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OHRC releases Indigenous peoples and human rights dialogue report

Toronto – Today, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released To dream together: Indigenous peoples and human rights dialogue report. The report summarizes themes and recommendations from the OHRC’s three-day dialogue event (February 21 to 23, 2018), which brought together First Nations, Métis and Inuit (“Indigenous”) Elders and traditional knowledge keepers, along with academics, leaders, artists, advocates, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 201839 Views

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What’s working and what’s not in Canada’s cancer system – Report points to where action is needed

The 2018 Cancer System Performance Report compares provinces and territories in key areas of cancer care from prevention through to treatment and survivorship Toronto, ON (November 13, 2018) – The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership) has released their 2018 Cancer System Performance Report. This is the latest in a series of reports that shine a light […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201819 Views

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Indigenous communities neglected during Fort McMurray fire: report

Credits: CBC News First Nations and Métis organizations say governments are not coming to their assistance during disasters such as the Fort McMurray wildfire. For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2018119 Views

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Working Paper: Renewing Indigenous Economies Through Creative Destruction – Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics

“We have to replace the colonial structures and renew our governments and economies by creative destruction. Our economic growth is our best weapon to achieve this.” —Chief Commissioner of the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC), Manny Jules, 2018 For the last 4o years Ma, Jules and likeminded First Nat. and Indigenous’ leaders’ have developed an […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 201831 Views

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BC Government: Government takes action on Abbott/Chapman report

Oct. 31, 2018 VICTORIA – The Province has released its action plan in response to the government-commissioned, independent Abbott/Chapman report on the unprecedented 2017 wildfire and flood seasons in British Columbia. The plan outlines actions taken and underway, and identifies next steps to address the report’s 108 recommendations. It also considers recommendations from other recent […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201831 Views

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NCC: Latest annual report released!

Dear Friends, This has been a tremendous year for the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC). Together, we have accomplished so much. I am proud to reaffirm my commitment to you, as your President, to take every opportunity to bring us together and to further advance the health and well-being of all Southern Inuit and NunatuKavut communities. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 201833 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases reviews highlighting the importance of supporting youth with mental health and complex needs

October 30, 2018 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has completed three investigative reviews and is publicly releasing the results as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act . The reviews focus on one serious injury, and two deaths involving First Nations young people. “Young people like Lee, Dakota and Susan […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 201868 Views

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Correctional Investigator’s 2017-18 Annual Report calls for more openness, transparency, and accountability in Federal Corrections

OTTAWA, October 30, 2018 – The 45th Annual Report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator (OCI) was tabled in Parliament today.  In remarks accompanying the release of his report, the Correctional Investigator, Dr. Ivan Zinger, referred to the recent appointment of Ms. Anne Kelly as the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), as well […]

by pmnationtalk on October 30, 201840 Views

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“Safe With Intervention”: The Report of the Expert Panel on the Deaths of Children and Youth in Residential Placements

A Message from the Expert Panel Dear Dr. Huyer, We thank you for the opportunity to participate in this very important initiative, and we would like to take the opportunity to share our findings with you. The Panel found that in the twelve cases of young people that were reviewed, the systems that were involved […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 201852 Views

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Educational services in Nunavik: the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur must fully play its role

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 24, 2018  – In an investigation report released today, the Québec Ombudsman concludes that the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur must do more to make good on its obligations towards Kativik School Board, in Nunavik. As Ombudsperson Marie Rinfret sees it, “the Department has adopted a restrictive vision of its role. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 201830 Views

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Preventing Problematic Substance Use in Youth

Chief Public Health Officer of Canada releases her 2018 report on the state of public health in Canada October 23, 2018 – Montreal, QC – Public Health Agency of Canada Problematic use of alcohol, cannabis and opioids is a serious issue in Canada. The more than 8,000 deaths from opioid poisoning since 2016 are preventable […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201858 Views

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NBCC releases 2017-2018 Annual Report

October 22, 2018 FREDERICTON – New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) continues to successfully provide relevant skills development and training for today’s labour market, while attracting a record number of international students and upholding its responsible stewardship for publicly-funded college education in the Province, as highlighted in NBCC’s 2017-18 Annual Report. “The year covered by this annual […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 201837 Views

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Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth Releases First Public Child Death Report Under New Mandate

October 19, 2018 – MANITOBA –In her first publicly released child death investigation since the proclamation of The Advocate for Children and Youth Act in March 2018, Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth, Daphne Penrose, shares the story of an Indigenous youth who died tragically in a vehicle accident in a rural community. “This is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201870 Views

