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Aboriginal artists shut out of Nathan Phillips Square during Pan Am Games – CBC

Jul 21, 2015 Fort York pavilion failing to attract visitors despite proximity to Pan Am Park Aboriginal artists hoping to sell their crafts to Pan Am Games visitors are upset they’ve been cut off from Nathan Phillips Square, while the Aboriginal Pavilion set up at Fort York is failing to draw crowds. The Aboriginal Pavilion […]

by pmnationtalk on July 22, 2015319 Views

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Media Advisory – Harper Government supports measures that will help create jobs and opportunities for Aboriginal people

Please be advised that Member of Parliament, Phil McColeman, Member of Parliament for Brant, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will make an important announcement on jobs and skills training for Aboriginal communities. Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015 Time: 9:00 a.m. EDT Where: Six Nations Polytechnic Six […]

by pmnationtalk on July 22, 2015483 Views

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We won’t be fishing in the Arctic any time soon – and that’s a good thing – Daily News

July 22, 2015 Nancy Doubleday is the Hope Chair in Peace and Health at McMaster University. She also chairs the Cold Region Environments Commission of the International Geographical Union. Last Thursday, five Arctic nations (USA, Canada, Russia, Greenland-Denmark and Norway) signed an accord to prohibit commercial fleets from conducting industrial fishing in the Central Arctic. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 22, 2015320 Views

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Webequie First Nation Signs Strategic Partnership With North Star Air – Netnewsledger

July 20, 2015 Webequie, ON – BUSINESS – Webequie announced today that they have signed a strategic business agreement with North Star Air. Webequie has now joined with the other partners that include Muskrat Dam, Sachigo Lake, Cat Lake, Deer Lake, Neskantaga, North Caribou Lake, Bearskin Lake, Kashechewan and Poplar Hill. A total of ten […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2015338 Views

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Mohawk Council of Akwesasne – Grand Chief’s Acceptance Speech

July 22, 2015 Good afternoon: I want to thank everyone for coming out this afternoon. This is an exciting time for all of us, as we witness today’s swearing in of our district chiefs – and as we welcome seven (7) new members to Council. Nine years ago, or even just short three (3) years ago, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2015458 Views

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Delegates look for support – Chronicle Journal

Jul 22, 2015. The deadline to help send 11 delegates to an international Tai Chi festival in China has been extended. The City of Thunder Bay’s aboriginal liaison unit was invited to attend and participate in a competition and festival in Jiaozuo, China in August. The goal is to share aboriginal culture and heritage at […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2015269 Views

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Canada’s Mines Ministers ‘Open’ to Taking Action to Prevent Future Mine Waste Disasters, But Concrete Commitments Lacking

July 21, 2015 Halifax – As Canada’s annual Energy & Mines Ministers Conference winds up in Halifax, MiningWatch Canada is pleased that Canada’s Mines Ministers have discussed mine waste management issues following last year’s massive Mount Polley spill in British Columbia. But the mining watch dog is also concerned that the meeting will not result with […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2015321 Views

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Algonquin land claim moving ahead – North Bay Nugget

July 21, 2015 East Ferris – The Algonquin Agreement-in-Principle has been signed by the three negotiators and land claim negotiations are moving forward, according to an email addressed to Mayor Bill Vrebosch from Aboriginal Minister David Zimmer. The email dated July 6 is in response to a letter Vrebosch wrote in May regarding the lack […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2015265 Views

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Most of Canada’s Medium-Sized Metropolitan Economies Poised to Show Modest Improvement in 2015

Ottawa, July 22, 2015 – The economies of most medium-sized metropolitan areas in Canada will continue to improve at a modest pace this year, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Metropolitan Outlook: Summer 2015. “The economic recovery in many of Canada’s medium-sized metropolitan areas has been slow since the 2008-09 recession ended,” said Alan […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2015322 Views

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OPG Board Appoints new OPG President and CEO

Toronto – Ontario Power Generation has named Jeffrey J. Lyash its new President and CEO, effective Aug. 21, 2015. Mr. Lyash joins OPG from CB&I Power where he headed one of the largest U.S. power engineering, procurement and construction organizations. “Jeff is a proven leader with over 30 years’ industry experience and a history of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2015307 Views

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