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FCM: National forum helps shape future direction of Indigenous – local government relations

February 23, 2018 The first national Indigenous – Local Government Partnership Forum, which took place February 21-22, served as an opportunity to share Indigenous and local government perspectives on success factors for building relationships. The forum was organized by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando) […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018241 Views

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba are making early learning and child care more inclusive, accessible and affordable for families

Governments sign a bilateral agreement February 23, 2018                            Winnipeg, Manitoba The governments of Canada and Manitoba are making significant investments in early learning and child care systems to foster children’s social, cognitive and emotional development and give them a real chance to succeed in life. Today, Dan Vandal, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface—Saint […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018172 Views

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Call for Vendors, Artisans and Community Groups for City Events – City of Thunder Bay

February 22, 2018 – The City of Thunder Bay is inviting food vendors, product and service vendors, artisans and community groups to apply to participate at the City’s annual events series. Opportunities include over 22 event days throughout the year, with two major single-day events and two event series. All events are free to the public […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018284 Views

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DNA phenotyping used to create scientific approximation of mother of deceased baby – City of Calgary

Calgary, AB, 21 February 2018 The Calgary Police Service has used DNA phenotyping to create an image that has a likeness to the mother of a baby that was found deceased in a dumpster on Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. A composite sketch of the baby is also being released. Investigators have recently sought the services of a […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018264 Views

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Terrace Area Integrated Solid Waste Management Program Receives 4 Awards

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is pleased to announce, the Regional District along with their Terrace area residents and businesses, are recipients of four awards recognizing their efforts to make the Terrace Area Integrated Solid Waste Management Program a success. The North Central Local Government Association Community Leadership Award is the result of Terrace area […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018199 Views

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Media Advisory – Global climate research agenda to be developed at Cities and Climate Change Science Conference in Edmonton

February 22, 2018 On March 5 – 7, the City of Edmonton will host the first-of-its-kind CitiesIPCC Cities and Climate Change Science conference, where scientists, policymakers, researchers and development experts will gather to advance global understanding of climate change, its impacts on cities and the critical role cities play in solving this challenge. The conference […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018257 Views

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NAN Statement as Jury delivers Not Guilty verdict in Death of Tina Fontaine

THUNDER BAY, ON (February 22, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Acting Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum has issued the following statement regarding today’s not-guilty verdict in the second-degree murder trial of Raymond Cormier in the death of Tina Fontaine: “It is very disturbing that just weeks after the acquittal in the Colten Boushie murder trial the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018234 Views

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Statement from Mayor Brian Bowman on Today’s Outcome in the Raymond Cormier Criminal Trial

February 23, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Mayor Brian Bowman issued the following statement in response to today’s outcome in the Raymond Cormier criminal trial: My heart and my thoughts are with Tina Fontaine’s family, and members of the Sagkeeng First Nation. The death of this young woman – bright, full of promise, but at the same […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018215 Views

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TMAC Reports Operating and Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Year 2017

TORONTO–TMAC Resources Inc. (TSX: TMR) (“TMAC” or the “Company”) is filing its Annual Financial Statements, Management’s Discussion & Analysis and the Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2017. The documents may be found on the Company’s website at www.tmacresources.com or, once filed, on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Please read this news release in conjunction with these documents. Jason Neal, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018246 Views

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Argonaut Gold Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial and Operating Results

Fourth Quarter Net Income of $5.2 Million and Cash Flow from Operations of $11.7 Million Toronto, Ontario – (February 22, 2018) Argonaut Gold Inc. (TSX: AR) (the “Company”, “Argonaut Gold” or “Argonaut”) is pleased to announce its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017.  The Company reports quarterly and full year […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018198 Views

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TC PipeLines, LP Announces Officer Appointments and Director Nominations

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2018 — News Release — TC PipeLines, LP (NYSE:TCP) (the Partnership) today announced the appointment of Nathan Brown as President and Director of TC PipeLines GP, Inc., the general partner of the Partnership (the General Partner), and William Morris as Vice-President, Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer of the General Partner, both effective May […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018255 Views

