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First Nations Say PlayAlberta Is Unregulated – GamingPost.ca

April 09 2021 First launched in the fall of 2020, provincial online gambling platform PlayAlberta.ca caters to the needs of Alberta’s gaming enthusiasts. Two First Nations are now dragging the provincial government as well as gaming regulator the Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis Commission to court. According to Southern Alberta First Nations Stoney Nakoda and […]

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Indigenous People Go to War against PlayAlberta.ca – Casino Reports

PlayAlberta.ca is an online gambling platform that offers numerous gaming services to Albertans. The platform was launched in the fall of last year and it provides entertainment for many gambling fans in the province. However, two First Nations are taking the provincial government and the gaming commission to court by claiming that website is unregulated […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202112 Views

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UCalgary co-hosts pan-Canadian discussion on Indigenous initiatives in education – UCalgary News

Vice-Provost of Indigenous Engagement Michael Hart hosts April 14 event designed to forge synergies, share learnings, and build connections between Indigenous academic leaders Universities across the country are stepping forward to address the Calls to Action presented by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, developing programs that include Indigenous knowledge and traditions into formal university academic […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202113 Views

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Indigenous artists face unique challenges, opportunities in the COVID-19 pandemic – Global News

April 6, 2021 Indigenous local artists are encountering unique changes and challenges as the entertainment industry continues to be devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to force restrictions on mass gatherings, those employed in the arts and entertainment industry face an unprecedented threat to their livelihood with cancelled tours and shows. […]

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Indigenous-owned businesses across Canada expanding with help of $25M fund – APTN News

“While other business are taking big hits, we were actually thriving.” Bobbie Racette knew that remote working from home was going to be big. So she started The Virtual Gurus, which provides virtual support for businesses – from administration to social media, sales and more. But Racette had problems getting financing. She says she was […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 202115 Views

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Faulty and incomplete’: Treaty Six Chiefs, Alberta Metis demand UCP rewrite new curriculum – CTV News

EDMONTON — Leaders from two of Alberta’s most prominent Indigenous groups criticized the UCP government for its recent rewrite of the elementary school curriculum Wednesday. Both the Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and The Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 Chiefs are calling for the curriculum to be redone, and they want a seat at that […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202132 Views

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Cape Breton Indigenous hockey player recognized for anti-racism campaign – The Telegram

SYDNEY — A young Indigenous hockey player from Whycocomagh has been recognized by the House of Commons for his Red Tape Movement and the awareness it has raised around racism and discrimination. Logan Prosper, who recently finished his last season in minor hockey as a forward with the Cape Breton West Islanders, made headlines in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202123 Views

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Twin Indigenous sisters prepare for NCAA Division 1 hockey scholarship opportunity – Global News

March 31, 2021 Kyla and Jordyn Bear began to love the game of hockey while growing up on the Ochapowace First Nation, about an hour south of Yorkton, Sask. Once they got into organized hockey, they had stops in Churchbridge, Whitewood and then Melville until the Triple-A team disbanded. After some family discussions, the twin […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202121 Views

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UCalgary launches data dashboard to promote equity, diversity and inclusion – UCalgary News

Collecting key demographic data is vital step in creating equitable pathways on campus This month, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion launched a new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) dashboard with key metrics for students, faculty and staff using categories referenced within Statistics Canada. High-quality data, gathered campus-wide will be shown in various tables […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202120 Views

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Indigenous communities should dictate how $1 billion infrastructure investment is spent – National Post

Mar 31, 2021 This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. Author: Kerry Black, Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair, Integrated Knowledge, Engineering and Sustainable Communities, University of Calgary We finally have a chance […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202119 Views

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