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Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew

Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew October 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation stating that the federal government does not need to consult with First Nations prior to […]

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The Government of Canada marks the 20th anniversary of Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve program

From: Indigenous Services Canada October 19, 2018 — Ottawa, ON — Indigenous Services Canada October 19 marks the 20th anniversary of the Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve (AHSOR) program. For two decades, AHSOR has touched the lives of First Nations children on reserve and their families through providing enriching, early-learning environments focused on cultivating a […]

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Inuit walk away from talks on reforming federal northern food subsidy program – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 19, 2018 Talks to reform a subsidy program to make food more affordable for northern families appear to have stalled over concerns from Inuit. A letter to Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett dated April says the five groups that represent Inuit people have walked away from talks to reform Nutrition North. The […]

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M’Chigeeng hosting a Membership Code Meeting – My Algoma Manitoulin Now

Oct. 18th, 2018 Any member of M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island are invited to a Membership Code meeting, including those residing within or outside the community. The code determines who can vote in band elections. The meeting will take place from 10:00am to 12 noon at the Lakeview School on October 27th. Anyone with […]

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Statistics Canada launches crowdsourcing consultation on new Centre for Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Statistics

OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2018  – As part of its commitment to meet evolving information needs, Statistics Canada has launched a crowdsourcing site to obtain input from Canadians on the new Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Statistics hub. The hub serves as a focal point for data produced by the new Centre for Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Statistics, which […]

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Government of Canada response to The Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs: From the Ashes: Re-imagining Fire Safety and Emergency Management in Indigenous Communities

INTRODUCTION The Government of Canada thanks the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs (the Committee) for its study and for developing recommendations to improve fire safety and emergency management on reserve. The Government of Canada welcomes the eleven recommendations set out in the Committee’s Report, From the Ashes: Reimagining Fire Safety […]

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Some baloney’ in assertion Canada’s pension fund has highest ethical standards – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 18, 2018  By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ “We expect the CPPIB, like other Crown corporations, to live up to the highest standards of ethics and behaviour and that is, in fact, exactly what it is doing.” _ Finance Minister Bill Morneau during question period Monday in the House of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 20184 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 17, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: “Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we join people around the world to reflect on the progress we have made to end poverty, and acknowledge the work that we […]

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Senate committee urges major overhaul of taxation system, trade infrastructure

October 16, 2018 Ottawa – Canada must overhaul its tax system and make it more friendly to business if the country is to remain competitive, the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce said in a report released Tuesday, October 16, 2018. The report, Canada: Still Open for Business? examines new and emerging issues for Canadian […]

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B Nault Statement: Remembering Chief Steve Fobister

(KENORA) October 16, 2018 – The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament (Kenora riding) released the following statement regarding the recent passing of Steve Fobister, past Grand Chief of Treaty 3 and past Chief of Grassy Narrows First Nation: “Today, as friends and family gather to remember and honour Steve Fobister, I would like to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 20184 Views

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