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PMFN Use & Occupancy Land Use Project

April 15, 2016 All community members are welcome to join us for an open house and feast @ the Rec Hall Wednesday, April 20, 2016 @ 5:00 p.m. This will give you an opportunity to assess the maps for accuracy and fair representation of the Use and occupancy data that was collected during the interview process in September 2015. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016463 Views

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Video: Concrete suggestions to help First Nations Children right now – CBC

April 14, 2016 Nishnawbe Aski First Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Dr Michael Kirlew from the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority speak to the Commons Aboriginal Affairs committee Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2686941299/

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016187 Views

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Provincial Funding for Water Innovations in Thunder Bay

April 15, 2016 – The City of Thunder Bay has made improvements to its water and wastewater systems through a Showcasing Water Innovation (SWI) grant from the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. The SWI grants were intended for recipients to pioneer cost-effective and innovative approaches to sustainable water management solutions. The projects enabled […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016220 Views

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Financing a brighter future – The Lawyers Weekly

April 22 2016 Loans help build infrastructure and autonomy for First Nations, while the Indian Act does not Development on First Nations land is an important and increasingly necessary imperative. First Nations communities need massive infrastructure development but equally important are the needs to work alongside industry, attract outside investment and realize the value trapped […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 2016172 Views

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CMA 2017 National Conference Call for Papers

The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) announced last evening in Halifax, N.S., that the 70th CMA National Conference will be held in Ottawa, Ont., April 3rd to 7th, 2017. We will come together in the national capital to share ideas, voice suggestions and formulate strategies of what we as museum professionals can do to change the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016324 Views

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Ontario Police Leaders Visit First Nations Communities

OACP President Chief Jeff McGuire led a Board delegation on a fact-finding tour to several First Nations communities on April 11, 2016. Joining Chief McGuire were Past President Chief Jennifer Evans, Vice-President Chief Bryan Larkin, Secretary/Treasurer Chief Kimberley Greenwood, Zone 1A Director Deputy Chief Andrew Hay, and Director of Government Relations and Communications Joe Couto. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016324 Views

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For First Nations facing suicide crisis, the solution is rooted in the community – CBC

Apr 18, 2016 ‘We need to create space, whether through sport or culture or recreation, to make people feel alive’ From the other side of the country, Bill Joachim is watching the community of Attawapiskat, in northern Ontario, struggle to cope with a wave of suicide attempts, and it breaks his heart. “To me, it […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 2016169 Views

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Legal misstep lets Catholics off hook for residential schools compensation – The Globe and Mail

Apr. 17, 2016 A miscommunication by a federal lawyer allowed the Catholic Church to renege on its obligation to try to raise $25-million to pay for healing programs for the survivors of Indian residential schools. Of that amount, the Church raised only $3.7-million, and a financial statement suggests less than $2.2-million of that was actually […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 2016157 Views

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How does Ottawa deal with anguish? – Waterloo Chronicle

Apr 18, 2016 OTTAWA — Parliament Hill has been through a week of deep thought on electoral reform, and some innovative thinking on financing. But what was most notable over the past few days was not so much thought, but anguish. Suicide — how to allow it, in some cases, and how to prevent it, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 2016212 Views

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Ontario Funding Research on Sexual Violence Against Indigenous Women

April 18, 2016 Ontario is investing in three research projects to support a more compassionate, sensitive and culturally appropriate response from law enforcement authorities when dealing with incidents of sexual violence and harassment against Indigenous women, and to encourage more survivors to report sexual violence. Ontario is investing a total of approximately $250,000 in research […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2016319 Views

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