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Neil Young to give benefit concert for Fort Chip First Nation – CBC

Apr 27, 2015 Blue Rodeo will also perform at Rexall Place concert on July 3 Rock star Neil Young is set to give a benefit concert at Edmonton’s Rexall Place in July to support the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. The “Honour The Treaties” concert will raise money for the First Nation’s legal defence fund. Allan […]

by NationTalk on April 28, 2015162 Views

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Media Advisory – 2015 DAREarts Leadership Awards

Who: DAREarts www.darearts.com What: 13th Annual DAREarts Leadership Awards Where: Allstream Centre, Princes’ Boulevard, (CNE gate, south side. Parking entrance on the North Side) When: Thursday, April 16, 2015 Schedule of Events and Photo Opportunities: 5:00 p.m. Media interviews with all award recipients – Jeanne Beker, Waneek Horn-Miller and five Leadership Award recipients 5:30 p.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2015228 Views

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RBC Aboriginal Mentorship Day of Welcome salutes students

January 22, 2015 It’s not every day you are exposed to powerful sounds of drumming, a traditional homemade breakfast, and an opportunity to learn about Aboriginal culture at your place of work or learning. The Aboriginal welcome event at NorQuest College, sponsored by the RBC Aboriginal Mentorship Program, featured just that. “You don’t often get […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015314 Views

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Harper Government Support Opens Doors for Women in Skilled Trades

January 22, 2015 – Edmonton, Alberta – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $996,942 to enable Women Building Futures (WBF) to provide women with increased access to skilled labour training in the construction industry. Funding will support the WBF #4ME project, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2015283 Views

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MRU will be hosting a roundtable discussion of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) and Canadian Aboriginal women’s rights

On January 20th – two weeks today – MRU will be hosting a roundtable discussion of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) and Canadian Aboriginal women’s rights (see attached poster). It will take place in the Lincoln Park Room from 12:30-2:00 and features four prominent speakers:  – Beverley Jacobs (Kanienkehaka): Former President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on January 12, 2015224 Views

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Suncor Energy Foundation invests in Peter Lougheed Leadership Institute at The Banff Centre to launch social innovation residency

December 16, 2014 The Suncor Energy Foundation (SEF), in partnership with The Peter Lougheed Leadership Institute at The Banff Centre, today announced a new residency program designed to support social entrepreneurs and system leaders. The social innovation residency will connect a diverse group of corporate, government, and community leaders as they look at ways to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2014241 Views

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Reality Check – Jen Winter challenges Clean Energy Canada’s assertion of “more green jobs than oil sands jobs”.

Dec 10, 2014 Dr Jennifer Winter, Associate Area Director for Energy and Environmental Policy at The School of Public Policy, investigated the widely touted green jobs numbers from a Clean Energy Canada report published last week. In short, Winter challenges the formulas and definition used to determine the number of jobs counted as green – […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 20141399 Views

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Continuing to meet Alberta’s needs; NorQuest launches new Community Support Worker program

December 02, 2014 NorQuest College develops workforce relevant programming to help build stronger communities and to meet the economic needs of Alberta. On Friday, November 28, that commitment continued with the launch of the Community Support Worker program. “With this program, the college is one step closer to reaching our goal of providing 20,000 learners […]

by pmnationtalk on December 3, 2014252 Views

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Alberta Indigenous Shining Student Award 2015

2015 Education Partners First Nation, Métis and Inuit Student Recognition Eligibility This annual recognition is awarded to a student of First Nations, Métis or Inuit heritage, who demonstrates leadership and inspires others, through embracing and respecting an aboriginal perspective or world view from an aboriginal perspective, by:  Pursuing his/her goal or dream despite challenges […]

by pmnationtalk on December 2, 2014308 Views

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