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Willow Lake Métis Nation CEO Discusses Indigenous Energy Corridor – WLMN

Jun 11, 2021 Willow Lake Métis Nation CEO, Justin Bourque, joined Jefferson Humphries on CTV Morning News to discuss the key role in the transformation of Canada’s energy sector Indigenous communities have to play. Read More: https://www.wlmn.ca/willow-lake-metis-nation-ceo-discusses-indigenous-energy-corridor

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Indigenous Sport Council Alberta running summer fitness challenge – Global News

June 11 2021 Jake Hendy with the Indigenous Sport Council of Alberta explains how the group is encouraging families to stay active with a summer challenge. Read More: https://globalnews.ca/video/7941950/indigenous-sport-council-alberta-running-summer-fitness-challenge

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Child welfare worker ‘on leave’ after confrontation with Indigenous advocate caught on video – APTN News

Jun 10, 2021 A profanity-laced video that shows a staff member with Children’s Services Alberta (CSA) making comments to an Indigenous child welfare advocate has led to the worker being put on leave according to the ministry. The video, shared widely on social media, was taken earlier this week in the parking lot of the […]

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Council endorses reconciliation process with its Indigenous neighbours – Morinville News

Jun 11, 2021 The Town of Morinville is seeking to begin a reconciliation process with its Indigenous neighbours. At its meeting Tuesday, Council unanimously passed a motion calling on Administration to bring forward a report to initiate a comprehensive community consultation. To take place in collaboration with Alexander First Nation, the consultation would be in […]

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Column: It’s time for tough conversations over our Indigenous present – St. Albert Today

“I grew up knowing and celebrating the idea of one side of my family but being shamed for being ‘an Indian.’ I wasn’t sure how to process it.” I’m a 45-year-old mother of three children. Two are in university and the youngest is seven and autistic. My oldest child was born in 1997 – the year Princess Diana and Mother Teresa […]

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Column: 215 reasons (and counting) to move forward resolutely on Indigenous development – BOE Report

June 10, 2021 “Canadians need to understand; you can’t compare what happened to us towards other cultures & ethnic groups…What happened to those groups are tragic & should never be forgotten, but like all Canadians, we share those stories in grief. We share them to inform & educate the world on such tragedies… We do […]

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Action desperately needed in support of Indigenous communities – Fort Saskatchewan Record

Jun 10, 2021 The report of 215 unmarked graves discovered by ground penetrating radar at the Kamloops residential school sent shockwaves across the world late last month. Flags across the country were lowered to half-mast in honour of the children lost. The City of Fort Saskatchewan lowered its flags until June 8, for a total […]

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DiscoverE program receives Community Leader Award for opening young minds to the possibilities of STEM education – Folio

June 09, 2021 What began as a summer camp nearly 30 years ago has blossomed into a year-round program that has created indelible experiences for half a million youth in Canada. Callie Lissinna graduated from the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Engineering with the distinction of being part of the team responsible for the very […]

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Bell: Alberta schools boss LaGrange tells ATA she won’t be bullied – Calgary Sun

Jun 09, 2021 The lady’s not for turning, evoking a tough-as-nails bygone turn of phrase spoken by a tough-as-nails bygone leader. “I will not back down to union bosses, to anyone who wants to intimidate me. I will not be bullied,” says Adriana LaGrange, the schools boss in Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative government who […]

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Calgary’s Indigenous COVID-19 vaccine clinic hitting the streets with mobile outreach – Global News

June 8, 2021 Calgary’s Indigenous COVID-19 vaccine outreach clinic is far from finished coming up with ways to reach more of the area’s vulnerable population — with the latest development literally taking shots on the road. The new Immunization Special Forces mobile clinic hits the streets this week, bringing vaccines right to the people who […]

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