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Jun 21, 2015, 09:00 ET

Statement by the Honourable Bernard Valcourt on National Aboriginal Day

OTTAWA, June 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:57 ET

Harper Government Takes Tangible Action that Puts Key Information on Violence Prevention at the Fingertips of Aboriginal Women and Girls

OTTAWA, June 18, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and the Honourable Dr. K....

Jun 01, 2015, 17:12 ET

Minister Valcourt Announces Establishment of New Federal Organization - Polar Knowledge Canada

OTTAWA, June 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced the...

May 29, 2015, 15:00 ET

Minister Valcourt to participate in Closing Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

OTTAWA, May 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will participate in the...

May 13, 2015, 15:30 ET

Harper Government continues to Increase Economic Opportunities for First Nations across Canada

OTTAWA, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today released the Strategic...

May 07, 2015, 15:30 ET

Harper Government Takes Another Important Step to Promote Prosperity in First Nation Communities

OTTAWA, May 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Today in the House of Commons, the Harper Government introduced Bill C-59, which includes amendments to...

Apr 02, 2015, 16:00 ET

Government of Canada and Federation of Newfoundland Indians (FNI) bolster Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Enrolment Process

OTTAWA, April 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and Brendan Sheppard, Chief...

Mar 17, 2015, 13:14 ET

Statement - Update on the First Nations Financial Transparency Act

OTTAWA, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following...

Mar 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

Parliamentary Secretary Mark Strahl Attends the Annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Annual Convention

TORONTO, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today...

Feb 09, 2015, 12:47 ET

Minister Valcourt and the Aboriginal Firefighters Association of Canada Team Up to Raise Fire Safety Awareness in Aboriginal Communities

Education and Awareness play an integral role in fire safety OTTAWA, Feb. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - There is no better time than the present to ensure...

Dec 17, 2014, 15:12 ET

Statement by Minister Valcourt Welcoming Royal Assent of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) Act

OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today issued the following...

Dec 16, 2014, 17:49 ET

Law Aimed at Improving the Rights of Aboriginal women and Their Families Comes into Force

OTTAWA, Dec. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced the coming...

Dec 15, 2014, 14:00 ET

Canada and Carcross/Tagish First Nation Complete Negotiations for a Renewed Financial Transfer Agreement

Six-year funding agreement will support the ongoing implementation of final land claim and self-government agreement OTTAWA, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Dec 08, 2014, 14:26 ET

Statement - Update on First Nations Financial Transparency Act

OTTAWA, Dec. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following...

Dec 01, 2014, 16:22 ET

Harper Government Invests in Support for Aboriginal Participation in Canada's Economy

Canada's improved Urban Aboriginal Strategy focuses on delivering results for Aboriginal people in urban centres OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The...

Nov 27, 2014, 13:55 ET

Update - First Nations Financial Transparency Act

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following...

Nov 21, 2014, 13:40 ET

Harper Government Announces Additional Funding for Nutrition in the North

Additional funds will improve access to healthy food in eligible communities IQALUIT, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for...

Oct 27, 2014, 14:33 ET

Update - The First Nations Financial Transparency Act

OTTAWA, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following...

Jul 29, 2014, 15:00 ET

Parliamentary Secretary Strahl Talks Skills Training and Jobs with Youth from Seabird Island

Parliamentary Secretary hears from youth as they progress towards employment. AGASSIZ, BC, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Mark Strahl, MP,...

Jul 28, 2014, 13:30 ET

Minister Valcourt Announces Measures to Advance Treaty Negotiations and Reconciliation

Government of Canada Announces Next Steps in Response to Eyford Report VANCOUVER, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and...