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The Downtown Community Welcomes the Indigenous Gardens for 4th Year

May 30, 2018 Planting Seeds of Reconciliation Two beautiful story posts created in honour of truth and reconciliation will be installed this year to enhance the Indigenous Gardens project.  The Indigenous Gardens initiative was first launched 4 years ago by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s Aboriginal Peoples’ Advisory Committee and Placemaking Committee. The Gardens will be […]

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Nipissing announces 2018 honorary degrees

​Nipissing University is celebrating six individuals with an honorary degree, the university’s highest distinction, during convocation 2018, June 5 in Brantford and June 7 and 8 in North Bay. Nipissing is proud to bestow honorary degrees to: The right Honorable David Johnston and Mrs. Sharon Johnston, Tuesday, June 5 at 2:30 p.m. in Brantford Major […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018197 Views

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Youth leaders invited to help build a more accessible Canada

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 30, 2018 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s second annual National AccessAbility Week provides a great opportunity to appreciate all the efforts being made to remove accessibility barriers so that people with disabilities can fully participate and contribute in their communities and workplaces. In celebration of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018238 Views

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NEB: Purchase of Trans Mountain by the Government of Canada

The NEB is following the Government of Canada’s recent announcement with respect to a transaction involving the Trans Mountain pipeline system, including the expansion project and related assets. At this point, we are unable to speculate on what the applicable regulatory requirements are, if any, with respect to this transaction until more information becomes available. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018223 Views

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SGI CANADA Partners with Canadian Red Cross on Disaster Relief Efforts

May 30, 2018 SGI CANADA has partnered with the Canadian Red Cross in Saskatchewan to provide both financial and volunteer support to help people impacted by disasters in the province. “SGI CANADA is proud to support our communities and the Red Cross, and help in times of need,” Minister Responsible for SGI Joe Hargrave said. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018206 Views

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Federal government’s purchase of Kinder Morgan pipeline a major misstep for Canada – David Suzuki Foundation

Project puts Canada’s climate and biodiversity goals, long-term economic prosperity and Indigenous reconciliation efforts at risk VANCOUVER — The federal government’s decision today to purchase Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline project for $4.5 billion ignores major risks to the long-term well-being of everyone in Canada. The government announced plans to purchase the existing pipeline infrastructure […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018266 Views

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Ryerson brings in nearly $1 million in Partnership Development Grants

Laying the groundwork for future collaborative projects, Ryerson researchers have secured nearly $1 million in Partnership Development Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Ryerson’s market share in this grant competition represents just over eight per cent of the funds allocated Canada-wide. “The projects that garnered funding in this national […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018180 Views

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NIC launches online Aboriginal leadership certificate

May 29, 2018 NIC’s new Aboriginal Leadership certificate draws upon the wisdom of elders and localized knowledge to prepare students for management and administrative careers. The online certificate, which starts in September 2018, was created after the K’omoks First Nation approached NIC about the need for a program that would prepare staff with practical skills […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018430 Views

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Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project — Participant Funding Allocated

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency May 30, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $930,048.05 in federal funds to 17 recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project, located 15 kilometres west of Calgary, Alberta. The funding […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018216 Views

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Métis Nation BC: Notice of Special General Meeting for FVMA

May 29th, 2018 Fraser Valley Métis Association hereby serves its members notice of a Special General Meeting (SGM), to take place on Wednesday June 13th, 2018 at 7PM at the Mamele’awt Aboriginal Centre, 3377 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford. PURPOSE: BC Registry has made changes to the Societies Act. The BC Registry requires Societies to revise their respective Societies […]

by aanationtalk on May 30, 2018131 Views

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Business leaders slam massive taxpayer bailout of struggling Kinder Morgan pipeline

VANCOUVER, May 30, 2018 – This morning, business leaders issued a scathing response to the Trudeau government’s announcement that it has agreed to spend over $17 billion to purchase Kinder Morgan’s existing Trans Mountain pipeline and build the beleaguered pipeline expansion. To date, over 800 businesses in British Columbia and across the country have spoken […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018182 Views

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Hydro One Remote Communities Inc. wins 2018 ENERGY STAR® Regional Utility Award

THUNDER BAY, ON, May 29, 2018 – Natural Resources Canada presented Hydro One Remote Communities Inc. (Hydro One Remotes) with the prestigious ENERGY STAR Canada Award for best Regional Utility at its award ceremony held in Ottawa. The award is given to utilities that have shown leadership and innovation in developing and marketing ENERGY STAR […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018214 Views

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Province launches BC Bus North for affordable, safe travel in northern B.C.

