Paintings by Indigenous artist Alex Janvier unveiled in Alberta legislature

Paintings by Indigenous artist Alex Janvier unveiled in Alberta legislature

Striking, kaleidoscopic art was unveiled at the Alberta legislature on Monday morning ahead of the throne speech. Indigenous artist Alex Janvier, 84, painted a diptych ...
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'House of talk': Alex Janvier's latest work is unveiled at Alberta legislature

‘House of talk’: Alex Janvier’s latest work is unveiled at Alberta legislature

Alex Janvier's diptych, entitled Sunrise and Sunset, was unveiled at the Alberta legislative chamber on Monday. (Government of Alberta) A new work of art by ...
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Governments of Canada and Alberta reach 10-year housing agreement Français

Governments of Canada and Alberta reach 10-year housing agreement Français

Logo: Government of Canada (CNW Group/Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) Logo: Government of Alberta (CNW Group/Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) SHERWOOD PARK, AB, March 15, ...
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Indigenous students aim to learn through archery program at southern Alberta school

Indigenous students aim to learn through archery program at southern Alberta school

Jodie Sieben, who is a certified archery instructor, teaches the sport at the Chief Jacob Bearspaw School's after-school program. (Livia Manywounds/CBC) A new program at ...
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First Nation praises creation of new park to buffer Alberta national park

First Nation praises creation of new park to buffer Alberta national park

An aerial view of Fort Chipewyan, Alta., on the boundary of Wood Buffalo National Park. First Nations say creating a new wildland park in northern ...
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Governments of Canada and British Columbia now accepting proposals to help restore Pacific salmon and boost the province's fish and seafood sector Français

Governments of Canada and British Columbia now accepting proposals to help restore Pacific salmon and boost the province’s fish and seafood sector Français

VICTORIA, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Wild Pacific salmon is integral to the economic and social fabric of coastal communities, ...
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Government of Canada supports skills training for Indigenous people in central British Columbia

Government of Canada supports skills training for Indigenous people in central British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, BC, March 5, 2019 /CNW/ - A strong economy depends on a strong middle class where everybody has a ...
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Canada: British Columbia To Introduce UNDRIP Legislation

On February 12, 2019, the British Columbia government announced plans to introduce legislation that implements the United Nations Declaration on ...
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International Indigenous Languages Conference Set for June in British Columbia

International Indigenous Languages Conference Set for June in British Columbia

Gathering organized by and for Indigenous people to support language revitalization best practices In celebration of the United Nations 2019 ...
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Cowichan Tribes, Canada and British Columbia commit to working together on Child and Family Services reform

Cowichan Tribes, Canada and British Columbia commit to working together on Child and Family Services reform

COWICHAN TRIBES, BC, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Improving the well-being of Indigenous children and families is a priority for ...
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Tina Fontaine’s calls for help went unanswered: Manitoba children’s advocate report

Tina Fontaine’s calls for help went unanswered: Manitoba children’s advocate report

Copies of a special report on the death of fifteen year old Tina Fontaine released by Daphne Penrose, the Manitoba ...
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Tina Fontaine asked for help weeks before her death: Manitoba children’s advocate report

Tina Fontaine asked for help weeks before her death: Manitoba children’s advocate report

Manitoba Advocate For Children And Youth Daphne Penrose addresses a news conference in Winnipeg, on Oct. 19, 2018. Manitoba’s children’s ...
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Manitoba children's advocate to release report into slain Indigenous teen

Manitoba children’s advocate to release report into slain Indigenous teen

SAGKEENG FIRST NATION, Man. — The Manitoba children's advocate is to release a highly anticipated report today detailing the investigation ...
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'These are systems that don't talk to each other:' Manitoba's child protection hearings more harmful than helpful

‘These are systems that don’t talk to each other:’ Manitoba’s child protection hearings more harmful than helpful

Child protection hearings are usually not open to the public in Manitoba, but social media offered a glimpse of one ...
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'Don't talk to each other:' Inside Manitoba's child protection hearings

‘Don’t talk to each other:’ Inside Manitoba’s child protection hearings

Child protection hearings are usually not open to the public in Manitoba, but offer a glimpse into how the child ...
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Saskatchewan man kept in segregation for more than 2,000 days: advocates

