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Sacred and Strong – Report on the Health of First Nations Women and Girls Tells Stories of Strength, Resilience

Jul 28, 2021 ​The partnership between the First Nations Health Authority and the Provincial Health Officer takes a different approach to reporting on the health and wellness of First Nations women and girls.​ Sacred and Strong: Upholding our Matriarchal Roles carries the voices of over 120 women who have shared their stories and lived experiences to […]

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Wildfires, Logging, and Climate Change Jeopardize Old Growth: UBCIC Advances Protect Our Elder Trees Declaration

July 28, 2021 ((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh/ Vancouver, B.C. – July 28, 2021) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is calling on the provincial government for immediate action and meaningful engagement with First Nations to protect old-growth forests that, having been pushed to the brink of extinction by years of […]

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BC Government: Tripartite MOU paves the way for future agreements

July 28, 2021 SNUNEYMUXW TERRITORY – Snuneymuxw First Nation, the Government of B.C. and Canada celebrated continued progress in their relationship with a new tripartite memorandum of understanding (MOU). Snuneymuxw First Nation Chief Mike Wyse; Murray Rankin, B.C.’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation; and Carolyn Bennett, federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations; signed the new MOU […]

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Two-Eyed Seeing Network Sets Out To Redefine Workforce Development for Indigenous Youth

VICTORIA (July 27, 2021) – A new partnership, led by the Construction Foundation of BC, seeks to build dialogue and develop innovative solutions around the future of skills and training with Indigenous youth and their community leaders. Beginning this summer, the Two Eyed Seeing Network will host a series of focus groups to seek guidance […]

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Interior Health administers more than one million vaccine doses

IH WIDE – Interior Health (IH) has surpassed administering its millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine throughout the Interior as the #journey2immunity campaign continues. “We are proud to report that IH has surpassed this incredible milestone, as we mark the Vax for B.C. campaign kick-off,” said Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. “We have made […]

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First artists selected for Broadway Subway Project art installations

July 28, 2021 VICTORIA – The Broadway Subway Project has taken another step forward, as three artists and one team have been selected to create art installations for four upcoming SkyTrain stations. A two-phase procurement process began in 2020 with an open call to artists and teams residing in Canada for art that will be […]

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Calling All Educators! CFN Wants to Broaden Our Network of Stewardship Trainers

July 28, 2021 The Coastal Stewardship Network, a program of CFN-GBI, is seeking skilled educators to help us continue creating rich learning experiences for Indigenous adult learners in land and marine stewardship. Our training covers a broad range of learning areas, including all types of environmental monitoring, archaeology, Indigenous laws and governance, compliance and enforcement, […]

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Indigenous overdose response fund applications open for northern communities – CKPGToday.ca

PRINCE GEORGE – The Pounds Project has partnered with the First Nations Health Authority for a new approach in resolving the opioid crisis. The Northern Indigenous Opioid Response Fund is now open for applications. “We know that that [the Indigenous community] is being disproportionately affected by the overdose crisis – they make up for 15% […]

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Tahltan Nation COVID-19 Emergency Management Update 07/27/2021

The Tahltan Nation COVID-19 Emergency Management Team (TNCEMT) met today and would like to inform the Tahltan Nation that two individuals (one adult and one child) have tested positive for COVID-19 in Dease Lake. As a result, and according to our policy, effective immediately all three communities are now in lockdown and will remain in […]

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B.C. court ruling could mean First Nations consent needed for any new project on historic treaty lands – Financial Post

Jul 28, 2021 Ruling dramatically lowers the bar for First Nations to demonstrate their treaty rights have been infringed A British Columbia Supreme Court decision requiring the provincial government to consider the “cumulative effects” of development could mandate First Nations’ consent for any new project on historic treaty lands in Canada. “The decision can be […]

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