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Lax Kw’Alaams COVID Funding

We are pleased to update members of Lax Kw’Alaams on funding received from the Government of Canada which was used to assist the Band with the COVID pandemic Lax-Band_COVID-19_Covid-Funding-1Download Canada has so far provided the Band with $465,901 in funding. LNG Canada has further made a contribution of $10,000. These monies were for on-reserve emergency […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202011 Views

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FNSA: School Reopening Grants

The BC First Nations Education Steering Committee and First Nations Schools Association are pleased to announce an opportunity for First Nation schools to access one-time only grants to assist with COVID-19 related start-up costs in September 2020. Using funding accessed through a variety of sources, all First Nation schools are being offered a funding amount […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 2020109 Views

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UBCM: C2C Funding Available

Aug. 19, 2020 Applications are being accepted for the 2020/21 Regional Community to Community Forum program. The next application deadline is September 4, 2020. Applicants are reminded that in-person meetings should meet social distancing and other public health guidance in relation to COVID-19, and that virtual C2C meetings can be considered for funding. In addition […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202064 Views

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Squamish Nation appoints new Director of Finance

August 20, 2020, North Vancouver, BC — The Squamish Nation is pleased to announce the appointment of Denis Murphy as Director of Finance for the Nation. Denis is a Chartered Certified Accountant with 15 years of experience in accounting, finance, controls development, and strategy and operations consulting, including three years working with public health bodies […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 202066 Views

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“An Example Of Economic Reconciliation” – First Nation-Led Clean Energy Projects Awarded $2.8m Funding

“An Example Of Economic Reconciliation” – First Nation-Led Clean Energy Projects Awarded $2.8m Funding (Vancouver, August 13, 2020) – Indigenous-led clean energy projects often face systemic barriers and high costs that diminish the opportunity to develop their sustainable energy sovereignty. To help overcome these barriers, the British Columbia Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative (BCICEI) has awarded […]

by pmnationtalk on August 12, 202048 Views

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Financial assistance available for victims of B.C. flooding

Aug. 4, 2020 VICTORIA – Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) is now available for eligible British Columbians in the following regions who may have been impacted by overland flooding from April 20 to July 7, 2020: Thompson-Nicola Regional District – Electoral Areas E, I and J City of Kamloops This assistance includes all First Nation communities, electoral […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202031 Views

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BC Government: Funding provided to expand composting facility

July 29, 2020 SQUAMISH – People in the Squamish-Lillooet region will be able to grow their record of success, making sure more organics are turned into nutrient-rich soils, not landfill waste. The federal, provincial and regional governments are announcing a $1.3-million expansion of the Sea to Sky Soils composting facility to increase organics processing, produce […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202088 Views

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BC Government: Province to support flood planning and mitigation

July 9, 2020 VICTORIA – Twenty-four local governments and First Nations communities have been approved to receive $3.46 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding. This funding is part of the nearly $69.5 million Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF), designed to help communities prepare for, and respond to, disasters. This investment through the CEPF will help […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 202037 Views

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Little Shuswap Lake Band receives Financial Management System Certification

Little Shuswap Lake Band receives Financial Management System Certification In March 27, 2020, Little Shuswap Lake Band (LSLB) received their Financial Management System (FMS) Certificate from the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB) making it the 19th Nation in British Columbia to achieve this coveted certification. This means their finance and administrative governance practices now […]

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 2020145 Views

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BC Government: Pandemic pay supports front-line health, social service workers

VICTORIA – Health and social service workers delivering in-person, front-line care to some of B.C.’s most vulnerable people will receive a financial boost through temporary COVID-19 pandemic pay. “From care aids to domestic violence workers, to people working in corrections and others delivering essential addictions and mental health supports, our front-line workers are providing vital support […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2020128 Views

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