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News by subject: NTA

15 july 2023

21:07
Note: All times local Halifax, Nova Scotia 7:30 p.m.        The Prime Minister will deliver remarks at the opening ceremonies of the North American Indigenous Games. Notes for media: Open coverageMedia are asked to arrive no later than...


13 july 2023

11:00
Racism and discrimination are major obstacles to the fundamental rights of Canadians. The Government of Canada is committed to combatting racism and discrimination in all its forms and promoting equal opportunities for people to participate fully in...

10:47
The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to present Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery, with dual presentations at the foundation's Manhattan headquarters and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from July 2023 through June 2024. Developed in...

09:00
Provincial and territorial ministers of education discussed shared priorities at the 111th meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) meeting in Saskatoon on July 10, 2023. The meeting was chaired by the Honourable Gordon Wyant,...

08:30
BMO is announcing its support of the 2023 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) and will be the official sponsor of all soccer events at the Games taking place July 15 to 23 in Nova Scotia. The announcement builds on BMO just being named an Official...

08:22
EY Canada is pleased to announce 13 company founders selected for the EY Entrepreneurs Access Network Class of 2023. Launched in Canada in 2022, the program helps Black and Indigenous leaders access learning and networks to transcend barriers and...


12 july 2023

15:34
Earlier this week, the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF), the National Government of the Red River Métis, was pleased to attend the Council of the Federation Premiers Meeting, held in the heart of our Homeland, in what is now called Winnipeg....

12:50
Today, Chief George Ginnish from the Natoaganeg First Nation; Chief Ross Perley from...


11 july 2023

18:51
Across the country, thousands of jobs are being created as the Government of Canada delivers major clean energy projects in partnership with Indigenous communities, workers and industry. Alberta's immense potential for solar power generation,...

17:43
The Government of Canada is continuing to make important investments to ensure a strong economy in communities across the North. Traditionally underserved businesses, particularly those that are women-owned or Indigenous-owned, are an important...

15:32
Advancing Indigenous-led approaches to public safety is central to both maintaining public safety in First Nations communities and advancing reconciliation. That's why the Government of Canada is taking action with a comprehensive plan that gets guns...

13:08
All Canadians need reliable and affordable high-speed Internet, no matter where they live. That is why the governments of Canada and Alberta are taking action to bring high-speed Internet access to underserved communities across Alberta. Today, the...

10:15
Today, Mike Kelloway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton?Canso, the Honourable Michelle Thompson, Minister of Health and Wellness, on behalf of the...

10:05
Today, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, along with the Honourable Paul Pike, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development and Minister...

09:33
Canada is one of the healthiest countries in the world, and everyone in Canada deserves opportunities to thrive and lead a healthy life. The Government of Canada has taken action to address systemic health challenges and barriers so that every...


10 july 2023

16:12
Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) are preventable, treatable, and in many cases curable, yet they remain a significant public health concern in Canada, especially among Indigenous, 2SLGBTQ+, and other equity-deserving...

08:36
Amplifying the unique mental health experiences of Youth of Color during the month of July, The AAKOMA Project has just released a trailblazing, culturally responsive, data-driven brief on social media use, Youth and Young Adults of Color and mental...


9 july 2023

12:15
The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs; the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations; and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, issued the following statement today: "Today on Nunavut Day,...


7 july 2023

10:10
Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, along with Soraya Martinez Ferrada, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Housing, Diversity and Inclusion (Housing), as well as France-Élaine Duranceau,...

08:48
Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) and Hard Rock Digital proudly announce the grand opening of the Hard Rock Sportsbook at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Flagstaff, Arizona. Arizona baseball legend Luis Gonzalez will headline the...


6 july 2023

18:24
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that the Governor General, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, appointed the following individuals as independent senators to fill vacancies in the Senate: Paul Prosper, for Nova...

15:15
Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, along with Marcus Powlowski, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay?Rainy River, on behalf of...

13:15
SOCAN Foundation and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame is delighted to announce the opening of the application process for the 2023 Indigenous Song Camp presented by Amazon Music. The program aims to foster musical...

11:00
Canada's universal, accessible and publicly funded healthcare is a point of pride for Canadians. However, health workers across Canada are under enormous strain to deliver the care that Canadian patients deserve. Immediate, collaborative, action is...

10:00
Mikisew Group, through its private investment division, has purchased all ATB Private Equity's equity holdings in JL Filtration. With this transaction, Mikisew Group adds to its ownership from the initial transaction struck in 2020 alongside ATB...


