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Chiefs Detail Priorities and Needs of First Nations in Atlantic Canada

Detailing the needs for federal investments to improve communities and further social and economic well being of all our people. Letter to Hon. Wayne Easter Chair of the Standing Committee Letter to Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Finance Finance Committee Presentation NT5

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20205 Views

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Graydon and Beth Nicholas establish Hatchette Nicholas Bursary Endowment at StFX to aid Indigenous Canadian students

Helping Indigenous Canadian students on their educational journey is the purpose of a new bursary generously established at St. Francis Xavier University by Graydon ’68, HON ’94 and Beth ’71 Nicholas. The Fredericton, NB couple, both StFX alumni, have donated $210,000 to establish the Hatchette Nicholas Bursary Endowment at StFX to provide emergency funding for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20206 Views

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Cape Breton First Nations chief asks province to close causeway – CTV News

December 3, 2020 SYDNEY, N.S. — Support seems to be growing for a ‘Cape Breton bubble,’ as the idea of closing the Canso Causeway to non-essential travel isn’t going away. First, it was the mayor of the CBRM speaking out, and now First Nations communities are following suit, calling on the province to place screening […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20205 Views

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Export of Canadian Hydropower to the United States – First Nations in Québec and Labrador Unite to Oppose Hydro-Québec Project

WEMOTACI, QC, Dec. 3, 2020  – Five First Nations in Québec, the Innu of Pessamit, the Atikamekw of Wemotaci, and the Anishnabeg of Pikogan, Lac Simon and Kitcisakik, have joined the Innu Nation of Labrador to oppose Hydro-Quebec’s massive new power transmission corridor to the United States. In two separate briefs addressed to the Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20207 Views

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Northcliff Announces Two-Year Extension Granted for New Brunswick Environmental Impact Assessment Deadline

December 3, 2020 Fredericton, New Brunswick – Northcliff Resources Ltd. (“Northcliff” or the “Company”) (TSX: NCF), on behalf of Sisson Mines Ltd., is pleased to announce that the Minister of the Department of Environment and Climate Change (“DECC”) has approved a two-year extension of the construction commencement timeline for the Sisson Mine Project to December […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 20206 Views

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5 Years of PLATO Testing!

December 2, 2020 2020 marks 5 years of PLATO Testing! Since we launched in 2015, more than 175 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students have received training in software testing. We’ve brought 5 of them together to tell their stories. Read More: http://www.platotesting.com/news/2020/12/2/5-years-of-plato-testing NT5

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20204 Views

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The Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers Council supports the rights of Mi’kmaq people to assert their Treaty Right to Fish within their Territory

The Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers Council supports the rights of Mi’kmaq people to assert their Treaty Right to Fish within their Territory The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Knowledge Keepers are sending their support to the Mi’kmaq people who are exercising their right to fish and earn a modest living as supported by […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20207 Views

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ALAViDA Announces Deal With TIPI Insurance Partners

ALAViDA Announces Deal With TIPI Insurance Partners TIPI Care Plan will include access to ALAViDA’s digital substance use management platform December 2, 2020. Vancouver, Canada – ALAViDA, Canada’s first digital substance use management platform announced today a deal with TIPI Insurance Partners to include ALAVIDA’s platform as a covered feature as part of their TIPI […]

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Premium Brands Holdings Corporation Announces Completion of $230 Million Public Offering of Common Shares and $57.5 Million Concurrent Private Placement of Common Shares.

Vancouver, B.C., December 1, 2020. Premium Brands Holdings Corporation (“Premium Brands” or the “Company”) (TSX:PBH), a leading producer, marketer and distributor of branded specialty food products, is pleased to announce the successful closing of the issue and sale of 2,358,650 common shares of the Company (the “Offered Shares”) at a price (the “Offering Price”) of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202010 Views

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Island artists receive grants

Dec 1 2020 Reequal Smith says receiving an arts grant has given her confidence in her work, allowing her to pursue future goals. Smith is among 16 Island artists who recently received a total of $50,220 through the provincial Arts Grants program. “I am very thankful for this opportunity,” said Smith. “With this grant, I […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202016 Views

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