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Budget 2019 doubles support for municipal infrastructure priorities this year

March 21, 2019 In communities like Mississauga, people depend on every order of government to work together to deliver the infrastructure projects they need – from expanding highways, to improving public transit, to building new recreational centres. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today visited Mississauga, Ontario, to highlight the Municipal Infrastructure Top-Up announced in Budget […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019262 Views

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Columbia Basin Trust: Discuss the Future of the Columbia River

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 Today we remember our responsibility to stand up against racism and other forms of discrimination as we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Canada’s diversity is our collective strength. Recent events in Canada and abroad have shown that no community is immune to the effects of hateful rhetoric. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019244 Views

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Statement by Minister Rodriguez on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 Today we remember our responsibility to stand up against racism and other forms of discrimination as we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Canada’s diversity is our collective strength. Recent events in Canada and abroad have shown that no community is immune to the effects of hateful rhetoric. […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019263 Views

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Okanagan College celebrates a decade of recognizing Aboriginal students’ achievements

March 21, 2019 Saturday, March 9 marked the 10th Annual Aboriginal Student Recognition Ceremony at Okanagan College and students, educators and community members came together to celebrate students’ accomplishments and acknowledge those who inspired and supported them along the way. “The ceremony is to recognize that these students are getting an education while still holding onto […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019254 Views

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New program to help 100,000 Canadian families buy their first home

March 20, 2019 Many young Canadians dream of owning their first home. With rising house prices, and not enough homes to meet demand, it is getting harder and harder to make that dream a reality. That is why the Government of Canada is taking important steps to make housing more accessible and affordable in Canada, […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019251 Views

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After 25 Years AltaGas Founder and Chairman Steps Down from Chairman Role

CALGARY, March 21, 2019  – AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX:ALA) announced today that after careful consideration, David Cornhill, Founder of AltaGas and Chairman, has elected to step down on April 1, 2019 from the Chairman position. The new Chair, Pentti Karkkainen has been appointed by the Board of Directors, effective April 2. Mr. Cornhill will remain on the Board, ensuring an orderly transition and continuity. […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019246 Views

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EY Canada: Size of Canadian divestments much higher than global, US average

Nearly half of Canadian companies look to divest in the next 12 months 46% of recent divestments exceeded $250m compared to 20% globally 26% say the need to fund new technology investments was their top reason to divest 49% of Canadian companies plan to divest in the next 12 months (Toronto, 21 March) Forty-six percent […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019236 Views

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Western Forest Products Publishes Sustainability Report

March 20, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) announced today that it has published its first sustainability report, highlighting the Company’s governance, environmental and social practices and performance during 2018. The report is available on the Company’s website at www.westernforest.com/responsibility. “Sustainable practices have always defined […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019238 Views

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Arianne Phosphate Reports Financial Results for Q4 and Ye 2018

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (March 20, 2019) – Arianne Phosphate (the “Company” or “Arianne”) (TSX VENTURE: DAN; OTC: DRRSF; FRANKFURT: JE9N), a development-stage phosphate mining company, advancing the Lac à Paul project in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, reported its financial results for both the three and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2019. All amounts are in Canadian […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019244 Views

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Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2018 Results

TORONTO and NEW YORK, March 20, 2019  – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, or the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces its financial and operating results for the full year ended December 31, 2018.  All figures are expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. Operational Highlights for Full Year 2018 Strong annual production: Gahcho Kué Mine exceeded […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019240 Views

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BC Hydro invites local non-profits to apply for community grants up to $10,000

March 20, 2019 VANCOUVER: Non-profits, registered charities and community organizations in the province have the opportunity to apply for a BC Hydro community grant until March 29, 2019. Through its Community Grant program, BC Hydro works with local organizations that are committed to making a difference in their communities with projects focused in: developing smart […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019259 Views

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Treasury Metals Inc.: Goliath Gold Project Achieves Permitting Milestone

TORONTO, March 20, 2019  – Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) (“Treasury” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on recent advances related to the permitting process at the Company’s Goliath Gold Project in Northwestern Ontario (the “Project”). Federal Environmental Assessment Update: As part of the Federal Environmental Assessment (“EA”) process, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (“CEAA”) accepted the Company’s […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019250 Views

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IDM Mining Announces Securityholder Approval of Plan of Arrangement with Ascot Resources

March 20, 2019, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSXV: IDM) (OTCQB: IDMMF) (“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the securityholders of IDM have voted in favour of the necessary resolutions for the arrangement (the “Arrangement”) between Ascot Resources Ltd. (TSXV: AOT) (OTCQX:  AOTVF) (“Ascot”) and IDM previously announced on January 7, 2019. Pursuant to […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019240 Views