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Tahoe Reports Strong 2017 Financial Results And Updates 2018 And Multi-Year Gold Guidance

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – February 22, 2018 – Tahoe Resources Inc. (“Tahoe” or the “Company”) (TSX: THO, NYSE: TAHO) today announced solid financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2017. The Company’s balance sheet remains strong, with cash and cash equivalents of $125.7 million at December 31, 2017 and very little debt. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018275 Views

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Detour Gold Reports 2017 Year-end Mineral Reserves and Resources

TORONTO , Feb. 22, 2018  – Detour Gold Corporation (TSX: DGC) (“Detour Gold” or the “Company”) today reports its updated mineral reserves and resources as of December 31, 2017 . All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated. The complete mineral reserve and resource statement can be found at the end of this news release. 2017 Year-end Mineral Reserves Mineral reserves […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018196 Views

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Sphinx and SOQUEM intersect 9.0% zinc over 1 metre within a stratiform, shallow-dipping and near-surface horizon grading 3.1% zinc over 6.4 metres in drilling on the Calumet-Sud project

Montréal, February 22, 2018 – Sphinx Resources Ltd. (“Sphinx” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: SFX) and its partner SOQUEM are pleased to announce the initial results of their recently completed diamond drilling program on the Calumet-Sud zinc project (the “Project”) in Quebec. Hole CS-18-06 returned 9.0% zinc over 1 m within a stratiform and shallow-dipping mineralized horizon […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018190 Views

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AER: Decision for Applications for the White Spruce Pipeline Project

2018 ABAER 001 TransCanada Pipelines Limited Applications for the White Spruce Pipeline Project Fort McKay Area Applications 1866519 and 1866521, PLA160525, PLA160526, PLA160527, PLA160529, PLA160530, PLA160531, PLA160532, PIL160286, PIL160287, PIL160288, PIL160289, PIL160321, PIL160376, LOC160846, and LOC160995 Decision [1] The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approves the two applications TransCanada Pipelines Limited (TransCanada) made under the Pipeline […]

by aanationtalk on February 23, 2018585 Views

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B.C. government moves forward on action to protect coast

February 22, 2018 VICTORIA – The provincial government will be moving forward with consultation around four bitumen spill safeguards while referring to the courts the outstanding issue around B.C.’s right to protect B.C.’s coast, Premier John Horgan announced today. “We believe it is our right to take appropriate measures to protect our environment, economy and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018210 Views

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New European privacy regulation will impact Canadian businesses

February 22, 2018 The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force May 25, 2018, potentially creating new obligations for Canadian businesses that handle the personal information of individuals in Europe. Canadian organizations may need to comply with the GDPR if they: Have an establishment in the EU; or Are located outside the EU […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018230 Views

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IRC: Muskrat Trapping Program Seeks Participants and Service Providers

February 22, 2018 Applications are now being accepted for an upcoming 10-day Muskrat Trapping Program hosted by Project Jewel. This program, designed for those wanting to build their land and trapping skills, will be held from March 9 to 16, 2018 in the Mackenzie Delta. Download Event Poster Spaces are available for up to five male and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018293 Views

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Southeast District RCMP: Collision claims life of 27-year-old man

February 22, 2018 Elsipogtog First Nation, New Brunswick A two vehicle collision on Highway 116 near Elsipogtog First Nation has claimed the life of a 27-year-old man from Birch Ridge. RCMP from Richibucto and Elsipogtog responded to the crash at around 10:45 a.m., on February 22, 2018. The preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle crossed the centre line and collided with the vehicle being […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018185 Views

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AER: New Alberta Environment and Parks Water Directive

