Canadian ministers show support on the 33rd anniversary of Women’s Memorial March

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Ottawa – Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations; Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and CanNor; Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, Minister responsible for FedNor; Marci Ien, Minister of Women and Gender Equality and Youth, issued the following statement: “Today, people in communities across the country will march in memory of those whose lives were …

Investing $5m to develop EV supply chain in N. Ontario

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FedNor’s investment will enable the construction of Electra Battery Materials Corporation’s cobalt refinery Cobalt – Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and to the Minister of Official Languages, and Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $5 …

Supporting tech, workforce in Northeastern Ontario

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FedNor funding will help businesses grow, create jobs and attract skilled workers North Bay – Anthony Rota, Member of Parliament for Nipissing–Timiskaming, has announced Government of Canada investments totaling $1,110,810 for two projects that will help businesses attract skilled workers and innovate and access new technologies to make them more productive and competitive. The announcement was made on behalf of …

Investing $1m to develop economy of Atikokan area

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FedNor funds will help the local community futures development corporation support new growth and stability and expansion of the current market Atikokan – Marcus Powlowski, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, today announced a FedNor investment of $1,000,000 in the Atikokan Economic Development Corporation (AEDC). The announcement was made on behalf of Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and …

Miawpukek First Nation improving water system 

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Newfoundland – Miawpukek First Nation is embarking on a significant water system upgrade to ensure sustained access to safe and clean drinking water in the community. The installation of booster pumps and upgrades to the water treatment plant will ensure ample water pressure across the entire community. Situated at the mouth of the Conne River on the south coast of …

$400,000 offered to Algoma-area Indigenous-owned business

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FedNor support will enable business growth and expanded operations Sault Ste. Marie – Terry Sheehan, MP for Sault Ste. Marie and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and Seniors, today announced $442,000 in FedNor funding for the Trucor Steel Structures Inc., an Indigenous-owned and led business. The announcement was made on behalf of Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services …

$1.6M offered to support economic development in LaCloche Manitoulin, Espanola 

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FedNor funding to assist more than 100 businesses and create or maintain over 325 jobs Mindemoya – Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, announced a Government of Canada investment of $1.6 million to support business and economic …

Investing $177,416 to boost agri production, establish food hub in Dryden

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FedNor funding helps producers innovate, grow and put more local food in the hands of consumers Dryden – Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for FedNor, today announced Government of Canada investments totalling $177,416 for two projects that will help Northwestern Ontario’s agri-food sector innovate, grow and create more jobs. As part of this investment, AgriTech North (ATN) is …

2023 National Summit on Indigenous Mental Wellness concludes in Ottawa

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Ottawa – Indigenous leaders concluded the 2023 National Summit on Indigenous Mental Wellness which heard directly from community leaders and service providers about new approaches to tackling longstanding challenges in mental health and wellness. Minister of Indigenous Services Patty Hajdu and Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health Ya’ara Saks attended the Summit, provided remarks and …

Federal Court approves settlement agreement to compensate 1st Nations children, families

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Ottawa – Federal Court of Canada approved the First Nations Child and Family Services, Jordan’s Principle, Trout and Kith Class Settlement Agreement, with reasons to follow. The agreement was reached between the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the Moushoom and Trout class actions plaintiffs and Canada, with the support of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society. This First …