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4 june 2020

18:12
Fraser ? a Minnesota-based nonprofit that provides lifespan services for healthcare, housing, education, and employment to children, teens, adults, and families facing autism, mental health issues, and special needs ? has made an organizational...

17:00
Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, Valerie Gideon, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister of the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, and Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, will hold a...

16:45
Newsy, the national cable and OTT news network owned by The E.W. Scripps Company , is the recipient of a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for "A Broken Trust," its investigation into the lack of justice for survivors of sexual assault on tribal...

16:05
Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (the "Company" or "DDC") is pleased to announce that with the assistance of Air Canada   and the Pontiac Group, it has entered into a commercial agreement dated June 4th, 2020 (the "Agreement") with The David McAntony...

10:00
As governments turn their attention to the reopening and rebuilding of Canada's economy, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has been working closely with the federal government to identify measures to support economic recovery...


3 june 2020

20:06
One year after the release of the National Inquiry's final report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), Canada's governments must remain focused on ending violence against First Nations women, girls and LGBTQ2S.  National Chief...

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The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM), under the directive of the comité de coordination des mesures d'urgence de Montréal (CCMU), continues to dismantle tents used by people living in situations of homelessness in downtown areas and...

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Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak (LFMO) is awaiting the government's careful response to the Calls for Justice as laid out in the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls' (MMIWG) Final Report as well as LFMO's Calls for...

12:16
The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, Maryam Monsef, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, David Lametti, Minister of Indigenous Services,...

11:15
The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and...

10:26
One year has gone by since the tabling of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls' (NIMMIWG) report, Reclaiming Power and Place. The report identified many gaps when it comes to ensuring safety and freedom from...

09:38
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today on the one-year anniversary of the final report from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: "One year ago today, the National Inquiry into...

08:30
Canadian Malartic Mine (CMM) and the Abitibiwinni, Lac Simon, Long Point, and Kitcisakik Anishinabeg First Nations are happy and proud to announce that they have reached a Collaboration Agreement aimed at the sustainable development of the four...

07:00
With the first anniversary of the release of the report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), families learned that they will still have to wait. Last week, the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations,...


2 june 2020

16:55
The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced today that First Nations with existing loans under the First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA) will receive interest payment relief as a result of a $17.1 million...

16:25
The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, made the following statement: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was established to find the truth in the dark and painful residential schools in our country's...

15:00
The Government of Canada has made a commitment to support the community of Lac-Mégantic and the surrounding area, and to complete the rail bypass project. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, provided an update on the most...


1 june 2020

17:40
The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, and the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of...

15:50
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) has accepted an initial project description for the proposed Tilbury Phase 2 LNG Expansion Project, located on Tilbury Island, in Delta, British Columbia. The unique circumstances arising from...

15:42
Today, the Federal Court of Canada approved an order allowing the Administrator of the Sixties Scoop Class Action (Collectiva) to issue interim payments of $21,000 to all Eligible Class Members. To date, over 12,500 individuals have been deemed...

12:35
This is a time of great pain for our nation. Last week we watched in horror as a video was released showing George Floyd, an unarmed and nonviolent black man, being killed while in police custody. Then we watched as America erupted in anger and...


29 may 2020

14:05
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Prime Minister's announcement of new funding to fight COVID-19 in First Nations is much needed and welcome. Increased investments in health care and specialized equipment,...

10:55
Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, Valerie Gideon, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister for Indigenous Services Canada, Mary-Luisa Kapelus, Assistand Deputy Minister for Indigenous Services Canada, and Dr....

10:45
COVID-19 has further highlighted many existing challenges already facing Indigenous peoples, particularly those who live in remote areas. The Government of Canada is working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities to support their immediate...

10:45
COVID-19 has further highlighted many existing challenges already facing Indigenous peoples, particularly those who live in remote areas. The Government of Canada is working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities to support their immediate...


28 may 2020

13:30
National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Ashley Callingbull, Sarain Fox, Ethan Bear of the Edmonton Oilers, and Zach Whitecloud of the Las Vegas Knights are helping Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation share the importance of physical distancing and hygiene to protect...

12:46
Despite the unexpected suspension of the work of the Special Commission on the Rights of the Child and Youth Protection (Laurent Commission) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations of...

11:00
Strong momentum is growing for legislation asking voters to decide whether the state government can again address discrimination against women and people of color in contracting, public employment, and education, announced the Opportunity for All...

