Thanking BC teachers

hangingbasket1.JPGYesterday morning I read a Facebook post from one of my former teachers that started, “Well, today marks the official first day of summer holidays after the last 3 worst professional months of my 21 year teaching career...” I was disheartened.

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Greens welcome landmark Supreme Court of Canada ruling in favour of Tsilhqot’in First Nation

VICTORIA – The BC Green Party today celebrates the Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous decision to acknowledge aboriginal title of the Tsilhqot'in First Nation to 1,700 square kilometres of land in British Columbia.

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Reflecting on National Aboriginal Day

I spent last Saturday, National Aboriginal Day, at Centennial Park in Ganges on Salt Spring Island. My family joined a few hundred aboriginal and non-aboriginal people in a rally to protest the development of a luxury home over top of Coast Salish burial cairns on Grace Islet off Salt Spring.

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National Aboriginal Day 2014

The B.C. Green Party celebrates today with Canada’s aboriginal people.

Aboriginal communities in British Columbia have been thrust into the national spotlight by pipeline proposals, and LNG (liquefied natural gas) and other resource extraction industries. The B.C. Green Party supports Aboriginal efforts to assert and defend their rights that are enshrined in the Constitution.

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With a federal ‘Yes’, it’s time for the provincial government to say ‘No’

Victoria B.C. - The B.C. Green Party is calling the Federal Cabinet decision that approved Enbridge’s controversial Northern Gateway pipeline deeply troubling for democracy. The majority of British Columbians have consistently been opposed to the pipeline, as was reiterated with the latest Nanos poll, showing 67% opposition.

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