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Bridging the gap: Government keeps promise on Kus-kus-sum project

COMOX – An abandoned sawmill site at the edge of the Comox estuary will be restored to its natural state following $650,000 in additional bridge funding from the B.C. government. “We are committed to reconciliation with the K’ómoks First Nation, and purchasing this site will support the restoration of an environmentally and culturally significant estuary […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20201 Views

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Squamish Nation: Introducing the MST Nations Membership Newsletter

The Musqueam Indian Band, Squamish Nation, and Tsleil-Waututh Nation (MST Partnership) have come together in partnership to celebrate their cultural and family connections, and to reflect their tradition of working together collaboratively to benefit their people. The MST Partnership and Canada Lands Company (CLC), have entered into a historic joint venture. Together, they are planning […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202019 Views

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BCAAFC: Congratulations to B.C.’s new cabinet

We at the B.C. Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) congratulate the Government of B.C.’s new cabinet members on their positions. We raise our hands in the Coast Salish way, in respect and appreciation for the work of Premier John Horgan and the previous Ministers. The BCAAFC looks forward to working with Minister Murray Rankin […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202016 Views

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Indigenous Tourism BC Celebrates a Successful First Virtual Annual General Meeting

November 27, 2020 Coast Salish Territories, November 25th, 2020 – Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) held its first-ever virtual Annual General Meeting on November 25, 2020.  ITBC hosted this digital event from the shared traditional territory of the Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, and Squamish Nations. Indigenous tourism businesses and industry partners from across BC gathered on Zoom to celebrate Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 20208 Views

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Mayors asking to be let in on fish farm consultations – Toronto Star

Nov. 27, 2020 The mayors of Campbell River, Port Hardy, Port McNeill and Gold River are asking to be included in consultation about the 18 fish farms in the Discovery Islands near Campbell River. The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bernadette Jordan, is currently consulting with seven affected First Nations about the future of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202017 Views

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Teck Media and Investor Webcast Advisory

Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) President and Chief Executive Officer Don Lindsay will be presenting at the Scotiabank Mining conference on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern/7:00 a.m. Pacific time. The investor presentation will include information on company strategy, financial performance, and outlook for the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202014 Views

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Softball Canada Seeking an Indigenous Long Term Athlete Development Consultant

Softball Canada is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Softball Canada Indigenous Long-Term Athlete Pathway Consultant who will report to the Manager, Long Term Player Development Programs, and work closely with support partners Sport for Life and Aboriginal Sport Circle. The primary role of the consultant is to work alongside the Manger LTPD […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202013 Views

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FNHA’s Becky Palmer honoured by Canadian Academy of Nursing – FNHA

​​Her nomination reflects an accomplished career of sustained impact On November 20, 2020, the Canadian Nurses Association (CAN) celebrated the induction of the Inaugural Class of Fellows into the CNA flagship program of the Canadian Academy of Nursing, including FNHA’s own Dr. Becky Palmer​! Becky is one of twelve Charter Fellows and 46 Inaugural Fellows of the Academy […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 20207 Views

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BC’s overdose crisis affecting Métis communities

In light of new numbers released by the B.C. Coroner’s Service highlighting the continued increase in illicit drug overdose deaths last month, Métis Nation’s Ministry of Health wanted to share this infographic showing how this issue is affecting Métis communities around the province. According to the report, “the number of people who died from illicit […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 20209 Views

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Joint statement on B.C.’s COVID-19 response, latest updates

VICTORIA – Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia: “Today, we are reporting 887 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, including three epi-linked cases, for a total of 29,973 […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 20207 Views

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