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Representative’s Submission on B.C. Poverty Reduction Strategy

April 6, 2018 My Office applauds the B.C. government for taking the first steps towards creating a strategy to reduce poverty in B.C. by soliciting the views of citizens. I am pleased to offer this submission on behalf of the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) to help inform this strategy. The […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2018345 Views

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Media advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Arif Virani to Tour British Columbia to Promote the Indigenous Language Initiative, Museums and the Cultural Sector

From: Canadian Heritage VANCOUVER – Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage (Multiculturalism), is in British Columbia from April 9 to 12 to promote the Indigenous Language Initiative. He will also address the Canadian Museums Association Annual Conference and announce funding for the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre. Please note that […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2018267 Views

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Representative’s Submission on B.C. Cannabis Regulation Engagement

April 5, 2018 In April 2017, the federal government tabled Bill C-45, An Act Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and Other Acts, in the Canadian parliament to legalize and regulate the recreational use of cannabis in Canada. In July 2017, the Canadian Council of Child and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2018373 Views

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Indigenous Leaders Shut Down Construction on Kinder Morgan’s Pipeline

Author Naomi Klein and hundreds of others support Indigenous leaders protecting Indigenous title and rights from the Texas-based energy giant. ATTN: PHOTO AND VIDEO EDITORS: https://www.flickr.com/photos/156856369%40N02/ BURNABY, BC, April 7, 2018  – Today Ta’ah Amy George, (Tsleil-Waututh Nation elder), Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, (President of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, which represents more than half of Nations in B.C.), Chief Judy Wilson(Neskonlith […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 2018300 Views

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Telefilm Canada – Calls for entries: April 2018

3nd Venice Production Bridge Projects in development – Fiction, Documentaries and Virtual Reality Venice, Italy, August 30 to September 4, 2018 Application deadline: May 1, 2018 56th New York Film Festival Features and shorts – all genres New York, United States, September 28 to October 4, 2018 Deadline for festival regular entry: April 27, 2018 Deadline for […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 2018327 Views

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UBC offers statement of apology related to Indian residential school system

Apr 9, 2018    |   For more information, contact Leslie Dickson Photos of Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre: View and download Video/photos of today’s event: Raw video footage and photos of this morning’s event will be available by 2 p.m. today at the link above. Today, UBC President Santa J. Ono delivered a statement of apology for the university’s involvement […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 2018360 Views

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BC Government: Premier’s statement on Kinder Morgan’s decision on the Trans Mountain expansion project

April 8, 2018 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement regarding Kinder Morgan’s decision to suspend non-essential spending on the Trans Mountain expansion project: “British Columbians expect their government to stand up for their interests and our coast, and to do everything we can to protect our land and waters, our coastal […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2018232 Views

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Colonial Coal Issues Stock Options

Vancouver, B.C., Canada – April 5, 2018 – Colonial Coal International Corp. (TSX-V: CAD) (the “Corporation” or “Colonial Coal”) is pleased to announce that it has granted stock options (each, a “Stock Option”) to acquire an aggregate of up to 7,325,000 common shares of the Company to certain directors, officers, employees and consultants of the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2018304 Views

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BC FERRIES REDUCES COST OF TRAVEL BY 15 PER CENT ON 22 ROUTES AND INCREASES B.C. SENIORS’ DISCOUNT AS OF APRIL 1

Fares on the three Metro Vancouver – Vancouver Island routes held unchanged VICTORIA – BC Ferries advises customers that as at April 1, 2018, fares on the 21 inter-island and northern routes, as well as the Horseshoe Bay – Langdale route, are reduced on average by 15 per cent. Fares on the three Metro Vancouver […]

by pmnationtalk on April 9, 2018309 Views

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NOVAGOLD Reports First Quarter Results with Donlin Gold Permitting and Optimization Advancing as Planned

The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Donlin Gold project is complete and expected to be published shortly by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the “Corps”) With $77 million in cash and term deposits as of February 28, 2018, NOVAGOLD has sufficient funding to complete permitting and planned project optimization work at Donlin […]

by pmnationtalk on April 9, 2018302 Views

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