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Indigenous non-profit looks to acquire ownership of Trans Mountain Pipeline

Indigenous non-profit looks to acquire ownership of Trans Mountain Pipeline

CALGARY — A new Indigenous non-profit organization is seeking an ownership stake in the Trans Mountain Pipeline, saying its aim is to make sure communities along the pipeline's route receive its benefits directly.
Ottawa inks deal to share more residential school records with reconciliation centre

Ottawa inks deal to share more residential school records with reconciliation centre

OTTAWA — Canada's Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller announced Thursday Ottawa has entered into an agreement with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation to hand over thousands more records on residential schools that the federa
New corporation gives Métis settlements ‘bigger bang for the buck’ in pursuit of economic opportunities

New corporation gives Métis settlements ‘bigger bang for the buck’ in pursuit of economic opportunities

Métis Settlements Development Corporation is tasked with forming the Métis Settlements Limited Partnership (MSLP), which will allow from two to all eight Métis settlements to work together to economically benefit their communities.
Rising star Crystle Lightning is set to tour the U.S. with her hit musical “Bear Grease”

Rising star Crystle Lightning is set to tour the U.S. with her hit musical “Bear Grease”

Maskekosak (Enoch Cree Nation) actress carrying on her family's dynasty.
Siksika Members Flex Their IT Muscles

Siksika Members Flex Their IT Muscles

“The digital divide is very real for First Nations. It’s something we face every day,” ~ David Panther Bone, Siksika Health IT department employee.
New TV business competition invites Indigenous entrepreneurs into the 'Bears' Lair'

New TV business competition invites Indigenous entrepreneurs into the 'Bears' Lair'

VANCOUVER — A new reality show is inviting Indigenous entrepreneurs to pitch their businesses to a group of sharp-toothed investors.
Indigenous inmates face high rates of COVID-19 in federal prisons

Indigenous inmates face high rates of COVID-19 in federal prisons

OTTAWA — Indigenous federal inmates are infected with COVID-19 at disproportionately high rates. Correctional Service Canada said Wednesday that as of Jan. 10, there are 207 active COVID-19 cases among inmates in federal penitentiaries.
Court finds Métis Nation of Alberta not the lone voice for off-settlement Métis, sides with province

Court finds Métis Nation of Alberta not the lone voice for off-settlement Métis, sides with province

"The requested declaratory relief (by MNA) requesting Alberta to continue negotiations … is coercive in nature as it seeks to compel Alberta to enter a negotiation process,” ~ wrote Justice Bernette Ho.
Indigenous mentoring event to include Starbucks career information

Indigenous mentoring event to include Starbucks career information

Indigenous and non-Indigenous employees will share personal stories and offer advice on how to succeed in the working world.
Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations announces 2022 Grand Chief

Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations announces 2022 Grand Chief

Chief George Arcand Jr., current chief of Alexander First Nation and former CEO for Fort McKay First Nation, is the new Grand Chief.