This $16B Alberta-B.C. oil pipeline has First Nations backing. Here's why it may still never get built

This $16B Alberta-B.C. oil pipeline has First Nations backing. Here’s why it may still never get built

While also intended to protect the environment from oil spills, Bill C-48: Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is controversial. As proposed Canadian crude oil export pipelines ...
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'Very dire situation': Alberta's disappearing caribou threaten centuries-old way of life

‘Very dire situation’: Alberta’s disappearing caribou threaten centuries-old way of life

Elder Brian Grandbois says he learned to hunt and fish as a child near Cold Lake, Alta. (Zoe Todd/CBC) Brian Grandbois remembers the northern lights ...
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'This is what we lost': Alberta artist honours missing, murdered Indigenous women and girls

‘This is what we lost’: Alberta artist honours missing, murdered Indigenous women and girls

Terry McCue's exhibit 'Ripples of Loss' is on display at the Art Gallery of St. Albert. (Peter Evans/CBC) Gareth Hampshire Alberta artist Terry McCue was ...
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Indigenous name changes for Alberta places is about preserving culture, language, says Indigenous manager

Indigenous name changes for Alberta places is about preserving culture, language, says Indigenous manager

Calgary has made a list of Alberta places to be called by the traditional Stoney name, in a proposal by three First Nations west of ...
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Indigenous name changes for Alberta places is about preserving culture, language

Indigenous name changes for Alberta places is about preserving culture, language

Calgary has made a list of Alberta places to be called by the traditional Stoney name, in a proposal by three First Nations west of ...
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NDP sworn in as British Columbia's new government

NDP sworn in as British Columbia’s new government

VICTORIA -- The British Columbia New Democrats have been sworn in as government after 16 years on the Opposition benches.In ...
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This $16B Alberta-B.C. oil pipeline has First Nations backing. Here's why it may still never get built

This $16B Alberta-B.C. oil pipeline has First Nations backing. Here’s why it may still never get built

While also intended to protect the environment from oil spills, Bill C-48: Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is controversial. As proposed ...
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Indigenous students earn top awards in forestry

Indigenous students earn top awards in forestry

Isabelle Males, a member of the Timiskaming First Nation who hails from New Liskeard, received the Skills Award for Aboriginal ...
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Cree keyboards, snowshoe templates help Manitoba Museum earn Governor General's award

Cree keyboards, snowshoe templates help Manitoba Museum earn Governor General’s award

Specially programmed keyboards for Swampy Cree and Oji-Cree were elements of the Spirit Lines project kits provided to students in ...
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Manitoba homicide rate falls but still among highest in country

Manitoba homicide rate falls but still among highest in country

Homicides remain a rare occurrence in Canada, accounting for less than 0.2 per cent of violent crimes reported by police ...
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Manitoba throne speech promises public service transformation, changes to health care and child welfare

Manitoba throne speech promises public service transformation, changes to health care and child welfare

Premier Brian Pallister says the province will transform its civil service and experiment with innovative ideas in the throne speech ...
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Manitoba Tories get a grade of B-

Manitoba Tories get a grade of B-

Premier Brian Pallister`s government has been in office 18 months and is now approaching the halfway mark of its four-year ...
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Manitoba Indigenous tourism operators keen to expand, say marketing is key

WINNIPEG — Indigenous tourism operators in Manitoba are looking for ways to better promote their businesses and attract more customers.The ...
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Indigenous families in Saskatchewan begin testifying as MMIWG hearings starts

Indigenous families in Saskatchewan begin testifying as MMIWG hearings starts

Jason Warick In what promises to be an emotional three days in Saskatoon, testimony at the federal inquiry into missing ...
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Indigenous families in Saskatchewan begin testifying as MMIWG hearings starts

Indigenous families in Saskatchewan begin testifying as MMIWG hearings starts

Jason Warick In what promises to be an emotional three days in Saskatoon, testimony at the federal inquiry into missing ...
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Indigenous families in Saskatchewan eager to testify for MMIWG commissioners

Indigenous families in Saskatchewan eager to testify for MMIWG commissioners

Myrna Laplante is looking forward to telling the story of her aunt at the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous ...
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Indigenous families in Saskatchewan eager to testify for MMIWG commissioners

Indigenous families in Saskatchewan eager to testify for MMIWG commissioners

Myrna Laplante is looking forward to telling the story of her aunt at the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous ...
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What does treaty education look like in Saskatchewan?

What does treaty education look like in Saskatchewan?

Darryl Isbister said more Saskatoon public school teachers are volunteering for extra education on treaties. (CBC) Treaty education in Saskatchewan ...
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Students in Kenora, Ontario make faceless dolls to show importance of MMIWG inquiry

Students in Kenora, Ontario make faceless dolls to show importance of MMIWG inquiry

Beaver Brae high school teacher Carissa Copenace (left) and grade 12 student Draven Fraser both made faceless dolls in honour ...
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Ontario moves to allow Indigenous post-secondary institutes to independently grant degrees

Ontario moves to allow Indigenous post-secondary institutes to independently grant degrees

The province’s nine Indigenous governed and operated post-secondary institutions currently offer degree, certificate and diploma programs in partnership with colleges ...
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Who has the right to Ontario’s Algonquin lands?

