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One Laptop Per Child Holding Logo Contest – Netnewsledger

January 6, 2015 TORONTO – One Laptop per Child is a charity that offers opportunity to enhance education for Aboriginal Youth. OPPC Canada is now looking for a new look to represent the group. OLPC Canada is holding a contest to develop a logo representing the organization. The winning logo will appear on technology distributed […]

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Five of six members of Nutrition North advisory board are Conservative donors – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 7, 2015 By Steve Rennie THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The board that advises the federal cabinet minister in charge of Canada’s controversial Nutrition North food subsidy program is almost entirely made up of Conservative donors, public records show. Five of the six people appointed to the Nutrition North advisory board have […]

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How a national carbon tax could also serve as an olive branch – The Globe and Mail

Jan. 07 2015 This is one of the winning entries in the New Diplomacy of Natural Resources program launched by the United Nations Association of Canada. The program brings university students together with representatives from industry, Aboriginal groups, government and environmental organizations to learn about, and recommend, new approaches to the development of natural resources. […]

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Premier Kathleen Wynne Aboriginal Issues Interview – Net Newsledger

January 6, 2015 Premier Wynne Talks Anishinabek Issues THUNDER BAY – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne talks about her goals for Ontario’s Aboriginal people in this interview at the end of 2014 with Nation Talk. Nick Ashawasega recently had the chance to speak with Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario. Listen to hear more about the successes […]

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Toronto illustrator sends portraits of missing, murdered aboriginal women to Prime Minister… – Toronto Star

January 7, 2015 Toronto illustrator sends portraits of missing, murdered aboriginal women to Prime Minister Stephen Harper Toronto illustrator Evan Munday plans to send a new Twitter portrait of a missing or murdered aboriginal woman to Prime Minister Stephen Harper every day. OTTAWA—A Toronto illustrator has started drawing portraits of missing or murdered aboriginal women […]

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Cultural hub planned for Dufferin County – Orangeville Banner

Jan 6, 2015 What started as a one-day celebration of aboriginal culture in Orangeville is transforming into a resource centre for all walks of life in Dufferin County. Early in 2014, Debbie and Gil Sipkema started planning a local celebration of Aboriginal Day, a national recognition created in 1996 by the Governor General. The event, […]

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Wynne says Harper meeting was positive, but he made no funding commitments – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 6, 2015 TORONTO _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne received no specific commitments from Prime Minister Stephen Harper at their first face-to-face meeting in more than a year, but being able to meet in person was a step forward, she said. The Conservative prime minister met with the Liberal premier in Toronto on […]

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Bernard Valcourt: A street fighter heads back to the streets – Macleans

January 6, 2015 For the Tory MP—popular in his home province, and armed again with a senior cabinet job—the time for diplomacy with First Nations groups is over Bernard Valcourt occupies one of the most sensitive positions in the federal government, but you wouldn’t know it from listening to him. As minister for Aboriginal affairs […]

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Harper and Wynne have first meeting in more than a year in Toronto – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 5, 2015 By Allison Jones THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met Monday night in Toronto, with the premier calling their first face-to-face talk in more than a year the beginning of a collaborative partnership. The two leaders discussed the quality of First Nations’ […]

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Liberal Aboriginal Affairs critic makes local visit – TbNewsWatch.com

January 6 2015 The Indian Act is getting in the way of progress Carolyn Bennett says. The federal Liberal Aboriginal Affairs critic and MP for Toronto-St. Paul’s thinks the act personifies colonialism and paternalism, an approach that needs to change. “It will take First Nations to come together to decide what would the replacement of […]

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