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City of Saint John begins educational campaign for employees as National Day for Truth and Reconciliation approaches

The City of Saint John recently announced that it will be joining other communities across Canada on September 30 to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a statutory holiday for municipal employees. By marking the day, City employees will have an opportunity to pause and reflect. As the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation approaches, the City of Saint John has begun an educational campaign for employees called Truth […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 20217 Views

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Online Questionnaire on Provincial Coat of Arms Closes

September 21, 2021 As part of consultations on proposed changes to the Newfoundland and Labrador Coat of Arms, more than 200 individuals completed an online questionnaire which closed on September 17. A summary report of the input received will be released in the coming weeks. Newfoundland and Labrador has committed to amend the legal description […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 20218 Views

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Statement from President Lampe regarding the Nunatsiavut Government’s response to NunatuKavut Community Council land claim

September 16, 2021 To our beneficiaries, The Nunatsiavut Executive Council has been closely watching the conversations that have taken place in communities and over social media about Labrador Inuit and the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC). We have heard from many of you that it is important for the Nunatsiavut Executive Council to look into this […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202119 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government responds to NunatuKavut Community Council land claim

September 16, 2021 Nunatsiavut— The Executive Council of the Nunatsiavut Government released a statement today in response to the growing discussion on the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC). Following a research and consultation process, the Nunatsiavut Executive Council stated they had come to the conclusion that the NCC has not established that it is a collective […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202165 Views

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Minister Pam Parsons Proclaims Sexual Violence Awareness Week

September 14, 2021 The Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for the Office of Women and Gender Equality, today joined the Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre in proclaiming Sexual Violence Awareness Week in Newfoundland and Labrador, September 12-18. The Provincial Government is taking steps to change its approach toward violence prevention work […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202184 Views

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City Confirms the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation a Municipal Holiday

The City of Fredericton has officially confirmed it will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. To mark the importance of the day the City will permanently raise the flag of the Wolostoqiyik people outside City Hall and close non-essential services. “The City of Fredericton is committed to strengthening our relationships […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202117 Views

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Former LG Reads Rothesay’s First Land Acknowledgment – Country 94

Sep 14, 2021 Rothesay will now begin all of its council meetings with the reading of an Indigenous land acknowledgment. Former lieutenant-governor Graydon Nicholas was asked to create a land acknowledgment for the town. Nicholas was on hand at last night’s monthly council meeting to read it for the first time. “It’s a pleasure for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202118 Views

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City of Saint John: City to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a statutory holiday

The City of Saint John will be recognizing the federally proclaimed National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 as a statutory holiday for municipal employees. By marking National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, City employees will have an opportunity to honour the day, and reflect on its importance to the country’s past, present, and future.  Flags at […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 202178 Views

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Stop criminalizing our treaty rights’: National Chief of Assembly of First Nations tells DFO on N.S. wharf – CTV News

SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. — The National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations is calling for an end to what she calls intimidation over the Sipekne’katik First Nation’s lobster fishery. So far this summer, hundreds of traps have been seized from St. Mary’s Bay and RoseAnne Archibald was on a boat that was detained by DFO […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 202133 Views

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Provincial Government to Recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation; Ministers Available to the Media

September 9, 2021 To honour survivors and raise awareness about the terrible legacy of residential schools in Canada, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2021. Marking this day is an important symbol in the reconciliation process and fulfills a Call to Action of […]

by NationTalk on September 9, 202199 Views

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