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Dates and location announced for 2019 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships – My Bulkley Lakes Now

July 17, 2018 It will be interesting to see if there will be any representatives from the Bulkley Valley and Lakes District (BVLD) at next years National Aboriginal Hockey Championships(NAHC). The tournament location has been announced and the 2019 Championships will be played in Whitehorse Yukon from May 6th to 14th. “The Aboriginal Sport Circle looks forward to adding to […]

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Court Ruling Pleases First Nation Leaders – Magic 99.9

July 17, 2018 First Nation leaders are celebrating a recent court ruling on mining exploration. An Ontario court judge overturned a drilling exploration permit issued by the provincial government to Landore Resources against the objections of the Eabametoong (Fort Hope) First Nation. The court ruled Ontario failed to consult honourably with the community and that […]

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An array of voices: Five highlights from the Polaris Music Prize short list – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 17, 2018  By David Friend THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ A dizzying array of musicians from distinctly different backgrounds round out this year’s selection of Polaris Music Prize nominees. Ten contenders were revealed for the $50,000 award, which goes to the best album from a Canadian artist or band. Among them is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2018375 Views

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Canoe Cove community honours First Nation people – The Guardian

The Canoe Cove Community Association has taken steps to recognize First Nation people and its history. The idea was to add a “welcome’’ sign in Mi’kmaq to the three road signs on the highways leading into Canoe Cove. The association consulted with Mi’kmaq elder Doreen Jenkins, a resident of the community, and with Abegweit First […]

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Inspiring Indigenous internationalism – McMaster Daily News

July 16, 2018 Piers Kreps graduated from McMaster’s political science program in the Faculty of Social Sciences in the spring of 2018. He writes about his experience attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and shares his insights. My desire to reconnect with my people, engage with Indigenous peoples from around the world, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2018355 Views

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Government of Canada invests in innovative health research – Dal News

July 17, 2018 Ten researchers affiliated with Dalhousie University, the IWK and the Nova Scotia Health Authority have received $7.2 million in funding from the Government of Canada. The funding is provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Program, which is one of CIHR’s flagship funding programs. These multi-year grants are […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2018208 Views

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Trudeau asks transport minister to tackle Greyhound’s western pullout – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 17, 2018 10:10 OTTAWA _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s asked Transport Minister Marc Garneau to find solutions following Greyhound’s withdrawal of bus service from western Canada. Trudeau calls Greyhound’s move “difficult” for people who live on the Prairies and for those who are already struggling economically. The prime minister has directed Garneau […]

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Iqaluit men’s shelter moving in new direction – Nunatsiaq.com

July 17, 2018 “It is more than just a shelter … it is the getting the clientele back into work, back into their rightful place in the community” The men’s shelter in Iqaluit is making some big changes this summer. With the appointment of a new acting director, Dan Laffin, two weeks ago, the Uquutaq […]

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The 2018 Polaris Music Prize Short List Is Here – Polarismusicprize.ca

July 17, 2018 The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has unveiled the 10 albums on the 2018 Short List. The 2018 Polaris Music Prize Short List is: Alvvays – Antisocialites Jean-Michel Blais – Dans ma main Daniel Caesar – Freudian Jeremy Dutcher – Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa Pierre Kwenders – MAKANDA at the End of Space, […]

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First Nations in B.C. contemplating financing, equity model for stake in Trans Mountain oil pipeline – Vancouver Sun

July 17, 2018 Talks are underway with unnamed major Canadian banks on a potential financing and equity model that could see B.C. First Nations take an ownership stake in the controversial $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Whispering Pines First Nation chief Michael LeBourdais said two major Canadian banks approached First Nations in March or April […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 2018270 Views

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