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Government of Canada consults allies in fight against online child sexual exploitation

From: Public Safety Canada March 29, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Public Safety Canada The sexual exploitation of children is a vile and despicable crime. Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, reiterated the Government of Canada’s commitment to combatting this horrible crime. Minister Goodale held a national meeting that brought together […]

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UWinnipeg: Māori mega scholar is the next Axworthy Lecturer

March 29, 2018 WINNIPEG, MB – UWinnipeg is excited to announce that the upcoming Axworthy Distinguished Lecture will be given by world renowned Māori scholar Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Aotearoa (New Zealand) on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG). Prior to the lecture there will be a special tour of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018277 Views

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Conestoga College: Student voices highlighted at Truth and Reconciliation event

On March 23, Conestoga’s Aboriginal Services and Student Engagement teams hosted the college’s second annual Truth and Reconciliation event. Held at the Doon campus, the session welcomed students and employees for a full-day of presentations from a cross-section of Indigenous voices including Chiefs, and academics. During the afternoon, Conestoga students also shared their own experiences […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018350 Views

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AB Government: New program to boost tourism sector

March 29, 2018 The Tourism Growth Innovation Fund will help communities and non-profit tourism organizations create jobs and memorable travel experiences. The Tourism Growth Innovation Fund (TGIF) will provide $1 million to support economic growth by helping expand Alberta’s tourism offerings, with a focus on winter and shoulder-season tourism development, rural projects and Indigenous cultural […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018252 Views

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News from the Trent University Board of Governors Meeting: March 23, 2018

Highlights include: establishment of IESS Institute, Community Building, and Trent Lands Plan Update Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Wednesday, March 28, 2018, Peterborough The Trent Board of Governors met on March 23, 2018 at the University’s Durham GTA campus in Oshawa, continuing the Board’s practice of holding one of its regularly-scheduled meetings at the Durham GTA […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018282 Views

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Greenpeace Canada remains a member of FSC

March 29, 2018 Following its restructuring three years ago to decentralize the organization, Greenpeace International has decided to decentralize its membership in the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as well. As a result, Greenpeace International will allow its FSC membership to expire in 2018, with its national offices determining if and how to best engage with […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018329 Views

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Canada’s largest health research platform teams up with University of Toronto to accelerate cancer and chronic disease research

Canada’s largest health research platform teams up with University of Toronto to accelerate cancer and chronic disease research Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP) enters a new era of scientific activity under the leadership of newly appointed National Scientific Director, Dr. Philip Awadalla March 29, 2018 (Toronto) – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (“the Partnership”) […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 2018291 Views

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Romeo Saganash and panel of international Indigenous rights scholars to speak at Laurier

March 29, 2018 WATERLOO – A free public event at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus on Thursday, April 5 will put Indigenous rights and reconciliation in the spotlight. The two-part event will feature an evening keynote address from MP Romeo Saganash and an international legal panel, while an afternoon panel will focus on the principle of free, prior and informed […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018331 Views

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NorQuest College: Struggling with diversity and inclusion issues at home or work?

March 28, 2018 Say you just got new next-door neighbours. If your new neighbour was a friend prior to moving in with those six kids, loud animated conversations, and a big scary dog, would it be easier to invite them over for a Sunday barbeque? Without that prior connection, for you, with your serene and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018369 Views

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The 2018 Ontario Budget: Setting the stage for “serious transformation” of Ontario’s Income Security System

(Toronto, ON – March 27, 2018) Daily Bread Food Bank is encouraged by the 2018 Ontario budget, which contains important measures to advance poverty reduction and improve circumstances for low-income Ontarians. The 2018 Ontario Budget makes bold commitments that take solid leads to further modernize and transform Ontario’s Income Security System, as guided by the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018214 Views

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AER: Integrated Application Process for Major Projects

Under the Integrated Decision Approach, the AER is changing the way we review energy development projects. Instead of many separate applications, operators will be able to submit them as one—a single application, with one public notice—and will receive one single decision. We continue to adapt our processes and documents to support the Integrated Decision Approach. Recognizing […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018264 Views

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RNAO applauds government for funding to hire more RNs in LTC, commitments to expand drug coverage to seniors, and improve mental health services

TORONTO, March 28, 2018 – Wednesday’s health-focused budget shows a serious commitment by the government to improve the lives of all Ontarians. Members of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) say the province’s decision to improve access to care by providing $2.1 billion over four years to increase mental health and addiction services will […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018194 Views

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Canadian Zinc Reports Results for 2017

CANADIAN ZINC REPORTS RESULTS FOR 2017 Prairie Creek Feasibility Study Completed All Season Road Environmental Assessment Recommended for Approval US$10 Million Project Bridge Loan Secured Over 20,000 Metres of Drilling in Central Newfoundland Significant Extensions of Mineralization at Lemarchant Deposit Vancouver, British Columbia, March 29, 2018 – Canadian Zinc Corporation (TSX: CZN; OTCQB: CZICF) (“the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018202 Views

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Congratulations to the 2017 CAJ Awards finalists!

