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Historic Agreement Recognizes Haida Title to Haida Gwaii – OKT Law

April 19, 2024 On April 14, 2024, the Haida Nation and the Province of British Columbia signed the Gaayhllxid/Gíihlagalgang “Rising Tide” Haida Title Lands Agreement. This Agreement recognizes that the Haida Nation has Aboriginal title to all of Haida Gwaii. It is a landmark, historic step in the Haida Nation’s decades-long fight to have their […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 20249 Views

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In post-disaster rebuilding, government needs to get out of the way: Jerome Gessaroli in the Financial Post – MLI

April 19, 2024 The Great Vancouver Fire of 1886 and the devastating fire in Lytton, B.C., in 2021 provide instructive examples of communities responding to catastrophes and rebuilding. Recent wildfires and flooding in British Columbia highlight the need for swift recovery, repair and adaptation to avert future losses. Today’s governments have the regulatory authority and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202411 Views

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Just the facts on vaccines: National Immunization Awareness Week 2024 – FNHA

Apr 18, 2024 A message from Dr. Celeste Loewe, Medical Officer, Health and Wellness and Gary Housty, Executive Director, Office of the Chief Nursing Officer​ ​Due to an increase in anti-vaccination information on the internet, it is becoming difficult to distinguish between myth and fact when it comes to vaccines. Global vaccination coverage rates are […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 20249 Views

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It was freedom’: Victoria man features in new B.C. Indigenous Sport Gallery – Grand Forks Gazette

Soccer provided a path to freedom for Alex Nelson. “When we were young, we were taught not to be ourselves. We were taught to go the other way,” said Nelson, of the Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw Tribal Council. The BC Sports Hall of Fame unveiled a new Indigenous sports gallery on April 15. The gallery features over […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 20248 Views

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Bigger boats, more nets, people arrive in Zeballos, B.C., for new orca rescue attempt – CityNews

April 19, 2024 ZEBALLOS, B.C. — A large seine fishing vessel capable of casting a net strong enough to hold a nearly 700-kilogram killer whale calf has arrived in Zeballos, B.C., to participate in the latest attempt to rescue the young orca stranded in a remote tidal lagoon. The flat-bottom aluminum vessel has a built-in […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 20249 Views

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Video shows Vancouver police officer punching handcuffed Indigenous woman – Global News

An Indigenous woman is speaking out, alleging she was placed in handcuffs following a call to Vancouver police for help. The incident occurred on New Year’s Eve at an affordable housing building on Powell Street. The woman, whose identity isn’t being revealed for safety concerns, said she called police to help remove unwanted guests at her party. “We were at […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 202419 Views

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Indigenous communities are leading Canada’s clean energy transition – The Globe and Mail

April 17, 2024 Nestled amidst the pristine wilderness of British Columbia’s Northern Rockies lies Fort Nelson, a community that was forever changed by the gas industry. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for shale gas extraction transformed this remote corner of Canada into a battleground of environmental concerns and economic aspirations. “My territory is rich in natural […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 202421 Views

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Auxiliary Society for Comox Valley Healthcare celebrates 110 years of giving – Comox Valley Record

April 17, 2024 The Auxiliary Society for Comox Valley Healthcare is celebrating 110 years of giving in a most appropriate manner: by giving $110,000 to local charities. The ASCVH has selected 11 worthy local non-profits to receive $10,000 each. The presentation took place on Tuesday, April 16, in recognition of Volunteer Week. The groups receiving […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202419 Views

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Human trafficking awareness campaign launched at Nanaimo airport – Nanaimo News Now

Apr 17, 2024 NANAIMO — A new educational campaign has been launched at the Nanaimo Airport (YCD), hoping to help shine a brighter light on human trafficking in Canada. The airport’s new awareness campaign,#NotInMyCity, calls for collective action to be taken to “prevent, disrupt, and end sexual exploitation and trafficking,” according to an airport release. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202417 Views

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Garden/Gathering Space comes alive at Eighth & Eight Creative Spaces – New West Record

New gathering space outside Massey Theatre designed to support Indigenous cultural resurgence and storytelling. A new Garden/Gathering Space is taking root at Eighth & Eight Creative Spaces. If you’ve passed by the Massey Theatre complex in recent days, you may have noticed crews working near the Eighth Avenue entrance to Eighth & Eight Creative Spaces. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 202419 Views

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