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Homelessness Survey in Gjoa Haven

15 May 2018  The Department of Family Services, in partnership with the Nunavut Housing Corporation, is conducting a survey in Gjoa Haven from May 24 to June 6, 2018, to better understand homelessness in the community. A research team just completed similar survey work in Pond Inlet, Clyde River and Arviat. Staff from the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201818 Views

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Government of Canada and Glooscap First Nation celebrate the grand opening of Glooscap Landing retail and business centre

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 16, 2018 – Glooscap First Nation, NS – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples and supporting the economic prosperity of Indigenous communities. Today, the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, on behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201833 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: First Minister, Executive Council, Speaker selected

Members of the Nunatsiavut Assembly have re-elected Kate Mitchell, the Ordinary Member for Makkovik, to serve as First Minister of Nunatsiavut. The election was held today during the first sitting of the fourth session of the Nunatsiavut Assembly in Hopedale. The First Minister oversees the running of the Nunatsiavut Executive Council, and acts as the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201823 Views

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NS Government: Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault Expanded

May 16, 2018 Survivors of sexual assault will have access to 11 more lawyers providing free, independent legal advice. A federal-provincial pilot project gives assault survivors up to four hours of free legal advice. Eleven lawyers from across the province are being added, for a total of 19 lawyers providing advice. “Survivors of sexual assault […]

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MB Government: Province Introduces The Wildlife Amendment Act

May 16, 2018 New Bill Would Establish Safer Hunting, Sustainable Wildlife Management: Squires The Manitoba government introduced Bill 29 – the wildlife amendment act (safe hunting and shared management), which would create a safer and more ethical hunting environment for all Manitobans, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “We have seen deaths, serious injuries […]

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Media Advisory: Provincial Government to Host National Seal Products Day Event

May 16, 2018 The Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador will hold an event to recognize National Seal Product Day tomorrow (Thursday, May 17) in the Confederation Building, East Block lobby. The event is being hosted by the Provincial Government, and is also supported by the Government of Nunavut, as well as a variety of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201836 Views

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Media advisory: MP Finnigan to announce significant investment in coastal restoration

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Moncton (New Brunswick) – On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Pat Finnigan, Member of Parliament for Miramichi — Grand Lake, will announce a new investment in coastal restoration for the Elsipogtog First Nation under the Oceans Protection Plan. Date:                          May 17, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201828 Views

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Yamana Gold Announces First Gold and Silver Production at Cerro Moro and Provides Details on Mine Exploration Program

TORONTO, May 16, 2018  — YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX:YRI) (NYSE:AUY) (“Yamana” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the first pour of gold and silver doré at Cerro Moro which occurred on May 15, 2018.  The Company is also pleased to provide several other updates relating to Cerro Moro including an update on exploration.  The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201830 Views

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Canadian Zinc Reports Results for Q1 2018 & Operations Update

VANCOUVER, May 16, 2018 – Canadian Zinc Corporation (TSX: CZN; OTCQB: CZICF) (“the Company” or “Canadian Zinc”) reports its interim financial results and development activities for the three month period ended March 31, 2018 (Q1 2018). (All amounts are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. M = million) Q1 2018 Results & Recent Highlights $20M RCF […]

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Stornoway Announces Results From Annual General Meeting

LONGUEUIL, Quebec, May 16, 2018  — Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX:SWY) (the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is pleased to announce the results of the vote at its annual general meeting of shareholders held on May 15, 2018 in Montréal, Québec. Each of the director nominees proposed by management for election was elected to the Board of Directors, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201825 Views

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Constantine Announces Share Consolidation Effective Date

Vancouver, BC – Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. (TSX Venture – CEM) (“Constantine” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has received regulatory approval for the 4 for 1 share consolidation that was announced on May 1, 2018. The share consolidation will become effective on Friday, May 18, 2018 at market opening. There will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201825 Views

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Northland Power Renews Preliminary Base Shelf Prospectus

May 15, 2018 Not for distribution to U.S. newswire services or for dissemination in the United States or its possessions. Any failure to comply with this restriction may constitute a violation of U.S. securities law. TORONTO, May 15, 2018 — Northland Power Inc. (“Northland” or the “Company”) (TSX:NPI) today filed a preliminary short form base […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201825 Views

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Star – Orion South Diamond Project Technical Update: Bulk Sample Plant Designed and Ordered

