Lii Buflo A Metis Way of Life travelling exhibit

Lii Buflo: A Métis Way of Life travelling exhibit 

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Parks Canada, the Arts and Heritage Foundation of St. Albert and Métis advisors launch exhibit to share history of the Métis people and their connection to bison. St. Albert – The historic conservation success story of Elk Island National Park is becoming a story of reconciliation — a story about restoring the relationships between Indigenous peoples and bison through translocations …

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$3m to support intl entrepreneur start-ups 

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FedDev Ontario investment to help bring 100 global start-ups to Canada and create 180 jobs Toronto – The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the development and growth of international entrepreneurs in Canada and recognizes the important contributions new innovators in the technology sector bring to our economy. Today, at the LatAm Startups Conference, on behalf of Helena Jaczek, Minister …

Canadas Critical Minerals Strategy

Canada’s Critical Minerals Strategy

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Toronto – Critical minerals are essential to powering the green, digital economy of tomorrow. Increasing demand and constrained supply of these all-important minerals are presenting Canada with a generational economic opportunity, and the Government of Canada is committed to seizing that opportunity while delivering on its ambitious climate and nature goals. Building on the government’s nearly $3.8-billion commitment on critical …

new Canada California Climate Action

New Canada-California Climate Action

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Los Angeles – The world’s leading climate scientists have made it clear – our window to avoid the worst impacts of climate change is narrowing faster than expected, and success requires unprecedented collective effort and transformational change. In direct response to this crisis, California and Canada today launched a Climate Action and Nature Protection Partnership. Guided by shared values and …

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CRTC on telecommunications services in Far North

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CRTC launches next phase of public consultation about telecommunications services in the Far North Ottawa – The CRTC is now inviting comments on what actions it should take to improve telecommunications services in the Far North. This area includes the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon, communities in northern British Columbia, and Fort Fitzgerald, Alberta. During the first phase of the …

World Oceans Day

Oceans are part of who we are: Trudeau on World Oceans Day

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on World Oceans Day: “Today, we join people around the world in celebrating World Oceans Day. With the longest coastline in the world, our oceans are part of who we are as Canadians from coast to coast to coast. They support our workers, our communities, and our local economies. …

Safe Boating Awareness Week

Safe Boating Awareness Week

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Ottawa  – As more Canadian boaters are out on our waters, increased traffic is leading to more boating-related incidents. In 80% of fatalities, a lifejacket or personal flotation device (PFD) was not worn. This is a simple step that, in many cases, can be the difference between life and death. The Government of Canada is committed to raising awareness about …

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Joining Digital Economy Partnership Agreement

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Ottawa – Canada is committed to strengthening opportunities for international engagement on digital trade, as well as collaboration on advanced technologies issues. Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, announced that Canada has submitted a formal request to launch negotiations for Canada’s accession to the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA). A novel trade policy …

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NDP launches platform for Northern Ontario

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SUDBURY — Andrea Horwath and the NDP are releasing a Northern platform — a plan to make life easier, healthier and more affordable for Northerners. “I want people to get the health care they need without long waits or long drives. And folks need lower costs and more good-paying jobs, so the next generation can stay and raise their own family in …


Trudeau on apology from His Holiness Pope Francis 

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If you need someone to talk to, please reach out to the National Indian Residential School Crisis Line, which is available 24 hours a day at 1-866-925-4419. Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on the apology from His Holiness Pope Francis for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in the residential school system in Canada: “I acknowledge …