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MMF: Manitoba Indigenous Fishers Hold Emergency Meeting

On May 8, 2019, the Manitoba Metis Federation, (MMF), Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) and Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO) hosted an emergency meeting to address the consequences of Manitoba’s recent commercial fishing licence buy-back program. Implemented last month, the buy-back has removed 126 quotas from 90 fishers on Lake Winnipeg. With the buy-back, more than a […]

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Advocate for Children and Youth to Host Youth Led Conference on Mental Health Canadian Mental Health Association Mental Health Week May 6-12, 2019

SASKATOON – The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, Corey O’Soup, is hosting a youth led conference on the topic of youth mental health that will take place on May 9 & 10, 2019 in Saskatoon during the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) Annual Mental Health Week (May 6 to 12, 2019). The conference, entitled, […]

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Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project – Additional Participant Funding Allocated

May 9, 2019 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated an additional $664,419.00 in federal funds to 30 recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project, located in British Columbia. The additional funding was allocated during the period of March 2017 to April 2019. Details of Funding […]

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The AFNQL Warns Against Impostors

Wendake, May 9, 2019 – Following two articles by reporter Isabelle Hachey of La Presse Plus published this week, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is concerned about an increasing number of people who claim to be “indigenous”, fraudulently pretending to be a member of a First Nation and on this basis, introduce themselves […]

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Grand Chief Garrison Settee Statement on the Outcome of Overby Trial

Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB. Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Grand Chief Garrison Settee said “I want to express my continued support for the Wood family. The journey for justice, for Christine Wood has been a difficult one. I cannot begin to imagine the pain felt by the Wood family on such tragic loss of their […]

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Statement from Minister of Indigenous Services on Mental Health Week

From: Indigenous Services Canada Statement Ottawa, Ontario (May 8, 2019) — The Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Regan, issued the following statement today: “Long gone are the days when living with a mental illness was a secret shame, but still we need to speak out, erase stigma and support one another in getting the help […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 2019102 Views

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Indigenous Advocate to Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree from VIU

May 8, 2019 Celebrating and preserving Indigenous cultures and perspectives through place-based teachings is Frank Brown’s life-long commitment. Brown, a member of the Heiltsuk First Nation, who carries the Hereditary Hemas (Chief) name of Dhadhiyasila (λ.λ.yasila) meaning “preparing for the largest potlatch”, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Vancouver Island University (VIU)in recognition […]

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New collaboration between U of T and Toronto District School Board to bring more under-represented students to campus

Alexander Olowookeri, a Grade 11 student at Downsview Secondary School, initially found the University of Toronto daunting when he visited the downtown Toronto campus Tuesday – until he learned about a new partnership between U of T and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). The program, called Support, Engage, Experience U of T, or SEE […]

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Canada and Elsipogtog First Nation advance reconciliation through a Memorandum of Understanding

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada May 9, 2019 – Elsipogtog First Nation, New Brunswick – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada and Elsipogtog First Nation are working together to advance reconciliation and renew their relationship based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, […]

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Canada and the Poundmaker Cree Nation to mark exoneration of Chief Poundmaker at special community ceremony

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada News release May 9, 2019 — Poundmaker Cree Nation, SK Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada — Poundmaker Cree Nation The Government of Canada is renewing the relationship with Indigenous peoples, creating one based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. A vital part of this […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201990 Views

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Alamos Gold Intersects High-Grade Mineralization in New Area of Focus Between Eastern and Main Extensions at Island Gold

TORONTO, May 09, 2019 — Alamos Gold Inc. (TSX:AGI; NYSE:AGI) (“Alamos” or the “Company”) today reported new results from surface and underground exploration and delineation drilling at the Island Gold Mine. Drilling in 2019 continues to extend high-grade gold mineralization across each of the Main, Western, and Eastern Extensions. All reported drill widths are true […]

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Alexco Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

May 8, 2019 ‑ Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE‑American: AXU, TSX: AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Company”) today reports financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. All figures are expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. For the first quarter of 2019 (“Q1 2019”) Alexco recorded net income of $1.2 million (“M”) or $0.01 per share. […]

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TMAC Resources Strengthens Board of Directors with Appointment of Jacques Perron

TORONTO—- TMAC Resources Inc. (TSX:TMR) (“TMAC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacques Perron to its Board of Directors effective May 9, 2019. Mr. Perron brings over 35 years of experience in mining including extensive senior executive and corporate Board member experience. His strong operating and technical experience will benefit TMAC, […]

