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NS Government: Funding to Support Community Efforts in Doctor Recruitment

August 14, 2019 NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage Leo Glavine will be available to media at Province House, 1726 Hollis St., today, Aug. 14, at 11:30 a.m. in front of the library. A new grant program to support communities trying to attract and keep doctors and their families is open for […]

by pnationtalk on August 14, 201925 Views

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CMA Foundation announces recipients of this year’s Healthy Canadians Grants

TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2019 – The CMA Foundation (CMAF) is thrilled to announce the 15 recipients of the 2019 Healthy Canadians Grants program. Launched in 2018, the Healthy Canadians Grants program supports community-run initiatives that improve the quality of life for patients and vulnerable populations living in those communities. This year, 15 grants of $20,000 will provide support to youth mental health and/or substance use initiatives across […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 201938 Views

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Application deadline for rural dividend is approaching

Local governments, Indigenous communities and organizations, as well as not-for-profit organizations, are reminded to get their applications for the sixth intake of the BC Rural Dividend program submitted before the Aug. 15, 2019, deadline. “Our government is committed to supporting rural communities throughout the province,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201934 Views

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QIA Welcomes proposals for the Ilagiiktunut Fund, 2019-20

July 5, 2019, Iqaluit, NU – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) now has a year-round open application process for the Ilagiiktunut Fund for funding proposals as part of the funding cycle 2019-20. The Ilaigiiktunut Fund is an element of the Mary River Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement (IIBA). It has been established by the joint contributions of Baffinland Iron […]

by pnationtalk on July 5, 201966 Views

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Indigenomics 10 to Watch Press Release information

Indigenomics 10 to Watch Press Release information The Indigenomics Institute has launched a new Indigenomics initiative- the ‘Indigenomics 10 To Watch’ list. The Institute is publishing the annual list as a demonstration of excellence, innovation, leadership and committed action towards the growth of the Indigenous economy. The annual list profiles Indigenous entrepreneurs or businesses, economic […]

by pmnationtalk on July 2, 2019144 Views

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Provincial Government Inviting Applications for 2019 Grants to Youth Organizations

June 10, 2019 The Provincial Government announced today that the 2019-20 Grants to Youth Organizations program is now accepting applications. Information on the program, including the application form can be found online at https://nlyouth.ca/ProgramsServices/GTYO.html Grants to Youth Organizations has $451,500 in available funding to support community-based organizations throughout the province in leading youth engagement projects that: Encourage […]

by pnationtalk on June 11, 201951 Views

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Knowledge Synthesis Grants

Informing Best Practices in Environmental and Impact Assessments July 2019 Competition Overview Value $30,000 Duration One year Application deadline July 10, 2019 (8 p.m. eastern) Results announced September 2019 Apply See details below Context Description Themes Value and duration Eligibility Application process Evaluation and adjudication Regulations, policies and related information Contact information Read more: Knowledge Synthesis […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 201970 Views

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Minister Tassi launches call for proposals for community-based projects that support seniors

Organizations are invited to apply for funding May 15, 2019         Ottawa, Ontario           Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing Canadian seniors with greater security and a better quality of life. Today, […]

by pnationtalk on May 16, 201956 Views

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NU Government: Call for Proposals – Parenting and Childrearing community funding initiatives

May 14, 2019 The Department of Family Services is accepting proposals for projects in 2019-2020 that support community based parenting and childrearing workshops and aim to rebuild and strengthen Inuit traditional childrearing teachings and practices. Non-profit organizations, societies and municipal organizations can apply for funding for projects that: revitalize the wisdom and practices of Inunnguiniq; […]

by pnationtalk on May 15, 2019161 Views

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Announces New Granting Application Deadlines for 2019

March 11, 2019 Capital: Organization Registration – May 22, 2019 by 5 p.m. ET Application Deadline – June 12, 2019 by 5 p.m. ET Grow: Organization Registration – November 6, 2019 by 5 p.m. ET Application Deadline – November 27, 2019 by 5 p.m. ET With funding from the Ontario Government, on behalf of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 2019149 Views

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Provincial Government Accepting Applications for Newfoundland and Labrador Community Transportation Grant Program

February 26, 2019 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities and Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, announced today that applications are now being accepted for the new Newfoundland and Labrador Community Transportation Program. With an annual investment of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2019190 Views

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CBRM: The Provincial Recreational Trail Expansion Grant Program 2019-2020 is now accepting applications!

