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News by subject: NTA

2 march 2023

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Canada has the third-largest forested area in the world, with about 60 million hectares of forests located in British Columbia. With mostly coniferous tree species, British Columbia's forests are home to valuable ecosystems, local wildlife and...

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First Nations have long called for legislative reform on safe drinking water to meet their needs and reflect their voices. Since 2018, the Government of Canada has been engaging First Nations on legislative reforms to First Nations safe drinking...

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Today, Jennifer O'Connell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for Pickering ? Uxbridge, and Chief Laurie Carr of Hiawatha First Nation announced federal...

10:34
Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations; joined by Member of Parliament for Madawaska?Restigouche, René Arseneault; and representatives of the Ugpi'ganjig First Nation, will make...

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"Since May 2022, Imperial Oil and the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) have covered up unprecedented failures of tailings dams and toxic tailings leaks and spill at the Kearl mine," said Chief Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. "They've been...

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Today marks the grim start of the journey for justice by the Six Nations of the Grand River Elected Council (Six Nations) and Indian Day School survivor Audrey Hill (Ms. Hill) against the Federal Liberal Government. This morning will be the first...


1 march 2023

16:35
Tomorrow (March 2nd) Chief Allan Adam will share an important update regarding the multiple tailings leaks and spill at Imperial Oil's Kearl site, northwest of Fort McMurray....

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Canada's universal, accessible and publicly funded healthcare is a point of pride for Canadians. However, health workers across Canada are under enormous strain to deliver the care that Canadian patients deserve. Immediate, collaborative, action is...

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The Lieutenant Governor of Québec, The Honourable J. Michel Doyon, announced today the nomination period for the First Peoples Medal - First Nations and Inuit Nation. This distinction, an initiative of the Lieutenant Governor of Québec, aims to...

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The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) has now completed a province-wide plebiscite that has provided all of its citizens over the age of 16 an opportunity to have their voices heard on an issue of fundamental importance to the MNO as a Métis government....

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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. Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the...

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The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and conserving nature and halting Canada's biodiversity loss. The Boreal Caribou, famously depicted on Canada's 25-cent coin, is an iconic species that plays a significant role in the culture and...

10:34
Dress for Success® Worldwide, the leading global nonprofit employment resource for women, today launched its biggest campaign of the year, Your Hour, Her Power....

08:58
Match Group's Chispa, the #1 dating app made for Latine singles, is proud to announce the launch of its new Advocacy Council. The Council will provide fresh perspectives and insights on important issues affecting the diverse Latine community and...

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The ANA's Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (AIMM), today announces its Diverse Owned and Targeted Media GrowthFronts, an inaugural industry media upfront event hosted at DotDash Meredith headquarters in New York City. The event...


28 february 2023

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Despite progress in recent decades, gender equality in Canada remains a pressing issue. Indigenous women and girls as well as Two-Spirit and gender-diverse people face unique and complex challenges as they strive for equal opportunities in social,...

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Today, Aluki Kotierk, President, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.; Eva Clayton, President, Nisga'a Nation; and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations; announced the release of Canada's Collaborative Modern Treaty Implementation...

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The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA), Queen's University, and the Mastercard Foundation are partnering to transform healthcare in Northeastern Ontario and to expand education and employment opportunities for Indigenous youth by creating the...

13:44
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Media representatives are invited to participate in a tour of Solaxis Ingenious Manufacturing along with the Honourable Pascale St?Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED. In...

13:00
Fishing on Great Slave Lake, the deepest lake in North America, is a key part of the Northwest Territories' (NWT) economy, as the lake offers a variety and wealth of fish for commercial use, export, domestic consumption and fishing adventures....

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The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) and British Columbia's Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) are conducting a cooperative assessment of the GCT Deltaport Expansion - Berth Four Project. GCT Canada Limited Partnership is proposing...

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As Canada moves toward net zero, innovation is critical to powering low-carbon solutions in every region of the country. Canada's forest sector plays a central role in combating climate change, driving innovation and creating economic opportunities...


27 february 2023

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Today, the governments of Canada and Quebec and the City of Montréal are proud to open Maison Akhwà:tsire, a permanent, culturally safe housing centre created by Projets Autochtones du Québec (PAQ). The centre will be providing 18 rooms that can...

14:53
Effective immediately, Meridian is implementing a series of enhanced security procedures including a very significant reduction to on-site cash holdings, all designed to protect employees and members who use our branch services....

