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ITK 2018 AGM And Presidential Election: Media Advisory

ITK TO HOLD 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AGM and Election will be live-streamed; 2018 ITK Awards, including Inuit Cultural Repatriation Award, presented to Inuit recipients Monday, August 13, 2018 – Inuvik, Northwest Territories – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami will hold its Annual General Meeting and presidential election in Inuvik this week.  For the first time, […]

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New federal funding will help improve women’s economic security in Northern Ontario

Project will help women entrepreneurs get financing to grow and expand August 14, 2018 – Thunder Bay, Ontario – Status of Women Canada The Government is committed to advancing gender equality and understands the important role that creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of Canadian life can play in promoting women’s empowerment. By […]

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Clam quota a good deal, says MP, but mayor still frustrated – CBC

The lucrative clam contract is causing problems for the Grand Bank area Aug 14, 2018 Controversy still surrounds the Arctic surf clam quota decision that has been reversed by the federal government. Initially it was Clearwater SeaFoods Ltd. that had the entire quota for the lucrative industry, but in February 25 per cent of the […]

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Atlantic Fisheries Fund provides $460,000 to Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association Inc. Contribution will help improve the sustainability of the fish and seafood sector

St. Andrews, New Brunswick — The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick announced $460,000 to improve the effectiveness, quality and sustainability of the fish and seafood sector. The contribution derives from the $400 million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, jointly funded by the federal, provincial and territorial governments, focused on growing opportunities and increasing market […]

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Prime Minister to hold Cabinet retreat in British Columbia

Ottawa, Ontario – August 14, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced he will hold a Cabinet retreat in Nanaimo, British Columbia, from August 21 to 23. The retreat will be the first meeting of the new Cabinet before Parliament resumes in September. During the retreat, the Prime Minister and ministers will discuss ways to […]

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What to Watch: Minn.,Wis. primaries test allegiance to Trump – CP

Source: The Associated Press Aug 14, 2018 By Lisa Lerer THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Republicans who once criticized President Donald Trump are now fighting each other for his support. Minnesota faces a #metoo moment. And Democrats weigh whether to send the “Iron Stache” to Congress. What to watch as voters in four states _ Minnesota, Wisconsin, […]

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Metis Nation-Saskatchewan Citizen Registry

Office of the Metis Nation-Saskatchewan Citizenship Registry Tammy Fleury – 306-343-5095 Lloydminister Metis Housing Group Inc. 3201 – 45 Avenue Tuesday August 14, 2018 9:00am – 4:30pm When applying for your Metis Nation-Saskatchewan card, please bring the following: -Photo ID -Health Card -Birth Certificate (Long or Short version) -Baptismal Certificate -Family Tree / Information to […]

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Building stronger communities across Newfoundland and Labrador with federal Gas Tax Fund

From: Infrastructure Canada First of two annual funding transfers now available for more than 275 municipalities and Inuit Community Governments across the province August 10, 2018 St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador Investing in modern, efficient public infrastructure is key to promoting economic growth, strengthening the middle class and developing healthy sustainable communities. The Government of […]

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We can no longer afford to whitewash our history – Thestar.com

Aug. 12, 2018 The first Indigenous person I met was in university. She lived in my residence and was quite open to sharing stories about her life on the East Coast reserve where her family lived. I still think about those conversations because it was my first introduction into Indigenous culture. Sure, I learned about […]

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Controversial Statue Removed – News 1130 Radio

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Editorial: Nova Scotia’s Indigenous population could boost economy – The Chronicle Herald

August 13, 2018 It would be an understatement to characterize as “win-win” the tapping of the Aboriginal people to fill jobs in Atlantic Canada. In July, the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) released a report card calling for more labour force participation by Indigenous peoples. The report estimates that more Indigenous participation could increase the […]

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Building stronger communities across Alberta with federal Gas Tax Fund

Building stronger communities across Alberta with federal Gas Tax Fund First of two annual funding transfers now available for more than 350 communities across the province August 10, 2018    Edmonton, Alberta         Infrastructure Canada Investing in modern efficient public infrastructure is key to promoting economic growth, strengthening the middle class and developing healthy sustainable […]

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Building stronger communities across the Northwest Territories with federal Gas Tax Fund

