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Canada aboriginal community declares suicide emergency

Credits: PressTV News Videos Published on Apr 11, 2016 An aboriginal community in Canada has declared a state of emergency due to a spike in suicide attempts. The state of emergency was declared by the remote northern community of the Attawapiskat First Nation which has 2,000 people. Nearly a dozen of the community’s members tried […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 2017333 Views

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The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Wants Canadians to Get off the Bench and Get Involved With Cancer Control

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Wants Canadians to Get off the Bench and Get Involved With Cancer Control This year the Partnership is using the power of sport to empower Canadians to pledge how “We can. I can.” help reduce the burden of cancer February 4, 2017 (Toronto) – On February 4, the Canadian Partnership […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 2017123 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Marks World Cancer Day

Assembly of First Nations Marks World Cancer Day February 3, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of World Cancer Day on February 4, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day urged First Nations, federal, provincial, and territorial governments and regional health care experts to work collaboratively […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 2017154 Views

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Western Diversification Program

This is to announce that Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) is now accepting applications for the Western Diversification Program (WDP) Call for Proposals (CFP). Please note that WD is only seeking applications that directly support one (or more) of the following investment priorities: Clean technology; and/or Indigenous economic growth. Applications, as well as any supporting […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 2017104 Views

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The Daily Monday, February 6, 2017

Chicken production, 2016 Chicken production totalled 1.1 million tonnes in 2016, up 3.4% from the previous year. Ontario and Quebec produced over half of the chicken in Canada, with Ontario accounting for 376 067 tonnes and Quebec 309 128 tonnes. Continue reading Electric Power Selling Price Index, September to December 2016 The Electric Power Selling […]

by pmnationtalk on February 6, 201784 Views

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MNO mourns the loss of Patricia Thibault

February 3, 2017 Patricia Thibault, one of the first citizens of the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) passed away on January 25, 2017. Born on January 19, 1950, Patricia received her MNO citizenship in 1993, the year the MNO was founded. She served from 1999 to 2005 as the Region 6 Councilor on the Provisional […]

by pmnationtalk on February 3, 2017123 Views

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The Daily Friday, February 3, 2017

Stocks of principal field crops, December 31, 2016 As of December 31, 2016, total stocks of wheat, corn for grain and barley were up compared with the same date a year earlier. However, total stocks of canola, soybean and oats were down in 2016. Continue reading Farm product prices, December 2016 Prices received by farmers […]

by pmnationtalk on February 3, 201775 Views

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FULL STORY: Failing Canada’s First Nations Children

Credits: 16x9onglobal Published on Mar 5, 2016 Canadian kids from isolated communities forced to move away from their families – just to go to school. For more info, please go to www.global16x9.com. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 2017353 Views

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Nunatukavut Continues Work to Protect the George River Caribou Herd

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nunatukavut Continues Work to Protect the George River Caribou Herd FEBRUARY 2, 2017 – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LABRADOR – The NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) today announced it will continue a moratorium on hunting the George River Caribou Herd (GRCH). This is one of a number of measures NCC is taking to protect […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 2017136 Views

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The Daily Thursday, February 2, 2017

Sawmills, November 2016 Lumber production by sawmills rose 1.7% from October to 6 019.7 thousand cubic metres in November. Production was up 7.8% compared with November 2015. Continue reading NT3

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 201767 Views

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Alta Tory Leadership Debate – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Feb 2, 2017 MEDICINE HAT, Alta. – The question of whether Alberta’s two right-of-centre political parties should merge into one has dominated the final debate among the three candidates for the leadership of the provincial Conservative party. Jason Kenney told the debate audience in Medicine Hat on Wednesday night that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 201788 Views

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Dana Cryderman, Director of Communications and Outreach at idoodlelearning.inc

Release Date: February 2, 2017 Dana Cryderman is originally from Edmonton, Alberta, but came to Ottawa in 2002 and joined the Canadian Foreign Service. She has had diplomatic postings in Venezuela (2005-2007) and in Washington DC (2014-2016). She has also held a number of portfolios at the Department of Foreign Affairs including as media spokeswoman, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 2017463 Views

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Emotion day as the deadline to get out of #NoDAPL camp arrives in North Dakota – APTN

