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Confederation College President’s Breakfast Highlights Strategic Progress

THUNDER BAY, ON, May 24, 2018 – Yesterday, President Jim Madder hosted more than 200 guests at his annual President’s Breakfast at the Victoria Inn on May 23. Madder highlighted the achievements of the second year of the College’s three-year strategic plan, titled ‘Wiicitaakewin,’ The Path to 2020, as well as addressing what the community can expect […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 20188 Views

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SK Government: Domestic Violence Death Review Final Report Released

May 24, 2018 The final report from Saskatchewan’s Domestic Violence Death Review Panel has been released. The panel was formed in the summer of 2016, and released an interim report in May 2017.  The final report is the result of an in-depth look at six specific cases of homicide related to domestic violence.  The final […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201824 Views

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Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging releases first report on health and aging in Canada

May 22, 2018 Report presents key findings on physical, mental, and social aspects of aging using data collected from 50,000 Canadians aged 45-85 The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), Canada’s largest and most comprehensive study on the health and well-being of the country’s aging population, today released The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging Report […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201820 Views

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Ministries not working together to effectively oversee healthy eating and physical activity initiatives in K-12

May 23, 2018 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new report: Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in K-12: An Independent Audit. We found that the Ministries of Health and Education have come together to develop healthy eating and physical activity initiatives for schools, but need to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201819 Views

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Government of Canada releases the final report of the Pilotage Act Review undertaken as part of the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Transport Canada May 22, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Canada has the world’s longest coastline, and our oceans are among our most important resources. Canadians across the country rely on marine transportation to go about their everyday life or to deliver products to market in a safe and responsible way. That is why the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201824 Views

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Frontier College: Literacy and Health

The stigma surrounding low literacy, and medical systems and practices that assume strong literacy skills, may impact a person’s ability to find and use the health services and products they need. In some situations, low literacy can be a life-or-death matter. Find out more about the importance of literacy to good health. And watch the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201813 Views

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CMAJ: “All my relations”: experiences and perceptions of Indigenous patients connecting with Indigenous Elders in an inner city primary care partnership for mental health and well-being

May 22, 2018 Abstract BACKGROUND: Mental health services in urban settings generally have not been adapted to serve the needs of Indigenous patients. We explored how patients’ encounters with Indigenous Elders affected their overall mental health and well-being to identify therapeutic mechanisms underlying improvement. METHODS: We conducted qualitative interviews of participants enrolled in a 6-month prospective mixed-methods […]

by pmnationtalk on May 22, 201856 Views

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Advancing Métis Rights and Self-Government: What We Heard

On behalf of the Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario (PCMNO) you are invited to watch the release of “Advancing Métis Rights and Self-Government: What We Heard,” the report of the MNO Commission on Métis Rights and Self-Government on Facebook Live between 6:30 and 7:30 pm, Friday, May 25. See video below for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201860 Views

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CIHI: 1 in 4 Canadian seniors prescribed 10 or more drugs

May 17, 2018 — In 2016, about 1.6 million seniors (representing approximately 1 in 4 Canadians age 65 and older) were prescribed 10 or more drug classes, according to a new report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) that looks broadly at drug use among Canadian seniors. A drug class is a group of chemicals that […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201852 Views

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Report 13: Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Presented to the House

Thirteenth Report Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs (INAN) 42nd Parliament, 1st Session “Study Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples In accordance with its Order of Reference of Wednesday, February 7, 2018, your Committee has […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201849 Views

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CASA: Students Release Collaborative Report on Campus Sexual Violence

May 8, 2018 Toronto, Ontario – Student organizations across the country released a joint publication on campus sexual violence, titled Shared Perspectives: A Joint Publication on Campus Sexual Violence Prevention and Response. In the publication, students from Victoria to Charlottetown express the need to eradicate sexual violence on their campuses. It includes contributions from the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201830 Views

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ITK: National Indigenous Early Learning And Child Care Report

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by ahnationtalk on April 30, 201851 Views

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Statement – CHRC Annual Report: 2017 was the year when the “invisible became visible”

April 18, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) issues the following statement upon the release of the CHRC’s 2017 Annual Report: “Looking back, I believe 2017 will be remembered as a pivotal year for the advancement of equality in Canada – […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 201854 Views

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Fleming College Report to the Community: 2017-18

Fleming College has launched its 2017-2018 Report to the Community, which outlines the College’s contributions to the communities it serves as well as highlights Fleming’s achievements in 2017. The Report focuses on a number of topics, including Fleming’s 50th anniversary, major campus renovation projects, and the College’s leadership in sustainability. Read the full report here: […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201846 Views

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Manitoba Performing Well in Radiation Therapy, CT Scan Waits; Commits to Improving Performance in Hip, Knee Replacement and Cataract Surgeries

