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Ministerial Message – International Women’s Day – March 8, 2018

Today is International Women’s Day, a day when people across Canada and the world come together to affirm their commitment to gender equality. It is also a time to celebrate the accomplishments women have made and continue to make in the world, and to acknowledge the work that still needs to be done to achieve […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018310 Views

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Statement by the Prime Minister on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Women’s Day: “Today, on International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women everywhere and reaffirm our collective commitment to gender equality. “This year’s theme, #MyFeminism, reminds us that everyone has the power to lead and carry us closer to gender […]

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018340 Views

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BC Voting Systems Questionnaire for Indigenous People

BC Voting Systems Questionnaire for Indigenous People Have a couple of minutes; tell us what you think about voting Survey closes noon March 13th 2018 This questionnaire will help Corfield & Associates create a sample of Indigenous views about the preferences and expectations of BC Indigenous Voters. The information gathered will help inform the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 2018403 Views

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I·SPARC: Equipment Grant Spring 2018 – call for applications

Deadline for Applications – March 2nd at 5 pm. All First Nations, Métis Chartered Communities and Friendship Centres are eligible to apply for the Indigenous Equipment Grant for up to $1500. In addition, some community not-for-profit organizations that deliver Indigenous sport, recreation and/or physical activity programs will be eligible to apply. The equipment must be used […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 20181161 Views

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Province transfers land to Simpcw First Nation as part of resort approval – Government of BC

March 7, 2018 VALEMOUNT – The Province is transferring 185 hectares of Crown land in the Tete Jaune Cache and Valemount areas to the Simpcw First Nation, as part of accommodation for the Valemount Glacier Destination resort approval, Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson has announced. “We’re pleased to support […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 2018454 Views

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Revitalizing B.C.’s environmental assessment process

March 7, 2018 VICTORIA – The provincial government is reviewing British Columbia’s environmental assessment process to ensure the legal rights of First Nations are respected and the public’s expectation of a strong, transparent process is met, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy George Heyman announced today. The newly formed Environmental Assessment Advisory Committee will […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 2018281 Views

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I·SPARC: Spring 2018 – Call for Host Applications

Deadline to Apply:  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 for program delivery dates of April 1 to June 30, 2018. I·SPARC invites First Nations, Métis Chartered Communities, Friendship Centres and other not-for-profit Indigenous organizations to apply to host a Sport Development Camp, Coaching Certification Course, and/or Officials Training Session in their community/organization.  The sport camps or courses are community-based […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 20181159 Views

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2018-19 Federal Budget Commentary – Board of Trade BC

Every year the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s Government, Budget, and Finance Committee analyzes budgets on all levels of government, and assesses them against the priorities and interests of our Members and the Greater Vancouver business community. On February 27, 2018, the federal government tabled its 2018-19 Budget, entitled “Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 2018310 Views

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Report: B.C. women are financially stressed, stretched and under-resourced

March 7, 2018, Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – B.C. women worry more than B.C. men about their finances, with 52% experiencing “extreme emotional stress” and 59% feeling unsatisfied with their financial situation, according to a new Vancity report. Money Troubled: Inside B.C’s financial health gender gap also shows that women in B.C. make 35% less at work […]

by pmnationtalk on March 7, 2018359 Views

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NIC Nursing students present Water Warriors

Join NIC nursing students for a screening of two short films on March 21 at the Stan Hagen Theatre. Proceeds will support NIC’s Global Learning Initiative, a student‐led project aimed at raising awareness of global issues through partnerships with local communities and individuals. The screenings include the documentary, Water Warriors and the two‐minute short We […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 2018246 Views

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