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The Daily Monday, August 27, 2018

National Travel Survey, first quarter 2018 Residents of Canada made 65.8 million trips in Canada and abroad in the first quarter, spending $19.1 billion. While 85.6% of these trips took place within Canada, Canadians actually spent the majority of their travel dollars on trips abroad (56.9%). Continue reading  Visitor Travel Survey, first quarter 2018 Travellers […]

by pmnationtalk on August 27, 2018117 Views

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CCO Importance of Indigenous Cultural Competency

Credits: CCO Published on Feb 2, 2018 First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples bear a disproportionately high cancer burden and face a number of health disparities, barriers and gaps to health services. One barrier for First Nations, Inuit and Métis people receiving adequate healthcare is the experience of culturally insensitive healthcare including racism and discrimination. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 2018269 Views

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The Prime Minister announces changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service

August 24, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Nancy Chahwan, currently Deputy Commissioner of Revenue, Canada Revenue Agency, becomes Chief Human Resources Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, effective August 29, 2018. Christine Donoghue, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Health, becomes Deputy […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018310 Views

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Members of Lake St. Martin First Nation Continue Return to Rebuilt Community with Completion of 190 Homes

August 24, 2018 Canada, Manitoba, and Lake St. Martin First Nation are working together to bring home residents displaced by severe flooding in 2011. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, the federal Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Eileen Clarke, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Relations for the Province of Manitoba, and Lake St. Martin First […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018240 Views

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New fire hall completed in Frog Lake First Nation in Treaty 6 Territory

From: Indigenous Services Canada August, 24, 2018 – Frog Lake First Nation, Treaty 6 Territory, AB Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is investing in infrastructure projects that support the priorities, needs, and health and safety of First Nation communities. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, offered her congratulations to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018237 Views

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Nunavik gets funding to launch work on its high-speed internet network – Nunatsiaq News

August 24, 2018 Ottawa and Quebec City make good on $125-million pledge Ottawa and Quebec City have finally made good on a pledge to help fund Nunavik’s plans to roll out high-speed internet across the region. The Kativik Regional Government’s project will use a combination of technologies, including fibre optic cables, microwave towers and surplus […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018146 Views

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First Nations Role in Cannabis Will Be Highlighted at First Nation Economic Advancement Conference (FNEAC) in Toronto September 18-20

First Nations Role in Cannabis Will Be Highlighted at First Nation Economic Advancement Conference (FNEAC) in Toronto September 18-20 (Toronto, August 23, 2018)The 2018 First Nation Economic Advancement Conference (FNEAC) is less than a month away. Pre-registration and the Chelsea Hotel room block is filling up quickly. With the legalization of cannabis sales less than […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2018517 Views

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Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn: The Challenge with Self-Identification and Recent Court Decisions

August 24, 2018 Europeans and western governments have worked for centuries to oppress and eliminate the Indigenous peoples of Canada. This has included tactics such as the creation of the Indian Act, residential schools, and the Sixties Scoop, The continuous attempts of ethnocide throughout history are never-ending. One of the most damaging impacts to our […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018200 Views

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Managing an Arctic snow goose surge – Canadian Geographic

Inuit experts and Environment Canada scientists are working together to manage an explosion in snow goose populations August 24, 2018 The number of snow geese arriving in the Arctic each spring to breed has skyrocketed over the past few decades. At first, wildlife biologists saw this as an environmental crisis, pointing to marshes denuded of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018189 Views

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Milton Logistics Hub Project — Review Panel Invites Public Comment on the Latest Information Request Responses

August 24, 2018 — The Review Panel for the proposed Milton Logistics Hub Project is seeking public comments on additional responses received to the Panel’s information requests. The responses were prepared by the proponent, the Canadian National Railway Company (CN). The Review Panel invites the public, Indigenous groups, governments and other participants to submit comments in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018157 Views

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NWT funds Laurier research into important environmental issues affecting Canada’s North

