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Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Survivors Seek Justice

October 22, 2018 From October 19 to 21, the Métis National Council hosted a Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Symposium at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Symposium brought Métis leaders together with Métis survivors of the Sixties Scoop from across the Métis Nation homeland to share knowledge and experiences, toward reconciliation for Métis […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201845 Views

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Astaldi to Nalcor: Let us get back to work

Nalcor’s actions threaten Muskrat Falls completion HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL, Oct. 22, 2018 – Nalcor’s sudden and unexpected work stop order on October 19has jeopardized the Muskrat Falls hydro megaproject, say Astaldi officials. By barring more than 500 Astaldi workers from their job and refusing arbitration requests, Nalcor has sent a strong signal to Astaldi’s workers — and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 2018351 Views

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A new logo and visual identity for the University of Sudbury

At 10 am today, Monday, October 22nd, 2018, the University of Sudbury proudly revealed its new visual identity! Fall is a time of change, and the University of Sudbury is pleased to announce the evolution of its brand and logo, which comes after numerous reflections and consultations. The new logo features a flame, reminiscent of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201831 Views

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USMCA is good for Canada and good for New Brunswick

Richibucto, NB, October 22, 2018 – To promote the benefits and opportunities of the USMCA, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, was in Richibucto today, where he visited Imperial Manufacturing Group. The Minister stressed the importance of USMCA as an engine of growth for the middle class and prosperity […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201838 Views

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NIC’s Write Here Readers Series looking for emerging writers

October 22, 2018 The NIC English department’s Write Here Readers Series wants to connect with under-represented and emerging writers in the Comox Valey and mid-Island. We have a limited number of paid reading slots available at our upcoming WHRS events. Come read for 10-15 minutes alongside one of our monthly WHRS featured writers. The WHRS encourages […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201847 Views

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CCPPP Announces 2018 Winners of National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

October 23, 2018 Projects in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario to be honoured at P3 2018 in Toronto on November 5 A 500-kilometre-long transmission line boosting power to northeastern Alberta and a unique Ontario university student housing project are among the five winners of this year’s National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships. Presented […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201854 Views

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Results – Kugluktuk Liquor Plebiscite

RANKIN INLET, Nunavut – (October 22, 2018)  -. On October 22, eligible voters in Kugluktuk voted on the following question: “Are you in favour of ending the current system of liquor restriction in Kugluktuk and having an unrestricted system where only the general liquor laws of Nunavut apply?” The results of this plebiscite are as […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201832 Views

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U of Lethbridge: Dramatic Arctic rescue story of Captain Robert Abram Bartlett the focus of PUBlic Professor Series talk

October 22, 2018 Captain Robert Abram Bartlett (1875-1946) attempted the Pole with Admiral Peary, worked to advance Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic, and, in 1914, was responsible for one of the most remarkable Arctic rescues of all time. His fame extended throughout North America to Europe where he won awards and dined with royalty. Bartlett’s […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201844 Views

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Speech: Minister Duncan talks about the future of sport in Canada at the symposium The Values Proposition – Strengthening Sport in Canada

OTTAWA, Ontario, October 16, 2018 Check against delivery. This speech has been translated in accordance with the official languages policy and edited for posting and distribution in accordance with the Government of Canada’s communications policy. Good morning everyone, and what a privilege to be here this morning! Before I begin, I would like to acknowledge […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201853 Views

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BC Government: Qualified professional legislation to restore public trust in natural-resource decision-making

October 22, 2018 VICTORIA – The B.C. government has introduced legislation aimed at making sure decisions affecting the province’s natural resources are science-based, transparent and protect B.C.’s unique environment for future generations. The Professional Governance Act will, if passed, modernize and strengthen the roles and expectations of qualified professionals in the province, in turn providing […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201882 Views

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Premier Gold Begins Underground Drilling At Marianas / Mercedes

October 23, 2018 PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (“Premier” or “The Company”) (TSX:PG) is pleased to announce the commencement of underground exploration drilling at the Marianas Zone, one of the primary exploration targets at the Company’s 100%-owned Mercedes Mine, located in the State of Sonora, Mexico. The Marianas Zone was discovered by surface drilling and represents the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201830 Views

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Red Pine drills 3.5 g/t gold over 32.8 metres, including 4.99 g/t gold over 17.6 metres at its Wawa Gold Project

Toronto, Ontario – October 23, 2018 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces that it continues to discover new intersections of high-grade gold within the current inferred resource, that have not been included in the calculation of the resource of the Surluga Deposit1. The Company’s infill drilling program is steadily […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201837 Views

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DeBeers Group: Production Report for The Third Quarter 2018

