First Nations

Racist Canadian laws united Chinese men and First Nations women

Jenna Tickell remembers five ladies running down the stairs toward Lillian Dyck, after the senator finished speaking at a Luther College event in …

Indigenous Peoples

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 …

Aboriginal Canadians

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.

Aboriginal Canadians

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, …

Aboriginal Canadians

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 …

Aboriginal Canadians

Duck Bay shooting suspect arrested

A Dauphin man has been arrested in connection to a shooting incident that happened in Duck Bay last month.<p>RCMP said they received a report on …

Policing

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 …

Canada

Concerned citizens march through downtown Ottawa for nuclear safety

Chalk River Nuclear Plant<p>Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’, a private consortium, is proposing to permanently store nuclear waste near the Ottawa River …

Aboriginal Canadians

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 …

Aboriginal Canadians

FSIN intervenes in Misikew SCC case

• EFN Staff | January 16, 2018<p>The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) intervened in the case regarding Courtoreille v. Canada (Mikisew …

Aboriginal Canadians

24 works of Canadian fiction to watch for in the first half of 2018

Mark your calendars! These fine works of fiction are coming to a bookshelf soon near you.<p><b>The Boat People by Sharon Bala</b><p>Sharon Bala is the author of …

Books

Saskatchewan First Nation in mourning after two teens die by suicide

A small northern Saskatchewan First Nation is once again in mourning after two teenagers killed themselves in recent weeks.<p>The suicides in Fond du Lac came as the community recovers from a Dec. 13 plane crash that led to the death of 19-year-old Arson Fern Jr.<p>Chief Bobby Cameron of the Federation …

Canada

In Canada, Hunting and Preserving an Indigenous Way of Life

MANIWAKI, Quebec — When the Algonquin chef Cezin Nottaway was 5 years old, her mother taught her how to kill and skin a beaver with her bare hands. The little girl also learned how to snare a rabbit and to draw a moose out of the forest by emulating its haunting grunt.<p>“We were using local …

Indigenous Peoples

Discussion continue with First Nations Mental Wellness in northern Ontario

Long Lake #58’s Judy Desmoulin and about 35 other First Nation representatives learned about some practical ways to deliver and use the First Nations …

Aboriginal Canadians

Media requests cameras in courtroom for Stanley trial

A Battlefords judge has reserved a decision about whether to allow cameras in the courtroom during portions of the murder trial of Gerald Stanley.<p>A …

Saskatoon

Assembly of First Nations

January 15, 2018<p>(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Government of Canada must work with survivors …

Aboriginal Canadians

Dauphin man facing gun charges

A Dauphin man has been arrested in relation to a shooting incident in Duck Bay in December.<p>Last Thursday, Winnipegosis RCMP, with the help of Dauphin …

Crime

Canada's top court dives deep into duty to consult issue

<i>Annette Francis</i> <i><br>APTN News</i><br>The Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments Monday that may change the way laws are made if the court agrees governments are …

Alberta

Lobby wrap: Ex-PC staffer to lobby on tax exemptions for charitable cryptocurrency donations

Business is returning to normal at the lobby registry, with 51 new registrations posted last week – up from 11 filings posted the week before. Among …

Alberta

First Nations leaders cautiously optimistic about federal dollars for on-reserve policing

• EFN Staff | January 15, 2018<p>Policing on First Nations communities will be receiving $291.2 million, starting in 2018–2019 according a recent …

Aboriginal Canadians

Communications Officer

REPORTING TO: Senior Communications Officer<p>DEPARTMENT/UNIT: Policy and Communications<p>STATUS (i.e. Full-time): Full-time (2 Year Term)<p>LOCATION: …

Aboriginal Canadians

Alberta MLA apologizes for saying 'these people don't traditionally vote' about Indigenous constituents

A United Conservative Party MLA from southern Alberta apologized Tuesday after referring to Indigenous constituents as "these people" who don't …

Canada

First Nation, Second Nation: A discussion about the state of Indigenous people in Canada today - Home | Ideas with Paul Kennedy

The discussion about Canada's Indigenous peoples has been going on since Europeans first arrived here. Who they are, and how Indigenous and …

Aboriginal Canadians

New program offers diet and nutritional information to Sask. First Nations free of charge

A new program aimed at providing dietitian services to Saskatchewan First Nations launched this month.<p>The three-month initiative will give people on …

Aboriginal Canadians

Indigenous chef visiting Maskwacis explores reconciliation through food

Rich Francis chose Alberta community as one of 5 locations for his show Red Chef Revival<p>A well-known Indigenous chef making an episode of a travel …

Aboriginal Canadians

Eagles put on a show in Nova Scotia community as they descend onto chicken farms

SHEFFIELD MILLS, N.S.—Dozens of eagles dot the branches of tall trees overlooking a snow-covered Nova Scotia farm field, a bitter wind cutting …

Atlantic Canada

‘Please don’t force us into a real nation-to-nation relationship with First Nations’: feds

Ottawa is set to fight a Supreme Court appeal that would force the country to consult with First Nations when drafting laws that deal with …

Satire

Free Press Head Start for Jan. 15

What’s happening today<p>Cooper Nemeth<p><b>Scheduled for sentencing:</b> Nicholas Bell-Wright is set to be sentenced today for second-degree murder in the death …

Alberta

New deal between Yukon government, Teslin Tlingit Council

Monday is the first day of a five-day study to look at Riverdale traffic with a designated bus lane.<p>Yukon's Chief medical Officer of Health says …

Yukon Territory

St. Anne's residential school survivors want mediation, say Ottawa keeps fighting claims

Ottawa has gone to court to stop reopening of more residential school cases<p>Survivors from an Indian residential school that used a homemade electric …

Aboriginal Canadians