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Pan American Silver Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

Guidance Updated to Include Mines Acquired Through Tahoe Transaction All amounts expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated. Unaudited tabular amounts are in thousands of U.S. dollars except number of shares and per share amounts. VANCOUVER, May 8, 2019 – Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) (TSX: PAAS) today reported unaudited results for the first […]

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Northland Power Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

TORONTO, May 08, 2019 — Northland Power Inc. (“Northland” or the “Company”) (TSX: NPI) today reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2019. “Our first quarter results are in line with our expectations, setting the stage for a solid 2019 as we continue to execute our strategy,” said Mike Crawley, President and […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Announces First Quarter 2019 Results and Revises 2019 Guidance

TORONTO and NEW YORK, May 8, 2019  – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, or the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) today announces its financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 (or “Q1”). All figures are expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. The Company is also pleased to announce that […]

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Avino Reports Q1 2019 Financial Results

May 8, 2019 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX/NYSE American; FSE:GV6, “Avino” or “the Company”) released today its consolidated financial results for the Company’s first quarter ended March 31, 2019.  The Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) can be viewed on the Company’s web site at www.avino.com, on SEDAR at www.sedar.com  […]

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Alexco Files Technical Report on the Pre-Feasibility Study for Expanded Silver Production at Keno Hill Silver District

May 8, 2019 ‑ Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American:AXU, TSX:AXR) (“Alexco”, or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has filed an independent technical report dated May 8, 2019, entitled “NI 43-101 Technical Report on Preliminary Feasibility Study of the Keno Hill Silver District Project, Yukon Territory, Canada” (the “Technical Report”) pursuant to National […]

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Taseko Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial & Operating Results

May 8, 2019, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB) (“Taseko” or the “Company”) reports the results for the three months ended March 31, 2019. First quarter EBITDA* was $16.7 million and adjusted EBITDA of $10.2 million. The Company reported Earnings from mining operations before depletion and amortization of $15.7 million […]

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DeBeers Group: Gahcho Kué Emergency Response Team Takes to the Ice to add New Skills

07 May 2019 Working around and travelling over frozen or thawing water bodies is a daily reality for many people involved in remote mining in the Northwest Territories, so being able to professionally respond to emergencies is critical to ensure safety. The Gahcho Kué Mine Emergency Response Team (ERT) recently expanded their ice water rescue […]

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Barkerville Appoints Eric Tremblay to the Board of Directors

TORONTO, May 06, 2019 — Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV:BGM) (“Barkerville” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Eric Tremblay as a director of the Corporation. Mr. Tremblay has over 25 years of mine building and mine operations experience, primarily with underground mining operations. Mr. Tremblay began his career as a […]

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Urges Committee Support for Federal Legislation focused on First Nations Jurisdiction for Care of Children

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Urges Committee Support for Federal Legislation focused on First Nations Jurisdiction for Care of Children (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs today, speaking directly to e urgency of passing federal legislation on […]

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Eeyou Istchee: Community Employment Needs Assessments are being conducted in your community

As a part of their 5 year strategic plan, the Apatisiiwin Skills Development Department (formerly Cree Human Resources Development) will be surveying businesses and employers in all Cree communities throughout Eeyou Istchee to better understand employment needs. Introduction The goal of this survey is to better understand what the existing employment needs are of our […]

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Legislation Ensuring Fair Balance On Trespass Rules Moves Forward

May 8, 2019 The Government of Saskatchewan is passing legislation that better balances the rights of rural land owners and members of the public. The Trespass to Property Amendment Act, 2018 and The Trespass to Property Consequential Amendments Act, 2018 received third reading today. This legislation clarifies existing laws and ensures consistency in the rules […]

by pnationtalk on May 9, 201955 Views

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Information sessions on Bills C-68 and C-69 for Indigenous peoples

The Government of Canada is committed to renewing its nation-to-nation, Inuit-Crown, and government to government, relationship with Indigenous peoples based on the recognition of rights, respect, collaboration and partnership. We are holding information sessions with Indigenous groups to provide technical information on the proposed legislation in Bills C-68 and C-69. The information sessions provide an […]

by pnationtalk on May 9, 2019143 Views

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YT Government: Land lease brings Mount Nansen sale one step closer to completion

