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Media Advisory: Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearing: A Human Rights Framework

May 09, 2018 Vancouver, BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will continue with Part III of the Truth Gathering process by hosting a Knowledge Keepers and Expert Hearing on Human Rights. This event will take place in Quebec City at Hôtel Pur from Monday, May 14 to Thursday, May […]

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Loose Fiscal Controls Lead to Blown Budgets – C.D. Howe Institute

May 10, 2018 – Over the past 15 years, Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial governments have regularly missed budget spending and revenue targets, with spending overshoots of $69 billion combined. The new report from the C.D. Howe Institute, “Blown Budgets: Canada’s Senior Governments Need Better Fiscal Controls,” reveals a consistent lack of fiscal accountability by […]

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Great Canadian Gaming Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

62% INCREASE IN REVENUE. 64% INCREASE IN SHAREHOLDERS’ NET EARNINGS. May 9, 2018 – Coquitlam, BC – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation [TSX:GC] (“Great Canadian,” or “the Company”) today announced its financial results for the three month period ended March 31, 2018 (the “first quarter”). FIRST QUARTER 2018 HIGHLIGHTS On January 23, 2018, the Ontario Gaming […]

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Rubicon Minerals Files its First Quarter 2018 Results

TORONTO, May 10, 2018 – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) announces that it has filed its Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”) for the quarter-ended March 31, 2018. The Company confirms that copies of these interim filings can be obtained at www.rubiconminerals.com or www.sedar.com. Highlights from the First Quarter 2018 Results: Cash position: As […]

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H2O Innovation Secures Five New Water and Wastewater Projects Totalling $4.1 M

Quebec City, May 10, 2018 – (TSXV: HEO) – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) is proud to announce it was awarded five (5) new water and wastewater projects in North America. These new contracts, worth $4.1 M, will bring the Corporation’s project sales backlog to $56.6 M. The first contract won by […]

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Pattern Energy Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

May 10, 2018 – Declares dividend of $0.4220 per Class A common share for second quarter 2018 – SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2018  — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (the “Company” or “Pattern Energy”) (NASDAQ & TSX: PEGI) today announced its financial results for the 2018 first quarter. Highlights (Figures reported below are for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, […]

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Nemaska Lithium Announces Pricing and Closing of Books on USD 350M Bond Offering

QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, May 10, 2018 — Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:NMX) (OTCQX:NMKEF) (FRANCFORT:N0T) is pleased to announce that it has priced and closed the books on its offering (the “Bond Offering”) of senior secured callable bonds in the aggregate principal amount of USD 350M (the “Bonds”). Clarksons Platou Securities and […]

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Superior Gold Inc. Announces Positive Initial Results from New Drill Program at Hermes South

UP TO 37.7 G AU/T OVER 3.00 METRES FROM 27.00 METRES TORONTO, May 10, 2018 – Superior Gold Inc. (“Superior Gold” or “The Company”) (TSX.V:SGI) is pleased to announce initial results from the ongoing reverse circulation drill program at its Hermes South project, which is located approximately 20 kilometres south southwest of the Hermes open pit gold mine, which […]

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Horizon North Logistics Inc. Announces Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2018

CALGARY, ALBERTA, May 9, 2018 – TSX Symbol: HNL Horizon North Logistics Inc. (“Horizon North” or the “Corporation”) reported its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2018 and 2017. First Quarter Highlights Subsequent to Q1 2018, Horizon North successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of Shelter Modular Inc., a 34,000 […]

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Northland Power Reports Strong First Quarter Results With Free Cash Flow Up 256% and Adjusted EBITDA Up 47%

TORONTO, May 09, 2018– Northland Power Inc. (“Northland” or the “Company”) (TSX:NPI) today reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2018. “2018 is off to an excellent start,” said John Brace, Chief Executive Officer. “Northland’s Hai Long 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan was allocated 300 MW under Taiwan’s Feed-In Tariff program, […]

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ATAC Resources Ltd. announces $3 Million Private Placement

May 9, 2018 – ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ATC) (“ATAC” or the “Company”) announces a non-brokered private placement offering (the “Offering”) of up to $3,000,000, to consist of the sale of up to 5,000,000 flow-through shares at a price of $0.60 per share. The Offering is subject to TSX Venture Exchange acceptance. “This flow-through financing will […]

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New Gold Announces Appointment of President and CEO

TORONTO, May 9, 2018  – New Gold Inc. (“New Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX:NGD) (NYSE American:NGD) has appointed Raymond Threlkeld as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.  Mr. Threlkeld succeeds Hannes Portmann, who has left the company to pursue other opportunities.  Mr. Threlkeld will continue as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Threlkeld brings extensive […]

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AltaGas Ltd. and WGL Holdings, Inc. announce execution of settlement agreement with key stakeholders in Washington, D.C.