08:05
The urgent need for access, inclusion, and impact among communities of color will be addressed at SPECTRUM Virtual, June 9-11. Hosted by Intentional.co's Social Capital Markets (SOCAP), the three-day interactive convening will feature multicultural...


27 may 2020

11:30
Ilagiisaq, the fédération des coopératives du Nunavik, is the winner of the 2020 Large co-operative of the year award as bestowed by Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada. This award honours the innovativeness, impact and outreach of organizations making...


26 may 2020

08:33
Following the Atikamekw Nation's public denunciation of the failure from the Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement (BAPE) to respect the duty to consult regarding the Matawinie mining project, the AFNQL supports the request of the Conseil...

08:00
Taseko Mines Limited ("Taseko" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has entered into an Agreement with an Indigenous Nation regarding Taseko's intentions to commence the regulatory approval process of the Yellowhead Copper Project...

07:30
Great Bear Resources Ltd. (the "Company" or "Great Bear") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an Exploration Agreement (the "Exploration Agreement") with Wabauskang First Nation ("WFN") and Lac Seul First Nation ("LSFN") in relation to...

07:00
Azimut Exploration Inc. ("Azimut" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has resumed drilling on its 100%-owned Elmer Property in the James Bay-Eeyou Istchee region of Quebec. The 6,000-metre (30-hole) diamond drilling program uses two rigs as...

07:00
Children aged 8-14 from the Cat Lake First Nation in Northern Ontario have written and produced a music video called "Run Free", a song about love, togetherness, family values and connection to nature....


22 may 2020

15:10
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Prime Minister's announcement yesterday of $75 million in additional funding to support efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis for urban Indigenous organizations is essential to...


21 may 2020

15:18
The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) and its Provincial and Territorial Organizations (PTOs) today responded to the Prime Minister's announcement of $75-million in new funding for organizations that aims to address the needs of Indigenous people...

11:46
As COVID-19 continues to affect Canadians across the country, First Nations, Inuit, and Métis are also facing health, social, and economic challenges. The Government of Canada recognizes that Indigenous peoples have unique needs, especially those who...

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WHEN: May 25, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. Memorial Day & End of Ramadan. WHERE: At M.T.O. centers in 35 cities and eleven countries, including Los Angeles (18011 Sherman Way, Reseda, CA 91335) WHO/WHAT: The M.T.O. Shahmaghsoudi® School of Islamic Sufism® (Los...


20 may 2020

10:05
Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, announced the 2019 annual Employment Equity Achievement Award winners. These awards recognize federally regulated private-sector employers and federal contractors for their outstanding...

09:00
Legendary actor Wes Studi has developed a public service announcement (PSA) to raise awareness of the serious effects of COVID-19 in Indian Country and request support for Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) to ensure Native Americans are not...

08:54
Following the official filing of a complaint with the Commission des droits de la personne et de la jeunesse du Québec (CDPDJ) by Quebec Native Women (QNW) on the grounds of systemic discrimination and racial profiling by the Service de police de la...


19 may 2020

13:00
Today the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) are pleased to announce the name and leader of the new multi-technology association that will provide a unified voice for solar energy, wind...

07:00
Lumeca Health, the leading virtual healthcare provider in Saskatchewan, founded in 2016 is a Regina based healthcare company that develops technology to grapple some of the world's leading issues in healthcare....


15 may 2020

18:23
After a two-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jamul Casino will have a soft re-opening at 10AM on May 18, 2020 for its Amber and above Sweetwater Rewards® Club VIP guests, and a public re-opening planned on May 21, 2020.  In response to the...

15:17
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups and Nations in the impact assessment for the proposed Gazoduq...

11:45
Indigenous Tourism Quebec (ITQ) welcomes the first phase funding from the COVID-19 Development Stimulus Fund for Canadian Indigenous Tourism Enterprises put together by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC). In Quebec, 29 export-ready...


14 may 2020

20:09
Today, Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs and the provincial and federal governments have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that recognizes Wet'suwet'en rights and title throughout the Yintah and sets out a process to negotiate an agreement on...

15:44
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government's announcement yesterday of $2.3 million to support efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis in northwestern Saskatchewan is important to ensure the safety and...

13:21
Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, Valerie Gideon, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister for Indigenous Services Canada, and Dr. Tom Wong, Chief Medical Officer of Public Health, will lead a Technical...

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