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Sacred fire in St. Catharines honours Gord Downie’s indigenous work – Niagara News

Residents of Niagara gathered around a sacred fire in honour of Gord Downie on Oct. 18 to celebrate his work in raising awareness for the indigenous community. Fred Bowering kept the fire from the early morning, all the way to the end of the night behind the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre (PAC). The gathering […]

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Bridging the ‘genomic divide’: Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers – CBC

Ownership of DNA samples a concern for Indigenous peoples Nov 14, 2018 A prominent U.S. senator turned to genetic testing last month to try to prove her claim that she had Indigenous ancestry. But in assessing Elizabeth Warren’s DNA, the geneticists were forced to use samples from Mexico, Peru and Colombia because there were no […]

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MNO Grand River Métis Council participates in rare ecological experience – MNO

As part of their Annual General Meeting on Sept. 8, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Grand River Métis Council helped tag local migrating monarch butterflies to help conservation research. The work was led by University of Guelph PhD student Alana Wilcox, who is conducting studies on the environmental contaminants and stressors which affect local ecosystems […]

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NAN leaders call for jurisdiction over land and children (3 photos) – Tbnewswatch.com

The Nishnawbe Aski Nation Chiefs Fall Assembly opened in Thunder Bay and child welfare and education are the top priorities for NAN leaders and chiefs. THUNDER BAY – First Nation leaders say too many of their children are being apprehended by the child welfare system and in order to keep youth with their families in […]

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Thunder Bay homelessness count findings, recommendations, released – CBC

Report finds majority of Thunder Bays homeless are Indigenous, and many were in the child welfare system Nov 14, 2018 A new report paints a clearer picture of who is homeless in Thunder Bay, and what steps might be taken to help them. On Tuesday, the 2018 Point in Time Homelessness Count report was released […]

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Indigenous health agency to develop family centre – The London Free Press

November 13, 2018 City hall is handing over control for London’s newest family centre to an Indigenous health agency chosen to build and lead the facility. Close to $6 million in provincial funds will flow through city hall to construct and begin operations at the family centre, offering programs and services for Indigenous children and […]

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Harder urges senators to embrace independent oversight of their expenses – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 14, 2018 By Joan Bryden THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The government’s representative in the Senate is urging senators to stop dragging their feet and create an independent body to oversee their expenses. Sen. Peter Harder is applying pressure six years after the Senate was engulfed by scandal over alleged improper expense […]

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BR Canada Space – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Nov 14, 2018  OTTAWA – Canada has an apparent invite to be in on the next NASA moon mission with its expertise in artificial intelligence. Jim Bridenstine, the administrator of NASA wants Canada’s decades-long space partnership with the U-S to continue as it embarks on the creation of its new […]

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Airline offers free flight for potatoes headed to Iqaluit – CBC

Need for food punctuated by major fire Nov 13, 2018 When Ottawa organic farmer Michael Milsom saw the images of flames engulfing Iqaluit’s largest grocery store, he thought the Arctic community would need help to replace the lost food before a bitter winter set in. Milsom, who operates Mike’s Garden Harvest on River Road, called […]

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Canada wants free trade deal with southeast Asian nations, Trudeau says – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 14, 2018 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS SINGAPORE _ Canada wants to walk down the path towards a free trade agreement with a bloc of 10 Asian nations as early as next spring, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday in his only opportunity to directly address the leaders of the Association […]

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