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BC Government: Hydraulic fracturing scientific review report released

March 19, 2019 VICTORIA – An independent scientific review of hydraulic fracturing in British Columbia has found the regulatory framework to be robust, while also identifying areas for improvement. The three-member independent scientific panel submitted its final report, Scientific Review of Hydraulic Fracturing, to Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, on Feb. […]

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QIA presents findings on Strategic Environmental Assessment study on oil and gas activities in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait

March 18, 2019 – Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to release “UQAUSIRISIMAJAVUT: what we have said. The Inuit view of how oil and gas development could impact our lives.” This summary document synthesizes the findings from the study on the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) on oil and gas activities in Baffin Bay and Davis […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201943 Views

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I·SPARC’s 10 Year Stewardship Report

2018 marked the 10th anniversary of the Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Strategy. It is with great pride that we reflect on the important work that has taken place over the past decade and celebrate the transformative change in the health and well-being of Indigenous people across BC, resulting from our shared efforts. We are […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201935 Views

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Growing number of unrestored oil and gas sites increases environmental and financial risks – Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia

March 14, 2019 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new report: The BC Oil and Gas Commission’s Management of Non-Operating Oil and Gas Sites. In B.C., oil and gas operators are not required to decommission wells and restore well sites unless the BC Oil and Gas Commission […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201945 Views

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New Report Shows Urgent Need for Additional Government Support to Enhance Competitiveness of Canada’s Mining Industry

March 14, 2019 Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report, a document focused on providing a comprehensive overview of current trends in Canada’s mining sector. While Canada has long been the dominant global mining nation—in mineral production, mining finance, mining services and supplies, and sustainability and safety, this year’s data […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201945 Views

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A Place Where it Feels Like Home: The Story of Tina Fontaine

March 12, 2019 – Sagkeeng First Nation Tina Fontaine might always be known for the tragic way in which she died, but it is her life that is an important story worth knowing. It was on August 17, 2014, when most people would learn her name, but Tina’s story began long before that day. It […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 201995 Views

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Regional Policing Study – Chaleur Regional Service Commission

Regional Policing Study – Chaleur Regional Service Commission NT4

by aanationtalk on March 7, 201938 Views

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Regulatory Change Report Published Thursdays, this report summarizes our on-going regulatory initiatives.

Published every Thursday, our regulatory change report summarizes for both industry and the public our regulatory initiatives for the current fiscal year (April 1–March 31). The report and its categories reflect our strategic priorities. How to Browse Users can browse regulatory initiatives in the following categories for the current fiscal year: Planned – regulatory changes […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201949 Views

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Royal Roads U: Biodiversity report releases action agenda

February 26, 2019 A new report on the state of biodiversity loss in Canada warns that if Canadian policy makers don’t take drastic action, the country’s iconic species like the polar bear and the loon could be lost forever. Biodiversity Conservation: A call for action for Canadian decision makers was co-authored by 20 prominent Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 201964 Views

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NIEDB: Northern Sustainable Food Systems Recommendations Report

February 25, 2019, the Board launched its Northern Sustainable Food Systems Recommendations Report. Read the report here: Northern Sustainable Food Systems Recommendations Report Northern sustainable food systems are a critical component of economic development in the North. Sustainable food systems support food security, leading to healthier communities, and individuals who are better able to participate in the workforce. With a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 201988 Views

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New Report shows Alberta’s subsidies to the fossil fuel industry are rapidly increasing – Environmental Defence Canada

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE and INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE for SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Edmonton, Alta. – Subsidies to Alberta’s oil and gas industry are rapidly rising, despite Canada’s commitment to eliminate inefficient fossil fuel subsidies by 2025. That’s the finding of a new report by Environmental Defence and the International Institute for Sustainable Development, which tallies the amount of subsidies […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201993 Views

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Minister Coady Releases Interim Report on Muskrat Falls from Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities

February 19, 2019 The Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, today released the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) interim report, which outlines options to prevent the significant cost of the Muskrat Falls project from impacting Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. The interim report will inform the Provincial Government’s overall plan to protect the rate […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 201965 Views

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Council of Canadian Academies: Report Update-Expert Panels at Work

February 12, 2019 Policing in Indigenous Communities The Expert Panel signed off on the report in late December. The report, is now in production and will be released this spring. You can pre-order a copy on our website. The State of Knowledge and Practice of Integrated Approaches to Natural Resource Management (INRM) in Canada The […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 201955 Views

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Report: Challenges, Progress, and Opportunities for Sustainable Land Use in BC

