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16 december 2022

17:54
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians (the Tribe) has awarded Native Forward Scholars Fund (formerly American Indian Graduate Center) a grant of $100,000 to continue to strengthen and support Native students in pursuit of higher education degrees....

16:36
Mazda Canada Inc. has once again announced its commitment to supporting communities across Canada, providing up to $600,000 to their Retailers to support "Local Community Legends" who are going above and beyond to give back to their communities....

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Today, First Nations partners in British Columbia, alongside Federal and Provincial governments, announced the launch of the B.C. Indigenous Cannabis Business Fund, helping to increase representation in the regulated cannabis industry. This new...

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As part of Canada's work to renew relationships with Indigenous Peoples, the Government will support Indigenous groups working to rebuild their nations or Inuit communities?in a manner that responds to their unique needs and priorities. This was a...

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Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced support for up to 79 new projects across Canada that promote food security in Indigenous, remote and Northern communities under the fourth phase of the...


15 december 2022

20:09
The Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, the Honourable J. Michel Doyon, presented the First Peoples - First Nations Medal today. This...

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The Toronto chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC/Toronto) is pleased to announce that Jesse Wente, writer, broadcaster, curator, speaker and arts administrator, has been named IABC/Toronto's 24th Communicator of...

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A new Indigenous-led health facility will soon become a reality in Treaty 4 territory in Saskatchewan. With funding now confirmed, the Saulteaux Pelly Agency Health Alliance's $30 million proposal to construct a multipurpose health facility can now...

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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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Today, at the UN Convention on Biodiversity's 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) in Montreal, Canada, a group of international organizations and artists released a powerful video appealing to the global community in solidarity with Indigenous...

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The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening engagement with Indigenous and local communities as part of broader efforts to strengthen the safety of Canada's railway system and advance reconciliation. Today, the Minister of Transport, the...

12:10
National parks and national historic sites are gateways to discovering, learning about, and connecting with nature and history. Parks Canada is a recognized leader in conservation and takes actions to protect national parks and national marine...

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After a two-year hiatus from in-person activities, the Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez is very happy to unveil the 45th Winterlude program. From February 3 to 20, 2023, rediscover the joys of Winterlude's activities with family and...


14 december 2022

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Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced the introduction of Bill C-38, which seeks to address some of the remaining inequities in the registration and band membership provisions of the Indian Act. The...

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Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, will deliver short remarks in the House of Commons Foyer following Question Period and regular house proceedings. The Minister will be available to answer questions...

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Protecting and conserving habitat and species requires collaborating with partners, including Indigenous peoples, all levels of government, industry, and community stakeholders. It calls for transformative change, innovation, and proper accounting...

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National parks are gateways to discovering, learning about, and connecting with nature. Parks Canada is a recognized leader in conservation and takes actions to protect national parks and national marine conservation areas and contributes to the...

15:38
Carry The Kettle Cega'kin Nakoda First Nation (Cega'kin) within Treaty 4 Territory, is aware that Calgary based TC Energy shut down its Keystone Pipeline on December 7, 2022 due to a leak of more than 14,000 barrels of crude oil into Kansas Creek....

12:17
Media representatives are invited to attend the Lieutenant Governor of Québec's First Peoples (First Nations) Medal presentation ceremony. The medal will be awarded to eight recipients from different Nations in Québec. The First Peoples Medal of the...

10:05
Canada includes some of the planet's most significant, fully intact natural spaces. Protecting these areas plays a vital role in conserving natural and cultural heritage and in fighting climate change and biodiversity loss....

09:15
Follow-up to the investigation into Indigenous homelessness in the Milton-Parc neighbourhood of Montréal HighlightsOverall, the Ombudsman de Montréal (OdM) positively welcomes the Status Report prepared by the municipal administration following her...

08:36
The efforts of Uyi and Faith Abraham, the founders of Vonza, are undoubtedly yielding the desired fruits as the user-friendly business platform recently crossed more than 15,000 users in different parts of the world. Vonza has grown in leaps and...

07:00
FCTRY LAb is a BIPOC-led, LA-based footwear prototyping lab and venture studio aiming to democratize sneaker production and open-source innovation for emerging and established designers and brands of all sizes. FCTRY LAb's fundraise for their launch...


13 december 2022

22:30
The Center for Economic Inclusion (the Center), in partnership with Founders First CDC, is pleased to announce the launch of the Center's Vanguard Accelerator, an accelerator and grant to support Black, Indigenous, and Latina owned...

15:28
At COP15, KPMG in Canada is pleased to announce a $500,000 investment in pro bono professional services to support projects led by Indigenous organizations that will have an impact on the protection of nature and biodiversity....

