Government of Canada Invests in Indigenous Economic Development across Alberta

Government of Canada Invests in Indigenous Economic Development across Alberta

Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods, and Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for ...
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13-year-old beauty queen from Alberta First Nation raising awareness about youth suicide

13-year-old beauty queen from Alberta First Nation raising awareness about youth suicide

A teardrop rolls down 13-year-old Shareena Ermineskin's cheek as she talks about her best friend, who committed suicide 10 months ago. Ermineskin has been crowned ...
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Alberta's first female Indigenous provincial court judge taught 'resilience, forgiveness' by parents

Alberta’s first female Indigenous provincial court judge taught ‘resilience, forgiveness’ by parents

Karen Crowshoe's Blackfoot heritage will be celebrated Friday when she is sworn in as Alberta's first female Indigenous provincial court judge. (Meghan Grant/CBC)Karen Crowshoe's Blackfoot ...
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Alberta's first female Indigenous provincial court judge taught 'resilience, forgiveness' by parents

Alberta’s first female Indigenous provincial court judge taught ‘resilience, forgiveness’ by parents

Karen Crowshoe's Blackfoot heritage will be celebrated Friday when she is sworn in as Alberta's first female Indigenous provincial court judge. (Meghan Grant/CBC)Karen Crowshoe's Blackfoot ...
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Expect more injuries after Alberta legalizes weed, U of A report says

Expect more injuries after Alberta legalizes weed, U of A report says

A new University of Alberta report says cannabis legalization will lead to an increase in injury rates in the province. (CBC) Albertans can expect to ...
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Canada congratulates Cowichan Tribes on award-winning project to return salmon to creek in British Columbia

Canada congratulates Cowichan Tribes on award-winning project to return salmon to creek in British Columbia

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, offers her congratulations to Cowichan Tribes on the completion of an award-winning ...
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Canada, British Columbia and the Tsilhqot'in Nation announce signing of tripartite Collaborative Emergency Management Agreement

Canada, British Columbia and the Tsilhqot’in Nation announce signing of tripartite Collaborative Emergency Management Agreement

Today, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, ...
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British Columbia commits $50-million to protect Indigenous languages

British Columbia commits $50-million to protect Indigenous languages

The language of the W̱SANEC people, once nearly extinct, was recorded in the B.C. Legislature on Monday when Green MLA ...
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Greyhound is leaving northern British Columbia: Here's what you need to know

Greyhound is leaving northern British Columbia: Here’s what you need to know

Greyhound will cease almost all services in northern B.C., cutting the routes represented by dotted lines. (Greyhound Canada) Andrew Kurjata ...
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British Columbia's Aboriginal communities to benefit from investment in cultural tourism

British Columbia’s Aboriginal communities to benefit from investment in cultural tourism

Funding was announced today by the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism and Leader of the Government ...
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Manitobans split on whether legal system is fair to Indigenous people, poll finds

Manitobans’ opinions about whether the justice system treats Indigenous fairly or not depends upon where they live, their political leanings ...
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Province calls for meeting amid feuds with Métis federation, Manitoba Hydro

Province calls for meeting amid feuds with Métis federation, Manitoba Hydro

Province calls for meeting amid feuds with Métis federation, Manitoba Hydro More The Progressive Conservative government wants members of the ...
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U of Manitoba students lobby for Indigenous languages degree

U of Manitoba students lobby for Indigenous languages degree

Students at the University of Manitoba (U of M) have launched a campaign lobbying Canadian universities to create official degrees ...
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Province calls for meeting amid feuds with Métis federation, Manitoba Hydro

Province calls for meeting amid feuds with Métis federation, Manitoba Hydro

Minister Schuler wants to meet with MMF president David Chartrand and Manitoba Hydro president and CEO Kevin Shepherd. (Cliff Simpson/CBC)The ...
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Most people who died in police encounters in Manitoba were Indigenous, CBC investigation finds

Most people who died in police encounters in Manitoba were Indigenous, CBC investigation finds

In Manitoba, 11 Indigenous people have been killed in a fatal encounter with police since 2000. Pictured are six of ...
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Saskatchewan diocese hosting vigil for missing Indigenous people

Saskatchewan diocese hosting vigil for missing Indigenous people

Indigenous Canadians call for the acknowledgement of their suffering at a Toronto march in 2015. Prince Albert Bishop Albert Thevenot ...
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'Our story is about hope': How siblings of lost Saskatchewan girl made peace with their loss

‘Our story is about hope’: How siblings of lost Saskatchewan girl made peace with their loss

CBC is releasing the final episode of the Finding Cleo podcast . The podcast follows a Cree family's search for ...
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'Our story is about hope': How siblings of lost Saskatchewan girl made peace with their loss

‘Our story is about hope’: How siblings of lost Saskatchewan girl made peace with their loss

CBC is releasing the final episode of the Finding Cleo podcast . The podcast follows a Cree family's search for ...
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Saskatchewan tenants’ have the right to be protected from second-hand smoke

Saskatchewan tenants’ have the right to be protected from second-hand smoke

A ruling from the Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT) in Saskatchewan gives renters the right to be protected from second-hand ...
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Government of Canada Invests in Indigenous Economic Development in Saskatchewan

