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Statement by the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Charlie Angus, Member of Parliament for Timmins-James Bay, Following their Visit to Attawapiskat First Nation

Ottawa, Ontario (April 19, 2016) — “Yesterday, we had the opportunity to visit the Attawapiskat First Nation to meet with community leaders, members and youth to listen to them first-hand about their challenges. No community in Canada should ever be faced with the circumstances that led so many of their young people to lose hope. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 2016153 Views

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Ontario Receives Public Input on the Gender Wage Gap Strategy

Province Taking Action to Close the Gap and Help Women Reach Their Full Potential April 19, 2016 The province has received thousands of ideas from Ontarians throughout the province about how to address the gender wage gap in Ontario after 18 weeks of engaging with the public in-person, online, and in writing. Today, Ontario’s Gender […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 2016179 Views

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Governor General to Launch his Book The Idea of Canada: Letters to a Nation

April 15, 2016 OTTAWA—The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, is launching his book, The Idea of Canada: Letters to a Nation, published by Signal/McClelland & Stewart. The event, presented by the Ottawa International Writers Festival, will take place […]

by pmnationtalk on April 15, 2016242 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation on the Ipperwash Final Settlement Agreement

April 14, 2016 National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation on the Ipperwash Final Settlement Agreement (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today addressed leaders, dignitaries and citizens in Kettle and Stony Point First Nation to mark a landmark agreement returning Stony Point lands […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 2016236 Views

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Pic Mobert First Nation: Development of a Community Constitution

April 14, 2016 Chief and Council have initiated the development of a community constitution for the Pic Mobert First Nation as an important priority. The council has identified a target date of August 1st, 2016 to ratify the community constitution. A constitution is the fundamental law of a nation, which may be written or unwritten. […]

by pmnationtalk on April 15, 2016221 Views

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Minister Naqvi to Make Announcement about Taking Action to Assist Indigenous Survivors of Sexual Violence

Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, will be joined by David Zimmer, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, and Tracy MacCharles, Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues, to make an announcement about Ontario’s commitment to take action against sexual violence and harassment. Date:               Monday, April 18, 2016 Time:               9:30 a.m. Location:         Ontario Federation of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 2016192 Views

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Media Advisory: Special Celebration Event with Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation Community

Ottawa – The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, along with the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence will join Chief Thomas Bressette, Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation to attend a special event to celebrate the signing of the Ipperwash Final Settlement Agreement. Assembly of First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 2016226 Views

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Ontario Passes Budget to Create Jobs for Today and Tomorrow

Province Focused on Growing the Economy, Creating Jobs and Balancing the Budget April 13, 2016 Today the Ontario government passed the Jobs for Today and Tomorrow (Budget Measures) Act, 2016, which outlines the next phase of the government’s plan to create jobs and economic growth. The act will strengthen Ontario’s economy to help people reach […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 2016164 Views

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Update on the Review of Applications Previously Determined to be Invalid in the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Enrolment Process

April 13, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Brendan Mitchell, Chief of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation, provided an update on the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Enrolment Process. In March, Canada and the Federation of Newfoundland Indians (FNI) announced […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 2016193 Views

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Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Offers Support To Kahnawake And Six Nations

April 12, 2016 The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake and the Elected Council of Six Nations of the Grand River issued a joint release on April 6th to clarify the false statements issued by the Surete du Quebec. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne supports the position of the Elected Council of Six Nations of the Grand […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 2016199 Views

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