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Aboriginal Arts Grants Available

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council has put out its annual call for applications to the Aboriginal Arts Development Awards. Funding is available for grants to individual artists, arts and culture organizations and collectives in B.C. that have a commitment to their practice in any artistic discipline, inducing visual, music, dance, theatre, literary, or media. Last… 

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Actions to Take When it Starts to Shake

Oct. 19 is Great British Columbia ShakeOut Day when families and organizations are encouraged to perform earthquake drills. Even if you’re not participating in a drill it’s a good time to review earthquake procedures and preparedness.

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Participate in the First ‘Shake Out Then Get Out’ Exercise

The potential risk of a dam failure from a major earthquake at the John Hart dam or Strathcona dam is an interim risk until BC Hydro seismically upgrades these facilities. The heavily populated downtown area is especially at risk so after the shaking stops you should immediately get safe by moving out of the area.

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Pilot Project Marries Language with Technology

Members of the Wei Wai Kum and We Wai Kai Band Councils met recently with representatives of a Korean technology company that will partner with the nations in an innovative language education project. Visang Education specializes in classroom technology platforms, particularly for language instruction. The company has partnered with the Wei Wai Kum, We Wai… 

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