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Indigenous business leaders claim racial profiling at West End Moxie’s – CityNews Vancouver

Mar 1, 2019 VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A night of catching up with colleagues turned sour when a group was refused service at the Moxie’s Bar and Grill on Davie Street in what three Indigenous business leaders are calling an incident of racial profiling. Inez Cook, Sharon Bond and James Cowpar are board members with […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 201922 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach (Ottawa, ON) – Following the introduction of federal legislation on Indigenous child welfare today in Parliament, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that First Nations children are the first priority […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201918 Views

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Government’s progress since 2015 audit on correctional facilities and programs

February 26, 2019 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new progress audit on correctional facilities and programs. The audit looks at changes government has made since the office’s 2015 report on the Adult Custody Division’s (division) correctional facilities and programs. In 2015, British Columbia’s correctional facilities were […]

by ahnationtalk on February 27, 201920 Views

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B.C. appoints new Supreme Court masters

February 20, 2019 VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia is appointing two new Supreme Court of B.C. masters to  support the judiciary with the resources needed to continue providing access to justice. The appointment of Bruce Elwood, who takes his seat in Vancouver, was effective Feb. 19, 2019. Elwood received a bachelor of laws from […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 201928 Views

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West Coast LEAF Release: Budget 2019 brings welcome improvements in benefits but falls short on legal aid

February 19, 2019 VICTORIA – Today, the provincial government released Budget 2019. The budget takes important steps towards addressing poverty in the province. The budget also leaves disappointing gaps in services that will disproportionately impact women and other people impacted by gender-based discrimination. “This budget indicates political will to address poverty and implements some important […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201919 Views

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BC Government: Premier’s statement on Women’s Memorial March

Feb. 14, 2019 VANCOUVER – Premier John Horgan; Melanie Mark, MLA for Vancouver-Mount Pleasant; Mitzi Dean, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity; and Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation have issued the following statement to acknowledge the annual Women’s Memorial March for murdered and missing women and girls in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: “Today, because […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201924 Views

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UBCIC – Statement of Solidarity: No More Violence Against Women and Girls

February 13, 2019 Statement of Solidarity: No More Violence Against Women and Girls Vancouver, BC – February 13, 2019- The Coalition on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in BC stands with Secwepemc women, led by Jody Leon, Ida Manuel and other Secwepemc women seeking justice for horrific and deadly violence against women that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 201923 Views

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BC Government: Premier’s statement on the Moose Hide Provincial Gathering and Day of Fasting

VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in support of the Moose Hide Campaign’s Provincial Gathering and Day of Fasting on Feb. 13, 2019: “Today we recognize the Moose Hide Campaign and its work to end violence against Indigenous women and children, and encourage men to speak out and hold each other […]

by pmnationtalk on February 13, 201924 Views

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Indigenous-led art event raises $750 for Wet’suwet’en legal defence fund – Ubyssey Online

Feb. 12, 2019 A recent art event led by Indigenous student groups has raised $750 to support the Wet’suwet’en legal defence fund. Held on February 4, “The Time Is Now: Stand with Unist’ot’en” was organized by the First Nations Studies Student Association (FNSSA) in collaboration with the Indigenous Law Student Association and the Indigenous Leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201921 Views

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UNBC: Moose Hide Campaign events set for Prince George

February 11, 2019 Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia is collaborating with Prince George organizations and the provincial government this Wednesday to host the Moose Hide Campaign, a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men standing up against violence towards women and children. The day consists of a Provincial Gathering and a […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 201930 Views

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