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Legislative Assembly of Nunavut: OGOPA Transcript on he 2019-2020 Annual Report of the Representative for Children and Youth

Jun 23 2021 Transcript of the Standing Committee on Oversight of Government Operations and Public Accounts Hearings on the 2019-2020 Annual Report of the Representative for Children and Youth OGOPA Transcript – June 21, 2021 (draft) NT5

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Amnesty International: Open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for justice and accountability for Indigenous peoples in Canada

June 23, 2021 A memorial outside the Kamloops Indian Residential School to honour the 215 children whose remains were found. Getty Read the open letter RE: Justice and accountability for First Nations, Inuit and Metis children and Indigenous peoples in Canada KIRS lettertoPM AIC FINAL.pdf Ketty Nivyabandi, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada’s English branch, […]

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Public health restrictions to be eased across Qikiqtani, Rankin Inlet

Nunavut (June 23, 2021) – Today, Dr. Michael Patterson, Nunavut’s Chief Public Health Officer, announced new public health measures in Rankin Inlet and in all Qikiqtani communities except Iqaluit and declared that the COVID-19 outbreak in Kinngait is over. “Through hard work by Nunavummiut and our public health teams, it has been more than 28 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20211 Views

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Library and Archives Canada launches the Price McIntosh Bursary to support diversity in Canada’s libraries and archives

From: Library and Archives Canada Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Price McIntosh Bursary, which is made possible thanks to the generosity of the McIntosh and Price family from Montréal. This bursary is a bequest from the family estate, which donated monies to LAC and asked that they […]

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Anishnawbek Nation launches online treaty educational resource – Sudbury Star

Jun 23, 2021 The resource will teach elementary school students about First Nations history, treaties, and Aboriginal rights The Anishnawbek Nation celebrated the launch of a new online educational resource on Wednesday that will teach elementary school students about First Nations history, treaties, and Aboriginal rights. The self-funded resource called Ezhi-Nawending: How Are We Related, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20215 Views

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City of Saskatoon to lower flags in recognition of graves found on Sask. First Nation – The Star Phoenix

Jun 23, 2021 The FSIN will hold a press conference Thursday detailing the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at a residential school site on the Cowessess First Nation. The City of Saskatoon will lower its flags to half-mast in honour of children found in unmarked graves at a Saskatchewan residential school site. The Federation […]

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Four New Positive Covid-19 Cases and Eight Resolved Confirmed in James & Hudson Bay

June 23, 2021 To our community members: We can confirm that there are four new COVID-19 cases and eight resolved in our region. WAHA has received authorization from the leadership of Kashechewan First Nation to state that these new cases are in Kashechewan, Ontario. WAHA is working with Porcupine Health Unit and the local health […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 20214 Views

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Alberta RCMP unveils a plaque for Treaty 6 Land Acknowledgment

June 23, 2021 On Monday, June 21, the Alberta RCMP had the honour of welcoming Grand Chief Okimaw Vernon Watchmaker at headquarters for an official Treaty 6 Land Acknowledgment ceremony. Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day and the beginning of a week of activity for the Alberta RCMP, the Land Acknowledgment ceremony began with an opening prayer by Elder […]

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What to know about relaxed travel measures for fully vaccinated Canadians – CTV

June 24, 2021 Relaxed travel rules for fully vaccinated Canadians may make visiting the United States easier for some, but uncertainly around travelling with unvaccinated children is already causing frustration for others, travel experts say. The federal government still advises against non-essential travel — either by land or by air — to U.S. and international […]

by tumpa on June 24, 20216 Views

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Government of Canada invests nearly $208,000 to bring high-speed Internet to Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada 145 Indigenous households in Ontario to benefit from increased connectivity June 23, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how much we rely on our connections. Now more than ever, Canadians across the country need access to reliable high-speed Internet as many of us are working, […]

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