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Government of Canada unveils its plan for protecting North Atlantic right whales in 2018

Ottawa, Ontario – The Government of Canada is concerned about the deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales. That is why we are implementing measures to help protect North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Last year, an unprecedented number of right whales died in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. To protect these […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 201877 Views

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AJAs announces 2017 finalists

HALIFAX, March 28, 2018 – The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2017 competition. The finalists’ names are listed in alphabetical order by first name. The gold and silver awards will be presented at a gala reception and awards show on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Halifax Harbourfront Marriott Hotel. More information […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 2018102 Views

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Message from Dr. Carrie Bourassa about new CIHR’s Institute name and funding for Indigenous health research

Hello, Boozhoo, I am delighted to inform you that CIHR is changing the name of the CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health to the CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health. This change is effective as of now. Since the creation of the CIHR’s 13 Institutes in 2000, the discourse has evolved on appropriate and respectful terminology when referring to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201887 Views

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Engaging youth to capture indigenous history focus of lecture at the University of New Brunswick

March 27, 2018 FREDERICTON — For Maine ethnohistorian Micah Pawling, there is an urgency to record today’s indigenous history. He’s working with the Passamaquoddy in a project that will involve them in recording their own cultural history by capturing knowledge from their elders. “Our project is about empowering people to engage in, and to actually […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 2018125 Views

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Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development releases Collaborative Climate Change Report

Ottawa, 27 March 2018—Today, acting on behalf of auditors general of most provinces and the Auditor General of Canada, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development Julie Gelfand provided the House of Commons with a report titled “Perspectives on Climate Change Action in Canada: A Collaborative Report from Auditors General”. The report provides an overview of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201889 Views

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NL Government: Ministerial Statement – Recognizing the Success of the 2018 Newfoundland and Labrador Winter Games

The following statement was given today in the House of Assembly by the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador March 26, 2018 Mr. Speaker, after a week of exciting competition, the 2018 Newfoundland and Labrador Winter Games concluded on March 18 in Deer Lake. I was fortunate to have an opportunity to attend […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 201878 Views

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Government of Canada Champions Gender Equality at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

March 23, 2018 – New York City, New York – Status of Women Canada The Government of Canada will continue to champion gender equality and take concrete steps to ensure women and girls can succeed in Canada and around the world. That’s why the Canadian delegation, led by the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 201889 Views

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Indigenous people from around world converge on Paris

Credits: National Post Published on Mar 24, 2018 Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, ensures the rights of indigenous peoples in Canada are represented at the Climate Change Summit in Paris.

by pmnationtalk on March 25, 201877 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power Project Funding Announced – Fortis Updates Five-Year Capital Investment Plan

March 22, 2018 ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR – Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:FTS)(NYSE:FTS) today announced the Wataynikaneyap Power project has reached a major milestone with the announcement of a funding framework among Wataynikaneyap Power, the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. The project will connect 17 remote First Nations communities in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2018131 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Measures being taken following confirmation of tuberculosis-related death

March 22, 2018 Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe says all steps are being taken to deal with issues related to a tuberculosis-rated death of a 14-year-old Nain boy. “This is a tragic situation, and our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time,” says President Lampe. The boy reported to the Nain clinic on […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201893 Views

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