April 12, 2018 Province will Follow Wait Times Reduction Task Force Recommendations: Goertzen The Manitoba government will continue to support innovation in priority surgeries such as cataract removal and hip and knee replacements while responding to the recommendations contained in the Wait Times Reduction Task Force Report including increasing the number of surgeries performed, Health, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201846 Views

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OHRC releases report on its inquiry into the over-representation of Indigenous and Black children in Ontario’s child welfare system

Toronto – On April 12, 2018 the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released Interrupted Childhoods: Over-representation of Indigenous and Black children in Ontario child welfare. The report outlines findings from its public interest inquiry into whether First Nations, Métis and Inuit (Indigenous) and Black children are over-represented at children’s aid societies (CASs), particularly in admissions into care. Overall, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 2018122 Views

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Government releases advisory council report on finfish aquaculture

April 5, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has released the report that it received from the Minister of Agriculture’s Advisory Council on Finfish Aquaculture (MAACFA). The council worked over the past 18 months to complete the report, which provides strategic, immediate and long-term recommendations. They are grouped into six themes: Salmon farm […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 201870 Views

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YAPC releases results of Food Cost Monitoring project

Whitehorse – The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition (YAPC) is pleased to release a final report highlighting the cost and availability of nutritious food in communities throughout Yukon. Community researchers in Carcross, Carmacks, Dawson City, Faro, Haines Junction, Mayo, Old Crow, Pelly Crossing, Ross River, Teslin, Watson Lake and Whitehorse measured the cost of 67 foods included […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201892 Views

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Child Intervention Panel – Ministerial panel explored ways to improve Alberta’s child intervention system.

An all-party Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention was appointed to recommend ways to improve Alberta’s child death review system and strengthen the intervention system. More than 10,000 children and youth currently receive child intervention services across Alberta. What the panel did Over twelve months, the Ministerial Panel on Child Intervention engaged in an unprecedented, open […]

by aanationtalk on March 28, 201882 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding for Ndinawe to provide 24/7 service at Winnipeg youth resource centre

The 24/7 Safe Place for Indigenous Youth to be dedicated in honour of Tina Fontaine. March 27, 2018  Winnipeg, MB Department of Indigenous Services Canada Today, the Honourable Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, Jane Philpott, announced funding to support Ndinawemaaganag Endaawaad Inc. (Ndinawe) for the expansion of the 24/7 Safe Place for Indigenous Youth program at the Ndinawe […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201877 Views

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First Nations back LNG: Report

March 26, 2018 There’s a “high degree of support” among First Nations for LNG development in BC, a new report finds. “In fact, many First Nations representatives raised the need to push the remaining projects over the finish line,” adds the report, from the First Nations LNG Alliance and the BC’s Ministry of Energy, Mines […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201877 Views

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PBO: Update on Costs of Incarceration

Get the report Update on Costs of Incarceration.pdf Summary In 2016-17, an average of 14,310 offenders were in federal custody. The average institution-specific expenditure associated with each inmate were $114,587 /year or $314/day per offender and 96% of those cost are attributable to custody. The cost of incarceration varies substantially depending on the type of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201857 Views

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Diversity, inclusion, and the what’s next for the world: Victoria Forum Report released

March 21, 2018 – From Nov. 17-19, 2017, the University of Victoria, in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada, launched the inaugural Victoria Forum to explore diversity and inclusion issues facing society today. On March 21, 2018, the Global Centre for Pluralism release the Victoria Forum Report, which may be accessed here: http://www.victoriaforum.ca/ Bringing together policy makers, business leaders, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 2018112 Views

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Business and NGO Leaders: “To win the clean innovation race, Canada needs stronger competitiveness measures to match tough environmental rules”

New report by Smart Prosperity says clean innovation is an economy-wide opportunity that Canada must grasp or risk falling behind To unleash private investment in clean innovation, government must push ahead with world-class environmental rules and do more to secure business competitiveness VANCOUVER, March 15, 2018  – Today, on the Expo floor of the GLOBE Summit for Sustainable […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 2018104 Views

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Residential school survivors, descendents, show poorer health outcomes: survey – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 14, 2018  THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The impacts of residential schools on the health and well-being of First Nations people are similar, whether they attended the schools themselves or are descended from someone who did, a new survey suggests. The finding comes from the third regional health survey by the First […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2018136 Views

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Investment, Exports Suffering in Business-Unfriendly Canada: MLI Quarterly Economic Report

OTTAWA, ON (March 14, 2018): Failure to transition away from household and government spending means the Canadian economy is still overly-reliant on debt for growth, Munk Senior Fellow Philip Cross said today upon release of MLI’s latest Quarterly Economic Report. Prospects for an economic turn-around are not ideal. Budget 2018 has been rightly criticized as […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201896 Views