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GPM Metals Provides an Update of Walker Gossan Zinc Project

GPM Metals Inc. (TSXV:GPM) (the “Company” or “GPM”) provides an update to its Walker Gossan Project, Arnhem Land, Australia. The Northern Land Council (“NLC”) has scheduled a community meeting the week of 13 May 2019 in Gapuwiyak, Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory in Australia, between the local Traditional Land Owners (“TLO’s”), GPM Metals’ management […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019240 Views

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NB Government: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued by Nathalie Chiasson, chair of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which is celebrated today: In proclaiming this day in 1966, the United Nations committed the international community to stepping up […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019247 Views

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The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Celebrates the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

TORONTO, March 21, 2019 – On this day in 1960 a group of demonstrators came together in a day of peaceful protest against the apartheid laws of South Africa. As they gathered in front of the police station in the township of Sharpeville, police opened fire on the crowd. 249 people were injured as a result of police actions. […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019259 Views

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New Cross-Canada Network Launches Today to Fight Racism and Xenophobia

EN: Syed Hussan, 416 453 3632, hussan@migrantworkersalliance.org FR: Karen Cocq, 647-9708464, karen@migrantworkersalliance.org Actions today on the International Day for the Elimination of Racism in Montreal (10am, 200 Rene Levesque) Halifax (4:30pm, Halifax Convention Centre), Toronto (5:30pm, City Hall) and Vancouver (6:30pm, 350 West Georgia). Actions in over a dozen cities this week updated here: http://migrantrights.ca/en/march21/ […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019240 Views

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McKay Métis ask Supreme Court of Canada to hear appeal on Rigel Oil Sands Project

FORT MCKAY, AB, March 21, 2019  – The McKay Métis are a pro-oil sands and pro-development Métis community located in the heart of the Alberta oil sands. It benefits greatly from the economic spin-offs related to oil sands development. The goal of the community is to participate in development that is responsible and sustainable, and […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019296 Views

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The Alliance of BC Modern Treaty Nations welcomes treaty loan forgiveness and reimbursement and enhanced fiscal funding announced in Federal Budget 2019

TSAWWASSEN LANDS, BC, March 20, 2019 – The seven indigenous governments behind the Alliance of BC Modern Treaty Nations (ABCMTN) – Tsawwassen First Nation, Tla’amin Nation, and the five Maa-nulth Nations (Huu-ay-aht, Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Chek’tles7et’h’, Toquaht, Uchucklesaht, and Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ) – welcome the federal government’s announcement that it will forgive all outstanding modern treaty negotiation loans and reimburse those indigenous governments […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019271 Views

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Media Advisory – 75th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy: Media Accreditation for the Canadian signature ceremony in France

Ottawa – An official Government of Canada delegation will participate in a series of events in Normandy, France from June 3-9, 2019, to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. The delegation will include Veterans, representatives from Indigenous and Veterans organizations, parliamentarians and youth. A contingent of the Canadian Armed Forces made up of […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019262 Views

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BC Government: Education awards nomination deadline extended

March 20, 2019 VICTORIA – The nomination deadline for the 2019 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education has been extended to April 30. With spring break here, it is a great opportunity for children, parents, school administrators and community members of all ages to take advantage of the extra time to nominate a deserving teacher, administrator […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019245 Views

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Escape from Stan Daniels Healing Centre

March 20, 2019– Edmonton, Alberta – Correctional Service Canada On March 20, 2019, staff members at Stan Daniels Healing Centre, a facility managed by Native Counselling Services of Alberta (NCSA), discovered that Jesse Leppanen was not accounted for. The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the Edmonton Police Service and a warrant for his […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019249 Views

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Atlantic Chiefs: 2019 federal budget raises both hope and concern for First Nation Communities in Atlantic Canada

March 20, 2019 (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) The Trudeau government’s investment in post-secondary education is being praised by Atlantic Canada’s First Nations Chiefs. Released yesterday afternoon, the budget reaffirms the government’s commitment to ensure post-secondary education access for First Nations youth remains a top priority. “Building on last year’s investment means that youth in our communities […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019261 Views

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IRC Welcomes Federal Budget 2019

INUVIK, NT (March 20, 2019) – After yesterday’s federal budget announcement, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) Chair and CEO Duane Ningaqsiq Smith is pleased with the government’s Inuit-specific priorities and investments to help advance self-determination and improve the quality of life particularly in Canada’s North. “The continued investments in closing the gap and improving Indigenous Services […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019244 Views

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OPSEU – UN World Water Day 2019: Leaving No One Behind

