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ONWA at Healing Our Spirit Worldwide Conference in Sydney, Australia

ONWA at Healing Our Spirit Worldwide Conference in Sydney, Australia The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) will be attending the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (hosw.com) conference in Sydney, Australia November 26-29, 2018. ONWA is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 1971 to empower and support Indigenous women and their families through cultural restoration.  As […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018193 Views

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York U: New report sets out roadmap for prevention of youth homelessness in Canada

TORONTO, November 20, 2018 – It is time for a new approach to youth homelessness – one that is proactive, collaborative, and rights-based, a new report from the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and A Way Home Canada concludes. The Roadmap for the Prevention of Youth Homelessness, published today, provides a clear definition of youth homelessness […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2018143 Views

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Be on the Cutting Edge of Healthcare – New Bioethics and Health Certificate

A Bioethics and Health Certificate will now be offered at Cape Breton University. The certificate will require a variety of courses that are devoted to examining healthcare issues from a broad range of perspectives. Studying Bioethics and Health at CBU will help students develop skills to think critically and ethically about the modern healthcare system. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2018154 Views

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City of Thunder Bay: Court of Appeal Dismisses CN’s Motion for Stay

November 19, 2018 The Court of Appeal for Ontario has dismissed CN’s request to stay, or postpone, the court’s order made in June 2018, which required CN to reopen the James Street Bridge for vehicle traffic and maintain the bridge in accordance with the 1906 agreement. Mayor Keith Hobbs today made the following statement in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201887 Views

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University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vianne Timmons invested as Officer of the Order of Canada

November 20, 2018 Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, invested 2 Companions, 15 Officers and 24 Members into the Order of Canada on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Rideau Hall–among them Dr. Vianne Timmons, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Regina. The appointment was announced on December 29, 2017 […]

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National Child Day – November 20, 2018

From: Public Health Agency of Canada Statement November 20 is National Child Day, a day to commemorate the United Nations’ adoption of two documents centered on children’s rights: the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1959, and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child on November […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2018124 Views

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Eeyou Istchee Tourism and Tourisme Baie-James awarded the Prix excellence Tourisme, initiative de marketing numérique (digital marketing initiative)

Chibougamau – Eeyou Istchee Tourism and Tourisme Baie-James were proud to receive the Prix excellence tourisme, initiative de marketing numérique (digital marketing initiative) for its Into the North project. This prize was presented to the Regional Tourism Associations (RTA) at the 2nd edition of the Prix excellence tourisme, on November 6th in Quebec City. Thanks […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201879 Views

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Ontario Fall Economic Statement: a response from OSSTF/FEESO President Harvey Bischof

November 19, 2018 — The Ford government’s Fall Economic Statement was delivered at Queen’s Park last week, and was accompanied by a number of disconcerting announcements that point to a reckless agenda of cuts to important services that Ontarians rely upon for fair representation and adequate public oversight. The elimination of the Office of the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201878 Views

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Grand Rally for Our Little Ones – 650 decision-makers to gather to voice their support for early childhood November 20 and 21 in Quebec City

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 20, 2018  – Some 650 decision-makers from various regions across the province will gather at the Quebec City Convention Centre on November 20 and 21 for the Grand Rally for Our Little Ones, in conjunction with Early Childhood Week. Stakeholders from the municipal, school, health, community, association and educational services sectors, municipal and provincial elected officials, members […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201866 Views

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FNTI: With 93% Employment Rate after Graduation, Indigenous Learning Institute Places Importance on Education and Being Workplace Ready

(Tyendinaga, ON) – Today marks the beginning of Canada Career Month, a month-long awareness campaign to advance the conversation of meaningful employment and the abundance of transferable skills that Canadians possess. First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI) is proud to celebrate and to recognize this month from the perspective of an Indigenous learning institution. “At FNTI, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201881 Views

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VIU – Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Economic Impact of Post-Secondary Education

November 19, 2018 After a year of planning, Ruby Barclay arrived at Vancouver Island University (VIU) Student Residences from her hometown with two Rubber Maid totes and a duffel bag. “That was it – that was my entire life,” she remembers. “The first day was really, really tough.” While most youth transitioning to post-secondary rely […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201892 Views

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Geomega Resources Inc.: Innord purchases additional equipment to accelerate scale up

Montreal, November 20, 2018 – Geomega Resources Inc. (“GéoMégA” or the “Corporation”) (TSX.V: GMA) is pleased to announce that Innord Inc. (“Innord”), a private subsidiary controlled by GéoMégA, has purchased additional equipment to complete the current scale up activities to a 20 liter unit. The new equipment includes a 30 liter filtration system and pumps, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201897 Views

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Kwanika Copper Corporation and Serengeti Resources Provide Update on Prefeasibility Study Progress for Kwanika Copper-Gold Project

