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Nominations Open for 2024 Community Spirit Award

April 5, 2024 Nova Scotians are invited to nominate a community that promotes citizen engagement and civic pride for the 2024 Lieutenant-Governor’s Community Spirit Award. “The leadership demonstrated by communities across the province is truly inspirational,” said Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc. “Their work reminds me of the goodness that exists in Nova Scotia, and I […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 202445 Views

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Though the use of languages has declined, that doesn’t mean lost forever’: First Light launching new Indigenous language revitalization programs – Saltwire

April 1, 2024 Programs come after federal government announces over $700,000 in funding for the organization ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — First Light has received over $700,000 in funding to provide a variety of services, key among which are a new Indigenous language activity program, a language and culture camp, and an Indigenous language community library. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202442 Views

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Active NL Fund Applications Now Being Accepted

March 28, 2024 Applications are now being accepted for the 2024-25 Active NL Fund. Funding is available to support community-based active living initiatives, infrastructure or equipment that will help directly increase physical activity, sport, and active recreation for individuals of all ages and abilities. Not-for-profit community-based groups and organizations, municipalities, Indigenous Governments, Local Service Districts […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 202454 Views

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Arts Infrastructure and Programming Fund Supports Arts Organizations During Year of the Arts

March 27, 2024 As announced this morning at the Newfoundland and Labrador Craft Council, the Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation, is sharing more information about Budget 2024’s $2 million Arts Infrastructure and Programming Fund. This program is designed for: (a) not-for-profit arts organizations with the primary purpose of creating, developing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 202448 Views

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Minister Crocker Announces 2024 Year of the Arts Initiatives

March 27, 2024 This morning, during an event at the Newfoundland and Labrador Craft Council, the Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation, announced additional funding for Year of the Arts initiatives in 2024. As part of Budget 2024, the Provincial Government is committing $2 million to establish a new Arts Infrastructure […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 202440 Views

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First Light St. John’s Friendship Centre receives federal funding – NTV

March 27, 2024 The federal government has provided $567,875 for Indigenous language programming and $195,000 for audiovisual equipment and accessibility improvements to the First Light St. John’s Friendship Centre. The organization provides a space for urban Indigenous and non-Indigenous persons to build up, celebrate and contribute to arts and culture in the community. One part […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 202437 Views

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First Light St. John’s Friendship Centre receives funding to support revitalization of Indigenous languages

From: Canadian Heritage March 26, 2024 For 30 years, the First Light St. John’s Friendship Centre has provided a space for urban Indigenous and non-Indigenous persons to build up, celebrate and contribute to arts and culture in the community. The Centre’s programming and services have fostered the revitalization and understanding of Indigenous traditions and practices […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202439 Views

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Minister Crocker Announces Budget 2024 Creative Projects Fund for Year of the Arts

March 22, 2024 Artists and arts organizations make meaningful contributions to Newfoundland and Labrador’s vibrancy, and the well-being of our communities. In continued celebration of the Year of the Arts and as part of Budget 2024, the Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation, is proudly announcing a Creative Projects Fund. The […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202448 Views

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Media advisory – Government of Canada to announce support for First Light St. John’s Friendship Centre

From: Canadian Heritage ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador – Joanne Thompson, Member of Parliament (St. John’s East), will announce funding for First Light Friendship Centre on Tuesday. She will make this announcement on behalf of the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and the Honourable Kamal Khera, Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities. Please note that […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202448 Views

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Islanders receive 2024 Heritage Awards

Mar 22, 2024 Several Islanders were recognized recently for preserving and promoting Prince Edward Island’s heritage. PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation, along with Lieutenant Governor Antoinette Perry, presented the 2024 Heritage Awards to groups and individuals in several categories at Eptek Art & Culture Centre in Summerside. “I want to congratulate all the recipients of this year’s […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 202438 Views

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