12:37
Today, the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board, tabled the Government's report on the Access to Information Review in Parliament: "Access to information (ATI) is essential for our democracy and must reflect all citizen's...

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The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, will join Ms. Stephanie Thorassie, Executive Director for the Seal River Watershed Alliance, and the Honourable Jeff Wharton,...

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As Iran continues to battle civil unrest, Global Catalytic Ministries (GCM), a leader in disciple-making across the Middle East, is raising $2 million in essential funds to supply underground church leaders with resources to minister to the Iranian...

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The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations; and Cassidy Caron, President of the Métis National Council, will co-chair a meeting to discuss the Canada-Métis Nation Permanent Bilateral Mechanism between federal Ministers and...

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Whether it's a shortage of children's Tylenol or delays in getting new vehicles, Canadians are increasingly aware of the relentless supply chain crunch. The fourth Canada-wide survey by the Angus Reid Institute, in partnership with Clear Seas Centre...


12 december 2022

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As part of Canada's commitments to reconciliation and the Strengthened Climate Plan, the federal government is working alongside First Nations, provincial and industry partners to support the British Columbia Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative...

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As part of Canada's commitments to reconciliation and the Strengthened Climate Plan, the federal government is working alongside First Nations, provincial and industry partners to support the British Columbia Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative...

14:00
Award-winning hair care brand, Cantu Beauty, has announced Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Jordin Sparks as the brand's ambassador. As a longtime fan of the brand's hydrating conditioning treatments and styling gels, Sparks is...

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The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) and Université Laval met today to sign an agreement to draft a business plan to be approved by Indigenous leaders as well as by Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur. The business plan will follow a...

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Members of the media are invited to attend the public announcement of the signing of a framework agreement between the First Nations Education Council and Université Laval for the joint creation of an Indigenous university centre of excellence. The...


10 december 2022

15:28
TIOHTIÀ:KE (Montreal) - The COP15 Collective, the CBD Alliance and the Global Youth Biodiversity Network, along with Greenpeace Canada, are pleased to announce that over 3,500 people gathered today to join the Great March for Life, which started at...

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Human Rights Day: "Defending human rights and democracy has always been, and will continue to be, a priority for Canada ? both here at home and around the world. Today, on...

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Today, on Human Rights Day, Ministers Hussen, Rodriguez, and Petitpas Taylor, made the following joint statement: As a country, Canada prides itself in being a place where our differences unite us, and where our people?no matter their background,...


9 december 2022

19:34
MINISTER'S THOUGHT OF THE DAY  "The Indigenous Guardians program is one of those truly Canadian stories that can fly under the radar until an international spotlight reveals its unique success. By partnering to support First Nations, Inuit and Metis...

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Canada's new Critical Minerals Strategy is an ambitious plan with transformative potential to grow our nation's economy and accelerate Indigenous reconciliation by building on Canada's position as a leading, responsible supplier of the critical...

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Indigenous peoples have been stewards of our natural environment since time immemorial. Conserving and restoring nature through Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous Science is fundamental to addressing the twin crises of climate change and...

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Geoscience BC welcomes the launch of the Government of Canada's Canadian Critical Minerals Strategy in Vancouver.  "Geoscience BC is...

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Indigenous Guardians are the "eyes and ears on the ground" in Indigenous territories, and a unique example of reconciliation in action. They monitor ecological health, maintain cultural sites, and protect sensitive areas and species. Guardians'...

12:40
Critical minerals are not just the building blocks of clean technology like solar panels and electric vehicle batteries ? they are a key ingredient for creating middle class jobs and growing a strong, globally competitive Canadian economy. The move...

12:30
Across Canada's North and Arctic, climate change is having a profound impact on Arctic ecosystems and food security in remote communities, including risks to Inuit culture, social relations, health, well-being, and a way of life that has lasted for...

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Piliriqatigiingniq ? the Inuit societal value or Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ) of working together for a common cause ? was put into practice by Parks Canada and Inuit in Gjoa Haven with the resumption of research on the wreck of HMS Erebus. The field...

11:58
Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs and Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and CanNor, and Chief Elvin Flett of St. Theresa Point First Nation, announced more than $1.5 million in federal funding for a solar power project...

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Indigenous groups have voiced the need for safe, culturally relevant spaces as a key component of...

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The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, will participate and make several announcements at the COP15 UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal. Media availability to follow each event. Date: Monday, December 12, 2022 Location:...


8 december 2022

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UN Biodiversity Conference ? COP 15 ? The Government of Canada announced on Wednesday a commitment to join Indigenous Nations in developing a conservation finance model to advance large-scale conservation. Nature United commends this critical step...