CALGARY, May 8, 2018 – Today, AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX:ALA) and WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL) (WGL) announced that they have signed a unanimous settlement agreement with the key stakeholders in the Washington, D.C. regulatory proceedings with respect to AltaGas’ merger with WGL (the WGL Acquisition). Parties to the settlement include the Government of the District of Columbia, the […]

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Premier Gold Mines Reports 2018 First Quarter Results

May 08, 2018 PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX: PG) (“Premier”, “the Company”) is pleased to announce its operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2018. The Company previously released its production results for the first quarter in its news release dated April 17, 2018. Premier is a gold-producer and respected exploration and development company […]

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NWT Parks Begin Opening May 11

YELLOWKNIFE (May 9, 2018) – The first of Northwest Territories (NWT) campgrounds will open for the season beginning May 11, 2018. It could be the best season yet for NWT Parks, which saw record numbers of reservations in the first two days of online booking. Park users will notice several upgrades this year, including: An extended […]

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MMIWG: Quebec City- Media Accreditation

Media Accreditation and Important Information Part III: Knowledge Keepers and expert Hearings Quebec City, Quebec –May 14- 17, 2018 LOCATION: Hotel PUR Quebec 395 Couronne St, Québec City, QC G1K 7X4 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will have Knowledge Keepers and expert Hearings in Quebec City during the week […]

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Journalist Tanya Talaga wins Writers’ Trust’s $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize

Seven Fallen Feathers called “a document of our times,” named best political book of 2017 May 9, 2018 – Ottawa – The Writers’ Trust of Canada announced tonight that Tanya Talaga has won the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for her book Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City, […]

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Horizon North Logistics Inc. Announces Master Teaming Agreement with EllisDon Corporation

CALGARY, ALBERTA, May 9, 2018 – TSX Symbol: HNL Horizon North Logistics Inc. (“Horizon North” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: HNL.TO) announced today that the Corporation has entered into a master teaming agreement (the “Teaming Agreement”) with EllisDon Corporation (“EllisDon”). The Teaming Agreement applies to specified projects such as hotels, commercial buildings, and multi-family structures to […]

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The Daily Thursday, May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 Control and sale of alcoholic beverages, year ending March 31, 2017 The Canadian love affair with hops and barley continues, but more and more drinkers are opting for the grape. Continue reading New Housing Price Index, March 2018 New house prices were unchanged in Canada in March despite growth in some markets. […]

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A Closer Look at Museum Training for Indigenous People in Canada

Credits: Canadian Museum of History On April 20, 2018, the Canadian Museum of History hosted an Alumni Day to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices. Graduates of the program gathered to celebrate and to take a collective look at innovative ways of developing cultural-heritage opportunities for Indigenous peoples across […]

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Algoma U Receives $566,000 to Support Career Readiness

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON: May 8, 2018): Students at Algoma University will notice an enhanced focus on experiential learning this fall, thanks to the Career Ready Fund (CRF). The CRF contribution to Algoma, valued at $566,000 over two years from the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, will support capacity building and the development […]

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NU Government: Kindergarten preschool health assessment

09 May 2018  Is your child starting kindergarten in Arviat, August 2018? The Arviat health centre will be conducting health assessments and immunizations for all children born in 2013. Please drop in or call the Arviat health centre at 867-857-3100 to book an appointment. Appointments are available on Monday afternoons. A school screening appointment […]

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VIU’s Canada Research Chair Focused on “Future Proofing” Shellfish

May 9, 2018 Dr. Timothy Green will be CRC Research Chair in Shellfish Health and Genomics Climate change is one of the biggest threats to shellfish populations and sustainable shellfish farming in Canada and worldwide. In British Columbia, ocean acidification caused by climate change is recognized as a key threat. That’s one reason why Dr. […]

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Recapture of inmate from Buffalo Sage Wellness House

From: Correctional Service Canada May 9, 2018 – Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada At approximately 4:50 am on May 9, 2018, inmate Tara Hobson was apprehended by the Winnipeg Police Service. This inmate had been unlawfully at large from the Buffalo Sage Wellness House, a facility managed by Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA), […]

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MN-S Reports Now Available Online

May 07, 2018 More than 100 delegates and observers attended as Metis Nation-Saskatchewan held a Legislative Assembly April 14-15 in Saskatoon. As part of our commitment to transparency and communicating with members, we are pleased to provide all available reports here. In addition, you are invited to watch a video of the Assembly NT5

