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De Beers rough Diamond Sales for Cycle 6, 2018

July 31, 2018 De Beers Group today announced the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for the sixth sales cycle of 2018. Cycle 6 2018 (provisional)1 Cycle 5 2018 (actual)2 Cycle 6 2017 (actual) Sales value3 ($m) 530 581 576 Notes to this table are shown at the bottom of this page. Bruce Cleaver, CEO, De Beers […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201843 Views

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2018 TIFF Filmmaker Lab Participants Announced

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival® announced today the 22 emerging directors from across the globe who have been selected for the 15th annual TIFF Filmmaker Lab, where they will gain inspiration and mentorship from acclaimed leaders in the film industry. The 10 Canadian and 12 international participants will engage in workshops, microsessions, and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 2018163 Views

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Rio Tinto 2018 Half Year Results

Rio Tinto 2018 half year results Rio Tinto 2018 half year results presentation Rio Tinto released its 2018 Half Year Results to the London and Australian Stock Exchanges on Wednesday 1 August 2018. The presentation will also be webcast and a teleconference facility will be available for webcast participants who would like to ask questions. Contacts: Investor […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201854 Views

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CMA to support communities of interests to spark change in Indigenous health, gender equity, marginalized communities, MAiD and substance use

Ottawa, Ontario – August 1, 2018 – Today the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) announced the five recipients of the CMA Communities of Interest Grant Program. Launched earlier this year, the program aims to support an existing community of interest or to develop a new one by providing funding, strategic support and community management coaching. The CMA is developing […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201848 Views

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Grandmother jailed for 7 days for opposing Trans Mountain pipeline

31 July 2018, Unceded Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC):Laurie Embree, the first Protector to risk jail time to stop Kinder Morgan’s pipeline and tanker project, was just taken into custody after being sentenced to 7 days in jail. Embree addressed the court before sentencing, saying in her statement, “I truly believe that when we have […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201853 Views

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Conquest Resumes Golden Rose Exploration Program

July 31, 2018 Conquest Resources Limited (TSX-V: “CQR”) is pleased to report that it has resumed its field exploration program at it’s Golden Rose Gold Mine property located at Emerald Lake in Afton Township in Northern Ontario as fire ban is lifted. For the past several weeks the general area surrounding the property suffered extensive forest […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201854 Views

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NTI is Pleased with Justice Ruling to Include Kivalliq Hall as an Eligible Residential School

(July 31, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk stated today that NTI is pleased with the Nunavut Court of Appeal’s judgment to include Kivalliq Hall as an eligible Residential School under the Residential School Settlement Agreement. The issue was a long standing dispute with the Government of Canada since 2007. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201859 Views

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TIFF 2018 Canadian Short Film Lineup Rich in Masterful and Innovative Filmmaking

Amanda Strong, Caroline Monnet, Guy Maddin, Sofia Bohdanowicz, Celia Perrin Sidarous, and Lina Rodriguez present new shorts TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed 24 Canadian short films to excite, challenge, and inspire Festival audiences this September. The 2018 lineup celebrates the work of 15 female filmmakers, 15 TIFF alumni, and two Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 2018172 Views

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YT Government: Senior leadership changes in the public service

July 31, 2018 Premier Sandy Silver has appointed Pamela Muir as the new Public Service Commissioner and Ed van Randen as acting Deputy Minister at the Department of Environment. Tom Ullyett, the Deputy Minister for the Department of Justice, has been acting Public Service Commissioner since December 2016. Ullyett will retire from the Government of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 2018110 Views

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SAVE THE DATE – AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018

SAVE THE DATE – AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting a Jordan’s Principle Summit on September 12-13, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The Jordan’s Principle Summit is an opportunity for First Nations to come together to honour the legacy of Jordan’s Principle, share […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 2018238 Views

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NEB Decision for NGTL’s Northwest Mainline Loop

July 31, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB or Board) announced today that it has approved NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL)’s request to construct and operate the Northwest Mainline Loop (Boundary Lake North Section) (Project). The Project will be located in northwestern Alberta and includes 23 kilometres of new pipeline to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201867 Views

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Statement – Meeting the Challenge: Provincial-Territorial Vision Statement on Poverty Reduction

Vision: All Canadians have the opportunity to live with dignity and realize their full potential. Provinces and territories are united in their vision of a Canada where all individuals are included, can develop to their full potential and can participate fully in social and economic life. This can be achieved by working in collaboration to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201886 Views

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Été: A Métis Summer Camp Experience

August 01, 2018 After their first day of paddling, the excitement of the campers participating in the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Été: A Métis Summer Camp Experience was more obvious than their sore shoulders or blistered hands. Youth in Grades 10 to 12 from across Ontario travelled to Lake Huron’s north shore to Blind […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201859 Views

