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Canada Infrastructure Bank invests $7.9 million in Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg infrastructure to accelerate residential and economic growth

Jan 26, 2023 Investment enables water, electricity, and broadband connections for community growth, housing and commercial space Mobert – The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (formerly Pic Mobert First Nation) have finalized their agreement for the CIB to lend $7.9 million towards critical infrastructure required for commercial and residential development that will improve […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202331 Views

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Scotiabank hosts second annual employee Allyship Summit to support a diverse and inclusive workplace

January 26, 2023 TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2023 – Recognizing a continued commitment to allyship, earlier this week, Scotiabank hosted a second annual allyship event for its 90,000 employees across the Bank’s footprint. In celebration of the event entitled Allyship in Action, Scotiabank also renewed its partnership with TalentLift Canada, an organization dedicated to supporting refugees […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202319 Views

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Scotiabank named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2023  – Scotiabank is proud to be named as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2023 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the third year in a row. The award recognizes employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people just starting their careers. Organizations on the list […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202318 Views

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Bank of Canada increases policy interest rate by 25 basis points, continues quantitative tightening

January 25, 2023 The Bank of Canada today increased its target for the overnight rate to 4½%, with the Bank Rate at 4¾% and the deposit rate at 4½%. The Bank is also continuing its policy of quantitative tightening. Global inflation remains high and broad-based. Inflation is coming down in many countries, largely reflecting lower […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202313 Views

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Pierre Poilievre launches consultations to find a ‘grassroots First Nations solution’ to tax revenue – National Post

Jan 24, 2023 Poilievre said he has been listening to First Nations leaders who say they want less red tape and more control over their own resources and money OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is launching consultations on a proposal to let First Nations communities collect more directly the federal tax revenue generated by […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202330 Views

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Path Forward Community Fund Projects Announced

Victoria, B.C. – January 19, 2023 – The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) and The BC Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General is pleased to announce the first round of projects funded through the Path Forward Community Fund. The Fund sponsors Indigenous-led, anti-violence projects that expand safety planning capacity for communities. The objective […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202321 Views

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Stacy’s Rise Project™ Announces First-ever Class of Canadian Grant Recipients in Support of Women Entrepreneurs

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 20, 2023 – Stacy’s Pita Chips continues its longstanding commitment of championing women-owned businesses with the announcement of its inaugural Canadian Stacy’s Rise Project class, a grant and mentoring program for women entrepreneurs. For the first time, the Stacy’s Rise Project opened its applications to women founders based in Canada, expanding the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202351 Views

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The Canada Infrastructure Bank and Arrow Technology Group partner to bring Indigenous-owned broadband infrastructure online in Alberta

Jan 19, 2023 Construction is underway to connect 20 Indigenous and 4 rural communities to high-speed internet The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership (Arrow) have formalized their agreement for the CIB to lend $8.1 million towards new broadband infrastructure serving Indigenous and rural communities in Alberta. The investment is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202344 Views

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Visa Canada Announces Recipients of its Fourth She’s Next Grant Program

Toronto, January 19, 2023 – Visa Canada announced the recipients of its She’s Next Grant Program. The initiative aims to uplift women business owners, support local entrepreneurship, and empower growth and innovation. Each of the 10 winners will receive a $10,000 CAD grant, one year of business coaching through IFundWomen, and access to an accelerated […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202330 Views

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Minister Gould announces funding for projects for the social inclusion and well-being of vulnerable children and youth

From: Employment and Social Development Canada January 18, 2023 Canadians have been living with the impacts of the pandemic for almost three years. Vulnerable adults, families, children and youth have been among those most negatively impacted. As a result, many children and youth have struggled with social isolation. When services and supports are accessible and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 202327 Views

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