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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, 201710 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, 201717 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, 201725 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, 201713 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, 201722 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, 201734 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, 201720 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, 201716 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, 201730 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, 201751 Views

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