More than $5.5 million has been distributed to benefit First Nations government administrations in B.C.
by Laísa Condé | Sep 27, 2023
The fund supports First Nations in their efforts to promote well-being, improve the quality of life for members and reduce poverty at the community and national levels.
by Laísa Condé | Sep 19, 2023
The art of logging for many might be described as the skillful process of cutting down and...
by Laísa Condé | Aug 12, 2023
The Merritt Library and Friends of the Library teamed up to organize the event, which will combine...
by Laísa Condé | Aug 9, 2023
First Nations’ communities and local governments are receiving additional funding from the B.C....
by Laísa Condé | Aug 3, 2023
Born and raised in Merritt, Bobby Garcia has been belting his voice out around the Nicola Valley since he was a kid.
by Izaiah Reyes | Feb 16, 2023
Hockey action took over the Nicola Valley this past weekend as the 54th annual Moccasin Hockey Tournament was hosted at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena.
by Izaiah Reyes | Feb 15, 2023
The Circle of Sisters+ women’s conference is a three day event taking place in NVIT, on March 3-5.
by Marius Auer | Feb 9, 2023
Looking to garner the attention of prospective students and provide the community with information about their programming, the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology will host a series of online information sessions in the coming weeks.
by Marius Auer | Feb 6, 2023
Voters of the Upper Nicola Band (UNB) will soon have the chance to elect their Chief and Council, with the band announcing a nomination meeting for the beginning of February.
by Marius Auer | Feb 1, 2023
The provincial government has announced the commencement of construction for a “fibre-to-the-home” project which will bring high-speed fibre internet from Telus to a number of rural Indigenous communities, including in nearby Quilchena.
by Izaiah Reyes | Feb 1, 2023
The Upper Nicola Band’s Cultural Heritage Department is on its eighth year of releasing burrowing owls into the wild.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 19, 2022
On Monday, December 19, Scw’exmx Child and Family Services Society (SCFSS) will hold their monthly Women’s Group meeting.
by Merritt Herald | Dec 19, 2022
On Friday, December 9, Merritt got to experience the screening of a new movie, ‘Bones and Crows’. With two different showings at Merritt Secondary School (MSS), high school students and the viewing public both had opportunities to watch the movie in the school gym.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 10, 2022
The collaboration between Coyote Brotherhood and Gathering Our Warriors will be hosting a Christmas breakfast on Saturday, December 10.
by Marius Auer | Dec 7, 2022
Merritt’s own Aboriginal Head Start program participated in the province-wide open house initiative this past weekend, welcoming residents of the Nicola Valley in to learn more about their programs and approach to early childhood education.
by Izaiah Reyes | Nov 18, 2022
The Men’s support group, or Men’s Warrior Circle, is a program by Conayt that was started up in March of this year. Its aim is to provide a safe environment for men to discuss their life struggles and the challenges they face in finding their way back in society.
by Marius Auer | Nov 16, 2022
With winter just around the corner, and snow already covering the Nicola Valley, a number of local organizations gathered to distribute donated winter clothing to at-risk and in need individuals in the community.
by Izaiah Reyes | Nov 15, 2022
British Columbia is changing provincial legislation to give Indigenous peoples jurisdiction over their own child and family services. The change makes B.C. the leading province in Canada to recognize this inherent Indigenous right within provincial legislation.