14:04
Canada Post is honoured to announce the winners of the 2022 Awards for Indigenous Students. Twenty-five First Nations, Métis and Inuit students from across the country have been recognized for their dedication to learning and will receive $2,000 to...

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Finding a way to properly celebrate the experiences, stories and wisdom of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian museums is crucial to our journey toward reconciliation. Today, the Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez appeared in a pre-recorded...

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Last week, Chief Sydney Halcrow of the Kapawe'no First Nation and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, announced the settlement agreement regarding the Kapawe'no First Nation's Treaty 8 Agricultural Benefits specific...

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The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, joined by Modern Treaty partners, will make an announcement regarding the launch of Canada's Collaborative Modern Treaty Implementation Policy. A media availability will follow....

08:00
Data from Census 2021 show that the extractive resource sectors, and the oil and gas sector specifically, provide the highest paying average wages for Indigenous workers in Canada. ...


26 february 2023

15:00
The Government of Canada along with the Government of Québec, and the City of Montreal will be making a housing announcement in Montreal....


24 february 2023

18:45
The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, joined by Modern Treaty partners, will make an announcement regarding the launch of Canada's Collaborative Modern Treaty Implementation Policy. A media availability will follow....

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Today, the Métis Nation?Saskatchewan and the Government of Canada reaffirmed their shared commitment to the recognition, affirmation, and implementation of Métis rights in Saskatchewan. Métis Nation?Saskatchewan President Glen McCallum and the...

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The Government of Canada along with the Government of Québec, and the City of Montreal will be making a housing announcement in Montreal....

13:03
Today, Hydro One announced the 25 charitable organizations, Indigenous communities and municipalities that will each receive a grant of $25,000 from the Energizing Life Community Fund. This is the third year in a row that the fund will support...

12:42
Today, Canada and the Métis Nation of Alberta announced that the parties have signed a Métis Nation within Alberta Government Recognition and Self-Government Implementation Agreement (the "Agreement"). This Agreement builds on a self-government...

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The U.S. higher education sector is rapidly evolving in response to changing societal needs and conditions, most notably rising costs and decreasing public support. With these changes come opportunities for innovative partnerships that provide...

12:00
Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre and Amarjeet Sohi, Mayor for...

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Today, Canada and the Métis Nation of Ontario announced that the parties have signed a Métis Government Recognition and Self Government Implementation Agreement (the "Agreement"). This Agreement builds on a self-government agreement previously signed...


23 february 2023

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Maple Reinders is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract for the construction of the Royal BC Museum Collections and Research Building in Colwood, BC, l?k?????n (Lekwungen) Territory, following an extensive procurement and...

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On behalf of the Board of Directors, Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet chair Don Leitch is pleased to announce Artistic Director & CEO André Lewis, O.M. will step down in the spring of 2025 culminating a 50-year career with the organization ? first as a...

14:02
Support line for those affected by missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ people: There is a national, toll-free 24/7 crisis call line providing mental health support for anyone who requires emotional assistance related to missing...

13:55
Funding provided by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is now available to help the public and Indigenous groups participate in the impact assessment process for the proposed Northern Road Link Project, an all-season public highway...

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The Government of Canada is investing in jobs, growth and an economy that works for everyone. These investments, combined with the resilience of Canadians, is crucial to building a sustainable and prosperous country for future generations. In the...

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Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, Jeremy Nixon, Provincial...

10:21
After multiple sold-out shows in over 70 centers across the prairies, this FRIDAY FEB 24, Guitar Lessons - The Movie, opens in 70 more cinemas nationwide.  (See links for complete list)....


22 february 2023

15:41
Oklahoma based alternative cannabinoid brand Eighty Six jumps on the burgeoning psychedelics market with the launch of Fun Guy, an edibles series dedicated to helping you experience a lighter, brighter, psychedelic trip....

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When applying for funding or business supports, connecting to all of the programs, funding applications, departments and agencies of the Government of Canada can be challenging. This can be even harder if you are part of a small team, or have not yet...

12:32
The federal government is committed to a justice system that reflects contemporary Canada and serves all of its citizens. This includes ensuring that Canadian laws are fair, equitable and work to create a better country for all. The Honourable Marco...

11:43
Supporting Indigenous-led initiatives is vital to economic reconciliation and growing an inclusive economy that works for everyone. The Government of Canada remains a strong partner in working with Indigenous communities to create jobs and...

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A celebration was held today in Lake Manitoba First Nation for the grand opening of their new health center. Elders, leadership and community members gathered with honoured guests to commemorate the building's official opening with prayers and...