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Cape Breton University to Host PLANS and IHIM Health Sciences Summer Camp

July 16, 2018 This summer, CBU will be hosting an African Nova Scotian & Indigenous Health Sciences Summer Camp led by PLANS – Promotion Leadership in Health for African Nova Scotians and IHIM – Indigenous Health in Medicine. The three-day camp will take place July 22nd-25th at CBU, in partnership with NSCC. Junior high and […]

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From casinos to cannabis: how a tiny First Nation forged a big business empire – CBC

Madawaska Maliseet First Nation is one to watch July 16, 2018 It’s a blistering July afternoon at the Edmundston Truck Stop. The air vibrates with the low rumbling of a dozen idling 18-wheelers burning fuel. For Chief Patricia Bernard of the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation, that’s the sound of money. The big rigs have 600-plus litre […]

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P.E.I. seeking feedback on bill affecting leave for victims of domestic violence – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 15, 2018 16:15 By Alex Cooke THE CANADIAN PRESS CHARLOTTETOWN _ The Prince Edward Island government is looking for feedback on legislation granting paid time off to people who have experienced traumatic forms of violence. The province’s Employment Standards Act was amended earlier this year to provide up to three days of paid leave […]

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Minister Duclos will lead the Canadian Delegation for the 2018 United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

July 14, 2018                        New York, New York            Employment and Social Development Canada Canada is taking meaningful action to ensure prosperity, eradicate poverty and protect the planet. That is why Canada, and all member countries, adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations General […]

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NB Government: Teachers to participate in cultural immersion camp

13 July 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is working with the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick to host a Wolastoqey cultural immersion camp for teachers. “Your government supports the promotion of First Nations perspectives, language, history and culture in our provincial curriculum,” said Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian […]

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Thirteen people homeless after fire on Elsipogtog First Nation – CTV

July 13, 2018 Thirteen people are homeless after an apartment building on New Brunswick’s Elsipogtog First Nation burned to the ground Thursday. The Canadian Red Cross says the fire was first reported on Main River Creek Road at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. The fire was extinguished, but it reignited around 3 a.m. Thursday. Thirteen people escaped […]

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Updated: Indigenous self-determination talks begin – Northern Pen

Feds move towards Indigenous rights with Nunatukavut Community Council; Innu oppose negotiations Happy Valley-Goose Bay — Discussions have begun between the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) and the federal government to recognize the Indigenous rights and self-determination of NCC members, NCC president Todd Russell announced Thursday in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. “It means that we will be […]

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Emera Appoints Two New Board Directors

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia—- Jackie Sheppard, Chair of Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) today announced the appointments of James (Jim) Bertram and Jochen Tilk to Emera’s Board of Directors. The appointments are effective July 10th, 2018. Mr. Bertram is currently Chair of the Board, and is the former President and Chief Executive Officer, of Keyera Corporation based […]

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Federal N.S. deal on funding levels for workplace training, job help completed – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 13, 2018  HALIFAX _ The federal government is investing $700 million over six years in employment and skills training programs in Nova Scotia. Scott Brison, president of the Treasury Board of Canada, announced Friday the funding will be available for programs that include literacy and high school completion programs for adults. Funding […]

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Premier Ball Releases Education Action Plan

July 13, 2018 The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and his team of ministers, today released an Education Action Plan. The plan, which guides actions to implement the recommendations from the Premier’s Task Force on Improving Educational Outcomes, will result in a strengthened education system that is more responsive to the needs […]

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