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Media Advisory – First Nation Leaders, Elders, Women and Youth Gather in Vancouver, BC for AFN 39th Annual General Assembly and National Chief Election

Media Advisory – First Nation Leaders, Elders, Women and Youth Gather in Vancouver, BC for AFN 39th Annual General Assembly and National Chief Election OTTAWA, July 20, 2018  – First Nation leaders and citizens from across Canada will gather in the traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh in Vancouver, British Columbia from July […]

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Media advisory: MP Lefebvre to announce FedNor support to create jobs, growth and new economic opportunities throughout the Manitoulin region

M’Chigeeng First Nation, Ontario, July 20, 2018 — Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, will be in M’Chigeeng First Nation on July 23, 2018 to make a significant FedNor announcement to support the long-term social and economic prosperity of municipalities & Indigenous communities throughout the Manitoulin region. The announcement will be made on behalf […]

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Local leaders express disappointment in first Ford government throne speech – Manitoulin.ca

July 20, 2018 ELLIOT LAKE—Both Algoma-Manitoulin MPP Michael Mantha and Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare were disappointed with last week’s Ontario Progressive Conservative Party throne speech.  After listening to the PC throne speech, Mr. Mantha said, “I am definitely disappointed but unfortunately not surprised. I’m disappointed both in the direction this new government […]

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart on Being Elected to a Second Term

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart on Being Elected to a Second Term July 20, 2018 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates re-elected Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart, elected yesterday at the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs 30th Annual General Assembly taking […]

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Mayor sets up indigenous advisory circle – Soo Today

All matters relating to the Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations are being referred to the new Bawating Advisory Circle Three years after Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued recommendations to municipalities as part of its final report on residential schools, Sault Ste. Marie’s mayor is establishing a Bawating Advisory Circle to begin […]

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From hot to not? The Baloney Meter weighs in on Scheer’s economy claims – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 20, 2018 7:30 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ “Justin Trudeau inherited a booming economy, but he’s squandering it. His uncontrolled spending and tax hikes is making life harder for Canadians. It’s time for a Prime Minister who puts taxpayers’ interests first.” _ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, Twitter, July 15, 2018 ___ […]

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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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Itinerary for Friday, July 20, 2018

Ottawa, Ontario – July 19, 2018 Note: All times local Markham, Ontario 11:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Mayor of Markham, Frank Scarpitti. Aaniin Community Centre 5665 14th Avenue Notes for media: Photo opportunity at the beginning of the meeting Media should arrive no later than 10:30 a.m. and present themselves to room 107C. Parking […]

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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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NWAC Addresses Premiers at Council of The Federation

The Native Women’s Association of Canada addressed the Premiers of Canada’s provinces today in Saint Andrews, New Brunswick. President Francyne Joe delivered a message of collaboration, inclusion and reconciliation on behalf of First Nation, Métis and Inuit women of many Nations. For 45 years, NWAC has been advocating for the rights of Indigenous women. We […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20186 Views

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