The program provides funding to municipalities, community groups, Mi’kmaq Band Councils and not-for- profit organisations to develop new trails, expand recreational trails, and capital upgrades to existing trails in order to increase opportunities for Nova Scotians to recreate in the outdoors and connect with nature. Deadline to apply is March 26th, 2019. Full details: https://cch.novascotia.ca/trail-funding-programs NT5

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 2019129 Views

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Office of the Child and Youth Advocate releases videos in Indigenous languages to improve service accessibility

February 19, 2019 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released two videos about the organization in the Blackfoot and Cree languages. These videos, which include information about what a young person can expect when they call the OCYA and how the office can help advocate on their behalf, are unique new […]

by aanationtalk on February 19, 2019180 Views

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GTA Announces Intention to Delist and Confirms Sale of Assets to CBLT Inc.

(Burlington, January 21, 2019) GTA Resources and Mining Inc. (“GTA”) (GTA: TSX-V) on January 7, 2019 reported its shareholders had approved the sale of all its mining assets to CBLT Inc. pursuant to an agreement between them (the “CBLT Agreement”). The shareholders also approved all other resolutions proposed by management, including the delisting of GTA’s […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2019127 Views

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Indigenous Peoples and the Social License to Mine in Saskatchewan: Outreach and Prospects for Change

Indigenous Peoples and the Social License to Mine in Saskatchewan: Outreach and Prospects for Change Indigenous organizations have acquired considerable experience in working with extractive industries operating in Saskatchewan. For those resource-based companies that have earned a social license to mine, the support earned to proceed and operate has been rewarding. The Mining Association of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 2019216 Views

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Métis part of the Collaborative Consultation

On August 3, 2015, Madam Justice Chantal Masse of the Quebec Superior Court ruled in the Descheneaux case that most of the Indian Act registration provisions were invalid, since they discriminated on the basis of sex when granting Indian status and therefore unjustifiably infringed section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. On […]

by pmnationtalk on January 6, 2019346 Views

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Grants and Contributions Public Presentation – Chesterfield Inlet

The Department of Culture and Heritage will be giving a public presentation about its Grants and Contributions programs on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in Chesterfield Inlet at the Council Chambers from 7 to 9 p.m. Staff from the Department of Culture and Heritage will be giving information and answering questions about these funding categories: Heritage […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 2019145 Views

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NU Government: Call for proposals – Grants and Contributions

The Department of Culture and Heritage is now accepting applications and proposals for projects that promote, protect or preserve and revitalize the culture, language, arts and heritage of Nunavut. Community-based, non-profit organizations, municipal corporations or individuals can apply for funding under the following categories: Heritage programs – preserving cultural legacy. Elders and youth programs – […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2018217 Views

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BC Government: Supporting healthy, safe communities for seniors

Sep 09, 2018 WHISTLER – Seniors’ ability to live active, safe, socially engaged and independent lives in their communities is being enhanced by $500,000 in age-friendly grants to local governments. “Seniors deserve to live in good health and be fully connected to their communities for as long as possible,” said Adrian Dix, Minister of Health. “Helping […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 2018222 Views

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OTC-SK – Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation

Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation The federal research funding agencies (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) have launched a special call which invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2018248 Views

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BC Gov News – Three new members appointed to the Forest Practices Board

Bruce Larson, Tara Marsden and Rick Monchak have been appointed to the Forest Practices Board for two-year terms, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has announced. Larson, who will also serve as vice-chair, has been a professor at the University of British Columbia’s faculty of forestry since 2002. He […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 2018297 Views

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SK Government: Groups and Organizations Receive More Than $2 Million in Charitable Gaming Grants

March 26, 2018 The latest quarterly payment of charitable gaming grants by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) has provided more than $2 million to more than 800 groups and organizations across the province. “Groups and organizations that raise funds through charitable gaming activities receive additional dollars through the charitable gaming grant program,” Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2018319 Views

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MNBC: Official Announcement of the 2018 Metis Nation Governing Assembly

February 6th, 2018 The Métis Nation British Columbia hereby serves official notice to all MNGA members that the Métis Nation Governing Assembly will convene March 23‐25, 2018 at the Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel, located at 5911 Minoru BLVD, Richmond, BC. Scheduling of all other meetings and events to begin on Thursday March 22, 2018, will […]

by aanationtalk on February 7, 2018466 Views

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MNBC: Ta Saantii Health & Culture Days Survey

January 22nd, 2018 BC Healthy Living Alliance Funding was secured for several Métis Chartered Communities across the Province to host a total of 18 Métis “Health & Culture” Days, between January and August 2018. These community-designed “Health & Culture” Days will provide an opportunity for Métis community members to get active while reconnecting with Métis culture, […]

by aanationtalk on January 23, 2018420 Views

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Drones testing for goods delivery to remote First Nations – Northern Ontario Business

