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Orange Shirt Day an opportunity to come together in spirit of reconciliation – Folio

September 27 2018 U of A community to commemorate national day of acknowledgement this Friday. It’s a day that provides an opportunity for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to acknowledge the legacy of residential schools, and show their support for those whose lives have been affected by it. Orange Shirt Day, held annually on Sept. 30 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2018265 Views

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Seven Leaf becomes Licensed Producer of Medical Cannabis – Choose Cornwall

September 28, 2018 Cornwall Ontario – Seven Leaf has become Canada’s first Indigenous owned and operated producer of medical cannabis licensed by Health Canada. Located in the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory on Cornwall Island, just south of the City of Cornwall, the company is led by an experienced team from the Akwesasne community with diverse expertise […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2018316 Views

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UBC raises Syilx Okanagan Nation Flag – Ok UBC

September 28, 2018 Special ceremony marks official flag raising A new and permanent place has been given to the Syilx Okanagan Nation flag at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Yesterday members from the Syilx Okanagan Nation and the UBC Okanagan community gathered at the university’s courtyard to celebrate the raising of the Okanagan Nation flag on a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2018258 Views

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MNBC: Orange Shirt Day – Sunday Sept 30th 2018

September 27, 2018 In 1973 six-year-old Phyllis Jack Webstad, an Indigenous girl had been gifted a brand new orange shirt from her grandmother and wore it to the Residential (Mission) School she attended in British Columbia. Upon her arrival, school officials removed and discarded the shirt from her and replaced it with a school uniform. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018249 Views

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Indigenous Advanced Education and Skills Council unveils organization review process for Indigenous Institutes – SaultOnline.com

September 27, 2018 Milestone event coincides with lead up to National Orange Shirt Day TORONTO ‑ An important milestone in Indigenous post-secondary education was celebrated Wednesday in Toronto in the lead up to National Orange Shirt Day Sept. 30, which recognizes the legacy of Residential Schools with the slogan ‘Every Child Matters.’ “It is exciting […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2018933 Views

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Minister Rickford to Make Announcement with Chiefs of Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nations

Minister Rickford to Make Announcement with Chiefs of Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong First Nations September 28, 2018 The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, will make an announcement with Chief Rudy Turtle of Grassy Narrows First Nation and Chief John Paishk of Wabaseemoong Independent Nation. They will be joined by Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018285 Views

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Sault College: Students From Sandy Lake First Nation Build On Their Skills In The Building Maintenance And Construction Program

(Sault Ste. Marie, ON September 27, 2018) – This past summer students from Sandy Lake First Nation – who were enrolled in Sault College’s Building Maintenance and Construction Certificate program – put their learning and tools to the test to successfully build a house showcasing their training and talents!  The students used their learning to work on […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018242 Views

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Minister O’Regan Announces Opening of Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Office in St. John’s

September 28, 2018 — St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced today the official opening of the Newfoundland and Labrador Satellite Office of the Atlantic regional office of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) in St. […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018329 Views

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A work and opportunity agenda for Canada: MLI study by Brian Lee Crowley and Sean Speer

OTTAWA, ON (September 27, 2018): Fears surrounding economic, social, and political disruption loom large in the minds of policy-makers throughout the West. In response, many governments – including governments in Canada – have renewed their focus on income redistribution, hoping that tackling income disparities will help restore political tranquility. One such policy has been the previous […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2018243 Views

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Winnipeg Indigenous coalition seeks to ‘create a better future’ – Global News

September 28, 2018 A new coalition of local Indigenous executives was launched Thursday at Winnipeg’s Thunderbird House, with the goal of working together to increase the economic and social well-being of Indigenous people throughout the city. The Winnipeg Indigenous Executive Circle includes senior managers of 18 different local Indigenous organizations, and will focus on issues […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2018282 Views

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