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Dec 17, 2014, 22:34 ET

The Deadlines to Apply for, Redeem, and use Personal Credits have been Extended

Common Experience Payment Recipients now have more time to apply for, redeem, and use Personal Credits OTTAWA, Dec 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Bernard...

Dec 17, 2014, 15:00 ET

Statement by Minister Valcourt on the Passage into Law of Bill C-428, the Indian Act Amendment and Replacement Act

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

Dec 10, 2014, 16:22 ET

Statement by Minister Valcourt, in Response to the 2014 Assembly of First Nations' National Chief Election

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following...

Dec 01, 2014, 18:31 ET

Canada and Lubicon Lake Band Take a Major Step Forward with Signing of Negotiation Framework

Negotiation Framework launches formal negotiations on a path of reconciliation OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt,...

Oct 14, 2014, 13:06 ET

Harper Government Invests in Job Creation and Greater Economic Participation for Aboriginal People in Calgary

Funding to support the Calgary Urban Aboriginal Initiative OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister...

Oct 03, 2014, 10:53 ET

Harper Government appoints Chief Federal Negotiator to advance talks on Nunavut devolution

Devolution is a key pillar of the Government of Canada's Northern Strategy OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister...

Sep 24, 2014, 16:02 ET

Minister Valcourt Announces the Start of First Nations Elections Act Regulatory Development - Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs leads engagement with First Nations

OTTAWA, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister Bernard Valcourt announced a collaboration with the...

Sep 09, 2014, 13:43 ET

Parliamentary Secretary Strahl Talks Skills Training and Jobs with Nuu-Chah-Nulth youth - Parliamentary secretary hears from youth as they progress towards employment.

TOFINO, BC, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Parliamentary Secretary for Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Mark Strahl, met with...

Jul 25, 2014, 19:28 ET

Statement - Taking The First Nations Financial Transparency Act One Step Further Toward Accountable and Transparent First Nation Governments

OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following...

Jul 04, 2014, 18:00 ET

Minister Valcourt Opens Indian Village at Calgary Stampede

Indian Village opening helps kick off 10 days of Calgary Stampede events and activities CALGARY, July 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Today the Honourable...

Jun 26, 2014, 12:20 ET

Statement - Government of Canada to Review SCC Decision in Roger William case

OTTAWA, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following...

Jun 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

Statement by the Honourable Bernard Valcourt on National Aboriginal Day

OTTAWA, June 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following...

Jun 09, 2014, 11:20 ET

Canadian Museum of History honours architect Douglas Cardinal

GATINEAU, QC, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - On the occasion of his 80th birthday, the Canadian Museum of History is honouring architect Douglas Cardinal...

Feb 06, 2014, 12:53 ET

Harper Government Invests in Aboriginal People Living in Urban Centres

OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Minister Bernard Valcourt today announced an improved Urban Aboriginal...

Jan 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

Minister Aglukkaq Hosts Pre-Budget Consultations in Iqaluit

Jobs and Economic Growth Remain Priorities for the North IQALUIT, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Office of the Minister of the Environment, Minister of...

Dec 03, 2013, 15:03 ET

Media advisory - Technical Briefing Regarding Bill C-15, the Northwest Territories Devolution Act

OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Please be advised that representatives for the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada,...

Nov 19, 2013, 13:09 ET

Harper Government Announces New Measures to Strengthen Emergency Management on Reserve

WINNIPEG, MB, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today at the...

Sep 13, 2013, 07:30 ET

#FLM2013: @FCACan invites young Canadians to participate in the Financial Literacy Month video contest

OTTAWA, Sept. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - As part of Financial Literacy Month (FLM) starting on November 1, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada...

Aug 30, 2013, 15:30 ET

Canada, Manitoba and Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Sign First Self-Government Agreements in Prairies

SIOUX VALLEY DAKOTA NATION, MB, Aug. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada, the Government of Manitoba and Sioux Valley Dakota Nation today...

Aug 27, 2013, 12:00 ET

Royal Canadian Mint achieves $1 billion in revenue in single quarter for first time in its history

Milestone highlighted in Corporation's second quarter financial report OTTAWA, Aug. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Royal Canadian Mint reported the...