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30 september 2023

07:00
Note: All times local Northern Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan 11:00 a.m.  The Prime Minister will mark the third National Day for Truth and Reconciliation by participating in an awareness walk and attending local community events with community members,...

07:00
On this National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is reflecting on the harm that colonization has caused for generations of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. It is a reminder of the important work that...

06:00
The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a time to reflect. But it is also a day to take action. In ways both big and small, Canadians are making reconciliation a part of their daily lives. They are more open to different perspectives, to...

06:00
Tim Hortons and its restaurant owners across Canada are proud to share that for a third year in a...

06:00
September 30th marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, an annual commemoration where we call upon one another to have a larger conversation about those directly or indirectly affected by the legacy of the residential school policy. The...


29 september 2023

21:23
Note: All times local Northern Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan 11:00 a.m.  The Prime Minister will mark the third National Day for Truth and Reconciliation by participating in an awareness walk and attending local community events with community members,...

18:22
In recent years, the Canadian public has become increasingly aware of the problem of Indigenous identity theft. At the individual level, this occurs when individuals falsely claim Indigenous identity to advance their careers and benefits. Indigenous...

14:40
Indigenous Peoples have been stewards of the lands, waters, and ice since time immemorial. Across the country, First Nations, Inuit, and Métis are braiding Indigenous Knowledge with modern science to offer solutions to climate change and biodiversity...

14:05
Today, the CRTC is advancing its regulatory plan to modernize Canada's broadcasting framework and ensure online streaming services make meaningful contributions to Canadian and Indigenous content. On May 12, 2023, the CRTC launched its first public...

14:04
Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make an announcement on Indigenous-led nature conservation initiatives. He will be joined by Sophie Chatel, Member of...

13:30
Today, Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu joined the Matawa Education and Care Centre to celebrate the grand opening of its new facility. Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) has worked closely with partners to renovate and expand the Matawa...

11:49
The governments of Canada and Québec will provide financial assistance for the purchase and conversion of two buildings by Projets Autochtones du Québec (PAQ) to establish PAQ2, a low barrier shelter in Montréal. The MP for LaSalle?Émard?Verdun, the...

11:27
Today, via the Shopper's Foundation for Women's Health, Shoppers Drug Mart announced a $100,000 donation to the Ganawishkadawe Centre for Wise Practices in Indigenous Health at Women's College Hospital. The donation will support a variety of...

09:00
The Dr. Peter Centre is proud to announce a new collaboration with the CAAN Communities, Alliances & Networks on the groundbreaking "Culture as Harm Reduction Knowledge Bundles: An Indigenous-Led National Initiative." The Dr. Peter Centre...

09:00
I honour and recognize behind this National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, and this place of reconciliation we've come to, stands the efforts of many individuals, for which I am grateful. We must also recall the undaunted spirit of so many Elders,...

08:00
Reconciliation begins with acknowledging the truth, and acknowledging the truth means seeking answers. No parent can live without knowing what happened to their child, nor should they be subjected to such grief. Without first addressing this genocide...

06:00
Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make an announcement on Indigenous-led nature conservation initiatives. He will be joined by Shaunna Morgan Siegers, Interim...


28 september 2023

18:56
Gathered in Montreal as part of the Assembly of the Great Circle of First Nations, the Chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) today unanimously adopted the Declaration on the Rights of First Nations to Self-Determination and...

18:36
Communities in Alberta and across Canada are developing cleaner, more reliable and more affordable energy sources. The Government of Canada is working in partnership with them to support these efforts. As Canada moves toward a net-zero future,...

16:09
Today the Canada Council for the Arts awarded an Honorary Recognition of Cultural Carriers to four people whose artistic and cultural endeavours further the use and promotion of Indigenous languages....

15:22
Gender equality depends on all people having the opportunity to participate fully in Canada's economic, social and political life. Removing the systemic barriers impeding women's progress and advancement, as well as building capacity to address...

14:49
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, the Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister...

14:30
TD Bank Group (TD) announced today that it has pledged a leadership gift of $5 million over 5 years to the Future Generations Foundation's Beyond Reconciliation Campaign through its global corporate citizenship platform, the TD Ready Commitment. The...

14:30
Today the National Indian Brotherhood Trust Fund (NIBTF) announced the launch of the Beyond Reconciliation $100 Million Fundraising Campaign ? a landmark initiative aimed at addressing the profound impacts of the Indian Residential Schools system and...

11:30
Intact Financial Corporation teams up with local Pelletier's Autobody in Fort William First Nation to offer customers a fast, simple and convenient option to handle their auto claim repairs. This Service Centre is the fifth to open in Ontario, the...

11:13
The BC Supreme Court released its decision Tuesday holding that the Province needs to change its free entry mineral claim system within the next 18 months to align with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The...

