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Well water fears fuel calls to halt proposed bottling plant near B.C. village – CBC

Jul 27, 2021 Application for a plant near Clinton, B.C., is meeting opposition from First Nations, environmentalists Angie Kane knows how important well water is when you live in the heart of dry, rural B.C. For 17 years, she lived on a ranch outside Clinton, a semi-desert village about 120 kilometres northwest of Kamloops. Many […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 20216 Views

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After a decade, the beloved Shakespeare Garden returns to UFV with an expanded purpose – UFV Today

It was a time of reflection and growth when dozens gathered to unveil UFV’s new Shakespeare Reconciliation Garden on the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park on Friday, July 16. Though the latest incarnation was planted recently, its roots run very deep. If you were involved in Chilliwack’s arts community during the 1990s and 2000s, chances […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202112 Views

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First Peoples Law Report July 19-25, 2021 – First Peoples Law

Land use and consultation were front and centre in Mi’kma’ki ‘Timely and appropriate’ to include Mi’kmaq in P.E.I. land use decisions, says chief | CBC News Conserving the coast: First Nations, state governments working towards new national park reserve on P.E.I. | SaltWire Planned dump site creates worry for chief of neighbouring First Nation community […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20218 Views

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16 arrested at Fairy Creek blockades as police bemoan ‘egregious safety violations’ – CTV News

July 25, 2021 VANCOUVER — Mounties enforcing the B.C. Supreme Court injunction against anti-logging protesters in the Fairy Creek Watershed on Vancouver Island say they arrested 16 people on Saturday, after escorting them to a picnic in the blockaded area. Police have now arrested nearly 500 people since they began enforcing the injunction in May, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 20218 Views

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Tseshaht First Nation re-opens Broken Group Islands with refreshed Beach Keepers Program – Westerly News

To help sustain the program, tour operators are encouraged to implement a $10 per day per guest fee Jul. 23, 2021 Following the lead of the Tla-o-qui-aht’s Tribal Parks Movement, Tseshaht First Nation re-opened the Broken Group Islands (BGI) with a refreshed stewardship initiative called the ‘Beach Keepers Program’. Tseshaht First Nation Elected Chief Councillor […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 20218 Views

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Working together to combat wildfires – Coastal GasLink

July 22 2021 Like all of our Indigenous and community partners, Coastal GasLink is deeply concerned about the impact wildfires have on the environment and communities. Our workforce is on high alert, and crews are in place project-wide that are trained and fully equipped to suppress fires that could occur along or in proximity to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 20219 Views

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Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc leaders say some companies taking advantage of those searching for missing loved ones – CBC

Jul 22, 2021 Indigenous people inundated with company offers looking for business to survey potential graves Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc leaders say Indigenous people across Canada are being inundated with ground-penetrating radar specialist offers to survey former residential schools grounds, and worry some may be taken advantage of. “Not all opportunities are created equally,” said Kukpi7 (Chief) Rosanne Casimir during a webinar — called Best Practices […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202112 Views

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Inclusive Toolkit Provides Mental Health and Wellness Supports for COVID-19 – FNHA

Living through a pandemic is stressful and it is normal to feel worried or anxious. In response to COVID-19, the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) has developed the Mental Health and Wellness Toolkit for COVID-19, which includes fact sheets designed to help support the mental health and wellness of Indigenous people during this time. These […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202113 Views

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Indigenous and non-Indigenous partners opening two day spaces for homeless population in Kamloops – CFJC Today

KAMLOOPS — The street affected population in Kamloops will have more resources available within a week’s time. Two day spaces will be opening within the city — one on the North Shore and the other on the South Shore. The North Shore location will be called Envision, located on 346 Campbell Ave. behind the Northbridge […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202111 Views

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BC First Nation a corporate success… it all started with a vineyard – Brooks Bulletin

July 21, 2021 Most folks visiting Osoyoos BC would probably be unaware of a large corporate entity that operates 13 businesses in the south Okanagan area. I suspect it may well be the most significant corporate business in the area, generating income close to $100 million per year. That may not sound like much in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202114 Views

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