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Oath Of Canadian Citizenship Will Recognize Rights Of First Nations, Inuit And Métis Peoples

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 79 Ottawa – The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today introduced a Bill to amend the Citizenship Act to change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship. The bill responds to the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission by inserting text that refers to the rights of Indigenous Peoples. The proposed […]

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Canadian Flag Celebrated Its 55th Birthday

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 17 In 1964, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson formed a committee to resolve the ongoing issue of the lack of an official Canadian flag, sparking a serious debate about a flag change to replace the Union Flag. Out of three choices, the maple leaf design by George Stanley, based on the flag of the Royal Military College of Canada, was […]

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Trudeau Announces Bi-Partisan National Security And Intelligence Committee

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 37 Canadians count on our security and intelligence community to respond to evolving threats in a way that protects their safety and security and upholds their rights and freedoms. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced new members of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians – a multi-party committee first established […]

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House Of Commons Finance Committee No Women Members For NDP, Bloc And Conservatives

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 50 Ottawa- The House of Commons is getting down to work with the establishment of various standing committees. The first to be called back to work is the important Finance Committee which met on Wednesday. This committee is mandated to conduct a wide-ranging consultation on the priorities of Canadians for the yearly Canadian […]

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MP Pat Finnigan Takes Leadership Role To Address Meth Crisis.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 49 The Liberal Member of Parliament Pat Finnigan is raising eyebrows in Ottawa by increasing awareness about the terrible toll meth use is having in Miramichi. Recently a Community Advisory Committee has been formed and held their second meeting looking at how to address this growing problem. This is one of the most […]

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Canada Summer Jobs 2020: Employer Application Season Kicks Off

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 44 Investing in young people is key to ensuring Canada’s prosperity. Getting a good quality summer job is a great way to help young Canadians gain valuable skills and workplace experience toward starting a meaningful career – all while helping build our workforce. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development […]

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Indigenous Innovators Building The Foundation For Affordable Homes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 115 Parksville, Traditional Snuneymuxw First Nation Territory, British  The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated 24 Indigenous innovators on moving forward in developing their ideas under the Indigenous Homes Innovation Initiative. The 24 innovators come from all regions of Canada and their ideas cover a range of new ways to respond […]

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Canadian Government Increases Research Funds For Indigenous Peoples

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 496 Ottawa —The federal Liberal government has just announced additional funding to help strengthen Indigenous research and training. It has long been known by Researchers that too many researchers build careers without providing benefits to the people used in their studies. This new fund will allow Indigenous peoples to set their own research […]