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Calling all NunatuKavut artists and crafters!

NCC is interested in purchasing original art pieces for display in our offices. Items include: paintings prints photography tufting copper tooling tapestries If you are interested in selling your work, please contact: Dorothy Earle, CEO T. 709-896-0592, ext 228 E. [email protected] A. 200 Kelland Drive, Happy Valley-Goose Bay Deadline is March 22, 2019 NT5

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An Indigenous Saskatchewan man has been kept in segregation for more than 2,000 days, advocates say – Toronto Star

March 5, 2019 REGINA—Prisoners advocates are asking a Federal Court to intervene in the case of a Dene man from northern Saskatchewan who they say has spent most of his adult life in segregation and is at risk of committing suicide. Joey Toutsaint, who is 32 and a convicted dangerous offender, has spent more than […]

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UVIC: 2019 Provost’s Engaged Scholar recipients announced

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, Social Sciences March 5, 2019 Over the course of their careers, health geographer Denise Cloutier and business professor Brent Mainprize have been deeply engaged with communities—creating better lives for older adults and Indigenous youth across British Columbia. As the 2019 recipients of the Provost’s Engaged Scholar Award, Cloutier and Mainprize’s […]

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The Government of Canada Supports Creative Industries in Cape Breton

SYDNEY, Nova Scotia, March 5, 2019 The Government of Canada is committed to supporting cultural and creative industries while addressing the unique needs of rural Canada. The Honourable Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament (Sydney-Victoria), announced today that the Government of Canada is providing $500,000 in funding to the New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation’s project […]

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The Daily Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Non-profit institutions and volunteering: Economic contribution, 2007 to 2017 Economic activity in the non-profit sector totalled $169.2 billion in 2017, representing 8.5% of Canada’s gross domestic product. Continue reading  Production and disposition of tobacco products, January 2019 Canadian manufacturers produced 1.8 billion cigarettes in January, up 32.6% from December. Cigarette production increased 18.9% compared with […]

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Deborah Saucier Appointed Next President of Vancouver Island University

March 1, 2019 – 9:30am Saucier, an accomplished neuroscientist, dedicated educator and university administrator with a deep commitment to STEM and Indigenous education, will start a five-year term at VIU on July 4, 2019. Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Deborah Saucier as the university’s next […]

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Brandon U: Workshops help Indigenous men develop wellness “survival skills”

March 1, 2019 BRANDON – In partnership with Brandon University (BU) researchers, the Brandon Friendship Centre (BFC) and Brandon Urban Aboriginal People’s Council (BUAPC) are hosting a new series of wellness workshops for Indigenous men. The workshops will take place at the Cultural Resource Centre (A.R. McDiarmid Civic Complex, 638 Princess Avenue) every Thursday from […]

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Province to cut funding at N’Amerind Friendship Centre, says executive director – CBC

‘It feels like a punch in the gut’: N’Amerind executive director Al Day Mar 05, 2019 The provincial government is planning to cut two N’Amerind Friendship Centre programs aimed at reducing incarceration and ending violence against women, according to executive director Al Day. Three staff jobs will be lost as a result, he said. “It feels like a […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada invests in skills training for Indigenous people in Central B.C.

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will highlight the work being done by the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council to help Indigenous people get the skills needed to secure good quality jobs. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times […]

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Feds set rules on use of AI in government services amid wider testing – paNOW

Mar 04, 2019 OTTAWA — The federal government is setting ground rules for how departments and agencies can use artificial intelligence to make decisions about benefits and services. Talking at a conference of government workers Monday morning, Treasury Board President Jane Philpott says anyone who thinks the era of artificial intelligence is just on the […]

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