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NS Government: No New Cases of COVID-19, State of Emergency Renewed

As of today, Sept. 18, Nova Scotia has no active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Thursday, Sept. 17. Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,166 Nova Scotia tests on Sept. 17. To date, Nova Scotia has 86,031 negative test results, 1,086 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths. No one is currently in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20201 Views

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NL Government: Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2020-020 Released

September 18, 2020 The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Michael Harvey, has released his Report A-2020-020 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below. To view the Report in its entirety, please go to www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissionerOpens in new window Report:           A-2020-020 Report Date: September […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20208 Views

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MSVU nutrition researcher celebrated for contributions to the care of women with diabetes in pregnancy

September 18, 2020 Dr. Shannan Grant, Assistant Professor in the Department Applied Human Nutrition at Mount Saint Vincent University, has been selected as the latest winner of the CanDIPS Award of Excellence. The Canadian Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group (CanDIPS) Award of Excellence recognizes a CanDIPS member who has demonstrated sustained contributions to the care of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 2020292 Views

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Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador investing in projects that provide residents with cleaner water and safer roads in Harbour Grace and Spaniard’s Bay

HARBOUR GRACE, NL, Sept. 18, 2020 – The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the governments of Canada, and Newfoundland and Labrador. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than our personal health. It is having a profound effect on the economy. That is why governments have been taking decisive action […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202024 Views

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Changes to travel restrictions regarding a Quebec border community / no new cases

17 September 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – Residents of the Témiscouata Municipal Regional County in Quebec, along the northwestern New Brunswick border, will not be permitted to enter the province for day trips effective immediately. “With the rise of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, we must be prudent and keep doing our […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202021 Views

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Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs: The Right to a Moderate Livelihood – 21 Years & Counting

September 17, 2020 Today marks 21 years since the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the Mi’kmaq’s Constitutional right to hunt, fish and gather in the pursuit of a Moderate Livelihood in R v. Marshall. Despite our rights being affirmed by the highest courts in the country, exercising these rights continues to bring frustrations, conflict and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202037 Views

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Emera Approves Increase in Common Dividend

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia— On September 16, 2020 the Board of Directors of Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) approved an increase in the annual common share dividend to $2.55 from $2.45 per common share and reaffirmed its dividend growth rate target of four to five per cent through to 2022. “Emera’s overall business continues to perform well […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202018 Views

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Local Women’s Voices for Peace E-Conference Announces Global Sessions

Sep 14, 2020 We are 10 days away from the start of “Local Women’s Voices for Peace” and more than 600 community leaders have already registered for the e-conference taking place September 21 to 24, 2020. Coady Institute is pleased to host this event in collaboration with Nobel Women’s Initiative. Beginning on the International Day […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202014 Views

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Wolastoqey Nation Statement: Election results

FREDERICTON – The following statement was issued by the Chiefs of the Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick: We congratulate Premier Blaine Higgs on his re-election. We urge Mr. Higgs to come to the table with us and other representatives of Indigenous peoples for a nation-to-nation dialogue of respect. He can begin to show he is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202018 Views

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Protest over Indigenous lobster fishery turns confrontational at N.S. wharf – CBC

Mi’kmaw communal food, social and ceremonial harvest underway in St. Marys Bay Sep 15, 2020 A peaceful protest by commercial fishermen turned confrontational Tuesday morning when they arrived at a wharf in Weymouth, N.S., used by First Nations fishermen. There was yelling and cursing between Indigenous and non-Indigenous fishermen, but there were no injuries. The commercial fishermen are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202018 Views

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