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Government Operations Update

Today, the Province of Prince Edward Island provided additional information on government services available to Islanders as the province responds to the impacts of Hurricane Fiona. Provincial Civil Service Offices across the province will resume operations on Thursday, September 29, with some exceptions including: Aubin Arsenault Building offices including Early Childhood Development and Indigenous Relations; […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 20223 Views

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An Indigenous community’s decades-long battle for federal recognition – CBC

Peskotomuhkati Nation — an Indigenous community along the St. Croix River — has been negotiating for more than two decades to be recognized as a band in Canada as defined by the Indian Act. Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2078044739821

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 20224 Views

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Treaty Day Events Postponed

September 28, 2022 This year’s Treaty Day celebration, scheduled for Monday, October 3, in Halifax, has been postponed due to the continuing impacts of hurricane Fiona. The Province, Mi’kmaq Grand Council, Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs and the Treaty Day Committee made the decision. October 1 is Treaty Day in Nova Scotia and marks […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202215 Views

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NS Government: Minister’s Statement on National Truth and Reconciliation Week

September 27, 2022 September 26-30 is Truth and Reconciliation Week in Canada, a time to reflect on the legacy of residential schools and honour residential school survivors, their families and communities. The week concludes on Friday, September 30, which is Truth and Reconciliation Day in Nova Scotia. Provincial government offices, public schools and regulated child […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202212 Views

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GNB: Extension granted for commissioner on systemic racism to complete report

26 September 2022 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The commissioner on systemic racism has been granted an extension until Dec. 31 to complete her final report and submit recommendations to the government. For the past 12 months, Manju Varma has been engaged with stakeholders to assess and understand the nature and impact of systemic racism in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 202214 Views

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Royal Canadian Navy forges ties with the Nunatsiavut

September 21, 2022 The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) celebrated its second Northern Affiliation ceremony today with the Nunatsiavut Region, in Hopedale, Labrador. Ship affiliation is a time-honoured naval tradition that endures for the duration of a ship’s service life. At the heart of the affiliation between HMCS Margaret Brooke and Nunatsiavut are the connections and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202218 Views

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Premier Furey Announces Executive Appointments

Today, the Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador announced a number of changes within Executive of the Provincial Government. These include: Aubrey Gover, K.C. is appointed as Associate Secretary to Cabinet for Indigenous Reconciliation, Office of the Executive Council Patricia Hearn is appointed as Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council and Associate Secretary […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 202220 Views

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Media Advisory: Royal Canadian Navy and Nunatsiavut Affiliation Ceremony

September 19, 2022 – Hopedale, N.L. – Department of National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces What: A Northern Affiliation Ceremony between HMCS Margaret Brooke and the Inuit region of Nunatsiatvut will be held in Hopedale, NL. This event will mark the second Northern Affiliation between an Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship and the Inuit-Nunagat regions. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 202275 Views

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Premier Furey and Minister Abbott Present 2022 Seniors of Distinction Awards

September 16, 2022 Today at a ceremony in Deer Lake, the Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable John G. Abbott, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, presented the 2022 Seniors of Distinction Awards. This year’s recipients are: George M. Doyle of St. Lawrence (posthumous award) Barbara Ellis of St. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202271 Views

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Engagement on Definitions of Discrimination and Racism

September 15, 2022 Nova Scotians can give feedback on proposed definitions for types of discrimination and racism that will be addressed in the Province’s equity and anti-racism strategy. “Community input has been critical in shaping our approach to addressing racism and discrimination in all their forms,” said Pat Dunn, Minister responsible for the Office of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202217 Views

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