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New federal funding will help prevent and address violence against Indigenous women in Newfoundland and Labrador

August 17, 2018 – Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador – Status of Women Canada Gender equality is a key priority for the Government of Canada,  because we know that Canada simply cannot move forward when half of us are held back. That’s why today, Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, on behalf of […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201812 Views

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MSVU: Mount student, faculty attend inaugural Summer Institute of the Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network

August 16, 2018 Last week, the Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network (Atlantic-IMN) held their first Summer Institute. IMN is a regional network that offers mentorship and learning opportunities, as well as financial support, for graduate students who are interested in pursuing Indigenous health research. It’s a collaboration among universities (including the Mount), communities and community-based organizations, and Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201814 Views

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Group home opens in Sheshatshiu – The Gulf News

Facility will help children in protective care stay in home community Numerous area dignitaries were in Sheshatshiu on Thursday, Aug. 16 for the grand opening of the new Shushepeshipan (Joseph Nuna Sr.) Group Home on the reserve. Eugene Hart, Chief of Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation (SIFN), said this is the beginning of the process of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 20189 Views

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Three new curators to work with Beaverbrook Art Gallery

16 August 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Three new curators have been selected by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery to help in preparations for, and the celebration of, the 50th anniversary of the New Brunswick Art Bank. Emma Hassencahl-Perley of Tobique First Nation, Emilie Grace Lavoie of Moncton and Erin Goodine of Fredericton were selected as emerging […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201814 Views

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Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Government of Canada Announce Opening of Shushepeshipan Group Home

From: Indigenous Services Canada August 16, 2018 – Sheshatshiu, NL – Indigenous Services Canada Today, Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Government of Canada celebrated the opening of the new Shushepeshipan Group Home. This Innu-led, operated and staffed group home is part of the Innu’s larger vision to have […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201813 Views

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Canada and Prince Edward Island to make significant investments that will improve the lives of Canadians

Supporting new projects that build prosperous communities and transition to a clean growth economy Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, August 16, 2018—The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island are working together to make long-term infrastructure investments that will create economic growth and well-paid middle-class jobs, build inclusive communities, and support a low carbon, green economy–leading to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 201814 Views

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Media Advisory – Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development for Newfoundland and Labrador and Chief Eugene Hart to Announce the Opening of the Shusheshipan Youth Group Home

From: Indigenous Services Canada Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation, Newfoundland and Labrador – Please be advised that Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development for Newfoundland and Labrador and Chief Eugene Hart of Sheshatshiu Innu First […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201815 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Dempster to Join MP Jones and Chief Hart to Announce New Placement Resource for Innu Children and Youth

Children, Seniors and Social Development August 15, 2018 The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will join Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, and Chief Eugene Hart, Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation tomorrow (Thursday, August 16) to announce a […]

by aanationtalk on August 15, 201814 Views

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Get your hockey sticks’: Maine Indigenous leader calls for Canada to be tougher in fish passage fight – CBC

Aug 15, 2018 Paul Bisulca says Canada should use its authority to insist on better fishways for St. Croix gaspereau An Indigenous leader in the state of Maine says Canada needs to take a tougher stance in the fight to open more of the St. Croix River to migrating fish like gaspereau. The St. Croix […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201813 Views

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Letter: Nalcor failing to consult with Mekap’sk Mi’kmaq – The Aurora

The Mekap’sk Mi’kmaq Band is an Indigenous group, with recognized and protected rights under section 35 of the Constitution Act, who collectively hold Aboriginal Title over Newfoundland’s Northern Peninsula. Transmission lines that form part of the Muskrat Falls Project run through the Northern Peninsula. Without consultation with the Mekap’sk, Nalcor Energy recently decided to remove […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201816 Views

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