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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, 201918 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, 201928 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, 201924 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, 201963 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, 201934 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, 201930 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, 201836 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, 201851 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, 201857 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, 201846 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, 201845 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, 201874 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, 201859 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, 201871 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, 201883 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, 201874 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, 201854 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, 201876 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, 201882 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, 201854 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, 201866 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, 201889 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, 201860 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, 201851 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, 201883 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, 201855 Views

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The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources has the honour to table its Sixteenth Report

November 16, 2018 Your committee, which was authorized by the Senate on Thursday, March 10, 2016 to examine and report on the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy, now tables its fifth interim report entitled: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Canada’s Built Environment. Respectfully submitted, NT5

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 201879 Views

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Youth-Informed RCY Report Calls for Harm Reduction as Key Part of Comprehensive Substance Use Service System

VANCOUVER – The provincial government should develop a comprehensive system of substance use services capable of addressing the diverse needs of young people across British Columbia, says a report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth. The need for harm reduction to be a key component of this wrap-around system is among the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201862 Views

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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, 2018124 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, 201847 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, 2018324 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, 201875 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, 201883 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, 201867 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, 2018122 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, 201895 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, 2018108 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, 201863 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, 2018117 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, 201884 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, 2018163 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, 2018174 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, 201875 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, 2018124 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, 2018103 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, 2018140 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, 201886 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, 2018114 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, 201897 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, 201886 Views

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