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Provincial and Territorial Ministers Committed to Quality Social Services for Canadians

July 31, 2018 – Halifax, Nova Scotia – Provincial and Territorial Social Services Ministers Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Social Services met today in Halifax to discuss key social policy issues including: income security for Canadians and reducing poverty; improving outcomes for Indigenous children and youth; and improving supports for families and children with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201863 Views

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Law Society commits to Truth and Reconciliation action plan

Vancouver, July 24, 2018 – As the Assembly of First Nations arrives in Vancouver for its Annual General Assembly, the Law Society of British Columbia welcomes delegates with the announcement that the Benchers have approved a Truth and Reconciliation Action Plan. Developed in consultation with Indigenous community leaders, the action plan marks an important step toward transforming […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201864 Views

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Centerra Gold Records Second Quarter 2018 Net Earnings of $43.5 million; Closes Sale of Royalty Portfolio; and Öksüt Construction on Track for First Gold Pour in Early 2020

Toronto, Canada, August 1, 2018: Centerra Gold Inc. (“Centerra” or “Company”) (TSX: CG) today reported net earnings of $43.5 million or $0.15 per common share (basic) on revenues of $243.3 million in the second quarter of 2018. The second quarter of 2018 results include a pre-tax gain of $28.0 million on the sale of the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201854 Views

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Avino Second Quarter Financial Results To Be Released on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

August 01, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX/NYSE American; FSE:GV6, “Avino” or “the Company”) plans to report its Second Quarter 2018 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. In addition, the Company will be holding a conference call and webcast on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 8:00 am PDT […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201843 Views

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AltaGas Delivers $166 Million in Normalized Second Quarter 2018 EBITDA and Maintains 2018 Outlook

Key Projects, Capital Plan and Integration of WGL on Track CALGARY, Aug. 1, 2018  – Highlights (all financial figures are unaudited and in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted) Second quarter 2018 normalized EBITDA1 of $166 million and normalized Funds from Operations1 of $121 million were consistent with 2017 and in line with expectations; Outlook for 2018 maintained with normalized EBITDA expected to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201846 Views

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Treasury Metals Announces CEO Departure and Appointment of Interim CEO

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2018  – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (“Treasury” or the “Company”) today announces the departure of the President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Stewart. Chris has accepted an executive role with a global intermediate gold producer, and will leave Treasury to assume his new role in August. Chris presided over an active phase of permitting, exploration, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201835 Views

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Arianne Furthers its Review of a Downstream Phosphoric Acid Facility

Enters into a Memorandum of Understanding for the supply of sulphuric acid SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (August 1st, 2018) – Arianne Phosphate (the “Company” or “Arianne”) (TSX VENTURE: DAN; OTC: DRRSF; FRANKFURT: JE9N), a development-stage phosphate mining company, advancing the Lac à Paul project in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, is continuing its initial in-house review regarding the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201848 Views

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New Construction Manager Announced for Faro Mine Remediation Project

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada July 31, 2018 – Ross River, YT – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is moving forward on the remediation of contaminated sites in the North to protect the health and safety of Indigenous people and Northerners while safeguarding the environment. Today, the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201886 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, August 1, 2018

August 1, 2018 Foreign control in the Canadian economy, 2016 Both Canadian (+6.1%) and foreign-controlled (+1.3%) asset values increased in 2016. The foreign-controlled asset share edged down, from 16.9% in 2015 to 16.2% in 2016. Continue reading Financial market statistics, June 2018 Data on financial markets for June are now available. Continue reading NT4

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201842 Views

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Ontario Tories announce changes to welfare programs, plan to scrap basic income pilot – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 31, 2018  By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government ushered in the first of what it promised would be major reforms to social assistance on Tuesday, reducing a planned increase in support rates and cancelling a pilot program that provided payments to low-income people in certain […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201851 Views

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First Nation owned, Blue Quills University hosted some international guests | APTN News

Credits:APTN News Published on Jul 13, 2018 Blue Quills University is a First Nation owned and run institution in Alberta. And this week, they hosted some international guests for a culture exchange and to share stories of their histories. APTN Video Journalist Chris Stewart visited the university.

