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Rainy River District Campus Graduates Recognized at 2018 Convocation

Milestone of 50,000 Alumni Exceeded with 50th Convocation Ceremony FORT FRANCES, ON, June 11, 2018 – 18 students from the Confederation College Rainy River District Campus – Fort Frances, crossed the stage today at the 2018 Convocation Ceremony, to signify and celebrate the completion of their academic programs. Local graduates join the over 1400 students graduating from […]

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CIHR: Pathways to better health among Indigenous peoples through collaboration

Dr. Donna Kurtz is anaylzying how Indigenous communities and Western researchers are creating new activities and programs to reduce obesity and diabetes rates Dr. Donna Kurtz Associate Professor University of British Columbia According to Diabetes Canada, Indigenous people experience diabetes rates that are 3-5 times higher than the general population. Through CIHR’s Pathways to Health […]

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Algoma U Convocation Honours Class of 2018

(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – June 9, 2018): Today, Algoma University celebrated the achievements and successes of its graduating students during its annual convocation ceremony held on the waterfront of Sault Ste. Marie at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion. Chancellor Shirley Horn conferred degrees on 236 members of the Class of 2018. “On behalf of Algoma […]

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NWAC Undertaking Cross-Country Community Sessions on the Effects of the Indian Act on Women and Children

NWAC Undertaking Cross-Country Community Sessions on the Effects of the Indian Act on Women and Children Minister Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, announced the launch of the Government of Canada’s Collaborative Process that includes consultations on Indian Registration, Band Membership and First Nations Citizenship. The Collaborative Process was mandated by Bill […]

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Parks Canada announces contract to Know History for Franklin Expedition Inuit Oral History Project

From: Parks Canada Project will increase awareness of Inuit interaction with 1845 expedition June 13, 2018 Gjoa Haven, Nunavut Parks Canada Agency The locations of the Franklin Expedition vessels were a mystery for over 150 years, after Sir John Franklin and his crew went missing while searching for a Northwest Passage. Over time, Inuit traditional […]

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Newest Canadore Alumni to Cross the Stage

Jun 12, 2018 (NORTH BAY, ONT.) — Canadore College is hosting its Convocation Ceremonies for the Schools Health, Human Care and Wellness; Environmental Studies and Biotechnology; and Indigenous Studies on June 14. Guest speaker Jérémy Stevenson, chief executive officer of the North East Local Health Integration Network will be speaking to approximately 400 graduates. Stevenson […]

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CIRA report: Grassroots organizations share gaps and solutions for Canada’s internet

June 13, 2018, OTTAWA – Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released The gap between us: Perspectives on building a better online Canada , which captures the experiences, opinions and proposed solutions of 70 grassroots organizations across Canada working to make the internet better for Canadians. These organizations, working on the frontlines of Canada’s […]

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BC Government: Students to benefit from investments in educational leadership

June 13, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia is increasing leadership development funding for more than 3,500 education leaders, to meet the rapidly changing needs of students and communities throughout the province. “Our education system is evolving at a very fast pace,” said Rob Fleming, Minister of Education. “Providing students with the skills […]

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Confederation College Graduates 1400 Students in 2018

June 8, 2018 Milestone of 50,000 Alumni Exceeded with 50th Convocation Ceremony THUNDER BAY, ON, June 8, 2018 – Confederation College celebrated 1400 graduates who received certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas today at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium during Confederation College’s 2018 Convocation ceremonies. Graduates from the School of Health and Community Services were featured […]

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Media Advisory: Minister Parsons to Attend Summit on Criminal Justice System in Gander

June 13, 2018 The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, will deliver opening remarks at a justice summit tomorrow (Thursday, June 14). The minister will speak at 9:30 a.m. at the Albatross Hotel, 114 Trans-Canada Highway, Gander. The day-long event, organized by the Department of Justice and Public Safety, […]

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NTI: Makigiaqta Media Release

(June 12, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation’s Board of Directors met in Iqaluit to discuss and review proposals from the Open call for Project Concepts that was issued in the fall of 2017. Nine proposals were approved according to Makigiaqta’s four strategic priority areas: early learning systems, wrap around support for […]

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UBCIC & BCCLA React: Supreme Court rules Corrections breached obligation to Indigenous prisoners

OTTAWA – Today, June 13, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Ewert v. Canada, a case challenging the use of prisoner risk assessment tests that can be culturally biased against Indigenous prisoners. The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) and BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) co-intervened to ask the Court to […]

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Grand Opening of the new Health and Social Services Centre in Fort Resolution