Oct 23, 2018 De Beers1 Q3 2018 Q3 2017 Q3 2018 vs. Q3 2017 Q2 2018 Q3 2018 vs. Q2 2018 YTD 2018 YTD 2017 YTD 2018 vs. YTD 2017 Botswana (Debswana) 000 carats 5,699 6,056 (6)% 6,279 (9)% 17,786 17,180 4% Namibia (Namdeb Holdings) 000 carats 460 454 1% 515 (11)% 1,503 1,317 14% […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 2018138 Views

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Probe Metals Intersects 5.9 g/t Gold Over 10.5 Metres on the Monique Option Property, Val-d’Or East Project, Quebec

October 20, 2018 Highlights: Numerous new discoveries made during the regional exploration program surrounding the past-producing Monique Mine, five kilometres east of the New Beliveau Resource Near surface discovery grading 24.8 g/t Au over 2.2 metres within a larger zone of 5.9 g/t over 10.5 metres, located 400 metres northwest of the Former Monique Open […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 2018113 Views

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Hatch and Saskatchewan First Nations Safety Association sign memorandum of understanding

October 22, 2018 Fort Qu’Appelle, Canada— Hatch has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Saskatchewan First Nations Safety Association (SFNSA) to supply safety programs, systems, training and guidance to the association that will deliver programs to First Nations communities across Saskatchewan. The SFNSA services 74 First Nations communities in Saskatchewan. Their purpose is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201854 Views

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Premier Gold Mines Ltd.: Supplement Mercedes Press Release Presentation

October 23, 2018 https://www.premiergoldmines.com/news/press-releases/supplement-mercedes-press-release-presentation NT4

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201827 Views

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Trevali reports strategic review of Caribou mine production

Maintains consolidated 2018 zinc production guidance VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 22, 2018 — Trevali Mining Corporation (“Trevali” or the “Company”) (TSX: TV; BVL: TV; OTCQX: TREVF; Frankfurt: 4TI) reports a downgrade of the 2018 production guidance for the Caribou mine due to challenging rock mass conditions. Increased zinc production from Perkoa operations is expected to […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201843 Views

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New Gold Announces Management Change

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2018 – New Gold Inc. (“New Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX:NGD) (NYSE American:NGD) announces the departure of Cory Atiyeh, Executive Vice President, Operations, effective October 22, 2018. With the recently announced sale of the Mesquite Mine and the sale of Peak Mines earlier in the year, New Gold is repositioning itself as […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201835 Views

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National Access Cannabis Provides Update on Growth of National Access Cannabis Medical

Now with 111 pharmacies participating in NAC’s Medical Cannabis Management System, National Access Cannabis Medical continues to expand its base of partner pharmacies across Canada OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2018 – National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC” or the “Company”) (TSXV: META), a best practices leader in delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal cannabis in Canada today announced the signing […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201845 Views

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AFNQL: Enquête TV Program on Abuses Committed by the Oblates – Impunity Must Stop

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 22, 2018 – Following the broadcast of Radio-Canada’s television program Enquête on October 18th revealing other cases of abuse committed on First Nations children by ten Oblate priests, the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) Ghislain Picard questions the silence of the Catholic Church. “Here we have other cases in addition to a multitude of examples that […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201847 Views

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The Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada launches extensive new educational resources

OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2018 – Against the backdrop of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill, students from the Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre stepped onto the long-awaited Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada (IPAC) Giant Floor Map.Parliamentarians, leaders representing First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, representatives from Indspire, and members of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) joined students on the gymnasium-sized […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 2018209 Views

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Press Conference Tuesday 10am pst: Grand Chief, Federal MPs Regarding Trudeau’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Review

October 22, 2018 WHEN: Tuesday October 23, 10:00 am PT, 1:00 pm ET WHERE: Main Lobby, 312 Main St, Vancouver, BC (entrance on Cordova St) WHO: Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President, Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) Kennedy Stewart, Mayor-Elect of Vancouver Eugene Kung, Lawyer, West Coast Environmental Law Federal Members of Parliament TBA by […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201879 Views

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Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay — Environmental Assessment Decision

October 22, 2018 — Ottawa — The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the environment and our natural heritage while growing our economy. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, announced that the Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. The project, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201833 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Wilkinson and ITK President Obed to hold news conferences in Iqaluit and Inuvik

Ottawa, Ontario – The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami will make an announcement regarding the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada/ Canadian Coast Guard’s commitment to Indigenous reconciliation through enhanced partnerships and leadership in the Arctic. Iqaluit press conference Date:                […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201865 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Travel between Canada and other countries, August 2018 Travel by US residents to Canada rose 1.2% in August to 2.0 million trips, as both trips by car and by plane increased compared with July. Continue reading  Refined petroleum products, September 2018 Data on the production, inventories and domestic sales of refined petroleum products for Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201830 Views

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Alex Janvier paints the vast landscape of Indigenous life

Credits: The Globe and Mail As a child, art gave Indigenous painter Alex Janvier escape from the horrors of residential school. As an adult, it’s given him nationwide fame and communion with his culture. Watch him prepare for his upcoming exhibit in Italy and muse on his legacy.

