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Budget 2019 investments to help Canadians find and keep good jobs

March 26, 2019 As the nature of work changes, Canadians want to build their skills and learn new ones, so they can enjoy greater job security and build a better future for themselves and their families. The Government of Canada is working to make it easier for Canadian students and workers of all ages to […]

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Gary Anandasangaree to Tour Northern Ontario

TIMMINS – Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament (Scarborough–Rouge Park), will visit Moosonee and Timmins on March 27 and 28 and meet with representatives of the region’s cultural and Indigenous communities. Activities open to media are listed below. Media events for Thursday, March 28, 2019 Tour of […]

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iPolitics AM: Trudeau in Winnipeg as questions swirl over reports of earlier clash with Wilson-Raybould – iPolitics.ca

Mar 26, 2019 ALSO TODAY: Morneau takes budget-boosting tour to BC as ministers fan out across the country to tout skills training measures After kicking off a two-day visit to Winnipeg by rallying local Liberals at a party-organized soiree on Monday night, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to start the day by joining International Trade Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 20193 Views

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Budget 2019: Helping Canadians find and keep good jobs

March 26, 2019               Oshawa, Ontario            Employment and Social Development Canada Since 2015, the Government of Canada has focused on strengthening and growing the middle class and offering real help to people working hard to join it. This is part of our plan to build a workforce that will lead in innovation and create good, […]

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PDAC 2019 Distinguished Service Award: Donald (Don) Bubar

Credits: ThePDAC Published on Mar 22, 2019 For his contribution to building awareness of Indigenous issues among PDAC members, his support of geoscience education in Canada, and his exploration success. During Don Bubar’s 40-year career as a geoscientist he has contributed to successful exploration in Canada, and been a leading advocate for geoscience education. But […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201914 Views

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Media Advisory: Ontario Budget to be Released April 11, 2019

March 25, 2019 Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance, will deliver the 2019 Budget on April 11, 2019 at approximately 4:00 p.m. in the Ontario Legislature. Media lockup will be held in the Ontario Room of the Macdonald Block, 900 Bay Street, Toronto. Accredited members of the media can learn more about logistical details and register […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201913 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Murray to discuss Budget 2019’s skills training agenda with Indigenous Entrepreneurs in Victoria

March 25, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat The President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government, the Honourable Joyce Murray, will participate in a roundtable event with Indigenous entrepreneurs to discuss the skills training measures announced in Budget 2019. Minister Murray will be available for media interviews following […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201913 Views

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Muskoday Chief pledges action on poverty, and improved transparency – paNOW

Mar 25, 2019 Fresh off last week’s election win, Herman Crain starts his first full week as chief of Muskoday First Nation. Crain was a councillor for close to 30 years and a longtime member of the Muskoday Fire Department. He received almost 200 more votes than Sandi Leboeuf. “The people gave me a lot […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201922 Views

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MNC: Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak – Women of the Métis Nation receive funding for Métis Women to participate in Community Development

March 22, 2019, Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada has announced capacity funds to Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak – Women of the Métis Nation. The funding from The Department for Women and Gender Equality is for $250,000 over 3 years for a total of $750,000. It will assist Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak to develop […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201913 Views

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Nunavik Inuit to revisit self-government based on Inuit values, heritage and language – Nunatsiaq News

March 25, 2019 Mary Simon appointed chief negotiator Nunavik Inuit have given their birthright organization the go-ahead to enter into a new round of negotiations towards self-government. Delegates passed a resolution to that effect last week at Makivik Corp.’s annual general meeting in Aupaluk. And to guide that process, Makivik has appointed Mary Simon as […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201924 Views

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Opinion: Doug Ford’s repeal of the Far North Act won’t gain the respect of Indigenous communities – Globe and Mail

March 25, 2019 Dayna Scott is York University Research Chair in Environmental Law & Justice in the Green Economy and associate professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Faculty of Environmental Studies. Late last month, Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government confirmed that it plans to repeal the Far North Act, seeking to reduce “red tape” […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201915 Views

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women: Response to the Federal Budget

March 22, 2019 OTTAWA – Following an initial review of the Government of Canada’s budget released on March 19, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada is concerned about a lack of details on some items and the omission of others. “While we are encouraged by some of the commitments promised in this budget ‒ funding the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201913 Views

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Canada Welcomes Interest in Indigenous Economic Opportunities in Proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project

From: Department of Finance Canada March 25, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Today, Finance Minister Bill Morneau issued the following statement regarding Indigenous economic participation in the Trans Mountain Expansion Project: “Since re-initiating Phase III consultations on the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project (the Project), the Government of Canada has heard […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 201921 Views

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Budget 2019: A secure and dignified retirement for Canadians

