Northern Health (NH) has partnered with the BC Ministry of Health, First Nations Health Authority, and other regional health authorities to strengthen cultural safety for Indigenous people through the structure of healthcare delivery systems.
According to experts, the 2017 budget falls short of providing adequate funding for services for youth and low-income families even with an increase in funding for education and the Ministry of Children and Family Development.
Thousands of marchers gathered in communities across the country on Valentine's Day, to mourn missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. The largest gathering was held in Vancouver, the march's 27th year running.
CBC news learned that the upcoming federal budget is expected to include $50 million to help remote communities develop renewable energy sources and eliminate their dependence on expensive and polluting diesel.
Marion Buller, the Chief Commissioner for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, addressed the growing complaints about the commission's slow start at a press conference, indicating that she shared public's frustration, but that the delays were justified
In response to one of the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the Minister for Immigration plans to update the Canadian Citizenship Oath to include a pledge to respect "treaties with Indigenous peoples."
A rare "travelling" copy of Treaty 8 — intended to be transported throughout the territories covered by the treaty — was discovered at the First Nations University of Canada, where it is now on display.
The Lax Kw'alaams and Metlakatla First Nations have agreed to serve on a committee, alongside the B.C. and federal governments, to oversee the environmental impact of of the proposed Pacific Northwest Liquified Natural Gas project.
After the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its report, a number of Canadian cities declared a Year of Reconciliation to begin working towards the commission's calls to action. Two years on, this article assesses how well they're doing.
The Nuuchatlaht First Nation on Vancouver Island has filed a case in B.C. Supreme Court, requesting recognition of its right and title to traditional lands. The nation has hired the same legal team that successfully sued for Aboriginal title on behalf of the Tsilhqot'in First Nation in 2014.
British Columbia's Coldwater, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations announced plans to take legal actions against the proposed twinning of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline, which was recently approved by the federal government.
After the success of 2016's World Indigenous Basketball Challenge, the Skidegate Saints will again be hosting teams from around the world for a tournament in August. In addition to the 16-team men's tournament, the second tournament will also feature a four-team women's division.
Two Gitxsan Nation hereditary chiefs have filed a judicial review of the Pacific Northwest LNG terminal project that has been approved for construction near Prince Rupert. The chiefs claim that the construction of the terminal would violate their Aboriginal fishing rights.