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The Daily Friday, October 20, 2017

Consumer Price Index, September 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.6% on a year-over-year basis in September, following a 1.4% increase in August. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.2% in September, matching the increase in August. Continue reading  Retail trade, August 2017 After increasing 0.4% in July, retail […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 20173 Views

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Changes at the National Inquiry: A Personal Note from Marion Buller, Chief Commissioner

Saturday, October 7, 2017 To: Survivors, families, communities, staff of the National Inquiry, National Indigenous Organizations and all those who are dedicated to our shared mission; I begin this letter by upholding the Spirits of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and LGBTQ2S people, including those who have died in mysterious or violent circumstances, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 20173 Views

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Ontario First Nations Point-of-Sale Rebate Survey, 2016

October 20, 2017 Data are now available from the 2016 Ontario First Nations Point-of-Sale Rebate Survey. The survey collects information on the rebates or exemptions provided to Indian Status Card holders at the time they purchased selected goods and services off reserve. The rebate corresponds to the 8% provincial portion of the Harmonized Sales Tax in Ontario. Contact […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 20179 Views

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N’Mninoeyaa Annual Report 16-17

ANNUAL REPORT 16-17 Mental Wellness Announcement- Gov. of Canada NT4

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20178 Views

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IAP statistics update – From September 19, 2017 to September 30, 2017

SEPTEMBER 19, 2007 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 This table shows progress in resolving IAP claims To date, 98% of all IAP claims have been resolved Close to 90% of all IAP claimants have received compensation under the IAP Province All claims received Claims Resolved Claims in Progress British Columbia 6,680 6,593 87 Alberta 8,257 8,027 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 20177 Views

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Chiefs: Set the Table for National Transformative Change

COAST SALISH TERRITORY, VANCOUVER, Oct. 19, 2017 – First Nations community Chiefs, health leads and policy makers across the country have called for the transformation of health and social services. This work cannot wait. Recently, in words and actions, the federal government has expressed an interest in renovating the creaky old structures of Indigenous and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20176 Views

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NFB: Tickets now available for Nov. 1 live performance that will be at the heart of a sweeping musical documentary Chelsea McMullan collaborates with Tanya Tagaq on new NFB documentary

From National Film Board October 12, 2017 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The National Film Board of Canada’s Ontario Studio in Toronto is now in production on Throat, a visionary feature documentary on the powerful and uncompromising Inuk artist/activist Tanya Tagaq, co-created by Chelsea McMullan (My Prairie Home) and Tagaq, and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20176 Views

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NEW! Spirit Bear 2018 Calendar – First Nations Child & Family Caring Society

October 19, 2017 Spirit Bear’s Guide to Reconciliation 2018 edition: Our first ever Spirit Bear Calendar is available for $15 + shipping & handling! All proceeds from the calendar go to helping ensure First Nations children can grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy and be proud of who they are. […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 20176 Views

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From poverty to prosperity – OFIFC research project takes a new approach to an old problem

October 18, 2017 Seven Friendship Centre communities in Ontario are tackling poverty by working to understand what prosperity looks like in their communities. The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) is working in partnership with these communities to conduct a large-scale research project, Ganohonyohk, to identify poverty reduction strategies through the lens of prosperity. “When we […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 20177 Views

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Statement by Chief Adjudicator Dan Shapiro, on the decision by Supreme Court of Canada on the disposition of Independent Assessment Process (IAP) Records

We are very satisfied with the result of today’s decision. We have argued all along that IAP records are sensitive, confidential, and must be protected. Survivors were promised that the details of their most intimate and painful memories would not be shared outside the IAP hearing room without their consent. Many claimants told me they […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 20175 Views

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