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VIU’s Colloquium Series Lectures Live Streaming this Fall

The show will go on for Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) popular Arts and Humanities Colloquium Series this fall. “The Colloquium committee is excited to be able to continue the Series in this academic year,” says Dr. Cathryn Spence, committee chair. “We have a great lineup of amazing lectures, and we are thrilled to be able […]

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B.C. recovery plan underscores links between health, economy, and climate

Pembina Institute reacts to B.C. economic recovery plan VANCOUVER / MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH & TSLEIL-WAUTUTH TERRITORIES — Karen Tam Wu, B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to today’s announcement of the B.C. government’s economic recovery plan: “We commend the B.C. government for continuing to take action to protect the health […]

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Manitoba Music Announces Top Scorers for 2020 Canadian Songwriter Challenge

A summer of songwriting has yielded some stellar successes for nine emerging songwriters from Manitoba. The multi-genre group has been hard at work for the 2020 edition of the Canadian Songwriter Challenge, a songwriter development series run by Manitoba Music with the help of a Bell Media national songwriter initiative. This year’s session brought together […]

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Nunavut extends Public Health Emergency

IQALUIT, Nunavut  – Nunavut’s Minister of Health George Hickes has extended the territory’s public health emergency until October 1, 2020. 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 to stay home […]

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Basket-weaving tradition inspires Indigenous housing design – Journal of Commerce

A Passive House social housing project for Indigenous people that will feature a one-of-a-kind wood design is being proposed in Vancouver by consulting firm M’akola Development Services. When complete, the envelope, architectural articulation and balconies of the building will give it the look of a big basket, testament to the basket-weaving tradition of the Coast […]

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Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador investing in projects that provide residents with cleaner water and safer roads in Harbour Grace and Spaniard’s Bay

HARBOUR GRACE, NL, Sept. 18, 2020 – The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the governments of Canada, and Newfoundland and Labrador. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than our personal health. It is having a profound effect on the economy. That is why governments have been taking decisive action […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202074 Views

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The Daily Friday, September 18, 2020

Retail trade, July 2020 Retail sales rose 0.6% to $52.9 billion in July, led by higher sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and gas stations. Retail sales in June and July, respectively, topped those of February, just prior to the pandemic. Continue reading Wholesale trade, July 2020 Wholesale sales grew for a third consecutive […]

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Liard First Nation Language Department receives literacy award

The Liard First Nation Language Department is this year’s recipient of Yukon’s Council of the Federation Literacy Award. This award recognizes the contributions of the Liard First Nation Language Department to literacy in the territory, and to the body of literature and language materials for Yukon First Nations languages in general and for the Kaska […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2020165 Views

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Squamish Nation: Notice of Rental Housing Construction: Fourplex and Duplex on Capilano IR #5

Squamish Nation Members have repeatedly ranked housing as their number 1 priority. In recent years, demand has increased for a range of housing types to support smaller families. In response, the Squamish Nation Council has approved for construction six rental town house units on Capilano IR5. The six units will be constructed within a fourplex […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2020152 Views

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Changes to travel restrictions regarding a Quebec border community / no new cases

17 September 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Residents of the Témiscouata Municipal Regional County in Quebec, along the northwestern New Brunswick border, will not be permitted to enter the province for day trips effective immediately. “With the rise of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, we must be prudent and keep doing our […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2020141 Views

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