A long time Mohawk activist is facing trial on two-year old charges stemming from an incident at the Canada-U.S. border that left her recovering in hospital from a heart attack.
First Nations communities in B.C. are facing “powerful forces” looking to “exploit the land for profit,” said veteran First Nations leader Grand Chief Stewart Phillip Thursday in a victory speech after retaining the post of president for the Union of BC Indian Chiefs during the organization’s annual general assembly.
By Noemi Lopinto APTN National News EDMONTON–An Alberta-based lawyer has launched a constitutional challenge against…
Some B.C. chiefs believe the Gordon Campbell government has opened the province for business and set it on a collision course with First Nations.
The area round the controversial Prosperity mine site was once a no-go zone for development. The provincial government put a stop to much smaller projects a few years ago citing concerns over fish habitat and First Nations rights.
Winnipeg is known as one of the most violent cities in Canada and candidates for municipal office are grappling with the soaring crime.
They are known as the High Arctic exiles. Now their sacrifice is being marked in the most Inuit way possible–through art.
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty says opposition from First Nations leaders won’t stop his government from pushing ahead with legislation to define which northern parts of the province can’t be mined.
The Alberta government’s special fund for cleaning orphaned tar sand sites is facing a multi-billion dollar shortfall, according to a new study.