Saskatchewan man kept in segregation for more than 2,000 days: advocates

Jail bars REGINA -- Prisoners advocates are asking a Federal Court to intervene in the case of a Dene man ...
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Manitoba-Saskatchewan pastures home to endangered species declared important bird area

Manitoba-Saskatchewan pastures home to endangered species declared important bird area

An exceedingly rare kind of grassland in Manitoba and Saskatchewan — and the endangered birds and plants that call it ...
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Saskatchewan First Nation files claim in court over cannabis dispensary

Saskatchewan First Nation files claim in court over cannabis dispensary

The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority has said Muscowpetung First Nation must follow provincial and federal laws. (Robert Short/CBC) A ...
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Saskatchewan's first Cree-speaking judge reflects on legacy of Cree court as he retires

Saskatchewan’s first Cree-speaking judge reflects on legacy of Cree court as he retires

Judge Gerald Morin retires this week after 18 years. His replacement on the Cree circuit court is Judge Mary McAuley, ...
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Environmentalists, farmers stake sides in Saskatchewan's carbon tax challenge

Environmentalists, farmers stake sides in Saskatchewan’s carbon tax challenge

REGINA — Sixteen interveners from across Canada are getting a say this week in Saskatchewan's legal challenge of Ottawa's federal ...
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Revenue-sharing agreements seen as reconciliation: Ontario chiefs

Revenue-sharing agreements seen as reconciliation: Ontario chiefs

Jason Batise, Craig Brown, Jason Gauthier and Francis Kavanaugh spoke about their experiences negotiating revenue-sharing agreements with Indigenous communities, the ...
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Increased high school class sizes, sex-ed curriculum among Ontario education reforms

Increased high school class sizes, sex-ed curriculum among Ontario education reforms

TORONTO -- Ontario is increasing high school class sizes and introducing a new sex-ed curriculum that will return to teaching ...
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'Repeal your laws but respect our laws' Ontario First Nation chief tells Premier Doug Ford

‘Repeal your laws but respect our laws’ Ontario First Nation chief tells Premier Doug Ford

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug Chief Donny Morris says whatever might replace the province's Far North Act will have to respect his community's ...
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PCs announce new autism supports for Ontario schools

PCs announce new autism supports for Ontario schools

Education Minister Lisa Thompson (Antonella Artuso/Toronto Sun) School boards will get additional money to support students with autism, Ontario’s education ...
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'They're taking away our hope': Ontario autism program changes leave families anxious about how they'll cope

‘They’re taking away our hope’: Ontario autism program changes leave families anxious about how they’ll cope

Hundreds of protesters took part in a rally outside of Queen's Park in Toronto against the government's changes to the ...
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Liberal MP wants to save Indigenous artifacts from Quebec move

Liberal MP wants to save Indigenous artifacts from Quebec move

Liberal MP MaryAnn Mihychuk (Kildonan-St. Paul) displays an artifact in the kitchen area of the Seven Oaks Museum on Mac ...
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Canada supports the efforts of Quebec Indigenous groups to rebuild their nations

Canada supports the efforts of Quebec Indigenous groups to rebuild their nations

CACOUNA, QC, March 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Government of Canada is supporting Indigenous groups seeking to rebuild their ...
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6 Spots In Quebec Where You Can Try Indigenous Food

6 Spots In Quebec Where You Can Try Indigenous Food

Canada's culture is pretty bizarre in a lot of ways, mainly because of how non-homogenous it is. I'm sure that ...
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Canadian Forces band to play northern Quebec for 1st time

Canadian Forces band to play northern Quebec for 1st time

From left to right: Sgt. Sylvain Mathieu, Sgt. Guillaume Damour, Sgt. Geneviève Bouffard, Sgt. Marc-André Labelle, and Sgt. Guillaume Poulin ...
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Quebec women's group petitions Canada to end residual sex-based discrimination in the Indian Act

Quebec women’s group petitions Canada to end residual sex-based discrimination in the Indian Act

Quebec Native Women President Viviane Michel called the federal government's holding of consultations prior to fully implementing all of Bill ...
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Survey on Indigenous workforce in N.S. and P.E.I. wraps this spring

Survey on Indigenous workforce in N.S. and P.E.I. wraps this spring

John Paul, executive director of the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs, hopes the survey will connect workers to ...
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Judge failed to consider young man's Indigenous heritage: P.E.I. Appeal Court

Judge failed to consider young man’s Indigenous heritage: P.E.I. Appeal Court

CHARLOTTETOWN — An appeal court has found that a judge mistakenly failed to consider the Cree background of a drug ...
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CANADA GAMES: Robyn Power earns second chance at representing P.E.I.

