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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, 202019 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, 202021 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, 202021 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, 202024 Views

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Lethbridge U: Care labour the focus of Liberal Education Symposium

The global pandemic has shone a light on many different facets of society but perhaps none more than on those who provide care. Care labour — what is it, what does it mean to you, how does it affect the economy, how is it related to ethics, gender, sexuality and ability? These are just some […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202021 Views

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Indigenous Youth Honoured with National Forestry Skills Awards

Earlier today Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), in partnership with the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM), recognized three recipients of the Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth. Honourees include Autumn Quenville of the Whitesand First Nation from Northern Ontario, Raven Cardinal of the Bigstone Cree Nation from Northern Alberta, and Hunter Corbiere of the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202079 Views

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Anniversary of Treaty 7: Premier Kenney

Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on the 143rd anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7: “On this day in 1877, Treaty 7, the second treaty between the federal Crown and Plains Indigenous people, was concluded and signed at the Blackfoot Crossing of the Bow River, the present-day Siksika First Nation. A second signing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202024 Views

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The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Resumes Production Of The Weekly Virtual Town Halls This Fall For 12 More Weeks.

The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) Resumes Production Of The Weekly Virtual Town Halls This Fall For 12 More Weeks. Ottawa, Monday September 21, 2020  The First Nations Health Managers Association (FNHMA) will be continuing production of the weekly virtual Town Hall and will return Thursday September 24, 2020 at 1PM EDT for 12 […]

by pmnationtalk on September 22, 202016 Views

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Suncor Energy re-certified at Gold level in CCAB’s Progressive Aboriginal Relations program

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 17, 2020 — Suncor today announced it has been re-certified at gold-level in the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB). The award was presented at the CCAB’s virtual Business Recovery Forum, where Suncor was recognized for its continued commitment to collaboration with Indigenous Peoples in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202017 Views

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TD Donation Provides Immediate and Critical Funding to Prairie Communities Impacted by COVID-19

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 21, 2020 – TD Bank Group (TD) has dedicated $160,000 in donations to support local community organizations that have been impacted by COVID-19 as part of the broader TD Community Resilience Initiative. The recipient charities and non-profits in TD’s Prairie Region, which comprises Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the Northwest Territories, received immediate […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 2020113 Views

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