February 12, 2019 Land use is incredibly complex. Topics and issues like ecosystem health, First Nations right and title, natural resource management, and rural community needs are inter-related. In 2018, the Real Estate Foundation of BC (REFBC) partnered with The Firelight Group to examine trends, challenges, and opportunities for sustainable land use. Through this project, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 201965 Views

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Rate-regulated accounting at BC Hydro, explained

February 6, 2019 NEWS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseFebruary 6, 2019Rate-regulated accounting at BC Hydro,explainedVICTORIA –The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new information report: Rate-regulated Accounting at BC Hydro.Rate-regulated accounting showsthe effect rateregulation has on a company’s financial statements. Rate regulation is the practice of controlling, or regulating, the price, or […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201973 Views

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Confederation College: CPRIL 5-year Highlights

February 5, 2019 Our Research Projects In the five years that the Centre for Policy and Research in Indigenous Learning (CPRIL) has been in operation our achievements to date are widespread and diverse. All of our projects are collaborative, where 77% of our partnerships are with Indigenous Educators. Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) Firstly, we have […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201968 Views

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Report: B.C. leads efforts to reduce, recycle waste, but targets remain elusive

February 5, 2019, Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – British Columbians are among the best in Canada at reducing solid waste and diverting materials to recycling and compost facilities, according to a new Vancity report. But a detailed analysis of municipal, provincial and national data reveals that while B.C. industries, businesses and individuals are taking steps […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 201996 Views

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ON Government: Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine Releases First Report

January 31, 2019 Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare The Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine is releasing its first report, providing an overview of the problem of hallway health care in Ontario. “There’s much to be proud of in our health care system. However, there are also many barriers that make the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201992 Views

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Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada: 2017-2018 Annual Report

President’s Message Hello and thank you for reading Pauktuutit’s 34th Annual Report. These reports form an important modern history of Inuit women in Canada – and we have much to be proud of. We have had many, many accomplishments and successes, and we at Pauktuutit remain committed to improving the lives of all Inuit women and […]

by aanationtalk on January 28, 201992 Views

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NB Government: Review of child protection system released

FREDERICTON (GNB) – A review of New Brunswick’s child protection system has produced recommendations spanning 17 areas, including legislation, training, technology, decision-making, departmental structure, staffing and human resources. Consultant George Savoury presented his report today to Social Development Minister Dorothy Shephard. “Government has committed to protecting children at risk,” said Shephard. “We recognize that child […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 2019133 Views

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UArctic: Education and Training Needs for Arctic Indigenous Peoples: Report from UArctic Congress 2018

Wed, Jan 23, 2019 UArctic and Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat jointly organized a panel to discuss education and training needs for Arctic Indigenous Peoples during the UArctic Congress 2018 in Oulu, Finland on September 5, 2018. The panelists represented each of the Arctic Council Permanent Participants organizations.  The full report of the panel discussion is now available. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201949 Views

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UBCIC: Wild Salmon Summit – Summary Report

January 22, 2019 On September 19-21, 2018, the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN), the First Nations Summit, and the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) hosted the “Wild Salmon Summit: In a Time of Reconciliation” at the Westin Wall Centre located on the unceded territory of the Musqueam Nation. The Wild Salmon […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201982 Views

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British Columbians view natural environment and climate as key to quality of life in BC, support strong penalties including jail time for polluters

Jan 22, 2019 Poll commissioned by the Real Estate Foundation of BC gauges British Columbians’ attitudes on land use, sustainability, and rural planning. VANCOUVER, Jan. 22, 2019 – Today, the Real Estate Foundation of BC (REFBC) shared the results from a public opinion poll it commissioned on British Columbians’ views on land use, sustainability and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 2019112 Views

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Mining Association of Canada: New TSM Progress Report Highlights Sustainability Performance of Canadian Mining Companies

January 22, 2019 Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its most recent TSM Progress Report which details the work being done by its members regarding environmental and social performance, both priorities for Canada’s mining sector. MAC’s TSM Progress Report provides an important annual overview on the state of the mining industry, particularly when it comes to responsible […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 201965 Views

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Auditor General of New Brunswick: One-third of auditor general’s recommendations from past reports still not implemented

January 16, 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Auditor General Kim MacPherson provided an update today on the status of performance audit (Value-For-Money) recommendations made in her past reports. The report includes new status updates on implementation of recommendations. However, MacPherson said, due to lengthy delays in implementing significant recommendations, further information on some previously reported chapters […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 2019152 Views

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Chronic Absenteeism: When Children Disappear

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrador Child and Youth Advocate’s Message Many children and youth in Newfoundland and Labrador are routinely absent from school without excuse or reason. Once they become disconnected from school, it can be hard to reverse. These children often lose their social connections, they drop behind […]

by aanationtalk on January 10, 201988 Views

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FMCC: Empowerment through Connectivity: 2018 Indigenous Connectivity Summit Community Report

