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Cannabis and alcohol responsible for majority of hospitalizations for substance use among youth

September 19, 2019 — Last year, over 23,500 youth (age 10 to 24) were hospitalizedReference1 for harm caused by substance use — the equivalent of 65 hospitalizations each day. A new report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) shows that cannabis and alcohol were the most common substances associated with hospital stays among […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201915 Views

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IISD releases 2018–2019 annual report

WINNIPEG, September 17, 2019—The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) made significant strides in the past year toward its objectives of fair economies, fresh water and a stable climate by working through powerful partnerships. The organization’s Annual Report 2018-2019: The Power of Together showcases some of the ways it made an impact by bringing together […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201912 Views

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Health gap between First Nations and other Manitobans widening, study finds

Sept. 17, 2019 – The health gap between First Nation people and all other Manitobans is growing. That’s a key finding of a joint study by the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba (FNHSSM) and the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 201973 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates releases national paper on youth suicide

WINNIPEG, Sept. 17, 2019  – The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) published A National Paper on Youth Suicide that calls on governments at the national, provincial and territorial levels to take concrete action to prevent youth suicide in Canada. The paper consolidates research by the CCCYA members that led to the identification […]

by pnationtalk on September 17, 201980 Views

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AB Metis Nation: Region Four Annual Report

In preparing 2018-2019 Annual General Assembly Report, Region Four’s submission was mistakenly left out of the publication. We thank both the Region Four Office and citizens for their understanding after this error. Please find the Region Four 2018-2019 report to the Métis Nation of Alberta Annual General Assembly below. Region Four Report to the 2018-2019 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 201926 Views

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Report reveals Trans Mountain Pipeline faces bigger construction challenges than federal government admits

Unceded Coast Salish Territory (VANCOUVER, BC) — A new investigative report titled “Trans Mountain Pipeline: The truth about construction” released today by international environmental organization Stand.earth reveals how the Canadian federal government faces bigger construction challenges than previously thought and calls into question the three-year construction timeline for the project. Read the report: https://www.stand.earth/sites/stand/files/Standearth-TransMountainPipelineConstructionReport-September2019-Final.pdf View […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2019105 Views

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President’s Report: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Annual General Meeting

September 9, 2019 Check against delivery The 2018-2019 fiscal year marked the beginning of my second term as President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. I am humbled to be a part of this era of renewed Inuit self-determination, and I am deeply proud of ITK’s accomplishments over the past four years. I would like to thank […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 201935 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases special report on OC spray and segregation in Alberta’s young offender centres

Edmonton…Alberta’s Child and Youth Advocate has completed a special report on oleoresin capsicum spray (OC spray, commonly referred to as pepper spray) and segregation in young offender centres. The Advocate is making four recommendations related to reducing the use of OC spray and segregation as well as increasing accountability measures. “Young people in custody often […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 201929 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Haggie to Participate in Release of Mental Health Commission of Canada Report

The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, will participate in the release of the Mental Health Commission of Canada report on its Newfoundland and Labrador Stepped Care 2.0 E-Mental Health Demonstration Project tonight (Monday, September 9) at 5:30 p.m. The report outlines the outcomes of the 18-month project in this province, first […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 201932 Views

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Government introduces new way of reporting financial results

04 September 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has introduced a new way of reporting financial results. Showing quarterly actual financial results, in addition to year-end projected results, is in keeping with a commitment made in the 2019-20 budget. “This change in fiscal reporting demonstrates our commitment to enhancing transparency and responsible financial management,” […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201929 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate Releases Review of the Child Protection System’s Response to Inuit Children

September 04, 2019 Child and Youth Advocate Jackie Lake Kavanagh today released A Long Wait for Change. This is the independent review of province’s child protection system’s response to Inuit children. The Child and Youth Advocate launched this comprehensive review in April 2018 after receiving a referral from the Nunatsiavut Government. She reviewed several program […]

by pnationtalk on September 4, 201936 Views

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Council of Yukon First Nations: Request for Proposals

The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) is seeking a Human Resources consultant/contractor to develop a Human Resources organizational plan for the establishment of the Yukon First Nations Education Directorate. A detailed RFP including scope of work, deliverables and evaluation criteria is available here: RFP- Human Resources1 For more information, please contact: Melanie Bennett, Senior Analyst […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 201934 Views

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B.C. Adoption & Permanency Options Update

