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Winning submission to be incorporated into Essa Road condo project – Barrie Examiner

July 28, 2015 If you’d like a hand in choosing Barrie’s next art installation, vote now. Pratt Homes wants Barrie residents’ help to determine which of four art pieces it should hoist onto the top of its yet-to-be-built Essa Road condominium. “It will literally look like it’s standing on top of the trees,” said Karen […]

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A unique viewpoint – Queen’s Gazette

July 27, 2015 Queen’s researcher Amber White gets Aboriginal students to utilize canvas to tell the story of their lives. “May I borrow your story?” This was the question asked by Queen’s researcher Amber White when she travelled to Sudbury for a research project. The Master’s of Education student encouraged eight Aboriginal youth in the […]

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Northern threads – NOW Magazine

July 29, 2015 Despite its techy spelling of the word “textiles,” this show from Sudbury’s Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, curated by Sophie LeBlanc and co-presented by T.O. francophone arts group Le Labo, is not about smart fabrics that answer your iPhone or drapes that change colour with your mood. Instead, four women from the province’s north […]

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Joseph Boyden on tough questions Canada must face – CBC

July 29, 2015 Anti-gay laws in Russia, favela cleansing in Brazil, worker abuse in Qatar . . .  when an international sporting event lands anywhere in the world, the host country often faces increased scrutiny over social justice issues. On the heels of the Pan-Am Games in Toronto — and in the lead-up to the Parapan Am Games — we turn the microscope on ourselves and ask: […]

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Planet IndigenUS: Celebrating native culture – Brantford Expositor

July 29, 2015 A 10-day celebration of global indigenous culture will have two festive locales: Brantford’s Woodland Cultural Centre and Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. Dancers, singers, crafts makers, and visual artists who are both local and from far-flung destinations will take part in the fourth Planet IndigenUS. Canadian Cree singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, […]

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Trip to China Postponed for Now – Net Newsledger

30 July 2015 THuNDER BAY – Plans to send a contingent of Aboriginal youth to Jiaozou, China is being postponed until sufficient funds to sponsor the youth can be raised. “Unfortunately, the time frame we had to fundraise to cover the total cost of this trip was not long enough and we have not had […]

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Creating ‘meaningful jobs’ a priority for Akwesasne grand chief – Standard Freeholder

July 29, 2015 Newly elected Akwesasne Grand Chief Abram Benedict has only been in office a few weeks, but he already has some big ideas for his community. “I do have some priority areas that I see and want council as a whole to address,” said Benedict in an interview Wednesday. “One of them is […]

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New online courses on Aboriginal issues – NorthernLife.ca

Jul 29, 2015 Partnership to introduce two new courses by Jan. 2016. The University of Sudbury and Trent University have partnered together to create and offer two new online courses, the first of their kind in Canada, aimed at bridging the knowledge gap on urban Aboriginal issues. The two universities will alternate the delivery of […]

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30 Years Later, We Still Need a Women’s Debate – Huffington Post

To debate or not to debate — that is the question? Election fever has begun in Canada well before the election call. So much for the concept of a six-week election blitz. One of the issues floating through all of the talk is a push for a leaders’ debate on women’s issues similar to the […]

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Ontario Métis face higher cancer risk than non-aboriginal residents: study – Toronto Star

Smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity are major factors and Métis Nation of Ontario has put out a call to action on reducing commercial tobacco use. Ontario’s Métis population face a significantly higher cancer risk than the province’s non-aboriginals and require culturally-sensitive prevention programs, says a new study. The joint report from Cancer Care Ontario and […]

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