Community News

Invite to join a global movement by taking action to reduce poverty in Canada and globally

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Brian Beaton
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From a mailing list ... 

Exploring Canadian Public Interest in Internet Policy and Decision Making online survey

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Brian Beaton
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From the International Institute for Sustainable Development site

People struggling with diabetes in remote First Nations as corporate interests prosper

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Brian Beaton
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From Canwest News Service 

Sandy Lake First Nation -- epicentre of diabetes epidemic

By Margaret Munro, Canwest News Service

"Witnessing the Future" ceremony webcast for residential school survivors with Governor General

Submitter Name: 
Brian Beaton
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From the Truth and Reconiliation Commission web site

The Chairperson for the Indian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), the Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair, together with Commissioners Marie Wilson and Chief Wilton Littlechild, will join Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, for a "Witnessing the Future" ceremony on:

Social innovation is falling behind in Canada as corporate and institutional needs gain support

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Brian Beaton
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Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) press release 

Aboriginal Management Council at Lakehead University needs members-at-large rep

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Brian Beaton
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Lakehead University

Aboriginal Management Council
Call for Board Representative
Member-at-Large

Vital Signs report highlights employment and education challenges facing First Nation youth

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Brian Beaton
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From Canadian Press

Jobless youth, aboriginal education are focus of community foundations report

October 6, 2009

TORONTO — Concerns about young people, including the unemployed and aboriginal students who are at risk of dropping out of school, are a major focus of a report released Tuesday by Community Foundations of Canada.

Grant available for community-based Indigenous Peoples’ Videos On Climate Change

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Brian Beaton
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Press release 

Lands & Resources Video Conference Series: Impact of Park Lands October 7, 2009

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Franz Seibel
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franzseibel@knet.ca

KO is hosting a video conference series discussing Lands and Resources. The next workshop is presented by Dr. Harvey Lemelin.

October 7, 2009 930-11CST Impact of Parklands - Dr. Harvey Lemelin 

Gatherings across Canada to remember over 500 murdered and missing Aboriginal women

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Brian Beaton
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From CBC.CA  

Vigils held to honour hundreds of aboriginal women killed or missing

October 4, 2009 - Canadian Press

Dozens of vigils were held across the country Sunday to remember more than 500 aboriginal women who have vanished in the last three decades and to draw attention to what organizers called a national tragedy.