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Grand Council Treaty #3: Alvin Fiddler re-elected as Grand Chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation

August 16, 2018 Grand Council Treaty#3 extends congratulations to the Nishnawbe Aski Nation on their recent elections at the Keewaywin Conference hosted by Chapleau Cree First Nation. The Treaty#3 leadership acknowledges the achievements of Alvin Fiddler, Muskrat Dam First Nation, who was re-elected as Grand Chief and re-elected Deputy Grand Chiefs Jason Smallboy, Moose Cree […]

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Métis Nation: Organization of American States celebrates First Inter-American Week of Indigenous Peoples

August 15, 2018 The Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly in June 2016 adopted the American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. In June 2017, it adopted a four year Plan of Action for its implementation which this year involves the declaration of the Indigenous week and “American Indigenous Languages” as this year’s […]

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Watch the 2018 Indspire Awards Online

August 15, 2018 This past March, the Indspire Awards, an event honouring Indigenous success and achievement, celebrated its 25th anniversary in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Celebrating exceptional First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals, this year’s Indspire Awards highlighted the significant contributions of Indigenous people in Canada. Click here to watch the 2018 Indspire Awards. This year’s show was […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20184 Views

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MFNERC: Register for our Sept. Math Roundtables

Math teachers, mark your calendars for these upcoming sessions: September 18 & 19, 2018, Thompson, two-day roundtable for Early Years Math Teachers Best practices in math instruction for early years including planning, assessment, learning targets and The Big Ideas Letter of Invite and Registration Form (for both Thompson & Winnipeg) September 20 & 21, 2018, Thompson, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20184 Views

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Students Cite Having Fun, Peer Pressure and Campus Culture as Leading Reasons for Heavy Drinking

Ottawa, August 16, 2018 — In a new report released by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), post-secondary students express their thoughts on binge drinking. Heavy Episodic Drinking among Post-secondary Students: Influencing Factors and Implications provides student views on heavy drinking and the major factors for participating in it, and addresses possible […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20185 Views

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Defence Minister wraps-up trip to Canada’s Arctic

From: National Defence August 16, 2018 – Ottawa (Ontario) – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan has wrapped up a three day visit to Canadian Armed Forces installations in the North where he saw first-hand how the Defence Team is enhancing its ability to operate in the Arctic and keep […]

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Northern College Host Outland Youth Employment Group at Campuses

August 16, 2018 TIMMINS, ON: Northern College had the opportunity to host the Outland Youth Employment Group at our Timmins, Kirkland Lake and Haileybury campuses on July 30th till August 3rd. The week provided an opportunity for the youth to spend time discovering Northern’s campuses, while learning about post-secondary and training programs available to them […]

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Keewaywin Awards Recognize Leadership & Accomplishments of NAN Members

CHAPLEAU CREE FIRST NATION (August 16, 2018): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the NAN Executive Council, congratulates recipients of the 2018 Keewaywin Awards for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to our Nation. “On behalf of the Chiefs and Councils of NAN I am honoured to congratulate this year’s Keewaywin Awards […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 20183 Views

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The IBA Congratulates Outstanding Members Dr. John Borrows and Professor Naiomi Metallic on Being Named Two of The Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers By Canadian Lawyer Magazine

For Immediate Release Thursday, August 16, 2018 The IBA Congratulates Outstanding Members Dr. John Borrows and Professor Naiomi Metallic on Being Named Two of The Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers By Canadian Lawyer Magazine OTTAWA, ON – The Indigenous Bar Association (IBA) congratulates Dr. John Borrows and Professor Naiomi Metallic on being awarded the prestigious […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 20188 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Congratulates Nishnawbe Ask Nation Re-Elected Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and the Newly-Elected Executive Council

(Toronto, August 15, 2018) On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald would like to congratulate re-elected Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and the newly-elected Executive Council on their election that took place earlier today at the NAN XXXVII Keewaywin Conference in the traditional territory of Chapleau Cree First Nation. “I would […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 20181 Views

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