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AB Government: Historic land deal signed with Métis Nation

May 28, 2018 The Fort McMurray Métis have acquired Crown land for future projects. The government of Alberta is selling a 3.7-hectare (9.17-acre) parcel of land to the Métis Nation of Alberta Association Fort McMurray Local Council 1935. The association has leased the site since 1996. It asked to purchase the land with a vision […]

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MNO – Advancing Métis Rights and Self-Government: What We Heard

On May 25, 2018, the Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario (PCMNO) released “Advancing Métis Rights and Self-Government: What We Heard,” the final summary of the findings of the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Commission on Métis Rights and Self-Government. Click here to view the final summary Click here for the Information Bulletin […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 2018187 Views

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BC Government: Death review panel recommends prevention opportunities to help youth in care

May 28, 2018 VICTORIA – Following a review of 200 deaths of young people who died transitioning to independence from government care between 2011 and 2016, a death review panel has issued a series of recommendations to several provincial ministries. The report, titled BC Coroners Service Death Review Panel: Review of MCFD-Involved Youth Transitioning to […]

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2017-2022 Action Strategy for Cree Young People – Young Cree are motivated and ready to take charge of their future

QUEBEC CITY, May 28, 2018 – Under the auspices of its 2016-2021 Youth Action Strategy, which emanates from its 2030 Youth Policy, the Government of Quebec invites young people from Indigenous communities to step forward and create their own destiny. It was on this basis that the 2017-2022 Action Strategy for Cree Young People was developed, […]

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Speech from the Minister Jean-Yves Duclos for ABLE Conference

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Speech Richmond, British Columbia May 9, 2018 Check against delivery (2018 PASRB 000342) Opening Thank you for that kind introduction Louise. It’s always a pleasure to be here in beautiful British Columbia and what a treat to share the stage with Louise from Winnipeg. For decades, Louise has been […]

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IWF Toronto: Announces Lectures and Panels Featuring Kent Monkman, Jesse Wente, Devon Fiddler, Barbara Teller Ornelas and Jeneen Frei Njootli

INDIGENOUS FASHION WEEK TORONTO Announces Lectures and Panels Featuring Kent Monkman, Jesse Wente, Devon Fiddler, Barbara Teller Ornelas and Jeneen Frei Njootli The inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto (IFWTO) is excited to announce its FREE lectures and panels series, creating access for all audiences to understand Indigenous fashion and craft on a deeper level. IFWTO takes place May 31 […]

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University of Ottawa: Food security, nutritional health and traditional food go hand in hand for First Nations in Saskatchewan

Newly published results from a study on nutrition, food security and the environment in Saskatchewan First Nations show that food insecurity is a major concern and that many households would like more access to traditional foods.The study found that out of the 1042 participants, 37% of First Nations’ households in Saskatchewan are food insecure compared […]

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Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto

May 31 – June 3, 2018 Harbourfront Centre, Producing Partner & Venue 235 Queens Quay West The first Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto launches May 31 to June 3, presenting the most distinct and progressive Indigenous artists working in fashion, textiles and craft. The School of Fashion sponsored the Cultural (In)Appropriation, June 2 panel and Riley Kucheran, PhD […]

by aanationtalk on May 28, 2018249 Views

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Indigo Love of Reading Foundation Announces $1.5 million commitment to 2018 Literacy Fund Grant Recipients with Community Celebrations across Canada

TORONTO, May 25, 2018  – Earlier this month, 30 high-needs elementary schools across Canada learned that they would benefit from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation’s annual $1.5 million Literacy Fund grant. For the first time ever, Indigo stores across the country united with grant recipient schools to host community celebrations to honour the school’s achievements and the opportunities this grant […]

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WWF-Canada and U of S to host renewable energy discussion

Scientists and experts to discuss opportunities and considerations for communities and wildlife May 25, 2018 SASKATOON –World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invite media and the public to attend a panel discussion on May 28 at the U of S, where experts will discuss how and where new […]

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Launching the new Canadian Benefit for Parents of Young Victims of Crime

Improved support for parents of young victims of crime coming May 25, 2018      Ottawa, Ontario       Employment and Social Development Canada The death or disappearance of a child is devastating and can leave parents unable to work. To ensure victims’ families continue to get the help they need, the Government of Canada is replacing […]

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NunatuKavut: Graduate student opportunities at Queen’s University

Robert Way is postdoctoral fellow at the Labrador Institute and a former graduate of MUN (MSc physical geography, 2013). He starts a new position at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario as an Assistant Professor on July 1st and wants to get the word out about potential graduate student opportunities at the University to ensure that […]

