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Media advisory: Minister Rodriguez to Visit British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island

From: Canadian Heritage VANCOUVER – As part of a trip to the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will meet with stakeholders and organizations on Monday to discuss priorities facing various cultural communities. Minister Rodriguez will then tour an important Indigenous heritage site on Vancouver Island […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 201811 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Hajdu to visit Victoria, British Columbia

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will be in Victoria on Monday, August 20. While visiting the Oaklands Community Centre, she will discuss how the Government of Canada is improving the Canada Child Benefit to better help middle-class families and those working hard to join the middle class. She will […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201810 Views

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Minister’s statement on Columbia River Treaty meetings in Nelson

August 16, 2018 VICTORIA – Negotiators representing the governments of Canada, including British Columbia, and the United States met in Nelson on Aug. 15-16, 2018, to continue discussions about the future of the Columbia River Treaty. Following the meetings, Katrine Conroy, B.C.’s Minister Responsible for the Columbia River Treaty, issued the following statement: “As discussions […]

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Government of Canada creating a more inclusive Canada by helping to improve the access of people with disabilities to the workforce

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release August 16, 2018 Vancouver, B.C. Employment and Social Development Canada Ensuring people with disabilities have fair chance at obtaining gainful employment is a key part of the Government of Canada’s plan to create a more inclusive, accessible Canada. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201811 Views

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UBCIC OPEN LETTER: Kinder Morgan Canada Authorization Requests Dear Premier Horgan, Minister Heyman, and Minister Mungall

August 16, 2018 We are writing to you regarding a recent letter that was sent to the Neskonlith Indian Band from Ian Anderson, President of Kinder Morgan Canada (enclosed). This letter, which provides detail on the transfer of control of the Trans Mountain pipeline from Kinder Morgan to the Government of Canada, makes mention of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201811 Views

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BR Macdonald Statue – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Aug 16, 2018  VANCOUVER – The artist who created a statue of John A. Macdonald that was removed by the City of Victoria says Canada’s first prime minister was not the only leader involved in the residential school system. John William Dann of Vancouver says if the Macdonald sculpture is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 20186 Views

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Bigger Canada Child Benefit

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Canadian families now receive more money thanks to the indexed Canada Child Benefit August 15, 2018 Burnaby, British Columbia Employment and Social Development Canada Helping hard-working middle-class families provide the best start in life for their children is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That is why […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 20188 Views

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TSB deploys a team of investigators to the site of a marine occurrence in the North Arm of the Fraser River, British Columbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 15 August 2018 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Richmond, British Columbia, where the tug George H Ledcor capsized and sank while towing the loaded gravel barge EVCO 55. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 201811 Views

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Plaque replacing Sir John A. Macdonald statue defaced, Victoria keeping monument – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 14, 2018 VICTORIA _ An offer from Ontario to find a new home for a statue of Sir John A. Macdonald has been declined by the city of Victoria. Mayor Lisa Helps says the city is carefully storing the statue of Canada’s first prime minister after recently removing it from the grounds […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201814 Views

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Macdonald took land from First Nations – Times Colonist

August 14, 2018 Few people will doubt that in establishing the residential school system, Sir John A. Macdonald had contempt for the languages and culture of Canada’s Indigenous people, but that was not his only crime. Here on Vancouver Island, he gave a enormous swath of Aboriginal land, without consultation or compensation, to Robert Dunsmuir […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201810 Views

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