March 25, 2019 Québec, Québec Employment and Social Development Canada Over the course of their lives, seniors have made tremendous contributions to their communities right across Canada—and carry with them a wealth of knowledge, experience and skills they can continue to contribute today. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Family, Children and Social Development, […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 201917 Views

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Joint Message from the Minister of Health and Minister of Indigenous Services on World Tuberculosis Day – March 24, 2019

Statement Today, on World Tuberculosis Day, we reaffirm our commitment to eliminating tuberculosis (TB) in Canada. This disease is preventable and curable, yet it remains one of the world’s most common infectious diseases. While Canada has one of the lowest TB rates in the world, this disease disproportionately affects Indigenous Peoples and newcomers to Canada […]

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Prime Minister Addresses Grassy Narrows and Cat Lake – 89.5 The Lake FM

March 25, 2019 Justin Trudeau is repeating his promise to bring clean water to Grassy Narrows First Nation. The Prime Minister made a visit to Thunder Bay this past Friday where he addressed the mercury pollution problem in Grassy Narrows and the housing crisis in Cat Lake. He admits the ongoing boil water advisories mean […]

by aanationtalk on March 25, 201923 Views

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New investments to help Canadians secure good jobs

March 22, 2019 Thunder Bay, Ontario Our global economy is evolving and offering Canadians new opportunities to succeed, but it also means people may change jobs many times over the course of their careers. The Government of Canada is working to make it easier for Canadian students and workers of all ages to improve their […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 201914 Views

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NATIONAL CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE BULLETIN – Federal Budget and Comprehensive Claims Funding

NATIONAL CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE BULLETIN – Federal Budget and Comprehensive Claims Funding SUMMARY:  The federal budget tabled on March 19 includes a commitment to forgive and reimburse First Nations loans accumulated through the negotiation of comprehensive claims. I advocated for this commitment along with First Nations as a move consistent with our rights, title and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 2019509 Views

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Budget 2019: Helping Canadians find and keep good jobs

March 22, 2019             Victoria, British Columbia             Employment and Social Development Canada Since 2015, the Government of Canada has focused on strengthening and growing the middle class and offering real help to people working hard to join it. This plan is working: Since November 2015, hard-working Canadians have created more than 900,000 new jobs. Budget […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019383 Views

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Media Advisory – Governor General to Honour Remarkable Canadians at Rideau Hall

March 22, 2019 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present honours to 40 recipients during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Recipients will be recognized for their excellence, courage or exceptional dedication to service with one of the following honours: a Meritorious Service Decoration (Civil […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019499 Views

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Let’s move forward, not backward, in reconciling the injustices committed against Canada’s indigenous people ~ Nathan Forestell – Huntsville Doppler

March 22, 2019 I am writing to express my severe disappointment in the views expressed by Hugh Holland in his commentary, SNC-Lavalin has overshadowed earlier concerns with JWR’s extreme views on indigenous rights, published on Doppler earlier this week. The commentary piece, which reiterates the arguments of Conrad Black in his article, SNC-Lavalin is a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019505 Views

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Statement by the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services on World Water Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (March 22, 2019) — The Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Regan, issued the following statement today: “Everyone should have access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. Today, on World Water Day, we reflect on the progress that has been made toward that goal, both in Canada and around the world, and acknowledge […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019488 Views

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Cindy Blackstock reaction to budget 2019 | APTN News

Credits:APTN News Published on Mar 20, 2019 The biggest expenditure in this budget for Indigenous peoples will go toward children. APTN’s Amber Bernard gets reaction from the Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, Cindy Blackstock.

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019502 Views

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Nunavik Inuit Pass Significant Self-Determination Resolution

March 21, 2019 – Aupaluk, Nunavik – Inuit delegates attending the Makivik Corporation Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Tarsakallak school gym in Aupaluk passed a resolution supporting negotiations towards long sought-after Self-Determination for the Nunavik region in northern Quebec. The 64 Inuit delegates representing all communities in Nunavik, the Makivik Board of Directors, and […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019485 Views

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Budget’s Indigenous languages funding ‘insufficient’ to support revitalization work, says B.C. advocate – CBC

Federal budget allocates $334M over 5 years to language preservation, promotion and revitalization Mar 22, 2019 If Ottawa is serious about supporting the revitalization of Indigenous languages across Canada, a lot more funding needs to be made available, according to the CEO of the First Peoples Cultural Council in B.C. In Tuesday’s pre-election budget, the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019491 Views

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A statement from Premier Sandy Silver on the 2019–20 federal budget

March 21, 2019 Premier Sandy Silver released the following statement: We are pleased to see investments in education, infrastructure, and renewable energy and a commitment to advancing economic reconciliation reflected in the Government of Canada’s 2019–20 Budget. Since taking office, our government has worked diligently to build strong, cooperative relationships with and among municipalities, Yukon […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019370 Views

