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RCMP provide update on homicide investigation involving death of Conne River woman

January 11, 2019 Late yesterday, January 10, 2019, RCMP arrested 35-year-old Kirk Keeping of St. Jacques, NL, in relation to the investigation into the death of 28-year-old Chantel John of Conne River. Mr. Keeping appeared in provincial court today to face the charge of first degree murder. He remains in custody at this time, with […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201913 Views

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She deserved a long and happy life’: Chantel John’s family speaks out – CBC

John’s friend and cousin says family is trying to hold it together Jan 11, 2019 Kirk Keeping has been charged with 1st degree murder in death of Chantel John, according to police. This is a breaking update. A previous version of the story is below. Chantel John is being remembered as a woman full of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201912 Views

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Living-learning communities connect like-minded students in residence – University Affairs

More students are opting to live in theme-based residences. JAN 10 2019 Before she had even applied to Wilfrid Laurier University, Grace Jansen in de Wal heard that she could live in residence on a floor dedicated to history students. The students would be offered special programming from group study sessions to communal cooking, and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201911 Views

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NL Government: Child and Youth Advocate Releases Report on Chronic Absenteeism

January 10, 2019 Child and Youth Advocate Jackie Lake Kavanagh today released Chronic Absenteeism: When Children Disappear. This systemic review focuses on chronic absenteeism, factors influencing it, impacts on students, and promising strategies to address the problem. The report also makes four recommendations to government departments and agencies that have shared responsibility for solutions. In […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201913 Views

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Chronic Absenteeism: When Children Disappear

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrador Child and Youth Advocate’s Message Many children and youth in Newfoundland and Labrador are routinely absent from school without excuse or reason. Once they become disconnected from school, it can be hard to reverse. These children often lose their social connections, they drop behind […]

by aanationtalk on January 10, 201910 Views

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FMCC: Empowerment through Connectivity: 2018 Indigenous Connectivity Summit Community Report

January 9, 2019 One of the biggest connectivity challenges in Canada, for those who have access, is that its broadband prices are among the highest in the world. When the CRTC declared all Canadian households should have high-speed broadband as a basic telecommunications service in 2016, it called on the federal government to develop a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201917 Views

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Halifax demonstrators rally in support of B.C. First Nations pipeline blockade – Globalnews.ca

More than 200 people crowded the steps of the Halifax Regional Police headquarters on Monday to show their support for a West Coast First Nation whose resistance to a pipeline has captured national headlines. The demonstration was one of several held across Canada on Tuesday in response to the arrest of 14 people at a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 201912 Views

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20th Annual Atlantic Policy Congress Fisheries Conference and 8th Awards Banquet

January 29, 2019 6:00pm to January 31, 2019 4:30pm Details Registration for the 20th Annual Atlantic Policy Congress Fisheries Conference and 8th Awards Banquet is now open! Each year we bring the most influential First Nations commercial fisheries managers and leaders together to share experiences and strategize for the future. The event, taking place in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 201916 Views

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NL Government: Provincial Government Launches 2019 Pre-Budget Consultations

January 7, 2019 The Provincial Government today launched its online pre-budget consultations for Budget 2019. Starting today, members of the public and industry stakeholders can visit www.engagenl.ca/engagement-initiatives/2019-pre-budget-consultations to provide their feedback as part of the budget process. Through this year’s pre-budget consultations, government is seeking public feedback on priority investments and discussions on how government […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201921 Views

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NunatuKavut Encourages Continued Moratorium on Hunting of Caribou

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, January 7, 2019 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) continues with its community-driven moratorium on the hunting of the George River Caribou Herd (GRCH). The moratorium is a reflection of the important and significant relationship that Southern Inuit have with caribou and how fundamental caribou are to Southern Inuit culture and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201919 Views

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