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News by subject: NTA

31 january 2023

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Today, the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF) announced membership to the National Advisory Committee on Indigenous Teacher Education (NACITE). The group, co-chaired by Roberta Jamieson, LL. D (Hon) and Dr. Mark Dockstator, is beginning its groundbreaking...

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With food insecurity impacting one in four Native families and Native American elders facing more threat in the winter months when heating costs are high and access is lowest, emergency food boxes provided by PWNA programs are crucial to Northern...

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Raven Indigenous Capital Partners today announced the final closing of a historic $100M Indigenous venture capital fund that provides patient capital and a community of support to early and growth stage Indigenous enterprises. Backed by some of...

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Raven Indigenous Capital Partners today announced the final closing of a historic $100M Indigenous venture capital fund that provides patient capital and a culturally grounded community of support to early and growth-stage Indigenous enterprises. The...

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Ducks Unlimited Canada's (DUC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Michael Nadler will become the organization's new CEO. Following an extensive nationwide search for a visionary leader, Nadler's appointment comes as DUC embarks on a...

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On the occasion of the return to Parliament, the First Nations Education Council (FNEC) Chiefs Committee reacted coldly to the seven priorities that will guide the Minister of Education, Bernard Drainville, during the current mandate. "In his...


30 january 2023

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The Minister of Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu, issued the following statement today: "January 2023 marks the three-year anniversary of federal Indigenous child and family services legislation coming into effect. Bill C-92, An Act respecting First...

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Beacon Gallery is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition Nayana LaFond:...

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The CPESC, the Coordinator Organization for Indigenous Towns of Santa Cruz, Bolivia (*), coordinates the indigenous activity of Guarayos, Chiquitanos, Ayoreos and Yuracares within the department of Santa Cruz with the ultimate purpose of improving...


29 january 2023

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Today marks the official opening of the 2023 Arctic Winter Games. This year, the Games will be hosted in Wood Buffalo, Alberta, on Treaty 8 Territory, which is the ancestral and traditional land of the Cree, Dene and Métis peoples. An international...


27 january 2023

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FortisBC Holdings Inc. ("FortisBC") and Snuneymuxw First Nation ("Snuneymuxw") are pleased to announce an agreement to work in close collaboration on the Tilbury Projects. On January 26, 2023, Snuneymuxw Chief Mike Wyse invited FortisBC President and...

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National historic designations reflect the rich and varied heritage of our country and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about our diverse history. Marie Rose (Delorme) Smith successfully ran her family's ranch in Southern Alberta at...


26 january 2023

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Blackbaud , the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced it will focus its 2023 philanthropic efforts on supporting diversity, equity and inclusion in partnership with five global organizations in each of the...

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The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (formerly Pic Mobert First Nation) have finalized their agreement for the CIB to lend $7.9 million towards critical infrastructure required for commercial and residential development...


25 january 2023

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Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Don McMorris, Saskatchewan's Minister of Government Relations, announced more than $19.7 million in joint funding for 25...

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Today, Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief Don Maracle, Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, announced $30.25 million in federal funding for the construction of a new Elder Care Home in Tyendinaga Mohawk...

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Skillr, the iOS app for affordable per-minute instant video chats with professional and amateur language experts as well experts in a broad spectrum of other fields, announced today that it has entered into a series of language lesson and interpreter...

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Members of the media are invited to an announcement regarding new long-term care investments for the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte from both Infrastructure Canada and Indigenous Services Canada with Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the...


24 january 2023

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The Île-à-la-Crosse Survivors Committee, with support from the Métis Nation?Saskatchewan, have taken a major step forward in their pursuit of recognition and justice for the Survivors and their families of the former residential school....

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The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) is excited to announce the opening of 2023-2024 post-secondary and trades and industrial programs!...

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Members of the media are invited to an announcement regarding new long-term care investments for the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte from both Infrastructure Canada and Indigenous Services Canada with Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the...


23 january 2023

11:52
The Île-à-la-Crosse Survivors Committee, with support from the Métis Nation?Saskatchewan (MN?S), will be providing an update to media, Survivors, and their families on an important milestone in their pursuit of recognition and justice for the...


21 january 2023

13:13
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...


20 january 2023

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The Lieutenant Governor of Québec, The Honourable J. Michel Doyon, presented today the First Peoples Medal (Inuit Nation), in the company of the Minister responsible for Relations with the First Nations and Inuit, Mr. Ian Lafrenière. This...

