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Canada must implement a Guaranteed Livable Income now, says Green MP Paul Manly

NANAIMO, B.C.  – The Green Party of Canada calls on the federal government to implement a Guaranteed Livable Income without delay, as a part of its recovery measures to assist Canadians for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonight, Green caucus critic for families, children and social development, Paul Manly (MP, Nanaimo-Ladysmith), in collaboration with […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202027 Views

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Government of Canada announces the Indigenous organizations in British Columbia who received funding to address the COVID-19 pandemic

September 18, 2020 — Vancouver, Traditional Territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh, British Columbia — Indigenous Services Canada Since the beginning of the pandemic, action has been taken at all levels to protect the most vulnerable and support those who need it most. Collective measures have been taken by women’s groups, homeless shelters, and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202042 Views

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Re-visioned E-Gré National Music Competition to be streamed live this weekend

Magnificent musical performances return to Brandon University (BU) in a new format this weekend. The final stages of the 2020 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition in voice will be contested online and will be streamed live on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20. Held annually since 1976 at the BU School of Music, the E-Gré […]

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VIU’s Colloquium Series Lectures Live Streaming this Fall

The show will go on for Vancouver Island University’s (VIU’s) popular Arts and Humanities Colloquium Series this fall. “The Colloquium committee is excited to be able to continue the Series in this academic year,” says Dr. Cathryn Spence, committee chair. “We have a great lineup of amazing lectures, and we are thrilled to be able […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 20209 Views

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B.C. recovery plan underscores links between health, economy, and climate

Pembina Institute reacts to B.C. economic recovery plan VANCOUVER / MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH & TSLEIL-WAUTUTH TERRITORIES — Karen Tam Wu, B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to today’s announcement of the B.C. government’s economic recovery plan: “We commend the B.C. government for continuing to take action to protect the health […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 20209 Views

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Basket-weaving tradition inspires Indigenous housing design – Journal of Commerce

A Passive House social housing project for Indigenous people that will feature a one-of-a-kind wood design is being proposed in Vancouver by consulting firm M’akola Development Services. When complete, the envelope, architectural articulation and balconies of the building will give it the look of a big basket, testament to the basket-weaving tradition of the Coast […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202013 Views

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Delegation Appearing at Vancouver Police Board to Demand Ban on Police Street Checks; Over Ninety Organizations Call for Street Check Ban

September 17, 2020, (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C – A coalition of organizations are appearing remotely as a Delegation at the Vancouver Police Board meeting on September 17 at 1 pm. Hogan’s Alley Society, Union of BC Indian Chiefs, WISH Drop-In Centre Society, Black Lives Matter-Vancouver, and the BC Civil Liberties Association […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202037 Views

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Squamish Nation: Notice of Rental Housing Construction: Fourplex and Duplex on Capilano IR #5

Squamish Nation Members have repeatedly ranked housing as their number 1 priority. In recent years, demand has increased for a range of housing types to support smaller families. In response, the Squamish Nation Council has approved for construction six rental town house units on Capilano IR5. The six units will be constructed within a fourplex […]

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Mount Currie, Lil’wat Nation to benefit from improved connectivity

Sept. 17, 2020 WHISTLER – High-speed internet and other broadband services will soon be available for people in the community of Mount Currie and the Lil’wat Nation. A new fibre-optic line will enable work to connect more homes, businesses and communities in the region. “Closing the digital divide is vital to ensure people in rural […]

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New $206 million Climate Action and Awareness Fund to support youth, scientists, and researchers across Canada

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada September 17, 2020 – Vancouver, British Columbia Canadians from coast to coast to coast are taking action in their communities to fight climate change. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting community-based projects that reduce emissions, create good, green jobs, and make life more affordable for Canadians. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202016 Views

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