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Today

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Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, highlighted the national organizations who received critical funding to ensure the safety and wellbeing of Indigenous Peoples living in urban centres across Canada. The Government of...

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Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, along with Projets Autochtones du Québec, announced the thirteen (13) Indigenous organizations in the province of Quebec, who were allocated $2.7 million in funding through the...

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Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, will hold a press conference to provide an update regarding the Indigenous Community Support Fund. Date:  August 12, 2020 Time: 10:30 AM (EST) Where: West Block,...

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The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador, Ghislain Picard, invites media representatives to a press conference where the results of a Léger survey on the Quebecers' perception of racism towards First Nations in Quebec will be...

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Members of the media are invited to a funding announcement with the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services and Projets autochtones du Québec. Date:  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Time: 11:15 am EDT Where: Virtual participation only....


10 august 2020

15:06
Members of the media are invited to a funding announcement with the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services and Projets autochtones du Québec. Date:  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Time: 11:15 am EDT Where: Virtual participation only....


9 august 2020

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Today is the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, a time to recognize the contributions of those who've called this land home since time immemorial. No relationship is more important to the Government of Canada than that with...

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples: "First Nations, Inuit, and Métis are the historical backbone of this country. Today, on the International Day of the...

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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Today is the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, a time to recognize the key contributions of those who have called this land home since time immemorial. No relationship is more...

10:02
Ninety-seven years ago, Deskaheh Levi General, Cayuga Chief, and speaker of the Six Nations Hereditary Council, visited Geneva. He came to the League of Nations, the forerunner of the United Nations (UN), to gain international recognition for the...

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The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, issued the following statement today: "The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations; the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services; the Honourable...


7 august 2020

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As of August 6, ISC is aware of these confirmed cases of COVID-19 for First Nations on reserve in provinces: 422 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 34  hospitalizations 381 recovered casesThere is a total of 17 confirmed positive cases in Nunavik,...

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Creatures, a story of the smallpox pandemic that decimated Native American tribes across the Western American territories, is currently being filmed on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana, with shooting scheduled to wrap during the second week of...


6 august 2020

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Today, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Toronto?St. Paul's, and Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary to the...

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Eagle Hill Consulting is launching a new webinar series on diversity & inclusion in the workplace. This is three-part webinar series will explore how to create a culture that normalizes uncomfortable conversations about race and bias. The first...

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The First Nations of Mashteuiatsh, Pessamit and Essipit and BlackRock Metals Inc. ("BlackRock Metals") announce the signing of two partnership and development agreements as part of the development of the BlackRock Metals project which includes a mine...

09:00
United Way of Greater Atlanta announced today that Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, and long-time supporter of the organization, donated $250,000 to the United for Racial Equity and...

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Members of the media are invited to a funding announcement with Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on behalf of the Honourable Marc...


5 august 2020

19:00
Members of the media are invited to a funding announcement with Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on behalf of the Honourable Marc...

15:08
True to its commitment to celebrating Canada's history, cultures and values, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued a collector coin in honour of the 150th anniversary of the creation of the Northwest Territories. Designed by Inuvialuk artist Myrna...

13:35
For the first time ever, Canada's federal energy regulator has an Indigenous Advisory Committee (IAC) that will advise the Board of Directors on how the CER can build a new relationship with Indigenous peoples. Members of the IAC are leaders at the...

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The Innu First Nation of Pessamit and the Atikamekw First Nation of Wemotaci (Province of Quebec) are joining forces to put an end to the stranglehold of the Quebec government and Hydro-Québec on their traditional territories. They mean to obtain...

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B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) and Kerma Medical Products, Inc. (Kerma) today announced a collaboration to improve the development and delivery of healthcare products and services, with an emphasis on veteran, minority and other underserved...


4 august 2020

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The MNO looks forward to continued conversations with the Government of Ontario on their plan to modernize the provincial child welfare system as announced on July 29, 2020.  Since 2014, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) has worked with the Ministry...

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Steel River Group Inc. ("SRG" or "the company") announced today that JP Gladu will join the company as their new Chief Development and Relations Officer and President of Steel River Infrastructure. Gladu will oversee Steel River Infrastructure and...

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GIRLS LEADERSHIP, a national, educational nonprofit started in 2009, announces new findings from READY TO LEAD, a groundbreaking research study that will monumentally impact the way that girls, especially Black and Latinx girls, are supported and...

