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NCTR and RBC collaborate again to deliver nation’s first-ever Truth and Reconciliation Week

WINNIPEG, June 16, 2021 – The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) are pleased to announce RBC’s exclusive presenting sponsorship of Truth and Reconciliation Week 2021. This represents the continuation and expansion of the collaboration between NCTR, their partners and RBC, building on a successful collaboration for last year’s legacy […]

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Government of Canada launches call for applications for Own-Source Revenue in Indigenous Communities Initiative

From: Indigenous Services Canada June 9, 2021 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities have taken actions to protect their communities and have shut down or reduced operations, resulting in declines in their own-source revenue. In responding to partners’ calls […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 2021147 Views

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Lheidli T’enneh Achieves Financial Management System Certification!

Lheidli T’enneh Achieves Financial Management System Certification! On March 30, 2021, Lheidli T’enneh received a Financial Management System (FMS) Certificate from the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB). This means their finance and administrative governance practices now meet FMB Standards, which are based on internationally recognized standards of financial management. About Nation: The Lheidli T’enneh […]

by pmnationtalk on June 9, 202159 Views

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Bank of Canada will hold current level of policy rate until inflation objective is sustainably achieved, continues quantitative easing

June 9, 2021 The Bank of Canada today held its target for the overnight rate at the effective lower bound of ¼ percent, with the Bank Rate at ½ percent and the deposit rate at ¼ percent. The Bank is maintaining its extraordinary forward guidance on the path for the overnight rate. This is reinforced […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202136 Views

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CIBC donates $50,000 to support residential school survivors

TORONTO, June 7, 2021 – CIBC announced today it is donating $50,000 to the Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS), in memory of the 215 children found buried on the grounds of a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia. This donation is in addition to the annual $1.8 million the bank contributes to Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 202132 Views

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Government of Canada announces $1.72 million investment in 5 women’s and equality-seeking organizations in the prairies

June 2, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Women and Gender Equality Canada A strong and vibrant women’s movement is part of the foundation of a more inclusive Canada, where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. The Government of Canada continues to support women’s and equality-seeking organizations to ensure women are given the opportunity to fully […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 202138 Views

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N.W.T. gov’t says it will support Indigenous leaders who want to find unmarked burial sites – CBC

Jun 01, 2021 ‘I’d love to … take control as a leader, but that is not the right way,’ premier says WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing. The N.W.T. government is ready to support Indigenous leaders who want to find unmarked grave sites at former residential schools, according to Premier Caroline […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202135 Views

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Funding to find unmarked Indigenous graves: Minister Wilson

Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement on support for survivors and loved ones of the Indian residential school system: “Residential schools operated between 1893 and 1996 across Canada. Of the 134 schools, at least 25 operated in Alberta. For generations, Indigenous parents had their children taken from them to attend schools […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202124 Views

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Infrastructure Canada and Community Foundations of Canada unveils Canada Healthy Communities Initiative projects awarded first round of funding

From: Infrastructure Canada Ottawa, Ontario, May 26, 2021—As Canada makes progress in the fight against COVID-19, Canadians are looking forward to returning to community spaces. To keep residents safe and healthy, support economic recovery, create jobs, and build vibrant, resilient communities, local governments and community partners across the country are adapting their spaces and services. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202151 Views

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MNBC: Ministry of Women & Gender Equity Awarded Funding to Increase Sashing Our Warriors Capacity

Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) is excited to announce that increased funding will be directed to MNBC Chartered Communities to support the hosting of Sashing Our Warriors gatherings.The Sashing Our Warriors Campaign is a grassroots movement that calls attention to the impact of violence on our otherwise invisible Métis women, girls and those who identify […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202152 Views

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