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Indigenous communities secure $100M to clean up old and gas wells – CBC

The funding represents 10% of the federal money given to Alberta for reclamation activity Nov 27, 2020 Indigenous leaders have secured an allotment of funding to clean up old oil and gas wells on First Nation and Métis land in Alberta, after more than half a year of lobbying, including several meetings with the premier and […]

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McMurray Métis shares history and culture in documentary for Métis Week – Yorkton This Week

Documentary on life of Louis Riel and Métis culture November 19, 2020 McMurray Métis has started Métis Week with virtual celebrations and the release of a 26-minute documentary on the life of Louis Riel and on Métis culture. The documentary, which can be found online, has already been shown to local students from Grades five […]

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Need to create capital pools to support Indigenous – BNN

JP Gladu is president of A2A Rail and has just joined the board of directors at Suncor Energy. He is also the former CEO of Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. He talks about increasing the participation of Indigenous groups in corporate Canada. Read More: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/executive/video/need-to-create-capital-pools-to-support-indigenous-participation-former-canadian-council-for-aboriginal-business-ceo~2080524

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Varcoe: TC Energy keeps pressing on Keystone XL with ‘historic’ agreement with First Nations – Calgary Herald

Chris Varcoe: The announcement underscores the benefits that the US$14.4-billion project can deliver, if the new president doesn’t rip up the project’s permits in the coming months TC Energy continues to build a coalition of backers as it pushes ahead on the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing it’s selling a stake in the project to a […]

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Reconcile yourself with the earth – UCalgary News

Indigenous law researcher John Borrows explores reconciliation and resurgence as keynote speaker at ii’ taa’poh’to’p journey update event Nov. 26 In 2017, UCalgary launched the Indigenous Strategy ii’ taa’poh’to’p to guide us on our path of transformation and to communicate our commitment and responsibility for truth and reconciliation. On Nov. 26, the Office of Indigenous […]

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Métis meaning in a modern world – Cochrane Today

UCalgary celebrates Métis Week with series of virtual events through Nov. 19 As a Métis growing up in inner-city Winnipeg, Daniel Voth is used to being asked about his cultural heritage and identity. Often, people inquire what percentage of Indigenous blood he has — as if an entire culture is confined to his genetic code. […]

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Indigenous prime contractor successful in SRP periods 1-4 – BOE Report

November 18, 2020 Western Petroleum Management (WPM) is an Alberta based and federally registered Indigenous-owned company supplying engineering, project management, and onsite supervision to the upstream oil gas industry across western Canada since 2005. WPM has been involved with the Alberta Site Rehabilitation Program (“SRP”) since its inception and has been extremely successful in obtaining […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202017 Views

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Teaching and Learning Grants facilitate development in key areas of ‘growth through focus’ plan and Indigenous strategy – News UCalgary

The University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants are designed to enhance student learning experiences through the integration of teaching and learning research and educational leadership. Since the start of the program in 2014, 225 teaching and learning research projects have received funding. Past grant recipients have achieved remarkable results through their research projects in […]

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Enoch Cree Nation Settles $91-Million Claim Over Federal Bombing Range – HuffPost Canada

“This is a nice act of reconciliation. I’m just sorry it took so long.” After more than a decade of negotiations, Enoch Cree Nation is getting a $91-million payout from the Canadian government to compensate for the remnants of a World War II practice-bombing range, according to Chief Billy Morin. He said the timing of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202012 Views

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Marvel picks Edmonton comic book illustrator for Indigenous issue – CBC

On Wednesday, Marvel is releasing a new Indigenous series drawn by Indigenous illustrators like Kyle Charles Kyle Charles thought it was a prank. It was an email from Marvel, the entertainment behemoth, asking the Whitefish Lake First Nation artist to illustrate a special Indigenous comic book issue. He read it again and again, looking for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202016 Views

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