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APTN National News July 26, 2021 – First Indigenous governor general, Yukon safe consumption site

Credit: APTN News Tonight on APTN National News: Canada’s first Indigenous governor general is officially sworn in. Yukon government plans for a safe consumption site to tackle opioid crisis. Grassy Narrows First Nation receives $69.8 million to address decades-old mercury problem. • • • APTN National News, our stories told our way.

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City of Peterborough: Council overview package for July 26 and July 29, 2021

July 27, 2021 City Council will meet starting at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 29 to complete the agenda items from the meeting on Monday, July 26, which it recessed when the meeting extended past midnight on Tuesday, July 27. Council will consider the following items at its meeting on Thursday, July 29: Setting the budget […]

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Singh and Angus visit Neskantaga First Nation: “26 years without clean water is shameful” – Wawa-news.com

On Monday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and NDP MP Charlie Angus (Timmins—James Bay) visited Neskantaga First Nation to talk with the community about their longstanding water crisis. In 2015, Justin Trudeau promised an end to boiled water advisories on reserve and made Neskantaga the symbol of the Liberal promise to deliver on clean water. And […]

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Gov. Gen. Mary Simon marks change for Canada: Saskatchewan Indigenous leaders – Global News

Mary Simon has been sworn in as Canada’s first Indigenous governor general and some leaders in Saskatchewan say it is a sign that change is on the horizon. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/8062026/governor-general-mary-simon-marks-change-for-canada-saskatchewan-indigenous-leaders

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Open Letter: BCCLA Board’s Letter to Community and Weak Support for Harsha Walia Validates Racist, Alt-Right Agenda and Proves Misogyny and Discrimination Continue to Silence Indigenous Peoples and their Allies

Dear BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) Board of Directors, The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) writes to express our extreme disappointment, concern, and alarm over the BCCLA Board President’s letter to the community and the resignation announcement of BCCLA Executive Director, Harsha Walia. Harsha’s tweet was misconstrued and misrepresented as a call to violence […]

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It’s time’: Inuit celebrate Mary Simon as first Inuk governor general – CBC

Jul 27, 2021 COVID-19 restricts gatherings on historic day, but Inuit still excited and watching ceremony Ottawa has the largest Inuit population outside of the North and that community is celebrating the swearing in of Mary Simon as the first Inuk governor general. At Larga Baffin, where people from the Qikiqtani (Baffin) region of Nunavut stay […]

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Mary Simon is Canada’s 30th Governor General

July 26, 2021 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon was installed as the 30th governor general of Canada during a historic ceremony that took place in the Senate Chamber earlier today. The installation ceremony was followed by a presentation of military honours and the inspection of a guard of honour at the National War […]

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Canada installs first indigenous governor general, highlights reconciliation – Reuters

OTTAWA, July 26 (Reuters) – Canada installed an indigenous woman as its governor general on Monday, the first such person to hold the post, in an elaborate ceremony that spotlighted the country’s effort to reconcile with its colonial past. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Mary Simon – a former journalist, ambassador, and Inuit community advocate […]

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NDP leader promises to end boil-water advisories in Indigenous communities – TBNewsWatch.com

Jagmeet Singh said it was shocking to hear stories on Monday from Neskantaga First Nation youth who have never known life with a promise of clean drinking water from the taps in their homes. THUNDER BAY — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says it’s heartbreaking to think young people in a northern community like Nesktantaga First […]

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The Dene Nation extends our congratulations to the 30th Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D. Governor General of Canada

July 26, 2021, Denendeh, NWT – The Dene Nation/Assembly of First Nations Northwest Territories extends our congratulations to Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D. Governor General of Canada. Canada has recognized the contributions of Indigenous peoples by the appointment of Her Excellency Mary Simon and her work to promote Canadian […]

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