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Budget 2018: Equality and Growth for a Strong Middle Class

February 27, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Making sure every Canadian has a real and fair chance at success is not just the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do. Canada’s future prosperity depends on it. To face the challenges of today and tomorrow, the Government of […]

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MNBC: Rocky Mountain Métis Association Announce Opening of Community Office

February 27th, 2018 The Rocky Mountain Métis Association proudly announced today of the opening of their community office in Cranbrook, BC.  Located at the Ground Floor co-working space, at #100-131 7th Ave. South, this locatoin will be home to their Métis Community Navigator staff. “This is a wonderful location” proclaimed Marilynn Taylor, Region 4 Kootenay […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018331 Views

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Manitoba News Release: Province Launches Online Survey as Part of Consultations on New Poverty Reduction Strategy

February 27, 2018 The Manitoba government has launched an online survey as part of ongoing consultations to support the development of a new poverty reduction strategy, Families Minister Scott Fielding and Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today. “It is important to hear from people who have experienced poverty, service providers, experts, advocates and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018253 Views

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SKTC: Millwright Training

Program Overview Millwrights work in a large variety of industries, including mining, power generation and manufacturing.  The program introduces students to the basics of the trade. Upon completion, the students will have learned new skills, understand the work of the Millwright trade and be better prepared to join the skilled workforce. The course includes instruction […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018349 Views

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Treatment of Indigenous peoples in the Canadian justice system: The AFNQL supports demands for a Royal Commission

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 27, 2018 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) stands in solidarity with First Nations on the movement demanding a reform of the Canadian justice system which treats Indigenous peoples in an unacceptable manner. “The recent decisions in the Boushie and Fontaine cases are extremely troubling, and we stand together with […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018344 Views

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NWAC: Delayed Justice, a Bandage Solution and the Gaps in Bill S-3

The year is 1876. Queen Victoria is head of state; women can’t vote and the Indian Act – a unanimously paternalistic, racist and colonial piece of legislation – is created with the purpose of assimilating and eliminating “Indians”. O Canada. The year is now 2018. Our Prime Minister has declared himself a feminist; women are […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018306 Views

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Ontario’s Regional Chief Day: Immediate Fiscal Efforts are Needed in the Federal Budget to Prevent Further Crises and Tragedies

(Toronto, February 26, 2018) “In recent days and weeks, we’ve heard how Canada’s justice system is failing First Nation peoples. Tomorrow, Canada has the opportunity to provide key investments in order to prevent those tragedies from happening to our children and youth. There are far too many First Nation families who should not be seeking […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018230 Views

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Upcoming First Nations Energy Mining Council Regional Workshops For Environmental Assessment Revitalization

February 26, 2018 Dear Chiefs, Leadership and Technicians, On behalf of the BC First Nations Energy and Mining Council, please find the attached invitation letter and postcard to attend one of four regional workshops on the revitalization of the BC Environmental Assessment process.  The workshops will be all day, running from 8am – 4pm.  The […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018297 Views

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Premier’s Statement on Changes to the Executive Council

February 26, 2018 Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement today: “Today I accepted Minister Eric Hoskins’ resignation as Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, as well as MPP for St. Paul’s. I am so grateful for the work Eric has done to continue improving Ontario’s world-class health care system to better support patients […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018215 Views

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De Beers Canada launches UN Women 2018 scholarships for STEM students

First four scholarships to be awarded at University of Waterloo CALGARY, Feb. 26, 2018  – De Beers Canada is pleased to announce that the first four scholarships in support of De Beers’ UN Women partnership commitment are now available to female students applying for first-year full-time studies in eligible Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018365 Views

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Northern Superiors Ti-pa-haa-kaa-ning (TPK) Gold- Silver- Copper Project: Heavy Lifting Done- Drill Ready Targets Now Prepared for Additional Discoveries

Sudbury, Ontario, February 27, 2018: Northern Superior Resources Inc. (“Northern Superior” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SUP) (OTCQB: NSUPF) has successfully completed a significant multi-disciplinary mineral exploration program on its 100% owned TPK property during the third quarter of 2017 (see Northern Superior Resources press releases: December 6, 2017; November 8, 2017; October 18, 2017; October […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018210 Views

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Azimut and Partners Commence a 5,100-metre Drilling Program at Eleonore South, James Bay Region, Quebec

Longueuil, Quebec – Azimut Exploration Inc. (“Azimut” or the “Company”) (TSXV: AZM) is pleased to announce the start of the Phase 2 diamond drilling program on the Eleonore South Property (Azimut-Eastmain-Goldcorp JV). Phase 2 consists of 5,100 metres in 29 holes, representing a 40% increase from the initial plan of 3,600 metres. The results of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018266 Views