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 2018230 Views

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CBU Student Becomes Keptin of the Mi’kmaq Grand Council

On Sunday, July 29, 2018, Cape Breton University student, Phillip Prosper, received the Keptin’s Sash, assuming the role of Keptin for the community of We’koqma’q First Nation. When he discovered he had been recommended for the position of Keptin, Phillip says he couldn’t believe his ears. His father, also a Keptin, has had to slow […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201882 Views

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NT Government: 2017/2018 Drop the Pop Campaign Awards Announced

(YELLOWKNIFE, July 31, 2018) – Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, announced the 14 schools chosen to receive awards as part of the 2017-2018 Drop the Pop campaign. This year, 48 schools in the Northwest Territories participated in “Drop the Pop,” using funding provided by the Government of the Northwest Territories to promote […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201885 Views

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NLC: Meet the winners of our 2018 student writing awards

The Northern Lights College Foundation has awarded four recipients winners of our 2018 student writing awards. Judges took into account the originality of subject matter, quality of execution and structure, and quality of research. Sara Gruen’s essay, “Aboriginal women ‘gangsters’: Harper’s ‘tough on crime’ outcome,” took the top spot in the Indigenous student category. Her […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201857 Views

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OCAD U: Launch of Uncover/Recover at the ROM

July 31, 2018 On Thursday, July 26, the ROM and OCAD U presented their joint web-based project Uncover/Recover. This collaboration began last year, when students in the Indigenous Visual Culture program (INVC), led by Professor Bonnie Devine, received an opportunity to interact with, and respond to, Indigenous artifacts from the ROM’s archives. The project was […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201872 Views

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MSVU: Supporting the learning process when belief systems and course content collide

July 31, 2018 As part of Pride celebrations at the Mount, we are sharing the stories of Mount community members advancing efforts with a focus on the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Today, we’re proud to feature the work of part-time faculty member and doctoral student, Brenda Hattie-Longmire. Currently a part-time faculty member in Women’s Studies at the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201858 Views

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Bank of Canada publishes its 2019 schedule for policy interest rate announcements, the release of the Monetary Policy Report, the Business Outlook Survey and the Senior Loan Officer Survey

The Bank of Canada today published its 2019 schedule for policy interest rate announcements and the release of the quarterly Monetary Policy Report, and reconfirmed the scheduled interest rate announcement dates for the remainder of this year. It also published its schedule for the release of the Winter through Fall issues of the Business Outlook […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201846 Views

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SPU and QNW launch a summer school for Indigenous women leaders

Starting today until August 10, 2018, a dozen Indigenous women will gather at the Mauril-Bélanger Social Innovation Workshop at Saint Paul University to take part in the QNW–SPU Summer School, an intensive course on Indigenous women’s governance in Quebec. The result of a Memorandum of Understanding between SPU and Quebec Native Women (QNW), this program, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201856 Views

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TRU: Student research supports high-profile human rights cases

July 31, 2018 Research into alleged human rights abuses in Latin America led two TRU Law students to present at a recent conference in Ottawa. They revealed how inadequate regulation of Canadian mining companies operating overseas can lead to human rights abuses and environmental damage in local communities. The opportunity to conduct research on this […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201837 Views

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Star Diamond Corporation Announces Second Quarter Results

Star Diamond Corporation (the “Company”) reports that the unaudited results of its operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2018 will be filed today on SEDAR and may be viewed at www.sedar.com once posted. A summary of key financial and operating results for the year is as follows: Highlights Announced the independent Preliminary Economic Assessment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201866 Views

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Southeast Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief troubled by local schoolboard trustee nominee

Southeast Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief troubled by local schoolboard trustee nominee ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (July 31, 2018)— Anishinabek Nation Southeast Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief Jim Bob Marsden is disturbed after learning that Gordon Gilchrist, a former Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board trustee, filed for nomination papers to run for a seat […]

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Pauktuutit: Statement on SWC Resource Extraction Funding

Jul 30, 2018 Pauktuutit is pleased to announce that we have received funding from Status of Women Canada through their Women’s Program. This three-year project seeks to address the socio-economic barriers encountered by Inuit women in the resource extraction industry by identifying the institutional practices that fail to effectively address the issue of workplace sexual […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201870 Views

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Iqalugaarjuup Nunanga Territorial Park celebrates elders

31 July 2018  Nunavut Parks and Special Places would like to show appreciation for Elders in Rankin Inlet by hosting a day to celebrate them. Elders are invited to join us in Iqalugaarjuup Nunanga Territorial Park at the ‘Elders Cabin’ for tea, coffee and food on Friday, August 3, 2018 from 1:30 to 4 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201854 Views

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Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands – FNTC

Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and section 83 of the Indian Act. First Nations contract with qualified, independent assessors to assess the leases, licenses and other occupations of their lands (generally referred to as “interests in land”). Over the past 30 years, a national approach to assessment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201892 Views

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Ogichidaa Kavanaugh extends congratulations to National Chief Perry Bellegarde

On July 25, 2018, Perry Bellegarde was elected for a consecutive term as the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Mr. Bellegarde secured the election on the second ballot, receiving 328 votes of the 522 ballots cast which represented 63% of the votes cast by Chiefs and proxies. Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh stated, “I […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201843 Views

