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Sexual Assault Crown Attorneys Appointed – Government of NS

January 18, 2018 Two new Crown attorneys have been appointed by the Public Prosecution Service to focus on sexual assault prosecutions. Constance MacIsaac and Danielle Fostey will focus on sexual assault prosecutions and provide specialized training to other Crown attorneys. They will also develop resources for Crown attorneys in this area of law, such as […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2018497 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government opposes recommendation to list George River and Torngat caribou as endangered

Lands and Natural Resources Minister Darryl Shiwak is urging the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to not accept recommendations of the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) to list both the George River and Torngat Mountains caribou herds as endangered under provincial legislation. Minister Shiwak has written provincial Minister of Fisheries […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2018407 Views

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StFX receives a $20,000 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant to support mental health training

January 17th, 2018 St. Francis Xavier University is pleased to announce that the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund is providing a $20,000 grant to expand Mental Health Literacy and Mental Health First Aid training on campus. This funding will support training of an additional Mental Health First Aid (Adults Who Interact with Youth) course instructor […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2018389 Views

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Minister Announces Queen’s Counsel Appointments – Government of NL

January 17, 2018 The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety is pleased to announce the province’s newest appointments to the Queen’s Counsel by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The honorary title of Queen’s Counsel recognizes senior lawyers for exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession. These lawyers have served a minimum […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2018477 Views

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Journalist Marci Ien Takes the Mental Health Conversation Nationwide with IN THEIR OWN WORDS: A BELL LET’S TALK DAY SPECIAL, January 31 on CTV and CTV Two

– In the primetime special, host Marci Ien speaks candidly with several Canadians about their personal experiences with mental illness – – On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Jan. 31, you can talk, text, tweet, and join in on social media to help end the stigma around mental illness and drive Bell’s funding for Canadian mental […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2018400 Views

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NCC: Bursary application deadline approaching!

January 17, 2018 We are seeking applications for the 2018-2019 Bursary Program. Deadline is February 28, 2018. Criteria: Current member of the NunatuKavut Community Council. Be enrolled full time in a government recognized university (generally 4 or more courses). Have successfully completed and passed all courses in the previous semester. Maintained at least a 60% […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 2018493 Views

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Save the date! Have a Heart Day 2018

Have a Heart Day is a child and youth-led reconciliation event that brings together caring Canadians to help ensure First Nations children have the services they need to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of who they are. Last year more than 700 students from 20 different schools, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2018495 Views

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Making a difference-Over 120 StFX students have benefitted from the Jeannine Deveau Equity Endowment Scholarship Fund

When the Jeannine Deveau Educational Equity Endowment Scholarship Fund was announced at StFX in October 2015, it was said to have the power to transform lives. Two years later this is certainly true. Since the fund’s inception, 56 scholarships and over 70 bursaries have been awarded to StFX students, making it easier for Aboriginal and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2018493 Views

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Programs available for those facing high energy bills – Government of NB

January 16, 2018 FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswickers are reminded that there are programs available to help them with their high energy bills during the cold winter months. “New Brunswick has experienced frigid temperatures over the last month and with the cold comes higher energy bills to heat our homes,” said Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 2018416 Views

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We Matter and Facebook host first national #HopeForum

Indigenous youth from across the country gather for forum on healing and life promotion OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2018 – On January 21 and 22, Indigenous youth representing every province and territory will attend the first ever #HopeForum to address the suicide crisis impacting their communities. The two-day forum, hosted and facilitated by We Matter and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 2018478 Views

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