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Official statement by Commissioner Michèle Audette

June 5, 2018 I have received the government decision on the National Inquiry’s extension request. I am currently inhabited by a feeling of incomprehension and deep disappointment. My thoughts are with the family members, survivors of violence and the Spirit of the lost loved ones as the Government of Canada is failing them once again […]

by aanationtalk on June 5, 2018230 Views

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First Nations back LNG: New report

March 29, 2018 There’s a “high degree of support” among First Nations for LNG in BC, finds a new report from our Alliance and BC’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum […] Joint Engagement Report (2018) English Report on Indigenous Procurement Opportunities for LNG (2017) English NT4

by aanationtalk on April 2, 2018355 Views

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BC Voting Systems Questionnaire for Indigenous People

BC Voting Systems Questionnaire for Indigenous People Have a couple of minutes; tell us what you think about voting Survey closes noon March 13th 2018 This questionnaire will help Corfield & Associates create a sample of Indigenous views about the preferences and expectations of BC Indigenous Voters. The information gathered will help inform the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 2018239 Views

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Four Global EPC Contractors Shortlisted to Carry Out FEED Work for Kwispaa LNG Project

January 29, 2018 VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – Steelhead LNG and Huu-ay-aht First Nations today announced that they have narrowed the field of bidders to complete front-end engineering and design (FEED) work on the proposed Kwispaa LNG project. The project is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada and is licensed […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 2018225 Views

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City of Victoria: New Library, New Name – Community Helps Name New Branch in James Bay

January 24, 2018 VICTORIA, BC — Victoria City Council has selected sxʷeŋ’xʷəŋ taŋ’exw James Bay Branch as the name for the new Greater Victoria Public Library that will open in early spring. Pronounced s-hweng hw-ung tongue-oo-hw, sxʷeŋ’xʷəŋ taŋ’exw is the Lekwungen name for James Bay. There was strong support from the community during the Name […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018219 Views

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TRU: Stop. Collaborate and Create

January 23, 2018 Have you ever wanted to meet up with a group of people from across campus and make something totally new and creative, but you needed the momentum and funds to get started? The Marketing and Communications (marcom) department at TRU is formally announcing the launch of three Creative Collaborative awards—an opportunity to get […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018207 Views

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Media Advisory: Update on two-day Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation Child and Family Services

Ottawa – Please be advised that the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, will convene a two-day emergency meeting on Indigenous Child and Family Services. This meeting will include Indigenous leaders, Provincial and Territorial Ministers, community technicians, youth representatives, experts and advocates. The purpose of this meeting is to identify shared priorities and a path […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018221 Views

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BC Auditor General releases list of projects for next three years

January 24, 2018 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of B.C. has released their annual performance and financial statement audit coverage plans. The plans list in-progress audits as well as those that the office anticipates starting over the next three years. “By communicating our intentions in these plans, organizations are encouraged to be […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018233 Views

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Chiefs Council Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Quash Oil Tanker Moratorium Act and Great Bear Rainforest

LAX KW’ALAAMS, BC, Jan. 24, 2018  – The Chiefs Council represents over 30 communities engaged in the First Nations-led Eagle Spirit energy corridor proposed from Bruderheim, Alberta to tidewater in northern British Columbia. Its members have unextinguished Aboriginal rights and title from time immemorial and continuing into the present, or have treaties over the land and ocean of their traditional territories. […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018226 Views

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BCAFN Regional Chief Terry Teegee Joins National Chief In Montreal To Support Indigenous Peoples Chapter In NAFTA Negotiations

(Montréal, QC – January 23, 2018) As the latest round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks begin in Montreal, BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee, National Chief Perry Bellegarde and a delegation of First Nations leaders, including members of the AFN Chiefs Committee on Economic Development, were in Montreal to show support for the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 24, 2018238 Views

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