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G7 and UNESCO convene International Conference on girls’ and women’s empowerment through education

25 June 2019 The G7 and UNESCO will host the Paris International Conference, Innovating for girls’ and women’s empowerment through education, on 5 July at UNESCO Headquarters, to mobilize support for girls and women through quality education and empowering learning opportunities for life and work. Policy and decision-makers, including the education ministers of the G7 […]

by pnationtalk on June 25, 20197 Views

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Government of Canada takes next steps to further explore VIA Rail’s High Frequency Rail proposal in the Quebec City-Toronto Corridor

June 25, 2019    Trois-Rivières     Government of Canada A modernized passenger rail system with a dedicated track would significantly improve the movement of people in Canada’s most densely populated regions and busiest transportation corridor, from Quebec City to Toronto. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure […]

by pnationtalk on June 25, 20195 Views

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Quebec Residents and Visitors Are Invited to Get Their Fill of Culture This Summer

MONTRÉAL, June 22, 2019 As Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day approaches and the Fête nationale du Québec as well as the summer festival season, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, announced the Government of Canada is investing $10.5 million in nearly 400 cultural celebrations and events across Quebec this summer. This funding will give […]

by pnationtalk on June 24, 201910 Views

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Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples Week – In a gesture of reconciliation, Montréal is renaming Rue Amherst, which will now bear the name Rue Atateken

MONTRÉAL, June 21, 2019  – The mayor of Montréal, Valérie Plante, is making a meaningful and long-awaited gesture today, as part of the reconciliation process with Indigenous peoples, by giving Rue Amherst the new official street name of “Rue Atateken”. Mayor Plante is surrounded by the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Québec […]

by pnationtalk on June 24, 201910 Views

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Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples Week – In a gesture of reconciliation, Montréal is renaming Rue Amherst, which will now bear the name Rue Atateken

MONTRÉAL, June 21, 2019 – The mayor of Montréal, Valérie Plante, is making a meaningful and long-awaited gesture today, as part of the reconciliation process with Indigenous peoples, by giving Rue Amherst the new official street name of “Rue Atateken”. Mayor Plante is surrounded by the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Québec […]

by pnationtalk on June 24, 20198 Views

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Aboriginal Peoples: Fact and Fiction breaks down the walls of intolerance and misunderstanding, according to the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations

Québec, June 21, 2019 – By co-publishing the book Aboriginal Peoples: Fact and Fiction, the Tshakapesh Institute and the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse “found a way to gradually bring down the walls of intolerance and misunderstanding,” said Ghislain Picard, Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador, at the launch of […]

by pnationtalk on June 24, 20198 Views

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Governments of Canada and Quebec announce agreements to help Canadians, Quebecers and Quebec businesses better adapt to new labour market realities

An estimated 240,000 workers in Quebec to benefit June 20, 2019              Montréal, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada By investing directly in Canada’s greatest asset—its resilient, hardworking people—the Government of Canada is helping the labour market continue to be a pillar of strength for the Canadian economy. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure […]

by pnationtalk on June 20, 201913 Views

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Summer exhibitions opening at the MAC: Rebecca Belmore, Nadia Myre, Chloë Lum & Yannick Desranleau, Ragnar Kjartansson & The National

MONTRÉAL, June 19, 2019  – The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) is pleased to announce that its summer exhibitions will be inaugurated with a major presentation by award-winning Anishinaabe artist Rebecca Belmore. Organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), where it was warmly received last summer, the exhibition Facing the Monumental presents a […]

by pnationtalk on June 20, 201912 Views

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Media advisory: Interactive Map Recognizes Indigenous Place Names in Canada

OTTAWA — William Amos, Member of Parliament for Pontiac, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will present an interactive map celebrating the diversity and history of Indigenous place names across Canada. A media availability will follow the event. Date:                Friday, June 21, 2019 Time:                9 a.m. EDT Location:          […]

by pnationtalk on June 20, 201914 Views

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Inuit-led merger of First Air and Canadian North airlines receives regulatory approval

Merger to create sustainable airline dedicated to serving Canada’s Northern regions OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 – Makivik Corporation (Makivik) and the Inuvialuit Corporate Group (ICG) today announced they have received all regulatory approvals to merge First Air and Canadian North in order to provide the best possible air services across the Arctic. This milestone represents a victory […]

by pnationtalk on June 20, 201914 Views

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