You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

S Indigenous

ResearchText

Government of Canada invests close to $101M in Indigenous health research across the country

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research July 16, 2019 – Victoria, BC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Indigenous Peoples in Canada experience a greater percentage of serious health issues than the rest of the population. That is why Indigenous researchers, Elders, knowledge users and organizations are joining forces to urgently improve the health of […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201915 Views

Read More
PoliticsAudio

NWAC Elder Attending Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference to Advocate for the Rights and Interests of Indigenous Women

July 15, 2019 (Cranbrook, BC)– Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) Elder Rosanne Martin is attending today the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference (EMMC) in Cranbrook to advocate for the rights and interests of Indigenous women. Elder Martin will be participating in conference sessions to raise concerns about the disproportionate impacts of industrial projects on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201927 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Media advisory: Canada’s Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor to make Indigenous health research announcement

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Victoria, British Columbia – July 15, 2019 – The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Canada’s Minister of Health, will announce a major investment in Indigenous health research. In light of this announcement, the Minister will participate in an Indigenous research roundtable alongside Dr. Carrie Bourassa, the Scientific Director of the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201919 Views

Read More
ResearchText

Angus Reid: Canadians in Chronic Pain: Cost, access to treatment pose significant barriers for those suffering the most

July 12, 2019 – For many Canadians, the activities and experiences that many of us take for granted are significantly hindered by something unseen by the naked eye: persistent, ongoing pain. A new public opinion survey from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute, in partnership with Pain BC and Mindset Social Innovation Foundation, delves deeply into […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201916 Views

Read More
PoliticsText

MNBC: Métis Rights & Reconciliation Engagement – Final Report Now Available

July 8th, 2019 On July 25, 2018, the Government of Canada and the Métis Nation British Columbia took an important step to renew and strengthen their government-to-government relationship by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on reconciliation. This MOU, co-developed by partners, represents a joint commitment to identifying challenges, opportunities and priorities. This MOU reflected […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201920 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Bringing child care closer to home for families through new incentives for publicly funded child care

July 15, 2019 VICTORIA – A significant increase in funding will help public-sector and non-profit organizations create more publicly owned and operated child care spaces in their communities, bringing child care closer to home and making life more affordable for B.C. families. The maximum funding amount available from the Childcare BC New Spaces Fund to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201918 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

Government of Canada Launches Road Map for Ending Violence Against Children

From: Public Health Agency of Canada News release Road Map highlights actions to protect the health and well-being of children July 15, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – Public Health Agency of Canada Violence against children has serious impacts on the child, their family and their community. It influences future relationships and future generations. According to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201922 Views

Read More
TechnologyText

Fraser Institute: Artificial intelligence and other technological advancements unlikely to lead to mass unemployment

VANCOUVER—Despite dire predictions, history and demographics suggest that burgeoning technologies (including automation, artificial intelligence and robotization) will not lead to substantial job losses, finds a new essay series released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. “While some believe the rise of artificial intelligence and other technologies will lead to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 201918 Views

Read More
IndigenousAudio

Fraser River Salmon State of Emergency: BC First Nations urge swift action to save Fraser River salmon runs at risk due to Big Bar rockslide

July 12, 2019 (Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver) BC First Nations are expressing grave concern over the possibility of significant losses to critical salmon runs on the Fraser River which are at risk due to the Big Bar rockslide that occurred in late June, and are calling on provincial and federal governments to take immediate action and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201927 Views

Read More
IndigenousText

ECUAD: The Creative Potential of Public Space

July 12, 2019 An ECU research team seeks out innovative solutions to real-world matters situated in shared spaces Public spaces most often change slowly and incrementally, say Laura Kozak and Charlotte Falk, Research Associates at Emily Carr University of Art + Design’s Living Labs. So what happens when an entire area — such as the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 201923 Views

Read More

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More