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MMIWG: Anniversary of the Death of Louis Riel

November 16 2018 November 16, 2018 — Commissioners of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, make the following statement in recognition of the anniversary of the death of Louis Riel: “Louis Riel, founder of the Province of Manitoba, was a courageous and unrelenting defender of the rights of the Métis […]

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‘The emergency room is only for emergencies’: Inuit family says health services neglect lead to death of loved one – APTN News

November 16, 2018 An Inuit family in Nunavik says neglect of health services led to the death of a loved one in their community of Inukjuak in northern Quebec. The Kasudluak family was testifying before Quebec’s inquiry Thursday in Kuujjuaraapik, Nunavik. The inquiry is examining the relationship between some of the province’s departments and Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2018410 Views

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Repeal putting the lives of Indigenous children on the line says deputy chief – BayToday

‘I am troubled by the Ford government’s utter lack of compassion and understanding’ Lance Copegog, Deputy Youth Chief of the Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council is “shocked and appalled” about the repeal of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act. “The Ontario Child Advocate plays an important role in amplifying the voices of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2018238 Views

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Saskatchewan justice minister says Indigenous cannabis store illegal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 16, 2018 REGINA _ Saskatchewan’s justice minister says an unlicensed cannabis store on Indigenous land northeast of Regina is illegal. The Muscowpetung Saulteaux First Nation opened a marijuana dispensary this week. Chief Anthony Cappo has said the First Nation has a sovereign right to pass its own cannabis regulations. Justice Minister Don […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2018476 Views

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Government of Canada contributes to resilient communities in British Columbia

From: Public Safety Canada News release November 16, 2018 Vancouver, British Columbia Public Safety Canada Flooding is Canada’s costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Today, Joyce Murray, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra, and Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness British Columbia, announced more than $16.5 million in federal and provincial funding to support […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2018281 Views

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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Canada’s buildings necessary to meeting Paris Agreement targets

November 16, 2018 Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Canada’s buildings is necessary to the reduction of Canada’s carbon footprint. This can be done by using less energy for heating, using energy more efficiently, and switching to electricity for heat sources where possible. Not only will these changes protect the climate, they may help Canadians […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2018278 Views

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Local native leaders ‘shocked and appalled’ by Ford’s decision – OrilliaMatters

Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council upset by decision to eliminate Ontario Child Advocate and repeal provincial act CHRISTIAN ISLAND, ON – Lance Copegog, Deputy Youth Chief of the Beausoleil First Nation Youth Council, has released the following statement regarding the repeal of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act, 2007: “I am shocked and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2018392 Views

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Alberta government signs Jordan’s Principle agreement with feds, First Nations group – Globalnews.ca

November 16, 2018 The Alberta government has signed an agreement intended to help First Nations children. The province has signed the memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Jordan’s Principle with the First Nations Health Consortium and the federal government. The provincial government said the consortium and two governments will work together to co-ordinate services in Alberta, […]

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Who are Canada’s ‘most historically significant’ women? – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 16, 2018 This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Authors: Donica Belisle, Associate Professor of History, University of Regina and Andrea Eidinger, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Political Studies, Queen’s […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2018355 Views

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Minister Hawkins Announces Additional Child Care Support for Happy Valley-Goose Bay Families

November 16, 2018 The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, today announced the addition of 30 affordable spaces for after school programs in Happy Valley-Goose Bay under the Child Care Capacity Initiative and phase two construction of the new Pumpkin House Child Care Centre. Minister Hawkins was joined at the announcement […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2018301 Views

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