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Government of Canada congratulates Wagmatcook and We’koqma’q First Nations on courthouse grand opening

June 21, 2018 – Wagmatcook First Nation, NS – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to reconciliation and working in partnership with Indigenous communities, the provinces, territories, and other partners to fully implement the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Norman […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20186 Views

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President & CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) JP Gladu Joined NationTalk to Discuss Aboriginal Procurement

President & CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) JP Gladu joined Nationtalk to discuss Aboriginal Procurement. Aboriginal procurement is an important driver of economic reconciliation and development for Aboriginal communities due to the revenue procurement generates for Aboriginal businesses as well as the relationships formed through corporations and Governments establishing procurement agreements […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 20185 Views

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NB Government: National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21

20 June 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – National Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21, celebrates the heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis. “Your government recognizes the important role First Nations have played in the history and culture of New Brunswick, and their economic contribution to our province,” said Treasury Board President Roger […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201810 Views

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N.B. police lay charges in hit and run death of young Aboriginal man – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2018 SAINT-CHARLES, N.B. _ There was relief on a New Brunswick First Nation Wednesday, after police laid charges in a hit-and-run death that left residents grieving and seeking justice. “We’re extremely happy,” said Ruth Levi, a band councillor and director of social services at the Elsipogtog reserve. Brady Francis, a well-liked […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20189 Views

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MMIWG: Official Statement by Commissioner Michèle Audette

June 20, 2018 On June 5th, I announced I would take time to reflect, analyze and consider my future participation in the National Inquiry in light of the Government of Canada’s deeply regrettable decision to deny the full extension requested by the Commissioners. Fully committed to my role as a Commissioner, I have always felt […]

by aanationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site unveils 18th Century Mi’kmaw Women’s Dress

From: Parks Canada Celebrating Mi’kmaw Customs and Traditions of Mi’kma’ki June 20, 2018 Louisbourg, Nova Scotia Parks Canada Agency Parks Canada is pleased to acknowledge a unique collaboration with the Unama’ki-Parks Canada Advisory Committee and the Potlotek Women’s Sewing Club resulting in the design and creation of a traditional 18th century Mi’kmaw dress. T his […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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NB Government: Economic Growth Plan 2018 update shows progress in key areas: Minister

20 June 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government released a 2018 update to New Brunswick’s Economic Growth Plan, showing progress in a number of sectors, driven by a strong framework and co-ordinated efforts to support innovation, opportunity and job creation. “We are investing through our multi-year economic growth plan to grow the economy in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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N.B. police lay charges in hit and run death of young Aboriginal man – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2018 SAINT-CHARLES, N.B. _ Police have charged a New Brunswick man in a hit-and-run death that left a First Nation grieving and seeking justice. Maurice Johnson, a 56-year-old man from Saint-Charles, N.B., was charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident involving bodily harm or death. Brady Francis, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20187 Views

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In the news today, June 20 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2018  Five stories in the news for Wednesday, June 20 ___ SENATE APPROVES BILL TO LEGALIZE POT Canadians will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana by mid-September at the latest, after the Senate voted Tuesday to lift an almost century-old prohibition on cannabis. Senators voted 52-29, with two […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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Long-term drinking water advisory lifted at Miawpukek First Nation

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release June 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada Everyone in Canada deserves access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. The Government of Canada is committed to ending all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve by March 2021. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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