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UBC: Half of Canadian kids witness ethnic, racial bullying at school: study

Oct 19, 2021 Fifty-eight per cent of Canadian youth say they have seen kids insulted, bullied or excluded based on their race or ethnicity at school, according to new survey data from the Angus Reid Institute in partnership with the University of British Columbia. Fourteen per cent say they’ve experienced it themselves, with visible minority […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20215 Views

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Wildlife management area closure expands near Okanagan Falls

Oct. 19, 2021 PENTICTON – As of Oct. 15, 2021, areas within McTaggart-Cowan/nsək’łniw’t wildlife management area (WMA) damaged by this year’s Thomas Creek fire have been closed to all public use. This will expand the area in the WMA that is closed due to the 2020 Christie Mountain fire. The Thomas Creek fire that occurred […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20218 Views

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First Nations artist featured in Okanagan Symphony’s Kelowna and Vernon performances – Vernon Morning Star

Fortier, of the Syilx Nation and Secwepmec peoples, a guest artist for in-person and online shows Oct. 19, 2021 A return to in-theatre, live-audience performances, will see the Okanagan Symphoney Orchestra feature multi-talented First Nations artist Csetkwe Fortier. “I have no words to describe how much I am looking forward to welcoming Csetkwe as our […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20218 Views

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James Harry Receives 2021 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art – Emily Carr U

The multidisciplinary artist and ECU alum roots his embrace of cutting-edge technologies in the tradition of wood-carving he learned from his father. Artist James Nexw’Kalus-Xwalacktun Harry (BFA 2014) has earned a 2021 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art from the BC Achievement Foundation (BCAF). James, who is of Squamish (Skwxwú7mesh) and European decent (Scottish, and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20216 Views

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Carbon Streaming Provides Update on Share and Warrant Consolidation to Pursue a Potential U.S. Listing

TORONTO, ONTARIO, October 19, 2021 – Carbon Streaming Corporation (NEO: NETZ) (FSE: M2QA) (“Carbon Streaming” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company will start trading on a post-consolidated basis on October 25, 2021. The Company had previously announced its proposed consolidation (the “Consolidation”) of its issued and outstanding common shares (“Common Shares”), […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20218 Views

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COVID-19 Notice to all Lax Kw’alaams Residents – Effective October 16th, 2021

This notice is an amendment from October 10th, 2021 Update There are currently no more confirmed COVID cases in community. The three previous confirmed cases of COVID, end their isolation as of midnight tonight, all three are doing well. EMC has decided to reopen the School, Brighter Futures and Headstart. The Band office will remain […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20216 Views

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All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery honours old and new traditions

October 18 2021 – The annual All Souls, a unique artist-led event which offers people in Vancouver the opportunity to memorialize loved ones who have passed, returns to Mountain View Cemetery for its 17th year. Starting October 27, people are invited to create personal memorials for their passed loved ones and place them on a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20217 Views

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Indigenous development on Vancouver’s west side to include three 38-storey towers – The Globe and Mail

Another precedent-setting Indigenous development is set to transform Vancouver’s far west side, with plans for three towers up to 38 storeys high, as many as 10,000 new homes altogether, and new swaths of park space on what was a no-go piece of land for years. “This process will unlock the potential of that unbelievable site. […]

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COVID-19 cases disproportionately impacting Indigenous communities in B.C. – CTV News

Oct. 18, 2021 Vancouver – The fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on Indigenous communities, even though members were among the first to be vaccinated in B.C. According to the First Nations Health Authority, 14 per cent of hospitalized patients are Indigenous, even though First Nations people make up just […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20217 Views

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B.C. could be home to 500,000 Indigenous people by 2041 – Chilliwack Progress

Oct. 18, 2021 Canada’s Indigenous population growth projected to outpace non-Indigenous in next 20 years New figures from Statistics Canada project that Canada’s Indigenous population will continue to grow more quickly than the country’s non-Indigenous population. Estimates peg Canada’s Indigenous population in Canada, which includes First Nations, Métis and Inuit, at 1.8 million in 2016. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20217 Views

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