Posts Tagged: first

First rainbow crosswalk on First Nation reserve in Canada unveiled

A rainbow crosswalk in Alberta might be the first one on a First Nations reserve in Canada. More than 15 volunteers painted the colourful crosswalk on … Google Alert –...

Trans Mountain pipeline spill much larger than BC government first reported

Officials say a spill in B.C. from Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline two weeks ago was 48 times larger than initially reported. The Ministry of … Google Alert – tofino

Un-bear-ably cute: Orphaned bear cub rescued near Tofino eats on his own for the first time

WATCH: The baby black bear rescued near Tofino eats on his own. Video Credit: North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre … Google Alert – tofino

Chilliwack Chiefs make history with first RBC Cup win

For the first time in franchise history, the Chilliwack Chiefs are national junior A champions. Corey Andonovski scored the game winning goal in third … Google Alert – tofino

Shipping containers to be used for new housing on Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation reserve near Tofino

WATCH: The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation is using shipping containers to build new homes on its reserve near Tofino in hopes that the affordable rental … Google Alert – tofino

Amidst Tofino's housing crisis, First Nation builds homes for desperate workers

How bad is Tofino's housing crunch? Just the other day, Mayor Josie Osborne met a young man who said he's essentially been living in a hammock … Google Alert –...

Front-line stress and trauma: are Island first responders prepared?

They're first on scene and there when you need them. But for public service members who dedicate themselves to helping others, sometimes the biggest challenge is taking care of...

BC First Nation builds tiny homes amid housing crisis

Tiny homes are coming to the town of Hope, B.C., and they're coming in the form of a Yale First Nation economic development project. What may be a win-win...

BC First Nation, governments sign first-ever emergency management agreement

A first-of-its-kind tripartite emergency management agreement with a First Nations government in Canada was unveiled in Vancouver, B.C. Saturday morning at the Pan Pacific. Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of...

One child from Alberta First Nation dead, others in hospital: RCMP

One child from a community west of Calgary is dead and 13 other children and a man have been taken to hospital. Police say EMS personnel pronounced the child...