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Edmonton celebrates sixth annual Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day

August 17, 2018 Representatives from the Government of Canada, Province of Alberta, City of Edmonton and Chiefs from the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations joined together at Edmonton City Hall to commemorate the historic signing of Treaty No. 6. “Today’s event is a great showcase of the dedication and commitment that all parties have […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 20186 Views

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Media Advisory: Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day ceremony at City Hall

August 16, 2018 Media and the public are invited to attend events for Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day, celebrating the historic and ongoing partnership between the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations and the City of Edmonton. A flag raising ceremony will take place at the Community Flag Pole at 8:15 a.m., near the Homeless […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 20189 Views

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End of Greyhound service will affect rural Albertans – Lethbridge Herald

August 16, 2018 Greyhound Canada’s decision to cut services in Western Canada this fall will have a major impact on many rural Albertans, contrary to what Lee Harding wrote in his recent guest column (Aug. 11 Lethbridge Herald). Many Albertans – particularly those living in rural, remote, and Indigenous communities – rely on the Greyhound […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20188 Views

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St. Albert: City Releases Census Results

August 13, 2018 INITIAL RESULTS SHOW POPULATION NOW 66,082 The City of St. Albert has released the initial results of the 2018 Municipal Census, which show the city’s population has reached 66,082. This represents an increase of 1.1 per cent per year, or about 719 people per year, in the city’s population since the last […]

by pmnationtalk on August 15, 201812 Views

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Recent cases of anti-Indigenous racism in Southern Alberta town aren’t “isolated instances,” Indigenous activists say – Thestar.com

Aug. 14, 2018 CALGARY—A small Southern Alberta town has made recent headlines for not one, but two alleged incidents of anti-Indigenous racism, prompting activists to say these are not “one-off events.” First, a Cardston doctor allegedly told a group of homeless Indigenous people to “get a job” and sardonically offered them Tylenol 3s in May. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 20187 Views

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Métis Nation Annual General Assembly Adopts Motion to Support Trans Mountain Pipeline

Lac La Biche, Alberta (August 13, 2018) – At the Métis Nation of Alberta’s 90th General Assembly yesterday, delegates voted in favor of a resolution supporting the Trans Mountain Pipeline, which also included a component for Indigenous ownership and equity. The McMurray Métis and the Métis Nation of Alberta united on the motion, with McMurray […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201813 Views

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Building stronger communities across Alberta with federal Gas Tax Fund

Building stronger communities across Alberta with federal Gas Tax Fund First of two annual funding transfers now available for more than 350 communities across the province August 10, 2018    Edmonton, Alberta         Infrastructure Canada Investing in modern efficient public infrastructure is key to promoting economic growth, strengthening the middle class and developing healthy sustainable […]

by pmnationtalk on August 13, 20189 Views

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MMIWG: A Statement on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 09, 2018 The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls would like to acknowledge the United Nations for their continued effort in creating space where Indigenous Peoples are equal. This year’s theme, Indigenous peoples’ migration and movement, acknowledges the underlying facts that many Indigenous Peoples are forced off their traditional lands […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201812 Views

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AUMA: Are you passionate about ending racism? Join the province’s Anti-Racism Advisory Council

August 8, 2018 The Government of Alberta is seeking up to 25 people to join a new Anti-Racism Advisory Council that will advise the Minister of Education on how to combat racism and implement the new anti-racism initiatives being rolled out as part of the ‘Taking Action Against Racism’ report. Through our Welcoming and Inclusive Communities initiative, AUMA is keenly […]

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 201812 Views

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Edmonton to host 1st Indigenous Child Welfare Conference – Global News

Edmonton to host 1st Indigenous Child Welfare Conference The first Indigenous Child Welfare Conference will be held in Edmonton next month. It’s intended to bring together participants and experts to share new and innovative practices to help the community and children. Daintre sits down with Karen McCarthy and Tanya Shaw to learn more. Read More: […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201813 Views

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