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A reconciliation journey begins in B.C.’s capital region

June 20, 2018 LEKWUNGEN/VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has provided $40,000 to the Victoria Native Friendship Centre, to help establish the Greater Victoria urban reconciliation pilot project. This partnership project will include provincial and municipal governments and Indigenous partners, who will work together to develop plans to support reconciliation for urban Indigenous peoples in […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018425 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2018 The Provincial Government is encouraging residents of the province to observe National Indigenous Peoples Day by participating in events organized by Indigenous Governments and Organizations within the province. For information on events in Newfoundland and Labrador, residents are encouraged to contact the Nunatsiavut Government, Innu Nation, Miawpukek First Nation, Nunatukavut Community Council, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018386 Views

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Point Pelee National Park Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with New Welcome Sign

Strengthening relationship with local First Nations June 21, 2018            Point Pelee National Park, Ontario                Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is committed to a system of national heritage places that celebrates the contributions of Indigenous peoples and their histories and cultures, and honours the special relationship Indigenous peoples have with their traditional lands and waters. Today, in […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018584 Views

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BC Government: Premier’s statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 20, 2018 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day: “Twenty-two years ago, National Indigenous Peoples Day was recognized for the first time in Canada as National Aboriginal Day. June 21, the summer solstice, is a day to honour the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018439 Views

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On National Indigenous Peoples Day, Minister Dominic LeBlanc highlights the importance of fisheries in reconciliation

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, released the following statement: “Today we mark National Indigenous Peoples Day and the vibrant Indigenous cultures and heritage of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples from inland Canada to the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic coasts. I am proud to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018435 Views

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National Indigenous Peoples Day: Premier Notley

June 21, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement: “At the summer solstice – a day significant to many Indigenous people – we honour the First Nations, Métis and Inuit people of this land by celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day. “First Nations, Métis and Inuit people have diverse heritages, cultures and achievements that stand […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018396 Views

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Over $2,400,000 in CanNor funding supports development of clean energy projects in Yukon communities

June 21, 2018 – Whitehorse, Yukon – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Access to reliable, clean and affordable energy solutions play a vital role in the wellbeing of communities in Canada’s North. By deploying clean energy infrastructure to more places, communities are able to reduce dependency on fossil fuels and diversify their economies. That […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018553 Views

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Culture and Heritage Priorities Discussed at Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Annual Meeting

YELLOWKNIFE, June 20, 2018 – Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers responsible for culture and heritage held their annual meeting to share priorities for 2018–2019. The Honourable Caroline Cochrane, Minister of Education, Culture and Employment of the Northwest Territories, and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, co-hosted the event in Yellowknife on June […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018540 Views

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Four Outstanding Indigenous Artists Create Giant Murals in Canada’s Capital Region

OTTAWA, June 21, 2018 To mark National Indigenous Peoples Day, nākatēyimisowin – Taking Care of Oneself opens today in Ottawa in the pedestrian tunnel under Wellington Street at the Portage bridge. Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament (Edmonton Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, invites the public to enjoy this unique and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018450 Views

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BC Ferries releases year-end results

June 19, 2018 VICTORIA – British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (BC Ferries) released its year-end results today with consolidated net earnings of $ 59.9 million for fiscal 2018. This year, BC Ferries experienced the highest passenger traffic levels in 20 years and the highest levels of vehicle traffic ever. “Strong financial results are essential for […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 2018349 Views

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