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Path Forward Community Fund Projects Announced

Victoria, B.C. – January 19, 2023 – The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) and The BC Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General is pleased to announce the first round of projects funded through the Path Forward Community Fund. The Fund sponsors Indigenous-led, anti-violence projects that expand safety planning capacity for communities. The objective […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202313 Views

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New fund will protect thousands of renters in B.C.

Jan. 12, 2023 BURNABY – More renters in B.C. will be protected from housing speculators and profiteers through the creation of a new $500-million Rental Protection Fund dedicated to protecting tenants and preserving affordable rental homes for decades. “Today, we’re taking action to protect renters who found an affordable place to live, but are worried […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202311 Views

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Métis Nation British Columbia Cabinet Approves Wave 5 Funding for Métis Chartered Communities and Citizens

January 11, 2023 Métis Nation British Columbia’s (MNBC) Cabinet has approved over $2,000,000 million in additional COVID funding to further assist Métis Chartered Communities and Citizens in need. This wave of funding provided through the Indigenous Community Support Fund (ISCF) will continue to support MNBC’s ongoing initiatives, while introducing new programs and initiatives. Chartered Communities […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202312 Views

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UBCM: Funding & resources update

January 4, 2023 Each month we provide an update on UBCM funding programs and information on other programs, events, and resources that may be of interest to local governments and First Nations. Local Government Program Services Applications are currently being accepted for the following funding programs. A complete and chronological listing (by intake deadline) of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 20239 Views

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Forensic audit to dig into Splatsin First Nation finances – Castanet

Jan 4, 2023 The North Okanagan’s Splatsin First Nation will hold a community information session next week to discuss a forensic audit of the band’s operations. In a post on its website Wednesday, the First Nation said the audit will be completed by accounting firm MNP. The audit will be led by Lisa Majeau Gordon, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 20238 Views

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Health Science Professionals ratify agreement under Shared Recovery Mandate

Dec. 22, 2022 The Health Employers Association of BC and the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association have ratified an agreement under the Shared Recovery Mandate. The agreement covers approximately 22,000 health science professionals working as medical technologists, medical radiation technologists and physiotherapists. Classifications range from medical and laboratory disciplines to pharmacists, psychologists, occupational therapists, social […]

by ahnationtalk on December 23, 202232 Views

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B.C.’s economy forecast to remain steady, despite slower near-term economic growth

Dec. 5, 2022 VICTORIA – Like other jurisdictions, B.C. is expected to see slower economic growth through 2023 because of global inflation and higher interest rates, before steady growth resumes in the medium term, according to projections from private-sector forecasters. Each year, B.C.’s finance minister meets with the Economic Forecast Council (EFC), a 13-member council of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 202220 Views

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BCUC Authorizes Bill Credit for Electricity Customers

November 28, 2022 VANCOUVER – Today, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued Order-341-22, approving a one-time bill credit for eligible electricity customers in British Columbia (BC), as directed by the BC government. On November 18, 2022, the BC government issued Order in Council (OIC) 571/2022, directing the BCUC to approve, within 10 days, a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 202219 Views

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MNBC: Métis Early Childhood Educator & ECE Assistant Supplement

Are there Métis ECEs and ECEAs in your Community? Métis Nation British Columbia values the work that is being done by Early Childhood Educators. Métis Nation British Columbia will provide registered MNBC Citizens, (or those with an active application for MNBC citizenship), a supplement of $1000.00 for licensed Métis Early Childhood Educators, and a $500.00 […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 202226 Views

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Auditor General’s Report Highlights Government’s Inaccurate Financial Reporting, Rising Disaster Costs and COVID-19 Benefit Recoveries

November 22, 2022 VICTORIA – A new report to the legislature from Auditor General Michael Pickup flags key areas of interest and concerns after his office’s audit of the Province’s financial statements for the 2021/22 fiscal year. The Summary Financial Statements consolidating the financial results of over 160 public entities (government ministries, Crown organizations, health […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 2022107 Views

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