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RCYBC: Youth homelessness forums – new forums added!

September 25, 2018 Youth homelessness is a significant rights issue that needs to be addressed through a provincial plan to end youth homelessness that ensures every youth has a way home.  RCY is supporting youth with lived experience of homelessness to share their voices to inform a provincial plan to prevent and respond to youth homelessness in B.C. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201880 Views

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Restaurant Service at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

YELLOWKNIFE (September 25, 2018) – Restaurant and catering services at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre will be offered by local business Flavour Trader, beginning in late October. The restaurant will offer new hours: Monday to Friday 10:30 am to 4:30 pm Delightful range of casse-croûte (treats) Lunch Served from 11:30 to 2:00 pm Thursday […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201864 Views

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CBC/Radio-Canada reaffirms commitment to diversity and inclusion with new 2018-21 plan

September 25, 2018 CBC/Radio-Canada today unveiled its 2018-21 Diversity and Inclusion Plan. The new three-year plan sets out our strategy to better serve all Canadians by reflecting the full range of Canadian perspectives through our content, workplace culture and workforce. The Plan was launched at CBC/Radio-Canada’s Annual Public Meeting in Edmonton, where diversity and inclusion inspired […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201843 Views

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Government of Yukon and RCMP announce policing infrastructure plans

The Minister of Justice and Yukon RCMP Commanding Officer have agreed to a capital plan that will guide investments in Yukon’s policing infrastructure until 2022. The plan includes a new detachment building in Carcross and renovations to the police buildings in Ross River and Faro. In parallel with the capital plan, the Government of Yukon […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201858 Views

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Canadian North Airlines Announces Upcoming Launch Of Wireless In-Flight Entertainment On Select Scheduled And Charter Flights

September 25, 2018 Canadian North Airlines is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., a leading provider of inflight entertainment, media content, technology and connectivity solutions, to introduce wireless in-flight entertainment on select Canadian North scheduled and charter flights, with a trial launch expected to begin in January, 2019. This innovative system […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201848 Views

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Speech: Address by Minister Freeland to open the Women Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

September 25, 2018 – Montréal, Quebec Check against delivery. This speech has been translated in accordance with the Government of Canada’s official languages policy and edited for posting and distribution in accordance with its communications policy. I would like to welcome everyone to the city of Montréal for this meeting of women foreign ministers. I […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201864 Views

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada launches assessment to examine the risk of Piscine Reovirus transfer from farmed Atlantic salmon aquaculture

Ottawa, Ontario — The Government of Canada is committed to using sound, scientific advice to protect our aquatic ecosystems and to support sustainable fisheries and aquaculture. The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister for Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced today that Fisheries and Oceans Canada has launched a science review to assess risks associated with […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201882 Views

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Government of Canada supporting Economic Development in Sc’ianew First Nation

September 25, 2018 — Sc’ianew First Nation, BC — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to support community-driven economic development projects that will help build healthier, more sustainable communities. Today, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Marc Miller, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201849 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Natural resource indicators, second quarter 2018 Real gross domestic product of the natural resource sector increased 1.8% in the second quarter, as both the energy (+3.2%) and forestry (+3.2%) subsectors expanded. Natural resource prices were up 2.1% due to strong price growth in forestry (+4.8%) and energy (+2.4%) products. Continue reading  Study: Is field of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201886 Views

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AFOA Canada to Honour Three Outstanding Recipients of the 13th Annual Nutrien Indigenous Youth Financial Management Awards

AFOA Canada to Honour Three Outstanding Recipients of the 13th Annual Nutrien Indigenous Youth Financial Management Awards Ottawa, ON – September 25th, 2018 – AFOA Canada will recognize three recipients of the 13th Annual Nutrien Indigenous Youth Financial Management Awards on Wednesday, October 3rd during a special luncheon at AFOA Canada’s 19th National Conference in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 2018108 Views

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Hearing Date Set for Inquest into Death of Taumas Leblanc

September 25, 2018 A hearing date has been set to determine who can participate at the upcoming inquest into the death of Taumas Justin Leblanc, 20, of Winnipeg. On the evening of Feb. 12, 2017, members of the Winnipeg Police Service attended to the home of Leblanc in response to a call that he was […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201875 Views

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Continued balanced growth as University of Lethbridge establishes another enrolment record

The numbers are in and the University of Lethbridge has once again achieved a new standard for enrolment, growing to 8,767 students at its Lethbridge and Calgary campuses, an increase of 0.5 per cent from the previous year. “We consistently talk about managing growth and increasing our student numbers in a balanced and supportive manner,” […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201873 Views

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Expanded Responsibilities for Safety Officers, Cadets and River Patrols will Support Public Safety Efforts Across Manitoba

