@*@ Archive
Highlights/Indigenous

Economy, Indigenous, Politics

Indigenous leaders boycott premier’s gathering

Indigenous leaders, for the second year in a row, will not attend the Premier’s meeting that gets underway tomorrow in Saint Andrew’s New Brunswick. “We are not just another special interest group” “An effective process for intergovernmental participation must reflect» 

Indigenous

Inuit leaders meeting in Alaska seek greater voice in governance

As dozens of Inuit leaders from Greenland, Canada, the United States and Russia gather in Alaska this week, they will look at strategies to get a greater voice for the Arctic Indigenous group in international and local governance, says Canadian» 

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Teepee Justice Camps growing in Saskatchewan

Teeppee Justice Camp members say they are not going anywhere, despite the police having dismantled their camp near the provincial legislature in Regina, once already. Justice for our Stolen Children The Justice For Our Stolen Children camp at Wascana Park in Regina» 

Indigenous

Canada moves to recognize NunatuKavut in southern Labrador

The NunatuKavut community in southern and central Labrador is entering into talks with the federal government to negotiate an agreement on Indigenous rights and self-determination, as Ottawa moves to formally recognize the Inuit group, Indigenous and federal officials announced Thursday.» 

Economy, Indigenous, Society

Greyhound pulling out of western Canada

Greyhound Canada is ending its bus service in the western provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba for passengers and freight on October 31st. In west-coast British Columbia, all but one route will be cancelled on the same day. The announcement» 

Indigenous, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Nunavut Day celebrations include Facebook beginning

Nunavut Day is being honoured and celebrated on this 25th anniversary today. July 9th commemorates the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement and the Nunavut Act, passed on this day in 1993. They laid the groundwork for the territory’s eventual separation from» 

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Canada History: July 11, 1990, the crisis and death at Oka

Quebec provincial pollce officer killed during attack It was a conflict –a land dispute-that had its origins as far back as the early 1700’s. It reached a boiling point and international headlines on this day, July 11, 1990. That was» 

Indigenous

Visit an Arctic College class in Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut – Eye on the Arctic video archive

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from around the North. In today’s instalment, a video from our documentary archive. Ever wondered what goes on in one of Nunavut’s Arctic college learning centres? While many people are aware» 

Environment, Indigenous, Internet, Science and Technology

Expedition sets sail to study seamounts off British Columbia coast

An expedition team comprised of four groups – the Haida Nation, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Oceana Canada, and Ocean Networks Canada – set sail Thursday to explore seamounts (underwater mountains) near the islands of Haida Gwaii in the northeast Pacific» 

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Another resignation from troubled inquiry into Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The MMIW as it’s known, was announced by the Trudeau government in 2015 to examine the causes of violence against aboriginal women resulting in disproportionately high numbers of murders and persons listed as missing from aboriginal communities.. However, from the»