Aug. 23, 2018 Waterloo — Three Laurier researchers are receiving funding from the Government of the Northwest Territories to help answer important questions about environmental issues in Canada’s North. Jennifer Baltzer, Derek Gray and Philip Marsh each received funding for separate projects as part of the Northwest Territories Cumulative Impact Monitoring Program, which aims to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018101 Views

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OPG: 60 Years of Harnessing Clean Renewable Hydropower

August 24, 2018 Cornwall – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and New York Power Authority (NYPA) are celebrating 60 years of generating low-cost, clean and renewable hydropower on the St. Lawrence River between Cornwall, Ont., and Massena, NY. “The St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project was a massive undertaking that transformed the river in the 1950s,” […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018123 Views

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MSVU – Leading change: Meet Dr. Heidi Weigand

August 23, 2018 Though she’s taught at the Mount part-time since 2012, Dr. Heidi Weigand officially joined the University’s Business and Tourism Department full-time this summer as the coordinator for the new Nonprofit Leadership program. The program – set to launch this fall – will prepare students for leadership roles in the nonprofit sector through […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018153 Views

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Indigenous 150+ Returns to the Indigenous Life Festival with Spotlight on Work by Jennifer Podemski

Indigenous 150+ Returns to the Indigenous Life Festival with Spotlight on Work by Jennifer Podemski FRIDAY AUGUST 24TH, 2018 —  Returning as part of the 2nd Annual Indigenous Life Festival, a free public festival which launches tonight, June 24th, at the Amphitheatre in Collingwood, and continues June 25th and 26th at Blue Mountain Village, INDIGENOUS […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2018260 Views

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Sault College: New Early Learning Centre Officially Opens Its Doors

(Sault Ste. Marie, ON August 23, 2018) – Today, surrounded by community members, supporters, staff and special guests, Sault College celebrated the official grand opening of the new home of its Early Learning Centre! The centre, currently in its 45th year, recently moved to the new, refreshed space to continue its long history of offering […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018202 Views

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Speech: Strengthening Canada’s Family Justice System: Bill C-78 and what it means for Canadians and Legal Professionals

From: Department of Justice Canada Notes for an address by: The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, PC, QC MP Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada National Family Law Program Vancouver, Canada July 10, 2018 Check against delivery Gilakas’la. Good afternoon. Thank you, Trudi, for that kind introduction. My name is Puglaas and I come from […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018138 Views

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NWAC Calls On Manitoba Hydro and RCMP to Take Accountability for Alleged Abuse against Indigenous Women

NWAC Calls On Manitoba Hydro and RCMP to Take Accountability for Alleged Abuse against Indigenous Women The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is saddened, but not surprised, by the sexual abuse allegations of Manitoba Hydro employees against Indigenous women from the 1950s – 1980s. NWAC continuously speaks out on the horrific, violent actions carried […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2018153 Views

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MRU: “An unbreakable spirit”

Bret Hart gifted traditional Blackfoot name A Mount Royal University Honorary Bachelor of Health and Physical Education ― Physical Literacy recipient and alumnus Bret Hart was gifted a traditional Blackfoot name today by Siksika Nation and Elder, Clarence Wolfleg Senior (Elder Miiksika’am). Miiksika’am explained that the name Iyiikitapinna (Ee-ee-ka-ta-bee-na), which means Courageous Chief, was bestowed […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018118 Views

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Arianne Phosphate reports corporate and financial results for second quarter 2018

SAGUENAY, QUEBEC – (August 23rd, 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, reported its financial results for the three-month and six-month period ended June 30, 2018. All amounts are in Canadian dollars […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018106 Views

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Pieridae and Ikkuma to Complete a Business Combination

