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Ontario Helping Communities Address Cybercrime

January 20, 2022 Funding initiatives targeting online hate crimes, human trafficking and fraud TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing approximately $1.7 million over two years in the Safer and Vital Communities (SVC) Grant Program to strengthen community safety and well-being across the province by encouraging community collaboration to help fight the rapid increase in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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Indigenous Services Canada COVID-19 update – Week of January 20, 2022

From: Indigenous Services Canada January 20, 2022 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada In response to the significant risks and uncertainties presented by the spread of the Omicron variant in Canada, Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) continues to support Indigenous communities in their response to COVID-19. Vaccinations Vaccination is one of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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Valuing water for our shared sustainable future – U Waterloo

Canada Research Chair Kelsey Leonard puts Indigenous knowledge at the forefront of environmental justice Today the planet is straining under the weight of human development and governments and institutions are searching for innovative answers to protect our planet. Thanks to efforts by researchers like Kelsey Leonard, who joined the Faculty of Environment in 2020, we’re […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20225 Views

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Start 2022 by calling on Canada to pass corporate accountability legislation

Jan. 20th, 2022 Thank you for being an advocate for corporate accountability in 2021. Whether you participated in KAIROS’ Women Resisting Extractivism film club, attended the launch of MERE Hub Brazil and/or the Testimonio and Storytelling event, read the report “Wolastoqiyik and Mi’kmaq Grandmothers-Land/Water Defenders Sharing and Learning Circle: Generating Knowledge for Action,” or joined the KAIROS 20 Gathering, your engagement with the gendered impacts of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20225 Views

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Arctic Inspiration Prize Announces Line-up for 10th Anniversary Awards Ceremony

January 20, 2022 Every year, the Arctic Inspiration Prize celebrates its new laureates at an awards ceremony that showcases the AIP finalists, winners and performances by artists from across the North. This year’s ceremony will also celebrate the AIP’s 10th anniversary and will feature past laureates throughout the show. This year’s ceremony will be hosted […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20225 Views

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Indigenous Human Rights Clinic at the Odawa Native Friendship Centre Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

OTTAWA, ON JANUARY 25, 2022 – Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC), the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC), and the Odawa Native Friendship Centre (ONFC) are proud to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Indigenous Human Rights Clinic (clinic) located at the ONFC in Ottawa. Launched on January 25, 2021, the clinic is part […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20226 Views

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Canada’s climate plan needs Western buy-in: Senator Klyne – Sen Canada

The new year provides a fresh opportunity for an inclusive and more unified Canadian plan on energy and the environment, with the indispensable involvement of Western Canada. There cannot be a Canadian solution to the climate crisis without the West’s buy-in and participation. A lack of collaboration and consultation can only lead to societal division, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20224 Views

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Province Asking Ontario Power Generation to Investigate New Hydroelectric Opportunities

Ontario Working to Secure Clean, Affordable and Reliable Electricity January 20, 2022 TORONTO – As part of its plan to build out Ontario’s affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity system, the Ontario government has asked Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to examine opportunities for new hydroelectric development in northern Ontario. New hydroelectric generation could address the growing […]

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Indigenous Services Canada flowing $125M in COVID-19 public health funding directly to First Nations Communities

From: Indigenous Services Canada January 20, 2022 — Ottawa, Traditional unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada As the Omicron variant continues to be identified in communities across the country, Indigenous Services Canada and all partners are working to ensure that appropriate public health measures are in place to prevent and respond to COVID-19 […]

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Government of Canada renews one of Lakehead University’s Canada Research Chairs

The Government of Canada recently announced a new investment of more than $151 million to support 188 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs, including the renewal of Lakehead University’s Dr. Charles Levkoe, Tier II Canada Research Chair in Equitable and Sustainable Food Systems. Dr. Levkoe is an associate professor in Health Sciences. His research investigates ways that […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 20225 Views

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