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Pieridae Engages Morgan Stanley and Société Générale as Financial Advisors to Goldboro LNG

CALGARY, ALBERTA — February 27, 2018—Pieridae Energy Limited (PEA-TSXV) announced today that it has engaged Morgan Stanley & Co, LLC (Morgan Stanley) and SG Americas Securities, LLC (Société Générale) to serve as financial advisors for Pieridae Energy’s Goldboro LNG project. Pieridae intends to raise up to the US $10 billion in equity and project financing […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018245 Views

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Osisko Intersects 71.9 g/t Au Over 2.9 Metres At Lynx

(Toronto, February 27, 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 ownship, Eeyou Istchee James Bay, Québec. The 800,000 metre drill program combines definition, expansion and exploration drilling […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018205 Views

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Constantine Initiates Barite Metallurgical Test Program At Palmer Project

February 27, 2018 Vancouver, BC – Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. (TSX Venture – CEM) (“Constantine” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the initiation of a metallurgical test program to determine if a marketable barite concentrate can be produced as a co-product from the Palmer copper-zinc-gold-silver Project in Southeast Alaska (“Palmer” or the “Project”). Garfield […]

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Chess Supersite Corporation Engages Gunpowder Capital Corp.

Toronto, Ontario, February 27th, 2018 – Gunpowder Capital Corp., (CSE: GPC), (CSE: GPC.PR.A), (OTCQB: GNPWF), (Frankfurt: YS6N), (“Gunpowder” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it has entered into various agreements with Chess Supersite Corporation (OTC Pink: CHZP), (“CSC”). Chess Supersite Corporation has retained GPC to act as a financial advisor to CSC, and to assist […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018204 Views

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Gensource Announces Re-Filing of Its NI 43-101 Technical Report, Highlighting a Key Asset – Its Technical Team

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – February 26, 2018 – Gensource Potash Corporation (“Gensource” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: GSP). As a result of a review by staff of the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”), Gensource is issuing this news release regarding our disclosure on the Vanguard One Potash Project (“Vanguard” or the “Project”). On July 15, 2017, Gensource filed […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018321 Views

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Suncor Energy closes purchase of additional interest in Syncrude

All financial figures are in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise noted CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 26, 2018 — Suncor today announced it has closed the transaction to purchase a 5% interest in Syncrude from Mocal Energy. The US$730 million, or approximately Cdn$925 million, purchase price is subject to closing adjustments and is based on an effective date […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018226 Views

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Drone Delivery Canada Receives $7 Million from Warrant Acceleration

February 26, 2018 Toronto, ON, February 26, 2018, Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to report the Company has received $7.0 Million from the exercise of warrants which the expiry was accelerated to February 23, 2018 as previously announced on January 24, 2018. “We are pleased to report essentially all […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018223 Views

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Fortis Inc. Announces Executive Appointment

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR – Barry Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:FTS)(NYSE:FTS), announced the appointment of James R. Reid (Jim) as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Fortis. Jim was previously a partner with Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in Toronto where […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018289 Views

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Williams Partners Announces Redemption of 4.875% Senior Notes due 2024

TULSA, Okla.—Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) and ACMP Finance Corp. (collectively, the “Issuers”) announced today that they have issued a notice of redemption (the “Notice of Redemption”) to holders of the Issuers’ 4.875% Senior Notes due 2024 (the “Notes”), stating that the Issuers will redeem all of the outstanding Notes for cash on March 28, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018242 Views

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The Business Case for Inclusion – OTC

The Office of the Treaty Commissioner’s Milton Tootoosis presented at the Lloyminster Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn event on Wednesday, Feb. 21. About 15 people, include Lloydminster mayor Gerald Albers, participated in the conversation “The Business Case for Inclusion.” Milton talked about: · The Spirit and Intent of Treaty – the promise of an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018199 Views

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The Indigenous Bar Association commends the University of Victoria on the Introduction of A new Joint Degree Program in Canadian Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders

OTTAWA, ON – The IBA enthusiastically applauds the University of Victoria’s development of a joint degree program in Canadian Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders. Students will graduate after four years with a Juris Doctor and a Juris Indigenarum Doctor (JID). News was released last week confirming funding in the provincial budget. This will be […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018282 Views

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Province of Manitoba Absent from Metis Nation Health Forum

February 26, 2018 Ottawa, ON – Today representatives from across the country are gathering in Ottawa to participate in a Metis Nation Health Forum. The Manitoba Metis Federation is frustrated and disappointed by the lack of representation from the Province of Manitoba and the message that sends to the Metis Nation. “The health of our […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018284 Views

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ITK President Natan Obed Expresses His Condolences To The Families Of Tina Fontaine And Colten Boushie

