Reconciliation

First Nations University of Canada, Reconciliation Education and RBC announce partnership to offer 4 Seasons of Reconciliation online program to Canadians

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:05pm

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2021 /CNW/ - RBC is proud to partner with First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) and Reconciliation Education to offer 4 Seasons of Reconciliation, a transformative Indigenous cultural awareness program.

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  • TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2021 /CNW/ - RBC is proud to partner with First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) and Reconciliation Education to offer 4 Seasons of Reconciliation, a transformative Indigenous cultural awareness program.
  • In the spirit of co-learning, RBC invites all Canadians to learn about truth and reconciliation through the 4 Seasons of Reconciliation online course.
  • "We're proud to partner with FNUniv and Reconciliation Education to now be able to offer all Canadians the opportunity to learn more and collectively move towards truth and reconciliation."
  • First released on the heels of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Final Report, 4 Seasons of Reconciliation offers a 'relearning' of Canada's history.

Academy Award Winner Forest Whitaker to Be Recognized for His Social Activism During the 2022 International Peace Honors Presented by PeaceTech Lab

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 8:14pm

PeaceTech Lab , the award-winning non-profit organization founded by the United States Institute of Peace , announced today that his efforts will be celebrated and honored during the 2022 International Peace Honors , to be held in January 2022.

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  • PeaceTech Lab , the award-winning non-profit organization founded by the United States Institute of Peace , announced today that his efforts will be celebrated and honored during the 2022 International Peace Honors , to be held in January 2022.
  • I have witnessed change in the most unlikely places and have seen communities healing and transforming together, shared Whitaker.
  • Forest Whitaker has led education efforts and initiated youth programs in South Africa, South Sudan, Uganda, Mexico and the United States.
  • It is truly our privilege to honor his valuable social contributions, added MariaEsmeralda Paguaga, Executive Producer of the International Peace Honors .

Top AI Experts Shed Light on the Need to Accelerate AI, RPA to Support Businesses and Enterprises in The Philippine Market

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:11am

Hosted by Trescon, World AI & RPA Show convened over 250 online participants that included major stakeholders of the Philippines' AI ecosystem including government authorities, top AI experts and solution providers.

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  • Hosted by Trescon, World AI & RPA Show convened over 250 online participants that included major stakeholders of the Philippines' AI ecosystem including government authorities, top AI experts and solution providers.
  • The virtual conference featured leading AI organizations such as Oracle and Denodo coming together to discuss the Philippines' AI and RPA prospects.
  • Innovations like AI, however, need to be contextualized and integrated into an enterprise use case," stated Mithun Shetty, CEO, Trescon.
  • World AI & RPA Show is a thought-leadership-driven, business-focused, global series of events that takes place in strategic locations across the world.

David and Sharon Johnston Named Honorary Patrons of Homes For Heroes Foundation

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 12:00pm

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Homes For Heroes Foundation (H4HF)is extremely pleased to announce that Mr. David Johnston CC and Mrs. Sharon Johnston CC have become the charitys first Honorary Patrons.

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  • CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Homes For Heroes Foundation (H4HF)is extremely pleased to announce that Mr. David Johnston CC and Mrs. Sharon Johnston CC have become the charitys first Honorary Patrons.
  • Joining Homes For Heroes Foundation as Patrons continues the Johnsons legacy of support to Canada.
  • As a national charity, Homes For Heroes Foundation provides a caring and comprehensive solution to homelessness among Canadas Veterans.
  • Noted Mr. Johnston, What caught our eye is the fact that Homes For Heroes Foundation has developed such an innovative and successful approach to helping our Veterans.

Phantom Screens Announces Charitable Initiative for Indigenous Language Preservation

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

A total of $20,000 was raised by Phantom Screens and its network - enough to fully cover the tuition of a student each year in perpetuity to learn the traditional Halq'emylem language.

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  • A total of $20,000 was raised by Phantom Screens and its network - enough to fully cover the tuition of a student each year in perpetuity to learn the traditional Halq'emylem language.
  • Stephen Hemphill, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Phantom Screens, started to grow his hair out at the start of the pandemic.
  • Jeret Unger, Channel Marketing Manager - Professional Division at Phantom Screens added, "I believe language is central to preserving one's deep roots and identity.
  • Phantom Screens products provide customers with insect protection, solar shading, temperature control and enhanced privacy in living spaces.

