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3 november 2023

14:38
Today, the governments of Canada and British Columbia (B.C.), and the First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) signed a first of its kind, tripartite framework agreement to protect and conserve biodiversity, habitats, and species at risk in the...

12:10
The work to end Indigenous homelessness in Edmonton will be bolstered by an investment of more than $6.9 million, as announced today by the Minister Randy Boissonnault and Joanne Pompana, Director of the Red Road Healing Society. The Red Road...

10:00
Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, and Joanne Pompana, Director...

07:30
Today, Hydro One Networks Inc. (Hydro One) announced that the Chatham to Lakeshore Transmission Line is on track to be completed by the end of 2024, a full year ahead of schedule. By completing the project early, the company expects to reduce the...


2 november 2023

18:02
Today, Anne Kelly, the Commissioner of the Correctional Service of Canada, issued the following statement: "I welcome the Office of the Correctional Investigator's (OCI) 2022-2023 Annual Report and thank them for their work and recommendations. I...

17:16
Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, and Joanne Pompana, Director...

16:40
Climate Proof Canada is calling on the federal government to provide key funding for its National Adaptation Strategy to help defend Canadians from the increasing risk of more frequent and severe climate perils such as wildfires, floods and extreme...

13:37
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the following changes in the senior ranks of the public service: Valerie Gideon, currently Associate Deputy Minister of Indigenous Services and, concurrently, President of the Federal Economic...

12:02
Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC) is thrilled to announce a significant increase in its loan guarantee capacity. The Government of Alberta has provided an immediate increase in the fiscal capacity of AIOC to provide loan guarantees...

11:00
The world is taking action and investing massively in the energy transition. With its clean energy and low rates, Québec is in an enviable position, but it must seize this opportunity to decarbonize and create wealth while ensuring that Quebecers'...

08:00
On November 1, 2023, the 50th Annual Report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator was tabled in Parliament. The report includes the second of a two-part update of the Office's original 2013 Special Report to Parliament titled, Spirit...

05:15
In a compelling effort to confront a pressing crisis that has long been underrepresented, "The Bears on Pine Ridge" presents an 85-minute feature documentary that delves deep into the devastating youth suicide epidemic affecting Native American...


1 november 2023

16:20
As November marks the observance of National Native American Heritage Month, North Dakota Tourism is honoring and celebrating the rich heritage, diverse cultures, and invaluable contributions of Native American communities to the state. Just as the...

16:15
As the impacts of climate change are being felt across Canada, Indigenous and remote communities are leading the way in the deployment of clean, renewable and reliable energy sources. These are integral in the fight against climate change and to...

14:17
Comcast today announced it has awarded $25,000, provided 100 laptops and installed a Lift Zone to support the Chickahominy Indian Tribe with free, high-speed WiFi to help its tribal citizens...

12:09
Joined by leaders from First Nations, Métis and Inuit organizations, the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Dr. Ivan Zinger, will host a news conference to discuss Indigenous Corrections issues in his latest Annual Report.   National Press...

11:30
The Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Kamal Khera, today issued the following statement:  "November is Indigenous Disability Awareness Month, a time to celebrate the achievements and valuable social, economic and...

09:00
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023?2024 funding cycle of its Listen, Hear Our Voices initiative. In total, 25 First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation organizations will share $1.5 million to support...

09:00
What:      The Royal Canadian Mint is holding coin exchanges in the Montreal area this November, where the public is invited to trade their pocket change and collect the Mint's 2023 commemorative circulation coins.  The new $2 circulation coin...

07:00
Clearinghouse Community Development Financial Institution (Clearinghouse CDFI) announced today that four of its member bank sponsored projects have been awarded $170,000 in Access to Housing and Economic Assistance for Development (AHEAD) Grants to...

05:00
The Penobscot Nation and Trust for Public Land (TPL) today announced a comprehensive plan for 31,367 acres in the Katahdin region of Maine that TPL acquired late last year....


31 october 2023

15:56
eSupply Canada, an Indigenous-owned national online distributor of business and industrial supplies, is set to launch a platform for Indigenous communities. This platform will allow communities to redirect their spending from outside retailers to...

13:25
The American Indian College Fund is celebrating Native American Heritage Month by hosting two free, online book and author events featuring Indigenous authors....

12:52
Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, co-chaired the Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee (ICPC) on Monday. Since the signing of the Inuit Nunangat Declaration...


30 october 2023

09:00
Co-chairs Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will provide opening remarks at the meeting of the Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee. Media participation:...

