Aboriginal affordable housing received a major boost today with the announcement of more than $53 million in provincial funding.

The Honoring Our Elders award was created to recognize the amazing Elders in Friendship Centre communities throughout BC. It is an annual award that will be presented to one male Elder and one female Elder each year at the BCAAFC AGM.

The 15th Annual Gathering our Voices National Indigenous Youth Conference was recently held in Kelowna, co-hosted by Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society and the BCAAFC. More than 1,200 youth were excited to participate in leadership training, physical activity, education and career planning.