Aboriginal Peoples

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  1. Nearly $40M for Quebec tourism recovery: Organization receives $809,600 from CED.
  2. The Canadian Coast Guard’s Inshore Rescue Boat station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut is now open for the season. The station is crewed by Indigenous members hired and trained by the Canadian Coast Guard under Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan.
  3. Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, and Grand Chief Ken Kyikavichik of Gwich’in Tribal Council announced $2.3 million in funding for the renovation of Gwich’in Wellness Camp, a culturally centred wellness camp in the Northwest Territories.
  4. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations; joined by Grand Chief Ken Kyikavichik, Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC); Kelly McLeod, Vice Chair of GTC; and Sharla Greenland, Chief Operating Officer for GTC, will announce a project under the Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program.
  5. The Government of Canada and Inuit leaders have been working closely together through the Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee (ICPC) to advance reconciliation, strengthen the Inuit-Crown partnership, and create a more prosperous Inuit Nunangat through meaningful collaboration.
  6. The Government of Canada recently made another important step forward in building towards a representative public service in Nunavut with the launch of the fourth cohort of the Inuit Learning and Development Program (ILDP).
  7. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and hiwus Warren Paullof shíshálh Nation, announced that Bill S-10, which modernizes Canada's recognition of shishalh Nation self-governance, received Royal Assent in Parliament on June 23, 2022.
  8. The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Reg Niganobe announced that Bill S-10 received Royal Assent in Parliament on June 23, 2022, which brings into effect the Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement.
  9. Five years ago this month, the Government of Canada and Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada signed a Partnership Agreement to address issues of common concern that directly affect the well-being and safety of Inuit women, children and gender-diverse people across Canada.
  10. Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, introduced Bill C-29, National Council for Reconciliation Act, in Parliament.
  11. In 2017, the Prime Minister announced that an Interim Board would be established to advise the Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations on options for creating the Council.
  12. Biigtigong Nishnaabeg is extremely pleased to celebrate the ground breaking of its new elementary school (kindergarten to grade 8) in the community in partnership with Indigenous Services Canada and the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC).
  13. Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced the Commission’s decision to renew, for a period of 10 years, the Class IB particle accelerator licence held by TRIUMF Accelerators Inc.
  14. The Government of Canada understands the need for safe and accessible harbours for hunters, harvesters, commercial fishers, and others in the Arctic. The federal government is committed to working with communities in Nunavut to deliver infrastructure that improves lives and helps to build stronger communities.
  15. Parks Canada, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, and Township of South Glengarry collaborate on future of ancestral island in the St. Lawrence River
  16. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), made the following statement about National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21:
  17. The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of investing in inclusive community sites that connect people across diverse backgrounds and support the lasting contributions these sites make to Canadian society and our nation’s economy.
  18. 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.
  19. A key to Canada's economic recovery is supporting local businesses as they rebuild from the impacts of the pandemic so they can better serve their communities and lead economic growth. Indigenous businesses, organizations and communities across the North and Arctic faced significant challenges during the pandemic and now play a vital role in economic recovery and in achieving long-term economic development goals across the territories.
  20. Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, announced a combined investment of over $550,000, delivered by CanNor, to support five projects that help Indigenous businesses across the Northwest Territories recover, diversify, innovate and grow.
  21. Parks Canada and the Arts and Heritage Foundation of St. Albert unveil a new Indigenous exhibit
  22. Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced that it will host Canada’s first Nuclear Energy Agency International Mentorship Workshop in May 2023. The event will be co-chaired by CNSC President Rumina Velshi and Curve Lake First Nation Chief Emily Whetung.
  23. Today, Stéphane Lauzon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Rural Economic Development, on behalf of the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, and Gilles Bélanger, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier of Quebec (high-speed Internet), announced that 1,171 households in the community of Chisasibi, Quebec, now have high-speed Internet access.
  24. Please be advised that Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, will make a virtual announcement supporting Indigenous businesses and organizations across the Northwest Territories.
  25. Fishing and sealing have been woven in Inuit tradition and culture for generations, and its industries are a cornerstone of Nunavut's economy, providing jobs for Inuit and spurring economic growth in communities.
  26. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and Minister responsible for CanNor, announced investments of more than $2.4 million, delivered by CanNor, to support three fisheries projects in Nunavut.
  27. Today, the Migisi Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centre (Migisi) is celebrating the grand opening of a newly renovated and expanded treatment facility.
  28. The David Dunlap Observatory helped position Canada at the forefront of space discovery.
  29. The participation of Indigenous Peoples in the green energy sector is a key component of Quebec's and Canada's energy transition.
  30. Government of Canada celebrates the national historic significance of the David Dunlap Observatory
  31. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, together with the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will make an announcement about supporting the future of the mineral and agriculture sectors, bringing strong economic benefits to Saskatchewan, and moving toward the net-zero emission economy of tomorrow.
  32. 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.
  33. Indigenous Services Canada and Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services are marking Environment Week by celebrating Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services assuming control of the delivery of Environmental Public Health Services in the communities it serves.
  34. Historic Places of Canada Act - Summary of Legislation
  35. The proposed legislation will expand representation for Indigenous peoples on the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and ensure transparent, sustainable, and inclusive direction for federally owned historic places.
  36. Minister Guilbeault will speak to new proposed legislation that gives Indigenous peoples a stronger voice and strengthens the protection and conservation of historic places in Canada
  37. Minister Guilbeault will speak to new proposed legislation that gives Indigenous peoples a stronger voice and strengthens the protection and conservation of historic places in Canada
  38. The Government of Canada Honours William H. Wilson and the late Paris K. Sahlen as Hometown Heroes
  39. Through their Emergency Medical Responder and Medical Transportation Initiative, Keewatin Tribal Council and Four Arrows Regional Health Authority are doing important work to increase the number of Indigenous Emergency Medical Responders in Manitoba.
  40. COVID-19 continues to impact communities across the country, and Indigenous Services Canada remains available to assist in prevention and response efforts.
  41. Government of Canada to make an important announcement on John Ware
  42. The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, and Brendan Hanley, Member of Parliament for the Yukon, announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $560,000 to support four Yukon tourism providers and to help the industry adapt and grow beyond the pandemic.
  43. Today, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, and Brendan Hanley, Member of Parliament for the Yukon, announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $560,000 to support four Yukon tourism providers as they continue to adapt and grow beyond the pandemic.
  44. Nunavut has much to offer visitors: breathtaking landscapes, wide-open spaces, diverse and inclusive experiences, and welcoming people.
  45. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, announced investments of $981,605 delivered by CanNor to support four tourism projects in communities across Nunavut.
  46. Today, on the first anniversary of the release of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People National Action Plan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations, attended a ceremony at the Canadian Museum of History with family members, survivors, members of the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community, Elders and Grandmothers.
  47. The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister for PrairiesCan and Minister for CanNor, announced that the Government of Canada, through CanNor, is investing nearly one million dollars to promote NWT tourism development through two projects.
  48. Government of Canada to make an important announcement on John Ware
  49. Parks Canada’s Hometown Heroes program honours Captain (N) (ret’d) William H. Wilson, OMM, CStJ, AEO, MSM, CD and the late Paris K. Sahlen, CD
  50. GoC and partners to hold press conference marking the first anniversary of the Federal Pathway and the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People National Action Plan