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The Government of Canada updated the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Calls to Action web site. The problem – not a single word was changed from Sept. 5, 2019!

The Government of Canada updated the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Calls to Action web site. The problem – not a single word was changed from Sept. 5, 2019! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2021 TORONTO, ONTARIO – Indigenous Watchdog tracks and reports on how reconciliation is progressing in Canada across all 94 Calls to Action. […]

by alnationtalk on July 6, 2021113 Views

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Suncor Energy and Terra Nova co-owners reach Agreement in Principle on Terra Nova

CALGARY, Alberta, June 16, 2021– Suncor today advised that the co-owners of the Terra Nova Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility and associated Terra Nova Field (“Terra Nova” or “the project”) have reached an agreement in principle to restructure the project ownership and provide short-term funding towards continuing the development of the Asset Life […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202152 Views

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AB Government: Grants for youth gang prevention available

Jun 16, 2021 Alberta communities can now apply for grants to prevent youth involvement in gangs. The Community Mobilization Grant will allow communities to develop plans that help stop youth from getting involved in gangs and support youth who want to leave gangs. “Gang violence has no place in our communities. These grants will mobilize […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202161 Views

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Funding will help northern Alberta recover and rebuild

The Government of Alberta is providing up to $147 million to help Albertans in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and Mackenzie County recover and rebuild after spring flooding caused significant damage. The new Disaster Recovery Program will provide financial support to residents and business owners for uninsurable damages, as well as help restore municipal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2020318 Views

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2020 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund now open for applications

January 24, 2020 The Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund is now accepting applications for grants in 2020. The annual $2 million program supports registered charities taking action to improve access to mental health care in every region of Canada. “Over the last decade, the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund has helped more than 650 organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 2020201 Views

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AB Government: New grant promotes cultural awareness, inclusion

Government is accepting applications for a new grant program designed to build greater cultural awareness and more inclusive communities. The Multiculturalism, Indigenous and Inclusion Grant revitalizes the Anti-Racism Community Grant to support a broader range of projects. Projects will focus on promoting cross-cultural understanding, celebrating diverse backgrounds and helping Albertans understand the impacts of discrimination. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2019290 Views

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Office of the Child and Youth Advocate releases videos in Indigenous languages to improve service accessibility

February 19, 2019 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released two videos about the organization in the Blackfoot and Cree languages. These videos, which include information about what a young person can expect when they call the OCYA and how the office can help advocate on their behalf, are unique new […]

by aanationtalk on February 19, 2019396 Views

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Evacuation orders mount as wildfire spreads in southwestern Alberta – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 14:03 WATERTON, Alta. _ A wildfire that Parks Canada says has spread to various spots in Waterton Lakes National Park has prompted evacuation orders in some surrounding areas. The Blood Tribe, a First Nations community southwest of Lethbridge, ordered everyone out early Tuesday from homes and apartments in the extreme southwest corner […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017358 Views

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MISSING: Angel Swampy, 16, of Ponoka – Ponoka News

September 07, 2017 Ponoka RCMP request help in locating a missing Aboriginal girl last seen Sept. 5. Police say 16-year-old Angel Swampy was last seen near the Ponoka Youth Centre Sept. 5 at about 10 p.m. She is described as 5’8”, 160 pounds with brown eyes and light pink/red hair. RCMP say she was last […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017300 Views

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Man dies during altercation with police on reserve northeast of Edmonton – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 11:00 ST. PAUL, Alta. _ The agency that investigates serious incidents involving police in Alberta has been called after a man died on a reserve northeast of Edmonton. RCMP say they were called to a home on the Whitefish Lake First Nation on Wednesday night because a man was causing a disturbance […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017387 Views

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