Category Archives: News Provincial / National / International

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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Important Changes to the Microsoft Software Donation Program on TechSoup Canada

Today we’re sharing news from Microsoft and an update on planned changes to their program on TechSoup Canada. Some of these changes will impact the current Microsoft Software Donation Program on TechSoup Canada, and may be of interest to your nonprofit … Continue reading

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Spencer Chandra Herbert, MLA: Budget 2018 – Arts & Culture News

After years of advocacy of good people like you, I wanted to share some good news from todays budget with you. We’re engaging young minds who could become the creative thinkers, artists and innovative problem-solvers of tomorrow. $15 million dollars … Continue reading

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2018 Call for BC Culture Days Artist Ambassadors

Deadline: March 21, 2018 2018 is set to be another exciting year for BC Culture Days, with many new projects on the horizon! To support this year’s campaign, we are pleased to announce that, once again, we will be inviting BC artists to … Continue reading

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BC Association for Charitable Gaming Executive Director Job Posting

The BCACG is in the process of selecting a new Executive Director.  The job description notes that living in the Lower Mainland or on Vancouver Island is an asset, but professional competencies will be considered above location (in other words, … Continue reading

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FPCC’s Mentor-Apprentice Program is now accepting applications!

FPCC is pleased to announce that the Mentor-Apprentice Program is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program year! The Mentor-Apprentice Program supports one-on-one teams of a language mentor and apprentice to complete 300 hours of language immersion work together over … Continue reading

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Archivists look to ‘decolonize’ Canada’s memory banks

The Canadian Press Published Monday, February 19, 2018 4:12AM EST   Reconciliation is rewriting Canada’s memory banks as archivists across the country work to make their collections more open to and sensitive towards Indigenous people. Library and Archives Canada is … Continue reading

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