Jan 31, 2017 The deadline of Jan. 31 has arrived for anyone still camped at the #NoDAPL site that served as the centre of the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline. At the height of the resistance, more than 10,000 people called the Oceti Sakowin camp home. But according to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201792 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Study: Food insecurity among Inuit living in Inuit Nunangat, 2012 More than half (52%) of Inuit adults aged 25 and older who lived in Inuit Nunangat in 2012—the Inuit homeland in Canada—reported that they had experienced food insecurity in the previous 12 months. This compared with 14% of Inuit living outside Inuit Nunangat. Continue reading […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 201777 Views

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Habitat home is the first house to be built on Tobique First Nation in 13 years

New Habitat homeowners Phil and Amanda are home! January 31, 2017 A collaborative effort between Tobique First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Fredericton, the two groups are working together to demonstrate that Habitat’s model of affordable homeownership can have a significant impact on the critical housing issues affecting Indigenous communities across Canada. With all the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 2017125 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Gross domestic product by industry, November 2016 Real gross domestic product rose for the fifth time in six months, up 0.4% in November. The increase in November came mainly from higher output in manufacturing, mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction, finance and insurance and construction. Continue reading Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 31, 201771 Views

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Jane Philpott Talks Wapekeka | APTN News

Credits: APTN News Published on Jan 19, 2017 Minister Jane Philpott answers questions about Wapekeka and the troubling circumstances in a number of First Nation communities across Canada. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 2017349 Views

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StatCan Blog: Measuring the economy, region by region

January 30, 2017 They are home to much of the country’s population and Canada’s 33 census metropolitan areas (CMAs) also pack an economic punch. This edition of the StatCan Blog, “Measuring the economy, region by region,” takes a look at the agency’s new annual release on gross domestic product (GDP) at the CMA level. In 2014, the agency […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201767 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 30, 2017

StatCan Blog: Measuring the economy, region by region They are home to much of the country’s population and Canada’s 33 census metropolitan areas (CMAs) also pack an economic punch. Continue reading Travel arrangement services, 2015 The operating revenue for the travel arrangement and reservation services industry group increased 2.6% from 2014 to $12.7 billion in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 30, 201770 Views

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The Daily Friday, January 27, 2017

Survey of Household Spending, 2015 Canadian households spent an average of $60,516 on goods and services in 2015. Continue reading Gross domestic product at basic prices, by census metropolitan area, 2009 to 2013 The gross domestic product (GDP) of Canada’s 33 census metropolitan areas (CMAs) totalled $1.3 trillion in 2013. The share of GDP in […]

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 201771 Views

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Canada: The Missing First Nations – WOMAN (Trailer)

Credits: VICELAND Published on May 18, 2016 The First Nations women of Canada are disappearing and being murdered at an alarming rate. We explore the reasons behind this disturbing issue and what’s being done to stop it. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 2017355 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 26, 2017

Payroll employment, earnings and hours, November 2016 Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees were $961 in November, up 0.8% from both the previous month and November 2015. Continue reading Construction Union Wage Rate Index, December 2016 The Construction Union Wage Rate Index (including supplements) for Canada was unchanged in December compared with the previous […]

by pmnationtalk on January 26, 201767 Views

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FULL STORY: Failing Canada’s First Nations Children

Credits: 16x9onglobal Published on Mar 5, 2016 Canadian kids from isolated communities forced to move away from their families – just to go to school. For more info, please go to www.global16x9.com. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact us with full information.

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 2017343 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Job vacancies, third quarter 2016 Canadian employers had 402,000 job vacancies in the third quarter, and the national job vacancy rate was 2.5%. Continue reading Study: A look at immigration, ethnocultural diversity and languages in Canada up to 2036, 2011 to 2036 On the eve of the 150th anniversary of Confederation on July 1, 2017, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 25, 201767 Views

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First Nations Women Stake Mining Claim on Minister Bill Bennett’s Property

First Nations Women Stake Mining Claim on Minister Bill Bennett’s Property Vancouver (Coast Salish Territory): Tue. Jan. 24, 2017: In a twist on the ages-old story of First Nations’ lands being staked against their will and without their knowledge under pro-mining provincial laws and regulations, a group of First Nations women has now staked a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2017168 Views

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Night hunting debate delivers Manitoba reeves to minister’s door – CBC

Rural politicians asking for more restrictions, concerned about safety Jan 24, 2017 Rural politicians from across southwestern Manitoba will convene in Winnipeg Tuesday with a united goal in mind — to shoot down night hunting. The reeves are meeting with Manitoba’s Minister of Sustainable Development Cathy Cox to ask for more restrictions of a practice […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 2017113 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Study: Skill requirements of jobs of postsecondary graduates Jobs held by graduates of architecture and engineering programs in 2011 required the highest skill levels among male and female bachelor’s degree holders from different academic programs. A new study also found that jobs held by graduates of education, visual and performing arts, and humanities programs generally […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201771 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 23, 2017