TELUS launches Mobility for Good for Indigenous Women at Risk

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 4:00pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XMKYM (MUSQUEAM), SWXW7MESH (SQUAMISH)and SLILWTA (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES -- Today, TELUS announced the launch of Mobility for Good for Indigenous Women at Risk, a new program that provides free smartphones and data plans to Indigenous women who are at risk or surviving violence.

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  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XMKYM (MUSQUEAM), SWXW7MESH (SQUAMISH)and SLILWTA (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES -- Today, TELUS announced the launch of Mobility for Good for Indigenous Women at Risk, a new program that provides free smartphones and data plans to Indigenous women who are at risk or surviving violence.
  • ANFCA is thankful for the developing partnership between TELUS and the six Alberta Friendship Centres taking part in piloting the Mobility for Good for Indigenous Women at Risk program, said Joanne Mason, Executive Director of Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association.
  • Finding ways to support Indigenous women with timely access to emergency response services and community programming is an important aspect to addressing the needs of Indigenous women experiencing violence.
  • TELUS Mobility for Good for Indigenous Women at Risk is part of the TELUS Connecting for Good portfolio of programs that gives marginalized Canadians access to TELUS world-leading technology.

Statement by Bea Bruske

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 2:40am

A police report has been filed with the Winnipeg Police Service.

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  • A police report has been filed with the Winnipeg Police Service.
  • I am outraged that this happened, especially on a day dedicated to learning, reflection, and resolve to take action to address the devastating and long-lasting impacts of colonization.
  • Today is a day to work towards reconciliation by remembering and honouring those lost to the residential school system, the survivors, their families, and their communities.
  • That includes not looking away andalwaysspeaking up in moments like these, which sadly are far too common.

It's time to take responsibility and walk together on the path of reconciliation

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:00pm

Reconciliation can only take place when we all take on the responsibility.

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  • Reconciliation can only take place when we all take on the responsibility.
  • The CMA is moving forward with the co-development of initiatives to address inequitable health outcomes in First Nations, Inuit and Mtis communities.
  • Together, we can contribute to true reconciliation and a brighter future, while never losing sight of our tragic and painful history.
  • In partnership with physicians, medical learners, patients and others, we advance these goals through advocacy, knowledge sharing and granting.

BMO marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with $600,000 in donations to Indigenous organizations across Canada

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 2:30pm

Through consultation with BMO's Indigenous Advisory Council, this commitment supports seven organizations that promote healing and advance cultural reclamation

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  • Through consultation with BMO's Indigenous Advisory Council, this commitment supports seven organizations that promote healing and advance cultural reclamation
    TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2021 /CNW/ - To commemorate the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, BMO today announced $600,000 in donations to Indigenous organizations across Canada.
  • "These donations recognize the need for a holistic approach to empowerment and reflect the ongoing, collaborative partnership that underlies BMO's relationship with Indigenous communities.
  • The fund is the only one of its kind in Canada that is national, Indigenous-led and accessible to all Indigenous communities.
  • On September 30, along with the rest of Canada, BMO's employees in Canada will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as an occasion to reflect on our shared history and its impacts and reaffirm our commitment to Truth and Reconciliation.

Cardinal Energy Ltd. Honours the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 11:28pm

Therefore we have decided that the most meaningful way to acknowledge and promote reconciliationwith First Nations on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation was not to give our employees a day off, but rather to provide tangible support to the Indigenous community in an area where we operate, to lead with our actions.

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  • Therefore we have decided that the most meaningful way to acknowledge and promote reconciliationwith First Nations on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation was not to give our employees a day off, but rather to provide tangible support to the Indigenous community in an area where we operate, to lead with our actions.
  • In recognition of Truth and Reconciliation Day, Cardinal is pledging $15,000 to help with the first year costs of this program in addition to our ongoing collaboration with the Slave Lake Homeless Coalition on a permanent solution.
  • Cardinal is a Canadian oil focused company with operations focused on low decline light, medium and heavy quality oil in Western Canada.
  • As part of this mandate, Cardinal injects and conserves more carbon than it directly emits making us one of the few Canadian energy companies to have a negative carbon footprint.