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06:00 ET Chiefs Reject Canada's Child Welfare Law: Bill C-92 Fails to Address First Nations Jurisdiction

Treaty No. 6 Territory, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - First Nations across Canada have reviewed Bill C-92 and have serious concerns as it is a direct threat ...


Mar 18, 2019, 23:21 ET Chiefs Will Not Endorse Legislation of Our Sacred Languages

Okimaw Lewis said, "We are the rights holders who are not giving our consent to Bill C-91." Treaty No. 6 Territory, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Our...


Mar 18, 2019, 13:29 ET Partners Move Forward on Child and Family Wellbeing in Yukon

Terms of Reference signed for collaborative work by Canada, Yukon and Yukon First Nations as part of reform of Indigenous child and family services...


Mar 18, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg/

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


Mar 16, 2019, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Gary Anandasangaree to Tour British Columbia/

Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism (Multiculturalism), will tour British Columbia ...


Mar 15, 2019, 17:30 ET Settlement Agreement reached for former students of Indian Day Schools

OTTAWA, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is continuing the work of righting past wrongs, especially those involving Indigenous...


Mar 15, 2019, 13:48 ET Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg

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


Mar 15, 2019, 11:00 ET Granules LG optimizes production to continue expansion

The Government of Canada awards $400,000 in funding to Saint-Félicien company SAINT-FÉLICIEN, QC, March 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Economic...


Mar 15, 2019, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Gary Anandasangaree to Tour British Columbia/

Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism (Multiculturalism), will tour British Columbia ...


Mar 14, 2019, 19:16 ET Statement - Minister of Indigenous Services and Cat Lake First Nation sign final Memorandum of Agreement to address housing and health challenges

THUNDER BAY, ON, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, issued the following statement...


Mar 14, 2019, 15:24 ET Government of Canada announces funding for Okanagan Indian Band crime prevention project

OKANAGAN INDIAN BAND, VERNON, BC, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to advancing evidence-based crime prevention programs...


Mar 14, 2019, 13:00 ET Opportunity for Canadians to help shape the way history is shared at Parks Canada places

Public input will help ensure broader, more inclusive stories at Canada's heritage places OTTAWA, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Parks Canada places belong...


Mar 14, 2019, 10:00 ET New Report Shows Urgent Need for Additional Government Support to Enhance Competitiveness of Canada's Mining Industry

OTTAWA, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report, a document focused on...


Mar 14, 2019, 08:00 ET Marten Falls First Nation and Aecon announce strategic partnership to explore renewable energy solution

THUNDER BAY, ON, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Marten Falls First Nation and Aecon Group Inc. (TSX:ARE) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum...


Mar 14, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey/

DARTMOUTH, NS, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett,...


Mar 13, 2019, 16:00 ET Indigenous tourism: the Micmacs of Gesgapegiag Band leverages the community's tourism products to diversify and develop its economy

The Government of Canada awards almost $115,000 in funding to the Gaspésie region organization GESGAPEGIAG, QC, March 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada...


Mar 13, 2019, 12:10 ET Indigenous Day School Group asks Federal Government for Details on Settlement Process and Recognition of Right to Legal Counsel

WINNIPEG, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - "The Government of Canada announced a range for the settlement for Indigenous Day School survivors on March 12, 2019....


Mar 13, 2019, 11:32 ET Invitation to media - Press conference regarding Government of Canada support for an Indigenous organization in Gaspésie

GESGAPEGIAG, QC, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon–La...


Mar 13, 2019, 10:00 ET Government of Canada announces funding to help Indigenous apprentices in New Brunswick complete their training

SAINT JOHN, NB, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - As the economy grows, so do opportunities for employment. Giving every Canadian a real and fair chance at...


Mar 13, 2019, 09:41 ET Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey

DARTMOUTH, NS, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett,...


Mar 12, 2019, 17:27 ET Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine - AFN Says Coordinated Action Required to Implement Manitoba Child Advocate Report's Recommendations

OTTAWA, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the report released today by the Manitoba...


Mar 12, 2019, 16:00 ET CUPE Ontario Calls on MPPs of all Parties to Pass Bill 76

TORONTO, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - CUPE Ontario and the CUPE Ontario Aboriginal Council call on MPPs to pass Bill 76, which would ensure that Ontario's...


Mar 12, 2019, 15:00 ET Proposed Settlement Reached for Survivors of Federal Indian Day Schools

OTTAWA, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - In the coming months, the Federal Court will be asked to approve the proposed settlement for a nation-wide class...


Mar 12, 2019, 07:00 ET NACCA's Indigenous Business Awards of Excellence showcase Aboriginal Financial Institutions' impact on communities

OTTAWA, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - At the inaugural Indigenous Economic Prosperity Forum, six companies were honoured with the National Aboriginal...


Mar 12, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Important announcement with Canada and former students of Indian Day Schools/

OTTAWA, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of...