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Minister Chagger celebrates the start of Tourism Week 2018 in Ottawa

Tourism Week celebrates Canadian tourism’s record-setting 2017 May 27, 2018, Ottawa, Ontario Canada enjoyed its best tourism year ever in 2017, breaking old records. Now more than ever, it’s clear that #TourismMatters. As Tourism Week 2018 gets under way, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018206 Views

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NAFC: Friendship Centre of Excellence Awards

Calling All Friendship Centres!!! Submit your nomination for the Friendship Centre of Excellence Awards!!! Every year, the Friendship Centre Movement recognizes Friendship Centres that demonstrate excellence in all areas of programming, community support, financial management, Board stability and partnerships. This is to acknowledge that each region has Friendship Centres that are outstanding in the work […]

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OAHS: Kristy Jones Awarded Certificate of Recognition

May 24, 2018 – “Aniin, Gimmewan enkewet ikwe. Ketagaunseebee doojiba. Makwa doodem. Hello, my name is Rain Cloud Women, I am from Garden River First Nation and I am from the Bear Clan. What is significant of the Bear Clan is that the mother bear protects her cubs with ferocity. Like the mother bear, the Bear Clan is […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018174 Views

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UWinnipeg: Two-Spirit and Pride flag raising photo gallery

On Friday, May 25, UWinnipeg kicked off its 2018 Pride events with a flag raising on the Front Lawn. Representatives from Pride Winnipeg as well as community members, local organizations, elected officials and police officers joined in the celebration. Albert McLeod and Harmony Knott from Two-Spirited People of Manitoba offered an opening prayer and drum song. UWinnipeg […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018161 Views

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Confederation College & Saskatchewan Polytechnic Partnership Benefits Indigenous Students

Institutions signed a letter of intent to recognize and share strengths and wise practices in Indigenous post-secondary education May 25, 2018 – Confederation College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are working together to build on each other’s practices in the field of Indigenous education, to build capacity and grow new initiatives in Indigenous research. They signed a letter of […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018181 Views

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Métis Nation BC: Métis Rights and Reconciliation Sessions are in full swing!

MNBC elected leaders and senior staff kicked off Métis Rights and Reconciliation sessions, in the first phase of the regional tour. Starting in the North Central Region last week, stops included: Prince George, Quesnel, and Williams Lake.  There were well over 100 people that attended and provided their feedback, it has been incredibly positive. The sessions provide a venue […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018184 Views

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Bold Ventures Receives Stover Gold Project Exploration Plan and Permit

Toronto, Ontario, May 28, 2018 – Bold Ventures Inc. (BOL:TSX.V) (“Bold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the receipt of a three-year exploration permit issued by the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. The program the Company has planned consists of geological mapping, prospecting, sampling and where appropriate, geophysical surveys will be employed to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018152 Views

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Athabasca Minerals Inc. Announces Q1 2018 Financial Results

May 25, 2018 EDMONTON, ALBERTA. Athabasca Minerals Inc. (“Athabasca” or the “Corporation”) (TSX Venture: ABM) announces its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018. The Corporation’s financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis (“MD&A”) for the quarter ended March 31, 2018 are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Athabasca Minerals Inc. website […]

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Media Advisory – The Conference Board of Canada Hosts Reshaping Energy 2018 Conference

OTTAWA, May 25, 2018 – Canada’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will require improvements in the way we produce, transport, and consume energy. Canadian and international experts will share their insights on how to manage the transition to a low-carbon future at The Conference Board of Canada’s Reshaping Energy 2018 conference in Ottawa on May 28-29. Topics of discussion include: Federal and […]

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Emera Announces Election of Directors

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia–Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) announced that at its annual meeting of shareholders held on May 24, 2018, on a vote by ballot, each of the 12 nominees proposed as Directors and listed in its Management Information Circular dated March 15, 2018 were elected as Directors. The detailed results of the vote for the election […]

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Resolute Stockholders Vote in Favor of Each Proposal at Annual Meeting

MONTREAL, May 25, 2018  – Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today held its annual meeting of stockholders in Thunder Bay, Ontario. A total of 77,093,819 common shares, or 85.36% of the outstanding shares, were voted at the meeting. Shareholders voted in favor of each proposal, including the re-election of each director nominee, by a […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018173 Views

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Teck’s 2017 Sustainability Report Investors’ Conference Call June 12, 2018

May 25, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) announced the release of its 2017 Sustainability Report, Horizons, which was published on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The company will hold a conference call to discuss the Sustainability Report at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time / 8:00 a.m. Pacific time on Tuesday, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018152 Views

