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B.C.’s highest honour recognizes 13 British Columbians

Aug. 3, 2020 VICTORIA – Thirteen exceptional people will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest form of recognition, Lt. Gov. Janet Austin, chancellor of the order, has announced. “As the representative of the Crown in British Columbia and chancellor of the Order of British Columbia, I am delighted to welcome 13 new […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2020117 Views

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Honouring Indigenous Filmmakers – Day 4 – Northern Stars

(June 18, 2020 – Toronto, ON) Our series of profiles for National Indigenous History Month continues with a group of highly talented actors that have found ways to do more than step in front of the cameras. From Manitoba, Alberta and Ontario, today we look at the careers of Tina Keeper, Julian Black Antelope and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202092 Views

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CJF Awards ceremony going virtual on June 11

TORONTO, May 25, 2020  – The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is showcasing its annual CJF Awards as a virtual ceremony. The webcast will take place on June 11 at 1 p.m. EDT, with a rebroadcast of the event that evening at 7 p.m. EDT. The virtual event, which will be free to watch, replaces the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202064 Views

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James Andrew inducted into UBC’s 25 Year Club – UBC Faculty of Medicine

May 19, 2020 When James Andrew enters a room, his positive, calm energy is immediately apparent. Whether it’s a meeting or a celebration, formal or festive, when Andrew speaks, students, staff and faculty alike stop to listen. As the current Indigenous Student Initiatives Manager in the University of British Columbia’s faculty of medicine, Andrew is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202081 Views

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2020 BC Community Achievers Announced

VANCOUVER – Premier John Horgan and Anne Giardini, OC, OBC, QC, Chair of the BC Achievement Foundation, today named this year’s recipients of the BC Achievement Community Award, marking the 17th offering of these awards. “These days more than ever, our communities are made stronger by British Columbians who go above and beyond,” said Premier John Horgan. “Thanks go to all of the BC Achievement 2020 Community Award recipients for helping build a better province for […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 2020118 Views

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National Ambassadors of Hope Extension!

We Matter is looking for Indigenous youth ages 16-26 from the Yukon, NWT, Nunavut, Maritimes, Newfoundland & Labrador, Quebec and B.C. to become National Ambassadors of Hope! National Ambassadors of Hope are healers and changemakers who are trained to deliver We Matter workshops and presentations, have access to $2,500 to support youth in their community, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 2020207 Views

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Community Champion: Uncovering identity through education, sharing – Vernon Morning Star

‘It is fabulous to be part of increasing the presence of Indigenous voices and cultures within an institution’ Apr. 21, 2020 Laura Hockman shares that her core identity is as a Gitksan woman, with her family coming from Gitanmaax, near old Hazelton. Her grandfather was the hereditary Chief of the Frog Clan and her grandmother […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2020105 Views

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14 journalists win Amnesty International Canada Media Awards

OTTAWA – Amnesty International is pleased to an 14 journalists win Amnesty International Canada Media Awardsnounce the winners of the 25th annual Amnesty International Canada Media Awards: Long-Form Audio: Justin Ling, Jennifer Fowler and Erin Byrnes, CBC Podcasts, Uncover: The Village Mixed Media: Jillian Kestler-D’Amours and Megan O’Toole, Al Jazeera (freelance), Nations Divided: Mapping Canada’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 2020135 Views

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Beardy’s man named finalist for national journalism award – paNOW

Jamin Mike is the first to admit journalism was not his first choice for a career, but in recent months his attitude changed when he discovered his new passion. The 22-year-old, who grew up at Beardy’s Okemasis Cree Nation, was recently named a finalist for the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) Emerging Indigenous Journalist Award. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202083 Views

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How parenthood made a difference for one child protection worker – BC Gov

March 17, 2020 COQUITLAM – Ryan Hues, a ministry child protection worker, says becoming a parent has helped him to stay “real” in his role working with families and children under 12. Ryan is just one of many front-line workers who are being acknowledged for their work during Social Work Week, March 15-21, 2020. “Being […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 2020104 Views

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