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Gigantic and beautiful’: Eagle population attracts crowds to N.S. community – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 15, 2018  By Aly Thomson THE CANADIAN PRESS SHEFFIELD MILLS, N.S. _ Dozens of eagles dot the branches of tall trees overlooking a snow-covered Nova Scotia farm field, a bitter wind cutting through their wings as they take turns leaving their perches to swoop through blue skies. A photographer snaps a photo […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 201812 Views

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada to announce essential skills training and employment opportunities for Indigenous people

From Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will make an announcement about how the Government of Canada will help Indigenous people find and keep good jobs. Don Rusnak, Parliamentary Secretary and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay – Rainy River, will join the Minister for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201838 Views

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Ontario Wraps Up 150th Year with Legacy of Community Engagement

Province Celebrated Milestone Year with Over 2,000 Events and Initiatives December 28, 2017 Community engagement was at the heart of Ontario’s 150th anniversary celebrations, with more than 2,000 events and initiatives that built pride, celebrated inclusivity, promoted innovation and opportunity and boosted local economies. Throughout 2017, the province supported 698 community groups, municipalities, Indigenous communities […]

by aanationtalk on January 2, 201828 Views

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Driving traffic to Northern Ontario Tourism Attractions by eliminating barriers to growth

Enhanced directional signage helps visitors find their way in Northern Ontario with an investment of more than $390,000 by the Government of Canada December 21, 2017 – Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario – FedNor Between 20 to 30 communities in Northern Ontario will benefit from a coordinated program […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 201735 Views

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Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Centre Receives Parks Canada Sustainable Tourism Award

Cultural centre recognized at the recent TIAPEI Awards Gala December 15, 2017                        Charlottetown, PEI                  Parks Canada Agency The Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Centre celebrates the history and culture of the Mi’kmaq through interpretive displays, artifacts, photographs, and innovative sustainable product development. For their creativity and dedication to protecting the environment, the cultural centre was […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 201757 Views

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Tlicho Government: International Indigenous Tourism Conference

Tłı̨chǫ Government Staff, and Community Government Staff and Council from Behchokǫ̀, Whatì, and Gamètì, and Wekweètì, who are also members of the Tłı̨chǫ Regional Economic Development Working Group (TREDWG), attended the International Indigenous Tourism Conference (ITAC) brings together people interested and invested in creating and contributing towards the Indigenous tourism industry. The Indigenous Tourism Association […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 201742 Views

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Northern Manitoba Tourism Strategy Aims to Engage Visitors in Canada’s Northern Heartland

December 08, 2017 Tourism Strategy Supports, Builds on the Goals of The Look North Report and Action Plan: Pedersen THE PAS—The Manitoba government and Travel Manitoba have launched the new Northern Manitoba Tourism Strategy, a five-year plan to increase northern tourism expenditures by $35 million, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen and Colin Ferguson, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 201735 Views

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Ontario Government Expanding Bus Service Across the North

Province Increasing Travel Options in Underserved Areas December 1, 2017 11:00 A.M. Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Ontario is making it easier and more convenient for people to get where they need to go by improving transportation services within and between communities across Northern Ontario. Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines, and […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 2017110 Views

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Indigenous tourism is relatively untouched but potential is vast – TheRecord.com

Many years ago, I learned an important lesson about tourism while travelling on Via Rail. As a first-class passenger, I enjoyed sitting in the dome car, where I could get a full view of the countryside. At one point, I zoned out and someone was trying to get my attention. Pointing outside, he gestured at […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 201736 Views

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Labrador Recognized as Best of the World Destination in 2018 by National Geographic Traveler

November 28, 2017 The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, today expressed his appreciation that Labrador has been named to National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Best of the World list, which highlights 21 must-see destinations to visit in 2018. The full results of this highly anticipated annual list are available in the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201789 Views

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Parks Canada Celebrates Successful Canada 150 Season in Cape Breton

From Parks Canada More Canadians than ever before enjoyed amazing experiences at Parks Canada places in 2017 November 28, 2017                          Louisbourg, NS                     Parks Canada Agency National parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 201758 Views

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Supporting Tourism Growth in Nova Scotia

Funds enable the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia to undertake key strategic activities for 2017-2019 November 27, 2017 – Halifax, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Sustained tourism growth raises revenues, provides employment opportunities throughout Nova Scotia and contributes to a growing middle class. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201784 Views

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Island’s 2017 tourism season set to break records again – Government of PE

November 23, 2017 The 2017 tourism season proved once again the vital importance of the industry to the provincial economy, employment, and local entrepreneurs. Figures released today by Tourism PEI project record spending and visitation for the fourth straight year. More than 1.5 million visitors spent $447 million, which represents increases in visitation of 5 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 23, 201777 Views

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Indigenous Tourism is Good for Canada – FCPP

November 23, 2017 Many years ago, I learned an important lesson about the world of tourism while traveling on a VIA Rail passenger train. As a first-class passenger, I enjoyed sitting in the Dome Car where I could get a full view of the country side. At one point, I zoned out, and a person […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 201754 Views

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Visitor numbers show B.C. as a choice destination for international travellers

Nov. 22, 2017 VICTORIA – September was a strong month for tourism in British Columbia, with an increase in international visitor arrival numbers. The latest September numbers from Statistics Canada indicate 4.6% growth over the same month in 2016, with 26,478 more visitors arriving in B.C. The total year-to-date international overnight custom entries to B.C. are also […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201772 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Aboriginal British Columbia – Journey

Credits: IIMHL1 Published on Jul 31, 2014 Video about Aboriginal British Columbia – Journey Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.  

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2014746 Views

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MEDIA RELEASE: Aboriginal Tourism BC Launches ‘Places with Stories’ Summer Sweepstakes

Media AdvisoryFor immediate releaseJuly 4, 2013 Aboriginal Tourism BC Launches ‘Places with Stories’ Summer Sweepstakes VANCOUVER/COAST SALISH TERRITORY, BC – Aboriginal Tourism BC has launched a summer sweepstakes featuring Aboriginal tourism getaways and weekly prizes. The ‘Places with Stories’ sweepstakes will showcase Aboriginal stories across the province while inviting the public to enter to win unique and authentic […]

by ecnationtalk on July 5, 2013986 Views

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