September 25, 2018 Enforcement Powers to Include Cannabis, Trespassing, Other Provincial Offences: Cullen The Manitoba government has set new regulations expanding the roles of safety officers and Winnipeg’s cadets and river patrol unit to help improve public safety, and ensure appropriate and timely enforcement of provincial offences, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “These regulatory […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201877 Views

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Ermineskin Cree Nation hits the switch on new solar power

Sep 25, 2018 Ermineskin Cree Nation has partnered with the Alberta government to install a new solar power system at the Maskwacis Mall to help reduce emissions and save money. The 61.2-kilowatt solar panel system will save the community nearly $8,000 a year in utility costs, allowing Ermineskin Cree Nation to invest in other community […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201887 Views

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Province Reports Reduction in the Number of Children in Care

September 25, 2018 Year-end Numbers Show First Decrease in 15 Years: Stefanson The number of children in the care of Manitoba Child and Family Services (CFS) has decreased for the first time in the last 15 years, according the department’s year-end numbers, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “While these numbers capture a snapshot of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201891 Views

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Canada supports global infrastructure with new hub in Toronto

September 24, 2018 Investing in large, transformative infrastructure projects strengthens our communities, creates good, well-paying jobs, and provides people from all walks of life with more opportunities. The Government of Canada continues to make historic investments in Canada’s towns and cities, while playing a leading role to help develop critical infrastructure projects around the world. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201854 Views

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AFN BULLETIN – National Policy Forum on Affirming Rights, Title and Jurisdiction

AFN BULLETIN – National Policy Forum on Affirming Rights, Title and Jurisdiction September 25, 2018 (Gatineau, QC) National Chief Perry Bellegarde convened a successful Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Policy Forum on Affirming First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction on unceded Algonquin territory in Gatineau, Québec on September 11 and 12. More than 500 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 2018437 Views

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AFN Bulletin on Regional Education Agreements for First Nations Education K-12, September 2018

AFN Bulletin on Regional Education Agreements for First Nations Education K-12, September 2018 September 25, 2018 The work and progress in the area of education is guided by direction from the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Chiefs-in-Assembly and the long-standing goal of achieving First Nation control of First Nation Education. AFN resolution 16/2016: Honourable Process […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 2018452 Views

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IRC: Indigenous Connectivity Summit to Address Need for Affordable and Sustainable Internet Access

Sept. 24, 2018 More than two years after the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) declared broadband Internet a basic right for Canadians, many Indigenous communities still can’t access the regulator’s minimum service requirements. The Internet Society (ISOC), a global non-profit organization dedicated to the open development, evolution and use of the Internet, wants to help rural […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201886 Views

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Zulfiquar Ghadiyali Joins the Board of Encanto Potash Corp.

VANCOUVER, Sept. 24, 2018  – Encanto Potash Corp. (“Encanto” or the “Company”) (TSXV: EPO) is pleased to announce H.E. Mr. Zulfiquar Ghadiyali, as a new member of the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Ghadiyali has been in India working with Mr. Daskos since April 2015. He has been key to strategic relationships that […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 2018151 Views

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NAN: Coroner’s Report shows Urgent Need for Change

THUNDER BAY, ON (September 25, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler will propose that an implementation committee be convened to ensure a collaborative effort in the implementation of recommendations following a scathing report by Ontario’s Chief Coroner into the tragic losses of 12 young people who died while in care of child welfare […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 2018101 Views

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First engineering faculty in Canada named after a woman: Business leader Gina Cody makes historic $15 million donation to Montreal’s Concordia University

Gift to establish Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science will improve access to education, fund research and inspire a new generation Three decades after becoming the first woman to earn a PhD in building engineering from Concordia University, Gina Parvaneh Cody, MEng 81, PhD 89, has made history by giving $15 million to her alma […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201889 Views

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Surrey child care leaders honoured for outstanding work

Sept. 24, 2018 SURREY – Two exceptional Surrey child care providers are being honoured with 2018 Child Care Awards of Excellence for their dedication to early care and learning. “It takes a village to raise a child, and I’m glad our village includes Tammy Dyer and Vanessa Hickman,” said Garry Begg, MLA for Surrey-Guildford. “These […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201881 Views

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Rupertsland Institute: Labour Market Survey for Métis citizens

September 21, 2018 WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Your voice is important to the development of training programs for Métis in the Central region. We offer in-person workshops as part of our Community Consultations for labour market analysis. Please join us at one of our workshops and provide your insight. Thursday, September 27 Whitecourt, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201870 Views