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Key Health Inequalities in Canada: A National Portrait, 2018

May 28, 2018 While many Canadians enjoy good health, the benefits of good health are not equally experienced by all. Many of these inequalities are the result of social, economic and other factors, which affect the chances of achieving and maintaining good health. The report Key Health Inequalities in Canada: A National Portrait describes the degree and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018362 Views

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The Daily Monday, May 28, 2018

Farm income, 2017 Realized net income decreased 2.5% in 2017 to $8.3 billion, the first decline since 2013 and only the second decrease since 2009. Continue reading  Farm cash receipts, first quarter 2018 Farm cash receipts for Canadian farmers totalled $15.4 billion in the first quarter, down 5.3% from the same quarter in 2017. Lower […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018180 Views

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BREAKING! Canada: Indigenous people suffer from toxic river, report says

Credits:Breaking News & World News Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/0… DONT’ FORGET TO SUBSCIBE TO OUR CHANNEL The toxic effects of mercury dumped in a river in Canada continue to harm indigenous communities five decades on.

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Queen Elizabeth II scholarship awards presented to top Nunavut nursing students

25 May 2018  IQALUIT, Nunavut (May 25, 2018) – Minister of Health, Pat Angnakak presented six Queen Elizabeth II scholarship awards to top Nunavut Arctic College (NAC) nursing students today. The awards are part of the Department of Health’s continued financial support to train Nunavummiut nurses. “On behalf of all Nunavummiut, I would like […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018271 Views

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GNWT launches new online spill reporting and tracking tool

YELLOWKNIFE (May 25, 2018) – The Government of the Northwest Territories is pleased to announce the launch of its new online spill reporting and tracking system. The modernized system is designed specifically for companies and organizations, which due to the nature of their work have a higher volume of spills, to report spills online. Members […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018205 Views

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Government of Yukon is seeking feedback on regulating resource roads

The Government of Yukon is seeking public input for the next 60 days on the development of a regulation to manage resource roads in the territory. The regulation would enable the territorial government to effectively regulate all phases of resource roads in an environmentally responsible manner, including construction, use, maintenance, closure and decommissioning. The new […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018202 Views

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Manitoba Confirms Additional Support for Inuit Art Centre

May 25, 2018 New Provincial Funding for an Iconic Cultural Institution: Pallister The Manitoba government is significantly increasing its investment in the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Inuit Art Centre, Premier Brian Pallister announced today at the groundbreaking ceremony for the project. “The Winnipeg Art Gallery is an iconic cultural institution in Manitoba.  Through exhibits, educational programs […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018208 Views

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Government of the Northwest Territories and Northwest Territories RCMP team up for National Road Safety Week

YELLOWKNIFE (May 25, 2018) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) partnered with the Northwest Territories Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) from May 15 to May 21, 2018 to support National Road Safety Week. National Road Safety Week is an annual awareness campaign organized by the Canada Safety Council that focuses on behaviours that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018244 Views

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NunatuKavut: Indigenous youth science camp in Upper Lake Melville!

25 May 2018 The Labrador Lands and Waters Science Camp is a week-long science summer camp based in North West River, Labrador with daily activities taking place in different areas of the Upper Lake Melville Region. The camp is free to selected participants and will run from approximately 8:30 am to 5:00 pm daily from […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018173 Views

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GDI Recruitment – Indigenous Apprenticeship

May 24, 2018 Posted in: Apprenticeship We are recruiting for employer partners and Indigenous people interested in apprenticeship. We assist Indigenous apprentices to find employers willing to train and mentor them while providing support to both the apprentice and the employer. Subsidized wages for full-time employment Job coaching, essential skills training, trades-focused GED prep and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018192 Views

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B.C. communities to benefit from more community forest opportunities

May 25, 2018 BURNS LAKE – The Government of British Columbia is making changes to give rural communities additional economic and land management opportunities, by allowing them to increase the size of their community forest. Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, made the announcement today at the BC Community […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018226 Views

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NS Government: Apprenticeship Program Trains 16 People in Mi’kmaw Communities

May 25, 2018 Sixteen people from Mi’kmaw communities in Cape Breton are receiving specialized apprenticeship training and work experience to achieve Red Seal carpentry certification, filling the need for local carpenters. The Enhanced Direct Entry Carpentry Program is being led by the Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office with support from the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, the […]

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Discoloured water in Rankin Inlet

25 May 2018  The Department of Community and Government Services (CGS) is currently working closely with the Department of Health regarding the discoloured water in Rankin Inlet. Residents are advised that there are no health concerns with the water, and it is safe to drink. Discoloured water is often the result of a change […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018194 Views

