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News by subject: NTA

21 march 2023

10:52
First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA), joined by chiefs and leaders from communities across Canada, will hold a news conference to recommend a new approach in the upcoming federal budget so that First Nations can begin to bridge the infrastructure...

09:31
On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we are reminded of our collective responsibility to combat all forms of racism, discrimination, and hate. It is important for us to take this opportunity to acknowledge the lived...

09:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: "Building a world free of racism requires deliberate, continuous efforts to change perceptions and systems...

07:00
Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, as he makes an announcement to support communities and organizations that are developing alternatives to incarceration. He will be joined by the...


20 march 2023

20:58
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act marks a historic milestone in Canada's collective journey of reconciliation ? one rooted in the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership. The Act requires the...

18:02
Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, as he makes an announcement to support communities and organizations that are developing alternatives to incarceration. He will be joined by the...

11:50
Today, the Innu communities of Ekuanitshit, Essipit, Pessamit, the Pekuakamiulnuatsh First Nation, Pakua Shipi, Uashat mak Mani-utenam, Matimekush-Lac John, Nutashkuan, and Unamen Shipu, under the umbrella of the Société en commandite Apuiat (S.E.C....

10:14
Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced that the Government of Canada has opened a call for proposals to support the redesign of the...

09:41
The Indigenous Pharmacy Professionals of Canada (IPPC), in partnership with the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA), is pleased to launch the first national scholarship for Indigenous Peoples pursuing a degree in pharmacy. The IPPC Indigenous...

08:00
The Indigenous Connectivity Institute (ICI) and the Mastercard Foundation are partnering to support Indigenous communities to build fast, affordable, and sustainable broadband and to champion digital skills....


17 march 2023

18:00
Today, Chief Byron Louis of the Okanagan Indian Band and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, announced that Canada and the Okanagan Indian Band (OKIB) have reached an innovative agreement whereby Canada will make an...

13:55
BlackDoctor.org (BDO), the leading online health & wellness destination for Black consumers, announces the highly anticipated list of distinguished honorees for the 8th Annual Top Blacks in Healthcare Awards Gala and Thought Leadership Event. This is...

12:30
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg held celebrations today to formally announce the construction of a new raw water intake and treatment plant. This new plant will provide a safe and reliable source of potable water capable of meeting the community's current and...

12:00
Today, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg hosted celebrations for the signing of the Community Benefits Agreement related to the Marathon Palladium Project, a proposed palladium mine located 10 kilometres from Marathon, Ontario and 9.3 km upstream from Biigtigong...

11:14
The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) is pleased to announce the 2023 Frederick Douglass Global Fellows, twelve exceptional student leaders who will participate in a three-continent global journey that will take them to Washington,...


16 march 2023

19:17
Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor will join Chief Duncan Michano and partners in Biigtigong Nishnaabeg to celebrate the signing of a Community Benefit Agreement, and...

15:12
IGA and Quick Custom Intelligence ("QCI") jointly announced that Andrew Cardno will be speaking at this year's conference. Tribal sovereignty is the cornerstone which has allowed Native American gaming to prosper today. However, that principle is...

14:22
With more vessels and goods being transported on Canadian waters than ever before, investing in a strong, diverse, and skilled marine workforce along our coasts is critically important. That's why, through Canada's Oceans Protection Plan, the...

13:15
The Government of Canada continues to work with Inuit partners to protect nature, conserve biodiversity, and combat the effects of climate change on land, water, ice, and wildlife. Caribou have a spiritual and cultural significance to many Indigenous...

13:00
We want to help you get the benefits and credits you are entitled to. To make sure you continue getting your benefit and credit payments, you, and your spouse or common-law partner, need to file your taxes. This is true even if your income is tax...

12:31
There are more reasons than ever to explore Saskatchewan. From unique outdoor adventures and lively urban experiences to opportunities to learn about the history, culture and tradition of Indigenous Peoples who call Saskatchewan home; there are...

11:45
Quebec Native Women (QNW) today tabled a petition in the Blue Room of the Quebec National Assembly calling on Premier Legault's government to recognize systemic racism and discrimination in Quebec and to adopt Joyce's Principle. The petition,...

10:09
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...

10:00
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...

08:46
More than 70 natural disasters have occurred on tribal lands in the last decade due to climate change and human activities, and food insecurity impacts one in four Native families ? the highest rate in the U.S. As part of its Natives Prepared...


15 march 2023

16:00
Across the country, Indigenous-led clean energy projects are growing local economies and creating good jobs, all while fighting climate change. By adopting clean energy alternatives, communities are protecting their land and water, increasing...

