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Environmental Defence: New report highlights the risks of continued expansion of oil sands tailings ponds

June 26, 2017 ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE and NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL New report highlights the risks of continued expansion of oil sands tailings ponds and the rising liability for cleanup that Albertans face Ottawa, ON – The volume of oil sands tailing ponds are now over 1 trillion litres, while the cost of cleanup is now […]

by pmnationtalk on June 27, 20175 Views

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Working Together to End Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls National Scan of RCMP Initiatives May 2017

Introduction The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is committed to the prevention of violence against women. As frontline police officers, we know that Indigenous women are at greater risk of being victimized; because of this, the RCMP Commissioner called for more research on this issue. The resulting 2014 Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: A National Operational Overview, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201718 Views

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FNS: Advancing an Indigenous Framework for Consultation and Accommodation in BC – Report

Introduction ONE YEAR (ALMOST TO THE DAY) after the Haida case was decided,1 the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in the Mikisew case declared that the concept of reconciliation is the “fundamental objective” of the modern law of Aboriginal and Treaty rights: The fundamental objective of the modern law of aboriginal and treaty rights is […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201715 Views

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The Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs has the honour to present its Ninth Report

Pursuant to its mandate under Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, the Committee has studied suicide among Indigenous peoples and communities and has agreed to report the following: The HTML version of this report will be available soon. In the meantime, the Committee is pleased to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 201733 Views

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New Geophysical Reports provide insight into mineral potential of Slave Geological Province – Government of Northwest Territories

YELLOWKNIFE (June 14, 2017) – Two airborne geophysical surveys will provide additional insight for prospectors and mineral development companies interested in exploration in the Slave Geological Province of the Northwest Territories (NWT). The studies, developed by the Northwest Territories Geological Survey (NTGS), provide detailed airborne magnetic and electromagnetic survey data from the promising region. The […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201732 Views

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New UNICEF report: Poor health, violence at alarming rates among Canada’s kids

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 – A new UNICEF report released today highlights the challenges that high-income countries like Canada face in meeting global commitments for children. Canada does comparatively well in some aspects of child and youth well-being, but lags farthest behind other countries in concerning indicators of child health and violence. In Oh Canada! […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201751 Views

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Indigenous participation in economy strengthens Canada’s social fabric: Survey

Aboriginal Day on June 21 celebrates First Nations, Inuit and Métis culture and heritage, along with the accomplishments of Indigenous entrepreneurs TORONTO, June 13, 2017 – Eight-in-ten Canadians recognize Indigenous businesses strengthen the country’s social fabric, according to a new national Leger survey. The Sodexo Canada Indigenous Business Survey, commissioned to shed light on attitudes […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 201756 Views

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People for Education – Competing Priorities: The 2017 report on Ontario’s publicly funded schools

June 05, 2017 People for Education’s 2017 Report on Ontario’s Publicly Funded Schools reveals ongoing challenges in a number of areas, including demands created by competing and overlapping provincial initiatives, ongoing regional inequities, and growing gaps in schools’ fundraising. SHARE THIS Share via Facebook Share via Twitter Share via Email The report – based on […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 201736 Views

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WCEL: Kinder Morgan Canada Limited: Brief on Legal Risks for Trans Mountain

Subject(s): Kinder Morgan, Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers project Author(s): West Coast Environmental Law Association, Tsleil-Waututh Sacred Trust Initiative Summary This briefing note summarizes some of the legal risks facing Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project. It includes a summary of ongoing litigation and a discussion about additional legal risks, including developments in Canadian, International […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201737 Views

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IISD: Pollution Costs Canadians Tens of Billions Every Year, Reveals New One-of-its-kind Report

OTTAWA, June 1, 2017 — Pollution costs Canadians tens of billions of dollars every year in terms of impacts on their health and well-being, their pocketbooks and the value of their homes, buildings, roads and the natural environment. (le français suit) This is according to a new report released today by the International Institute for […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 201736 Views

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Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration), with amendment and observations – The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples – Sixth Report

May 30, 2017 Your committee, to which was referred Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration), has, in obedience to the order of reference of November 17, 2016, examined the said bill and now reports the same with the following amendments: 1. Clause 1, pages 1 to 3: […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2017114 Views

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Better Healthcare for Albertans – a Report by the Office of the Auditor General of Alberta

Read the report At a Glance Read the full report Research Material News Release News Release backgrounder: Questions and Answers News Conference Opening Statement NT3

by aanationtalk on May 26, 201746 Views

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Vancouver Police Share 2016 Annual Report

