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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...

Aug 12, 2013, 09:01 ET

Nature and art soar from the Royal Canadian Mint's newest collector coins

OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - From its natural beauty to the vitality of its artistic and cultural communities, Canada's spirit is again captured...

Aug 05, 2013, 09:00 ET

Parks Canada Celebrates Canada's Heritage with Colonel By Day

Government of Canada proud to support Colonel By Day OTTAWA, Aug. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Environment Minister...

Jun 21, 2013, 12:33 ET

Changes to Canadian Grain Commission services and fees for 2013

WINNIPEG, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Changes to the Canadian Grain Commission's services and fees will begin on August 1, 2013 as the result of...

Jun 07, 2013, 14:23 ET

Prehistory, pre-confederation and modern day Canada all find a home on the Royal Canadian Mint'S new collector coins

OTTAWA, June 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint is opening new windows on Canada's rich history, culture and symbols with new collector...