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National Summit on Indigenous Mental Wellness on Septe 23

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Ottawa – A National Summit on Indigenous Mental Wellness will take place in Toronto on Friday, September 23 at  The Westin Toronto Airport Hotel 950 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario  M9W 5N4. This summit will bring together Indigenous partners and front-line community experts to share and learn from the best mental health and wellness practices across the country. This summit aims …

Sudbury University

Invests $24,900 to enhance Francophone program at Sudbury University 

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Funding to l’Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario will help evaluate demand and educational needs of Francophones and Francophiles in the Greater Sudbury and surrounding regions Sudbury – Canada’s Official Language Minority Communities (OLMCs) are an important part of our national identity. They contribute to our social, cultural and economic prosperity, making Canada stronger. In Northern Ontario, the Government of …

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Pelham residents to benefit from new zero-carbon library 

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Pelham – Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services and Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Chris Bittle, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for St Catharines, announced $5.4 million in federal funding for the construction of a …

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Revitalizing St-Charles Community Centre

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St-Charles – Canadian cities and towns flourish when they have public community spaces for social and physical activities and where the public has access to recreational programs and facilities. In Northern Ontario and across Canada, these amenities are important to the overall well-being of individuals, families and communities. Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary …

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Local businesses participate in Canada’s longest-running agri-food exhibition

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Support from the Government of Canada will help establish Northern Ontario Agri-Food Pavilion at the Royal  Agricultural Winter Fair Sturgeon Falls – The agri-food sector is integral to regional economies like those in Northern Ontario, and its continued growth is an important factor in building strong, local supply chains that sustain communities across Canada. A healthy agri-food sector requires durable …

Canadore College

Canada invests nearly $3m in Canadore College

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Federal funding helps Canadore College expand its programing to support students, businesses, municipalities and Indigenous communities, creating more than 95 jobs North Bay – A key part of Canada’s economic recovery is supporting businesses as they rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic. To do so, businesses and entrepreneurs need a strong foundation, built on innovation, inclusivity and clean growth to create …

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$560,000 for internship opportunities for N. Ontario’s youth

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FedNor funding supports youth retention, community strategic planning, business growth and tourism Thunder Bay – Providing opportunities for young graduates and connecting organizations and businesses with a skilled and enthusiastic workforce is precisely what the Government of Canada’s internship initiative is helping to accomplish in Northern Ontario. Since its inception more than three decades ago, FedNor’s youth internship initiative has …

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Wastewater operator training at Yukon University 

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Kwanlin – Water and wastewater operators play a critical role in ensuring drinking water safety by helping to prevent and reduce risks to water and wastewater systems. Access to ongoing training, mentoring and support is key to building First Nations’ capacity to manage water systems, and recruit and retain qualified water operators. Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and Yukon University today …

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

FedNor invests over $2.3m in medical technology & innovation 

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Federal funding to support technology development that will fuel job creation, and improve health outcomes for Canadians Thunder Bay – Growth in medical technology and innovation helps build and maintain strong regional economies while improving foundations of local health services. This support of the medical sector will help Canadians everywhere experience the high quality of living for which our nation …

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RISE Against Racism campaign to be launched later this year

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Akwesasne – Accessing quality health services can be a stressful experience. Anti-Indigenous racism in Canada’s health systems, such as discriminatory language in interactions with patients and negative stereotyping that influences care decisions, can have a negative impact on health outcomes. That is why the First Nations Health Managers Association, in partnership with the First Peoples Wellness Circle and the Thunderbird …