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Historic Indigenous-led transmission project to connect 16 remote First Nations communities to provincial power grid

From Indigenous Services Canada March 22, 2018 – Thunder Bay, ON – Department of Indigenous Services Canada Access to electricity is key to improved quality of life for Northern Ontario’s remote communities. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, and the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018616 Views

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BC Gov News – New framework for natural gas development puts focus on economic and climate targets

March 22, 2018 VICTORIA – As part of a new approach to natural gas development, the British Columbia government is overhauling the policy framework for future projects, while ensuring those projects adhere to B.C.’s climate targets, Premier John Horgan announced today. “Our new approach welcomes investment that puts our province’s people and future first, and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018438 Views

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MB: RCMP charge man with murder for death of Crystal Andrews

March 22, 2018 Two and a half years after Crystal Andrews was last seen by family and friends, the RCMP has arrested and charged a man from her community with her murder. In the early morning hours of November 8, 2015, Crystal Andrews, 22, headed home from an after party, following a Halloween social at […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018478 Views

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NAN: Youth Water Advocate Addresses UN Assembly

NEW YORK, NY (March 22, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum expressed support for youth advocate Autumn Peltier who brought her plea for the protection of water to world leaders this morning at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. “The sacredness of water and Mother Earth must be honoured. The […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018555 Views

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SCO: First Nations and Municipalities Business, Partnership, and Additions to Reserves Forum

View Image Follow the links for further information. Invitation to Forum Registration Form NT4

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018481 Views

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BC Rural Dividend grants support Okanagan Shuswap communities

March 22, 2018 PENTICTON – Under the BC Rural Dividend Program, the Government of British Columbia is providing $588,917 to seven projects in the Okanagan Shuswap, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, announced today. “Government is following through on its commitment to help rural communities navigate changes that have […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018544 Views

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PBO: Update on Costs of Incarceration

Get the report Update on Costs of Incarceration.pdf Summary In 2016-17, an average of 14,310 offenders were in federal custody. The average institution-specific expenditure associated with each inmate were $114,587 /year or $314/day per offender and 96% of those cost are attributable to custody. The cost of incarceration varies substantially depending on the type of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018624 Views

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Government of Canada announces plans for new marine protection measures

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – The Government of Canada remains committed to increasing the portion of protected marine and coastal areas to 10% by 2020, to ensure a healthy and sustainable marine environment now and for future generations. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018553 Views

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Inuit Release National Inuit Strategy On Research

March 22, 2018, Ottawa, ON – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) is pleased to release the National Inuit Strategy on Research (NISR), a pivotal document that outlines the coordinated actions required to improve the way Inuit Nunangat research is governed, resourced, conducted, and shared. The document promotes a shared understanding of the legacy of Inuit Nunangat […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018898 Views

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Media advisory: Michael McLeod and Alfred Moses will make an important announcement of benefit to families in the Northwest Territories

From Employment and Social Development Canada Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, together with the Honourable Alfred Moses, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment for Northwest Territories, will make an important announcement of benefit to families in the Northwest Territories. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2018601 Views

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