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Blackfoot First Nations give traditional blessing at Waterton Lakes National Park and honour two Parks Canada’s team members with traditional names

April 20, 2018            Waterton Park            Parks Canada Agency Across the country, Parks Canada and Indigenous peoples are partners in conserving, restoring, and presenting Canada’s natural and cultural heritage. Today, Parks Canada was honoured to host a traditional Blackfoot blessing ceremony by Kainai and Piikani First Nations in Waterton Lakes National Park. The blessing ceremony is […]

by pmnationtalk on April 23, 20181 Views

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Manitoba Builds on The Climate Atlas of Canada to Coincide with Earth Day

April 20, 2018 New Section on Impact to Agriculture Launched Today The Manitoba government provided $200,000 to the Prairie Climate Centre to support the continued development of the Climate Atlas of Canada, with a new section devoted to agriculture unveiled to coincide with Earth Day, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “The effects of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 20189 Views

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Grants available for Alberta Culture Days events

Applications are now open for communities and organizations interested in hosting events for Alberta Culture Days this fall. “Alberta Culture Days is an opportunity for communities across the province to demonstrate and share their passion for art, music, history and culture with Albertans and visitors. I encourage every community and community organization to join in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 20187 Views

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Students from Calgary and Tsuut’ina share traditions, create mural – CTV

Nearly 1,000 students gathered on Thursday for a celebration of Indigenous and western culture. Students from Tsuut’ina Middle School and Chila Elementary School walked alongside their counterparts from Calgary’s Connect Charter School from the southwest neighbourhood of Lakeview to Mount Royal University. The students have been collectively studying Indigenous history, including residential schools, and have […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 20189 Views

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Departing Auditor General offers commentary to MLAs and Albertans on the importance of thinking long term on decisions being made today

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada … In his final communication to the Members of Alberta’s Legislative Assembly, and to Albertans, Auditor General Merwan N. Saher FCPA, FCA stresses the importance of long-term fiscal reporting as the path to a sustainable financial future for Alberta. In his commentary — Putting Alberta’s Financial Future in Focus — Saher says […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201812 Views

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Auditor’s Reports and NEB Financial Statements

Core Control Audit The Office of the Comptroller General recently audited the National Energy Board’s compliance to requirements contained in selected policies and directives for financial management. As a regulator, the NEB invites rigorous scrutiny of our processes in the same way that we scrutinize those we regulate. We are pleased that the audit results […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201811 Views

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(hashtag)MuseumWeek challenge: How many can you visit?

April 19, 2018 Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda issued the following statement about #MuseumWeek (April 23 – 29): “Next week marks the beginning of #MuseumWeek — an opportunity to celebrate and recognize museums and cultural institutions around the world — and I am asking you to celebrate with us. “In honour of this year’s […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201811 Views

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Traditional powwow aligning with Western Chucks – My Grande Prairie Now

Rodeo and Indigenous culture are coming together this summer. The 2nd annual Grande Prairie Traditional Powwow will be held on the same weekend as the Western Chuckwagon Association races out at Evergreen Park for a dual event dubbed Boots & Moccasins. While fans fill the Gordon Badger Stadium to see the return of Grande Prairie’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201812 Views

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First Nation, Métis leaders pitching Indigenous-owned pipeline project – Fort McMurray Today

April 18, 2018 A group of First Nation and Métis leaders are betting a pipeline owned by Indigenous communities would avoid the polarization surrounding projects like Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion. The idea is still in the idea phase, with details such as a route, carrying capacity, financing and timelines undecided. But if it is […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 201811 Views

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Auditor General of Alberta will be releasing a commentary on Putting Alberta’s Financial Future in Focus on Thursday, April 19, 2018

Edmonton, Alberta — Alberta’s Auditor General Merwan Saher will be releasing a commentary on Putting Alberta’s Financial Future in Focus at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 following the tabling of the document in the Legislative Assembly. This will be Mr. Saher’s final communication to the Members of Alberta’s Legislative Assembly prior to the end of his term as Auditor General on April […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201810 Views

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