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Pictou Landing First Nation and RCMP host wellness event for young men and boys

May 19, 2017 Debert, Nova Scotia The Pictou Landing First Nation, Pictou Landing Health Centre and the RCMP are hosting an event for young men and boys. The event, “Empowering our Youth through Promoting Wellness” is being held this weekend at the Debert Hospitality Centre. Over the course of the weekend, participants will partake in […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 20175 Views

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Media Advisory: RCMP and Pictou Landing First Nation hosting event for young men and boys

May 19, 2017 Debert, Nova Scotia Media are invited to attend Empowering our Youth through Promoting Wellness; a youth retreat aimed at wellness and empowering boys and young men from Pictou Landing First Nation. Cst. Shaylene Sutherland will be available for interviews. When: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:30 a.m. Where: Debert Hospitality Centre 130 Ventura Drive, Debert NS –30– Contact […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 201712 Views

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MMIWG: National Inquiry Response – Open Letter to Chief Commissioner Buller

May 19, 2017 I first acknowledge the spirits of our Indigenous women, girls and members of the LGBTQ2S communities, and the courage of the survivors of violence. Ms. Belcourt, I am grateful for your continued support and willingness to work with us. I would like to respond to the concerns you raised in your open […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 20176 Views

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Halifax Pop Explosion announces new partnership to support Nova Scotian youth campaign for justice and peace

May 16, 2017 Halifax, NS – From May 16 to June 15, $10 from every Halifax Pop Explosion 2017 wristband sale will be donated to support JAYA through the initiative’s partnership with the Michaëlle Jean Foundation (FMJF). The amount raised by HPX will then be matched by the Department of Canadian Heritage, thus doubling the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201711 Views

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Suggestions on residential school burial sites and Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls – CCCB

May 10, 2017 The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), in consultation with the Canadian Catholic Aboriginal Council and Our Lady of Guadalupe Circle, is proposing that Catholic dioceses/eparchies, parishes, missions and organizations offer assistance on two key issues which are of special importance to Indigenous People and of concern for all Canadians: 1. Identifying, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 11, 201718 Views

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Precious Ones: Nova Scotia mother calling for #MMIWG inquiry to include men – APTN

May 1, 2017 A grieving Nova Scotia mother is calling on the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) to expand its mandate to include men. “As a parent, it doesn’t matter if it is a daughter or son. They are your children,” said Mona Bernard from Eskasoni First Nation on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201715 Views

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Missing persons DNA databank running 1 year behind schedule – CBC

Federal government is reviewing program’s ‘service delivery model,’ but won’t say what that means May 03, 2017 The federal government has pushed back the rollout of a new DNA databank for missing persons and unidentified human remains. The databank was supposed to be up and running by now, but CBC News has learned it won’t […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201715 Views

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The missing children of Canada’s east coast: Census shows rapidly greying region – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 3, 2017 By Brett Bundale THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ The red brick school in northern Nova Scotia once bustled with activity. Today, it’s a boarded-up husk, the symbol of a relentless exodus from Atlantic Canada made plain again Wednesday by the latest census numbers from Statistics Canada. Maitland District Elementary, with […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201717 Views

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Qalipu FN: Reach out to Have your Voice Heard at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

May 02, 2017 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has announced that hearings will start soon. As the Inquiry’s Executive Director told us, if family members, loved ones and survivors don’t tell the Inquiry they are out there and want to talk, the National Inquiry won’t know they exist. – […]

by pmnationtalk on May 2, 201717 Views

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May is Missing Children’s Month

May 01, 2017 May is Missing Children’s Month; a time when we reflect on those whom we have lost, celebrate those who have been found and ache with those families who continue to search for answers about their missing loved one. May is also a time for action though because YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! […]

by pmnationtalk on May 1, 201717 Views

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