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Apply to Become Canada’s First Federal Pay Equity Commissioner

March 7, 2019              Gatineau, Quebec          Employment and Social Development Canada Advancing gender equality is not just good for women, it’s good for all Canadians. When Canadian women can count on equal pay for work of equal value, our economy grows stronger, families prosper and communities thrive.That is why the Government of Canada introduced […]

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The Daily Monday, March 11, 2019

Study: Labour market outcomes among refugees to Canada Canada welcomed over 830,000 refugees from 1980 to 2009. Although not selected for economic reasons, the success of refugees in the labour market is an essential element of their long-term integration into Canadian society. Continue reading  Immigrant income by landing year and years since landing, 1980 to […]

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BCAFN Regional Chief celebrates International Women’s Day

(Nlaka’pamux and Syilx Territory, Merritt, BC – Mar. 8, 2019) – BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) Regional Chief Terry Teegee celebrates International Women’s Day and acknowledges the dynamic and powerful role Indigenous women play within our families, communities, and Nations. We live in an exciting time with grassroots activism sparking worldwide action, however, despite […]

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#safeSPACES a Key Strategy for Reflection on International Women’s Day

On March 8th the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) celebrates International Women’s Day as a way to inspire and honour achievements, while encouraging greater advancements and equality. As ONWA’s Executive Director I was honoured when, in 2017, ONWA was selected to deliver the Indigenous Anti-Human Trafficking Liaisons (IAHTL) Project under Ontario’s Strategy to End Human […]

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B.C.’s construction industry launches code of conduct on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2019 VANCOUVER – A new initiative called the Builders Code aims to retain more women in the construction trades by creating a supportive, inclusive work environment that works for everyone. A key goal is to have women make up 10% of B.C.’s construction trades by 2028, a standard not yet reached by any […]

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NTI: Apology A Step to Continued Reconciliation in Nunavut

(March 8, 2019 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Inuit leaders accept Canada’s apology for its role in the forced treatment of Nunavut Inuit during the tuberculosis epidemic from the 1940s to the 1960s. The apology was attended by Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated President Aluki Kotierk, Qikiqtani Inuit Association President PJ Akeeagok, Kivalliq Inuit Association President David Ningeongan […]

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Government of Canada and 10 Indigenous coastal communities select developer for maritime awareness information system

March 8, 2019               Ottawa Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is making sure our coasts are protected in a modern and advanced way, and working with our Indigenous partners to achieve this goal. Canada’s coasts support Indigenous and coastal communities, enable international trade, are home to precious ecosystems, and play […]

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B.C. and Sts’ailes sign agreement to share resort benefits

March 8, 2019 AGASSIZ – The Sts’ailes First Nation will benefit from a revenue-sharing agreement signed with the Province to share revenues generated by the expansion of the Sasquatch Mountain Resort. “The Sasquatch Mountain Resort project is a great example of collaborative work between a resort operator and an Indigenous community,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Acknowledges International Women’s Day 2019

March 8, 2019 Kenora, ON — Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and the Grand Council Treaty #3 Women’s Council acknowledge International Women’s Day today. “Indigenous women are the foundation and roots of our Nations. They are life givers and we honour their gifts, their diversity and uniqueness and most importantly, their strength. We must also take time […]

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Jody Wilson-Raybould Turns Down Reconciliation’s Crown Jewel

March 8, 2019 Winnipeg, MB – It is surprising to hear that, prior to her appointment as Minister of Veterans Affairs, Jody Wilson-Raybould turned down the Indigenous Services portfolio. According to Wilson-Raybould, her long-standing opposition to the Indian Act informed her decision. But this reason does not sit well with the President of the Manitoba […]

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Québec

March 8, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process introduced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists […]

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Celebrates International Women’s Day

(Toronto, March 8, 2019) Today, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald is celebrating International Women’s Day, alongside First Nations leadership in Ontario, while encouraging all Canadians to take part in highlighting the significant contributions made by women across the globe. “On behalf of the Chiefs across Ontario, I’d like to pay tribute to the many accomplishments […]

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Statement from Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility Carla Qualtrough

March 8, 2019 The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, today issued the following statement: “On March 8, people all over the world come together to celebrate women’s achievements and support their rights. As a woman and a person with a disability, I also want to take this opportunity to […]

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Experience the North Ivèr: A Métis Youth Cultural Camp

Extreme weather conditions hit Ontario late January, forcing some to spend the weekend indoors, safe and warm. But not even a polar vortex could keep 19 adventurous Métis students from attending the 2019 winter Métis Youth Cultural Camp: Ivèr. The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) cultural camps offer high school students in Grades 10-12 a […]

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Apply for an NSERC Student Ambassador grant and be part of Science Odyssey!

