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Media advisory: Canada Celebrates the Opening of the Fifth International Marine Protected Area Congress (IMPAC5)

From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Vancouver, British Columbia – The Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, will join the Host First Nations – xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) – in welcoming participants to the Fifth International Marine Protected Area Congress (IMPAC5). Minister Murray and the host First Nations will also […]

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FNLC Supports Manslaughter Charges Against RCMP Officers in Death of Dale Culver

February 2, 2023 (Xwməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) supports BC Prosecution Services’ manslaughter charges against two Prince George RCMP officers, Cst. Paul Ste-Marie and Cst. Jean Francois Monette, who were involved in the death of Dale Culver, a First Nations man from northern […]

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B.C. expands mental-health, substance-use supports for more young people

Feb. 2, 2023 VICTORIA – More children, youth and families will benefit from seamless mental-health and substance-use services as B.C. expands Integrated Child and Youth (ICY) teams to seven additional school districts. The new multidisciplinary teams are being added in Fraser-Cascade (Hope, Harrison, Agassiz), Kootenay-Columbia (Trail), Mission, Nanaimo-Ladysmith, Okanagan-Shuswap (Salmon Arm), Pacific Rim (Port Alberni) […]

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New training strengthens police oversight, governance

Feb. 2, 2023 VICTORIA – New training for police board members will provide the tools for strong and effective independent governance and oversight of municipal police agencies in their communities. Policing is becoming increasingly complex and people expect modernized services that reflect their communities’ current and future needs. Police board members require specific skills and knowledge to fulfil […]

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B.C. trains more paramedics for emergency health care

Feb. 2, 2023 VICTORIA – British Columbians will have improved access to emergency health services as the Province invests approximately $2 million into expanding paramedic training programs in communities around the province. “Paramedics are the backbone of our emergency health services and our government is acting to strengthen our health system,” said Selina Robinson, Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20233 Views

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National Police Federation Responds to Charges Against Some RCMP Members in Prince George, B.C.

February 1, 2023 Vancouver, B.C. — Following is a statement from Brian Sauvé, President, National Police Federation, regarding charges laid against some RCMP Members in Prince George, B.C.: “In-custody deaths, while rare, are tragic and impactful for everyone involved. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Mr. Culver, as well our Members and their […]

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The NCCIH announces new Academic Co-Leads

After 20 years of visionary leadership, Dr. Margo Greenwood, a scholar of Cree descent, is moving on from the National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health to her new appointment as a Senator representing British Columbia in the federal government. Dr. Sheila Blackstock and Dr. Daniel Sims, both Indigenous scholars and Associate Professors at the University […]

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MNBC Announces New Standards of Practice for Skills Training, Employment, Post-Secondary

February 1, 2023 Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) is pleased to announce new Standards of Practice (SOP), a comprehensive set of guidelines designed to promote accountability, transparency, and responsible governance within the organization. The new Standards of Practice will go in to effect for all programs in the Ministry of Skills Training, Employment, and Post-Secondary […]

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Trigon Appoints Dan Woznow to lead terminal diversification strategy

Trigon Pacific Terminals is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Woznow as Trigon’s new Senior Vice President – Business Diversification. In this role, Dan will be responsible for advancing Trigon’s diversification strategy with partners near and far as the terminal becomes Canada’s export hub for the next generation of low-carbon energy products. Dan […]

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New funding supports more accessible taxis

Feb. 1, 2023 VICTORIA – British Columbians who use wheelchairs or have other accessibility needs will soon see more accessible taxis on the road with the launch of the Passenger Transportation Accessibility Program (PTAP). People who depend on wheelchair-accessible taxis often experience longer wait times or lack of service. The program will help offset the extra […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 202312 Views

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