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Report: Challenges, Progress, and Opportunities for Sustainable Land Use in BC

February 12, 2019 Land use is incredibly complex. Topics and issues like ecosystem health, First Nations right and title, natural resource management, and rural community needs are inter-related. In 2018, the Real Estate Foundation of BC (REFBC) partnered with The Firelight Group to examine trends, challenges, and opportunities for sustainable land use. Through this project, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 12, 20198 Views

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Rate-regulated accounting at BC Hydro, explained

February 6, 2019 NEWS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseFebruary 6, 2019Rate-regulated accounting at BC Hydro,explainedVICTORIA –The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new information report: Rate-regulated Accounting at BC Hydro.Rate-regulated accounting showsthe effect rateregulation has on a company’s financial statements. Rate regulation is the practice of controlling, or regulating, the price, or […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201916 Views

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Report: B.C. leads efforts to reduce, recycle waste, but targets remain elusive

February 5, 2019, Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – British Columbians are among the best in Canada at reducing solid waste and diverting materials to recycling and compost facilities, according to a new Vancity report. But a detailed analysis of municipal, provincial and national data reveals that while B.C. industries, businesses and individuals are taking steps […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 201916 Views

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UBCIC: Wild Salmon Summit – Summary Report

January 22, 2019 On September 19-21, 2018, the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN), the First Nations Summit, and the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) hosted the “Wild Salmon Summit: In a Time of Reconciliation” at the Westin Wall Centre located on the unceded territory of the Musqueam Nation. The Wild Salmon […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201919 Views

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British Columbians view natural environment and climate as key to quality of life in BC, support strong penalties including jail time for polluters

Jan 22, 2019 Poll commissioned by the Real Estate Foundation of BC gauges British Columbians’ attitudes on land use, sustainability, and rural planning. VANCOUVER, Jan. 22, 2019 – Today, the Real Estate Foundation of BC (REFBC) shared the results from a public opinion poll it commissioned on British Columbians’ views on land use, sustainability and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 22, 201920 Views

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SFU: Report calls for integrating emissions reduction and climate adaptation practices

Report detailing best practices for climate mitigation and adaptation has been endorsed by Canadian professional associations December 18, 2018 A new Simon Fraser University report calls for governments to combine emission reduction and climate adaptation strategies and outlines best practices to reduce the severity of extreme climate impacts. The report, Low Carbon Resilience: Best Practices […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201824 Views

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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, 201845 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, 201834 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, 201835 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, 201838 Views

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