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BR Indigenous Cancer – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Dec 13, 2017 2:30 VANCOUVER – A First Nations’ advocate says systemic racism is stopping Indigenous cancer patients from seeking medical care and delaying diagnosis. Annette Morgan of the B-C Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres says health-care workers need to change their behaviour and make services safe so Indigenous people don’t avoid […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20174 Views

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Ministerial Statement from the Honourable Jane Philpott – 10th Anniversary of Jordan’s Principle

December 12, 2017     Ottawa, ON     Indigenous Services Canada The Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “Today marks ten years since the House of Commons passed a motion on Jordan’s Principle and committed to ensuring First Nations children can access the government services they need, when they need them. The motion was named […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20176 Views

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Research lacking on medical pot, ample evidence of harms: doctors’ groups – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 13, 2017 9:34 By Geordon Omand THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ There is little to no research to support the supposed benefits of medical cannabis, and what evidence exists suggests that using marijuana as medicine may do more harm than good, family doctors’ associations across Canada are telling their members. A trio of advisories […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 20175 Views

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Government of Canada proud to support BC First Nations economic development and land management conference

December 12, 2017  Vancouver, BC    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, congratulated the organizers and participants of Links to Learning 2017 being held in British Columbia this week. The annual technical training forum brings together economic development and land management officers from First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 20175 Views

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FNHA: Strategy for Improving Indigenous Cancer Health Outcomes Launched in BC

Squamish Nation Territory / North Vancouver – A new strategy to improve cancer care and supports for Indigenous peoples across British Columbia was announced today. Improving Indigenous Cancer Journeys: A Road Map is the result of a multi-year partnership between BC Cancer, First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) and the BC Association of […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 20176 Views

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A reconciliation fail’: B.C. First Nations promise court action over NDP’s approval of Site C – CBC

‘There are thousands of people that are bitterly disappointed,’ says leader of Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs December 12, 2017 Moments after B.C. Premier John Horgan announced his government would allow construction of the Site C dam to move forward, the West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations promised to go to court to stop the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 20176 Views

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Sabina Gold & Silver Announces Commencement of the Review of its Water License Applications for the Back River Project

Vancouver, BC – Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (SBB.T), (“Sabina” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Nunavut Water Board (NWB) has commenced public review of the Type A and Type B water license applications related to initial development, mine construction and operation of the Back River Project (the “Project” or “Back River”). […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 20176 Views

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BCAFN Regional Chief Criticizes Approval of Site C Dam Continuation

(Secwepemc Territory/Kamloops, BC – December 11, 2017) This morning, the BC NDP government made the decision to continue construction on the Site C hydro-electric Dam project over the objections of the Prophet River, West Moberly First Nations and other First Nation organizations. The Site C hydroelectric project will be the third in a series of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201716 Views

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UBCIC: Statement from Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on Human Rights Day

(Unceded Coast Salish Territory / Vancouver, B.C. – December 10, 2017) December 10 is the day 70 years ago in 1948 when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights officially recognizing that “all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” In 2007 144 states voted in favour of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 20175 Views

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BCAFN Congratulate Tsilhqot’in Nation in their fight against Taskeo Mines and Flawed Environmental Assessments

( Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC ) – The BCAFN is congratulating the Tsilhqot’in Nation in their fight against flawed environmental assessment processes , and the protection of their lands and waters . On December 5, 2017, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed two judicial reviews brought by Taseko Mines Limited. These cases demonstrate […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 20178 Views

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