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Friday, January 15, 2021 11:30 AM
Rachna Singh, Parliamentary Secretary for Anti-Racism Initiatives, and Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education, have released the following statement to mark Black Shirt Day on Jan. 15, 2021:
Thursday, December 17, 2020 1:00 PM
The Tsartlip First Nation took possession of the former Woodwynn Farm property on the Saanich Peninsula on Dec. 16, 2020, after the provincial government and Tsartlip signed a historic agreement to transfer the land to the Nation.
Friday, December 11, 2020 8:15 AM
Indigenous peoples living in urban areas are receiving increased supports to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic through new provincial funding for friendship centres throughout B.C.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 11:00 AM
The Province is supporting Indigenous communities and organizations to end gender-based violence through 20 unique projects that support and collaborate with Indigenous women and girls throughout B.C.
Monday, November 30, 2020 5:00 PM
Rachna Singh, Parliamentary Secretary for Anti-Racism Initiatives, has issued the following statement on Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s report, In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care:
Monday, November 30, 2020 1:25 PM
Indigenous people in British Columbia are exposed to widespread racism that often results in negative experiences at the point of care, inequitable medical treatment, physical harm and even death, the independent review into Indigenous-specific discrimination in the province’s health-care system has found.
Monday, November 16, 2020 7:30 AM
Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement to mark Louis Riel Day:
Sunday, September 20, 2020 2:00 PM
The Province of British Columbia and Snuneymuxw First Nation have reached two agreements that foster economic development and support a strong and stable future for Snuneymuxw and its members.
Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:00 PM
During the past three years, the Province’s commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in British Columbia has remained strong.
Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:00 AM
First Nations in B.C. and the provincial government completed and signed a 23-year agreement on Sept. 16, 2020, that will see the Province share approximately $3 billion in gaming revenue.