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1 april 2023

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Support line A National Residential School Crisis Line is available to provide support to former residential school Survivors. You can access emotional crisis referral services and receive information on how to access additional health supports from...


31 march 2023

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Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and MP for Thunder Bay?Superior North, Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, and Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for the Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of...

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The National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) expresses disappointment in the Liberal Government 2023 Federal Budget, as it fails in addressing and supporting the growing needs of Indigenous businesses and entrepreneurs across...

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This statement will also be available in the following languages: Innu-aimunMi'kmaqOji-CreePlains CreeWestern OjibwayDeneInuktitut (North Baffin)MichifPablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage; Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous...

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Yesterday, the Vatican announced, 600 years too late, that it was finally rejecting the doctrine of discovery. Indeed, the AFNQL welcomes this announcement, but nonetheless emphasizes that the visit of the sovereign pontiff was a missed opportunity...


30 march 2023

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As part of its expanding programs to support workers who are ready to move into a clean tech career, Iron & Earth has made significant changes to its Climate Career Portal. The biggest change users will see is the new Climate Career Blueprint ? an...

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Little Chief restaurant located within the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino has launched its new seasonal menu. The menu is designed by Chef Willow Eaglespeaker and incorporates seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, staying true to its Indigenous...

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The Jean Paul Riopelle Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Canadian Heritage and Culture pour tous, is proud to announce the Canadian artists who have been selected to realize 9 cultural mediation projects as part of the Riopelle...

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Mutual of America Financial Group, which specializes in providing retirement services and investments to organizations and individuals, is pleased to announce that Lorilee Morsette has been named Vice President of National Accounts for Tribal...

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The landmark HBC building in downtown Winnipeg has officially been transferred to the Southern Chiefs' Organization (SCO). On behalf of 34 Anishnaabe and Dakota Nations in southern Manitoba, SCO is very pleased to share new details and images related...

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Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. ("Innergex" or the "Corporation") applauds the support the Federal Government of Canada will provide to foster a clean economy and the transition to a cleaner energy mix through the suite of supports announced in this...

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In June 2022, the government of Quebec announced its intention to table legislation on cultural safety and Indigenous languages. After several attempts to obtain clarification of said intentions, the First Nations Education Council (FNEC) and its...


29 march 2023

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Living Cities, a national collaboration of prominent financial institutions and foundations, today announced a $3.2 million grant investment across six cities -- Albuquerque, NM, Austin, TX, Memphis, TN, Minneapolis, MN, Saint Paul, MN, and...

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The Squamish Nation Council today announced it will start the development of community capital plans and land use strategies for several Squamish Nation-owned lands. The Council has placed a moratorium on entertaining third-party proposals for...

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Please be advised that the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, and the Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and CanNor, will host an event at the Greenstone Building to highlight federal budget investments in a Strong Middle Class,...


28 march 2023

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Today, the Métis Nation of Alberta applauded the 2023 Federal budget, including the express recognition of the advancement of self-determination and self-government with Métis. The Budget included a specific section for Advancing Self-Determination...

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Today, the Métis Nation of Ontario applauded the 2023 Federal budget, including the express recognition of the advancement of self-determination and self-government with Métis. The Budget included a specific section for Advancing Self-Determination...

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Political leaders and Indigenous artists gathered in Montreal today to demand that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) and cultural institutions in Quebec and Canada introduce a 5% minimum quota of Indigenous music...

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Today, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) in partnership with the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) is proud to release recommendations for improving and standardizing data collection methods around race, ethnicity, and language...


27 march 2023

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The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls highlighted the underlying systemic causes of ongoing violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. The COVID-19 pandemic also created unprecedented...

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The development of a prosperous and low-carbon economy requires strong and meaningful partnerships with Indigenous Peoples to continue advancing stewardship of our collective energy and environmental future. Investing in renewable energy and storage...

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Everyone should have access to nutritious and affordable food, no matter where they live. Factors such as long travel distances and socioeconomic challenges make Northerners more vulnerable to food insecurity than those living in southern Canada....

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The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) welcomes Kathy Neil as the Deputy Commissioner for Indigenous Corrections (DCIC). Ms. Neil will assume her new duties on May 1, 2023. The Government of Canada is strongly committed to addressing the...

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Indigenous Peoples have had fundamental ties with Canada's oceans and waterways for generations. Indigenous knowledge and expertise are critical to protecting our coastal waters now and into the future. Canada's Oceans Protection Plan will continue...

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Canada's Procurement Ombudsman will host the Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit on April 4 and 5, 2023. Are you an Indigenous or a Diverse Supplier Aiming To Do Business with the Federal Government?Now in its fifth year, the Summit, that...

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The Government of Canada is working with Indigenous communities on reducing pollution from the transportation sector, which is critical to Canada achieving its climate targets. The Government of Canada is investing in charging infrastructure and...