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2018339 Views

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A Historic First: Canada’s Remembrance Day Poppy Goes Digital

News provided by The Royal Canadian Legion 15:52 ET Justin Bieber, Margaret Atwood, Don Cherry, Sandra Oh, Joannie Rochette, and others join the Royal Canadian Legion in introducing Canada’s new lapel Poppy partner: the “Digital Poppy” OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2018 – The Royal Canadian Legion’s Remembrance Day Poppy just became digital today, for an online […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201887 Views

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ITK President, Natan Obed, Congratulates Jordin Tootoo On His Retirement From The NHL

Statement by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed “Jordin, through his play on the ice and openness to talk about difficult issues off it, is an inspirational role model. I appreciate his commitment to promoting wellness and mental health through sport, and I look forward to areas where we can collaborate in improving outcomes for […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201882 Views

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Rio Tinto and First Nations partners celebrate the launch of the tl’ughus tunnel boring machine

KEMANO, BC, Oct. 22, 2018  – Rio Tinto, together with the Cheslatta Carrier and Haisla First Nations, today celebrated the launch of the tl’ughus tunnel boring machine, a key milestone towards completing the Kemano Second Tunnel project. The 1 300 tonne machine was named by the Cheslatta Carrier nation after a legendary giant monster snake and is […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201874 Views

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MH4A Conference shifts Canada’s mental health discussion upstream

Canadian Mental Health Association says mental illness prevention and mental health promotion will be the vaccines of the next century MONTRÉAL (QUÉBEC) October 22, 2018 – In its 100th anniversary year, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) today kicks off its third annual three-day Mental Health for All Conference (MH4A 2018) in Montréal, Québec. Themed […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201875 Views

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Wicihitowin Aboriginal Engagement Conference

Members of the Office of the Treaty Commissioner attended the fourth annual Wicihitowin Aboriginal Engagement Conference in Saskatoon, Oct. 17 and 18. Among the plenary speakers was Senator Murray Sinclair, former Truth and Reconciliation Chairperson. He spoke about the need to figure out new ways to do businesses, that in business Reconciliation is about recognizing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201859 Views

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Government of Canada is taking steps to support recovery of the Southern Resident Killer Whales in the Salish Sea

From: Transport Canada October 22, 2018 VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA Canada has the longest coastline in the world, serving as home to rich biodiversity and precious ecosystems. The Government of Canada is building on its historic Oceans Protection Plan, and taking immediate action to preserve and restore marine ecosystems to help endangered whale populations recover. In […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201869 Views

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Yukon and Alaska governments collaborate on funding request for Shakwak Project

Joint news release with the State of Alaska The governments of Yukon and Alaska are working together to secure funding to improve the Shakwak Project – the section of highway from Haines, Alaska, to Beaver Creek, Yukon. The State of Alaska and the Government of Yukon collaborated on a $25 million (USD) submission to the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201853 Views

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Short Hills Provincial Park to Host First Nation Deer Harvest

October 22, 2018 Short Hills Provincial Park will be closed to the public November 3 and 4, November 17 and 18 and November 29 and 30, 2018 for a First Nation deer harvest. The harvest will begin one half-hour before sunrise and end one half-hour after sunset. Ontario respects Aboriginal and treaty rights, as recognized […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201878 Views

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Two prescribed burns planned in the Cariboo-Chilcotin

Oct. 22, 2018 WILLIAMS LAKE – BC Wildfire Service crews will be assisting with two ecosystem restoration burns in the Cariboo Fire Centre this week. Firefighters from the Cariboo Fire Centre will carefully monitor these fires at all times. Echo Mountain: Alkali Resource Management Ltd. and the Esk’etemc First Nation, with the assistance of the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201838 Views

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Governments Of Canada And Saskatchewan Support New Rental Housing Project For Homelessness In Saskatoon

October 22, 2018 The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan, along with the City of Saskatoon and SaskNative Rentals (SNR), officially opened Edwards Manor, a new 23-unit affordable and supportive housing project for people experiencing chronic and episodic homelessness in Saskatoon. Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201862 Views

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Speech: Opening remarks for the public hearing on the retail sales practices of Canada’s large telecommunications carriers

From: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Gatineau (Quebec) October 22, 2018 Ian Scott, Chairman Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Check against delivery Good morning and welcome to this public hearing. Before we begin, I would like to acknowledge that we are gathered here on traditional First Nations territory. I would like to thank the Algonquin […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201856 Views