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U of G’s First-Year Seminars Offer Unique Learning Experiences to Students

May 9, 2018 Come the fall 2018 semester, University of Guelph first-year students will have a chance to study why people believe the weirdest things, explore the influence colonialism in Canada has on today’s Indigenous youth or engage with the natural world in an outdoor classroom. These topics are among 22 seminars planned for the […]

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Support for Indigenous Languages in Quebec

From: Canadian Heritage May 9, 2018 The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today that the Government of Canada has provided $375,409 in funding to the Centre d’amitié autochtone du Saguenay through the Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI) of the Department of Canadian Heritage. With this funding, the Centre will offer free language classes […]

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic receives Indigenous Education Excellence award

Colleges and Institutes Canada Awards of Excellence Program recognizes and promotes excellence within colleges, institutes, cégeps, and polytechnics in Canada. May 9, 2018 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic received bronze for the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Indigenous Education Excellence Award. These awards recognize a college or institute that has a demonstrated commitment to Indigenous education through […]

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The IBA Congratulates Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond on her new role as the Inaugural Director of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre and Law Professor at UBC

OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association congratulates Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond on her new position at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Turpel-Lafond will be the inaugural director of the university’s new Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC). The Centre officially opened April 9, 2018. In 2017, the Supreme Court ruled in Canada […]

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Resolute Bay Justice Committee seeking members

09 May 2018  Do you have knowledge and experience in dealing with social issues, restorative justice and Inuit societal values? Interested in helping victims and offenders? The Resolute Bay Justice Committee is looking for members. Justice committees in Nunavut use a community-based justice approach to assist victims of crime and work with people who […]

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Report 13: Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Presented to the House

Thirteenth Report Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs (INAN) 42nd Parliament, 1st Session “Study Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples In accordance with its Order of Reference of Wednesday, February 7, 2018, your Committee has […]

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QNW reacts to the ruling on the evictions in Kahnawake

Kahnawake, May 3rd 2018 – Québec Native Women is satisfied by the ruling of Judge Thomas Davis, which determines that the eviction of the non-Indigenous Kahnawake residents is a discriminatory policy. Since this debate began, QNW has consistently taken a stance against discrimination. The issue of exclusion and access to membership is at the root […]

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AC to host welcome for Global Conference on Indigenizing Entrepreneurship

May 9th, 2018 Algonquin College is hosting the Welcome Reception and Dinner for the Global Conference on Indigenizing Entrepreneurship. The Welcome Reception is being held at Algonquin’s Ottawa campus from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 3. Algonquin is a partner sponsor for the international conference, which will bring together experts from across […]

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Aubyn O’Grady named as new program director of Yukon School of Visual Art

May 7, 2018 DAWSON CITY—Yukon College, along with its partners Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in and Dawson City Arts Society, is pleased to welcome Aubyn O’Grady as the new program director at the Yukon School of Visual Arts (SOVA) in Dawson City. It is a long-anticipated return to the territory for O’Grady. She attended SOVA in 2010-11 and […]

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Desert Mountain Energy Sells Its Placer Mining Interests at Atlin, B.C.

Vancouver, British Columbia May 8, 2018 – DESERT MOUNTAIN ENERGY CORP. (the “Company”) (TSX.V: DME) is pleased to announce that it has sold its placer mining tenures in the Atlin, B.C. mining camp to Altan Mining Ltd., of Delta, B.C. (“Altan”). The tenures sold were comprised of Placer Lease 361733, Placer Claim 350665 and Placer […]

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NCAIED: Jobs for Tribes Act Passes Key House Committee

May 8, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, H.R. 4506, the “Jobs for Tribes Act,” advanced unanimously through the House Natural Resources Committee. This bipartisan legislation will provide critical business and economic development assistance to Native American tribes and Alaska Native communities. The bill incorporates provisions similar to two bills already approved by the Senate: The Native […]

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SMU Honorary Degree: Dr. Bernie Francis

May 7, 2018 Dr. Bernie Francis, Doctor of Civil Law, Honoris Causa Author, Linguist, Advocate A thoughtful and passionate voice for the Mi’kmaw people, Dr. Bernie Francis, along with his mentor and friend, Doug Smith, helped preserve the Mi’kmaw language through an easy-to-learn orthography, which is officially recognized by Mi’kmaw chiefs across the province and […]

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Nipissing U: Grad piloting successful program in Nunavut

