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Government of Canada Announces Funding for Aboriginal Women’s Organizing Network Society

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls highlighted the underlying systemic causes of ongoing violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. The COVID-19 pandemic also created unprecedented challenges for victims seeking help and the frontline organizations that support them. Today, Taleeb Noormohamed, Member of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 20224 Views

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Government of Canada announces funding to eight Indigenous women and 2SLGBTQQIA+ organizations in British Columbia

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls highlighted the underlying systemic causes of ongoing violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. The COVID-19 pandemic also created unprecedented challenges for victims seeking help and the frontline organizations that support them. Today, the Honourable Marci Ien, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 20224 Views

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Minister Sajjan announces new PacifiCan service on Vancouver Island and the Coast, and an investment of $5.2 million in the local economy

From: Pacific Economic Development Canada New PacifiCan offices and expanded footprint will better support local economic development for British Columbians November 25, 2022 From Saanich to Port Hardy and Pender Island to Cortes, British Columbians across Vancouver Island and the Coast are coming together to build their businesses and create vibrant communities. PacifiCan is here […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 20224 Views

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Ministers’ joint statement on status of negotiations with Blueberry River First Nations

VICTORIA – Josie Osborne, Minister of Land, Water and Resource Stewardship; Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation; and Bruce Ralston, Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, have issued the following statement about the status of negotiations with Blueberry River First Nations: “We continue to engage in respectful negotiations with Blueberry River […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 20223 Views

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Premier Eby commits to maintaining individualized autism funding, engaging in deeper consultation for a new funding and service model for children and youth with support needs

VICTORIA – Premier David Eby and Mitzi Dean, Minister of Children and Family Development, have met with representatives of the First Nations Leadership Council and AutismBC, as well as B.C.’s representative for children and youth to discuss improving services for children and youth with support needs. At that meeting, they shared that government will maintain […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 20226 Views

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New complex-care housing services open on the Sunshine Coast

Nov. 25, 2022 SECHELT – People living on the Sunshine Coast with complex mental-health and substance-use challenges will have access to enhanced services as the Province adds complex-care housing services for approximately 25 people in the region. Complex-care housing provides supports to people who are facing overlapping mental health, substance use, trauma or brain injuries. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 25, 202216 Views

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Provincial health officer’s statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Nov. 25, 2022 VICTORIA – Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, has released the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women: “Women, girls, Two-Spirit, transgender, non-binary and gender-diverse people have the right to live free from violence, as do all people. Yet gender-based violence persists in our communities. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 25, 202222 Views

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Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc: 2027 NAIG Bid Application Announcement

November 25, 2022 TK̓EMLÚPS TE SECWÉPEMC – KAMLOOPS, BC – Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc and the City of Kamloops are pleased to announce that Kamloops has been selected by the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC) to serve as British Columbia’s official host candidate community for the 2027 North American Indigenous Games (2027 NAIG). […]

by pmnationtalk on November 25, 202248 Views

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B.C. passes historic legislation to uphold Indigenous jurisdiction over child welfare

Nov. 25, 2022 VICTORIA – B.C. child and family welfare laws now respect and uphold the inherent rights of Indigenous communities to provide their own child and family services with the passing of new legislation. The Indigenous Self-Government in Child and Family Services Amendment Act makes B.C. the first jurisdiction in Canada to recognize an inherent right of self-government specifically […]

by pmnationtalk on November 25, 202218 Views

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Government of Canada Improves Sexual and Reproductive Health Care for Two-Spirit, Trans, and Non-Binary People

From: Health Canada November 25, 2022 The Government of Canada firmly believes that everyone should have access to safe and consistent sexual and reproductive health services. To do so, we are committed to reducing barriers to access that continue to exist from coast to coast to coast. We know that in Canada, Two-Spirit, trans and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202221 Views

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