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The Town of Collingwood and NVCA invite residents to learn about the history and health of Collingwood’s streams

August 4, 2022 In October 2019, Council passed a resolution declaring a climate emergency to deepen our commitment to protecting our economy, our community, and our ecosystems from the climate crisis. During that resolution, Council acknowledged that municipalities bear much of the financial burden associated with climate change and that climate solutions not only reduce […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202258 Views

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Share your Stories of Home for an upcoming PAMA exhibition

Brampton, ON. (August 3, 2022) – The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is inviting past and current residents from Brampton, Caledon or Mississauga to contribute to our new Stories of Home core exhibition planned for 2023. PAMA is also offering free admission during this time so make sure to drop-in, explore, create and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202229 Views

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A Joint Initiative Between the Williams Lake First Nation and Scout Island Nature Centre Leads to New Signage

08/03/2022 Visitors to Scout Island will notice a new sign that has been installed near the Nekw7usem Bridge located in the heart of Williams Lake. This is the beginning of a joint initiative between the Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) and the Scout Island Nature Centre to develop and display Indigenous knowledge and content on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202232 Views

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Governments of Canada and Alberta officially accept nomination of the Alberta section of the North Saskatchewan River as a Canadian Heritage River

From: Parks Canada The river can now be considered for full designation in the Canadian Heritage Rivers System August 3, 2022 Heritage places reflect the rich and varied stories of Canada and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about our diverse history. Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202229 Views

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Government of Canada honours national historic significance of the Magog Textile Mills

From: Parks Canada The Magog Textile Mills played an important role in modernizing the cotton industry in 19th century Canada. August 3, 2022 In 1883, Alvin Moore and William Hobbs founded the Magog Textile and Print Company. In the spring of 1884, the plant printed the first pieces of cotton in the country. By bringing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202225 Views

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Second edition of pioneering linguistics e-textbook emphasizes accessibility and diversity – Brighter World McMaster

When Catherine Anderson proposed a talk about teaching linguistics at the Canadian Linguistic Association conference 10 years ago, she got rejected. No one, it seemed, was interested in hearing about the pedagogical side of linguistics, even though the Linguistics and Languages department’s introductory classes regularly attracted more than 600-800 students from across the university every […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202268 Views

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Dancing in Kamloopa Powwow healing, empowering for young Indigenous people – CFJC Today

Aug 2, 2022 TK’EMLUPS TE SECWEPEMC — Thousands of people, both Indigenous and not, travelled from across Turtle Island for the 41st annual Kamloopa Powwow on the August long weekend (July 29 to Aug.1). Dancers in the hundreds donned exquisite regalia in the high-30s heat for the supportive crowd. Ryan Hunter is a Nakota Sioux […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 202252 Views

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Government of Canada shows its pride by supporting 2SLGBTQAI+ events in Vancouver

From: Pacific Economic Development Canada Funding will support the Vancouver Pride Society to expand its programming during the Vancouver Pride Festival and beyond July 31, 2022 COVID-19 had a significant impact on Canadian tourism as travel restrictions, both domestically and internationally, reduced visits to attractions across the country. The Government of Canada created the Tourism […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 202220 Views

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New Guardian Pole Overlooking K’ómoks Estuary

A joint news release from K’ómoks First Nation and the City of Courtenay: A Guardian totem pole carved by local Indigenous artist Karver Everson was raised on Friday July 8 in a traditional ceremony facilitated by K’ómoks First Nation Hereditary Chiefs. The Guardian pole has been installed in a prominent location next to the Courtenay Riverway […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 202221 Views

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Community Development Fund provides over $1.1 million to fund 21 Yukon projects

01/08/2022 The Community Developmental Fund has awarded a total of $1,107,960 for 21 community projects across the Yukon. The projects receiving funds promote social, cultural and economic benefits for Yukoners. Successful applicants include the Dawson Society for Children and Families, Yukon Circus Society, Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation and the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition. The Community Development […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 202237 Views

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