Partnerships being struck with communities, companies Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) is attracting some enthusiastic buzz around its proprietary drone delivery platform, which is currently testing the benefits of its system in transporting goods to Canada’s remote communities. But the attention wasn’t always friendly. “When we came up with this concept back in 2013, people thought we […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2017365 Views

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Northern Saskatchewan city feeling the strain from wildfire evacuees – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 16:08 PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. _ The northern Saskatchewan city of Prince Albert is feeling the strain of putting up wildfire evacuees. Officials say about 2,800 people have fled forest fires and more than two-thirds of them are staying in Prince Albert, while just over 800 are in Saskatoon. Deanna Valentine, provincial co-ordinator […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017714 Views

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TIFF adds recognition of Indigenous lands to public screening events – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 15:44 TORONTO _ Audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival are used to the string of pre-movie announcements that traditionally unfold before the main attraction: pleas to turn off cellphones, kudos to festival volunteers, and shoutouts to the myriad corporate sponsors. This year, it adds a verbal acknowledgment of the Indigenous groups who traditionally […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017554 Views

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Evacuation orders mount as wildfire spreads in southwestern Alberta – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 14:03 WATERTON, Alta. _ A wildfire that Parks Canada says has spread to various spots in Waterton Lakes National Park has prompted evacuation orders in some surrounding areas. The Blood Tribe, a First Nations community southwest of Lethbridge, ordered everyone out early Tuesday from homes and apartments in the extreme southwest corner […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017690 Views

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Trudeau targets Tories in gender equality remarks, saying they don’t get it – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 11, 2017 17:27 By Paola Loriggio THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The strongest opposition to including issues such as gender equality in discussions over the North American Free Trade Agreement has come not from the United States but from within Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday. Speaking during a question and answer session […]

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 2017673 Views

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MISSING: Angel Swampy, 16, of Ponoka – Ponoka News

September 07, 2017 Ponoka RCMP request help in locating a missing Aboriginal girl last seen Sept. 5. Police say 16-year-old Angel Swampy was last seen near the Ponoka Youth Centre Sept. 5 at about 10 p.m. She is described as 5’8”, 160 pounds with brown eyes and light pink/red hair. RCMP say she was last […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017681 Views

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PM to meet first ministers, Indigenous leaders Oct. 3 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 11:54 OTTAWA _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will convene a first ministers conference, including a meeting with national Indigenous leaders, on Oct. 3. The Prime Minister’s Office says the economy will be the big item on the agenda. The last meeting of federal, provincial and territorial governments in December 2016 […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017690 Views

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Workers to support families for missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 13:27 INDIAN BROOK, N.S. _ The Nova Scotia government has hired three community support workers to help the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women as a national inquiry examining the violence comes to the province next month. Justice Minister Mark Furey says the community outreach workers will support Indigenous women and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017638 Views

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Man dies during altercation with police on reserve northeast of Edmonton – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 11:00 ST. PAUL, Alta. _ The agency that investigates serious incidents involving police in Alberta has been called after a man died on a reserve northeast of Edmonton. RCMP say they were called to a home on the Whitefish Lake First Nation on Wednesday night because a man was causing a disturbance […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017529 Views

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Indigenous graduate student scholarship gets a makeover – Uregina

September 07, 2017 The University of Regina’s Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) has given one of its graduate student awards a makeover. Formerly known as the FGSR Aboriginal Graduate Awards Program Scholarship the new award will now be called Kaskitomasowak, Cree for ‘they earned it.’ “Along with Emily Grafton, the Executive Lead, Indigenization […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017502 Views

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New cultural lodge at Ottawa school helps settle Indigenous students into new year – APTN

September 06, 2017 Annette Francis APTN National News In a cultural lodge lined with cedar panels, Lorraine Lute bends over slightly, cups her hands and pulls smoke over her head and down her shoulders. The retired teacher, along with a number of students, is smudging in a new cultural lodge designed for First Nation, Métis […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017560 Views

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With you until I die’ – CBC

Two First Nations teens, in love and off to college, had a bright future ahead of them. Now they share a grave, and their small Alberta community is trying its best to heal In one letter to her boyfriend, she wrote, “I have faith in us and I have faith in you. You make me […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017928 Views

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Moss bag for babies – MNO

September 06, 2017 On June 29, 2017, in Bancroft, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children Coordinators Tammy Hoover and Robin Simpson partnered with the Hastings Prince Edward Health Unit – Food for Two program to host a traditional gathering for pre and post-natal women. The gathering included a workshop on how […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017688 Views

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Crews battle Saskatchewan wildfires that have forces thousands from their homes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 5, 2017 19:51 By CJME, CKBI THE CANADIAN PRESS PELICAN NARROWS, Sask. _ Saskatchewan continues to pour resources into fighting wildfires near remote communities northeast of Saskatoon that have forced more than 2,400 people from their homes. The government says almost 300 firefighters are working with a fleet of helicopters to protect the Pelican […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017465 Views

