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Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC)

Credits: TIAC / AITC Why Indigenous Tourism is so important to Canada. “Transformative travel,” a buzzwords of recent years is about people searching for ways to unplug and reconnect with friends, nature, and life. Talk to Indigenous tourism operators, however, and you may find them wondering why it has taken the rest of the world […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018458 Views

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B.C. government to intervene in National Energy Board reconsideration

For Immediate Release 2018ENV0073-001921 Oct. 3, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has filed its registration as an intervener to ensure that British Columbians’ interests are represented in the National Energy Board’s (NEB) reconsideration of aspects of its recommendation report on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project. “When the Federal Court of Appeal […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018189 Views

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Advisory committee for Yukon education resumes work

On September 20, 2018, the Advisory committee for Yukon education met to resume its work providing input and advice on supporting students and improving the public education system in Yukon. At this meeting, government staff reported progress to the committee on various initiatives, including the implementation of Yukon’s resigned school curriculum. They presented on how […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018174 Views

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Sexual Misconduct Response Centre Releases Its Second Annual Report

From: National Defence October 3, 2018 OTTAWA – The Sexual Misconduct Response Centre (SMRC) today released its Annual Report 2017-2018.  This second annual report summarizes the SMRC’s increased activities and services that are designed to provide improved victim support, and to continue the culture change required to make the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) the more […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018291 Views

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Employers recognized for their outstanding leadership in employment equity

From: Employment and Social Development Canada October 3, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada acknowledges the important role that employers play in helping underrepresented groups achieve success in the workplace and in contributing meaningfully to Canada’s economic growth. Through the Employment Equity Achievement Awards, federally regulated private sector employers […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018200 Views

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Prime Minister announces the appointment of three senators

October 3, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General appointed the following independent senators to fill vacancies in the Senate: Patti LaBoucane-Benson (Alberta) Paula Simons (Alberta) Peter Boehm (Ontario) Dr. LaBoucane-Benson is a proud Métis who has dedicated her life to helping Indigenous families. Her most recent work has focused […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018284 Views

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BC-AHMA: Operation Updates

Click here for new updates related to property and tenant management in The Province of British Columbia which include the following: Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (CCLA) Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER) Rental Assistance Program (RAP) Aboriginal Housing Management Association 615-100 Park Royal West Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2 General Inquiries: 604-921-2462 (TF: 1-888-921-2462) NT5

by aanationtalk on October 3, 2018255 Views

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Beautiful house For Sale in Tsuut’ina Nation in the housing development of Redwood Meadows.

Tsuut’ina October 3, 2018 Beautiful house For Sale in Tsuut’ina Nation in the housing development of Redwood Meadows. This home is a perfectly set-up for a First Nation small business owner that wants to be located on-reserve for taxation purposes as it combines a wonderful living space with a separate office area.  In addition to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018168 Views

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Making Progress: CFN-GBI’s 2017 Annual Report

October 2, 2018 For almost two decades, the Coastal First Nations-Great Bear Initiative has provided strong and strategic leadership to protect our lands, waters and resources for current and future generations. Please take a look through our 2017 Annual Report, which provides just a snapshot of the positive work being done in our communities, and the impact […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018180 Views

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Government challenges small businesses to innovate

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Invites Canadian small businesses to develop innovative solutions to nine new challenges October 3, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Small businesses and their ability to innovate make Canada’s economy run. At the same time, the federal government is Canada’s largest purchaser of goods. How can the government use these […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018170 Views

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Remarks on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project by the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources

From: Natural Resources Canada October 3, 2018 Hello and good morning, everyone. Just under two weeks ago, I shared our government’s first steps to respond to the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. Today, I am here to talk about the second part of our path forward. First, let me […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018172 Views

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MMF: Another Divisive Policy of Pallister

Winnipeg MB – Yesterday’s provincial announcement of the appointments to the Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund (FWEB) Board is another example of the Pallister Government attempting to hammer a wedge between the Métis Nation, the founder of Manitoba, and other Manitobans. “The board is packed with non-governmental wildlife and fish groups. Métis Citizens are champions […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018187 Views

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FNEC Extends Invitation to Dialogue to New CAQ Government

Wendake, October 2 October 2018 – The day after the provincial election, the First Nations Education Council (FNEC) wants to reiterate the importance of First Nations education in Quebec. In recent years, the FNEC and many other First Nations organizations have managed to put forth their expertise and call governments’ attention to the importance of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 2018190 Views

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UBCIC: Open Letter to the NEB Re: Trans Mountain Reconsideration

