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First Audience with Her Majesty The Queen for Governor General Designate Mary Simon

OTTAWA—The Governor General Designate, Mary Simon, met with Her Majesty The Queen yesterday. Due to the global pandemic and travel restrictions, the audience was held virtually. In accordance with the constitutions of national orders, Her Majesty invested Ms. Simon as an extraordinary Companion of the Order of Canada (C.C.), an extraordinary Commander of the Order of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 20217 Views

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NDP pushing Ford to declare a state of emergency over Ontario wildfires – National Observer

July 23rd 2021 Ontario’s Opposition is calling on the government to declare a state of emergency over wildfires burning in the province’s northwestern region, saying the premier “must stop ignoring the wildfire crisis.” In a letter to Doug Ford, two NDP legislators who represent northwestern communities asked the premier to take immediate action to deal […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 20215 Views

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Future of Métis National Council uncertain as Manitoba Federation gets mandate to pull out – Yorkton This Week

July 23, 2021 The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and the newly-created Alberta Métis Federation could spell the end of the Métis National Council (MNC) as it has operated for almost 40 years. “If MMF leaves MNC then MNC no longer exists as a whole,” said MMF President […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 20213 Views

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Morning Brief: A majority in sight? – iPolitics

Jul 23, 2021 Good morning, and happy Friday. — A majority in sight? Pollster Nik Nanos says a “smash and grab majority” is a possibility for the Liberals, if an election is triggered this summer. But, he added, “Don’t underestimate the ability of the front running party to defeat itself and have a misstep.” He […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 20215 Views

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National Indigenous organization calls for criminal investigations into Residential Schools – Battlefords News-Optimist

July 22, 2021 The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, the national Indigenous organization representing off-reserve status and non-status Indians, Métis and Southern Inuit Aboriginal Peoples fully supports the call for a criminal investigation, and insists that immediate steps be taken to launch this investigation without any further delay. On July 19, in an interview with Global […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 20219 Views

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Motion To Expand Land Acknowledgement Practices In Owen Sound Defeated; Councillors Cite Need For Consultation With Indigenous Communities – Bayshore Broadcasting

Jul 21, 202 Owen Sound council voted down a motion to expand the city’s land acknowledgement practices, with several councillors citing a need for more dialogue with Indigenous communities first to better understand what reconciliation looks like. Coun. Carol Merton introduced a motion at Monday’s city council meeting that would have directed staff to include […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 20215 Views

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Morning Brief: We have a U.S. ambassador – iPolitics

Jul 22, 2021 Good morning, — Biden names ambassador to Canada: U.S. President Joe Biden has named David Cohen, a tech executive, lawyer, lobbyist, and fundraiser, as America’s ambassador to Canada. He hosted the first fundraising event of Biden’s 2020 campaign. Some have criticized the choice, as well as the president’s picks for envoys in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 20213 Views

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Indigenous youth share calls for action with senators

July 21, 2021 Young Indigenous leaders from across the country urged senators to listen to their voices and follow their lead during the recent Youth Indigenize the Senate virtual roundtable. The roundtable was the fifth edition of the event, which is held during National Indigenous History Month. Seventeen young Indigenous leaders joined senators, who are […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 20218 Views

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Installation Ceremony of Ms. Mary Simon as the 30th Governor General of Canada

From: Canadian Heritage This statement is also available in the following languages: Inuktuk Qaliujaaqpait; Inuktitut OTTAWA, July 21, 2021 The Government of Canada will hold the installation ceremony for Canada’s 30th Governor General, Ms. Mary Simon, O.C., O.Q., on July 26, at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Ms. Simon, an Inuk born in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik, Quebec, will be Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 20217 Views

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Open Letter to: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada – Wawatay News

Open Letter to: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Canada and Attorney General of Canada June 02, 2021 Sent via email The finding of 215 children’s remains at the Kamloops […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 20215 Views

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