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President Chartier Attends OECD Forum

May 16, 2018 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) consists of 35 countries working together to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. On May 14, 2018, President Chartier attended the OECD Ministerial Meeting and Policy Forum in Montreal under the theme “Social Policy for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 20182 Views

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New federal funding of over $650,000 will help improve women’s economic security in Québec

From: Status of Women Canada Projects will help secure a better future for women by removing major barriers to economic stability in the region May 18, 2018 – Québec City, QC – Status of Women Canada The Government is committed to advancing gender equality and creating more opportunities for women in all aspects of Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 20185 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says UN Human Rights Council Report Shows Need for Action and Partnership to End Discrimination in Canada and Uphold First Nations Rights

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says UN Human Rights Council Report Shows Need for Action and Partnership to End Discrimination in Canada and Uphold First Nations Rights OTTAWA, May 17, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde’s said the report by the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 20186 Views

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First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet

First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet NATIONAL DAY OF FIRST NATIONS FISHING RIGHTS – MAY 21, 2018 Fishing is part of First Nations culture and identity. It sustains First Nations peoples and economies and is a constitutionally protected inherent and Treaty right. In the spirit of reconciliation and raising awareness of our shared history […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201811 Views

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There are several ways to vote in the federal by-election in Chicoutimi–Le Fjord

GATINEAU, Thursday, May 17, 2018 For the by-election now underway in Chicoutimi–Le Fjord (Quebec), electors can choose the voting option that best suits their schedule. They can vote: on election day on June 18, 2018. at advance polls on Friday, June 8; Saturday, June 9; Sunday, June 10; or Monday, June 11. in person at the Elections Canada offices in Chicoutimi–Le Fjord, if they […]

by pmnationtalk on May 17, 201828 Views

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Minister Wilson-Raybould reaffirms Canada’s commitment to justice reform at the United Nations

May 15, 2018 – Vienna, Austria – Department of Justice Canada Canada is a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and on building a system that is more just, compassionate and fair. This week, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, addressed the 27th Annual Session of the United Nations Commission […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 201812 Views

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Bloc Quebecois youth wing drops support for Martine Ouellet – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 16, 2018 MONTREAL _ The youth wing of the Bloc Quebecois has become the latest group to withdraw its support for embattled leader Martine Ouellet, declaring Wednesday she’s not the one to bring the crumbling sovereigntist party together again. Members of the youth wing’s executive said in a statement they don’t believe […]

by ahnationtalk on May 16, 20188 Views

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Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review

May 15, 2018 Introduction 1. The Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, established in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 5/1, held its thirtieth session from 7 to 18 May 2018. The review of Canada was held at the 9th meeting, on 11 May 2018. The delegation of Canada was headed by the Honourable […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 20188 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Duclos on behalf of Minister Philpott to highlight success of two water and wastewater infrastructure projects in the community of Wendake, Quebec.

Wendake – Please be advised that the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will highlight the completion of two water and wastewater infrastructure projects in the community of Wendake, Quebec, following investments by the federal government. A brief media availability […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 20188 Views

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Quebec to hold English leaders’ debate ahead of October election – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 15, 2018  MONTREAL _ The leaders of Quebec’s four main political parties will participate in an English-language debate ahead of the provincial election scheduled for Oct. 1. The debate, scheduled for Sept. 17 at the Radio-Canada studios in Montreal, will be the province’s first one televised in English. A Quebec media partnership […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 20189 Views

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