May 08, 2019 The Government of Yukon has approved a five-year lease for 850 hectares of territorial lands to PriceWaterhouseCoopers today as part of the sale of the abandoned Mount Nansen Mine site. The land lease and a care and maintenance water licence are required to transition the site to the purchaser, Alexco/JDS Group. The […]

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Prince Edward Island Premier and new cabinet sworn in today

May 09, 2019 Prince Edward Island’s 33rd Premier Dennis King and new members of Executive Council were sworn in during a ceremony in Georgetown today. “I am honoured to serve as Premier of Prince Edward Island, and I look forward to working with the new members of cabinet,” said Premier King. “We have been presented with […]

by pnationtalk on May 9, 2019104 Views

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Minister’s Statement on Kashechewan First Nation Relocation

May 9, 2019 Ministry of Indigenous Affairs TORONTO — Today, the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs issued the following statement: “The Ontario Government is committed to do everything in its authority to support the relocation of Kashechewan First Nation. Today, Kashechewan, Ontario and the federal government signed an agreement that commits the parties […]

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Manitoba Launches Consultations with Non-profit Organizations

May 9, 2019 The Manitoba government is developing a new strategy to build capacity and promote sustainability in the non-profit sector that will guide future provincial investments and inform transformation in community development programs, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today at a community development forum. “Non-profit and charitable organizations play a vital role in […]

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Governments of Canada and Nunavut Sign Agreement to Improve Health Care Services

May 9, 2019 – Health Canada – Ottawa, ON Canada’s universal, publicly funded health system is a source of pride for Canadians. The Government of Canada is working with provinces and territories to strengthen health care and to adapt the system to the changing needs of Canadians. Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of […]

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A new Canadian Energy Regulator

Status: The comment period is scheduled to close on June 7, 2019. The Government of Canada is committed to creating better rules for energy regulation that protect the environment, respect Indigenous rights, and strengthen the economy. To meet this commitment, the Government of Canada has tabled legislation which would replace the National Energy Board Act with the Canadian Energy […]

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Government of Canada makes bold moves to increase equity, diversity and inclusion in research

New pilot program, charter and grants will help universities and colleges make the research community as diverse as Canada May 9, 2019 – Waterloo, Ontario – Evidence clearly shows that increasing equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in research environments enhances excellence, innovation and creativity. EDI policies and practices strengthen the research community, as well as the quality, […]

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Recurring official languages issues: Commissioner offers federal government solutions for sustainable results

Tabling of the 2018–2019 annual report and the position paper on modernizing the Official Languages Act Gatineau, Quebec, May 9, 2019 – Year after year, numerous official languages-related problems are raised and debated, and year after year, they remain unresolved. This situation is cause for great concern and shows the very real need to modernize the Official Languages Act. Today, […]

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Minister of Indigenous Services, Chief of Kashechewan First Nation and Ontario’s Minister of Indigenous Affairs sign 2019 Framework Agreement affirming commitment to the relocation of Kashechewan

Toronto, Ontario (MAY 9, 2019) — The Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Regan, issued the following statement today: “Today, Chief Leo Friday, Minister Greg Rickford and I signed the 2019 Framework Agreement confirming the relocation of Kashechewan First Nation to higher ground. Together we are committed to a safe, healthy and sustainable future for Kashechewan. Since […]

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The Daily Thursday, May 9, 2019

Canadian international merchandise trade, March 2019 Canada’s exports rose 3.2% in March, while imports increased 2.5%. As a result, Canada’s merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $3.4 billion in February to $3.2 billion in March. Continue reading  New Housing Price Index, March 2019 New house prices were unchanged at the national level in […]

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Report urges federal government to expand procurement spending with Aboriginal businesses to five percent

Media Release                                                                                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | May 9, 2019 Report urges federal government to expand procurement […]

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CN’s Sean Finn takes on Co-Chair role to propel Aboriginal procurement opportunities

Media Release                                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | May 9, 2019 CN’s Sean Finn takes on Co-Chair role to propel Aboriginal procurement opportunities Calgary, AB – May 9, 2019 – Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to announce that Sean Finn, Executive Vice-President Corporate Services and Chief Legal Officer of CN is the new Co-Chair […]

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Living Earth 2019: James Jones Performs Hoop Dancing 2

