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News by subject: NTA

25 april 2023

07:36
Hydro One Inc. (Hydro One) announced today it has received a letter from the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) confirming the need for clean, reliable electricity in northwest Ontario to support mining operations. The IESO's updated...

06:47
The Naskapi Development Corporation (NDC) is calling for the establishment of a negotiating table to obtain equitable and recurrent funding that meets the needs of the entire Naskapi Nation....


24 april 2023

19:00
Access to justice is a fundamental Canadian value and an integral part of a fair and just society based on the rule of law. The Government of Canada is committed to providing fair and equal access to justice and legal services for racialized...

15:25
On the basis of their millennial, privileged relationship with the St. Lawrence River, the Chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) unanimously adopted, during a meeting on April 19th, a resolution that confers a legal...

08:00
305 Worldwide, a subsidiary of Horizon Media and a leading full-service creative agency with its signature culture-first approach, developing messaging and creative through the lens of cultural insights, named Nicky Lorenzo, SVP, Executive Creative...


22 april 2023

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Earth Day: "Today, on Earth Day, we join people around the world to celebrate our planet and renew our unwavering commitment to protecting it. "Canadians take pride in the...


21 april 2023

19:39
The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is releasing First Nations-specific data for toxic drug poisoning events in 2022, data that shows First Nations people remain disproportionately impacted, even seven...

15:35
On December 15, 2022, the Building a Green Prairie Economy Act became law. The Act was the product of the vision and passion of the Honourable Jim Carr, the late Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre who, in everything he did, had the...

15:10
Today, thirteen Mi'kmaq First Nation Chiefs, Federal Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu, and Nova Scotia Minister of Health and Wellness Michelle Thompson signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the next steps to help...

14:56
The National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) and the Indigenous Financial Network (IFI) is pleased to announce the conclusion of this year's Indigenous Prosperity Forum, hosted on the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the...

11:04
Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, alongside George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview announced funding of $58.5 million through the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) Project Stream to...

07:15
Meridian's new corporate strategy, Meridian for Good, ushers in a new day for Ontario's largest credit union and second largest in Canada....


20 april 2023

17:14
WindShape, a trailblazing Swiss company established in 2016, has been revolutionizing the drone industry through research, development, testing, inspection, certification, and validation. In an ambitious effort to extend its global presence,...

15:33
The Independent Special Interlocutor for Missing Children and Unmarked Graves and Burial Sites Associated with Indian Residential Schools, Kimberly Murray ("Special Interlocutor Murray"), is optimistic that Thursday's Settlement Agreement approved by...

14:20
Today at the National Assembly, the Minister responsible for Relations with First Nations and the Inuit, Mr. Ian Lafrenière, tabled the second annual report on the application of the Act to authorize the communication of personal information to the...

14:13
Media Representatives are invited to this event during which the Executive Director, Richard Jalbert, accompanied by the Support and Partnership Coordinator, Wanda Lafontaine, will present to the present ministers, the Commission's partners, the...

09:00
LP Building Solutions (LP), a leading manufacturer of high-performance building products, has announced a partnership with the Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP), a cornerstone initiative of Canadian-based nonprofit Dexterra Community...

09:00
Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; the Honourable Michelle Thompson, Nova Scotia's Minister of Health and Wellness; and 13 Mi'kmaq First Nation Chiefs in Nova Scotia will be signing a Memorandum of...

08:30
ETHOS ASSET MANAGEMENT INC USA, announced a new long-term financing partnership with CTR Foundation, to deliver The NEW HOPE PROJECT of the...

07:00
Today, the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER), Canada's first Indigenous-directed environmental non-profit organization and the One Drop Foundation announced the launch of the Indigenous Water Allyship, a first of its kind...

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The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations Education Council (FNEC) announced today the filing of a legal challenge before the Superior Court of Québec concerning An Act respecting French, the official and common...


19 april 2023

13:48
The U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission today took further action to protect consumers from tip-over-related deaths and injuries associated with dressers, armoires, wardrobes, and other clothing storage units. Implementing recently passed...

10:00
Indigenous leaders from around the world came together today in New York City for the 22nd session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). Leadership gathered as part of an ongoing international dialogue on Indigenous...

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The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA), the only national organization dedicated to advancing cultural tourism in Native Nations and communities across the United States, as a collaborative partner with the U.S. Forest...


18 april 2023

16:33
This week, Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak / Women of the Métis Nation is actively on the ground in New York City, New York to participate in the Twenty-Second Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)....