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Progress report on poverty reduction plan released – Government of NB

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The Economic and Social Inclusion Corporation released today a progress report on Overcoming Poverty Together: The New Brunswick Economic and Social Inclusion Plan 2014-2019. The report documents actions and initiatives that are part of the provincial plan. The report includes information on poverty in New Brunswick for the years 2009 to 2015, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201886 Views

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Manitoba Charts Renewed and Focused Path for a Thriving Economy

March 9, 2018 A New Framework for Economic Alignment, Growth: Premier The Manitoba government has released the Framework for Economic Alignment and Growth report produced by Deloitte LLP, which will help guide the modernization of the province’s economic development strategies and programs, Premier Brian Pallister and Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201879 Views

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Report: B.C. women are financially stressed, stretched and under-resourced

March 7, 2018, Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – B.C. women worry more than B.C. men about their finances, with 52% experiencing “extreme emotional stress” and 59% feeling unsatisfied with their financial situation, according to a new Vancity report. Money Troubled: Inside B.C’s financial health gender gap also shows that women in B.C. make 35% less at work […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 201880 Views

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Justice system report card dubs Ontario ‘most improved,’ as B.C., Quebec slide – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 5, 2018 By Geordon Omand THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The justice system has seen a slight drop in crime rates and a boost in legal aid funding relative to a year ago, but these improvements have been overshadowed by an increase in costs, lengthier court delays and the persistent over-representation of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2018124 Views

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Barriers remain for Surrey’s growing Indigenous population: report – CBC

Many feel cut off from traditional lands, lack access to cultural events, report finds Feb 27, 2018 Surrey’s Indigenous population is one of the fastest growing in B.C., but many feel disconnected from their traditional lands and language, according to a new report from the Surrey Cares Community Foundation (SCCF). The report found that only […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201867 Views

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Report says Indigenous people in Toronto are far more likely to be homeless, unemployed and hungry – The Star

According to a new study, an estimated 57 per cent of Indigenous residents have a high school diploma, 63 per cent are unemployed and 87 per cent can be categorized as low-income. Feb. 28, 2018 Indigenous people in Toronto are far more likely than adults in the rest of the province to be homeless, hungry […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201885 Views

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Final Report – Motherisk

The Honourable Judith C. Beaman, Commissioner of the Motherisk Commission, released her report on February 26, 2017, in Toronto. It was transmitted to the Attorney General, the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, shortly before the public release. Report of the Motherisk Commission.pdf Closing Speech February 26 2018.pdf MRC Final Report – Executive Summary Executive Summary in Mohawk Executive Summary […]

by aanationtalk on February 27, 201874 Views

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Auditor General’s February report stresses importance of oversight by MLAs and Albertans to ensure accountability for results

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada … Alberta’s Auditor General Merwan Saher presented his February report to the Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) of Alberta and to Albertans, affirming some areas where government is doing well and identifying other areas needing improvement in accountability for the cost-effective use of public resources. Despite the diversity of the departments, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201878 Views

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The First Peoples Child & Family Review Vol 12, No 2 (2018)

Indigenous Children, Youth and Families in the Next 150 Years Special Issue By Children And Youth DOWNLOAD THIS PDF FILE The First Peoples Child & Family Review is published twice yearly by the First Nations Caring Society of Canada (FNCFCS). Articles herein are the responsibility of and copyrighted to the authors. The views expressed herein do […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 201895 Views

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Report of the Auditor General of Alberta – February 2018 to be Released on Thursday, February 22, 2018

Edmonton, Alberta — Alberta Auditor General Merwan Saher is releasing the Report of the Auditor General—February 2018 at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 22. The February 2018 report includes the following: Alberta Advanced Education •2017 Report on Post-Secondary Institutions Alberta Education •Processes to Manage the Student Class Size Initiative •Systems to Improve Student Attendance in […]

by aanationtalk on February 21, 2018108 Views

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New Report from Carleton University, BMO & The Beacon Agency Finds Female Entrepreneurs’ Innovations Under Recognized

The report finds innovation contributions from female entrepreneurs are under recognized as they often fall outside the technology sector Research was co-funded by BMO, the Government of Canada, Carleton University and The Beacon Agency TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2018 – Carleton University, BMO Financial Group and The Beacon Agency released a study today that finds women entrepreneurs are innovating every day […]

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 201893 Views

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Students Want to Make Sure No One is Left Without the Chance to Gain a Post-Secondary Education – CASA

OTTAWA, February 13, 2018 – The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) published a new policy paper today, entitled Access for All: Making Student Aid Work for Everyone. This paper looks at the student financial aid system in Canada and recommends changes to ensure that no student should ever be prevented from obtaining a post-secondary […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 2018100 Views

