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Ripe to burn’: Northern Alberta farmers face down wildfire threat – CBC

‘We felt if we didn’t do this, and the fire came, we had just way too much to lose’ Aug 20, 2019 In the wake of the massive Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta, reporter Paige Parsons spent time in Mackenzie County speaking to families and farmers about how the disaster affected them. Today’s second […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20192 Views

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YouTubers blend humour and history to tell story behind Canada’s Constitution – Folio

August 20 2019 U of A expert teams up with National Film Board and some of Canada’s most popular online personalities to create ‘Supreme Law.’ A snappy, funny online video production is introducing a new generation of Canadians to the story of how the country’s Constitution was created—including the six YouTube stars who host the […]

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Bead by bead: Native Studies grad finds connection and business opportunities in her passion for beading – UAlberta

August 19, 2019 How education and land-based learning inspired Jessica Sanderson-Barry’s unique designs Jessica Sanderson-Barry always loved beading, and hoped to turn that passion into a business opportunity, but found she never had much success making a living off her work. “I was beading flat back pieces, and I found that it was really hard […]

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Mother of deceased four-year-old fights for justice; lawyer says girl’s death was accidental – APTN news

August 19, 2019 The mother of a four-year-old girl who died while in care in Alberta five years ago says she wants the charges against her daughter’s former guardians reinstated, or new ones laid. Last week APTN News reported that the Alberta crown stayed charges against two kinship guardians who were caring for Serenity, who […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20195 Views

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Feds providing funding for University of Alberta initiative on indigenous law – The Lawyer’s Daily

August 19, 2019 A project at the University of Alberta aimed at the revitalization of Indigenous law and governance has received a boost from the federal government. On Aug. 14, Minister of Justice and Attorney General David Lametti announced $134,127 in funding for the school’s Wahkohtowin Law and Governance Lodge. The lodge, which is a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 201910 Views

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AB Government: Expert panel to review supervised consumption sites

August 19, 2019 Eight experts will hear from Albertans on the social and economic impacts of supervised consumption services on their homes, businesses and communities. People can share experiences and evidence of the social and economic impacts of the sites through public engagement sessions and online. “As we committed in our platform, we are moving […]

by pnationtalk on August 19, 20197 Views

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Woodfibre LNG poised to proceed with $1.6-billion project within weeks – Canada.com

CALGARY – In a few short weeks, Woodfibre LNG is poised to become the second liquefied natural gas export project to break ground on Canada’s West Coast even as other advanced Canadian LNG proposals have been delayed yet again. Woodfibre LNG, a subsidiary of Singapore-based Pacific Oil and Gas Ltd., is finalizing its engineering, procurement […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20197 Views

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Glenbow Ranch Park hosting huge Indigenous Celebration, Aug. 23 – CochraneNow.com

19 August 2019 Indigenous celebrations have taken place at the Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park in the past but none will measure up to the activities planned for Friday, Aug. 23. Drumming, singing, dancing hourly and interpretive walks are all part of the celebration of the rich heritage of our Indigenous People that runs from 12 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20196 Views

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Indigenous Homelessness funding stream

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Reaching Home’s Indigenous Homelessness stream provides funding to organizations that provide supports to meet the unique needs of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The intent is that the funding be provided to Indigenous organizations located in urban centres. The program […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20197 Views

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The Government of Canada invests in engaging men and boys in gender equality

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada he Government of Canada invests in engaging men and boys in gender equality August 16, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – Women and Gender Equality Canada Gender equality benefits everyone—if we are to build a stronger and more prosperous country, we need to ensure that everyone has a real and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20198 Views

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