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GNB: Progress report on provincial Climate Change Action Plan released

21 January 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government today released its Climate Change Action Plan progress report. “I am pleased to release this report detailing all of the actions that have been taken since the release of the Climate Change Action Plan Transitioning to a Low Carbon Economy in 2016,” said Environment and Climate […]

by ahnationtalk on January 21, 202111 Views

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APCFNC: Indigenous Women In Business In Atlantic Canada

Indigenous women are a yet untapped engine of our economy. In Canada, Indigenous women are engaged in business twice as often as non-Indigenous women and thirty-nine percent (39%) of Indigenous businesses in Atlantic Canada are owned and operated by women. Although there is a scarcity of research investigating Indigenous women in business, more recent research […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 2020126 Views

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Acting Auditor General of Nova Scotia: Auditor General – December 2020 Financial Report Released

For release December 1, 2020 – COVID-19 has significantly affected the Province’s finances and increased cybersecurity risks for Nova Scotia Government employees working from home in 2020, reveals the latest report by Acting Auditor General Terry Spicer. Despite the pandemic challenges, the Province was able to report reliable and timely financial statements for 2019-20 that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202031 Views

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NB Government: Launch of State of the Child Report

20 November 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – On World Children’s Day, National Child Day and as part of the Child Rights Education Week, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released its annual State of the Child Report today. The launch occurred during a virtual workshop offered as part of the ninth edition of the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202044 Views

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Chairperson’s Statement – Protests in Kent County, New Brunswick

Everyone in Canada has the right to express themselves, assemble peacefully and associate freely with each other. These same rights, enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, empower people to voice dissent by engaging in lawful, non-violent protest. I recognize the challenges of policing protests, which include balancing the right to peaceful demonstration […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 2020110 Views

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APEC Research Report – The Economic Cost of COVID-19: Supporting the Recovery of Indigenous Firms and Communities

Atlantic Indigenous communities and businesses are facing significant revenue and operational challenges due to COVID-19. APEC’s report highlights measures to alleviate these challenges. Publication Files September 29, 2020 The Economic Cost of COVID-19: Supporting the Recovery of Indigenous Firms and Communities Download APEC 4-page Policy Brief Download APEC 1-page Fact Sheet Download NT5

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 202080 Views

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Examining Police Policies and Practices in Mi’kma’ki – Pathways to Positive Policing Relationships

Executive Summary Indigenous peoples and their relationships with policing services have been the subject of many inquiries and commissions including: the Marshall Inquiry (1989), Aboriginal Justice Inquiry of Manitoba (1991), Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (1996), Stonechild (2004), Ipperwash Inquiry (2007), Thunder Bay Police Services Board Investigation (2018) and the National Inquiry into Missing and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2020246 Views

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COVID-19 Magnifies Socio-Economic Challenges Facing Atlantic Indigenous Communities and Businesses

Jun 17, 2020The serious economic effects caused by COVID-19 are a key concern for Atlantic Indigenous businesses and communities because of pre-existing risks, vulnerabilities and challenges. In this Briefing Note, APEC examines community economic and financial risks, Indigenous business risks, community and individual socio-economic vulnerabilities, and community health risks. Read Full Report Download Report NT5

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2020135 Views

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Marine Institute Completes and Releases Report on South Coast Salmon Mortality Event

March 19, 2020 The Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland has completed and released its report on the 2019 salmon mortality event at Northern Harvest Sea Farm’s aquaculture sites on the south coast. The Marine Institute facilitated ‘A Review of the 2019 Newfoundland and Labrador South Coast Cultured Atlantic Salmon Mortality Event’ at the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 2020158 Views

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Provincial Government Releases Report on the Muskrat Falls Inquiry

March 10, 2020 Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, released the report on the Muskrat Falls Inquiry from the Honourable Justice Richard D. LeBlanc, Commissioner. The report’s six volumes are available at www.gov.nl.ca/nr/muskrat-falls-a-misguided-project/. The Muskrat Falls project has had a profound impact on ratepayers and the financial situation in Newfoundland and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2020132 Views

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