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JHR and the OFIFC launch a province-wide Indigenous media workshop series

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2015 – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) and the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) are partnering to run a series of workshops to bring Indigenous communities and journalists together. Friendship Centres throughout Ontario will host the workshops, which will provide Indigenous community members and journalists an opportunity to discuss challenges they […]

by NationTalk on February 26, 2015398 Views

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Canada Post proudly announces recipients of the 2014 Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards

Feb. 25, 2015 Ottawa (ON) – Today, Canada Post is proud to reveal the winners of the 2014 Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards. For a decade, the Awards have acknowledged the effort and commitment necessary to continue school following an absence from formal education. The 2014 Aboriginal Education Incentive Award recipients are: Treena Decker, Louise Knott, […]

by NationTalk on February 25, 2015410 Views

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Program of Legal Studies For Native Peoples Event

The Program of Legal Studies for Native Peoples presents; The Comedic Styling of Tenille Cambell, Dakota-Ray Hebert and Myles Morrison. This event takes place on Thursday February 26, 2015 at the Broadway Theatre. For more information call (306) 966-6200. MB3

by NationTalk on February 25, 2015292 Views

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University of Saskatchewan Faculty Recognized for Interprofessional eHealth Award

February 24, 2015 (Toronto) – Children living in northern Canada are receiving the preventative health, vision and dental interventions they need thanks to University of Saskatchewan faculty and their innovative program, Northern Caring for Kids Where They Live. The program, recently recognized with the inaugural 2015 Faculty Interprofessional eHealth Award, provides educational opportunities for health […]

by NationTalk on February 24, 2015585 Views

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TransCanada and the UA Canadian Piping Trades Join as Presenting Sponsors for 2015 Skills Canada National Competition

TransCanada joins returning Sponsor UA Canadian Piping Trades at Canada’s only national, multi-trade and technology event for young skilled trades and technology students and apprentices in Saskatoon, SK, on May 27-30, 2015. OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2015  – Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC), a not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies is proud to […]

by NationTalk on February 24, 2015299 Views

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4th Annual Our Dreams Matter Too Walk on June 11, 2015

On June 11, give First Nations children the same chance to grow up safely at home, get a good education, be healthy, and be proud of their cultures. Our Dreams Matter Too is a walk and letter writing event supporting culturally based equity for First Nations children. There were more than 31 Our Dreams Matter […]

by NationTalk on February 19, 2015340 Views

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SGI, SIIT and Partners Create new Auto Body Repair Program

February 18, 2015 SGI is funding the pilot for a new pre-employment auto body repair program at the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT).  The program aims to prepare students for employment opportunities and to increase the number of auto body repair technicians in Saskatchewan. SGI partnered with SIIT, the Saskatchewan Automobile Dealers Association (SADA) […]

by NationTalk on February 18, 2015489 Views

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Submissions For MusiCounts TD Community Music Program now Being Accepted

February 17, 2015 $220,000 IN GRANTS TO BE AWARDED Submissions are now being accepted for the 2015 MusiCounts TD Community Music Program. Launched three years ago as a partnership between MusiCounts and TD Bank Group, the initiative has provided funding to 31 organizations across Canada since inception, allowing access to musical instruments and equipment to […]

by NationTalk on February 18, 2015379 Views

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Aboriginal Apprenticeship “Right” for Saskatchewan

Feb 13, 2015 “The right program at the right time in the right place.” An Aboriginal apprenticeship project is “the right program at the right time in the right place,” says an independent review, released today, of the Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI) Aboriginal Apprenticeship Initiative. Under the Aboriginal apprenticeship project, entry-level Aboriginal workers are matched […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2015499 Views

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Harper Government Investment Supports Aboriginal Trades Apprenticeships

February 13, 2015 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Western Economic Diversification Canada Aboriginal people interested in careers in the trades in Saskatchewan will benefit from increased apprenticeship opportunities thanks to a $3.1 million investment announced today by Kelly Block, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 2015400 Views

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