08:30
Women, girls, and Two Spirit, trans, and non-binary people in northern communities face unique economic challenges ? and spearhead unique but under-resourced initiatives to address them. Definity Insurance Foundation is announcing a transformative...

07:00
Midwives across the province are infuriated over the Ministry of Health's announcement that outdated rules regarding prescribing powers will not be updated. The rules hinder midwives from providing optimal care. The Ministry of Health is giving...

05:00
The Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) is providing support for Tribal agricultural producers who have faced discrimination from the USDA-FSA in applying for the USDA Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (DFAP). This program offers one-time...


28 october 2023

08:50
Keith McIntosh, CEO of PLATO ? Canada's only Indigenous software testing and technology services company ? is this year's EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Atlantic Overall Award winner. McIntosh was recognized alongside five other entrepreneurs at...

07:30
At a gala dinner in Ottawa, the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (RCA) awarded the CEO of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS), John Geiger the RCA medal, its highest honor. The medal is awarded to individuals who have made an outstanding...


27 october 2023

17:23
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) applauds the Government of British Columbia for establishing a fund that will support conservation initiatives. These initiatives must contribute to the goal of conserving 30 per cent of Canadian lands and waters by 2030,...

14:29
Co-chairs Natan Obed, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, will provide opening remarks at the meeting of the Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee. Media participation:...

12:27
Today, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan, Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew, and Winnipeg Mayor Scott Gillingham are meeting to discuss how their respective levels of government can better work together to deliver results for...

11:39
eSupply Canada is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of the 2023 Inclusive Growth Awards, presented by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. These awards recognize remarkable efforts in advancing economic reconciliation and promoting diversity,...


26 october 2023

18:17
Today, Indigenous leaders concluded the 2023 National Summit on Indigenous Mental Wellness which heard directly from community leaders and service providers about new approaches to tackling longstanding challenges in mental health and wellness....

14:32
Becoming a victim of police brutality remains a top fear for three-quarters of Black girls and gender-expansive young people, according to a national survey released today by Justice + Joy National Collaborative, a gender and racial justice advocacy...

14:06
Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the Denver-based American Indian College Fund, was named a Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Social Equality Awardee (NBSE). Bank of American recognized six individual leaders from across the country who...

13:25
Attracting investment and supporting major job-creating projects requires regulatory certainty from all levels of government. Following the recent opinion by the Supreme Court of Canada on the Impact Assessment Act (IAA), the Government of Canada is...

12:40
In response to the recommendActions of the report of the Special Commission on the Rights of the Child and Youth Protection, unveiled in 2021, the Quebec government is announcing today a bill aimed at creating the Commissioner for Children's Welfare...

09:00
Please be advised that Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, Interim National Chief Joanna Bernard of the Assembly of First Nations, and David Sterns of the Moushoom and Trout class actions, will hold a press conference regarding the Federal...


25 october 2023

18:59
Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) has officially partnered through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sport Tourism Canada (STC), recognizing the organization as their national supporting partner with ITO's undertaking of a provincial Indigenous...

18:49
Please be advised that Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, Interim National Chief Joanna Bernard of the Assembly of First Nations, and David Sterns of the Moushoom and Trout class actions, will hold a press conference regarding the Federal...

11:55
The Canadian Coast Guard's Arctic Marine Response Station (AMRS) in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut has wrapped up its operational season, closing on October 25, 2023. This year, the station opened on June 23, and provided essential search and rescue...

10:00
Please join us for a live demonstration of new robotic technology that will help deliver world-leading diagnostic healthcare to rural and remote areas of Saskatchewan and beyond. Virtual Health Hub, partnered with SIIT, brings world-leading AI...

07:00
The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) announces the appointment of its newly elected executive committee. Board member Dawn Houle (Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana) has been elected Board Chair. Houle succeeds Stephine Poston (Pueblo of...

07:00
Resilient Mindstm, a program of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), is delighted to announce its significant partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to adapt its groundbreaking program for Indigenous First Responders and...

06:30
Today, the First Nations Education Council (FNEC) is proud to announce the official launch of the First Nations Preschool Cycle Program. A collaborative effort between the FNEC and preschool teachers from its member communities, the program stands...

06:00
Please be advised that the Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu and the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health Ya'ara Saks will deliver keynote addresses at the 2023 National Summit on Indigenous Mental...


24 october 2023

22:32
Today, the Federal Court of Canada approved the First Nations Child and Family Services, Jordan's Principle, Trout and Kith Class Settlement Agreement, with reasons to follow. The agreement was reached between the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the...

21:54
Please be advised that the Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu and the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health Ya'ara Saks will deliver keynote addresses at the 2023 National Summit on Indigenous Mental...

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