Passionate about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)? Want to build a stronger science culture in Canada? If so, apply now for an NSERC Student Ambassador grant – worth $1,000. The grant will cover the expenses involved in sharing your enthusiasm for STEM. To apply, you must be a student over 16 years old, enrolled […]

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BC Government: Province makes historic investment in rural internet service

March 8, 2019 PRINCE GEORGE – Government is making the largest investment in connectivity in the province’s history, with $50 million to expand high-speed internet service for people living in approximately 200 rural and Indigenous communities. “High-speed internet provides the foundation for British Columbians to access online learning and telehealth care, conduct business and be alerted […]

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Alberta

March 8, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process introduced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists […]

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AMC statement on the 2019 Manitoba budget

TREATY ONE TERRITORY, MB _ The Province of Manitoba’s Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced the province’s fourth provincial budget under Premier Brian Pallister on March 7. Acting Grand Chief Betsy Kennedy for the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs states: On Indigenous and Northern Relations: “I’m glad the Province has decided to increase spending on Indigenous and […]

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Government of Canada Announces Funding for Innovative Project to Help Prevent Teen Dating Violence

Project will integrate technology and art therapy tools to teach youth how to identify and prevent gender-based violence March 8, 2019  – Ottawa, Ontario – Public Health Agency of Canada It is important for youth to learn about healthy relationships and ways to prevent gender‑based violence, including teen and youth dating violence. Gender-based violence has […]

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Statement by Premier, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2019 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan and Mitzi Dean, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, have released the following statement celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2019: “On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the incredible accomplishments of the women’s movement and honour the work of those who continue to fight sexism, gender-based discrimination, harassment […]

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Should non-Indigenous politicians get headdresses?

Credits: CBC News Streamed live on Mar 1, 2019 Who can wear headdresses, what do they represent and if should they be given as gifts? In light of the conversation happening around politicians being gifted headdresses (most recently, Rachel Notley) we’re talking about who can wear headdresses, what they represent and if they should be given […]

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Government of Canada announces that the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke will pilot a new system to improve the availability of information on maritime activity across Canada

March 8, 2019 Kahnawà:ke, Quebec Protecting the marine environment and all users of Canada’s oceans and waterways is of paramount importance. Through the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous peoples and in close collaboration with local stakeholders and coastal communities to protect Canada’s unique marine environment from coast-to-coast-to-coast. […]

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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announce agreements to give workers the tools they need to find and keep good jobs

An estimated 16,000 more Saskatchewan workers to benefit March 8, 2019          Gatineau, Quebec       Employment and Social Development Canada By investing directly in Canada’s greatest asset—its resilient, hardworking people—the Government of Canada is helping to ensure that the economic growth we create is the kind of growth that works for everyone. Today, the Honourable Ralph […]

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The AFNQL Marks International Women’s Day

Wendake, March 8, 2019 – On this International Women’s Day, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) pays tribute to women who are involved day in and day out in the many spheres of our society and in the defense of our rights and of our Nations. “I express, on behalf of all our Chiefs,” […]

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PE Government: Call for applications for community infrastructure

March 08, 2019 Investing in infrastructure Communities, organizations and businesses can now apply for funding for public transit, green infrastructure, culture, recreation, and community development. “Over the past four years, more than $447 million has been invested in infrastructure for Island communities, along with over $120 million in provincial roads and bridge improvements,” said Transportation, […]

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YT Government: 2019-20 Budget meets housing, health and education needs of a growing territory

March 07, 2019 Premier and Finance Minister Sandy Silver has tabled the Government of Yukon’s 2019–20 Budget. The Budget focuses on affordable housing, effective health and social services, quality education, and reliable community infrastructure. This includes $19 million to develop building lots in Whitehorse and rural communities in each of the next five years. Work […]

