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Langara’s Virtual Graduation Celebration 2020

Jun 17, 2020 Vancouver, BC – Langara College’s Virtual Graduation Celebration was held on June 17, 2020 at langara.ca/grad2020 to honour the class of 2020. President Lane Trotter delivered a heartfelt message of congratulations, and conferred this year’s credentials. A record number of graduates – over 2,700 – completed their programs and were granted post-degree diplomas, post-degree certificates, […]

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Premier Ball Announces Changes Related to ‘Discovery Day’ Holiday

June 18, 2020 There are areas of Newfoundland and Labrador where the June 24 holiday has been recognized as ‘Discovery Day’ and celebrated as a public holiday as early as 1939. Discovery Day is no longer a statutory holiday in the province, but is recognized in collective agreements similar to St. Patrick’s Day, St. George’s […]

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Calls for Action against Systemic Racism amidst National Indigenous Peoples Day

(Toronto – June 18, 2020) National Indigenous Peoples Day (NIPD) is meant to recognize and celebrate the vibrant culture, diversity and contributions of Indigenous peoples across Canada. It falls annually on June 21, which also marks the beginning of the summer solstice. However, this year is different, on June 21, Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald […]

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KPU: Pandemic highlights challenge of accessing fresh vegetables for vulnerable communities

Wed, Jun 17, 2020 The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS) at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is giving food boxes during the COVID-19 pandemic to help two Metro Vancouver organizations that support vulnerable communities. Food grown at the ISFS Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School, which is a partnership with the Tsawwassen First Nation, will be packed […]

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FNIGC: Introducing A First Nations Data Governance Strategy

June 18, 2020 On behalf of its Board of Directors and network of Regional Partners, the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) presents Canada’s first national strategy to further our vision that every First Nation will achieve data sovereignty in alignment with its distinct world view. Available now on FNIGC.ca, A First Nations Data Governance […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2020354 Views

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BCAFN – No More Reports, No More Commissions: We Want Immediate Action

June 17, 2020 Indigenous people are being killed by police. We are being incarcerated at rates far beyond the rest of the Canadian population. Our children are caught in a vicious cycle and continue to be apprehended and placed in foster care, where too many end up incarcerated and in jail or worse: dead! We […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2020213 Views

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Canadore College’s Personal Support Worker Students have hope for the future

Jun 17, 2020 “I was in a tough place in my life where I was getting older but had nothing to show for it,” says Canadore College student Raven Laframboise about her decision to enroll in the Personal Support Worker Program “I decided that I was tired of working dead-end jobs with very little income. […]

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Camosun Indigenous Studies student receives B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for 2020

June 17, 2020 Victoria, B.C. – Shane Baker’s work to engage students through sharing circles and help create a citation guide for visually impaired students, while completing Camosun College’s Indigenous Studies diploma, has led him to being awarded this year’s B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation. The annual B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s award […]

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Mountain Province Diamonds Provides Revised Guidance for 2020

TORONTO and NEW YORK, June 18, 2020  – Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. (“Mountain Province”, the “Company”) (TSX: MPVD) (OTCQX: MPVD) today announces revised guidance for 2020 for the Gahcho Kué Mine.  The Company withdrew its original guidance for 2020 in March due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020 Revised Guidance: (all figures quoted […]

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National Indigenous History Month – Shawn Hunt and ‘Flipping the Bird’

For many people, the term “Flipping the Bird” refers to a very specific hand gesture. But Vancouver-based artist Shawn Hunt hopes that, with a little luck, perhaps that phrase could carry a new meaning while sparking an important conversation about Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. Flipping the Bird is the title of Hunt’s provocative sculpture […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 202099 Views

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