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National Aboriginal Day, Seven Generations under Confederation – CUPW

June 22 2017 2015-2019/258 Can we have a better future? Can our children and future generations have a secure and holistic future? All is possible. In Canada’s celebration of 150 years of colonialism there are some important questions missing. Settler culture teaches that Canada was “discovered” by Europeans. How can a place have been discovered […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20175 Views

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Human Rights Commission Recognizes National Aboriginal Day

June 21, 2017 The following is being issued at the request of the Human Rights Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador: The Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission recognizes National Aboriginal Day, which is celebrated on June 21 each year. First established in 1996, National Aboriginal Day recognizes the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20174 Views

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CLC celebrates First Nations contributions on National Aboriginal Day

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 On National Aboriginal Day, and as we prepare for the upcoming 150th anniversary of Confederation, Canada’s unions are recognizing the history of Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit people that pre-dates Canada by more than 10,000 years. “What we call Canada today was inhabited by hundreds of diverse societies long before […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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National Aboriginal Day message from President Lampe

June 21, 2017 As we celebrate National Aboriginal Day it’s important for us, as Labrador Inuit, to remember those who have gone before us – those who have helped shape who we are as a people; those who have led the way for us to be here today. As a people we have persisted for […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20172 Views

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On National Aboriginal Day, Minister Dominic LeBlanc highlights the importance of the fisheries in reconciliation

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada June 21, 2017 OTTAWA – Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, issued the following statement: As the longest day of the year, the summer solstice has long held special meaning for Indigenous peoples. On this day, we mark and celebrate the valuable […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20172 Views

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Premier Ball Recognizes National Aboriginal Day as a Day to Celebrate and Reflect

June 21, 2017 The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Minister responsible for Intergovernmental and Indigenous Affairs, today invited all citizens to join him in recognizing National Aboriginal Day – a day to reflect on the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and important contributions of Indigenous peoples. Held annually on June 21, National […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 20172 Views

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National Aboriginal Day – New Brunswick Human Rights Commission

21 June 2017 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued by Nathalie Chiasson, chair of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, on the occasion of National Aboriginal Day, June 21: Today marks the start of summer and the start of the 12-day period of Celebrate Canada days, beginning with National Aboriginal Day and running […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20173 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Name Change for June 21: ‘National Indigenous Peoples Day’

June 21, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations Nation Chief Perry Bellegarde supports the new name for June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day – as a name consistent with the international recognition of Indigenous peoples and consistent with an AFN resolution (23/2013) calling for the name change. “I believe this small change […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 201734 Views

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It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

From Status of Women Canada Gender-based violence remains a significant yet preventable barrier to equality June 19, 2017 – TORONTO, ON Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. It’s time for that to change. The Government of Canada is taking action to prevent and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 20176 Views

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Muskrat Falls Project Oversight Committee Releases Quarterly Report in New Format

June 16, 2017 Today, the Muskrat Falls Project Oversight Committee released its report which provides cost and schedule information up to March 31, 2017. The quarterly report is provided in a new format designed to increase the amount of project information available in an easier to review format. This approach is in keeping with the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 20175 Views

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