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Regional Chief says Liberal minority most favourable outcome for Indigenous people – My Prince George Now

Sep. 22nd, 2021 BC Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Terry Teegee believes a Liberal minority government is the best result for Canada’s Indigenous population. Teegee told Vista Radio once the results get finalized, the Trudeau government needs to hit the ground running on several important issues. “It will really carry on the work we’ve […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 20215 Views

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Reconciliation negotiations of treaties and agreements to advance with the new federal government

Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) VANCOUVER – The Treaty Commission congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the returning minority Liberal government, and all elected and re-elected members of Parliament. Canadians have given the Liberal government the mandate to continue work on national priorities, including reconciliation. “The shared journey of reconciliation involves prioritizing Indigenous rights […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 20218 Views

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Premier’s statement on federal election results

Sept. 21, 2021 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement regarding the Canadian federal election on Sept. 20, 2021: “I have spoken to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this morning and offered my congratulations following yesterday’s federal election. “We talked about continuing our work to make life better for British Columbians. “We will […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202112 Views

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BCAFN: Liberal Minority Government Best Result from Unwanted Election

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC) — After an election that was neither needed nor wanted, the Liberals have succeeded in winning another minority government with nearly the same seat count as before the writ was dropped. “This is the best result for First Nations,” said Terry Teegee, Regional Chief of the BC Assembly of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202114 Views

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MNBC – Updated with Responses: Question for Federal Leaders

In advance of the Federal election, MNBC’s sent questions related to our government and Métis in B.C. to all four of the major political parties. You can read the letters below. Don’t forget to vote and make sure our Métis voices are heard. We will provide an update if/when we receive responses. Letter to Liberal […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202156 Views

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Your Handy Guide to Tyee Coverage This Election – The Tyee

Issue by issue, here is what we produced thanks to the support of our readers. Monday is voting day and if you still have casting a ballot on your list, here is a roundup of Tyee coverage over the past month’s campaigning to help inform your decision. Dozens of pieces demonstrating the power of reader-supported […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202116 Views

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FNLC 2021 Election Package

September 16, 2021 The First Nations Leadership Council is committed to changing the course of First Nation-Crown relations in BC in a way that empowers First Nations and results in real, concrete change to our children, families, and communities. First Nation voters have the potential to significantly the outcome of the September 20, 2021, Federal […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202116 Views

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4 Major Federal Parties in Support of Indigenous Guardians Program – CFNR Network

Sep 16, 2021 Each of the four major Federal parties have come out in support of the Indigenous Guardians Program. Initially introduced in 2017, the program saw 5.7 million dollars invested in 28 Indigenous Communities in Canada. Some communities included in the original plan include: the Tsilhqot`in, Tahltan, and Fort Nelson First Nations. Funding was […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202116 Views

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Indigenous leaders call for removal of Vancouver PPC candidate over ‘repugnant’ flyer – News 1130

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — A Vancouver People’s Party of Canada candidate has been distributing flyers comparing B.C.’s vaccine card to residential schools, and outraged Indigenous leaders are demanding accountability. The flyer says it was “authorized by the official agent of Renate Siekmann,” who is running in Vancouver-Quadra– a riding that includes the Musqueam First Nation. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202112 Views

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BC Assembly of First Nations Calls for Removal of Peoples Party Candidate Renate Siekmann

BC Assembly of First Nations Calls for Removal of Peoples Party Candidate Renate Siekmann (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories/Vancouver, B.C.) — People’s Party of Canada Candidate Renate Siekmann distributed a pamphlet today that equates the genocide of Indigenous peoples with vaccine mandates. The brochure shows an image of a group of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 202110 Views

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