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New, supportive homes for Edmontonians in need

The governments of Alberta and Canada are creating jobs and supporting permanent supportive housing with the opening of 42 new units in Edmonton’s Belvedere community. With a mix of one- and two-bedroom units, the new apartments will provide a safe and stable home for individuals, couples and families who are experiencing housing instability or homelessness. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202015 Views

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McKay Metis weathers COVID-19 fiscal storm with trust fund – CTV Edmonton

September 29, 2020 FORT MCMURRAY — As Alberta projects a $24.2 billion deficit for the fiscal year, the Fort McKay Metis Nation found itself prepared. The current crisis fuelled by COVID-19 and last spring’s Saudi-Russian price war was a serious blow to the community, said McKay Metis President Ron Quintal. Fortunately, the community had been […]

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Orange Shirt Day goes virtual – Times Colonist

September 29, 2020 Victoria’s Orange Shirt Day, which recognizes survivors of residential schools, will go virtual this year, with an online ceremony featuring speakers who attended the schools. The pre-recorded ceremony will feature speeches by Tsartlip elders May Sam and Skip Sam, who will share their personal stories of attending residential schools. Skip Sam died […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202012 Views

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Government of Canada announces the Indigenous organizations in Alberta who received funding to address the COVID-19 pandemic in urban areas

September 28, 2020 — Ottawa, Ontario, Traditional territory of the Algonquin Peoples – Indigenous Services Canada Since the beginning of the pandemic, action has been taken at all levels to protect the most vulnerable and support those who need it most. Collective measures have been taken by women’s groups, homeless shelters, and mental health organizations, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202022 Views

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Weigh in on guiding documents for the region

September 28, 2020 Residents invited to engage on Municipal Development Plan and Land Use Bylaw Two key guiding documents are under development for the region, and the Municipality needs your input. Strategic path forward The Municipality is preparing a new Municipal Development Plan (MDP). The MDP will set out the vision and blueprint for how […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202018 Views

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Statement of Solidarity: September 25, 2020 – The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations stand in solidarity with the Mi’Kmaq as they assert and exercise their Treaty and Inherent Rights to hunt, fish and harvest

The Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations applaud the Sipekne’katik First Nation in their efforts to assert and establish a Mi’kmaq-regulated, lobster fishery. This direct action of exercising Indigenous nationhood and sovereignty has been inspiring and motivating for First Nations across Turtle Island. Our Rights as Indigenous Peoples are given by the Creator and are […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202064 Views

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UAlberta – Alumni Week(end): Virtual Book Club Launch

Book-lovers unite! (Online, that is.) Join us for our UAlberta Virtual Book Club launch, featuring author Jesse Thistle and Faculty of Native Studies Assistant Professor, Paul Gareau, discussing Jesse’s memoir, From the Ashes. Connect with an online community to read and discuss a variety of engaging books of genres ranging from novels to memoirs, social […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 202031 Views

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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, 202043 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, 202020 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, 202030 Views

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