Government of Canada Invests in Indigenous Economic Development in Saskatchewan

Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister ...
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Northern Ontario man 'getting heart back' during walk for Humboldt

Northern Ontario man ‘getting heart back’ during walk for Humboldt

24-year-old Rance Cardinal started walking from Sioux Lookout, Ont. to Humboldt, Sask. to show his support for the families affected ...
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Northern Ontario artist headed to Indigenous Fashion Week

Northern Ontario artist headed to Indigenous Fashion Week

Northwestern Ontario artist Janelle Wawia will see her work on the catwalk for the first time this spring. She's been ...
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'Going to gain my heart back': walker crosses Ontario, with a dream to play hockey in Humboldt

‘Going to gain my heart back’: walker crosses Ontario, with a dream to play hockey in Humboldt

Rance Cardinal was a junior B hockey player who lost a teammate after a vehicle collision, as well as a ...
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Indigenous Leaders from Ecuador United in Confronting Oil Giant Chevron in Ontario Court

Indigenous Leaders from Ecuador United in Confronting Oil Giant Chevron in Ontario Court

$9.5 billion, issued by the Courts of Justice of Ecuador.The communities' lawsuit for justice and reparation has been advancing through ...
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April 15, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

April 15, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

THUNDER BAY – DAY STARTER – Good Morning Northwestern Ontario.It is April 15, 2018, and hard as it is to ...
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Quebec gov't announces airport upgrades in northern region of province

Quebec gov’t announces airport upgrades in northern region of province

The Quebec government has announced a number of airport improvements. Here, transport minister Véronyque Tremblay is in the centre in ...
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This Is Salluit: Challenge and possibility in Quebec's Far North

This Is Salluit: Challenge and possibility in Quebec’s Far North

240598033-Salluit_6-W.jpg MONwp SALLUIT — They emerged from the tundra with wind-battered faces.After a three-day slog across the frozen desert, the ...
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Quebec town’s street-name change forces a confrontation with history

Quebec town’s street-name change forces a confrontation with history

A statue of Sir John Colborne is pictured in Toronto on Jan. 22, 2014. The name of Sir John Colborne ...
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Quebec budget addresses housing, cost-of-living in Nunavik and Indigenous communities

Quebec budget addresses housing, cost-of-living in Nunavik and Indigenous communities

The village of Salluit in Nunavik. In the 2018 Quebec budget, $15.9 million has been set aside for the construction ...
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Quebec deputy minister gets pushback after questioning place of Indigenous 'traditional knowledge'

Quebec deputy minister gets pushback after questioning place of Indigenous ‘traditional knowledge’

Ghislain Picard, Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief for Quebec and Labrador pictured in 2014, says Quebec must accept traditional ...
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Alternative justice system now covers Mi'kmaq fisheries offences on P.E.I.

Alternative justice system now covers Mi’kmaq fisheries offences on P.E.I.

Fishing offences will now be administered under restorative justice for Indigenous people on reserves on P.E.I. (Nathan Rochford/Canadian Press)In a ...
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No apology from Pope 'a setback' to P.E.I.'s Indigenous people, chief says

No apology from Pope ‘a setback’ to P.E.I.’s Indigenous people, chief says

Abegweit First Nations Chief Brian Francis, left, isn't happy with the lack of apology for residential schools from Pope Francis ...
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No apology from Pope 'a setback' to P.E.I.'s Indigenous people, chief says

No apology from Pope ‘a setback’ to P.E.I.’s Indigenous people, chief says

Abegweit First Nations Chief Brian Francis, left, isn't happy with the lack of apology for residential schools from Pope Francis ...
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Tax breaks, new spending, part of P.E.I. 2018 budget

Tax breaks, new spending, part of P.E.I. 2018 budget

A pie chart graph from the 2018 P.E.I. provincial budget, showing where government expects to spend money. ©THE GUARDIAN - ...
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Mi'kmaq name Skmaqn added to P.E.I. national historic site

Mi’kmaq name Skmaqn added to P.E.I. national historic site

The Port-la-Joye—Fort Amherst National Historic Site in P.E.I. is being renamed to include Skmaqn in honour of its Indigenous history ...
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B.C. children’s watchdog Bernard Richard resigns to head home to New Brunswick

B.C. children’s watchdog Bernard Richard resigns to head home to New Brunswick

B.C.'s Representative for Children and Youth Bernard Richard is stepping down effective August 31, 2018. Sixteen months after taking the ...
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New Brunswick First Nation reveals Indigenous partners amid clam controversy

New Brunswick First Nation reveals Indigenous partners amid clam controversy

In this file photo, Canadian surf clams are packaged for sale in the Chinese market at the Clearwater Seafoods Limited ...
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Terminally-ill New Brunswick teen behind #BeccaToldMeTo discovers new tumour

RIVERVIEW, N.B. — A New Brunswick teenager with terminal cancer whose hashtag campaign has inspired acts of kindness across the ...
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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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Surf clam Indigenous quota will mean jobs, revenue for Labrador partner