A secondary school in Nunavut is piloting a successful new program, titled ESTEEM, promoting emotional health and personal growth for students, while boosting attendance. It was developed by Nipissing graduate and school prin​cipal, Romeo Fournier (BEd’08, MEd’11) with a team of Inuit and non-Inuit staff. ESTEEM stands for empowering students through elders, education and mentorship. […]

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PE Government: Handle with Care giving young children a good start

Strengthening mental health services – Across the province, hundreds of Island children – and their parents and caregivers – are getting help to build a strong future together. More than 25 Handle With Care programs have been held in Island communities to support the mental health of young children from birth to 6 years. This […]

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Algoma U Board of Governors Approves 2018-19 Budget

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON: May 8, 2018): Yesterday, Algoma University’s Board of Governors approved a $29.5 million operating budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year. Targeted investments address key priorities identified by the Board and Senate while building upon the momentum generated through the increase in fall term student applications to the University. Application statistics released […]

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Bill Bowles re-appointed as Manitoba’s Commissioner of Elections

May 9, 2018 Chief Electoral Officer Shipra Verma announced today that Bill Bowles has been re-appointed as Manitoba’s Commissioner of Elections. His term will continue until June 14, 2023. The re-appointment was made in consultation with the leaders of all registered political parties represented in the Legislative Assembly. The role of the Commissioner of Elections […]

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Participants explore equity, diversity and inclusivity in science as part of London Health Research Day

May 7, 2018 Equity, diversity and inclusivity are crucial to the future of Canadian science. This is a topic of national importance that has garnered attention and action from the federal government, funding agencies and scientists across the country. To help address this important topic, Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Lawson […]

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UBCIC: Indigenous Leadership Opposing Trans Mountain Receives Support from Kinder Morgan at AGM in Houston

May 9, 2018, (Estok-Na Territory/Houston, Texas) Indigenous leadership from Canada made an emergency trip to the Kinder Morgan AGM in Houston this morning to present an overview of Indigenous opposition to the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion. Chief Judy Wilson, Neskonlith Indian Band (te Secwepemc Nation) and Secretary-Treasurer of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, […]

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Media Advisory: Canada’s record under Trudeau Government to be examined for the first time by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review process

A Canadian delegation led by Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould will receive questions and recommendations from other countries regarding Canada’s human rights record during the country’s third assessment under the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review process (UPR) on May 11th. This will be the first time Canada undergoes examination by the top UN human […]

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NIC research focuses on Indigenous language, leadership and youth

NIC researchers hope to inspire youth to take up the challenge of language revitalization. Sara Child and Caitlin Hartnett spent a year gathering knowledge from local Kwakwaka’wakw Elders, exploring Kwak’wala leadership language and concepts thanks to a Knowledge Synthesis Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada. “We are extremely thankful […]

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Wapikoni’s 2018 Season Begins

MONTREAL, May 9, 2018 – Wapikoni Mobile’s travelling audiovisual and musical creation studios have just hit the road. Sixteen (16) Indigenous communities across Canada, including three in urban centres (Vancouver, Montreal and Thunder Bay) will welcome Wapikoni this year. On average, 300 youth take part in these creation and training workshops each year. The first […]

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Camosun educators honoured at national Colleges and Institutes conference

Camosun College hosted its second national conference for Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) at the Empress Hotel and Conference Centre, April 29 to May 1. More than 950 educators and leaders from colleges and institutes across Canada and around the world participated, making “Na’tsa’maht: Working together as one,” the highest attended CICan Conference in over […]

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First Nation Leaders call on University to Rescind Appointment of Interim Law Dean

THUNDER BAY, ON (May 4, 2018): Leaders of Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) and Kitchenumaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) are calling on Lakehead University to rescind the appointment of provincial Justice George Patrick Smith, who sentenced First Nations leaders to prison for protecting their lands, as interim dean of the university’s embattled law school. “It is an insult […]

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Organizations release vision for environmental assessment reform in BC

May 9, 2018 23 environmental, social justice and community groups present Minister with recommendations on future of assessments in BC VANCOUVER, BC, Coast Salish Territories – Twenty-three allied organizations – including environmental organizations, legal experts, social justice and community groups – are calling on the provincial government to introduce a series of bold reforms in […]

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Lions donate $100,000 for Indigenous Community

Funds will support Eye Exam Room and Diabetes Care in new Health Centre For immediate release (TORONTO May 7, 2018): The Toronto Netralya Lions Club (TNLC) donated $100,000 for “Indigenous Eye Health” at a fundraiser organized at the Avani Event Centre in Vaughan. Funds raised at the Lions Gala for Sight – 2018 will support […]

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