The Canada National Energy Board will take into account the impact of upstream and downstream emissions from potential increased consumption of oil at hearings into the Energy East Pipeline.
Staff of the National Inquiry for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls visited Rankin Inlet to gather information from families for the public hearing that will be held there on December 11. Staff will be available by phone after they leave the community.
The federal government has announced $1.2 million in funding for water infrastructure projects in eight Grand Council Treaty 3 communities. The funding will be used to end long-term water advisories in these communities by March 2021 and to prevent new advisories.
A Quebec Court of Appeal has decided to give the Liberal government until December 22 to finalize a bill that has been held up by the Senate. The bill will address sex-based inequities in the Indian Act that have kept some Indigenous women and their descendents from being able t
Renison University College will be offering a new program called Introduction to Kanien’kéha (Mohawk Language) in September.
Eriel Tchekwie Deranger, spokesperson for Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, has been appointed the executive director for Indigenous Climate Action, which is Canada’s only Indigenous-led climate justice organization.
First Nations leaders met with a United Nations committee on racial discrimination to express their concerns about the treatment of Indigenous people in Canada. Judy Wilson, chief of the Neskonlith Indian Band and secretary-treasurer with the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, said Canada's l
The Musqueam First Nation welcomes intervention from the BC government to stop the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, while at the same time remaining cautious. The new government campaigned against the pipeline in the spring elections.
VICTORIA, BC – August 14, 2017 — Thanks to funding from the Province of British Columbia, the Canadian Red Cross has launched two programs to support communities impacted by the fires in B.C.
An article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has linked long-term health problems such as diabetes and obesity to the prolonged hunger that existed in residential schools.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will advance the cause of reconciliation by apologizing to residential school survivors in Newfoundland and Labrador. Survivors, their families, and communities will be consulted on the apology.
While the province of British Columbia has decided not to press charges agains the Mount Polley mine company, Bev Sellers, a First Nations woman from British Columbia, has filed charges privately against the company for the destruction caused when a tailings pond dam breached its prot
Mi'kmaq chiefs and MPs from Nova Scotia met today with the Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde and the federal justice minister to discuss ways to continue working toward reconciliation.
British Columbia will join almost two dozen conservationist groups and First Nations who are challenging the federal government's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
Dene elder, Francois Paulette, is concerned about the downstream impact the Site C dam will have on his home in Fort Fitzgerald in Treaty 8 territory. According to Paulette, the Site C dam threatens his livelihood, which is on the water.
The United Nations' (UN) International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples was recognized on August 9, 2017. David Hill from the Guardian interviewed Kankanaey Igorot woman Victoria Tauli-Corpuz about the UN’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
An open letter from family members, activists, and academics has been sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ask for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls to start over with a new panel of commissioners.
The Sagkeeng Oldtimers, a hockey team formed in 1978 and made up of residential school survivors, will provide a special collection of artifacts to the Hockey Hall of Fame Museum in Toronto.