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Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef remains committed to clean water for Curve Lake First Nation – Peterborough Examiner

February 20, 2018 To the editorial board of the Peterborough Examiner; To Sheila Nabigon-Howlett; To the people of Curve Lake First Nation, Peterborough–Kawartha, and Nogojiwanong: I hear you. After more than two years as your Member of Parliament, my commitment to addressing access to clean drinking water for Curve Lake First Nation is stronger than […]

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National Access Cannabis Announces Successful Response to Manitoba Private Cannabis Industry RFP

NAC expected to open a network of retail cannabis stores in Manitoba by Q3 2018 OTTAWA, Feb. 16, 2018  – National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: NAC), Canada’s best practices leader in delivering secure, safe and responsible access to legal cannabis, today announced that the government of Manitoba has chosen the […]

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Ojibwe and Cree Artist Named 2018 Ashley Fellow at Trent University

February 15, 2018 An Ojibwe and Cree chorographer and multidisciplinary artist whose work is linked to her memory and Indigenous roots will be welcomed to Trent University over the next few weeks as the 2018 Ashley Fellow. “Trent students will be drawn to Lara for her warm personality and meaningful connections she makes with each […]

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‘Beat them on the ice’: The rise of Brigette Lacquette, the first Indigenous woman on Canada’s Olympic hockey team – Toronto Star

With the support of her father, Lacquette “definitely had to kick some doors open” to join Canada’s women’s Olympic hockey team in Pyeongchang. She is a Canadian story, in full, writes Bruce Arthur. PYEONGCHANG—The 12-year-old girl was on the bench, and she was trying not to cry. Her father was there. He knew how she […]

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NAN: Grand Chief to Address National Forum on Indigenous mental health

THUNDER BAY, ON (February 20, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler will share a First Nation’s perspective on challenges and opportunities in Indigenous mental health as a keynote speaker at a national forum in Australia this week. “I am honoured to be invited to join with leaders from around the world to […]

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60s Scoop group educates survivors, pushes rejection of federal settlement – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 19, 2018  By Geordon Omand THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Dozens of people gathered in an Ottawa community centre Monday to learn more about the federal government’s proposed multimillion-dollar settlement for survivors of the ’60s Scoop _ and why they should reject it. The National Indigenous Survivors of Child Welfare Network arranged […]

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Protesting Mistakes: Gender and Culture in the Review of Indian Register Decisions – NWAC

The convoluted and confusing pathways to “Indian” status under the Indian Act are made even more difficult by the lack of clarity many people experience in decisions on their applications for status. Indigenous women face disproportionate hurdles when challenging Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) decisions because they are some of the most marginalized people […]

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Government of Canada is taking action to better understand the effects of contaminants on aquatic species

Ottawa, ON – Our oceans, lakes and rivers provide Canadians with food, recreation and well-paying jobs. The Government of Canada is committed to understanding harmful stressors in our environment so that we can better protect our oceans and freshwater for future generations. Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast […]

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Trudeau announces two way investment deal with India worth $1 billion – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 20, 2018  MUMBAI, India _ Some of India’s biggest companies say they will invest more than $250 million in Canada in the coming years in everything from pulp mills to pharmaceuticals and the IT sector. Canada, meanwhile, will invest $750 million in India. The news came after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent […]

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All eyes on Brown as Ontario legislature resumes ahead of spring election – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 20, 2018  TORONTO _ As the Ontario legislature resumes sitting today for the final session before a spring election, former Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown says he won’t be there to take his seat. The 39-year-old politician from Barrie, Ont., told the radio station CKLW in Windsor this morning that he’ll be […]

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