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Chiefs Council Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Quash Oil Tanker Moratorium Act and Great Bear Rainforest

LAX KW’ALAAMS, BC, Jan. 24, 2018  – The Chiefs Council represents over 30 communities engaged in the First Nations-led Eagle Spirit energy corridor proposed from Bruderheim, Alberta to tidewater in northern British Columbia. Its members have unextinguished Aboriginal rights and title from time immemorial and continuing into the present, or have treaties over the land and ocean of their traditional territories. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201880 Views

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BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee Joins National Chief In Montreal To Support Indigenous Peoples Chapter In NAFTA Negotiations

(Montréal, QC – January 23, 2018) As the latest round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks begin in Montreal, BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee, National Chief Perry Bellegarde and a delegation of First Nations leaders, including members of the AFN Chiefs Committee on Economic Development, were in Montreal to show support for the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201872 Views

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Royal Roads University and City of Langford formalize partnership to explore opportunities

January 23, 2018 Royal Roads University and the City of Langford have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore opportunities that promote economic prosperity, sustainability and growth through education that address the needs of a growing West Shore. City of Langford Mayor Stew Young says the memorandum of understanding is a critical step to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201860 Views

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Government of Canada announces support to help reduce HIV in British Columbia

January 23, 2018 Vancouver, BC Public Health Agency of Canada HIV/AIDS remains a persistent health issue in Canada and around the world. In Canada, an estimated 65,000 people are living with HIV and AIDS, and there are approximately 2,500 new HIV infections every year. Canada has made great progress in addressing HIV/AIDS in the last […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 201847 Views

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New Geoscience BC data to spark mineral exploration investment in northern BC

Vancouver, BC – January 23, 2018 Geoscience BC revealed new project data at the AME Roundup conference today that will spark investment in mineral exploration and guide land planning in northern BC. The Search Phase III project data highlights where mineral deposits may be with more accuracy than ever before. This will help the exploration […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201847 Views

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Department of Indigenous Services Canada provides update on commitment to end long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

Government adding close to 250 drinking water systems to clean drinking water commitment; 91 long-term advisories to be lifted by March 2021 January, 23, 2018     Ottawa, ON        Department of Indigenous Services Canada Everyone in Canada deserves access to safe, clean, and reliable drinking water. Our Government is steadfast in our commitment and we […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201840 Views

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Government of Canada makes progress on support for Indigenous Communities

January 23, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Department of Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples; one that is based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership. As part of the Prime Minister’s announcement in August 2017, the department of Indigenous Services Canada (DISC) was created as […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201843 Views

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VIU Writers Tackle Assimilation, Cultural Collaborations and Acceptance in Spring Colloquium Series

January 22, 2018 – 3:45pm Free public lecture series hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities starts Friday, January 26 From overwriting the Bard, to Seamus Heaney’s contributions to the world, to a unique playwriting collaboration, community members will get to look at the world from several different writers’ perspectives during The Arts and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201835 Views

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Farnworth statement on tsunami warning downgrade – Government of BC

January 23, 2018 VICTORIA – Statement from Minister of Public Safety Mike Farnworth: “A tsunami warning on the Coast of B.C. has now been cancelled. “Overnight, several communities along the coast activated their emergency plans and evacuated those at risk. “Emergency Management BC activated the Provincial Emergency Co-ordination Centre, and five provincial regional operations centers. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201836 Views

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CCPA: Dramatic change to regional-based forestry needed to best serve British Columbians and forest-dependent communities, says new report

January 22, 2018 VANCOUVER—BC must dramatically change how forestry is managed and governed if it hopes to reverse today’s troubling trends, says Bob Williams, who served as the province’s forest minister in the early 1970s, in a new report for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Williams says it is essential to shift decision-making away […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201834 Views

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