coming to an end, Education Minister David Eggen issued the following statement highlighting several accomplishments made by government throughout the year: “I’m very proud of the work we did to continue to improve the education system during the 2017-18 school year. By reducing school fees for the beginning […]

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Minister Chagger concludes productive FPT tourism trade mission to China

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada News release Three-city mission helped delegates develop a better understanding of the Chinese tourism industry, as well as develop stronger business-to-business connections June 29, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism […]

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B.C., Blueberry River First Nations negotiate trial adjournment

June 29, 2018 VICTORIA – The Province of British Columbia and Blueberry River First Nations have agreed to adjourn pending litigation until Oct. 15, 2018, as an outcome of productive negotiations. The Province and Blueberry River are continuing discussions outside of court, to collaboratively address Blueberry River’s concerns about the effects of resource development in their […]

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Order of Canada Appointments – Governor General Announces 105 New Appointments to the Order of Canada

June 29, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today announced 105 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 3 Companions (C.C.), 20 Officers (O.C.) and 82 Members (C.M.). Recipients will be invited to accept their insignia at a ceremony to be held at a […]

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Online Applications Accepted For Project Jewel’s Upcoming Family Whaling Camp

June 29, 2018 Project Jewel is hosting a Family Whaling Camp in the Kittigazuit/Whitefish Station area for three families from the Inuvik region. This program will be held from July 16 to 20, 2018. As part of Project Jewel’s on-the-land wellness component, this program will allow families to increase their on-the-land knowledge, take part in a harvesting tradition, and provide […]

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The Government of Canada celebrates Pimachiowin Aki as Canada’s first mixed cultural and natural World Heritage site

From: Parks Canada Pimachiowin Aki World Heritage site Recognizes Indigenous Stewardship of Canada’s Boreal Forest July 1, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Parks Canada Agency Today, Pimachiowin Aki, a 29,040 square kilometre expanse of boreal forest spanning the Manitoba–Ontario border, has been inscribed on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage List. The […]

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NU Government: Parks Day 2018

Join us in celebrating Parks Day in territorial parks across Nunavut! Special events and activities are taking place in: Iqalugaarjuup Territorial Park in Rankin Inlet on June 30, 2018. Kugluk Territorial Park in Kugluktuk on July 9, 2018. Katannilik Territorial Park in Kimmirut on July 21, 2018. Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park in Iqaluit on July […]

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Northern College: Lightning Trail 2018

Lightning Trail is a camp hosted by Northern College for youth ages 12-15. Our camp introduces attendees to postsecondary life (including living at the Residence for a week) while building confidence, leadership skills, team work skills and cultural understanding. The desired result is to help students identify their dreams; their strengths and a pathway to […]

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Government of Canada is working to improve Canada’s law on pollution prevention and toxic chemicals, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada June 29, 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec All Canadians deserve a healthy environment and safe communities. That’s why the Government of Canada is working to protect Canadians and their environment from pollution and harmful substances. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the Government of Canada is […]

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MNO congratulates new Ontario Regional Chief

June 29, 2018 (OTTAWA) Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) President Margaret Froh is pleased to congratulate RoseAnne Archibald on being elected Ontario Regional Chief during the All Ontario Chiefs Conference hosted by Nipissing First Nation. “On behalf of the Provisional Council of the MNO, I extend our congratulations to Regional Chief Archibald on her successful […]

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Every picture tells a story at Yukon Archives

The Yukon Archives First Nations photo identification project aims to improve the identification and description of Indigenous people, places, geographical features, activities and events in images held at Yukon Archives. Archives staff will hold identification sessions throughout the summer, inviting members of the public to recall their memories, share their knowledge and engage in the […]

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Canada’s first Métis Citizenship Judge Welcomes New Canadians

From: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Across Canada 1,950 new will be Canadians welcomed on Canada Day June 29, 2018 – Winnipeg, MB – New Citizenship Judge Suzanne Carrière will preside over her first citizenship ceremony on Canada Day, officiating at a special ceremony in Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg. Judge Carrière will welcome 50 new […]

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Statement – Ford Government Making OHIP+ More Cost-Effective

June 30, 2018 Christine Elliott, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, released the following statement today regarding changes to OHIP+: “Today, our government is announcing our intent to fix the OHIP+ program by focussing benefits on those who do not have existing prescription drug benefits. Children and youth who are not covered by private benefits […]

