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New Chair of the Ontario Arts Council Nominated

Province Nominates an Expert in the Culture Sector June 29, 2015 Ontario has nominated Rita Davies for the position of Chair of the Ontario Arts Council. For over 30 years, Davies has been a strong leader in the arts community, supporting regional arts and culture sector development. Davies has previously served as the first Executive […]

by ahnationtalk on June 30, 2015516 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day and Canada Day Events in Aurora

Funding from the Celebrate Canada program helps make community events possible June 29, 2015 – Aurora, Ontario – Department of Canadian Heritage Lois Brown, Member of Parliament (Newmarket–Aurora), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced $25,000 in funding to the Corporation of the Town of Aurora. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2015387 Views

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This July at PAMA

June 26, 2015 BE Free This summer at PAMA! Just in time for the summer holidays, the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) presents a full line-up of exhibitions and family fun, all FREE this July and August*. SUMMER STAYCATION SERIES:  Keep your children engaged and creative all summer long with these free instructor-led […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2015623 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Canada Day Events in Northwestern Ontario

Funding from the Celebrate Canada program helps make community events possible June 26, 2015 – Ignace, Ontario – Department of Canadian Heritage The Government of Canada is providing $19,100 in funding to 7 organizations in the Kenora area through the Celebrate Canada program. A list of the organizations receiving support and a breakdown of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2015422 Views

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Celebrate Canada Day at Queen’s Park

Ontario Welcomes Families to Canada’s Birthday Party June 26, 2015 Ontario is inviting families and people of all ages to celebrate Canada Day with live performances, rides and entertainment on the front lawn of Queen’s Park – all for free. The annual celebration will take place on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Visitors can: Learn how […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2015499 Views

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First Nations Community Reads Honours Peace Pipe Dreams

This week the First Nations Communities Read program will honour PEACE PIPE DREAMS by Darrell Dennis with its annual award, as a recommended read by and about indigenous people. But as Southern Ontario Library Service First Nations consultant Nancy Cooper told us, it was just the top choice from a shortlist of worthy reads that […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2015428 Views

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Statement from Simon Brault to honour National Aboriginal Day

Jun 21, 2015 “We’re deeply honoured to mark National Aboriginal Day at the Canada Council. June 21 is a symbolic day, particularly in 2015 as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission concludes its work and lays the ground for a renewed relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples of this land. Indigenous artists have, and will continue […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2015448 Views

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Unique Fossil Fish Collection From Canada’s Arctic Lands at Canadian Museum of Nature

Ottawa, June 23, 2015—The Canadian Museum of Nature has received an amazing group of fish fossils discovered in Canada’s High Arctic, including one named Tiktaalik that dramatically advanced knowledge about the evolution of finned to limbed animals. The fossils have been brought home to Canada by the American scientists that studied them, and will now […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2015447 Views

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“This is for our people”– Aboriginal community leaders explain Canadian Human Rights Act in Indigenous dialects

June 19, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission More Indigenous people in Canada can now access information about their rights through new videos developed by the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC). The videos are available in Ojibway, Swampy Cree, and Dene and help guide people who are experiencing discrimination. Part of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2015480 Views

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National Aboriginal Day

This annual Ceremony of Remembrance was hosted by the Aboriginal Veterans Autochtones (formerly National Aboriginal Veteran Association). Métis veterans from across the Métis Nation homeland participated in the ceremony along with representatives from AFN and ITK. A wreath was laid by the Métis National Council to pay tribute to the thousands of Aboriginal veterans who […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2015452 Views

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