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AIOC board gets down to business

The new Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation board brings strong business and financial experience to support partnerships in prosperity. “This will be a game-changer for Indigenous communities seeking to be owners of resource projects. It will also help all Albertans to get resource projects done. With the board now in place, the AIOC can now fulfil […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 20207 Views

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Alberta premier wants Ottawa to approve Teck mine for benefit of First Nations – BOE Report

January 27, 2020 CALGARY – Alberta’s premier says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to move swiftly to approve the Teck Frontier oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray. Jason Kenney says there is no reason to delay the go-ahead of the $20.6-billion project near Wood Buffalo National Park in northeastern Alberta. A federal-provincial review last summer […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 20206 Views

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Local woman receiving IAAW Esquao Award – EverythingGP

Jan 28, 2020 Andrea Deleeuw is this year’s recipient of the Esquao Award. The Institution for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) hands out the award annually, to recognize the work Indigenous women do in their homes, in their communities, and in Alberta. Deleeuw says she’s being recognized mainly for her involved in the community […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 20205 Views

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Hitmen’s Every Child Matters game expected to have big impact for Indigenous youth – TheChronicleHerald.ca

Tyler White doesn’t think of it as a game. He sees it as an event. The CEO of Siksika Health Services was on hand Monday morning at the Scotiabank Saddledome to help announce the details of Saturday’s ‘Every Child Matters’ game between the Calgary Hitmen and Red Deer Rebels. There’s a whole lot more planned […]

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 20205 Views

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Edmonton and U of A to host Canada’s biggest academic conference in spring 2021 – Folio

The University of Alberta will host more than 8,000 academics during the 2021 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Edmonton will be the gathering place for a social sciences and humanities exploration of the North in 2021 when the University of Alberta hosts Canada’s largest annual academic conference. “2021 Congress of the Humanities and […]

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Book women’ podcast gives voice to Indigenous artists – Folio

Three Métis women use library experience to help Indigenous writers, editors and publishers share their stories. When Sheila Laroque, Kayla Lar-Son and Tanya Ball graduated with master’s degrees in library and information studies and moved into jobs in libraries and publishing, each found that she was often the only Indigenous person in the room. “Across […]

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Province, PAGC to continue partnership on Indigenous child welfare project – Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The PAGC is in the process of recruiting and training 50 First Nations and Metis foster parents in order to provide culturally-appropriate homes. In the midst of its successes, the provincial government and the Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC) have opted to continue working together on a foster care project that gives First Nations and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 20209 Views

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Defence lawyers call for mass pardon of non-violent Indigenous inmates after watchdog report – Edmonton Journal

A local law group is urging Public Safety Canada to pardon all Indigenous inmates currently being held in custody for non-violent crimes after a report found Indigenous incarceration numbers are continuing to rise across the country. Dr. Ivan Zinger, the Correctional Investigator of Canada, released a report Tuesday outlining Indigenous inmates now make up 30 […]

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Tip received on Amber Tuccaro’s homicide file

January 24, 2020 In early December 2019, the Banff RCMP was contacted by a male who alleged that his father may be responsible for a missing person from the Banff area. The male also stated that he believed that his father may be linked to numerous missing persons and homicide files in Alberta. On January […]

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2020 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund now open for applications

January 24, 2020 The Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund is now accepting applications for grants in 2020. The annual $2 million program supports registered charities taking action to improve access to mental health care in every region of Canada. “Over the last decade, the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund has helped more than 650 organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202016 Views

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