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St. Thomas U: Upper-Year Scholarships and Bursaries – Deadline: February 8, 2019

January 17, 2019 Applications are now being accepted for a number of upper year scholarships and bursaries. How to Apply In a letter describe why you feel you are qualified to receive the award(s) for which you are applying based on the criteria listed for each individual award. Letters are to be submitted to the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20195 Views

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The Wet’suwet’en struggle is far from over – The Coast Halifax

January 17, 2019 The RCMP believed the fallout from their assault on the Wet’suwet’en would be contained and minimal. They have already been proven wrong. Sixty-five kilometres up a logging road near Houston, British Columbia, just beyond a river from which you can drink directly, lies an unceded territory actively defended by its original people. To enter, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20193 Views

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Open Letter: Canada Must Stop Misleading on Joint Claims Reform and Adequately Fund Specific Claims Research

National Claims Research Directors c/o 401-312 Main Street Vancouver BC V6A 2T2 Open Letter to Minister Carolyn Bennett: Canada Must Stop Misleading on Joint Claims Reform and Adequately Fund Specific Claims Research January 16, 2019 Dear Minister Bennett, The National Claims Research Directors (NCRD) is a national body of specialized technicians who manage thirty-five Claims […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20195 Views

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Media advisory: MP Matt DeCourcey to celebrate grand re-opening of renovated health centre in Saint Mary’s First Nation

Saint Mary’s First Nation, New Brunswick — Please be advised that the Member of Parliament for Fredericton, Matt DeCourcey, will celebrate the grand re-opening of the newly renovated Saint Mary’s health centre on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date:  Friday January 18,  2019 Time: 3:30 p.m.  (AST) Where: Saint Mary’s Health […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 20195 Views

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Tiny We’koqma’q First Nation fire department ‘dreaming big’ – TheChronicleHerald.ca

WE’KOQMA’Q FIRST NATION — About midnight on Monday, John Cremo’s pager went off. A resident of the We’koqma’q First Nation was vomiting blood and reporting abdominal pain. He met Wilfred Gould Jr. at the community’s fire hall, started up the 28-year-old Ford F-350 that doubles as their rescue vehicle and wildfire truck and they were […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 20196 Views

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Governments of Canada and PEI reach a 10-year housing agreement

Charlottetown, PEI, January 16, 2019 Families, Indigenous communities and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can count on long-term funding for community housing in Prince Edward Island thanks to an agreement by the federal and provincial governments. Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 20196 Views

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Auditor General of New Brunswick: One-third of auditor general’s recommendations from past reports still not implemented

January 16, 2019 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Auditor General Kim MacPherson provided an update today on the status of performance audit (Value-For-Money) recommendations made in her past reports. The report includes new status updates on implementation of recommendations. However, MacPherson said, due to lengthy delays in implementing significant recommendations, further information on some previously reported chapters […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 20196 Views

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Moving Forward Together with the Mi’kmaq of Prince Edward Island

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada January 15, 2019 — Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island are committed to working with the PEI Mi’kmaq towards a renewed government-to-government-to-government relationship based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. Today, the Honorable […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 20199 Views

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Announcing the Chief Executive Officer of the 2020 North American Indigenous Games

January 13, 2019 Aboriginal Sport Circle – (Halifax, NS) The Mi’kmaw Sport Council of Nova Scotia is delighted to announce the appointment of Kevin Sandy as the Chief Executive Officer of the Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Host Society. “I am tremendously excited and honoured to play a key role in planning the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 20197 Views

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Highway interchange gives Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation access to cut-off land – CBC

Community developing land and hopes to open gas station and convenience store later this year Jan 15, 2019 A new interchange on Highway 104 gives Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation near Antigonish, N.S., access to reserve land that’s sat unused for decades. Federal and provincial politicians gathered with the community leadership for an official opening Tuesday morning. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 20197 Views

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