Highlights / Chief Perry Bellegarde

Indigenous, Society

Charges dropped against First Nations chief involved in violent arrest

A confrontation that ended with the violent arrest of a northern Alberta First Nations chief by an array of RCMP officers in the early morning hours in a parking lot in the town of Fort McMurray in March took another »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous, Politics

First Nations to rely on tradition and custom to bridge divisions over pipelines: national chief

Canadian Indigenous communities will use the power of tradition, prayer and ceremony to heal a rift among First Nations chiefs over support for two controversial pipelines approved by the federal government this past week, says Assembly of First Nations national »

Economy, Indigenous, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics, Society

Not surprisingly, new budget has its detractors

Politicians of all stripes have kicked things into high gear in the wake of the governing Liberal Party’s maiden federal budget announced on Tuesday. The budget outlined plans to spend billions on infrastructure projects, a new child-care benefit, tax cuts »