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GNB: Auditor general comments favorably on province’s financial audit results at 31 March 2020

23 February 2021 FREDERICTON (GNB) – In her latest report tabled today in the legislative assembly, Auditor General Kim Adair-MacPherson commented on the province’s 31 March 2020 financial audit completed in October 2020 and other key findings. It is important to note that most of the year under audit was prior to the pandemic’s arrival […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2021199 Views

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GNB: Volumes II and III of the 2020 auditor general report to be released

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Volumes II and III of the 2020 report of the auditor general will be released at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23. At that time, copies of the report will be available online at the Auditor General of New Brunswick website. Volume II contains: Chapter 1 – Key Messages from the Auditor […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 2021186 Views

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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, 2021121 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, 2020232 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, 2020114 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, 2020159 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, 2020217 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, 2020168 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, 2020361 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, 2020245 Views

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