Who has the right to Ontario’s Algonquin lands?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a forum on self-government on Nov. 1, 2017, with Elder Irvin Sarazin of the ...
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Ontario urged to make ending child poverty an election issue

Ontario urged to make ending child poverty an election issue

Nikkie Edwards, 23, joins a rally at Queen's Park Monday to push for $10-a-day daycare. She blames a lack of ...
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Drone delivery service one step closer to reality in northern Ontario community

Drone delivery service one step closer to reality in northern Ontario community

Drone Delivery Canada ran real-world tests on its technology in Moosonee, Ont., earlier this month. (Drone Delivery Canada) A remote ...
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'We're absolutely not ready': Quebec's pot bill concerns Indigenous communities

‘We’re absolutely not ready’: Quebec’s pot bill concerns Indigenous communities

The village of Kuujjuaq in Nunuavik will need more resources to deal with the legalization of marijuana. (Catou MacKinnon/CBC) After ...
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New recruit joins northern Quebec police force as sole female Inuit officer

New recruit joins northern Quebec police force as sole female Inuit officer

Open this photo in gallery: Constable Pamela Stevenson of the Kativik Regional Police Force is shown in this recent handout ...
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Eight Quebecers among Order of Canada recipients

Eight Quebecers among Order of Canada recipients

Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, presents the Order of Canada to Louise Champoux-Paille of Montreal at Rideau Hall in ...
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Seal meat touted as tasty 'Canadian superfood' by Quebec company

Seal meat touted as tasty ‘Canadian superfood’ by Quebec company

A dish of seal meat is shown in this handout image. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / HO-SeaDNA Enterprises Canada) Jonas Gilbart ...
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Be on lookout for suspected child lurer, police warn Quebec Cree communities

Be on lookout for suspected child lurer, police warn Quebec Cree communities

The Eeyou Eenou Police Force is warning people in the James Bay Cree communities about two recent incidents in which ...
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Trudeau to give lecture, participate in Q and A in P.E.I. before heading to N.L.

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making a swing through Atlantic Canada today, with stops in P.E.I. and Newfoundland.Trudeau ...
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Indigenous women on P.E.I. applaud changes to Indian Act

Indigenous women on P.E.I. applaud changes to Indian Act

The Liberal government says it will grant full legal status to all First Nations women and their descendants born before ...
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Indigenous women on P.E.I. applaud changes to Indian Act

Indigenous women on P.E.I. applaud changes to Indian Act

The Liberal government says it will grant full legal status to all First Nations women and their descendants born before ...
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How Prince Edward, who never set foot on P.E.I., ended up with an Island named after him

How Prince Edward, who never set foot on P.E.I., ended up with an Island named after him

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, lived in Canada for nine years where he was stationed with the British ...
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Bob Doiron gets the nod to run in byelection for P.E.I. Liberal Party

Bob Doiron gets the nod to run in byelection for P.E.I. Liberal Party

Charlottetown City Councillor Bob Doiron wins the nomination for the P.E.I. Liberals and will run in the pending byelection. (Krystalle ...
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10 things to do in New Brunswick

10 things to do in New Brunswick

Tthe Acadian Peninsula and its lively communities of Tracadie-Sheila, Caraquet, Shippagan and Lamèque are rich in Acadian culture, cuisine and ...
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New Brunswick set to introduce exotic animal legislation after young brothers’ deaths

New Brunswick set to introduce exotic animal legislation after young brothers’ deaths

The New Brunswick government is introducing legislation to regulate owning exotic animals, four years after two young brothers were killed ...
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Newfoundland and Labrador residential school survivors prepare for federal apology

Newfoundland and Labrador residential school survivors prepare for federal apology

The junior dormitory in North West River still stands. Joanna Michel, one of Newfoundland and Labrador's residential school survivors, would ...
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Trudeau kicks off cabinet retreat in Newfoundland with NAFTA and economy briefings

Trudeau kicks off cabinet retreat in Newfoundland with NAFTA and economy briefings

Premier Dwight Ball, the provincial Liberal leader, told reporters the federal Liberal government needs to clearly explain its understanding of ...
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Family poverty rates higher in Indigenous, African-Nova Scotian communities

Family poverty rates higher in Indigenous, African-Nova Scotian communities

Nova Scotia communities that are majority Indigenous or African-Nova Scotian had the highest rates of child poverty in the province ...
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Canoe builder named Creative Nova Scotia's Indigenous artist of the year

Canoe builder named Creative Nova Scotia’s Indigenous artist of the year

Kyle Gloade paddles with Todd Labrador in a birch bark canoe they built by hand this summer in Millbrook, N.S ...
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Canoe builder named Creative Nova Scotia's Indigenous artist of the year