January 9, 2019 One of the biggest connectivity challenges in Canada, for those who have access, is that its broadband prices are among the highest in the world. When the CRTC declared all Canadian households should have high-speed broadband as a basic telecommunications service in 2016, it called on the federal government to develop a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201980 Views

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First Peoples Child & Family Review – Vol 13, No 2 (2018): Special Audiovisual Edition

An Interdisciplinary Journal Honoring the Voices, Perspectives and Knowledges of First Peoples through Research, Critical Analyses, Stories, Standpoints and Media Reviews. Vol 13, No 2 (2018): Special audiovisual edition Full Issue View or download the full issue PDF Table of Contents Articles Foreword Marc St. Dennis PDF 3 Editorial: Jordan’s Principle PSA in American Sign […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 2019141 Views

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Ontario Waterpower Association: 2018 Year in Review

OWA’s Year in Review publication looks back on the key waterpower events, policy changes, technologies and initiatives that happened over the past year on behalf of its members. 2018 was a great year, full of success stores. This issue highlights OWA’s new Strategic Plan and the annual Power of Water Canada conference. It celebrates innovative […]

by ahnationtalk on January 4, 201984 Views

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GCC(EI)/CNG 2017-2018 Annual Report is now Available

Learn about department activities, Council Board and Cree Governance for 2017-2018. Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Cree Nation Government Annual Report 2017-2018 The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee)/Cree Nation Government is proud to announce the release of the 2017-2018 Annual Report. The report provides a detailed outline of the activities […]

by ahnationtalk on January 3, 201986 Views

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SFU: Report calls for integrating emissions reduction and climate adaptation practices

Report detailing best practices for climate mitigation and adaptation has been endorsed by Canadian professional associations December 18, 2018 A new Simon Fraser University report calls for governments to combine emission reduction and climate adaptation strategies and outlines best practices to reduce the severity of extreme climate impacts. The report, Low Carbon Resilience: Best Practices […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201897 Views

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Special Reports – In Need of Protection: Angel’s Story

December 13, 2018 – The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth today released her second public child death report since the expansion of her mandate earlier this year. Today’s report, In Need of Protection: Angel’s Story details the life of Angel, who died at age 17 after a lifetime of unaddressed and compounded trauma. The […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018138 Views

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Report: More Indigenous entrepreneurs in B.C. are finding success, recording profits

December 6, 2018, Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – Indigenous entrepreneurs in B.C. say their annual business revenues are increasing while their relationships with non-Indigenous counterparts are improving, according to a new Vancity report. A survey of B.C.-based Indigenous entrepreneurs, commissioned by Vancity and conducted by the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business (CCAB), also shows that despite […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 2018113 Views

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Reconciliation, Place-Making, and Identity: RAIC releases report on International Indigenous Architecture and Design Symposium

OTTAWA,  Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is pleased to announce that the Highlights Report of the first RAIC International Indigenous Architecture and Design Symposium is now available for download. The richly illustrated 56-page report summarizes the presentations of more than 20 Indigenous architects, designers, and other professionals as well as students and interns from across […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201885 Views

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RCYBC: Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care

December 11, 2018 Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care is a collaborative photovoice project led by Melanie Doucet, a PhD candidate at the McGill School of Social Work and a former youth in care, alongside eight former youth in care between the ages of 19 and 29 from the Greater Vancouver area. Using […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 2018127 Views

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INAN Report 17: The Challenges of Delivering Continuing Care in First Nations Communities

THE CHALLENGES OF DELIVERING CONTINUING CARE IN FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES Report of the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Chair Indigenous health outcomes tend to be poorer than the Canadian average. The underlying factors are complex and include historical and intergenerational trauma attributed to colonialism and discriminatory policies, as well as social determinants of […]

by aanationtalk on December 11, 2018175 Views

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December 10, 2018 – Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Grants to the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut for Health Care of Indians and Inuit

Final Report Evaluation of 4.1.1 – Grants to the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut for Health Care of Indians and Inuit Project Number: 1570-7/16123 March 2017 Evaluation, Performance Measurement and Review Branch Audit and Evaluation Sector Executive Summary This report constitutes the Evaluation of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada’s (INAC’s) Grants to the Government of […]

by aanationtalk on December 10, 2018116 Views

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BC Representative’s Report Calls for Overhaul of System to Protect and Support Children with Special Needs

