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Pic Mobert FN: Chi-naaknigewin – A Constitution for the Pic Mobert First Nation

June 2, 2016 The Pic Mobert First Nation Chief and Council have initiated the development of a constitution for the Pic Mobert First Nation.  A constitution is a foundational document in building a Nation, and sets the basis for our Nation to pass and enforce laws. It is also required for self governance in education, […]

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Statement: Minister Bennett Commemorates the First Anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (June 2, 2016) – Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, made the following statement: “Today marks the anniversary of an historic event for all Canadians. In June 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its 94 Calls to Action, aimed at redressing the legacy of residential schools and […]

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Itinerary for Friday, June 3, 2016

Ottawa, Ontario June 2, 2016 Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Friday, June 3, 2016: 8:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will meet with the Mayor of Winnipeg, Brian Bowman. Executive Board Room RBC Convention Centre, North Building 375 York Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba Notes for media: Photo opportunity only Media should arrive no later […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2016127 Views

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Results are in: 77,000 jobs approved for funding through Canada Summer Jobs

June 2, 2016          Ottawa, Ontario          Employment and Social Development Canada Canada’s prosperity will increasingly depend on young Canadians getting the education and the experience they need to prepare for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Now more than ever, it is important that young Canadians have access to meaningful work at the beginning of their careers. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2016132 Views

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Visit to Cornwall and Akwesasne

May 31, 2016 The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to Cornwall and to the traditional territory of the Mohawks of Akwesasne. Visit to Cornwall City Hall The Lieutenant Governor was received in a private courtesy call with Cornwall Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy and Grand Chief Abram Benedict of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. The Lieutenant […]

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Canadian Bank Reformers: An open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

June 1, 2016 Dear Prime Minister: Congratulations for taking such a strong stand when you spoke at the G7 summit in Tokyo last week in favour of government spending to bring new life to moribund economies.  Despite the skeptics, it is the only plan with a proven track record.  In 1939 it was massive federal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2016140 Views

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OFIFC Response to Premier Wynne’s Apology and Action on Truth and Reconciliation

June 1, 2016 – 13:15 Toronto, ON, June 1, 2016 –   As a member of the Indigenous leadership on the floor of the Ontario Legislature on Monday, May 30, the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) was honoured to witness Premier Kathleen Wynne’s apology and to learn of the Government of Ontario’s specific actions […]

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Mushkegowuk accepts Ontario’s Statement of Commitment to Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

Tuesday, May 31, 2016, MOOSE FACTORY, ON: Statistics report that the majority of members of the Mushkegowuk First Nations who are age 45 and older, are survivors of various Indian Residential Schools that operated in the James Bay region, such as St Anne’s Residential School in Fort Albany and Horden Hall in Moose Factory. At […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2016117 Views

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AFN National Chief Calls on All Provinces and Territories to Commit to Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action

May 31, 2016 AFN National Chief Calls on All Provinces and Territories to Commit to Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of the one year anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action and in response to yesterday’s apology and commitment to reconciliation by the Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2016208 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on changes to the Ministry

Ottawa, Ontario May 31, 2016 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on changes to the Ministry: “Effective immediately, the Honourable Hunter Tootoo has resigned from his position as Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. “He will also be leaving the Liberal caucus. “Mr. Tootoo will be taking time […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2016144 Views

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