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RCMP Shoot Tla-o-qui-aht Woman on Mother’s Day Weekend: Indigenous Leadership Furious with Ongoing Police Brutality

(Tla-o-qui-aht Territory and Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) On May 8th, a Tla-o-qui-aht mother of two was shot by the RCMP after they responded to a call for help. The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation and the First Nations Leadership Council are calling for an immediate, transparent and transformative response which includes the Tla-o-qui-aht […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 20215 Views

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Dr. Terri Aldred awarded Resident Doctors of Canada honour for medical education

May 11, 2021 Dr. Terri Aldred has been awarded the Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC) Mikhael Award for Medical Education in the staff category. Dr. Aldred is a clinical instructor in the faculty of medicine’s department of family practice and Medical Director for Primary Care with the First Nations Health Authority. The Mikhael Award for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 20213 Views

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B.C.’s paid sick leave will support workers, reimburse businesses

May 11, 2021 VICTORIA – Workers will soon have access to a made-in-B.C. paid sick leave program that will support workers to stay home when they are sick during the pandemic and afterward, including permanent paid sick leave, as a result of legislation tabled Tuesday, May 11, 2021. To better support workers during the pandemic, […]

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B.C. not effectively managing Conservation Lands Program

May 11, 2021 VICTORIA – The Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia has released a new audit report: Management of the Conservation Lands Program. The audit examined whether the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has effectively managed the Conservation Lands Program to conserve important habitats for significant fish […]

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SFU Publishing establishes endowment in name of first Indigenous graduate

May 11, 2021 SFU’s Publishing Program has established a new endowment in recognition of its first Indigenous graduate of the masters of publishing program (MPub).  The Greg Younging Publishing Award Endowment aims to create a fully funded opportunity for an Indigenous student to complete the degree at SFU. Younging began his work on his influential […]

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CFN: Protecting Birds on the North and Central Coast

May 10, 2021 The Pacific Coast is home to wide range of bird species—from bald eagles and ravens to rhinoceros auklets and endangered marbled murrelets. Over many thousands of years, these diverse species found niches along the coast’s rocky shorelines and intertidal estuaries. Recognizing that many invasive land mammals, such as rats, raccoons and other […]

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MNBC picks Successful Proponent for New Central Registry Database

Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) reached a significant milestone in the $1.1-million Wahkohtowin Project, with the selection of Know History to develop MNBC’s new central registry database. MNBC secured funds from the Government of Canada for Phase 1 of the project, which will include the implementation of a new database. This new system will be more applicant friendly and support online access for application status updates, with the […]

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UBCIC Supports UN Committee’s Call on Canada to Protect Mi’kmaq Fishers and Investigate Claims of Racist Violence

((Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – May 10, 2021) After reviewing the information submitted to them by Sipekne’katik fishers under their Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedure, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has officially called on Canada to investigate the acts of violence, hate, and discrimination […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 20215 Views

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BC AFN Regional Engagement on the Development of the National Action Plan on MMIWG2S

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC – May 10, 2021) – The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) will be hosting engagement sessions on the development of the National Action Plan on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual (2SLGBTQQIA+) people in collaboration with the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202115 Views

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TRU nursing student searches for answers to Indigenous mental-wellness gaps

KAMLOOPS — A Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Master of Nursing student is marking National Nursing Week with the start of her year-long funded project to determine gaps in Indigenous mental-health services. With funding from the Mental Health Research Canada and the non-profit organization Mitacs, Nikki Hunter-Porter is using Indigenous methodologies such as talking circles to […]

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