First of two annual funding transfers now available for 33 communities across the territory August 10, 2018    Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Investing in local infrastructure supports the unique needs of Northern communities. The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories are investing in modern public infrastructure that will help create jobs, while improving Northern Canadians’ quality […]

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New federal funding will help improve women’s economic security in Québec

Project will help more women gain access to the trucking industry August 10, 2018 – Montréal, Québec – Status of Women Canada The Government is committed to advancing gender equality and understands the important role that creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of Canadian life can play in promoting women’s empowerment. By investing […]

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Liberals showcase benefits of billions spent on infrastructure projects – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 12, 2018 By Joan Bryden THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Little more than a year before the next federal election, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are hoping to remind Canadians about the benefits derived from one of their signature promises from the last election: investing billions in infrastructure. For the past week, Liberal MPs […]

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Canada welcomes appointment of Michelle Bachelet as next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

August 10, 2018 – Ottawa, Canada – Global Affairs Canada Global Affairs Canada today issued the following statement: “Canada welcomes the decision to appoint Michelle Bachelet, former president of Chile, as the next UN high commissioner for human rights. Ms. Bachelet brings with her a wealth of experience, including as a champion for gender equality […]

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To solve interprovincial conflicts, first find common ground, says new minister – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 12, 2018 By Teresa Wright THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The key to unlocking an ever-tightening knot of policy disputes between the provinces and the federal government will be to focus on those areas where everyone can agree, says the minister whose new job is to help do exactly that. Last month’s […]

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Update on work underway to broaden access to Arctic Surf Clam fishery

Ottawa, Ontario — The decision to introduce Indigenous participation in the Arctic Surf Clam fishery is consistent with the Government of Canada’s commitment to developing a renewed relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples. Enhancing access to the Arctic Surf Clam fishery broadens the distribution of benefits from this public resource, and is a powerful step toward […]

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Trump ‘disrespectful’ toward Canada, Vermont governor says in meeting with Couillard – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 12, 2018  By Giuseppe Valiante THE CANADIAN PRESS MOUNT MANSFIELD, Vt. _ After a short gondola ride together through thick fog and rain clouds up Mount Mansfield on Sunday, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard and Vermont Gov. Phil Scott spoke warmly about the importance of trade between their two countries. But despite the […]

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Statue of John A. Macdonald removed from Victoria City Hall in act of reconciliation – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 11, 2018  VICTORIA _ A statue of Canada’s first prime minister has been removed from the grounds outside Victoria City Hall, days after the city council voted to remove it. The city began discussions in 2017 to remove the statue of Sir John A. Macdonald as part of the reconciliation process with […]

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U.S. President Trump threatens auto tariffs against Canada if trade talks fail – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 11, 2018  By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Donald Trump launched a fresh auto-tariff threat against Canada late Friday at a time when Ottawa finds itself in a holding pattern on NAFTA negotiations as it awaits the completion of one-on-one talks between the United States and Mexico. In a tweet […]

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

August 10, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Guylaine Roy, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage, becomes Deputy Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, effective August 13, 2018. Janet King, currently President of the Canadian Northern Economic […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201865 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Coady to Attend Energy and Mines Ministers Conference 2018 in Iqaluit

August 10, 2018 The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, will be attending the Energy and Mines Ministers Conference in Iqaluit from August 12 to 14 as highlighted in the following video: https://youtu.be/oCVEuIMKRHk The Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference is an annual gathering of federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for energy and mining […]

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Building stronger communities across Yukon with federal Gas Tax Fund

Investing in local infrastructure supports the unique needs of northern communities. The governments of Canada and Yukon are investing in modern public infrastructure that will help create jobs, while improving Northern Canadians’ quality of life and contributing to stronger communities. The Government of Canada delivered the first of two $8.25-million annual installments of the federal […]

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The Québec government announces the establishment of a financial assistance program to enhance residual materials management in the northern territory

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 10, 2018 – The Québec government is announcing the roll out of the Programme de gestion des matières résiduelles en territoire nordique (PGMRTN). The program has a $1-million budget allowance and is intended for local and regional governments in the northern territory isolated by the lack of road access. It will fund […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201853 Views

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NunatuKavut Community Council: Happy International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples!

