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Morning Brief: Ottawa’s app takes flak – iPolitics

Aug 4, 2020 Today’s Morning Brief is brought to you by GCT Global Container Terminals’ #BetterDeltaport campaign. The Port of Vancouver’s cost projections for its proposed new container terminal island at Roberts Bank keep inflating and volume projections have failed to materialize. Who holds the Port of Vancouver accountable for getting it wrong? Learn more. […]

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Statement – Ontario Launching Review of York Children’s Aid Society

TORONTO — The Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues, Jill Dunlop, today released the following statement on the launch of an operational review and directive issued to the York Region Children’s Aid Society. “In response to several troubling allegations of racism, bullying and harassment at the York Region Children’s Aid Society, we are launching […]

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Region, Indigenous friendship centre agree to work together to improve life in Niagara – StCatharinesStandard.ca

Aug. 3, 2020 Niagara Region councillors have voted to ratify and sign a declaration aimed at strengthening the municipality’s relationship with Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre. The agreement, which was formalized at a recent regional council meeting, is something two provincial organizations — Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and the Ontario Federation of Indigenous […]

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Paddler’s journey to share Indigenous priorities nears end – Owen Sound Sun Times

August 3, 2020 A man’s paddling journey in which he hugged the shoreline from south of Grand Bend to Wasaga Beach in his canoe is ending Tuesday with a feast. The Picking Up the Bundles Canoe Journey around Saugeen Ojibway Nation’s traditional territory is part of a year-long advocacy project for Waasekom Niin, also called […]

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Travel restrictions to Canada remain in place for August long weekend

July 30, 2020    Ottawa, Ontario The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is reminding all travellers ahead of the upcoming August 3, 2020, Civic Holiday and long weekend, travel restrictions are still in place at all Canadian international border crossings. These measures remain in place until at least August 21, 2020, at 11:59 pm EDT and may be extended. […]

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Morning Brief: WE fallout — to be continued…

Today’s Morning Brief is brought to you by iPolitics. Subscribers get the Lunchbox Brief delivered to their inbox at noon Monday to Friday. Featuring the government relations sector every Tuesday. After your busy morning, the Lunchbox is a quick and easy way to get up to speed. Sign up here. Good Friday morning to you. Since […]

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Statement by Minister Blair and Minister Monsef on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons:

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada July 30, 2020 Ottawa – The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Bill Blair, and Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, today issued the following statement on the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: “Today is the World […]

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#BeTheDrum: Native Women’s Association of Canada Offers Pioneering and Inclusive Approach to Problem Solving and Economic Participation across Canada

July 29, 2020 (Ottawa, ON): The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is excited to announce the launch of #BeTheDrum, a new initiative, in collaboration with Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions, designed to help build communities through Indigenous innovation and entrepreneurship. By engaging Indigenous women and gender-diverse entrepreneurs who have sound business ideas, #BeTheDrum […]

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NAN Responds to Ontario Announcements on Child Welfare

Thunder Bay, ON (July 29, 2020): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Walter Naveau has issued the following statement in response to the Government of Ontario’s plan to modernize the child welfare system announced today: “The transformation of child welfare in Ontario is long overdue, but the Ford government’s strategy doesn’t provide enough detail […]

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Attawapiskat First Nation Denounces Ford’s Undemocratic Environmental Risk: Statement on Bill 197 Changes to the Environmental Assessment Act

ATTAWAPISKAT, ON, July 30, 2020 – On July 8, 2020, the Ford government in Ontario introduced Bill 197 — the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020, and a mere 13 days later the Bill became law. This omnibus bill amends many statutes, foremost among them the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA). The changes put Ontario’s fragile environment, […]

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