Ottawa, Ontario, February 23, 2018 — On behalf of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, president Natan Obed today expresses his condolences to the families of Tina Fontaine and Colten Boushie, and stands in solidarity with all Canadians calling for justice reforms and systemic changes to ensure Indigenous peoples rights are respected in Canada. “These cases are more […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018221 Views

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BCAFN Supports Justice For Tina Fontaine: Justice System Reforms Needed

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC) – Yesterday a jury in Winnipeg found Raymond Cormier not guilty of second degree murder of Tina Fontaine, of the Sagkeeng First Nation. Tina was 15 years old when she was found dead in the Red River, wrapped in a duvet cover, weighed down with rocks, on August 17, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018308 Views

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Statements about discussions between the Village of Haines Junction and Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

Minister of Community Services John Streicker, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) Dän nätthe äda Steve Smith and Haines Junction Mayor Michael Riseborough today released the following statements about discussions regarding possible changes to the municipal boundaries of Haines Junction: I am delighted that the Village of Haines Junction and the Champagne and Aishihik First […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018326 Views

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News Release – Queen’s technology workshops for local youth awarded federal funding

February 26, 2018 KINGSTON – Local youth and schools will continue to benefit from technology workshops offered through Queen’s thanks to a recent federal government funding announcement. Actua, a Canadian charity focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among youth, was the organization that received the largest amount of funding under CanCode, an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018244 Views

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Homelessness survey in Pond Inlet

26 February 2018  The Department of Family Services’ Poverty Reduction division will conduct a door-to-door survey in Pond Inlet, from February 27 to March 9, 2018, to better understand homelessness in the community. A team will go to randomly selected houses and units to speak with people who permanently sleep in the dwelling, and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2018361 Views

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Statement from the Minister of Children and Youth Services and the Attorney General on the Motherisk Commission Final Report – Government of ON

February 26, 2018 Today, Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services and Yasir Naqvi, Attorney General made the following statement on the release of the final report of the Motherisk Commission: “What happened to the children and families impacted by the flawed Motherisk hair testing was heartbreaking. In her report, the Commissioner, the Honourable […]

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Take the Challenge and Unlock the Potential of Food as Fuel: Nutrition Month 2018 – Government of NT

YELLOWKNIFE (February 26, 2018) – Across Canada, March is Nutrition Month, and this year, dietitians are helping Canadians realize the potential of food to improve health, fuel activities, and bring people together. Almost half of all Canadians say that eating a healthy, balanced diet is challenging because they are so busy. They often skip meals, […]

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Over years, depression changes the brain, new CAMH study shows

Over years, depression changes the brain, new CAMH study shows Persistent depression may need a different therapeutic approach, results suggest TORONTO, February 26, 2018 – Is clinical depression always the same illness, or does it change over time? New brain imaging research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that the brain […]

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Mount Royal U: Apaat tsi kani takiiks – “Those who create sparks”

Created through the Bissett School of Business and the School of Communication Studies, the Apaat tsi kani takiiks project produces and promotes Indigenous-centred curriculum and programming for the next generation of leaders, working to increase access to education for Indigenous students in an attempt to address reconciliation. The three-year initiative began in May 2017 as […]

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Final Report – Motherisk

The Honourable Judith C. Beaman, Commissioner of the Motherisk Commission, released her report on February 26, 2017, in Toronto. It was transmitted to the Attorney General, the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, shortly before the public release. Report of the Motherisk Commission.pdf Closing Speech February 26 2018.pdf MRC Final Report – Executive Summary Executive Summary in Mohawk Executive Summary […]

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The Colten Boushie case: Canadians divided on jury’s verdict, but think Trudeau was wrong to weigh in – Angus Reid

Six-in-ten say reforms are needed to ensure juries better reflect the communities they come from February 26, 2018 – The acquittal of Gerald Stanley – the white Saskatchewan farmer accused of shooting and killing 22-year-old Cree man Colten Boushie in August 2016 – has prompted nationwide debate about how the Canadian justice system handles cases involving Indigenous people. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 2018282 Views

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UCN Hosting Northern Manitoba Skills Challenge

The University College of the North (UCN) in partnership with Kelsey School Division and Skills Canada, will be hosting the 2018 Northern Manitoba Skills Challenge in The Pas, MB. This event will see a number of high school students from across Northern Manitoba competing in a variety of different technical vocational areas. These areas include […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 2018282 Views

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First Nations Technology Council and Royal Roads University celebrate partnership in education, innovation

The First Nations Technology Council and Royal Roads University are pleased to announce a partnership to ensure Indigenous innovators can access tools and training to lead and thrive in the digital age. The partnership harnesses Royal Roads’ groundbreaking technology-enabled teaching and learning expertise to expand the Technology Council’s Foundations in Innovation and Technology (FiiT) Program […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 2018370 Views