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Joint Sobering Centre and Day Centre Opens in Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE (September 25, 2018) – The Minister of Health and Social Services, Glen Abernethy, and the Minister Responsible for Addressing Homelessness, Alfred Moses, together with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority(NTHSSA), the NWT Disability Council and Advanced Medical Solutions, officially opened the doors to a new joint sobering centre and day centre program in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201891 Views

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NOSM Board of Directors Celebrates Successful Year

Sept. 21, 2018 Rooted in the North Using a combination of web- and teleconference connectivity across Northern Ontario, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held its Annual Members and Board of Directors meetings on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.In accordance with Board policy, Dr. Alexandre Anawati, Danielle Bélanger-Corbin, Mark Hurst, and Bruce Sutton were reappointed […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201866 Views

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Q&A Between Makivik and provincial election candidates

Makivik approached the candidates running in the Ungava riding for the upcoming provincial election and asked them some questions. Here are the answers from the candidates who responded to our request. PDF Documents with their Answers Click on a name below to load the document. Alisha Tukkiapik Denis Lamothe Jean Boucher Jonathan Mattson NT5

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201882 Views

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Confederation College to Lead Regional Centre of Excellence for Early Years and Child Care

THUNDER BAY, ON, September 21, 2018 – Confederation College’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) program has been recognized for its innovative approach to education and child care. Approached to lead the regional Provincial Centre of Excellence for Early Years and Child Care, program faculty will spearhead the initiative and students in the program will receive added benefit […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201853 Views

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U of Regina: New open resources increase access to education

The University of Regina Press, through the Open Textbook Publishing Program, has released six new open access educational resources in the areas of nursing leadership, Cree language learning, personal finance and higher education. “We are thankful that the Government of Saskatchewan provided funding to develop these open textbooks for our students,” said Dr. Vianne Timmons, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201877 Views

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Statement: Ontario Child Advocate urges government to take immediate action to prevent further deaths in residential care

Toronto (Ontario) Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – Today, the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario released “Safe With Intervention: The Report of the Expert Panel on the Deaths of Children and Youth in Residential Placements.” The Panel reviewed 12 cases of young people, eight of whom were Indigenous, who died while living in residential […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201893 Views

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BC Government: Tahltan language teacher empowers Indigenous kids

Sept. 24, 2018 SKUT – A passion for helping young children find their power and identity through the Tahltan language has earned Patricia Louie a 2018 Provincial Child Care Award of Excellence from the B.C. government. “Patricia knows how healing and empowering Indigenous peoples’ traditional language can be,” said Doug Donaldson, MLA for Stikine. “Language […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201862 Views

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Support for families with critically ill loved ones

New program will help families in need September 25, 2018       Richmond Hill, Ontario        Employment and Social Development Canada Today, millions of Canadians provide informal care and support for seriously ill family members. That is why in Budget 2017 the Government of Canada announced a commitment to support family caregivers with Employment Insurance benefits […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201846 Views

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Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Announces Appointments to the Independent Commission to Review Members’ Indemnities, Allowances, Expenses and Benefits

IQALUIT, Nunavut (September 24, 2018) – The Honourable Joe Enook, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, today announced appointments to the Independent Commission to Review Members’ Indemnities, Allowances, Expenses and Benefits. Section 37 of the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act provides for the establishment of the Commission. The Honourable Mr. Justice Earl Johnson will serve as Chairperson […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201865 Views

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“Show Us Your Canada” entries shows Canada at its best

OTTAWA, Sept. 24, 2018 – Over the short span of three months, droves of Canadians submitted their best shots to the “Show Us Your Canada” photo competition. Launched by Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada in collaboration with Canadian Geographic, the contest’s objective was to show the people of China the places and people that make Canada a unique and must-see […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201851 Views

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ITAC unveils 2018/19 Guide to Indigenous Tourism in Canada

174 experiences from coast-to-coast-to-coast featured in new bilingual national guide September 24, 2018, Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) has unveiled the new, comprehensive 2018/19 Guide to Indigenous Tourism in Canada —available in print and online—for industry, media and visitors from around the world. This is the 3rd iteration […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201881 Views

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Saturn Oil & Gas Provides Operational Update and Announces Appointment of Board Director

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN – September 25, 2018 – Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. (“Saturn” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: SOIL) (FSE: SMK) is pleased to announce the initial production rates for their three 100% working interest Viking horizontal wells brought on-line during the August 2018 program. Additionally, effective September 19th, 2018, Mr. Simon Akit, P.Eng., MBA has […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201842 Views

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Arianne Phosphate Concludes on a Formal Offtake Agreement

Significant Milestone helps to validate project SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (September 25, 2018) – 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, today is pleased to announce the formal execution of its first offtake agreement.  Under […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201857 Views

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Northland Power Opens Offshore Wind Operations Hub in Germany

