First Nations LNG Alliance

The Road to Reconciliation & Reconciliaction

Thursday Sept. 30 is a new federal holiday: the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation — billed by Ottawa as an opportunity to ‘recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools (through) a day of quiet reflection or participation in a community event.’ It’s also Orange Shirt Day, marked since 2013 to honour residential-school survivors and …

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Events around Sept. 30 holiday and Orange Shirt Day

Here are some events set for, or related to, Sept. 30, the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day. Will you take part? Sept. 24: The BC Lions play an Orange Shirt football game at BC Place, 7:30pm PDT, with a new orange team logo designed by Kwakwaka’wakw/Tlingit artist Corrine Hunt: http://ow.ly/WH4450GbMlA …

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Newsletter: Understanding Benefit Agreements. And the Road to Reconciliation . . .

Join us Sept. 22: Benefit Agreements Our fourth Outreach session will introduce you to, and discuss, our new Guide to Benefit Agreements. It’s a tool designed to help First Nations sort through the ins and outs and 16 critical issues around Benefit Agreements. Speakers will be Dr. Priya Bala-Miller of Palmyra Partners Consulting Inc., Dr. …

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Our view: The road to real reconciliation

News stories exploded across Canada after the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc announced on May 27 that 215 unmarked burial sites had been found near the old Kamloops Indian Residential School. In the next few weeks, there were scores of stories about similar discoveries around other former residential schools, and about more planned investigations. The findings included …

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Job opening: Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Worker, northeast BC

The Alliance has an opening for a Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Worker for Northeast BC. See details below, and please note the application deadline of Friday Sept. 24, 2021, at 5 p.m. PDT. CONTRACT TITLE: Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Worker LOCATION: Northeast BC  START DATE: As soon as possible DUTIES: Reporting to the Senior Diversity …

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