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New First Nations partnership wants in on LNG – JWN

Oct. 11, 2019 Four First Nations in northwest B.C. are planning to get in on the LNG industry, and they are framing their effort as a climate change initiative. The Nisga’a, Haisla and two Coast Tsimshian bands – the Lax Kw’alaams and Metlakatla – have partnered in an initiative called the Northwest First Nations Collaborative […]

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Burnaby Village Museum’s new Indigenous learning week ‘long overdue’: programmer – Burnaby Now

October 11, 2019 About 500 Burnaby Grade 4 and 5 students are learning about the history and culture of local First Nations this week – from people who belong to them. All week long, classes have been visiting Burnaby Village Museum during the inaugural Burnaby Indigenous Week of Learning. Once on site, they have been […]

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Vancouver library looking for Indigenous storytellers – Vancouver Sun

The 2019 Indigenous storyteller in residence, Joseph Dandurand, said his time at the VPL was transformative. The Vancouver Public Library is inviting Indigenous storytellers to apply for the position of Indigenous Storyteller in Residence, a program that runs at the VPL from February until May 2020. The 2019 Indigenous storyteller in residence, Joseph Dandurand, said […]

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‘The heartbeat of our community’: Heiltsuk open historic big house – The Narwhal

For a nation ravaged by violent and exploitative colonial powers, the opening of a big house represents a resurgence in culture and once-outlawed ways of life When Heiltsuk elder Liz Brown was just a little girl, her mother sat her down on a chair, looked her in the eyes and told her to pay real […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 20197 Views

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BC First Nations Await CA$3b in Gaming Revenue Allocations by 2045 – Casino Reports

First Nations have always been working towards the improvement of their communities and guaranteeing their tribal members’ steady income and reliable employment. British Columbia Government wants to support them to the best of its abilities, which could happen via a Gaming Control Act amendment in regards to the upcoming 23 years. If it receives a […]

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Fish farms do not need to test for BC strain of virus – SeaWestNews

Decision follows an eight-month scientific review on the issue of transfer of live fish from land-based hatcheries to open-ocean net pens The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has determined that there is no need for testing of the B.C. strain of the piscine reovirus (PRV) by fish farms, which some eco-activists had claimed could […]

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Coastal GasLink draws investment interest from Abu Dhabi – Pipeline News North

October 9, 2019 The Coastal GasLink pipeline is drawing interest from an investment firm in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Investment Co. is just one potential investor interested in the pipeline, according to a report from Bloomberg. TC Energy Corp., formerly TransCanada, said earlier this year it would sell as much as a […]

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Mental health impacts job performance of 61% of young adults: study – Trail Times

International study reveals generational differences in mental health Oct. 9, 2019 A new study says mental health challenges are hitting younger workers harder. In an international study by Teladoc Health, 61 per cent of 18-25 year olds say mental health symptoms have affected their job performance. The study, conducted by Ipsos Mori, interviewed 3,974 online […]

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Splatsin aims to reclaim their children in the foster system – Castanet.net

Oct 9, 2019 The Indigenous peoples of Splatsin held a conference to highlight their plan to integrate Indigenous children back into their communities. Many of the children are dealing with cultural disconnection, which detaches the children from their Indigenous heritage. “If you look back at the residential schools and the 60’s Scoop you can see […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 20198 Views

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World Indigenous Business Forum heads to Vancouver – The Globe and Mail

As a relative newcomer on the financial scene, Raven Indigenous Capital Partners is still making its name as what managing partner Paul Lacerte describes as an financial intermediary between private capital and Indigenous businesses. The Vancouver-based company has several investments in its portfolio, including Cheekbone Beauty Cosmetics, an Ontario company run by Jenn Harper. In […]

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