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MMIWG: International Women’s Day

March 08, 2019 Today, on International Women’s Day, people around the globe are coming together to celebrate the accomplishments of women and to advocate for a more equitable world. The goal of this day, which has been recognized since 1911, is one we share: working to improve the social, economic, cultural and political status of […]

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Premier Savikataaq reacts to federal TB apology

March 08, 2019 Premier Joe Savikataaq today released the following statement: “The legacy of Tuberculosis (TB) among Inuit has created generations of pain, trauma and grief. In Nunavut, nearly every family has been negatively affected by the federal government’s treatment of our TB patients in the 1940s, 1950s and1960s. The mere fact that so many […]

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Statement from Ministers Bennett and O’Regan on International Women’s Day 2019

Ottawa, Ontario (March 8, 2019) — The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, together with the Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Regan, issued the following statement today: “Today we celebrate the outstanding contributions of women and girls across Canada and around the world. As Ministers of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Indigenous Services, we have had the distinct […]

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AB Government: Climate leadership cuts pollution, supports jobs

March 07, 2019 Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan will cut emissions by 50 megatonnes, save Albertans more than $510 million in energy costs and support more than 20,000 jobs. The Government of Alberta’s actions on climate change continue to strengthen the economy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, support local jobs and empower Albertans to invest in home […]

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Fiscal and Economic Outlook points to strong economy, historically low unemployment and economic growth

March 07, 2019 Premier and Minister of Finance Sandy Silver today tabled a new forecast for Yukon’s finances and economy as part of the 2019–20 Budget. The fiscal picture shows a plan that remains on track from last year’s budget. The government is still forecasting a return to a surplus in 2020–21 while also ensuring […]

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Tuberculosis in Indigenous communities

Learn about tuberculosis (TB) and the importance of taking steps to prevent the spread of the disease. On this page What is TB? Symptoms Diagnosis and treatment TB and Indigenous communities Factors that increase the chance of developing active TB What is TB? TB is an infectious disease caused by bacteria spread through the air when someone […]

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CUPE Celebrates International Women’s Day

HALIFAX, March 8, 2019  – International Women’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years and is routed in the Labour Movement.  Union’s have long been on the frontline of the fight for gender equality with CUPE leading the way in Canada.  In 1975 the United Nations declared March 8 as International Women’s Day. There is still much work […]

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Representation of Women in Canadian FP500 Boards Stagnant

Annual Report Card statistics show underrepresentation of women at board level TORONTO, March 8, 2019 – PhaseNyne (parent company of Women’s Executive Network, Canadian Board Diversity Council, and Stevens Resource Group) has released their ninth Annual Report Card (ARC). The report reveals representation of women on Canadian boards and at C-suite level is borderline stagnant. In some cases, representation is decreasing. According […]

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Prime Minister delivers apology to Inuit for the federal government’s management of tuberculosis epidemic from the 1940s-1960s

March 8, 2019 Apologies cannot undo the wrongs of the past – but they play an important role in setting a commitment to do better, and helping communities heal. By acknowledging these wrongs, we can help renew Canada’s relationship with Inuit, create a more just future, and move forward together on our journey of reconciliation. […]

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MB Government: Budget 2019 Reduces PST to Seven Per Cent, Makes Life More Affordable

March 7, 2019 Manitobans Chose a New Direction for Their Province, We’re Getting the Job Done: Fielding Budget 2019 gets the job done for Manitobans by focusing on investments that fix the finances, repair services and rebuild the economy, Finance Minister Scott Fielding announced today as he introduced the budget in the legislature. “Three years […]

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OPG Reports 2018 Financial Results

March 07, 2019 [Toronto]: – Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG or Company) today reported net income attributable to the Shareholder of $1,195 million for 2018, compared to $860 million in 2017. “As Ontario’s only publicly -owned electricity generator, OPG is pleased to report that our 2018 year end results have provided another strong financial return […]

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Etruscus Signs Communications Agreement with Tahltan Central Government

