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Eleven at McMaster named Vanier Scholars, Banting Fellows – McMaster

July 19, 2018 Ten McMaster graduate students and one postdoctoral fellow have received the Government of Canada’s most prestigious scholarships for doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers, tackling research areas including diabetes in expectant mothers, breast cancer and high-altitude adaptations in mice. The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, named after former Governor-General Georges Vanier, recognize outstanding doctoral […]

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Local leaders express disappointment in first Ford government throne speech – Manitoulin.ca

July 20, 2018 ELLIOT LAKE—Both Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha and Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare were disappointed with last week’s Ontario Progressive Conservative Party throne speech.  After listening to the PC throne speech, Mr. Mantha said, “I am definitely disappointed but unfortunately not surprised. I’m disappointed both in the direction this new government […]

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Mayor sets up indigenous advisory circle – Soo Today

All matters relating to the Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations are being referred to the new Bawating Advisory Circle Three years after Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued recommendations to municipalities as part of its final report on residential schools, Sault Ste. Marie’s mayor is establishing a Bawating Advisory Circle to begin […]

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First Nations power project congratulates seven graduates from 1st training program – CBC

The Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project’s 15-week certification program started in April July 19, 2018 As the Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project gets closer to its goal of connecting several remote communities to the provincial power grid by 2023, officials from the project gathered in Thunder Bay, Ont., on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the graduation of their first round of successful participants. Wataynikaneyap […]

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Nipissing First Nation mulls banning cannabis sales ahead of legalization – APTN News

July 19, 2018 Recreational cannabis will soon be legal in Canada. Although the legislation is still being sorted out across the provinces, some First Nations in Ontario are trying to get ahead of the game, while others are holding off. APTN’s Annette Francis visited Nipissing First Nation to hear how that community is planning to […]

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State Of Emergency Declared On Whitedog Due to Smoke From Forest Fire – 89.5 The Lake FM

July 20, 2018 A State of Emergency has been declared on the Wabaseemoong First Nation. It’s because of smoke from a forest fire burning about 20 kilometers northwest of the community. Kenora Fire #71 has been growing steadily since the weekend and is low listed at over 68 hundred hectares in size. Right now, vulnerable […]

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Encore – Unresolved – Shelley May Anderson – CBC Shows

Jul 20, 2018 Last fall, we aired a series called Unresolved prepared by the CBC’s Olivia Stefanovich. The series focused on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls from northeastern Ontario. This is the story of Shelley May Anderson who went missing n Cobalt eight years ago. To get that story, Olivia met with Shelley’s […]

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Spiritwalkers Cross Nipigon Bridge on Day Five – NetNewsLedger

July 20, 2018 LAKE HELEN FN – The amazing group of unified Spiritwalkers walked 3.5 km as a powerful spiritual force, from Lake Helen First Nation, and across the Nipigon River Bridge then through the Town of Nipigon. We then split into three groups to cover the 53 km distance all the way to the community […]

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Wabaseemoong Declares State Of Emergency – 931 The Border

July 20, 2018 A northwestern Ontario First Nation has declared a state of emergency because of smoke from a nearby forest fire. Wabaseemoong Independent Nation is evacuating seniors, children and those with respiratory problems to nearby First Nation communities in the Kenora area. They are being told to prepare to be away from their homes […]

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From hot to not? The Baloney Meter weighs in on Scheer’s economy claims – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 20, 2018 7:30 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ “Justin Trudeau inherited a booming economy, but he’s squandering it. His uncontrolled spending and tax hikes is making life harder for Canadians. It’s time for a Prime Minister who puts taxpayers’ interests first.” _ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, Twitter, July 15, 2018 ___ […]

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