Category Archives: Advocacy

Province Provides $50 Million in New Funding for First Nations Languages!

Dear Language Champions, Chiefs and Council, and Community Partners, We are pleased to share the news that the provincial government in British Columbia has recognized the importance of Indigenous language revitalization in its 2018 budget announcement. The province will be … Continue reading

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Three reasons to attend Celebrate or Demonstrate: A Community Response to the Budget

Celebrate or Demonstrate: A Community Response to the Budget Co-presented by the BC Alliance and SFU Woodward’s Feb. 21, 3 to 5 p.m. Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts 149 W. Hastings St. Vancouver On February 20, … Continue reading

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What’s New at the Trust This Month – BasinLink Newsletter #98

$28 Million for New Affordable Housing  BC Housing and the Trust announced a new partnership that will bring $28 million in funding for new affordable housing around the Basin with a target to create 225 units in three years …full story Major … Continue reading

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FPCC is Seeking New Board Members – Apply Now!

Are you devoted to strengthening Indigenous languages, arts and cultural practices? Are you a First Nations person who resides in British Columbia? If so, we encourage you to apply for one of three open positions on our board of directors. … Continue reading

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River Arts Symposium: Reimagining the Columbia Across Borders

Friday, May 11, 2018 – 5:00pm to Sunday, May 13, 2018 – 2:00pm Selkirk College Castlegar Campus Event Category: Conferences   Selkirk College and Emily Carr University of Art and Design are hosting the River Arts Symposium: Reimagining the Columbia … Continue reading

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‘We Are Not Surprised’: Read the Blistering Open Letter That Art-World Women Wrote About Artforum | artnet News

Early this morning, an open letter signed by more than 1,800 women and gender nonconforming people in the art world was posted on a website called Not Surprised. The letter, which was circulated privately in recent days and is now spreading … Continue reading

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Let’s Show Support For Arts Day On The Hill

Get Ready for ARTS DAY ON THE HILL 2017  Arts Day on Parliament Hill is Thursday, Nov. 2. Even if your organization can’t be in Ottawa, it’s crucial that we make our voices heard in BC and across Canada. What’s … Continue reading

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