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Jul 31, 2015, 19:32 ET Signing of the Northwest Territory Métis Nation Land and Resources Agreement-in-Principle

Working together to advance reconciliation and strengthen relationships OTTAWA, July 31, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Garry...


Jul 31, 2015, 16:23 ET Harper Government supports economic development at Tsawwassen First Nation

Development of Tsawwassen First Nation's Industrial Park could generate 1,300 jobs and spin-off businesses TSAWWASSEN, BC, July 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C.,...


Jul 31, 2015, 14:55 ET The Government of Canada and the Federation of Newfoundland Indians Announce Appointment of Geoffrey Brown as Chief Appeal Master to the Qalipu Enrolment Process

OTTAWA, July 31, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and Brendan Sheppard, President of the Federation of Newfoundland Indians...


Jul 30, 2015, 12:00 ET Harper Government Helps to Provide Aboriginal Students at the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies with Tailored Post-Secondary Skills and Training

Canada's Post-Secondary Partnerships Program links education programs to local labour market needs SASKATOON, July 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Brad Trost, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon-Humboldt, on behalf...


Jul 28, 2015, 13:00 ET Government of Canada Invests in Upgraded Water System for Cowichan Tribes

Improved infrastructure to benefit 23 homes for the BC First Nation COWICHAN TRIBES, BC, July 28, 2015 The Honourable John Duncan, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, was on hand today...


Jul 27, 2015, 16:00 ET Media advisory - Minister Duncan to participate in an important event

OTTAWA, July 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal...


Jul 27, 2015, 15:52 ET Point-of-Sale System to Be Made Mandatory for Nutrition North Retailers

OTTAWA, July 27, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced that the implementation of a point-of-sale system will be made...


Jul 23, 2015, 15:00 ET Wuikinuxv Nation, Canada and British Columbia Sign Agreement-in-Principle towards Final Treaty

RIVERS INLET, BC, July 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada, Wuikinuxv Nation and the Government of B.C. have reached a major milestone in the B.C. treaty process with the signing of an...


Jul 23, 2015, 09:15 ET Harper Government Helps to provide Aboriginal Students at Six Nations Polytechnic with Tailored Post-Secondary Skills and Training

Canada's Post-Secondary Partnerships Program links education program to local labour market needs SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER, ON, July 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Phil McColeman, Member of Parliament for...


Jul 23, 2015, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Mark Strahl to participate in treaty milestone with Wuikinuxv Nation and the Province of British Columbia/

OTTAWA, July 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will be joined by the Honorable John Rustad,...


Jul 22, 2015, 16:35 ET Media advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Mark Strahl to participate in treaty milestone with Wuikinuxv Nation and the Province of British Columbia

OTTAWA, July 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will be joined by the Honorable John Rustad,...


Jul 22, 2015, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Harper Government supports measures that will help create jobs and opportunities for Aboriginal people

OTTAWA, July 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Member of Parliament, Phil McColeman, Member of Parliament for Brant, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs ...


Jul 21, 2015, 20:15 ET Signing of the Inuvialuit Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle

More decision-making powers for Inuvialuit communities OTTAWA, July 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Inuvialuit have reached an important step with the signing of the Inuvialuit Self-Government...


Jul 21, 2015, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Inuvialuit Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle to be signed in Inuvik/

YELLOWKNIFE, July 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Ms. Nellie Cournoyea, Chair and...


Jul 17, 2015, 16:00 ET Media Advisory - Inuvialuit Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle to be signed in Inuvik

YELLOWKNIFE, July 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Ms. Nellie Cournoyea, Chair and...


Jul 17, 2015, 11:34 ET Harper Government Helps to Provide Aboriginal Students at Nunavut Arctic College with Tailored Post-Secondary Skills and Training

Canada's Post-Secondary Partnerships Program links education programs to local labour market needs IQALUIT, July 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister...


Jul 16, 2015, 10:00 ET Harper Government Supports Wind Farm Project at Henvey Inlet First Nation

HENVEY INLET, ON, July 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Parry Sound – Muskoka, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt,...


Jul 10, 2015, 19:17 ET Harper Government celebrates coming into force of rules governing land use planning and resource development in Nunavut

Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act (NuPPAA) Now In Force OTTAWA, July 10, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, on behalf of the Honourable...


Jul 09, 2015, 15:58 ET Harper Government helps to provide Aboriginal students at First Nations Technical Institute with tailored post-secondary skills and training

Canada's Post-Secondary Partnerships Program links education program to local labour market needs OTTAWA, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Member of Parliament Daryl Kramp (Prince Edward-Hastings), on behalf of...


Jul 09, 2015, 15:46 ET Harper Government helps to provide Aboriginal students at Lethbridge College with tailored post-secondary skills and training

Canada's Post-Secondary Partnerships Program links education program to local labour market needs LETHBRIDGE, AB, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Member of Parliament Jim Hillyer (Lethbridge), on behalf of The...


Jul 09, 2015, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Harper Government supports measures that will help create jobs and opportunities for Aboriginal people/

OTTAWA, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Jim Hillyer, Member of Parliament for Lethbridge, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern...


Jul 08, 2015, 13:55 ET Media Advisory - Harper Government supports measures that will help create jobs and opportunities for Aboriginal people

OTTAWA, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Jim Hillyer, Member of Parliament for Lethbridge, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern...


Jun 30, 2015, 13:00 ET Harper Government celebrates Penticton Indian Band joining First Nations Land Management Regime

Penticton Indian Band begins process to take control over its lands PENTICTON, BC, June 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard...


Jun 30, 2015, 12:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Harper Government to highlight new opportunities for Penticton Indian Band/

OTTAWA, June 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern ...


Jun 29, 2015, 22:14 ET Media advisory - Harper Government to highlight new opportunities for Penticton Indian Band

OTTAWA, June 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern ...