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Joint Statement of Support from CNA and CINA for Motion to Create National Suicide Prevention Action Plan

May 22, 2018— Mike Villeneuve, CEO of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), and Marilee A. Nowgesic, executive director of the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association (CINA), issued the following joint statement of support for a motion that calls for the creation of a national suicide prevention action plan. “CNA urges all MPs to vote in favour […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018153 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Hours worked and labour productivity in the provinces and territories (preliminary), 2017 Business productivity rose in every province and territory except Prince Edward Island and Yukon in 2017. In most provinces and territories, productivity grew at a faster pace in 2017 than in 2016. Nationally, business productivity rose 2.2% following a 0.6% increase in 2016. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 2018158 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Hails New Approach to First Nations Funding as a Significant Step Towards Stronger First Nations

National Chief Perry Bellegarde Hails New Approach to First Nations Funding as a Significant Step Towards Stronger First Nations OTTAWA, May 22, 2018  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the move now underway towards ten-year funding grants for First Nations is an important step in building a new, more effective […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2018269 Views

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Annual Indigenous Arts Festival at Fort York National Historic Site to celebrate Indigenous culture from June 21 to 24

May 22, 2018 Annual Indigenous Arts Festival at Fort York National Historic Site to celebrate Indigenous culture from June 21 to 24 The City of Toronto announced the full program for the four-day Indigenous Arts Festival at Fort York National Historic Site. Produced in partnership with the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2018246 Views

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Sold Out determiNATION Summit Kicks Off Wednesday

OTTAWA, May 22, 2018 – On May 23 and 24th in Ottawa, Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) and Osgoode Hall Law School will bring together almost 300 people to begin building solutions for moving past the Indian Act. determiNATION: Moving Beyond the Indian Act will include Indigenous youth, women, leaders, Elders, legal and scholarly experts, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2018226 Views

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OAHS: CHRA Lifetime Achievement Award

May 18, 2018 – The 2018 Canadian Housing & Renewal Association (CHRA) Congress took place in Ottawa from April 24-27, commemorating CHRA’s 50th Anniversary. Over 500 delegates and sector leaders from Canada and other countries gathered to participate in learning and networking opportunities. Multiple OAHS staff attended this conference, in respect, as former OAHS Executive […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2018301 Views

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Former National Chief and Experts in Indigenous Law Announced as Summit Speakers

THUNDER BAY, ON : Former National Chief for the Assembly of First Nations Ovide Mercredi and former Grand Chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Wally McKay will be among the First Nations leaders addressing the determiNATION Summit over two days in Ottawa. NAN has released a growing list of speakers and facilitators who will guide […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2018141 Views

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Toronto Paramedic Services Chief receives Métis sash

On Feb. 20, representatives of the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Toronto York Region Métis Council (TYRMC) presented Toronto Paramedic Services Chief Gord McEachen with a Métis sash. The gift, woven in the colours of the local council, was presented by MNO TYRMC Senator Constance Simmonds, in appreciation of the Chief’s attendance at last year’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2018180 Views

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NAN Special Chiefs Assembly on Education Jurisdiction

The NAN Special Chiefs Assembly on Education Jurisdiction will be held on June 5 & 6, 2018 in the traditional territory of Fort William First Nation at the Airlane Hotel & Conference Centre in Thunder Bay, ON. CONFIRMATIONS/REGISTRATION Chiefs/Proxies, NAN Elder Committee, Oshkaatisak Youth Committee, NAN Women’s Committee, and NAN Education Committee are asked to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2018220 Views

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