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We want to be a healthy community’: BC First Nations youth sing about life on the reservation – Globalnews.ca

“Dream big,” 16-year-old TJ Sochan sings in the opening verse of a new video posted to YouTube late last month. The song, “Where Happiness Dwells,” was written by seven young Indigenous people. It talks about life on the reserve of the Blueberry River First Nations, located north of Fort St. John. The lyrics address some […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 201710 Views

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Ceremony Marks Expert Panel Report Recommendations to Prevent First Nations Youth Injury and Deaths in BC

November 15, 2017 Coast Salish Territory – Victoria, BC – The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and BC Coroners Service (BCCS) have released a new report that shares key findings and recommendations to prevent unintended First Nations youth and young adult injury and deaths in BC. A ceremony in the BC Legislature today marked the release of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 201728 Views

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Media Advisory: RCMP National Youth Engagement Week at Depot

REGINA, Nov. 7, 2017 – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is pleased to invite members of the media to National Youth Engagement Week activities at Depot. This initiative provides the opportunity to 32 Grades 11 and 12 students from all over Canada to attend the RCMP Academy to learn about and experience the work of an RCMP officer. The youth will […]

by pmnationtalk on November 8, 201722 Views

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Gathering Our Voices – Press Release October 27, 2017

See the attached Gathering Our Voices Press Release, from October 27, 2017. Read More NT4

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 201720 Views

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B.C. must help children and youth in care achieve academic success: report – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 26, 2017 19:23 By Camille Bains THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ More educational support is needed in British Columbia for children in government care so youths who have often suffered trauma in early life have a better chance of graduating high school, says the province’s children’s representative. Bernard Richard said each school district should […]

by pmnationtalk on October 27, 201735 Views

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British Columbia’s Children and Youth in care need Better Support to Succeed in School

October 26, 2017 VICTORIA – The provincial government must take action to reduce significant gaps in the academic achievement of children and youth in care, including the provision of specific funding to each school district dedicated to supporting the learning needs of these students, recommends a report released today by B.C.’s Representative for Children and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 27, 201733 Views

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MNBC: Sashing Our Warriors – Call for Participants

Attention Métis Women and Girls! Help decision-makers gain a better understanding of violence against Métis women and girls. If you are a Métis female who has experienced violence (including witnessing violence within your family), and are willing to talk about it, we hope that you will take a moment to respond to the anonymous questionnaire on our […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201747 Views

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Children’s representative calls for youth mental health system in B.C. – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 4, 2017 VICTORIA _ A 17-year-old boy who took his own life on the grounds of a children’s hospital in Vancouver didn’t get the mental health treatment he needed from the time he was two years old, says British Columbia’s representative for children and youth. Bernard Richard’s report released Wednesday investigates the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 201737 Views

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Representative Calls on New Ministry to Lead Improvements to Child and Youth Mental Health System

October 04, 2017 VICTORIA – British Columbia’s newly formed Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions should take the lead role in developing and implementing a comprehensive mental health system for children and youth in this province, recommends an investigative report released today by B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth. That system should offer a full […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 201748 Views

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Métis Nation British Columbia releases report on Métis Youth Programming

August 30, 2017 Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) has released the finding of the “Métis Youth Programming” research project. The “Métis Youth Programming” research was conducted in order to create effective and culturally-relevant employment and education programs for Métis Youth that are delivered to and by MNBC’s Métis Chartered Communities. The “Métis Youth Programming” survey […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 201797 Views

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