May 29, 2018 VICTORIA – The B.C. government is launching a new, interim long-haul northern bus service to fill the gap Greyhound will leave behind, and help make sure British Columbians living in the north are able to travel safely and affordably from community to community, Premier John Horgan announced. The new service, called BC […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018199 Views

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YT Government: Panel appointed to review Child and Family Services Act

The Government of Yukon today appointed six members to the Advisory Committee on the Child and Family Services Act. The committee will be chaired by Mo Caley-Verdonk from Dawson City. Also sitting on the panel are Doris Anderson, Lori Duncan, Debbie Hoffman, Rosemary Rowlands and Ray Sydney. Together, these individuals will undertake a broad review […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018232 Views

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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief opposes Canada’s purchase of pipeline

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (May 29, 2018)— Grand Council Chief opposes the recent agreement-in-principle that the Government of Canada has reached in order to expand the Trans Mountain Pipeline. “This is a highly unusual and very foolish decision to make – why is the government paying an international company when there are many needs in […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018157 Views

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BC Government: Supporting greater inclusion for people with disabilities

VICTORIA – Two programs that help people with disabilities connect with services and supports in their communities will be expanding through new funding from the Province. “We know how important it is for people with disabilities to be connected to the services and resources they need,” said Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018259 Views

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NU Government: Fuel Tax Rebate Program cancelled

29 May 2018  Public Service Announcement Fuel Tax Rebate Program cancelled The Government of Nunavut has cancelled its Fuel Tax Rebate Program, as of May 14, 2018. Any eligible petroleum products purchased or brought into Nunavut, and used before May 14, 2018, must be claimed within one year of purchase. To be eligible for […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018184 Views

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Indigenous fashion week weaves identity, tradition and social change – CP

May 30, 2018 12:52 By Cassandra Szklarski THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Fashion is about more than just making beautiful things for designer Sage Paul, and she hopes this week’s Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto makes that clear. The Dene artist says beading, weaving, textiles and sewing are inextricably linked to so much of her upbringing and identity. For […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018244 Views

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Historical association rebrands award named for John A. Macdonald – CP

May 30, 2018 13:49 REGINA, United States – A Canadian historical association is stripping the name of the country’s first prime minister from one of its top honours. John A. Macdonald’s place in Canadian history was debated by many of the scholars who know it best at the Canadian Historical Association’s annual meeting in Regina. Members of the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018219 Views

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Helping B.C.’s small communities advance technology, innovation

VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia is launching the B.C. Smart Communities pilot program, to help local governments use data and connected technology to improve services and address community challenges. “The B.C. Smart Communities program will help address the unique challenges small communities face when trying to secure funding for smart city projects,” said […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018263 Views

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Government of Yukon seeking input for Agriculture Policy

The Government of Yukon is seeking public input to update the Yukon Agriculture Policy. Updating the policy will reinforce the territorial government’s commitment to increase Yukon’s ability to be more self-sufficient in food production and support a thriving and prosperous agricultural sector. A survey is available on engageyukon.ca that provides information on the 2006 policy […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018197 Views

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Tourism Week proclamation puts spotlight on B.C.’s booming visitor economy

May 29, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia, alongside industry representatives, has recognized Tourism Week, May 27 to June 2, 2018, with an official proclamation at the Parliament Buildings in Victoria. Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, was joined by representatives from Destination BC, the Tourism Industry Association of BC, Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018242 Views

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Indigenous students have option to wear own regalia as University makes changes to Convocation – U of Lethbridge

Some significant and meaningful changes to University of Lethbridge Convocation proceedings will debut this week as the U of L graduates over 1,300 students at its 2018 Spring Convocation ceremonies on Thursday and Friday. For the first time, self-declared North American Indigenous students will have the option of wearing their traditional regalia to Convocation in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018188 Views

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Songhees Nation and Royal Roads University outline objectives for property in framework agreement

Songhees Nation and Royal Roads University have signed a framework agreement outlining their key objectives and outcomes for the future of the Royal Roads property, building on the memorandum of understanding (MOU) both parties signed one year ago. “This framework agreement is a planning guide that identifies our respective goals, shared values and priorities on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018212 Views

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Investing in Canada’s National Interest: Minister Morneau Speaks to Calgary Chamber of Commerce

