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Weak Governance and Operational Practices at NPCA: Auditor General

September 27, 2018 (TORONTO) The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) has taken steps to improve its operations and has several initiatives under way. However, it still has significant operational issues to address in order to restore public trust and deliver its programs and services economically, efficiently and effectively, Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk said in a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018331 Views

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Toronto celebrates Indigenous legacies of resiliency and vitality

Toronto celebrates Indigenous legacies of resiliency and vitality The Indian Residential School Survivors (IRSS) Legacy Celebration, the first of its kind in Canada, will create common ground from October 9 through October 11 for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to honour residential school survivors and their families by sharing in this memorable event. Produced by the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 2018449 Views

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What do lacrosse and ironworking have in common? – Brighter World McMaster

September 27, 2018 For most professors, the first week back at school means meeting new students, greeting returning ones and generally getting back into the swing of things – back to work, back to classes, back to a familiar routine. September didn’t start that way for Allan Downey, a new professor in the faculties of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018330 Views

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Amazon, GWL Realty Advisors Complete Deal for Metro Vancouver Fulfillment Facility

450,000 sq. ft. e-commerce facility set to open in 2019 VANCOUVER, Sept. 27, 2018 – GWL Realty Advisors announced today that it has finalized a lease agreement with Amazon for the online retailer’s newest Metro Vancouver fulfillment facility. Amazon will occupy 450,000 sq. ft. within Delta iPort, a new industrial park being developed by GWL […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018222 Views

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UWinnipeg recognizes community engagement & sustainability at Convocation

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg will proudly honour two outstanding faculty members at the 2018 Autumn Convocation, on Friday, October 12. Dr. Lee Anne Block will receive the Campus Sustainability Recognition Award, and Dr. Jino Distasio will be given the Clarence Atchison Award for Excellence in Community Service. “Dr. Block and Dr. Distasio […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018290 Views

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Media Advisory – Indigenous art installation unveiled by Queen’s Faculty of Law

KINGSTON – On Friday, September 28, Queen’s University will formally unveil the winning entry in the Indigenous Art Commission competition held by the Faculty of Law last spring. Words that are lasting, by Montréal (Tiohtià:ke) visual artist Hannah Claus, is an art installation now suspended in the law school’s atrium that represents Indigenous legal traditions, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018331 Views

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AB Government: Anti-racism funding deadline nears

Sep 27, 2018 The Nov. 1 deadline is quickly approaching, but Alberta non-profits still have time to apply for the second round of funding to support anti-racism initiatives. Announced on July 3, 2018, the Anti-Racism Community Grant is part of the province’s Taking Action Against Racism initiative to create greater awareness and cross-cultural understanding of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018278 Views

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Amazon Expands in British Columbia with New Fulfillment Centre on Tsawwassen First Nation Lands at Deltaport

The facility will create more than 700 full-time jobs in Metro Vancouver in 2019 SEATTLE, WA, Sept. 27, 2018  – Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new Lower Mainland fulfillment centre on Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) lands. The 450,000-square-foot facility will create more than 700 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits and join Amazon’s network […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018312 Views

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The Halluci Nation at the Music Gallery – The WholeNote Magazine

27 September 2018 “We are the Halluci Nation. We are the tribe they cannot see. Our DNA is of earth and sky. Our DNA is of past and future. We are the Halluci Nation.” These words written and spoken by Indigenous poet, author, musician and activist John Trudell on the first track of A Tribe […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018443 Views

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Quebec spends $1.6 million editing history textbooks to use proper Indigenous terms – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 27, 2018 By Sidhartha Banerjee THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ The Quebec government has just spent $1.6 million to replace the word “Amerindian” and modify other Indigenous content in history textbooks that had been introduced only two years earlier. Amid controversy over the price tag, First Nations leaders say the changes were […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018351 Views

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