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GeneralAudio Pow Wow in the Club -  A New Spin on First Nations Music

Pow Wow in the Club: A New Spin on First Nations Music

Credits: Great Big Story Published on Feb 27, 2017 What do you get when you combine club music with the traditional sounds, rhythm and soul of an indigenous pow wow? Enter: A Tribe Called Red. This First Nations band is an Ottawa-based trio that is bringing music that originated on the North American plains to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 2017405 Views

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APTN brings important Indigenous conversations to #CAJ17

APTN brings important Indigenous conversations to #CAJ17 OTTAWA, March 31, 2017  – The Canadian Association of Journalists is proud to amplify the voices of Indigenous journalists and stories, in partnership with the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, during its annual national conference in Ottawa on April 28-29. APTN journalists will take part in a host of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 2017337 Views

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Funeral for girl killed in crash near Caledonia last week – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Apr 3, 2017 CALEDONIA, Ont. – A funeral for one of three people killed in a crash near Caledonia, Ont., will take place today. A service to honour 12-year-old Grace King will be held this morning. The chief of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation is requesting privacy […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2017103 Views

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Prayers and Condolences to the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation

MARCH 30, 2017 We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the tragic vehicle accident involving members of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation on March 29th, 2017 in Caledonia, ON. Having just hosted the Little NHL event within their homelands, we certainly value the friendships made and offer our deepest condolences […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201772 Views

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The Daily Monday, April 3, 2017

Experimental quarterly estimates of business entry and exit, fourth quarter 2016 Experimental quarterly estimates for the fourth quarter on the number of firm entries and exits in the business sector, with associated employment, broken down by North American Industrial Classification System industry, are available upon request. Continue reading NT3

by pmnationtalk on April 3, 201792 Views

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Canada’s Three Founding Nations | Phil Fontaine | Walrus Talks

Credits:  The Walrus Published on Mar 15, 2017 From the Walrus Talks National Tour: We Desire a Better Country. Recorded March 13th, 2017 at the Remai Arts Centre in Saskatoon. The Walrus Talks National Tour is a Canada 150 Signature Initiative and would not be possible without our sponsors. De la tournée nationale The Walrus […]

by pmnationtalk on April 2, 2017216 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 31, 2017

Gross domestic product by industry, January 2017 Gross domestic product grew 0.6% in January on the strength of widespread growth across both goods- and service-producing industries. With the exception of October, gross domestic product has risen every month since June 2016. Continue reading Payroll employment, earnings and hours, January 2017 Average weekly earnings of non-farm […]

by pmnationtalk on March 31, 201789 Views

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Irving (Bing) Leblanc P.Eng., Director, Housing, Infrastructure and Emergency Services, AFN

At the recent AFN First Nations Emergency Management Forum and Tradeshow event in Calgary, Irving (Bing) Leblanc P.Eng., Director, Housing, Infrastructure and Emergency Services, speaks about AFN’s 1st Annual First Nations Emergency Management Forum with the emphasis on preparedness and resiliency initiatives. About AFN: The Assembly of First Nations is an assembly, modelled on the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 2017174 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 30, 2017

Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, February 2017 The Industrial Product Price Index edged up 0.1% in February, primarily due to higher prices for meat, fish and dairy products and primary non-ferrous metal products. The Raw Materials Price Index increased 1.2%, mainly as a result of higher prices for animals and animal products. Continue […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 201778 Views

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Indigenous Women and the Story of Canada | Sarah Robinson | Walrus Talks

Credits: The Walrus Published on Mar 3, 2017 From the Walrus Talks National Tour: We Desire a Better Country. Recorded March 1st, 2017 at Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse. The Walrus Talks National Tour is a Canada 150 Signature Initiative and would not be possible without our sponsors. De la tournée nationale The Walrus […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2017242 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 Consolidated Canadian Government Finance Statistics, 2015 The total fiscal burden in Canada—tax revenues and social contributions imposed by governments on individuals, businesses and non-residents—was $16,510 per capita in 2015, up from $15,913 in 2014. Continue reading Federal net debt per capita since 1867 The evolution of the federal government debt illustrates some […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201788 Views

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GeneralAudio Enoch Cree Nation Collaborating to Bring the World Indigenous Games to Canada

Enoch Cree Nation Collaborating to Bring the World Indigenous Games to Canada | APTN News

