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Gilead Canada: Grants Awarded to 13 Canadian Initiatives to Help Advance the Goal of Eliminating Chronic Hepatitis C Infection in High-Risk Populations

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 14, 2018 – In support of Canada’s commitment to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) goal of eliminating chronic hepatitis C infection by 2030, Gilead Sciences Canada, Inc. (Gilead Canada) today announced a series of grants to support screening and linkage to care projects across Canada. These initiatives will focus on hepatitis C […]

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Fort McKay First Nation named as recipient of 2018 CCAB award celebrating Aboriginal Economic Development in Canada

TORONTO, March 14, 2018 – The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and Sodexo Canada are pleased to announce Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) Fort McKay Group of Companies (FMGOC) as the recipient of the CCAB 2018 Aboriginal Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) of the Year Award. The award will be presented at CCAB’s Annual Calgary Gala on May […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 2018189 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Decision Not to Appeal Verdict in Tina Fontaine Case

March 13, 2018 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Decision Not to Appeal Verdict in Tina Fontaine Case (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to the announcement today by Crown prosecutors in Manitoba that they will not appeal the verdict in the case of Raymond Cormier, acquitted last month […]

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Statement by Canada on U.S. anti-dumping duties on imports of Canadian uncoated groundwood paper

March 13, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Commerce’s preliminary determination in its anti-dumping investigation on imports of Canadian uncoated groundwood paper. “We are disappointed with today’s […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 2018137 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Canada’s international investment position, fourth quarter 2017 Canada’s net foreign asset position rose by $115.4 billion to a record $400.7 billion in the fourth quarter. Compared with the end of 2016, the net asset position nearly doubled in 2017 on the strength of foreign stock markets. Continue reading  Human Activity and the Environment: Forests in […]

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Rumble’ doc maker Catherine Bainbridge sees a ‘turnaround’ in Indigenous interest – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 13, 2018 By Victoria Ahearn THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ When married Montreal producers Catherine Bainbridge and Ernest Webb started making projects on Indigenous culture in the 1990s, they had a hard time getting mainstream attention. “Back in the days, Indigenous-themed stories were of no interest to anybody except Indigenous people,” Bainbridge […]

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New report provides unprecedented look at trends over time in the health and well-being of First Nations communities

New report provides unprecedented look at trends over time in the health and well-being of First Nations communities March 14, 2018 | A new report released by the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) provides unprecedented insight into a wide range of factors affecting the health and well-being of First Nations people living on reserve […]

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Call for entries: Perspective Canada at Cannes 2018

CALL FOR ENTRIES (Feature-length narratives and documentaries) The 13th edition of PERSPECTIVE CANADA at CANNES is a Telefilm Canada initiative that presents a selection of recent Canadian features produced with the support of the Canada Feature Film Fund or selected by the festival at the Marché du Film. This market showcase is designed to increase […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 2018322 Views

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Celebrated painter and printmaker Takao Tanabe creates new award for emerging Canadian artists

March 13, 2018 The $15,000 annual prize has already funded the purchase of two artworks for the National Gallery of Canada’s national collection Once a year, the National Gallery of Canada will receive $15,000 from artist Takao Tanabe to recognize an up and coming Canadian artist through the purchase of their work for the national […]

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Final performers confirmed for the 47th annual JUNO Awards Broadcast, March 25 on CBC

Mar 12, 2018 TORONTO – The next group of artists set to perform at The 2018 JUNO Awards were announced today by the Canadian Academy of Arts and Sciences (CARAS). World-renowned jazz singer, Diana Krall, singer-songwriter and Vancouver local Shawn Hook, and Nunavut indie roots band The Jerry Cans, will take the Rogers Arena stage […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 2018269 Views

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