Hearings about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project have been held in Calgary and will be held in Victoria from November 26-29 and in Nanaimo, B.C., from December 3-6.
Parents struggle when trying to get their children back from the ministry, especially if they do not have a lawyer. Both the federal and provincial governments have pledged to spend more money on preventing children from coming into care in the first place, while returning those in care to
A young orca was found beached on the West Coast of Vancouver Island in Mowachaht/Muchalaht territory on November 14. Ray Williams, head of the only family living on this territory, contacted the First Nation's staff to make sure a proper ceremony was held for the mammal.
Jane Philpott, federal minister of Indigenous Services, announced $248 million for schools in four remote First Nation communities in Manitoba.
The Rainy River First Nations will soon receive atifacts, sacred objects, and the remains of ancestors from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, where they have been stored for over 30 years.
The provincial government of Ontario has decided to eliminate the role of Ontario Child Advocate and repeal the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act 2007.
The Poo’miikapii is a program Fellner created for the University of Calgary’s Werklund School of Education. The program teaches Blackfoot traditions around wellness and mental heath.
John Burrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, and fellow professor Val Napoleon have established a unique four-year program at the University of Victoria Law School, Students in the program will graduate qualified to practise both Canadian common law, or
The federal and Alberta governments and the chiefs of 11 First Nations from Treaties 6, 7, and 8 signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday at a ceremony in Edmonton.
Verna Kirkness, a former teacher from Fisher River Cree Nation, Man, is the subject of a new documentary titled Chalk to Change.
Thirty irreplaceable totem poles are being removed from the Museum of Anthropolgy's (MOA) great hall and placed lying down in an adjacent room while seismic upgrades are conducted.
Indigenous rights recognition legislation will not be in place before the next federal election. The government has not completed a draft of the framework yet.
Charla Sylvester, a photography student from Beausoleil First Nation in Ontario, is working to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indidenous women through her photography skills.
Allegations against Riley Saunders include siphoning money from children in care, and these allegations have left some social workers reeling. Dylan Cohen, who is Métis and a former foster child, is an advocate with First Call, a BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coaliti
Federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna announced $5.7-million in federal funding for 28 Indigenous Guardians pilot programs. Nine of the programs are in British Columbia.
McGill University students voted 78.8 percent in favour of changing the name shared by the school's varsity men's sports teams, the Redmen.
Sixties Scoop survivor, journalist, and filmmaker Coleen Rajotte has opted out of the Sixties Scoop settlement due to the large amount in legal fees for the lawyers involved. She travelled around the country to speak with survivors. Most were not aware a settlement was being offered.
The upcoming Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would increase tanker traffic sevenfold and increase the threat to killer whales, which are endangered. Only 74 southern resident killer whales remain in the water off the Pacific Coast. In 1996, there were 97.