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Victoria Could Become the New First Nation Casino Paradise Following Crucial Vote – Casino Reports

January 18, 2019 Victoria is in the center of the spotlight at the moment as the possibility of it becoming the home of a second casino venue is being considered. Councilor Marianne Alto proposed an amendment which could repave the way towards a second casino venue, this time overseen by a local First Nation. Previous concerns in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2019328 Views

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CBC Investigates: Province changes how it counts kids in care, reports lower number than Manitoba child welfare agencies – CBC

10,776 kids in care, province says after change to how number is tallied, but agencies say total is 11,143 Jan 18, 2019 At first glance, it looks like the number of children in care in Manitoba decreased from just over 10,700 to 10,328 last year — a figure touted by the Families minister as the first decrease in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2019304 Views

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Performance Opportunity: Canada Day at The Forks | Deadline: Feb 7

January 17, 2019 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4PM CST Thursday February 7, 2019 Manitoba Music is coordinating live performances for Canada Day at The Forks this summer. One of the province’s most popular summer destinations, The Forks attracts thousands of visitors on Canada Day. This year’s concerts will celebrate and promote Manitoba artists with genre-spanning concerts featuring […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2019398 Views

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CMF’s submission to modernize Canada’s culture legislation

January 16, 2019 The Canada Media Fund (CMF) submitted a detailed proposal to the Government of Canada’s panel reviewing the Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Radiocommunication Acts. Click here to read the full submission. The CMF submits that the Broadcasting Act can play a pivotal role in achieving the Government’s objective of protecting, promoting, and supporting Canadian culture in both official languages while […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2019278 Views

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1,000 Works of Contemporary Indigenous and Inuit Art Gifted to MacKenzie Art Gallery

Press Release January 15, 2019 Kampelmacher Collection Reflects Diversity of Artists and Media From Across Canada and the United States The MacKenzie Art Gallery today announced that it has received a pledged gift of more than 1,000 works of art by contemporary Indigenous and Inuit artists from Edmontonbased collectors, Thomas Druyan and Alice Ladner. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2019229 Views

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YT Government: 2019 Housing Initiatives Fund open for submissions

January 17, 2019 The Government of Yukon opened the $3.6 million 2019 Housing Initiatives Fund for project submissions today. This call for projects supports more affordable housing options for Yukoners by funding new housing across the territory. First Nations governments, First Nations Development Corporations, developers, contractors, community organizations and the general public can apply for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2019330 Views

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LFP LONGFORM: A trust betrayed. A 20-year quest for justice

January 18, 2019 CHIPPEWAS OF THE THAMES FIRST NATION – The boy and his uncle made a daily trip to their fishing hole at the Thames River to check for pickerel. Their nets were at a bend where the current ran faster. The boy ran down the tractor path to the riverbank filled with anticipation. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2019259 Views

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Notice of Candidates – 2019 Election of the IRC Chair and CEO

INUVIK, NT (January 17, 2019) – The Nomination Period for the election of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) closed at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019. The following individuals have submitted Nomination Forms in accordance with the Election Rules and satisfy the requirements for candidacy: Wayne Gordon Merven […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2019487 Views

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Is Trudeau risking reconciliation by putting a failed Veterans Affairs Minister in charge? – The Post Millennial

January 18, 2019 Earlier this week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promoted former television personality Seamus O’Regan from Veterans Affairs to be the new Minister of Indigenous Services. Some leaders across the country have expressed support for this move while others have been questioning the Prime Ministers ability to keep his many promises made to First […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2019381 Views

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Nunavik’s women’s association looking for role models – Nunatsiaq News

January 18, 2019 You can nominate candidates by Feb. 17 Saturviit Women’s Association is looking to honour Nunavimmiut women who have a positive influence on others. The organization is now taking nominations for its first-ever role model awards, which will honour four exceptional Nunavimmiut women, one from each of Nunavik’s regions: Ungava Bay, Hudson Strait, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2019285 Views

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