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B.C. legislature Speaker defends handling of two key officials’ suspensions – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 26, 2018  VICTORIA _ The Speaker of the B.C. legislature says it is up to the assembly to decide whether it wants to rescind a motion that placed its two top officials on administrative leave. In a letter to the three party house leaders released today by Speaker Darryl Plecas, he says […]

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Senators to resume debate on postal legislation after taking a day to reflect – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 26, 2018  By Terry Pedwell THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Senators are to resume a special sitting today to examine a back-to-work bill that would force an end to rotating strikes at Canada Post as the walkouts enter their sixth week. Bill C-89 was debated in the upper chamber on Saturday after […]

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Province Celebrates Opening of Dauphin River First Nation School

November 26, 2018 The Dauphin River First Nation School has opened its doors to 22 students as part of the Operation Return Home initiative, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “The opening of Dauphin River First Nation School moves us closer towards reconciliation with the communities impacted by the damaging floods of 2011,” said Schuler. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2018846 Views

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Statement by the Honourable Carolyn Bennett and the Honourable Jane Philpott on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada OTTAWA, ONTARIO (November 25, 2018) – The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, and the Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women: “Ending violence against Indigenous women and girls is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2018283 Views

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British Columbia invests in 1,100 new homes for Indigenous residents – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 24, 2018  PITT MEADOWS, B.C. _ The British Columbia government is investing $231 million to build more than 1,100 new affordable homes for Indigenous residents in communities across the province. The first set of homes selected through a new Indigenous housing fund include nearly 780 off-reserve homes and close to 370 homes […]

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Liberals say government must show it can pay for promises as legislature returns – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 26, 2018  MONTREAL _ The Liberal finance critic says the new government must use an upcoming economic update to tell Quebecers how it intends to pay for its campaign promises. Carlos Leitao said today at a news conference that despite what he called a considerable surplus left over by the Liberal government, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2018279 Views

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GM to close Oshawa plant, four U.S. plants in massive reorganization push – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 26, 2018  By Armina Ligaya THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ General Motors will close its production plant in Oshawa, Ont., along with four facilities in the U.S. as part of a global reorganization that will see the company focus on electric and autonomous vehicle programs. The auto manufacturer announced the closures as […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2018241 Views

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BC Government: More than 1,100 new homes coming for Indigenous peoples

Nov. 24, 2018 PITT MEADOWS – Indigenous peoples on- and off-reserve will soon have access to more than 1,100 new affordable homes in 26 communities throughout British Columbia. The first set of homes selected through the Building BC: Indigenous Housing Fund includes nearly 780 off-reserve homes and close to 370 homes on-reserve. This makes B.C. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2018321 Views

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The Daily Monday, November 26, 2018

November 26, 2018 Labour Market Experiences of First Nations people living off reserve: Key findings from the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey Education and training were identified by First Nations people living off reserve as key to finding work, according to the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey. When asked what would help them most to find a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2018263 Views

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Alberta declares beer trade fight with Ontario over access to liquor stores – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 26, 2018  EDMONTON _ The Alberta government is opening a new front in the Canadian beer war by targeting Ontario for what it says are its unfair trade barriers to Alberta suds and other alcoholic products. Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous says Alberta is launching a formal trade challenge against […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2018278 Views

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