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Statement: A plan to ensure greater funding for First Nations children, families and communities

From: Indigenous Services Canada Canada, the Assembly of First Nations and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada develop plan to ensure greater funding for First Nations children, families and communities Ottawa, Ontario (May 11, 2021) – Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, issued the following statement today: “On April 19, […]

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GNB: Amendments introduced to reduce provincial personal income tax due to carbon tax revenue

11 May 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Amendments to the Income Tax Act were introduced today that would reduce the provincial personal income tax rate on the first tax bracket from 9.68 per cent to 9.4 per cent and increase the Low-Income Tax Reduction (LITR) threshold from $17,630 to $17,840 for the 2021 taxation year. “This […]

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B.C.’s paid sick leave will support workers, reimburse businesses

May 11, 2021 VICTORIA – Workers will soon have access to a made-in-B.C. paid sick leave program that will support workers to stay home when they are sick during the pandemic and afterward, including permanent paid sick leave, as a result of legislation tabled Tuesday, May 11, 2021. To better support workers during the pandemic, […]

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NS Government: Funding for More Shelter Beds

May 11, 2021 The province is investing $350,000 to add 15 temporary shelter beds in partnership with the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax. The beds will be at the centre’s North Park shelter location until the end of 2021. With this new funding, the shelter system will have its highest-ever capacity. During the initial […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 20216 Views

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OHRC statement calling on Ontario’s justice sector to fight COVID-19 by keeping prison custody numbers low

On March 17, 2020, the Ontario government first declared a state of emergency because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The province announced that it would use every power possible to try and protect the health and safety of the individuals and families in Ontario. That same day, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) wrote to the […]

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B.C. not effectively managing Conservation Lands Program

May 11, 2021 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new audit report: Management of the Conservation Lands Program. The audit examined whether the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has effectively managed the Conservation Lands Program to conserve important habitats for significant fish […]

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City of Ottawa: More risk groups, essential workers can book vaccine appointments beginning Tuesday, adults 40 and older on Thursday

May 10, 2021 New information Vaccine eligibility will be expanded to include: Starting Tuesday, individuals whose health is designated at risk by the Province of Ontario More essential workers are eligible (secnd group), starting Tuesday Age limit for community clinics lowered to 40, starting Thursday Details coming soon about second doses for high-risk health care […]

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Media Statement: GNWT on Current Flooding in the NWT

Premier Caroline Cochrane and Paulie Chinna, Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs and Minister responsible for the NWT Housing Corporation issued the following statement on behalf of Cabinet concerning flooding in Jean Marie River, Fort Simpson, Hay River and Kátł’odeeche First Nation. “The past week has been an incredibly trying time for NWT residents, especially […]

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City of Kingston: City makes organizational changes

May 6, 2021 – The City of Kingston has made a number of organizational changes aimed at providing continuity of service, adding focus to key initiatives outlined in the 2019-2022 Strategic Plan and supporting Kingston through the pandemic and its recovery.  The changes below go into effect on May 10. To better target services supporting […]

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Influencer-Led Vaccination Campaign encourages Young First Nation People to Protect Ourselves and Our Communities

The new Protect Our People MB campaign officially launched today to encourage vaccine confidence and uptake among young First Nation people throughout the province. This grassroots campaign is an effort led by the Southern Chiefs’ Organization Inc. (SCO), Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO), Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin Inc. (KIM), the First […]

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