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New Interchange Opens in Paqtnkek

January 15, 2019 A new interchange on Highway 104 will provide safe access and create economic opportunities for the Paqtnkek First Nation, Antigonish Co. Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Lloyd Hines and Marco Mendicino, Parliamentary Secretary to the federal minister of Infrastructure and Communities François-Philippe Champagne, on behalf of the minister, officially opened the Highway […]

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NB Government: Electronic health record system to be implemented

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government is implementing a new electronic health record system that aims to improve the management of vaccines, immunizations and potential disease outbreaks. “Through the implementation of the Public Health Information Solution, the Department of Health will be able to better manage the process of distributing vaccines and immunizations in New […]

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Thomas Walkom: BC pipeline stuck in shoals of Indigenous politics – Cape Breton Post

What happens when elected representatives and hereditary leaders disagree? When plans were announced last October to build a $40-billion liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia, Justin Trudeau couldn’t contain his glee. “It is a vote of confidence in a country that recognizes the need to develop our energy in a way that takes the […]

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President welcomes O’Regan’s appointment as Indigenous Services Minister

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe says he’s looking forward to working with new federal Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan, who was appointed to the position today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. O’Regan, who is also the province’s federal cabinet minister, replaces Jane Philpott, who was appointed as President of Treasury Board. “As a member from Newfoundland […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 201911 Views

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First Nations Priorities Must Be Canada’s Priorities – AFN National Chief Responds to Federal Cabinet Shuffle

First Nations Priorities Must Be Canada’s Priorities – AFN National Chief Responds to Federal Cabinet Shuffle (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to today’s federal cabinet shuffle stating continued commitment and progress on First Nations priorities is critical to moving forward and closing the gap between First Nations […]

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Media advisory: Important announcement with Canada, Government of Prince Edward Island and PEI Mi’kmaq

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island and Minister Responsible for Aboriginal Affairs, Matilda Ramjattan, Chief of Lennox Island First Nation, […]

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Media advisory: MP Colin Fraser to Make Official Announcement in Meteghan

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Meteghan, NS – January 14, 2019 – Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will make an official announcement supporting Nova Scotia’s seafood industry. Date:          […]

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Newfoundland MP Seamus O’Regan becomes indigenous services minister as Trudeau shuffles cabinet – The Western Star

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau added two new faces to his cabinet Monday morning, tapping Montreal MP David Lametti as Canada’s new justice minister and Nova Scotia’s Bernadette Jordan as minister of rural economic development — a new position on the front bench. Speaking outside Rideau Hall, Trudeau said he needed to make some […]

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From St. John’s to B.C.: Rallies show support for arrested Indigenous activists – The Telegram

Peaceful protests held in support of 14 land defenders and elders arrested at anti-pipeline blockade in western Canada It started with two MUN students, then a third and soon enough — despite the cutting wind freezing Bannerman Park in St. John’s Sunday — the bundled-up rally-goers strolling in a few at a time formed a […]

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NL Government: New Projects through Workforce Innovation Centre to Support Rural Residents, Women, Newcomers

January 11, 2019 The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced more than $2.27 million in funding for the Second Call for Proposals (2018) approved through the Newfoundland and Labrador Workforce Innovation Centre. The funding, being provided as part of the Canada – Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Market Development Agreement, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201914 Views

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