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Albertans recognized for preventing violence

April 04, ,2018 Leaders from Edmonton, central and northern Alberta are being honoured for their work in preventing family violence, sexual violence, child abuse and bullying. A total of nine Inspiration Awards were presented to individuals and groups who demonstrated excellence in areas such as promoting public education about healthy relationships, working across sectors to […]

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NT Government: Salvation Army Extends Lease for Additional Six Months to Operate Sobering Centre

YELLOWKNIFE (April 4, 2018) – The Government of the Northwest Territories has extended the lease for another six months with the Salvation Army in Yellowknife to operate the Yellowknife Sobering Centre. The temporary location will continue to provide services for those in need while renovations continue on the long-term facility at 5111 50th Street. The sobering centre […]

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Federal government committed to important role of co-operatives in Canada

Plan to support the sector unveiled on one-year anniversary of private member’s motion April 5, 2018, Ottawa ON Co-operatives are a valuable way for Canadians to share ownership in a business, while delivering goods and services to communities. They’re also important to growth and innovation within the Canadian economy. That’s why the Government of Canada has […]

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Record-setting year for Alberta tourism

April 05, 2018 The province’s tourism sector performed exceptionally well in 2016 with tourism spending reaching the highest level ever recorded. Based on newly released data from Statistics Canada, tourism spending totalled $8.5 billion, an increase of 4.7 per cent over 2015. Almost 35 million visits were made to the province, an increase of 2.1 […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 2018188 Views

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Abacus completes non-brokered private placement

Vancouver, BC — April 4, 2018.  Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation (“Abacus” or the “Company”) (TSXV:AME) is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of $828,500 through the issuance of 4,142,500 units of the Company (“Units”) at a price of $0.20 per Unit.  Each Unit consists of […]

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North Arrow Discovers Kimberlite at Loki Diamond Project, Lac de Gras

April 5, 2018 North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSXV-NAR) is pleased to announce the discovery of a new kimberlite during its winter exploration drilling program at the Company’s 100% owned Loki Diamond Project, Northwest Territories. The Project is located in the Lac de Gras region, approximately 30 km southwest, and 24 km west of the Ekati and […]

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ATCO Ltd. Eligible Dividends

CALGARY, Alberta, April 04, 2018 — ATCO Ltd. (TSX:ACO.X) (TSX:ACO.Y) The Board of Directors of ATCO Ltd. has declared the following quarterly dividends: Shares TSX Stock Symbol Dividend Per Share ($) Record Date (2018) Payment Date (2018) Class I Non-Voting ACO.X 0.3766 08-Jun 30-Jun Class II Voting ACO.Y 0.3766 08-Jun 30-Jun With approximately 7,000 employees and assets […]

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Fort York to host APTN’s Indigenous Day Live celebrations in June

April 5, 2018 Fort York to host APTN’s Indigenous Day Live celebrations in June In partnership with APTN, the City of Toronto’s Fort York National Historic will host Indigenous Day Live celebrations on Saturday, June 23 as part of the four-day Indigenous Arts Festival running from Thursday, June 21 to Sunday, June 24. Indigenous Day Live, Canada’s largest […]

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Premier McLeod Announces Cabinet Shuffle

YELLOWKNIFE (April 4, 2018) – Premier Bob McLeod today announced the following changes to the Executive Council: Minister Caroline Cochrane will assume responsibility for Education, Culture and Employment; Minister Robert C. McLeod will assume responsibility for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation; and Minister Alfred Moses will assume responsibility for Municipal and Community Affairs, the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 5, 2018226 Views

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Naloxone Nasal Spray now available to First Nations and Inuit through Non-Insured Health Benefits program

Naloxone spray can be a life-saving tool against opioid overdoses April 5, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada Canada faces a serious and growing opioid crisis. The response to this crisis needs to be comprehensive, collaborative, compassionate and evidence-based. As part of that response, NARCAN™ (Naloxone) Nasal Spray was listed as an open benefit […]

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MFNERC: Introducing a First-of-its-Kind Partnership

First Nations schools in Manitoba face a shortage of child psychologists. There is an ever growing need for increased capacities and improved services in this area. Now, MFNERC and the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary are seeking to fulfill this need. Fourteen First Nations students from Manitoba will soon begin a three-year Master of […]

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The Government of Canada is helping Canadians understand and adapt to our changing climate

