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Energy Ministers from the Atlantic Provinces Continue to Make Progress on Energy Priorities and Initiatives with Regional Significance

Natural Resources
July 18, 2011

Ministers from Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island met today, July 18, before the Energy Minister and Mines Conference in Kananaskis, Alberta.

The ministers discussed the Atlantic Energy Gateway, which will provide opportunities for development of clean energy projects in the region, the Lower Churchill project, the outcomes of the New Brunswick Energy commissioned report, and establishment of the commission on the future of electricity in Prince Edward Island.

by NationTalk on July 19, 2011653 Views

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Adult literacy advocate inspires lifelong learning

For Immediate Release
2011PREM0088-000881
July 18, 2011

Office of the Premier
Ministry of Education

Vancouver – Premier Christy Clark announced today that Dee McRae of Houston, B.C. is the recipient of the 2011 Council of Federation Literacy Award, to recognize her significant contribution to improving adult literacy in B.C.

by NationTalk on July 19, 2011951 Views

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2011-2015 Grants and Contributions Program Message

2011-07-18

The NFB’s Grants and Contributions Program for the 2011-2015 period, entitled Skills and Content Development Program, anticipates allocating a total of $250,000 per year, primarily in the form of contributions (up to $235,000 annually) and to a lesser degree grants (up to $15,000 per year). The National Film Board of Canada targets specific objectives through this program.

by NationTalk on July 18, 2011796 Views

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Saskatoon to Host Bi-National Economic Conference in 2012

News Release – July 18, 2011

The Government of Saskatchewan announced today that Saskatoon will host the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) Annual Summit from July 15-19, 2012.

The conference is expected to attract some 500 legislators, government officials and business leaders from across the northwestern United States and western Canada. The PNWER Summit will be an opportunity to discuss major issues ranging from natural resources extraction, energy usage and water policy to agriculture, transportation and border issues. The conference provides a unique platform for businesses to connect with one another, as well as with elected leaders.

by NationTalk on July 18, 2011912 Views

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Message to Mines Ministers: Booming Mining Sector Offers Opportunities Coast to Coast to Coast

Ottawa, July 18, 2011 – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) today released a submission to Canada’s ministers of natural resources in advance of the annual meeting of federal, provincial and territorial ministers, being held July 18-19 in Kananaskis Alberta. The submission was prepared by MAC on behalf of the Canadian Mineral Industry Federation, a grouping of the 15 national, provincial and territorial mining industry associations, and highlights the significant economic opportunity for new mining investment.

by NationTalk on July 18, 2011642 Views

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M’Chigeeng Aboriginal Art Program

Class is limited to 20 – apply now!

Program starts August 15 and runs to October 7, 2011

St. Lawrence College is presenting the new Aboriginal Art Program that will help you learn how to market your art while remaining in your community. This eight week program will provide you with the skills you need to learn how to create a source of revenue through your art.

by NationTalk on July 18, 20111039 Views

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World Indigenous Business Forum 2011

2011-07-18

The World Indigenous Business Forum (WIBF) will take place on Native American tribal territory of the Shinnecock Indian Nation at the Roosevelt Hotel, New York City on October 4, 2011.

An evening reception for WIBF delegates will take place in the Palm Room, Roosevelt Hotel, New York City on the evening of October 4, 2011. We are pleased to announce the Reception Keynote Speaker will be distinguished actor, Val Kilmer.

by NationTalk on July 18, 2011753 Views

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NSI Totally Television Teams Announced

Monday, July 18, 2011.

News release

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is pleased to announce the teams selected to the 2011-12 NSI Totally Television program.

“We were impressed by the volume of excellent projects sent from across the country,” said Brandice Vivier, Manager, Programs and Development, NSI. “The five teams we selected have unique stories perfect for Canadian screens, and in the coming months under the guidance of key industry players, they will evolve and finesse their series so they’re ready to pitch to broadcasters in the spring.”

by NationTalk on July 18, 20111032 Views

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Media Advisory – Presidents of the Mining Association of Canada and the Mining Association of Ontario to address Sudbury Chamber of Commerce

Ottawa, July 15, 2011 –

*Interview opportunity*

Event: Mr. Pierre Gratton, President & CEO of the Mining Association of Canada and Mr. Chris Hodgson, President of the Ontario Mining Association will share their insights into the tremendous opportunity facing the Canadian mining industry – an opportunity not seen in several generations.

by NationTalk on July 18, 2011755 Views

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Eco-Health and Aboriginal Health: A review of Common Ground

Connecting people, place and health

A new alliance between ecohealth and holistic approaches to Aboriginal health

The health and well-being of Aboriginal communities is closely linked to connection with the land.

Margot Parkes is Canada Research Chair in Health, Ecosystems and Society at the University of Northern B.C. and author of a new NCCAH review that identifies potential common ground between ecohealth and holistic approaches to Aboriginal health. Parkes is at the forefront of a new generation of research and practice bridging divides between social and environmental views on health.

by NationTalk on July 18, 2011724 Views

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