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Jul 13, 2020, 19:29 ET Métis Nation - Saskatchewan invites everyone to 'Virtual Back to Batoche,' online Gathering

SASKATOON, SK, July 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Back to Batoche is an annual celebration which brings people together from all across North America to recognize ...


Jul 13, 2020, 13:00 ET Fort McKay First Nation's New Executive Leadership Team Will Continue to Advance Chief and Council's Vision for Prosperity and Responsible Growth

FORT MCKAY, AB, July 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Fort McKay First Nation's new CEO of the Administration, Chris Johnson, will create a multi-pronged growth and...


Jul 13, 2020, 10:10 ET BMO Announces Next Steps in Eliminating Racial Injustice

TORONTO, July 13, 2020 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced next steps in its commitment to a society with zero barriers to inclusion by...


Jul 11, 2020, 10:55 ET 30Th Anniversary of the Oka Crisis

OTTAWA, ON, July 11, 2020 /CNW/ - The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett; the Minister of Indigenous Services, Marc Miller; and...


Jul 10, 2020, 12:19 ET CAP Ends Federal Litigation for Equitable COVID-19 Funding to Provide Urgent Emergency Support

OTTAWA, ON, July 10, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) and its Provincial/Territorial Organizations (PTOs) have filed a...


Jul 10, 2020, 11:37 ET Government of Canada supports Nishnawbe Aski Nation's Mental Health and Addictions Program for Northern Ontario First Nations

OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, July 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Community-driven, culturally appropriate and timely mental health supports are...


Jul 10, 2020, 11:32 ET Government of Canada providing support to Tuktoyaktuk in monitoring and managing impacts of Climate Change

OTTAWA, ON, July 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Northerners are on the frontlines in Canada's efforts to fight climate change. The Government of Canada is taking...


Jul 10, 2020, 11:29 ET Canada's Leading Public Relations Firms Commit to Strategic Actions Against Racism

TORONTO, July 10, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Council of Public Relations Firms (CCPRF) today shared a commitment to six strategic actions that...


Jul 09, 2020, 19:07 ET Métis Nation Second World War Hero Honoured in Victoria

VICTORIA, BC, July 9, 2020 /CNW/ - On July 9, 2020, WWII Métis Veteran George Henry Young received thanks from the Métis Nation, a $20,000...


Jul 09, 2020, 07:00 ET Young Canadians and Diverse Communities Among the Hardest Hit Financially by COVID-19, TD Survey Shows

TD Ready Advice launches to help customers navigate their financial futures as COVID-19 evolves TORONTO, July 9, 2020 /CNW/ - A new COVID-19 Impact...


Jul 08, 2020, 09:00 ET QVC and HSN's The Big Find Goes Virtual for 2020

QVC US and HSN, the world leaders in building brands through multiplatform storytelling, today announce the return of The Big Find®, an international ...


Jul 08, 2020, 06:00 ET The Huron-Wendat Nation Gives its Support to the Port of Québec's Laurentia Project

QUÉBEC CITY, July 8, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec Port Authority (hereafter "QPA") is proud to announce that it has received the formal support of...


Jul 07, 2020, 18:35 ET Protocol for reforming child and family services for Indigenous communities: Another step towards First Nations self-determination

WENDAKE, QC, July 7, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - This morning, the Minister of Indigenous Services, Marc Miller, and Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the...


Jul 07, 2020, 17:08 ET Update on Mental Wellness Supports for those impacted by MMIWG and the Federal Indian Day Schools Settlement Agreement

OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada recognizes the lasting impact of colonial policies and...


Jul 07, 2020, 14:24 ET UPDATE - Update on COVID-19 in Indigenous communities

OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic both the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of...


Jul 07, 2020, 12:58 ET Update on COVID-19 in Indigenous communities

OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic both the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of...


Jul 07, 2020, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Government of Canada and the Assembly of First Nations will sign a Protocol on child and family services/

OTTAWA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, and the Honourable Marc...


Jul 06, 2020, 17:58 ET Media Advisory - The Government of Canada and the Assembly of First Nations will sign a Protocol on child and family services

OTTAWA, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, and the Honourable Marc...


Jul 06, 2020, 15:00 ET RBC Media Statement: Actions Against Systemic Racism

TORONTO, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - At RBC, we acknowledge wide-spread systemic racism has disproportionately disadvantaged Black, Indigenous and People of ...


Jul 06, 2020, 13:00 ET Government of Canada announces three new pilot hosts to develop and test a maritime information system

OTTAWA, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada values the traditional knowledge and expertise of Canada's Indigenous peoples and coastal...


Jul 04, 2020, 06:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Ringside legal clinic: Ali et les Prince.sse.s de la rue and Justice Pro Bono join forces/

MONTRÉAL, July 2, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Justice Pro Bono and Ali et les Prince.sse.s de la rue will be hosting a legal clinic to empower with...


Jul 03, 2020, 16:46 ET Statement by the management of Tandem Communication following the broadcast of the Canada Day in Montreal show

MONTREAL, July 3, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The management of Tandem Communication, which was responsible for the production, broadcast and editing of the...


Jul 03, 2020, 14:25 ET Canada and British Columbia invest in infrastructure in the Lower Mainland to create jobs and strengthen communities

DELTA, BC, July 3, 2020 /CNW/ - New investments in community infrastructure by the governments of Canada and British Columbia will benefit Lower...


Jul 03, 2020, 12:10 ET Canada and British Columbia invest in infrastructure in the Vancouver Island region to create jobs and strengthen communities

PORT ALBERNI, BC, July 3, 2020 /CNW/ - New investments in community infrastructure by the governments of Canada and British Columbia will benefit...


Jul 02, 2020, 17:03 ET Support for Canada's Forest Sector Economic Recovery

OTTAWA, ON, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's forest sector remains a vital source of jobs for Canadians, providing economic, social and environmental...