CALGARY, ALBERTA — August 24, 2018 — Pieridae Energy Limited (PEA-TSXV) (“Pieridae”) and Ikkuma Resources Corp. (IKM-TSXV) (“Ikkuma”) announce they have entered into a definitive agreement dated August 23, 2018 (the “Arrangement Agreement”) providing for the acquisition by Pieridae of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Ikkuma to be effected by way of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018123 Views

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Conquest Advances Exploration on Golden Rose Property

Conquest Resources Limited (TSX-V: “CQR”) is providing an update on the exploration program at its Golden Rose Gold Mine property, located at Emerald Lake in Afton Township in northern Ontario.  The company intends to focus exploration on eight high priority targets associated with magnetic and EM conductive anomalies considered favourable for gold exploration.  For identification […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 201880 Views

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AKITA Declares Quarterly Dividend

CALGARY, Aug. 23, 2018 – AKITA Drilling Ltd.’s Board of Directors approved the payment of a quarterly dividend to shareholders. AKITA Drilling Ltd.’s Board of Directors approved an ordinary cash dividend of eight and one half cents ($0.085) per share on the Outstanding Class A Non-Voting and Class B Common shares of the Corporation for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 201871 Views

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KRG Release: Enhancement of Internet Services in Nunavik

Kuujjuaq, Québec, August 23, 2018 – Jennifer Munick, Chairperson of the Kativik Regional Government (KRG), and Stéphane Lauzon, Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Persons with Disabilities, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced in Kuujjuaq the contribution of the Government of Canada to the KRG Tamaani Internet […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018107 Views

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Loon River First Nation opens new truck stop

Aug 23, 2018 Loon River First Nation has used an Alberta government grant to help construct a full-service truck stop, creating jobs and helping build the community’s economic future. The facility includes an Esso-branded fuel station, convenience store and fast food kiosks, offering travellers and residents convenient access to gas, food and beverages. “This business […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018148 Views

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Chickenpox in Sanikiluaq

23 August 2018    The Department of Health is advising residents of Sanikiluaq to take extra precaution and help prevent the spread of chickenpox (also known as varicella). Chickenpox is a contagious illness that causes an itchy rash and red spots or blisters on the body. Additional signs and symptoms can include a fever, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018113 Views

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Renewable energy investments in Old Crow

Today the Government of Yukon announced a $500,000 investment for the installation of a 940-kilowatt solar array in Old Crow. The partnership between the Government of Yukon, Vuntut Gwitchin Government and Yukon Development Corporation will help develop Old Crow’s sustainable energy future and reduce the community’s dependence on diesel fuel. This community-driven, grassroots project will […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 201896 Views

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B.C. takes action to recover Rocky Mountain elk

Aug. 23, 2018 VICTORIA – The Province is taking action to support the recovery of Rocky Mountain elk after a recent survey found the population has significantly declined. The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development conducted an aerial survey from Jan. 15 to Feb. 5, 2018, to inventory elk in the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018115 Views

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The Daily Friday, August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 Canada’s Core Public Infrastructure Survey: Roads, bridges and tunnels, 2016 Statistics Canada, in partnership with Infrastructure Canada, has launched its first-ever catalogue of the state of the nation’s infrastructure to provide statistical information on the stock, condition, performance and asset management strategies of Canada’s core public infrastructure assets. This first release presents […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2018128 Views

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Int’l Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – Press Conference (9 August 2018)

Credits: United Nations Press Conference by Ms. Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine from Mali (Tuareg), Chair of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Mr. Prasert Trakansuphakon of Thailand (Karen) and Ms. Amy Juan from the United States of America (Tohono O’odham), on the occasion of the International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples. The co-founder of the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018299 Views

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Missing 12 Year-Old: Dylan James LONECHILD – Regina Police

The Regina Police Service requesting the public’s help in locating a 12 year-old male. Twelve year-old Dylan James LONECHILD was last seen on the 3200 block of Dewdney Avenue in the afternoon of August 21, 2018. LONECHILD is described as male, Indigenous, 5’8”, approximately 90 lbs., thin build, fair complexion, with short, straight brown hair, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018180 Views

