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Low-income statistics for the population living on reserve and in the North using the 2016 Census

September 21, 2021 People living in First Nations communities and the territories have historically been absent from most research and statistics concerning low-income measures. Today, Statistics Canada is releasing a study entitled “Low-income statistics for the population living on reserve and in the North using the 2016 Census,” which empirically investigates the production of low-income statistics for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20218 Views

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Nunasi Corporation sells Nunasi Financial Services to Shawn Lester, Managing Partner of Lester Landau

Iqaluit, September 15, 2021 – Today, Nunasi Corporation is announcing the sale of Nunasi Financial Services Limited (NFS) to Shawn Lester, Managing Partner of the accounting, audit, tax and advisory services firm Lester Landau based in Iqaluit, Nunavut. NFS provides bookkeeping services to a range of Inuit companies, small businesses and not-for-profits located primarily in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202129 Views

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Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation Provides up to $40 Million Guarantee to Support Eight Indigenous Communities in Financing of Northern Courier Pipeline System

September 16, 2021 CALGARY- Alberta – Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC) is proud to announce that it has provided up to a $40 Million loan guarantee to support eight Indigenous Communities in the Wood Buffalo Region, to finance a 14.25 per cent ownership interest in the Northern Courier Pipeline System (NCP System) including the Pipeline […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202119 Views

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IRC provides funds to each beneficiary in a COVID response effort

September 15th, 2021 The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will be providing each beneficiary with a $200 COVID support payment.  This payment is being issued September 15, 2021.  Another payment of $200 will be issued to each beneficiary the week of November 15, 2021. “IRC is happy to assist beneficiaries with funds to purchase more in terms of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202160 Views

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More than $1.45 million raised for B.C. residents affected by wildfires

Sept. 15, 2021 BURNABY – Customers visiting BC Liquor Stores (BCLS) and BC Cannabis Stores (BCCS) gave generously to the Canadian Red Cross, with more than $1.45 million in donations going directly to assist B.C. residents affected by this year’s devastating wildfires. This amount will be matched by both the Province and federal government, for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202132 Views

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Funding delivers stronger supports for northern B.C. communities

Sept. 14, 2021 PRINCE GEORGE – Nine new projects funded through the Northern Healthy Communities Fund will boost health, mental health and social services for people living in northern B.C. communities that are experiencing rapid economic growth. “Communities across northern B.C. are at the centre of significant economic growth that is creating opportunities and jobs […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202131 Views

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Minority households twice as likely to face financial hardship: StatsCan – Advisor’s Edge

Overall share of households in Canada reporting financial difficulty has declined during the pandemic Racial minorities are approximately twice as likely to suffer from financial hardship compared with non-minorities, according to new research from Statistics Canada and Seymour Management Consulting Inc. The study found that, in June, 29.3% of visible minority households reported facing financial […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202125 Views

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Pandemic Relief Funding for Indigenous Groups To Be Made Available – CFNR

Sep 10, 2021 Over 330 million dollars in pandemic relief money is being made available in Indigenous communities across Canada. Indigenous Services Canada announced the funding in their Fall Economic Statement. The investment will be used to offset declines in the Own-Source Revenue used to provide initial funding. Own-Source Revenue is income received by communities […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202120 Views

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The Daily Thursday, September 9, 2021

Canada’s international investment position, second quarter 2021 Canada’s net foreign asset position continued its upward trend to reach $1,501.9 billion at the end of the second quarter, an increase of $113.2 billion from the previous quarter. Continue reading Provisional death counts and excess mortality, January 2020 to June 2021 From March 2020 to the beginning […]

by NationTalk on September 9, 202126 Views

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Bank of Canada maintains policy rate, continues forward guidance and current pace of quantitative easing

September 8, 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 and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202122 Views

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