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Media Advisory: Minister Philpott to Convene two-day Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will convene a two-day emergency meeting on Indigenous Child and Family Services. This meeting will include Indigenous leaders, Provincial and Territorial Ministers, community technicians, youth representatives, experts and advocates. The purpose of this meeting is to identify shared priorities and a path […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 20184 Views

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BR Alta Notley Sask – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jan 18, 2018 CALGARY – The premiers of Alberta and Saskatchewan are trading jabs again over the economy. Rachel Notley says she has some advice for Brad Wall’s successor — handle the economy differently if Saskatchewan wants to create jobs and lift itself out of the recession. The governing Saskatchewan […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 20185 Views

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Looking back on 2017: An inquiry ‘dead in the water’ and ‘blatant racism’ from a sitting senator – APTN News

January 17, 2018 Should the MMIWG Inquiry be granted an extension? Is Lynn Beyak a racist? Is the AFN relevant? Pam Palmater, Niigaan Sinclair and Tim Fontaine weigh in on these issues and more as we put 2017 In Focus and look ahead to 2018. The National Inquiry into MMIWG A formal request for an […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20185 Views

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BR Alta Schneider Indigenous – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jan 17, 2018 EDMONTON – An Alberta lawmaker says he is sorry for suggesting that Indigenous people don’t care about politics. Dave Schneider of the United Conservative Party said Indigenous people don’t tend to vote, and when — quote — “these people” — do engage in politics they only want […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 20189 Views

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Alberta MLA Dave Schneider sorry for saying Indigenous people disengaged – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 16, 2018 EDMONTON _ An Alberta legislature member is apologizing for saying Indigenous people don’t tend to vote and, when they do engage in politics, they only want to talk to the prime minister. Dave Schneider apologized on Twitter for offending anyone and says he wants everyone to participate in democracy. Schneider […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201812 Views

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Alta Legis Sitting – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jan 15, 2018  EDMONTON – The new legislature calendar is out for 2018 and Alberta politicians are to be back in the house for a spring sitting that begins March 8. It will be United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney’s first appearance as a legislature member. Kenney, a former Conservative MP, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201810 Views

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RMWB: Council hears presentation on new Diversity & Inclusion Community Plan

(Fort McMurray, AB – Jan. 9, 2018) – Council heard a presentation on the new Diversity & Inclusion Community Plan 2017-2022 at its public meeting on Tuesday night. The Plan, presented by the Regional Advisory Committee on Inclusion, Diversity and Equality (RACIDE), is part of the Municipality’s commitment as a member of the Canadian Coalition […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201813 Views

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Minister Hajdu invites Canadians to share their input on modernizing federal labour standards

January 11, 2018          Ottawa, Ontario           Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada knows that as workplaces evolve, so too must the labour standards in those workplaces. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced that Canadians will have the opportunity to share their views on how federal labour […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 201811 Views

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Former Edmonton mayor and PC cabinet minister runs for Alberta Party leadership – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 10, 2018  By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Former Edmonton mayor and one-time Progressive Conservative cabinet minister Stephen Mandel has returned to the political arena, announcing he will run to lead the fledgling Alberta Party. Mandel says he ran for mayor because Edmonton lacked vision and says the same is […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201815 Views

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Opinion: Sen. Lynn Beyak’s views might be ‘typical’ but that doesn’t make them right – CBC

What Beyak and her many supporters seem to be missing is that consensus doesn’t necessarily justify belief Jan 10, 2018 It’s sad to note that newly independent Senator Lynn Beyak is pretty much your typical Canadian. She comes off as well-intentioned and hard-working — the type of person you expect to see cheering in bleachers […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 201816 Views

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