As the Dakota in Manitoba continue their fight against the provincial government to sell cheap cigarettes, they also continue to claim their tribe is a sovereign nation.
Duncan ducks questions as corruption allegations swirl around residential school compensation payouts
Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan avoided questions Tuesday on an issue that threatens to derail the multi-billion dollar residential school settlement agreement over corruption allegations against lawyers handling thousands of claims.
When he visits, what will Minister Duncan tell Darnell Harper, 12, who fetches water for his family every day at 5 a.m.?
While not having enough homes to go around is a problem for many, there are communities that have unfinished homes.
An agreement to support and improve the academic success of First Nation students in Quebec was signed in the Abernaki First Nation of Odanak Friday.
The head of Canada’s largest and most influential First Nations organization is demanding Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver meet with chiefs before implementing the Conservative government’s “unlawful and unconstitutional” planned changes to the environmental reviews of industrial projects.
Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan said Friday he’d work with Terry Nelson if the former Ojibway chief, who recently made headlines by courting Iran and forging ties to the Muslim community, becomes the next national chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan is “hiding behind his staffers” and “ducking” questions on his relationship to Bruce Carson, a former aide to Prime Minister Stephen Harper currently under an RCMP investigation, the NDP said Wednesday.
The Lobbying Commissioner’s office is probing Bruce Carson’s claim he could use his connections with Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan to land deals for an Ottawa-based water company, APTN National News has learned.
Opposition MPs said Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan seemed “tired” in an appearance before a parliamentary committee Tuesday that left them wondering if he’s still up to the job of leading a sprawling and complex department.