May 30, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta – Department of Finance Canada Investing to grow the economy, create jobs, strengthen the middle class, and help people working hard to join it—that’s the Government of Canada’s commitment to Canadians. Finance Minister Bill Morneau today spoke to business leaders at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce about the Government’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018200 Views

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News Release – City of Toronto’s Newcomer Day celebrates new Torontonians

May 29, 2018 The fourth annual Toronto Newcomer Day was held today at Nathan Phillips Square to welcome newcomers to Toronto and celebrate their contributions. Mayor John Tory, who was joined by Council’s Newcomer Advocates Councillor Jim Karygiannis (Ward 39 Scarborough-Agincourt) and Councillor Neethan Shan (Ward 42 Scarborough-Rouge River) as well as City of Toronto […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018205 Views

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Tourism Week celebrates a booming industry

Creating jobs for Islanders – Tourism operators and organizations across the province are getting ready for what promises to be another busy season on the Island. Prince Edward Island has experienced record tourism visitation and overnight stays in each of the last four years. This week’s Tourism Week (May 28-June 1) highlights tourism across Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018225 Views

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News Release: Opioid response commission term extended

May 29, 2018 The province is building on the life-saving work of the Minister’s Opioid Emergency Response Commission by extending its term for another 18 months. In the past year since the commission was created, the province has opened thousands of new treatment spaces, established supervised consumption services and supported opioid awareness programs. “The commission […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018231 Views

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BC Gov News – Update on Trans Mountain expansion project permitting process

In total, 1,191 provincial permits are required for the Trans Mountain expansion project, with many involving First Nations consultation. To date: 756 permit applications have been submitted to permitting agencies. Of these, 220 have been approved and permits issued. The remaining 536 submitted permit applications are being reviewed. Another 435 permits have yet to be […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018208 Views

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Manitoba Media Bulletin: Fire Bulletin #11

May 30, 2018 Provincial resources including Manitoba Sustainable Development, Emergency Measures Organization and the Office of the Fire Commissioner continue to work on a number of fires around the province. Ontario has provided 120 firefighters and two water bombers from Quebec are still assisting provincial efforts. Fire crews continue to work on the fire between […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2018215 Views

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Auditor General Report Shows Need for Government to Make Better Use of Data, Work with First Nations to Make Faster Progress on Closing the Gap

Auditor General Report Shows Need for Government to Make Better Use of Data, Work with First Nations to Make Faster Progress on Closing the Gap May 29, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today responded to the Auditor General of Canada’s report, calling on Canada to change its […]

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Manitoba Ombudsman releases 2017 annual report

Manitoba Ombudsman Charlene Paquin has released her office’s annual report for 2017. The report highlights the work and accomplishments of the office under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Personal Health Information Act, the Ombudsman Act and the Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act. “In 2017, we saw an overall increase […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018300 Views

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Victims of police-reported violent crime in Canada: National, provincial and territorial fact sheets, 2016

May 30, 2018 The Juristat article “Victims of police-reported violent crime in Canada: National, provincial and territorial fact sheets, 2016” presents statistics from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey on the number of police-reported victims of violent crime, the types of crime experienced, as well as victim characteristics for each province and territory. In addition, several indicators on the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018279 Views

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Fort Langley National Historic Site officially opens new Children’s Play Area

Summer season launched with exhibit opening May 29, 2018                       Langley, British Columbia                       Parks Canada Agency In 2017, millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with free admission to Parks Canada places, allowing more Canadians than ever before to explore our 450,000 km2 of shared memories and heritage. These special places represent the very best that Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018282 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Canada’s balance of international payments, first quarter 2018 Canada’s current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) rose by $3.0 billion in the first quarter to $19.5 billion. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), foreign direct investment activity was the largest contributor to the inflow of funds in the economy in the quarter. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018371 Views

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First Nations…Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women – Targeted Individuals

Credits: Praise Jesus Published on May 14, 2018 May 4th 2018 AWARENESS MARCH for our missing and murdered aboriginal people. Hope, BC Canada.

by pmnationtalk on May 29, 2018614 Views

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Wapikoni: Vélo Paradiso is Back for a 2nd Season

Wapikoni Mobile, in collaboration with Musique Nomade, TELUS Community Investment and the Society for the Celebrations of Montreal’s 375th Anniversary, is proud to announce that Vélo Paradiso will be back for a second season! Discover our mobile projections in various parks and events in Montreal showcasing amazing and upbeat Wapikoni and Musique Nomade shorts and music […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018257 Views