09 August 2018 The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) celebrates and recognizes International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. It is a day to honour the rich culture, history and rights of Indigenous Peoples the world over. It also gives us, as Indigenous peoples, a time to reflect and tell our truth – our own story. […]

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Building stronger communities across Nunavut with federal Gas Tax Fund

First of two annual funding transfers now available for the territory August 10, 2018 | Iqaluit, Nunavut Investing in local infrastructure supports the unique needs of northern communities. The governments of Canada and Nunavut are investing in modern public infrastructure that will help create jobs, while improving Northern Canadians’ quality of life and contributing to […]

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First Nation chiefs receive 4 out of 5 survey responses from political parties – CBC

Progressive Conservative Party had a month to fill out the survey, but says their response is on the way Aug 10, 2018 As the province heads into an election next month, chiefs of five Wolastoqey First Nations are still waiting for one political party to respond to a series of questions they had about important […]

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ITK hopeful promotes plan for Inuit self-sufficiency, tackling human rights – Nunatsiaq News

August 10, 2018 “We have to change how we address poverty at different levels of government” This is the first of the profiles of the three candidates running for the position of president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami to appear in Nunatsiaq News. The election will take place in Inuvik on Aug. 16. A long-time federal […]

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Manitoba News Release: Province Releases Reports on Sexual Harassment and Respect in the Workplace

Taking Action to Ensure A Safe Working Environment:  Pallister The Manitoba government has released two reports looking at sexual harassment, harassment and respectful workplace policies and procedures in the civil service, Premier Brian Pallister announced today alongside Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, and Fred Meier, clerk of the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201821 Views

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Government of Canada announces consultations in advance of a potential sale of Ridley Terminals Inc.

From: Transport Canada August 9, 2018 Prince Rupert Transport Canada Ridley Terminals Inc.’s operations are key to the local and regional economies. The potential sale of Ridley Terminals Inc., a federal Crown corporation in the Transport portfolio, is expected to support continued high quality operations that are economically sustainable and that create quality middle-class jobs. […]

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Femtorship: Equality through Empowerment, hosted by Senator Marilou McPhedran – Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

Femtorship: Equality through Empowerment, hosted by Senator Marilou McPhedran Date: August 14, 2018 Time: 7 pm to 9 pm Location: Round Room at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre (445 King St). Summary: The event is in support of the nation-wide mobilization for Women Deliver 2019, and will highlight the importance of women supporting women as […]

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MMIWG: A Statement on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 09, 2018 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls would like to acknowledge the United Nations for their continued effort in creating space where Indigenous Peoples are equal. This year’s theme, Indigenous peoples’ migration and movement, acknowledges the underlying facts that many Indigenous Peoples are forced off their traditional lands […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201843 Views

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AUMA: Are you passionate about ending racism? Join the province’s Anti-Racism Advisory Council

August 8, 2018 The Government of Alberta is seeking up to 25 people to join a new Anti-Racism Advisory Council that will advise the Minister of Education on how to combat racism and implement the new anti-racism initiatives being rolled out as part of the ‘Taking Action Against Racism’ report. Through our Welcoming and Inclusive Communities initiative, AUMA is keenly […]

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MKO elects Garrison Settee as new grand chief – CBC

Promises ‘transformational change’ for Manitoba’s North Aug 08, 2018 Manitoba’s northern First Nations elected a new grand chief Wednesday. Former Pimicikamak chief Garrison Settee is the new grand chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak. Two candidates stepped up after former Grand Chief Sheila North stepped down to take an unsuccessful run at the leadership of the […]

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You want reconciliation? Rename Vancouver, says local historian – News 1130 Radio

Aug 8, 2018 VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A local historian says the planned removal of a John A. Macdonald statue in front of Victoria City Hall is a good move towards reconciliation, and if Vancouver is serious about repairing relations with indigenous communities, he says we should look at taking it a step further. Victoria […]

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Mayer seeks common ground – Brandon Sun

A week into her new role as minister of Crown Services, first-term Progressive Conservative MLA Colleen Mayer says she wants to find common ground with her counterparts as she navigates through hot button issues such as Manitoba Hydro and the ongoing legal dispute with the Manitoba Métis Federation. “You can come together; it doesn’t have […]

