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Brochures Will Help Mi’kmaw Communities Better Prepare for Emergencies

April 04, 2017 Residents of First Nations in Nova Scotia will be better able to plan for, and respond to, emergencies with two new tools from the Emergency Management Office. Two brochures on using 911 and preparing for emergencies have been translated into Mi’kmaw, and copies are being distributed to all 13 First Nations in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 201714 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Second Serious Installment to Close the Gap, Must Lead to Real Change Faster

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Second Serious Installment to Close the Gap, Must Lead to Real Change Faster OTTAWA, March 22, 2017  – Budget 2017 makes important and positive investments to help close the socio-economic gap for First Nations, but these investments must lead to real change, faster, says Assembly of First Nations (AFN) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201727 Views

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Nearly killed by frostbite, Hopedale woman grateful as her life gets back on track – CBC

Despite losing 8 fingers and part of a leg, Gerri Boase is on the mend Mar 20, 2017 A Labrador woman who lost fingers and part of one leg after falling asleep outdoors in sub-zero temperatures is recovering from a horrific experience, thanks to family and friends who pitched in to help. In February of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201718 Views

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Aboriginal people and the labour market

Released: 2017-03-16 The Aboriginal population in Canada has historically had lower labour force participation and employment rates, and a higher unemployment rate, than the non-Aboriginal population. These trends were exacerbated during the economic downturn of 2008/2009. According to key labour market indicators, Aboriginal people were affected more severely, and for a longer duration, by the recent recession […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 201714 Views

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Canadian Army Conducts Winter Warfare Exercise in Newfoundland and Labrador

March 2, 2017 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Canadian Army will conduct a large winter warfare exercise in Labrador from March 2 to 10, 2017. Exercise NORTHERN SOJOURN 17 is an annual exercise designed to maintain arctic-capable Regular and Reserve Force soldiers who can deploy on short […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201727 Views

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NACCA Event Video – Trevor Acoose, VC of the Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation Inc.

At the recent NACCA & PPF event in Ottawa, Trevor Acoose – Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation Inc. describes their organization as one of the largest Aboriginal Financial Institutions (AFI) in Saskatchewan that provides funding to First Nations entrepreneurs. Trevor also speaks about the National Chief’s comments […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 201741 Views

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Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock of FNCFCS to Mark Ten Year Anniversary of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children

Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock of FNCFCS to Mark Ten Year Anniversary of Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Complaint on Discrimination Against First Nations Children OTTAWA, Feb. 22, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201715 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Population size and growth in Canada: Key results from the 2016 Census, Today, Statistics Canada provides Canadians with a first glimpse of the latest national statistical portrait with results of the 2016 Census count on population and dwellings. Continue reading NT3

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201721 Views

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Western Diversification Program

This is to announce that Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) is now accepting applications for the Western Diversification Program (WDP) Call for Proposals (CFP). Please note that WD is only seeking applications that directly support one (or more) of the following investment priorities: Clean technology; and/or Indigenous economic growth. Applications, as well as any supporting […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201730 Views

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Habitat home is the first house to be built on Tobique First Nation in 13 years

New Habitat homeowners Phil and Amanda are home! January 31, 2017 A collaborative effort between Tobique First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Fredericton, the two groups are working together to demonstrate that Habitat’s model of affordable homeownership can have a significant impact on the critical housing issues affecting Indigenous communities across Canada. With all the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201729 Views

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