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Bob McLeod: Truth and Reconciliation Commission Closure

Jun 1 2015 Mr. Speaker, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission will be holding its closing events from May 31 to June 3 in Ottawa. This is time to reflect and I would like to express my appreciation for the great work accomplished by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The work that the Truth and Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2015286 Views

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Robert C. McLeod: Firth Sisters Elected To Hall Of Fame

May 29 2015 Mr. Speaker, today I am very proud to rise and recognize that two of our very own have been elected to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. I am, of course, speaking about Sharon Firth and Shirley Firth-Larsson who will become the first Northwest Territories residents to be inducted into the Sports Hall […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2015182 Views

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Jackson Lafferty: GNWT Support for the Native Communications Society

May 29, 2015 Mr. Speaker, ensuring Aboriginal languages survive for future generations is a key priority for our government and the Members of this Legislative Assembly. One of the most effective ways to ensure the continued use of all of the NWT’s 11 official languages is simply using and hearing these languages as part of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 1, 2015173 Views

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Statement by AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Comments by Supreme Court Chief Justice that Canada Attempted to Commit “cultural genocide” Against Aboriginal Peoples

Statement by AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Comments by Supreme Court Chief Justice that Canada Attempted to Commit ” cultural genocide” Against Aboriginal Peoples May 29, 2015 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde made the following statement today regarding comments by Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin that Canada attempted to commit “cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2015216 Views

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Tribal Election Board Announces Official Candidates for 2015

May 28, 2015 Election to Take Place on Saturday, Ohiarì:ha/June 6, 2015 Pursuant to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Election and Referendum Ordinance (amended April 2, 2013) Section IX (H), the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Election Board is announcing the official list of candidates. The following is the official roster of candidates for the Tribal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 28, 2015185 Views

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Premier McLeod statement on the passing of George Braden

YELLOWKNIFE (May 27, 2015) – Premier Bob McLeod offered his condolences to Ms. Lise Beaudry-Braden and the family and friends of Mr. George Braden today on news of his passing. Mr. Braden was first elected to the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly as the Member for Yellowknife North in 1979. At the time of his election, […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2015201 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Host Press Conference on Reconciliation as the Way Forward

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Host Press Conference on Reconciliation as the Way Forward May 27, 2015 (Ottawa, ON):  During the closing events of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Ottawa next week, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will share his vision of reconciliation at a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015255 Views

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Summit on foreign qualification recognition held yesterday

May 27, 2015 WHITEHORSE—The Department of Education, with funding from Employment and Social Development Canada, hosted a public summit yesterday on foreign qualification recognition to generate action items and new ideas on the integration of foreign-trained workers in the north. Foreign qualification recognition is the process of verifying that the knowledge, skills, work experience and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015222 Views

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National Access Awareness Week, May 25 to 31, 2015 in Iqaluit, Nunavut

National Access Awareness Week, May 25 to 31, 2015 in Iqaluit, Nunavut May 26, 2015 (Iqaluit, Nunavut) The Nunavummi Disabilities Makinasuaqtiit Society is organizing various activities in Iqaluit this week to celebrate National Access Awareness Week. “On behalf of City Council I would like to express my support of National Access Awareness Week and encourage […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015203 Views

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Standing Committee to Hold Hearing on Nunavut Tourism

IQALUIT, Nunavut (May 19, 2015) – The Chief Executive Officer and the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Nunavut Tourism have been invited to appear before the Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Oversight of Government Operations and Public Accounts from 1:30pm-5:00pm on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, and 09:00am-12:00pm on Thursday, June 4, 2015. “The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2015597 Views

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