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Re-appointment of Ivan Zinger as Correctional Investigator 

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Ottawa – Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, issued the following statement: “I am pleased to announce the re-appointment of Dr Ivan Zinger as Correctional Investigator of Canada. Having served as Correctional Investigator for the past six years and having previously served as Executive Director and General Counsel in the Office of the Correctional Investigator, Dr Zinger brings a wealth …

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Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax to receive $28.8M

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Halifax – Indigenous Peoples living in, or moving to urban centres are one of the fastest growing populations in Canada. To meet their needs, Indigenous service organizations like Friendship Centres play a crucial role in ensuring First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples have safe and accessible spaces and to high-quality culturally-relevant services. The Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre (MNFC) has been …

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Canada’s preparedness against cyberattacks

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Ottawa – From electronic espionage to ransomware, the threats to Canadians from malicious cyber activity – including cyberattacks – are greater than ever. In the future this will also include the quantum threat, whereby quantum computers will be able to easily hack through much of the existing encryption that we rely on today. Given the significant risk that it poses, …

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Funding construction of new nature centre in Bradford West Gwillimbury

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Bradford West Gwillimbury – Tony Van Bynen, Member of Parliament for Newmarket—Aurora, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, announced over $4.1 million in federal funding for the construction of a new nature centre in the Scanlon Creek Conservation Area. With a net-zero carbon and universally accessible design, the new Scanlon Creek Nature Centre will …

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Balmoral launches pro-bono campaign in support of Indigenous Spirit Fund

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President, Sharifa Khan says this work honours the historic, symbiotic relationship of Chinese and Indigenous communities, and gives back to the Native Child and Family Services of Toronto Toronto – Sharifa Khan, founder and president of Balmoral Multicultural Marketing, Canada’s largest and longest-running ethnic marketing agency launched a pro-bono campaign with her team today to support the Native Child and …

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Indigenous peoples in criminal justice system in BC

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Williams Lake – Advancing reconciliation requires dealing with both systemic racism and the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in the criminal justice system. Supporting culturally appropriate, Indigenous-led and community-based justice services is key to making systemic change Canadians know is necessary. Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Taleed Noormohamed, Member of Parliament for Vancouver …

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Ontario Building a Stronger, More Resilient Hospice Niagara

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NIAGARA — As part of its plan to stay open, the Ontario government is investing $4 million to expand Hospice Niagara by adding two new Hospice Palliative Care Centres of Excellence in Welland and Fort Erie. This investment will support the planning and construction of the two centres that will add 20 new hospice beds for all of Niagara. This will …

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Quebec Student Wins National Video Contest

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Hamilton, ON – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) announced the winners of the 2022 National Focus on Safety Youth Video Contest. First place: “L’employé modèle”  Producers: Thomas Laflamme-Gamache, Étienne Petit, Ezekiel Smith, Roger Gamache Drummondville, Quebec Video: https://bit.ly/3LAUwaI Second place: “Identifying Hazards”  Producer: Kiera Sharpley Charlottetown Rural High School, Prince Edward Island Video: https://bit.ly/39psXmh Third place: “Are You Okay?”  Producer: Eric Shuai …