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 On World Water Day 2019, the United Nations reminds us that marginalized groups – women, children, refugees, indigenous peoples, people with disabilities and many others – are often overlooked, and sometimes face discrimination, as they try to access and manage the safe water they need. OPSEU President Warren “Smokey” Thomas says […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019243 Views

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First Nations Summit cautiously optimistic regarding Indigenous investments in Federal Budget 2019

March 20, 2019 Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit (FNS) leadership is encouraged by the significant indigenous investments outlined in the 2019 federal budget released yesterday. The 2019 federal budget includes 24 measures for Indigenous peoples, totaling approximately $4.7 billion including; $1.371b for Redressing Past Wrongs and Advancing Self-Determination, including […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019246 Views

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Statement by Minister Monsef, Head of the Delegation of Canada, to UNCSW 63rd Session

New York, March 12, 2019 Thank you Madame Chair. Before I begin, I want to express my sincere condolences, on behalf of the Government of Canada, to the friends and families of the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash. I also want to pay tribute to the memory of the humanitarian workers and employees of […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019245 Views

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MASRC: Announcement – 2018 Aboriginal Award Winners

The MASRC would like to present the 2018 Aboriginal Athletes, Coaches, and Volunteers of the year! Click for following links to view the Media Releases: Athlete of the Year Media Release Coach of the Year Media Release Volunteer of the Year Media Release Female Aboriginal Athlete Award – Kennesha Miswaggon from Cross Lake First Nation […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019249 Views

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CASA: Students Celebrate Budget 2019 Investments that Make Post-Secondary Education Better

OTTAWA, March 19, 2019 – The federal government released its 2019 budget today, where they announced exciting investments that the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) and the Quebec Student Union (QSU) believe will improve the lives of post-secondary students across the country. Such investments include renewed funding to support Indigenous students, work-integrated learning opportunities […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019242 Views

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Nunavut Inuit Left Out of the Canadian Middle Class

(March 20, 2019– Salliq, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) expects fair and proportional allocations from the 2019 federal budget envelope. “Bold nation-building investments are urgently needed in Nunavut to improve Inuit lives and narrow the equity gap between Nunavut Inuit and other Canadians,” says Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. President Aluki Kotierk. Specific infrastructure investments are required. […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019243 Views

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MNO: 2019 Federal budget invests in Métis priorities

March 20, 2019 The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) welcomes investments promised in the 2019 federal budget that will provide greater support to Métis education, language and culture, and economic development, as well as long awaited recognition of Second World War Métis veterans. The investments focus on advancing reconciliation with Indigenous people to help close […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019244 Views

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Halfway River Construction Begins as a Result of Consultation with Mi’kmaq

March 20, 2019 Through consultation, the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs (Assembly) provided recommendations to the Province, leading to significant changes in the go forward plan for the historical Halfway River Aboiteau in Hantsport, Nova Scotia. “As Rights holders, we have a unique voice and perspective that must be heard,” said Chief Sidney Peters, […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019246 Views

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Federal Liberal Pre-election Budget Commits Additional $4.5 Billion for First Nations, yet leaves Critical Investments Unconfirmed

Anishinabek Nation, ON (March 20, 2019) – Yesterday, Minister Morneau’s tabling of Federal Budget 2019, “Investing in the Middle Class”, has demonstrated the important strides the Liberal Government has taken to remedy First Nations historical inequity. “I am pleased to see funding committed towards post-secondary education and skills development and training, with a particular focus […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019257 Views

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Budget 2019: Government of Canada’s $26 million investment in new science building marks a key milestone for the future Yukon University

WHITEHORSE— March 19, 2019 —Yukon College today welcomed the Government of Canada’s announcement of $26M over five years for the construction of a new science building for the future Yukon University (YukonU) as part of Budget 2019. The vision for the new science building is to allow science learning through two lenses – using both Indigenous knowledge […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019241 Views

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U of T welcomes federal budget provisions for work-integrated learning, international education

March 19, 2019 The University of Toronto is lauding a number of measures announced in Tuesday’s federal budget aimed at giving more students the opportunity to learn in the workplace and around the world. The budget also supports research by promising to create more master’s and doctoral scholarship awards through the federal granting councils. “These […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201915 Views

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MMF: Budget Continues Trudeau’s Commitment to Reconciliation with the Métis Nation

March 20, 2019 Winnipeg, MB—Finance Minister Bill Morneau presented his fourth budget in the House of Commons on Tuesday. The budget reconfirms Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to reconciliation with the Métis Nation. This budget reaffirms the direct funding initiatives of the previous budget and commits an additional $442 million in direct support to the […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201924 Views

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The Canadian Teachers’ Federation sees promise in the 2019 federal budget

