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June 29, 2015

The first war-canoe race in more than 100 years took place place Saturday in Victoria's Inner Harbour. Five First Nations from across Vancouver Island kicked off the event with traditional dances and ceremonial blessings. 

June 22, 2015

When Christina Gray is called to the bar in Ontario on Tuesday, she'll be the only law student wearing a woolen red-and-black button blanket and cedar hat — instead of black barristers' robes which is the common practice for soon-to-be lawyers. In fact, she'll be the first candidate ever in Ontar

June 15, 2015

Questions still surround B.C.'s Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation as a review of the province's urban Aboriginal program funding continue to be called for in light of the death of Paige, a 19-year-old Aboriginal woman who died of an overdose in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

June 15, 2015

The province is set to lift a ban and once again allow new docks to be built in Pender Harbour on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast, but some resident aren't happy because of the possibility of having to apply through the Sechelt First Nation.

June 14, 2015

Aboriginal offenders are put at a disadvantage when released from prison according to a report from the Ministry of Public Safety, as they typically don't leave correctional facilities until long after eligibility for parole, thus giving Aboriginal offenders less time under supervised release.

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One year ago today, on June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Tsilhqot’in title existed within 1700 square kilometers of land within th
Like most holidays, aboriginal people should not be celebrated and respected for only one day of the year.  This should be year round behavior to ackn
The report of the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) came out on June 2, 2015 with 94 Calls to Action.  It is a comprehensive body of work containing 388

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