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In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Nunavut Territory, the Royal Canadian Mint has proudly issued a new collector coin crafted entirely of Nunavut-sourced gold. The coin recaptures, in 99.99% pure gold, Germaine Arnaktauyok's iconic drummer...

09:00
National literacy organization ABC Life Literacy Canada (ABC) has just released two new videos relating to its Money Matters program ? an introductory financial literacy course targeted at adult literacy learners. The videos highlight the success of...


25 june 2019

18:02
The BC First Nations Forestry Council (FNFC) held the first annual BC First Nations Forestry Council Forestry Conference this week at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna within the unceded territory of the Syilx Peoples. 103 First Nations...

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Renewing the relationship with Indigenous peoples based on recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership is key to achieving reconciliation. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Chief Liliane...

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The Assembly of First Nations of Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) deplores that Bill C-262 died on the order paper. The Bill was intended to ensure that Canadian laws comply with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Because of...

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The Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks and Minister Responsible for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region and the Nord-du-Québec Region, Pierre Dufour, met last week in Mistissini with representatives and members from concerned Cree communities to...

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Ending gender-based violence is crucial if we are serious about giving everyone the same opportunities to join and grow Canada's middle class. We all benefit when women, girls and people of all genders are safe and free to live their lives to the...

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Indigenous women and children escaping domestic violence will soon have increased access to safe, affordable housing in the Halifax area. Four units have been purchased and renovated to provide housing to indigenous women...

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Indigenous peoples in Canada have unique laws and legal traditions. The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of revitalizing Indigenous legal systems and the significant role that Indigenous law institutes can play in helping Indigenous...

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An essential component of a student's education is having a safe and healthy place in which to learn. The Government of Canada is committed to working in partnership with First Nations communities to build school facilities that help improve...

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Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will speak at the Indigenomics Conference. The Conference is held by the Indigenomics Institute and will examine Indigenous economic space and present concepts...

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The Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) in partnership with the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) has published a report entitled, "Diversifying Study Abroad and Expanding Equity for Minority Serving Institutions."...

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The Government of Canada recognizes the diversity of Canadians as regards race, national or ethnic origin, colour and religion as a fundamental characteristic of Canadian society and is committed to a policy of multiculturalism designed to preserve...

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Join Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the Honourable...

08:00
Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will speak at the Indigenomics Conference. The Conference is held by the Indigenomics Institute and will examine Indigenous economic space and present concepts...


24 june 2019

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Women's organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long they have been...

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The Government of Canada recognizes that food has significant nutritional, social, cultural and spiritual value for Indigenous Peoples in Canada. The Government of Canada also recognizes the importance of preserving, revitalizing and promoting...

15:49
The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will be at the University of Victoria tomorrow on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, to announce an infrastructure...

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Members of the media are invited to attend the land transfer ceremony of the Regina Indian Industrial School (RIIS) cemetery to the RIIS Commemorative Association.   Date: Tuesday, June 25 Location: 701 Pinkie Road, Regina Schedule: 13:30  Ceremonial...

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The best ideas for clean energy in remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. Canada is proud to help bring these ideas forward and create long-term clean energy sustainability. Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador,...

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Join Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the Honourable...

11:25
Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will speak at the Indigenomics Conference. The Conference is held by the Indigenomics Institute and will examine Indigenous economic space and present concepts...

11:00
Commemoration is a powerful way to honour truths, support healing, create awareness, and advance reconciliation. The Government of Canada recognizes that we cannot fully address the systemic causes of violence against Indigenous...

10:00
Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will speak at the Indigenomics Conference. The Conference is held by the Indigenomics Institute and will examine Indigenous economic space and present concepts...

07:00
The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, accompanied by Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Member of...

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The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, will visit Toronto and Brampton to deliver health-related announcements. Date Monday, June 24, 2019 10:00 a.m. (EDT): Minister Petitpas Taylor will announce funding for...


23 june 2019

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The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, will visit Toronto and Brampton to deliver health-related announcements. Date Monday, June 24, 2019 10:00 a.m. (EDT): Minister Petitpas Taylor will announce funding for...

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The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, accompanied by Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Member of...


22 june 2019

12:25
The Government of Canada is taking action to respect the rights and interests of Indigenous peoples, protect Canada's rich natural environment, and support a resilient and sustainable Canadian natural resource sector. Today, the Honourable Carolyn...


21 june 2019

17:15
The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, proudly announced that the Indigenous Languages Act, intended to reclaim, revitalize, strengthen and maintain Indigenous languages in Canada, has received Royal...

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Members of the media are invited to attend the land transfer ceremony of the Regina Indian Industrial School (RIIS) cemetery to the RIIS Commemorative Association.  Date: Tuesday, June 25 Location: 701 Pinkie Road, Regina   Schedule: 13:30...

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A strong economy depends on a healthy environment. Today, the Government of Canada is enshrining in law better rules for major projects that protect the environment and communities, advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and ensure good...

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The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality, accompanied by Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Member of...

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Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a special time for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples to showcase their unique heritage, cultures, traditions and achievements, both at home and abroad. An important part of National Indigenous History...

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Reducing the number of Indigenous children in care continues to be one of the...

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Public art projects help convey important messages about the history, culture and diversity of a region. Today, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) unveiled its Antenna as Canvas project in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, which visually celebrates the...

15:08
Today Bill C-84, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting) received Royal Assent and came into force. The legislation amends the Criminal Code to strengthen and modernize the laws around bestiality and animal fighting....

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There is no relationship more important to the Government of Canada than the one with Indigenous Peoples. Our government is committed to advancing a renewed relationship with Indigenous communities, based on the recognition of rights, respect,...

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At a press briefing during National Indigenous Peoples Day, Chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer of the Kahnawake Band Council and Maja Vodanovic, Mayor of Lachine, made it clear, through the steps they took to cultivate closer relations, that this was the...

11:54
Women's organizations provide vital community services that allow women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long these organizations have...

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Canada is supporting Inuit guardian leadership in Inuit Nunangat by investing in the Inuit Guardians program, a model of conservation in which Indigenous Peoples lead in the planning, stewardship, and management of their traditional lands, waters,...

10:54
It is with great enthusiasm that the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) welcome today's adoption of An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit...

10:30
The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services issued the following joint statement today: "June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. Today, we celebrate...

10:25
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day: "Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate the unique heritage and cultures of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. "On...

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Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness issued the following statement on the passage of Bill C-83 in Parliament: "Correctional institutions must provide a safe and secure environment for staff and...

09:33
The mayor of Montréal, Valérie Plante, is making a meaningful and long-awaited gesture today, as part of the reconciliation process with Indigenous peoples, by giving Rue Amherst the new official street name of "Rue Atateken". Mayor Plante is...

09:31
The Board of Directors are very pleased to share that Lynne Innes has accepted the role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA). In her new role, Ms. Innes will work...

09:19
Indigenous place names have an important role in recognizing, preserving and strengthening Indigenous languages and cultures. The United Nations has proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages in order to raise awareness of the...

08:15
The Police Association of Ontario (PAO) is pleased to announce the recent joining of the Ahkwesahsne Police Association (APA) to our membership. On April 1, 2019, APA became the first Indigenous police association to join the PAO and our 47th member...

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On this National Indigenous Peoples Day, Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs Sylvie D'Amours paid tribute to the age-old contribution of the Aboriginal communities to Québec's history. She also emphasized the importance of continuing to build...

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