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Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew

Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew October 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation stating that the federal government does not need to consult with First Nations prior to […]

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The University of Sudbury celebrates Indigenous recipients of substantial scholarships

During a ceremony held at the University of Sudbury on Thursday, October 18th at 10 a.m., three Indigenous students were recognized and were officially awarded their substantial scholarships. A total sum of $18,000 was recently awarded in scholarships to deserving students of the Indigenous Studies program at the University of Sudbury. The recipients recognized this […]

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Confederation College Unlocks the Future of Technology, Education and Collaboration with TEC Hub Grand Opening

THUNDER BAY, ON, October 19, 2018 – Confederation College was proud to celebrate the Grand Opening of its new Technology, Education and Collaboration (TEC) Hub Friday, unlocking endless possibilities for students and the region. The 45,000 square foot facility, an extension of the College’s McIntyre Building, will have an immediate impact on the region and […]

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The Government of Canada marks the 20th anniversary of Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve program

From: Indigenous Services Canada October 19, 2018 — Ottawa, ON — Indigenous Services Canada October 19 marks the 20th anniversary of the Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve (AHSOR) program. For two decades, AHSOR has touched the lives of First Nations children on reserve and their families through providing enriching, early-learning environments focused on cultivating a […]

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Mikisew Group of Companies now a CCAB Patron Member

Mikisew Group of Companies now a CCAB Patron Member Toronto, ON – October 18, 2018 – The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is pleased to announce the Mikisew Group of Companies has become a Patron Member. “Mikisew Group of Companies is both honored and proud to become a Patron Member of the CCAB. Our […]

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City of Kingston announces Elder in Residence for the Grand OnStage 2018-19 season

Oct. 19, 2018 – The inaugural Elder in Residence for the Grand Onstage 2018-19 season has been confirmed as Grandmother Kathy Brant. Grandmother Brant has worked with the Indigenous Community in Kingston and area for the last five years as an Indigenous Community Development Worker with Kingston Community Health Centres. Her role begins Monday, Oct. […]

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Nordik Institute: Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Development Webinar Series – Oct. 29 – Nov. 1

October 19, 2018 Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (SEE) is delivering a series of development webinars for business developers and social enterprises, from Oct. 29 – Nov. 2.  Below is webinar registration links. The webinars will be recorded and posted at www.seethechange.ca at a later date. Please refer to the attached poster for more details. We look forward to […]

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Government Releases Annual Financial Report

October 19, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada The Government of Canada is committed to sound fiscal management as it continues to make investments to support long-term economic growth, help create more good, well-paying jobs, and provide more opportunities for the middle class and people working hard to join it. The Department […]

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Hiking minimum wages has slowed income growth: MLI’s Labour Market Report

OTTAWA, ON (October 19, 2018): The Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Labour Market Report for Q3, 2018, has been released, with key indicators suggesting that minimum wage hikes have actually slowed real income growth. “Overall the hoped-for boost to household incomes did not materialize for several reasons,” writes MLI Munk Senior Fellow and report author Philip Cross. “The number of […]

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It’s time to be ambitious on climate action: NWAC engages with IPCC in support of the latest report on climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest special report (SR1.5) on Monday detailing the scientific community’s best understanding of the impacts of 1.5°C global warming, and the results are staggering. Over the last week, NWAC joined Canada’s delegation with other members of the IPCC in Incheon, South Korea for the panels 48th Session […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 20186 Views

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