George H. Read, P. Geo., Senior Vice President Exploration and Development of Star Diamond Corporation (“Star Diamond” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that Rio Tinto Exploration Canada (”RTEC”), and Consulmet (Pty) Ltd (“Consulmet”) have finalized contractual arrangements for the manufacture and supply of a 30 tonne per hour (“tph”) bulk sample plant. This […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201827 Views

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Avino Reports Q1 2018 Financial Results

May 15, 2018 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX, ASM: NYSE American, GV6: FSE, “Avino” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the consolidated financial results for the Company’s first quarter ended March 31, 2018. The financial statements and the management discussion and analysis can be viewed on the Company’s web site at […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201826 Views

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Casino Woodbine seeks Local Talent to fill more than 500 Positions

Toronto, ON (May 15, 2018): During the month of May, Casino Woodbine will host a series of career fairs to begin filling more than 500 table games positions. Casino Woodbine is embarking on this important initiative with a focus on hiring local talent from surrounding neighbourhoods, in keeping with its commitment to community benefits. “As […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201821 Views

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Stornoway Reports FY2018 First Quarter Financial Results

LONGUEUIL, Quebec, May 15, 2018 — Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX:SWY); (the “Corporation” or “Stornoway”) is pleased to report financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. Revenues and financing expenses quoted herein reflect the initial application of IFRS 15, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, effective as of January 1, 2018. During the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201824 Views

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Durango Applies for Work Permit on Mayner’s Fortune, BC

Vancouver, BC May 16, 2018 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTCQB-ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) is in the process of applying for a work permit for its wholly owned Mayner’s Fortune Limestone project in northern British Columbia. The property is located approximately 7.5km southwest of Terrace, BC along the Canadian National Railway route between […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201822 Views

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Treasury Metals Inc. Provides Update on the Audit of Flow-Through Financings by CRA

TORONTO, May 15, 2018 – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (OTCQX: TSRMF) (the “Company”) is providing additional information further to its 2017 year-end financial statements regarding notification by the Canada Revenue Agency (the “CRA”) of its determination in respect of the flow-through spending audit (the “Audit”) commenced by the CRA in December 2016 regarding certain […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 201821 Views

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Fort Chambly National Historic Site officially opens and Grand Opening of the “Smuggling, outsmart the exhibition”

Free admission for youth at Parks Canada’s places starting in 2018 May 16, 2018                   Montréal, Quebec            Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with free admission to Parks […]

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Indigenous victims of domestic violence face significant barriers to accessing justice services – Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, May 16, 2018—Victims of domestic violence living in remote and rural First Nations communities are at a considerable disadvantage when it comes to accessing police, hospitals, lawyers, and courts. The physical distances, along with the cost of travel, create real inequities for the individuals trying to access justice services, according to a new Conference Board […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201876 Views

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Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site officially opens for the visitor season

Free admission for youth at Parks Canada’s places starting in 2018 May 16, 2018                       Halifax, NS                 Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with free admission to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201822 Views

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OPG Reports 2018 First Quarter Financial Results

May 15, 2018 Strong results attributable to former Lakeview generating station land sale and continued strong nuclear generation performance [Toronto]: – Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG or Company) today reported net income attributable to the Shareholder of $535 million for the first quarter of 2018, inclusive of a one-time after-tax gain of $205 million related […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201819 Views

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Government of Canada announces $37.5M investment for Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections programs and services for First Nations and Inuit

May 16, 2018 – Regina, Saskatchewan – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations and Inuit communities to reduce the unacceptably high rates of Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBIs). The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, today announced $37.5 million in funding over 5 years […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201821 Views

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Minister Wilson-Raybould reaffirms Canada’s commitment to justice reform at the United Nations

May 15, 2018 – Vienna, Austria – Department of Justice Canada Canada is a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and on building a system that is more just, compassionate and fair. This week, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, addressed the 27th Annual Session of the United Nations Commission […]

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Fort Malden National Historic Site officially opens for the visitor season

Free admission for youth at Parks Canada places starting in 2018 May 16, 2018                  Amherstburg, Ontario         Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with free admission to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201813 Views

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Application 1909318 Notice of Application – Cheviot Coal Mine

May 15, 2018 The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Coal Conservation Act (CCA) application 1909318, Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 020-00046972 and Water Act (WA) application 011-00205213 from Cardinal River Operations Ltd. (CRO) to proceed with the MacKenzie Redcap Project, the final phase of mining at its Cheviot mine. This notice sets out under “How to File a […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201816 Views