August 30, 2019 This is the fifth adoption and permanency options update RCY has released, following the Office’s 2014 in-depth review of the B.C. adoption system. At the time of the first report, the Representative committed to periodic follow-ups regarding the government’s progress on the adoption front. This is the last of those updates. Adoption […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 201926 Views

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Canadian Institutes of Health Research Annual Report 2018–19

Dr. Alice Aiken Vice-Chair of the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research On behalf of the Governing Council, I am pleased to present the 2018-19 Annual Report of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Government of Canada’s health research funding agency. I am honoured to have served as Vice-Chair of […]

by pnationtalk on August 30, 201940 Views

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Public Safety Canada Quarterly Financial Report For the quarter ended June 30, 2019

1.0 Introduction This quarterly financial report for the period ending June 30, 2019 has been prepared by management as required by section 65.1 of the Financial Administration Act, in the form and manner prescribed by Treasury Board.  The report should be read in conjunction with the Main Estimates as well as Investing in the Middle Class (Budget 2019). […]

by pnationtalk on August 29, 201928 Views

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Corrections to Yukon student performance data

The Government of Yukon and BC Ministry of Education recently identified errors in Foundation Skills Assessment data provided by BC. These assessments are written at grades four and seven level and measure student progress in reading, writing and numeracy. The Department of Education identified an error in the 2017–18 Foundation Skills Assessment data, which did […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 201944 Views

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NL Government: Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2019-021 Released

August 27, 2019 The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Michael Harvey, has released his Report A-2019-021 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below. To view the Report in its entirety, please go to www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissioner Report: A-2019-021 Report Date: August 26, 2019 Public Body: Intergovernmental […]

by pnationtalk on August 27, 201949 Views

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The National Energy Board (NEB) 2018-19 Annual Report to Parliament has been tabled in Parliament

Message from the Chair and CEO The National Energy Board (NEB) is Canada’s federal energy regulator. We regulate pipelines, energy development and trade on behalf of Canadians in a way that protects the public and the environment while supporting efficient markets. People count on us to keep them safe, to protect their communities and lands, […]

by aanationtalk on August 22, 201947 Views

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Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy: Growing the Middle Class

Government of Canada provides an update on the implementation of Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy August 21, 2019               Gatineau, Quebec                   Employment and Social Development Canada Every Canadian deserves a real and fair chance to succeed, no matter where they live or where they come from. That is why the Government of Canada has […]

by pnationtalk on August 21, 201934 Views

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Public Safety Canada: 2018 Corrections and Conditional Release Statistical Overview

2019-08-19 This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. Preface This document provides a statistical overview of corrections and conditional release within a context of trends in crime and criminal justice. A primary consideration in producing this overview was to present general […]

by aanationtalk on August 19, 201948 Views

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Public Safety Canada: 2018 Human Trafficking Consultations Report

2019-08-16 This report breaks down the findings of the consultations by key themes identified in participants’ responses. 1. Executive Summary Following the formal evaluation of Canada’s National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking, in effect from 2012-2016, the federal government committed to establish a National Human Trafficking Hotline and launch a consultation process to help […]

by aanationtalk on August 19, 201940 Views

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UBCM Annual Report and Resolutions Book

Aug. 14, 2019 The 2019 Annual Report and Resolutions Book for the 2019 UBCM Convention is now available. Print copies of both documents will also be distributed to every local government in British Columbia, with copies for each local elected official and CAO. Resolutions submitted to UBCM after the June 30, 2019 deadline will be distributed as Policy […]

by pnationtalk on August 19, 201963 Views

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Ensuring a bright future for our children

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Government of Canada releases National Progress Report on Early Learning and Child Care August 16, 2019 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada has made significant investments to ensure all children have access to high‑quality early learning opportunities that will give them the best chance […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201962 Views

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BC’s Oil and Gas Commission: industry demands trump public interest, says new report

AUGUST 14, 2019 VANCOUVER—Numerous environmental offences have happened because British Columbia’s Oil and Gas Commission has failed to be tough on the fossil fuel companies it regulates, says a new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report that calls for substantial reforms based on the agency’s track record over the past two decades. The report released […]

by pnationtalk on August 14, 201960 Views

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Viability Study – Cape Breton Regional Municipality – Recommendations Report

Authorship This report is prepared by Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) for the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (referred to as the CBRM, Municipality, or Regional Municipality throughout) Viability Study Steering Committee (referred to as Steering Committee). This report is based on information and documentation that was made available to Grant Thornton as well as information […]

by aanationtalk on August 14, 2019107 Views

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OAG_MB: Operations of the Office – Strategic Priorities Plan for 2019 / 20 – 2021 / 22