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Today, Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie?Bathurst, Georges Savoie, Mayor of Neguac and Vice-President of the Acadian Peninsula Regional Service Commission, and Yvon Godin, President of the Association francophone des municipalités du...


19 january 2023

16:13
The Île-à-la-Crosse Survivors Committee, with support from the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan, will be providing an update to media, Survivors, and their families on an important milestone in their pursuit of recognition and justice for the Survivors of...

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The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, joined by the Band Class representative plaintiffs, will make an announcement on the Gottfriedson Band Class Settlement. A media availability will follow.  Media participation:...

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Crave announced today that its new, four-part original gripping investigative...

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Advancing reconciliation requires supporting culturally appropriate, Indigenous-led and community-based justice services, and building policies informed by the lived experiences of Indigenous peoples. These are key to achieving systemic change in our...

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Southern Alberta has extensive economic growth opportunities and is a key contributor to the province's overall prosperity. Lethbridge and its surrounding communities have an abundance of skilled talent, natural resources, iconic tourism destinations...

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The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) and ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership (Arrow) have formalized their agreement for the CIB to lend $8.1 million towards new broadband infrastructure serving Indigenous and rural communities in Alberta....

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British Columbia's (B.C.) natural gas and oil industry's supply chain is a major contributor to the economies of municipalities and Indigenous Nations in every corner of the province. From 2018 to 2021, the industry spent over $4.7 billion in 140...

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The Minister of the Environment, Benoît Charrette, has taken an authoritarian approach that will not only lead to confrontation with three Anishnabeg First Nations, but could also, through his own inconsistency, hinder the completion of the...

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The Toronto chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC/Toronto) invites professional communicators, marketers, PR professionals and  storytellers to join in an impactful panel discussion about the power of story to move...

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Canada aims to be the clean energy and technology supplier of choice in a net-zero world. In that context, significant opportunities exist in the Indo-Pacific region for Canada to expand trade and investment ? as outlined in the Government of...

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Members of Unifor MWF 1 ratified a new four-and-a-half year collective agreement with Irving Shipbuilding. "On behalf of the union, I...


18 january 2023

20:46
The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is pleased to announce that Octaviana V. Trujillo (Yaqui), Ph.D., founding Chair and Professor Emerita in the Department of Applied Indigenous Studies at Northern Arizona University and former Chair...

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Harms related to alcohol use represent a significant public health issue in Canada. This is why, as Chief Medical Officers of Health*, we want to encourage all people across the country to become aware of the risks associated with alcohol consumption...

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Today, the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Warren Sparrow, Chief of Musqueam Indian Band, announced $134,895 in federal funding to increase energy conservation and affordability through a clean...

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The Canada Council Art Bank is thrilled to announce that with a dedicated purchase budget of $600,000, it has acquired 72 works by emerging and established artists from Canada. Introduced as part of the Art Bank's 50th anniversary celebrations, this...

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The LIFT ? Early Career Support for Native Artists program, is a one-year award for emerging Native artists to develop and realize new projects. The program's focus is to provide financial support and professional development to...


17 january 2023

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Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) kicked off the new year by hosting the Weekend in Tkaronto. The all-inclusive trip included 50 First Nations youth and their parents travelling to Tkaronto to experience a full circle Indigenous tourism experience...

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Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Trevor Holder, Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, and Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau, President and...

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The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) reopens its doors on Saturday, January 21, inviting visitors to share in a new year of exciting exhibitions and progress towards its vision of connecting communities through art. The Gallery was closed for two...

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As COVID-19 continues to circulate in Canada, it is important for everyone to stay up-to-date with their vaccination to strengthen their immune response and reduce their risk of severe illness. Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern...

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Bell Let's Talk today announced $1.1 million in new grants from the Bell Let's Talk Diversity Fund to support 11 additional organizations helping to create positive change for members of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities...

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Despite often being recognized as one of the most diverse nations in the world, with one in four people identifying as a member of a racialized group, Canada's leadership tables continue to have a diversity deficit....

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Today, PLATO announced it is now a majority Indigenous owned company with a Certified Aboriginal Business (CAB) designation by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB). ...


16 january 2023

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Cultural spaces are essential to the strength, openness and vibrancy of our cities. As community gathering spaces, they provide outlets for artists and performers to freely explore and nurture their creativity. Today, Chris Bittle, Parliamentary...

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Our environment, our communities and our economy are all threatened by climate change, making it more imperative than ever to develop critical mineral resources to support clean energy growth in Canada. These resources can and must be developed in a...