First Nations, non-profits also affected by suspension of rural grant program

When the B.C. government recently cancelled a rural grant program, smaller municipalities across the province were left without funding they had been counting on.  But rural

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Victoria pledges to plant 5,000 trees as part of United Nations challenge

Victoria is promising to plant 5,000 trees on public and private land by the end of 2020 as part of the United Nations Trees in Cities

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A Nakoda father taps First Nations traditions to parent in the modern city

Thomas Snow repeatedly punches a suspended leather heavy-bag that his trainer holds steady, while counting down. Clad in a blue tank and long athletic shorts,

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First Nations behind Eagle Spirit pipelines hope to get clarity from gov’t before moving forward

The chiefs behind the Eagle Spirit pipelines project have filed a request with the National Energy Board for guidance on how to proceed before

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Northern B.C. First Nations artist Henry Roy Vickers headed to Grammys

Henry Roy Vickers, a First Nations artist from Hazelton, B.C. is off to the Grammys this weekend, where he has been nominated for his design

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New Westminster to consider removing statue of judge involved in First Nations hangings

The City of New Westminster will consider removing a statue of a judge involved in the hangings of six First Nation chiefs in the late

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First Nations disagree on impacts of tanker ban at Northern B.C. Senate hearings

A Senate committee on transportation and communication holding public hearings in Northern B.C. this week heard competing arguments from First Nations about the impacts of a tanker ban. 

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Mediation underway at Alberta First Nations school after teacher walk-out

A mediator has been brought in to work with band councillors and school staff at a First Nations in northern Alberta after a walk-out last week stretched into

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First Nations lobby Ottawa for a bigger cut of the multibillion-dollar gambling business

First Nations leaders want to carve out a bigger slice of Canada’s multibillion-dollar gambling pie, and they are asking the Liberal government to change

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1,000 jobs will be created by $1.2B green energy partnerships between companies, First Nations

Five new green energy collaborations between private companies and Alberta First Nations are expected to create 1,000 jobs and enough renewable electricity to power

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