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In Commemoration of Louis Riel 1844-1885 : Louis Riel Day Events November 16, 2014

MANITOBA Winnipeg The Manitoba Metis Federation will be holding its annual commemoration ceremony for Louis Riel being held November 16, 2015. 11:30 am Gravesite Ceremony – mass service at the St. Boniface Basilica Address: 190 Ave de la Cathedrale ALBERTA Read More: http://www.metisnation.ca/index.php/news/louis-riel-day-3 NT3

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Inclusion dialogue attracts passionate crowd

November 13, 2015 Just days following an international report ranking Canada as the world’s most tolerant country, a public forum at NorQuest College has reinforced its role as a leader in inclusive education. On November 6, the NorQuest College Community Dialogue on Inclusion brought together about 75 participants, all seeking to create better understanding through […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2015341 Views

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Tsawwassen First Nations pitches LNG terminal – Business in Vancouver

The Tsawwassen First Nation has announced a proposal to build a liquefied natural gas export terminal at Roberts Bank in partnership with FortisBC. The Tsawwassen First Nation has announced a proposal to build a liquefied natural gas export terminal at Roberts Bank in partnership with FortisBC. At 3-5 million tonnes of LNG per year, the […]

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Five things to watch for in Canadian business news this week – CTV

November 16, 2015 TORONTO — Five things to watch in Canadian business this week: Trudeau on the Road: As part of his first foreign trip as prime minister, Justin Trudeau will attend the G20 leaders meeting in Turkey and the APEC summit in the Philippines. The Liberal leader is expected to push his spending and […]

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PM Trudeau tasks Bennett with leading renewal of relationship between Canada, Indigenous peoples – APTN

OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau directed Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett to lead the renewal of “the relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples,” according to a mandate letter released publicly Friday. The mandate letters outline the prime minister’s priorities for individual ministers. While the letters are traditionally kept confidential, the Trudeau government decided to release the […]

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Statement by Minister Carolyn Bennett to commemorate Louis Riel Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (November 16, 2015) – The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, issued the following statement today to commemorate Louis Riel Day: “November 16, 2015, marks the 130th anniversary of the execution of Louis Riel for leading the North-West Resistance in defense of Métis rights. Louis Riel fought for basic human […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2015385 Views

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Canada will implement UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Carolyn Bennett says – In-Depth-Toronto Star

Nov 12 2015 Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett says the new Liberal government will rebuild the relationship with First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples. OTTAWA—Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett says the new Liberal government will rebuild the relationship with First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples by including them in every decision […]

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PM Trudeau to meet with Indigenous leaders before end of year – APTN

November 12, 2015 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to meet with Indigenous leaders before the end of the year, according to the Prime Minister’s Office. The meeting will be timed to coincide with the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) final report, the PMO said. This will be the first time the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2015297 Views

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Discussing challenges facing First Nation peoples – Cochrane Times

Challenges facing First Nation peoples, particularly in regards to education issues, will be the topic at today’s (Fri. Nov. 13) meeting of Cochrane Ideas, starting at 7 p.m. in the downtown King Solomon Lodge on Centre Ave. Guest speaker will be John Friesen, minister at the Morley United Church for almost three decades and an […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2015308 Views

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An inquiry shouldn’t start with an answer – especially not on MMIW – The Globe and Mail

Nov. 15, 2015 Carolyn Bennett, the Minister of Indigenous Affairs, emerged from a cabinet meeting last Thursday declaring that Canadians should stop blaming the epidemic of murdered and missing indigenous women on First Nations people themselves. Ms. Bennett may very well be right, or at least partly right, but, as the person who is arranging […]

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