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City committed to ensuring safe and stable accommodation for people experiencing homelessness in Oppenheimer Park

August 19 2019 – This morning, the General Manager of the Park Board provided notice PDF file (1.4 MB) to people who have erected tents and other structures in Oppenheimer Park that they must remove all structures by 6pm on Wednesday, August 21. At the request of the City, BC Housing  has identified more than […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20193 Views

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Indian Act’s 143 years of sex-based discrimination finally ends, thanks in part to B.C. women – Straight.com

August 19th, 2019 The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs and Indigenous feminists are applauding the elimination of sex-based inequities in a federal law dealing with Indigenous peoples. On August 15, the Canadian government implemented provisions of Bill S-3, abolishing the last remaining gender-discriminating provisions in the Indian Act. “Today I am relieved, and happy,” long-time […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20195 Views

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Canada’s $175 million investment in nature kicks off conservation projects in every province and territory

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada Parks Canada also releases progress update on 75 commitments to prioritize ecological integrity and improve commemoration of historical places. August 19, 2019 – Victoria, British Columbia Canadians cherish nature and depend on it for clean air and water, vibrant communities, and solutions to climate change. Home to the longest […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20194 Views

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Board to audit forest licence near Vanderhoof

VANDERHOOF – The Forest Practices Board will examine the forestry activities of Saik’uz First Nation on non-replaceable forest licence A91154 in the Stuart Nechako Natural Resource District during the week of Aug. 19, 2019. Auditors will examine whether harvesting, roads, silviculture, fire protection and associated planning carried out by Saik’uz First Nation between Aug. 1, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20196 Views

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Canada supports climate-related jobs and training for students

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 19, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time, and youth are among those leading the charge toward a cleaner future. Increasing education, awareness and action on climate change by supporting the work of independent organizations will advance Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20197 Views

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Canada invests $4.3 million in local conservation projects to protect species at risk

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 19, 2019 – Victoria, British Columbia Nature is one of Canada’s most precious resources, and we all have a vital role to play in protecting the natural landscapes and wildlife we cherish. As we work together to double the amount of land and oceans protected across Canada by […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20195 Views

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Newmont Goldcorp Announces Consent Solicitation for its 5.875% Notes due 2035

DENVER– Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (TSX: NGT) (formerly known as Newmont Mining Corporation) (Newmont Goldcorp or the Company) announced today that the Company is soliciting consents (the “Consent Solicitation”) from holders (the “Holders”) of its outstanding 5.875% Notes due 2035 (the “Notes”) to effect certain Proposed Amendments (as defined herein) to the indenture governing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20196 Views

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Statement: Implementation of Bill S-3, eliminating sex-based discrimination in the Indian Act, long overdue

Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia – The First Nations Summit applauds the long -awaited implementation of all provisions contained in Bill S-3 – An Act to amend the Indian Act in response to the Superior Court of Quebec decision in Descheneaux et. al. v. Canada, thus finally eliminating sex-based discrimination from Indian Act registration […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20196 Views

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Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy has launched in Greater Vancouver

From: Employment and Social Development Canada August 18, 2019 Vancouver, British Columbia Employment and Social Development Canada Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Yet every day, vulnerable Canadians experience homelessness, or are at risk of becoming homeless. The Government of Canada is taking action to help those in need and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 20195 Views

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MNBC Honours Raven Grads of 2019

August 15th, 2019 MNBC Minister for Métis Veterans Lissa Smith, and Métis Veterans BC Representatives had the honour of sashing 5 Métis grads, now Ordinary Seaman at the Raven Grad on August 13th, at CFB Esquimalt.  Minister Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, was the reviewing Officer for the Raven 2019 Graduation Parade. The Raven 2019 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201911 Views

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