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Explore bursary for Nunavut students

February 01, 2018 If you are a full-time grade 11, 12 and post-secondary student, the Department of Education wants you to apply for a $2,200 bursary through the Government of Canada’s Explore program! Explore is a five-week intensive French language-immersion program offered in the spring or summer. Participants from Nunavut can have their travel fees […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201844 Views

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Women’s heart health is another glass ceiling we need to smash: Heart & Stroke 2018 Heart Report

Women’s hearts are victims of a system ill-equipped to diagnose, treat and support them, according to the 2018 Heart Report Feb 01, 2018 Women in Canada are unnecessarily suffering and dying from heart disease because of inequities and biases that have resulted in a system that is ill-equipped to diagnose, treat and support them. “Heart […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201857 Views

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NAN: CHRT Decision A Huge Win for Children

THUNDER BAY, ON (February 1, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler welcomes a ruling released today by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) on immediate relief in a landmark legal battle against the Government of Canada on child welfare. “Canada’s attempted justification for its inaction in the wake of a 2016 finding of […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201841 Views

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Minister’s Message – Heart Month – February 2018

Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults, and is the second leading cause of death in Canada. We can all reduce our risk of heart disease by making healthy lifestyle choices, like quitting smoking, eating a healthy and balanced diet, getting enough sleep, exercising regularly, and limiting alcohol intake. To help make the healthier […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201853 Views

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NATIVe – Indigenous Cinema expands at the prestigious European Film Market

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is pleased to announce the launch of its continued participation in the NATIVe – Indigenous Cinema market stand dedicated to promoting Indigenous-made films and videos at the European Film Market (EFM), February 15-23 2018 in Berlin, Germany. For the fourth year, the market stand is one of imagineNATIVE’s numerous activities at the EFM during […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201839 Views

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Jesse Wente appointed Director of Canada’s Indigenous Screen Office – Telefilm Canada

Toronto, January 31, 2018 – Key audiovisual industry organizations announced today the appointment of Jesse Wente as Director of Canada’s Indigenous Screen Office, a role he will assume starting February 1, 2018. Canada’s Indigenous Screen Office is an initiative first announced by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, at the Banff World Media Festival this past […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201845 Views

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Media Advisory – MPs Bring Abuse Awareness Message to Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2018  – Members of Parliament from all political parties will host a screening of the documentary Swift Current on Parliament Hill on the evening of Monday, February 5, 2018. This event will provide parliamentarians and their staff with the opportunity to learn about abuse and its impact on children in Canada.  The hashtag is #abuseawarenessday There will […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201839 Views

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Let’s Talk about Reconciliation – Cinema is coming to libraries to promote dialogue between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities

OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2018 – The Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) is partnering with several important Canadian institutions – the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), the National Film Board of Canada(NFB), the Indigenous Matters Committee of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) – to launch a series of dialogues about reconciliation. The dialogues will take place in […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201846 Views

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Media Advisory – Ambassadors Craft and MacNaughton to discuss Canada-U.S. Energy Trade

OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2018 – Westin Hotel – Kelly Craft, Ambassador of the United States to Canada, will join her counterpart David MacNaughton, Ambassador of Canada to the United States, on stage in Ottawa on Monday, February 5 for a discussion of bilateral issues in energy trade. Their remarks and conversation will headline the Energy Council of Canada’s annual Energy Updates and Insights event. The theme for this year’s event is: Energy Trade in North […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201855 Views

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Express Scripts Canada Awarded Health Canada Contract

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 1, 2018 – Express Scripts Canada (ESC) announced today that Health Canada has awarded it the Health Information and Claims Processing Services (HICPS) contract. The contract, one of the largest of its kind in Canada, will have ESC provide a broad range of services including the processing of tens of millions of pharmacy, dental, vision, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201837 Views

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