12 September 2009
A new report released today shows governments and institutions around the world are moving ahead with implementation of a human rights instrument that the minority government of Canada has denounced as “unworkable.”
September 03, 2009
Ontario is launching two new programs for First Nations and Métis communities interested in developing and owning renewable energy facilities, such as wind, solar and hydroelectric. These initiatives will create jobs and stimulate economic development as well as offer a guaranteed and sustained long term revenue stream.
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- 09/04/09 -- The Government of Canada announced its newest commitment to Aboriginal people through the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS). The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, made the announcement today.
September 02, 2009
The new report, Arctic Climate Feedbacks: Global Implications, outlines dire global consequences of a warming Arctic that are far worse than previous projections. Peer-reviewed by the world’s top climate scientists, this report reinforces that there’s no time to waste in tackling climate change, because this meltdown will have major implications for people around the world – not just in the Arctic.
INAC press release
OTTAWA, ONTARIO - Sept. 2, 2009 - The Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and Federal Interlocutor for Metis and non-Status Indians, today announced $3.1 million in funding for the purchase of fire trucks, firefighting equipment, and related training for Ontario First Nations.