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Minister Fortier and Minister Carr meet with Community Leaders in Winnipeg as part of Budget 2021 consultations

From: Department of Finance Canada January 28, 2021 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Department of Finance Canada The government has a plan to make smart, targeted investments to jumpstart the country’s economic recovery so Canada can come roaring back after the pandemic. That’s why, today, the Honourable Mona Fortier, Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 2021115 Views

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Tom Flanagan: A more promising path out of poverty for remote Indigenous communities – Financial Post

The biggest single problem facing First Nations is lack of economic opportunity From the fiscal crisis of the mid-1990s to the end of Stephen Harper’s Conservative government in 2015, federal spending on Indigenous programs grew at a compound annual rate of 2.5 per cent in inflation-adjusted dollars. In the name of reconciliation, the Trudeau government […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202142 Views

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Remarks by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance to announce the launch of the pre-budget consultations for Budget 2021

From: Department of Finance Canada Hello, and thank you for being here. I am so pleased to announce the launch of consultations that will help inform and guide our growth plan and feed into the measures and investments that will make up Budget 2021 – and help Canada build back better. Right now, many of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202131 Views

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Tom Flanagan: A more promising path out of poverty for remote Indigenous communities – Financial Post

The biggest single problem facing First Nations is lack of economic opportunity Jan 26, 2021 From the fiscal crisis of the mid-1990s to the end of Stephen Harper’s Conservative government in 2015, federal spending on Indigenous programs grew at a compound annual rate of 2.5 per cent in inflation-adjusted dollars. In the name of reconciliation, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202140 Views

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QIA donating $10,000 to Igloolik food bank after co-op fire

Iqaluit, Nunavut – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is making an emergency contribution of $10,000.00 to the Igloolik Food Bank following this week’s fire at the community’s cooperative store. “QIA understands the essential role that cooperatives play in communities across the Qikiqtani Region,” said QIA President, P.J. Akeeagok, “we are offering this support to the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 202134 Views

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Opinion: Two for one: Justice and profit – Financial Post

With successive governments having dragged their feet for decades on investment in First Nations communities, it may be time for Canada’s private sector to seize the initiative Jan 22, 2021 A new year can inspire us to adopt fresh perspectives. With successive governments having dragged their feet for decades on investment in First Nations communities, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 202137 Views

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

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, reinforced and supplemented by its quantitative easing (QE) program, which continues at its […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202147 Views

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Bridging Finance Inc.: Results from the Special Meeting of Unitholders

Bridging Finance Inc. (the “Manager’) is pleased to confirm that on December 18, 2020 and December 21, 2020, at a special meeting of unitholders, unitholders of the Bridging Income Fund LP, Bridging Income RSP Fund, Bridging Mid-Market Debt Fund LP, Bridging Mid-Market Debt RSP Fund and Bridging Indigenous Impact Fund voted overwhelmingly in favour of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202139 Views

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Canada Infrastructure Bank Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Oneida Energy Storage

January 12, 2021 TORONTO – The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and Oneida Energy Storage LP announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Oneida Energy Storage project in Ontario. Oneida Energy Storage LP is a joint venture between NRStor Incorporated and Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation. The MOU […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 2021114 Views

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Four Indigenous finalists among nominees for new $5 bill – CTV News

TORONTO — As the government of Canada is expected to announce the new subject of the $5 bank note in the coming days, relatives of the finalists reflect on the roles their ancestors played in shaping the nation. Francis Pegahmagabow, one of Canada’s most highly decorated Indigenous soldiers, known for his expert marksman skills during […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 202139 Views

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