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January 2019 progress update on long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

PRESS RELEASE-OTTAWA and TRADITIONAL ALGONQUIN TERRITORY, ON, Feb. 4, 2019  – The federal government remains steadfast and on track in its commitment to end all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve by March 2021. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, provided the department’s monthly progress ...

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Government of Canada introduces historic legislation on Indigenous languages

Legislation’s goal is to ensure the reclamation, revitalization, strengthening and maintenance of Indigenous Languages. OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2019 – Today, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, introduced Bill C-91, the Indigenous Languages Act, to reclaim, revitalize, strengthen and maintain Indigenous languages in Canada. The bill has been developed to support the meaningful implementation of Calls to Action ...

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Métis Nation Supports Indigenous Languages Act

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2019  – The Métis Nation welcomes the legislation introduced today in the House of Commons and the effect it will have on the protection and promotion of the Michif language, the national language of the Métis people and Nation. “The bill marks a giant first step in Canada’s ...

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AFN welcomes Tabling of Indigenous Languages Legislation

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Tabling of Federal Legislation to Revitalize Indigenous Languages, Says the Bill Deserves Support from All Canadians and Parliamentarians OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomed the tabling in Parliament of the federal Indigenous Languages Act, ...

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Changes to legislation ensure First Nations have greater access to lands and opportunities for economic development

PRESS RELEASE- OTTAWA, Dec. 14, 2018- The approval of Bill C-86 brings important changes to the First Nations Land Management Act, which follows the changes made to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management, and the Additions to Reserve/Reserve Creation process. First Nation Land Management In 1996, Canada and 14 First ...

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Goldcorp Signs Agreement with Three Ontario First Nations

JUN 06, 2018 Significant Milestone in Development of Borden Gold, Canada’s First All-Electric Underground Mine   VANCOUVER, June 6, 2018 – GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G) (NYSE: GG) (“Goldcorp” or “the Company”) and three First Nation communities including Brunswick House First Nation (BHFN), Chapleau Cree First Nation (CCFN), and Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation (COFN) are ...

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National Indigenous Fisheries Institute: Improve Federal fisheries and Oceans programs

Ignite a Culture Change as a Mission of Government – Recommendations to Improve Federal Fisheries and Oceans Programs released today by the National Indigenous Fisheries Institute   SYDNEY, NS, May 22, 2018 – The first report on the review of Indigenous fisheries programs calls on Fisheries and Oceans Canada to take ...

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BMO Financial Group to donate $1 million to Youth Fusion for Indigenous communities

MONTREAL, May 22, 2018 – BMO Financial Group is pleased to announce a donation of one million dollars to Youth Fusion for aboriginal programming. This substantial donation is intended to maintain and enhance existing Youth Fusion projects in aboriginal communities in Quebec and to promote the expansion of these programs throughout Quebec and the rest of Canada. Currently, Youth ...

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