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Caring Society requests confirmation of federal government’s decision to not appeal CHRT ruling

On the February 17, 2016 broadcast of CBC’s The National, Peter Mansbridge announced that the federal government will not appeal the recent ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that found the government discriminated against 163,000 First Nations children. In a letter dated February 18, 2016 the Caring Society’s attorneys wrote to the Department of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2016477 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief Welcomes Ontario’s Mandatory Indigenous Cultural Training for All Government Employees

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Regional Chief Welcomes Ontario’s Mandatory Indigenous Cultural Training for All Government Employees TORONTO, ON (Feb 18, 2016) — Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says the recently announced cultural competency training for all public service employees is a positive step in terms of fulfilling Truth and Reconciliation action items and signals the Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2016446 Views

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Unique Partnership Creates Northern School of Hard Rock Mining

TIMMINS, ON: Northern College, Haileybury School of Mines has a new initiative underway; the creation of a Northern School of Hard Rock Mining, offered in partnership with Kidd Operations. One of the first programs offered through the partnership will include a modular training program to individuals wanting to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2016320 Views

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Building the Talent and Skills of Indigenous Learners In Sudbury

February 17, 2016 Ontario is funding new projects to support the success of Aboriginal learners in Sudbury. Gezhtoojig Employment and Training Centre will receive $539,826 over two years to provide 48 learners with the opportunity to complete the Line Crew Ground Support Program, with possible continuation at Cambrian College. Cambrian College will also receive $138, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 18, 2016496 Views

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Youth Assaulted

Incident Date:   Thursday, February 18, 2016 – 08:15 Incident Number:   P16026403 Location:  Thunder Bay Date Published:  2016-02-18 Thunder Bay Police Criminal Investigation Branch is currently investigating an assault that sent a 17 year old male to the hospital on February 13, 2016. At approximately 5:00 p.m. the youth was walking on the footbridge […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2016424 Views

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Food Insecurity, Hunger in Arctic due to Melting North

Kiss the Earth festival raises awareness and funds for Canadian victims of Climate Change IQALUIT and TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW/ – There are people in Canada who are facing food insecurity and real hunger due to climate change.  On February 18-23, 2016, the remote, fly-in Nunavut community of Igloolik is hosting Kiss the Earth, a […]

by pmnationtalk on February 18, 2016437 Views

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Chief Dwight Dorey heads West on National Grassroots Tour

Dwight Dorey, National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, will begin the next leg of the National Grassroots Engagement Tour in Western Canada on Monday, February 22, in Winnipeg, M.B. WireService.ca Media Release (02/18/2016) Ottawa, ON – “I look forward to visiting Winnipeg and Selkirk to discuss issues important to Indigenous peoples living off-reserve […]

by pmnationtalk on February 18, 2016352 Views

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Nunavut pilot’s photo now graces his company’s plane – Nunatsiaq News

February 18, 2016 “I love the incredible landscapes around Nunavut and the pure remoteness of the area” For Iqaluit resident Jason Miller, whose stunning photo of northern lights now adorns the tail of First Air’s newest airplane, there’s no temperature too cold for taking outdoor pictures — as long as there’s no wind. “In -40 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2016310 Views

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Activists gather to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women

Toronto – February 18, 2016 – UFCW Canada activists stood shoulder to shoulder with community members and volunteers across the country to take part in the February 14 Annual Memorial Marches in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. In Toronto, hundreds of activists gathered at the Toronto Police Headquarters during the 11th […]

by pmnationtalk on February 18, 2016287 Views

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Federal and provincial auditors general combine forces to audit GHG emissions – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 18, 2016 OTTAWA _ Federal environment commissioner Julie Gelfand says Canada’s federal and provincial auditors general are combining forces to come up with the first comprehensive national audit of greenhouse gas emissions. Gelfand tells a Senate committee the assessment will be completed in 2017 and the auditors hope to repeat the process […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2016227 Views

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