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Province secures a fair deal for British Columbians on cannabis revenue sharing – Government of BC

December 11, 2017 VICTORIA – An agreement with the federal government that would see the majority of cannabis revenue flow to the Province has been reached today, following Finance Minister Carole James’ successful federal-provincial meeting in Ottawa. “This agreement is a win for our province as we made a very clear case that British Columbians […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 20173 Views

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NDP Approval of Site-C Dam project a major step backwards in Provincial Government relations with BC First Nations

December 11, 2017 Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – First Nations Summit leaders are denouncing today’s announcement by Premier John Horgan to approve continuation of BC Hydro’s Site‐C Dam project on the Peace River, approximately seven kilometers west of Fort St. John in northeastern BC. The dam will result in the flooding and destruction of 5,550 hectares […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 20173 Views

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Canada, Ontario and Métis Nation of Ontario sign Framework Agreement for Advancing Reconciliation

From Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada December 11, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Métis Nation of Ontario The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the Métis Nation of Ontario are committed to working together to foster reconciliation and build stronger relationships through a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 20174 Views

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NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN – AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding Meeting on Joint Priorities and UN Declaration Update

NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN – AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding Meeting on Joint Priorities and UN Declaration Update On November 20th, a delegation that included members of the AFN Executive, First Nations Chiefs, regional leadership, Elders and myself met with federal cabinet ministers to discuss joint priorities. This meeting occurred under the AFN-Canada MOU on Joint Priorities, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 20174 Views

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Application deadline for the rural dividend is Dec. 15 – Government of BC

December 09, 2017 VICTORIA – First Nations, local governments and not-for-profit organizations are reminded to get their applications for the fourth intake of the BC Rural Dividend program submitted before the deadline on Dec. 15, 2017. Single applicants can apply for up to $100,000 for community-driven projects and must contribute at least 20% of the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 11, 20175 Views

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BCGEU remembers Leonard George

December 07, 2017 It is with tremendous sadness to learn of the passing of Tsleil-Waututh leader, Leonard George. Leonard, served as Chief of the Tsleil-Waututh nation, was an iconic leader and teacher to thousands of people across British Columbia. In his special way, he was able to build bridges between communities and encouraged everyone to […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 201710 Views

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Leonard George, Tsleil-Waututh elder, actor and community leader, dies – CBC

George, 71, was the son of Chief Dan George and his wife Amy Dec 07, 2017 Leonard George, a beloved leader of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, has died at the age of 71. Born in North Vancouver on Aug. 18, 1946, George was the son of the late Chief Dan George and his wife Amy. Like […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 20179 Views

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BCAFN Regional Chief Appointed to National Fisheries, Justice & Economic Development Portfolios

December 07, 2017 (Algonquin Territory/Ottawa, Ontario – December 7, 2017) BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee has been appointed by National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) to several AFN Chiefs Committees, including the National Fisheries Committee, the Committee on Economic Development, and the Committee on Justice. These appointments come as First […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 201711 Views

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Sunshine Coast fixed-link study completed – Government of BC

December 07, 2017 VICTORIA – The study of the feasibility of a fixed link between the Sunshine Coast and the rest of Lower Mainland has been completed. The study concludes that a fixed-link crossing would have considerable technical and financial challenges. Therefore, the Province will not be proceeding with a fixed link. The study narrowed the […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 201710 Views

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UBCIC: NDP Site C Approval Would Slap First Nations in the Face

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC – December 6, 2017) As the entire province awaits the NDP Government’s decision on the bedraggled boondoggle that is the Site C dam project, Chief Lynette Tsakoza of Prophet River First Nation, Chief Roland Willson of West Moberly First Nations and Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of the Union of BC Indian […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 20179 Views

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