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Chilliwack Worries Proposed Table Game Expansion Is Money Laundering Magnet – Casino Reports

Every gaming venue willing to step up its game is looking for various offerings to implement in its portfolio. Great Canadian Gaming is among the leading casino operators in Canada that want to see this happen at Chances Chilliwack in the foreseeable future. August 20 is about to see a special meeting that would discuss […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201915 Views

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Tŝilhqo’tin Nation Declares State of Local Emergency in Response to the Status of our Fisheries and the Crisis at Big Bar Slide

August 6, 2019 Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation has declared a State of Local Emergency (SOLE) in response to the continuing fish crisis at the Big Bar Slide along the Fraser River. The rockslide area poses an immediate threat to Chinook and Sockeye fisheries and consequently directly impacts one of the Tŝilhqot’in peoples’ primary […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 201910 Views

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‘This is just the beginning’: Anti-pipeline protesters return to Burnaby Mountain – Globalnews.ca

August 5, 2019 Dozens of protesters returned to Burnaby Mountain Monday to renew the fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, vowing to not leave until the project is cancelled for good. Construction was approved to resume at the two B.C. terminals Thursday, after the federal government gave the expansion the green light for the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 201911 Views

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Media advisory: Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Government of British Columbia to provide updates on the Big Bar Landslide and progress on actions taken to date

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Vancouver, B.C. – The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, and B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, the Honourable Doug Donaldson, will provide an update on the actions taken to date regarding the significant rock slide that occurred […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 201913 Views

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Mount Polley mine disaster five years later; emotions, accountability unresolved – APTN News

August 4, 2019 People are swimming and fishing in Quesnel Lake five years after the largest environmental mining disaster in Canadian history, but residents of Likely, B.C., are still struggling with unresolved emotions about what happened and who will be held accountable for the dam collapse at the Mount Polley mine. A five-year deadline for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 201912 Views

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Indigenous Lands Have Highest Biodiversity: ‘We Must Manage a Larger Fraction of World’s Area in Ways That Protect Species’ – Newsweek

Lands managed by Indigenous peoples may be key to saving the planet’s biodiversity, according to a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Policy. Currently, the Earth is in the grips of what scientists have dubbed the “Sixth Mass Extinction,” with the global rate of species extinction at least “tens to hundreds of times […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 201910 Views

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Kitsilano Coast Guard base enhances ocean protection on B.C. coast

July 29, 2019 The Canadian Coast Guard saves lives, protects the environment, and helps our economy grow, while keeping our waters safe, secure, and open. That is why, in 2016, the Government of Canada reopened the Coast Guard base in Kitsilano, British Columbia, and began work to modernize, expand, and improve the station. It is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 201918 Views

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Government of Canada signs historic reconciliation agreement with B.C. Coastal First Nations

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada July 26, 2019 Vancouver, BC – There is no relationship more important to the Government of Canada than the one with Indigenous peoples. We are committed to advancing a renewed relationship with Indigenous communities based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation, and partnership. Canada is working to modernize and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 201923 Views

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Heiltsuk Nation and Canada Sign Groundbreaking $40-Million Investment

July 25, 2019 Bella Bella, BC – Leaders of the Heiltsuk Nation and the Government of Canada signed a groundbreaking agreement today that provides an investment of $36.96 million over three years in four Heiltsuk priority “House Post” areas, and additional funding for fisheries management, including increased training, enforcement authority and joint management of crab […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 201925 Views

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Government of Canada assists communities in British Columbia in removing abandoned boats through the Oceans Protection Plan

From: Transport Canada July 25, 2019     North Vancouver           Transport Canada Abandoned or wrecked vessels are a problem across Canada. The Government of Canada, through its Oceans Protection Plan, is taking action in response to the practice of vessel abandonment, and supporting communities in cleaning up vessels of immediate concern. Today, the Parliamentary Secretary to the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201932 Views

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