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Media advisory: Minister Carolyn Bennett to highlight progress resolving specific claims with Treaty 8 First Nations

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Edmonton, Alberta – Please be advised the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, will attend a gathering with Treaty 8 First Nation Chiefs and community members to celebrate progress to settle longstanding specific claims. Date: July 3, 2018 Time: 1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. […]

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Native Earth Performing Arts announces The 2018 – 2019 Season

TORONTO, ON – Native Earth Performing Arts is thrilled to announce its most ambitious season with a line-up of remarkable artists and exciting new partnerships from across Turtle Island and beyond. From the world premiere of a play with opera, to a theatrical piece of Bouffon and Indigenous clowning, Native Earth’s season is filled with […]

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FPT Communique – Health Ministers’ Meeting (HMM) – June 29, 2018 – Winnipeg, MB

From: Health Canada Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) health ministers concluded a successful meeting today in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ministers held productive discussions on a number of priorities, including opioids and problematic substance use, cannabis and pharmacare. Meeting with National Indigenous Organizations This morning, before the commencement of the meeting, provincial and territorial (PT) ministers joined […]

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Parks, Protected Areas, Conservation, Wildlife, and Biodiversity key priorities for Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers

June 28, 2018 Together, we are taking action to protect Canada’s natural spaces and wildlife to protect our future, and create an important legacy for generations of Canadians. As federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers responsible for parks, protected areas, conservation, wildlife, and biodiversityi we met for a second consecutive year to strengthen our commitment […]

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Goldcorp Releases 2017 Sustainability Report

VANCOUVER, June 28, 2018 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today released its 2017 Sustainability Report detailing the company’s economic, environmental and social performance during the year. The report is available at www.csr.goldcorp.com. “Goldcorp’s dedication to continuous improvement elevated our sustainability performance once again in 2017,” said Mr. Brent Bergeron, Executive Vice President, Corporate […]

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Agreement to Promote NWT in China Caps Successful Trade Mission

BEIJING (June 28, 2018) — Canada’s spectacular Northwest Territories will soon be receiving increased promotion and exposure in the world’s largest marketplace. Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Wally Schumann was among those on hand Sunday to witness the signing of a marketing agreement between NWT Tourism — the NWT’s official destination marketing organization, and […]

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Government of Canada announces funding agreement to give British Columbians the tools they need to find and keep good jobs

From: Employment and Social Development Canada June 29, 2018             Burnaby, British Columbia      Employment and Social Development Canada By investing directly in Canada’s greatest asset—its resilient, hardworking people—the Government of Canada is helping to ensure that the economic growth Canada creates is the kind of growth that works for everyone. Today, the Honourable Minister of […]

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Indigenous law scholar John Borrows receives honorary degree from York University

TORONTO, June 22, 2018 ─ Indigenous law scholar John Borrows, who is internationally acclaimed for his publications, research and community activism, was recognized with an honorary doctor of laws degree from York University today. Borrows, who received his honorary degree during Osgoode Hall Law School’s spring convocation ceremony, has had a celebrated academic career at […]

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UNESCO declares Pimachiowin Aki Canada’s first “mixed” cultural and natural WHS

  UNESCO declares Pimachiowin Aki Canada’s first “mixed” cultural and natural WHS Unique First Nation/provincial government partnership wins new global status for “The Land That Gives Life” Manama, Bahrain: JULY 1, 2018:  The UNESCO World Heritage Committee today inscribed the Pimachiowin Aki boreal forest spanning the Manitoba–Ontario boundary as a World Heritage Site, recognizing the […]

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Technical Bulletin – Planning for a Distinct First Nations Labour Market Strategy

Technical Bulletin – Planning for a Distinct First Nations Labour Market Strategy June 2018 This Bulletin is an update from the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) on planning for a Distinct First Nations Labour Market Strategy. Planning for a Distinct First Nations Labour Market Strategy In keeping with First Nations objectives to be self-determining and […]

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AFN Regional Chief Hart Points Way Forward for Health Ministers and First Nations to Work Together to Ensure First Nations Do Not Fall Through Jurisdictional Gaps

AFN Regional Chief Hart Points Way Forward for Health Ministers and First Nations to Work Together to Ensure First Nations Do Not Fall Through Jurisdictional Gaps June 29, 2018 (Winnipeg, MB) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart participated in the meeting today of National Indigenous Organizations (NIOs) and Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers […]

