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.
The Alberta government’s special fund for cleaning orphaned tar sand sites is facing a multi-billion dollar shortfall, according to a new study.
Over 300 Innu from across Quebec and Labrador are heading home.
Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan says “Canada made a mistake” when Inuit families from Quebec and Nunavut were relocated to the High Arctic in the 1950s.
The woman charged in the drowning death of a 22-month-old foster child believes she should not face criminal prosecution because the incident was an accident, her lawyer says.
The B.C. Coroner’s Office is investigating the death of a seven-month old First Nations infant, RCMP said.
Six months after a promise in the Speech from the Throne and three years after it was adopted, First Nations leaders in Canada continue to call on the Stephen Harper government to sign the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.