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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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Hydro One announces appointment of Vice President of Investor Relations

TORONTO, April 3, 2018  – Hydro One Limited (Hydro One) is pleased to announce the appointment of Omar Javed as Vice President of Investor Relations, effective immediately. Mr. Javed has been with Hydro One since the Initial Public Offering, and was most recently Director, Investor Relations. He has tremendous experience ...

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Indigenous Policing Services: an essential service and not a program

WENDAKE, QC, March 26, 2018 – The Assembly of first Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes the third call for action issued on March 23rd by Commissioner Viens in the context of the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec (Viens Commission). This call for ...

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Anishinabek Nation signs gasoline and tobacco Agreement-in-Principle with Ontario

News Release: TORONTO, ON (March 8, 2018)—The Anishinabek Nation and the Ontario government signed a non-binding Agreement-in-Principle (AIP) that will establish a commitment to explore further discussions and frameworks in regards to gasoline and tobacco regulation and revenue-sharing. “In signing this Agreement-in-Principle, it simply means that we will continue to ...

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RavenQuest to Be a Primary Resource for Saskatchewan AFN on Cannabis, Medical marijuana and Hemp

 February 05, 2018 08:00 ET   Source: Press Release- RavenQuest Biomed Inc. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RavenQuest BioMed Inc. (the “Company” or “RavenQuest”) – (CSE:RQB) is proud to announce that it will be working with First Nation communities from across the Province of Saskatchewan, providing valuable information and strategic business approaches ...

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Rural and remote communities in coastal British Columbia will benefit from faster Internet

154 communities along the entire British Columbia Coast are to get access to new or faster Internet through a $45-million investment VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2018 -Through a combined investment of $45.4 million, the Government of Canada in partnership with the Government of British Columbia is bringing new or improved high-speed Internet to 154 rural and remote communities, enabling residents to ...

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Mi’kmaq grandmother and lawyer N.L.’s latest Queen’s Counsel appointments announced

Judy White Judy White is a Mi’kmaq grandmother and member of the Flat Bay Band. She currently resides in Conne River, Newfoundland and Labrador. Ms. White completed a Bachelor of Laws degree from Dalhousie Law School with particular emphasis upon Aboriginal Law. She also completed the Intensive Program of Lands, ...

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First Nations file civil claims in attempt to stop Site C construction – Alaska Highway News

January 16, 2018 BRITISH COLUMBIA-Two Treaty 8 First Nations have launched legal action in a bid to stop construction of the Site C dam. The West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations filed two separate civil claims in B.C. Supreme Court Monday, naming the province, BC Hydro, and Canada’s attorney ...

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