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News by subject: NTA

30 june 2023

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...

16:00
The Honourable Pascale St?Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, today announced a $100,000 non?repayable contribution for Abenaki Aventure. This CED support has allowed the business to build four-season cottages and develop...

15:45
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable Pascale St?Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, today announced a $500,000 non?repayable contribution for Organisme Kina8at. This CED support will enable the...

14:35
Today, Canada Life announced a $500,000 investment in Red River College Polytechnic (RRC Polytech). This new support will assist RRC Polytech as they create an Indigenous-led student mentorship program, to be offered across all RRC Polytech programs...

14:30
Today, the Supreme Court has ruled that colleges are no longer allowed to use race as a criterion for admissions, stripping college admissions officers of one of their most effective interventions for making their campuses the types of diverse...

14:25
Canada is advancing toward a prosperous low-carbon future, and Indigenous communities are at the forefront of seizing clean economic opportunities in every part of the country. The federal government is partnering with Indigenous communities,...

13:56
Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay?Superior North, announced a federal investment of...

13:05
Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Whit Fraser will participate in the Canada Day daytime ceremony on LeBreton Flats, in Ottawa. Their Excellencies will begin the day by participating in an...

13:02
Qurate Retail Group, a world leader in video commerce ("vCommerce"), which includes video-driven shopping across linear TV, ecommerce sites, digital streaming and social platforms, today announced the launch of QVC and HSN linear channels on Amazon...

12:30
Canadians are calling for ambitious climate action that keeps the air clean while building a strong and clean economy for the future. Every day, initiatives such as the Government of Canada's Low Carbon Economy Fund support partners across the...

12:28
Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and court-appointed representative plaintiffs Reginald Percival and Kenneth Weistche announced that a proposed settlement agreement has been reached in the Federal Indian...

11:29
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...


28 june 2023

18:41
The Government of Canada is supporting Indigenous communities and businesses in Saskatchewan to carry out projects that deliver clean and affordable energy. These projects are critical to building long-term prosperity, energy security and...

17:30
Crown?Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, Residential School Documents Advisory Committee and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Today, following the Residential School Documents Advisory Committee's inaugural meeting,...

17:23
The Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez, announced funding for the digitization of an Inuit art collection held at McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Through the Digital Access to Heritage component of Canadian Heritage's Museums...

15:57
With the generous support of $16,000 from Decisive and Laurentian Technologies, the Stick Together program was extended to Indigenous youth ages eight to 14 years old for the 2023 spring season. ...

13:37
Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) has worked with Iskatewizaagegan #39 ? Independent First Nation to completely refurbish their local basketball court based in Northwestern Ontario. The new court was unveiled on June 23, 2023 during a...

13:28
Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation | KIRA President and COO Carlos Garcia has retired from the company effective June 15th, 2023. This is the culmination of a 39-year career in the Government Contracting Services industry....

11:37
Leading executive Fiona Blondin has joined the VIA HFR ? VIA TGF Inc. board of directors, the Crown corporation announced today. Blondin, a member of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, is Vice President of Indigenous Strategy at Cormorant Utility...

11:15
Ecological corridors are key in curbing biodiversity loss and helping species adapt to climate change. By properly linking protected and conserved areas, natural processes can take place and species can move, interact, and find habitat across vast...

10:05
High Frequency Rail will transform passenger rail service in Canada through the creation of a faster and more frequent rail service along the country's busiest passenger rail corridor from Québec City to Toronto. Today, the Minister of Transport, the...


27 june 2023

18:38
Located forty miles south of the Canadian border and twenty miles north of the Missouri River sits the Fort Belknap Reservation, the fourth largest Indian reservation in Montana. Encompassing over 675,000 acres of land, spanning 28 miles east and...

17:34
Cadmus Delorme, Chairperson of the Residential School Documents Advisory Committee; Raymond Frogner, Head of Archives, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation; and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, will announce...

17:34
The Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia (B.C.), and the First Nations Leadership Council are working together to build a net-zero economy and create good, middle-class jobs across British Columbia. The Canada?British Columbia...

13:20
The authors of a new book on Métis recognition and reconciliation are bringing their cross-country tour to Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Canada Day....