FORT RESOLUTION, NT (June12, 2018) – Residents celebrated the official opening of the Denı́nu Kų́ę́ Health and Social Services Centre today,  in Fort Resolution. The new Health and Social Services Centre is a state-of-the-art facility that for the first time brings together health, social services, and home care into the same building. Providing these services […]

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2018 Golf Challenge supports First Nations students at NIC

Jul 13, 2018 – This year’s challenge takes place July 13 in Campbell River at the Storey Creek Golf Club. “The Golf Challenge is a wonderfully successful event that supports Aboriginal students and their dreams of pursuing post-secondary education,” said Dallas Smith, president of the Nanwakolas Council. “I’m very proud we have raised almost $80,000 […]

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MNO citizen to release new book

Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizen Lawrence Waxy Gregoire is ready to release a new book on the history of the Penetang Hurons Junior ‘C’ hockey franchise. After working for years in mental health services, Gregoire, a hockey historian, is retired and lives in Penetanguishene. From 2006 until 2016, he served on the Penetanguishene Sports […]

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Funding supports projects to preserve and share Yukon heritage

June 12, 2018 A total of $348,000 in funding has been granted to twelve Yukon museums and First Nations cultural centres through the Special Capital Projects Assistance Program. This support will be used toward a variety of projects that enhance the recipients’ ability to protect, preserve and interpret their collections and share their stories. Examples […]

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Durango Shares DTC Eligible

Vancouver, BC / June 12, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTCQB-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) is pleased to report that further to the news of March 12, 2018, the Company’s common shares are now eligible for the book-entry delivery, settlement and depository services of the Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) in the United States. DTC is based in […]

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Going back to school is now more affordable for unemployed Canadians thanks to Skills Boost

June 13, 2018                 Gatineau, Quebec               Employment and Social Development Canada Innovation is changing how we live and work, bringing with it new challenges and new opportunities for working Canadians. When more Canadians can afford to go back to school to upgrade their skills or even pursue a new career path, our middle […]

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Serengeti Closes Early Warrant Exercise Incentive Program: Raises Aggregate $375,000

Vancouver, B.C., June 13, 2018, Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V) (“Serengeti” or “the Company”) announces that further to its press release dated May 22, 2018, Serengeti has received gross proceeds of $330,000 from the exercise of 2,200,000 share purchase warrants at $0.15 per share pursuant to the Early Warrant Exercise Incentive Program (the “Incentive Program”). As […]

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Alexco Closes $9 Million Flow-Through Equity Financing

June 13, 2018 – Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE AMERICAN: AXU, TSX: AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the previously announced flow-through bought deal public offering (the “Offering”) with a syndicate of underwriters including Cormark Securities Inc. and Canaccord Genuity Corp. The Company issued a total of 4,703,000 flow-through common […]

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SHARC Announces Agreement with Frontier Refrigeration & Mechanical Services Ltd. to Represent SHARC Energy Systems in Manitoba Markets

SHARC Announces Agreement with Frontier Refrigeration & Mechanical Services Ltd. to Represent SHARC Energy Systems in Manitoba Markets “It’s an honor to represent their remarkably pioneering technology in the Manitoba market,” – President of Frontier Refrigeration & Mechanical Services Ltd. Vancouver – (June 12, 2018) – SHARC International Systems Inc. (CSE: SHRC) (FSE: IWIA) (OTCQB: […]

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Mason Graphite: Interest Payment on Convertible Debentures

MONTREAL, June 12, 2018 — The Company announces that it intends to issue an aggregate of 69,299 common shares of the Company (the “Common Shares”) at a deemed price per share of $1.71 in payment of $118,500 in interest due and payable under the Company’s 12% convertible debentures (the “Debentures”), which are held by CDPQ […]

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Tahoe Resources announces Organizational Change

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – June 12, 2018 – Tahoe Resources Inc. (“Tahoe” or the “Company”) (TSX: THO, NYSE: TAHO) today announced that Ronald W. Clayton will retire as President, CEO and director of the Company, effective June 15, 2018, and that current director, James S. Voorhees will assume the position of President and CEO. Mr. […]

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NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul receives Safety Award from the Crane Rental Association of Canada

JUNE 12, 2018 Edmonton — NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul has received the 2017 Safety Award from the Crane Rental Association of Canada for its high standards in safety and security. During the Annual General Meeting of the Crane Rental Association of Canada held in Winnipeg the first Safety Awards were presented to a select […]

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Commerce Resources Corp. Updates Site Infrastructure Plan for the Ashram Rare Earth Project

