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Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry, CEO North American Indigenous Game 2017 (NAIG)

NationTalk speaks with Marcia Trudeau-Bomberry discussing the upcoming 2017 North American Indigenous Games presented in Toronto, Hamilton and Six Nations on the Grand River from July 16-23, 2017. The theme of the 2017 Games is Past, Present, Future. All One. The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) will unite individuals and communities across North […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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Media Advisory: Aboriginal Day Live Line-Up Revealed – Eight Cities. One Great Gathering

May 25, 2017 Aboriginal Day Live Line-Up Revealed Eight Cities. One Great Gathering WINNIPEG, MB–( May 25, 2017) – The nation is already buzzing about this year’s Aboriginal Day Live (ADL) going coast-to-coast-to-coast for Canada 150. Today, the lineup with over 70 of some of the biggest names in music and television, including award winning […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 201724 Views

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Parks Canada kicks-off the Canada 150 visitor season at Terra Nova National Park and National Historic Sites in Eastern Newfoundland

May 18, 2017     St. John’s, NL       Parks Canada Agency Starting on May 18th, 2017, Terra Nova National Park will begin welcoming visitors for the 2017 season. The national historic sites in Eastern Newfoundland, including Signal Hill and Cape Spear Lighthouse, will soon begin a busy summer schedule, allowing visitors to connect with our shared […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 201721 Views

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RCMP seeks help locating missing 59-year-old man

May 18, 2017 Oromocto First Nation, New Brunswick The Oromocto RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 59-year-old man from Oromocto First Nation, N.B. Peter Floyd Sabattis was last seen on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at approximately 8:30 p.m. near the St. John River. He was reported missing to the RCMP […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201737 Views

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Eel Ground FN: Housing Application Forms Available Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

May 8, 2017 To: Eel Ground First Nation Members MEMO: Re: Housing Applications Dear Members, Please be advised that the 2017 Housing applications will be available on Tuesday, May 9th for pick up. You can pick one up from receptionist at the front desk of the Band Administration Building. They are NOT to be used […]

by pmnationtalk on May 9, 201739 Views

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Victory for workers at Potlotek First Nations fishery – UFCW 864

Cape Breton, N.S. – May 4, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 864 members at the Potlotek First Nations fishery in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia have reaffirmed their solidarity with UFCW after their bargaining unit – which previously fell under federal jurisdiction – was reclassified as a provincially regulated workplace by the Nova Scotia Labour Board. […]

by pmnationtalk on May 4, 201730 Views

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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, 201734 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, 201743 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, 201729 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, 201724 Views

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