13:07
The economic strength of northwest Alberta is vital to the resilience of Alberta's and Canada's economies. The region is home to hardworking Canadians, innovative entrepreneurs, close-knit communities, and rich Indigenous history and culture. The...

12:24
Climate Proof Canada congratulates the federal government on the official release of the country's first National Adaptation Strategy and the Government of Canada Adaptation Action Plan. Both documents were released when the nation's capital has been...

12:00
Climate change is affecting the safety, health, and quality of life of people across Canada. Every year, the country faces increasing record-breaking climate events, including wildfires, extreme heatwaves, and floods, on top of slow onset climate...

10:00
The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, as well as Chief Gordon Planes, T'Sou-ke First Nation, will announce an initiative to curb biodiversity loss and help species at...

10:00
In a landmark advancement for local efforts aimed at fostering unity and mutual understanding, Reciprocity Trusts Society announces the inauguration of the South Island Indigenous Reciprocity Trust on Vancouver Island. This launch marks a significant...

09:45
Today, Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and Member of Parliament for Halifax, and the Honourable Karla MacFarlane, Minister of L'nu Affairs, announced a joint investment of $15 million to...

09:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canadian Multiculturalism Day: "Today marks Canadian Multiculturalism Day, an opportunity to reflect on and embrace the idea that no matter our background or where we come...

08:00
Laurentian Bank of Canada (the "Bank") is proud to announce a $25,000 donation to Newcomer Women's Services Toronto (NEW) as part of the Bank's Giving Beyond Numberstm program, supporting economic inclusion for New to Canada communities. Founded in...

06:30
Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and Member of Parliament for Halifax, the Honourable Karla MacFarlane, Minister of L'nu...

06:00
What:    The Royal Canadian Mint is coming to Fredericton, New Brunswick to give the public a chance to collect its most recent special edition circulation coins: the $2 coin celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day and the $2 coin featuring a...


26 june 2023

14:39
Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases, affecting approximately 3.6 million Canadians, with more than 200,000 new cases diagnosed every year. Diabetes has significant impacts on the lives of the people that it directly affects, as well...

10:00
Today, the Conrad Prebys Foundation announced its first set of grants to 18 clinics across the region, totaling $8.1 million as part of the Strengthening Health Access, Resources, and Excellence (SHARE) Initiative. In April, the Foundation launched...

09:30
Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and Member of Parliament for Halifax, the Honourable Karla MacFarlane, Minister of L'nu...

06:00
What:    The Royal Canadian Mint is coming to Membertou, Nova Scotia to give the public a chance to collect its most recent special edition circulation coins: the $2 circulation coin celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day and the $2 coin...


23 june 2023

14:00
Sucker Creek First Nation Chief Roderick Willier and Driftpile Cree Nation Chief Dwayne Laboucan welcomed over 400 registered Survivors, Descendants, and Community Members ? from across Treaty 8 ? to the St. Bruno's Indian Residential School...

06:30
The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development Canada, the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Miawpukek First Nation, Qalipu First Nation, and the Town of Burgeo will gather in Burgeo to make an important announcement...


22 june 2023

15:18
The 22 Fund (The 22) and the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) recently signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to promote the competitiveness of U.S. industry, improve the global business environment and provide...

14:39
A fair and impartial criminal justice system is one that protects communities and respects the needs of victims while guarding against potential miscarriages of justice. The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of...

12:00
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada, and the Yellowknives Dene First Nation Working collaboratively to create more opportunities is key to advancing economic reconciliation with Indigenous...

11:00
Today, almost one year since the Supreme Court's Dobbs decision overturned Roe v. Wade, the National Women's Law Center (NWLC) launched the Abortion Access Legal Defense Fund (Abortion Access LDF) to help pay legal expenses for abortion patients and...

11:00
It's Pride season and what better way to celebrate than with the launch of Canada's newest 2SLGBTQI+ community resource directory, created by IN Magazine....

08:00
Today, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announced a partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to combat the youth mental health crisis in the United States through trauma-informed approaches to behavioral health care. By investing...

06:30
The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development Canada, the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Miawpukek First Nation, Qalipu First Nation, and the Town of Burgeo will gather in Burgeo to make an important announcement...


21 june 2023

20:28
CivicAction today welcomed five new board members committed to supporting the non-profit's mission to build better, more inclusive cities across the GTHA....