10:25
On September 29, 2023, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will host Learning and Healing Through Art, a special intergenerational discussion with a residential school Survivor, an artist and local youth on the...

10:08
Every fall, the Listuguj Mi'gmaq First Nation (Listuguj) exercises its Peace and Friendship Treaties rights by fishing lobster. This fall, the fishery is growing. For the past 20 years, Listuguj has fished Lobster Fishing Area (LFA) 21B, in the Baie...

10:00
Humber College has received $200,000 from the RBC Foundation, in support of RBC Future Launch to continue to provide coaching, peer-mentoring, and skills development opportunities for Indigenous students and graduates as they pursue their careers....

10:00
Watch Duty, the only app that provides real-time wildfire information, announced that it has added language support for Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Filipino. Since expanding throughout the American West earlier this summer, Watch Duty has...

10:00
Today, the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), and 17 partner organizations announced the formation of the Data Equity Coalition, a new partnership to improve health outcomes through better, more...

09:41
Media representatives are advised that the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will make an announcement on Indigenous-led nature conservation initiatives. He will be joined by Shaunna Morgan Siegers, Interim...

08:00
Sun Life is expanding its existing partnership with Spirit North with a $1 million commitment in funding over three years. This funding will help deliver physical health programs to an estimated 6,000 Indigenous youth in the province of Manitoba and...

06:00
On Wednesday, September 27th, 2023, Agnico Eagle Mines' Nunavut Vice-President, Martin Plante, unveiled a transformative initiative: the Inunnguiniq project. As revealed during the closing gala of the Kivalliq Trade Show in Rankin Inlet, through...

05:00
The Muteshekau-shipu Alliance is pleased to announce that the Magpie River has been registered as an Indigenous and Community Conserved Area (ICCA), an internationally recognized status for the conservation of Indigenous territory. It is the first...


27 september 2023

17:56
Today, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and Hydro One announced the launch of the Hydro One Indigenous Entrepreneurship Grant for 2023. This year, 10 Indigenous entrepreneurs will each receive a $7,500 grant to expand their...

15:15
Today, Canada Post unveiled four new stamps that shed some light on the truth and legacy of residential schools, whose impacts are still felt by Indigenous Peoples today. The stamps ? being released on September 28 in connection with the National Day...

14:30
Integral to a variety of products, from electric vehicles to semiconductors, wind turbines to batteries, and solar panels to household electronics, critical minerals are the fundamental building blocks on which a net-zero future and modern technology...

11:00
Today, The Hip Hop Museum announces The Hip Hop Museum Tour Sponsored by CÎROC Ultra-Premium Vodka (tickets available HERE) - kicking off in Hip Hop's birthplace, New York City, on October 14th before traveling to Atlanta, Houston, Charlotte, Los...

10:00
On Wednesday, October 4, 2023, Ombudsman Marc-André Dowd will release his first follow-up report on the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress...

06:30
Denison Mines Corp. ("Denison" or the "Company") is proud to announce the signing of a Shared Prosperity Agreement ("SPA") with English River First Nation ('ERFN') supporting the development and operation of Denison's Wheeler River Project in...


26 september 2023

12:54
Honouring the lives of Indigenous children removed from their families and sent to residential schools, Indian Residential School Memorial Monument by Kwakwaka'wakw artist Stanley C. Hunt will end its journey from the West Coast at the Canadian...

12:39
BASF and StitchCrew announce the launch of the Indigenous Beauty Bootcamp. Inspired by BASF Corporation's...

10:30
Yale School of Medicine and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro today announced the first Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) grant in the United States, which is an outgrowth of President Biden's Cancer Moonshot program. The nearly $25...

10:03
As National Truth and Reconciliation Day approaches, the Royal Canadian Mint is reminding people living across Canada that the Truth and Reconciliation Keepsake, a wearable acknowledgement of the truths behind the residential...

10:01
BHP is pleased to announce a AUD$3 million (CAD$2.6 million) three-year partnership with Indspire, a leading national Indigenous registered charity in Canada that provides bursaries and scholarships to Indigenous students pursuing post-secondary...

08:00
Small businesses across Ontario submitted proposals to Meridian's inaugural Eco-Upgrade Contest for a grant to help them go green, with the first and third place winners hailing from London, ON. Trends that emerged from among the grant submissions to...

08:00
Manitobah, the Indigenous-rooted brand dedicated to growing a strong Indigenous presence in the footwear industry as well as contributing to Indigenous economic empowerment, proudly announces its certification as a B Corporationtm (B Corptm). This...

06:00
Tim Hortons and its restaurant owners across Canada are proud to share that for a third year in a...


25 september 2023

15:29
Citi Foundation announced the 50 grant recipients of its first-ever Global Innovation Challenge today, which includes one Canadian finalist: Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre (QCFC). The QCFC grant application was one of over 1,000 submissions...