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17 june 2023

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ROBINSON HURON TREATY TERRITORY, ON, June 17, 2023 June 17, 2023 - Today, the Robinson Huron Treaty Litigation Fund leadership and representatives of the governments of Canada and Ontario attended a ceremony and announced a proposed out-of-court...

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Representatives of the Robinson-Huron Treaty Litigation Fund and the Governments of Ontario and Canada will make an announcement regarding a key milestone and next steps in the ongoing Robinson Huron Treaty annuities case. Chief Dean Sayers;...


16 june 2023

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The Independent Special Interlocutor's Interim Report, "Sacred Responsibility: Searching for the Missing Children and Unmarked Burials," is being released today at Cowessess First Nation's Marieval Survivors Gathering....

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Representatives from the Métis National Council, including President Cassidy Caron, joined John McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer, TMX Group, to close the market and celebrate the continuation of TMX Group's journey to support reconciliation in the...

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Representatives of the Robinson-Huron Treaty Litigation Fund and the Governments of Ontario and Canada will make an announcement regarding a key milestone and next steps in the ongoing Robinson Huron Treaty annuities case. Chief Dean Sayers;...

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On, Wednesday, June 14th, 2023, the National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) brought Parliamentarians and their staff together with leading experts on economic reconciliation and Indigenous prosperity for a successful lunch and...

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The Alberta Métis Federation (AMF) represents 7 established and long-standing Métis communities in Northern Alberta.  Those communities govern democratically and elect their leadership.  The leaders of these communities are deeply concerned at...

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In response to the needs of two families that have expressed the desire to have disinterred the bodies of their children to give them a dignified burial, the Québec government announced today that it has obtained the orders from the Superior Court....

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The information and communications technology (ICT) sector is a key industry in Canada and an emerging area of growth. In 2021, the ICT's GDP contribution was $104.5 billion, accounting for 5.3% of national GDP. That is why the Government of Canada...


15 june 2023

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Today, Hydro One and the Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) announced the 38 recipients of Hydro One's Indigenous Hockey Coaching Grant. Coaches from more than 25 Indigenous communities across Ontario received funding to increase Indigenous...

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Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation | KIRA (THTBC) announced today that David Sullivan has been named Senior Vice President of Business Development. Reporting to the CEO, Sullivan will be responsible for supporting strategic growth efforts and...

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NexGen Energy Ltd. ("NexGen" or the "Company")  is pleased to announce the signing of an Impact Benefit Agreement ("IBA" or the "Agreement") with the Métis Nation ? Saskatchewan Northern Region 2 ("MN-S NR2") and the Métis Nation ? Saskatchewan...

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Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, announced a federal investment of $8.5 million to build a central education, social and...

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In conjunction with a gathering hosted by Cowessess First Nation, Kimberly R. Murray, Independent Special Interlocutor for Missing Children and Unmarked Graves and Burial Sites associated with Indian Residential Schools, will present the Interim...

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Boreal Caribou is a species only found in Canada. However, the most recent national population estimate shows its populations are declining, primarily threatened by habitat loss and degradation. The federal, provincial, and territorial governments...

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BMO today announced contributions to Indigenous cultural and educational initiatives at three organizations....


14 june 2023

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Today, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced two $1 million grants to two public research universities with a demonstrated record in advancing the success of underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)...

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In testimony before Congress today, March of Dimes Senior Vice President and Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr. Elizabeth Cherot sounded the alarm on the nation's maternal and infant health crisis, saying that supporting women before, during and...

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The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), America's leading small business advocacy group, and Chemistry Cultura, a minority-certified marketing agency with several Fortune 500 clients, unveiled a jointly-commissioned research study called THE...

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Today, RBC announced the 2023 RBC Future Launch Indigenous Youth Scholarship recipients. The 20 recipients showcase excellence across a multitude of academic disciplines spanning Healthcare, Engineering, Business, Sociology, Law, Dentistry,...

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Centraide of Greater Montreal invested $61.8 million in 2022-2023 to support over 350 community agencies and projects at work in the neighbourhoods of Montreal, Laval and the South Shore. This is the result revealed in the Report to Our Community...

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The Globe and Mail is this year's recipient of the CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism in the large-media category, presented tonight at the annual Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards. ...

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The Globe and Mail is this year's recipient of the CJF Jackman Award for Excellence in Journalism in the large-media category, presented tonight at the annual Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards.  The CJF recognized excellence in Canadian...


13 june 2023

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Today, the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation and the Government of Canada announced that a Letter of Understanding has been signed that will help guide their work as Treaty partners to implement the First Nation's inherent right to self-government, support...

