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The Government of Canada Commemorates Fort Anne – Canada’s First National Historic Site Fort Anne National Historic Site Opens New Interactive Exhibit as part of Canada 150 celebrations

June 22, 2017     Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia   Parks Canada Agency Canada’s national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas enable Canadians to experience nature and history in a special way and play a big part in the celebration of 150th anniversary of Confederation. Today, Dr. Richard Alway, Chairman of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20174 Views

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Human Rights Commission Recognizes National Aboriginal Day

June 21, 2017 The following is being issued at the request of the Human Rights Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador: The Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission recognizes National Aboriginal Day, which is celebrated on June 21 each year. First established in 1996, National Aboriginal Day recognizes the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20174 Views

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Keeping Mi’kmaq culture alive in Grand Falls-Windsor – The Packet

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, NL — The first annual Exploit’s Community Mawio’mi was all about knowledge sharing. According to organizers, this past weekend’s event exceeded expectations. “It went awesome – better than we expected,” said Charlene Combdon, secretary of the Exploit’s Aboriginal Community Group. “We wanted to see how it would be perceived and the support we […]

by ahnationtalk on June 21, 20173 Views

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The Dream Catchers Cross-Country Tour to Recognize Canada 150

June 20, 2017 CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The dreams of Canada’s youth will be centre stage this summer as The Dream Catchers tour the country to celebrate the ambitions, hopes and dreams of Canada’s next generation. Earlier this year, Confederation Centre of the Arts sent a creative team across Canada as part of a special Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20177 Views

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Nova Scotia Celebrates National Aboriginal Day

June 20, 2017 Nova Scotians can share in the celebration of the rich culture and important contributions of aboriginal people on National Aboriginal Day, Wednesday, June 21. “National Aboriginal Day offers an engaging and interactive way to participate in aboriginal heritage and cultural celebrations,” said Premier Stephen McNeil, who is also Minister of Aboriginal Affairs. […]

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 201710 Views

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Annual Garden Party at Government House, June 21 – Government of NS

June 19, 2017 Nova Scotians are invited to attend the annual Lieutenant Governor’s Garden Party on Wednesday, June 21, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant and Mrs. Grant will host the garden party on the grounds of Government House in honour of the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. The garden […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20178 Views

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2017 National Aboriginal Day – BUZZon

The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI invites you to Lennox Island First Nation for National Aboriginal Day on June 21 to help “Celebrate the Culture” with a free BBQ, children’s activities, 50/50 draw, giveaways, and more. Drummers, dancers, and crafters are invited to participate. Activities take place at the Lennox Island Cultural Centre stage area, 8 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20174 Views

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Multimedia show MALA begins June 21 – Government of NB

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The first showings of a high-tech, multimedia presentation that will be projected upon the legislative assembly will take place June 21 to July 1. The show will also be presented on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights throughout July. The final showings will be Aug. 3-7. The 30-minute presentation, entitled MALA, which means […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20178 Views

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Minister’s message for National Aboriginal Day – Government of NB

June 19, 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following message was issued today by Service New Brunswick Minister Ed Doherty, who is also minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs: It is my pleasure to join with all New Brunswickers in marking National Aboriginal Day on June 21 in celebration of the heritage, culture and contribution of aboriginal […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 20175 Views

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Investing in New Equipment for Opera Company in St. John’s

ST. JOHN’S, June 17, 2017 Nick Whalen, Member of Parliament (St. John’s East), today announced funding of $239,000 for Opera on the Avalon through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund. Mr. Whalen made this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. The funding will enable Opera on the Avalon to purchase […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 20178 Views

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