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Acting Commander Canadian Army marks Indigenous Awareness Week

From: National Defence May 24, 2022 Greetings, Aaniin, Ainngai, Tawnshi. As Defence Team (DT) Champion for Indigenous Peoples, it is my privilege to announce the start of Indigenous Awareness Week (IAW) 2022, occurring May 24 to 27. This annual event is an opportunity for all DT members to come together and learn about the contributions, culture […]

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OAG.AB: Media Advisory—Notice of Release of Reports

Edmonton, Alberta—Auditor General Doug Wylie is releasing four Reports of the Auditor General immediately following their tabling in the Legislative Assembly on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 25, 2022. The reports are: Alberta Indigenous Relations and Alberta Labour and Immigration—Indigenous Economic Participation and First Nations and Métis Leaders’ Insights Alberta Community and Social Services—Family Support […]

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Participants announced for 2022 edition of CBC New Indigenous Voices

May 24, 2022 Today, nine emerging Indigenous creators embark on their first day of training through the CBC New Indigenous Voices program, presented by the National Screen Institute. CBC New Indigenous Voices is a full-time, 14-week online training program for emerging Indigenous creators to learn the essential elements of working in the film, TV and […]

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NAN Congratulates Beaverhouse First Nation on Historic Treaty Claim

May 24, 2022 THUNDER BAY, ON: Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Derek Fox, on behalf of the NAN Executive Council, congratulates Beaverhouse First Nation for reaching a historic Treaty Reserve Claim with their federal Treaty partner which formally recognizes the community as a distinct First Nation: “We are pleased to join with the leadership […]

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ONWA’s Priorities in the 2022 Ontario Election

ONWA’s Priorities in the 2022 Ontario Election What issues are Indigenous women facing in your community? Ask your candidates how they plan to address your community’s concerns. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA)’s Priorities in the 2022 Ontario Election: Priority 1: Investments in Indigenous women’s safety Indigenous women and girls continue to go missing and […]

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Assembly Launches Netawey Mobile App for Mi’kmaw Youth and Families

May 24, 2022 The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs (Assembly), through their Maw-Kleyu’kik Knijannaq Initiative (MKK), has launched an interactive mobile app for Mi’kmaw families and youth to easily access child and family welfare information including supports, services and resources. The app named Netawey (pronounced Net-ah-way) means “I speak” and will help to give […]

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Canada would require five Earths to sustain its current resource consumption, destroying children’s environments globally – UNICEF Canada

FLORENCE/NEW YORK/TORONTO, 24 May 2022 – Countries like Canada are creating unhealthy, dangerous and noxious conditions for children worldwide, according to the latest Report Card published today by UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti. UNICEF Report Card 17 compares how 39 countries fare in providing healthy environments for children. Despite its abundance of wealth and […]

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Government of Canada makes major investments in Edmonton summer festival and in tourism experiences across Alberta

May 24, 2022 From: Prairies Economic Development Canada $10 million to expand inclusive programming and support initiatives ensuring the future sustainability of Edmonton’s K-Days and more than $7.5 million to help 29 tourism projects enhance tourism experiences to attract more visitors to Alberta, creating or maintaining nearly 4,000 local jobs Edmonton is home to many […]

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Speech delivered by the Governor General at the memorial event commemorating one year since the confirmation of unmarked graves at a residential school in Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc

May 23, 2022 Check against delivery Hello, I’m honoured to join you here today, and I acknowledge that we are gathered on the territory of the Secwépemc Nation, specifically the territory of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc. I also open my heart to the survivors who are with us today, and to the families and communities […]

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Twenty-Eight Total Active COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in the James & Hudson Bay Region

May 24, 2022 To our community members: We can confirm there are twenty-eight (28) total active COVID-19 cases in our region. Please see the community case breakdown below: Community Active Cases Attawapiskat 0 Fort Albany 0 Kashechewan 16 Moose Factory 12 Moosonee 0 Peawanuck 0* *WAHA has not received updates on active cases from communities […]

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