5 july 2023

18:01
Today, Chief Lynn Indian of Big Grassy First Nation; Chief Jeff Copenace of Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation; the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations; and the Honourable Greg Rickford, Ontario's Minister of Indigenous...

17:00
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians (the Tribe) announced today that Simon Fothergill has been appointed Chief Information & Technology Officer (CITO) for the enterprise....

16:00
Planting two billion trees benefits all Canadians. Diverse forests have many benefits: they capture the carbon in growing trees to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help in the fight against climate change; they enhance forest resilience to climate...

10:04
The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) is honoured to welcome Joséphine Bacon as Elder in Residence, a mandate that begins in the fall of 2023. "I am deeply grateful that Joséphine Bacon, whose powerful, iconic work I greatly admire, has accepted...

07:15
This July and August, join the fun and participate in the Concord ArtWalk at Concord Park Place, North York around Ethennonnhawahstihnen Park and Concord CityPlace, in downtown Toronto encompassing Canoe Landing Park. Learn about the amazing art...

06:00
The Coharie Tribe and WellCare of North Carolina, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation that provides government-sponsored managed care services to families, children, seniors, and individuals with complex needs, today announced a joint commitment to...


4 july 2023

19:48
Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of...

16:49
Today, Northwest Angle No. 33's Angle Inlet community site held celebrations following the completion of a new water treatment plant for Angle Inlet. Chief Darlene Comegan and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced...

12:26
Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and CanNor, and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface?Saint Vital, announced a total investment of up to $7.7 million for the Manitoba Métis...

12:04
Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, will visit Northwestern Ontario.  During her visit, Minister Hajdu will have...

12:00
Indigenous Peoples face multiple barriers in accessing adequate mental health and substance use care, primarily due to systemic racism stemming from colonial practices and policies like residential schooling. The Government of Canada is committed to...

11:47
Creating equal and inclusive economic opportunities is a vital step towards reconciliation. Advancing the government-to-government partnership between the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF), and the Government of Canada will create more economic...

09:00
The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface ? Saint Vital, and David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Métis Federation will announce a government-to-government partnership supporting...


3 july 2023

10:30
Air Inuit today announced the ratification of an agreement for the acquisition of three Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft to be added to its fleet as part of its mission to provide world-class passenger and freight service to the people of...

10:23
The Chief Justice of the United StatesSupreme Court of the United States1 First Street, NEWashington, DC 20543 Dear Chief Justice: On behalf of the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD), we write to express our strong...

08:30
The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) and The Assembly of First Nations Quebec ? Labrador (AFNQL) is pleased with the ruling of the Federal Court on a motion filed by Indigenous Police Chiefs of Ontario (IPCO). IPCO filed a motion...


1 july 2023

15:00
We are children of men and women shipped here by force and greed. We are the children of those whose names were stolen, whose land was plundered, and whose freedom was ripped away. We are the children of sharecroppers who were free in title alone. We...


30 june 2023

13:16
Today, Chief Darcy Bear of Whitecap Dakota Nation and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, announced that Bill C-51 received Royal Assent in Parliament on June 22, 2023, which will bring into effect A Self-Government...

12:53
Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, announced that close to $2 million in funding has been allocated to five projects undertaken by four Indigenous women's and 2SLGBTQI+ organizations. This funding will support...

12:30
Sport has the remarkable power to bring people together. It rallies and unites us behind our athletes and teams, fosters greater inclusion, and helps build strong communities. It also teaches our youth skills and habits that will serve them for life....

10:42
The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface ? Saint Vital, and David Chartrand, President of the Manitoba Métis Federation will announce a government-to-government partnership supporting...

10:33
Canadians are calling for action to fight climate change in a way that will build a strong economy, keep life affordable, and ensure clean air for our communities. Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship...

09:00
NIB Trust Fund (NIBTF) and Hudson's Bay Foundation (HBF) are thrilled to announce NIBTF as an official Hudson's Bay Foundation Charter for Change Impact Partner.  As part of this partnership, HBF has committed $1.2 million to NIBTF over three years,...

06:00
Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament (Sydney?Victoria), will highlight federal funding for the 2023 North American Indigenous Games on Friday. He will make the announcement on...


29 june 2023

21:02
We, the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) Council Members, representing Canada, Mexico and the United States, met...