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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018333 Views

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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. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018349 Views

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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, 2018293 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, 2018380 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, 2018236 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018300 Views

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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, 2018352 Views

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Ontario Honouring Young Leaders with Lincoln M. Alexander Award

Award Recognizes Youth Fighting Racial Discrimination and Inequity February 26, 2018 Ontario is recognizing three young leaders with the 2017 Lincoln M. Alexander Award for their strong leadership in working to eliminate racial discrimination and promoting inclusivity and social equality. This year’s recipients are: Adam Lake, of Mississauga, who has spent years volunteering with organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018337 Views

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Alberta and Saskatchewan child advocates travel to Bogota to make presentation to human rights group

February 26, 2018 Edmonton…Del Graff, Alberta Child and Youth Advocate, and Corey O’Soup, Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth will be traveling to Bogota, Colombia as part of a joint presentation to the Rapporteurship on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on the issue of youth suicide. “We must […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018398 Views

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PBO: Supplementary Estimates (C) 2017-18

Get the report Supplementary Estimates (C) 2017-18.pdf Get the data Budget_2017_Supps_A_B_C_2017-18_EN Summary The Supplementary Estimates (C) 2017-18 ask Parliament to authorize an additional $4.0 billion in spending, some of which is offset by a $0.3 billion reduction in statutory spending. This increases total planned budgetary spending outlined in the estimates to $271 billion for the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018245 Views

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FCC Expression Fund awards $50,000 to 10 minority language projects

FCC Expression Fund awards $50,000 to 10 minority language projects For 11 years, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has been contributing to the vitality of Canada’s official languages through the FCC Expression Fund. This year, $50,000 was awarded to 10 minority language projects across Canada. The fund recipients for 2018 are: Association de la presse francophone […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018336 Views

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Forest Inventory Program to be reviewed – Government of BC

Feb. 23, 2018 VICTORIA – The Province’s Forest Inventory Program will be reviewed to ensure it accurately reflects the changed nature of British Columbia’s forests over the last few years, Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson announced today. He made the announcement at the Association of B.C. Forest Professionals Conference. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018422 Views

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Statement from Premier Brian Pallister on Tina Fontaine

February 23, 2018 There is a tremendous amount of sadness and there is inconsolable grief around the death of Tina Fontaine. For all of us, Tina’s legacy should be that we think of her as our daughter and we act accordingly as we move forward together to resolve the issues that have plagued far too […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018206 Views

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BC Ferries Releases Third Quarter Results

VICTORIA – British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (BC Ferries) released its third quarter results today for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018. The company reported a net loss of $14.8 million for the three months ended December 31, 2017, as compared to a net loss of $4.0 million in the same quarter last year. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018250 Views

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New NWT Film Commission Award to Celebrate Remote NWT Locations

YELLOWKNIFE (February 23, 2018) – Alongside the iconic zombear awards at this year’s Dead North Film Festival will be the Northwest Territories Film Commission’s (NWTFC) first-ever industry award. The NWTFC Best NWT Location award will be presented to the filmmaker who selects the most unique, remote or fascinating location in the territory for their film. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018237 Views

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Pretium Resources Inc.: Brucejack Mine Ramp-Up Advances

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2018  — Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX:PVG) (NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company”) is pleased to report that the ramp-up continues to advance at the high-grade gold Brucejack Mine, and the mine remains on track to reach steady state production mid-to-late 2018.  Additionally, an exploration drill program has been initiated underground to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018347 Views

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PSA: QIA Board Meeting in Iqaluit

February 26, 2018 EVENT: QIA Board Meeting in Iqaluit DATE, TIME AND LOCATION: February 28, 2018, 9am, Anglican Parish Hall The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is hosting its first board meeting of 2018 in Iqaluit. The board meeting agenda includes reports on QIA’s activities on key files such as the Inuit Impact and Benefits Agreement […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018287 Views

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Alexco Establishes US$15 Million Credit Facility

