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Jan 20, 2019, 12:07 ET AFN Congratulates the Teslin Tlingit Council in Recent Yukon Supreme Court Ruling Confirming Canada's Legal Obligations to Modern Treaties

OTTAWA, Jan. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek congratulate ...


Jan 18, 2019, 16:48 ET Alberta government makes the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada available to all students province-wide

OTTAWA, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Alberta has taken another step toward honouring its commitment to the recommendations of the Truth...


Jan 18, 2019, 14:30 ET Renovated health centre opens in Saint Mary's First Nation

SAINT MARY'S FIRST NATION, NB, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations communities to improve...


Jan 18, 2019, 12:05 ET Media Advisory - Canada and Ahiarmiut Relocation Society to mark important milestones on path of reconciliation

ARVIAT, NU, Jan. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a plaque unveiling with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of...


Jan 18, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - MP Matt DeCourcey to celebrate grand re-opening of renovated health centre in Saint Mary's First Nation/

SAINT MARY'S FIRST NATION, NB, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Member of Parliament for Fredericton, Matt DeCourcey, will celebrate...


Jan 17, 2019, 15:18 ET Hydro One and Aamjiwnaang First Nation mark the 50-day countdown to the 2019 Little Native Hockey League tournament, the largest Indigenous hockey tournament in Ontario

SARNIA, ON, Jan., 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Hydro One announced it is returning as the presenting sponsor of the 48th Little Native Hockey League...


Jan 17, 2019, 14:46 ET Media Advisory - The Library and Archives Canada travelling exhibition offers a unique opportunity to discover the Métis Nation

RED DEER, AB, Jan. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The Alberta Métis Federation and the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery, in collaboration with Library and Archives...


Jan 17, 2019, 13:27 ET Images on Stone: the Secrets of Rock Art in Canada

QUÉBEC CITY, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Astonishing, mysterious images drawn or painted on rock walls or carved in stone across the Canadian...


Jan 17, 2019, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - MP Matt DeCourcey to celebrate grand re-opening of renovated health centre in Saint Mary's First Nation

SAINT MARY'S FIRST NATION, NB, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Member of Parliament for Fredericton, Matt DeCourcey, will celebrate...


Jan 17, 2019, 09:00 ET MicroWorlds JR. available in Ojibwe, bringing together coding & language skill development

TakingITGlobal and LCSI's Code to Learn Initiative funded by CanCode has reached over 50,000 Canadian students to date FORT FRANCES, ON, Jan. 17,...


Jan 16, 2019, 14:30 ET Bear Clan Patrol welcomes new support from Bell Let's Talk and City of Winnipeg

$200,000 donation to grow mental health outreach to vulnerable people in the community WINNIPEG, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Let's Talk and the ...


Jan 16, 2019, 09:55 ET Treasury Metals Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Eagle Lake First Nation

TSX: TML OTCQX: TSRMF TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Treasury Metals Inc. (TSX: TML) ("Treasury Metals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that ...


Jan 16, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Canada, Government of the Northwest Territories and representatives from the Norman Wells Land Corporation to sign Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle/

NORMAN WELLS, NT, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on behalf of the...


Jan 16, 2019, 07:30 ET NorZinc signs traditional land use agreement with Nah?a Dehé dene band for Prairie Creek All Season Road

NZC-TSX NORZF-OTCQB VANCOUVER, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - NorZinc Ltd. (TSX: NZC; OTCQB: NORZF) ("NorZinc" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the...


Jan 16, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Huron-Wendat Nation/

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister ...


Jan 15, 2019, 16:00 ET Government of Canada supports First Nation's Development Corporation Capacity Building

Federal government investment furthers capacity development and jobs creation in the North YELLOWKNIFE, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - A skilled workforce and ...


Jan 15, 2019, 13:47 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Huron-Wendat Nation

Please note that the timing of the event has been updated WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important...


Jan 15, 2019, 12:51 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada, Government of Prince Edward Island and PEI Mi'kmaq

Please note that the timing of the event has been updated CHARLOTTETOWN, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an...


Jan 15, 2019, 11:26 ET Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Huron-Wendat Nation

WENDAKE, QC, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister ...


Jan 15, 2019, 11:11 ET Media Advisory - Canada, Government of the Northwest Territories and representatives from the Norman Wells Land Corporation to sign Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle

NORMAN WELLS, NT, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on behalf of the...


Jan 15, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada, Government of Prince Edward Island and PEI Mi'kmaq/

CHARLOTTETOWN, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett,...


Jan 14, 2019, 18:26 ET The Prime Minister attends the Canada-Assembly of First Nations Leaders Meeting

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples, based on recognition of rights, respect,...


Jan 14, 2019, 17:27 ET Red Mountain Underground Gold Project - Environmental Assessment Decision

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is steadfast in its commitment to protect the environment for future generations while growing ...


Jan 14, 2019, 17:03 ET Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) releases Emerging Voices: on access to post-secondary journalism education for Indigenous youth in Ontario

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is releasing Emerging Voices: A dual examination into access to post-secondary...


Jan 14, 2019, 13:41 ET Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada, Government of Prince Edward Island and PEI Mi'kmaq

CHARLOTTETOWN, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett,...