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Open call for submissions: Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day Art Contest

June 20, 2018 All members of Treaty No. 6 are invited to participate in the annual Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day Art Contest. Artists are asked to submit a piece that represents this theme: “As long as the sun shines, grass grows, and rivers flow.” The theme represents the original terms of the treaty when […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201810 Views

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Celebrating agreement to support Maskwacis students

Jun 20, 2018 Education Minister David Eggen issued the following statement about today’s Education Framework Agreement signing ceremony with the four Maskwacîs Cree First Nations: “Today, I was pleased to participate in a formal signing ceremony with the four Maskwacîs Cree Nations to mark the finalization of the Maskwacîs Cree – Government of Alberta Framework […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 20188 Views

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AB Government: Public servants to take Indigenous training

New Indigenous training will help Alberta public servants better deliver programs and services to the Indigenous community. As the government moves forward on the path to reconciliation, all current Alberta Public Service employees will participate in an in-person, one-day course over the next three years. The session will involve experiential learning with Elders through sharing […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201811 Views

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AB Government: Free legal advice for survivors of sexual violence

A new pilot program will help sexual violence survivors know their rights and options as they seek healing and justice. Status of Women is providing a $700,000 grant to the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton to design, deliver and evaluate a three-year pilot program that will give sexual violence survivors free, confidential legal advice. Launching […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 201822 Views

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AER: Application 1908838 Notice of Application – Willesden Green Field

June 14, 2018 The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received application 1908838. Description of the Application Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (Bellatrix) has applied under section 82(1) of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act to amend pooling order 461 to say that all tracts within the drilling spacing unit comprising Section 22, Township 43, Range 9, West of the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201827 Views

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NEB comments on Équiterre pipeline safety in Canada report

On June 14, 2018, Équiterre published a report on pipeline safety in Canada. Below are some observations from the National Energy Board regarding the report. Pipeline incidents in Quebec in 2017 The increase in reports of incidents in Québec in 2017 is linked to the late reporting of overpressure events on the pipeline operated by Trans Northern […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201818 Views

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AB Government: Meet the 2018-19 Minister’s Youth Council

Jun 14, 2018 Education Minister David Eggen issued the following statement to congratulate students selected for the 2018-19 Minister’s Youth Council: “I am pleased to announce that selection for the 2018-19 Minister’s Youth Council is now complete – and the list of all 33 council members is posted on the Alberta Education website. “Students in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201817 Views

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Largest gift of cultural properties in University of Lethbridge history given by Dr. Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess

The University of Lethbridge Art Gallery today unveils an unparalleled bequest of more than 1,000 works of art valued between $4 and $5 million from the estate of Dr. Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess (DFA ’04). “This is the largest gift of art and cultural properties to the U of L in its 51-year history,” says […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201816 Views

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AB Government: Indigenous programming at affordable child centres

Jun 14, 2018 Alberta children are learning about traditional language and culture, with five new $25-a-day child care centres offering Indigenous-focused programming. Little Sundance Daycare in Calgary is one of six Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) centres across Alberta implementing Indigenous-focused programming, including traditional drumming, storytelling and lessons in Michif, Blackfoot and Cree. “Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201815 Views

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PetroLMI Report: Diversifying Canada’s Oil and Gas Workforce

June 14, 2018 Canada’s oil and gas workforce has grown older, more educated and more culturally diverse, says PetroLMI report The period from 2006 to 2016 was a remarkable decade for Canada’s oil and gas industry. Periods of rapid growth followed by sharp contractions transformed not only the industry, but also its workforce, according to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201816 Views

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