OTTAWA, March 29, 2018  – The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to announce many of the finalists for its annual awards for outstanding investigative journalism in Canada published or broadcast in 2017. The recipients in each category will be announced May 5 at the CAJ Awards gala and conference banquet in Toronto, part of […]

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Pembina Pipeline Corporation Announces Alliance Pipeline Open Season

CALGARY, March 28, 2018  – Pembina Pipeline Corporation (“Pembina” or “the Company”) (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) announced today that Alliance Pipeline Ltd. (“Alliance”), of which it owns a 50 percent interest, has commenced a binding open season (“Open Season”) for expansion capacity commitments. Alliance today announced a binding Open Season for expansion capacity commitments. The Open Season is […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018209 Views

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Students React to 2018 Provincial Budget

TORONTO, March 28, 2018 – The newly announced 2018 provincial budget promises better care for Ontarians, but falls short in delivering key investments in post-secondary education that students and their allies have been calling for. Students recognize that investments in public services create the conditions for success in this province. Several aspects of this budget respond […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018228 Views

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PSA: QIA’s community meetings on renegotiation of Mary River Inuit Impact and Benefits Agreement

March 28, 2018 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT DATE ISSUED:  March 28, 2018 EVENT: QIA’s community meetings on renegotiation of Mary River Inuit Impact and Benefits Agreement EVENT DATES: Wednesday April 4, 2018 to Thursday, April 12, 2018 LOCATIONS:  Igloolik, Arctic Bay, Pond Inlet, Hall Beach, Clyde River The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is hosting a series […]

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YAPC releases results of Food Cost Monitoring project

Whitehorse – The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition (YAPC) is pleased to release a final report highlighting the cost and availability of nutritious food in communities throughout Yukon. Community researchers in Carcross, Carmacks, Dawson City, Faro, Haines Junction, Mayo, Old Crow, Pelly Crossing, Ross River, Teslin, Watson Lake and Whitehorse measured the cost of 67 foods included […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018266 Views

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Hatch recognized at the 22nd Annual Consulting Engineers of Alberta Showcase Awards

March 29, 2018 Calgary, Canada—Hatch is pleased to announce that the Calgary Green Line LRT project has been recognized at the 22nd Annual Consulting Engineers of Alberta (CEA) Showcase Awards. The Green Line LRT—Calgary’s largest-ever infrastructure project—was awarded the Community Outreach and In-House Initiatives Award of Excellence. Hatch is part of an integrated project team, working […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018279 Views

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Discovery Air Receives Delisting Decision by TSX

Toronto, ON – March 28, 2018 – Discovery Air Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that The Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) has advised the Company that, in connection with the Company’s previously disclosed filing under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, the TSX has determined to delist the Company’s 8.375% Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures (the “Debentures”) effective […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018175 Views

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Imperial Reports 2017 Financial Results

Vancouver | March 28, 2018 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports financial results for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2017.Revenues increased to $453.1 million in 2017 compared to $428.2 million in 2016, an increase of $24.9 million or 5.8%.Revenue from the Red Chris mine in 2017 was $289.1 million compared to $295.3 million in 2016. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018198 Views

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Zenyatta’s Board of Directors Provides a Strategic Business Plan that Includes Organizational Change

March 27, 2018 Zenyatta Ventures Ltd. (“Zenyatta” or “Company”) (TSXV: ZEN) is pleased to provide a summary strategic business plan and organizational change as a result of a Board review under the guidance of Zenyatta’s Chairman, Keith Morrison.  The plan also incorporated feedback from numerous shareholders to our Chairman in the last few weeks. Zenyatta […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018195 Views

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Newalta and Tervita File Joint Circular Seeking Shareholder Approval of Business Combination

CALGARY, March 28, 2018  – Newalta Corporation (“Newalta”) (TSX: NAL) and Tervita Corporation (“Tervita”) are pleased to announce that they have filed a joint information circular and proxy statement (the “Circular”) with respect to the previously announced business combination of Newalta and Tervita which will be effected by way of a Plan of Arrangement (the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018203 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 29, 2018

Gross domestic product by industry, January 2018 Real gross domestic product edged down 0.1% in January, offsetting part of the 0.2% growth in December. The decline was mainly the result of lower output of non-conventional oil extraction and decreased activity in real estate. Continue reading Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, February 2018 The […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2018278 Views

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Call for entries: Canada Pavilion at the 2018 International Animation Film Market (MIFA)

