Aboriginal Canadians

Métis Local 126 Planning of Local Activities

Canadian News

IFR Workwear provides a better option in safety and comfort

The AFN Bulletin December 2017 describes work achieved at the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly held Dec. 5 to 7 in Ottawa.

Canadian News

Let’s see a line in the sand for off-reserve taxation

<i>By Maurice Switzer</i><p>My grandfather, Moses Marsden, left Alderville Indian Reserve #37 in 1920 because he saw no future there for himself or his growing …

First Nations

Ottawa long way from restarting or scraping missing, murdered women inquiry: PM

The executive director of the national inquiry left last week<p>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is a long way from "starting over or …

Canadian News

LISTEN: German fascination with Indianer experience subject of new doc to air on CBC

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 12:31pm<p>“There’s this whole romanticized mythology surrounding Native people.”<p>By Brittney Pastion of …

Canadian News

Picture Butte RCMP – Charges laid in historical sex crimes investigation

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 3:21pm<p>"It is possible that other victims are out there."<p>RCMP in Picture Butte have laid charges against a 49-year-old …

Canadian News

What spiders can teach us about ecology

“Spiders are really powerful,” Frederick Andrew tells me. It’s a bright summer morning in Tulı́t'a, Northwest Territories. We’re standing at the side …

Northwest Territories

Battlefords RCMP searching for missing girl

Battlefords RCMP are searching for a missing girl.<p>Ysanne Du Plessis, 17, was last seen in Battleford, Sask. at around 10:30 p.m. CT on Jan. 3.<p><b>READ</b> …

Indigenous Peoples

Stanley Park Secrets

What do hidden treasure, a Scottish stonemason, and a pint of Guinness have in common? They’ve all played a role in making Stanley Park into an …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Trial hits snag in Regina before it starts

The trial of three men accused of first-degree murder and dismembering the body of the victim hit a snag even before it began in Regina’s Court of …

Canadian News

Dine Out Vancouver's World Chef Exchange builds culinary bridges

Gail JohnsonA cheap airplane ticket is what allowed Vancouver chef Andrea Carlson to check an item off her bucket list and travel to Japan last …


Treaty annuity case a 'historical landmark' for Ontario First Nations

Superior court decision allows hearings to be broadcast online<p>As a landmark case involving treaty annuities for Ontario First Nations continues in …

Canadian News

LKDSB only second school board in region to include an Indigenous student trustee

The Lambton Kent District School Board of trustees will grow by one next school year and become more culturally diverse in the process.

First Nations

Saskatchewan photographer’s Indigenous photo wins prestigious award

A shot from Melfort photographer, Melanie Gray, has taken home the Canadian Museum for Human Rights People’s Choice Award.<p>The photo depicts a powwow …

Canadian News

In Canadian news today, Jan. 17

Eight stories in the news for Wednesday, Jan. 17<p>———<p><b>CANADA, U.S. URGE CRACKDOWN ON NORTH KOREA</b><p>Canada and the U.S. led calls Tuesday for the global …


Take a break from the cold with Winterruption

• Andrea Ledding | January 17, 2018<p>Looking for something to break up the mid-January doldrums of winter?<p>Look no further than the third annual …

Canadian News

Liberals to invest $20 million to tackle sexual violence against Indigenous, LGBT, immigrant populations

The Liberal government is announcing $20 million in funding for organizations to support what it calls "underserved" survivors of sexual …

Nova Scotia

Uninformed, offensive, disrespectful: Alberta MLA’s attitude on First Nations—"these people"

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 9:29am<p>Chief Tony Alexis (File photo)<p>“In today’s day, you cannot carry on with that kind of mindset where you disregard …

Canadian News

Team Trudeau to unveil plan to boost oversight of Canadian companies operating abroad

Champagne to share details of new corporate responsibility watchdog — Joly to take on harassment in cultural sector in Toronto — More closed-door …


Groups express serious concerns over proposed 10-year re-licensing of Chalk River Laboratories

Chalk River Nuclear Plant<p>The Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council, the Anishinabek Nation, Ottawa Riverkeeper, the Concerned Citizens of …

First Nations

Sask. First Nation says it's ready to challenge province's pot jurisdiction

Some First Nation communities that were left off Saskatchewan's list of places eligible for a cannabis retail store say they may open stores anyway, …

Cannabis Industry

Indigenous students spend day at U of S

Over 160 First Nations, Metis and Inuit students from across the province were welcomed to the University of Saskatchewan for the third annual …

Canadian News

Casual Cleaners

Rainbow District School Board invites applications for Casual Cleaners to work in schools in Espanola and on Manitoulin Island. The ability to work …

First Nations

MMIWG inquiry a 'mess' from the start, says Cree/Métis advocate

Now that the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls <b>has lost its second executive director</b>, calls to scrap the process …

Canadian News

Save the Date for Have A Heart Day

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 8:04am<p>Have a Heart Day. Photo courtesy of First Nations Child and Family Caring Society<p>First Nations children need …

Canadian News

Ontario judge rules Fort William sanatorium not a residential school

Application sought to include sanatorium survivors in residential school settlement compensation<p>The family of an 84-year-old Indigenous woman who …


Mi'kmaw Friendship Centre wants your ideas for its long-awaited new building

The Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Halifax is drumming up funds and ideas for a new 70,000-square-foot building down the street from its …

Nova Scotia

Woman at centre of social media storm says no one told her how to dress

'I think that it was definitely taken out of context and people are jumping to conclusions'<p>The woman at the centre of a social media storm …

Northern Canada

Cellphones left on seats or consoles could result in distracted driving tickets

Drivers in the province are being advised to take extra care with their phones to avoid distracted driving charges.<p>Prince Albert motorist, Kent …

Canadian News

Canada's solitary confinement practices unconstitutional -judge

© Reuters. Canada's solitary confinement practices unconstitutional -judge<p>By Anna Mehler Paperny<p>TORONTO, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Canada's use of solitary …

Ralph Goodale