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MMIWG: Date to Apply for Standing Extended to April 18

Deadline for Standing Extended to April 18 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has extended the deadline to April 18 from April 10 for interested parties to apply for standing. The application forms and instructions are available on the National Inquiry’s website, at www.mmiwg-ffada.ca under “Legal Notices and Documents.” There […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201715 Views

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NunatuKavut: Temporary closure of Aboriginal Service Centre – Labrador West

Please note that the Aboriginal Service Centre in Labrador West will be closed temporarily while we wait on approval of new fiscal funding. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have a NunatuKavut-related question or concern, please call our head office toll-free at 1-877-896-0592 or email admin@nunatukavut.ca NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201715 Views

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Acadian federation wants electoral boundaries restored or will take court action – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017  By Keith Doucette THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX _ The Acadian Federation of Nova Scotia is warning the province’s Liberal government it will face legal action if an election is called before the electoral map is redrawn to restore three so-called protected ridings eliminated in 2012. The federation said Monday it […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201712 Views

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Circle tour offers Superior travel experience; splendours of Gichigami abound – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017  By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ It might not have the must-do cachet of California’s Highway 101, of South Africa’s Garden Route or of the Rockies. Yet a voyage around the world’s largest freshwater lake, the big sea they once called Gichigami, reveals a sublime and in-your-face spectacular […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201713 Views

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Celebrating the Aboriginal Health Sciences Initiative as Dal looks toward province‑wide services for students – Dal News

March 31, 2017 The reach and impact of Dalhousie’s Aboriginal Health Sciences Initiative (AHSI) over its eight-year run stretches far beyond its small offices and two staff members based in the Mona Campbell Building. After eight years, the program is winding down as initiatives transition to a broader university-wide effort to advance student-focused Indigenous programs. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2017150 Views

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Qalipu FN: Message from the Chief – March 31 2017

After nearly a decade from the time the Agreement to create our first nation was signed, the Qalipu enrolment process recently culminated in the mailout of 101,000 decision letters. By now members and applicants should have received a letter from the Enrolment Committee. I am aware that there are some people who are still waiting. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201710 Views

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More days of fishing and increased retention opportunities for the 2017 recreational Striped bass fishery

Miramichi, New Brunswick – Recreational fishing is an integral part of the local economy and the Government of Canada is pleased to extend the striped bass season this year. On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Pat Finnigan, Member of Parliament for Miramichi — Grand Lake, was in […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201714 Views

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Six stories in the news today, April 3 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017 4:59 Six stories in the news for Monday, April 3 ___ VOTERS IN FIVE RIDINGS VOTE IN BYELECTIONS Five seats in the House of Commons are up for grabs in five byelections today. Two of the seats are in Alberta, two are in Ontario and the fifth is in Montreal. The […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201718 Views

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FMCC/FNI researcher presents at First Nations Information Governance Centre conference

March 31, 2017 The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) held a conference from March 28-30 called “First Nations Data Governance: Tools for Empowerment”.  FMCC coordinator and University of Alberta researcher Rob McMahon travelled to Gatineau, QC to give two presentations at the event. The conference showcased the work of a range of participants, from First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201712 Views

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Winners announced in $5M nonprofit challenge from Google Canada

TORONTO, March 30, 2017 – The winners of the $5M Google.org Impact Challenge were revealed today. The Impact Challenge asked Canadian nonprofits to share their best ideas for how to use technology to tackle some of the world’s toughest problems. More than 900 nonprofits applied, and today the winners were announced following a live competition. Five […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201713 Views

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