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Canada and OECD reaffirm that everyone should contribute and benefit from growth

May 15, 2018          Montreal, Quebec         Employment and Social Development Canada Globalization, advances in technology and shifting demographics are creating opportunities and challenges for our countries. That’s why over the last 2 days, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos chaired alongside Secretary General Angel Gurría, the OECD Social Policy Forum and Ministerial meeting that gathered ministers and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201814 Views

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AFN Urges BC Government to Fulfill Promise of Reconciliation as Federal Government Decides Not to Oppose Site C Dam Injunction

May 15, 2018 AFN Urges BC Government to Fulfill Promise of Reconciliation as Federal Government Decides Not to Oppose Site C Dam Injunction (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today acknowledged the Government of Canada’s decision not to intervene in a legal action by First Nations to halt construction […]

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NT Government: Indigenous Leaders Meet with Minister of Health and Social Services

YELLOWKNIFE (May 15, 2018) – Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services met with NWT Indigenous leaders in Yellowknife May 10-11, 2018. This government to government meeting represented the third meeting between the minister and leaders.  Building on successes from the previous meetings in the K’atl’odeechee First Nation (2015) and Norman Wells (2016), leaders discussed […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201827 Views

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The Government of Canada and the Huron-Wendat Nation announce the completion of two drinking water infrastructure extension and upgrade projects for the Wendake community

May 16, 2018 – Wendake, Quebec – Indigenous Services Canada Working in partnership with First Nations to resolve issues related to the drinking water supply and wastewater treatment infrastructure in their communities is a priority for the Government of Canada. On behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, and in cooperation with […]

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Application 1909112 Notice of Application – Horizon North Pit Extension

May 14, 2018 The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA) application 1909112, Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) application 012-00149968, Water Act applications 025-00201931 and 001-00413940, and Public Lands Act (PLA) application MSL033406 from Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) for approval of the Horizon North Pit Extension (NPE) Project. The AER is reviewing the applications together with the […]

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Arctic Shipping Best Practice Information Forum Launches Public Web Portal

May 14, 2018 Today, the Arctic Council’s Arctic Shipping Best Practice Information Forum launched a public Web Portal to assist in the effective implementation of the International Maritime Organization’s International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code). The Web Portal, accessible at www.arcticshippingforum.is, provides links to authoritative information essential to implementation of and compliance […]

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Jazz Pilot Pathway Program Expands again to welcome Keewatin Air

HALIFAX, May 14, 2018  – Jazz Aviation LP (“Jazz”) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Winnipeg, Manitoba-based Keewatin Air LP (“Keewatin”) for the carrier to become the eighteenth organization in the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program (“Jazz APP”). “Our Jazz APP program was introduced 11 years ago to provide a clearer pathway for professional […]

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Government of Canada Invests in Kouchibouguac National Park

Ongoing investments are improving roads and enhancing conservation efforts May 16, 2018       Kouchibouguac National Park, New Brunswick    Parks Canada Agency The Government is committed to protecting our national parks, while providing opportunities for Canadians to discover and connect with nature. The Government of Canada is investing approximately $7.5 million in federal infrastructure funding in Kouchibouguac National […]

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Media advisory: Minister Philpott to sign Memorandum of Understanding on Health with Onion Lake Cree Nation

Saskatchewan – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Okimaw Wallace Fox, Chief of Wicekaskosiw Sakahikan Nehiyaw Askiy (Onion Lake Cree Nation) will participate in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to support health care transformation for Onion Lake communities. A brief media availability will take place following […]

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Historic federal investment expands Calgary’s public transit system

Calgary, Alberta – May 15, 2018 Investing in public transit infrastructure shortens commute times, cuts air pollution, and creates good, well-paying middle class jobs, while connecting our communities and making more time for Canadians to do what they love. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced a major investment of up to $1.53 billion for Calgary’s Green […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201824 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation, Manitoba and Hydro Set to Meet Today

May 15, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Today a meeting is to take place at 3:00 pm in room 334 at the Manitoba Legislature that has been anticipated by all Manitobans. The meeting is the result of the commitment made by President Chartrand at the request of Minister Cullen – for a two-week reset which has turned […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201817 Views

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Concordia’s spring 2018 honorands describe a turning point in their lives

