The Secwépemc Nation of British Columbia will require all morel mushroom pickers to obtain permits before participating in the morel harvest. Last year's Elephant Hill wildfire burned about 191,865 hectares and created conditions that could lead to a massive morel crop.
Indigenous people in British Columbia are voicing support for the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, especially business people and those who live along the pipeline's proposed route. A joint effort of the Edmonton and Calgary chambers of commerce and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trad
A class action lawsuit was filed earlier this month in Saskatchewan on behalf of thousands of Indigenous people who were subjected to medical tests without their knowledge or consent.
The federal government is getting ready to develop legislation to create the long-awaited Indigenous Languages Act. The government will contract with Canadian Heritage over the next 10 months to develop legislation that will promote, preserve, and revitalize Indigenous languages.
Nestle Waters Canada had expressed opposition to the route of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion becasue the route cuts through a Nestlé water-bottling property in Hope, B.C.
Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott has declared the overrepresentation of Indigenous children in foster care a humanitarian crisis. The most recent census found that 52 percent of children under the age of 15 in foster homes are Indigenous, even though Indi
The University of Victoria is launching a four-year law program said to be the first of its kind in the world that teaches both Indigenous and non-Indigenous law to students.
The vice-president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs praised Washington state's move to ban fish farms Monday — saying "a perfect mechanism" for this province to follow suit is just a few months away.
he catalogue of injustices experienced by Canada’s Indigenous people is long and tragic: residential schools, missing and murdered women, and high incarceration rates, to name just a few.
VICTORIA—A public inquest will be held into the death of a Saskatchewan Indigenous woman whose body was found in a British Columbia park.
The First Nations Technology Council (FNTC) and Royal Roads University have partnered to expand access to digital skills training for Indigenous innovators.
The Interior Health Authority has launched a recruitment campaign to hire 1,200 people who identify as Indigenous by 2025.
It's an effort that Brad Anderson, the corporate director of Aboriginal health for the authority, says is a step toward righting wrongs from the past.
Reconciliation is rewriting Canada's memory banks as archivists across the country work to make their collections more open to and sensitive towards Indigenous people.
The verdict in this trial needs to awaken the conscience of all Canadians. The trial began with a jury selection process that reportedly excluded all potential Indigenous jurors by peremptory challenges.
Mental health and substance abuse are the top health priorities for First Nations across B.C., says Grand Chief Doug Kelly, chair of the First Nations Health Council
B.C. First Nations groups are hoping to throw another wrench in Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline by amassing Indigenous people and their supporters on Burnaby Mountain to further delay the project.
In a conference room at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, more than 200 people sat around tables with white linen napkins and jugs topped with ice water on Tuesday morning.