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Project 4 – All-Season Road Connecting Berens River to Poplar River First Nation: Public Comments Invited and Federal Funding Available

January 22, 2015 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency As part of the strengthened and modernized Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012) put in place to support the government’s Responsible Resource Development Initiative, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) commenced a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Project 4 — All-Season Road […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015309 Views

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Statement from Minister Ambrose on the release of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s mental health data report

January 22, 2015 – Ottawa, ON – Health Canada OTTAWA – Following the release of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s data indicators report, Informing the Future: Mental Health Indicators for Canada, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, made the following statement: “The Government of Canada thanks the Mental Health Commission of Canada for […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015388 Views

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Canada’s National Report for the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management

Canada’s National Reports Executive summary of the October 2014 report (PDF) October 2011 Report (PDF) Responses to questions presented to Canada – May 2012 (PDF) October 2008 Report (PDF) Responses to questions presented to Canada – April 2009 (PDF) October 2005 Report (PDF) Responses to questions presented to Canada-April 2006 (PDF) If you wish to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015341 Views

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MNO and partners move to next step in developing an Aboriginal Children and Youth Strategy

On January 21, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) participated in a Métis and Urban Aboriginal Leadership Roundtable. This was the third roundtable focused on the issue of developing an Aboriginal Children and Youth Strategy. Other participants in the meeting included the Honourable David Zimmer, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and the Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015326 Views

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Makayla Sault’s death shifts the spotlight to ‘J.J’s’ plight – CBC

Jan 22, 2015 Attention shifts to another First Nations girl who has refused chemotherapy Tomorrow Makayla Sault’s family will lay her to rest. The 11-year-old First Nations girl died on Monday, nearly one year after her leukemia diagnosis and nine months after leaving chemotherapy treatment at McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton. Her death is something many feel could […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015265 Views

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Ontario Announces Aboriginal Economic Grants for the Northeast

January 22, 2015 Ontario is investing in four projects which will help Aboriginal communities broaden their economic base and improve outcomes for Aboriginal people in the province. The following communities and organizations have been approved for Economic Diversification Grants: Chapleau Cree First Nation will receive $100,000 this year to work with energy experts to develop […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015285 Views

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Program Providing a Pathway out of Poverty for Disadvantaged Youth

January 22, 2015 – Pathways to Education, an educational support program for disadvantaged students, had a significant effect on high-school graduation and postsecondary enrolment, finds a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Evaluating Student Performance in Pathways to Education,” authors Philip Oreopoulos, Robert S. Brown, and Adam Lavecchia, find encouraging results, so […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015332 Views

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Canadian mukluk maker puts best foot forward at Winterlude – Ottawa Citizen

January 22, 2015 When Winterlude kicks off next weekend,  30 ambassadors for Nordstrom, the Rideau Centre‘s incoming American retail giant, will be handing out free hot chocolate to those braving the cold. But it’s what will be on the servers feet that has Tara Barnes beaming with pride. “It’s exciting that all the ambassadors will be wearing our mukluks,” says […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015226 Views

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$1M in grants announced in Timmins at symposium – Timmins Press

January 22, 2015 TIMMINS – Ontario Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer came to Timmins Thursday bearing gifts. Zimmer, who was a guest speaker at the Aboriginal Energy Symposium at Cedar Meadows, handed over more than a million dollars in grants to four Northern agencies. The money is from the Jobs and Prosperity Fund, which is part of […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015296 Views

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Data indicators report on the Mental Health of Canadians

January 22, 2015 Ottawa, ON – The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) today released the first phase of Informing the Future: Mental Health Indicators for Canada – the first-ever national-level set of indicators that identifies and reports on the mental health of Canadians. This pioneering project reveals the current landscape of the mental health […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 2015432 Views

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