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Supporting Indigenous Business and Culture in PEI for a strengthened and inclusive economy

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency New multi-purpose centre will house Indigenous-led enterprises and showcase Indigenous culture November 16, 2018 – Charlottetown, PE – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Indigenous communities across Atlantic Canada are building on the potential of their resources and making innovative contributions to grow a strong economy. In Prince Edward Island, the Mi’kmaq […]

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Nova Scotia Company Builds Homes with Repurposed Plastic

JD Composites Inc. builds new concept home made from recycled plastic bottles November 16, 2018 – Meteghan River, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Adopting clean technology innovations helps companies better control costs, improve global competitiveness and reduce negative effects on the environment. With support from the Government of Canada, JD Composites is developing an […]

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3 young Nova Scotians to share thoughts on reconciliation in new textbook – CBC

‘Just to hear the words that they shared … was really beautiful,” says teacher Jacob Gale Nov 16, 2018 Three young students from Nova Scotia have been selected to share their thoughts on reconciliation in a new social studies book that could be taught in classrooms across the country. Emelie Lutwick, Hayden Sheppard and Breanna […]

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Canada to reassess nearly 58,000 applicants for Founding Membership in the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation and commits to exploratory discussions on membership for veterans, military members, RCMP and FNI members

November 15, 2018 — Ottawa, ON — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Canada remains committed to renewing the nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous Peoples based on recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership. Today, Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 201857 Views

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Events planned to commemorate 100th anniversary of Spanish flu in Okak

In October 1918, the supply vessel SS Harmony set sail from St. John’s for northern Labrador bringing with it a deadly virus that changed the course of history for Labrador Inuit. The virus, which has become known as the Spanish flu, spread quickly, killing entire families and leaving many children orphaned. No community was impacted […]

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Additional funding to support survivors of sexual assault

Government is investing more than $216,000 in additional funding for the Prince Edward Island Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (PEIRSAC) to increase access to free specialized therapeutic services for those Islanders needing this support. “Timely trauma counseling services are crucial to ease the impact of the traumatic experience of sexual assault and to support recovery. […]

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Media advisory: New Investment in Indigenous-led Economic Development

From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Charlottetown, PE – November 15, 2018 — Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities […]

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Parliamentary Secretary Sean Casey and New Brunswick’s Maliseet Nation Conservation Council launch the International Year of the Salmon in Eastern Canada

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Saint John, New Brunswick — On behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Parliamentary Secretary and Member of Parliament for Charlottetown Sean Casey, today joined representatives of the Maliseet Nation Conservation Council with other agencies, organizations, Indigenous communities, and academics involved in the […]

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Evolutionary biologists uncover new branch on Tree of Life in rare discovery published in Nature

November 14, 2018 (Halifax, N.S.) — Scientists at Dalhousie Universityhave discovered a new branch on the ‘Tree of Life’ that no one knew existed. Their findings were published today in the journal Nature and will be critical to better understanding the evolutionary history of life on earth. “This discovery literally redraws our branch of the ‘Tree of Life’ at […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201886 Views

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Nain residents encouraged to get screened for TB

November 14, 2018 The Nunatsiavut Department of Health and Social Development, in collaboration with Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority (LGH), today launched a campaign aimed at encouraging residents of Nain, who have yet to do so, to get screened for tuberculosis. “By choosing to be screened you are playing a major role towards eliminating TB in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 2018111 Views

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