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BR Trudeau Nukes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 6, 2017 2:30 OTTAWA – The North Korean nuclear crisis is exposing Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to international criticism that it is too soft on nuclear disarmament — and too close to the sabre-rattling Trump administration. International anti-nuclear activists call this an ominous development that could effect Canada’s bid to win […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017579 Views

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Premier Notley, Jason Kenney clash on changes to school curriculum – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 5, 2017 19:07 By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Premier Rachel Notley says conservative leadership candidate Jason Kenney is deliberately sowing fear and confusion over Alberta’s school curriculum overhaul _ but Kenney says it’s Notley who has a lot of explaining to do. Kenney has been stepping up his attacks on the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017458 Views

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Media Advisory: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister Carolyn Bennett to Announce Major Changes Giving First Nations Greater Financial Control

Media Advisory: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister Carolyn Bennett to Announce Major Changes Giving First Nations Greater Financial Control REGINA, July 24, 2017 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett will announce important changes in approaches […]

by aanationtalk on July 25, 2017989 Views

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Low Carbon Economy Fund to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate clean growth

From Environment and Climate Change Canada The Low Carbon Economy Fund will deliver clean, sustained economic growth for years to come. June 15, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Environment and Climate Change Canada Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced a $2 billion Low Carbon Economy Fund. Projects that will be […]

by aanationtalk on June 15, 2017529 Views

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Josiah Begg Investigation – Update

Incident Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 – 15:30 Incident Number: P17040576 Location: Thunder Bay Date Published: 2017-05-23 The TBPS Criminal Investigation Branch was contacted this afternoon by the Chief Coroner of Ontario confirming that the male found deceased in the McIntyre River was 14 year old Josiah Begg. Josiah’s family had been previously advised of […]

by aanationtalk on May 24, 2017600 Views

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

Ottawa, Ontario May 19, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the Public Service: Andrea Lyon, currently Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, becomes Deputy Clerk of the Privy Council and Associate Secretary to the Cabinet, effective May 29, 2017. Chris Forbes, currently Associate Deputy Minister […]

by aanationtalk on May 19, 2017873 Views

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Body located in McIntyre River – Thunder Bay Police Service

Incident Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 22:15 Incident Number: P17040576 Location: Thunder Bay Date Published: 2017-05-18 The Thunder Bay Police Service is currently investigating the death of a male who was located in the McIntyre River just before 6:00 p.m. on May 18, 2017. The Ontario Provincial Police Underwater Search and Recovery Unit located […]

by aanationtalk on May 19, 2017677 Views

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Media Advisory – MNO Canoe Expedition starting 2200 km canoe trek in Ottawa

At 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 12 young Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) ambassadors from across the province will set out from Britannia Park and Beach in Ottawa on a 2200 kilometre canoe trek to Kenora. Following the historic fur trade routes of their voyageur ancestors the trip will take 100 days and […]

by aanationtalk on May 19, 2017613 Views

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Need a ride on June 2 to Ottawa to participate in the largest mass Blanket Exercise ever?

Take the KAIROS Bus to Ottawa to participate in the largest Mass Blanket Exercise event ever! #reconciliACTION150 Departure from Toronto June 2, 2017 at 10:30 AM Location: in front of the KAIROS office at 310 Dupont St. Return from Ottawa to the KAIROS office in Toronto June 2, 2017 at 8:30 PM Cost: $20, pay […]

by aanationtalk on May 19, 2017591 Views

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Common Goals – Thunder Bay Police Service

Incident Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 – 12:00 Location: Thunder Bay Date Published: 2017-05-18 Two families are dealing with unthinkable sadness and pain. The tragic death of Tammy Keeash and the disappearance of Josiah Begg have deeply impacted all of us. Today, the ongoing efforts of police, volunteers and members of the community are focused […]

by aanationtalk on May 18, 2017772 Views

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Statement from AFNQL Chief Ghislain Picard Following the Broadcast of the “Enquête” Report

WENDAKE, QC, Feb. 17, 2017 – Following the broadcast of Radio Canada’s “Enquête” television report on February 16th regarding the vicious cycle of abuse experienced in some First Nations communities in Quebec, the chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, salutes the immense courage of all the victims who dared to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2017687 Views

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Government of Canada Investment in Local Infrastructure to Boost Tourism and Strengthen the Social and Economic Outlook for the Municipality of West Nipissing

September 13, 2016 – Sturgeon Falls, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced an infrastructure investment of $95,000 in the Municipality of West […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2016876 Views

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