Credits: APTN News Published on Mar 13, 2017 In 2015, Brazil hosted the First World Indigenous games. This summer, the Enoch Cree Nation in Alberta is collaborating to bring the event to Canada. Thousands of athletes will be presenting traditional games that do not normally get the spotlight. Have a video, podcast or story you […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 2017288 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Study: Aerobic fitness, body mass index and health-related risk factors Physical fitness plays an important role in improving health and well-being. A high level of aerobic fitness, defined as the ability of the lungs, heart and circulatory system to efficiently deliver oxygen to working muscles during physical activity, has been linked to a reduced risk […]

by pmnationtalk on March 28, 201785 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 27, 2017

Softwood Lumber Satellite Account, 2013 to 2015 Estimates of the Softwood Lumber Satellite Account (SLSA) are now available for the years 2013 to 2015. Continue reading Study: The Effects of Education on Canadians’ Retirement Savings Behaviour Higher levels of educational attainment are estimated to directly increase the savings and wealth accumulation of Canadians—even after taking […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 201767 Views

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Award winning author Richard Wagamese honoured at Saturday memorial – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 25, 2017 By Dale Bass, Kamloops This Week THE CANADIAN PRESS KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ Although Edna Manitowabi did not know author and journalist Richard Wagamese well, she knew the power of his words. The Ojibway elder and professor emeritus at Trent University in Peterborough, Ont., spoke at a memorial service on Saturday […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 201774 Views

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Canada’s indigenous people determined to improve their lives

Credits: FRANCE 24 English Published on Mar 17, 2017 Although Canada regularly tops international rankings for its quality of life, the daily existence of the country’s indigenous people, also known as “First Nations”, has more in common with that of the world’s least developed countries. Even today, Canada’s indigenous peoples, also known as First Nations, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 2017227 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 24, 2017

Consumer Price Index, February 2017 The Consumer Price Index rose 2.0% on a year-over-year basis in February, following a 2.1% increase in January. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was down 0.2% in February, following a 0.7% gain in January. Continue reading Government Finance Statistics, fourth quarter 2016 Quarterly data for […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 201778 Views

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Media Advisory: Social Emergencies Summit Being Held in Thunder Bay

March 23, 2017 Ontario Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation David Zimmer and Indigenous leaders from Mushkegowuk Council, Grand Council Treaty # 3 and Nishnawbe Aski Nation will deliver closing remarks and be available to media at the conclusion of the Social Emergencies Summit. Date:                           Friday, March 24, 2017 Time:                           3 p.m. Location:                     Valhalla Inn […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201796 Views

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Lakritz: NDP have a big budget, but they’re fixing what’s wrong with Alberta – Calgary Herald

March 23, 2017 “Orange is the New Broke.” That was the meme circulating on social media after the NDP brought down its budget last week. Go ahead. Condemn the NDP for cleaning up the mess created by the 44-year Tory dynasty. Condemn the Notley government for believing it’s far better to have a fiscal deficit […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 201788 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Second Serious Installment to Close the Gap, Must Lead to Real Change Faster

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Second Serious Installment to Close the Gap, Must Lead to Real Change Faster OTTAWA, March 22, 2017  – Budget 2017 makes important and positive investments to help close the socio-economic gap for First Nations, but these investments must lead to real change, faster, says Assembly of First Nations (AFN) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2017109 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 23, 2017

Employment Insurance, January 2017 In January, 567,900 people received Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, little changed from the previous month (-1,900 or -0.3%). Continue reading Canada’s population estimates, fourth quarter 2016 Demographic estimates for Canada, the provinces and the territories for the fourth quarter of 2016 are now available. Continue reading Construction Union Wage Rate Index, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 201789 Views

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Bill Waiser shares the history of First Nations people in Canada

Credits: John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University Published on 6 Dec 2013 Bill Waiser is a professor in the Department of History at the University of Saskatchewan. This clip is from a larger presentation given at Wednesdays at the Center entitled, “First Nations – Canada and the question of Indigeneity” Watch the full presentation […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 2017242 Views

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105-Year-Old Flora Weenosis One of the Oldest Living First Nations – FSIN

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nation’s Executive, Elders, Senate, Veterans and Staff extend their warmest regards to Chief Bobby Cameron’s maternal great-kokum Flora Weenosis, who turned 105-years-old last week. Weenosis was born on Big River First Nation on March 15, 1912, just one month before the sinking of the RMS Titanic off the Atlantic Coast. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201780 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Canadian Community Health Survey, 2015 Perceived mental health is an important indicator of overall well-being and provides a general indication of the population suffering from some form of mental disorder, mental or emotional problems, or distress. In 2015, almost three-quarters (72.4%) of Canadians aged 12 or older reported that their mental health was excellent or […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201776 Views

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Manitoba “crushed” by “refugees” from U.S.