August, 2019 Operations of the Office – Strategic Priorities Plan for 2019 / 20 – 2021 / 22 Download PDF – 2.75 MB NT5

by aanationtalk on August 13, 201948 Views

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AER: Water Use Performance

Energy companies use water throughout the life cycles of their projects and activities. It’s our job to ensure that Alberta’s energy industry uses water resources responsibly and to identify where there is room for improvement. Our Alberta Water Use Performance Report shows how water is allocated and used to recover oil, gas, and oil sands […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201935 Views

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U of Regina: Annual Report highlights University’s successes

August 13, 2019 The University of Regina has released its 2018-19 Annual Report. The Report highlights the University’s many successes from May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019. During the reporting period, the University celebrated its 10th consecutive year of enrolment growth, including growth in the number of self-declared Indigenous students and international students. Other […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201940 Views

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OAG_MB: Operations of the Office – for the year ended March 31, 2019

August, 2019 Operations of the Office – for the year ended March 31, 2019 Download PDF – 7.69 MB NT4

by aanationtalk on August 13, 201947 Views

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Land is a Critical Resource, IPCC report says

GENEVA, Aug 8 – Land is already under growing human pressure and climate change is adding to these pressures. At the same time, keeping global warming to well below 2ºC can be achieved only by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from all sectors including land and food, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201948 Views

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Pembina Institute: Clean Future Forum

August 05, 2019 The stated objective of British Columbia’s CleanBC plan is to shift B.C. from an economy powered by oil and gas to one increasingly powered by clean energy. To discuss the expected implications of this commitment for B.C.’s energy system, the Clean Future Forumbrought together a diverse group of thought leaders on B.C.’s clean […]

by pnationtalk on August 8, 201938 Views

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Council of Canadian Academies: Building the future of federal science

August 8, 2019 – Ottawa, ON The work of federal scientists is essential to support the health, security, and well-being of people in Canada, from exploring the high Arctic, to safeguarding the effective and ethical use of AI, to ensuring the food that ends up on our dinner plates is safe to eat. Their work […]

by pnationtalk on August 8, 201949 Views

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Auditor General issues 2018 report on Alberta’s post-secondary institutions

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada … Auditor General Doug Wylie issued his 2018 report on post-secondary institutions on August 7 noting which institutions have effective financial processes and reporting, and where improvement is needed. The report shows 19 of Alberta’s 20 public post-secondary institutions have adequate systems for accurate and timely financial reporting. For the third year […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2019108 Views

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UBC 2018/19 Annual Report

Welcome to the 2018/19 UBC Annual Report. This document celebrates a number of significant accomplishments, most notably the launch of our new strategic plan, Shaping UBC’s Next Century. Guided by this roadmap for our next century, we are embarking on a journey to “inspire people, ideas and actions for a better world.” In this Annual […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 201962 Views

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Ministry of Health, PHO need to do more to ensure safety of drinking water

July 30, 2019 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a report: The Protection of Drinking Water: An Independent Audit. The office concluded that the Ministry of Health and the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) are not sufficiently protecting drinking water for all British Columbians. “We undertook this audit because […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 201965 Views

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Changes Needed To Make B.C. Mining Companies Financially Accountable For Disasters

(VANCOUVER – July 30, 2019) Five years after the Mount Polley tailings dam breach that spilled 24 million cubic metres of waste into critical salmon habitat in Fraser River Watershed, communities and taxpayers face the prospect of having to foot the bill to clean-up the next mining disaster unless the BC government compels mining companies […]

by pnationtalk on July 30, 201954 Views

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YT Government: Government responds to Child and Youth Advocate recommendations

July 26, 2019 This spring the Yukon Child and Youth Advocate’s Office completed a review of Yukon’s system for children and youth in care. The report, Empty Spaces – Caring Connections: The Experiences of Child and Youth in Yukon Group Care, included 30 recommendations for the Government of Yukon. The report has been reviewed in detail […]

by pnationtalk on July 29, 201965 Views

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2019 Rock Your Roots Report

This year marked the fourth anniversary of Rock Your Roots: Walk for Reconciliation, an event the Office of the Treaty Commissioner has been pleased to be part of since the beginning. This year we asked for feedback from participants about their experience through a short online survey. We were exploring the impact that Rock Your […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201941 Views

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City of Saskatoon 2018 Annual Report now online

July 18, 2019 The City of Saskatoon’s 2018 Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2018, is now available online. The 2018 Annual Report provides an overview of: The City’s Audited Consolidated Financial Statements; Financial Discussion & Analysis of the City’s financial performance and forecasts; Updates on Major Projects and Initiatives by Business Line; Financial […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201954 Views

