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Anniversary of Treaty 7: Minister Wilson

Sep 22, 2021 Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement on the anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7: “On this day in 1877, Treaty 7 was signed between the Crown and First Nations at the Blackfoot Crossing of the Bow River. A second signing took place on Dec. 4, 1877, with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 20216 Views

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City of Fort Saskatchewan: Honouring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, on September 30, seeks to honour First Nations, Inuit, and Métis survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. The City of Fort Saskatchewan will honour this Federal Statutory Holiday to ensure that public commemoration of their history and the legacy of residential schools remains a vital component […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 20216 Views

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City of Lethbridge: Reconciliation reaches new heights at City Hall

The permanent raising of the Siksikaitsitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy) flag signalled the official kick-off to Reconciliation Week within the city today. The City of Lethbridge has made a number of commitments to Truth and Reconciliation, including, the new flagpoles outside City Hall will permanently fly the Siksikaitsitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy) flag. Earlier this year, Lethbridge City Council approved […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 20215 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases mandatory reviews concerning nine young people

September 21, 2021 Themes of family violence, importance of cultural connections, need to support for young people transitioning out of government care Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released reviews into the circumstances of nine young people who passed away between October 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. The mandatory reviews includes three […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202112 Views

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CAPP Statement on the Liberal minority government

September 20, 2021 The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers congratulates Prime Minister Trudeau and all new and returning Members of Parliament; we also thank all candidates who ran for their commitment to public service. This election result reaffirms the uncertainty in Canada as we continue to struggle with public health and economic issues related to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202116 Views

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Recognizing hunting, trapping, fishing: Minister Nixon

Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon issued the following statement on National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day: “Hunting, trapping and fishing are woven into the history and culture of our province. “Hunting, trapping and fishing have always been tremendously important to Indigenous communities in Alberta. Indigenous Peoples sustained their nations by hunting, trapping and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 202110 Views

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Opinion: In search of a way forward for Canada’s relationship with Indigenous Peoples – Calgary Herald

Sep 17, 2021 This is shaping up to be an incredibly impactful month for Indigenous people in Canada — between the federal election on Sept. 20 and National Truth and Reconciliation Day on Sept. 30, there is much at stake for Indigenous people. Canada’s relationship with Indigenous Peoples was fractured long before the Indian Act. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202120 Views

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AUMA: Ideas for Commemorating the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

There are many ways to recognize and commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, regardless of whether your municipality has declared it a holiday. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation responds to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC’s) Call to Action #80 which recommends a statutory holiday to “honour Survivors, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202165 Views

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First Blackfoot candidate runs for Calgary city council – APTN News

While all eyes are on the federal election, history is being made in Calgary’s municipal election. Marilyn North Peigan is the first Blackfoot woman to run for council in the city surrounded by Blackfoot communities. “We need leadership that reflects our community,” North Peigan said adding she represents more than the Indigenous community. North Peigan […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202113 Views

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City of Edmonton: City and EPS to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The City of Edmonton and Edmonton Police Service (EPS) will observe the Government of Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30. “The City of Edmonton recognizes the incredible importance of this National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Our commitment to the Indigenous community we share these lands with is to continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202117 Views

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