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The Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs has the honour to present its Ninth Report

Pursuant to its mandate under Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, the Committee has studied suicide among Indigenous peoples and communities and has agreed to report the following: The HTML version of this report will be available soon. In the meantime, the Committee is pleased to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 2017205 Views

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New UNICEF report: Poor health, violence at alarming rates among Canada’s kids

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 – A new UNICEF report released today highlights the challenges that high-income countries like Canada face in meeting global commitments for children. Canada does comparatively well in some aspects of child and youth well-being, but lags farthest behind other countries in concerning indicators of child health and violence. In Oh Canada! […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2017169 Views

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Indigenous participation in economy strengthens Canada’s social fabric: Survey

Aboriginal Day on June 21 celebrates First Nations, Inuit and Métis culture and heritage, along with the accomplishments of Indigenous entrepreneurs TORONTO, June 13, 2017 – Eight-in-ten Canadians recognize Indigenous businesses strengthen the country’s social fabric, according to a new national Leger survey. The Sodexo Canada Indigenous Business Survey, commissioned to shed light on attitudes […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 2017141 Views

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People for Education – Competing Priorities: The 2017 report on Ontario’s publicly funded schools

June 05, 2017 People for Education’s 2017 Report on Ontario’s Publicly Funded Schools reveals ongoing challenges in a number of areas, including demands created by competing and overlapping provincial initiatives, ongoing regional inequities, and growing gaps in schools’ fundraising. SHARE THIS Share via Facebook Share via Twitter Share via Email The report – based on […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 2017196 Views

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IISD: Pollution Costs Canadians Tens of Billions Every Year, Reveals New One-of-its-kind Report

OTTAWA, June 1, 2017 — Pollution costs Canadians tens of billions of dollars every year in terms of impacts on their health and well-being, their pocketbooks and the value of their homes, buildings, roads and the natural environment. (le français suit) This is according to a new report released today by the International Institute for […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 2017183 Views

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Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration), with amendment and observations – The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples – Sixth Report

May 30, 2017 Your committee, to which was referred Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration), has, in obedience to the order of reference of November 17, 2016, examined the said bill and now reports the same with the following amendments: 1. Clause 1, pages 1 to 3: […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2017306 Views

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CHRA Urban and Rural Indigenous Housing Survey Reveals Key Challenges for Indigenous Housing in Canada

May 23, 2017, OTTAWA) – The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) today released the results of a benchmarking survey conducted of 51 urban and rural Indigenous housing providers across Canada. The survey, carried out by James Burr and Steve Pomeroy, is a first of its kind initiativeto examine the employment, financial, and operational characteristics […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2017193 Views

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Access to Indigenous knowledges and their cultural materials depends on decolonizing libraries & cultural memory institutions and their services: Report

The Truth and Reconciliation Committee of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB) released a report today outlining a path forward for respecting Indigenous culture and increasing access to traditional Indigenous knowledge. The 77-page report, which is the product of months of research and evaluation, makes ten recommendations to enhance experiences and opportunities for Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 2017217 Views

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Arts and culture key to building belonging, but more resources needed to improve quality of arts facilities and programs, highlights new national Vital Signs report

April 25, 2017 (OTTAWA, ON) – A new national report, released today by Community Foundations of Canada in partnership with the Canadian Arts Presenting Association, is shining a spotlight on the power of the arts to build a greater sense of belonging to our communities, to our country and to each other. Vital Signs: Arts […]

by pmnationtalk on April 26, 2017250 Views

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Health in the North: Inequities in health and health care

TORONTO, April 18, 2017 – The life expectancy rates for those living in northern Ontario continue to be lower and mortality rates higher than the rates in the province overall, according to a new report by Health Quality Ontario, the provincial advisor on the quality of health care. “Despite many improvements in health and health […]

by pmnationtalk on April 18, 2017221 Views

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