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BC Government: Report shows support for developing accessibility legislation

Feb. 5, 2020 VICTORIA – The accessibility consultation summary report shows strong support for government to develop legislation to make B.C. more inclusive and accessible. The public consultation ran from Sept. 16 to Nov. 29, 2019. The Province heard that people support developing accessibility legislation as outlined in the Framework for Accessibility Legislation. Nearly 500 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202020 Views

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British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal releases “transformational” report on Indigenous human rights and access to justice

Key partners commit to an action plan to transform human rights for Indigenous Peoples Download Press Release Download Backgrounder Download Report Today, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal (BCHRT) released a report addressing serious access to justice concerns for Indigenous peoples bringing human rights complaints to the tribunal. The report, entitled Expanding our Vision: Cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202021 Views

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Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute Provides Vital Insight Into Region

Dec 02 2019 The annual Snapshot Report from the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute at Selkirk College has been released, providing a wide range of relevant and reliable data that helps support evidence-based decision making across the region. The Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College has just released the 2019 Snapshot Report, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201935 Views

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Annual Report 2019 – New era of Indigenous rights recognition through treaty negotiations

Hello! The BC Treaty Commission’s 2019 annual report is now online. This year marked significant progress in treaty negotiations and rights recognition. Longstanding issues that have burdened the treaty negotiations process are finally addressed through policy changes and assurances from the federal and provincial governments. The Treaty Commission released its 2019 annual report celebrating the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 201937 Views

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2019 Campbell River citizen satisfaction survey results

Quality of life, satisfaction with City services and programs and excellent customer service were among the high points in September’s citizen satisfaction survey results. Citizens also said the most important issue facing Campbell River is homelessness and addiction issues, a change from 2016, when the local economy was the top concern. Top marks for services […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201948 Views

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SSCCY report Children and Youth with Neuro-Diverse Special Needs

November 8, 2019 B.C.’s Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth has released a report titled: Children and Youth with Neuro-Diverse Special Needs. Download it here:  https://www.leg.bc.ca/content/CommitteeDocuments/41st-parliament/4th-ses… NT5

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201938 Views

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FNEMC Releases Report: Using Financial Assurance To Reduce The Risk of Mine Non-Remediation

Using financial assurance to reduce the risk of mine non-remediation: Considerations for British Columbia and Indigenous governments Summary Mining is an important contributor to British Columbia’s economy. But when mines don’t get cleaned up at the end of their lives — for example, because a company goes bankrupt — they can leave behind a costly […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201953 Views

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B.C. regulator says Indigenous communities should have right to set up own utility companies – The Globe and Mail

Indigenous communities should have the right to set up their own utility companies without provincial interference, the B.C. Utilities Commission has concluded. The BCUC – the independent regulator of public utility services – is one of the first arms of the province to offer action on the government’s political promises to adopt internationally recognized human […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201930 Views

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Province responded to almost all Abbott-Chapman recommendations

Oct. 31, 2019 VICTORIA – The B.C. government has addressed almost 92% of the recommendations in the Abbott-Chapman report that looked into the devastating 2017 wildfire and flood seasons in British Columbia. “We were all aware of the risk of catastrophic wildfires leading up to 2017, but at that time, not enough work was done […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201940 Views

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BC Government: Building a coastal ferry service vision for the future

Oct. 18, 2019 VICTORIA – The Province is looking for public input on what coastal transportation should look like as part of the process to develop a vision for British Columbia’s coastal ferry services. “Decisions on transportation investments have long-lasting impacts – that’s why it’s important that the people of British Columbia should have a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 201942 Views

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