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Marine Transportation Services to supply and deliver fuel to military radar sites in Western Arctic

YELLOWKNIFE (January 19, 2021) – The Government of the Northwest Territories’ Marine Transportation Services (MTS) has signed a five-year contract to supply and deliver fuel to the North Warning System radar sites in Canada’s Western Arctic. The agreement was signed with Crowley Solutions, a leading provider of government energy services at Crowley Maritime Corp., in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202168 Views

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New Provincial Police Detachment Opens in Moosonee

State-of-the-art facility will ensure OPP officers have the tools to better serve and protect local communities MOOSONEE – The Ontario government is opening a new modern Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment in Moosonee. The $20 million facility will provide frontline police officers with the leading-edge equipment and technology they need to better serve and protect […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202169 Views

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Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities

From: Indigenous Services Canada January 20, 2021 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is closely monitoring the number of COVID-19 cases reported in First Nations communities across the country. The number of reported active cases reached a new all-time high this week in First Nations communities […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202177 Views

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BU’s Gender and Women’s Studies Program tackles Covid relief with endowment

Five community organizations providing front-line services and support during the Covid-19 pandemic are receiving grants from Brandon University’s Gender and Women’s Studies Program. Support grants have also been provided for students in the program as well. The $2,000 grants are funded by the Margaret Laurence Endowment, which in previous years has typically been used for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202156 Views

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OC: CIBC gives scholarship boost to Indigenous students

When Maria Kruger graduates as a Certified Dental Assistant from Okanagan College later this year, she will proudly stand among her people as a skilled professional. Kruger, who is of Okanagan/Shuswap descent, has a goal to graduate and work with people in her community on the Penticton Indian Band. “I want to see our people […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202174 Views

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Prime Minister’s remarks updating Canadians on the COVID-19 situation and vaccination efforts

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Hello everyone. From coast to coast to coast, vaccination is underway. As of last week, we had delivered close to a million doses total to the provinces and territories. There’s still a lot of work to do, but these shipments are already bringing relief – and hope – to communities across the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202161 Views

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YT Government: Candidates selected for Youth Panel on Climate Change

A diverse group of 13 young climate leaders have been selected to form the Government of Yukon’s first Youth Panel on Climate Change. The panel members were chosen in December and met with Premier Sandy Silver and Minister of Community Services John Streicker during a virtual meeting on January 19. Panel members include: Abeer Ahmad, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202169 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, 202146 Views

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Meet the latest recipients of the Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund

$1 million in grants to increase access to culturally informed mental health services in diverse communities MONTRÉAL, Jan. 20, 2021 – Bell Let’s Talk today announced the next round of recipients of the new Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund, with grants totalling $1 million going to 8 organizations working to improve access to mental health […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202166 Views

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney about the Canada-U.S. relationship, including the Keystone XL Project. The Prime Minister stated that Canada has made the case for the project, including recently to President-elect Biden, and Ambassador Hillman and others in government have also been speaking with high-level officials in the incoming […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202138 Views

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