VICTORIA – The ordeal of one boy and his family shows that British Columbia’s system of services to support children with complex needs must be overhauled, says an investigative report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth. The report details the events that led to the removal of “Charlie” from his mother’s care […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2018119 Views

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New Report Exposes Details of Canadian Oil Companies’ Systematic Weakening of Canada’s Climate Plan and Ambition

Canada’s Oil and Gas Companies Weakening National Climate Plan While Expanding Production, Says New Report Federal Government Must Double Climate Targets And Curtail Oil Expansion To Limit to 1.5° Katowice, Poland—A new report released today at COP 24 shows oil and gas emissions in Canada are rising and that oil and gas companies in Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2018145 Views

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Life-saving coast guard needs more independence, stable funding

Ottawa, Canada’s maritime search and rescue workers save an average of 15 lives every day and are responsible for monitoring millions of square kilometres of some of the harshest marine conditions in the world. Yet the Canadian Coast Guard — which leads maritime search and rescue operations — is hampered by its position within Fisheries […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 2018150 Views

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2018 CEDAW Report Card

On December 6th, 2018, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, West Coast LEAF released our 10th annual CEDAW Report Card, grading BC on nine issues impacting women’s human rights, including child protection, a new section introduced this year. The Report Card assesses BC’s record in 2018 in relation to obligations set out […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 2018141 Views

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More Than Half of Domestic Homicide Victims Are From Vulnerable Demographics, New Study Finds

December 6, 2018 More than half of Canadians killed through domestic violence in recent years were Indigenous, immigrants or refugees, lived in rural, remote or northern areas, or were children, according to a first-ever report led by a U of G researcher. The inaugural report titled One Is Too Many: Trends and Patterns in Domestic […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 2018143 Views

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Auditor General’s 2018 Annual Report Notes Public Spending Did Not Consistently Bring Anticipated Benefits

(TORONTO) The 2018 Annual Report of the Auditor General of Ontario was made public today after it was tabled in the Legislative Assembly. The Report, presented in two volumes, contains results of value-for-money audits of provincial spending in health care, infrastructure, education, public safety, government operations and social services. “A central finding in almost all […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2018133 Views

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The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples has the honour to table its Fourteenth Report

December 03, 2018 Your committee, which was authorized to examine the subject matter of those elements contained in Divisions 11, 12 and 19 of Part 4 of Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, has, in obedience to the order […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 2018106 Views

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CNSC Screening Levels for the Independent Environmental Monitoring Program

December 2018 What is the Independent Environmental Monitoring Program? The Independent Environmental Monitoring Program (IEMP) is a planned environmental sampling initiative led by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and designed to verify that the public and the environment around licensed nuclear facilities are protected. The IEMP is separate from, but complementary to, the CNSC’s […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 2018129 Views

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Serious Problems Still Face First Nations After Wildfire Season: Report

NADLEH WHUT’EN TERRITORY, BC, Nov. 29, 2018  – The Nadleh Whut’en First Nation has released a new report, Trial by Fire: Nadleh Whut’en and the Shovel Lake Fire, 2018, chronicling persistent problems with emergency management in British Columbia. Last summer, the Shovel Lake Fire threatened the Nadleh Whut’en village on Nadleh Bunk’et (Fraser Lake). The village was […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2018206 Views

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Time for progress in reducing emissions or risk human lives and viability of health systems says new Lancet Countdown report

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2018  – Canada’s slow progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions is having a significant impact on the physical and mental health of Canadians, suggests a new brief published today by the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change. With support from the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) and the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 2018102 Views

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OCYA_AB: Child and Youth Advocate releases Annual Report

November 22, 2018 Edmonton…Del Graff, Provincial Child and Youth Advocate, released the 2017-18 Annual Report of the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA). This year’s Annual Report provides a summary of OCYA activities during the past year, and looks ahead at how the OCYA plans to further strengthen its services and maintain the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 2018108 Views

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York U: New report sets out roadmap for prevention of youth homelessness in Canada

TORONTO, November 20, 2018 – It is time for a new approach to youth homelessness – one that is proactive, collaborative, and rights-based, a new report from the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and A Way Home Canada concludes. The Roadmap for the Prevention of Youth Homelessness, published today, provides a clear definition of youth homelessness […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2018143 Views

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Arctic Council at COP24: Black carbon in the Arctic and snow-covered regions – a climate forcer and an air pollutant

November 20, 2018 The Arctic Council together with Finland will host an official side event “Black carbon in the Arctic and snow-covered regions – a climate forcer and an air pollutant” at COP24 in Katowice, Poland, Monday 10 December, 18:30 – 20:00. On 10 December 2018, the Arctic Council together with Finland will host an official […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018123 Views

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