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Report: More Indigenous entrepreneurs in B.C. are finding success, recording profits

December 6, 2018, Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – Indigenous entrepreneurs in B.C. say their annual business revenues are increasing while their relationships with non-Indigenous counterparts are improving, according to a new Vancity report. A survey of B.C.-based Indigenous entrepreneurs, commissioned by Vancity and conducted by the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business (CCAB), also shows that despite […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201810 Views

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RCYBC: Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care

December 11, 2018 Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care is a collaborative photovoice project led by Melanie Doucet, a PhD candidate at the McGill School of Social Work and a former youth in care, alongside eight former youth in care between the ages of 19 and 29 from the Greater Vancouver area. Using […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201813 Views

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BC Representative’s Report Calls for Overhaul of System to Protect and Support Children with Special Needs

VICTORIA – The ordeal of one boy and his family shows that British Columbia’s system of services to support children with complex needs must be overhauled, says an investigative report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth. The report details the events that led to the removal of “Charlie” from his mother’s care […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201815 Views

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2018 CEDAW Report Card

On December 6th, 2018, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, West Coast LEAF released our 10th annual CEDAW Report Card, grading BC on nine issues impacting women’s human rights, including child protection, a new section introduced this year. The Report Card assesses BC’s record in 2018 in relation to obligations set out […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 201813 Views

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Serious Problems Still Face First Nations After Wildfire Season: Report

NADLEH WHUT’EN TERRITORY, BC, Nov. 29, 2018  – The Nadleh Whut’en First Nation has released a new report, Trial by Fire: Nadleh Whut’en and the Shovel Lake Fire, 2018, chronicling persistent problems with emergency management in British Columbia. Last summer, the Shovel Lake Fire threatened the Nadleh Whut’en village on Nadleh Bunk’et (Fraser Lake). The village was […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201824 Views

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Working Paper: Renewing Indigenous Economies Through Creative Destruction – Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics

“We have to replace the colonial structures and renew our governments and economies by creative destruction. Our economic growth is our best weapon to achieve this.” —Chief Commissioner of the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC), Manny Jules, 2018 For the last 4o years Ma, Jules and likeminded First Nat. and Indigenous’ leaders’ have developed an […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 201822 Views

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BC Government: Government takes action on Abbott/Chapman report

Oct. 31, 2018 VICTORIA – The Province has released its action plan in response to the government-commissioned, independent Abbott/Chapman report on the unprecedented 2017 wildfire and flood seasons in British Columbia. The plan outlines actions taken and underway, and identifies next steps to address the report’s 108 recommendations. It also considers recommendations from other recent […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201829 Views

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Making Progress: CFN-GBI’s 2017 Annual Report

October 2, 2018 For almost two decades, the Coastal First Nations-Great Bear Initiative has provided strong and strategic leadership to protect our lands, waters and resources for current and future generations. Please take a look through our 2017 Annual Report, which provides just a snapshot of the positive work being done in our communities, and the impact […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201831 Views

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OECD: Job automation risks vary widely across different regions within countries

The risk of job automation is much higher in some regions than others within countries, meaning governments will need to address any widening of job inequality between one area and another in the coming years, according to a new OECD report. Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2018: Preparing for the Future of Work finds that […]

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 201827 Views

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RCYBC: Annual Report 2017/18 and Service Plan 2018/19 to 2019/20

Sept. 28, 2018 This report provides an overview of the work of the Office on behalf of the vulnerable children and youth of B.C. over the past year and a plan outlining goals and objectives for the 2018/19 and 2019/20 fiscal years. Complete financial statements are also included. Download report Download financial statements NT5

by pmnationtalk on October 1, 201832 Views

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