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Commemoration advisory committee members named – Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs

Thursday, July 26, 2018 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is pleased to announce the members of the newly formed Special Advisory Committee on the Commemoration of Edward Cornwallis and Commemoration of Indigenous History. Halifax Regional Council initiated the creation of this committee in the context of a 2015 statement of reconciliation, in which […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201822 Views

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Leading Canadian expert on Indigenous research methodologies at StFX for Educational Research Forum

July 23, 2018 Dr. Margaret Kovach was the Scholar in Residence at the Third Annual Educational Research Forum held in StFX’s Schwartz Auditorium on July 23. Dr. Kovach (Sakewew p’sim iskwew) is of Plains Cree and Saulteaux ancestry and a member of Pasqua First Nation. She is a leading expert in Indigenous research methodologies in […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201819 Views

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NCC: Cod designations for southern Labrador

July 24, 2018 Distribution for NCC’s communal fisheries licences for southern Labrador starts on July 25. Members are required to have their valid membership card on hand when picking up a cod designation Please see link below for distribution schedule: 2018 Cod Designation Distribution NT5

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201826 Views

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Advisory: Fortis Inc. to Hold Teleconference on July 31 to Discuss Second Quarter 2018 Results

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador, July 24, 2018 — Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:FTS) (NYSE:FTS) will release its second quarter 2018 financial results on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. A teleconference and webcast will be held the same day at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern). Barry Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jocelyn Perry, Executive […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201816 Views

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New federal funding will help improve women’s economic security in Prince Edward Island

From: Status of Women Canada News release Project will help find daycare solutions for women who work irregular hours July 25, 2018 – Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – Status of Women Canada The Government is committed to advancing gender equality and understands the important role that creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201825 Views

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NCC accepting applications for two student bursaries

24 July 2018 NCC is now accepting applications for two bursaries for university or college students who are members of NunatuKavut. The application deadline is August 31, 2018. Bernie Heard Memorial Bursary – $1000 This bursary was named in honour of Bernie Heard. Bernie was an active member of NunatuKavut (formerly Labrador Metis Nation) who […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201816 Views

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Premiers Make Advancements on Internal Trade

SAINT ANDREWS, NB, July 20, 2018 – Premiers agree there is an urgent need to accelerate the pace of reducing barriers to trade within Canada, and they will take focused actions. This work is particularly important given the U.S. Administration’s protectionist measures. Premiers will provide leadership in advancing the work of the Regulatory Reconciliation and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201822 Views

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NB Government: First Nations students attend welding camps

July 20, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Students on the Eel Ground and Esgenoôpetitj First Nations will have the opportunity to explore welding through Mind over Metal Camps this summer. “We know that participation in the trades, art, science and technology significantly impacts the development of competencies such as innovation, creativity and critical thinking,” said Education […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201820 Views

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Health Canada launches the Pursue Your Passion interactive engagement tour

Tour will bring interactive exhibit across Canada offering Canadians the opportunity to learn the facts about cannabis and encourage youth to pursue healthy activities, rather than using cannabis. July 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON The Government is taking a public health approach to legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis to keep it out of the hands of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201817 Views

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NL Government: Minister Mitchelmore Announces Support for Community Projects Across the Province

July 20, 2018 The Provincial Government, through the Cultural Events Fund, today announced an investment of nearly $70,000 to 72 entities to help fund cultural community events and activities occurring around the province. This fund engages citizens in their communities through the arts, as well as through the expression, celebration and preservation of local heritage. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 201852 Views

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