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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, 2017205 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, 2017192 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, 2017316 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, 2017201 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, 2017224 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, 2017257 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, 2017227 Views

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UNICEF Canada Foresight Report: What’s the state of children and youth in Canada?

At the Sandbox Summit on April 6, UNICEF Canada hosted a lunchtime discussion where we identified trends shaping the lives of young people, what is causing them, the signals we see them manifest, how pervasive they are, and the implications are for children and youth and for others. Participants began by describing: What seems to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 2017205 Views

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Performance Measurement Strategy – 4.1.2 Nutrition North Canada

Strategic Outcome (INAC): The North Strategic Outcome (Health Canada): First Nations and Inuit communities and individuals receive health services and benefits that are responsive to their needs so as to improve their health status Strategic Outcome (PHAC): Protecting Canadians and empowering them to improve their health August 2016 Sector (INAC): Northern Affairs Organization Sector (Health […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 2017186 Views

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OIPRD Releases Interim Report on Police Interactions with People in Crisis

TORONTO – The Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) today released its interim systemic review report on police interactions with people in crisis and use of force. “The interim report documents the recommendations that have been made by Ontario coroner’s inquests into the deaths of people in crisis during interactions with police, and […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 2017170 Views

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