15:58
The Government of Canada is committed to maintaining its dam infrastructures and water management operations. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced that a contract worth over $2.25 million...

14:58
The authors of a new book on Métis reconciliation are bringing their nationwide tour to Alberta, including events scheduled at Audreys Books in Edmonton on April 19 and Owl's Nest Books in Calgary on April 21. Both events begin at 7 pm and all are...

14:37
Governor General Mary Simon grants Viceregal Patronage to the Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation. Her Excellency and the Foundation  have a history of serving and supporting Indigenous Peoples in Canada and now look forward to  building this new...

12:00
Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface?Saint Vital, and Tammy...

11:30
Triple Daytime Emmy-winning journalist, bestselling author and speaker Gaby Natale will join the world's largest meeting and event industry association Meeting Professionals International (MPI) as the opening keynote speaker for their upcoming World...

11:00
The hybrid 2023 MAMU! Indigenous Career Fair will be hosted virtually on June 8, 2023, on the [x] platform to allow businesses from across the province to be present, and in person on June 9, 2023, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Interested...

09:30
The Language Conservancy (TLC), a nonprofit dedicated to Indigenous language revitalization, today unveiled the world's largest collection of Native American language learning...

08:00
Today, Indigenous-owned private credit fund, Keewaywin Capital Inc. (Keewaywin), announces its partnership with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) in a first-of-its-kind collaboration called the Accelerated Construction Pilot Project,...

06:30
NexGen Energy Ltd. ("NexGen" or the "Company") in partnership with the Clearwater River Dene Nation ("CRDN") is pleased to announce the establishment of a 100% Indigenous owned and operated gravel supply company in Northwest Saskatchewan....

06:00
The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations Education Council (FNEC) are inviting media representatives to a press conference at which details of an official process regarding the legislative provisions of the Official...


17 april 2023

19:43
Siri & Glimstad LLP announces a ruling from the bench following an evidentiary hearing, wherein a federal court has ruled that the First Amendment requires that the State of Mississippi afford its residents a religious exemption for their children to...

13:00
National historic sites reflect the rich and varied heritage of Canada and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about our diverse history. Parks Canada's network of national heritage places represents the very best that Canada has to...

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The communities and regions across southern Ontario are essential to Canada's diverse economy. Shared public spaces, such as main streets, cultural centres, parks and more, are the heart of these communities. They bring people together while also...

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Today, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, provided the following update on federal action to address the ongoing spill situation at the Kearl Oil Sands Mine: "Since the federal government was made aware of...

09:45
Access to nature plays a unique and vital role in the lives of Canadians. New national urban parks that are readily accessible provide urban green spaces and cultural resources that are doubly important as we address the dual crises of climate change...

09:15
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 41st anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: "The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is one of the most significant documents in Canadian history...

09:02
iA Financial Group is happy to announce its commitment to obtain certification from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business' Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program. "It's important for us to maintain positive relationships with...

09:00
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will hold a hearing commencing on 17 April 2023 in Whitehorse, Yukon. During this hearing, the CRTC wants to hear on what actions it should take to improve telecommunications...

08:45
First Nations across Canada are joining Koganaawsawin, the central coordinating body of the Anishinabek Child, Youth, and Family Well-Being System, for a National Indigenous Child Well-Being Summit: How We Govern and Maintain Jurisdiction Over Our...

06:00
As part of our commitment to advancing along the journey of Truth and Reconciliation, Brain Canada, Heart & Stroke, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (CIHR-ICRH) are launching a new funding...


16 april 2023

01:30
The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) has awarded this year's prestigious Charles Bury Award to four remarkable Canadian journalists who have each, through their commitment to the craft, broken new ground in their efforts to inspire change in...


15 april 2023

18:39
Today, Judy Desjarlais, Chief of Blueberry River First Nations; Trevor Makadahay, Chief of Doig River First Nation; Darlene Hunter, Chief of Halfway River First Nation; Justin Napoleon, Chief of Saulteau First Nations; and Roland Willson, Chief of...

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A priority of the Government of Canada is to remove barriers to sport among under-represented populations to increase their participation. Today, the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development...


14 april 2023

16:32
Today the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, was in Hamilton, Ontario to meet with staff of the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre to highlight Budget 2023 investments that advance reconciliation. She also met with...

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Everyone deserves equal access to quality health care, free from racism and discrimination. That's why the Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis to support greater Indigenous control of health services...