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Final Details of 2015 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers in St. John’s from July 15-17, 2015

ST. JOHN’S, June 25, 2015 – Please note the following final details regarding the 2015 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers taking place in St. John’s from July 15 to 17, 2015. Media Accreditation Media representatives who wish to attend the 2015 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers must register online. To access the online registration system, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2015512 Views

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Harper Government congratulates Atlantic First Nation for First to Opt into Elections Act

Madawaska Maliseet First Nation continues its innovation approach to governance June 25, 2015 – Edmundston, NB – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today congratulated Madawaska Maliseet First Nation on their decision to be the first in all of Canada to opt in to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2015494 Views

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Annual Report Released

June 23, 2015 Investigations into the death of a child whose family was receiving government services and a review of residential child-care facilities were among the cases addressed by the Office of the Ombudsman in 2013-14. During the year 2,260 new inquiries were made to the office. “It was a typical year,” said acting Ombudsman […]

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2015511 Views

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Premier honours diversity leaders in the public service

June 18, 2015 The provincial public service recognized some of its own for promoting a diverse workplace, Premier Wade MacLauchlan says.“Islanders come from many backgrounds, representing different generations, languages, ethnicities, cultures, and other identities,” the premier said. “In the public service, we value a workplace that reflects our diverse Island population and honor those who […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2015554 Views

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Mi’kmaq Chiefs React to the Auditor General’s Comments on Responsible Gambling

June 17, 2015 The Auditor General’s report released today was to be an analysis of the Government of Nova Scotia and its success in responsible gambling, not an examination of the Mi’kmaq perspective. In their media release earlier today, the Province of Nova Scotia stated that “agreements between the province and First Nations bands do […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2015645 Views

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June 2015 Report Released

June 17, 2015 In his June 2015 Report, released today, June 17, Auditor General Michael Pickup said that aquaculture monitoring needs improvement. He also said that the Department of Health and Wellness does not know if prevention and treatment work is reducing gambling-related harms. He found that while government procurement generally followed legislation and policy, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2015550 Views

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Statement on release of Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued today by Premier Brian Gallant in response to the release of the findings and call to action report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: With deep gratitude, I wish to acknowledge the survivors of residential schools for the courage and bravery they have shown in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2015478 Views

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Assembly Chiefs thank TRC for its work

The Assembly of First Nations’ Chiefs in New Brunswick wishes to sincerely thank the Turth and Reconciliation Commission for its fundamentally important work revealing a dark period in Canada’s history. The Chiefs-in-Assembly wish to humbly acknowledge the bravery of the survivors who shared their stories and contributed to a process of true historical significance for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015490 Views

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Island organizations receive Interministerial Women’s Secretariat Grants

The Interministerial Women’s Secretariat has awarded grants to four community organizations to provide programs and projects that will benefit Island women, girls and their families, says Paula Biggar, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women.“The annual grants provide funding to community organizations that provide direct services and programs that enhance awareness, education and social action […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015553 Views

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Auditor General Tables Report on Reviews of Departments and Crown Agencies

June 11, 2015 In his report to the House of Assembly on Reviews of Departments and Crown Agencies tabled in the House of Assembly today in St. John’s, Auditor General, Terry Paddon, reports on 10 reviews completed on Government departments and Crown agencies. The report contains 71 recommendations, directed to Government and the Crown agencies, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2015533 Views

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