Flooding forced a dramatic helicopter evacuation this weekend of about 100 people from a remote First Nations community in British Columbia.
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has over the past 15 years consistently raised objections to Taskeo Mine Inc’s controversial Prosperity gold and copper project in British Columbia’s interior, documents provided to APTN National News show.
An elite British Columbia private school is facing a human rights complaint from an Indian residential school survivor who alleges the institution did little after she faced a racist barrage from a manager who said “all Indians are dirty filthy pigs.”
Hundreds gathered in the shadow of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill Thursday, waving flags and placards, drumming and dancing, in one of the largest rallies this year by First Nations people who came from as far away as New Brunswick to demand federal politicians reverse the dismal quality of education on reserves.
A Northern Manitoba family who lost their son to a hunting accident involving an unregistered rifle says the federal government should still scrap the long gun registry.
Conservative Senator Patrick has turned to YouTube as a megaphone for his call to freeze any additional funding to Indian Affairs and Aboriginal organizations until there is a full accounting of how their current spending impacts ordinary Aboriginal people.
Canada desperately needs to invest in Aboriginal education to balance off its looming labour shortage and maintain key social programs like national health care into the future, says Assembly of First Nations national chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo.
Churchill NDP MP Niki Ashton is facing pressure from her First Nations constituents to break ranks with her party and side with the Conservative government on a vote to scrap the controversial gun registry.
The two Toronto police officers involved in the 2008 shooting a 28-year-old First Nations man are scheduled to testify Tuesday at thecoroner’s inquest looking into the death.