CANADA GAMES: Robyn Power earns second chance at representing P.E.I.

Team P.E.I.’s Robyn Power takes a shot against Saskatchewan at the Canada Games in Red Deer, Alta. Francois Caron/Special to ...
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P.E.I. Court of Appeal says judge failed to consider young man's Indigenous heritage

P.E.I. Court of Appeal says judge failed to consider young man’s Indigenous heritage

Justice CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —An appeal court has found that a judge mistakenly failed to consider the Cree background of a ...
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Judge failed to consider young man’s Indigenous heritage: P.E.I. Appeal Court

Judge failed to consider young man’s Indigenous heritage: P.E.I. Appeal Court

CHARLOTTETOWN — An appeal court has found that a judge mistakenly failed to consider the Cree background of a drug ...
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Government of Canada announces funding to help Indigenous apprentices in New Brunswick complete their training

SAINT JOHN, NB, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - As the economy grows, so do opportunities for employment. Giving every Canadian ...
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Government of Canada invests $710,000 in coastal research initiatives in the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Français

Government of Canada invests $710,000 in coastal research initiatives in the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Français

ST. ANDREWS, NB, March 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's marine ecosystems are vital to the livelihoods, well-being and cultural heritage ...
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Government of Canada provides a safe place to call home for a family in Plaster Rock, New Brunswick

Government of Canada provides a safe place to call home for a family in Plaster Rock, New Brunswick

FREDERICTON, Feb. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to helping those who are in need and ...
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New Brunswick designer heading to international Indigenous fashion event

New Brunswick designer heading to international Indigenous fashion event

Designer Ingrid Brooks will be heading to Paris for International Indigenous Fashion Week. (Submitted by Ingrid Brooks) When Ingrid Brooks ...
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New Brunswick artists get 31 ECMA nominations

New Brunswick artists get 31 ECMA nominations

Jeremy Dutcher is nominated for five awards this year. (Jon Castell/CBC) The East Coast Music Awards has a New Brunswick ...
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Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announce funding to help tackle climate change with industry, municipalities, not-for-profit and Indigenous communities Français

Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announce funding to help tackle climate change with industry, municipalities, not-for-profit and Indigenous communities Français

ST. JOHN'S, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador are working together to take climate action and ...
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Deep impact: Newfoundland and Labrador’s Mining the Future 2030 programme

Deep impact: Newfoundland and Labrador’s Mining the Future 2030 programme

The Canadian government has identified significant potential in key areas including Western Labrador’s ore developments, Central Newfoundland’s gold deposits and ...
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Further employment declines projected for Newfoundland and Labrador’s construction industry

OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Following the completion of major projects such as the Muskrat Falls generating station, ...
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Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announce funding to fight climate change, help homeowners save money, and improve energy efficiency in public buildings Français

ST. JOHN'S, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador are working together to take climate action and ...
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Volunteer Odelle Pike to receive Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

Volunteer Odelle Pike to receive Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

Odelle Pike of Stephenville is to be invested into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador in late January. - Contributed ...
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Nova Scotia court grants injunction against Mi'kmaw protester at Alton Gas site

Nova Scotia court grants injunction against Mi’kmaw protester at Alton Gas site

Alton Natural Gas Storage has said the straw bale house was built on company land without permission. (Robert Short/CBC) A ...
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OPINION: ‘Competitive’ taxation threatens child welfare in Nova Scotia

OPINION: ‘Competitive’ taxation threatens child welfare in Nova Scotia

Alec Stratford, Nova Scotia College of Social Workers The question Nova Scotians must ask as the finance minister tables the ...
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Alton Gas seeks to remove Aboriginal protesters from Nova Scotia project

Alton Gas seeks to remove Aboriginal protesters from Nova Scotia project

Protesters gather at the Alton Natural Gas Storage LP office in Stewiacke, N.S., on October 4, 2016. The company heading ...
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Nova Scotia ensuring fair treatment of Indigenous in provincial courts with new policy

Nova Scotia ensuring fair treatment of Indigenous in provincial courts with new policy

Justice Minister Mark Furey speaks at a news conference in Halifax on Dec. 7, 2017. The Nova Scotia government has ...
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Nova Scotia introduces policy ensuring fair treatment of Indigenous Peoples in courts

