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BC Government: Supporting community arts festivals

April 9, 2021 CHILLIWACK – To kick off Creative Industries Week, more than 70 community arts festivals are getting support to hold safe, entertaining activities this year. “We know how much people look forward to the amazing cultural celebrations and music festivals that normally take place during the upcoming peak season. We’re so grateful many […]

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BC Northern Indigenous Artists call for submissions – Prince George Citizen

April 9, 2021 09 Consider four buses as blank slates as the Northern Indigenous Arts Council puts a call out for artwork submissions. The council is working with Diversified Transportation Ltd. to find artwork from Indigenous artists affiliated with regional communities served by BC Bus North. Any art form is welcome as long as it […]

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U of T alumna establishes bursary for Indigenous, Black and Taino students – U of T News

Erica Neeganagwedgin is looking to tell a different story than the one currently being told. Neeganagwedgin, who earned master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), has established the Olive Moxam Indigenous Bursary – named for her mother – to support Indigenous, Black and Taino students in OISE’s master of teaching program. An […]

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Ottawa appeals court ruling that limits First Nations’ ability to postpone elections – paNOW

Apr 9, 2021 OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says his department will appeal a Federal Court ruling that limits First Nations’ ability to postpone the election of chiefs and councils during the COVID-19 pandemic. Indigenous Services Canada developed regulations last year to allow First Nation councils to delay elections and extend the terms […]

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‘Your impact has already been felt’: Here are the inaugural OISE Cultivating Community Award winners – OISE

Staff, faculty and students at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education are being recognized for their commitment to cultivating and enhancing the Institute’s sense of community. The new Cultivating Community Award celebrates the achievements of staff, students or faculty members – individually or as a group – who have undertaken positive actions to influence […]

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Canada aims to raise safety along notorious “Highway of Tears” with cell phone service – NetNewsLedger

April 9, 2021 The remote stretch of highway infamous for women, largely Indigenous, going missing along the way will now get improved cell phone coverage in attempt to make it safer VANCOUVER – (Reuters) – Canadian authorities will help fund mobile phone service to increase safety along a remote stretch of highway in British Columbia […]

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Boxes of Inuktut books on their way to young Nunavut readers – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 9, 2021 ‘We are giving them the opportunity to thrive in the Inuktut language,’ says NTI president Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. has teamed up with Inhabit Media to bring Inuktut books to Inuit children across Nunavut. The goal is to support language learning at home, said an NTI release on the kits. “NTI is a […]

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Letter: Squamish jobs a priority at Woodfibre LNG – Squamish Chief

Hiring preference will be given to Squamish Nation members and Squamish residents. This isn’t empty “spin.” Regarding the letter that questions Woodfibre LNG’s commitment to Squamish and hiring locally. published April 1. Woodfibre is committed to providing local jobs. We’ve stood by this promise since our project was first proposed and will continue to do […]

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White Water Gallery has a new executive director – BayToday.ca

Originally from Red Lake Ontario, Strapp is a Red River Metis and was raised on Nohkum’s dial-up internet In 2011, Rihkee Strapp applied for a first exhibition assistance grant through the White Water Gallery as an emerging artist. Originally from Red Lake Ontario, Strapp is a Red River Metis and was raised on Nohkum’s dial-up […]

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New Tourism 2025 strategy good but has a few surprises, say operators – NNSL Media

April 9, 2021 ‘More support needed’ for NWT-based businesses over southern tour companies Tourism operators are pleased that the GNWT’s new Tourism 2025 strategy maintains support for the sector, even if it offers few new highlights. Tourism 2025: RoadMap to Recovery was tabled on March 30 in the legislative assembly by Industry, Tourism and Investment […]

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