On February 22, 2018, Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) issued Directive for Water Licensing of Hydraulic Fracturing Projects – Area of Use Approach, which provides industry with greater flexibility around water use for multistage hydraulic fracturing projects within a constrained mineral tenure area and clarifies how the AER will evaluate multiyear water licence applications. Historically, licensees typically […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018347 Views

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Ontario Investing in First Nations Economic Development in Georgian Bay

Province Supporting Improved Economic Outcomes for First Nations Communities February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M. Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Ontario is investing in projects that create jobs, support new skills training and improve economic outcomes for First Nations in the Georgian Bay area. The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation is receiving funding for their Cape […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018176 Views

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TC PipeLines, LP Announces 2017 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2018 — News Release – TC PipeLines, LP (NYSE:TCP) (the Partnership) today reported fourth quarter 2017 net income attributable to controlling interests of $66 million and distributable cash flow of $72 million. For the year ended December 31, 2017, net income attributable to controlling interests was $252 million and distributable cash flow […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018266 Views

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Deaths and causes of death, 2015 – Statistics Canada

February 23, 2018 The total number of deaths in Canada was 264,333 in 2015, the highest annual total since the introduction of the vital statistics registration system in 1921. Every province and territory except Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut reported a record number of deaths in 2015. The increase in the total number of deaths can […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018441 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 23, 2018

Consumer Price Index, January 2018 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.7% on a year-over-year basis in January, following a 1.9% increase in December. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.5% in January, after increasing 0.1% in December. Continue reading  Machinery and Equipment Price Index, fourth quarter 2017 The Machinery […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018227 Views

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Tina Fontaine’s death and Raymond Cormier’s trial: What the jury heard – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 22, 2018 18:27 WINNIPEG _ Jurors sat through three weeks of evidence in the trial of Raymond Cormier, 56, who on Thursday was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine. Tina’s body, wrapped in a duvet cover and weighed down by rocks, was pulled from the Red River […]

by aanationtalk on February 22, 2018251 Views

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Accused in death of Winnipeg teenage girl not guilty of murder – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 22, 2018 18:22 By Bill Graveland THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ A man accused of killing a 15-year-old Indigenous girl and dumping her body in Winnipeg’s Red River has been found not guilty of second-degree murder. Tina Fontaine’s remains were discovered eight days after she was reported missing in August 2014. Raymond Cormier was […]

by aanationtalk on February 22, 2018332 Views

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“Mino Bimaadiziwinv, Reconciliation in Action” research celebration – Brandon University

February 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm “Mino Bimaadiziwinv, Reconciliation in Action” Brandon University invites interested members of the community to a night of celebration for a research project on sustainable post-secondary education for Indigenous communities in remote locations. The project, “Mino Bimaadiziwin: Reconciliation in Action,” brings together researchers from BU and the University […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018324 Views

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Permanent dialysis unit opens in Lac La Biche

Feb 22, 2018 The new dialysis unit at the William J. Cadzow – Lac La Biche Healthcare Centre means more patients can receive this life-saving treatment in a comfortable setting closer to home. The new six-station unit replaces the aging dialysis bus and supports a more comfortable, reliable, spacious setting for patients and staff. The […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018271 Views

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Artist. Woman. Indigenous. Kushapetshekan / Kosapitcikan – A Glimpse Into the Other World. Immersive installation by artists Eruoma Awashish, Meky Ottawa and Jani Bellefleur-Kaltush.

From National Film Board The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – Level S2 October 3, 2017 – February 4, 2018 Montreal, October 24, 2017 — The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) and the National Film Board (NFB) present Kushapetshekan / Kosapitcikan – A Glimpse Into the Other World, an immersive installation […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018322 Views

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Governments of Ontario and Canada release action plan to reduce harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie

Over One Hundred and Twenty Actions with Partners to Restore Health of Lake Erie February 22, 2018 Protecting and managing water quality in our lakes and rivers is essential for the well-being of Canadians, our environment and economic prosperity. Safeguarding our environment and growing our economy go hand in hand. This is why today, the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018272 Views

