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Art at heart of First Nations gathering – Prince George Citizen

June 5, 2015 Art is an inroad to personal expression and fulfillment, and the kids at Nusdeh Yoh elementary school just got their inroads graded. At a special assembly to launch National Aboriginal Awareness Month, the Prince George school devoted to First Nations culture made a show out of art and what it means as […]

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It’s a history that’s worth preserving – Delta-Optimist

June 5, 2015 Delta Fishing Heritage Society building support for efforts to chronicle industry that dates back to mid-1800s As many readers are aware, the Delta Fishing Heritage Society was formed in 2014. Our mission statement is to preserve and display the unique history of the fishing industry in Delta and its important connection with […]

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Kinder Morgan says 34 ships a month would visit Vancouver harbour if pipeline expansion is OK’d – The Province

June 4, 2015 The number of oil tankers travelling under the Lions Gate Bridge to and from Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby marine terminal will jump from five a month to 34, if the company’s pipeline expansion proposal goes ahead. That figure was among several statistics explained by Kinder Morgan staff Thursday during a guided media tour […]

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Reconciling the truths about native children in care – The Globe and Mail

Jun. 05, 2015 Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond is B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth. The intersection of the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission findings with British Columbia marking Child and Youth in Care Week is fitting. As in other provinces, aboriginal children and youth comprise a disproportionate amount of the young people in government […]

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Joblessness key problem, says chief – The Chronicle Journal

Jun 5, 2015. The Osoyoos Indian Band Chief says First Nations in the Thunder Bay region shouldn’t be experiencing unemployment rates worse than those seen during the Great Depression. Chief Clarence Louie, who is from British Columbia, was the keynote speaker during the first Aboriginal Partnership Exchange event, which was held at the Victoria Inn […]

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First Nations series: Natives seen as better protectors of the land despite occasional clashes – Vancouver Sun

While their record’s not perfect, they have a vested interest in preserving environment June 4, 2015 This is part 6 of a six-part series Gravel is fish habitat. It also makes for valuable construction aggregate. When supporters for each camp waged war on the lower Fraser River earlier this year, it proved to be an […]

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First Nations ‘day scholars’ can launch class-action lawsuit: court – The Globe and Mail

Jun. 03, 2015 Hundreds of First Nations’ people left out of residential-school compensation will be allowed to collectively sue the federal government for their treatment. Federal Court in Vancouver has certified a class-action lawsuit proposed by the so-called “day scholars,” who returned to their homes at night. Read More: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/try-it-now/?articleId=24789255

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Connecting climate and culture: David Suzuki speaks in Nanaimo – Nanaimo News

Jun 4, 2015 David Suzuki and the David Suzuki Foundation are travelling to B.C. coastal communities to get people motivated to fight the forces driving climate change. Suzuki opened the Celebrating Coastal Connections tour to an audience of about 500 at Beban Park social centre Monday. Suzuki, his foundation and First Nations representatives talked about […]

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Churches toll bells for missing, murdered aboriginal women – Victoria News

Jun 3, 2015 Bells at Anglican churches around Victoria will ring and echo through the downtown core to remember the more than 1,000 aboriginal women who have gone missing or murdered between 1980 and 2012. The Christ Church Cathedral and St. John the Divine Anglican Church are participating in 22 days of prayer, marking the […]

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Why does Harper balk at the TRC? White backlash is one reason – rabble.ca

June 4, 2015 The outpouring of anguish, remorse and guilt brought on by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is remarkable. We see it across the political spectrum — from Sun News’ David Akin, to the National Post’s Michael Den Tandt and John Ivison, to former Mulroney apparatchik L. Ian MacDonald, to the more predictable […]

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