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Symposium Hosted by NWAC and FAFIA Releases 22 Recommendations for National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIWG)

February 17, 2016) (Ottawa, ON, Canada) ― The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC), the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA), and the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law (CJWL) hosted an historic Symposium to discuss the design of the national inquiry into murders and disappearances of Indigenous women and girls on January 30 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 17, 2016429 Views

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Students call on the Prime Minister to have a heart for First Nations children (audio)

February 17, 2016 On Wednesday, February 10, more than 600 children and young people from across the National Capital Region and beyond gathered on Parliament to celebrate love and fairness for First Nations children. The students read letters, and shared songs and poems calling on the Prime Minister and all Canadians to have a heart […]

by pmnationtalk on February 17, 2016385 Views

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Right to Play hosts area First Nation hockey development program and tournament – Manitoulin

Feb 17, 2016 MANITOULIN—Right to Play hosted a series of workshops in area First Nation communities through its Hockey for Development Program, which concluded with a group hockey tournament over the weekend. Right to Play Sports Development Manager Lauren Simeson explained that the team was visiting a different community every night last week, working on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2016372 Views

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Call for Board and Committee Volunteers, Deadline: March 31, 2016

LEAF is a national, charitable, non-profit organization founded in 1985. LEAF works to advance the equality of women and girls in Canada through litigation, law reform and public education using the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. For 30 years, LEAF has held the law accountable to women in Canada. LEAF invites community activists, lawyers, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2016263 Views

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Western’s Indigenous Services hosts Annual Track and Field Day for Local Youth

February 16, 2016 For the 11th year running, Western University will host Indigenous youth from across Southwestern Ontario for its annual Track and Field Day on February 17 at Thompson Recreation and Athletic Centre. Nearly 200 Indigenous youth, ages 12-14, are expected to attend the event facilitated by Western’s Indigenous Services, in partnership with Sports […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2016301 Views

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KWG Granted Waiver of Minimum Listing Price for Proposed Private Placement of Convertible Debentures

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Feb. 17, 2016) – KWG Resources Inc. (CSE:KWG) (FRANKFURT:KW6) (“KWG”) advises that the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) has granted it a waiver of the minimum price requirement for the listing of new treasury shares that may be issued under the terms of a proposed private placement. The contemplated private placement terms are for an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2016313 Views

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Confusion reigns over number of missing, murdered indigenous women – CBC

Feb 16, 2016 RCMP said 1,017 indigenous women were killed between 1980 and 2012, activists say it’s closer to 4,000 Canada’s minister for the status of women suggests the number of missing and murdered indigenous women could be as high as 4,000, but a dearth of hard data means it’s all but impossible to pinpoint […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2016329 Views

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Council endorses Grassy Narrow’s water treatment plant project – Kenora Daily Miner

February 16, 2016 City council endorsed a request of support by Grassy Narrows First Nation for its funding application to upgrade the community’s water treatment system at the regular monthly meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 16. Council noted the request is for support of the project in principal only and doesn’t financially obligate the municipality to the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2016328 Views

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Legal News Roundup for February 17 – CBA

February 17, 2016 Investment Canada forms: Asking for too much information National Magazine New law would protect tenants in smaller buildings from elevator outages CBC.ca Syrian boy seeking refugee status ordered deported to United States CBC.ca Ian Mulgrew: Provincial court judges’ salary demands are out of step with reality Vancouver Sun Read More: http://www.cba.org/News-Media/In-the-Media/2016/February/Week-3/Legal-News-Roundup-for-February-17

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2016245 Views

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Media Advisory – Ontario Sets Budget Date for February 25

February 17, 2016 Ministry of Finance Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, will deliver the 2016 Ontario Budget on February 25, 2016 at approximately 4 p.m. in the Ontario legislature. The Budget Lockup for accredited media will be held in the Ontario Room of the Macdonald Block, 900 Bay Street, Toronto. Officials will be available to […]

by pmnationtalk on February 17, 2016397 Views

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