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UBC: Half of Canadian kids witness ethnic, racial bullying at school: study

Oct 19, 2021 Fifty-eight per cent of Canadian youth say they have seen kids insulted, bullied or excluded based on their race or ethnicity at school, according to new survey data from the Angus Reid Institute in partnership with the University of British Columbia. Fourteen per cent say they’ve experienced it themselves, with visible minority […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20215 Views

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Wildlife management area closure expands near Okanagan Falls

Oct. 19, 2021 PENTICTON – As of Oct. 15, 2021, areas within McTaggart-Cowan/nsək’łniw’t wildlife management area (WMA) damaged by this year’s Thomas Creek fire have been closed to all public use. This will expand the area in the WMA that is closed due to the 2020 Christie Mountain fire. The Thomas Creek fire that occurred […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20218 Views

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Carbon Streaming Provides Update on Share and Warrant Consolidation to Pursue a Potential U.S. Listing

TORONTO, ONTARIO, October 19, 2021 – Carbon Streaming Corporation (NEO: NETZ) (FSE: M2QA) (“Carbon Streaming” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company will start trading on a post-consolidated basis on October 25, 2021. The Company had previously announced its proposed consolidation (the “Consolidation”) of its issued and outstanding common shares (“Common Shares”), […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20218 Views

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COVID-19 Notice to all Lax Kw’alaams Residents – Effective October 16th, 2021

This notice is an amendment from October 10th, 2021 Update There are currently no more confirmed COVID cases in community. The three previous confirmed cases of COVID, end their isolation as of midnight tonight, all three are doing well. EMC has decided to reopen the School, Brighter Futures and Headstart. The Band office will remain […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20216 Views

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All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery honours old and new traditions

October 18 2021 – The annual All Souls, a unique artist-led event which offers people in Vancouver the opportunity to memorialize loved ones who have passed, returns to Mountain View Cemetery for its 17th year. Starting October 27, people are invited to create personal memorials for their passed loved ones and place them on a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20217 Views

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Indigenous development on Vancouver’s west side to include three 38-storey towers – The Globe and Mail

Another precedent-setting Indigenous development is set to transform Vancouver’s far west side, with plans for three towers up to 38 storeys high, as many as 10,000 new homes altogether, and new swaths of park space on what was a no-go piece of land for years. “This process will unlock the potential of that unbelievable site. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20219 Views

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B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

VICTORIA – As of Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, 89.2% (4,133,755) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.4% (3,865,096) received their second dose. In addition, 89.6% (3,877,031) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 84.1% (3,635,581) received their second dose. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20217 Views

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Province of BC: Amendments strengthen access to information, protect people’s privacy

VICTORIA – British Columbia is taking important steps to strengthen B.C.’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) to deliver better, more inclusive services to people, businesses and public-sector organizations. “The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we live, work, connect with loved ones and access the services we need. Today, people can safely talk […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20218 Views

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BCAFN Regional Chief Statement on Prime Minister Trudeau’s visit to Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Nation today

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC) — BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) Regional Chief Terry Teegee’s statement regarding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s scheduled visit to Tk’emlups te Secwepemc in Kamloops, BC: First Nations leaders’ and community members’ expectations are finally being upheld today with the late arrival of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 20218 Views

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Indigenous-led research project will improve support services for Indigenous women and children facing intimate partner violence

October 18, 2021 – There has been a dramatic increase in intimate partner violence against Indigenous women since the onset of the COVID -19 pandemic. An Indigenous -led survey entitled “Intimate Partner Violence against Indigenous Women in BC: Unintended Impacts of COVID-19”, will provide information to improve support services for Indigenous women, and their children, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202116 Views

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