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Jul 12, 2019, 15:33 ET Obashkaandagaang and the Government of Canada partner to bring clean and safe drinking water to community residents

OBASHKAANDAGAANG FIRST NATION, TRADITIONAL ANISHINAABE TERRITORY, ON, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and First Nations are working in partnership to improve water infrastructure and...


Jul 09, 2019, 13:13 ET New photo app available for Secure Certificate of Indian Status applicants

Applying for a secure status card just got a bit easier with the launch of an app that allows applicants to take and submit photos with a smartphone. OTTAWA, July, 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Indigenous Services ...


Jul 09, 2019, 11:39 ET Cancelled - Media Advisory - The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, on behalf of Minister Seamus O'Regan, to visit Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, Ontario

This event has been cancelled SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER FIRST NATION, SOUTHERN ONTARIO TREATIES 1764-1862, ON, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable François-Philippe...


Jul 08, 2019, 15:45 ET Media Advisory - The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, on behalf of Minister Seamus O'Regan, to visit Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, Ontario

SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER FIRST NATION, SOUTHERN ONTARIO TREATIES 1764-1862, ON, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of...


Jul 06, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister O'Regan to attend Miawpukek First Nation Annual Powwow/

MIAWPUKEK FIRST NATION, ANCESTRAL LAND OF THE BEOTHUK, TRADITIONAL MI'KMAW TERRITORY, NL, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services...


Jul 05, 2019, 12:00 ET Media Advisory - Minister O'Regan to attend Miawpukek First Nation Annual Powwow

MIAWPUKEK FIRST NATION, ANCESTRAL LAND OF THE BEOTHUK, TRADITIONAL MI'KMAW TERRITORY, NL, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services...


Jul 03, 2019, 10:30 ET Monthly progress update through June 2019 on long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserves

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


Jun 25, 2019, 11:49 ET Onion Lake Cree Nation celebrates start of construction of a new high school with sod turning ceremony

ONION LAKE CREE NATION, TREATY 6 TERRITORY, SK, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - An essential component of a student's education is having a safe and healthy place in which to learn. The Government of Canada is ...


Jun 25, 2019, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister O'Regan to deliver keynote address at the inaugural National Indigenomics by Design - 100 Billion Dollar Indigenous Economy Conference/

RICHMOND, TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE MUSQUEAM INDIAN BAND, BC, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will speak at the...


Jun 24, 2019, 11:25 ET Media Advisory - Minister O'Regan to deliver keynote address at the inaugural National Indigenomics by Design - 100 Billion Dollar Indigenous Economy Conference

RICHMOND, TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE MUSQUEAM INDIAN BAND, BC, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will speak at the...


Jun 21, 2019, 16:00 ET An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families receives Royal Assent

Co-developed with Indigenous, provincial, and territorial partners, Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families will finally enshrine into law what...


Jun 21, 2019, 12:00 ET Attawapiskat celebrates groundbreaking for their new youth centre

ATTAWAPISKAT FIRST NATION, TREATY 9 TERRITORY, ON, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Investing in infrastructure is about investing in people and communities. It is about improving the quality of life in...


Jun 14, 2019, 11:42 ET Gas Tax Fund supports on-reserve infrastructure projects including pedway underpass in Kingsclear, New Brunwsick

KINGSCLEAR, WOLASTOQIYIK TERRITORY, NB, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is partnering with First Nations to build healthier communities by investing in on-reserve infrastructure to meet their growing...


Jun 14, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Seamus O'Regan to announce on-reserve infrastructure improvement projects made possible by the Gas Tax Fund/

KINGSCLEAR FIRST NATION, WOLASTOQIYIK TERRITORY, NB, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will visit Kingsclear First Nation to ...


Jun 13, 2019, 11:56 ET Media Advisory - Minister Seamus O'Regan to announce on-reserve infrastructure improvement projects made possible by the Gas Tax Fund

KINGSCLEAR FIRST NATION, WOLASTOQIYIK TERRITORY, NB, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, will visit Kingsclear First Nation to ...


Jun 10, 2019, 12:38 ET Canada Signs Historic Post-Secondary Education Agreement with Métis Nation

OTTAWA, UNCEDED ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, June 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O'Regan, and the President of the Métis National Council, Clément Chartier, signed a historic...


Jun 10, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister O'Regan to sign agreement on post-secondary education with Métis National Council/

OTTAWA, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services will join Clément Chartier, President of the Métis National Council on Monday to...


Jun 07, 2019, 15:21 ET Media Advisory - Minister O'Regan to sign agreement on post-secondary education with Métis National Council

OTTAWA, June 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services will join Clément Chartier, President of the Métis National Council on Monday to...


Jun 06, 2019, 15:59 ET Shoal Lake 40 nears completion of Freedom Road

SHOAL LAKE 40, TREATY 3 (1873), ON, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, Dennis Smook, MLA for La Verendrye on behalf of Manitoba Infrastructure ...


Jun 06, 2019, 13:30 ET Red Sucker Lake celebrates grand opening of modern nursing station

RED SUCKER LAKE FIRST NATION, TREATY 5 TERRITORY, MB, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Modern health facilities with updated equipment are essential for providing effective, sustainable and culturally...


Jun 06, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister O'Regan to participate in celebration marking the completion of Freedom Road with Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation/

SHOAL LAKE NO. 40 FIRST NATION, TREATY 3 (1873), ON, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services will join Chief Erwin Redsky and...


Jun 05, 2019, 15:43 ET Monthly progress update through May 2019 on long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserves

OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The federal government remains steadfast and on track in its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems...


Jun 05, 2019, 15:02 ET Media Advisory - Minister O'Regan to participate in celebration marking the completion of Freedom Road with Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation

SHOAL LAKE NO. 40 FIRST NATION, TREATY 3 (1873), ON, June 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services will join Chief Erwin Redsky and...


May 30, 2019, 13:34 ET Government of Canada supporting First Nations involvement in health system planning for Kenora region

KENORA, ON, May 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is honouring its commitment to support First Nation health transformation initiatives and to help improve health outcomes and access to...


May 29, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Canada and Grassy Narrows First Nation leadership to sign Memorandum of Agreement to outline the path forward for the community's long-term health needs/

GRASSY NARROWS FIRST NATION, ON, May 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, alongside Chief Rudy Turtle of Grassy Narrows First...