Category Archives: Advocacy

Kootenay PRIDE – 50 Year Commemoration

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Kootenay Pride – Standing By Our Colours

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of bill C – 150 of which Trudeau so famously said: “there’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation.” Initially introduced by then Justice Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau bill … Continue reading

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Alliance News / Sign This Petition to Support the Indigenous Theatre Program at the National Arts Centre

Featured In This Issue Sign This Petition to Support the Indigenous Theatre Program at the National Arts Centre Summer Job Alert: The BC Alliance is Looking for An Indigenous Outreach Coordinator for Arts + Culture Advocacy Update from Nelson: Civic … Continue reading

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Culture Days Newsletter / April 15, 2019

Catch up on the Culture365 Blog Being An Artist Means Health Risks—And Better Care Is Needed What are the health risks of working as a professional artist? When we think about the work artists do, that question isn’t top of … Continue reading

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Fifty shades of white: the long fight against racism in romance novels

For decades, the world of romantic fiction has been divided by a heated debate about racism and diversity. Is there any hope of a happy ending? By Lois Beckett Thu 4 Apr 2019 06.00 BST | Last modified on Thu 4 Apr 2019 … Continue reading

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Fashion designer reviving indigenous languages one garment at a time

Brandi Morin is contributing to Canada’s ‘indigenous renaissance’ and helping to fight the decline of the Cree and Mohawk languages Leyland Cecco in Toronto | Tue 2 Apr 2019 11.56 BST First published on Tue 2 Apr 2019 10.00 BST Like many indigenous … Continue reading

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Nelson CARES Society – CNOY – Thank You

Photo Credit: Three Owls Studio Nelson CARES would like to thank the entire community for showing up and making this year’s Coldest Night of the Year another successful event. We met our goal and then some by raising $45,000+. We … Continue reading

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