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Arctic Futures Symposium: Canada, Arctic Resource Development Tops Brussels Agenda

Brussels, October 7th, 2013: – European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Maria Damanaki, Vice-President of the European Parliament Isabelle Durant and Belgium’s deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign…

U of S research points to values and clear direction as essential for land-use plans with First Nations

October 8, 2013 SASKATOON – Governments struggling with land-use plans that balance the values of First Nations, industrial developers, and wilderness lovers, could learn from the cautionary example of the…

Premier Announces Changes to Cabinet

Executive Council October 9, 2013 The Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced a significant restructuring of her Cabinet today. The following Ministers have taken on new portfolios…

Pew Congratulates Appointees to Key Development Group in Northern Quebec

MONTREAL, Oct. 8, 2013 – On Sept. 19, 2013, the government of Quebec announced that it was reconvening the Partners Table, which brings together leaders from aboriginal communities, environmental organizations, industry, and regional representatives to…

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 250th anniversary of the recognition of the rights of Aboriginal peoples

7 October 2013 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement: “Two hundred and fifty years ago today, the rights of Aboriginal people in Canada were recognized in law…

Department of Human Resources launches new website

YELLOWKNIFE (October 4, 2013) – Minister of Human Resources Glen Abernethy announced the launch of a redesigned and improved website today. “We are proud of the human resources programs and services offered to…

National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples to talk about Microfinance Entrepreneurship at the 5th Annual Toronto International Microfinance Summit

I believe that a national micro-finance program, with the support of the private sector and all levels of government could be a game changer for many Aboriginal people living off-reserve,…

Premier Clark’s “The Price is Right” pipeline plan puts coast on the auction block

September 30, 2013 Deputy minister of environment says spills are “going to happen” VICTORIA— Premier Clark is putting B.C.’s north coast on the auction block with her “The Price is…

Grand Opening of New Health Centre for Kitsumkalum First Nation – Government of Canada Invests in First Nations Health

September 30, 2013 For immediate release TERRACE, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River on behalf of Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today officially opened the…

Enhancing Nunavut’s Municipal Infrastructure through Integrated Community Sustainability Planning

Iqaluit, Nunavut, September 11, 2013 – The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister of the Arctic Council, and the…

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