April 4, 2018 – Toronto, Ontario The Government of Canada is committed to helping Canadians understand and adapt to the ways climate change is affecting our environment, communities, and economy. Investing in climate adaptation is essential as we work to reduce carbon pollution and ensure a safe and prosperous future for our children and grandchildren. […]

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Nunatsiavut Assembly dissolved & Meeting being held in Nain to discuss tuberculosis

April 03, 2018 As per section 4.5.3 of the Labrador Inuit Constitution, the current Nunatsiavut Assembly is officially dissolved at noon on the first Tuesday of April prior to the ordinary general election set for May 1, 2018. Ordinary members are not permitted to conduct Constituency business until the new Nunatsiavut Assembly is sworn-in following […]

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Update – Itinerary for April 5 to 6, 2018

April 4, 2018 All times local. Itinerary for the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, for Thursday, April 5, 2018: Québec City, Quebec 8 a.m. The Prime Minister will deliver remarks at the Business 7 Summit. Château Frontenac 1 Rue des Carrières Notes for media: Media should arrive no later than 7:15 a.m. at the lobby of the […]

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The Daily Thursday, April 5, 2018

Canadian international merchandise trade, February 2018 Canada’s merchandise trade deficit totalled $2.7 billion in February, widening from a $1.9 billion deficit in January. Imports rose 1.9% and exports increased 0.4%. Continue reading  Export and import price indexes, February 2018 Current-weighted and fixed-weighted export and import price indexes (2007=100) on a customs or balance of payments […]

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointment in the province of Manitoba

April 4, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointment under the new judicial application process announced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists […]

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Permanent art display for Indian Group of Seven to open in Alberta college – CBC

Portage College in Lac La Biche will display group of Indigenous artists’ work starting April 13 In the 1970s, much of Canada’s Indigenous art was labelled “Indigenous craft.” Seven Indigenous artists wanted to change the narrative to have their work recognized as simply art. The Indian Group of Seven was born. The group of seven Indigenous […]

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B.C. hearings start with repeated call for more time for missing women inquiry – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 4, 2018 13:41 RICHMOND, B.C. _ What’s expected to be the last public hearings into the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls are being held in Metro Vancouver this week. However, commissioners and speakers used the opening of testimony to echo the formal request made to the federal government […]

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Nexen Energy ULC Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project — Public Comments Invited

April 4, 2018 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Nexen Energy ULC Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project, located 400 kilometres east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment […]

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University of Winnipeg: Winners of 3MT Competition

The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Graduate Studies hosted its Fifth Annual Three-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT™) with six courageous student participants. Each student had only three minutes to explain their complex thesis ideas with one static slide using simple language on Tuesday, April 3 in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall. Dean Reddick took the top prize for explaining […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 2018174 Views

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Calgary to host Canada’s Wind Energy Leaders

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) invites members of the media to attend the CanWEA Spring Forum on April 10 and 11, 2018 at the Westin Calgary. At the event, wind industry leaders will share updates, outline key trends, and detail emerging opportunities in the nation’s major renewable energy markets—including Alberta. The province’s drive to […]

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NIC student named Ch’nook Scholar

Jessie Gervais follows a career in dance with his sights on international relations An NIC business student has been recognized as one of BC’s top Aboriginal business students. Jessie Gervais recently became a Ch’nook Scholar, the third ever NIC student to receive the honour. “Jessie’s intelligence and focus make him a wonderful ambassador for NIC […]

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The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health Announces the 2018 Champions of Mental Health

OTTAWA, April 4, 2018 – Today, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) officially announced the winners of the Champions of Mental Health Awards for 2018. Each year, following a national open nomination process, CAMIMH selects individuals and organizations as Champions who are recognized for their outstanding contributions to mental health in […]

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Fourth annual Powwow at UNB to promote unity

On Thursday April 5, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick will host the UNB Powwow at on the university’s Fredericton campus. The annual UNB Powwow is a celebration of Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey and Passamaquoddy languages, teachings, traditions, ceremonies, worldviews, knowledge systems and philosophies. The public is invited to attend this free event – […]

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AB Government: Renewable energy to power new jobs, investment

Apr 04, 2018 Competition is now open for the second and third rounds of the Renewable Electricity Program, which will see more private-sector investment, jobs and partnerships with Indigenous communities. The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has opened the first of a three-stage competitive process, under which bids will be considered to provide a total […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 2018239 Views

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March 2018 continues progress on lifting long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve

April 4, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada The federal government remains steadfast in its commitment to ending all long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve by March 2021. Investments in water and wastewater infrastructure are working to eliminate long-term drinking water advisories on public systems on reserve and to prevent short-term advisories […]