February 26, 2018 – Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU, TSX: AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive credit agreement with Sprott Private Resource Lending (Collector), L.P. (“Sprott”) to provide a US$15 million (“M”) credit facility (the “Credit Facility”) to be used for the development of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018294 Views

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Romios Completes 676 Line KM Airborne VTEM-Magnetic Geophysical Survey Of Highly Prospective Areas In The “Golden Triangle” Of BC

TORONTO, ONTARIO, February 26, 2018, Romios Gold Resources Inc. (“Romios” or the “Company”) (TSX.V-RG) (OTC-PK: RMIOF) (Frankfurt: D4R) is pleased to announce that Geotech Ltd. has successfully completed the airborne magnetic and VTEMTM Terrain Time Domain electromagnetic survey over three of the Company’s most prospective exploration targets on its Newmont Lake property in the “Golden […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018229 Views

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Copper Fox Announces 2017 Year End Operating and Financial Results

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 26, 2018 — Copper Fox Metals Inc. (“Copper Fox” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:CUU) (OTC-Pink:CPFXF) is pleased to provide its consolidated 2017 year end operating and financial results. All of the Company’s material subsidiaries are wholly owned except for Carmax Mining Corp. (“Carmax”) (TSX-V:CUX), of which the Company owns 60.38% of the outstanding […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018258 Views

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Golden Predator Planning 2018 Exploration Program at 3 Aces

Vancouver, BC, February 26th, 2018: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V: GPY; OTCQX: NTGSF) (the “Company” or “Golden Predator”) announced today that its technical team has completed an assessment of data from the Sprogge property, acquired late last year. The Sprogge property occupies the southernmost extent of the Company’s 100%-owned 3 Aces Project. Golden Predator has […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018256 Views

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La Loche resident wins big at Gold Eagle Casino

February 23, 2018 – North Battleford, SK – One La Loche resident is the lucky winner of $131,240 after a visit to the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA)’s Gold Eagle Casino (GEC). Markus Janvier hit the Enchanted Unicorn Jackpot on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. “On behalf of SIGA and the Gold Eagle Casino, I’d like […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018252 Views

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Quebec Iron Ore restarts the bloom lake mine with first rail shipment from Fermont

Montreal, Feb. 22, 2018 – Quebec Iron Ore Inc. (“QIO”), a Champion Iron Limited (ASX:CIA)(TSX:CIA)(“Champion” or the “Company”) subsidiary, is pleased to announce that the first train being loaded with 16,500 metric tonnes of high-grade 66% Fe iron concentrate from QIO’s Bloom Lake Iron Ore Mine (“Bloom Lake”) will leave the mine site today, which […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018295 Views

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Rubicon Minerals Announces the Closing of the C$10.9 Million Flow-Through Financing and Participation at the PDAC 2018 Conference

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2018  – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) announces it has closed its previously reported bought deal private placement financing of 7,122,034 flow-through common shares of the Company (the “Flow-Through Common Shares”), which includes the exercise of the underwriters’ option in part, at a price of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018290 Views

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Abacus Defines New Drill Target at Willow in Nevada

Vancouver, BC – February 26, 2018. Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation (“Abacus” or the “Company”) (TSXV:AME) is pleased to provide details on a compelling new porphyry copper target that has been identified on the Company’s Willow and adjacent Nev-Lorraine properties in the Yerington, Nevada copper camp. The target area covers a 2.0 km by 2.2 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018255 Views

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Williams Partners Initiates Senior Notes Offering

TULSA, Okla.—-Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) (“Williams Partners”) today announced that it is offering senior notes in an underwritten public offering. Williams Partners intends to use the net proceeds of the offering for general partnership purposes, including repayment of its $750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.875% Senior Notes due 2024 or other of its […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018243 Views

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(Speech) Superclusters announcement closing remarks

From Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Speaking Notes The Honourable Bardish Chagger, PC, MP Minister of Small Business and Tourism Ottawa, Ontario February 15, 2018 Check Against Delivery Thank you, Sophie [Forest, emcee]. What an impressive group of finalists! That was an inspiring discussion. Thank you to all who submitted questions. It’s a privilege […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2018284 Views