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At an event today, Canada Post unveiled a new commemorative stamp honouring Métis activist and trailblazer, Thelma Chalifoux. The...

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Premier Heather Stefanson will welcome Canada's premiers and national Indigenous leaders at The Leaf in Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg on Monday, July 10.  All news media attending the meeting must register in advance by July 6. Media who register for...

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As Chair of the Council of the Federation, Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson will host the 2023 Summer Meeting of Canada's Premiers July 10 through 12, at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg. Media AccreditationMedia representatives who wish to cover...

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In 2015, Ted Quewezance spoke on the floor of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) annual meeting, the first residential school survivor to address that gathering in its more than 150-year history. In a speech that brought many to tears (including...

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The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) government, in partnership with the Mental Health Commission of Canada and Stepped Care Solutions, is happy to announce a 79% reduction in average wait times for mental wellness counselling between...


12 june 2023

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Today at an event in North Vancouver, Canada Post unveiled a commemorative stamp honouring the life and legacy of George Manuel. A member of the Neskonlith Indian Band of the Secwepemc Nation in British Columbia, Manuel (1921?89), was an author,...

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All Canadians need reliable and affordable high-speed Internet, no matter where they live. The governments of Canada and British Columbia are taking action to bring high-speed Internet access to underserved communities. Today, the Honourable Gudie...

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The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and the diversity of...

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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Sophie Chatel, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, today announced, on behalf of the Honourable Pascale St?Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, a repayable contribution of...

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Today, Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and Member of Parliament for Halifax, commemorated the national historic significance of George Dixon with a plaque unveiling ceremony at the Africville...

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Clean Air Metals Inc. ("Clean Air Metals" or the "Company") (FRA: CKU) announces that Mr. Jim Gallagher has been appointed as permanent and full time Chief Executive Officer of the Company. In addition, Mr. Dean Chambers has been appointed as...

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The Minister Responsible for Relations with the First Nations and the Inuit, Ian Lafrenière invites media representatives to a public dialogue on the revitalization and promotion of Indigenous languages. Date: June 16, 2023 Time: 10:30 a.m. Place:...


11 june 2023

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Last night, Canada Post unveiled a stamp honouring the life and work of Nellie Cournoyea, at a community event in Ulukhaktok....


9 june 2023

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While the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission (FNQLHSSC) welcome some of the proposed advances, they are expressing disappointment following the tabling,...

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Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism, and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, Amarjeet Sohi, Mayor of Edmonton, Scott...

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Atlantic salmon is culturally, socially, and economically important to Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities across Atlantic Canada. The number of wild Atlantic salmon in Canadian and international waters has steadily declined since the...

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Minister Responsible for Relations with the First Nations and the Inuit Ian Lafrenière has tabled in the National Assembly a draft legislation to adopt the cultural safety approach in the health and social services network (HSSN). Bilateral...

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Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion and the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, alongside Amarjeet Sohi,...

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The world is facing an unprecedented biodiversity crisis. Canada is no exception. Species essential to the health and well-being of Canadians and to the economy are declining. It is essential to protect them as well as their habitats. Collaboration...

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The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, announced that approximately $2.6 million has been allocated to 11 new projects undertaken by 10 Indigenous women's organizations across Canada with the unique knowledge and...


8 june 2023

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The recognition of the rights of Indigenous peoples affirmed in Canada's Constitution is a fundamental element of Crown-Indigenous relationships.The Government of Canada is committed to respecting and upholding the rights of First Nations, Inuit and...

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There is an urgent, unmet need for adequate and affordable housing for Indigenous People in urban, rural and northern areas and immediate action must be taken to address these housing gaps. ...

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Today Vancouver Island Ferry Company and Snuneymuxw team up to unveil the names of Hullo's two new high-speed passenger ferries along with new service details. The hul'q'umi'num' names, spuhéls and sthuqi', will identify the new vessels that will...

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On National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), Canada Post will issue a new set of stamps paying tribute to the lives and legacies of three Indigenous leaders and activists. Nellie Cournoyea, George Manuel and Thelma Chalifoux will each be featured on...

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The Coalition of Innovation Leaders Against Racism (CILAR) is pleased to announce the launch of two new programs, ACCELERATE Mentorship and ACCELERATE Leadership. Each program takes a unique approach to helping Canada's innovation sector become more...


7 june 2023

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The Saskatchewan First Nations Natural Resource Centre of Excellence (the Centre) is completing its third day of a 3-day economic mission consisting of First Nations Chiefs and business leaders to meet with key leadership within the US Government,...