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Government of Canada response to The Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs: From the Ashes: Re-imagining Fire Safety and Emergency Management in Indigenous Communities

INTRODUCTION The Government of Canada thanks the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs (the Committee) for its study and for developing recommendations to improve fire safety and emergency management on reserve. The Government of Canada welcomes the eleven recommendations set out in the Committee’s Report, From the Ashes: Reimagining Fire Safety […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2018109 Views

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NT Government: Report of the Director of Child and Family Services Released

October 17, 2018 The Minister of Health and Social Services tabled the Annual Report of the Director of Child and Family Services 2017-2018 yesterday in the Legislative Assembly. The annual report presents statistics and highlights trends in the delivery of child and family services across the Northwest Territories. Similar to previous reports, the 2017-2018 report […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201832 Views

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NOSM Expert Panel on Indigenous Relations releases final report and recommendations

October 17, 2018 The Expert Panel on Indigenous Relations, engaged by the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) to review the relationships, structures and policies that exist between the School and Indigenous Peoples, has issued its final report and recommendations to the School. Engaged by the School in February 2018, the panel included four faculty members—three Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 201886 Views

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The National Energy Board (NEB) 2017-18 Annual Report to Parliament was tabled

Message from the Chair and CEO Peter Watson, Chief Executive Officer and CEO The National Energy Board (NEB) is Canada’s federal energy regulator. Preventing harm is at the heart of what a regulator does. People count on us to keep them safe, to protect the environment, to prevent market inefficiencies and to listen to what […]

by aanationtalk on October 10, 201859 Views

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Sexual Misconduct Response Centre Releases Its Second Annual Report

From: National Defence October 3, 2018 OTTAWA – The Sexual Misconduct Response Centre (SMRC) today released its Annual Report 2017-2018.  This second annual report summarizes the SMRC’s increased activities and services that are designed to provide improved victim support, and to continue the culture change required to make the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) the more […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201883 Views

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Making Progress: CFN-GBI’s 2017 Annual Report

October 2, 2018 For almost two decades, the Coastal First Nations-Great Bear Initiative has provided strong and strategic leadership to protect our lands, waters and resources for current and future generations. Please take a look through our 2017 Annual Report, which provides just a snapshot of the positive work being done in our communities, and the impact […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201851 Views

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Canada’s First “State of the Nation” Report on Children’s Physical Literacy

Results from Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy Findings on More Than 10,000 Children Ottawa, October 2, 2018 – The results from a large national research project led by the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) at the CHEO Research Institute shows that about two-thirds of Canadian children haven’t achieved an acceptable level of physical literacy. Physical literacy […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201859 Views

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Progress Report on Justice Minister’s Committee on Violence Against Women and Girls

Today the Minister’s Steering Committee on Violence Against Women and Girls released a progress report on its work over the last year. The report highlights the collective effort to prevent and address violence against women and girls while identifying next steps for positive action. The Steering Committee is co-chaired by the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 201866 Views

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OECD: Job automation risks vary widely across different regions within countries

The risk of job automation is much higher in some regions than others within countries, meaning governments will need to address any widening of job inequality between one area and another in the coming years, according to a new OECD report. Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2018: Preparing for the Future of Work finds that […]

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 201846 Views

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RCYBC: Annual Report 2017/18 and Service Plan 2018/19 to 2019/20

Sept. 28, 2018 This report provides an overview of the work of the Office on behalf of the vulnerable children and youth of B.C. over the past year and a plan outlining goals and objectives for the 2018/19 and 2019/20 fiscal years. Complete financial statements are also included. Download report Download financial statements NT5

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 201855 Views

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ITK: National Inuit Strategy On Research – Implementation Plan

September 25, 2018 Implementation of the National Inuit Strategy on Research (NISR) requires a coordinated approach based on partnership. The NISR Implementation Plan identifies potential government and academic partners required to facilitate this process and reach the key milestones for the 5-year time frame. Introduction The National Inuit Strategy on Research (NISR) was released in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201864 Views

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CFIA – Responding to Today, Building for the Future Progress Report 2018: Looking Back, Looking Forward

A message from the President and Executive Vice President In 2017, we launched the “Responding to Today, Building for the Future” (RTBF) framework that set out our strategic priorities for the next few years. At that time, we promised to keep our staff, as well as our partners, engaged and informed of the changes and […]

by aanationtalk on September 28, 201886 Views

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McMurray Métis Release Moccasin Flats Evictions Report

