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May 23, 2019, 13:17 ET Canada and K'ómoks First Nation Settle Historic Claim

COURTENAY, BC, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Honouring Canada's lawful obligations to Indigenous people and working collaboratively to settle outstanding claims is key to advancing reconciliation with...


May 14, 2019, 11:07 ET Statement - Amendments Made to Indian Day School Proposed Settlement Agreement to Address Survivors' Concerns

OTTAWA, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, issued the following statement today: "The Government of Canada wants survivors to be able to move through...


May 10, 2019, 12:54 ET Government of Canada Supports Renewable Energy Alternatives in Indigenous and Northern Communities

OTTAWA, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is working with partners to reduce Northern communities' reliance on diesel for heating and electricity by increasing the use of local renewable...


May 09, 2019, 12:26 ET Canada and Elsipogtog First Nation advance reconciliation through a Memorandum of Understanding

ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION, NB, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and Elsipogtog First Nation are working together to advance reconciliation and renew their relationship based on recognition...


May 09, 2019, 11:37 ET Canada and the Poundmaker Cree Nation to mark exoneration of Chief Poundmaker at special community ceremony

POUNDMAKER CREE NATION, SK, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is renewing the relationship with Indigenous peoples, creating one based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation...


May 09, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Elsipogtog First Nation/

ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION, NB, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and...


May 08, 2019, 12:07 ET Media advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Elsipogtog First Nation

ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION, NB, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and...


May 06, 2019, 18:34 ET Historic Mount Nansen Mine sold

Purchaser will begin clean-up of contamination from past mining WHITEHORSE, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to working with territorial and Indigenous partners on solutions...


May 03, 2019, 10:42 ET Monthly progress update through April 2019 on long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserves

OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The federal government remains steadfast and on track in its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public...


Apr 29, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Government of Canada supports Economic Development in T'Sou-ke Nation, British Columbia/

T'SOU-KE NATION, BC, April 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to support community-driven economic development opportunities and growth in...


Apr 29, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Canada, British Columbia and First Nations Leadership Council sign Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding to improve emergency

VANCOUVER, COAST SALISH TERRITORY, BC, April 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Supporting First Nations communities in emergency situations is a priority for the Government of Canada. First Nations communities are...


Apr 27, 2019, 20:45 ET Government of Canada supports Economic Development in T'Sou-ke Nation, British Columbia

T'SOU-KE NATION, BC, April 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to support community-driven economic development opportunities and growth in...


Apr 27, 2019, 13:27 ET Canada, British Columbia and First Nations Leadership Council sign Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding to improve emergency management services

VANCOUVER, COAST SALISH TERRITORY, BC, April 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Supporting First Nations communities in emergency situations is a priority for the Government of Canada. First Nations communities are...


Apr 17, 2019, 12:37 ET Canada and Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee join efforts to support Cree Nation Housing Strategy

Amendment to the Cree Nation Governance Agreement VAL-D'OR, QC, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and the Cree Nation Government are working together to advance reconciliation and renew ...


Apr 17, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Cree Nation Government/

VAL-D'OR, QC, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Grand Chief...


Apr 16, 2019, 14:30 ET Budget 2019: Advancing Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

LA TUQUE, QC, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Since its first budget in 2016, the Government of Canada has taken significant action to improve the quality of life for Indigenous Peoples across Canada. Working ...


Apr 16, 2019, 10:48 ET Media Advisory - Important announcement with Canada and Cree Nation Government

VAL-D'OR, QC, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Grand Chief...


Apr 10, 2019, 12:41 ET Budget 2019: Advancing Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

VANCOUVER, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Since its first budget in 2016, the Government of Canada has taken significant action to improve the quality of life for Indigenous Peoples across Canada. Working in ...


Apr 10, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Special event to highlight Budget 2019 Indigenous-related investments/

VANCOUVER, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations will highlight how Budget 2019 is building on historic investments in areas of critical need...


Apr 09, 2019, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Special event to highlight Budget 2019 Indigenous-related investments

VANCOUVER, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations will highlight how Budget 2019 is building on historic investments in areas of critical need...


Apr 05, 2019, 16:30 ET Budget 2019: Advancing Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

WINNIPEG, MB, April 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Since its first budget in 2016, the Government of Canada has taken significant action to improve the quality of life for Indigenous Peoples across Canada. Working...


Apr 01, 2019, 12:57 ET Statement by the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc on the 20th anniversary of the creation of Nunavut

OTTAWA, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, Dominic LeBlanc, issued the following statement today: "Twenty years ago today, the territory...


Mar 29, 2019, 15:26 ET Budget 2019: Building a Clean Economy

PRINCE GEORGE, BC, March 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians' quality of life—and Canada's future growth—are deeply tied to the environment. Failing to invest in a cleaner, more sustainable future threatens...


Mar 28, 2019, 17:32 ET UPDATE - Media Advisory - Special event to highlight Budget 2019 investments in clean economic growth

Please note that the time of the event has changed PRINCE GEORGE, BC, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations will highlight how Budget 2019 is...


Mar 28, 2019, 16:17 ET Budget 2019: Building a Better Canada

PEACHLAND, BC, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Since 2015, hard-working Canadians have proven what has long been understood: a strong economy starts with a strong middle class. Nearly four years ago,...