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NAFC Pleased with Budget Commitments Supporting Urban Aboriginal People

OTTAWA, April 22, 2015 – The National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) was pleased with a number of positive commitments in the Federal Government’s Economic Action Plan 2015 including mutual priorities in the areas of skills development, social finance and survey data. “We believe Budget 2015 is headed in the right direction in that it signals […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015527 Views

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E3: Engaging Educational Energy

April 22, 2015 On Friday, April 24th all teachers, education assistants, early childhood educators and librarians of the Kenora Catholic District School Board will be participating in a professional development day entitled E3: Engaging Educational Energy. The day centers on providing staff with an opportu-nity to engage authentically and experience local aboriginal culture and traditions […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015401 Views

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Racism not unique to city – The Chronicle Journal

April 22, 2015 Thunder Bay’s racism problem isn’t exclusive. That’s according to Becky Sasakamoose Kuffner, a cultural diversity and race relations consultant with the City of Saskatoon. Kuffner was a promising practices speaker at an event held by the city’s anti-racism advisory committee, which was at the Italian Cultural Centre on Tuesday. Around 144 participants […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015371 Views

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Ontario Releases 2013-14 Chief Drinking Water Inspector’s Annual Report

Province’s Drinking Water Among Best Protected in the World April 22, 2015 The 2013-14 Chief Drinking Water Inspector’s Annual Report confirms that Ontario’s drinking water is among the best protected in the world. The report demonstrates that the province and municipalities continue to work together to ensure that drinking water systems in Ontario deliver safe, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015525 Views

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Federal budget 2015: Who is winning in the Conservatives’ pre-election plan… – National Post

April 21, 2015 Federal budget 2015: Who is winning in the Conservatives’ pre-election plan and who’s losing out Here’s a look at some of the winners and losers in the federal budget. The enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit will increase to $160 per month for families with children under six, and add a benefit of $60 […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015359 Views

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Federal budget 2015 invests in research and innovation

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 – The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes the government’s future investments in research funding announced in today’s federal budget. “New investments  announced today in Canada’s research granting councils, in Mitacs, CANARIE and  in Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) underscore the invaluable role these institutions play in advancing research excellence and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015421 Views

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Western University applauds support of research infrastructure in federal budget

April 21, 2015 Western University president Amit Chakma applauded the Canadian government’s funding of more $1.3 billion dollars over six years to the Canada Foundation of Innovation (CFI) as announced in today’s federal budget. “I thank the government for understanding the importance of building crucial infrastructure to support projects at research-intensive universities and hospitals across […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015427 Views

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Bellegarde: Time for ‘proper’ talks with Ottawa on $1 billion available for First Nation education – APTN

April 21, 2015 OTTAWA—Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde said he wants to establish a “proper process” with Ottawa so First Nation students can finally benefit from the over billion dollars still available for on-reserve education. Bellegarde said the federal 2015-2016 budget tabled Tuesday was “very thin” when it came to First Nation-specific […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015360 Views

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Walk for Reconciliation

The Walk for Reconciliation is designed to transform and renew the very essence of relationships among Aboriginal peoples and all Canadians. It sounds so simple, but just the act of gathering and walking and sharing our stories can join us all in a shared commitment to creating a new way forward in our relationships with […]

by NationTalk on April 22, 2015476 Views

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Judge to revisit his ruling that aboriginal girl had right to pursue alternative cancer treatment – National Post

April 22, 2015 The dispute over a young aboriginal girl who abandoned conventional cancer treatment in favour of alternative care is taking another odd twist, with a hearing planned for Friday before the judge who ruled on the issue five months ago. The case first veered in an unexpected direction when the Ontario government obtained […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2015336 Views

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