In his speech to the United Nations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called on First Nations communities and Indigenous people to consider the way they interact with the federal government.
Ron Walker, executive director of Operations at the Canadian Native Friendship Centre in Edmonton, is speaking out about the importance of education in First Nations communities. The Canadian Native Friendship Centre and the Saskatoon Tribal Council has partnered with Pathways to Educ
As many as 4,000 First Nations, Metis, and Inuit elders from across the country will gather in Edmonton for the inaugural National Gathering of Elders on Monday, September 11, 2017.
Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario is creating a full-time elder position to take the lead on brining in a cultural perspective. Indigenous elders have an entire set of knowledge that no one else has and can bring their expertise to higher education systems.
Federal and provincial ministers and First Nations groups met on September 5, 2017, to discuss efforts to rebuild parts of British Columbia after the summer's devastating wildfires.
A recent report released by Moody's found that Indigenous people are involved in big projects such as hydro transmission lines, roads, bridges, and airports. In some cases, Indigenous people are creating their own projects and inviting the private sector to work with them.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has begun moving his cabinet members around and has divided the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) department into two parts with experienced ministers over each. Former Health minister Jane Philpott has been moved into a new position as minist
Renison University College will be offering a new program called Introduction to Kanien’kéha (Mohawk Language) in September.
First Nations leaders met with a United Nations committee on racial discrimination to express their concerns about the treatment of Indigenous people in Canada. Judy Wilson, chief of the Neskonlith Indian Band and secretary-treasurer with the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, said Canada's l