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2017-2018 Call for Proposals for the Northern Contaminants Program

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada is committed to supporting governments, Northerners and scientists to better understand contaminant levels in traditionally harvested food that are important to the diet of northern and Indigenous people.

Government of Canada Tables Report on Review of Specific Claims Tribunal Act

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | statements

Today, my report with respect to the review of the Specific Claims Tribunal Act was tabled in Parliament. During the review, First Nations expressed general satisfaction with the Specific Claims Tribunal and its work. There were no calls for any immediate changes to the Act.

Investment of over $32M for the Cree School Board

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | news releases

Quality learning environments are essential for supporting better educational and economic outcomes for Indigenous peoples. Investing in a new adult general education and vocational training centre in Mistissini will make a significant difference in the community and for the north of Quebec.

Government of Canada Celebrates National Child Day

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | statements

Today on National Child Day we commemorate the United Nations' adoption of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child" on November 20, 1959, and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1989.

Minister Bennett joins Mohawk Council of Akwesasne First Nation for announcement on housing

| Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | media advisories

Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, along with Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Abram Benedict, are pleased to invite media representatives to an important announcement regarding the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne First Nation.

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