Over 1,200 firefighters from across Canada have joined the battle against wildfires in Alberta.
The shift in the title from minister of Indian affairs to minister of Aboriginal affairs has already provoked some strong reactions.
Tyler St. Paul pleaded for help before he was found dead from a jail-house beating, according to a source from inside Manitoba’s Milner Ridge Institution.
The First Nations University of Canada has seen its share of controversy.
A group of students from Winnipeg are demanding their government take action over an important human rights issue.
As the residents of the Lesser Slave Lake area flee their homes and leave their communities behind, fire fighters from Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario are flying into northern Alberta.
-The Stephen Harper government’s decision to erase the word “Indian” and replace it with “Aboriginal” in the title for the minister and department responsible for dealing with Indigenous peoples is being called “disrespectful” by one of the oldest First Nations political organizations in Ontario.
The Stephen Harper government erasing the word “Indian” from the title of the federal department responsible for dealing with Canada’s Indigenous peoples.
Former Labrador Innu leader Peter Penashue was appointed minister of intergovernmental affairs by Prime Minister Stephen Harper who unveiled his the first cabinet of his new majority government Wednesday.