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We Matter Seeking Director, Operations & Outreach

We Matter Seeking Director, Operations & Outreach September 22nd, 2020- The We Matter team and Board of Directors would like to announce their search for a permanent Co-Director due to the resignation of Director, Operations & Outreach Frances Elizabeth Moore. Frances Elizabeth has played an integral role on the We Matter Team, supporting our operations […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 202034 Views

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Murals help artist reconcile a difficult past – The Catholic Register

September 24, 2020 Through a commission to paint murals at three Catholic schools, Indigenous artist Ryan Willert has been able to find his own healing and reconciliation with the Catholic community. The 36-year-old Blackfoot from the Siksika Nation is well-known in Alberta. Based in Red Deer, he has painted murals at several colleges, universities and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202016 Views

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Athabasca Minerals Voting Results from 2020 Annual and Special Meeting

September 23, 2020 Calgary, Alberta. Athabasca Minerals Inc. (“Athabasca” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV:AMI) is pleased to announce the voting results of the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders of the Corporation that was held on September 22, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. The total number of votes represented at the Meeting was 8,899,333, being 18% of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 202016 Views

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Capitalizing on Alberta’s mineral potential

Alberta’s government has struck an expert panel to help the province diversify its economy and become a world leader in mineral resource production. The five-member Mineral Advisory Council will help government unlock Alberta’s vast, untapped geological potential for various minerals that are in increasing global demand. These minerals include lithium, vanadium, uranium, rare earth elements, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202025 Views

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Researchers ask: Are Canada’s threatened caribou at risk of chronic wasting disease? – UCalgary

As cases of an infectious disease that kills members of the deer family continue to rise in Alberta, a new study sheds light on the risk of chronic wasting disease (CWD) to Canadian caribou — a species officially listed as threatened. CWD is one of a group of infectious illnesses called prion diseases. They occur when […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202028 Views

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City of Lethbridge: Celebrating Reconciliation Week 2020

Reconciliation Week is celebrated in Lethbridge during the week of September 22nd which is the anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7 in 1877.  Treaty 7 is an agreement between Canadian Crown and First Nations in Southern Alberta.  Reconciliation is about creating shared understanding and building strong-relationships and respect between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Reconciliation Week […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202013 Views

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Edmonton Public Schools becomes first jurisdiction in Alberta to commit to collecting race-based data – Edmonton Journal

Sep 23, 2020 Edmonton Public Schools will develop a model to collect race-based data in an effort to dismantle systemic racism and racial discrimination, making it the first school jurisdiction in the province to commit to doing so. Trustees voted unanimously during a board meeting on Tuesday to pass the recommendation to collect the race-based […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202018 Views

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Resources Workers, Families and Communities Say Throne Speech Must Consider Importance of Oil & Gas, Mining, Forestry and Agriculture

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 23, 2020  – As the Federal Government prepares to deliver this morning’s Speech from the Throne, Canada Action is hopeful that we will hear about the 1.8 million Canadians from coast to coast who rely on our natural resource sector to provide for their families and their Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities every […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202016 Views

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CAPP: New National Poll Shows Canadians are most Concerned about the Economy, Want a Strong Natural Gas and Oil Sector to Drive Recovery

Sept. 22, 2020, Calgary, AB  – The state of our country’s economy is the biggest issue of the day for Canadians, according to a new poll from IPSOS. The poll has 44 per cent of Canadians choosing the economy as the biggest priority for government, even putting it ahead of healthcare (chosen as the top […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202013 Views

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Announcement: Grand Chief Billy Morin calls on the unification of Treaty No. 6 Territory

The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations is calling for the unification of Treaty Six Territory. It was stated at the Fort Pitt Gathering that a Treaty Six Chiefs Assembly will be held on November 3rd, 4th and 5th at the River Cree in Enoch Cree Nation, AB. Grand Chief Billy Morin had invited all […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202021 Views

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