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 Winnipeg Partnership Agreement invests over $2.5 million in projects that contribute to a vibrant, prosperous and healthy Winnipeg The governments of Canada, Manitoba and Winnipeg today announced over $2.5 million in funding under the tri-level Winnipeg Partnership Agreement (WPA). The investment made today will support 32 projects that focus on Aboriginal participation, downtown renewal, and supporting technology and innovation. Reg Alcock, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for the Canadian Wheat Board, the Honourable Scott Smith, Manitoba Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Trade, and ...
is a non-profit community centre and Aboriginal program/service delivery organization located in many towns and cities in Canada to provide services to urban Aboriginals : Inuit , Metis , First Nations Non-Status and Non-Aboriginal people who live in urban areas . Native Friendship Centres have existed for more than 50 years, and are located in all provinces and territories. In 2004 there were 116 centres which served 750,000 individuals through 900 separate programs and services. The main coordinating body for Friendship Centres is the National Association of Friendship Centres.
Different Faiths, Shared Goals « Canadian Jewish Congress
It’s not everyday that leaders of the world’s many faiths gather in one spot to put aside their differences and focus on bettering humanity. This year’s sixth annual World Religions Summit took place in Winnipeg ahead of Canada’s hosting of the G8 and G20 summits, producing a document entitled “A Time for Inspired Leadership and Action.” The document, which will be presented to leaders of G8 and G20 nations, focuses on three key issues: addressing poverty, investing in peace and caring for the Earth. The summit featured 80 senior leaders representing world religions and faith-based organizations along with 13 youth delegates ... market research, surveys and trends
Launch of the Coady International Institute Indigenous Women in ...
When we invest in young aboriginal women, we celebrate their achievements and we inspire them to become leaders in our communities. They, in turn, inspire us and other young aboriginal men and women. And they expand our thinking of what is possible. Of what we are able to achieve with the right investments, the right partnerships. I am delighted that Governor General Michaelle Jean is here tonight. Your Excellency, you and I share similar passions: Passion for developing the potential of our youth. For building healthy communities. And we both recognize the importance of education in achieving these goals. For those of you who ... market research, surveys and trends


Policy Research Initiative - canada@150 Research Report
The views expressed herein reflect solely those of the authors, and do not necessarily represent the views of the Government of Canada or any organization with which the authors are affiliated. As 2017 approaches, Canada “faces two major economic challenges: reviving its lacklustre rate of labour productivity growth and dealing with slower labour force growth arising from the retirement of the baby boom generation... Productivity growth is important as it is the most important driver of increases in our standard of living”. 1 In addition, the demographic make-up of Canada will continue to significantly change: By 2017, industry trends, business articles and survey research
Urban Aboriginal Youth: An Action Plan for Change Final Report THE ...
Of all issues affecting urban Aboriginal people, some of the most pressing and urgent are the needs of Aboriginal youth.  We are struck by the absolute necessity of addressing their needs � particularly those estranged from their cultural heritage and the broader community in which they reside.  In evidence to the Committee, Aboriginal youth have been variously described as: �         �         In a compilation of evidence to the Committee, Members identified the following problems facing Aboriginal youth, particularly in urban areas: � industry trends, business articles and survey research
Educators can help break the cycle for Aboriginal Canadians
You are using a browser that is not standards-compliant (possibly Netscape 4). The information on this Web site will be accessible to you, but for a list of Web browsers that comply with the World Wide Web Consortium standards, please visit our Web standards page. As future educators, University of Western Ontario Faculty of Education graduates have a duty to help Canada's First Nations break the cycle of poverty and reduce dropout rates, says former prime minister Paul Martin. Martin spoke to about 700 graduates from the School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies and the Faculty of Education at ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Laurier creates Aboriginal programming council and appoints senior advisor
WATERLOO – Wilfrid Laurier University has appointed Aboriginal elder Jean Becker as interim Senior Advisor: Aboriginal Initiatives to enhance post-secondary educational opportunities for Aboriginal students. Becker, an elder-in-residence for the Aboriginal Field of Study in Laurier’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program, will begin her term July 1. Reporting to Laurier President Max Blouw and Vice-President: Academic and Provost Deborah MacLatchy, Becker will oversee activities related to Aboriginal initiatives at the university, and will help develop future programming. “I am delighted to have the opportunity to ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Aboriginal Youth Leadership Initiative
The Aboriginal Youth Leadership Initiative (AYLI) was created to improve the social, economic and personal prospects of urban Aboriginal youth ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
NIMH · Indigenous Suicide Prevention Research and Programs in ...
In February 2006, a conference was convened to bring together representatives from research, service organizations, youth, community programs, and governments (across a range of countries, tribes, and villages) to share the most current information on Indigenous suicide, to find ways to foster communication and collaboration, and to form and support workgroups to bring substantive research and prevention efforts forward in a multi-year effort. The conference hosted participants from the United States, US Territories, and Canada. The goals of this bi-national effort were stated as: Fostering knowledge exchange regarding what ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Organizations and Opportunities for Indigenous Youth
Aboriginal Youth Network is a fantastic resource created for Canadian Aboriginal youth. This exemplary site contains current news, events, educational and employment listings. Click on "Events" in the side menu for information on upcoming conferences, summits and Pow-Wows. Click on "Lifestyles" for information on education, health and employment. 2. Alaska Native Heritage Center (2000). School visits and youth programs . Retrieved April 3, 2002, from the World Wide Web: . Current programs and events for Native Alaska ...
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He continued with the Romanow government's previous health reforms, and defended the decision to create consolidated regional health boards ( Saskatoon Star-Phoenix , 25 November 1996). A defender of the public health system, he helped bring forward the Health Facilities Licensing Act in May 1996 to restrict private clinics from being established in the province ( Saskatoon Star-Phoenix , 2 May 1996). Shortly thereafter, he eased restrictions on private nursing homes in the province ( SSP , 14 May 1996). Cline described this as a fair compromise, though some in the public sector described the latter initiative as an ...
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Communist Party of Australia This article is about the historical Communist Party of Australia, dissolved in 1991. For the current party, see Communist Party of Australia (revived) The Communist Party of Australia was founded in Sydney on 30 October 1920 by a group of socialists inspired by reports of the Russian Revolution. Among the party's founders were a prominent Sydney trade unionist, Jock Garden, Adela Pankhurst (daughter of the British suffragist Emmeline Pankhurst) and most of the then illegal Australian section of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). The IWW rapidly left the Communist Party, with its ...