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NL Government: Provincial Government Proclaims Museum Day

July 22, 2019 Sarah Stoodley, Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, recently joined members of Bell Island’s Heritage Society at the Miner’s Museum to proclaim July 20 as Museum Day. Through the Cultural Economic Development Program, the Provincial Government contributes over $892,000 to support community heritage organizations such as museums, archives, and historical […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 20192 Views

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President calls on Premier to direct Nalcor to suspend flooding of Muskrat Falls reservoir

July 22, 2019 The Nunatsiavut Government is calling on Premier Dwight Ball to immediately direct Nalcor Energy to suspend plans to flood the Muskrat Falls reservoir until mitigation measures are taken to reduce the potential impacts of methylmercury on the Lake Melville ecosystem. “Our concerns over methylmercury contamination are real and must be addressed before […]

by pnationtalk on July 22, 20195 Views

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Fisheries and Oceans Minister Celebrates new Fisheries Act Measures for Preserving the Independence of the Inshore Fleet

July 22, 2019 –  Pointe-Sapin, New Brunswick The fishing industry is integral to the economic and social fabric of hundreds of coastal communities in Atlantic Canada, generating over $2.3 billion a year for the Canadian economy. For generations, many Atlantic Canadians have depended on fishing as a livelihood – it is woven into the hearts […]

by pnationtalk on July 22, 20193 Views

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Strength of Mi’kmaq women focus of new exhibit – CBC

Jul 21, 2019 Patricia Bourque’s Beyond The Regalia on now at The Guild Island photographer Patricia Bourque hopes her new exhibit featuring portraits of Mi’kmaq women will help people see beyond some of the stereotypes and assumptions associated with Indigenous women — and focus on their strength and grace instead. The exhibit is called Beyond […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 20192 Views

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Largest ever’ sunrise ceremony in St. John’s marks start of Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations – CBC

Events across Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada to recognize culture, contributions Jun 21, 2019 As the sun rose in St. John’s Friday, people gathered in Bannerman Park to greet it, marking the start of events for National Indigenous Peoples Day. More than 130 people showed up for the early morning celebration. “I think this may be […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 20193 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Bennett to participate in the Assembly of First Nations’ 40th Annual General Assembly

Fredericton, New Brunswick – Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will deliver remarks at the Assembly of First Nations’ Annual General Assembly. Date: July 23, 2019 Time: 1 p.m. (ADT) Where: Fredericton Convention Centre 670 Queen Street Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 1C2 Contacts For more information: Matthew Dillon-Leitch Director of Communications Office […]

by pnationtalk on July 22, 20193 Views

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P.E.I. artists receive $50K in grants from province – CBC

Successful applicants were chosen from panel of peers Jul 21, 2019 P.E.I. photographer Patricia Bourque’s exhibition called Beyond the Regalia is now on display at the gallery at The Guild in Charlottetown. The exhibition was put together with a grant she received from the provincial government. Bourque is one of 14 Island artists who recently […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 20195 Views

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Rabies control measures in western New Brunswick

19 July 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government will continue its rabies prevention and control measures in western New Brunswick this summer. “We continue to work to prevent and control the spread of rabies in our province,” said Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Ross Wetmore. “While the effort we have made in recent years […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201912 Views

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Media Advisory: Sacred Eagle Feather ceremony

23 July 2019 EDITOR’S NOTE: A ceremony and reception will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, at Government House, 51 Woodstock Rd., Fredericton, to celebrate the partnership between First Nations and the provincial government to introduce the Eagle Feather into New Brunswick’s court system. Elders will be gifting sacred Eagle Feathers during […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201916 Views

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Fish farm on Cape Breton reserve pairs up with Cooke Aquaculture – CBC

Rod Googoo calls it ‘an incredible opportunity’ for Cooke to market product produced by Indigenous people Jul 19, 2019 The We’koqma’q First Nation in Cape Breton is partnering with fish farming giant Cooke Aquaculture to help with the sales and marketing of the reserve’s Bras d’Or Lakes steelhead trout. Since 2011, a trout farm has […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20199 Views

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