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APC Media Release – Budget 2017 Encouraging

For Immediate Release – March 23, 2017 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia – Atlantic Canada’s chiefs are encouraged by the strategic directions and investments laid out in the 2017 Federal Budget. Download PDF NT5

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Third Session of the Sixty-Second General Assembly to Resume April 25

March 23, 2017 The third session of the 62nd general assembly will resume at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 25. -30- Media Contact: Neil Ferguson Clerk of the House of Assembly 902-424-5978 E-mail: neil.ferguson@novascotia.ca NT3

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 20173 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Haggie to Bring Greetings at the Qalipu First Nation’s Sixth Annual Aboriginal Business Forum

March 21, 2017 The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, will bring greetings to the Qalipu First Nation’s sixth Annual Aboriginal Business Forum, Mawio’mi 2017, tomorrow (Wednesday, March 22). The business forum takes place at the Main Salon, Albatross Hotel, Gander, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The theme of this year’s forum is […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 20179 Views

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Letter: Budget 2017 – a strong vision for N.L.? – The Telegram

How can this really be a way forward, when the vast majority of us are struggling? As N.L. experiences negative economic growth, the only province in Canada to do so, it’s more like a way backward. The economic model championed by government is based on inequality and insecurity, which is not able to bring about […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 20175 Views

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Referendum required before any change to voting age in New Brunswick: minister – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 20, 2017 FREDERICTON _ The New Brunswick government says it won’t lower the voting age in the province unless it’s first approved through a referendum. New Brunswick’s Commission on Electoral Reform recommended lowering the voting age to 16 from 18 but Victor Boudreau, the minister responsible for electoral reform, says the government […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201710 Views

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Should non-Indigenous Canadians learn Indigenous languages? – CBC Radio

March 19, 2017 “If I’m not Indigenous, is it ok for me to use Indigenous languages?” That’s the question The 180’s Kathryn Marlow asked herself, a few seconds after she thought “hey, it would be cool to learn some new words,” and “what if I, and all Canadians, worked some Indigenous words into our language?” […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201710 Views

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Opinion: We need to start calling out corporate ‘redwashing’ – CBC

Redwashing is when corporations paint themselves as good neighbours by sponsoring Indigenous initiatives Mar 20, 2017 Have you ever wondered why corporations and banks provide sponsorship for so many Indigenous educational, cultural and artistic institutions? Are they really good neighbours? Socially responsible corporate citizens? It seems like everywhere you look, there they are: sponsoring our […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 20179 Views

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Premier Ball Releases Multi-Year Infrastructure Plan and Outlines Priority Investments for Five Years

March 17, 2017 Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced a multi-year plan for infrastructure investments. The Way Forward: A Multi-Year Plan for Infrastructure Investments outlines commitments to education, health, buildings and roads, and municipal infrastructure through an investment of nearly $3 billion. The plan includes the following investments by sector […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 201716 Views

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Ministerial Statement – Minister Provides Date for Budget 2017

March 16, 2017 The following statement was given today in the House of Assembly by the Honourable Cathy Bennett, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board: Minister Provides Date for Budget 2017 Mr. Speaker, I rise in this Honourable House today to announce that Budget 2017 will be delivered on Thursday, April 6. Newfoundland […]

by pmnationtalk on March 16, 201711 Views

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Media Advisory: Speech from the Throne

March 16, 2017 The Honourable Tom Osborne, Speaker of the House of Assembly, advises that at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, March 27, His Honour, the Honourable Frank F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will prorogue the first session of the Forty-Eighth General Assembly. The Lieutenant Governor will read the Speech from the Throne […]

by pmnationtalk on March 16, 201710 Views

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