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Statement: Canada advocates for the inclusion of human rights language in the Paris Agreement

Ottawa, Ontario – December 5, 2015 – On behalf of the Government of Canada, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, reiterated today Canada’s strong belief that the Climate Change Agreement currently being negotiated in Paris should include specific language on the importance of respecting human rights, including the rights of First […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 2015333 Views

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Vancouver Native Housing Society receives the ATAC National Aboriginal Cultural Tourism Award

December 3, 2015 Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – Aboriginal Tourism BC congratulates the Vancouver Native Housing Society (VNHS), owner and operator of Skwachàys Lodge and the Urban Aboriginal Fair Trade Gallery, for receiving the Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) National Aboriginal Cultural Tourism Award at the Canadian Tourism Awards in Ottawa, ON. The […]

by pmnationtalk on December 4, 2015436 Views

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SLCC awarded 2015 ATBC Cultural Centre and Attraction of the Year Award

November 30, 2015 Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre awarded 2015 ATBC Cultural Centre and Attraction of the Year Award Prestigious award goes to the SLCC for the third time in four years Whistler, B.C. – The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) located in Whistler, BC has been recognized by the Aboriginal Tourism Association of B.C. with […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2015336 Views

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Aboriginal Tourism Celebrated During Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC’s Annual Stakeholder Forum

November 27, 2015 Coast Salish Territories (Vancouver, BC) – The Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia (AtBC) held its annual Stakeholders Forum this week at the Musqueam Cultural Centre, board elections and celebrating the best in Aboriginal tourism and partners at its awards gala. Joining the more than 75 Aboriginal tourism stakeholders were vital partners […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2015369 Views

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Telefilm Canada to fund the production of 12 English-language feature films for a total of more than $8 million

Actor Jay Baruchel directs his debut feature with the sequel to the hit hockey comedy Goon. Projects featuring Canadian stars such as Donald Sutherland, Tatiana Maslany, Adam Beach and Jessica Paré. Montreal, November 26, 2015 — Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce its support for 12 English-language films with a total investment of more than $8 […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 2015355 Views

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Michael Phillipps’ Original Records Donated to the Ktunaxa Nation Council Archives

Cranbrook/ʔa·kiskaqǂiʔit – Archivists live for finding the “ultimate” original record, whether it comes in the form of a letter, photograph, sound recording or as moving images. Rarely will 100 year old records come through the door of archives in our province, but when it happens, it is something to celebrate. And what better time to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 2015386 Views

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New Ktunaxa Language Apps Aim To Help Revitalize Ktunaxa Language

Cranbrook/ʔa·kiskaqǂiʔit – The Ktunaxa Nation is celebrating the release of a number of Ktunaxa language mobile apps aimed at building Ktunaxa language usage and proficiency in children and adults. “The Ktunaxa Nation is one of the Indigenous speech communities leading the way in developing new resources for language learning in today’s world,” said app developer […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 2015405 Views

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CRD Seeking Applicants for Arts Advisory Council

Nov 20, 2015 Victoria, BC– The Capital Regional District (CRD) is seeking individuals to serve on the Arts Advisory Council (AAC). The AAC adjudicates funding programs and provides advice to the CRD on issues relating to the arts in the capital region. Application deadline is Friday, January 29, 2016 at 4:30pm. Please provide a letter […]

by pmnationtalk on November 23, 2015260 Views

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In Commemoration of Louis Riel 1844-1885 : Louis Riel Day Events November 16, 2014

MANITOBA Winnipeg The Manitoba Metis Federation will be holding its annual commemoration ceremony for Louis Riel being held November 16, 2015. 11:30 am Gravesite Ceremony – mass service at the St. Boniface Basilica Address: 190 Ave de la Cathedrale ALBERTA Read More: http://www.metisnation.ca/index.php/news/louis-riel-day-3 NT3

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2015326 Views

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Statement by Minister Carolyn Bennett to commemorate Louis Riel Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (November 16, 2015) – The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, issued the following statement today to commemorate Louis Riel Day: “November 16, 2015, marks the 130th anniversary of the execution of Louis Riel for leading the North-West Resistance in defense of Métis rights. Louis Riel fought for basic human […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2015314 Views

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