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Squamish Nation: COVID-19 Community Update

Current numbers Last night, we received notification of two new cases of COVID-19; one tested positive, and the other is epi-linked, meaning that they developed symptoms and had close contact with the test positive case. This brings our total number of cases to 40. We have unfortunately not received any further information about clearances. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202079 Views

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Mike DeGagné to become new CEO of Indspire

September 17, 2020 The Chair of Indspire’s Board of Directors announced today that Mike DeGagné, the President and Vice Chancellor of Yukon University, will be the new President and CEO of Canada’s largest Indigenous-led and Indigenous-focused charity. “Indspire has grown tremendously over the last 15 years,” says Board Chair David Tuccaro. “It has been named […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202080 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada is providing support to urban and off-reserve Indigenous organizations in British Columbia through the Indigenous Community Support Fund

From: Indigenous Services Canada Vancouver (British Columbia) — Members of the media are invited to a funding announcement with Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date: Friday, September 18, 2020 Time: 10:00 am PDT Where: Virtual participation only. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202096 Views

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Annual General Assembly of the FNQLHSSC: “Remotely together”

Wendake, September 17, 2020 – Due to the pandemic, the members of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) got together remotely for their first virtual Annual General Assembly. Following the elections, which took place on Wednesday morning, the composition of the Board of Directors remains unchanged: President:                                                     Derek […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202084 Views

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Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs: The Right to a Moderate Livelihood – 21 Years & Counting

September 17, 2020 Today marks 21 years since the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the Mi’kmaq’s Constitutional right to hunt, fish and gather in the pursuit of a Moderate Livelihood in R v. Marshall. Despite our rights being affirmed by the highest courts in the country, exercising these rights continues to bring frustrations, conflict and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202087 Views

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Lower Limits for Unmonitored and Private Social Gatherings in Ottawa, Peel and Toronto Regions

Province Introducing Legislation Across Ontario to Increase Fines for Non-Compliance TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health and local municipal leaders, the Ontario government has amended order O. Reg 364/20: Rules for Areas in Stage 3 under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202093 Views

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U of Alberta: Moccasins for President Flanagan

The Scope and Work of the Moccasins The making of President Flanagan’s moccasins was a collaborative effort between two employees at the Faculty of Native Studies, Janet Delorme and Lana R. Sinclair. Janet took the lead on beading the vamps for the president, and Lana assembled the soles and vamps to make the moccasins. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202076 Views

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Delegation Appearing at Vancouver Police Board to Demand Ban on Police Street Checks; Over Ninety Organizations Call for Street Check Ban

September 17, 2020, (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C – A coalition of organizations are appearing remotely as a Delegation at the Vancouver Police Board meeting on September 17 at 1 pm. Hogan’s Alley Society, Union of BC Indian Chiefs, WISH Drop-In Centre Society, Black Lives Matter-Vancouver, and the BC Civil Liberties Association […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2020107 Views

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Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins will not seek second term

September 17, 2020 The Board of Directors of the Bank of Canada announced today that Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins informed them that she will not seek a second term. Her current term runs to May 1, 2021. The Board will initiate a search process to select her successor. “It has been a great […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202031 Views

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George Brown College: Join us for a virtual Orange Shirt Day event on September 30

September 17, 2020 George Brown College students and employees are invited to mark Orange Shirt Day during an online event organized by Indigenous Education and Services happening Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Orange Shirt Day started in 2013 to commemorate the experiences of Indigenous children in residential schools by learning about the legacy of those schools, sharing the experiences of survivors and their families, and committing to the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202088 Views

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