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MNBC 2018 By-Elections Official Results

Nomination papers to fill the vacancy for Regional Women’s Representative in Region 7, meeting the requirements of the Métis Nation British Columbia Electoral Act were received by the submissions deadline from one citizen.  As a result, pursuant to the provisions of Article 9.1 of the MNBC Electoral Act, that candidate Carol Joyce Paynter is acclaimed […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018250 Views

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Cannabis Act: The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador calls upon the Senate to ensure Canada respects its fiduciary obligations to First Nations

WENDAKE, QC, May 29, 2018 – A few days away from the adoption of the Canadian Cannabis Act, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) considers that the Canadian Senate is the last hope for delaying its implementation. “Despite the Trudeau government’s multiple commitments to First Nations, Métis and Inuit, it is clearly indifferent to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018272 Views

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Pipeline buyout will haunt Trudeau government; real costs, risks of project remain hidden

VANCOUVER, May 29, 2018 – Today’s announcement by the federal government of a buyout for the failing Kinder Morgan pipeline and expansion project hides the real costs and risks of the purchase — and leaves Canadian taxpayers on the hook for the cost of construction and any delays to the project. The project still faces […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018193 Views

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Public hearings continue in June – The Commission to hold public hearings in Val-d’Or and in the Cree Nation of Mistissini

VAL-D’OR, QC, May 29, 2018  – The Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress will hold public hearings at the Conservatory of music and drama of Val-d’Or, from June 4 to 8 and at Neoskweskau Complex in the Cree Nation of Mistissini, from June 11 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018184 Views

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Speaking Notes for the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos for the OECD Social Policy Forum 2018

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Speech Speaking Notes for the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, for OECD Social Policy Forum 2018: Canadian vision for social policies that benefit everyone Montréal, Quebec May 14, 2018 Opening Good morning to all. On behalf of Canada, it’s my great pleasure to welcome […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018189 Views

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Alberta supports federal pipeline purchase

In a major step forward for Albertans and all Canadians, the Government of Canada, with support from the Government of Alberta, has purchased the Trans Mountain Pipeline and associated assets. This deal, which is subject to approval by Kinder Morgan shareholders, puts people to work building the pipeline immediately. The Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018193 Views

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Minister Duclos participates in successful first meeting with members of the National Seniors Council and their new chairperson

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 29, 2018 Gatineau, QC Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors are an important part of our social fabric and they help to build a stronger Canada. That is why our Government is committed to providing access to programs and services that support Canadians in their later years. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018234 Views

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Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth Expert Witness at MMIWG Hearings in Quebec City

SASKATOON – The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, Corey O’Soup, provided evidence as one of the Commissioner’s Expert Witnesses at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Last week, Mr. O’Soup took to the stand to offer testimony as an expert in the areas of, Advocacy for Children and Youth […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018268 Views

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Notice of Approval of Amendment No. 3 to the North Baffin Regional Land Use Plan – Nunavut Planning Commission

May 29, 2018 A Notice of Approval of Amendment No. 3 to the North Baffin Regional Land Use Plan and additional materials associated with the amendment can be found on the NPC’s Public Registry here. NT5

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Statement from Minister Sajjan on the 2018 Spring Reports of the Auditor General of Canada

From: National Defence May 29, 2018 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today issued the following statement in response to the 2018 Spring Reports of the Auditor General of Canada: “On behalf of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces, I thank the Auditor […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018286 Views

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MB Government: Fire Bulletin #10

May 29, 2018 Provincial resources including Manitoba Sustainable Development, Emergency Measures Organization and the Office of the Fire Commissioner continue to work on a number of fires around the province.  Ontario has provided 120 firefighters and two water bombers from Quebec are still assisting provincial efforts. Fire crews continue to work on the fire between […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018214 Views

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Government accepts recommendations of the Auditor General in 2018 Spring Reports

From: Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat May 29, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat The Government of Canada is committed to improving the delivery of programs and services to Canadians. The government values the work of the Auditor General, thanks him for his 2018 Spring Reports, and has accepted all 41 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018168 Views

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BC Premier’s statement on proposed purchase of the Trans Mountain Pipeline

May 29, 2018 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has released the following statement about the federal government’s proposed purchase of the Trans Mountain Pipeline: “Today’s events do not change the risks of a seven-fold increase in tanker traffic, or the catastrophic effect a diluted bitumen spill would cause to British Columbia’s economy and environment. “Tens of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018180 Views

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