Following the federal government's approval of the Transmountain pipeline expansion project, Kinder Morgan has begun holding information sessions in affected communities. The first session, in Coquitlam, was met by a group of protestors who object to the pipeline project.
The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, along with the Assembly of First Nations, has filed a motion with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, asking that the federal government be declared non-compliant with the Tribunal's ruling from a year ago.
Kwakwaka’wakw artist Sonny Assu's work is featured in the Vancouver Art Gallery Exhibit "We Come to Witness: Sonny Assu in Dialogue with Emily Carr." The exhibit features pieces in which Assu dialogues with the paintings of Carr to challenge the narrative of vanishing Indigenous culture that she
The Yale First Nation has partnered with construction company Britco to replace failing on-reserve housing stock with modular "Passive Houses." The Passive House standard is the highest recognized level of energy efficiency in home-building, which will mean that the new buildings will increase th
New CRTC ‘Basic Service Objective’ Decision Supports First Nations Digital Innovation
COAST SALISH TERRITORY, December 22, 2016 – The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has declared broadband Internet a basic telecommunications service.
The environmental groups Ecojustic, Living Oceans Society and Raincoast Conservation have filed a suit to reverse the federal approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, arguing that the National Energy Board did not sufficiently consider the pipeline's impact on B.C.'s southern resident o
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the creation of a national reconciliation council to oversee implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 94 recommendations. The creationg of the council itself was one of those recommendations.
The federal Innovation Ministry will spend up to $500 million over five years to connect 300 rural and remote communities to high-speed Internet service.
A small committee of federal politicians and Indigenous leaders is working to transform the mechanism by which the federal government provides funds to Canada's 634 First Nations.
Ontario's Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation has filed an aboriginal title claim over the Ottawa region, including Parliament Hill. The claim threatens to derail the current Algonquins of Ontario treaty negotiation, which was otherwise nearing completion
A court case brought by two First Nations groups — the Inuit of Clyde River and the Anishinaabeg of Deshkaan Ziibing (known as Chippewas of the Thames First Nation) — against the federal government, is being heard by the Supreme Court.
A psychologist with years of experience in First Nations communities attributes the recent string of suicides in Northern Saskatchewan to colonization, not mental illness.
The U.S. Department of the Army has announced that alternate routes for the Dakota Access Pipeline must be explored, causing construction to halt.
Days after the federal government announced that it would approve two pipelines, protestors took to the streets again in Vancouver, Victoria and Winnipeg.
In the new documentary Angry Inuk, sealskin seamstress and activist Aaju Peter declares that the environmental charity Greenpeace should compensate Inuit people for the effects of its anti-sealing campaigns.
The planned phase-out of federal housing subsidies is forcing off-reserve Indigenous housing providers to change their business models.
Following the federal government's approval of Kinder Morgan's proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation has vowed to stop its construction.