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Statement – Meeting the Challenge: Provincial-Territorial Vision Statement on Poverty Reduction

Vision: All Canadians have the opportunity to live with dignity and realize their full potential. Provinces and territories are united in their vision of a Canada where all individuals are included, can develop to their full potential and can participate fully in social and economic life. This can be achieved by working in collaboration to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201853 Views

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Provincial and Territorial Ministers Committed to Quality Social Services for Canadians

July 31, 2018 – Halifax, Nova Scotia – Provincial and Territorial Social Services Ministers Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Social Services met today in Halifax to discuss key social policy issues including: income security for Canadians and reducing poverty; improving outcomes for Indigenous children and youth; and improving supports for families and children with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 1, 201849 Views

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CBU Student Becomes Keptin of the Mi’kmaq Grand Council

On Sunday, July 29, 2018, Cape Breton University student, Phillip Prosper, received the Keptin’s Sash, assuming the role of Keptin for the community of We’koqma’q First Nation. When he discovered he had been recommended for the position of Keptin, Phillip says he couldn’t believe his ears. His father, also a Keptin, has had to slow […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201858 Views

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Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands – FNTC

Understanding Assessment of First Nation Lands under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and section 83 of the Indian Act. First Nations contract with qualified, independent assessors to assess the leases, licenses and other occupations of their lands (generally referred to as “interests in land”). Over the past 30 years, a national approach to assessment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201855 Views

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Criminality not suspected in death of woman – RCMP NB

July 31, 2018 The RCMP do not believe criminality was involved in the death of a woman on the Elsipogtog First Nation over the weekend. On July 28, 2018, shortly after 2:30 a.m., police from the Southeast District RCMP received a 911 call to respond to a residence on Main Street on Elsipogtog First Nation. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201850 Views

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Cape Breton University to host Indigenous Education in Canada with Chief Ovide Mercredi

As part of its ongoing Strategic Planning process, Cape Breton University will host, Indigenous Education in Canada with Chief Ovide Mercredi. The community event will take place on at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 2, 2018, at the Boardmore Theatre and serve as an important forum for education and dialogue. “As we move forward in our […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 201878 Views

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Results from Canada’s participation in the Sixth Joint Convention Review Meeting – Nuclear Safety Canada

Canada participated in the Sixth Review Meeting of the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria, from May 21 to June 1, 2018. A total of 69 Contracting Parties attended the Review Meeting. Each Contracting Party […]

by pmnationtalk on July 31, 201863 Views

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Fortis Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2018 Earnings

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador, July 31, 2018 — Fortis Inc. (TSX/NYSE:FTS) Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX/NYSE:FTS), a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry, released its second quarter results today. The Corporation reported second quarter 2018 net earnings of $240 million, or $0.57 per common share. “Our performance […]

by pmnationtalk on July 31, 201843 Views

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Message from the Minister of Health World Hepatitis Day – July 28, 2018

Today, millions of people around the world are taking part in World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness about viral hepatitis. Despite the fact that hepatitis and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) are largely preventable and treatable, these infections remain a significant public health concern in Canada. It is estimated that up to 246,000 […]

by pmnationtalk on July 30, 201859 Views

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Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

In July 2018, SSHRC is offering a webinar to provide information and answer questions about these Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants. Webinar participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions via the webinar interface at any time during the presentations. No registration is required, so you can drop in at any time. Webinar […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201861 Views

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