Sep 27, 2018 The McMurray Métis releases its report The Moccasin Flats Evictions: Métis Home, Forced Relocation, and Resilience in Fort McMurray, Alberta. In April 2018, we commissioned a report examining the cultural history of Moccasin Flats and the evictions, with an eye to the Fort McMurray Métis community’s history. The researchers carried out oral […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201873 Views

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Weak Governance and Operational Practices at NPCA: Auditor General

September 27, 2018 (TORONTO) The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) has taken steps to improve its operations and has several initiatives under way. However, it still has significant operational issues to address in order to restore public trust and deliver its programs and services economically, efficiently and effectively, Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk said in a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201848 Views

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Privacy Commissioner denounces slow progress on fixing outdated privacy laws

Numerous crises show new tools are required to protect Canadians NOTE: News conference with the Commissioner will be held in Ottawa at 1:30 p.m. ET today. Details follow below. OTTAWA, September 27, 2018 – Commissioner Daniel Therrien warns privacy concerns are reaching crisis levels and is calling on the federal government to take immediate action by […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201863 Views

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New Mount Polley Report – B.C. Communities and Watersheds Remain at Serious Risk of Tailings Dam Failures

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 27, 2018 — The B.C. government’s failure to honour its commitment to fully implement the recommendations of the Expert Panel into the Mount Polley tailings dam disaster in 2014 has left communities and watersheds across the province at serious risk of a similar – or worse– catastrophe in the near future, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018110 Views

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CEPA releases 2018 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report

Striving towards a goal of zero incidents Calgary, Alberta – 26 September 2018 The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) today released its 2018 Transmission Pipeline Industry Performance Report, highlighting how CEPA’s members are performing in the areas of safety, the environment and socio-economic priorities. “We are proud of our industry’s performance and how we are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201890 Views

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OCYA-NL: Child and Youth Advocate Releases Status Report on Recommendations

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has released the 2017-18 Status Report on Recommendations. This Status Report is issued annually and reports on the progress of all recommendations made by the Child and Youth Advocate to date. This report is very encouraging. As of March 31, 2018 the Office of the Child and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201895 Views

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NOSM Board of Directors Celebrates Successful Year

Sept. 21, 2018 Rooted in the North Using a combination of web- and teleconference connectivity across Northern Ontario, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held its Annual Members and Board of Directors meetings on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.In accordance with Board policy, Dr. Alexandre Anawati, Danielle Bélanger-Corbin, Mark Hurst, and Bruce Sutton were reappointed […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201852 Views

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Statement: Ontario Child Advocate urges government to take immediate action to prevent further deaths in residential care

Toronto (Ontario) Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – Today, the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario released “Safe With Intervention: The Report of the Expert Panel on the Deaths of Children and Youth in Residential Placements.” The Panel reviewed 12 cases of young people, eight of whom were Indigenous, who died while living in residential […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 201878 Views

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CESO 2017-18 Annual Report Now Available

CESO 2017-18 Annual Report Now Available Together We Thrive Dear Friends and Partners, Last year marked CESO’s 50th anniversary – a time of celebration and reflection. Looking back, we see that our raison d’etre remains as relevant as the day the organization was founded. More than ever, we need to strengthen economies to create the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201879 Views

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IISD: Damage and Costs Caused by Flooding in Manitoba Could Be Reduced by Investing in Natural Infrastructure

WINNIPEG, September 19, 2018—The damage caused by the frequent flooding that Manitoba endures annually could be significantly mitigated if more were invested to maintain its natural infrastructure, such as wetlands and riverbeds. This is according to a new report from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation and the Winnipeg-based International […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201891 Views

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Child Welfare Legislative Review Committee Submits Report to Government

September 18, 2018 Recommendations Focus on Empowering Families and Communities Through Dramatic Shift in the Child Welfare System: Stefanson The provincially appointed legislative review committee on child welfare submitted its final report and recommendations to government, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “This is the first critical review in 15 years and we commend the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 2018109 Views

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Pursuing Well-being: Lessons from the First Nations Poverty Action Research Project

Pursuing Well-being: Lessons from the First Nations Poverty Action Research Project The Poverty Action Research Project is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (Institute of Aboriginal Peoples Health and the Institute of Population and Public Health). It represents a partnership between the Assembly of First Nations and an academic research team with the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2018330 Views

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TRCM 2016-2017 Annual Report Now Available

