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Nunavut MLAs now exempt from isolation requirements when on official travel – Nunatsiaq News

Isolation hubs to remain in place until reliable testing capacity available in territory Nunavut MLAs are now exempt from mandatory isolation requirements put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, says the territory’s chief public health officer. Nunavut’s member of Parliament, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, and Senator Dennis Patterson were already exempt from isolation requirements. The exemption applies […]

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After nearly a century, Metis activist James Brady being recognized for his photography – APTN News

Aug 04, 2020 A museum in Calgary is showcasing the photographs of James Brady, a Metis man who is better known for his activism and being the driving forced behind the creation of settlements in Alberta. Brady is well-known to the Indigenous communities he travelled to in Alberta and Saskatchewan because he snapped photos as […]

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COVID Alert app could result in some people being ID’d – CBC

Identification ‘highly improbable’ but not impossible, office of privacy commissioner says Aug 05, 2020 The federal government’s new COVID Alert app doesn’t offer 100 per cent privacy and could allow some who test positive for the coronavirus to be identified, particularly those who live in small communities or who don’t interact with many people. When the […]

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Smith’s Landing ‘taken aback’ by reports of reduced oilsands monitoring – Cabin Radio

The Alberta and federal governments are reported to have signed an agreement making significant cuts to environmental monitoring of the province’s oilsands. The Canadian Press, quoting an unpublished document, said the drop in funding equates to a 25-percent year-on-year reduction and does not fund water monitoring downstream of the oilsands. Federal environment minister Jonathan Wilkinson […]

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Six Islanders recently cited for Seventh Generation Charity Anishinabek Lifetime Achievement Awards – Manitoulin Expositor

August 5, 2020 MANITOULIN – Six Manitoulin Island and Whitefish River First Nation residents have been cited and recognized for their efforts to their First Nation communities with prestigious awards through the Anishinabek Nation Seventh Generation Charity Anishinabek Lifetime Achievement Awards. The list of local award winners includes James Megwanabe of Whitefish River First Nation, […]

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Alberta and Ottawa said to agree to cuts in environmental monitoring – RCI

August 5, 2020 In a move certain to anger environmentalists and many First Nations, Alberta and Ottawa have reportedly reached an agreement that makes major cuts to environmental monitoring of the the province’s oilsands. A copy of the plan was obtained by The Canadian Press, which reports the agreement lays out research plans for this […]

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Norma Condo’s Summery Strawberry Bannock Shortcake – The Kit

August 04, 2020 A sweet twist on a classic dessert In our What’s Cooking series, Canadians in the food world share their favourite at-home recipes: the easy, delicious—even occasionally healthy!—meals that they go back to again and again. On today’s menu: Norma Condo’s Strawberry Bannock Shortcake. MEET THE CHEF Norma Condo is a First Nation […]

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NAN responds to Ontario’s announcement on child welfare – Wawatay News

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Walter Naveau has issued the following statement in response to the Government of Ontario’s plan to modernize the child welfare system announced today: “The transformation of child welfare in Ontario is long overdue, but the Ford government’s strategy doesn’t provide enough detail on funding, resources, and timelines. Supporting […]

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New partnership to support Indigenous students in La Ronge and La Loche – battlefordsNOW

The Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied research (GDI) has partnered up with United Way of Saskatoon and Area as well as the Government of Canada to support northern Saskatchewan Indigenous students. According to a media release, GDI has received $50,000 to support Indigenous students in La Ronge and La Loche through the […]

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Six years after Mount Polley disaster, expert recommendations not fully implemented: report – The Narwhal

Panel that reviewed the spill of 24 million cubic metres of mining waste found B.C. could face an average of two dam failures every 10 years under ‘business as usual’ conditions Six years after the Mount Polley disaster, B.C. and international regulatory organizations are still failing to make mining safe, according to several groups monitoring […]

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