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Alberta’s best receive province’s highest honour

Eight remarkable Albertans are being recognized and celebrated with investiture into the Alberta Order of Excellence at Government House. “The Alberta Order of Excellence members for 2019 are innovators and trailblazers who have spent their lives and careers working to lead positive change for people in Alberta, across Canada and around the globe. I thank […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 20197 Views

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U of Lethbridge: Former Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Paul Martin, to be given honorary degree at Fall 2019 Convocation

The University of Lethbridge is proud to celebrate the nation-building contributions of Canada’s 21st prime minister, the Right Honourable Paul Martin, by presenting him with an honorary degree at the Fall 2019 Convocation ceremony. A key figure in helping to erase Canada’s deficit in the late 1990s while serving as minister of finance, Martin’s term […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 20199 Views

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Coalition of First Nations announces a coordinated legal and political campaign to confirm human right to safe drinking water

KELOWNA, BC, Oct. 15, 2019 – In response to inaction by successive federal governments, including the Trudeau government, a group of First Nations will be launching a coordinated campaign to confirm First Nations’ human right to safe drinking water. “Unsafe drinking water is a growing problem on First Nations right across Canada,” said Chief Byron […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20199 Views

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Trudeau made promises to Canada’s Indigenous peoples. Did he keep them? – CityNews Edmonton

Oct 15, 2019 In today’s Big Story podcast, there was a lot of optimism about Justin Trudeau in 2015, and not least among Canada’s Indigenous communities. Trudeau’s Liberals had made a lot of ambitious and overdue promises. Four years later? Well, the optimism has vanished—but what have the Liberals actually done? A thorough document released […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20198 Views

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City of Lethbridge: Join our Community Conversation Oct 23

The City of Lethbridge is hosting an open house on Wednesday October 23, inviting residents to learn about, and engage in, the development of our city. Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. ATB Centre 74 Mauretania Blvd. West (enter through the ice centre doors) Browse information booths and speak with project managers related […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201913 Views

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David Staples: New conservative mantra: “When Indigenous people thrive, we all thrive” – Edmonton Journal

The new mantra in Alberta’s conservative circles is seven world-changing words: “When Indigenous people thrive, we all thrive.” It’s the single most important concept in Alberta politics, one that should help bring jobs and prosperity to Indigenous Canadians. It’s also a dramatic departure from the past. Conservative politicians and hard-headed oil executives used to be […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201913 Views

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Alberta bill proposes agency to help Indigenous groups invest in energy projects – CanadianManufacturing.com

Premier Kenney said the bill was the result of consultations with more than 200 stakeholders EDMONTON—Alberta is moving to set up a new Crown corporation to help Indigenous groups invest in major natural resource projects. The United Conservatives have introduced a bill that says the government would put up $1 billion, along with technical and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201912 Views

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Canadian Energy Centre: Minister Savage Statement

Minister of Energy Sonya Savage issued the following statement on taking initial steps towards establishing the Canadian Energy Centre. “For too long, the reputation of Alberta’s energy sector has been damaged by a deceitful campaign to landlock the oilsands. “That’s why our government has started the process of creating the Canadian Energy Centre to fight […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201919 Views

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AB Government: Government energized as assembly reconvenes

The legislative assembly will reconvene on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 in order to fulfil an ambitious legislative agenda. Government House Leader Jason Nixon has laid out the government’s plans for a busy fall sitting. “I think I speak for all government caucus members when I say that I am excited to get back to the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201918 Views

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Will the Indigenous voter turnout on reserves surpass 2015 numbers? – CBC

Alberta had the highest increase in on-reserve voter turnout in 2015 election Oct 07, 2019 Indigenous voters might not turn out at the polls in the same high numbers they did in the 2015 federal election, some experts say. The last federal election saw the largest turnout at on-reserve polling divisions since 2004. On-reserve polling […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201914 Views

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