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Gathering2020

January 8, 2020 — National Gathering 2020 Working together - Co-Development | National Urban Indigenous Coalitions When: February 19 & 20, 2020 Where: Wabano Meeting & Event Centre 299 Montreal Road Ottawa, ON Host Hotel: Novotel Ottawa 33 Nicholas St, Ottawa, ON (613) 230-3033 TOPIC• Co-development• Indigenous Coalitions • Indigenous Urban Research• Urban Indigenous Governance• •Coalition Toolkit• Youth• Reconciliation REGISTRATION Free registration There are no travel...

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STATEMENT BY THE METRO VANCOUVER ABORIGINAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AND METRO VANCOUVER INDIGENOUS SERVICES SOCIETY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

January 24, 2019 — January 24, 2019: The Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council (MVAEC) and the Metro Vancouver Indigenous Services Society (MVISS), as well as its member organizations, condemn sexual exploitation of minors in all its forms. We are aware according to published news reports that Mr. Kenneth Clement has been charged with “obtaining for consideration the sexual services of a person under the age...

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#MVAECInfoShare/#CommunityInfoShare

December 14, 2015 — December 14, 2015:  MVAEC releases "Towards an Urban Aboriginal Housing & Wellness Strategy for Metro Vancouver (2015-2020)".  This strategy outlines critical targets for addressing housing and homelessness for the estimated 40,000-60,000 urban Indigenous people living in the Metro Vancouver area. Among the identified targets are: 1500 units by 2020; as well as five actions to strengthen housing leadership and capacity.  There is...

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MVAEC Speaks Out on Recent Reports

March 13, 2014 — CLICK HERE for PDF copy of Press Release, March 13, 2014  MVAEC Speaks Out on Recent Reports Within the last month, three significant reports have been released regarding Aboriginal People in Canada and British Columbia: Aboriginal Affairs underspend of $1 billion, the Truth and Reconciliation Report and Paige’s Story. All reports show a historic and continued indifference to Canada’s Aboriginal population....

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Media Advisory

March 13, 2014 — CLICK HERE for PDF copy of Press Release, March 13, 2014   To: All BC Media Outlets   Critical Funding in Peril for Metro Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Organizations (Metro Vancouver – March 13, 2014) Metro Vancouver – The Metro Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Executive Council (MVAEC) social service providers members’ funding is in peril due to the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada...

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