Extreme Heat Alert – Lower Mainland BC

A Heat Warning had been issued for Vancouver by Environment Canada for August 12-14, 2021, which has now escalated to an Extreme Heat Alert. An intense heat wave reaching highs of 30°C is passing through the Lower Mainland. Please use the resources and information below provided by City of Vancouver, Environment Canada and Vancouver Coastal Health to… Read More

Thank you! Indigenous History Forum: Truth-Telling

PAFNW would like to thank everyone involved in making the Indigenous History Forum: Truth-Telling a success! The two-day forum featured the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh nations and had presentations from the Haida, Algonquin, Haudenosaunee, Metis, and Inuit people, and more. Thank you to the Museum of Vancouver for providing the space for in-person delivery of… Read More

Indigenous History Forum: Truth-Telling

We are thankful to Rio Tinto for providing funding for us to highlight the Indigenous History Forum: Truth-Telling! This two-day forum will feature the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh nations and have presentations from the Haida, Algonquin, Haudenosaunee, Metis, and Inuit people. The Indigenous History Forum will be presented in-person on June 29 and June 30,… Read More

National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls & Two-Spirit

May 5th is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls & Two-Spirit in the US, while October 4th is the official date in Canada. However, the Indigenous Women’s Council would like to acknowledge both! Members of the Indigenous Women’s Council – including PAFNW, IRSSS, AMCS, WAVAW, VACPC, UBCIC and City of… Read More