The Indspire Awards will be broadcast throughout Canada on Sunday, June 24 at 8:00 p.m. (8:30 p.m. NT) on CBC, CBC radio, and APTN. The Indspire Awards were created to celebrate Indigenous talent and to honour the contributions of Indigenous people in Canada.
Members of the High Bar First Nation in British Columbia have not been able to live on their own land in 125 years, creating displacement and a loss of language. The federal government declared the land uninhabitable due to lack of access to water.
The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion faces significant delays as over 1,000 permits remain unresolved, a basic route has not been determined, and as many as 25 hearings have yet to be conducted. These delays could last as long as two years.
Six early learning and childcare centres across Alberta are implementing Indigenous-focused programming at their locations. This programming includes traditional drumming, storytelling, and language lessons in Michif, Blackfoot, and Cree.
Dale Good, hereditary chief of the Gitsegukla Wilp's House of Wii Gyet, has created a blockade so that Gitxsan Forest Enterprises Inc. cannot log Indigenous traditional territory.
Richard Feehan, Alberta’s Minister of Indigenous Relations, discussed the government purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline. First Nations in Alberta have announced they want to be part owners of the pipeline with the federal government.
In 2014, an oil spill from the Trans Mountain pipeline was found in the line that runs beneath the property of Janice Antoine and Percy Joe on the Coldwater Reserve near Merritt, B.C.
A Federal Court of Appeal has denied a request by First Nations opponents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to reopen the evidence file and take another look at documents found by the National Observer.
B.C.'s Métis community signed an agreeement with the province to transfer control of child welfare programs back to the Metis community. This agreement with help to substantially reduce the number of Métis children and youth in government care.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with members of the Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee for the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation of Kingcome Inlet says ten fish farms are operating in their territory without their consent. In an effort to put a stop to the invasion of the fish farms, the B.C. First Nation has filed a claim of Aboriginal title.
On May 25, 2018, the Métis in Fort McMurray purchased 3.7 hectares of Crown land from the province of Alberta. Purchasing this land is a step toward reconciliation.
The federal government has announced it will buy the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline for $4.5 billion.
British Columbia Premier John Horgan announced today that the federal government buyout of the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline will not change the B.C. government's opposition to the project.
#TrackingTransMountain is a database that has been created by The Discourse, APTN News, and HuffPost Canada to examine Indigenous consultation for the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline project.
Grassy Narrows First Nation will release findings of a study that link a number of health problems in the community to eating contaminated fish. The study was conducted by environmental health expert Donna Mergler.
Wilton Littlechild is a prominent Indigenous sports activist from Alberta’s Ermineskin Cree Nation. He is the Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty Six Nations, and he will be one of this year’s inductees into the national sports hall of fame.
While some of the flood waters in British Columbia have receded, the Katzie First Nation continues to prepare for flooding along the Fraser River with sandbags and emergency evacuations. Mild temperatures have caused high snowpacks to melt and flood central B.C.