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Tanya Talaga Wins the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize for Seven Fallen Feathers

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2018 – The Winner of the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize is Tanya Talaga (Toronto, ON) for her book Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City, published by House of Anansi Press. The $25,000 award was announced today by Prize founder and Chair Noreen Taylor during a gala luncheon celebrating this year’s finalists at the Omni King Edward […]

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 2018466 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Provincial and Territorial Culture Indicators, 2016 Culture gross domestic product in Canada totalled $53.8 billion in 2016, a 1.5% increase from the previous year, while economy-wide gross domestic product increased 1.8%. Continue reading  Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index, January 2018 The Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index (CMSPI) increased 1.6% in January following a […]

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Pink Shirt Day is February 28 – Government of NU

Pink Shirt Day is February 28 On February 28, wear pink! Show your support and take a stand against bullying. Bullying has negative effects on building and maintaining positive school and community environments. Pink Shirt Day is held annually to raise awareness about bullying in our schools and communities. Schools and communities can get involved […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018349 Views

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Securing Alberta’s future through energy diversification

Alberta will build on its strengths by leveraging billions of dollars in new private-sector investment to create thousands of jobs in a diversified energy industry. Premier Rachel Notley announced that support for full-scale commercialization of partial-upgrading technologies will be among the government’s next steps toward energy diversification, taking action on recommendations from the Energy Diversification […]

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NCC: Bursary program deadline fast approaching on February 28!

26 February 2018 We are seeking applications for the 2018-2019 Bursary Program. Deadline is February 28, 2018. Criteria: Current member of the NunatuKavut Community Council. Be enrolled full time in a government recognized university (generally 4 or more courses). Have successfully completed and passed all courses in the previous semester. Maintained at least a 60% […]

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The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

Ottawa, Ontario – February 26, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Nada Semaan, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, becomes Director of the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre, effective March 5, 2018. Sarah Paquet, currently Senior Assistant Deputy […]

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Province Funds More Than 120 Projects to Maintain Health Facilities Across Manitoba

February 26, 2018 STEINBACH—The Manitoba government has approved more than 120 projects across the province with funding totalling nearly $30 million to ensure health-care facilities are properly maintained, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced here today. “It’s important that we regularly invest in the maintenance of our health-care system to make sure […]

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New Opportunities for People Seeking Work and Employers – Government of NS

February 26, 2018 NOTE: Following this release is a list of organizations in the New Opportunities for Work program. A new approach to connecting people from underrepresented groups to jobs in their field is having great success. The New Opportunities for Work program was co-developed in 2017 by the Centre for Employment Innovation with St. […]

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2018 tourism marketing aims to continue record-breaking momentum – Government of PE

Creating jobs for Islanders – The 2018 tourism marketing campaign will seek to maintain the industry’s incredible pace after four-straight record years for operators across the province. “The tourism industry has delivered major returns for Islanders over the last number of years and it’s crucial that we build on that strength into the coming season,” […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018289 Views

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Concert and launch of the 2017 Qilaut album – Government of NU

26 February 2018  To mark the end of Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq, the Department of Culture and Heritage is launching the 2017 Qilaut compilation album. Qilaut is Nunavut’s annual Inuktut songwriting contest, and was created to celebrate Nunavut’s vibrant Inuktut music scene, and promote the use of Inuktut in daily life. This year’s theme is “Youth […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018373 Views

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Unifor sets federal budget priorities

February 26, 2018 TORONTO –In the 2018 federal budget Unifor calls for policy priorities that will create good jobs, improve Canada’s physical and social infrastructure, strengthen businesses and increase prosperity for workers, their families and communities. “We’re looking for a budget that supports and advances the needs of working people,” said Unifor National President Jerry […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018232 Views

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Government takes action to create and sustain exploration and mining jobs – Government of BC

Feb. 26, 2018 VICTORIA – Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Michelle Mungall has established a B.C. Mining Jobs Task Force that will review exploration and mining in the province and find ways to strengthen this important industry. “Over the coming months, the B.C. Mining Jobs Task Force will work with First Nations, the mining […]

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Members of the 5th Legislative Assembly Identify Goals and Priorities – Nunavut Legislative Assembly

IQALUIT, Nunavut (February 26, 2018) – The Legislative Assembly of Nunavut’s Full Caucus successfully concluded its Pond Inlet Retreat on February 23, 2018. Premier Paul Quassa said, “Turaaqtavut reflects a collaborative and collective approach to defining our government’s mandate for the next four years. Our deliberations in Pond Inlet built on the Cabinet’s work to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018349 Views

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