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Nunavut extends Public Health Emergency

Iqaluit, Nunavut (November 26, 2021) – Nunavut’s Minister of Health, John Main, has extended the territory’s public health emergency until December 9, 2021. All existing measures under the public health emergency order remain in effect. Symptoms of COVID-19 include a fever, cough or difficulty breathing. Nunavummiut are reminded to practice physical distancing, frequent handwashing, and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202128 Views

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Indigenous Knowledge improves the NWMO’s geoscience work

At a recent conference in London, Ont., hosted by the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada, the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s (NWMO) Jessica Perritt and Sarah Hirschorn presented a plenary lecture on interweaving Indigenous Knowledge and western science. They spoke about how applying Indigenous Knowledge to a traditionally western science focused […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202127 Views

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UPEI developing ‘historic’ faculty for Indigenous studies – CBC

Nov 26, 2021 Faculty to develop new 4-year program, mandatory classes for all UPEI students The University of Prince Edward Island will have a new faculty dedicated to Indigenous studies starting next year. The school’s senate and board of governors has officially given the greenlight to the faculty of Indigenous knowledge, education, research and applied […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202132 Views

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Deportation of Herman Oyagak

November 26, 2021 Herman Oyagak, an Inuk who has been living in Aklavik, Northwest Territories for 3 years, is being deported. This deportation is an unjustified violation of Inuit inherent rights recognized under the United Nation Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) and section 35 of the Constitution Act of Canada. Herman is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202121 Views

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Chief Ramona Sutherland of Constance Lake First Nation Declares A State of Emergency due to 3 Sudden Deaths as a Result of Suspected Blastomycosis

Matawa First Nations Management (MFNM) is expressing concern about increased targeting of homeless people and the MFNM homelessness servicing sector in the city of Thunder Bay calling for more compassion. This came after more than (3) three separate incidents involving direct threats and harassment of homeless people and the homeless servicing sector employed by MFNM. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202140 Views

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UNBC Faculty and Staff Deeply Saddened by the Government’s Actions towards the Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs

We, the following faculty and staff at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), are extremely disheartened that the Government of British Columbia has once again chosen to trample on Indigenous Rights in support of the interests of a private corporation. The Government of British Columbia and the Government of Canada have wasted decades to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202141 Views

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Government of Canada introduces legislation to support workers with ten days of paid sick leave, protect health care workers and finish the fight against COVID-19

From: Employment and Social Development Canada November 26, 2021              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a number of issues facing Canadians in their workplaces. Too many Canadians have been forced to choose between staying home when they are […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202143 Views

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City of Toronto celebrates completion of the Six Points Interchange Reconfiguration in Etobicoke

November 26, 2021 Today, Mayor John Tory and Deputy Mayor Stephen Holyday (Etobicoke Centre) were joined by representatives from the Mississaugas of the Credit, and long-time Etobicoke resident and broadcaster Jerry Howarth to celebrate the completion of the Six Points Interchange Reconfiguration. This marks a significant milestone in the continuing evolution of Etobicoke Centre as […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202128 Views

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AB Government: New grants to advance women’s economic security

Alberta’s government is committing $1 million in grant funding for projects that increase women’s participation in the economy. The Women’s Economic Recovery Challenge Grant program will help address areas of concern for women entrepreneurs and women working in Alberta. “We are funding community groups to help eliminate obstacles that keep women from participating fully in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202128 Views

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GNB: First five- to 11-year-olds vaccinated in province

26 November 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The first five- to 11-year-old children received the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine today as clinics began across the province. “I am heartened that so many young New Brunswickers have received their first dose of vaccine and that even more have appointments to do so in the coming weeks,” said Dr. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202125 Views

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