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Coastal communities buoyed by new VIU fish-health lab

NANAIMO – Communities dependent on fisheries are getting help in protecting British Columbia’s fish stocks through the new, provincially funded Centre for Innovation in Fish Health at Vancouver Island University (VIU). “Our coastal communities depend on healthy fish stocks for their economic, social and spiritual well-being. For too long, the necessary investments and protections required […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2019194 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Welcomes Today’s Cabinet Shuffle

(Toronto, January 14, 2019) Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald welcomes the new Minister responsible for Indigenous Services Canada and those other impacted by today’s cabinet shuffle that included key changes to the Treasury Board, Justice, Indigenous Services and Veteran’s Affairs portfolios. “On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, I’d like to welcome and offer my […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2019221 Views

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YT Government: Regulation for private cannabis retail licensing announced

The Government of Yukon has introduced new regulations under the Cannabis Control and Regulation Act for private retail sales of non-medical cannabis in the territory. The Cannabis Licensing Regulation outlines what is required for a Yukon business to become a cannabis retailer and how to operate under a standard license. This includes the application process, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2019255 Views

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Telephone town halls for Bighorn Country

The Government of Alberta has proposed a mix of parks and public lands in the Bighorn region that would preserve natural landscapes while creating new opportunities for economic development, tourism and recreation in the region. In order to gather feedback from the public on the proposal, telephone town halls will be held: Tuesday, Jan. 15 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2019339 Views

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Media Advisory – Canada, Government of the Northwest Territories and representatives from the Norman Wells Land Corporation to sign Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle

Norman Wells, Northwest Territories – Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Government of the Northwest Territories and representatives from the Norman Wells Land Corporation, will participate in a special event to acknowledge the signing of the Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle for the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 2019221 Views

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CIRA to strengthen Canadian internet infrastructure, online access and digital literacy with $1.25 million investment

Community Investment Program application period now open January 15, 2019, Ottawa, ON – Starting today, CIRA is calling on Canadian not-for-profits, charities and academic institutions with innovative internet projects in need of funding to apply for a CIRA grant. The annual Community Investment Program application period is now open, with $1.25 million available. Applicants have […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 2019354 Views

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More than 100 First Nations could purchase the Trans Mountain expansion pipeline – CBC

4 ownership models are under consideration to boost bitumen shipments for export Jan 15, 2019 Dozens of First Nations leaders are meeting this week to discuss a plan that could make them the next owners of the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline. Indigenous leaders will debate Wednesday which financial model is ideal if they are able […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2019253 Views

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Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) releases Emerging Voices: on access to post-secondary journalism education for Indigenous youth in Ontario

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is releasing Emerging Voices: A dual examination into access to post-secondary education for Indigenous youth in Ontario, and what journalism schools in Ontario are doing to implement Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Call To Action #86. The goal of this landmark report is twofold. First, better understand the pathways of opportunity and/or […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 2019579 Views

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Kanesatake Mohawk community rallies to revive its radio station – CBC

CKHQ Kanesatake United Voices Radio has been off the air for more than a year Jan 15, 2019 Kanesatake is rallying to get its radio station, which hasn’t been on the air in more than a year and a half after facing a number of obstacles, back up and and running. “We’re pretty much at […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2019259 Views

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Alberta premier fed up with federal government for inaction on oil and gas – BOE Report

January 14, 2019 CALGARY – Alberta Premier Rachel Notley expressed frustration again Monday about a lack of progress in completing the Trans Mountain pipeline. Notley’s comments came after a federal cabinet shuffle that left Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi in his portfolio. She said that’s probably a good thing as removing Sohi before the outcome […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2019250 Views

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