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National Seniors Council announces new Chairperson and four new members

Government of Canada committed to the well-being and quality of life of older adults February 23, 2018        Gatineau, QC      Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced the appointment of the chairperson, as well as four new […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2018338 Views

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Canada welcomes Manitoba to the pan-Canadian plan for clean growth and climate action

February 23, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario Canada and Manitoba are committed to effective climate action that supports clean growth and creates good jobs for the middle class. Today, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and Manitoba’s Minister of Sustainable Development, Rochelle Squires, announced that Manitoba will join the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2018327 Views

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The Daily Monday, February 26, 2018

Dairy statistics, December 2017 Cheddar cheese production rose 4.6% from 2016 to 162 350 tonnes in 2017, while specialty cheese production increased 3.6% to 310 856 tonnes. Creamery butter (up 16.4% to 108 774 tonnes) and hard ice cream (up 3.0% to 141 875 kilolitres) production was also higher, while yogurt production decreased 5.0% to […]

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RCMP Foundation launches youth program for Acadia First Nation

On March 1, the RCMP Foundation is launching a youth program in Gold River which is part of Acadia First Nation. The program is funded in partnership with the RCMP Foundation, through a generous donation from Mr. John Risley, a local businessman. Mr. Risley requested his donation be used to fund programming for Indigenous youth in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018641 Views

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Ontario Funding Study to Expand Treatment Centre in Muskrat Dam First Nation

Province Supporting First Nation to Expand Culturally Appropriate Care February 23, 2018 Ontario is funding a feasibility study to build a replacement facility for the Reverend Tommy Beardy Memorial Wee Che He Wayo-Gamik Family Treatment Centre in Muskrat Dam First Nation. The centre provides people struggling with substance abuse with a unique treatment program to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018435 Views

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Government of Canada takes action to address homelessness in Prince George, British Columbia

From Employment and Social Development Canada February 23, 2018 Prince George, British Columbia Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is providing funding that will prevent and reduce homelessness in Prince George, British Columbia. Pam Goldsmith-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast -Sea to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018386 Views

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Local researcher plays key role in Lancet series that scrutinizes Canada’s leadership on health at home and abroad – U of Ottawa

February 23, 2018 While Canada’s health care legacy boasts a publicly-funded universal system and a strong influence on global health, disparities between its indigenous and non-indigenous populations still exist and the country’s contributions to overseas aid is at historic lows, says a new report released today by the Lancet, a prominent peer-reviewed general medical journal. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018348 Views

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Manitoba News Release: Province Releases First Flood Outlook for 2018

February 23, 2018 Favourable Weather Conditions Mean Current Flood Risk is Low: Schuler The threat of widespread major spring flooding is low in most areas of the province, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “The combination of drier soil conditions in the fall and below-average winter precipitation means there is currently a low risk of […]

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Minister Champagne announces positive conclusions of exploratory talks with Mercosur

From Global Affairs Canada February 23, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Canada is committed to a progressive and diversified trade agenda that puts the interests of middle-class Canadians front and centre. More trade means growth, and growth means more jobs, which is why the government continues to explore new opportunities to negotiate […]

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K & D Outlaws Claim IRC Cup Title With Late Goal

February 23, 2018 The 30th anniversary of the IRC Native Hockey Tournament made for an exciting weekend, right from first puck drop to the tightly-contested A Division final between K & D Outlaws and Malena Selects. Players and fans from across the western Arctic travelled to Inuvik, hoping their team could claim the title in their respective […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018334 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected AFN Alberta Regional Chief Marlene Poitras

Home » Newswire » Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected AFN Alberta Regional Chief Marlene Poitras &Edit Story Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected AFN Alberta Regional Chief Marlene Poitras by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2018 February 23, 2018 Assembly of First Nations National Chief […]

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Indigenous Bar Association Seeks Immediate Protection of All Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Bar Association Seeks Immediate Protection of All Indigenous Peoples OTTAWA – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) today expressed its outrage with the systemic racism within the justice system, particularly the jury selection process that allowed injustices to go unanswered in the death of Colten Boushie. The IBA also expresses its sincere condolences to the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018476 Views