Canoe builder named Creative Nova Scotia’s Indigenous artist of the year

Kyle Gloade paddles with Todd Labrador in a birch bark canoe they built by hand this summer in Millbrook, N.S ...
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The unfinished business that fuels tensions in Nova Scotia’s Aboriginal fishery

The unfinished business that fuels tensions in Nova Scotia’s Aboriginal fishery

Lobster boats head to drop their traps from Digby, N.S., on Saturday. When police confirmed two fishing boats had been ...
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Mi'kmaq flag symbol of change, acceptance for Indigenous Nova Scotians

Mi’kmaq flag symbol of change, acceptance for Indigenous Nova Scotians

A Mi'kmaq flag flies at Dalhousie University in Halifax. (Robert Short/CBC) Dalhousie University professor Patricia Doyle-Bedwell remembers when she first ...
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2 men say N.W.T. gov't failed to protect them from sexual abuse as youth

2 men say N.W.T. gov’t failed to protect them from sexual abuse as youth

Two men are applying to have their identity protected in a law suit against the Government of the Northwest Territories ...
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N.W.T. Housing Corp. cuts contracts with Hay River company after modular homes not delivered on time

N.W.T. Housing Corp. cuts contracts with Hay River company after modular homes not delivered on time

A modular house is loaded onto a truck in this CBC file photo. The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation had signed ...
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Thawing permafrost causes $51M worth of damage every year to public infrastructure in the N.W.T., study says

Thawing permafrost causes $51M worth of damage every year to public infrastructure in the N.W.T., study says

A building now set to be torn down in Inuvik, N.W.T. Some of the stilts that support it have sunk ...
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Thawing permafrost causes $51M in damages every year to N.W.T. public infrastructure: study

Thawing permafrost causes $51M in damages every year to N.W.T. public infrastructure: study

A building now set to be torn down in Inuvik, N.W.T. Some of the stilts that support it have sunk ...
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Access to doctors in N.W.T. low compared to rest of the country

Access to doctors in N.W.T. low compared to rest of the country

Jennifer Jerome and her son Evander last year in Fort McPherson, N.W.T. They moved to Yukon last June after becoming ...
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Inuit want unrestricted travel over international waters between Nunavut and Greenland

Inuit want unrestricted travel over international waters between Nunavut and Greenland

Inuit hope to arrange restriction free travel across an international stretch of the Arctic ocean. (CBC) Inuit from Canada and ...
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Twin Otter joins search and rescue for missing man and boy travelling on the land in Nunavut

Twin Otter joins search and rescue for missing man and boy travelling on the land in Nunavut

Igloolik Bay on November 2016. Search and rescue teams are working hard to find a man and boy who went ...
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'It's wild': Wacky weather in Nunavut breaks records

‘It’s wild’: Wacky weather in Nunavut breaks records

A weather system that's causing some 'strange' weather in Nunavut began in the Hudson Bay area. A man from Kangirsujuaq, ...
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Nunavut's 2nd whooping cough outbreak of 2017 is over

Nunavut’s 2nd whooping cough outbreak of 2017 is over

Cases for the second outbreak of whooping cough were confirmed in Arviat in September and in Rankin Inlet in October ...
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Nunavut swearing in MLAs, new premier and cabinet ministers

Nunavut swearing in MLAs, new premier and cabinet ministers

Nunavut's next premier, cabinet, and regular MLAs are being sworn in on Nov. 21 in Iqaluit's Legislative Assembly. (Jane Sponagle/CBC) ...
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Yukon coroner can't investigate racism in Cynthia Blackjack case, appeals court hears

Yukon coroner can’t investigate racism in Cynthia Blackjack case, appeals court hears

Cynthia Blackjack, 31, died while being medevaced to Whitehorse from Carmacks on Nov 7, 2013. Her mother wants an inquest ...
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'Treated like a criminal': Yukon Indigenous woman accuses Vancouver Denny's of racism

‘Treated like a criminal’: Yukon Indigenous woman accuses Vancouver Denny’s of racism

Helaina Moses and her boyfriend went to Denny's on Davie Street in Vancouver early Saturday morning, after a night out ...
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'Treated like a criminal': Yukon Indigenous woman accuses Vancouver Denny's of racism

‘Treated like a criminal’: Yukon Indigenous woman accuses Vancouver Denny’s of racism

Helaina Moses and her boyfriend went to Denny's on Davie Street in Vancouver early Saturday morning, after a night out ...
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Audit finds lack of oversight, risk of theft, at Yukon Wildland Fire Management

Audit finds lack of oversight, risk of theft, at Yukon Wildland Fire Management

A wildfire burning south of Dawson City, Yukon last June. The Wildland Fire branch spends about $15 million annually, and ...
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Yukon community liaison for MMIWG inquiry fired

Yukon community liaison for MMIWG inquiry fired

Stewart Tizya/via Facebook Melissa Carlick was fired this week from the inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls ...
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