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AMC: Perry Bellegarde re-elected as National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations

Unceded Territory of Musqueam, Squamish, and Tseil-Watuth Nations _ Grand Chief Arlen Dumas of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs congratulates Perry Bellegarde of Little Black Bear First Nation in his re-election to the position of National Chief for the Assembly of First Nations. “I’d like to congratulate National Chief Bellegarde on today’s election,” said Grand […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201858 Views

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Tripartite Ceremony Reaffirms Commitment to Improve Mental Health and Wellness Services with First Nations in British Columbia

July 27th, 2018 In May of 2018 at Gathering Wisdom for a Shared Journey IX, the First Nations Health Council (FNHC), Government of Canada and Province of British Columbia announced a commitment to improve mental health and wellness services that support First Nations children, families and communities in BC. Building on this announcement, Canada, BC […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201840 Views

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2018–19 hunting season in Ross River area

The Government of Yukon wants to ensure hunters are safe, respectful and clear about their legal obligations while hunting in the Ross River area this season. The Department of Environment and Minister Pauline Frost are working closely with the Ross River Dena Council and Chief Jack Caesar to ensure a collaborative approach and understanding of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201887 Views

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Criminality not suspected in death of woman – RCMP NB

July 31, 2018 The RCMP do not believe criminality was involved in the death of a woman on the Elsipogtog First Nation over the weekend. On July 28, 2018, shortly after 2:30 a.m., police from the Southeast District RCMP received a 911 call to respond to a residence on Main Street on Elsipogtog First Nation. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201842 Views

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Second call for applications: QCAP – QIA’s Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program

Iqaluit, Nunavut – July 31, 2018 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is once again inviting applications from individuals and community organizations in all 13 Qikiqtani communities for the Qikiqtani Cultural Activities Program (QCAP). Following extensive consultations with all 13 Qikiqtani communities in 2017, QIA heard clearly that Qikiqtani Inuit wanted cultural programs which foster […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201853 Views

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Media advisory: Minister for Status of Women to make an announcement regarding the economic security and prosperity of Indigenous women in the Northwest Territories

From: Status of Women Canada Date: July 31, 2018 The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, will make a funding announcement related to the economic security and prosperity of Indigenous women in the Northwest Territories. Following the announcement, the Minister will take questions from the media. Please note that this advisory is subject […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 2018113 Views

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Alumna Completes Master’s Thesis with On-Campus Friendship Centre at GPRC

July 30th, 2018 Years after beginning her educational journey at GPRC, Brigitte Benning has returned – this time to complete novel research on Indigenous-based supports for students in post-secondary. The GPRC alumna and successful MA candidate selected her thesis topic after noticing that much of the existing research on Indigenous issues seemed to be asking […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201843 Views

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YT Government: Eight projects receive Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust funds

Eight community-led projects focused on crime prevention are receiving $121,768 in funding from the Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust. Many of the projects receiving funding aim to reach youth and provide opportunities for them to form relationships and build life skills. They open up possibilities for youth to create healthy lifestyles through sport, music […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201871 Views

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From struggle to triumph for NIC grad

Jul 30, 2018 NIC Human Services graduate David Dawson has been on a journey. Now, he wants to help others on theirs. Dawson struggled with addiction for years, as well as uncertainty over his identity and Aboriginal heritage. But through those early challenges, he discovered his passion of helping others. Having completed his addictions treatment, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201842 Views

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The Government of Canada invests in transportation infrastructure at the Central Manitoba Railway Pine Falls subdivision

From: Transport Canada July 31, 2018                            WINNIPEG, MANITOBA                       Transport Canada The quality of Canada’s transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country’s trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian firms in the global marketplace. The Government of Canada supports infrastructure projects that create quality middle-class jobs and boost economic growth. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201860 Views

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Cape Breton University to host Indigenous Education in Canada with Chief Ovide Mercredi

As part of its ongoing Strategic Planning process, Cape Breton University will host, Indigenous Education in Canada with Chief Ovide Mercredi. The community event will take place on at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 2, 2018, at the Boardmore Theatre and serve as an important forum for education and dialogue. “As we move forward in our […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201876 Views

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CNSC invites the public to comment on draft licence application guide for small modular reactor facilities

July 31, 2018 – Ottawa, ON REGDOC-1.1.5, Licence Application Guide: Small Modular Reactor Facilities, is intended to be used in conjunction with consultations with CNSC staff, as well as within the context of other licence application guides. Licence applications for small modular reactors (SMRs) have to address both design and safety and control measures to support the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 31, 201860 Views

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