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MMIWG Update: National Inquiry to move forward with Parts II and III of Truth Gathering Process

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2018 – The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will hold two Institutional Hearings (part II) and two Expert Panel Hearings (part III) in May and June 2018. The subjects the Chief Commissioner and Commissioners will focus on will include human rights, government services, racism, and policing. The multi-day […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018271 Views

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Meeting of Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers Responsible for Emergency Management

May 25, 2018 OTTAWA, May 25, 2018 — Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers responsible for emergency management met today to discuss joint Canadian priorities and the progress made in that regard in Canada. The meeting was co-chaired by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Shaye […]

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Message of Condolence – Dwight Dorey

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, May 24, 2018 – NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) President Todd Russell today expressed deep sadness on behalf of himself and all Southern Inuit of NunatuKavut in Labrador on the passing of Dwight Dorey, a beloved friend and leader. He issued the following message of condolence: “I met Dwight nearly 25 years […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018326 Views

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Fascinating summer of research ahead for StFX students, recipients of the RBC Foundation Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Award

This summer, StFX undergraduate student Hannah Moore will work to understand why and how women end up incarcerated. Fellow student Alejandra Torres will study the social, political, and racial logic of representations of racial minorities in contemporary scripted narrative television. And Jake Yeandle will complete a three-and-a-half month internship in Manly, Australia researching the issues, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018164 Views

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Government of Canada helps Indigenous apprentices in Alberta complete their technical training

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 25, 2018 Red Deer, Alberta Employment and Social Development Canada The skilled trades represent high-quality and well-paid middle class jobs that are critical to Canada’s economic growth. As Canada’s economy continues to grow and create good, well-paying jobs, the Government of Canada wants to ensure that all Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018231 Views

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Province Congratulates the 2017 Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award Recipients

May 24, 2018 Today, three members of emergency management organizations in Saskatchewan were awarded the 2017 Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award. The award, which is a partnership between provincial, territorial and federal governments, recognizes those who have achieved excellence in their respective fields in emergency management.  This is the first year for this national award […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018194 Views

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Provincial Government Enhancing Passenger, Vehicle and Freight Capacity for Northern Labrador Ferry Service

May 25, 2018 For the first time in the province’s history, communities in northern Labrador will be provided with roll on, roll off ferry services that will change the way residents travel to and from their communities. The Request for Proposals (RFP) for ferry services for the north coast of Labrador issued today will allow […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018163 Views

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Summit Concludes that First Nations must lead beyond the Indian Act

OTTAWA, ON (May 24, 2018): The first Indigenous-led summit to explore moving beyond the Indian Act closed today with a strong call for First Nations to exercise their self-determination and to forge a new path for their people. It is clear that it is time to put the destructive and demeaning Indian Act behind us […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018257 Views

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Canada-BC partnership awards $700,000 to Royal Roads for community-based certificate program

May 24, 2018 Royal Roads University and Kitselas First Nation are working together to meet educational and capacity building needs for the nation right at home, thanks to funding provided through the Aboriginal Community-Based Training Partnerships Program. The program, a federal-provincial partnership funded through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement, awarded $700,000 to Royal Roads […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018159 Views

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Carleton U: Board of Governors Meeting Summary – Thursday, May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018 To All Members of the Carleton Community, This is an update from today’s Board of Governors meeting. Carleton University’s Board of Governors Approves Purchase of Dominion-Chalmers United Church Ottawa will soon have a new cultural and community hub in the heart of the city, thanks to Carleton University’s purchase of Dominion-Chalmers United […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018124 Views

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AMC and Canadian Red Cross update on evacuations due to forest fires in Manitoba First Nations

May 24, 2018 Treaty One Territory, MB _ The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs held an emergency meeting this morning with the Canadian Red Cross to discuss the current fire situation in First Nations throughout the province. “The AMC is concerned about the health and safety of people living in our First Nations,” said Grand Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018224 Views

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U Waterloo: Indigenous communities moving away from government utilities

Friday, May 25, 2018 Indigenous communities are rejecting non-indigenous energy projects in favour of community-led sustainable energy infrastructure. The switch has led to some improvements in economic and social development as well as capacity-building for self-governance, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. “Many indigenous communities decided to take back control of their […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018186 Views

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University of Regina welcomes Canada’s largest academic conference, May 26 – June 1

May 24, 2018 For the first time, Canada’s largest annual gathering of academics will take place in the Queen City. The University of Regina will host 5,000 distinguished academics, policy-makers, researchers, and practitioners at the 87th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences from May 26 to June 1. Nearly 70 academic associations will be […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2018202 Views

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