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Ratsénhaienhs Boyer attending Annual Water Symposium

(Kahnawake – 16, Onerahtókha/April 2024) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke would like to inform the community that Ratsénhaienhs Arnold Boyer will be attending the Assembly of First Nations 7th Annual Water Symposium & Trade Show in Gatineau, QC this week. Taking place from April 16-18, the theme of this year’s symposium is Bridging the Gap: […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202419 Views

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NWAC Board Announces Departure of Chief Executive Officer; Lynne Groulx to Head New Enterprise with Focus on Social Business & Indigenous Prosperity

The NWAC Executive Council will work collaboratively to oversee the NWAC pending the appointment of an Interim Chief Executive Officer. (GATINEAU, QC) The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) announced today the departure of Chief Executive Officer Lynne Groulx. Ms. Groulx is leaving to pursue a new opportunity. The NWAC Executive Council will work collaboratively […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202418 Views

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Federal government slashes funding to Indigenous women’s advocacy organization – Global News

April 12, 2024 The Native Women’s Association of Canada is reeling after Ottawa cut $48 million from the advocacy organization, resulting in a staff of 75 being reduced to 30. “Leaving us to start the fiscal year with $10 million — that’s a very significant decrease,” CEO Lynne Groulx told Global News. A national apprenticeship […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 202422 Views

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Statement by Minister Marci Ien on the 2024 International Day of Pink

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada April 10, 2024 The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, issued the following statement today on the International Day of Pink. “Seventeen years ago, two students in Nova Scotia chose kindness. The seemingly small action turned into a national stance against discrimination, homophobia, transphobia, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 202427 Views

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Securing Canada’s AI advantage

April 7, 2024 Artificial intelligence (AI) has incredible potential to transform the economy, improve the way we work, and enhance our way of life. The global race to scale up and adopt AI is on, and Canada is at the forefront of this technology. To make sure we can seize every opportunity in the economy […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202445 Views

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Ohén:ton Í:iente ne Ratitsénhaienhs attends JTBA High Table meeting

(Kahnawake – 4, Onerahtókha/April 2024) Ohén:ton Í:iente ne Ratitsénhaienhs Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer attended the third meeting of the High Table of the Jay Treaty Border Alliance (JTBA) Collaborative Initiative this morning in Akwesasne, New York. The JTBA is comprised of various First Nations and Tribal representatives whose communities have a common interest in Border Crossing. Agenda […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 202419 Views

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National Indigenous women’s organization accused of union-busting as it lays off dozens of staff – CBC

78 employees let go while non-profit plans boutique hotel with spa, convention centre The most prominent Indigenous women’s organization in Canada is undergoing a federal financial audit where preliminary evidence of “ineligible expenses” was found, while facing union-busting allegations following a mass round of layoffs, CBC News has learned. The Native Women’s Association of Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202421 Views

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Nitsénhaienhs attending Iroquois Caucus

(Kahnawake – 25, Enniskó:wa/March 2024) The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to inform the community that Nitsénhaienhs Tonya Perron and Iohahí:io Delisle will be attending the Iroquois Caucus meetings on Wednesday and Thursday, March 27 and 28 in Oneida Nation of the Thames. The two-day meeting agenda includes: Bill S-268 (An Act to amend the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202425 Views

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Canadian Women’s Foundation calling for action for gender equality in new ‘Count Me In’ initiative

TORONTO, ONMarch 26, 2024 – Women and gender-diverse individuals account for more than half of Canada’spopulation yet continue to face significant barriers and inequalities. This includes underrepresentation in leadership positions, pay gaps, and high risk of intimate partner violence and sexual assault, with a recent study revealing that two-thirds of people in Canada (65 per cent) […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202436 Views

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CRTC launches consultation to co-develop Indigenous broadcasting policy and creates Indigenous Relations Team

From: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Today, the CRTC is launching a public consultation to gather views on how to support Indigenous broadcasters and content creators, and to ensure Indigenous stories and voices are represented, easily found, and shared across all platforms. This consultation is the second phase of a co-development process that will result […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202420 Views

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