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Grants to stop violence, promote Indigenous healing

April 20, 2018 SURREY – Women escaping violence, Indigenous families healing from intergenerational trauma, and youth needing mentorship to resist gang involvement will benefit from nearly $6.5 million in grants supporting government’s crime prevention priorities. In all, more than 170 local programs and projects – led by community organizations, school districts, police agencies and others […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 20186 Views

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Repeat: MMIWG National Inquiry to close registration for Part 1 of Truth Gathering Process on April 20, 2018

Vancouver BC- The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls today announced that registration for family members and survivors wishing to share their truths with the National Inquiry’s Truth Gathering Process-Community Hearings and Statement Gathering-will close on April 20, 2018. Commissioners encourage all family members and survivors who wish to share their […]

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BC Assembly of First Nations Applauds BC Supreme Court Decision in Ahousaht

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – April 19, 2018) – Today, Nuu-chah-nulth Fishing Rights were confirmed in the BC Supreme Court in the Ahousaht et al v. Canada.  The Court found that the Government of Canada was not justified in infringing on the Aboriginal rights of the five plaintiff First Nations.  The Judge ruled […]

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 201810 Views

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NIC celebrates a decade of community-led health in remote First Nations communities

April 18, 2018 Join NIC’s Global Learning Initiative Thursday, April 26 at NIC’s Comox Valley campus to celebrate how 10 years of nursing field schools in remote Indigenous communities has changed nursing education on Vancouver Island. Date: Apr 26, 2018 Time: 05:00 PM – 07:00 PM Location: Puntledge Hall, Room P121, Comox Valley Campus Cost: Admission by donation to […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 20189 Views

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Elements Casino Victoria Announces the Launch of its Community Partnership Program – Elements of Community

Victoria, BC (April 19, 2018): Elements Casino Victoria is pleased to announce that it will be launching a brand new community program – Elements of Community – focused on supporting charitable and community organizations that are located in the Island Capital Regional District and the West Shore municipalities of Colwood, Highlands, Langford, Metchosin, Esquimalt, Sooke […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 20188 Views

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Abacus announces grant of stock options

Vancouver, BC — April 20, 2018.  Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation (“Abacus” or the “Company”) (TSXV:AME) announces that the Board of Directors has approved the grant of stock options to directors, officer, employees and consultants of the Company allowing for the acquisition of up to, in the aggregate, 447,500 shares of the Company. The grant […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 201810 Views

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Recognizing the Public Interest in Nation to Nation Fishery Negotiations

VANCOUVER, April 19, 2018 – “Reconciliation isn’t just about negotiations between First Nations and the Crown, it has to directly involve those whose livelihoods might be affected in keeping with previous Supreme Court of Canadadecisions,” said Gary Wharton, legal counsel and spokesperson for the intervenors representing the BC Seafood Alliance and the BC Wildlife Federation. “The BC Supreme […]

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Statement from the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard following the B.C. Supreme Court Decision – Ahousaht Indian Band and Nation et al v. Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, today issued the following statement: “As the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and as a Canadian, I fully support reconciliation and care deeply about a renewed relationship with our Indigenous partners, including the five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on April 20, 20186 Views

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Over 450 business leaders call on B.C. government to stand strong against Kinder Morgan

“We know you value the hundreds of thousands of jobs that depend on B.C.’s natural beauty and livability. The Trans Mountain pipeline is too risky to be built here.” VANCOUVER, April 19, 2018 – More than 450 businesses employing thousands of Canadians today sent an open letter to B.C. Premier John Horgan, asking the Province to stand […]

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BC Government: Funding boost to increase the number of trained caregivers

April 18, 2018 VICTORIA – Whether seniors live in residential care, assisted living or their own homes, government is taking action to ensure care will be there for them when and where they need it. The ministries of Health and Advanced Education, Skills and Training are providing approximately $3.3 million to create new health-care assistant […]

by pmnationtalk on April 19, 201810 Views

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