June 12, 2018 Commerce Resources Corp. (TSXv: CCE, FSE: D7H) (the “Company” or “Commerce”) is pleased to provide an update on the site infrastructure geotechnical work completed in support of the ongoing Pre-feasibility Study (PFS) for the Company’s 100% owned Ashram Rare Earth Project, located in northern Quebec. A key aspect of the site infrastructure […]

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AltaGas Announces Sale of 35 Percent of the Northwest British Columbia Hydro Electric Facilities for Over $920 Million

Sale Aligned with AltaGas’ Asset Monetization and Funding Strategy for the Acquisition of WGL Holdings, Inc. (“WGL”) CALGARY, June 13, 2018  – AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX: ALA) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to indirectly sell 35 percent of its interest in the Northwest British Columbia Hydro Electric Facilities (the “Facilities”) for […]

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The Daily Wednesday, June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018 Canada’s international investment position, first quarter 2018 Canada’s net foreign asset position rose by $110.1 billion to a record $544.2 billion in the first quarter, a second consecutive quarterly increase. Continue reading Study: Recent changes in the composition of minimum wage workers, first quarter of 2017 to first quarter of 2018 Interest […]

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Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, 2018 Concordia Honorary Doctorate

Credits: Concordia University For more than 40 years, Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild has worked to build bridges between Indigenous and non- Indigenous people through athletics, politics, and law. An accomplished lawyer, he is the first Indigenous person appointed to Queen’s Counsel by the Alberta Law Society. He brought Native issues to public attention while serving […]

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Minister’s response to Representative for Children and Youth’s statement

June 12, 2018 VICTORIA – Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy has released the following response to the Representative for Children and Youth’s statement on contracted residential resources in the child-welfare system: “The representative rightly outlines a number of flaws in the system of contracted residential care for children and youth in care. This […]

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Fuel Oil Spill in Baker Lake

12 June 2018  The Government of Nunavut is advising residents of Baker Lake that there is a fuel oil spill in the community located at the Martha Taliruq Centre. The departments of Community and Government Services, Environment, and Health are working closely with a consultant to ensure minimal impact on the community and environment. […]

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Collaborative Project to Restore Atlantic Salmon Sees Signs of Success

From: Parks Canada Wild offspring from Fundy Salmon Recovery model begin spring migration June 12, 2018                 Fundy National Park, New Brunswick              Parks Canada Agency As a result of the Fundy Salmon Recovery (FSR) collaboration, wild-hatched inner Bay of Fundy Atlantic salmon are leaving their home rivers of Southern New Brunswick for the first time and […]

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RCYBC: Statement on residential agencies

As an advocate for British Columbia’s most vulnerable youth, I am compelled to publicly express my grave concerns about the operations of some residential agencies contracted by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) that continue to leave many youth in government care at unnecessary and unacceptable risk. I was shocked and disappointed to […]

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Claudette Dumont Smith appointed Ministerial Special Representative to lead consultations on reform of Indian Act status, band membership and First Nations citizenship

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada June, 12 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Today, the Government of Canada announced the launch of consultations under the Collaborative Process on issues of Indian registration, band membership, and First Nation citizenship. Ms. Claudette Dumont-Smith has been appointed as the Minister’s Special […]

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The Strategic Investments in Northern Economic Development (SINED) program now accepting applications

From: Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency Budget 2018 renewed economic development funding better responds to the needs of Northerners June 12, 2018 – Iqaluit, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) In Budget 2018, the Government of Canada announced ongoing funding for CanNor’s economic development program. This funding will enable the delivery of the […]

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Ultra-High Speed Broadband Service Has Arrived In Northern Quebec

Distributel and Eeyou Communications Network launch highly anticipated high speed Internet, home phone and TV services to 4,000 homes in Northern Quebec MONTREAL, June 12, 2018 – Distributel Communications Limited and Eeyou Communications Network (ECN) today announced the arrival of high speed broadband Internet, home phone and TV services to the Cree communities of Eeyou […]

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Statement: Men’s Health Week

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Men’s Health Week, June 11-17, is an opportunity to build awareness about the importance of physical health and well-being among Canadian men, and to encourage men to take action to improve their overall health. Canadians are some of the healthiest people in the world; however, we know that many […]

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Implementation of a new synergy model for the wood and forest sectors

  FPInnovations, Université Laval and the Laurentian Forestry Centre sign agreements for the maximization of the forest sector’s innovation potential Quebec City, Quebec, June 11, 2018 – FPInnovations, the Laurentian Forestry Centre (LFC) of Natural Resources Canada, Université Laval and its Faculty of Forestry, Geography and Geomatics are pleased to announce the signature of collaboration […]

