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Documents show political pressure for student loan program to curb write offs – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 30, 2015 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Hundreds of thousands of university and college students walking onto campuses this week with help from federal loans could find themselves targeted harder than ever to repay billions of dollars in loans and grants. Employment and Social Development Canada, which oversees the […]

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Ninth NewsWatch – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 28, 2015 By Tamsyn Burgmann THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Two courts have rejected attempts by a pair of British Columbia First Nations to halt the construction of the Site C hydroelectric dam. A B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled Friday against issuing a stop-work order for the first phase of construction of […]

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Harper won’t talk recession a day before key economic numbers are released – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 31, 2015 OTTAWA _ Stephen Harper is dodging questions about a possible recession a day before the release of new economic numbers which are expected to show a second quarter of negative growth. Technically, two consecutive quarters of shrinking GDP signal a recession, but the prime minister isn’t talking about that. He […]

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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 30, 2015 TORONTO _ Five things to watch in Canadian business this week: Alberta fiscal update: A financial report from Alberta on Monday should offer a glimpse into how the provincial government has been faring amid low crude prices. Finance Minister Joe Ceci will be expected to address how the NDP government […]

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Federal and provincial governments called on for action at Grassy Narrows First Nation – Kenora Daily Miner

August 30, 2015 NDP candidate Howard Hampton directly blamed the Conservative government of Stephen Harper for the conditions because “the Department of Aboriginal Affairs lapsed a total of $712.9 million of funds approved by parliament in 2014. At the same time many Northern Ontario communities have lived without potable water for over ten years.” The […]

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Aboriginal biz group offers $10000 prize – Simcoe.com

Aug 29, 2015 The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business is accepting applications for its 2015 youth entrepreneur award, which includes a $10,000 grant. The CCAB is calling on up-and-coming Aboriginal entrepreneurs under age 35. Applicants must be a Canadian resident of a First Nation, Metis or Inuit ancestry between ages of 19 and 35 and […]

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Rock the Vote encourages First Nations to cast ballots – Wawatay News

August 27, 2015 Ochiichagwe’Babigo’Ining’s Tania Cameron hopes to encourage First Nations people to become registered with Elections Canada early to be eligible vote in this upcoming federal election with her Rock the Vote campaign. In June, Cameron held a Rock the Vote event in Waushushk Onigum with the aim to assist people to find out […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2015166 Views

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Toronto marks 400th anniversary of explorer’s epic journey along Humber’s Carrying Place Trail – insideTORONTO.com

August 28, 2015 Étienne Brûlé’s epic journey along the Humber River will be marked on Sunday, Sept. 13. Toronto’s rich history will be celebrated next month as the city’s neighbourhoods are set to host events to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Étienne Brûlé’s epic journey along the Humber River. The celebration will take place on […]

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“Our Land, Our Community”: Making Movies in Webequie FN – DAREarts

August 28, 2015 DAREarts and Noront Resources returned to Webequie First Nation to facilitate the creation of a film by local youth between the ages of 13 and 20 that explores the relationship between mining and their community. For our teaching team, consisting of Laura MacKinnon (Lead Teacher, DAREarts), Kaitlyn Ferris (Manager, Corporate Responsibility, Noront […]

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NOSM Hosts Historic Elders Gathering

From August 18 – 20, 2015, the Aboriginal Affairs Unit of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held a historic Elder’s gathering on the traditional lands of Fort William First Nation. The gathering brought together Aboriginal Elders from First Nations and Métis communities across NOSM’s wider campus of Northern Ontario to discuss the future […]

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