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Increasing Demand for Critical Minerals Positions Canada’s Mining Industry for Success

January 24, 2020 VANCOUVER – Today, Pierre Gratton, President and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), in his annual address to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, spoke of the state of Canada’s mining industry and how recent commitments to mining, particularly the new Canada-US Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20207 Views

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Mineral Exploration Closes the Market at Roundup 2020

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2020 – Kendra Johnston, President & CEO, Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia, joined Chris Birkett, Director, Toronto Stock Exchange, to close the market from the exhibitor floor of Mineral Exploration Roundup 2020. Roundup is a premier technical mineral exploration conference that brings together geoscientists, prospectors, investors, suppliers and First Nation partners […]

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Open Letter: Vancouver Police Board Must Provide Immediate and Rigorous Oversight of BMO’s and VPD’s Racist Mistreatment of Indigenous Man and Granddaughter

January 23, 2020 Dear Vancouver Police Board, It has been one month since an Indigenous man and his twelve-year-old granddaughter were racially profiled and wrongly handcuffed at a Bank of Montreal (BMO) branch in Vancouver. Maxwell Johnson and his granddaughter, Tori-Anne, were subject to an appalling and traumatizing display of racism, one with roots in […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20209 Views

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SFU: Researchers use ‘two-eyed seeing’ to improve Indigenous children’s health

A $1 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) supports collaborators in combining strengths of Western science and Indigenous approaches. Researchers in Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) are teaming up with the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Tribal Council (NTC) and the First Nations Health Authority’s (FNHA) to lead a new project aimed […]

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BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee demands Urgent Correctional Justice Reforms acroos Canada

(xwməθkwəy̓ əm/Musqueam Territory, Prince George, BC – Jan. 23, 2020) – Regional Chief Terry Teegee presented at the First Ministers Meeting on Justice and Public Safety in Victoria, BC to a receptive audience. He noted the stark contrast between the honest commitment to legal reform in the justice system and on-the-ground failure that is occurring […]

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Team BC 14U male basketball team will have a big presence on the court

Team BC 14U male team will have a big presence on the court When it comes to basketball height matters and fortunately for the Team BC 14U male team, that will compete at the Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games, they have it. “I have three traditional point guards and many players six feet or […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20208 Views

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2020 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund now open for applications

January 24, 2020 The Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund is now accepting applications for grants in 2020. The annual $2 million program supports registered charities taking action to improve access to mental health care in every region of Canada. “Over the last decade, the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund has helped more than 650 organizations […]

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AgraFlora Organics Receives Controlled Drug License in UK

Vancouver British Columbia / January 23rd 2020 – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (“AgraFlora” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: AGFAF) a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company is pleased to announce that Farmako GmbH (“Farmako”) through its wholly owned subsidiary Farmako Limited has received its Home Office Controlled Drug License (the “License”). […]

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Nadleh Whut’en First Nation Celebrates Opening of Little Rock Lake Lodge

Nadleh Whut’en First Nation has marked an important milestone with the celebratory opening of Little Rock Lake Lodge, a workforce accommodation site to house the women and men working on the Coastal GasLink Project that will bring economic benefit to the local community. Located in Nadleh Whut’en territory, the lodge was established through a partnership […]

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BC Government – Indigenous communities, ITA build skilled trades workforces

More than 475 people in Indigenous communities throughout British Columbia are gaining skills to succeed in high-opportunity trades careers, with six new two-year training programs. “For years, Indigenous leaders have been calling for skills training opportunities closer to home to support their community’s needs and self-determination,” said Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and […]

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