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Statement from Minister Bennett and Minister Philpott on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 9, 2018 – Ottawa, ONTARIO – The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, and the Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “We are pleased to celebrate August 9th as International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. We encourage Canadians to join with us in acknowledging the achievements and contributions […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 9, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: “Today, on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we celebrate Indigenous peoples around the world, and reaffirm our commitment to make sure the rights of Indigenous peoples are recognized and implemented. “Indigenous […]

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Morning Brief: No apologies – IPolitics

Aug 9, 2018 Good morning to you. Today is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls on the the world to mark the day by “[committing] to fully realizing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, including the rights to self-determination and to traditional lands, territories […]

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BR Canada Saudi – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 9, 2018 OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not backing down on Canada’s criticism of the kingdom over the recent arrests of social activists. He says Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland had a long conversation with her Saudi counterpart on Tuesday and Canada is continuing to engage directly […]

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Two-spirit father says First Nation’s membership code requiring paternity testing is discriminatory – CBC

Only 1 of Wayne Wallace’s twin sons has membership status Aug 09, 2018 A two-spirit father in New Brunswick says he and his children are being discriminated against because his First Nation requires paternity DNA testing for his children to become members. Wayne Wallace is a status Indian and a band member of the Madawaska […]

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BR Macdonald Statue Removed – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 9, 2018 2:30 Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps says a statue of former prime minister John A. Macdonald will be removed from the front entrance of city hall, as a gesture of reconciliation with First Nations. Macdonald was the first prime minister of Canada and Helps says he was also a “key […]

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Gay, Native American Democrat busts candidate mould in Kansas – CP

Source: The Associated Press Aug 8, 2018 17:32 By Thomas Beaumont And John Hanna THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOPEKA, Kan. _ Democrat Sharice Davids of Kansas added her name Wednesday to her party’s increasingly diverse slate of candidates advancing to the November ballot. Davids, who would be the first gay, Native American elected to Congress, narrowly won a six-way primary […]

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Manitoba to Replace Public Safety Communications Service

August 8, 2018 Expanding Coverage, Protecting First Responders and Keeping Manitobans Safe: Premier THOMPSON—The Manitoba government is awarding the tender for the replacement of the province’s public safety communications service to Bell Mobility following a successful tendering process, Premier Brian Pallister announced here today. “Ensuring the safety of Manitobans is our duty,” said Pallister.  “During […]

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Longtime Quebec Liberal John Ciaccia dies at 85 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 8, 2018  MONTREAL _ Longtime Quebec Liberal John Ciaccia, who was native affairs minister during the explosive Oka Crisis in 1990, has died. Ciaccia passed away Tuesday in Beaconsfield, Que., at the age of 85. News of his death was first reported by Cittadino Canadese, an Italian-Canadian publication. Premier Philippe Couillard has […]

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Edmonton to host 1st Indigenous Child Welfare Conference – Global News

Edmonton to host 1st Indigenous Child Welfare Conference The first Indigenous Child Welfare Conference will be held in Edmonton next month. It’s intended to bring together participants and experts to share new and innovative practices to help the community and children. Daintre sits down with Karen McCarthy and Tanya Shaw to learn more. Read More: […]

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Peterborough Letter: Story on seniors lacked wisdom, critical thinking about First Nations issues – The Peterborough Examiner

There is so much wrong with this news article and the way the issue was covered. First, Maryam Monsef lacks the capacity to understand First Nation issues – she is coached in all she does. This is how co-optation works: Select a woman or young person who will follow blindly and also who has a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201849 Views

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UBCIC: Upholding commitments to reconciliation and Indigenous rights in court regarding the Site C injunction hearings

August 7, 2018 Dear Premier Horgan and Minister Eby: We are writing to shed light on the unacceptable and disconcerting gap between your political commitments to reconciliation and Indigenous rights, and BC Hydro’s legal arguments in the current BC Supreme Court Hearings regarding the West Moberly First Nation’s application for an interim injunction while their […]

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 201869 Views

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New Chief And Council At Kettle & Stony Point – Blackburn News

August 7, 2018 A new chief and council are in place at the Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation. Jason Henry was elected chief in the August 3 election. The nine councilors elected are Peter Cloud Sr., Elizabeth (Liz) Cloud, Larry (Vince) George, Lincoln Jackson, A. David Henry, Elizabeth (Liz) Stevens, Marshall George, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201857 Views

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