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The good, the bad and the maybe? A closer look at the federal budget – APTN News

March 21, 2019 Liberal MP Marc Miller says he’s proud of the 2019 federal budget and no one should question the Trudeau government’s commitment to reconciliation. “It is a significant step in a very long path that we call reconciliation and so no one should question the government’s dedication. We’ve heard this silly questioning over […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019479 Views

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Northern NDP MP says Indigenous languages underfunded in 2019 Liberal budget – MBC Network Radio Online

Mar 21, 2019 Saskatchewan’s northern MP says there is both good and bad in the 2019 federal Liberal budget in terms of Indigenous spending. NDP MP Georgina Jolibois says the fact the Trudeau government has targeted $334 million over five years for the preservation and revitalization of Indigenous languages is a step in the right […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019500 Views

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Forgotten Again: The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples offended by discrimination under the federal budget

March 19, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples is outraged by the federal budget tabled today as the government continues to ignore the needs of the Métis, status and non-status Indians, and Southern Inuit Indigenous People living off-reserve in Canada. “Back in December 2018 when we signed the CAP-Canada Political Accord we […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019492 Views

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AFNQL: What the Federal Budget Forgot

WENDAKE, QC, March 21, 2019  – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) is reacting to the release of the federal budget. This budget confirms amounts totalling nearly 4.1 billion of dollars over five years in sectors such as Indigenous languages, drinking water, child welfare services (Jordan’s Principle), land claims and post-secondary education. Although these […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019483 Views

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Justice, education and child protection targets of Alberta Liberals’ Indigenous policy platform – Toronto Star

March 21, 2019 CALGARY—Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan announced his party’s Indigenous policy platform Thursday, promising fundamental changes to the way the province deals with Indigenous issues in justice, education, and more. “Indigenous Albertans face systemic racism and the consequences of Canada’s colonial past,” said Khan. “Our plan will help address these issues.” Read More: […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019495 Views

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Moose Cree council dissolved, chief is out, after mass resignations – Timmins Press

In a demonstration of non-confidence in the current chief, nine of the 12 members of Moose Cree First Nation Council tendered their resignation Wednesday night. March 21, 2019 In a demonstration of non-confidence in the current chief, nine of the 12 members of Moose Cree First Nation Council tendered their resignation Wednesday night. The mass […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019493 Views

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Manitoba Calls for Clarity on Federal Bill C-69

March 21, 2019 Testifying before the Senate of Canada Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources today, Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade Blaine Pedersen demanded clarity and improvements from Ottawa on Bill C-69, to avoid making it more difficult to build strategic infrastructure, like transmission lines, pipelines or critical disaster mitigation projects. […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019514 Views

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The insult’: Ottawa’s move to honour Métis war vets comes after years of stonewalling – CBC

There may be just a handful of Canadian Métis vets still living Mar 22, 2019 They were the forgotten among the forgotten. Nearly 20 years ago, when Veterans Affairs Canada documented the “discrimination and outright fraud” perpetrated against the country’s Indigenous war veterans, it deliberately excluded former Métis soldiers. Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/metis-veterans-canada-aboriginal-1.5066577

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019480 Views

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Budget 2019-2020 – Press release no. 6 of 6 – Under Construction: Numerous Projects Quebecers Have Been Waiting for Finally Get Off the Ground

QUÉBEC, March 21, 2019  – Québec’s economic growth hinges on the growth of all of its regions, especially by banking on their diversity and resources and the vitality of their communities. However, the concerns of the people living in the various regions have not been sufficiently heard in recent years. The new Québec government intends […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019260 Views

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Premier of the Northwest Territories Reacts to the 2019-20 Federal Budget

March 21, 2019 Premier Bob McLeod issued the following statement today about the 2019-20 federal budget that was released this week: “My reaction to the federal budget released yesterday is one of optimism. As Premier of the Northwest Territories, I am pleased to see the Government of Canada invest in the middle class, but also […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019243 Views

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Trudeau visits Thunder Bay today, and Fort William First Nation chief hoping for a chat – Sudbury.com

Peter Collins is looking for clarification of federal spending commitments FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON — The chief of the Fort William First Nation says the new federal budget contains some positive signs for his community and for reconciliation with Canada, but much more remains to be done, especially for younger adults and children. Peter […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019499 Views

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Newly formed Leaders’ Debates Commission moves forward with mandate