France, June 12 to 15, 2018 CALL FOR ENTRIES Under the umbrella of the Canada Pavilion Telefilm Canada, the Canada Media Fund, the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC), the Talent Fund, Manitoba Film and Music, OnScreen Manitoba, Creative BC and the CMPA B.C. Branch are joining forces to promote the Canadian animation industry […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018238 Views

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Tuberculosis still a problem in Canada

Credits:The National Tuberculosis is still a major problem in Canada, particularly in northern Indigenous communities. Inuit peoples in dozens of communities across the Arctic are getting tuberculosis at rates 300 times higher than non-Indigenous people born here. Following the death of a teenager who likely died due to tuberculosis in Labrador, the federal government has […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018338 Views

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Itinerary for Thursday, March 29, 2018

March 28, 2018 Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Thursday, March 29, 2018: Ottawa, Ontario 8:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will participate in the Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee Leaders Meeting. Room 2005, 2nd Floor James Michael Flaherty Building 90 Elgin Street Notes to media: Photo opportunity only Media are asked to arrive no later […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018248 Views

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Delivering a Plan for Care and Opportunity – Ontario Continuing to Invest in Health Care, Child Care and Mental Health

Ontario Continuing to Invest in Health Care, Child Care and Mental Health March 28, 2018 Today the government released the 2018 Budget, which includes significant new investments in health care, child care, home care and mental health, and new measures to create more job opportunities for people across the province. The Budget also focuses on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018242 Views

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Songhees Nation students prepping for culinary arts program

Twenty-four Indigenous learners from the Songhees Nation will get the education and skills they need to thrive and succeed with the launch of the new culinary arts, hospitality and tourism management program. “The partnership between Songhees Nation and Camosun College breaks down barriers to education for many learners by actually delivering skills training in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018362 Views

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OHRC: Timmins must come to grips with Indigenous relations

TIMMINS — In February, Joey Knapaysweet, 21, and Angnes Sutherland, 62, both from Fort Albany First Nation, died in separate incidents involving the Timmins Police Service. Both incidents are being examined by the Special Investigations Unit. The deaths galvanized a community where Mayor Steve Black said a police gun had not been fired in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018231 Views

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Media Advisory – Press conference – Results of the First Nations Forum on Sexual Assault

QUÉBEC, March 28, 2018 – The President of Québec Native Women (QNW), Viviane Michel, and the Executive Director of the First Nations of Québec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC), Marjolaine Siouï, are inviting the media for a press conference to present the results of the discussions from the First Nations Forum on Sexual Assault, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018231 Views

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Winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts featured in new exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada

March 28, 2018 This is the 17th exhibition of the winners’ works organized by the National Gallery A selection of monumental and iconic works of art produced by the winners of the 2018 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts (GGARTS) is showcased in a special exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018268 Views

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BC Rural Dividend provides $1.76 million for projects in the Northwest and Nechako

Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $1.76 million for 11 projects in northern B.C., Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, announced today. The projects include Aboriginal entrepreneurial development in the far north, tourism marketing in the Kitimat-Stikine and Bulkley-Nechako regional districts, a feasibility […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018289 Views

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AER: Bashaw Oil Corp sour well applications denied

Calgary, Alberta (Mar 28, 2018)… Bashaw Oil Corp. (Bashaw) will not be allowed to drill three critical sour oil wells two kilometres east of Rocky Rapids after the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) denied the company’s applications due to public safety concerns. In December, the AER held a hearing in Drayton Valley to hear Bashaw and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018295 Views

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Canada and Nunavut make significant investments that will improve the lives of Northern Canadians

From: Infrastructure Canada $566 million available for projects that build prosperous communities and transition to a clean growth economy Ottawa, Ontario, March 28, 2018—The governments of Canada and Nunavut are working together to make long-term infrastructure investments to create economic growth, build inclusive communities and support a low carbon, green economy–leading to a higher quality […]

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BC Gov News – Minister presses federal government for solution to northern B.C. rail car shortage

Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralston is urging Canada’s transport minister to ensure a reliable supply of rail cars in northern B.C., where the economy is suffering due to a chronic shortage of freight cars. “The impact of unreliable, and inadequate, rail service extends far beyond grain producers in northern B.C.,” Ralston stated […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018166 Views

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Scotiabank Showcases Progress on CSR Strategy: Better Future, Better Off

TORONTO, March 28, 2018 – Scotiabank today released its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, “Building the Economy of Everyone”, which details the progress made over the past 12 months on the Bank’s CSR strategy: Better Future, Better Off. “Our report highlights the role that Scotiabank continues to play in supporting strong communities, a healthy environment […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2018245 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation Announces Legal Proceedings Against Pallister Government

