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Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:00 PM
Today, Blueberry River First Nations and the Province have reached an initial agreement that begins to support healing the land, and helps provide stability and certainty for forestry and oil and gas permit holders in Blueberry’s traditional territory in the immediate term.
Monday, September 27, 2021 1:15 PM
Indigenous service providers are receiving $1.5 million in provincial funding to address the urgent need for culturally safe and trauma-informed mental health and wellness supports for residential school survivors and Indigenous peoples as a result of the ongoing findings at former Indian Residential Schools.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 2:35 PM
The Province and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) have renewed their commitment to work together to advance lasting and meaningful reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in British Columbia.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 12:30 PM
First Nations with former Indian Residential School and Indian Hospital sites in or near their communities can now access the B.C. residential school response fund, with the added support of two newly appointed First Nations liaisons.
Monday, June 14, 2021 8:30 AM
About 90 Indigenous early childhood development programs are receiving up to $100,000 each to improve wellness for over 1,700 children through land-based cultural programming.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:55 AM
Premier John Horgan; Melanie Mark, MLA for Vancouver-Mount Pleasant; Mitzi Dean, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity; and Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation have issued the following statement to acknowledge the annual Women’s Memorial March for murdered and missing women and girls in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside:
Saturday, December 1, 2018 12:00 PM
The Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia and the First Nations Summit (the Principals) have taken an important step to move forward as partners in transforming treaty negotiations and advancing reconciliation with First Nations in British Columbia.
Friday, August 3, 2018 11:00 AM
New training programs created by the Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council aim to help Indigenous health and wellness employees who experience emotional stress working on the frontlines.
Friday, June 15, 2018 1:30 PM
The Government of British Columbia has signed an agreement with the Tahltan Central Government, to ensure the First Nation receives a share of mineral tax revenue collected from the Brucejack Gold Mine in northwestern B.C.
Saturday, April 14, 2018 10:30 AM
The safety and security of First Nation communities is a shared priority for the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia. Canada is committed to partnering with First Nations to ensure access to emergency assistance services that are comparable to those available to nearby non-Indigenous communities.