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BC Gov News – Government receives professional reliance final report

The Province has received the final report on the independent professional reliance review, commissioned by government last fall. The report provides recommendations on two aspects to improve the current professional reliance model. First, the governance of the professional associations that oversee qualified professionals (QPs), including forest professionals, engineers and geoscientists, agrologists, biologists and technicians. Second, […]

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Manitoba Media Bulletin: Fire Bulletin #15

June 29, 2018 A lightning-caused wildfire that had pushed to within 15 kilometres southeast of the town of Lynn Lake is being held by fire crews. Recent rain has also helped with suppression efforts. Based on the current fire and weather conditions, the Town of Lynn Lake has lifted the voluntary evacuation call for anyone […]

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Premier Ford Announces Parliamentary Assistant Assignments as Part of Ontario’s Government for the People

June 29, 2018 TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford today announced Parliamentary Assistants each of whom will hold special responsibilities as part of Ontario’s Government for the People. “We are fortunate to have an all-star government caucus team who have the talent and experience necessary to deliver real results for the people,” said Ford. “Our Parliamentary […]

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BC Gov News – Quarterly environmental enforcement penalties total $715,000

British Columbia’s Quarterly Environmental Enforcement Summaries, for the third and fourth quarters of 2017, are publicly available. The summaries outline various environmental enforcement actions taken by the Province, along with associated penalties and fines. Enforcement actions in the third and fourth quarters of 2017, included: 28 orders 176 administrative sanctions 1,593 violation tickets 11 administrative […]

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Red Sky: Great Lakes

JUNE 30 and JULY 1 at 6:30 pm. Red Sky Performance’s newest project, Great Lakes, is a one-of-kind site-specific dance and live music production that will be performed knee-deep in water on the shore of Lake Ontario. It brings together contemporary Indigenous dance, original music, and our connection to five freshwater lakes. This new work […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2018244 Views

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AltaGas Ltd. and WGL Holdings, Inc. merger conditionally approved by the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia

CALGARY, June 28, 2018 – AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX:ALA) and WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL) (NYSE:WGL) today issued the following statement in response to the oral decision of the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (DC PSC) to approve the AltaGas and WGL transaction (the WGL Acquisition) with certain modifications to the unanimous settlement […]

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Genetic ancestry test users ‘cherry-pick’ which races to identify with

Jun. 28, 2018 Genetic ancestry tests are often advertised as a tool to uncover new connections to diverse cultures and ancestries, but new research from the University of British Columbia has found people tend to pick and choose which races they identify with based on preconceived biases. Ancestry testing is part of a rapidly growing, […]

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Help us win $10,000!!!

You could help our charity (imagineNATIVE) win $10,000 dollars. For every dollar donated to imagineNATIVE in June is an automatic entry for us to win! imagineNATIVE is a not-for-profit charitable organization that supports Indigenous filmmakers and artists nationally and internationally. Did you know that we subsidize travel for over 50% of our programmed artists to […]

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Doug Ford and Cabinet to be Sworn-in as Ontario’s First Ever Government for the People

June 29, 2018 TORONTO — Doug Ford is today joining thousands of people on the front steps of Ontario’s legislature as Ontario’s first ever Government for the People is sworn-in. “I will never forget why I’m here: to work for the people of Ontario,” said Ford. “I promised the people that I would help make our great […]

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BC Gov News – B.C., Blueberry River First Nations negotiate trial adjournment

The Province of British Columbia and Blueberry River First Nations have agreed to adjourn pending litigation until Oct. 15, 2018, as an outcome of productive negotiations. The Province and Blueberry River are continuing discussions outside of court, to collaboratively address Blueberry River’s concerns about the effects of resource development in their territory and on their Treaty […]

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Department of Health and Social Services Confirms Privacy Breach

YELLOWKNIFE (June 28, 2018) – The Department of Health and Social Services would like to inform residents of the Northwest Territories that, on May 9, 2018, a laptop that contained health information was stolen from a locked vehicle in the Ottawa area. The information was collected under the Public Health Act and contained patient names, health care card […]

by pmnationtalk on June 29, 2018221 Views

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CMHC: Pilot Project to bring new homes to Neyaashiinigmiing 27

