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New photo app available for Secure Certificate of Indian Status applicants

From: Indigenous Services Canada Applying for a secure status card just got a bit easier with the launch of an app that allows applicants to take and submit photos with a smartphone. July, 9, 2019 — Ottawa, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Indigenous Services Canada is proud to announce the launch of a new photo […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201910 Views

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Rural communities in British Columbia will benefit from faster Internet

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Residents to get new or faster Internet access thanks to Government of Canada investment July 2, 2019 – Lytton, British Columbia Canadians understand the importance of building communities. They have always invested in ways to better connect with each other—from the St. Lawrence Seaway to the national railroad […]

by ahnationtalk on July 3, 201913 Views

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CIRA welcomes federal Connectivity Strategy to achieve universal broadband access by 2030

New strategy outlines the government’s plan to fill the gaps in Canada’s internet infrastructure and ensure more Canadian households have high-speed access OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 – This morning Rural Economic Development Minister Bernadette Jordan released High-Speed Access for All: Canada’s Connectivity Strategy, which lays out the government’s plan to ensure that 100 per cent […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 20198 Views

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Government directs CRTC to place consumer interests and innovation at the forefront of telecom decisions

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Directive aims to encourage all forms of competition and investment to bring down costs of Internet and cellphone bills June 18, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario The prices Canadians pay for telecommunications services continue to be high when compared to other nations, and affordability is an ongoing concern for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201912 Views

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Whose land is it anyway? Free app focuses on Canada’s Indigenous history – CTV News

June 13, 2019 Instead of telling its users where they are, a new map-based app lets them know what where they are used to be. Whose Land features interactive maps showing the proliferation of Indigenous communities in North America, past and present. One map shows Indigenous communities’ traditional territories – the boundaries of their lands […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 20196 Views

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CIRA announces $1.25 million in funding to improve Canadian internet infrastructure, online access and digital literacy

May 30, OTTAWA – Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority announced 21 organizations from across Canada that will receive a grant from its Community Investment Program. This annual program supports Canadian not-for-profits, charities and academic institutions doing good things for and through the Canadian internet. To date, CIRA has provided $6.7 million in grants for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201914 Views

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Rural communities in central Ontario will benefit from faster Internet

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Residents to get new or faster Internet access thanks to Government of Canada investment May 23, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario Canadians understand the importance of building up communities and have always invested in ways to better connect with each other—from the St. Lawrence Seaway to the national railroad […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201925 Views

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Introducing MNP’s Tax Tool for First Nations

Introducing MNP’s Tax Tool for First Nations There’s a common misconception that Indigenous peoples and businesses don’t have to pay tax in Canada. But as a First Nations member, you know that’s not true. There are always tax considerations – and it’s important to be aware of the nuances and opportunities you face. MNP is […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 201927 Views

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Hydro One Limited appoints Mark Poweska as President and CEO

Hydro One Limited appoints Mark Poweska as President and CEO Appointment reinforces focus on operational excellence and exceptional, affordable service TORONTO, March 28, 2019 – Today Hydro One’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Poweska as the company’s new President and CEO, following a thorough and competitive international search process. Mr. Poweska is […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 201945 Views

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More Canadians in Rural and Remote Communities to Access High-Speed Broadband Services

March 15, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Canada’s economy is strong and growing, with more jobs and opportunities for the middle class and people working hard to join it. However, more needs to be done to ensure that every Canadian has a real and fair chance at success. As part of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201951 Views

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