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The Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival is going virtual – CBC

Celebrate Indigenous culture and heritage June 1 to 21 May 29, 2020 The virtual edition of the Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival will take place from June 1 to 21. Tune in for Indigenous music and performances, including the Pow Wow dance competition in partnership with the Social Distance Pow Wow Facebook group. Although the Celebration […]

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Minister Garneau announces updated measures for cruise ships and passenger vessels in Canadian waters up to October 31, 2020

From: Transport Canada May 29, 2020       Ottawa       Transport Canada The Government of Canada continues to monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impacts it is having on the marine and tourism sectors. Keeping Canadians and transportation workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic is Transport Canada’s top priority. Today, the Minister of […]

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Pauktuutit Statement on the Delay of the National Action Plan on Missing and Murdered Inuit Women and Girls (MMIWG)

May 28, 2020 OTTAWA – Today, Ms. Rebecca Kudloo, President of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, made the following statement on the delay of the MMIWG National Action Plan. “A year after the MMIWG Inquiry’s final report, it is very disappointing to find out that the National Action Plan on MMIWG will not be ready […]

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imagineNATIVE Names New Executive Director as Jason Ryle Steps Down

Naomi Johnson Promoted from Associate Director Role TORONTO, 28 May 2020 – imagineNATIVE, the world’s largest presenter of Indigenous-made screen content, is announcing the appointment of Naomi Johnson as Executive Director, following the planned exit of long-time leader Jason Ryle, effective June 1, 2020. Naomi Johnson joined imagineNATIVE as Associate Director in June 2019, working […]

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Medical Officer of Health Rescinding Order for Beach Closures in Grey Bruce

The Grey Bruce Health Unit Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ian Arra, is rescinding the Order of May 14, 2020 that required municipalities to close all beaches in Grey and Bruce Counties. This Order is effective today, Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. The risk of COVID-19 transmission and community spread remains. To address […]

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Chippewa Park to open on Friday – Tbnewswatch.com

Many amenities won’t be open under provincial guidelines and visitors must obey restrictions put in place by Fort William First Nation. THUNDER BAY – Chippewa Park is slated to reopen to the public on Friday. The City of Thunder Bay on Thursday said the decision was made following consultation and communication with Fort William First […]

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Lakehead professors awarded $500,000 for important research

May 28, 2020 Two Lakehead University professors have been awarded $250,000 each from the federal New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration to pursue important work that will benefit Canada and beyond. Dr. Zubair Fadlullah, associate professor in Computer Science and Research Chair at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute, is receiving $250,000 over […]

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Ransomware attack targets Nipissing First Nation – The North Bay Nugget

No evidence personal, confidential information ‘released’ in May 8 attack, First Nation states May 29, 2020 Nipissing First Nation (NFN) has confirmed it was the victim of a ransomware attack earlier this month that affected the administration’s computers and server. The First Nation provided an update about the attack in the June issue of its […]

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CIBC donates $150,000 to NOSM to promote Indigenous learner leadership and mentorship

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has partnered with CIBC to launch a new initiative that will promote and recognize Indigenous learner leadership and mentorship through an awards program. These awards will improve learning and networking opportunities for NOSM Indigenous students who have exhibited exceptional leadership within their community. “CIBC’s generous support of the […]

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Prime Minister announces additional funding for health, economic, and social support for Indigenous peoples and communities

May 29, 2020 COVID-19 has further highlighted many existing challenges already facing Indigenous peoples, particularly those who live in remote areas. The Government of Canada is working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities to support their immediate public health response, with the flexibility to address their specific needs through community-led solutions, while also identifying […]

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