Surf clam Indigenous quota will mean jobs, revenue for Labrador partner

The president of NunatuKavut, Todd Russell, says the surf clam partnership will mean harvesting jobs for some people from Labrador ...
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Labrador Indigenous group calls for halt to commercial capelin fishery

Labrador Indigenous group calls for halt to commercial capelin fishery

These boats were fishing for capelin in 2016 off Leading Tickles. A stock assessment done this year shows capelin numbers ...
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Labrador Indigenous group calls for halt to commercial capelin fishery

Labrador Indigenous group calls for halt to commercial capelin fishery

These boats were fishing for capelin in 2016 off Leading Tickles. A stock assessment done this year shows capelin numbers ...
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Nova Scotia commits $3.5M to bid to host 2020 Indigenous Games in Halifax

Nova Scotia commits $3.5M to bid to host 2020 Indigenous Games in Halifax

This group of six performers, led by choreographer Santee Smith, opened the North American Indigenous Games in 2017. Nova Scotia ...
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More resources needed for strained inclusive education in Nova Scotia: report

More resources needed for strained inclusive education in Nova Scotia: report

HALIFAX -- A commission that spent a year looking at inclusive education in Nova Scotia says the program is under ...
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Commission to deliver long-awaited report on inclusive education in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — A commission is set to release its long-awaited report today on classroom inclusion in Nova Scotia.The independent commission ...
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Nova Scotia premier says he doesn't know if band part of surf clam licence

Nova Scotia premier says he doesn’t know if band part of surf clam licence

HALIFAX — Premier Stephen McNeil says he doesn't know whether a Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq band is part of a group ...
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MPs support relocating RCMP call centre to Nova Scotia Indigenous community

MPs support relocating RCMP call centre to Nova Scotia Indigenous community

OTTAWA – Canada’s minister of Indigenous services is throwing her weight behind a bid to relocate an emergency call centre ...
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Respected N.W.T. missionary, promoter of Dene language and culture dies

Respected N.W.T. missionary, promoter of Dene language and culture dies

Felicien Labat at his retirement home in St. Albert, Alta., in 2017. (Submitted by Harold Cook) A respected missionary of ...
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Federal crime bill misses the mark, says N.W.T. defence lawyer

Federal crime bill misses the mark, says N.W.T. defence lawyer

Yellowknife lawyer Caroline Wawzonek says Bill C-75 is a 'lost opportunity': 'There’s nothing in this that I can see right ...
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Fossilized fish footprints may get tourism dollars in N.W.T.

Fossilized fish footprints may get tourism dollars in N.W.T.

Bruce Green with photos of fossilized footprints of a prehistoric “walking fish” also known as a sarcopterygians at the Hay ...
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'Too low for a long time': N.W.T. government doles out more dollars for foster parents

‘Too low for a long time’: N.W.T. government doles out more dollars for foster parents

Tammy Roberts, executive director of the Foster Family Coalition of the N.W.T., said she was happy about the change, noting ...
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Nunavut drum dance festival needs boost in funding and exposure, volunteer says

Nunavut drum dance festival needs boost in funding and exposure, volunteer says

This year, 40 participants showed up for the week-long festival, which runs until Friday in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. (Submitted by ...
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Nunavut businessman ordered to pay more than $1M for historical sexual assaults

Nunavut businessman ordered to pay more than $1M for historical sexual assaults

Four plaintiffs sued a prominent Nunavut businessman for damages for sexual assault. (Nick Murray/CBC) A prominent Nunavut businessman has been ...
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6 Nunavut schools are uninsurable because of past arsons

6 Nunavut schools are uninsurable because of past arsons

Nanook School in Iqaluit's satellite community of Apex is one of six uninsurable schools in Nunavut since its value is ...
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Deadly Force: Family left wondering how young son died after fatal 2017 encounter with Nunavut RCMP

Deadly Force: Family left wondering how young son died after fatal 2017 encounter with Nunavut RCMP

Kunuk Qamaniq from Pond Inlet, Nunavut, was a 20-year-old hunter who camped on the land to harvest seal, caribou and ...
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Music videos give voice to Indigenous youth in Yukon

Music videos give voice to Indigenous youth in Yukon

Some of the young people who took part in the N'we Jinan project when it visited Whitehorse this month. (CBC/George ...
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Yukon officials deny allegations about lapse in child protection

Yukon officials deny allegations about lapse in child protection

Leeann Kayseas, acting manager of Family And Children's Services, and Stephen Samis, deputy minister of Health and Social Services, responded ...
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Yukon has found itself a licensed pot supplier

Yukon has found itself a licensed pot supplier

Once the federal government legalizes recreational pot later this year, Yukon will receive its first 50 kilograms of inventory. It ...
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Muskrat camp: On the land with Yukon students

Muskrat camp: On the land with Yukon students

Ryan Sealy shows off a lynx which was provided by a trapper in Pelly Crossing. He later carved up some ...
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Indigenous chefs from across Canada head to the Yukon for a Fire Feast

Indigenous chefs from across Canada head to the Yukon for a Fire Feast

Shirley McLean APTN News On a perfect day in Carcross, YT, Indigenous chefs are busy by the grills cooking up ...
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