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CIHR: Breaking the stigma, finding solutions, caring for people

Sep. 21, 2018 A message from Dr. Yves Joanette for World Alzheimer’s Day 2018 I am pleased to mark World Alzheimer’s Day, an awareness day held annually on September 21. This international campaign, led by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) aims to raise awareness and challenge the stigma surrounding dementia. This year, ADI published the World Alzheimer […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 2018243 Views

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Southeastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

September 21, 2018 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Southeastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project, located southeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean. To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on the project and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 2018291 Views

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Great Lakes conference explores adapting to warmer climate – CP

Source: The Associated Press Sep 24, 2018 ANN ARBOR, Mich. _ A conference at the University of Michigan is bringing together experts to share ideas on dealing with a warming climate in the Great Lakes region. The biennial Great Lakes Adaptation Forum runs from Monday through Wednesday at the campus in Ann Arbor. Discussions will focus on […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2018159 Views

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Sask Escaped Prisoner – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Sep 24, 2018  KAMSACK, Sask. – The RCMP in Saskatchewan is looking for a man who escaped from custody following his arrest in an assault case. Police at Kamsack took the 26-year-old accused into custody Saturday afternoon on Cote First Nation. After he was remanded on Sunday, the man complained […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2018297 Views

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It’s time,’ says 1st Indigenous woman in Canada to own airline – CBC

Teara Fraser, who is Métis from a remote community, says airline will travel to hard-to-reach areas Sep 23, 2018 It’s not every day you become the first Indigenous woman to own an airline in Canada. “Even today it’s hard to imagine that I am launching an airline,” said Teara Fraser, who grew up in a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2018346 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation and Government of Canada announce joint action plan on Advancing Reconciliation

September 22, 2018 — Winnipeg, MB — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada — Manitoba Metis Federation The Government of Canada is committed to working on a nation-to-nation, government-to-government basis with the Métis Nation to advance reconciliation and renew the relationship through co-operation, respect for Métis rights, and ending the status quo. The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 2018288 Views

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Quebec party leaders back on campaign trail after visiting tornado victims – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 23, 2018 MONTREAL _ The thorny issue of sovereignty re-emerged on the Quebec campaign trail on Sunday, as Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard suggested his Coalition Avenir Quebec rival hadn’t totally given up on the idea of an independent Quebec. With just over a week remaining in the campaign, Couillard questioned Francois Legault’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2018240 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation gets $154 million as it moves toward self government – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 22, 2018  WINNIPEG _ The federal government says it will provide more than $154 million to the Manitoba Metis Federation as the group works towards self-government. The government said in a statement on Saturday that the federation will use some of the money to improve the social and economic well-being of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2018261 Views

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Speech: Address by Minister Freeland at a press conference to conclude the Women Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

September 22, 2018 – Montréal, Quebec Check against delivery. This speech has been translated in accordance with the Government of Canada’s official languages policy and edited for posting and distribution in accordance with its communications policy. I want to welcome again my colleagues, the foreign ministers who are here with me, and especially Federica Mogherini, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 2018247 Views

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Northern Ontario First Nations, federal NDP leader, renew calls for national suicide prevention strategy – CBC

Treaty organization representing 49 First Nations met with NDP leader Jagmeet Singh in Thunder Bay Sep 24, 2018 Canada needs a national initiative aimed at preventing suicides, say Indigenous leaders representing dozens of First Nations across northern Ontario. The renewed call comes in the wake of New Democrat MPP Sol Mamakwa rising in the Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2018233 Views

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