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Circle tour offers Superior travel experience; splendours of Gichigami abound – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 3, 2017  By Colin Perkel THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ It might not have the must-do cachet of California’s Highway 101, of South Africa’s Garden Route or of the Rockies. Yet a voyage around the world’s largest freshwater lake, the big sea they once called Gichigami, reveals a sublime and in-your-face spectacular […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201716 Views

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Eye on the Esplanade: Ceramics exhibition shows varied interpretations of Canada’s formation – Medicine Hat News

March 24, 2017 This year, Canadians will celebrate 150 years as a nation. To commemorate this unique occasion, the Esplanade Art Gallery presents Oh Ceramics! a national exhibition featuring 16 ceramic artists from across Canada. We thought it was most appropriate to present an exhibition of high-calibre Canadian artists working in clay, the bedrock of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201719 Views

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Miywasin hosts open house as part of Raising the Curtain – Medicine Hat News

March 22, 2017 The Miywasin Friendship Centre held an open house event Tuesday to mark “Raising the Curtain” week in Medicine Hat, a celebration of diversity and inclusion. For Miywasin, the week of events is an important acknowledgment of the city’s cultural richness, but also an extension of what they do on a normal week […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201714 Views

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PSA: Citizens invited to review Heritage Interpretive Plan for West Rossdale

March 21, 2017 Citizens are invited to learn about and provide feedback on the draft Heritage Interpretive Plan for the River Crossing (West Rossdale) area at a drop-in open house. Date: Monday, April 3, 2017 Time: 5 -7 p.m. Location: Edmonton Tower (3rd floor –  Room 380, 10111 104 Avenue) Input on the draft plan […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 201714 Views

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PSA: Indigenous Speaker Series Features Reconciliation

March 20, 2017 Learn more about the Indigenous history of the Edmonton area. Join Elder Wilson Bearhead as he presents “Reconciliation: My Journey in my Words” as part of the Amiskwaciy History Series. Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location: Edmonton Public Library, Whitemud Crossing Branch 4211 106 Street Cost: Free […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 201714 Views

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Government of Canada supports expansion of Edmonton’s historical living museum

March 3, 2017   Edmonton, Alberta – Infrastructure Canada Historical exhibitions embody the story of Canada, preserving the experiences of its people and places and inspiring visitors to explore and understand the world around them. The Government of Canada recognizes that strategic investments in public infrastructure—including funding for cultural projects—play a key role in supporting […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 201720 Views

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Novel explores 1885 Riel rebellion – Rocky Mountain Outlook

Mar 09, 2017 The story of the North-West Rebellion of 1885, as seen through the eyes of a young and reluctant militia officer, comes to life in Encountering Riel, the debut novel by David D. Orr. Orr, a retired provincial court judge, uses the second Métis rebellion as a backdrop to tell the story of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 201721 Views

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National historic significance of the service and sacrifice of Canadians during the Great War recognised

Plaques unveiled to commemorate Aboriginal Military Service in the First World War, Voluntary Aid Detachments, and the Canadian War Memorials Fund March 2, 2017  Ottawa, Ontario     Parks Canada Agency Today, the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, recognised the national historic significance of Aboriginal Military Service […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 201720 Views

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New Children’s Services ministry sends staff on indigenous training programs – Edmonton Journal

February 28, 2017 The new Children’s Services ministry is seeing success with new training that gets workers at all levels of the department out of the classroom and into indigenous training programs, a legislative committee heard Tuesday. The increased training, which started last year, was recommended in a report by the auditor general, which noted […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 201729 Views

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Sakamoto honoured by Blackfoot – Lethbridge Herald

Nobody knows music like Ron Sakamoto, but a special ceremony on Saturday struck a new chord with the legendary music promoter. Sakamoto was honoured with a Blackfoot name and presented an eagle feather headdress during the International Peace Powwow & Festival at the Enmax Centre. “It was an unbelievable experience,” said Sakamoto. “I just want […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 201729 Views

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