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Métis Nation of Alberta’s new Provincial Council hold inaugural meeting

October 19, 2018 (Edmonton, AB) The Métis Nation of Alberta’s (MNA) newly elected Provincial Council sat for their inaugural meeting Friday, October 19 at the MNA’s Provincial Head Office in Edmonton. The Métis Nation of Alberta Government’s September 18 election saw several changes to its Provincial Council across all six regions. The 14 new Provincial […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201853 Views

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BC Government: New name for provincial park a welcome change

Oct. 20, 2018 KAMLOOPS – Looking at the signs with the new Indigenous name for Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, Chief Oliver Arnouse of the Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band cannot help but feel proud. It has been at least 10 years since the band initially approached BC Parks about changing the name to the Secwepemc […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2018100 Views

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CBU Hosts ARCASN Conference

On October 11-13, 2018, the Indigenous and Intercultural Diversity in Nursing conference was held on the Cape Breton University campus. The conference which was developed and hosted by the nursing department at CBU, marks part of the Atlantic Region – Canadian Association of Schools and Nursing annual conferences. ARCASN is an organization devoted to promoting […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201857 Views

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NTI Welcomes Release of the Nunavut Inuit Labour Force Analysis

(October 22, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk welcomes the release of the Nunavut Inuit Labor Force Analysis (NILFA) report. The development of a NILFA is an obligation under Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement. It is required to be maintained and updated on an ongoing basis. The recently released […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201886 Views

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The AFNQL commends the members of the Legault Cabinet and quickly wants to start working to renew the political relationship

WENDAKE, QC, Oct. 19, 2018  – On behalf of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Chief Ghislain Picard would like to congratulate the new members of the provincial Cabinet sworn in yesterday. The AFNQL also welcomes the appointment of the Minister responsible for Indigenous Affairs, Ms. Sylvie D’Amours. This new Cabinet marks a fundamental opportunity […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201858 Views

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Five new directors appointed to BC Lottery Corporation board

Oct. 19, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has appointed five new directors to the board of the BC Lottery Corporation (BCLC). BCLC is the Province’s Crown corporation that is responsible for the conduct and management of gambling in B.C. under the Gaming Control Act. The new directors are: Joan Axford (term runs […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 201853 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Acknowledges the 20th Anniversary of the Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve Program

October 21, 2018 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Acknowledges the 20th Anniversary of the Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve Program (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde acknowledges the 20th anniversary of the Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve (AHSOR) Program, an important and essential community-based program to help close the education gap for […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2018423 Views

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NAN celebrates Secret Path Week

THUNDER BAY, ON (October 22, 2018 ): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Derek Fox and Marten Falls First Nation Chief Bruce Achneepineskum joined members of the Wenjack and Downie families and educators to commemorate the legacies of Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack during the 1st Annual Secret Path Week in Thunder Bay today. “Although […]

by pmnationtalk on October 22, 2018122 Views

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Talk is Cheap: UBCIC Demands Real Action on Climate Change from Federal Government

October 19, 2018 Talk is Cheap: UBCIC Demands Real Action on Climate Change from Federal Government (Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – October 19, 2018) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) calls shame on the Federal Government for the pitiful debate held in response to the International Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) report, released October […]

by pmnationtalk on October 22, 201852 Views

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Status of Women Ministers Gather in Whitehorse for Further Collaboration on Priorities Affecting Women and Girls in Canada

October 19, 2018 – Whitehorse, Yukon Today marked the conclusion of the 36th annual meeting of the FPT Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women. Over the past several days, the Ministers met in Whitehorse, Yukon and worked collaboratively to advance key priorities affecting women and girls in Canada. Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) meetings offer an important […]

by pmnationtalk on October 22, 201894 Views

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Arctic Council meeting of Environment Ministers ends with talks about future cooperation

October 22, 2018 The Arctic Environment Ministers’ meeting held in Rovaniemi 11-12 October ended with discussions about cooperation in addressing climate change, protecting biodiversity and preventing pollution in the Arctic region. The two-day meeting brought together ministers and high-level representatives from the eight Arctic Council States and from six Permanent Participants representing the indigenous peoples […]

by pmnationtalk on October 22, 201861 Views

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2018 BC Indigenous Business Awardees Celebrated

VANCOUVER – Awardees of the Tenth Annual BC Indigenous Business Awards were celebrated at a Gala Dinner ceremony on October 15, 2018 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver where over 650 people gathered to honour excellence in Indigenous business in British Columbia. “The BC Indigenous Business Awards’ program has elevated over 170 outstanding businesses from throughout […]

by pmnationtalk on October 22, 201877 Views

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