Vancouver, B.C., November 20, 2018. Serengeti Resources Inc. (SIR: TSX-V) (“Serengeti” or “the Company”) provides an update on current progress towards completion of the Prefeasibility Study (“PFS” or “the Study”) underway at the Kwanika copper-gold project in north-central BC. The PFS is being carried out by Kwanika Copper Corporation (“KCC”), a private company jointly owned by […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201877 Views

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AltaGas Appoints Randall Crawford as Chief Executive Officer

AltaGas solidifies senior leadership team and readies to execute on opportunities in Gas and U.S. Utilities CALGARY, Nov. 20, 2018 – AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX: ALA) today announced the appointment of Randall (Randy) Crawford as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective December 10, 2018. Mr. Crawford assumes this role from David Cornhill and Phillip Knoll who will continue as […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018146 Views

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Alderon’s Strategic Partner, HBIS, Meets Newfoundland and Labrador Premier, Hon. Dwight Ball, as Part of Successful China Mission with Stakeholders of the High-Grade Kami Iron Ore Project

MONTREAL, QUÉBEC, Alderon Iron Ore Corp. (TSX: IRON) (“Alderon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company concluded a successful China mission to advance its relationship with key stakeholders of the Kami Iron Ore Project, located in western Labrador. A number of significant meetings were held on November 12, 2018, including a meeting between […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018112 Views

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Highbank completes Loan Agreements

Vancouver, B.C. – November 19, 2018 – Highbank Resources Ltd. (TSX.V –”HBK”), (the “Company”). Loan Agreement(s): The Company has arranged a demand loan for $50,000 from a related party/director and a non-related party for $50,000 in both September and November. The Company was unable to engage other lenders at this time and it was imperative […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201884 Views

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Amanda Reid Rogers named Piluwitahasuwin at UNB

November 19, 2018 Amanda Reid Rogers has been named Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement) at the University of New Brunswick. Piluwitahasuwin [pronounced BILL-WEE-DUH-HUZZ-WIN] is a Wolastoqey word meaning “one who promotes change in a good way toward truth.” Ms. Rogers, RN, is Dakota-Sioux with family and community connections in Wolastokuk. Currently a course instructor and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018151 Views

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Prime Minister to host First Ministers’ Meeting and meeting with national Indigenous leaders

Ottawa, Ontario – November 20, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the upcoming First Ministers’ Meeting (FMM) will take place in Montréal on December 7, 2018. The Prime Minister will be joined by Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade Dominic LeBlanc. At the FMM, First Ministers will discuss the new […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201890 Views

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Lubicon Lake Nation Responds to Premier Notley’s Settlement Announcement

Issues Still Remain Unresolved says Chief Bernard Ominayak LITTLE BUFFALO, AB, Nov. 20, 2018 – In a letter sent to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley yesterday, longtime Chief Bernard Ominayak of the Muskotew Sakahikan Enowuk which is the traditional Government of the Lubicon Lake Nation (the “Nation”), outlined a number of remaining concerns faced by the First Nation, despite a recently announced Treaty Land Entitlement […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018160 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on National Child Day

Ottawa, Ontario – November 20, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Child Day: “Today, on National Child Day, we celebrate young Canadians, and the joy and inspiration they bring to our lives. We also recognize the importance of giving our children the best possible start in life. For our children […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201871 Views

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NAN Youth in Action at Home and Abroad

THUNDER BAY, ON (November 19, 2018): Two delegations of Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) youth will represent NAN First Nations nationally and internationally at events in Ottawa and Australia this week. “NAN youth are leading the way, with one delegation meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada while another engages with Indigenous leaders half a world away. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018113 Views

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2018 Speaker’s Youth Parliament to be Televised Live Across Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 20, 2018) – The Honourable Joe Enook, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, today announced that the 7th Speaker’s Youth Parliament will be televised live across the territory on Thursday, November 22, 2018, at 1:30pm (EST). The proceedings of the biennial Youth Parliament will be held in the Chamber of the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018156 Views

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Statement: Committing to our responsibility of ensuring all children and youth have their rights

November 20, 2018 Each year, National Child Day lands on November 20 to commemorate the day in 1989 that the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child was first adopted. National Child Day has been celebrated across Canada since 1991, when the country first ratified the Convention. But for many young people across Canada and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201871 Views

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Name Change Honours Indigenous Women’s Story In Saskatchewan History

November 20, 2018 A grouping of small lakes near the Town of Unity has a new name to respectfully honour Indigenous culture and history in our province.  Replacing the previous name of Killsquaw Lake, the new name given by area Elders is Kikiskitotawânawak Iskêwak Lakes, which in Cree means We Honour the Women. “The names […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018101 Views

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2018 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada to the Parliament of Canada—Auditor General of Canada releases 2018 Fall Reports

