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Today

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The Musée de la civilisation stood in full solidarity with Indigenous communities in the wake of the disturbing discoveries at former residential schools. Deeply affected, the Musée has taken several concrete steps in the spirit of reparation, to...

10:15
The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) announced today the launch of a new NGC Conservation Internship Program for Diversity dedicated to Indigenous and Black students, and students from other cultural communities from across Canada. Created and led by...

10:00
CIPR Communications Inc., a full-service Marketing Communications Agency located in Calgary, Alberta, is pleased to announce that two submission entered by the agency for the 2021 Webawards for outstanding achievement in website development have been...

09:00
SiriusXM Canada, the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced Turtle Island Talks, an exclusive Town Hall series, premiering on September 30 on The Indigiverse (Ch. 165)....

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On September 30, I will be joining Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians in marking the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day provides an opportunity for us to pause and reflect on the history of residential schools and the...

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Creative IT Solutions, LLC (Creative), a tribally-owned SBA certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), is excited to announce they have been awarded a prime contractor role under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) IT...

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Exactly one year ago, Joyce Echaquan died under distressing circumstances in the Centre hospitalier de Joliette. Québec as a whole was shaken by this tragedy, which produced a shock wave and revealed the extent of the discrimination that certain...


27 september 2021

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The Bishops of Canada, as a tangible expression of their commitment to walk with the Indigenous Peoples of this land along the pathway of hope, are making a nation-wide collective financial commitment to support healing and reconciliation initiatives...

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Creative IT Solutions, LLC (Creative), a tribally-owned SBA certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), is excited to announce they have been awarded a prime contractor role under Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) Training Services...

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In keeping with its commitment to the principles of truth and reconciliation, Canada Post is working with Indigenous experts to issue a Truth and Reconciliation stamp in 2022 ? the first in what will be an annual series. The stamp will be issued...

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One year has passed since the AFNQL Action Plan on Racism and Discrimination unveiling. The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, invites media representatives to a press conference to take stock of the...

09:00
To ensure that children, parents, Elders, and other individuals living in remote communities across northern Canada have a good night's sleep, True North Aid, in partnership with Silk & Snow, is launching A Good Night's Sleep, an initiative to...

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Today BMO launched Wîcihitowin ??????? (pronounced: wee-chih-hito-win), its first Indigenous Partnerships and Progress Report, reaffirming its commitment to Indigenous peoples across three key pillars that reflect its...

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In keeping with its focus on social justice issues ? and after consulting with Indigenous community members and the college's Aboriginal Education Council ? Centennial College will be cancelling classes and suspending operations on September 30 to...

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100 per cent of the retail price of the orange-sprinkled donut will be donated to the Orange Shirt Society and the Indian Residential School Survivors Society The plan for the fundraising campaign was developed with a group of Indigenous Tim Hortons...


24 september 2021

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On September 30, a gathering and march will be held in Montreal to mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Organized by the Native Women's Shelter of Montreal, in partnership with the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador...

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The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), after months of regular meetings and conversation with Indigenous leaders at the national and local level, has completed its annual Plenary Assembly meeting, with this year's major focus being on...

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The William & Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation, an award-winning nonprofit, unveils its exceptional 30 Featherstone College Scholarship Award recipients. These outstanding students from Baltimore City and across the state of Maryland receive up to...

09:00
OpenTexttm , and Lakehead University announced a new program today that will create internship opportunities for Indigenous students enrolled at the University. As part of the new partnership between OpenText and Lakehead University, up to 25...

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Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs Ian Lafrenière today announced that the Québec government has appointed a new negotiator to represent it on the Québec-Mi'kmaq Nation discussion panel. Gilles Rouleau has been selected to fill this...

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The first-ever UN Food Systems Summit convened world leaders in an effort to spur national and regional action to deliver the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through transforming food systems. It featured commitments from more than 85...


23 september 2021

22:00
Revolting, inconceivable, unacceptable and deeply unfair ... Words fail to describe the disrespectful practice suffered by too many First Nations and Inuit women in Quebec, without their consent, a reality revealed in broad daylight during a report...

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One year has passed since the AFNQL Action Plan on Racism and Discrimination unveiling. The Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), Ghislain Picard, invites media representatives to a press conference to take stock of the...

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First Nation Communities READ 2021-2022 announces the selected titles in the Children's and Young Adult/Adult Categories.  Chosen by a jury of Indigenous librarians from across Ontario, these titles represent the very best of Indigenous literature. ...

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Cogeco is proud to announce that YourTV stations throughout Ontario will be airing special programming produced by Indigenous Peoples for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation....

