Dale Tamara Plett, who is a member of the Chippewas of the Rama First Nation in Ontario, has been elected president of the North American Indigenous Games. The games will be held in Halifax in 2020.
The Ministry of Children and Family Development has responded to allegations involving social worker Robert Riley Saunders. Saunders is alleged to have stolen cash from vulnerable Indigenous youth in care.
A social worker from British Columbia is alleged to have stolen thousands of dollars in financial benefits from children in care. Lawsuits have been filed on behalf of two youth in British Columbia Supreme Court. Both actions name social worker Robert Riley Saunders, the Ministr
Shiri Pasternak, the Yellowhead Institute’s Research Director, says Bill C-69, the Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, presents problems for Indigenous people.
The National Energy Board will hear from 31 Indigenous groups and individuals beginning November 19th as part of its new review on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Clayton Thomas-Muller, a member of Mathais Colomb Cree Nation in northern Manitoba and a campaigner for 350.org, told Face to Face host Dennis Ward that Indigenous peoples and their allies have the upper hand in the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
Sixties Scoop Settlement Agreement negotiated with the federal government offers compensation for First Nations and Inuit children taken into care between 1951 and 1991 and placed with non-Indigenous parents.
Fresh water is a precious resource in British Columbia. The POLIS Water Sustainability Project at the University of Victoria is focused on ensuring strong protection for sustainable fresh water.
According to a new report, sea lice on farmed salmon are now resistant to the pesticide used to commonly treat the problem. Authors of the report stated that industry regulators failed to protect wild juvenile salmon. Salmon from Atlantic Canada are held in pens on the B.C.
The Ahousaht First Nation is currently in a local state of emergency over its water supply. A leak has caused the critical water shortage, and the reservoir is operating at 34% capacity. Residents of the remote First Nation have been advised to boil water.
According to a new study released by the Montreal Economic Institute, First Nations communities and members involved in resource development have experienced rising incomes where members now out-earn national averages. The report focused on First Nations communities in rurual ar
In British Columbia, voters are deciding on electoral reform through a mail-in referendum. Voters are asked whether they want to keep B.C.’s first-past-the-post electoral system or switch to one of three proportional representation systems.
British Columbia's government is creating new legislation to increase the participation of Indigenous people in the environmental assessment of projects.
Three months after the evacuation of Telegraph Creek, B.C., residents are being allowed to return home. The Telegraph Creek community lost 21 homes, two businesses, and several community buildings in the wildfire. All evacuees should be back by December 20.
The Energy Step Code project highlights the power of broad partnerships and creates a path to transform the BC Building Code and reduce greenhouse emissions.
Nuu-chah-nulth artist and historian Ron Hamilton, known as Haa'yuups, of the Hupacasath First Nation in B.C.'s Alberni Valley, was recently named co-curator of a multi-year project to restore and conserve a section that highlights First Nations cultures of the Pacific Northwest.
Twenty years, the Nisga'a in British Columbia voted in favour of the first signed agreement in the province's ongoing modern treaty process.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized to the Tsilhqot'in community for the hanging of six chiefs during the so-called Chilcotin War more than 150 years ago.