Ottawa, 20 November 2018—In his 2018 Fall Reports tabled today in Parliament, the Auditor General of Canada, Michael Ferguson, presents the results of 7 performance audits of government programs and activities completed by his Office since last spring. Copies of the previously released reports of the special examinations of the Canada Council for the Arts, Canada Mortgage […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018199 Views

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Trans Mountain Reconsideration – oral Indigenous traditional evidence public hearing begins in Calgary, AB, November 20 – 22

On September 20, 2018, the Government of Canada referred aspects of the National Energy Board’s (NEB) May 2016 recommendation report– related to the application of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) and the Species at Risk Act to Project-related marine shipping – back to the NEB for reconsideration. The Government has directed the NEB to […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201862 Views

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NB Government: Advocate releases State of the Child Report

November 20, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – As part of the Child Rights Education Week, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released its 10th State of the Child Report today at an annual breakfast fundraiser hosted by NB Champions for Child Rights Inc. The report contains an overview of some of the serious challenges facing New […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018133 Views

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NU Government: Let’s be aware community visit

November 20, 2018 The Let’s Be Aware / Ujjiqsuqta team will visit Cape Dorset on November 21-22, to talk about the responsible use of alcohol: If your group or organization is interested in hosting a Let’s Be Aware event, please email responsiblenunavut@gov.nu.ca or ujjiqsuqta@gov.nu.ca. For more information about Let’s Be Aware, the Government of Nunavut’s responsible use of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201883 Views

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Arctic Council at COP24: Black carbon in the Arctic and snow-covered regions – a climate forcer and an air pollutant

November 20, 2018 The Arctic Council together with Finland will host an official side event “Black carbon in the Arctic and snow-covered regions – a climate forcer and an air pollutant” at COP24 in Katowice, Poland, Monday 10 December, 18:30 – 20:00. On 10 December 2018, the Arctic Council together with Finland will host an official […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018123 Views

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Government of Canada Launches Public Review Period of Draft Action Plan for Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site

November 19, 2018   Ottawa, Ontario    Parks Canada Agency The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, today issued the following statement on the progress made to date to ensure the ongoing protection of Wood Buffalo National Park World Heritage Site: “We recognize the Outstanding Universal Value […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201863 Views

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BC Rural Dividend grant supports Tsilhqot’in National Government

November 19, 2018 WILLIAMS LAKE – The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) will be able to achieve certification through the International Organization for Standardization (lSO 9001) quality-management system, thanks in part to a $281,107 grant from the Province. “The special circumstances provision of the Rural Dividend was specifically designed to assist communities undergoing economic hardship, such […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201892 Views

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Hammond Reef Gold Project — Environmental Assessment Decision

November 19, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Government of Canada is steadfast in its commitment to protect the environment while growing the economy. Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the proposed Hammond Reef Gold Project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects when the mitigation measures described […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201878 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates urges increased awareness of children’s rights this National Child Day

CALGARY, Nov. 20, 2018  – The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) encourages all Canadians to participate in National Child Day activities across the country today and throughout the week. “National Child Day is an annual opportunity to shine a spotlight on the rights of the child, and our efforts to advance and uphold […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201872 Views

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Canadian Coast Guard 2018 Arctic Operations Coming to an End

November 19, 2018 Montreal, Quebec Canadian Coast Guard With the departure of the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent from Arctic waters this weekend, the Canadian Coast Guard’s 2018 Arctic operational season is nearing an end. Seven icebreakers were deployed to the Arctic, providing safe escorts of ships through ice-covered waters, responding to incidents including search and rescue and […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201870 Views

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Poverty Hurts Children and Families – All Ontario Children Deserve Strong Beginnings

November 20, 2018 Today on National Child Day, Ontario Campaign 2000 renews the call for ending child and family poverty to be a top priority for the Ontario government. There is no time to spare because the impact of poverty on children is the greatest, affecting both their physical and mental health. Although there was […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018133 Views

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Haida Nation and Government of Canada announce Gwaii Haanas Land-Sea-People Management Plan

Innovative plan will protect Gwaii Haanas for future generations November 19, 2018   HlGaagilda Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia The Gina ‘Waadluxan KilGuhlGa  Land-Sea-People Management Plan for Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve, and Haida Heritage Site was tabled in Parliament today. The Gwaii Haanas Land-Sea-People Management Plan, signed by the Haida Nation, Parks Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018223 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Stock and consumption of fixed capital, 2017 The volume of Canada’s non-residential and residential net capital stock increased 1.9% in 2017. In value, Canadian net capital stock totalled $4.9 trillion. Continue reading  Consolidated Canadian Government Finance Statistics, 2017 The net operating deficit of the consolidated Canadian General Government—federal, provincial-territorial and local governments combined—was $8.9 billion […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 201887 Views

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Forced sterilization of Indigenous women is Canada-wide issue: Yvonne Boyer

