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Northwest Territories COVID-19 Economic Relief

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT)  recognizes the difficulties that the COVID-19 pandemic and health measures being taken to combat the virus’ spread is causing NWT businesses, service providers, residents, governments and non-government organizations. Today, Minister Caroline Wawzonek, Minister of Finance and Minister Katrina Nokleby, Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, and Infrastructure, announced […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 2020128 Views

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Media advisory – Technical Briefing on COVID-19 in First Nations Communities

Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that Valerie Gideon, Senior Assistant Deputy Minster for Indigenous Services Canada, and Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, will lead a Technical Briefing on prevention and preparedness for COVID-19 in First Nations communities. Date: Friday, March 13, 2020 Time: 6:00 p.m. (EST) Where: Teleconference Dial-in information […]

by aanationtalk on March 13, 2020165 Views

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Ontario Helping Communities Build More Homes, Attract More Jobs

Province Updates Land Use Planning Rules February 28, 2020 QUINTE WEST — Ontario is reducing red tape to help communities across the province build more homes for families and create a more competitive business environment. We are taking these steps to help fix the affordable housing crisis left by the previous government. Today, Steve Clark, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 2020140 Views

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Gwich’in Tribal Council: Join the Conversation on Self-Government

ELDERS, YOUTH, FEMALES, MALES WE’RE LOOKING FOR MEMBERS TO JOIN THE COMMUNITY SELF-GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE PROVIDE ADVICE AND FEEDBACK PARTICIPATE IN THE SELF GOVERMENT PROCESS SIT AT THE TABLE AND SHARE IDEAS SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST TO: EHDIITAT GWICH’IN COMMUNITY [email protected] GWICHYA GWICH’IN COMMUNITY [email protected] TETLIT GWICH’IN COMMUNITY [email protected] EDMONTON, WHITEHORSE, YELLOWKNIFE, VANCOUVER [email protected] DEADLINE: MARCH 6, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2020129 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Announces Increases to Minimum Wage

February 21, 2020 The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced four increases to the minimum wage rate from April 1, 2020 to October 1, 2021. As of April 1, 2020, the minimum wage will increase by 25 cents to $11.65. This increase is based on the percentage change in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2020135 Views

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Yukon’s minimum wage increasing to $13.71 per hour

Yukon’s minimum wage will increase to $13.71 per hour on April 1, up from $12.71. This change represents a two-per-cent increase based on the 2019 Consumer Price Index for Whitehorse plus an additional $0.75. The Government of Yukon approved the increase following an order made by the Employment Standards Board. In making its most recent […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2020125 Views

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AB Government: Budget 2020 to be tabled Feb. 27

Travis Toews, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, will table Budget 2020 on Feb. 27. Budget 2020 will provide an update on the government’s fiscal and capital plans. “I have listened to the comments that thousands of Albertans have shared with me and I hear your concerns about the need to continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 2020177 Views

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AB Government: FRN proposal evaluation underway

Government has begun evaluating proposals submitted under the Family Resource Network (FRN) expression of interest (EOI). Evaluation teams have started the review process and will be following standard scoring criteria in their analysis of almost 400 proposals submitted by proponents across Alberta totalling more than $240 million. FRNs will provide families with consistent access to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2020333 Views

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AB Government: Inviting investment to the northwest

A new provincial-municipal partnership will create jobs and economic opportunities for communities in northwest Alberta. Alberta has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Tri-Municipal Industrial Partnership (TMIP) to coordinate the development of a new eco-industrial area in Greenview, about 40 kilometres south of Grande Prairie. The area will be a global energy and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 2020297 Views

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Support for community organizations – Minister Jean Boulet announces assistance of $ 74,000 for the Association of Cree Women Eeyou Istchee

QUEBEC, Feb. 7 2020 – The Minister of Labor, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Mr. Jean Boulet, is proud to announce the allocation of 74,331 $ in support of the overall mission of the Eeyou Istchee Cree Women Association. This organization, founded in 2009 and located in Oujé-Bougoumou in Nord-du-Québec, aims to […]

by aanationtalk on February 7, 2020233 Views

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