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Standing Committee Announces Televised Hearing on the Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the Legislative Assembly on Climate Change in Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut (April 3, 2018) – The Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Oversight of Government Operations and Public Accounts today announced that its televised hearing on the 2018 Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the Legislative Assembly on Climate Change in Nunavut will be held from April 30, 2018-May 1, 2018. The Auditor […]

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Ontario Transforming Police Response and Training

Enhanced De-escalation and Use of Force Training to be Delivered Consistently across the Province April 3, 2018 3:00 P.M. Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Ontario is taking steps to implement a new police response framework that will help improve interactions with both vulnerable individuals, and the general public. The new framework, which will […]

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YT Government: More than $60 million in construction projects tendered early

April 03, 2018 Dozens of large construction projects were put out to tender early for the 2018 summer season. More than $60 million worth of construction projects were tendered before March 31. The Government of Yukon plans to post more tenders worth approximately $4 million combined in the next few weeks. The recommendations of the […]

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Fortune Minerals reports Tlicho all-season road approval

LONDON, ON, April 4, 2018  – Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) (“Fortune” or the “Company”) (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased to report that the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board (“Review Board”) has recommended that the Tlicho all-season road (“Tlicho Road”) be approved subject to measures designed to mitigate potential environmental, social and cultural impacts. The Government of the Northwest Territories (“GNWT”), Department of Transportation and […]

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Team Nunavik–Québec Breaks Two World Records at the 2018 Arctic Winter Games

Kuujjuaq, Québec, March 29, 2018 – The South Slave communities of Hay River and Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, jointly hosted the Arctic Winter Games from March 18 to 24. A total of 52 athletes and three cultural performers represented Nunavik at the Games. They were supported by 10 coaches, eight mission staff and one chaperone. In addition to the […]

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Health inequities put many Ontarians at higher risk of certain cancers – Cancer Care Ontario

April 04, 2018 Many Ontarians facing health inequities are more likely to get certain cancers and are less likely to survive them. A new report released today by Cancer Care Ontario states that comprehensive strategies across multiple sectors and levels of government are needed to reduce cancer risk factors in Ontarians facing health inequities and […]

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Howse Property Iron Mine Project — Additional Participant Funding Allocated

April 3, 2018 — The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated an additional $17,635 in federal funds to the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach to assist its participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Howse Property Iron Mine Project, located in Newfoundland and Labrador. Details of Funding Allocation for the Project Recipients Additional Funding Allocation Previous […]

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Government of Canada announces $10.2 million in funding to help apprentices complete their training

April 4, 2018        Morrisburg, Ontario          Employment and Social Development Canada Giving every Canadian a real and fair chance at success means helping them get the skills and training they need to succeed in a changing economy. The skilled trades are good, well-paying, middle class jobs, and the Government of Canada is committed to getting more people working in the skilled trades—particularly women and Indigenous people—while […]

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Baffinland and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association to hold Annual Project Review Forum April 17 and 18 in Hall Beach

April 03, 2018 Baffinland and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) are holding the Annual Project Review Forum for the Mary River Mine on April 17 and 18 in Hall Beach. The forum provides an opportunity for representatives from Baffinland, QIA, and the five North Baffin communities to come together to discuss Project related issues. During the […]

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Ontario Driving Cutting-Edge Tech in the North – Investments Will Enhance Digital Infrastructure, Education and Training in Northwestern Ontario

Investments Will Enhance Digital Infrastructure, Education and Training in Northwestern Ontario April 3, 2018 1:00 P.M. Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Ontario is investing in innovative technology in Northwestern Ontario through projects that will improve digital infrastructure in remote communities, enhance education and training for students, and create good jobs. Michael Gravelle, Minister of […]

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AB Government: Province to consult on Emergency Management Act

April 03, 2018 The draft bill would better protect Albertans during disasters and emergencies by strengthening collaboration and clarifying roles and responsibilities. In the past 10 years, Alberta has seen an increasing number of natural disasters. Proposed amendments to the Emergency Management Act would update rules and regulations to help communities improve their response to disasters. It […]

by pmnationtalk on April 4, 2018173 Views

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ATAC Resources and Barrick Gold to Drill 20,000 m at the Rackla Gold Property in 2018

April 4, 2018 – Vancouver, BC – ATAC Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:ATC) (“ATAC”) is pleased to announce the 2018 exploration program for its 1,700 km2 Rackla Gold Property in east-central Yukon. The combined 2018 exploration budget for the Rackla Gold Property is ~$13 million and includes $7 million from ATAC and $6 million from Barrick Gold Corp. […]

