Province apologizes after wildlife officers seize fish from northern Alberta Métis camp

Province apologizes after wildlife officers seize fish from northern Alberta Métis camp

David Thurton The Alberta government has apologized to a northern Alberta Métis community after wildlife officers confiscated 25 fish from a camp near Christina Lake ...
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Alberta minister calls Beyak comments a step back for reconciliation

Alberta minister calls Beyak comments a step back for reconciliation

Richard Feehan, Alberta's Indigenous relations minister, said to think First Nations people aren't Canadian is 'absurd.' (CBC) Kim Trynacity is an award-winning journalist and CBC ...
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Alberta vows to fight for Energy East as Tory MPs blame Ottawa for pipeline's pause

Alberta vows to fight for Energy East as Tory MPs blame Ottawa for pipeline’s pause

The Energy East pipeline is a $15.7-billion development proposed by TransCanada. (CBC) Alberta's energy minister is vowing to stand with TransCanada in the fight to ...
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Métis elder won't cut his hair until Alberta respects Métis rights

Métis elder won’t cut his hair until Alberta respects Métis rights

Fort McMurray Métis elder Bill Loutitt, president of the McMurray Métis, vows not to cut his hair until the government of Alberta recognizes the rights ...
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Alberta man offers cash to needy for back-to-school supplies

Alberta man offers cash to needy for back-to-school supplies

Alfred Chalifoux is offering $350 to help a needy family pay for back-to-school supplies. (Submitted) Brandi Morin Brandi Morin, Métis, born and raised in Alberta, ...
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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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Fire classed as held as some Manitoba evacuees return home

Fire classed as held as some Manitoba evacuees return home

The red glow of a wildfire that forced thousands to evacuate in Manitoba. The Province of Manitoba announced Sunday evening ...
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Fire evacuees from one Manitoba community are allowed to return home

Fire evacuees from one Manitoba community are allowed to return home

ST. THERESA POINT, Man. — Residents who were evacuated from a northern Manitoba First Nation because of a wildfire are ...
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High on the marijuana industry: Manitoba First Nation invests in Canadian pot company

High on the marijuana industry: Manitoba First Nation invests in Canadian pot company

Supplied OTTAWA — A Manitoba First Nation has become a major investor in a nationwide chain of cannabis distribution clinics, ...
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Regina police to investigate death of woman in Saskatchewan RCMP cell

Regina police to investigate death of woman in Saskatchewan RCMP cell

Jail bars INDIAN HEAD, Sask. - An investigation is underway into the sudden death of a woman in an RCMP ...
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Saskatchewan man who beat woman, set her on fire not dangerous offender: judge

Saskatchewan man who beat woman, set her on fire not dangerous offender: judge

Open this photo in gallery: First Nations homeless woman Marlene Bird was brutally assaulted in Prince Albert, Sask. A Saskatchewan ...
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Ontario psychiatric hospital offers sweat lodge ceremony

Ontario psychiatric hospital offers sweat lodge ceremony

Waypoint Centre for Mental Health held its first sweat lodge ceremony on Aug. 23. The fully constructed sweat lodge and ...
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OSAP applications rise after Ontario streamlines student-aid system

OSAP applications rise after Ontario streamlines student-aid system

Open this photo in gallery: In total, a little more than 384,000 full- and part-time students headed to institutions in ...
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Ontario to invest $90M over 3 years to help Toronto deal with homelessness

Ontario to invest $90M over 3 years to help Toronto deal with homelessness

Toronto Mayor John Tory, left, and Ontario Housing Minister Peter Milczyn, right, speak to reporters on Monday. Milczyn has announced ...
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Police investigating death of child on Ontario First Nation

Police investigating death of child on Ontario First Nation

OPP cruiser HEARST, Ont. - An autopsy will be done this week on a four-year-old child who died in northern ...
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Ontario calling new childcare agreement with Treaty 3 'historical moment'

Ontario calling new childcare agreement with Treaty 3 ‘historical moment’

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh, of Grand Council Treaty 3, says there are two agencies within Treaty 3 tasked with child, youth ...
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Nunavut women find berry picking 'gold mine' in northern Quebec

Nunavut women find berry picking ‘gold mine’ in northern Quebec

Elaine Metuq, second from left, and six others along with an infant, journeyed to Inukjuak earlier this month. (Courtesy Oleepeka ...
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From B.C. to Quebec, Métis head ‘Back to Batoche’ – Saskatoon

Celebration of Métis culture has brought families together in Batoche, Sask., since 1970s For three days every year, the Métis ...
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National Aboriginal Day – New Brunswick Human Rights Commission

National Aboriginal Day – New Brunswick Human Rights Commission

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The following statement was issued by Nathalie Chiasson, chair of the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission, on ...
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National Aboriginal Day in New Brunswick sheds light on traditions

National Aboriginal Day in New Brunswick sheds light on traditions

June 21 isn't just for celebrating the summer solstice.People across the country came together for National Aboriginal Day, celebrating the ...
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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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Softball star goes from Nova Scotia First Nation to stint on U.S. team

Softball star goes from Nova Scotia First Nation to stint on U.S. team

Travis Nevin's softball odyssey will soon take him from the mound at the Nova Scotia First Nation he calls home ...
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One of the oldest buildings in Arctic Bay, Nunavut, destroyed by fire

One of the oldest buildings in Arctic Bay, Nunavut, destroyed by fire

Arctic Bay, Nunavut, has lost one of its oldest buildings to fire. RCMP say they are investigating the cause of ...
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Nunavut women find berry picking 'gold mine' in northern Quebec

Nunavut women find berry picking ‘gold mine’ in northern Quebec

Elaine Metuq, second from left, and six others along with an infant, journeyed to Inukjuak earlier this month. (Courtesy Oleepeka ...
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Silver sale: Mine near Yukon-B.C. border sold for $250 million

Silver sale: Mine near Yukon-B.C. border sold for $250 million

The Silvertip mine started production in 2016 mining silver, zinc and lead. (JDS Silver ) The Silvertip mine on the ...
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Yukon government told sales tax best way to raise revenue

Yukon government told sales tax best way to raise revenue

The report by the Yukon Financial Advisory Panel was released at a news conference in Whitehorse Tuesday. (Wayne Vallevand/CBC) A ...
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Yukon NDP calls for public inquiry into 'profoundly disturbing' Michael Nehass case

Yukon NDP calls for public inquiry into ‘profoundly disturbing’ Michael Nehass case

Nehass was convicted in 2015 of assaulting a woman in Watson Lake. He has since been convicted of assault, arson ...
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