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Assembly of First Nations Responds to CEDAW Report Stating Canada has Committed “Grave Violation” of Rights of Indigenous Women, Continues Push for National Inquiry and Immediate Action

Assembly of First Nations Responds to CEDAW Report Stating Canada has Committed “Grave Violation” of Rights of Indigenous Women, Continues Push for National Inquiry and Immediate Action March 9, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the finding by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination […]

by NationTalk on March 10, 2015543 Views

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Statement by The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2015 The following is a statement by the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2015. March 8th is International Women’s Day. Each year, this occasion provides Canadians with the opportunity to appreciate the women in our […]

by NationTalk on March 9, 2015464 Views

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Manitoba Government, Sapotaweyak Cree Nation Reach Agreement on Government-to-government Relationship

March 6, 2015 The Government of Manitoba and Sapotaweyak Cree Nation (SCN) have come to an agreement pertaining to development on Crown and treaty land, Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Minister Eric Robinson announced today. “Today’s announcement clearly shows our government honours the relationship between ourselves and the Sapotaweyak Cree Nation,” said Minister Robinson.  “Both parties […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 2015462 Views

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Urgent action required in five key areas, says Beijing summary report

March 6, 2015 UN Secretary-General’s report stresses that progress towards women’s rights and empowerment has been unacceptably slow, with stagnation and even regression in some cases. To be presented at the opening of the Commission on the Status of Women on 9 March, today UN Women Executive Director highlighted the key findings of the new […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 2015516 Views

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Manitoba Ombudsman joins other privacy commissioners in expressing concerns about Bill C-51

Today, provincial and territorial privacy oversight officers have jointly released a letter to the chair of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security expressing concerns about the privacy implications of Bill C-51 (the Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015). This is in addition to a letter of concern released by federal Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien. WireService.ca […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 2015598 Views

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Standing Committee, Aboriginal Peoples – Notice of Meeting March 10 & 11, 2015

Previous Meeting Tuesday, March 10, 2015 9:30 AM Televised live on PTN Video Webcast Subject to Change Location: Room 160-S, Centre Block Clerk : Marcy Zlotnick (613) 990-6080 AgendaStudy on challenges relating to First Nations infrastructure on reserves *Witnesses Fiscal Realities Economists -Andre Le Dressay, Director, Fiscal Realities Economists and Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics […]

by NationTalk on March 6, 2015540 Views

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Harper Government Helps to Create Opportunities for Urban Aboriginal People in Winnipeg

Enabling Aboriginal people to take full advantage of the Canadian economy March 5, 2015 – Winnipeg, MB – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and the Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and […]

by NationTalk on March 5, 2015458 Views

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Manitobans Invited to Share Views at Open House in Emerson on Major Changes to PTH 75 at Canada-U.S. Border Crossing

March 5, 2015 Manitobans will have a chance to share their views on major changes planned for the PTH 75 approach to the international border crossing at Emerson at an open house meeting, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today. “We have seen significant increases in cross-border trade and tourism as Manitoba’s economy continues […]

by NationTalk on March 5, 2015458 Views

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Budget 2015: City proposes balanced budget for 2015

Winnipeg, MB – Today the City of Winnipeg presented a balanced, Preliminary Budget for 2015 that will maintain and increase spending in priority areas, despite revenue challenges resulting from the legacy of 14 years of property tax cuts and freezes. “The City is faced with a growing gap between revenue and the spending required to […]

by NationTalk on March 5, 2015522 Views

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Minister Shelly Glover to Make an Important Announcement for Urban Aboriginal Peoples

Please be advised that Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Manitoba responsible for the Province of Manitoba, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will make an important funding announcement which will help in the creation of jobs and opportunities for urban Aboriginal people. […]

by NationTalk on March 4, 2015541 Views

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