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Canada Fails to Grasp the “Emergency” in First Nations Child Welfare: Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Finds Federal Government Non-Compliant with Relief Orders

OTTAWA, ON (February 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m.) – The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) has issued a fifth legal order (2018 CHRT 4) against the Federal government in an ongoing case for equity for First Nations children and families. A landmark ruling by the Tribunal in January 2016 found Canada to be racially discriminating […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201883 Views

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MRU: Office of Academic Indigenization celebrates grand opening

The new Office of Academic Indigenization (OAI) celebrated its grand opening on January 26, marking a significant milestone towards indigenizing curriculum across programs and disciplines. Nearly 200 people from across campus and Indigenous communities attended the event, which included a pipe ceremony, a blessing by Elder Miiksika’am Clarence Wolfleg, the unveiling of a mural by Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201841 Views

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Pieridae Grants Options

CALGARY, ALBERTA – February 01, 2018 – Pieridae Energy Limited (PEA-TSXV) announces that in accordance with its stock option plan, Pieridae’s Board of Directors granted on January 29, 2018, 1,007,400 stock options to 23 of its employees and directors. The price has been set at $ 5.67 per share, and the expiry date for these options […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201835 Views

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Statement by Minister Philpott on the February 1 Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Compliance Orders and immediate actions being taken by the Federal Government

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (February 1, 2018) – The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, issued the following statement: “Today, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal released a new ruling, and the Government of Canada has taken immediate action as part of its commitment to continue fully implementing all of the Tribunal’s orders. Our government has been working […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201836 Views

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Minister’s Message – Heart Month – February 2018

Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults, and is the second leading cause of death in Canada. We can all reduce our risk of heart disease by making healthy lifestyle choices, like quitting smoking, eating a healthy and balanced diet, getting enough sleep, exercising regularly, and limiting alcohol intake. To help make the healthier […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201853 Views

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Minister Monsef highlights Government of Canada actions to advance gender equality

January 31, 2018 – New York City, New York – Status of Women Canada Canadians believe in gender equality, but we must continue taking bold actions that will bring it closer to reality. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, participated today at the Women in Corporate Leadership Initiativeevent in New York City. Canada’s […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201852 Views

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Kluane National Park and Reserve exhibition “Encounters with the Sublime” featured at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff during Exposure 2018!

From Parks Canada Photographic exhibition by Bradford Washburn and Sebastião Salgado running February 3 to April 8 January 31, 2018 Banff, Alberta Parks Canada Agency In every corner of the country, Canada’s national parks represent the very best that Canada has to offer and are gateways to nature, adventure, and discovery. Kluane National Park and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201855 Views

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Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates – Statement regarding Indigenous child welfare

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2018  – Following last week’s emergency meeting on Indigenous child welfare in Ottawa, convened by Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) has issued the following statement: As independent child advocates from nine provinces and two […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 201863 Views

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Suncor Energy implements first commercial fleet of autonomous haul trucks in the oil sands

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Jan. 30, 2018) – Suncor today announced it will proceed with the phased implementation of autonomous haulage systems (AHS) at company-operated mines, starting with the North Steepbank mine. Over the next six years, the company expects to deploy more than 150 autonomous haul trucks in the full program, which will be one of the largest […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201842 Views

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ATCO Wins Contract With the National Research Council of Canada

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 30, 2018 — ATCO Ltd. (TSX: ACO.X) (TSX:ACO.Y) ATCO announced today that it has been chosen by the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada to provide facility maintenance, renovation and capital construction services to its buildings in the Ottawa region. The five-year contract commences on March 1, 2018 and is valued at approximately $38 million, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201856 Views

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