By Cara McKenna, the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
A new educational resource looks at British Columbia’s long history of racist policies and the resiliency of the many Indigenous, Black and racialized people who have been affected.
The open-source booklet Challenging Racist British Columbia: 150 Years and Counting was released today by co-publishers the University of Victoria (UVic) and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).Continue reading Booklet unveils Racist British Columbia: 150 years
MP Rachel Blaney is inviting the Federal Government to set up a branch of Canada’s seventh Regional Development Agency (RDA) in North Island -Powell River.Continue reading Will a branch of Canada’s seventh Regional Development Agency be in North Island – Powell River?
By Mansoor Tanweer, New Canadian Media, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
A duo of British Columbia-based immigration advocacy groups is calling on Premier John Horgan’s government to create a dedicated ministry of immigration. More robust immigration frameworks are needed to deal with the federally mandated rise in immigration and a shrinking workforce, spokespeople from the organizations say.Continue reading Call for a BC Ministry of Immigration