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First Nations, environmentalists, mill workers push province to overhaul forestry rules

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You may have never heard of the Forest and Range Practices Act but it’s a piece of legislation that manages B.C.’s trees, wildlife, helps slow climate change and supports reconciliation with B.C.’s Indigenous communities. It’s about to change.

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Molloy will be remembered as a ‘modern day Father of Confederation’

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W. Thomas Molloy will be remembered as a “modern day Father of Confederation.” That’s what National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde called Saskatchewan’s recently-deceased lieutenant governor at his state funeral Saturday in Saskatoon. He died on July 2 at the age of 78.

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‘For us, it’s always an uphill battle’: Report finds two-thirds of kids on Manitoba reserves live in poverty

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According to a new study, more than half of First Nations children living on Manitoba reserves live in poverty, but one Manitoba community is investing in their local economy to boost their standard of living.

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