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First Nations say Trans Mountain review is rushed

VANCOUVER – It has been reported  that The National Energy Board will hear from 31 Indigenous groups and individuals  on… Read more »


Supreme Court Finds Government Does Not Have to Consult First Nations

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the federal government has no obligation to consult First Nations when drafting… Read more »

First Nations Consultation

Indigenous Soldier Database Lists Over 150,000 Names

Yann Castelnot is a former resident of Vimy, France, who immigrated to Canada 13 years ago. Over the past 20… Read more »


Tsuu T’ina Nation Hosting National Indigenous Cannabis & Hemp Conference

The Cannabis Act has created a monumental economic opportunity for Canada but it also brings unprecedented social and political concerns… Read more »

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Siksika Teen Crowned Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess

Astokomii Smith of the Siksika First Nation has been crowned 2019 Calgary Stampede First Nations Princess. The 19-year-old Astokomii, which… Read more »

Astokomii Smith of the Siksika First Nation

Appellate Court Delivers Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline Victory, Halts Expansion

  Approval of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion has been overturned on two counts by an Appellate Court ruling…. Read more »

Chief Rueben George of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. Photo courtesy of Nic Amaya/CBC

2018 Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly-Election for National Chief

The 2018 AFN Annual General Assembly was held on July 24 to July 26 at the Vancouver Convention Centre amid… Read more »


New Name Announced to Calgary Stampede Landmark

  “I really don’t like this word ‘Indians’,” expresses Siksika elder Rosalin Many Guns. She’s referring to the Calgary Stampede’s… Read more »

New name announced to Calgary Stampede Landmarka

Viu Honours First Nations Advocate With Honorary Degree

Gene Anne Joseph, the first librarian of First Nations heritage in BC, will receive Doctor of Laws at VIU’s June… Read more »


University of Saskatchewan Researchers Find Incidence of Epilepsy in Indigenous Population Double the National Average

  SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers have discovered that the incidence of epilepsy in the Canadian… Read more »