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EDC pays $1B dividend to the Government of Canada

(OTTAWA) – April 4, 2018 Today Export Development Canada (EDC) announced a $969 million dividend payment to its shareholder, the Government of Canada. While job one for EDC is fulfilling its important mandate to help Canadian companies of all sizes grow their business abroad, the dividend payment is a second way that EDC creates benefits […]

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Interfor to Announce First Quarter Results on May 3, 2018

April 03, 2018 Analyst Conference Call – 8:00 a.m. Pacific, Friday, May 4, 2018 INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) will release its first quarter financial results on May 3, 2018. Information related to Interfor’s first quarter financial results will be available at www.interfor.com/investors. The analyst conference call is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. […]

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Government of Canada invests in economic and community development in Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

April 3, 2018 – Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, ON – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting First Nations by investing in infrastructure that will foster economic opportunity and community growth and wellbeing. Member of Parliament Don Rusnak, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, today announced funding […]

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Alderon Re-Establishes Montreal Office and Launches French Website

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Alderon Iron Ore Corp. (TSX: IRON) (“Alderon” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide a corporate update to shareholders. Subsequent to Tayfun Eldem’s return to Alderon as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Alderon has re-established an office in Montreal, Quebec. In addition, Alderon recently launched a French version of it’s website in […]

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Notice of public meeting and participant funding offering for the review of the Regulatory Oversight Report for Research Reactors and Class 1B Accelerators: 2016 and 2017

April 3, 2018 – Ottawa, ON The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist members of the public, Indigenous peoples and stakeholders in participating in the review of the Regulatory Oversight Report for Research Reactors and Class 1B Accelerators: 2016 and 2017. The CNSC will hold a public meeting on August 22–23, 2018 to […]

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Pembina Pipeline Corporation Declares Common and Preferred Share Dividends and Announces Conference Call and Webcast Details for its First Quarter 2018 Results and Annual General Meeting

CALGARY, April 3, 2018  – Pembina Pipeline Corporation (“Pembina” or the “Company”) (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a common share cash dividend for April 2018 of $0.18 per share to be paid, subject to applicable law, on May 15, 2018 to shareholders of record on April 25, 2018. This dividend is designated an “eligible dividend” for Canadian […]

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The Daily Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Production and disposition of tobacco products, February 2018 Canadian manufacturers produced 1.5 billion cigarettes in February, down 2.5% from January. Cigarette production decreased 6.0% compared with February 2017. Continue reading  New products Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 2016 Preliminary Catalogue number Catalogue number57-003-X, (HTML | PDF) NT4

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Is Canada’s health care system failing patients in northern communities?

Credits: The National Dr. Mike Kirlew is a family physician based in Sioux Lookout, Ont., and he’s one of the few doctors that flies into remote Indigenous communities. He says the level of care his patients receive is nowhere near comparable to what other Canadians receive. The National followed Dr. Kirlew on the job in […]

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Minister Philpott congratulates the Huron-Wendat Nation Council on opening its new sports complex in Wendake

From: Indigenous Services Canada WENDAKE, Quebec – April 3, 2018  – Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, issued the following statement: “I would like to congratulate the Huron-Wendat Nation Council on inaugurating the Wendake sports complex on March 30. The Government of Canada is proud to have invested more than $4.6 million […]

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Ontario Lowering Heating Costs by Expanding Access to Natural Gas – Province Announces 11 Communities for New Service

Province Announces 11 Communities for New Service April 3, 2018 Ontario is helping to significantly lower heating costs for thousands of families and businesses in rural, northern and First Nations communities by expanding access to natural gas. The move is expected to save families as much as $1,100 every year. Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, […]

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Mani-Utenam to welcome CERP hearings – The listening, reconciliation and progress Commission will hold hearings in Innu territory in May

VAL-D’OR, QC, April 3, 2018 – The Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec: listening, reconciliation and progress’s team will be heading to the North Shore in May. Three weeks of hearings will be necessary to examine the issues that will be brought to the CERP’s attention. This […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2018204 Views

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BC Government: New Student Ranger Program launched today

April 3, 2018 VICTORIA – Young people throughout British Columbia will have an opportunity to acquire a diverse range of job skills while working in the province’s spectacular natural environment, through the new BC Parks Student Ranger Program. This is the first program established with the proceeds that were generated from specialty BC Parks licence […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 2018267 Views

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