Highlights / Mi’kmaq First Nation

Politics, Society

Fisheries minister opens door to creating a First Nations fishing authority

In what appears to be an attempt to tamp down temperatures on Canada’s East Coast, Fisheries and Oceans Minister Bernadette Jordan opened the door Thursday to creating a First Nations fishing authority. “That plan is with the chiefs now,” Jordan »

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Canadian Coast Guard partners with Mi’kmaq to rename icebreaker

The federal government has partnered with Indigenous communities in Atlantic Canada to find a new name for a Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker named after a controversial 18th century British military officer who offered a bounty for the scalps of Mi’kmaq »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Indigenous, International, Society

A Cape Breton First Nation and an aquaculture giant gear for success

Did you hear the one about the little First Nation that really–REALLY–could, just like that famous little steam engine? In a story that continues to unfold–as well as amaze and impress–the We’koqma’q First Nation in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and »