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YouTubers blend humour and history to tell story behind Canada’s Constitution – Folio

August 20 2019 U of A expert teams up with National Film Board and some of Canada’s most popular online personalities to create ‘Supreme Law.’ A snappy, funny online video production is introducing a new generation of Canadians to the story of how the country’s Constitution was created—including the six YouTube stars who host the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20194 Views

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The Government of Canada invests in engaging men and boys in gender equality

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada he Government of Canada invests in engaging men and boys in gender equality August 16, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – Women and Gender Equality Canada Gender equality benefits everyone—if we are to build a stronger and more prosperous country, we need to ensure that everyone has a real and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20198 Views

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Government of Canada Invests in LGBTQ2 communities in Western Canada

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada August 15, 2019 – Edmonton, Alberta – Women and Gender Equality Canada The Government of Canada is making a real difference in the lives of LGBTQ2 people from coast to coast to coast through investments that will build stronger, more resilient LGBTQ2 community organizations, networks, and infrastructure. Today the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201911 Views

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Honouring Indigenous peoples: Minister Wilson

“We are proud to promote the United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples to celebrate and acknowledge the First Nations, Métis and Inuit who call Alberta home. “In the century and a half of Alberta’s modern history, Indigenous peoples faced displacement, systemic oppression and official discrimination. Yet they have been resilient in the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 20199 Views

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Alberta launches Indigenous Litigation Fund to advance oil and gas – JWN

Aug. 8, 2019 Alberta’s UCP government marked its first 100 days in office on Wednesday with the launch of a new litigation fund to “stand up for Indigenous peoples’ prosperity.” Through the $10-million Indigenous Litigation Fund, the province is offering grants for groups, coalitions, privately funded societies or alliances that include Indigenous membership in legal […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201911 Views

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Media Advisory – Parliamentary Secretary Karen McCrimmon to announce federal funding to enhance Indigenous cultural awareness, skills, and business growth in Alberta

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada Calgary, Alberta, August 7, 2019 – Karen McCrimmon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Member of Parliament for Kanata-Carleton, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will announce new […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201911 Views

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Auditor General issues 2018 report on Alberta’s post-secondary institutions

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada … Auditor General Doug Wylie issued his 2018 report on post-secondary institutions on August 7 noting which institutions have effective financial processes and reporting, and where improvement is needed. The report shows 19 of Alberta’s 20 public post-secondary institutions have adequate systems for accurate and timely financial reporting. For the third year […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201910 Views

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(AB) Government charges ahead as it hits 100-day milestone

As it reaches its 100-day milestone, Alberta’s new government is keeping another promise by introducing a $10-million fund to stand up for Indigenous peoples’ prosperity. The new Indigenous Litigation Fund means groups that include Indigenous people can now apply for a grant to help with legal matters when advancing Alberta’s energy and natural resource development […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 20199 Views

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Edmonton group part of province-wide survey on hate crime – Globalnews.ca

A new survey is up and running, with the goal of providing insight into how many Albertans have been the target of hate crime. Once the data is compiled, support groups will create a provincial response. The Response Model is being developed by Coalitions Creating Equity (CCE), a province-wide initiative made up of five agencies […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 20199 Views

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Heritage Day 2019: Statement from Premier Kenney

Premier Jason Kenney issued this statement to recognize Heritage Day: “Alberta is not just a random collection of people, or place on the map. “Alberta is an idea. It’s an idea that has existed for generations, from the First Nations people who built their lives off of this land, to those who came here with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 201913 Views

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