New organizations support Northland’s expanded capabilities TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018 — Northland Power Inc. (“Northland” or the “Company”) (TSX: NPI) today announced the opening of its offshore wind operations hub in Germany. The hub represents an expansion of Northland’s focus on offshore wind operations. Initial activities are focused on achieving synergies across the 332 MW […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201872 Views

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ATCO Enters Mexico’s Wholesale Electricity Market as a Qualified Supplier

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 24, 2018 – ATCO Ltd. (TSX: ACO.X, ACO.Y) ATCO announced today that its Mexican subsidiary, ATCO Energía, will enter Mexico’s wholesale electricity market after receiving approval from the National Center for Energy Control (CENACE) to provide electricity and related services as a Qualified Supplier. ATCO Energía anticipates commencing operations by the end of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201862 Views

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Saturn Oil & Gas Announces Stock Option Issuance

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN – September 24, 2018 – Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. (“Saturn” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: SOIL) (FSE: SMK) announces that pursuant to the Company’s Stock Option Plan (the “Plan”) it has granted a total of 400,000 stock options at a price of $0.22 per common share to a director of the Company. As […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201855 Views

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Edmonton public schools to review its ‘books to weed out’ list due to concerns – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2018 By Colette Derworiz THE CANADIAN PRESS Edmonton Public Schools says it’s taking down its book review site after a leading Indigenous author questioned why some of his graphic novels were on a not-recommended list. David Alexander Robertson, a Governor General-award-winning author who lives in Winnipeg, said he went through the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201866 Views

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Province Welcomes Expansion of Wireless Coverage in Southeast Manitoba

September 24, 2018 Expanded Coverage Helps Keep Manitobans Safe, Improves Daily Life: Premier LA BROQUERIE—The Manitoba government welcomes the expansion of high-speed wireless LTE coverage by Bell MTS in southeast Manitoba, Premier Brian Pallister announced here today. “Better, faster service not only helps protect Manitobans in times of emergency but also improves daily life for […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201863 Views

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IRC: ISR Participants Needed For Inuit TB Elimination Engagement Session

Sep. 24, 2018 Inuvialuit Regional Corporation is hosting an Inuit Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination Engagement session in Inuvik from October 30 to 31, 2018. Download Event Poster IRC is seeking one youth (between the ages of 18 to 25), one adult, and one elder who have had TB (or latent TB) or have cared for a family member with TB to take […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201854 Views

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Consultation on Final Recommended Plan for the Peel Watershed begins

Sep. 24, 2018 Joint news release with Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, the Gwich’in Tribal Council and First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun The parties responsible for completing the Regional Land Use Plan for the Peel Watershed have launched the final consultation with affected communities and stakeholders on the Final Recommended Plan. The Government of Yukon, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201852 Views

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BC Government: Outstanding child care providers honoured at awards ceremony

Sept. 23, 2018 RICHMOND – Dedicated, committed and exceptional are only a few of the words used to describe the outstanding child care professionals being honoured with 2018 Child Care Awards of Excellence. “Today, we honour the hard-working people at the heart of our child care system in B.C.,” said Premier John Horgan. “Early childhood educators […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201847 Views

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Shortlist for JHR Award for Achievement in Human Rights Reporting 2018

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018- Journalists for Human Rights is pleased to announce the short list of 4 finalists for this year’s JHR Award for Achievement in Human Rights Reporting. The finalists for this year’s awards are (in no particular order): Anne Mehler Paperny – Thomson Reuters Anna Mehler Paperny has been nominated for her dogged […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201833 Views

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Government of Canada to explore ways to modernize the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada September 21, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario – A strong, freshwater fishing industry is important for the many fish harvesters that depend on it for their livelihoods. To ensure the industry continues to thrive, the Government of Canada is taking action to transform the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC) so it continues […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201842 Views

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointment to the Federal Court of Appeal

From: Department of Justice Canada September 21, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201878 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018 Notice On Monday, September 24, 2018, Statistics Canada’s offices in the National Capital Region were closed as a result of power outages brought on by the two tornadoes that touched down in the Ottawa–Gatineau region on Friday, September 21, 2018. Continue reading Food services and drinking places, July 2018 Sales in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 201863 Views

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Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation from British Columbia Announced as The Recipient of the 2018 MNP-AFOA Canada Indigenous Community Excellence Award

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation from British Columbia Announced as The Recipient Of the 2018 MNP-AFOA Canada Indigenous Community Excellence Award. Ottawa, ON-September 24, 2018 – AFOA Canada is pleased to announce that Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation from British Columbia is the recipient of the 2018 MNP-AFOA Canada Indigenous Community Excellence Award. “The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation is a […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 2018188 Views

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