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Media Advisory – Unifor sponsors 10th annual No Stone Unturned concert

WINNIPEG, Aug. 23, 2018 – Unifor is proud to sponsor this weekend’s “No Stone Unturned” free concert honouring Manitoba’s missing and murdered. “We will never forget Winnipeg’s missing and murdered. This weekend is another opportunity to raise awareness and commit to ending systemic violence and work for reconciliation,” said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. WHAT: […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018247 Views

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Granada Gold Mine Intersects 8.49 g/t Over 0.5m In Trenching At Aukeko

Rouyn Noranda, QC – August 23, 2018 – Granada Gold Mine (TSXV: GGM) (“Granada Gold” or the “Company”) announces the assay results of the exploratory trenching program at Aukeko property immediately adjacent to the Granada Gold Mine, in the province of Quebec, Canada. Visible gold and 8.49 grams per tonne over 0.5 metres in trench […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018125 Views

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Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.: Island Mountain Drilling Intersects New Vein Corridors at Mosquito Creek Zone: 14.70 g/t Au Over 23.60 Meters and 17.31 g/t Au Over 7.90 Meters

14.70 G/T AU OVER 23.60 METERS AND 17.31 G/T AU OVER 7.90 METERS SHAFT ZONE HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE 11.83 G/T OVER 17.50 METERS TORONTO, ON – August 23, 2018 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM) (the “Company” or “Barkerville”) is pleased to announce additional drilling results from the 50,000-meter 2018 Island Mountain exploration and delineation […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018157 Views

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Maverix Metals Announces Record Production and Revenue for the Second Quarter 2018

August 23, 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia – Maverix Metals Inc. (the “Company” or “Maverix”) (TSX-V: MMX) is pleased to announce its operating and financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. For complete details please refer to the Financial Statements and associated Management Discussion and Analysis for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018108 Views

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Drone Delivery Canada Completes Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Tests Flights in Alma, Quebec

Toronto, ON, August 23, 2018, Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce that it has completed its Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) trials in Alma, Quebec. “We are developing a very valuable piece of technology that will enable a drone to safely integrate into Canadian skies for parcel […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018126 Views

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Nemaska Lithium Receives First USD 75M Payment From Orion Under Streaming Agreement

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 23, 2018 — Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska Lithium” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: NMX) (OTCQX: NMKEF) (FRANKFURT: N0T) is pleased to confirm that Nemaska Lithium Shawinigan Transformation Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary, has received a first payment of USD 75M from affiliates of Orion Mine Finance II LP (“Orion”) under the streaming agreement entered […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018125 Views

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Sun Metals Announces Second Drill at 15,000 Metre Stardust Drill Program

Vancouver, B.C. – Sun Metals Corp. (“Sun Metals” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SUNM) announces that a second diamond drill has commenced drilling at its flagship Stardust project in northcentral British Columbia. The second drill will focus on new target areas while targets related to expansion of the current resource are being tested by the first […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018102 Views

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AMC concerned about sexual violence allegations connected to Manitoba Hydro development in northern Manitoba

Treaty One Territory, MB – A damaging report by the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission was made public yesterday. The Commission, an arm’s-length provincial agency, studied the social impact of hydro development past and present on First Nations surrounding multiple Hydro developments for the Nelson, Burntwood, and Churchill River systems. “The report brings to light disturbing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018184 Views

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Rio Tinto will donate $120,000 to support British Columbia wildfire response

KITIMAT, BC, Aug. 23, 2018 – Rio Tinto will donate $100,000 to Burns Lake and District Community Foundation, a non-profit group leading emergency relief effort in Burns Lake and Lakes District communities in North West British Columbia. Rio Tinto has also contributed $20,000 to the fire relief efforts of the Cheslatta Carrier First Nation to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018157 Views

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Provincial Elections 2018 – No need for slogans on First Nation issues, just political courage

