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Care to Quilt!

The We Care Quilt campaign is hosting a round table discussion that addresses the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit on Wednesday, March 18th, 5:30–7:30pm at Hive, UWinnipeg.  This project also is creating a quilt that will be a physical representation of the care and commitment to this national crisis. The We […]

by NationTalk on March 11, 2015215 Views

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Vale Canada Limited Increases Sponsorship Support for Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC)

Vale Canada Limited Partners with SCC and its Member Organizations to Promote Careers in Skilled Trades OTTAWA, March 3, 2015 – Vale Canada Limited (Vale) has increased its support of Skills Canada from its existing partnership with Skills Manitoba to now include sponsorship of the SCC national secretariat, and its Member Organizations in Newfoundland and […]

by NationTalk on March 9, 2015265 Views

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Jeff Wastesicoot Presents The Spirit of Language

If you think of etymology (and really who doesn’t?), you probably think of the origins of some interesting, complicated or obscure word, usually from its Greek or Latin root. You may consider images of scholars over linguistic texts, dictionaries, grammar charts and the like and view the history of the word in the context of […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 2015287 Views

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Saskatoon Aboriginal Professionals Association Event

March 6, 2015 The Saskatoon Aboriginal Professionals Association (SAPA) presents, Innovation: Inclusion in the Workplace. This event takes place on Wednesday March 18, 2015 at TCU Place, Centennial Hall C from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. MB3

by NationTalk on March 6, 2015257 Views

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UCN Continues Partnership with RBC

March 6, 2015 The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has announced that it is continuing its Summer Internship program with business programs at University College of the North in 2015. The RBC will be seeking a student in the Business Administration Diploma program for summer 2015, this time from Thompson. RBC is considering extending the […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 2015251 Views

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Harper Government Strengthens Economic Opportunities for Western Canadian Women Entrepreneurs

March 5, 2015 – Edmonton, Alberta – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of $1.2 million to help female-owned businesses across Western Canada access new domestic and international markets. Federal funding will support Alberta Women Entrepreneurs’ (AWE) efforts to assist emerging women […]

by NationTalk on March 5, 2015286 Views

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Harper Government supports economic opportunities for women in the transportation sector

March 5, 2015 – Toronto, ON – Status of Women Canada The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today announced Government of Canada funding for two projects to promote opportunities for women and other under-represented groups in the Canadian transportation industry. The Minister made the announcement at […]

by NationTalk on March 5, 2015232 Views

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Canada Post Community Foundation for Children now accepting grant applications for local initiatives

March 3, 2015 OTTAWA (Ont.) – The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children’s annual call for grant applications is now open. Registered charities, school programs or community organizations are eligible to apply for a share of $1.2 million of funding from the Foundation, which supports community organizations that make a difference for children and youth […]

by NationTalk on March 3, 2015269 Views

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Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health and Wellness comments on Racism in Health Care

March 2, 2015 BRANDON, MB – With respect to current discussions around racism experienced by Indigenous peoples accessing health care in Canada, Dr. Yvonne Boyer, who is Brandon University’s Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health and Wellness, offers the following commentary: The recent report authored by Dr. Janet Smylie and Dr. Billie Allen, “First Peoples, […]

by NationTalk on March 3, 2015376 Views

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I am a Witness

In 2007, the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and the Assembly of First Nations filed a human rights complaint against the Government of Canada. They alleged that Canada’s failure to provide equitable and culturally based child welfare services to First Nations children on-reserve is discrimination on the basis of race and ethnic origin. The Canadian Human Rights […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 2015156 Views

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