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The SOCAN Foundation is delighted to announce Logan Staats as the recipient of this year's TD Indigenous Songwriter Award. The acclaimed Mohawk artist from Six Nations of the Grand River (in Ontario) is being recognized for his song, "Deadman"....

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First Nations Executive Education (FNEE) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Pathy Family Foundation (PFF), which has committed its support to FNEE over the next five years by way of the HEC Montréal Foundation. PFF's generous gift will...


24 march 2023

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Every year, March 24th is an opportunity to raise awareness about the health, social and economic impacts of tuberculosis (TB). Today, on World TB Day 2023, the theme "Yes! We can end TB!" is a message of hope and encouragement for high-level...

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First Nations children thrive when they can stay with their families and their communities, surrounded by their culture and language. As part of the Government of Canada's commitment to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of...

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Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) was onsite at the 2023 Little Native Hockey League tournament hosted by Nipissing First Nation launching the inaugural ITO All Stars Cup. A groundbreaking off-ice tournament aimed at fostering interest in the tourism...

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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed and Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu issued the following statement today on World Tuberculosis Day 2023: "Tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks continue to be an unfortunate and unnecessary reality in Inuit...


23 march 2023

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Today at the Queen Elizabeth II Building in Edmonton, Alberta, President Melanie Omeniho was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. This commemorative medal was created to celebrate the 70th anniversary year of Her Majesty Queen...

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Today, the CRTC is taking action to connect more rural, remote and Indigenous communities to the Internet. The CRTC is launching a consultation to improve its Broadband Fund, which helps bring high-speed Internet and mobile services to communities...

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Gaming Arts is poised to showcase one of its most visually stunning and innovative libraries of gaming content ever, at the 2023 Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention. With the momentum from popular hits such as Brian Christopher's Pop'N Pays...

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Today, C.T. (Manny) Jules, Chief Commissioner of the First Nations Tax Commission Harold Calla, Executive Chair of the First Nations Financial Management Board; Ernie Daniels, President and CEO of the First Nations Finance Authority; Allan Claxton,...

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We honour the experiences of Survivors of the Kamloops Indian Residential School and acknowledge the continued impacts on the intergenerational Survivors. Today, Kúkpi7 (Chief) Rosanne Casimir of the T?emlúps te Secwépemc, the Honourable Patty...

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Tales of the fabled Franklin expedition have always been interwoven with the story of Inuit skill, knowledge and perseverance in the Arctic. For generations, Inuit have been passing down accounts of their interactions with the doomed sailors along...


22 march 2023

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Minister of Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu, issued the following statement today: Access to clean water is the foundation for strong and healthy communities. World Water Day celebrates the life-giving properties of water, raises awareness about the...

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Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, will join Kukpi7 (Chief) Doug Thomas of Splatsin, and the Honourable Mitzi Dean, British Columbia Minister of Children and Family Development, to celebrate the...

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First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA) is urging Canada to embrace a new and innovative method of funding Indigenous infrastructure based on partnership rather than paternalism to keep its promise to bridge the infrastructure gap between First...

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Committed to getting funds into the hands of Michigan small charitable nonprofit organizations that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic...

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Reliance Home Comfort® (Reliance) is a leader in home services and energy efficient solutions in Canada, with over 2 million customer relationships. In celebration of World Water Day, marked annually on March 22, Reliance has pledged a $15,000...

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Reliance Home Comfort® (Reliance) is a leader in home services and energy efficient solutions in Canada, with over 2 million customer relationships. In celebration of World Water Day, marked annually on March 22, Reliance has pledged a $15,000...

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The Walton Family Foundation has made a $6 million commitment to the Tribal Nations Conservation Pledge. The pledge, announced Tuesday in a summit of tribal nations and conservation leaders at the White House, is designed to support the conservation...


21 march 2023

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Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, will join Kúkpi7 Rosanne Casimir of Tk?emlúps te Secwépemc and Colleen Erickson, Chair of the Board of Directors of the First Nations Health Authority, for a funding...

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The Government of Canada is strongly committed to addressing the overrepresentation of Indigenous, Black, and racialized people in Canada's criminal justice system. The government has advanced an array of innovative and progressive initiatives that...

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Budget 2023-2024 allows the government to strengthen its actions to support Quebecers and improve their quality of life. This commitment translates into investments of nearly $3.6 billion over the next five years to promote Québec culture and the...

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The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and FedNor; the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations; and the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, PrairiesCan and CanNor; issued the following...

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At nearly 80 km2 in size, Rouge National Urban Park is the largest urban park in Canada and one of the best protected urban parks in the world. Its connection to the Duffins Rouge Agricultural Preserve provides a seamless protected landscape from...