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13 Mar, 2015, 14:00 ET Harper Government Partners with Cape Breton University to Help Increase Jobs and Opportunities for Aboriginal Peoples

WINNIPEG, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Harper Government has partnered with Cape Breton University to increase Aboriginal participation in...


06 Feb, 2015, 16:00 ET Minister Valcourt Announces the Publication of the First Nations Elections Act Regulations in Canada Gazette

The Act will help create the political stability necessary for solid business investment  OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2015  The Honourable Bernard...


17 Dec, 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...


17 Dec, 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...


10 Dec, 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...


01 Dec, 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,...


14 Oct, 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...


03 Oct, 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...


24 Sep, 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...


09 Sep, 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...


25 Jul, 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...


04 Jul, 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...


26 Jun, 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...


09 Jun, 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...


06 Feb, 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...


16 Jan, 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...


03 Dec, 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,...


19 Nov, 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...


13 Sep, 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...


30 Aug, 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...


12 Aug, 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...


05 Aug, 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...


21 Jun, 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...


07 Jun, 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...


06 Jun, 2013, 11:58 ET Canadian celebrity Martin Short partners with the Royal Canadian Mint to design a special collector coin

OTTAWA, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - June 6, 2013 - One of Canada's most treasured personalities, comedian Martin Short, has partnered with the Royal...