October 03, 2018 RE: The National Energy Board’s One Week Consultation Period for First Nations Affected by the Trans Mountain Pipeline and Tanker Project Dear Ms. Sheri Young: We are responding to a letter dated September 26th, 2018 regarding the re-assessment of the Trans Mountain Pipeline and Tanker Project, in which the National Energy Board requested feedback […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018355 Views

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Mi’kmaq & Métis Nation Leaders Come Together to Discuss Nationhood

October 03, 2018 The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (Assembly) and the Métis National Council (MNC) have recently come together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) respecting each other’s Nationhood, agreeing to work collaboratively on the issue of individuals claiming Métis ancestry in Nova Scotia, and establishing cultural awareness initiatives to educate the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018178 Views

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Canada And Saskatchewan Making Significant Investments To Improve The Lives Of Residents

October 3, 2018 New Agreement Signed to Support Infrastructure Projects and Strengthen Communities Across the Province The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are working together to make long-term infrastructure investments that will create jobs, boost the economy and enhance people’s quality of life. Today, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities François-Philippe Champagne, and Minister Responsible for […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018202 Views

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Dilico Anishinabek Family Care: 2018 Anishinabek Health Conference: Advancing Reconciliation

Dilico Anishinabek Family Care is honoured to host the Anishinabek Health Conference: Advancing Reconciliation on December 12th and 13th, 2018. The conference is focused on Reconciliation in Health and will feature keynote speakers, plenary, and interactive workshops open to diverse groups to engage in conversation. We invite you to attend the 2018 Anishinabek Health Conference: Advancing Reconciliation. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018454 Views

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B.C., Blueberry River First Nations advance reconciliation

October 03, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia and Blueberry River First Nations have agreed to further adjourn pending litigation until April 29, 2019, to allow for continued collaboration on addressing the effects of resource development in Blueberry River territory. B.C. and Blueberry River First Nations agreed to extend the adjournment as an […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018240 Views

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Public meeting to discuss Kugluktuk liquor plebiscite

October 03, 2018 Residents of Kugluktuk, do you want to learn more about the upcoming liquor plebiscite? Nunavut Liquor Management is holding a public meeting to discuss possible changes to the community liquor status, from a restricted to an unrestricted (open) system. The meeting takes place on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, from 7-9 p.m. at […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018141 Views

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Autism Awareness Month – October

October is Autism Awareness Month, providing an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about this condition and about how we can support people living with autism, their families and their caregivers. It is estimated that 1 in 66 children and youth has been diagnosed with autism in Canada, yet Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a condition that […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018327 Views

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Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure enters agreement to acquire majority interests in Bremner & Trio Creek Hydro Projects

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2018 – Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure (CC&L Infrastructure), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Greengen Holdings Ltd. (Greengen) and Sts’ailes Energy Development Limited Partnership (Sts’ailes) to acquire a majority interest in Bremner Trio Hydro Corp., which owns two construction-stage, run-of-river hydropower facilities aggregating approximately 50 megawatts (MW) […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018132 Views

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City of Waterloo: Amplify Culture Summit explores possibilities in art and technology

(Waterloo, Ont. – Oct. 2, 2018) Challenging thinking, networking with peers and nurturing new ideas are the goals behind Amplify 2018, Waterloo region’s culture summit. What: Amplify When: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 Where: Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), 67 Erb St. W., Waterloo The Amplify Culture Summit showcases innovative projects happening locally and throughout North America […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018252 Views

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City of Calgary: City Launches Public Engagement on 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Potential Bid

October 02, 2018 Starting this week, The City is asking Calgarians to provide their feedback about whether or not The City should proceed with a bid to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (the Games). City Council will consider a range of information before making a decision whether to support a potential bid, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018182 Views

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Statement: Canada signs international agreement to prevent unregulated fishing in the high seas of the central Arctic Ocean

October 3, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – As Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, I am proud to announce that today in Ilulissat, Greenland, Canada along with 8 other States and the European Union have taken a pivotal step towards oceans management and conservation by signing the Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018192 Views

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Amarc Commences Drilling Target One at JOY Copper-Gold Porphyry Project, BC

October 3, 2018, Vancouver, BC – Amarc Resources Ltd. (“Amarc” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: AHR; OTCBB: AXREF) is pleased to announce a core drilling program has commenced at its JOY porphyry copper-gold project, which covers the northern extension to the prolific Kemess porphyry gold-copper district in north-central British Columbia. The planned 1,000-m drill program will include […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018182 Views

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Bay du Nord Development Project — Participant Funding Available

October 3, 2018 – Ottawa – Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Bay du Nord Development Project, located 450 kilometres east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018218 Views

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Trichome Financial Corp. Announces Proposed Qualifying Transaction with 22 Capital Corp.