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Métis veteran passes – MNO

Submitted by MNO Veterans’ Council President Joseph Paquette with information from the www.bclocalnews.com.I It is with great sadness the family of Gerard (Jerry) Albert Legault announces his passing on February 10, 2018. He was born in Penetanguishene, Ontario, yet spent most of his adult years in the Western Provinces. Jerry was a Korean Veteran #1 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018243 Views

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Canadian Inuk singer and artist Susan Aglukark joins Saint Paul University’s Creative Therapies conference

OTTAWA, February 22, 2018 – Saint Paul University (SPU) is proud to host a conference that will bring together psychotherapy and the creative arts. Titled The Creative Therapies in the Helping Relationship: Psychology and Spiritual Care, the event will take place from Thursday, March 8, to Saturday, March 10, 2018. SPU is thrilled to present […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018266 Views

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Official Statement – Let us honour Tina Fontaine and send love, courage, and warmth to her family

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2018 – Chief Commissioner Marion Buller and Commissioners Michele Audette, Qajaq Robinson, and Brian Eyolfson extend their support for the family of Tina Fontaine and the community of Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba. The violent end of this beautiful young Anicinabe woman’s life is a tragedy that hurts us all. Tina’s death woke […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018237 Views

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Northern Health unable to fill a substantial number of nursing positions in rural areas – BC Auditor

VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new report: An Independent Audit of the Recruitment and Retention of Rural and Remote Nurses in Northern B.C. Nurses are integral to healthcare in the north. They deliver the majority of patient care, and in some remote communities, they are the […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018354 Views

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Government of Canada makes a significant investment to restore the coastal habitats of five sectors on the south shore of the St. Lawrence Estuary

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada February 22, 2018 – Notre-Dame-du-Portage, Québec The protection and restoration of the environment is a top priority of the Government of Canada, which is providing resources through the Oceans Protection Plan for environmental protection and restoration. Canadians and future generations will benefit from healthier ecosystems that support marine wildlife, as […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018217 Views

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Queen’s University: Available Expert – Canadian Government set to announce 2018 federal budget

February 22, 2018 Queen’s University experts Kathy Brock (Policy Studies, Political Studies), Don Drummond (Policy Studies), and Art Cockfield (Law) will be available to comment on the 2018 Canadian federal budget following its unveiling on Tuesday, February 27. “Budgets are inherently political documents,” says Dr. Brock. “The political messaging in this federal budget is especially […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018245 Views

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Recognition and Implementation of Indigenous Rights Framework – Tłı̨chǫ Government

NEWS RELEASE: Canada’s Announcement to develop a new “Recognition and Implementation of Indigenous Rights Framework” Behchokǫ̀, NT (February 21, 2018) Tłı̨chǫ Government applauds the government of Canada’s announcement regarding the proposed Recognition and Implementation of Indigenous Rights Framework (the “Framework”). This Framework—the first of its kind to be developed in partnership and through deep consultation with Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018784 Views

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Chamber of Shipping Statement on the Implementation of an Interim Protocol for Anchorages on the BC South Coast

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2018  – The Chamber of Shipping welcomes the Government of Canada’s announcement of further details concerning the review and modernization of anchorage operations as part of the Oceans Protection Plan. The success of the Canada’s international trade through its western gateways continues to put pressure on the need for anchorages when fluidity […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018259 Views

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Updated AER water use report shows companies are using less

Calgary, Alberta (Feb 22, 2018)… An updated water use report shows that oil and gas companies are using less water and improving recycling to develop Alberta’s oil sands. In fact, mineable and in situ oil sands each recycled about 80 per cent of the water used in their operations in 2016. But for the Alberta […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018267 Views

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University of Saskatchewan’s Edwards School of Business earns accreditation

SASKATOON – The N. Murray Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has earned accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Feb 22, 2018 Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools. Synonymous with the highest standards of quality, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018378 Views

