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Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) congratulates cabinet ministers who will head Indigenous portfolios, calls appointments “good steps forward for reconciliation”

October 26, 2021 OTTAWA – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) congratulates the federal government and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the appointments of the three cabinet ministers who will head portfolios that most directly affect Indigenous people. NWAC is pleased to learn that Patty Hajdu is the new Minister of Indigenous Services, and […]

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Transmitting Discrimination and Systemic Racism to Young Quebecers: The AFNQL is Very Concerned

Wendake, October 26, 2021 – The Legault government is revising the Ethics and Religious Culture course, offered to secondary school students in the province, with the objective of giving its content a more “Quebec citizenship” focus. The project is part of the new nationalist ideology championed by Premier François Legault. The Premier’s initiative raises many […]

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Indigenous and Human Rights Organizations Call on Cancellation of $120M Remand Center

October 2021 (Saskatoon SK) – Saskatchewan’s 2021-2022 provincial budget has confirmed plans by the Government of Saskatchewan, under the leadership of Premier Scott Moe, to move forward with its $120 million expansion of the Saskatoon Remand Center, expected to hold an additional 427 people in its 216 cells. The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples joins together […]

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YFNED Open House and Early Years Program Launch

October 26, 2021 With the current move towards a First Nations School Board in the Yukon and the possibility of it coming to JVC, this would be a great opportunity for NND citizens who will be in Whitehorse this Friday, October 29th, 2021, to attend this Open House put on by YFNED to learn more […]

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Indigenous Screen Office welcomes back newly sworn-in Canadian Heritage minister

A new Liberal cabinet was sworn in today in Ottawa. The Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) is happy to welcome back Pablo Rodriguez as the Minister of Canadian Heritage. “We welcome back and look forward to continuing our relationship with Minister Rodriguez to ensure First Nations, Inuit and Métis stories continue to be told in this […]

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Indigenous leaders leading the future

Credit: Indian Country Today Indian Country Today’s daily newscast Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, White Earth Band of Ojibwe, was elected as in 2018. She is only the second Native woman to be elected to a statewide executive office, after Denise Juneau. She joins us to talk reelection and her plans for the future. Holly […]

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs in Court Hearing to Challenge the Budget Implementation and Tax Statutes Amendment Act

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, as represented by the Public Interest Law Centre (“PILC”), will attend the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench from October 26 to 29, 2021, to legally challenge the Province of Manitoba on Section 231 of the Budget Implementation and Tax Statutes Amendment Act (“BITSA”). BITSA, among other things, seeks to retroactively legalize the theft of First Nations Children’s Special Allowance (CSA), which is inconsistent with the purpose of the Children’s Special Allowance Act; infringes […]

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PLATO, AWS, and BMO Team Up to Offer Cloud Computing Training to Indigenous Students Across Canada for the First Time

Recruitment underway for Indigenous students across the country to take part in the AWS re/Start program being delivered by PLATO and supported by BMO Innovative collaboration will provide skills development to Indigenous students in the growing cloud computing industry TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2021  – PLATO, Canada’s only Indigenous-led and Indigenous-staffed IT services and training firm, […]

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Introduction of Municipal Affairs Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2021

Oct. 26, 2021 VICTORIA – Proposed legislative amendments respond to local government requests, give communities new tools to help deliver housing and dissolve the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality. If passed by the legislature, the Municipal Affairs Statutes Amendments Act (No. 2), 2021, will: Require local governments to consider developing or updating codes of conduct […]

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GNB: Active case numbers continue to decline

26 October 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Public Health reported 89 recoveries and 21 new cases of COVID-19 today. There are 521 active cases. “We are pleased to see the continued decline in active cases in the province,” said Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health. “The measures that are in place are having a […]

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