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Longlist Announced for BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, One of Canada’s Largest Book Prizes

The jury for the 13th Annual BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, one of Canada’s leading literary non-fiction prizes, has selected its longlist for 2017. One hundred thirty-seven books by 35 publishers were nominated for the $40,000 prize from across the country. The prize jury has selected the following longlist of ten books. Title Author […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 2016344 Views

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Telefilm Canada holds Annual Public Assembly in Vancouver under the theme Celebrating 50 years of talent

November 30, 2016 Telefilm highlights recently announced measures to achieve gender parity in production financing by 2020 Focus on emerging talent through the Talent Fund-supported Micro-Budget Production Program: 15 first projects funded in 2015-2016, and 55 funded since the Program’s launch Spotlight on Western Canadian talent: Suzanne Crocker (All the Time in the World), Ann […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2016297 Views

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Short list for BC National Award for Canadian Non Fiction revealed – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 1, 2016 VANCOUVER _ Books on assisted death and a troubled First Nation reserve are among the finalists for the 2017 BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. “A Good Death: Making the Most of Our Final Choices” (Patrick Crean Editions, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.) by Montreal-born, Toronto-based Sandra Martin made the cut for […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2016276 Views

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MNBC: December Family Gathering

November 29, 2016 December Family Gathering December 1st, at 6:00PM for a dinner to celebrate the season. Dinner will be provided by Sto:lo Catering. Clothing room will be open for all to enjoy. Flu vaccine available for anyone who would like to get one. Community Aboriginal Centre, 3277 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford For more details, plese […]

by pmnationtalk on November 30, 2016427 Views

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Indigenous arts and crafts fair on Saturday – Penticton Western News

Nov 30, 2016 If you are looking for that one-of-a-kind Christmas gift, the Indigenous Arts and Craft Fair is a great place to start looking. This Saturday (Dec. 3) the gathering space at the En’owkin Centre will be packed full of artists selling their hand-crafted wares from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “We’re pretty popular. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 2016369 Views

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Funding for new jobs on Gabriola supports arts and culture

November 26, 2016 GABRIOLA – Two new Job Creation Partnerships with the Gabriola Arts Council will provide skills training and paid work experience to four Gabriola Island residents, resulting in a year’s worth of arts and culture programming and a renovated community cultural centre. The provincial government is providing $169,403 to the Gabriola Arts Council. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 2016369 Views

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KKCFS Children’s Christmas Gathering

Date/Time Date(s) – 10/12/2016 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Location Ktunaxa Nation Government Building Gym Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services presents its annual, Children’s Christmas Gathering Saturday, December 10, 2016 From 11am-2pm at the Ktunaxa Nation Government Building Gym 220 Cranbrook St. North Join us for FUN, FOOD, PRIZES & CRAFTS If you are […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 2016349 Views

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Celebrating First Nations heritage and culture at Evergreen station

November 24, 2016 COQUITLAM – Elders and members of the Kwikwetlem First Nation and special guests revealed a collection of First Nations cultural pieces today at Coquitlam Central Station, one of the new stations on the soon-to-open Evergreen extension. In recognition of the Kwikwetlem First Nation, their artists and the nine cultural pieces displayed at […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 2016403 Views

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Naming of otter pups brightens Vancouver Aquarium as vets fight to save beluga – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 23, 2016  VANCOUVER _ The Vancouver Aquarium says despite recent challenges, as staff cope with the death of one beluga whale and the critical illness of another, some new residents of the aquarium are helping to raise spirits. In a tweet, aquarium officials say names have been selected for the two rescued […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 2016382 Views

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How science and First Nations oral tradition are converging – CBC

Science is finally catching up to oral traditions passed down through generations of First Nations cultures Nov 22, 2016 The long history of First Nations people isn’t one that can be found in books. Instead, it is a rich documentation detailed throughout time — a collective enterprise carried on by tradition and culture. Oral tradition […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2016251 Views

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