March 28, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Today, in a sign of unity and resolve, Manitoba Metis Federation (“MMF”) President David Chartrand, supported by the entire MMF Caucus, announced the MMF’s decision to authorize legal proceedings against the Pallister government for its breach of the honour of the Crown and the Kwaysh-kin-na-mihk la paazh Agreement (“Turning the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018303 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: President encouraging women to run in Nain and Postville elections for Ordinary Members

March 27, 2018 Nominations for candidates for the May 1 general election for Ordinary Members to the Nunatsiavut Assembly closed at 2 p.m. today. Elections will be held in all Constituencies, except for Makkovik where incumbent Kate Mitchell has been acclaimed. As per Section 33 (1) of the Nunatsiavut Elections Act: If, at the close […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018276 Views

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A First Nation-led transformation will mean better health care services in the north

Treaty One Territory, March 28, 2018 – On March 28th, the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) and Indigenous Services Canada Minister Jane Philpott signed a memorandum of understanding that would see the parties work together in a First Nation led transformation of health care in the Keewatinowi territory. The agreement comes after more than 30 years of resolutions by the Chiefs-in-Assembly […]

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Indigenous Bar Association Congratulates Two New Indigenous Judge Appointments in Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) celebrates two outstanding female Métis lawyers who were appointed as judges in the Province of Saskatchewan on March 23rd. Mary McAuley to the Provincial Court in La Ronge and Natasha Crooks to the Provincial Court in Saskatoon. Judge McAuley is Métis from Cumberland House in Northern Saskatchewan […]

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NCC: Infrastructure announcement in Mary’s Harbour on March 29.

March 28, 2018 NCC is hosting an event to announce projects funded under the Investing in NunatuKavut Communities Infrastructure Program on Thursday, March 29 in Mary’s Harbour. ALL ARE WELCOME! It starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Rec Centre. Lunch will be served. NT5

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TNDC Joins BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association

Vancouver, B.C./March 27, 2018: The Tahltan Nation Development Corporation (TNDC), the business arm of the Tahltan Nation in northwest British Columbia, is pleased to announce its membership with the BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association. TNDC’s membership will support the growth and expansion of its heavy construction, mining and earthmoving divisions. “TNDC’s membership with the BC Road […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018221 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Candidates for Election for Ordinary Members

March 27, 2018 Nominations closed today at 2 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time for candidates seeking election as Ordinary Members to the Nunatsiavut Assembly. Elections will be held May 1, 2018 in the Constituencies of Nain, Hopedale, Postville, Rigolet, Upper Lake Melville and Canada. Two seats are available in Nain, Upper Lake Melville and Canada, while […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018254 Views

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SOCAN Foundation launches TD Indigenous Songwriter Award

March 28, 2018 The SOCAN Foundation, part of the SOCAN Group of organizations, today announced the launch of the Indigenous Songwriter Award, in partnership with TD Bank Group. The TD Indigenous Songwriter Award will recognize the musical talent and creativity of the best music created, in any genre, by songwriters and composers of Indigenous descent. […]

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University of Regina: Public policy school appoints new director of Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre

March 28, 2018 After more than a decade of working with Indigenous groups in defining healthy communities, Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose has assumed leadership of the Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC) as the new director, under the guidance of the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS). After more than a decade of working […]

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Government of Canada unveils its plan for protecting North Atlantic right whales in 2018

Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada is concerned about the deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales. That is why we are implementing measures to help protect North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Last year, an unprecedented number of right whales died in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. To protect these […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018283 Views

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North Arrow Reports Additional Diamond Results From Q1-4 Kimberlite, Naujaat Diamond Project, Nunavut

March 28, 2018 North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) is pleased to report final diamond recoveries from composite mini-bulk samples of four units within the Q1-4 kimberlite at the Naujaat Diamond Project, Nunavut. Final diamond recoveries are summarized in the table below. Number of Diamonds per Sieve Size (mm Square Mesh Sieve) Q1-4 kimberlite Unit Sample 0.300 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018188 Views

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BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee provides Commendation for the Exoneration of Tsilhqot’in War Chiefs

March 27, 2018 (Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George – March 26th, 2018) – Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a statement in the House of Commons and apologized for the unjust execution of six Tsilhqot’in chiefs that were wrongfully hanged in 1864.  The chiefs were hung following a confrontation with settler road builders who had entered […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018250 Views

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University of Winnipeg: Special Convocation honours Indigenous knowledge champion

March 28, 2018 WINNIPEG, MB – Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Aotearoa (New Zealand) is an internationally accomplished scholar and researcher who has worked in and influenced the field of Māori education and health for many years. Her groundbreaking book Decolonising Methodologies Research and Indigenous Peoples (1998) remains an international best seller. With her colleague and husband, Professor Graham […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018213 Views

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