As more B.C. Indigenous languages become endangered, teachers and students work to get more people speaking the languages. The B.C. and federal governments have promised more funding to preserve Indigenous languages.
Alberta has passed legislation that allow it to intervene in oil and gas exports.
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
The Tsleil-Waututh Nation and four other First Nations have asked the court to compel the federal government to release internal documents used in a National Observer investigation.
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.
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould represented Canada in the UN's third Universal Periodic Review of human rights. Members of the United Nations Human Rights Council advised Canada to do more to improve the treatment of Indignous women and girls, including providing su
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.
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.
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.
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.