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NorQuest hosts first-of-its-kind learning forum

February 23, 2018 NorQuest College’s Faculty of Foundational, Career, & Intercultural Studies is basking in the glow of a job well done following Western Canada’s first ever Language Training Learning Event (LTLE) conference – an Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada funded event. Over 900 LINC instructors, coordinators and managers from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Nunavut and Northwest Territories […]

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Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services expands services with transfer of 263 housing units

February 23, 2018 (Hamilton, Ontario) – Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) will expand its provision of rental services through the transfer of 263 housing units to OAHS on April 3, 2018. These units will be transferred to OAHS from Urban Native Homes Incorporated (UNHI), an Indigenous non-profit housing provider in Hamilton. This transfer to OAHS […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018459 Views

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Governments of Canada and British Columbia are making early learning and child care more accessible and affordable for families

From Employment and Social Development Canada February 23, 2018 Vancouver, British Columbia The governments of Canada and British Columbia are making significant investments in early learning and child care systems to improve children’s continuous development and support them in reaching their full potential. Today, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018477 Views

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Statement from the Minister of National Defence

From National Defence February 23, 2018 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today issued the following statement: “I am pleased to announce that the government and plaintiffs of several class action lawsuits filed on behalf of members of the Canadian Armed Forces relating to sexual assault, racism, […]

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President’s message: Our hearts and minds with Fontaine family – University of Manitoba

February 22, 2018 — The following is a message from University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard: On behalf of the University of Manitoba community, I wish to express to the family and friends of Tina Fontaine that our hearts and minds are with them. Tina’s story speaks to the need for our society […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018261 Views

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Working and unemployed Canadians get extra support to return to school

From Employment and Social Development Canada Skills Boost initiative meeting the unique needs of adult learners looking to upgrade skills London, ON, February 23, 2018: When Canadians have the opportunity to go to school or access training while better balancing family responsibilities, they are better placed to find and keep good jobs. Making post-secondary education […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018405 Views

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Brandon University Research Committee supports BU projects with $118,000

February 22, 2018 BRANDON – The Brandon University Research Committee (BURC) has awarded nearly $118,000 in grants to 23 faculty research projects. The awards include 13 New Faculty Research Grants. With a maximum value of $7,500 each, these grants help fund the work of faculty members who have begun their employment at Brandon University (BU) […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018326 Views

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Operation NUNALIVUT 2018 begins in the High Arctic

From National Defence February 23, 2018 – Yellowknife, N.W.T. – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces About 350 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members will take part in Operation NUNALIVUT 2018. The annual sovereignty operation in the High Arctic takes place this year in Resolute Bay and Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, from February 23 to March 21, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018350 Views

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MNBC: North Island Metis Association Updates and Upcoming Meetings

February 23rd, 2018 NIMA Event Updates (Feb – Apr, 2018): Women’s Series Tuesday Hot Bowl Holder! NOTE: NIMA will be starting a new grant cycle of programming in April … we are looking for your feedback about attending 3 outdoor-style events during Summer 2018: 1. San Josef Bay Gathering 2. Rugged Point / Kyuquot 3. […]

by aanationtalk on February 23, 2018387 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation Statement on the Cormier Trial Finding

February 22, 2018 Our thoughts and prayers are with the Fontaine family tonight. Words cannot begin to express the pain and confusion they must be feeling as a result of this verdict. The outcome of the trial brings additional hurt and confusion, and the need for more answers from the justice system. We join our […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018266 Views

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Environmental groups call for full restoration of lost protections for navigable waters

Ottawa, Feb. 21, 2018 — Environmental groups are calling on the Canadian government to fully restore legal protections for navigable waters. Bill C-69, which includes the newly proposed Canadian Navigable Waters Act, introduced in the House of Commons on February 8, broadens some protections for navigable waterways, but does not fully restore what was lost. In 2012, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018255 Views

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