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Something in Madness, the gripping new historical novel by Ed Protzel, illuminates Reconstruction, one of the darkest and least understood periods in American history and the roots of America's ongoing racial divide. The book, which works as a...

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In addition to his appointment as Senator, Murray Sinclair will be joining Cochrane Saxberg Barristers and Solicitors, one of the leading Indigenous law firms in Manitoba. This new position will allow Senator Sinclair to continue his long career of...


3 august 2020

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Parks Canada is committed to a system of national heritage places that recognizes and honours the contributions of Indigenous peoples, their histories and cultures, as well as the special relationships Indigenous peoples have with traditional lands...

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As social distancing continues to be the new norm, teens are finding that they'll need to continue to adapt to a new and everchanging lifestyle. Their daily routines have been turned upside down and social distancing has made dating and social...


2 august 2020

06:00
LlamaZOO, a Spatial Business Intelligence provider with a SaaS platform, has signed an agreement with Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, enabling them as the first-ever First Nation to use digital twinning software technology for improving land...


31 july 2020

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Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is working with Indigenous leadership to flatten the COVID-19 curve in First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities as leaders are working to ensure their members have access to the most up-to-date public health...


30 july 2020

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Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (the "Company" or "DDC") is pleased to announce that with the assistance of its sales agent Air Canada and also the Pontiac Group, it has entered into a commercial agreement dated July 30, 2020 (the "Agreement") with...

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The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the governments of Canada, and Newfoundland and Labrador. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than our personal health. It is having a profound effect on the economy. That is...

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On July 8, 2020, the Ford government in Ontario introduced Bill 197 -- the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020, and a mere 13 days later the Bill became law. This omnibus bill amends many statutes, foremost among them the Environmental Assessment...

08:00
Bell today announced the launch of a $5 million Bell Let's Talk Diversity Fund to support the mental health and well-being of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities across Canada. Building...


29 july 2020

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On July 29, 2020, WWII Veteran Leonard Landrigan will receive thanks from the Métis Nation, and inheritance of $20,000. The 20,000 is a Recognition Payment, which is part of the Métis Veterans Legacy Program. The Program was established in...

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My Green Network ("MyGN" or the "Company"), the first cannabis incubator/shared-manufacturing spaces in the country, announced today the launch of their inaugural grant program "Green Quest." The program is designed for minority-controlled companies...

08:00
Audrey Poitras, President of the Métis Nation of Alberta condemns, in the strongest of terms, all forms of bullying, violence, sexual assault, coercion and manipulation of anyone by individuals in positions of power....


28 july 2020

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The Osoyoos Indian Band and FortisBC have now officially opened the first publicly available DC fast-charging electric vehicle (EV) stations in a First Nation community in B.C., allowing for emission-free travel though B.C.'s southern interior...

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Duke Energy Florida is awarding $655,000 in grants to 19 workforce development and education programs as the region tackles economic disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic....

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The National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) recently launched a series of research reports and success stories on Indigenous women entrepreneurs across Canada....

09:00
One hundred years after the birth of the late Bill Reid, the legendary artist and advocate of Haida culture also known by the Haida name Iljuwas, the Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a new $2 circulation coin honouring his ground-breaking contributions...


27 july 2020

09:00
WEBTOON Entertainment Inc., today announced it has reached six years of operation in the US. This latest milestone reflects another year of strong growth for the webcomic platform - the largest in the world - not just in terms of viewership, but also...


23 july 2020

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) issued the following statement on President Trump's recent memorandum blocking undocumented immigrants from being counted in the Census:...

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In Arviat, Nunavut, the Harvesters Support Grant and the Young Hunters Program are coming together to build climate resilience, improve food security and increase community wellness and connection. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of...

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As part of a statewide effort to reduce barriers and improve opportunities for boys and men of color, philanthropic leaders from the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color (CFBMoC) today announced an initial investment of $225,000 to nine...

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Reliable energy infrastructure is essential to support the growth and long-term goals of communities. The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to invest in reliable energy to ensure First Nations communities have the...

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The Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF) is pleased to announce that VumaTV, the only global streaming platform focused on unifying cultures through unique, diverse premium content, will be the official presenting sponsor of the 11th Annual Twin Cities Film...


22 july 2020

14:33
Compared to all other racial or ethnic groups in the United States, American Indian and Alaska Native children are more likely to live in grandfamilies (aka grandparents and other relatives raising grandchildren, kinship care). These children are...

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