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Tourism versus environment: Development in Rocky Mountain national parks – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017 10:50 Parks Canada is proposing an $86-million bike trail in Jasper National Park that would run from the Jasper townsite to the Columbia Icefields. The agency says it’s an opportunity to expand visitor experiences and bring new people to the parks. Environmental groups call it another chip off the park’s environmental […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 20174 Views

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Fort McMurray plans ‘tranquil’, dawn to dusk gathering for anniversary of wildfire – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 29, 2017  FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. _ A “tranquil, welcoming, supportive” gathering will be held to mark the one-year anniversary of the devastating wildfire in northeastern Alberta. Mayor Melissa Blake says dawn-to-dusk gathering on May 3 at Snye Park in Fort McMurray allows friends and neighbours to come together, reflect, and share in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 20174 Views

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2017 Emergency Management Forum and Tradeshow

2017 Emergency Management Forum and Tradeshow   Agenda Registration Form Sponsorhsip Form Notice Tradeshow Registration Emergency Management in First Nation Communities:  Towards Resilience and Self Sufficiency ~ March 28-30, 2017, Grey Eagle Resort, Calgary, Alberta                       Objectives: To bring together a network of First Nation emergency management […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201710 Views

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Mount Royal University celebrates milestones in Indigenous education

Iniskim Centre toasts 10 years, while Aboriginal Education Program prepares to mark 25th anniversary Ten years after opening its doors, the Iniskim Centre has transformed a cozy nook of campus into the epicentre of Indigenous education at Mount Royal University. In celebration of the success of the Iniskim Centre over the past decade, an anniversary […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201710 Views

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PSA: Panel and documentary explore men’s mental health

March 24, 2017 Attend a free screening and panel discussion of The Mask You Live In, a documentary that follows the lives of young men as they negotiate strict expectations of manhood. Themes include the rejection of emotions and genuine relationships, which correlate to men’s higher rates of mental illness, suicide and violent crime. Date: […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20178 Views

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Savanna Energy Services Corp.: Impact Of Total Offer

CALGARY, March 27, 2017 – Savanna Energy Services Corp. (“Savanna”) (TSX–SVY) today acknowledges Total Energy Services Inc.’s (“Total”) announcement that it has satisfied its minimum tender condition of 50.1% pursuant to its unsolicited offer to purchase all of the common shares of Savanna (the “Savanna Shares”) on the basis of 0.13 common shares of Total […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20177 Views

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Sixties Scoop survivors meeting with Alberta minister on apology – CBC

Thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their homes and placed with non-Indigenous families Mar 28, 2017 Alberta Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan is meeting Tuesday afternoon with survivors of the Sixties Scoop to discuss what type of apology would be most meaningful to the community. The group wants Alberta to issue an official apology […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20178 Views

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A National Housing Strategy must enable provinces and territories to shape programs to their varying needs and market realities. – Policy Options

March 27, 2017 The federal government is currently making decisions on its promised National Housing Strategy, and its 2017 budget has announced the funding involved. It seems timely to ask: What can we learn from the history of social housing policy in Canada that is relevant today? In the government’s election platform and budget, affordable […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201712 Views

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Statement: Greenpeace Responds to Final State Department Permit for Keystone

The walls of the Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) Kenora CityView office have received a face-lift in the form of a newly donated art project from St. Louis School’s Visual Arts Group. The painting entitled ‘Together’ was developed and created entirely by the group of six students under the guidance of local artist Holly Ann Friesen, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 201713 Views

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Suncor Energy provides update on Syncrude recovery plan

– Planned maintenance advanced to minimize outage impact – No change expected to overall Suncor annual production guidance CALGARY, ALBERTA–(March 27, 2017) – Suncor today provided an update on the Syncrude Mildred Lake Oil Sands facility following the March 14 incident. Preliminary investigation indicates that the cause of the incident was a loss of containment […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201712 Views

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