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Prophet River First Nation and City of Fort St. John sign Memorandum of Understanding

September 28, 2022 Today, Prophet River First Nation and the City of Fort St. John signed a Memorandum of Understanding [PDF – 233 KB] regarding the Establishment of Reserve Lands in or near the City of Fort St. John. This Memorandum of Understanding recognizes that together both parties can support a prosperous local economy, provide an […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 20221 Views

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Statement from Premier Horgan

Sept. 28, 2022 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement: “Today, Minister Melanie Mark advised me of her decision to resign her cabinet portfolio and go on medical leave to focus on pressing and urgent personal matters. While I regret that she will not be at the cabinet table, I respect her […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 20221 Views

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Coast Copper Closes Financing of $400,000 and Provides Update on its Empire Mine Option Agreement and Red Chris Properties Sale

September 28, 2022 Vancouver, BC – Coast Copper Corp. (“Coast Copper” or the “Company”; TSX-V: COCO) is pleased to announce that is has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the “Offering”) (see news release dated September 16, 2022), has satisfied its second anniversary commitments in regards to its option agreement on the Empire Mine […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 20221 Views

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Heiltsuk Grandfather and Granddaughter Reach Ground-Breaking Agreement with Vancouver Police Board to Settle Human Rights Complaints

Agreement includes damages, a significant community investment, and a two-year collaborative policy-making process to fight systemic racism, with progress to be reviewed and reported on publicly by the BC Human Rights Commissioner. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (Sept 28, 2022) – Heiltsuk First Nation members Maxwell Johnson and his granddaughter, have reached a ground-breaking agreement with the Vancouver […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202213 Views

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Response to Ottawa: Net zero is a worthy goal, but so is Indigenous reconciliation

Introduction The First Nations LNG Alliance (“the Alliance”) is a collective of First Nations who are participating in, and supportive of, sustainable and responsible LNG development, primarily in BC. The Alliance accepts the Discussion Paper’s recognition that “Indigenous participation in planning and policy development is also important given the impacts of oil and gas development. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20225 Views

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Comox Valley’s Local Governments to Observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Town of Comox, City of Courtenay, Village of Cumberland and the Comox Valley Regional District together recognize the federal designated National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day. September 30 is a day for the Comox Valley community to learn about the history and traumatic legacy of residential schools in Canada, including seven […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20227 Views

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Xe Xe Smun’ Eem-Victoria Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters Ceremony is September 30

September 27, 2022 Wear orange and join us for the Xe Xe Smun’ Eem-Victoria Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters Ceremony on Friday, September 30 from 10am  – 12:30pm in Centennial Square. Orange Shirt Day, also the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, acknowledges the harm that Canada’s residential school system has had on generations […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20226 Views

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Nearly 1,500 lost to illicit drugs in first eight months of 2022

Sept. 28, 2022 VICTORIA – Preliminary reporting released by the BC Coroners Service shows that the toxic drug supply claimed the lives of at least 169 British Columbians in August 2022, bringing the total number of lives lost in the calendar year to 1,468. “The illicit drug market continues to pose immense risks to people […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20224 Views

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CRD Statement for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Sep 27, 2022 Victoria, BC — On September 30, known as Orange Shirt Day and now recognized as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Capital Regional District (CRD) remembers the thousands of Indigenous children who died at residential schools and acknowledges the intergenerational trauma that many survivors have experienced and still live with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20224 Views

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City of Campbell River: City Observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 27, 2022 City facilities will be closed to allow the public and staff to meaningfully honour this important day. Friday, September 30, 2022, is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The City invites residents to practice allyship with the First Peoples of this Land and to wear orange in recognition and honour of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 20224 Views

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