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At crisis time, Canada is boxed in by its energy policy tunnel-vision

A new paper by Jeff Kucharski and Heather Exner-Pirot examines how Canada’s ability to emerge as a global energy provider has been restricted. OTTAWA, ON (March 21, 2022): While Canadian commuters, transit operators and shipping companies wince under soaring fuel costs, Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered an energy crunch that will inflict far more […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2022138 Views

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NPI: Positioned for Growth – City of Temiskaming Shores

MAR 10, 2022 – The City of Temiskaming Shores is better situated for economic and population growth than other communities in Northern Ontario and Canada. In terms of quality of life, education, and job opportunities the City is well positioned. This despite the social and economic disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic. On the Shores of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 2022109 Views

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What does the future of Indigenous governance look like?

Many aspects of Indigenous nation-building in Canada remain underexplored, despite the significant political and policy implications. But change is happening from within. This panel will consider how Indigenous communities are identifying what is important and what is relevant to them, so they can make these critical changes. This event is offered free of charge. Registration […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2022105 Views

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MLI: Why the Consistent Application of the Rule of Law is so Crucial

What distinguishes a democracy from other forms of government? According to Andrew David Irvine, it is that in a democracy, no government is above the law. OTTAWA, ON (March 7, 2022): From blogs and coffee shops to the benches of Parliament, the “Freedom Convoy” spectacle and subsequent Emergencies Act debate have triggered a national dialogue […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2022148 Views

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Indigenous screen industry wants stricter policies on establishing identity, report suggests – CBC

Feb 24, 2022 Roots of issue ‘grow from the very core of colonialism,’ says Jesse Wente of the Indigenous Screen Office The Indigenous screen industry wants to see a more rigorous process for establishing identity, according to a report released Thursday by the Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) in partnership with Aboriginal People’s Television Network. The […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202297 Views

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Decolonizing energy and the nuclear narrative of small modular reactors – IRPP

February 7, 2022 Kebaowek First Nation is calling for an alternative to a planned SMR project, one that won’t undermine proper consultation and leave a toxic legacy. In early 2021, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission began reviewing the application from a company called Global First Power to build a nuclear reactor at the Chalk River […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 2022112 Views

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RSC – Investing in the Canadian Nursing Workforce Post Pandemic: A Call to Action

A preprint version of the Executive Summary of a forthcoming RSC Policy Briefing entitled “Investing in the Canadian Nursing Workforce Post Pandemic: A Call to Action” is now available here. The full Policy Briefing is currently undergoing peer review. This preprint version is being published ahead of final peer review due to the urgency of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 2022126 Views

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N.B.’s ongoing battle with Wolastoqey Nation is not reconciliation in action – IRPP

January 20, 2022 The Wolastoqey are seeking land title for the Saint John River. The province has responded with fearmongering. It is time for calmer voices to emerge. New Brunswick cabinet ministers seem to be on a sustained campaign to create division between non-Indigenous New Brunswickers and the Indigenous people of New Brunswick. Why? Because […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 2022135 Views

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On the Arctic Watch: Why we need to protect Canada’s sovereignty and security in the Far North: Jeff Collins for Inside Policy – MLI

“If someone were to invade the Canadian Arctic, my first task would be to rescue them,” stated Canada’s then chief of the defence staff, General Walt Natynczyk, in 2009. The general’s quip captures one of the most salient defence capability tasks of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in the Arctic today: search and rescue. At […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 2022205 Views

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$40 billion to cover compensation for First Nations kids included in fiscal update

Credit: CTV News Indigenous Services Minister Patti Hajdu discusses the $40B earmarked in the upcoming fiscal update as compensation for First Nations children. CTV News is Canada’s most-watched news organization both locally and nationally, and has a network of national, international, and local news operations.

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2021301 Views

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