May 24, 2017 The Vancouver Police Department is releasing its 2016 Annual Report, highlighting some of our initiatives and engagement with the diverse community that we serve. “In this report, we are taking time to highlight just some of the community-focused initiatives that helped us serve our diverse communities in 2016,” says Chief Constable Adam […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 201774 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases investigative review involving the suicide of a First Nation youth

May 24, 2017 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has completed an Investigative Review regarding the suicide of a First Nation youth and is publicly releasing the results of the review as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act. The Advocate received information that 15-year-old “Levi” died by suicide. Although Levi’s last […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 201781 Views

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CHRA Urban and Rural Indigenous Housing Survey Reveals Key Challenges for Indigenous Housing in Canada

May 23, 2017, OTTAWA) – The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) today released the results of a benchmarking survey conducted of 51 urban and rural Indigenous housing providers across Canada. The survey, carried out by James Burr and Steve Pomeroy, is a first of its kind initiativeto examine the employment, financial, and operational characteristics […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201780 Views

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CIM: 2016 annual report now available

May 17, 2017 In a cost-saving effort this year the Annual Report is available electronically only. Read now NT4

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 201743 Views

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Indian Oil and Gas Canada Annual Report 2015-2016

Message from the CEO To our stakeholders As in recent years, aside from daily operations, there were four ongoing key projects that were priorities for Indian Oil and Gas Canada (IOGC): Modern Act, Regulations, and Systems (MARS) – Regulations Development Modern Act, Regulations, and Systems (MARS) – Resource Information Management System 2 (RIMS2) Organizational Change […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201763 Views

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Marine Protected Area Progress Globally and in Canada – WCEL

May 11, 2017 Subject(s):  Marine Protected Areas Author(s):  Linda Nowlan Summary: Different countries have different laws governing the creation of marine protected areas (MPAs). This chart shows the main MPA law or policy from each country, and demonstrates the progress being made in marine protection in different parts of the world. NT4

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 201741 Views

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QNW: Reforming the National Energy Board: What Role Will Indigenous Women Play?

Introduction This submission is presented by Quebec Native Women Inc. (QNW) to the National Energy Board Modernization Expert Panel. The Expert Panel has been tasked by the Minister of Natural Resources Canada to study the current structure, role and mandate of the National Energy Board (NEB) under the National Energy Board Act. Based on the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 10, 2017120 Views

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Access to Indigenous knowledges and their cultural materials depends on decolonizing libraries & cultural memory institutions and their services: Report

The Truth and Reconciliation Committee of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB) released a report today outlining a path forward for respecting Indigenous culture and increasing access to traditional Indigenous knowledge. The 77-page report, which is the product of months of research and evaluation, makes ten recommendations to enhance experiences and opportunities for Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 201769 Views

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APCFNC: Atlantic First Nations Housing Engagement Session Summary Report

Apr 28, 2017 On Feb 28 and March 1st, 2017, the Atlantic First Nations Housing and Infrastructure Network (AFNHIN) Housing Working Group and Atlantic Policy Congress (APC) of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat hosted a regional gathering of First Nations housing stakeholders focused on housing reform. The overall purpose of the session was to: Download Report […]

by pmnationtalk on May 1, 201781 Views

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Arts and culture key to building belonging, but more resources needed to improve quality of arts facilities and programs, highlights new national Vital Signs report

April 25, 2017 (OTTAWA, ON) – A new national report, released today by Community Foundations of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Arts Presenting Association, is shining a spotlight on the power of the arts to build a greater sense of belonging to our communities, to our country and to each other. Vital Signs: Arts […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 201773 Views

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Advocate for Children and Youth Tables 2016 Annual Report

SASKATOON – Corey O’Soup, Advocate for Children and Youth, tabled his first Annual Report in the Legislative Assembly today. The report reflects the work of his predecessor, Bob Pringle, to October 31, 2016 and highlights Mr. O’Soup’s vision and priorities for his upcoming term that commenced on November 1, 2016. “As a First Nations person […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 201785 Views

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The 10th Arctic Council Ministerial meeting

April 18, 2017 On May 11, the United States will host the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. Minister-level representatives from the eight Arctic States will convene to review and approve work completed under the two-year U.S. Chairmanship to improve sustainable development and environmental protection in the Arctic. On May 11, the United […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201741 Views

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Health in the North: Inequities in health and health care

TORONTO, April 18, 2017 – The life expectancy rates for those living in northern Ontario continue to be lower and mortality rates higher than the rates in the province overall, according to a new report by Health Quality Ontario, the provincial advisor on the quality of health care. “Despite many improvements in health and health […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2017105 Views

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UNICEF Canada Foresight Report: What’s the state of children and youth in Canada?