September 6, 2018 The TRCM 2016-2017 Annual Report has been released and is available for viewing. The report can be accessed here: 2016-2017 Annual Report NT5

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201878 Views

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FPAC releases Report to Advance Caribou Recovery Solutions

Sep 06, 2018 Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) released a comprehensive report today that highlights efforts in support of caribou recovery across the country – along with a series of recommendations to the federal government that will help inform solutions to further preserve and enhance habitat for caribou and other species that inhabit Canada’s […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 201884 Views

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BC Government: Breastfeeding action plan promotes stronger bonds

August 29, 2018 VICTORIA – Vulnerable women and their newborn infants will benefit from a five-point action plan to support family connections and mother-child bonds, while keeping children safe. The plan is part of a joint special report by Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and the representative for children and youth (RCY), released […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 201865 Views

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What We Heard: The way Canadians work has changed

August 30, 2018    Gatineau, Quebec       Employment and Social Development Canada As workplaces evolve, so too must the labour standards in those workplaces. It’s clear that ever-increasing global competition, rapid technological changes and socio-demographic shifts are fundamentally altering the way businesses operate and the way Canadians work. Today the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 201871 Views

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OHRC releases new policy and recommendations on accessible education

August 29, 2018 Toronto – Today, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released its new Policy on accessible education for students with disabilities, along with recommendations on how to best meet legal obligations under Ontario’s Human Rights Code. The policy: recognizes that education is vitally important to a person’s social, academic and economic development reflects a broad definition of disability […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 2018198 Views

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Transportation Safety Board of Canada releases 2017–18 Annual Report

Gatineau, Quebec, 22 August 2018 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) published its latest Annual Report to Parliament, highlighting some of the annual statistics on reported occurrences in the aviation, marine, rail and pipeline modes of transportation and discussing the TSB’s investigative caseload, safety communications and outcomes in 2017–18. Some highlights include: In 2017–18, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 201887 Views

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APECS World Summit 2018 – Summary Report

The 2018 APECS World Summit was held in Davos, Switzerland, from June 17-18, as part of POLAR2018. In total 41 representatives from 22 countries participated in the first day, with sessions dedicated to facilitating local and national networks of ECRs and how to better serve APECS members. The second day, 110 participants from 24 countries […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 201898 Views

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New report shows how Canadian law is failing Indigenous trapline holders

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Trappers’ stories illustrate cumulative impact of industrial activity on lands, waters and wildlife VANCOUVER, BC, Coast Salish Territories – A new report from West Coast Environmental Law reveals an urgent need to better align Canadian and Indigenous law on traplines, in order to uphold Aboriginal and Treaty rights and protect the environment from […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 2018101 Views

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ITK is pleased to present our 2017-2018 Annual Report

President’s Report This year marks the end of my term as president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. I am proud of all that we have achieved together in the past three years and am excited about opportunities for continued progress and momentum in areas such as housing, health and wellness, language and research. Our work over […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 2018119 Views

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SK Government: Legal Services Task Team Releases Final Report

August 14, 2018 The Legal Services Task Team, appointed in 2017 to examine the possibility of allowing non-lawyers to provide some legal services, has released its final report. The Task Team was a joint project headed by the Ministry of Justice and the Law Society of Saskatchewan.  It brought together 11 members, each with a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2018107 Views

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AG_MB: Operations Report outlines upcoming priorities

August 9, 2018 Operations Report outlines upcoming priorities WINNIPEG – Manitoba Auditor General Norm Ricard today released his report, Operations of the Office, which summarizes the office’s activities in 2017-18 and outlines upcoming projects and priorities. Highlights of the last year include: • 3 project audits released, with 52 recommendations. • 224 past project audit […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201895 Views

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2015 Minto Mine Socio-Economic Monitoring Report released

August 07, 2018 Joint news release with Selkirk First Nation and Minto Explorations Ltd. Selkirk First Nation, Minto Explorations Ltd. and the Government of Yukon today released the Minto Mine Socio-Economic Monitoring Program’s 2015 Annual Report. This Annual Report provides baseline information and trends from the start of the mine’s life in 2005 until the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 2018105 Views

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Liquor Act engagement What We Heard progress report released today

August 01, 2018 The Government of Yukon has released a progress report on the Liquor Act review ongoing engagement process. The What We Heard document reflects the views of Yukoners on a topic which is clearly of interest to community members. Starting in December 2017 the Yukon Liquor Corporation hosted 44 meetings in 14 communities. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 201876 Views

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