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B.C. trains more paramedics for emergency health care

Feb. 2, 2023 VICTORIA – British Columbians will have improved access to emergency health services as the Province invests approximately $2 million into expanding paramedic training programs in communities around the province. “Paramedics are the backbone of our emergency health services and our government is acting to strengthen our health system,” said Selina Robinson, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20231 Views

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Australia replacing Queen Elizabeth with Indigenous design on $5 bill – CBC

Feb 01, 2023 Bill not expected to be in circulation for years; King Charles to feature on an upcoming coin instead King Charles III won’t feature on Australia’s new $5 bill, the nation’s central bank announced Thursday, signaling a phasing out of the British monarchy from Australian bank notes, although the new monarch is still […]

by pmnationtalk on February 2, 20232 Views

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Cedar’s prominence in Indigenous lives featured in documentary – Saanich News

Feb. 1, 2023 Screening of A Cedar Is Life at Chemainus Theatre’s mini film festival, Canadian premiere in Victoria A mini film festival has become a prominent part of the Chemainus Theatre Festival’s diversification since COVID. Three Indigenous-based films were screened over two days last March, including director Harold C. Joe’s highly-acclaimed Tzouhalem. Two films […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20233 Views

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The NCCIH announces new Academic Co-Leads

After 20 years of visionary leadership, Dr. Margo Greenwood, a scholar of Cree descent, is moving on from the National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health to her new appointment as a Senator representing British Columbia in the federal government. Dr. Sheila Blackstock and Dr. Daniel Sims, both Indigenous scholars and Associate Professors at the University […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20233 Views

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MNBC Announces New Standards of Practice for Skills Training, Employment, Post-Secondary

February 1, 2023 Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) is pleased to announce new Standards of Practice (SOP), a comprehensive set of guidelines designed to promote accountability, transparency, and responsible governance within the organization. The new Standards of Practice will go in to effect for all programs in the Ministry of Skills Training, Employment, and Post-Secondary […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20235 Views

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National Police Federation Responds to Charges Against Some RCMP Members in Prince George, B.C.

February 1, 2023 Vancouver, B.C. — Following is a statement from Brian Sauvé, President, National Police Federation, regarding charges laid against some RCMP Members in Prince George, B.C.: “In-custody deaths, while rare, are tragic and impactful for everyone involved. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Mr. Culver, as well our Members and their […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20233 Views

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House post returning to First Nation after 138 years, and decades in Harvard storage – The Toronto Star

Feb. 2, 2023 VANCOUVER – In the 138 years since an Indigenous house post was chopped down and ordered burned by missionaries, it was sold under duress, damaged and displayed as a historic oddity, donated to a museum, then packed away in storage for decades. Nowthe long-house post, which has “incredible” cultural value for the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20233 Views

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Trigon Appoints Dan Woznow to lead terminal diversification strategy

Trigon Pacific Terminals is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Woznow as Trigon’s new Senior Vice President – Business Diversification. In this role, Dan will be responsible for advancing Trigon’s diversification strategy with partners near and far as the terminal becomes Canada’s export hub for the next generation of low-carbon energy products. Dan […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20234 Views

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Five Canadian Mounties charged over indigenous man’s death – BBC

Five members of Canada’s federal police force are facing charges in connection with the fatal arrest of an indigenous man nearly six years ago. Dale Culver died in police custody on 18 July 2017 at the age of 35. The five officers are members of the Prince George Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). The charges […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20232 Views

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New funding supports more accessible taxis

Feb. 1, 2023 VICTORIA – British Columbians who use wheelchairs or have other accessibility needs will soon see more accessible taxis on the road with the launch of the Passenger Transportation Accessibility Program (PTAP). People who depend on wheelchair-accessible taxis often experience longer wait times or lack of service. The program will help offset the extra […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 202311 Views

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