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First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet

First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet NATIONAL DAY OF FIRST NATIONS FISHING RIGHTS – MAY 21, 2018 Fishing is part of First Nations culture and identity. It sustains First Nations peoples and economies and is a constitutionally protected inherent and Treaty right. In the spirit of reconciliation and raising awareness of our shared history […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 20186 Views

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NCC: Spring bird hunt for areas outside of Lake Melville extended to May 26!

May 17, 2018 Please note that NunatuKavut’s spring bird hunt has been extended to May 26, 2018 (30 minutes after sunset) in all areas outside of Upper Lake Melville. The Upper Lake Melville closing date of May 26 and the Egging (Gull) closing dates remain the same. Here is a link to the latest Spring […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 20187 Views

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The governments of Canada and New Brunswick announce funding to help the people of New Brunswick save energy and money in their homes, businesses, and industry

May 18, 2018 – Moncton, New Brunswick Canada and New Brunswick are working together to take climate action and find clean solutions to help Canadians save money, reduce energy waste, create jobs, and support healthy communities. Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Dominic LeBlanc—on behalf of the Minister of Environment […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 20187 Views

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Professor addresses whether race should be considered when assigning a course – Global News

Professor Mark Mercer discusses the controversy over a non-indigenous instructor teaching a course on residential schools in Halifax. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/4217195/professor-addresses-whether-race-should-be-considered-when-assigning-a-course/

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 20188 Views

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Provincial Government Hosts National Seal Products Day

May 17, 2018 The Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador recognized National Seal Products Day today with an event hosted by the Provincial Government, and supported by the Government of Nunavut, as well as many industry sponsors. Provincial craft producers gathered to exhibit their seal products as part of a celebration of the economic, cultural, […]

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Government of Canada launches new fund to help reduce the impacts of climate change and better protect Canadians against natural disasters

From: Infrastructure Canada $2 billion available for infrastructure projects through the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund Windsor, Nova Scotia, May 17, 2018—Investing in mitigation and adaptation infrastructure projects to strengthen communities against the effects of climate change is critical to protecting the lives and livelihoods of Canadians, promoting economic growth and strengthening the middle class. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201811 Views

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Saint Mary’s University celebrates the achievements of four exceptional leaders

The accomplishments of four exceptional leaders will be recognized this May with honorary degrees at Saint Mary’s University’s Spring Convocation 2018. The University is pleased to recognize the extraordinary achievements of: Dominic Barton, a global managing partner of consulting firm McKinsey & Company, who is committed to the internationalization of Canadian universities and colleges. He […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 20188 Views

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uReport: Mount Carmel students rally against Nalcor mega-dam project – Mississauga

On May 7, Mount Carmel students organized a rally in support of the struggle against Nalcor’s mega-dam project in Labrador. If the mega-dam goes on-line in 2020, Innu, Inuit and non-Indigenous people downstream face the threat of methylmercury poisoning, death via dam break and cultural genocide, protesters contend. While the Labrador Land Protectors were rallying […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 20188 Views

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Terra Nova National Park officially opens for the visitor season

Free admission for youth at Parks Canada places starting in 2018 May 17, 2018           Terra Nova National Park, NL      Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada’s places represent the very best that Canada has to offer and tell stories of who we are, including the history, cultures, and contributions of Indigenous peoples. Millions of Canadians celebrated Canada 150 with […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 20187 Views

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Mount statement in response to concerns raised regarding First Nations history course

May 15, 2018 At a meeting at Mount Saint Vincent University earlier today, held at the request of History professor Dr. Martha Walls, there was a thoughtful discussion about the concerns raised on social media and recent media coverage regarding History 3320 – Selected Topics in North American History: Residential Schools. The meeting included faculty […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 20186 Views

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