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Sustainable Development Strategy for the Office of the Auditor General of Canada—2020–2023

Section 1: Introduction to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada’s Sustainable Development Strategy The 2019 to 2022 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy presents the Government of Canada’s sustainable development goals and targets, as required by the Federal Sustainable Development Act. The Office of the Auditor General of Canada (OAG) adheres to the principles of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20205 Views

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Historian says Macdonald statue must go – Belleville Intelligencer

September 28, 2020 A national historian says the Holding Court statue of Sir John A. Macdonald should not have a place in downtown Picton. Dr. Sean Carleton, an assistant professor in the history department at the University of Manitoba, appeared before the Macdonald working group via Zoom Friday afternoon and told members allowing the statue […]

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Morning Brief: Fresh polling and a look at the week ahead – iPolitics

Sep 28, 2020 Good morning. Canadians are split over whether they want their MPs to snap in line behind their party on everything, according to a new Mainstreet poll. Liberal voters voiced the strongest support for the party line (55%), while Bloc supporters were most likely to want their MPs to show a strong backbone […]

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Open Letter from the Ontario labour movement to Doug Ford and Christine Elliott: Declare racism, including anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism, a public health crisis

September 25, 2020 The following letter was sent by email to Hon. Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, and Hon. Christine Elliott Minister of Health: Dear Hon. Doug Ford and Hon. Christine Elliott: We are writing to urge you to declare racism, including anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism, a public health crisis. Anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202021 Views

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Friendship Centres cautiously hopeful by the government’s recommitment to Indigenous issues

If you are a member of the media and are looking for comment, please contact Annie Aningmiuq ([email protected] or [email protected]). The official spokespeople for the NAFC are Jocelyn Formsma (Executive Director), and Christopher Sheppard (Board President). All requests must be sent through the Communications Team. The NAFC’s Communications Team works to raise awareness and support regarding the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202030 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald’s Statement on the Speech from the Throne

(Toronto, ON, September 25, 2020) On September 23, 2020, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, delivered the Speech from the Throne opening the second session of the 43rd Parliament of Canada. “We recognize that the announcements within the Speech from the Throne, delivered by Governor General of Canada, Julie Payette, […]

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Throne Speech Risks Neglecting Indigenous Communities with “Distinctions Based” Policies

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 25, 2020  – On September 23rd 2020, Governor General Julie Payette delivered the Speech from the Throne on behalf of Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government. The speech detailed the priorities of the government as Parliament resumes for the fall. The speech touched on a number of areas, including COVID-19 response measures and Indigenous […]

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AFN Sees Reconciliation in Speech from the Throne – Net Newsledger

September 25, 2020 OTTAWA – More discussion over the Federal Liberal Speech from the Throne. National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations said today’s Speech from the Throne builds on the important steps initially announced in 2019, and adds new commitments to improving the lives of First Nations through better infrastructure, policing […]

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Statement by Pauktuutit President, Rebecca Kudloo, on the Speech from the Throne

Inuktut and French versions available shortly. The President of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, Rebecca Kudloo, today issued the following statement on the Speech from the Throne: “Pauktututit Inuit of Canada welcomes the focus in the Throne Speech on improving the safety and well-being of Inuit women and families. We also appreciate the government’s commitment […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 20206 Views

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Morning Brief: Liberals appear to gain NDP backing – iPolitics

Sep 25, 2020 Good morning. That didn’t take long. The Liberals seem to have twisted the NDP’s rubber arm enough into supporting the government’s agenda, at least for the moment. Bloomberg reports Jagmeet Singh said it “looks like” the government’s new pandemic support measures, introduced Thursday, will be enough to secure his support. But, FWIW, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 20205 Views

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