OTTAWA, March 22, 2019 – Debates Commissioner David L. Johnston announces today the members of the Advisory Board for the Leaders’ Debates Commission, an important step forward for the new entity. The seven members, along with Commissioner Johnston and Executive Director Michel Cormier, will meet for the first time on Monday, March 25, 2019 to discuss plans for the 2019 […]

by pnationtalk on March 22, 2019253 Views

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Rally drawing attention to lack of safe drinking water in First Nations communities on World Water Day – Globalnews.ca

March 22, 2019 A rally in London’s Victoria Park will mark World Water Day by raising awareness about the lack of unsafe drinking water in First Nation communities. The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) is organizing the event, and says anyone is welcome to participate in their stand against water commercialization. The rally […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019498 Views

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Elections Alberta: Writs Issued for the 30th Provincial General Election

March 19, 2019 EDMONTON – Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, confirms that Writs were issued today to administer elections across Alberta. “I am pleased to implement new legislation for the general election that will provide electors with new and improved voting opportunities, such as an additional day of advance poll voting and the ability […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019250 Views

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Alberta Métis Applaud Federal Budget for the Métis Nation

Edmonton, AB. (March 20, 2019) On behalf of the Métis Nation within Alberta, MNA President Audrey Poitras applauds Federal Budget 2019, which includes significant Métis Nation specific investments in the areas of health, education, and economic development, as well as important commitments to Métis self-government, land claims, truth and reconciliation, preservation of the Michif language, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019251 Views

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SFU welcomes Budget 2019’s investments in skills, talent and western economic development

March 20, 2019 Contact: Kristin Linklater, Executive Director, SFU Communications & Marketing, 604-761-6367, kristin_linklater@sfu.ca Simon Fraser University welcomes the federal government’s Budget 2019 investments in skills and talent development through programs that support work integrated learning, international study, student scholarships and Indigenous education. SFU is also pleased to see significant new resources being provided to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019250 Views

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Budget 2019 doubles support for municipal infrastructure priorities this year

March 21, 2019 In communities like Mississauga, people depend on every order of government to work together to deliver the infrastructure projects they need – from expanding highways, to improving public transit, to building new recreational centres. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today visited Mississauga, Ontario, to highlight the Municipal Infrastructure Top-Up announced in Budget […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019262 Views

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Statement by Minister Rodriguez on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 Today we remember our responsibility to stand up against racism and other forms of discrimination as we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Canada’s diversity is our collective strength. Recent events in Canada and abroad have shown that no community is immune to the effects of hateful rhetoric. […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019263 Views

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Record Turnout at 13th Annual Diversity Thunder Bay Breakfast – Net Newsledger

March 21, 2019 THUNDER BAY – Diversity Thunder Bay’s 13th annual Diversity Celebration Breakfast was held this morning at the Victoria Inn. The breakfast was a sold-out event, with more than 530 people in attendance. They turned out in record numbers to hear keynote presenter, Tanya Talaga and to see work for diversity recognized through the presentation […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019478 Views

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Feds can’t solve Indigenous issues on its own says Clint Davis – APTN News

March 21, 2019 The chair of the Labrador Capital Strategy Trust (LCST) says the issues facing Indigenous communities run so deep Ottawa alone will not be able to solve them. Clint Davis leads the LCST, an organization that works to build economic and socioeconomic strategies to benefit the Nunatsiavut says private investment will be needed […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019415 Views

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NB Government: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued by Nathalie Chiasson, chair of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which is celebrated today: In proclaiming this day in 1966, the United Nations committed the international community to stepping up […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019247 Views

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The Canadian Race Relations Foundation Celebrates the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

TORONTO, March 21, 2019 – On this day in 1960 a group of demonstrators came together in a day of peaceful protest against the apartheid laws of South Africa. As they gathered in front of the police station in the township of Sharpeville, police opened fire on the crowd. 249 people were injured as a result of police actions. […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019259 Views

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FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron reacts to federal and Sask. budgets – Global News

March 21 2019 FSIN Chief Bobby Cameron talks about what both the federal and Saskatchewan budgets mean to Indigenous people. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/5080457/fsin-chief-bobby-cameron-reacts-to-federal-and-sask-budgets/

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019384 Views

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The Alliance of BC Modern Treaty Nations welcomes treaty loan forgiveness and reimbursement and enhanced fiscal funding announced in Federal Budget 2019

TSAWWASSEN LANDS, BC, March 20, 2019 – The seven indigenous governments behind the Alliance of BC Modern Treaty Nations (ABCMTN) – Tsawwassen First Nation, Tla’amin Nation, and the five Maa-nulth Nations (Huu-ay-aht, Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Chek’tles7et’h’, Toquaht, Uchucklesaht, and Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ) – welcome the federal government’s announcement that it will forgive all outstanding modern treaty negotiation loans and reimburse those indigenous governments […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019271 Views

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