Wholesale trade, November 2016 Wholesale sales edged up 0.2% to $56.9 billion in November, a second consecutive increase. Continue reading Natural gas transmission, storage and distribution, November 2016 Natural gas transmission pipelines received 516.3 million gigajoules of natural gas from fields, gathering systems and plants in November. Seven provinces posted receipts, led by Alberta (71.2%) […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201760 Views

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Chief Alfred Bisaillon passes into the Spirit World

UOI OFFICES (Nipissing First Nation) January 23, 2017 – The Anishinabek Nation flag was lowered at the Union of Ontario Indians head office this week to honour Chief Alfred Bisaillon of Thessalon First Nation. He passed into the Spirit World on Saturday. Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that he has known the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 201799 Views

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The Daily Friday, January 20, 2017

Consumer Price Index, December 2016 The Consumer Price Index rose 1.5% on a year-over-year basis in December, following a 1.2% increase in November. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index was up 0.3% in December, after decreasing 0.1% in November. Continue reading Consumer Price Index: Annual review, 2016 In 2016, the annual […]

by pmnationtalk on January 20, 201778 Views

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Canada Will Become First G7 Nation to Fully Legalize Weed This Year

Credits: Bloomberg Published on Jan 4, 2017 Jan.03 — In 2017, Canada will become the first G7 nation to fully legalize marijuana use. The stock prices of cannabis companies reveal investors are anticipating millions of users and a multi-billion market. In terms of how it’s regulated, will Canada get it right? Earlier this month, a […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 2017136 Views

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Teleconference – Western Diversification Program

Hello, Western Economic Diversification (WD) will be hosting two teleconferences next week due to high interest in information sessions for the upcoming Western Diversification Program (WDP) Call for Proposals (CFP). One teleconference will be in French and the other will be in English. To register for a teleconference, and for further information on the WDP […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 2017105 Views

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Communities working together – The Standard-Freeholder

Jan 18, 2017 Community leaders shared the best of 2016 and what to look forward to in 2017 at the Breakfast Connections meeting on Wednesday morning at the Ramada Inn. Many of the talks from guest speakers mentioned the cementing of relationships between the communities of Cornwall, SDG and Akwesasne. Mayor of South Stormont, Jim […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 2017109 Views

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The Daily Thursday, January 19, 2017

January 19, 2017 Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, November 2016 Manufacturing sales rose 1.5% in November to $51.8 billion, following a 0.6% decline in October. The increase was mainly the result of higher sales in the primary metal, petroleum and coal product, and chemical manufacturing industries. Continue reading Canada’s international transactions in securities, November 2016 Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 201793 Views

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Indigenous relations: Chippewas of Thames Chief Leslee White-Eye wants to bend PM’s ear again – London Free Press

Jan 18, 2017 Chief Leslee White-Eye got the attention of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at his town hall meeting Friday in London. Now the leader of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation said she wants a sit down with Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau to discuss economic development. “We are coming up with […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 2017121 Views

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Canada: Inquiry into Highway of Tears disappearances

Credits: Al Jazeera English Published on Dec 18, 2016 A national inquiry has begun in Canada into the murder and disappearances of aboriginal women. One of the areas that will be the focus of the investigation has become known as the Highway of Tears. Have a video, podcast or story you would like featured here contact […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 2017386 Views

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Building relationships key to better reporting on Indigenous communities – CBC

Jan 16, 2017 Stereotyping, only focusing on death and scandals ‘gets doors slammed in our face,’ says CBC host Duncan McCue, host of CBC Radio’s Cross Country Checkup, says journalists need to go beyond focussing on negative issues and stereotypes when reporting on Indigenous communities. “There are lots of media outlets that are sincere in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 201798 Views

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When I was 18, I went on a vision quest that changed my life – Toronto Life

Jan 16, 2017 I was seven years old the first time I experienced First Nations culture. My family went to the Guelph penitentiary, where two of my relatives were in jail. That day, the prison was holding a gathering for Indigenous inmates. It was the first time I heard a drum circle, and the sound […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 201799 Views

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The Daily Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Employment Insurance, November 2016 In November, 574,500 people received regular Employment Insurance benefits, essentially unchanged from the previous month. Continue reading Study: Depression and suicidal ideation among Canadians aged 15 to 24 A new study based on results of the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey―Mental Health shows that 11% of 15- to 24-year-olds met the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 18, 201764 Views

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We Need 1,000 Volunteers! Can You Help?

