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NIC opens more accessible Thunderbird campus with a community celebration

NIC celebrated the opening of its new $1.4 million campus at on Thursday, January 18 with an open house that brought together students, faculty and community partners from across the North Island. “Throughout my time at NIC, I’ve heard from many community members how important advanced education and training is to the local community,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20181 Views

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New children’s book explores what sockeye salmon mean to the Gitxsan people – CBC

January 21, 2018 To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern B.C., sockeye salmon is more than just a source of food. Over its life cycle, it nourishes the land and forests that the Skeena River runs through, which is where the Gitxsan make their home. Brett D. Huson, a member of the Gitxsan Nation, wrote The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 20183 Views

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Haida Nation and Canada increase protection at the SGaan Kinghlas – Bowie Seamount Marine Protected Area

From Fisheries and Oceans Canada Haida Gwaii, BC – The Haida Nation and the Government of Canada have agreed to increase the level of protection at the SGaan Kinghlas – Bowie Seamount Marine Protected Area (MPA) by closing all bottom-contact fishing. This closure shows a precautionary management approach to protection of sensitive benthic habitats in […]

by aanationtalk on January 19, 201811 Views

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Province invests in B.C. community organizations to challenge racism

Jan. 18, 2018 VICTORIA – People throughout British Columbia will be better equipped to challenge racism, hate and discrimination in their communities as a result of funding to 32 community organizations, announced today by Ravi Kahlon, Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Multiculturalism. The organizations will benefit from $224,000 in funding through the B.C. Organizing Against […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 201813 Views

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Project Between VIU and Snaw-Naw-As Preserves Traditional Plant Knowledge

January 16, 2018 – 2:30pm Garden of Spiritual Healing connects Snaw-Naw-As Community Members A Garden of Spiritual Healing is taking root at the Snaw-Naw-As Community Health Centre thanks to a partnership between the First Nation and Vancouver Island University (VIU). VIU’s Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute (MABRRI) representatives met with the Snaw-Naw-As Community Garden […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 201814 Views

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Arts and culture in B.C. to benefit from new BC Arts Council appointments

January 15, 2018 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has appointed five new members to the BC Arts Council board to strengthen arts and cultural activity in communities throughout the province, with veteran arts administrator Susan Jackson appointed as chair. “I’d like to congratulate the newly appointed members and chair. Together we are building […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201810 Views

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Pendulum: An Indigenous Showcase at the Belfry Theatre – City of Victoria

January 11, 2017 VICTORIA, BC – City of Victoria Indigenous Artist in Residence Lindsay Delaronde is partnering with the Belfry Theatre to present Pendulum: An Indigenous Showcase, which will feature traditional and contemporary multidisciplinary performances by Indigenous artists and groups from across Canada in February. “This community-focused initiative honours Indigenous worldviews as they relate to […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201812 Views

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Surrey Canada Day and Fusion Festival Win Regional Awards

January 10, 2018 Surrey, BC – The City of Surrey’s Canada Day was named British Columbia’s “Most Outstanding Public Event Over $200,000” and Surrey Fusion Festival named “Best Public Event/Fair/Festival” at the 1st Annual Canadian Regional Event Awards. The Canadian Event Industry Awards is the pinnacle mark of professional achievement in the Canadian event industry. While both […]

by pmnationtalk on January 15, 201810 Views

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Government of Canada Announces New National Historic Designations

Parks Canada January 12, 2018                     Ottawa, Ontario                                Parks Canada Agency Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, announced the designation of 17 new national significant persons, places and events that helped define Canada’s history. National historic sites represent thousands of years of human history. They […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201814 Views

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Living legend Alanis Obomsawin joins BC animator Hart Snider at the Victoria Film Festival. Eight acclaimed NFB animated and documentary works featured in Victoria.

From National Film Board January 8, 2018 – Vancouver – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Legendary First Nations filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin and BC animator Hart Snider will be in attendance at the 2018 Victoria Film Festival (February 2–11, 2018), along with a selection of eight animated and documentary works from the National Film Board […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 201819 Views

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