09:04
The Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and l'Université du Québec en Abitiibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) welcome two new professors to its INRS-UQAT Joint Research Unit in Indigenous Studies (UMR). They will be based at the First Peoples...

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Movember and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) are officially launching the first subarctic Indigenous mental health addictions centre in Canada, celebrating one year of operations. The Churchill Wellness Centre, located in Churchill,...


22 september 2021

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Today, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary May Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, attended a ceremony to pay respect to Indigenous and non-Indigenous veterans and to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the National...

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Canadian Coast Guard The Canadian Coast Guard's Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut completed its fourth season of providing maritime search and rescue services on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. In the North, the IRB program is...

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As the Canada Post Community Foundation launches its 2021 fundraising campaign, 100 organizations across the country have been informed they will receive much-needed funding to support their efforts to improve the lives of Canadian children and...

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Working alongside Indigenous peoples, local communities, civil society, and governments, the Protecting Our Planet Challenge commits to invest $5 billion by 2030 to ensure the protection of essential places across 30% of Earth's land and sea. This...


21 september 2021

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National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (NATHPO), a national non-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization, founded in 1998, of tribal preservation leaders protecting culturally important places that perpetuate Native identity,...

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Today, the Indian Law Resource Center was named as a finalist in the Racial Equity 2030 Challenge by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The Indian Law Resource Center and the nine other finalists were each awarded a grant of $1 million to further develop...

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It is with resolve that Ghislain Picard, Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL), welcomed the results of the federal election. For the benefit of its member First Nations, the AFNQL is continuing its march towards...

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Cheekbone Beauty announces its launch today, September 21, on Sephora.ca. The Indigenous owned brand is now offering a curated assortment of its beloved SUSTAIN collection ? including two new products, Mascara and Blush/Bronzer ? available...


20 september 2021

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National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (NATHPO), a national non-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization, founded in 1998, of tribal preservation leaders protecting culturally important places that perpetuate Native identity,...

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Blue Shield of California today announced a new collaboration with tennis champion, entrepreneur, and equality advocate Venus Williams to help bring attention to the bias that exists today in health care. Williams, a seven-time grand slam champion,...


17 september 2021

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On the 17th of September the Introduction to Millwrighting (ITM) pilot program wrapped up at the Bruce Power training facility. The 6-week training program was delivered to a cohort of 8 individuals from various Indigenous communities in the Bruce...

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Two years after the Public Inquiry Commission on Relations between Indigenous Peoples and Certain Public Services in Québec (the Viens Commission) tabled its report, the Québec government has taken steps to significantly change its procedures that...


16 september 2021

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The Nanaimo Port Authority (NPA) and the Snuneymuxw First Nation (SFN) in conjunction with Conqora Capital Partners Inc. (Conqora) announced today that the parties have entered into agreements for the purpose of providing a high-speed passenger ferry...

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There is a climate of insecurity and a clear loss of confidence among First Nation communities currently receiving policing services from the Sureté du Québec. Constant interference in the governance of First Nations policing services by the...

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Willow Lake Métis Nation (WLMN) will invest in the Northern Courier Pipeline alongside Suncor and seven other Indigenous communities in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) to acquire all of TC Energy's equity interest in...

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To support health programming for Indigenous children and youth, Sun Life is pleased to announce a $400,000 donation to Spirit North. Through sport and play, Spirit North works to empower children and youth. Their goal is to improve physical and...

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The commission mandated to investigate the current status and the management of final waste is completing its consultations with Indigenous nations on September 16 at 9 a.m. On this occasion, it will discuss with representatives of the James Bay...

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Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) is pleased to announce that Astisiy Limited Partnership has exercised an option to acquire the remaining 15 per cent equity interest in the Northern Courier Pipeline (NCP) from TC Energy. Astisiy...


15 september 2021

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The Tonto Apache Tribe is proud to announce that it is the first Indian tribe in Arizona to launch a live onsite retail sportsbook at its Mazatzal Hotel & Casino in Payson. Official today, and in partnership with TwinSpires Sportsbook owned by...

16:51
The First Nations Finance Authority has received a rating of R-1 (middle), Stable Trend from the bond-rating service DBRS Morningstar, for its upcoming commercial paper program. A $400 million initiative, the commercial paper program will see FNFA...

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Marten Falls First Nation has declared a state of emergency in the community due to a shutdown of the water treatment plant. The community has been without water for 2 days now and people are left without drinking water and sewage is starting to back...

11:55
In keeping with its focus on social justice issues ? and after consulting with Indigenous community members and the college's Aboriginal Education Council ? Centennial College will be cancelling classes and suspending operations on September 30 to...

00:01
Best Buy Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. ("Best Buy Canada" or "Best Buy" or the "Company") announced the launch of a new Mentorship and Acceleration Program...

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