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nMedia Advisory – Indigeous Arts Festival celebrates Indigenous culture all weekend long at Fort York

June 20, 2018 The 24th annual Indigenous Arts Festival takes place this weekend, Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24, at Fort York National Historic Site. The largest free Indigenous festival in Ontario includes the Na-Me-Res Annual Traditional Pow Wow, traditional and contemporary music by more than 30 Indigenous artists from across Canada, dance, theatre, […]

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MMIWG: Official Statement by Commissioner Michèle Audette

June 20, 2018 On June 5th, I announced I would take time to reflect, analyze and consider my future participation in the National Inquiry in light of the Government of Canada’s deeply regrettable decision to deny the full extension requested by the Commissioners. Fully committed to my role as a Commissioner, I have always felt […]

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Media Advisory: Sunrise Ceremony on Indigenous Peoples Day at Toronto City Hall

June 19, 2018 Sunrise Ceremony on Indigenous Peoples Day at Toronto City Hall The City of Toronto will celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day with a Sunrise Ceremony on June 21 on Nathan Phillips Square. Mayor John Tory will read the Proclamation for Indigenous Peoples Day and the event will be attended by Indigenous leaders and community […]

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Government of Canada launches Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare

From: Health Canada Advisory Council begins consultations with Canadians on next steps in establishing a national pharmacare program June 20, 2018                            Ottawa, Ontario                                     Health Canada Canadians are proud of our publicly funded health care system, which is based on need and not on ability to pay. However, prescription drugs are not […]

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Timiskaming Dam-Bridge of Quebec Replacement Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency June 20, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Timiskaming Dam-Bridge of Quebec Replacement Project, located on the Ottawa River, at the border between the provinces of Quebec and Ontario. The Agency invites the public […]

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CAMH gets together in spirit of reconciliation

While the theme of reconciliation was woven through the events hosted at CAMH in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day , another theme was also always present.That theme was “hope.” It was alluded to during the morning’s “Honouring Our Ancestors” welcome at the Ceremony Grounds. It was mentioned more than once during the morning’s panel […]

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Assembly of First Nations Election 2018 Announcement of Candidates for the Office of the National Chief

Assembly of First Nations Election 2018 Announcement of Candidates for the Office of the National Chief OTTAWA, ON June 20, 2018 – The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, responsible for the July election of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, has received nomination papers in proper form from the following persons, listed […]

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Arif Virani to Deliver Opening Remarks at the Unveiling of a New Public Art Exhibit

From: Canadian Heritage OTTAWA – Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage (Multiculturalism), will deliver opening remarks on Thursday at the unveiling of a new public art exhibit that showcases the unique talents of Indigenous artists from different regions of Canada. He will speak on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister […]

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Remarks by Michael Wernick, Clerk of the Privy Council, at the Finance Canada Town Hall

From: Privy Council Office June 11, 2018 Michael Wernick, Clerk of the Privy Council Check Against Delivery Thanks Rob [Stewart, Associate Deputy Minister and G7/G20 & Financial Stability Board Deputy for Canada]. I will take a slightly longer historic view than the Minister did. First, I want to give a quick shout out to Minister […]

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Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, passed in Senate

From: Health Canada June 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Government of Canada Today, the Government of Canada welcomed the final vote on Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, in the Senate as an important step in the process of legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis in Canada. The Act is currently awaiting Royal Assent. Two years […]

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