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Media Advisory – Indigenous Women and Children to Benefit from new Transitional Housing in Halifax

HALIFAX, June 24, 2019  – Join Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the Honourable Kelly Regan, Minister responsible for the Advisory Council on the Status of Women, and members of the […]

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It’s time,’ says first Inuk woman to become honorary colonel at 5 Wing Goose Bay – CBC

Veteran, former Nunatsiavut President Sarah Leo makes history Jun 23, 2019 An Indigenous woman has been named honorary colonel of a squadron based at 5 Wing Goose Bay for the first time. Sarah Leo, a former president of Nunatsiavut and Canadian Army veteran, is taking on the civilian role, which bridges the divide between members […]

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First Light’s Mawio’mi Celebrate Indigenous and First Nations Cultures – VOCM

Music, dance and prayer marked the climax of Indigenous Peoples Day on Friday. The grand entrance of the Mawio’mi began with grass dancers in flowing fringe regalia, preparing the circle to receive the others. The grass dancers were followed by jingle dancers, elders, colourful fancy-shawl dancers, and babies in arms to represent those that would […]

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Holistic Learning: Meet BASE Student Brady Doucette – CBU

For students like Brady Doucette, who have an interest in both the sciences and the arts, choosing a program in University has often meant putting one interest over the other. Cape Breton University’s Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Environment (BASE) Program is making that choice a thing of the past. BASE is an interdisciplinary […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201912 Views

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Here’s all the best ways to spend summer’s first weekend – The Coast

Jun 20, 2019 It’s the first weekend of summer (as designated by the release of our annual Hot Summer Guide—you’re welcome) so you gotta make it count! We gotchu with fun like an adults-only night at the Discovery Centre, the epic Indigenous Day celebration at Zatzman Sportsplex and a screening to the unofficial follow-up of […]

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News Roundup: Big Public Art Updates, Galleries on the Move and More – Canadian Art

A new public artwork commemorating the 1919 General Strike in Winnipeg is about to be unveiled, Edmonton’s Indigenous art park has won a prestigious international honour and a new public installation in Toronto honours missing and murdered Indigenous women. Read on for all the details There’s a new public artwork in Winnipeg dedicated to the […]

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Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Meet to Discuss Culture and Heritage Priorities

HALIFAX, June 19, 2019 – Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers responsible for culture and heritage held their annual meeting to discuss their governments’ priorities and opportunities to collaborate for 2019–2020. The meeting, which took place in Halifax this year, was co-chaired by the Honourable Leo A. Glavine, Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201915 Views

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Middle school students ask, ‘What can we do about truth and reconciliation?’ – CBC

Grade 7 and 8 students have spent the school year coming up with their own answers to a difficult question Jun 19, 2019 Beth Weatherbee’s Grade 7 and 8 students managed to stump her this year when a class discussion about Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, ended with a tough question for the longtime teacher. […]

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Moonstruck, Mi’kmaw style: Nova Scotia video series debuts on YouTube – The Chronicle Herald

It was a cold February evening when Curtis Michael went for a walk outside with his grandmother. He was about 10 at the time, a member of a big family who lived with Rita Michael at Sipekne’katik First Nation in East Hants. “I remember her saying, c’mon, wije’wik, everybody come here,” Michael recounted. “We said […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 201912 Views

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Labrador anti-Muskrat Falls group happy with consultation from UN representative – CBC

Innu Nation chief disappointed they weren’t contacted for report on human rights and hazardous substances Jun 14, 2019 Members of the Labrador Land Protectors group say a United Nations representative was receptive to their concerns about Muskrat Falls — but the grand chief of the Innu Nation says they should have been consulted too. Baskut […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201914 Views

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