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NPI: Come North – Population Growth, Let’s Do It Together

Stronger, together is the familiar message in the newly released Come North 10-point Action Plan. This report details what was discussed at two conferences in February 2020 and lays out an action plan for making Northern Ontario a welcoming place for newcomers. “The action plan released today must be implemented immediately.” Said Ryan Reynard, Executive […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202111 Views

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Ship-based oil spill compensation reform needed for Indigenous communities

January 14, 2021 Indigenous communities face many barriers to receiving compensation for oil spills from ships in their territories — in fact, only one relatively small claim has ever been paid directly to an Indigenous group — according to a new WWF-Canada-commissioned report. When an oil spill from a ship occurs, any person, organization, company, community or government […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 20219 Views

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New report demonstrates the need to continue strengthening relationships between Indigenous business, government, and corporate Canada

New report demonstrates the need to continue strengthening relationships between Indigenous business, government, and corporate Canada Toronto, ON – December 16, 2020 – Today, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and Sodexo Canada released a report summarizing the CCAB Business Recovery Forum – a first of its kind virtual event held on September 16, 2020. Over 600 […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202085 Views

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Slight Progress Made on Child Poverty in Parts of Country, Increases in Others, National Report Reveals

TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2020  – Campaign 2000: End Child and Family Poverty has been tracking government progress to meet their all-party, unanimous 1989 goal to end child poverty by the year 2000. This year’s report finds that prior to the pandemic, over 1,330,000 children in Canada lived in poverty.  The child poverty rate declined less […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 202023 Views

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Government Needs to Do More to Implement Agreed-Upon Recommendations: Auditor General

(TORONTO) Ontario’s Auditor General says the average full implementation rate of all the agreed-upon rec-ommendations published in her 2013 to 2018 Annual Reports was 62% in 2020 (59% for the 2012–2017 rec-ommendations). The update was provided in Bonnie Lysyk’s 2020 Annual Report, which was released today. The Report also noted that 61% of recommendations issued […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202016 Views

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Annual Report Focuses on Consumer Protection, Oversight and Operational Effectiveness

December 7, 2020 (TORONTO) Value-for-money audits in the Auditor General’s 2020 Annual Report show provincial programs and services would serve Ontarians more effectively with strengthened consumer protection, oversight, more attention to unaddressed risks, and better information for decision-making, Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk said today after the Report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly. Auditor General […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202021 Views

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Public Safety Canada Quarterly Financial Report For the quarter ended September 30, 2020

1.0 Introduction This quarterly financial report for the period ending September 30, 2020 has been prepared by management as required by section 65.1 of the Financial Administration Act, in the form and manner prescribed by Treasury Board.  The report should be read in conjunction with the Main Estimates and Supplementary Estimates (A). This quarterly financial […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202031 Views

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Auditor General Special Report: Ontario’s COVID-19 Response Faced Systemic Issues and Delays

(TORONTO) Ontario’s Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk says the province’s response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to other provinces. The audit looked at three areas: emergency management and pandemic response; outbreak planning and decision-making; and laboratory testing, case management and contact tracing. It found a number […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202013 Views

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Increasing the Use of Restorative Justice in Criminal Matters in Canada – Baseline Report

Baseline Report Federal-Provincial-Territorial Working Group on Restorative Justice Acknowledgements: The Working Group thanks all the ministries and jurisdictions that provided data, as well as the Research Subcommittee members for their help and advice. Product Information © Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2020 Cat. No.: PS4-266/2020E-PDF ISBN: 978-0-660-35441-5 Synopsis The Research Subcommittee of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202016 Views

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Urban Indigenous Forum: Addressing systemic racism in healthcare

On November 6, the National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) hosted an online forum on systemic racism in healthcare. Our goal with this forum was to honour urban Indigenous experiences in accessing our right to healthcare as well as the experiences of those who transport between on-reserve and northern communities to urban settings. We are […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202025 Views

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