Credits: cpac Senator Yvonne Boyer joins CPAC’s Martin Stringer to discuss the issue of Indigenous women being sterilized in Canada without consent. Watch full episodes and more at http://www.cpac.ca/primetimepolitics

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2018448 Views

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Lethbridge College: What’s Happening On Campus – Nov. 19-25, 2018

Nov. 19, 9:30 a.m. Scarves for Students campaign brings warmth to Centre Core Knitters and crocheters from the Lethbridge College community have been making scarves and other gestures of warmth to be given away to students. Visit Centre Core at 9:30 a.m. to see the donated, hand-made goods being set up for display. The scarves […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2018162 Views

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MB Government – Restorative Justice Week Recognized with Provincial Investments

November 19, 2018 New and Ongoing Funding Reflect Commitment to Justice System Modernization: Cullen The provincial government is marking Restorative Justice Week from Nov. 18 to 25 with a formal proclamation and investments in effective restorative justice programs across the province, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “Restorative justice and victim-centered services help make communities […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2018148 Views

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Media Advisry: Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate’s State of the Child Report launch

Event : Fredericton : 20 November 2018, 7:30 AM EDITOR’S NOTE: As part of the Child Rights Education Week, the New Brunswick Child and Youth Advocate’s Office will present its 10th State of the Child Report during an annual breakfast which is co-hosted by NB Champions for Child Rights Inc. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201896 Views

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Women of the Métis Nation does not support the National Inquiry’s Métis Guided Dialogue Session November 19-21, 2018

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2018 – The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is planning a guided dialogue session November 19-21, 2018 in Edmonton. Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak (LFMO/Women of the Métis Nation) boycotting this event. On behalf of the women, girls, and families of the Métis Nation, LFMO has been attempting to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2018147 Views

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AB Government – Sidelines to centre field: Youth attend Grey Cup

The Alberta government is teaming up with the Canadian Football League and local organizations to give kids the chance to be part of the Grey Cup. Nov 19, 2018 Young Edmontonians and their chaperones are receiving 50 tickets to the 106th Grey Cup game. The Amiskwaciy Academy, Kids Up Front, the Multicultural Health Brokers and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2018101 Views

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Baffinland announces management change

November 19, 2018 – Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (Baffinland or the “Company”) announced today that David Soares, Chief Financial Officer, has left the Company to assume a similar position with another resource company. “We want to thank David for his contributions, support and friendship during his time with Baffinland and we wish him success in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201894 Views

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Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario And CBC Sign Historic Five-Year Agreement

Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario And CBC Sign Historic Five-Year Agreement Agreement will further showcase Indigenous achievement to CBC’s national audiences Ottawa, Ontario – November 19, 2018 – Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO – formerly known as Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario) and CBC have reached an exclusive five-year agreement making the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 19, 2018531 Views

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Media Invitation – 4th Seminar on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples: Coproduction of Knowledge with Indigenous Peoples and sharing of research results

VAL-D’OR, QC, Nov. 19, 2018  – Media representatives are invited to attend the 4th seminar on the ethics of research with Indigenous Peoples held on November 22 and 23 at the First Peoples Pavilion, Val-d’Or campus of the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT). This eagerly awaited event will be the opportunity to share updates on […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2018114 Views

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New vertical $10 bank note featuring iconic Canadian Viola Desmond now in circulation

November 19, 2018 The Bank of Canada today issued the new vertical $10 bank note featuring the portrait of social justice icon Viola Desmond, during a ceremony at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg. Canadians will start to see this new note over the coming weeks and months as it gradually enters […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2018146 Views

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University of Sudbury – Calling for submissions: “Indigenous Me” Youth Publication Contest!

The University of Sudbury, a member of the Laurentian Federation, is calling on Indigenous youth to submit a creative writing composition on the theme “What being Indigenous means to me!” Creative writing submissions can take the form of a short story, poem, short essay, open letter, song or written artwork. Submissions will be showcased in […]

by aanationtalk on November 19, 2018199 Views

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Native Council of Nova Scotia: INAC Collaborative Process – Bridgewater

November 19, 2018 NATIVE COUNCIL OF NOVA SCOTIA GOING FORWARD TO A BETTER FUTURE (INAC COLLABORATIVE PROCESS) INDIAN ACT REGISTRATION CHANGES Find out how this affects to you MEETING SATURDAY November 24, 2018 Days Inn & Conference Center by Wyndham Bridgewater 50 North St, Bridgewater, NS  B4V 2V6 10 am – 3pm Lunch and child […]

by pmnationtalk on November 19, 2018154 Views

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Closure of the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth – is not Government for the People

November 16, 2018 Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh expressed shock and deep concern of the closure of the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth announced by the Provincial government in their Fall Economic Statement released on Thursday. The repeal of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act, 2007 without warning, without public consultation […]

by pmnationtalk on November 19, 201894 Views

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