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Red Deer Polytechnic to host Indigenous Perspectives Conference

January 31, 2023 Red Deer Polytechnic is excited to host the Indigenous Perspectives Conference from February 9-10, 2023. The conference, which is planned by student volunteers, provides Polytechnic learners, faculty, staff, alumni, educators and community members with immersive academic, cultural and social experiences. The Indigenous Perspectives Conference, which is organized by the Education Undergraduate Society […]

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The painter with the pen: UCalgary alum claims Métis space in the art world – UCalgary News

Jan. 31, 2023 New Nickle Galleries exhibition highlights David Garneau’s remarkable expression of ideas and history “My people will sleep for one hundred years. When they awake it will be the artists who give them their spirit back.” (quote attributed to Louis Riel, Métis leader) In 1997, a Calgary-based painter was invited to submit a […]

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Alberta First Nation signing child welfare agreement with feds without the province – CTV News

Feb. 1, 2023 MASKWACIS – An Alberta First Nation is to sign an agreement today with Ottawa giving it the autonomy to administer its child welfare. Louis Bull Tribe at Maskwacis, Alta., south of Edmonton, would become the first in the province to do so. The First Nation says it’s a bilateral agreement with the […]

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Day 2 of Arctic Winter Games features a number of events – APTN News

Jan 31, 2023 After a five-year absence because of the pandemic, the Wood Buffalo Arctic Winter Games 2023 are in full swing. Here are some of the highlights including the two-foot jump. Here’s Charlotte reviewing the day’s events. Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/day-2-of-arctic-winter-games-features-a-number-of-events/

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 20236 Views

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New Métis book puts spotlight on reconciliation

January 31, 2023 (Edmonton, AB) The Métis Nation of Alberta today released a book chronicling the challenges and achievements of the Métis since their rights were recognized in the Constitution Act of 1982. The True Canadians: Forgotten Nevermore reflects on the Métis lineage to the original inhabitants of this land, and the Métis struggle for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 20238 Views

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New cost control framework to support the growth of 22,500 additional quality child care spaces in Alberta

From: Employment and Social Development Canada January 31, 2023 Child care is not just a social policy—it is an economic policy, too. Access to high-quality, affordable, flexible and inclusive child care will grow the economy, allow more women to enter the workforce and help give every child in Canada the best start in life. That’s why, […]

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World Juniors amplifies the Indigenous roots of hockey – The Gateway

Jan 31, 2023 While celebrating Canada’s gold medal win in the 2023 World Junior’s, Canadians are celebrating the captivating MVP hockey stick designs of Indigenous artists. The ice hockey many Canadians know and love today can be sourced from the “ricket” game created by the Mi’kmaq peoples of Nova Scotia. The sport has since been […]

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Daughter keeps promise to mother and cuts braid now that killer is sentenced – APTN News

Jan 31, 2023 Gloria Gladue Weesemat left her braid on her mother’s grave in Alberta The daughter of a Cree woman killed by a former trucker has finally cut off her long, dark braid, marking the end of the criminal phase of the tragedy. Nicole Gladue Weesemat promised to honour her mother, Gloria Gladue of […]

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Banff YWCA seeks funding for survivors of sexual violence to get counselling and other services locally – CBC

Jan 31, 2023 Banff sends survivors in need of specialized counselling to bigger centres, like Calgary While there are services for victims of sexual violence and assault in Banff, the local YWCA sends survivors in need of specialized counselling to bigger centres, like Calgary. A trip some choose not to take, and one that Banff […]

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Enbridge Provides Notice of Series 19 Preferred Shares Conversion Right and Announces Reset Dividend Rates

CALGARY, AB, Jan. 30, 2023– Enbridge Inc. (TSX: ENB) (NYSE: ENB) (Enbridge or the Company) announced today that it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem its currently outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Minimum Rate Reset Preference Shares, Series 19 (Series 19 Shares) (TSX: ENB.PF.K) on March 1, 2023. As a result, subject to certain […]

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