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Provincial finance ministers call on Ottawa for more infrastructure cash – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 15, 2014 By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Finance ministers from across Canada issued a collective plea Monday for the Harper government to dig deeper into its pockets to help build bridges, repair roads and improve public transit across the federation. Provincial and territorial finance ministers pressed federal counterpart Joe […]

by pmnationtalk on December 16, 2014147 Views

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‘A lost tribe’: Child welfare system accused of repeating residential … – National Post

‘A lost tribe’: Child welfare system accused of repeating residential school history, sapping Aboriginal kids from their homes Dec 15, 2014 Elders from the Wabaseemoong First Nation in north-western Ontario remember the bus that drove around their reserve picking up children and shuttling them to a waiting plane for a 345 kilometre flight north to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014176 Views

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A Cure for Suicide – Darien Thira – Net Newsledger

12 December 2014 Culture and Sharing is a Cure for Suicide THUNDER BAY – “Out of the box and into the circle”, stated Darien Thira. This week, Darien Thira was hosting a workshop in Thunder Bay at Dilico. The goal was helping to spread the word that there is a cure for the epidemic of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014154 Views

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Launch of Giant Arctic Floor Map: a national educational project

MEDIA PREVIEW/PHOTO OP Canadian Museum of Nature, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 10 AM Media are invited to join an Ottawa Grade 5/6 class to “walk” across the Arctic with the unveiling of a new gym‐sized Arctic floor map! The recent discovery of Franklin’s flagship Erebus has focussed attention for many Canadians on this remote region – one that […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014200 Views

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AANDC What’s New – December 2014

December 2014 December 15, 2014 – Health Canada — First Nations and Inuit Health Programs: Programs Funded by Set Contribution Funding – 2015/2016 December 10, 2014 – 2014-15 Projects Approved under the Six Priority Themes December 8, 2014 – Audit of Delegation of Authorities, Organizational Design and Classification NT4

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014206 Views

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Wab Kinew: behind the voice of CBC’s Q guest host – Toronto Star

December 15, 2014 The outspoken journalist, musician and author is not afraid to tackle tough topics as his national profile rises on CBC Radio. Wab Kinew was checking his phone for updates on the Assembly of First Nations national chief election when we met in the lobby of the CBC headquarters on Wednesday afternoon. The […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014172 Views

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Laurentian architecture student-built canoes on display – NorthernLife.ca

Dec 14, 2014 Second-year students built two different canoes When Maxine Blais found out she and her classmates would be building a birch bark canoe during their second year of architecture school, she was a little skeptical. “I was a little apprehensive because I was wondering about the connection between this and architecture,” said the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014161 Views

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Harper Government Providing Unprecedented Support to Provinces and Territories for Health Care, Education Canadians Rely On

Total federal transfers at record high and will keep growing at a sustainable and affordable rate December 15, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Finance Minister Joe Oliver has presented his provincial and territorial counterparts with details on 2015–16 transfer amounts. Every province and territory will benefit from higher transfers next year. Major […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014192 Views

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Quilts going north to Attawapiskat – Kawartha Media

Dec 15, 2014 Several Peterborough-area quilters have been stitching up a storm for strangers over the past few months. Why? Two years ago, Kathy Woodcock started collecting quilts of all sizes — in particular those for children and babies — living in some of the more deplorable First Nations communities in Ontario. The stories of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014167 Views

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North American Energy and Resource Ministers to Enhance Strategic Dialogue on North American Energy Cooperation

December 12, 2014 The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will lead his third official visit to the United States as Natural Resources Minister on Monday, December 15, in Washington D.C. This visit represents his fourth official meeting with Dr. Ernest Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy, and first official meeting with Pedro […]

by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2014180 Views

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