Credits: Rebel Media Published on Mar 21, 2017 Ezra Levant of TheRebel.media says Trudeau should prioritize help for Canada’s First Nations rather than fake “refugees” from Trump’s America. MORE: http://www.therebel.media/ezra_levant… WATCH Ezra’s nightly show: http://therebel.media/the_ezra_levant… Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2017227 Views

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New maps to depict pre-colonial ‘Turtle Island’ Canada – CBC

Traditional Indigenous territories, trade routes, resources and more to be shown Mar 21, 2017 The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is teaming up with five First Nation, Métis and Inuit organizations to redraw the map of Canada. The new maps will be wiped clean of political lines, then rebuilt using Indigenous territories, trading routes, language groups, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 21, 2017103 Views

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Aboriginal seniors in population centres in Canada, 2012

March 21, 2017 The Aboriginal population is a young population, with proportionally more children and youth and relatively few seniors. There is a demographic shift, however, towards aging among Aboriginal peoples. According to the 2001 Census and the 2011 National Household Survey, the number of Aboriginal people 65 years and over more than doubled from 2001 to 2011 to 82,690. In 2011, more than half (52% or 43,130) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201797 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Retail trade, January 2017 Retail sales rose 2.2% to $46.0 billion in January, led by four subsectors that rebounded from lower sales in December. Excluding sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers, retail sales advanced 1.7%. Continue reading Human Activity and the Environment: Freshwater in Canada, 1971 to 2013 According to a new study in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201768 Views

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American Indians of Canada (First Nations)

Credits: Indigenous Americans Published on Mar 2, 2017 19th & 20th century photos of the Aboriginal Natives of Canada. I tried to add a photo of a Native from every overall tribal nation and I included Canada’s specific name for their Natives in the title. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 2017253 Views

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Nearly killed by frostbite, Hopedale woman grateful as her life gets back on track – CBC

Despite losing 8 fingers and part of a leg, Gerri Boase is on the mend Mar 20, 2017 A Labrador woman who lost fingers and part of one leg after falling asleep outdoors in sub-zero temperatures is recovering from a horrific experience, thanks to family and friends who pitched in to help. In February of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201774 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 Wholesale trade, January 2017 Wholesale sales rose 3.3% to a record high $59.1 billion in January. This was the largest monthly percentage gain since November 2009, when wholesale sales rose 3.8%. Sales were up in four of seven subsectors, representing 55% of total wholesale sales. Continue reading Travel between Canada and other […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201788 Views

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The Real Deal with Lisa Redl – First Nations

Credits: ShawTVOkanagan Published on Mar 3, 2017 Lisa is joined by co-host Kelly Derrickson. They speak with Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Grand Chief Ron Derrickson and Chief Clarence Louie about issues facing First Nations in Canada. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on March 19, 2017316 Views

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Progress report of regional emergency management partnership

March 16, 2017 VICTORIA – A three-year strategic plan is the first key and significant outcome out of the first year of the regional emergency management partnership (REMP) between the Province and the Capital Regional District (CRD). The REMP steering committee endorsed its first strategic plan on Feb. 20, 2017, which outlines goals, targets and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 201786 Views

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The Daily Friday, March 17, 2017

Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, January 2017 Manufacturing sales rose for the third consecutive month, up 0.6% to $53.8 billion in January. The gain stemmed from a 2.3% increase in non-durable goods sales, led by the petroleum and coal, and chemical industries. Continue reading Study: Immigrant Businesses in Knowledge-based Industries Private incorporated businesses owned by immigrants […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 201778 Views

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Warriors Off The Res: Aboriginal Gangs in Winnipeg

Credits: VICE News Published on Jul 10, 2014 Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba, Canada — and for 16 of the past 33 years, it has also been the country’s murder capital. The prairie city is home to just under 800,000 people, about 10 percent of whom are Aboriginal, meaning Winnipeg boasts the largest urban […]

by pmnationtalk on March 17, 2017263 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations Invites Public to Ottawa Event for the National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits on Friday, March 17

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations Invites Public to Ottawa Event for the National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits on Friday, March 17 March 16, 2017 MEDIA ADVISORY (Ottawa, ON): To gather collective strength and spiritual support in response to the ongoing national suicide crisis facing First Nations people, the Assembly […]

by pmnationtalk on March 16, 2017140 Views

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Aboriginal people and the labour market

Released: 2017-03-16 The Aboriginal population in Canada has historically had lower labour force participation and employment rates, and a higher unemployment rate, than the non-Aboriginal population. These trends were exacerbated during the economic downturn of 2008/2009. According to key labour market indicators, Aboriginal people were affected more severely, and for a longer duration, by the recent recession […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 201799 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 16, 2017

