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ONECA – Engagement Session: Indigenous Well-Being

ONECA is organizing a Well-Being Engagement Session on October 23, 24, 2017. Click on the link to navigate to the Registration page on Google Forms or click  to download a PDF form. NT5

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 201711 Views

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NAFTA’s environmental arm demands Canada explain oilsands tailings leaks – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 18, 2017  OTTAWA _ The environmental arm of NAFTA is demanding Canada explain what it is doing to stop oilsands tailings ponds from leaking into Alberta waterways. The request comes in a decision by the Commission for Environmental Co-operation, which oversees the environmental pact Canada, the United States and Mexico signed as […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 20178 Views

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Bzindan: Youth and Elders speak truth through songwriting

Aug 18, 2017 Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre’s Cultural Coordinator, Nadia McLaren (Filmmaker: Muffins for Granny, 2007) was deeply moved by recent music videos created by Indigenous youth from remote areas of Ontario. She wondered what would happen if Elders were asked to contribute their wisdom to a similar project with youth in Peterborough. As a result, seven Elders […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 201730 Views

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17 projects receive funding through the CMF’s Aboriginal Program

Toronto, August 18, 2017 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a total contribution of $8.9M to 17 convergent projects that applied for production funding through its Aboriginal Program. Applications for funding were evaluated by a jury composed of individuals from Indigenous communities. Jury members were Jason Lewis, Melissa Mollen Dupuis and Jason Ryle. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 201710 Views

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Government of Canada and the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 work together to support housing initiatives on reserve

August 18, 2017     Ottawa, Ontario        Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada All Canadians should have access to a safe and healthy home. The Government of Canada is making historic investments toward improving the condition of housing in First Nation communities, reducing overcrowding, and increasing health and safety. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 201717 Views

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Anishinaabe student from Ottawa arrested at blockade of oil exploration site – CBC

Freddy Stoneypoint, 29, charged with mischief, theft, break and enter; bail decision expected Friday Aug 18, 2017 An Indigenous man from Ottawa arrested by police at the blockade of an oil exploration site in Quebec is today expected to find out if he’ll be released on bail or not. Freddy Stoneypoint, an Anishinaabe 29-year-old Carleton […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 20176 Views

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Is racism different in Canada? – Macleans.ca

Opinion: Canadians have a tendency not to be less racist than Americans, but less loud about it, says Melissa J. Gismondi In the aftermath of Charlottesville, it’s worth asking: Are Canadians really less racist than Americans? A recent issue of Rolling Stone magazine — with a photo of a smiling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 20174 Views

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Government of Canada and the Anishinaabe Nation in Treaty #3 work together to end long-term drinking water advisories

August 18, 2017     Wauzhushk Onigum Nation, ON     Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Everyone in Canada should have access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, announced $1.2 million in investments through Budget 2016 to support eight water infrastructure projects in eight First […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 20177 Views

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Revitalizing Anishinaabe law – Trudeau Foundation

As part of the Foundation’s targeted areas of inquiry initiative, 2014 scholar Aaron Millsreceived support in 2016-2017 to carry out a project entitled Revitalizing Anishinaabe Innakonigewin. This community-based and community-led project, grounded in Couchiching First Nation, consisted of a series of bi-weekly sharing circles where elders and other community members exchanged knowledge and experiences about Anishinaabe thought, governance, law, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 20178 Views

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Sierra Club statement regarding NAFTA

August 15, 2017 KEEP ENVIRONMENT FRONT AND CENTRE IN NAFTA RE-NEGOTIATIONS Sierra Club Canada Foundation recognizes the positive steps Minister Freeland announced yesterday as part of the opening salvo in re-negotiating a North American free trade deal, including more transparency and consultation, her move to make NAFTA more progressive in general and in regard to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 20176 Views

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