From life as a World War II refugee to mentorship from Mordecai Richler, some of this year’s 11 distinguished recipients recall their formative learning experiences May 16, 2018 At this year’s spring convocation ceremonies, Concordia is welcoming 11 new honorands who have made their mark in the fields of law, art, Indigenous rights, journalism, nanoscience, business and […]

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HMCS Haida National Historic Site officially opens for the visitor season

Free admission for youth at Parks Canada places starting in 2018 May 16, 2018                      Hamilton, Ontario              Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with free admission to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201814 Views

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AB Government: Creating world’s largest boreal protected forest

May 15, 2018 The largest contiguous area of boreal protected land in the world has been established in northern Alberta. The Government of Alberta partnered with The Government of Canada, the Tallcree First Nation, Syncrude and the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) on the conservation of more than 6.7 million hectares (67,000 sq. km) of […]

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The Daily Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, March 2018 Manufacturing sales rose 1.4% to $57.1 billion in March. Higher sales at primary metal; aerospace product and parts; fabricated metal product; and the other transportation equipment industries were mostly responsible for the increase. Continue reading  Study: The Economic Well-being of Women in Canada, 2015 As the participation of women […]

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Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review

May 15, 2018 Introduction 1. The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, established in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 5/1, held its thirtieth session from 7 to 18 May 2018. The review of Canada was held at the 9th meeting, on 11 May 2018. The delegation of Canada was headed by the Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201821 Views

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Resilience and Respect: Canada 150 and Beyond

Credits: SaskCultureInc In 2017, SaskCulture embarked upon a very special journey called Resilience and Respect: Canada 150 and Beyond. This project, funded by Canadian Heritage, helped us to build and strengthen our relationships with the Buffalo People Arts Institute, Gabriel Dumont Institute, Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre, Saskatchewan Aboriginal Writing Circle Inc., and Saskatchewan Arts Board. […]

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CAMH study shows details of brain networks in autism – New personalized brain mapping approach underscores need for individualized treatments

CAMH study shows details of brain networks in autism – New personalized brain mapping approach underscores need for individualized treatments TORONTO (May 14, 2018) – A CAMH study analyzing more than 1,000 brain scans reveals surprising new insights into brain networks in people with autism, after applying a new personalized approach to brain mapping. Autism […]

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Advocates welcome major concessions in Government of Canada’s prison needle exchange announcement

Canada must act quickly to implement this program in all prisons The following statement is issued by the Canadian HIV & AIDS Legal Network (“Legal Network”). Comments can be attributed to Sandra Ka Hon Chu, Director of Research and Advocacy. TORONTO, May 14, 2018 – Today, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and Correctional Services Canada […]

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NL Government: New Children, Youth and Families Act Protects Children and Youth and Supports Families

May 15, 2018 New legislation to promote the safety and well-being of children and youth will begin second reading in the House of Assembly today. The new Children, Youth and Families Act will replace the Children and Youth Care and Protection Act. The new act builds on the principles of the previous act and is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201827 Views

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Media Advisory – Maskwacîs Cree Chiefs to host signing ceremony to celebrate landmark education agreement with Government of Canada

MASKWACÎS, TREATY 6 TERRITORY, May 15, 2018  – On Friday, May 18, 2018,  the four Maskwacîs Cree Nations will host a public ceremony to celebrate the signing of a landmark First Nations education agreement with the Government of Canada. The Maskwacîs Education Schools Commission Resource and Development Agreement—which includes signatories from the Chiefs of each of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 201829 Views

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U of S Gladue Rights Research Database first of its kind in Canada

SASKATOON—A unique-in-Canada research database developed and launched at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will help to ensure the Gladue rights of Indigenous people are fully accounted for during sentencing. May 15, 2018 “It is important when sentencing a convicted Indigenous offender that judges be provided with information and facts pertaining to the historical […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 2018113 Views

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Farm to table – KPU is building a better food system

Food systems conference invites internationally-recognized experts and local community leaders to tackle a multi-pronged problem together. Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is bringing together community leaders and internationally-recognized food systems experts together this summer for a two-day conference with the goal of making sustainable local and regional food systems. “We need a better food system,” said Dr. […]

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Verschuren Centre, CBU Embarking on Collaborative Research Projects

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Government of Canada supports development of “smart” food packaging; aquaculture solutions to protect oyster industry May 15, 2018 – Sydney, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency World-class academic research facilities and businesses working together to find innovative solutions to industry challenges are key to generating income, spurring growth and strengthening […]

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