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Overcoming barriers to cervical cancer screening: New health innovation project empowers women to collect their own samples at home

MARKHAM, ON, March 8, 2018 – As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, a team of Ontario health innovators is working to expand access to culturally safe HPV screening among new Canadians and Indigenous Peoples. Although cervical cancer is highly preventable, only 61 per cent of eligible women in Ontario are currently getting screened with a Pap test. Barriers such as […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018313 Views

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CRRF 2018 National Conference Call for Proposals

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is accepting presentation/workshop proposals for its biennial national conference, which will take place in Winnipeg on September 26-27, 2018. The conference Race Relations in the 21st Century: Challenges & Solutions will build collective knowledge and generate new ideas for deeper exploration, while exploring challenges and emerging solutions. The conference will bring together leaders to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018289 Views

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Hatch named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the eleventh year in a row

March 08, 2018 Toronto, Canada—Hatch has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the eleventh straight year, and has achieved Platinum Club status for the fifth year in a row. Platinum Club status denotes companies that have retained its Best Managed designation for seven consecutive years or more. “We’re honored to be recognized […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018258 Views

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Ministerial Message – International Women’s Day – March 8, 2018

Today is International Women’s Day, a day when people across Canada and the world come together to affirm their commitment to gender equality. It is also a time to celebrate the accomplishments women have made and continue to make in the world, and to acknowledge the work that still needs to be done to achieve […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018275 Views

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Minister Goodale Urges Joint Action to Combat Criminal Gun and Gang Violence

Ottawa – March 7, 2018 – Today, following the Summit on Gun and Gang Violence, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement. He was joined by Mark Holland, Parliamentary Secretary for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary for Justice Canada. “Criminal gun and gang […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018194 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Decision Not to Appeal Boushie Verdict and RCMP Investigation Review: “Canada’s Justice System Continues to Fail First Nations”

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Decision Not to Appeal Boushie Verdict and RCMP Investigation Review: “Canada’s Justice System Continues to Fail First Nations” March 7, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the Saskatchewan Crown Prosecutor that there will be […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2018328 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Women’s Day: “Today, on International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women everywhere and reaffirm our collective commitment to gender equality. “This year’s theme, #MyFeminism, reminds us that everyone has the power to lead and carry us closer to gender […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018191 Views

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Statement from Minister Bennett on International Women’s Day

Ottawa, Ontario – (March 8, 2018) – The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, issued the following statement today: “International Women’s Day is an opportunity for all of us to come together to acknowledge the work and leadership of women who have preceded us and those who continue to fight for equal […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018263 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 8, 2018

Building permits, January 2018 Canadian municipalities issued $8.4 billion in building permits in January, up 5.6% following a 2.5% rise in December. The January increase mainly stemmed from higher construction intentions for multi-family dwellings in Ontario. Continue reading  New Housing Price Index, January 2018 Nationally, new house prices were unchanged for a second consecutive month. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018263 Views

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Plett Named First Director Of Engagement, Operations And Policy For ASWCO

Plett Named First Director Of Engagement, Operations And Policy For ASWCO New leadership position to drive next era of Indigenous sport in Ontario. Mississauga, ON – March 8, 2018 – The Aboriginal Sport and Wellness Council of Ontario (ASWCO) announced Wednesday the appointment of Dale Tamara Plett as its Director of Engagement, Operations and Policy. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018524 Views

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