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Office of the Chief – Tḱemlúps te Secwépemc

May 26, 2022 On Monday May 23, 2022, Tkemlúps te Secwépemc held a memorial commemorating the anniversary of the confirmation of the finding of Le Estcwicwéy̓ (The Missing) near the Kamloops Indian Residential School. “For those that may not be aware, it is Secwépemc cultural protocol to observe a one-year mourning period after the loss […]

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New task force will help end period poverty

May 27, 2022 BURNABY – A new task force backed by $750,000 in provincial funding will support the Province’s goal to end period poverty and remove the stigma associated with menstruation. “Not being able to access period supplies can negatively affect people’s ability to go about their day-to-day activities,” said Nicholas Simons, Minister of Social Development […]

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Lax Kw’alaams Band: Court Ruling – Reece v. Canada

May 27, 2022 Lax Kw’alaams Band: Court Ruling – Reece v. Canada Read More NT5

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The Kanaka Bar Indian Band and Crossing Place Housing Society receive funding to construct new multipurpose community building in Kanaka Bar

From: Pacific Economic Development Canada Friday, May 27 Government of Canada investment will help communities in Lytton and the surrounding areas build back from last year’s devastating wildfires. Shared public spaces are the heart of communities across Canada. They bring together people of all ages and abilities, supporting businesses, and stimulating local economies. As Lytton […]

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Canada and British Columbia invest in 14 CleanBC infrastructure projects across the province to create cleaner, stronger communities

From: Infrastructure Canada Whistler, British Columbia, May 27, 2022— Investments in green infrastructure projects help build sustainable, resilient communities. They create adaptive solutions to tackle climate change and mitigate its impacts—such as the wildfires and floods experienced in British Columbia this past year—and they support the shift to a cleaner economy that will help communities […]

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First Nations could influence redrawing of B.C.’s electoral map – Alaska Highway News

“Communities of interest” among Electoral Boundary Commission’s considerations, but what that means is still up in the air Could a significant Indigenous population work to a region’s advantage when it comes to redrawing B.C.’s electoral boundaries map? The Electoral Boundaries Commission is currently gathering public input in advance of issuing a draft proposal. Legislation governing its proceedings requires […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 20225 Views

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Premier’s statement marking one year since the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc’s residential school findings

May 27, 2022 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement marking one year since the announcement of unmarked graves found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School: “May 27 marks one year since the preliminary findings of unmarked graves on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. […]

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GoldHaven Issues Letter to Shareholders

Vancouver, British Columbia – (Cision – May 27, 2022) – GoldHaven Resources Corp. (CSE: GOH) (OTCQB: GHVNF) (FSE: 4QS) (“GoldHaven” or the “Company”) shares the following letter to Shareholders from GoldHaven’s recently appointed CEO, Justin Canivet, CFA. Dear GoldHaven Shareholders, Good morning. It is my sincere pleasure to be writing this, my first letter to […]

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7 Years On: Reflecting on Indigenous Law since TWN’s TMX Impact Assessment

On May 26, 2015, Tsleil-Waututh Nation launched our independent assessment of the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker expansion (TMX), grounded in Tsleil-Waututh’s unextinguished law and contemporary policy. The assessment consisted of scientific analyses by world-leading experts on issues such as oil spill risk, as well as traditional TWN knowledge about Burrard Inlet, in order to […]

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Your Rights When Accessing Medical Transportation Services – FNHA

A message from Dr. Unjali Malhotra, FNHA Office of the Chief Medical Officer; and Paul Clairmont, FNHA Medical Transportation Programs Manager If you are a First Nations person in BC living on reserve, you may have occasion to travel out of your community for medical care, as some important medical services may not be accessible […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 20225 Views

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