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Assembly of First Nations Says a National Strategy Developed with First Nations is Essential to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals in Canada

Assembly of First Nations Says a National Strategy Developed with First Nations is Essential to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals in Canada NEW YORK, July 18, 2018   – On behalf of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Treaty 6 Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild is participating this week at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 20184 Views

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Minister Duclos will lead the Canadian Delegation for the 2018 United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

July 14, 2018                        New York, New York            Employment and Social Development Canada Canada is taking meaningful action to ensure prosperity, eradicate poverty and protect the planet. That is why Canada, and all member countries, adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations General […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 20188 Views

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Opinion: The specific claims process is about justice for First Nations, not charity – CBC

Legal obligations have been breached or unfulfilled, and these failings must be remedied Jul 11, 2018 “Specific claims” is a simple phrase that describes a hugely important issue: the body of outstanding violations against First Nations, accumulated through colonial and post-colonial mistreatment and negligence. These violations, allegedly committed by the federal government, generally concern treaty […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 201812 Views

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Governor General to Visit Gaspé Peninsula

July 9, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec from July 11 to 13, 2018. During the visit, the Governor General will make stops in the communities of Percé, Gaspé and Rivière-au-Renard. She will meet with municipal representatives and residents to discuss such […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 201815 Views

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Minister Champagne concludes tour of Quebec regions

July 6, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Trade and investment are important to Canada’s economic future. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting regional economic growth by helping Quebec businesses gain access to new markets and offering real opportunities to middle-class workers. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, today […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 201816 Views

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July 1st OAS increase builds on Government’s commitment to greater support for Canadian Seniors

July 3, 2018        Quebec City, Quebec        Employment and Social Development Canada After a lifetime of hard work, Canadians deserve a secure and dignified retirement. That is why the Government of Canada is committed to helping Canadian seniors with the rising cost of living. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced […]

by pmnationtalk on July 3, 201816 Views

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Order of Canada Appointments – Governor General Announces 105 New Appointments to the Order of Canada

June 29, 2018 OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today announced 105 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 3 Companions (C.C.), 20 Officers (O.C.) and 82 Members (C.M.). Recipients will be invited to accept their insignia at a ceremony to be held at a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201818 Views

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Canada and Quebec to make significant investments that will improve the lives of Quebec residents

Supporting new projects that build prosperous communities and transition to a clean growth economy Québec City, Quebec, June 29, 2018—The Canadian and Quebec governments are working together to make long-term investments in infrastructure that will create jobs and economic growth, build inclusive communities and support a low-carbon, green economy—leading to a higher quality of life for […]

by pmnationtalk on June 29, 201820 Views

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Minister Bennett Encourages Support for the Sixties Scoop Settlement Agreement to Move Forward.

June 26, 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec – The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett, issued the following statement today: “In October of last year, our government announced that we had reached an Agreement-in-Principle to end years of contentious litigation related to the Sixties Scoop. This settlement is squarely focused on the needs of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201817 Views

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CNSC’s relationship with Indigenous peoples in Canada

The celebration of National Indigenous History Month is an opportunity to acknowledge and commemorate the contributions that Indigenous peoples in Canada have made in our history, as well as to our contemporary cultural mosaic. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is committed to building and maintaining strong relationships with Indigenous peoples in Canada. The CNSC […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201818 Views

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