Ottawa, March 20, 2019 – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF-FCE) believes that the 2019 federal budget provides the potential for addressing many of the challenges facing Canadians, including poverty, Indigenous education, gender equity and climate change. “Progressive measures aimed at creating a more equitable and sustainable society are desperately needed as an increasing number of Canadians […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201915 Views

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Developing Heritage Policy and Law in Nunatsiavut – Happy Valley-Goose Bay

March 20, 2019 THE LATEST NEWS DEVELOPING HERITAGE POLICY AND LAW IN NUNATSIAVUT – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY Please click on link for more detailed information:  Developing Heritage Meeting NT5

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KDSB: Supportive Housing plays a critical role in the city’s fight to end homelessness

The Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs announced a $4.5 million provincial investment for a 30-unit Supportive Housing development in Kenora, ON. Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) will develop the infrastructure, and the Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) will provide support through a […]

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AMC: Federal budget monies should be immediate not spread out over years

TREATY ONE TERRITORY, MB _ In response to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s fourth budget of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Arlen Dumas said, “While we acknowledge the areas that the federal government has committed funding to, we were hoping for more specifics for First Nations in Manitoba.” […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201927 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Ottawa, Ontario – March 21, 2019 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: “Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we reflect on the progress we have made as a global community to end racial discrimination in all of its […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201932 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 21, 2019

Wholesale trade, January 2019 Wholesale sales rose 0.6% to $63.5 billion in January, a second consecutive monthly gain. In volume terms, wholesale sales increased 0.7%. Continue reading  Employment Insurance, January 2019 The number of people receiving regular Employment Insurance benefits fell to 435,600 in January, down 9,800 (-2.2%) from December. Continue reading  Investment in building […]

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Early career researchers at the University of Lethbridge secure SSHRC awards

March 20, 2019 A dozen University of Lethbridge researchers have been awarded more than $600,000 in new funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for diverse projects, including agricultural supply chain management and repatriating Métis music. These Insight Development Grants, announced earlier this year, are designed to support emerging scholars and research […]

by pnationtalk on March 20, 201922 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Rickford to Hold Media Availability

March 20, 2019 4:00 P.M. Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, will hold a media availability on the government’s plan to clean up the hydro mess. Accredited media outlets are invited to review materials in advance. Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019 Time: Doors open: 1:15 […]

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News Release – City welcomes next Indigenous Artist in Residence

The City of Edmonton has named Melissa-Jo (MJ) Belcourt as its new Indigenous Artist in Residence. “It’s a great honour to be selected as Edmonton’s Indigenous Artist in Residence,” says Belcourt. “I’m looking forward to sharing my art, its stories and our traditions with all Edmontonians.” Belcourt is a Métis artist best known for her […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201934 Views

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Save the Date! March 25: On-Screen Protocols & Pathways Launch at imagineNATIVE in 401 Richmond!

On March 25, we’re releasing our new On-Screen Protocols & Pathways: A Media Production Guide report at 401 Richmond! Members of the Canadian screen industry are invited to the launch of this highly-anticipated document, which provides guiding principles and best practices for filmmakers, production companies, and funders when depicting Indigenous content on screen. The launch […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201937 Views

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Budget Supports First Nations And Métis People In Saskatchewan

March 20, 2019 The Government of Saskatchewan continues to support Indigenous communities with funding programs and initiatives. The province’s 2019-20 Budget provides more than $211 million in targeted investment that will benefit Indigenous communities, businesses and organizations.  This is a 4.7 per cent increase over last year. “This government is committed to an ongoing dialogue […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201934 Views

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Nicola Valley First Nations, Province sign agreement to bolster regional prosperity, advance economic partnership

March 20, 2019 MERRITT – The five Nicola Valley First Nations and the Province of British Columbia are committing to work together on regional economic development as the Nations advance their plans for the old Merritt visitor centre lands at Gateway 286. Premier John Horgan and the Nicola Chiefs affirmed this commitment by signing a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201940 Views

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Indigenous Justice Group Hears from Treaty #3 Service Providers about First Nations Experience in the Justice System

March 20, 2019 “It won’t change unless significant action is taken…” says Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh Kenora, ON — Grand Council Treaty #3 was host to the Indigenous Justice Group (IJG) over two days in Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation hearing from local service providers in the justice sector about their experiences as First Nations peoples in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201928 Views

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Federal government invests in new centre for Indigenous law and reconciliation at UVic

March 19, 2019 The construction of a national centre for Indigenous law and reconciliation at the University of Victoria received major funding support today with the federal government’s announcement of $9.1 million for the transformative project. This national centre of excellence for the study and understanding of Indigenous laws will house the world’s first joint […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201927 Views

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