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New Canadian BIPOC Mentorship Program Launched

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 15, 2020  – Room Up Front, a new mentorship program for early career Canadian BIPOC photojournalists has just been launched by a group of Canadian working professionals to help support early career photographers. This initiative is intended to contribute to a media landscape that more fully represents the Canadians it serves. By […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202028 Views

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B.C.’s highest honour recognizes 13 British Columbians

Aug. 3, 2020 VICTORIA – Thirteen exceptional people will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest form of recognition, Lt. Gov. Janet Austin, chancellor of the order, has announced. “As the representative of the Crown in British Columbia and chancellor of the Order of British Columbia, I am delighted to welcome 13 new […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 202028 Views

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James Andrew inducted into UBC’s 25 Year Club – UBC Faculty of Medicine

May 19, 2020 When James Andrew enters a room, his positive, calm energy is immediately apparent. Whether it’s a meeting or a celebration, formal or festive, when Andrew speaks, students, staff and faculty alike stop to listen. As the current Indigenous Student Initiatives Manager in the University of British Columbia’s faculty of medicine, Andrew is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2020119 Views

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2020 BC Community Achievers Announced

VANCOUVER – Premier John Horgan and Anne Giardini, OC, OBC, QC, Chair of the BC Achievement Foundation, today named this year’s recipients of the BC Achievement Community Award, marking the 17th offering of these awards. “These days more than ever, our communities are made stronger by British Columbians who go above and beyond,” said Premier John Horgan. “Thanks go to all of the BC Achievement 2020 Community Award recipients for helping build a better province for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 202047 Views

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National Ambassadors of Hope Extension!

We Matter is looking for Indigenous youth ages 16-26 from the Yukon, NWT, Nunavut, Maritimes, Newfoundland & Labrador, Quebec and B.C. to become National Ambassadors of Hope! National Ambassadors of Hope are healers and changemakers who are trained to deliver We Matter workshops and presentations, have access to $2,500 to support youth in their community, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 202094 Views

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Community Champion: Uncovering identity through education, sharing – Vernon Morning Star

‘It is fabulous to be part of increasing the presence of Indigenous voices and cultures within an institution’ Apr. 21, 2020 Laura Hockman shares that her core identity is as a Gitksan woman, with her family coming from Gitanmaax, near old Hazelton. Her grandfather was the hereditary Chief of the Frog Clan and her grandmother […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202080 Views

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How parenthood made a difference for one child protection worker – BC Gov

March 17, 2020 COQUITLAM – Ryan Hues, a ministry child protection worker, says becoming a parent has helped him to stay “real” in his role working with families and children under 12. Ryan is just one of many front-line workers who are being acknowledged for their work during Social Work Week, March 15-21, 2020. “Being […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202074 Views

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Eight women being lauded for International Women’s Day – Merritt Herald

March 4, 2020 International Women’s Day is an annual event that celebrates women for their political, cultural, social and economic achievements. Nicola Valley Women in Action seeks to recognize local women who are making a positive difference in their community. The event honouring the nominees listed here will take place at 6pm on Friday, March […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2020132 Views

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Wally Samuel and Marjorie White recognized at Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council AGM

The BCAAFC Elders Council members are known for their commitment to helping others Read the Ha-Shilth-Sa article here: Know where you come from: Nuu-chah-nulth members recognized for commitment to their nations The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s annual general meeting (AGM) was hosted by Ahousaht on September 25, 2019. Several community members were recognized for their knowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 201984 Views

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Tyee Announces Third Fellowship for Emerging Indigenous Reporter – TheTyee.ca

We’re seeking our next writer for this great (and paid) opportunity. The Tyee is now accepting applications for a two-month paid fellowship in our Vancouver newsroom for an emerging Indigenous reporter. Please help us spread the word! This is the third such fellowship hosted at The Tyee in partnership with Journalists for Human Rights. We’ve […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2019133 Views

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