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Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to attend Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women

October 16, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will attend the 36th Annual Federal-Provincial-Territorial meeting of Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women from October 16 to 19. Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers will meet with national Indigenous leaders and representatives this week prior to the commencement of formal Federal-Provincial-Territorial meetings. Meetings […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2018450 Views

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Governments of Canada and Yukon announce joint funding for women’s movement

Joint news release with Status of Women Canada By working in a spirit of collaboration, federal, territorial and provincial governments have an exceptional opportunity to help advance gender equality across Canada. Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Canada’s Minister of Status of Women, and the Honourable Jeanie Dendys, Yukon’s Minister responsible for the Women’s Directorate, announced […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2018572 Views

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Statement – Human rights watchdog applauds Government’s intention to end solitary confinement

October 16, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission Following today’s announcement by Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety, Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, issues the following statement: “The Canadian Human Rights Commission applauds the Government of Canada and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale’s promise to end […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2018439 Views

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Minister meets with NWT Education Leaders to discuss initiatives aimed at improving student success

Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) Minister Caroline Cochrane met with leaders of territorial education bodies during the first week of October to discuss progress. Leaders had previously identified the need to improve different supports to students in order to increase their success. They discussed the importance of mental health supports and received an update from […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2018399 Views

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Sheridan Professor Named a Finalist in the Governor General’s Literary Awards

October 15, 2018 Joe Morse, Professor and Coordinator of Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Illustration program, has been named a finalist in the Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books category of the 2018 Governor General’s Literary Awards. Morse illustrated the nominated book Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes, written by Wab Kinew. Go […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 2018543 Views

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Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre hosts girls and tech workshops

10/15/18 To honour International Day of the Girl, Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre organized girls and tech workshops from October 9 – 16 to expand existing learning opportunities and chart new pathways. Occurring every October 11, this important day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls’ face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 2018712 Views

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The sky is the limit for Hiawatha’s citizens as community hub goes solar

Bullfrog Power and BASF join the Hiawatha First Nation in unveiling a solar installation on the community’s flagship business and gathering place HIAWATHA, ON, Oct. 16, 2018 – The Hiawatha First Nation is celebrating a new solar installation on the Old Railroad Stop, the community’s flagship business and gathering place. The 22-kilowatt (kW) installation is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2018661 Views

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Govtech Startup Helping to Advance Indigenous Reconciliation with Data Analytics

October 16, 2018 VANCOUVER, BC – UrbanLogiq, a govtech startup based in Vancouver, BC, begins development of a data analytics platform to modernize land negotiations between First Nations and the Government of British Columbia. The development of this data analytics platform for Crown land negotiations is the first of its kind in North America. Before now, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2018653 Views

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Marine Training Centre Opening, Hay River

October 16, 2018 Minister of Infrastructure and Industry, Tourism and Investment, Wally Schumann issued the following statement today on the opening of the Marine Training Centre in Hay River and Oceans Protection Plan funding announcement: “Over the weekend, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Government of Canada held an official opening for […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2018621 Views

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New signs support connection to Splatsin community

October 16, 2018 ENDERBY – Roadside signs have been put in place at 14 locations within the community of Splatsin, which identify this important Indigenous community to people travelling through the area. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and Splatsin worked together to pilot this new sign initiative and have installed community gateway signage. These […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2018429 Views

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