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Dream of Home Ownership is a Reality – Fund Welcomes 4 New Partners in British Columbia

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dream of Home Ownership is a Reality – Fund Welcomes 4 New Partners in British Columbia Vancouver, July 25, 2018 — The dream of building, purchasing or renovating a home in your community has come true for many First Nations citizens who have partnered with the First Nations Market Housing […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201821 Views

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Search continues for three missing fishermen off coast of Tofino, B.C. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 17, 2018 17:10 TOFINO, B.C. _ The search continues for three missing First Nations fishermen whose boat sank off the coast of Tofino. While the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre has scaled back its search and handed the case over to Tofino RCMP as a missing persons file, dozens of community members and volunteers continued […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 201827 Views

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Body found on Domtar site has been identified as missing wildfire evacuee – Pulp and Paper Canada

Mar. 27, 2018 – RCMP have identified a body found at the Domtar pulp mill in Kamloops, B.C. on March 7 as David Michael Jeff. Jeff, 67, was one of the thousands of Williams Lake residents evacuated during the during the 2017 wildfires. He had been reported missing since July 31, 2017. Jeff was one […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 201857 Views

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FPCC Announces Launch of FirstVoices.com, Version 2.0

January 29, 2018 FPCC Announces Launch of FirstVoices.com, Version 2.0 Brentwood Bay, B.C. – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is excited to announce the relaunch of a beta (preview) version of FirstVoices.com, its ground-breaking online Indigenous language archiving and learning resource. Over the past two years, the FirstVoices website and back-end system have been significantly […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 2018102 Views

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First Nations artist and ambassador Tony Hunt Sr. has died at 75 – Vancouver Sun

December 18, 2017 VICTORIA — Tony Hunt Sr., a hereditary chief of the north Island Kwagiulth people, world-renowned artist, champion and ambassador of traditional Aboriginal knowledge, died Friday in hospital in Campbell River surrounded by loved ones. He was 75. “He was such a big cultural person in our lives. This is a huge loss […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201784 Views

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MNBC: Remembering Ken Fisher

Posted by MNBC Communications on Tuesday December 12th, 2017 Métis Nation British Columbia was very saddened to learn of the recent passing of Ken Fisher, President of Nova Heritage Métis Association and one of our Nation’s early pioneers of the Métis Movement. Since the early 80’s, he had been a very active member and leader […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 201773 Views

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BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee Acknowledges Elder Leonard George And Offers Condolences To His Family And Friends

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory/Prince George – December 7, 2017) On Wednesday December 6, 2017 we lost a lifelong leader, elder and friend, Chief Leonard George of Tsleil Waututh Nation. Chief George was an enigmatic and well-respected community leader, businessman, cultural and spiritual leader of the Tsleil Waututh Nation. “On behalf of the BC Assembly of First […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 2017103 Views

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NationTalk Scene @ AFN Special Chief’s Assembly, National Chief Perry Bellegrade

Opening Remarks from National Chief Perry Bellegrade at the 2017 Special Chiefs Assembly where he discusses new opportunities that will grow strong sustainable communities by strengthening services for all First Nations across Canada. Please visit www.afn.ca

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 201789 Views

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One boater rescued, another missing, in Kitimat harbour – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 24, 2017  KITIMAT, B.C. _ A search was under way Thursday night for a missing boater in Kitimat harbour. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre in Victoria said two people were on board a four-metre long aluminum vessel when it overturned. Coast Guard officer Dylan Carter said one of the two people tried […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 201794 Views

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2016 Census of Population advisory: Aboriginal peoples, Immigration and ethnocultural diversity, and Housing

October 18, 2017 Next week, Statistics Canada will turn the spotlight on the next set of topics of interest to Canadians. Statistics Canada continues to share its year-long story of our country and its people, based on the results of the 2016 Census of Population. The Aboriginal peoples release will examine the growth and diversity of the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2017115 Views

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