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Interview with Six Nations writer and journalist, Kelly Boutsalis

Today we speak with Kelly Boutsalis. Kelly is a writer and journalist based in Toronto and a member of the Six Nations of the Grand River community and former lead producer for CBC’s Six Nations Bureau. She’s an award-winning freelance journalist who spearheads several initiatives to improve how indigenous stories are covered, among a wide […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 202261 Views

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Dr. Catharine Whiteside – Director of Partnerships for Diabetes Action Canada

In 2016, Dr. Whiteside was appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada. Dr. Whiteside now holds the position of Director of Partnerships for Diabetes Action Canada, the CIHR-Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Network in Diabetes and Related Complications. She currently serves as Chair of the Board of the Banting Research Foundation. Since 1925 […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 2022262 Views

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Wayne Bourque – Canadian Boxer and Owner of the Boxercise Centre Ring

On today’s show we have Wayne Bourque. Wayne was born in Lac La Biche, Alberta from humble Métis beginnings. His father put him in boxing at age 13 after a spree of racial attacks and bullying. Wayne went on to become a 3-time North American Native Champion, 4 time Golden Glove Winner, 4 time Provincial […]

by pmnationtalk on February 4, 2022442 Views

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JP Gladu – Principal of Mokwateh Discusses the Challenges Facing Indigenous Resource Development

JP is currently Principal of Mokwateh and previously served as the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) from September 2012 until April 2020. Anishinaabe from Thunder Bay JP is a member of Sand Point First Nation located on the eastern shores of Lake Nipigon. Currently, JP serves on the board […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2021997 Views

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Judy Da Silva – Community Leader in Grassy Narrows First Nations

Da Silva is an award-winning advocate for Indigenous rights and ecological justice. She is also an elder and community leader in Grassy Narrows First Nations, located northeast of Kenora, Ontario. Much of her activism has focused on fighting for justice for her community after a chemical plant upstream dumped 9,000 kilograms of mercury into the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 2021742 Views

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Glen Hare – Ontario Regional Chief

A citizen of M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island, Glen Hare served four consecutive terms as Deputy Grand Council Chief of the Anishinabek Nation before being elected Grand Council Chief of Anishinabek Nation in 2018. Glen Hare was elected Ontario Regional Chief at the Chiefs of Ontario All Ontario Chiefs Conference in June 2021. Regional […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2021920 Views

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Lynne Groulx – CEO of the Native Women’s Association of Canada

Lynne Groulx is the CEO of the Native Women’s Association of Canada. Since joining in 2017, the organization has grown from less than twenty to more than 80 employees and has expanded member associations across the nation from coast to coast to coast. We are in a time of increased pressure on the federal government […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 20211202 Views

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Brenda Restoule of First Peoples Wellness Circle

Today we chat about the newly launched Soar Above Stigma campaign by First Peoples Wellness Circle, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation and First Nations Health Managers Association. A campaign is driven by four key messages of Kindness, Compassion, Culture & Acceptance – “Healthier communities starts with us” Purpose of the campaign: One in three Indigenous people face […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 20211322 Views

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Geoff Bowlby, Director General at Statistics Canada

The Census of Population is one of the largest operations of government and is a key pillar of Canada’s statistical infrastructure. Join us in our most recent instalment of NationTalk Interview Series as our President Don Barraclough (virtually) sat down with Geoff Bowlby, Director General at Statistics Canada. Geoff has been an executive at Statistics […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 20211186 Views

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Barry Green – Chair and CEO of [Toronto based] Greenrock Real Estate Advisors, and Trustee of the Barry and Laurie Green Family Charitable Trust

Join us as we speak with Barry Green – Chair and CEO of [Toronto based] Greenrock Real Estate Advisors, and Trustee of the Barry and Laurie Green Family Charitable Trust. With over 30 years of experience in the Canadian multi-family sector, Barry is responsible for the oversight of operations, family office, and philanthropic divisions of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 20211762 Views

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