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ITAC: Saskatchewan Regional Forums

June 29, 2018 ITAC hosted a series of seven regional forums throughout Saskatchewan over the past month, hearing from Indigenous business owners, communities and partners around the province on the priorities and challenges for Indigenous tourism development in Saskatchewan. Sessions were held as follows: Meadow Lake, May 15 Green Lake, May 24 Yorkton, June 5 […]

by pmnationtalk on July 3, 201813 Views

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UNESCO declares Pimachiowin Aki Canada’s first “mixed” cultural and natural WHS

  UNESCO declares Pimachiowin Aki Canada’s first “mixed” cultural and natural WHS Unique First Nation/provincial government partnership wins new global status for “The Land That Gives Life” Manama, Bahrain: JULY 1, 2018:  The UNESCO World Heritage Committee today inscribed the Pimachiowin Aki boreal forest spanning the Manitoba–Ontario boundary as a World Heritage Site, recognizing the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 1, 201837 Views

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SAWCC Calls on SK Government to Meet Indigenous Leaders Following Closure of Camp

SAWCC Calls On SK Government to Meet Indigenous Leaders Following Closure of Camp June 28, 2018 – (Saskatoon, SK) Saskatchewan Aboriginal Women’s Circle Corporation’s (SAWCC) is calling on the Saskatchewan Government to meet with Indigenous leaders following the closure of the Justice for our Stolen Children camp in Regina. On June 21, National Indigenous Peoples […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 201831 Views

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Launch of Saskatoon Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment

From: Correctional Service Canada News release June 28, 2018 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Correctional Service Canada Today, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), in collaboration with its partners, celebrated the launch of its vocational training and employment services centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This launch will enhance employment and employability interventions for Indigenous offenders to ensure […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201868 Views

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SK Government: Residents encouraged to get Tested for HIV

June 27, 2018 Second Annual HIV Testing Day Recognized in Saskatchewan Free HIV testing will be offered at public events across Saskatchewan today,  in an effort to raise awareness of the importance of testing and reducing HIV stigma. “Getting tested for HIV is important so people can receive timely diagnosis, treatment and support, or confirm […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201828 Views

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Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth Calls Indigenous Youth Incarceration Rates a Crisis

SASKATOON– The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth, Corey O’Soup, urges the government to address the over representation of Indigenous youth in custody. A recent Statistics Canada report highlighted the staggering findings regarding the overrepresentation of Indigenous youth in the justice system, and particularly those statistics reflecting the high rates of Indigenous youth in custody. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201832 Views

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Progress Update – Action Plan: Building a healthier future for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

June 27, 2018 Since the last public update in June 2017 of the CIHR Action Plan to strengthen Indigenous health research (IHR) in Canada, CIHR has made tangible progress towards its commitments to build a healthier future for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. CIHR has focused on strategic leadership, peer review, capacity building, and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201820 Views

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Federal and Provincial Governments Support Emergency Shelter Initiatives in Saskatchewan

June 26, 2018 The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan are working in partnership to improve housing options for victims of domestic violence.  With a combined investment of more than $4.2 million through the Shelter Enhancement Program (SEP), funding will support 14 projects in nine Saskatchewan communities: $1.8 million for Piwapan Women’s Centre […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201815 Views

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Media advisory: Launch of Saskatoon Community Industry in support of Indigenous offender employment

From: Correctional Service Canada Members of the media are invited to the official opening of the Correctional Service of Canada’s Saskatoon Community Industry hosted by CORCAN and the Citizen Advisory Committees (Prairies). Date June 28, 2018 Time 9:30 a.m. Welcoming remarks 10:30 a.m. Visits of interactive stations 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Tours of the facility […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201822 Views

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Royal Saskatchewan Museum Celebrates 25th Anniversary of First Nations Gallery

June 26, 2018 Today, the Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM) is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of its First Nations Gallery which opened on June 26, 1993. A groundbreaking achievement at the time, it launched a new era of showcasing Indigenous culture in the museum. Celebrations run from 1 to 4 p.m. and feature world renowned hoop […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201818 Views

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