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RCMP confirm identity of remains discovered in 2003 in Yellowknife

February 22, 2018 Forensic DNA analysis has confirmed that bone fragments discovered near Con Mine in Yellowknife belonged to Mary Rose Keadjuk. Mary Rose Keadjuk went missing in 1990. RCMP began a missing person’s investigation after she was last seen on June 28, 1990. Mary Rose had been residing at the Gold Range Hotel at […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018263 Views

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Auditor General’s February report stresses importance of oversight by MLAs and Albertans to ensure accountability for results

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada … Alberta’s Auditor General Merwan Saher presented his February report to the Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) of Alberta and to Albertans, affirming some areas where government is doing well and identifying other areas needing improvement in accountability for the cost-effective use of public resources. Despite the diversity of the departments, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018217 Views

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Robert Langen Art Gallery announces opening of new exhibition by Indigenous artist Leanna Marshall – Wilfrid Laurier University

Feb. 22, 2018 Waterloo – The Robert Langen Art Gallery at Wilfrid Laurier University is pleased to announce its new exhibit, Zaagi’idiwin: Silent, Unquestionable Act of Love, by Indigenous artist Leanna Marshall, running from February 26 to April 6, 2018. “Sharing the works of Indigenous artists is an important goal of our exhibition programming, and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018242 Views

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YNTEP students to present at Western Canada teaching conference this week

February 21, 2018 WHITEHORSE—Eight students in the Yukon Native Teacher Education Program (YNTEP) and YNTEP After-Degree program at Yukon College are in Winnipeg, Manitoba, this week. Meg Henderson, Bryan Laloge, Liard McMillan, Johanna McClements, Anya Zimmerman, Charlene Baker, Martin Farrow and Colin Hickman will present to the annual Western Canadian Association for Student Teaching (WestCAST) […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018312 Views

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Ontario Making Progress to Ensure Inclusive Education System

Province Promoting Equity in Parent Engagement February 22, 2018 Ontario is making progress towards ensuring the education system is more equitable and inclusive for all students and their families, by providing training to trustees and supporting parental engagement from Indigenous and racially or ethnically diverse communities. Indira Naidoo-Harris, Minister of Education, and Kevin Flynn, MPP […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018240 Views

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Glen Abernethy: New Investments in Mental Health and in Home and Community Care

February 21, 2018 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to announce that the Government of Northwest Territories has signed a bilateral agreement with the federal government to invest new resources into mental health and addictions services, as well as home and community care. This investment will provide approximately $6 million over the next five years, including […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018243 Views

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UQAT to be first university to host the Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair, in March

VAL-D’OR, QC, Feb. 21, 2018 – This March, the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) campus in Val-d’Or will host the 18th edition of the Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair (QASF), an event organized in partnership with the Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (QASEA). From March 20 to 22, 2018, approximately 90 young scientists from […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018327 Views

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Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories Finalize Bilateral Agreement to Improve Health Care Services

February 21, 2018                              Health Canada                        Ottawa, ON Canada’s universal, publicly funded health system is a source of pride for Canadians. The Government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to strengthen health care and adapt the system to the changing needs of Canadians. Today, the Government of Canada and the Government of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018261 Views

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Cannabis legalization – Igloolik meeting rescheduled

Cannabis legalization – Igloolik meeting rescheduled The Igloolik public meeting on cannabis legalization has been rescheduled for February 22, from 6-9 p.m., at the community hall. Interpretation services will be available and light refreshments will be provided. Comment cards are available in all communities at health centers, GLO offices and income support offices, or can […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018275 Views

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MNBC: Ta Saantii Health & Cultural Days Survey

BC Healthy Living Alliance Funding was secured for several Métis Chartered Communities across the Province to host a total of 18 Métis “Health & Culture” Days, between January and August 2018. These community-designed “Health & Culture” Days will provide an opportunity for Métis community members to get active while reconnecting with Métis culture, their community […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2018235 Views

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