Neyaashiinigmiing 27, Ontario, June 28, 2018 An official groundbreaking ceremony was held today for new housing coming to Neyaashiinigmiing 27 through a unique initiative between the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation, Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce and the Government of Canada. Community members from Neyaashiinigmiing 27 and Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce volunteers will build four, […]

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Canada and Quebec to make significant investments that will improve the lives of Quebec residents

Supporting new projects that build prosperous communities and transition to a clean growth economy Québec City, Quebec, June 29, 2018—The Canadian and Quebec governments are working together to make long-term investments in infrastructure that will create jobs and economic growth, build inclusive communities and support a low-carbon, green economy—leading to a higher quality of life for […]

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Media Advisory – Ministers of Education in Vancouver July 5-6 for their 107th Meeting and to Attend a Major Pan‑Canadian Event on Indigenous Education

Toronto, June 28, 2018 — Provincial and territorial ministers of education will be in Vancouver July 5–6 for the 107th meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) and to attend a major pan-Canadian event, the CMEC Symposium on Indigenizing Teacher Education. CMEC 107 will give ministers the opportunity to review progress on CMEC initiatives […]

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Provincial/Territorial Health Ministers Meeting Communique

June 28, 2018 (The Government of Saskatchewan is distributing this communique on behalf of the chair of the provincial/territorial health minister’s meeting.) WINNIPEG – Provincial and territorial health ministers held a successful meeting today in Winnipeg. The meeting included productive discussions on several key issues, including mental health and addictions, the federal legalization of cannabis, […]

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Government of Canada supports innovative practices in early learning and child care

June 28, 2018              Gatineau, Quebec             Employment and Social Development Canada Every child deserves to get the best start in life and a real and fair chance to succeed. The Government of Canada is making significant investments in early learning and child care so that each and every child can reach their full potential. Today, the […]

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Canadian Photography Institute announces 2018 research fellows

June 28, 2018 Hailing from Canada, Australia and the United States, the recipients will be awarded up to $10,000 CAD each to pursue projects that advance research on the history and criticism of photography A professor, photographer, art historian and four students have been named the recipients of the 2018 Research Fellowship Program of the Canadian Photography […]

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Federal, provincial, and territorial ministers meet to advance cooperation to protect nature

June 28, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Nature is at the heart of Canada’s national identity, from coast to coast to coast. Our rivers, mountains, lakes, and oceans—along with the wildlife that depends on them—are a natural legacy for all Canadians to discover, enjoy, and preserve. Federal, provincial, and territorial ministers responsible for parks, protected areas, […]

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Media advisory: Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site hosts a Canada Day Métis Friendship Celebration

June 28, 2018         St. Andrews, Manitoba           Parks Canada Dr. Doug Eyolfson, Member of Parliament for Charleswood – St. James – Assiniboia – Headingley will provide remarks at the opening ceremony for the Canada Day Métis Friendship Celebration at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site on behalf of the Government of Canada. This inaugural event, hosted by […]

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USW: New Standard for Responsible Mining Released

Multi-sector effort to certify social and environmental performance at mine sites globally TORONTO, June 28 2018  – Today, the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) released the Standard for Responsible Mining, a precedent-setting global certification program for industrial-scale mine sites. With growing awareness and demand for ecologically and socially-responsible products jewelers, electronics businesses, auto makers and others have sought assurances […]

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AB Government: Taking action to protect children and families

June 28, 2018 The Alberta government is strengthening kinship care assessments, providing funding for suicide prevention and proposing legislative changes to improve Alberta’s child intervention system. A Stronger, Safer Tomorrow highlights 39 actions – including 16 immediate steps before April 2019 – the Alberta government is taking to improve services, address funding on reserves and […]

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The Daily Friday, June 29, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, April 2018 Real gross domestic product edged up 0.1% in April as 12 of 20 industrial sectors increased. After a decline in January, gross domestic product has risen every month since the beginning of 2018. Continue reading  Principal field crop areas, June 2018 In 2018, farmers reported seeding less land […]

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Brandon U: Three winners in Rural by Design art contest

June 27, 2018 Brandon University’s Rural Development Institute (RDI) is pleased to announce the three winners of the Rural by Design Student Art Contest. The winners are Lindsay Michiels, a second-year student in Physical Education; Kira Toth, a second-year student in Psychiatric Nursing; and Liam Shamray, a first-year student in Business Administration. This was the […]

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