Credits: SmithsonianNMAI The theme of this year’s festival, “Farm to Table: Sustaining Our Future Through Indigenous Knowledge,” highlights multiple perspectives on Indigenous contributions to sustainable farming by exploring trends, innovations and sustainability in Native communities. In this segment, James Jones (Cree), talks about his identity and values as a Canadian First Nations person and shares […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2019300 Views

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Making the Grade (Métis style!): A unique collaboration pairs Métis design with mathematics curriculum

A new collaboration is teaching students about Métis culture in an unexpected context: math class. Synthesizing Métis beading techniques with mathematic charts and formulas, students are engaging both right and left brain as they learn to weave their very own beaded bracelets. Introduced as a pilot project in May 2018 to a fifth grade class […]

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City of Edmonton: City looks to community for social procurement pilot

May 8, 2019 The City is looking for organizations that provide training and employment placement for the following groups: Apprentices Indigenous peoples Women Persons with disabilities Veterans Youth Recent immigrants The City’s Corporate Procurement and Supply Services Branch, with the assistance of End Poverty Edmonton, is creating a social procurement policy. Businesses that provide goods […]

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Government of Canada makes a significant investment in Eastern Nova Scotia through the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada May 8, 2019 Halifax, Nova Scotia – Making our oceans and coasts safer, cleaner and healthier for all Canadians and future generations is a top priority for the Government of Canada. Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of […]

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First Nations sign MOUs to Address Poverty, Homelessness in Northern Ontario

TORONTO, ON (May 8, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) today with municipal partners to jointly develop approaches to address poverty and homelessness in northern Ontario. To the east, an MOU was signed with the Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board. To the west, an MOU was signed with the Kenora […]

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Boralex announces election of directors and highlights of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Montréal, May 8, 2019 – Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) held its 35th Annual Meeting of Shareholders earlier this morning. At the meeting led by Chairman of the Board of Directors Alain Rhéaume, the nominees proposed for election as directors were elected. During the meeting, President and CEO Patrick Lemaire and Vice-President […]

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CCI Wireless announces strategic acquisition of WiBand Communications Corp.

Corridor Communications Inc. (CCI Wireless) is pleased to announce its strategic acquisition of WiBand Communications Corp. (WiBand). As a result, CCI Wireless is now Canada’s second-largest wireless internet service provider (WISP). Founded in 1998, WiBand was one of the first fixed wireless broadband companies in the country and continues to be one of the largest […]

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Media advisory: Minister of Health to tour UNB Fredericton Healthy Aging Centre and deliver remarks at the opening of the SeeMe Art Exhibit

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Thursday, May 9, 2019 The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will join University of New Brunswick researchers on a tour of the new Healthy Aging Centre in Fredericton. Minister Petitpas Taylor will also deliver remarks and view the SeeMe Art Exhibit in Dieppe, New Brunswick. The […]

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MJardin Group Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results

DENVER, Colorado, and TORONTO, Canada, May 7, 2019 — MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or “the Company”) (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF), a leader in premium cannabis production, today announced its financial and operating results for the year ending December 31, 2018. All amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated. ·       Revenue increased 38% Y-o-Y […]

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Construction begins on Waterton Lakes National Park Visitor Centre

From: Parks Canada May 8, 2019             Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta             Parks Canada Agency Canada’s national parks belong to all Canadians. They represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Following four years […]

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NaiKun Wind Energy Group Announces Intention to Amend Outstanding Warrants

Vancouver. B.C., May 8, 2019 – NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-V: NKW) (“NaiKun” or the “Company”) announces that it intends to make an application to the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSX- V”) to amend the exercise price of 3,651,308 common share purchase warrants (the “Warrants”) issued to subscribers as part of the Company’s non-brokered […]

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Stories of women, endangered languages highlight the debut of the world’s first national Indigenous theatre – The Peterborough Examiner

Stories of missing and murdered women, endangered languages highlight the debut of the world’s first national Indigenous theatre TORONTO — Stories of Indigenous women’s successes and struggles will be spotlighted in the inaugural season of the National Arts Centre’s Indigenous Theatre. From the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls to an uplifting […]

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THE GRIZZLIES now on 53 screens across Canada!

THE GRIZZLIES now on 53 screens across Canada! An online link is available for review/interview purposes. Based on a true story, Miranda de Pencier’s The Grizzlies is an inspirational drama about a group of Inuit students in the Arctic where, in 2004, suicide rates were the highest in North America. When rookie teacher Russ Sheppard […]

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