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Anti pipeline protesters released days before weeklong jail sentences end – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 20, 2018 MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. _ Several pipeline protesters were released from a British Columbia jail on Sunday, a few days before their weeklong sentences were set to end. Seven protesters in all were sentenced to a week in jail on Aug. 15, after pleading guilty to contempt charges in B.C. Supreme […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 20184 Views

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UBCIC: MMIWG Coalition dismayed by essential transport service cuts

calls for safe, affordable, reliable transit (August 15, 2018 – Coast Salish Territories) The recent elimination of Greyhound services across western Canada has had a devastating and chilling effect upon Indigenous community members, especially upon Indigenous women and girls. The Coalition on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (“the Coalition”) calls upon the government […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 201811 Views

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Justice Institute of British Columbia aims to integrate more Indigenous knowledge in training of public-safety workers – The Georgia Straight

August 15th, 2018 The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada called upon federal, provincial, and territorial governments “to commit to eliminating the overrepresentation of Aboriginal people in custody over the next decade”. But achieving this objective will require far more people working in the justice system to have a much greater understanding of Indigenous cultures. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20188 Views

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‘Come home’: Mother pleads for help finding missing daughter in British Columbia – APTN News

August 13, 2018 Shawnee Morita Inyallie has been missing for almost a month. Inyallie is from Chawathil First Nation about an hour’s drive east of Vancouver in the Fraser Valley. “She is 29, she’s homeless, but she always comes home and that is here on Chawathil,” said her brother Patrick Pete. They organized a search […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20189 Views

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Pipeline protesters practise resisting police at Camp Cloud outside tank farm – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 13, 2018 VANCOUVER _ A spokeswoman for a pipeline protest camp ignoring an eviction notice from the City of Burnaby says campers have practised tying themselves to its structures in anticipation of police intervention. Kwitsel Tatel says protesters have offered to protect a sacred fire that has been burning around the clock […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 20189 Views

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B.C. Metis one step closer to control over child and family welfare – Powell River Peak

June 7, 2018 KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The Metis community in British Columbia has signed an agreement with the provincial government to assume authority over Metis child and family welfare by 2021. Metis Nation B.C. president Clara Morin Dal Col and Minister of Children and Family Development Katrine Conroy signed the joint commitment at a ceremony […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201810 Views

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UBCIC: Upholding commitments to reconciliation and Indigenous rights in court regarding the Site C injunction hearings

August 7, 2018 Dear Premier Horgan and Minister Eby: We are writing to shed light on the unacceptable and disconcerting gap between your political commitments to reconciliation and Indigenous rights, and BC Hydro’s legal arguments in the current BC Supreme Court Hearings regarding the West Moberly First Nation’s application for an interim injunction while their […]

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 201810 Views

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Coroner to probe death of woman found in a ditch beside Coquihalla Highway – Vancouver Sun

Police have determined the death of a 27-year-old Indigenous woman found in a ditch off the Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt last month is not suspicious, and the investigation has now been turned over to the B.C. Coroners Service. August 6, 2018 Police have determined the death of a 27-year-old Indigenous woman found in a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201844 Views

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Anniversary of Alberni Indian Residential School closure celebrated – CHEK News

WATCH: An Alberni Valley first nation hosted a gathering today to mark an important anniversary. 45 years ago today the Alberni Indian Residential School closed its doors. Kendall Hanson reports. August 02, 2018 Pictures of a demonstration show a turning point in the history of an Alberni Indian Residential school that helped lead to its […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 201811 Views

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The Forgotten Ones – Voices of the Metis in BC

Credits: MYBC Youth Published on Oct 16, 2017 Métis Nation British Columbia’s Ministry of Youth directed ‘The Forgotten Ones – Voices of the Métis in BC’ to capture the spirit and resiliency of our citizens; while focusing on the importance of Métis culture, inclusion, government acknowledgement, and community. For more information, visit: www.metisyouthbc.com or www.mnbc.ca

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201828 Views

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