Indigenous leaders from both Canada and the U.S. are meeting to sign a 16-page declaration that highlights the tribes' opposition to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It is expected that demonstrations to oppose this project will be held when locations are determined.
Danette Burden pursued a career as a carpenter before becoming an carpentry instructor for the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT). Through her postition as an apprenticeship instructor, she is able to help other Indigenous women find careers as carpenters.
Marnie, a homeless woman who was loved by the executive director and staff at the Atira Women's Resource Society, overdosed and died in 2016.
Tania Dick, a nurse who will soon become the first Indigenous president of a British Columbia nursing association, followed in the footsteps of her mother, who was an activist and nurse.
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) recently hired new CEO Derek Nighbor, who is focused on working with Indigenous communities and youth to promote the forestry industry. The Candadian forestry industry is admired around the world for its environmental reputation.
Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP) is a process that engages community members in planning and implementing the long term vision for their community. It includes the development of objectives, goals and/or a plan of action to work towards fulfilling the vision.