Nova Scotia introduces policy ensuring fair treatment of Indigenous Peoples in courts

HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government has launched a new policy to ensure the fair treatment of Indigenous Peoples facing criminal prosecution, ...
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N.W.T. premier takes aim at feds, media over pace of oil and gas development

N.W.T. premier takes aim at feds, media over pace of oil and gas development

Bob McLeod gave the keynote speech at the 2019 Arctic Oil and Gas Symposium in Calgary. (Mario DiCiccio/CBC) Bob McLeod ...
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Time to overhaul Official Languages Act, says N.W.T. languages commissioner

Time to overhaul Official Languages Act, says N.W.T. languages commissioner

Shannon Gullberg, the N.W.T.'s languages commissioner, says it's time for changes in the territory's Official Languages Act. (Chantal Dubuc/CBC ) ...
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Municipal documents to be accessible under overhauled N.W.T. information act

Municipal documents to be accessible under overhauled N.W.T. information act

People will be able to request government records from the City of Yellowknife once the updated Access to Information and ...
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Income assistance on the rise in the N.W.T. over last 3 years

Income assistance on the rise in the N.W.T. over last 3 years

N.W.T. employment Minister Caroline Cochrane said it's difficult to say if rising numbers reflect job losses. (Kirsten Fenn/CBC) The number ...
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In 3 N.W.T. communities, living wage surpasses $23 per hour

In 3 N.W.T. communities, living wage surpasses $23 per hour

Alternative North's estimated living wage for Yellowknife, Inuvik and Hay River are all more than $23 an hour. (CBC) Anti-poverty ...
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'I'm troubled': Inuit politician reacts to PM apology in Nunavut

‘I’m troubled’: Inuit politician reacts to PM apology in Nunavut

A Nunavut politician whose grandmother was one of thousands of Inuit who were relocated south by the government for tuberculosis ...
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'An inspiration to us all': Musicians, friends remember Nunavut's Charlie Panigoniak

‘An inspiration to us all’: Musicians, friends remember Nunavut’s Charlie Panigoniak

Charlie Panigoniak recently stopped into the Iqaluit CBC office to say hello. He died on Wednesday in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut ...
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Nunavut's new chief coroner was also the territory's first chief coroner

Nunavut’s new chief coroner was also the territory’s first chief coroner

Elisapi Copland takes up the job of Chief Coroner of Nunavut at the end of March, 1820 years after she ...
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Nunavut government will work with Inuit orgs on changes to Indigenous languages bill

Nunavut government will work with Inuit orgs on changes to Indigenous languages bill

“We want Inuktitut incorporated into the legislation and anticipate partnering with the Inuit organizations to ensure that the Inuktitut language ...
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Nunavut gov't shares concerns with Competition Bureau on airline merger

Nunavut gov’t shares concerns with Competition Bureau on airline merger

The two airlines have round trip flights from Ottawa to Iqaluit that arrive within minutes of each other. (David Gunn/CBC) ...
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Partners Move Forward on Child and Family Wellbeing in Yukon Français

Partners Move Forward on Child and Family Wellbeing in Yukon Français

Terms of Reference signed for collaborative work by Canada, Yukon and Yukon First Nations as part of reform of Indigenous ...
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Head of Yukon NGO and social services minister to meet today

Head of Yukon NGO and social services minister to meet today

Yukon Women's Transition Home Society executive director Barb McInerney, back row second from right, with fellow NGO protesters after sitting ...
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RRDC appeal against 2017 Yukon Supreme Court decision dismissed

RRDC appeal against 2017 Yukon Supreme Court decision dismissed

The Yukon Court of Appeal has dismissed Ross River Dena Council’s (RRDC) appeal of a 2017 Yukon Supreme Court decision ...
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Yukoner receives Indigenous Trailblazer Award

Yukoner receives Indigenous Trailblazer Award

Photo by Photo Submitted Kaska elder Mary Caesar of the Liard First Nation was awarded the 2019 national Indigenous Trailblazer ...
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Indigenous NHL alumni in Yukon with a positive message for youth

Indigenous NHL alumni in Yukon with a positive message for youth

NHL hockey legends watch a Tlingit dance performance in Carcross, Yukon, on Tuesday. (Mike Rudyk) Scottie James-Shepherd, a ninth grade ...
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