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Canadian Forces to host Indigenous youth camp at Fort William First Nation – CBC

Eagle’s Nest, the military based activity camp, will run from August 5 to 11 July 20, 2018 Fort William First Nation welcomed the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) on Wednesday in honour of the Eagle’s Nest Indigenous youth camp with military based activities the CAF will be conducting in August. Peter Collins, Chief of Fort William […]

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NDP wants transport minister to spell out plan to replace Greyhound service – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2018 17:39 By Terry Pedwell THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The opposition New Democrats are calling on the Trudeau government to lay out its plan to help communities that will be affected by the shutdown of Greyhound bus services in western Canada. The NDP has requested an emergency meeting of the House of […]

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A by the numbers look at the Liberal government’s Canada Child Benefit – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2018 16:17 OTTAWA _ Government ministers and Liberal MPs held dozens of events Thursday to highlight two years since the Liberals introduced the Canada Child Benefit. Starting Friday, the value of the means-tested benefit goes up to keep pace with inflation. Some numbers about the benefit to keep in mind: $23.7 billion: Planned […]

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Renewable energy remains a minor source of energy: Philip Cross in the Hill Times – MLI

July 18, 2018 Abundant energy is the beating heart of our economy and society, driving the ongoing search for new energy sources. At one time, nuclear energy and then briefly fusion promised unlimited power at little economic or environmental cost. Since the 1970s, renewables from wind and solar power have held out the tantalizing prospect […]

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Family, friends and visitors attend Sagamok Powwow – Elliot Lake Standard

July 18, 2018 Sagamok Anishnawabek First Nation held its traditional powwow on the weekend of July 13 to 15 with a sunrise ceremony prior to the event on the morning of Thursday July 12 at around 5 a.m. Despite temperatures in excess of 30 degrees on the weekend, several families as well as visitors attended […]

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Encore – Unresolved – Pamela Holopainen – CBC Shows

Jul 19, 2018 This is an encore presentation of a series prepared by the CBC’s Olivia Stefanovich about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls from northeastern Ontario. In this installment of the series, Olivia looks at the case of Pamela Holopainen who disappeared 14 years ago after leaving a house party in Timmins. Olivia […]

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Call for Proposals for imagineNATIVE Digital Project – Raise the Hammer

July 19, 2018 Again today, the papers have another article about the cultural appropriation of Indigenous Peoples’ stories. Quebec theatre director Robert Lepage is launching his newest production, Kanata – effectively an accounting of the treatment of Indigenous Peoples living in Canada by settlers. However, not one of the 34 actors are Indigenous. This is […]

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A special place to call home for Indigenous homeless – The Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton program that helps homeless Indigenous people find housing wins transformative change award For the first time in about 10 years, Tyler Steadman celebrated a birthday with cake among friends. “It was embarrassing, but it felt great,” said Steadman, who turned 40 two weeks ago. The start of his fourth decade also marks a transition […]

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Parks Canada looks to shine light on cloudy future for historic sites – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 18, 2018  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Sunny ways? Not so much at Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s historic home. The small structure north of Montreal has seen a sharp decline in attendance, to 623 visitors in 2016 from about 2,600 in 2011. The same trend is seen at semi-detached homes […]

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Nixing plans to add Indigenous content to Ontario curriculum is a travesty – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 19, 2018  By Theodore Christou, Associate Professor, Social Studies and History Education, Queen’s University, Ontario THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Theodore Christou, Associate […]

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