March 7, 2019 Vancouver, BC: Etruscus Resources Corp. (CSE: ETR) (“Etruscus” or the “Company”) and the Tahltan Central Government (“TCG”) are pleased to announce the signing of a Communications Agreement (the “Agreement”) covering the Company’s 100% owned Rock & Roll Property located within the prolific Golden Triangle in northwest BC. The TCG is the representative government of […]

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National Access Cannabis Corp. Provides Sales Update for Retail Cannabis Operations since Federal Legalization

NAC has achieved over $20 million in retail cannabis sales since federal legalization on October 17, 2018. The Company has 23 operational retail cannabis locations in Alberta and Manitoba, as well as an additional five locations throughout Manitoba planned for opening by the end of Q2 2019, and a planned expansion to Saskatchewan. With 23 stores in Alberta and Manitoba, the Company is the largest private cannabis […]

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Western Announces Departure of CFO in April 2019

March 07, 2019 VANCOUVER, B.C. Western Copper and Gold Corporation (“Western” or the “Company”) (TSX: WRN; NYSE American: WRN) announces that Julien François, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary, has resigned to pursue other opportunities. He will be leaving the Company effective April 30, 2019. Paul West-Sells, President and CEO said: “It has been tremendous […]

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Capstone Infrastructure Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2018 Results and Declares a Quarterly Dividend

TORONTO, March 07, 2019 — Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (TSX: CSE.PR.A) (the “Corporation” or “Capstone”) today reports and filed its results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. The Corporation’s 2018 Management’s Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”) and audited consolidated financial statements are available at www.capstoneinfrastructure.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Capstone’s MD&A details […]

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Imperial Extends Credit Facilities

Vancouver | March 7, 2019 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) announces that it has obtained extensions regarding the maturity date of a number of its credit facilities as follows: The Senior Credit Facility maturity date has been extended from March 7, 2019 to March 15, 2019. The Second Lien Credit Facility maturity date has been extended from March […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Provides Details of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call

TORONTO and NEW YORK, March 7, 2019  – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX and NASDAQ: MPVD) provides the details of its Q4 and Full Year 2018 earnings release and conference call. The Company will release Q4 and Full Year 2018 financial results on Wednesday March 20th, 2019 after market hours. The Company will host its quarterly […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2019 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Women’s Day: “Today, on International Women’s Day, we celebrate women around the world: their achievements, their contributions, and their leadership. We also take a hard look at the inequalities and injustices women still face – and redouble our efforts to […]

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Bruce County and Saugeen First Nation form a partnership to advance Hydrogen Technologies

Mar 7 2019 – 10:48am Bruce County has been at the forefront of energy innovation for decades and has substantial clean energy resources. The region’s economy, location, readiness to build and willing partners makes the area primed and ready to advance next generation technologies. Today, Bruce County Council and Saugeen First Nation formed a partnership […]

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February 2019 progress update on long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

March 7, 2019 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, ON — Indigenous Services Canada The federal government remains steadfast and on track in its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve by March 2021. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, provided the department’s monthly progress update and […]

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Itinerary for Friday, March 8, 2019

March 7, 2019 Please be advised that due to the possibility of severe weather conditions in Nunavut, the Prime Minister’s itinerary for Iqaluit is subject to change. Iqaluit, Nunavut 9:30 a.m. The Prime Minister will deliver an official apology to Inuit for the federal government’s management of tuberculosis in the Arctic from the 1940s to the […]

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APECS International Polar Week March 2019 from 17 – 23 March!

March 07, 2019 APECS International Polar Week March 2019 is approaching! A series of events will be organised all over the world, online and offline, in the week of March 17-23 to share and increase our knowledge of the polar regions! We will be promoting polar films, sharing short research profiles of our APECS members, launching a photo/art […]

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The Daily Friday, March 8, 2019

Labour Force Survey, February 2019 Employment grew for a second consecutive month, up 56,000 in February, driven by gains in full-time work. The unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8% as the number of people searching for work held steady. Continue reading  Industrial capacity utilization rates, fourth quarter 2018 Canadian industries operated at 81.7% of their […]

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Reaction from Indigenous leaders to Indigenous Services Minister resignation | APTN News

Credits:APTN News  Published on Mar 5, 2019 Reaction is still coming in about the resignation of former Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott. Her resignation follows that of Jody Wilson Raybould. Some Indigenous leaders are unhappy with her decision, while others support her move.

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