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CIHR – Foundation Grant: 2018-2019 competition results

The Foundation Grant: 2018-2019 competition has approved 28 research grants, for a total investment of $81,416,036Footnote 1. The average grant size is $2,907,716 over seven years. As noted in the Review Process for the Foundation Grant program, CIHR committed to correct gender equity issues within the program. For the 2018-19 Foundation Grant competition, CIHR took […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201965 Views

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Body Worn Camera Pilot Program review released – Thunder Bay Police Service

Incident Date Tuesday, July 16, 2019 – 15:45 Location Thunder Bay Date Published: 2019-07-16 The Thunder Bay Police Service has completed and distributed its comprehensive viability review, which comes following the conclusion of a six-month pilot program. The report was made public and presented to the Thunder Bay Police Service Board during a Tuesday morning meeting […]

by pnationtalk on July 17, 201944 Views

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MMIW: National Inquiry Final Report – Genocide – June 2019

Credits: Jaguar Bird This is a video about “The Mising & Mirdered Indigenous Women & Children” inquiry and committee.., with words, photos and video.. of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.. and many others. Indigenous women and girls have faced a ‘Canadian “Genocide’.. driven by the disproportionate level of violence, according to the final report of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2019185 Views

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APCFNC: Atlantic Indigenous Labour Market Initiative: Preparing Today’s Youth for Future Employment

Workforce talent recruitment and retention is one of the most urgent issues facing the Atlantic region. In the next decade, the Canadian economy is expected to offer significant opportunities for employment. Those opportunities reflect both Canada’s emergence as a knowledge economy and the impact of retirement from the workforce of the baby boomer generation. An […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2019116 Views

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APCFNC: $1.6 Billion of Indigenous business revenue… and Growing Rapidly (+137% since 2012)

July 15, 2019 Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses Research conducted by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business shows that Indigenous small business owners across Canada are growing in numbers and experiencing wide-spread success in terms of profitability and growth and in ways that go beyond the bottom-line. Nationally, the number of Indigenous business owners and entrepreneurs […]

by pnationtalk on July 15, 201986 Views

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Report on the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation offers strategy to support freshwater fishing industry in western and northern Canada

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 8, 2019 Ottawa, ON — The Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC) plays a critical role in collecting, processing and marketing freshwater fish on behalf of close to 1,600 harvesters, many from Indigenous communities that depend on this vital service. Following Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s 2017 engagement process, a Ministerial Advisory […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2019152 Views

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CCPA: Fossil-Power Top 50 launched

Who’s who of Canada’s fossil fuel industry in a publicly accessible database July 3, 2019 (VANCOUVER) What do Suncor, Encana, the Royal Bank of Canada, the Fraser Institute and 46 other companies and organizations have in common? They are among the entities that make up the most influential fossil fuel industry players in Canada. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 201968 Views

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Expert Panel identifies top climate risks for Canada, potential for adaptation

July 4, 2019 – Ottawa, ON An expert panel convened by the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has identified Canada’s top climate change risks and determined that many costs and damages could be avoided with prompt and thoughtful adaptation. Canada’s climate is changing, with recent research showing that temperatures are rising twice as fast as […]

by pnationtalk on July 4, 201970 Views

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(BC) Auditor general outlines performance, goals and priorities

VICTORIA –Carol Bellringer, auditor general, has released the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia’s 2018/19 annual report and financial statements. The report provides an overview of the office’s performance last year, as well as its current goals and objectives. “Every year, we conduct the largest financial audit in the province, which takes approximately […]

by pnationtalk on July 2, 201966 Views

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Progress Report on a National Public Safety Broadband Network – Working towards the next generation of public safety communications in Canada

TThe Temporary National Coordination Office (TNCO) was established in July 2018 with a mandate to develop options and recommendations for a Public Safety Broadband Network (PSBN) for first responders and public safety personnel across Canada. The TNCO consulted stakeholders and field experts; examined research and literature available to date, as well as pilots and trials; […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2019111 Views

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Public Safety Canada: Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative / Summary of the Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative

2019-06-28 This report presents the results of the Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative (ACSPI or the Initiative). There are two main components of the Initiative, the Community Safety Planning Process and Community-based Pilot Projects Evaluation of the Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative The Aboriginal Community Safety Planning Initiative (ACSPI or the Initiative) […]

by aanationtalk on June 28, 201995 Views

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