At the Sandbox Summit on April 6, UNICEF Canada hosted a lunchtime discussion where we identified trends shaping the lives of young people, what is causing them, the signals we see them manifest, how pervasive they are, and the implications are for children and youth and for others. Participants began by describing: What seems to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 201750 Views

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RCYBC: Representative’s Report #29 – Reviews and Investigations: Oct. 1, 2016 to Jan. 31, 2017

Critical Injuries and Deaths: Reviews and Investigations Update #29 Purpose The purpose of the Representative for Children and Youth’s (RCY) reviews and investigations of child deaths and critical injuries is to identify and thoughtfully analyze issues, particularly in service delivery. The intent is to help prevent similar deaths or injuries in the future and to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201797 Views

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Heiltsuk release detailed report on the Nathan E. Stewart incident

The Heiltsuk Tribal Council (HTC) has just released an investigation report covering the first 48 hours after the grounding of the Nathan E. Stewart. While some information is not included in the report due to the on-going investigation by the Transportation Safety Board, the report is thorough and presents a detailed chronology of events and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201753 Views

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Performance Measurement Strategy – 4.1.2 Nutrition North Canada

Strategic Outcome (INAC): The North Strategic Outcome (Health Canada): First Nations and Inuit communities and individuals receive health services and benefits that are responsive to their needs so as to improve their health status Strategic Outcome (PHAC): Protecting Canadians and empowering them to improve their health August 2016 Sector (INAC): Northern Affairs Organization Sector (Health […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 2017105 Views

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Report Highlights Severe Crisis with 30% Increase in Homelessness in Metro Vancouver Region – BCNHPA

Homelessness most severe for Aboriginal people and seniors VANCOUVER, BC (April 10, 2017)  The Preliminary Data Report for the 2017 Homeless Count in Metro Vancouver, prepared by BC Non-Profit Housing Association and M.Thomson Consulting, on behalf of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy’s Community Entity, Metro Vancouver found 3,605 people homeless in the region-wide count, an increase […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2017105 Views

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OIPRD Releases Interim Report on Police Interactions with People in Crisis

TORONTO – The Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) today released its interim systemic review report on police interactions with people in crisis and use of force. “The interim report documents the recommendations that have been made by Ontario coroner’s inquests into the deaths of people in crisis during interactions with police, and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201755 Views

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NWMO Releases Triennial Report for 2014 to 2016

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) has submitted Progress Through Collaboration – Triennial Report 2014 to 2016 to the Honourable James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada. The report outlines progress in implementing Adaptive Phased Management (APM), Canada’s plan for the long-term management of used nuclear fuel. We made the report public at the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 201762 Views

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NCAIED: “Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities” Report Released

“Access to Capital and Credit in Native Communities” Report Released New report focuses on changes over the last 15 years and opportunities moving forward May 23, 2016 Click Here To View Article on CDFIfund.gov A new independent report on access to capital and credit in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities (Native Communities) was […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201756 Views

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OIPRD 2015-2016​ Annual Report

DIRECTOR’S NOTE I have had the distinct pleasure of serving as the Independent Police Review Director in Ontario for the past six years. This past fiscal year has been an especially interesting year for policing and police oversight in Ontario with the government’s review of the three civilian oversight agencies; impending changes to the Police […]

by aanationtalk on March 23, 2017191 Views

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The David Suzuki Foundation 2016 Impact Report

Download PDF With your support, we achieved many victories in 2016 — thank you! This report outlines the projects you made possible to combat climate change, protect biodiversity and secure environmental rights. We could not meet our ambitious goals to find solutions to Canada’s pressing environmental issues without your ongoing support. These successes are your […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201777 Views

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CCRC: Young People in the Workplace: Rights, Rules, Safety, and Fairness

Young people benefit from work experience, but they can also be exploited in the workplace.  Knowing about the rules, their rights, and how to report unsafe working conditions or unfair treatment is essential for all young people.  The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children (CCRC) is asking all governments, federal and provincial, to ensure […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201763 Views

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For persons with disabilities in Canada, education is not always an open door: CHRC report

March 9, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission People with disabilities in Canada are facing overwhelming barriers and challenges within our schools, says Canada’s human rights watchdog in a new study released today. In a report, entitled “Left Out: The treatment of persons with disabilities in Canada’s education system,” the Canadian Human […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 2017116 Views

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Department of Transportation Announces the Release of the 2015 Northwest Territories Traffic Collision Facts and the 2016-2016 Annual Report of Registrar of Motor Vehicles

YELLOWKNIFE (March 8, 2017) – The Department of Transportation (DOT) would like to announce the release of the 2015 Northwest Territories Traffic Collision Facts, as well as the 2015/2016 Annual Report of Registrar of Motor Vehicles. 2015 Northwest Territories Traffic Collision Facts contains information on various issues, such as impaired driving, speeding, young and old […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 201771 Views

