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Culture Days Returns to Celebrate Creativity in Thunder Bay

September 27, 2018 The ninth annual national Culture Days event runs in Thunder Bay this Friday, Sept. 28, through Sunday Sep. 30. Presented by Ontario Power Generation, it gives citizens an opportunity to experience live music, art, film, dance, heritage and more. “This year, the City has organized a hub of activity at Magnus Theatre,” […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018292 Views

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Sudbury mayoral debate: Election flashes – The Sudbury Star

September 28, 2018 — Two candidates – Bill Sanders and Bill Crumplin – proposed that Greater Sudbury, with its high number of francophones (40 per cent of residents are of French heritage, while one in four residents speak French at home) declare itself the first bilingual community in Ontario. — Sanders and Patricia Mills both […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2018296 Views

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City of Regina Participates in “Orange Shirt Day”

September 27, 2018 The City of Regina is proud to participate, with many local organizations and individuals, in commemorating the annual “Orange Shirt Day”, recognized this year on September 28. Since the spring of 2013, Orange Shirt Day has become a legacy event, based on Phyllis Webstad, who at the age of six, was excited […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018277 Views

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New Indigenous centre opens at Seneca

As far as Alexandra Paul is concerned, Seneca’s new Indigenous centre at Newnham Campus is easily one of the nicest things she has ever been a part of. “Personally, I’m not used to fancy things and this feels like a million dollars,” the second-year Early Childhood Education student said of Odeyto at the awakening ceremony on Friday, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018275 Views

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City, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation & businesses celebrate urban reserve anniversary

September 27, 2018 CP18-153 Muskeg Lake Cree Nation in collaboration with its business partners and the City of Saskatoon, is celebrating its anniversary as Canada’s first created commercial urban reserve. “Thirty years ago, the City of Saskatoon and the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation took a bold step to create Canada’s first created commercial urban reserve,” […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018282 Views

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OSSTF: Orange Shirt Day — September 30, 2018

September 28, 2018 — Sunday, September 30 is Orange Shirt Day, a day on which we commemorate the thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit children who were removed from their homes at this time of the year and forced to attend residential schools. Because September 30 falls on a Sunday this year, Provincial Office staff […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018331 Views

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Traffic Delays – Mi’kmaq Treaty Day Procession

September 28, 2018 The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that there will likely be some traffic delays in downtown Halifax on Monday, Oct. 1, as a procession marking Mi’kmaq Treaty Day makes its way to Grand Parade. The procession of approximately 200 people will leave St. Mary’s Basilica on Spring Garden Road at about […]

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Kanina Sue Turtle’s family sues Tikinagan for $5.9M over her ‘wrongful death’ in foster home – APTN News

September 27, 2018 The family of Kanina Sue Turtle is suing Tikinagan Child and Family Services for $5.9 million after the 15-year-old died by suicide inside a Sioux Lookout foster home the agency owned and operated in October 2016. The lawsuit alleges Kanina’s death was preventable and the result of Tikinagan’s “reckless disregard” for her […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2018359 Views

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Northern Ontario Leaders Urge Province to Immediately Proceed with East-West Tie Transmission Project

First Nations and Municipalities concerned about the negative impacts of project delays for Northern Ontariocommunities. THUNDER BAY, ON, Sept. 27, 2018  – Leaders from Northern Ontario First Nations and Municipalities today called on Ontario to proceed without further delay on the multi-million-dollar East-West Tie transmission project. Together, key stakeholders in the region are calling on the Ford Government to pull […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018293 Views

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WATERLICHT – A Monumental Public Art Installation Canadian Premiere, October 12-14, 2018 – Artvoice

September 27, 2018 WATERLICHT, the signature piece of The Bentway’s fall public art exhibition, If, But, What If? is a dream landscape created through the imaginative use of LEDs, special software, and lenses, designed by acclaimed Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde. Larger-than-life, cascading waves of blue light will soar underneath the Gardiner Expressway, simulating a virtual […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2018248 Views

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