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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, 201710 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, 201722 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, 201719 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, 201737 Views

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UBCIC: Dr. Simon Lucas’ Legacy

(Coast Salish Territory / Vancouver, BC) We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Simon Lucas. On behalf of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, we send our sympathies and condolences to the Lucas family, Hesquiaht and the Nuu-chah-nulth. We fondly remember Dr. Lucas and know he was respected and loved by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201762 Views

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Safe, reliable and affordable’: New bus service aims to make notorious Highway of Tears less dangerous – CBC

Subsidized transit service connects Prince George with Smithers, B.C.; officials hope it’ll reduce hitchhiking Sep 21, 2017 As a B.C. Transit bus swings open its doors in front of the Pine Centre Mall in Prince George, a small crowd of people carrying duffel bags and backpacks file on. They each stuff $5 into the fare […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 201758 Views

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A Walk for Homelessness and a Journey Across Native Land – TheTyee.ca

Nearing the end of 9,100-kilometre trek across Canada to raise awareness on youth homelessness, Joe Roberts has learned from the Indigenous communities he met along the way. What comes to mind when you imagine walking across Canada? If you ask Joe Roberts, he’ll mention a hot bowl of chicken soup, a buttery piece of bannock […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 2017100 Views

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The Government of Canada establishes Firefighters’ National Memorial Day

August 25, 2017 Regina, Saskatchewan As a tribute to the firefighters who risk their lives to keep Canadians safe, today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced the formal establishment of Firefighters’ National Memorial Day. Minister Goodale was accompanied by Michael Fougere, Mayor of Regina; Robert Kirkpatrick, President of the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 25, 2017170 Views

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Indigenous 150+ Offers All Ages, PWYC Film Screening

INDIGENOUS 150+ OFFERS ALL AGES, PWYC FILM SCREENING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 @7PM: NIAGARA FALLS SACRED WATER: STANDING ROCK PART 1 BRENDAN EMMERSON, WATER PROTECTOR IN ATTENDANCE http://www.indigenous150plus.com The final Niagara Falls screening in the Indigenous 150+ pay-what you can film series is slated for Wednesday, August 30 at the Seneca Queen Theatre, 4624 Queen Street […]

by pmnationtalk on August 18, 201799 Views

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Federal government to supply more funds for B.C. wildfire response – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 22, 2017  KAMLOOPS, B.C. _ The federal government is promising more funding to support residents affected by raging wildfires in British Columbia as some of the thousands of people displaced prepare to return home. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the government will supply $600 per household evacuated due to wildfires and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 201741 Views

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