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AUMA: More details released on upcoming caribou range planning sessions

February 7, 2018 Dates, times, and locations have been established for stakeholder engagement sessions as part of Alberta’s Action on Caribou: Caribou Range Planning. Sessions will be happening in the following communities: Whitecourt: February 20, 2018 Edmonton: February 22, 2018 Cold Lake: February 27, 2018 Fort McMurray: March 1, 2018 High Level: March 6, 2018 Grande Prairie: March 08, […]

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New project to shed light on health inequity in B.C. Indigenous communities – SFU

February 06, 2018 A new study lead by SFU psychology professor Grace Iarocci, Autism and Aboriginal families: Bridging the cultural gap through collective dialogue, aims at beginning a dialogue with Aboriginal communities about their experiences with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Co-led with Romona Baxter of the Nzen’man’ Child and Family Development Centre in Merritt, BC, […]

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Minimum wage to increase on April 1 – GNB

February 08, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The minimum wage in New Brunswick will increase to $11.25 per hour on April 1. “The goals behind New Brunswick’s multi-year economic growth plan are to grow the economy, create jobs and put more money in the pockets of New Brunswickers,” said Premier Brian Gallant. “We have raised the […]

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City of Calgary and Tsuut’ina Nation sign agreement for 9-1-1 services

The City of Calgary and the Tsuut’ina Nation held a signing ceremony to mark the agreement for Calgary 9-1-1 to deliver services to Nation residents. The agreement includes evaluating calls for the appropriate service response, transferring calls for police or ambulance to the appropriate agency and providing dispatch services to the Tsuut’ina Nation Fire Department. […]

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada Supporting Economic Development Opportunities in First Nations Communities

Ottawa – Please be advised that Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, will make an announcement regarding information technology modernization in Batchewana First Nation, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date:  Friday, February 9, 2018 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EST) Where: Batchewana First Nation Band Office Conference […]

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YVR Art Foundation: Aspiring Artist Awards – 2018 Call for Applications

The YVR ART FOUNDATION is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from BC and Yukon First Nations artists interested in applying for the Aspiring Artist Awards of $500 each. Up to ten Aspiring Artist Awards will be offered in 2018 to BC and Yukon First Nations youth (age 13-19) who wish to develop their artistic potential. This award […]

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2018 East Coast Music Awards Nominees Announced!

Rose Cousins, Jenn Grant, KINLEY, Ria Mae, and Joel Plaskett lead 2018 East Coast Music Award nominations …performers announced for 2018 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference As they prepare to celebrate their milestone 30th anniversary, the East Coast Music Association is thrilled to announce the 2018 East Coast Music Award nominees. Rose Cousins leads the pack with eight nominations, […]

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Tour based on Indigenous teachings among special February offers – CMHR

Winnipeg – A guided experience based on the seven sacred teachings of the Anishinaabe, Cree and Dakota peoples is one of three tours being offered at no extra charge to visitors during the month of February at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). The Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour encourages participants to live in accordance with […]

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News from the University of Sudbury’s Board of Regents – University of Sudbury

The University of Sudbury is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelley Duquette-Lafortune to its Board of Regents. Ms Duquette-Lafortune is a former student of the Laurentian Federation, having completed an Honours BA with majors in History and English, a Bachelor of Education, and in 2006 a BA with concentration in Native Studies, the University […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018391 Views

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Romanow to speak at Indigenous student achievement ceremony – University of Saskatchewan

Members of the media are invited to the University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) Indigenous student achievement awards ceremony. These prestigious awards will be presented to 44 students from 12 colleges and three student groups. Feb 7, 2018 Thursday, Feb. 8, 2:30 – 4 pm Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre 5 Campus Drive University […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018392 Views

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