WENDAKE, QC, Aug. 23, 2018 – With the start of the provincial electoral campaign, the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is reminding the political parties and especially their leaders that it will be of extreme vigilance and demand firm commitments on their part on priority issues that are all too often absent and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018109 Views

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Supreme Court to hear critical case on rights of people living in poverty, freedom from police intrusion

A coalition of organizations who represent persons living in poverty, urban Indigenous people, persons living with mental illness and persons experiencing homelessness are intervening in the Supreme Court of Canada case R v. Le. WireService.ca Media Release (08/23/2018) WINNIPEG, MB – A coalition of organizations who represent persons living in poverty, urban Indigenous people, persons […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018140 Views

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MNA: RCMR Scrip Booklet

August 22nd, 2018 The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is proud to partner with the Rupertsland Centre for Métis Research to develop this new publication, Métis Scrip in Alberta, on the sorry history of Métis land dispossession in Alberta and western Canada by the federal government’s Métis scrip system. Métis Scrip in Alberta was prepared with the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018122 Views

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Laurier’s Yellowknife office supports Fall Harvest Fair

Aug. 22, 2018 Yellowknife – Growing food in the Northwest Territories involves a lot of time and energy to overcome some significant challenges, but communities all over the region are proving that it can be done. It’s a feat that will be celebrated at the tenth annual Harvest Fall Fair this week in Yellowknife. Hosted […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018105 Views

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PSA: Call for Applications; Joint Parks Management Committee, QIA Co-Management Committee

August 22, 2018 EVENT: Call for Applications; Joint Parks Management Committee, QIA Co-Management Committee The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is looking for energetic and dynamic individuals to fill the following committee positions. To be considered, candidates must be actively and personally committed to represent the interest of Qikiqtani Inuit and have a sound understanding of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201886 Views

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Media Invitation to Gardens of Light – Space for Life invites you to discover three illuminated cultural gardens at the Jardin botanique

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 23, 2018 – On September 6, the day before the opening to the public, Space for Life is inviting the media to discover the 7th edition of Gardens of Light. Be among the first to take photographs, stroll along the illuminated path of the Jardin botanique and enjoy a cup of tea and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018102 Views

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The CRRF Joins the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

August 23rd, 2018 – The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) joins all Canadians in commemorating the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. It was on August 23, 1791, that people who had been sold into slavery in Haiti rose up to oppose this oppressive and inhuman system. The date, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018120 Views

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Construction Begins for New Affordable Housing Project in North Battleford

August 23, 2018 The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan, along with the Battlefords Indian and Métis Friendship Centre (BIMFC), officially announced the start of construction of an eight-room co-housing project, including support services, for individuals who are considered hard-to-house in North Battleford. The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 201897 Views

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Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath names NDP deputy leaders, critics

NDP team draws on diversity and experience to make life better for Ontario families QUEEN’S PARK – Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath announced the NDP’s new critic roles on Thursday. “Something special started this summer as millions of Ontarians rejected cuts and tactics that sought to divide us,” said Horwath. “They voted for a vision […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018136 Views

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Orbit Garant Fiscal 2018 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Conference Call and Webcast

Val-d’Or, Quebec, August 22, 2018 – Orbit Garant Drilling Inc. (TSX: OGD) will release its fiscal 2018 fourth quarter and year-end financial results after market close on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Eric Alexandre, President and CEO, and Alain Laplante, Vice President and CFO, will host a conference call for analysts and investors on Thursday, September […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018120 Views

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Peace River opioid campaign gets provincial help

Aug 23, 2018 A government grant will help the Peace Regional Victim Services Society raise awareness about the opioid crisis. The $45,000 grant is one of 29 projects funded through the province’s $1.4-million opioid awareness program. The grant program is one of the recommendations of the Minister’s Opioid Emergency Response Commission. The Through the Eye […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2018132 Views

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