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2018 – 22 Capital Corp. (TSXV: LFC.P) (“22 Capital”) and Trichome Financial Corp. (“Trichome”) are pleased to announce that they have on October 2, 2018 entered into a binding letter agreement (the “Letter Agreement”) which outlines the general terms and conditions pursuant to which 22 Capital and Trichome have agreed to complete a transaction that […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018260 Views

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GNWT and RCMP conduct roadside alcohol and drug survey in Yellowknife

October 03, 2018 The Department of Infrastructure (INF), with assistance from the RCMP, conducted a roadside drug and alcohol survey from September 26- 29, 2018 in Yellowknife. The survey was to collect baseline data on the prevalence of impaired driving before the legalization of cannabis on October 17. This data will assist INF in creating […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018200 Views

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Province and Manitoba Chambers of Commerce Organize Northern Economic Development Tours

October 03, 2018 Helping Spur New Partnerships, Economic Development in the North: Pedersen The Manitoba government is partnering with the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce to support a series of Economic Development Tours to northern communities, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “These northern Economic Development Tours are one of the great ideas […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018195 Views

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Fleming College hosting OACYC Provincial Conference in Spring 2019

Peterborough ON – (October 3, 2018) – The Child and Youth Care (CYC) program at Fleming College is proud to announce it will host the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care (OACYC) Provincial Conference from June 12-14, 2019 at Sutherland Campus in Peterborough, Ontario. This unique gathering, located on the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiigi […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018198 Views

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Senators hear perspectives on a new relationship from Northern Indigenous communities

October 02, 2018 In September 2018, the Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples visited villages, towns, cities, and self-governing Indigenous communities across the Western Arctic to hear about how they envision a new relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples. Yellowknife, N.W.T. Délįne, N.W.T. Inuvik, N.W.T. Old Crow, YK Whitehorse, YK YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES A vision of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018139 Views

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Cheque presentations at QIA board meeting

Iqaluit, Nunavut – October 2, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) had an opportunity to receive reports from its two subsidiary organizations: Kakivak Association and the Qikiqtaaluk Corp. (QC) at today’s board meeting in Iqaluit. Following their report, QIA presented Kakivak, its non-for-profit business development arm, a cheque for $852,151. This is an increase from […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018130 Views

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Great Walk Celebrates 50 Years of Friendship between University and Curve Lake First Nation

On January 27, 1968 more than 200 hikers walked 17km from Trent to Curve Lake to celebrate the friendship between the University and local First Nation. Nearly 50 years later on September 22, 2018, close to 120 hikers gathered to recreate the walk as a symbol of Trent’s commitment to engaging with reconciliation. The day […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018106 Views

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KRG: Québec Election Results

Kuujjuaq, Québec, October 2, 2018 – On behalf of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), Chairperson Jennifer Munick and the members of the Executive Committee offer their congratulations to Premier Elect François Legault for leading the Coalition Avenir Québec to its majority victory in yesterday’s provincial elections. “The KRG is looking forward to working with the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018157 Views

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Zenyatta Announces a Non-Brokered Private Placement

Thunder Bay, ON – October 3, 2018 Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (TSXV:  ZEN, “Zenyatta” or the “Company”) announces that it has arranged a non-brokered private placement financing to raise a minimum of $1.0 million (the “Offering”) subject to regulatory approval. The Offering will consist of the sale of Units priced at $0.45 per Unit. Each Unit […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018122 Views

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GTEC Provides Update on Status of Sales License and Other Operational Updates

Kelowna, BC – October 3, 2018 – GTEC Holdings Ltd. (TSXV: GTEC) (OTCPK: GGTTF) (“GTEC” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on the operations of its wholly owned subsidiaries. Alberta Craft Cannabis Inc. (“ACC”) is a Licensed Producer under Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations located in Edmonton, Alberta.  ACC operates a 14,000 sq. ft. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018171 Views

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Harte Gold Announces Successful Sugar Zone Mine Plant Commissioning and Start Up Provides Exploration Update and Announces Official Mine Opening Ceremony

Toronto – October 3, 2018 – HARTE GOLD CORP. (“Harte Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX: HRT / OTC: HRTFF / Frankfurt: H4O) is pleased to announce grid power to site, the mill has been energized, the Company has started processing ore from its surface stockpile and ore sill development has resumed underground. Commissioning of the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018150 Views

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Aecon agrees to sell Contract Mining business to North American Construction Group