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Thousand Islands National Park is Pleased to Offer Free Admission Day on June 16

From: Parks Canada Celebrate Canada’s Indigenous Culture with Parks Canada on National Indigenous Peoples Day June 12, 2018 Mallorytown Landing, Ontario Parks Canada Agency The Government is celebrating families and the importance of our protected areas with free admission to Parks Canada’s places for youth 17 and under, starting in 2018 and beyond. This year, […]

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Olds College Hosts Eagle Feather and Sash Ceremony at Convocation

Indigenous convocates were invited to participate in an eagle feather and sash ceremony on the morning of convocation day. Elder Doreen Bergum and Elder John Sinclair were welcomed to oversee the ceremony and present the students with their eagle feathers and sashes The morning began with one of the most intrinsic pieces of an indigenous […]

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Trade Ruling Against Alberta Beer Mark-up Levels the Playing Field for Saskatchewan Brewers

June 11, 2018 The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased with a recent decision by a trade panel regarding Saskatchewan and Canadian brewers. The Government of Saskatchewan supported Artisan Ales, a Calgary-based beer importer, as an intervener in the original panel and appeal process. “We are very pleased with the decision which confirms that Alberta’s beer […]

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Media advisory: Minister Duclos to announce updates to the plan for reducing homelessness

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will announce the new Government of Canada measures to reduce homelessness. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the announcement. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. DATE: Wednesday, June 13, […]

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates New AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates New AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek June 12, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Kluane Adamek who was elected by acclamation as the AFN Yukon Regional Chief Thursday. “I have spoken with Regional Chief Adamek to offer my congratulations on […]

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“Challenge4Change challenges all Canadians to help revitalize Indigenous Languages.”

“Challenge4Change challenges all Canadians to help revitalize Indigenous Languages.” June 11, 2018, Wiikwemikoong, ON — To celebrate National Indigenous History Month, a program called ​Challenge4Change​​has been launched in Ontario to fundraise for the retention and growth of Indigenous Languages and Culture. ​There are very few reconciliation initiatives that we can champion together. Language is one […]

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News Release: Calgary welcomes global energy leaders

June 12, 2018 New investment and partnership opportunities are the province’s focus as Calgary hosts North America’s largest oil and gas exhibition. The Global Petroleum Show (GPS), which runs June 12 to 14, attracts roughly 50,000 delegates from more than 115 countries, with representatives from international and domestic companies, government officials and industry leaders. “Earnings […]

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The Daily Monday, June 12, 2018

Canadian portfolio investment abroad, 2017 Canadian holdings of foreign securities increased 15.2% to $2,042.7 billion at the end of 2017, the ninth consecutive year of growth following the 2008 global financial crisis. Gains on foreign stock markets as well as strong acquisitions of foreign equities by Canadian investors during the year led the increase in […]

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Osisko Intersects 20.0 G/T Au Over 8.7 Metres at Windfall

High-Grade Infill Hits in Underdog and Zone 27 and 14.4 g/t Au over 11.1 metres in Bobcat (Toronto, June 12, 2018) Osisko Mining Inc. (OSK:TSX. “Osisko” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to provide new results from the ongoing drill program at its 100% owned Windfall Lake gold project located in the Abitibi greenstone belt, Urban […]

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Nicaragua’s indigenous tribes fight for their land

Credits: FRANCE 24 English Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN In Nicaragua, at least 121 people have been killed since anti-government protests broke out seven weeks ago, according to the country’s main human rights group. The protesters are calling for the resignation of President […]

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Premiers to meet with leaders of National Indigenous Organizations

18 July 2018 EDITOR’S NOTE: Premier Brian Gallant will host Canada’s premiers and leaders of National Indigenous Organizations at Pays de la Sagouine in Bouctouche on Wednesday, July 18. All news media attending the meeting must be accredited. Accreditation for the 2018 summer meeting of Canada’s premiers, July 18-20 in Saint Andrews, will also be […]

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New homes for Indigenous people under construction in Surrey

SURREY, BC, June 11, 2018 – The governments of Canada and British Columbia are partnering with Kekinow Native Housing Society and the City of Surrey to build 73 new affordable rental homes for Indigenous people in need in Surrey. This is the first of a two-phase redevelopment that will replace 33 three-bedroom units with 176 new […]

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NS Government: Applications Open For Poverty Reduction Grants

June 11, 2018 Community groups working to reduce poverty and help people find jobs can now apply for a Building Vibrant Communities grant. The program is accepting grant applications until midnight on July 12. This is the second year for the grant program, which is part of government’s four-year poverty reduction commitment. Eligible applicants include […]

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