The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and Chief Joe Miskokomon of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation joined community members at a special ceremony held today to mark the conclusion of an outstanding specific land claim.
The Traditional Territory of the Carcross/Tagish First Nation (C/TFN) will remain a beacon of environmental purity. On December 5, the General Council ratified a motion passed by Executive Council on November 21, 2013 ensuring C/TFN that fracking will not
Opposition says auditor general’s latest findings call into question the government’s fiscal management.
The federal government’s plans to improve emergency management on First Nations reserves is “a start,” but it doesn’t go far enough
On its 4,000-kilometre path across the country, TransCanada Corp.’s Energy East’s pipeline would traverse the traditional territory of 180 different aboriginal communities, each of whom must be consulted and have their concerns accommodated as part of the company’s effort at winning project appr
(Kitiganik, Algonquin Territory/December 9, 2013) This past Spring, Quebec’s Ministry of Natural Resources—without meaningfully consulting the Algonquins of Barriere Lake—issued permits for the 2013-14 operating year to Resolute Forest Products and other large logging companies who have subsequen
Another international player has joined a joint venture to export B.C. liquefied natural gas, the latest move to pump up Canadian LNG projects amid competitive pressures from south of the border.
PARLIAMENTARY WRAP-UP FOR THE WEEK OF December 2 - 6, 2013
Updates on Key Legislation pertaining to First Nations
(West Vancouver, British Columbia - Coast Salish Territory) Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia (AtBC) continues to support building of authentic Aboriginal cultural tourism in British Columbia.
It is with sadness and admiration that the First Nations Technology Council acknowledges the passing of an inspirational friend and generous spirit.
VANCOUVER - Thirty eight First Nations individuals will receive forestry-specific training and work experience through a $500,000 Labour Market Sector Solutions (LMSS) partnership between the B.C. government, the First Nations Forestry Council and industry partners.
When mischievous Lily sneaks out of bed, her Mooshum (grandfather) shares a cautionary tale filled with foreboding dark surprises. Join Lily and Thomas on a new adventure filled with touch interactivity, music, color, and sound.