Key questions for Ottawa’s Indigenous loan program

The federal budget for 2024-5, due to be presented to Parliament on April 16, promises to include a loan-guarantee program to enable Indigenous People to invest in resource projects on their territories. Such a program should be welcome — but how welcome depends on Ottawa’s rules and red tape surrounding it. That a program is …

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News: Open letter to BC premier on LNG

Following is the text of an open letter sent by the Alliance to BC Premier David Eby on 22 February 2023: February 22, 2023 The Honourable David Eby KC, M.L.A.                                                    By email: Premier of British Columbia PO Box 9041 STN PROV GOVT VICTORIA, BC   V8W 9E1 Dear Premier Eby: Re: Open Letter Concerning Liquefied …

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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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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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