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News by subject: NTA

27 february 2023

13:30
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...

13:00
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...

12:00
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....

17:54
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...

15:19
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...

12:05
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...

12:00
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

17:49
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...

16:00
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...

13:00
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...

11:00
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, 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....

15:16
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...

11:37
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...

08:00
Hudson's Bay Foundation and the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund are pleased to announce that applications for Oshki Wupoowane | The Blanket Fund open on February 23, 2023. Oshki Wupoowane launched on September 30, with an initial $1 million...

07:30
Sun Life has proudly supported Right To Play's PLAY Program since 2015.Sun Life is investing $900,000 over the next three years to help scale and expand the PLAY Program which provides Indigenous children and youth with play-based,...


21 february 2023

12:15
Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion and Charlie Clark, Mayor of Saskatoon announced $6.7 million in funding for Saskatoon, one of the 41 recipients of the third round of the Rapid Housing Initiative's...

12:01
The Honourable Dan Vandal, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface ? Saint Vital, and Minister responsible for PrairiesCan, will announce PrairiesCan investments in Indigenous initiatives and communities in Manitoba....

11:08
Impacted First Nations and Individuals affected by long-term drinking water advisories that lasted for at least one year between November 20, 1995, and June 20, 2021, now have until March 7, 2024 to submit their claim for compensation....

11:00
Today, Stephanie Scott, Executive Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR); and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, announced the appointment of Chief Cadmus Delorme of Cowessess First...

06:30
The Pekuakamiulnuatsh First Nation and the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) deplore Quebec's decision to challenge before the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) the judgment rendered by the Court of appeal of Quebec on December 15, 2022....


20 february 2023

15:53
Under the theme "Working together towards success", the Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine Regional Forum will be held in a hybrid format at the Gespeg community hall and simultaneously on the Zoom platform on March 15 and 16, 2023. This inclusive event,...


18 february 2023

18:58
The federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers of sport, physical activity and recreation concluded a two-day conference focused on advancing governments' collective priorities for sport in Canada. Ministers reconfirmed their commitment to...


17 february 2023

21:00
Waste management is a critical component of community infrastructure. As the fastest growing population in Canada, it is vital that Indigenous communities have the resources they need to protect their local ecosystems and maintain strong public...

12:13
Taking care: We recognize this news release may contain information that is difficult for many and that our efforts to honour Survivors and families may act as an unwelcome reminder for those who have suffered hardships through generations of...


16 february 2023

13:09
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is seeking applications for its Pool Safely Grant Program (PSGP or grant program) to assist state and local governments in reducing deaths and injuries from drowning and drain entrapment...

12:13
The Chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL) and the Grand Chiefs denounce the fact that, despite promises of co-development, the federal government is still presenting First Nations with an "accomplished fact", i.e. a...

11:00
The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism, Associate Minister of Finance, and Chief Neil Cheecham, Fort McMurray 468 First Nation announced a combined federal...

10:20
Unifor Media Council is launching a new media discussion paper?Breaking the News: Media Workers Under Attack?which focuses on confronting the increasing harassment of media workers....

10:03
An $800,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation will support the development of Dickinson College's new Center for the Futures of Native Peoples and a program devoted to Native American and Indigenous studies. The prestigious three-year grant also seeks...

10:00
The Government of Canada continues to support regional and local initiatives that address food insecurity in the North and Arctic, as well as making strategic investments to help strengthen Northern food systems and improve the ability of Northerners...

09:00
As part of Dove's ongoing commitment to help pass The CROWN Act and end race-based hair discrimination nationwide, the brand has partnered with LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network, who is committed to creating equal access to economic...


15 february 2023

18:06
Native Forward Scholars Fund, previously known as American Indian Graduate Center, the oldest and largest direct scholarship provider to Native scholars in the U.S., will celebrate its 50th anniversary on February 22 with a gala at the National...

14:00
Everyone deserves access to affordable, fresh food, no matter where they live. That's why the government of Canada is making strategic investments to offset the high costs of labour, transportation, and socio-economic challenges that impact the...

13:00
President's Choice Children's Charity, operators of Canada's largest charitable school food program, has launched its latest initiative, Power Full KidsTM ? Future Growers. Through this innovative program, one publicly funded Canadian school that...

09:26
ProvenBase, an Intelligent Sourcing Solution spotlighting diverse, disabled, and underrepresented talent, is excited to announce an advancement in DE&I hiring and a major benefit to all its customers. Raising the bar for accessibility in hiring,...

09:00
Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and David Stockley, Chief Administrative Officer, Hamlet of Pond Inlet, announced more than $2 million in federal funding towards a new...


14 february 2023

15:56
The Tahltan Central Government (TCG) is actively managing recent and ongoing actions by neighbouring Nations that relate to lands within the boundaries of Tahltan Territory, including recent announcements by the Taku River Tlingit First Nation...

15:15
Support lineThere is a national, toll-free 24/7 crisis call line providing mental health support for anyone who requires emotional assistance related to missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ people. For assistance, call...