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New legislation gives Indigenous groups jurisdiction over child welfare – Nunatsiaq News

March 05, 2019 Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami welcomes bill, says it will help keep Inuit children with their families Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami says it welcomes new federal legislation designed to give Indigenous groups better control over their own child and family services. Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan introduced Bill C-92, an Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit […]

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She was the hope’: Indigenous leaders shocked by Philpott’s cabinet resignation – CBC

Philpott’s departure letter says she remains ‘firmly committed’ to justice for Indigenous peoples Mar 05, 2019 Indigenous leaders are expressing a sense of loss after Liberal MP Jane Philpott, who used to serve as health and Indigenous services minister, quit her cabinet post as Treasury Board president on Monday over the Trudeau government’s handling of […]

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NT Government: Postsecondary Education Vision Survey Launched

Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE), today launched the Postsecondary Education Visioning Survey and invites all residents of the NWT to participate in this important process. The Government Response to the Aurora College Foundational Review committed to establishing a vision for postsecondary education in the NWT — a common vision to guide […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2019275 Views

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Sex talk – MUN Gazette

March 5, 2019 Dr. Kim TallBear is associate professor, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta, and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience and Environment. She is also a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Fellow. The author of Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science, Dr. TallBear will deliver the […]

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GCT#3: Education Logo Contest Winners

March 4, 2019 Grand Council Treaty #3’s Education department and the Treaty #3 Education Committee hosted a logo contest asking Treaty #3 members to submit artwork depicting what education meant to them. We received a number of submissions from artists all over Treaty #3 Territory, with voting conducted by participating Treaty #3 leadership and Education […]

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Party of two: Wilson-Raybould, Philpott provide Liberals with ethics lesson – Net Newsledger

March 5, 2019 WINNIPEG – VIEWPOINT – After Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned from the Liberal cabinet on Feb. 12, Treasury Board president and fellow Liberal MP Jane Philpott tweeted out praise for her: “You taught me so much — particularly about Indigenous history, rights and justice. I’m proud of the laws we worked on together — […]

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Manitoba Releases Renewed Poverty Reduction Strategy

March 4, 2019 The Manitoba government has released a new poverty reduction strategy, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today.  Pathways to a Better Future renews the province’s commitment to address the underlying issues related to poverty and create better outcomes for more Manitobans. “Our renewed strategy aims to break the cycle of poverty by giving […]

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Southern Alberta school launches one-of-a-kind program with big Indigenous component – CBC

Carseland Elementary is taking its students outdoors and into nature with Ik-ka-Nutsi Park partnership Mar 05, 2019 A new program at a southern Alberta school is designed to connect students to the land while honouring First Nations culture and values — and it’s been in the works for about four years. Students, faculty and guests poured […]

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Confederation College: New Members Join the Anti-Racism and Inclusion Coalition

March 1, 2019 – Representatives from five new organizations signed on to become members of the Thunder Bay Anti-Racism & Inclusion Coalition today at City Hall. New members include: Bill Bradica, Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board Scott Pettigrew, Acadia Broadcasting John DeGiacomo, Anishinabek Employment and Training Services Nathan Lawrence, Thunder Bay Chamber of […]

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MNO Nutrition Bingo held in Windsor – MNO

Submitted by Audrey Bayliss, MNO Community Wellness Coordinator Ten people gathered to play Nutrition Bingo at the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) office in Windsor, on Jan. 22. To play, participants designed their own bingo cards during a discussion on healthy food choices. Everyone was given the Canada’s Food Guide Eat Well Plate, which shows […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2019267 Views

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