Canada’s international transactions in securities, January 2017 Foreign investment in Canadian securities slowed to $6.2 billion in January, down from $10.2 billion in December. At the same time, Canadian investors increased their holdings of foreign securities by $8.6 billion, led by purchases of US instruments. Continue reading Multifactor productivity growth estimates and industry productivity database, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 16, 201790 Views

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WE WILL BE FREE – Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

Credits: downsideupfilm Published on May 10, 2014 The indigenous people in Canada are survivors. Survivors of a long history of oppression. Their culture and language were once questioned by the new ‘owners’ of their world. This documentary is looking for the sources of suffering within the indigenous population of Winnipeg in Canada. Their stories tell […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 2017298 Views

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AFN National Chief in Saskatchewan for Tour at Royal Saskatchewan Museum and National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits Day

AFN National Chief in Saskatchewan for Tour at Royal Saskatchewan Museum and National Circle of Ceremony and Healing for Our Spirits Day March 15, 2017 (Regina, SK) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Treaty 4 chiefs and historian John S. Milloy will be making a visit to view the Chief Paskwa […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 2017124 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, March 15, 2017

National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, fourth quarter 2016 National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, rose 1.4% to $9,920.0 billion at the end of the fourth quarter. The main contributors to growth were real estate and natural resources. Continue reading Financial and taxation statistics for enterprises, 2015 In 2015, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201783 Views

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International Women’s Day Be Bold for Change

Published on Mar 8, 2017 National Chief Perry Bellegarde Video Message – International Women’s Day: “Be Bold for Change”

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 2017125 Views

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Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee announces the passing of Elder Jody Randall (Shko-deh-nini) Waddilove

UOI OFFICES, Nipissing First Nation (March 14, 2017)— The Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee, on behalf of the 40 First Nations in the Anishinabek Nation, expresses his most heartfelt condolences to the family of Jody Waddilove, his community of Munsee-Delaware Nation, and all others who mourn his passing. “We are all deeply saddened […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2017104 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Canada’s international investment position, fourth quarter 2016 Canada’s net foreign asset position increased by $95.7 billion in the fourth quarter to $188.4 billion. Despite the gains in the second half of the year, Canada’s overall net foreign asset position was reduced by $241.6 billion in 2016 due to strong declines in the first two quarters. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201778 Views

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Passing of Northern Ontario author Richard Wagamese ‘a tremendous loss’ – Sudbury.com

Northern writers and indigenous leaders reflect on the loss of the respected Ojibway author THUNDER BAY – The literary community across the country continues to mourn the loss of Richard Wagamese, one of Canada’s great storytellers, but local writers and indigenous leaders say his stories will live on as his legacy in the region. “I’m […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201788 Views

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Award winning author Richard Wagamese dies at age 61 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 11, 2017 By Gemma Karstens-Smith THE CANADIAN PRESS KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ An acclaimed indigenous writer is being remembered not only for his work that reflected on the legacy of the residential school system, but for his generous and loving spirit. Family members confirm author and journalist Richard Wagamese died Friday afternoon at […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201767 Views

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The Daily Monday, March 13, 2017

Annual Head Office Survey, 2015 The number of head offices in Canada declined by 1.3% from 2014 to 2,724 in 2015, while the number of head office employees decreased by 0.5% to 229,160. Continue reading Report on energy supply and demand, 2015 The preliminary 2015 edition of the Report on Energy Supply and Demand in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201777 Views

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The Daily Thursday, March 9, 2017

Industrial capacity utilization rates, fourth quarter 2016 Canadian industries operated at 82.2% of their production capacity in the fourth quarter, up from 81.6% in the previous quarter. This was the second consecutive quarterly gain. Continue reading New Housing Price Index, January 2017 The New Housing Price Index (NHPI) edged up 0.1% in January compared with […]

by pmnationtalk on March 9, 201796 Views

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NWAC Celebrates International Women’s Day at the National Indigenous Women’s Summit

NWAC Celebrates International Women’s Day at the National Indigenous Women’s Summit March 8, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) Interim President Francyne D. Joe joined other Indigenous women leaders in thanking hosts and welcoming delegates to the fifth National Indigenous Women’s Summit (NIWS) on Monday, saying “It is essential to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2017124 Views

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AFN Marks International Women’s Day: “Be Bold for Change”

AFN Marks International Women’s Day: “Be Bold for Change” March 8, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is marking International Women’s Day on March 8 by honouring First Nations women and Indigenous women around the world for their continuing contributions to improving the lives of Indigenous peoples, and encouraging everyone to […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2017168 Views

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