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Equal Voice and Abacus Data Release Canadian Opinions about Women in Politics

Majority of Canadians believe there are ‘too many’ or ‘the right number’ of women in politics; would not recommend a female they know run for public office. OTTAWA, March 6, 2016 –Findings of a new national survey about Canadians’ views and perceptions of women in politics were released today by Abacus Data and Equal Voice. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 201781 Views

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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Submission To The Naylor Panel For Canada’s Fundamental Science Review

DOWNLOADS ITK Submission to the Naylor Panel for Canada’s Fundamental Science Review

by aanationtalk on March 6, 201797 Views

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City of Calgary research reveals trends and gaps in local housing supply

March 01, 2017 The City of Calgary, in collaboration with the Community Housing Affordability Collective (CHAC), has published Housing in Calgary: An Inventory of Housing Supply 2015/2016. Using data from a variety of sources, the report provides a comprehensive picture of Calgary’s housing supply with a focus on affordable housing (non-market housing). “The report identifies […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201777 Views

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The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples: Resolving housing problems in Canada’s north

Ottawa – A stable federal funding strategy for housing in the Inuit homeland is desperately needed, a Senate committee said in a report released Thursday. The lack of suitable and affordable housing is a major concern in Canada’s northernmost locales, leading to serious health and safety concerns like tuberculosis, mental health problems, and respiratory infections. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2017212 Views

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Direct-use Geothermal Resources In BC: Engagement and Education Report

February 28, 2017 Geoscience BC is pleased to announce the release of a new report highlighting additional educational and community engagement work undertaken following the release of the Direct-Use Geothermal Roadmap in June 2016 (Geoscience BC Report 2016-07). The original report contained practical guidelines for communities on geothermal surface exploration, land acquisition and permitting, drilling […]

by pmnationtalk on March 1, 201750 Views

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U Sask: Building Reconciliation – Report on Our Progress, 2016

At the University of Saskatchewan we have made building reconciliation an institutional priority and we have committed ourselves to living up to the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. In so doing, we hope to become the best place we can be for Indigenous students and their communities in this […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2017102 Views

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Fraser Institute: Saskatchewan, Manitoba top jurisdictions worldwide for mining investment; B.C., Ontario drop in global ranking

February 28, 2017 CALGARY—Saskatchewan and Manitoba are now the two most attractive jurisdictions for mining investment in the world, according to the annual global survey of mining executives released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. The two Canadian provinces beat out Western Australia, which fell from 1st to 3rd […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201791 Views

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Urgent Need for Action to Address Social and Cultural Risks to Indigenous Women from Industrial Camps

Indigenous women and children in remote communities face negative consequences from construction camps, including increased rates of sexual assault and violence, addictions, sexually transmitted infections, and family violence. Many of these camps already exist across northern British Columbia. This study, initiated by community leaders in the Lake Babine First Nation with the Nak’azdli Whut’en First […]

by pmnationtalk on February 24, 201768 Views

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Amnesty International: ‘Politics of demonization’ breeding division and fear

RELEASED  WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2017 (00.01 GMT)          Amnesty International releases its Annual Report for 2016 to 2017          Risk of domino effect as powerful states backtrack on human rights commitments          Salil Shetty, head of the global movement, warns that “never again” has become meaningless as states fail to react to mass atrocities Politicians […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201774 Views

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Qalipu FN: Stephenville Community Session Report

February 20, 2017 General Information The Stephenville Community Session occurred on February 16, 2017. It is estimated that 200 – 210 people were in attendance and the session lasted approximately 2.5 hours. The representatives for QFN and the FNI were as follows: Chief/President Mitchell Councillor Alexander Elder Odelle Pike Howard Thistle, NIHB Navigator Alison White, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201789 Views

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Wind Energy: Sustainable Environment, Sustainable Communities – Pembina Institute

February 16, 2017 The Pembina Institute and Capital Power are working together to identify and act on issues around the growth of commercial wind power in Alberta. We believe expanding renewable energy and achieving provincial climate change objectives is best accomplished with a high degree of social and community acceptance. See our Wind Energy: Sustainable Communities, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 17, 2017110 Views

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The punishing Sixties Scoop – Globe and Mail

Feb 16, 2017 A few years ago, a report was submitted to the B.C. legislature that examined, among other things, the consequences of a federally sanctioned program under which thousands of native children were removed from their homes and placed in the care of mostly non-aboriginal families. It became known as the Sixties Scoop, although […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 201760 Views

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