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Eighth Annual Meeting of the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs and Cabinet

December 14, 2017 The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs and cabinet ministers met in Millbrook First Nation today, Dec. 14, to discuss opportunities and accomplishments related to economic development, education and culture, infrastructure, as well as social and justice matters. “We have established a unique relationship here in Nova Scotia with the government,” said […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 20173 Views

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NCCDH collaborates with Toronto Indigenous Health Advisory Circle and MUSKRAT

December 12, 2017 This past month, staff from the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH), a public health knowledge centre hosted by StFX, sat in circle with members of the Toronto Indigenous Health Advisory Circle (TIHAC) to begin writing the Circle’s story. The NCCDH is co-writing TIHAC’s story with Rebeka Tabobondung and Erica Commanda of MUSKRAT, an online […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 20174 Views

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CBU Geology Professor Receives Federal Funding for Research in Nunatsiavut

December 13, 2017 Dr. Deanne van Rooyen, Associate Professor of Geology at Cape Breton University’s School Science and Technology has recently received federal research funding for a long-term research project that focuses on structural geology, geochronology, and tectonics. The $195,000 grant will be received over a two-and-a-half-year period and is part of a program from […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 20174 Views

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FMCC – Presentation: Working with Municipal Councils: Teaching the Importance of Community Broadband

December 13, 2017 This resource will be helpful for municipal and local governments interested in community broadband. Developed by Craig Dobson and Jennifer Massig from Taylor-Warwick Consulting, this presentation is from the Nov 2017 Digital Futures conference in Westlock, AB. It addresses several questions and points of interest for local governments interested in community broadband : How do […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 20173 Views

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Government Introduces New Grant Program to Help Reduce Poverty in Nova Scotia

December 13, 2017 Nova Scotians living in poverty will benefit from a new grant program for community-based organizations, and people on income assistance in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) will receive a free bus pass. Communities, Culture and Heritage Minister Leo Glavine and Community Services Minister Kelly Regan announced the new Building Vibrant Communities program today, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20175 Views

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All Provinces and Territories Are Now Represented on the Centennial Flame

From Canadian Heritage OTTAWA, December 13, 2017 As part of Canada 150, the Government of Canada has added the symbols of Nunavut to the Centennial Flame so that every province and territory, from coast to coast to coast, is now represented. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada and the Right […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20175 Views

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Ministerial Statement from the Honourable Jane Philpott – 10th Anniversary of Jordan’s Principle

December 12, 2017     Ottawa, ON     Indigenous Services Canada The Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “Today marks ten years since the House of Commons passed a motion on Jordan’s Principle and committed to ensuring First Nations children can access the government services they need, when they need them. The motion was named […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20179 Views

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CBU Board of Governors Participates in Blanket Exercise

The Cape Breton University Board of Governors participated in a Blanket Exercise during its annual retreat held this year at the Coast Guard College.  The Blanket Exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches Indigenous rights history, spanning 500 years. The workshop runs about one and half hours during which participants take on the roles […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 20175 Views

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Canada, Ontario and Métis Nation of Ontario sign Framework Agreement for Advancing Reconciliation

From Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada December 11, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Métis Nation of Ontario The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario are committed to working together to foster reconciliation and build stronger relationships through a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 20177 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Parsons Attending Conference of Ministers Responsible for Human Rights – Government of NL

December 11, 2017 The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, is attending the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Conference of Ministers responsible for Human Rights. The conference will take place December 10-12 in Ottawa. This will be the first time in 29 years that Ministers Responsible for Human Rights have […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 20179 Views

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