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Nilliajut 2: Inuit Perspectives On The Northwest Passage – ITK

Launched in Ottawa on February 2nd, 2018, Nilliajut 2 explores Inuit perspectives on the “Northwest Passage” as it is being conceptualized by non-Inuit. For thousands of years, Inuit have lived on the land, water, and ice that make up Inuit Nunangat. As the climate changes and the ice melts, more and more people begin to […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 2018125 Views

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10 Ways to Build a Canada that Wins – Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Ottawa, February 5, 2018—A strong and prosperous Canada depends on business growth, but businesses are grappling with daunting challenges at home and abroad. To help them compete and grow, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce released 10 Ways to Build a Canada that Wins today. 10 Ways provides businesses, decision-makers and government with a series of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 5, 2018112 Views

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U of T releases 2016-2017 Employment Equity Report – U of T News

The University of Toronto has released the results of its 2016-2017 Employment Equity Report. Among the report’s findings: 47 per cent of faculty and librarians self-identify as women, with 17 per cent self-identifying as racialized, 10 per cent having a sexual orientation other than heterosexual, seven per cent reporting an invisible disability and one per […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 201889 Views

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Women’s heart health is another glass ceiling we need to smash: Heart & Stroke 2018 Heart Report

Women’s hearts are victims of a system ill-equipped to diagnose, treat and support them, according to the 2018 Heart Report Feb 01, 2018 Women in Canada are unnecessarily suffering and dying from heart disease because of inequities and biases that have resulted in a system that is ill-equipped to diagnose, treat and support them. “Heart […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 2018103 Views

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PBO and Finance Canada Long-term Projection Comparison

January 23, 2018 Get the report PBO and Finance Canada Long-term Projection Comparison.pdf Summary This report provides a comparison of long-term economic and fiscal projections prepared by Finance Canada and PBO in 2017. PBO’s projection of real GDP growth is slightly lower than Finance Canada over 2017-2022 and 2023-2035. Over the period 2036-2055, the difference […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201896 Views

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Parkland College: Study reveals economic impact of regional colleges

January 22nd, 2018 Saskatchewan’s regional colleges maintained or added 4,000 jobs to the province in 2016-17 and generated over $460 million in provincial gross domestic product (GDP), according to a new economic impact assessment by Praxis Consulting. The Regina-based management consulting firm recently released the findings of an economic impact assessment which illustrates the financial […]

by aanationtalk on January 22, 201889 Views

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What We Heard: Ten Year Affordable Housing Strategy – City of St. John’s

January 18, 2018 The City of St. John’s released a ‘What we Heard’ document following a public engagement process which took place between May and June 2017, to help inform the next 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy. The document can be found at engagestjohns.ca. The City’s first Affordable Housing Business Plan (AHBP), Creating Opportunities, Housing Our Community, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 2018108 Views

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2016 annual report: Supporting law students to serve the public – The Law Foundation of Ontario

For close to 45 years, The Law Foundation of Ontario and Ontario’s law schools have been partners in helping to advance access to justice. The Foundation’s latest annual report focuses on this partnership and, in particular, the ways that the Foundation’s leadership and granting have supported law students to serve the public, bringing tangible legal […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2018135 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases Summary Report: Five Years of Investigations – OCYA-AB

January 15, 2018 Edmonton…Del Graff, Provincial Child and Youth Advocate, released a summary report of investigation statistics and trends over a five-year period, coinciding with the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate’s (OCYA) independence from government. This Summary Report focused on 252 serious injuries or deaths of young people reported to the Advocate between […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 2018161 Views

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State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples III, Education

Recognizing the gaps in analytical research on the situation of indigenous peoples, the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues called for a report on the state of the world’s indigenous peoples. The Forum believed that this report will help dispel the myths and inconsistencies about indigenous peoples, and demonstrate their unique identity and traditions, as contributions to the […]

by aanationtalk on January 9, 201877 Views

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OWA 2017 Year in Review

This year marks the eighth anniversary of the OWA’s Year in Review publication. This publication reviews the key events, policy changes and initiatives the OWA has been working on over the past year on behalf of its members. 2017 was a great year and features articles on; Redefining Sustainable Power Generation, Market Based Procurement, the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017126 Views

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Year in Review on Protecting Canada’s Land and Freshwater Shows Slow Progress – CPAWS

December 20, 2017 YEAR IN REVIEW ON PROTECTING CANADA’S LAND AND FRESHWATER SHOWS CONTINUED SLOW PROGRESS “ON-THE GROUND” IN 2017, GOVERNMENT ACTION NEEDED Ottawa – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is calling on governments to speed up progress towards protecting at least 17% of Canada’s land and freshwater by 2020. In a report […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017118 Views

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