15:05
First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA), joined by chiefs and leaders from communities across Canada, will hold a news conference to recommend a new approach in the upcoming federal budget so that First Nations can begin to bridge the infrastructure...

12:42
Canada is committed to strengthening its collaboration with Indigenous Peoples as partners in climate action. According to the International Energy Agency, energy efficiency measures could bring the world one-third of the way toward the Paris 2030...

08:40
Following the assessment of the Cedar LNG Project conducted by British Columbia, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, today issued a...

08:00
Today, the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and English River First Nation (ERFN), through their economic development arm Des Nedhe Group, announced financial close on a $27.3 million financing agreement. The CIB is extending the loan towards a new...


14 march 2023

21:48
The First Nations Health Authority ("FNHA") champions a zero tolerance approach to anti-Indigenous racism, including negative stereotyping and injustice experienced by Indigenous peoples in the health care system and in Canadian society generally. ...

15:45
Rising food prices and operating costs are a reality across Canada and are significantly impacting northern and isolated communities' purchasing power. To address these challenges, the Government of Canada is continuing to work with Indigenous and...

15:30
Indigenous Peoples are stewards of their lands and waters and sustainable hunting and harvesting is a key part of life in Nunavut communities. Hunters can improve food security in their communities by providing nutritious traditional foods for...

13:20
Access to justice is a fundamental Canadian value and an integral part of a fair and just society based on the rule of law. Our Government is committed to providing fair and equal access to justice for Indigenous and racialized communities across the...


13 march 2023

17:07
The Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, Marc Miller, issued the following statement today: "Canada welcomes the Federal Court approval of the Gottfriedson Band class settlement agreement. Through this settlement, Canada will transfer $2.8 billion...

16:08
The diversity and vastness of Canada's landscapes offer a unique challenge when it comes to search and rescue operations, and regularly improving standards and training for search and rescue personnel is key to saving Canadians who are in distress....

15:06
The Future is Indigenous Women, a collaborative effort comprised of Native Women Lead, New Mexico Community Capital and Roanhorse Consulting LLC, launches the first of its kind apprenticeship in the United States, the Rematriating Economies...

14:00
The Government of Canada is continuing to support businesses and organizations that contribute to a strong and sustainable economy across the North and Arctic. This includes the acceleration of Indigenous economic development and reconciliation by...

12:22
Today, Hydro One and the Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) launched a new grant to increase Indigenous representation in sports leadership by making hockey more affordable and accessible to coaches from Indigenous communities. Hydro One's...

11:12
A priority of the Government of Canada is to remove barriers to sport among under-represented populations to increase their participation. Today, Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and to the Minister of Sport,...

10:00
The FNHRDCQ invites all journalists in the province to consult the program of the Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine Regional Forum. The Forum will be held at the Gespeg community hall and simultaneously on the Zoom platform on March 15 and 16, 2023 with...

09:12
SANEXEN Environmental Services Inc. ("SANEXEN"), a subsidiary of LOGISTEC Corporation ("LOGISTEC"), has been awarded Phase 2A of the large-scale environmental remediation project located on the Couchiching First Nation land, near Fort Frances, in...


3 march 2023

14:25
The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) denounces the identity appropriation of Native Alliance of Quebec Inc. (NAQ), a group falsely claiming to represent the interests of off reserve Indigenous people and stands by Kitigan Zibi Chief...

12:15
Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, alongside Iqwinder Gaheer, Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Malton, and Julia Deans, President and Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity Canada,...

12:00
Having a safe and reliable place to call home is crucial to ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to build the life that they want and deserve....

11:22
Today, Ugpi'ganjig First Nation and the Government of Canada announced the completion of an Addition to Reserve and recently completed housing projects in the community. Chief Sacha LaBillois was joined for the announcement by Parliamentary Secretary...

06:00
Amazon Canada and TakingITGlobal are proud to launch the 2023 edition of Your Voice is Power, an educational program and remix competition that teaches coding skills to middle and high...


2 march 2023

14:53
The landscape of the Northwest Territories (NWT) is vast, diverse, and full of natural beauty in its boreal forests, Arctic tundra, freshwater lakes and deep cultural history. These natural features are worthy of conservation and protection and are...

13:58
Indigenous Peoples face unique challenges when it comes to receiving the health care they deserve including, for example, a lack of family doctors and nurse practitioners in rural and remote communities. The Government of Canada is working with First...

13:15
A stirring affirmation of the female creative voice, Uninvited: Canadian Women Artists of the Modern Moment challenges the notion of the quintessential Canadian artist. Uninvited opens this evening as part of the National...