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Basket-weaving tradition inspires Indigenous housing design – Journal of Commerce

A Passive House social housing project for Indigenous people that will feature a one-of-a-kind wood design is being proposed in Vancouver by consulting firm M’akola Development Services. When complete, the envelope, architectural articulation and balconies of the building will give it the look of a big basket, testament to the basket-weaving tradition of the Coast […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 20206 Views

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Delegation Appearing at Vancouver Police Board to Demand Ban on Police Street Checks; Over Ninety Organizations Call for Street Check Ban

September 17, 2020, (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C – A coalition of organizations are appearing remotely as a Delegation at the Vancouver Police Board meeting on September 17 at 1 pm. Hogan’s Alley Society, Union of BC Indian Chiefs, WISH Drop-In Centre Society, Black Lives Matter-Vancouver, and the BC Civil Liberties Association […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202032 Views

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Squamish Nation: Notice of Rental Housing Construction: Fourplex and Duplex on Capilano IR #5

Squamish Nation Members have repeatedly ranked housing as their number 1 priority. In recent years, demand has increased for a range of housing types to support smaller families. In response, the Squamish Nation Council has approved for construction six rental town house units on Capilano IR5. The six units will be constructed within a fourplex […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202012 Views

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Mount Currie, Lil’wat Nation to benefit from improved connectivity

Sept. 17, 2020 WHISTLER – High-speed internet and other broadband services will soon be available for people in the community of Mount Currie and the Lil’wat Nation. A new fibre-optic line will enable work to connect more homes, businesses and communities in the region. “Closing the digital divide is vital to ensure people in rural […]

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New $206 million Climate Action and Awareness Fund to support youth, scientists, and researchers across Canada

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada September 17, 2020 – Vancouver, British Columbia Canadians from coast to coast to coast are taking action in their communities to fight climate change. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting community-based projects that reduce emissions, create good, green jobs, and make life more affordable for Canadians. Today, […]

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Squamish Nation: COVID-19 Community Update

Current numbers Last night, we received notification of two new cases of COVID-19; one tested positive, and the other is epi-linked, meaning that they developed symptoms and had close contact with the test positive case. This brings our total number of cases to 40. We have unfortunately not received any further information about clearances. The […]

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Media advisory: Government of Canada is providing support to urban and off-reserve Indigenous organizations in British Columbia through the Indigenous Community Support Fund

From: Indigenous Services Canada Vancouver (British Columbia) — Members of the media are invited to a funding announcement with Patrick Weiler, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services. Date: Friday, September 18, 2020 Time: 10:00 am PDT Where: Virtual participation only. […]

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Survey finds split on what should be done with Charlottetown’s John A. Macdonald statue – CBC

52% of respondents identifying as Indigenous said they want the statue removed Sep 17, 2020 A survey by the Native Council of P.E.I. has found a split of opinion among people identifying as Indigenous about what they feel should be done with a statue of Sir John A. Macdonald in downtown Charlottetown. The statue was placed to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 20208 Views

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Nearly 70% of young Canadians say their mental health has been negatively impacted by COVID-19

Sun Life commits $10,000 to Foundry Kelowna’s Mobile Health & Wellness Unit, providing mental health and health care services to young people KELOWNA, BC, Sept. 17, 2020  – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the mental and financial health of Canadians, a Sun Life survey indicates that 68 per cent of young Canadians (age […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 20208 Views

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TFN Chief Ken Baird Confirmed COVID-19 Case Message

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) Chief Ken Baird speaks about confirmed COVID-19 Case within the community. “Good afternoon everyone, Before I begin, I’d like to thank the Creator for another beautiful day on Mother Earth, and for the strength within our community during this time. Tsawwassen First Nation is reporting one confirmed case of COVID-19 on […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202033 Views

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