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Labrador Inuit Youth Symposium taking place in Makkovik – Nunatsiavut Government

February 23, 2018 This year’s Labrador Inuit Youth Symposium aims to strengthen, empower, and inspire delegates to express their concerns on a wide range of topics. The annual event, taking place in Makkovik March 1-5, will gather five youth from each of the five Labrador Inuit communities and Upper Lake Melville, along with one from […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 2018133 Views

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NCC approves funds for 17 initiatives that promote Southern Inuit culture and well-being

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR, February 23, 2018 – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced over $32,800 in funding for 17 community-led initiatives under the George Roberts Community Grants (GRCG) Program. This program assists communities and groups in celebrating Southern Inuit culture while improving economic, social, physical, mental and spiritual well-being. The funding announced today […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 201897 Views

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Southeast District RCMP: Collision claims life of 27-year-old man

February 22, 2018 Elsipogtog First Nation, New Brunswick A two vehicle collision on Highway 116 near Elsipogtog First Nation has claimed the life of a 27-year-old man from Birch Ridge. RCMP from Richibucto and Elsipogtog responded to the crash at around 10:45 a.m., on February 22, 2018. The preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle crossed the centre line and collided with the vehicle being […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 201861 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Truth Gathering Process hearings being held in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe is encouraging interested Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement to participate in hearings of the Truth Gathering Process being held in Happy Valley-Goose Bay March 7-8. The hearings are part of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Inquiry commissioners are mandated to examine and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201865 Views

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New Arctic Surf Clam license to benefit First Nations in Atlantic Canada and Quebec

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada Ottawa, Ontario – Enhancing access to fisheries provides an opportunity to create social and economic benefits for coastal and Indigenous communities, and further promote economic prosperity for middle class Atlantic Canadians. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that a new license […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201890 Views

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NCC: Aboriginal scholarship from Bird Heavy Civil

Bird Heavy Civil Ltd. just released information about their Aboriginal Scholarship, which is a program designed to assist and support Indigenous people of Canada with their career development and growth as they attend post secondary education. Scholarship applications will be accepted from students who are currently enrolled in a full-time post-secondary institution or students in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201881 Views

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Minister Joly invites organizations to apply for funding to address gender-based violence

From Status of Women Canada Targeted funding opportunities are available through a “call for concepts” until March 1 for projects that support survivors of gender-based violence and their families. February 21, 2018 – Montréal, Québec – Status of Women Canada Events such as The Globe and Mail’s “Unfounded” series, the #MeToo movement, and the Women’s […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201893 Views

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Minister Parsons Announces Justice Summit to be Held on West Coast

February 21, 2018 Today, the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, announced that a West Coast Justice Summit will be held on March 16 in Corner Brook. Similar to the previous summits held in St. John’s and Happy Valley-Goose Bay, the purpose of this event is to bring together […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 201857 Views

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Provincial Government Announces Minimum Wage Increase and Outlines New Model to Calculate Minimum Wage – Government of NL

February 20, 2018 The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today announced an increase to the minimum wage of 15 cents bringing the rate to $11.15 effective April 1, 2018. The minimum overtime rate will increase to $16.73, 1.5 times the minimum wage rate. The increase, and future increases to take […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201876 Views

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MMIWG: National Inquiry hears from 36 witnesses during Moncton Community Hearing

February 19, 2018 Moncton, New Brunswick – Last week the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls heard from 36 family members and survivors during its 10th Community Hearing held on February 13 and 14, 2018. Testimony was provided through statement gathering and public hearings- including both a Knowledge Keepers panel and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201859 Views

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