Toronto, Ontario – October 3, 2018: Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) announced today that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with North American Construction Group Inc. (“NACG”) (TSX: NOA/NYSE: NOA) under which Aecon has agreed to sell to NACG substantially all of the assets related to Aecon’s Contract Mining business for $199.1 million in cash. Aecon’s Contract […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018203 Views

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North American Palladium Files Feasibility Study

TORONTO, Oct. 02, 2018  — North American Palladium Ltd. (“NAP” or “the Company”) announced today that, further to its news release of September 17, 2018, the Company has filed a new feasibility study incorporating major changes to the life of mine plan for the Lac des Iles Mine Property in northwestern Ontario prepared in accordance with National Instrument […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018127 Views

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Resolute to Sell Catawba, SC, Paper and Pulp Mill

MONTREAL, Oct. 2, 2018 – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today announced that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with New-Indy Containerboard, LLC (“New-Indy”) for the sale of its Catawba, South Carolina, paper and pulp mill, for a total purchase price of about $300 million, consisting of $260 million in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018190 Views

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September 2018: Four long-term drinking water advisories lifted on public systems on reserve

October 3, 2018 — Ottawa, ON — Indigenous Services Canada The federal government remains steadfast and on track in its commitment to ending all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve by March 2021. For September 2018, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, provided the following update as part of the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018133 Views

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Indian Resource Council Urges Senators to Oppose Bill C-69

SUU T’INA, Alberta, Oct. 03, 2018 — The Indian Resource Council (IRC), an Indigenous advocacy organization which represents the oil and gas and associated economic interests of over 130 Indigenous communities in Canada, is urging Senators to oppose Bill C-69. Bill C-69, which would drastically alter the review process for projects in the energy sector, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018262 Views

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The Canada Council for the Arts reveals the GGBooks finalists

Seventy Canadian books up for the Governor General’s Literary Awards Ottawa, October 3, 2018 – The Canada Council for the Arts revealed the 2018 finalists for the prestigious Governor General’s Literary Awards (GGBooks) today. These 70 Canadian books are among the best published this year in seven categories, both in English and in French. They are […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018204 Views

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Government Announces Part II of Path Forward on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

October 3, 2018       Ottawa, Canada        Natural Resources Canada There is no relationship more important to the Government of Canada than the one with Indigenous peoples. We are committed to meaningful consultations and after carefully reviewing the Federal Court of Appeal’s judgement the Government has decided to move forward by engaging in a specific and focused […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018246 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Canadian foreign post indexes, October 2018 Data on Canadian foreign post indexes are now available for October. Continue reading  New products Canadian Foreign Post Indexes, October 2018 Catalogue number Catalogue number62-013-X, (HTML | PDF) NT4

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 2018174 Views

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Boosting Confidence and Businesses in Matawa

Starting a business and acquiring new skills can be daunting, but Matawa First Nations Management (MFNM), a non-profit Regional Chiefs’ Council representing Ojibway and Cree First Nations in Northern Ontario, wants this to be a reality for its members. With their vision to create tangible opportunities for members to become skilled entrepreneurs, MFNM partnered with […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 2018517 Views

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An Indigenous View of Canada

Credits: The Agenda with Steve Paikin “The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada” is a four-volume collection meant to address the lack of resources about Indigenous history. Joining The Agenda to discuss the project is education advisor, Charlene Bearhead, and Julian Brave NoiseCat, a contributor to the atlas.

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2018527 Views

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CAMSC Drives Momentum and Highlights Economic Leadership at 14th Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala

CAMSC Drives Momentum and Highlights Economic Leadership at 14th Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council Recognizes Partners and Sustains Greater Representation for Aboriginal and Diverse Communities Toronto, Ont. – September 27, 2018 – At its 14th annual Business Achievement Awards Gala this evening, the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 2018280 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: President extends condolences on passing of respected elder

October 2, 2018 On behalf of the Nunatsiavut Government and Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement, President Johannes Lampe today extended his heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of respected Nain Inuit elder Julius Merkuratsuk, who passed away Monday. “Julius made tremendous contributions to the community of Nain, to Labrador Inuit and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2018221 Views

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StFX Names Kerry Prosper as Inaugural Knowledge Keeper In-Residence During Treaty Day Event

October 2nd, 2018 St. Francis Xavier University has named Kerry Prosper, a respected Mi’kmaw elder, published author and Band Council member from Paqtnkek First Nation as its inaugural Knowledge Keeper In-Residence. The announcement was made Monday, October 1, at an event on the StFX campus to commemorate Treaty Day in Nova Scotia. Terena Francis, Co-ordinator […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2018203 Views

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