An awards event was MADE by the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC), with broadcaster Blake Price hosting.
“Each recipient embodies the qualities of a leader, is connected to their community and is committed to their studies and future goals,” said I·SPARC president Corinne McKay.
“These outstanding athletes have demonstrated perseverance and commitment to their sport during this challenging time.”
The 10 award winners include Surrey-based athletes Hillary Birkett (age 13, Metis Nation), Colton Cameron (18, Métis Nation), Kendrick Lounsbury (16, Namgis First Nation) and Taya Suttill (18, Métis Nation).
Fighting systemic racism, improving government services morning news speech today by BC GOVERNMENT King Jin comment: thank , acknowledge and respect the First nation generous to allowing us to live on their land/traditional territories. This is a great step toward racial issues solution via legislation
African Art & Cultural SocietyBonjour! Jereme BrooksGood morning from Mediate BC and the Child Protection Mediation Program Mahdiyar BiaziGood morning from unceded territories of the … Read More
BC GOVERNMENT : Masks are mandatory in public indoor settings for people aged 12 and older NOW. JW COMMENT: SAFETY FIRST
Dr. Bonnie Henry announced that as of today (August 25, 2021) masks are mandatory in public indoor settings for people aged 12 and older. Masks are required at the following locations: … Read More
HISTORY ROLL BACK today: Metacom (also called King Philip), intertribal chief of the Wampanoag, was killed, ending the conflict between Native Americans and English settlers known as King Philip’s War.
King Philip’s War, (1675–76)Bloodiest conflict between American colonists and Indians in 17th-century New England. By 1660 colonial settlers, no longer dependent on Indians for survival, had pushed into Indian territory … Read More
PM Justin: I thank Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon for accepting..! JW COMMENT: RIGHT STEP TOWARD RECONCILIATION
Statement by the Prime Minister to welcome Canada’s 30th Governor General, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon July 26, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today … Read More
WOW: Puglaas has a new publication “INDIAN IN THE CABINET” this fall!! JW: I WILL INVITE ONE BOOK HOME FOR RESPECT
HARPERCOLLINSCANADA ANNOUNCES POLITICAL MEMOIR “INDIAN” IN THE CABINET BY THE HONOURABLE JODY WILSON-RAYBOULD FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Toronto; March 10, 2021) HarperCollinsCanada is very pleased to have acquired Canada English rights … Read More