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CAP/IPAC extends sympathies to the First Nations community of Pikangikum

(Ottawa) March 31, 2016 – Indigenous Peoples’ Assembly of Canada’s (IPAC) National Chief Dwight Dorey, released the following statement regarding the tragic passing of the nine members of the Pikangikum community on Tuesday, March 29, 2016: “My sincerest condolences go out the friends and family of the nine Pikangikum community members,” said Dorey. “To lose […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2016184 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day Says Pikangikum House Fire Tragedy a Direct Result of Ongoing Third World Poverty

Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day Says Pikangikum House Fire Tragedy a Direct Result of Ongoing Third World Poverty TORONTO,  (March 31, 2016) — Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day says a Pikangikum house fire tragedy, which claimed the lives of six adults and three children‎, is the direct result of chronic poverty and third world living […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2016277 Views

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Library and Archives Canada 2016–2019 Three-Year Plan

Library and Archives Canada has developed a three-year plan outlining its priorities and activities up to 2019. Based on consultations with clients, partners and employees, the plan outlines what LAC expects to accomplish in the coming years in a manner that is measurable and quantifiable. Library and Archives Canada 2016–2019 Three-Year Plan NT3

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2016153 Views

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Minister Goodale announces re-appointments of Howard Sapers as Correctional Investigator of Canada

OTTAWA, March 31, 2016 – The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness issued the following statement: “Today, I am pleased to announce that Mr. Howard Sapers has agreed to continue in his role as the Correctional Investigator of Canada. Mr. Sapers’ appointment has been renewed for a one-year term and his […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2016165 Views

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Salvation Army Responds to UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission completed its mandate in June 2015, it issued 94 Calls to Action. Action #48 (see below), calls church, faith and inter-faith groups to issue a statement as to their implementation of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by March 31, 2016. On March 30, an […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2016164 Views

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NWAC Congratulates 7 Newly-Appointed Senators

(March 30, 2016) (Ottawa, ON) ― The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) seeks to extend sincere congratulations to the seven newly-appointed Canadian Senators announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday, March 18, 2016. Justice Murray Sinclair, Chantal Petitclerc, V. Peter Harder, Frances Lankin, Ratna Omidvar, Raymonde Gagné, and André Pratte are all impeccably […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2016160 Views

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Statement by the Honourable Carolyn Bennett on the Tragedy in Pikangikum First Nation, Ontario

Ottawa, Ontario (March 30, 2016) – The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, issued the following statement today in regards to the tragic event in Pikangikum First Nation, Ontario: “It is with tremendous sorrow that I learned of the tragic loss of lives in a fatal house fire at Pikangikum First Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 2016203 Views

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Liberal Budget Fails Indigenous Youth and Ignores Tribunal Ruling

March 30, 2016 Indigenous youth forced to go to court to fight for basic care OTTAWA- It’s been two months since the damning indictment by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that called on the government to immediately end the systemic denial of services to Indigenous youth. And yet the Liberal budget has ignored the tribunal’s call […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 2016207 Views

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Nunatsiavut: Only one candidate nominated for President

Nominations for the position of President of Nunatsiavut closed at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 29, with only one candidate, Johannes Lampe of Nain, filing papers. As per the Nunatsiavut Elections Act, Mr. Lampe – a former Minister of Culture, Recreation and Tourism and Ordinary Member for Nain in the Nunatsiavut Assembly – is required […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 2016147 Views

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Media Advisory – Gloria Steinem to headline Canada’s largest annual progressive policy conference

1,000 progressives descending on national capital this week for sold out #prgrs16 OTTAWA, March 29, 2016– The Broadbent Institute is hosting the country’s flagship conference for progressives. The mix of training and policy sessions from top international organizers and thought leaders at Progress Summit 2016 will showcase the pulse and strength of Canada’s progressive movement […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2016209 Views

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