We are recruiting volunteers for the 2017 Metro Vancouver Homeless Count! The count will take place throughout Greater Vancouver inside shelters during the evening of Tuesday, March 7 and on the streets on Wednesday, March 8. By volunteering for the count, you are helping to gather valuable information used by governments, service providers, community groups, and funders […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 2017107 Views

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The Daily Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Investment in non-residential building construction, fourth quarter 2016 Investment in non-residential building construction totalled $12.3 billion in the fourth quarter, down 0.7% from the previous quarter. This was the seventh decrease in eight quarters. Nationally, the decline reflected lower spending on commercial and industrial building construction. Continue reading Crude oil and natural gas: Supply and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201780 Views

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First Nations Summit Statement on the Passing of Arthur Manuel

Vancouver, BC— It is with great sadness that First Nations Summit leaders learned yesterday of the loss of prominent BC First Nations leader Arthur Manuel, who passed away on Wednesday evening. Mr. Manuel’s death marks a great loss, not only for his own community of Neskonlith, but the entire Secwepemc Nation. He will be remembered […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 2017123 Views

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Fatal Highway 61 crash sparks more concerns about safe access to Fort William First Nation – CBC

Jan 13, 2017 MPP Bill Mauro hearing worries about closed James St. bridge, high traffic volumes on expressway A fatal collision, which took the life of a 45 year-old woman from Fort William First Nation earlier in January, has prompted concerns about a stretch of Highway 61 from the public to the riding’s MPP — […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201795 Views

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Alderville chief disappointed by no invite to Trudeau visit – Peterborough Examiner

Jan 12, 2017 Alderville First Nation Chief James Marsden says he is “disappointed” he was not invited to attend Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Bewdley at 9 a.m. this Friday. The Prime Minister participated in the National Assembly’s honouring of Canadian musician Gord Downie last month in Quebec where he talking about relationship building […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201782 Views

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Justin Trudeau’s cross-country tour begins in Ontario – CP

Jan 13, 2017 BELLEVILLE, Ont. – Justin Trudeau got back to doing what he does best Thursday, polishing his people skills during a campaign-style road show aimed at countering Conservative and NDP efforts to portray the prime minister as a silver-spoon elitist. First in the civil servant-heavy university town of Kingston, Ont., and later down […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201781 Views

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The Daily Monday, January 16, 2017

Energy supply and demand, 2015 Primary energy production in Canada decreased 0.2% in 2015 to 18,689 petajoules. This followed a 4.1% increase in 2014. Continue reading Canadian Megatrends: The evolution of Canadian tourism, 1946 to 2015 As Canada invites the world to its 150th birthday party, we remember the country’s last big birthday bash—its centennial […]

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 201780 Views

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The KAIROS community is deeply saddened by the recent passing of Art Manuel

Jan. 13th, 2017 The KAIROS community is deeply saddened by the recent passing of Art Manuel. Art’s relationship with KAIROS stretches back almost two decades to the pre-KAIROS days of the Aboriginal Rights Coalition (ARC). Art informed many of our education and action initiatives around federal programs and policies that impact negatively on Indigenous peoples. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 2017125 Views

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Rights activist and former B.C. chief Arthur Manuel dead at 66 – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 12, 2017 21:40 VANCOUVER _ A British Columbia chief and champion of indigenous rights is being remembered for his activism on Canada’s land-claim policies and environmental efforts. A statement from the family of Arthur Manuel says he died peacefully on Wednesday night surrounded by loved ones. Manuel, who was 66, served for many […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2017148 Views

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Public Statement: Arthur Manuel’s Legacy – UBCIC

January 12, 2017 (Coast Salish Territory / Vancouver, BC) Members of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs are deeply and profoundly saddened to hear of the sudden and unexpected passing of Arthur Manuel. On behalf of our Elders, Leaders and Chiefs, we offer our sincere sympathies and condolences to the Manuel family with respect to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2017133 Views

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Minister Bennett on the passing of Arthur Manuel

Ottawa, Ontario (January 12, 2017) – The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, issued the following statement today: “I am deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Arthur Manuel, former Chief of Neskonlith Indian Band and chair of Shuswap Nation Tribal Council. I want to offer my sincere sympathies and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2017124 Views

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