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Rental building for Indigenous tenants opens on Boundary Road in East Vancouver – The Province

May 10, 2021 Vancouver mayor says low-cost construction financing from Ottawa key to more affordable rents on projects like Lu’ma Native Housing Society development A four-storey, 23 unit rental building…

Fort Frances Council Reaches Solid Solution on Colonization Road – NetNewsLedger

May 10, 2021 Fort Frances – POLITICS – Fort Frances City Council has made a positive step forward. Councillor Douglas Judson says, “Council in Fort Frances has decided to rename…

Team researching northern shipping routes gets Governor General award – Nunatsiaq News

May 11, 2021 Youth from 7 Nunavut communities take part in research A group of Arctic researchers have been recognized on a national scale with a Governor General’s Innovation Award…

The Port Authority’s Environmental Technician collaborates to protect marine life – Prince Rupert Port Authority

The ongoing mission to preserve aquatic life in Northern BC’s marine environment is a huge group effort, and one of the people at its heart is biologist Caitlin Smith. As…

Ontario expands vaccine eligibility for essential workers, higher-risk health conditions – 680 News

May 11, 2021 Ontario is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility across the province this week to residents 40 and older, essential workers and those with higher-risk health issues as it continues…

Canada’s lobster dispute goes international – RCI

May 11, 2021 A dispute over lobster fishing in Canada’s east coast maritime provinces has been simmering for years. Pitting Indigenous groups against regulated commercial fishers, it boiled over into…

Artist and ECU Student Lia Fabre-Dimsdale Lands Atomic Internship – Emily Carr U

Since April, Lia has been helping animate the award-winning children’s cartoon Molly of Denali. Artist and Emily Carr University animation student Lia Fabre-Dimsdale has landed an internship with Vancouver-based company…

Provincial housing provider to take ownership of more than 100 units from local Indigenous housing – SooToday.com

Neech-ke-Wehn Homes and Niwaakai’iganaanind Aboriginal Housing will continue to offer services in partnership with provincial housing provider A new partnership will see Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) assume ownership of…

Montreal launches a toll-free, confidential MMIWG hotline – APTN News

May 10, 2021 Montreal has a new tip line for cases involving missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls – and as of Monday, the toll-free number will be visible…

We want to survive’: Indigenous children in Toronto receive COVID-19 vaccines at school clinic – CTV News

May 10, 2021 TORONTO — Indigenous children in Toronto are celebrating after becoming some of the first kids in Ontario to receive one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Last week,…

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