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ENMAX to Purchase Emera’s Operations in Maine for $1.3 Billion USD

Company Release – 03/25/2019 08:33 Purchase price of $959 million USD ($1,286 million CAD) for shares plus acquired debt, for total enterprise value of $1.3 billion USD ($1.8 billion CAD) Fully achieves the targeted asset sale component of Emera’s three-year funding plan and proceeds will be used to support Emera’s capital investment opportunities within its […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 20192 Views

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Dal Faculty of Health, Medicine Team Publishes CMJA Study Linking Income Inequalities, Mental Health Issues in Indigenous groups – Dal News

March 25, 2019 Indigenous peoples in Canada have high rates of psychological distress, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts, and these mental health issues are linked to income inequalities, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Suicide is a major cause of death among First Nations, Métis and Inuit people, with rates two […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 20192 Views

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Daily sunrise ceremony ‘very powerful’ for Mi’kmaq elder – CBC

‘I can feel my ancestors telling me … “Greet the sun.”‘ Mar 25, 2019 It started with a teenaged boy’s question to his grandfather, and now Mi’kmaq elder Junior Peter-Paul feels the weight of his ancestors pushing him to greet the sunrise every day. Peter-Paul burns sage for a smudge ceremony, turns to the east, beats […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 20192 Views

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Bowdoin College: Stitches in Time

March 20, 2019 Bowdoin College has perhaps the largest collection of Inuit embroideries from Labrador, Canada—more than ninety of them reside in the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, courtesy of explorer and researcher Donald MacMillan (Bowdoin class of 1898) and his wife Miriam, who purchased them or received them as gifts. In early April, a selection of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019127 Views

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College of the North Atlantic: Cultivating culinary connoisseurs

March 20, 2019 STEPHENVILLE, NL – If you’re interested in awakening your taste buds, while at the same time, turning your culinary business idea into a start-up, then College of the North Atlantic’s (CNA) Bay St. George campus is the place to be March 26-28. Over the course of three days in Stephenville, there will […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2019129 Views

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Feds can’t solve Indigenous issues on its own says Clint Davis – APTN News

March 21, 2019 The chair of the Labrador Capital Strategy Trust (LCST) says the issues facing Indigenous communities run so deep Ottawa alone will not be able to solve them. Clint Davis leads the LCST, an organization that works to build economic and socioeconomic strategies to benefit the Nunatsiavut says private investment will be needed […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 201914 Views

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NB Government: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued by Nathalie Chiasson, chair of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which is celebrated today: In proclaiming this day in 1966, the United Nations committed the international community to stepping up […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 2019129 Views

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New Cross-Canada Network Launches Today to Fight Racism and Xenophobia

EN: Syed Hussan, 416 453 3632, hussan@migrantworkersalliance.org FR: Karen Cocq, 647-9708464, karen@migrantworkersalliance.org Actions today on the International Day for the Elimination of Racism in Montreal (10am, 200 Rene Levesque) Halifax (4:30pm, Halifax Convention Centre), Toronto (5:30pm, City Hall) and Vancouver (6:30pm, 350 West Georgia). Actions in over a dozen cities this week updated here: http://migrantrights.ca/en/march21/ […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201912 Views

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Letter: Federal water and federal land – The News

March 21, 2019 Honorable Catherine McKenna, the legislation you introduced, Bill C-69, which has passed the House of Commons and is currently with the Canadian Senate, contains important new measures to strengthen environmental protection and Indigenous participation. The treatment proposal and associated environmental assessment submitted by Northern Pulp would have triggered a federal assessment under […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 20199 Views

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Atlantic Chiefs: 2019 federal budget raises both hope and concern for First Nation Communities in Atlantic Canada

March 20, 2019 (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) The Trudeau government’s investment in post-secondary education is being praised by Atlantic Canada’s First Nations Chiefs. Released yesterday afternoon, the budget reaffirms the government’s commitment to ensure post-secondary education access for First Nations youth remains a top priority. “Building on last year’s investment means that youth in our communities […]

by pnationtalk on March 21, 201912 Views

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