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Gathered in assembly, the Chiefs of the AFNQL reiterate that First Nations are sovereign and that other governments should not impose on them laws that are not their own. They also stress that First Nations police forces have full jurisdiction over...

09:59
Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA) Locals from throughout Northeastern Alberta are rallying against efforts being made by some individuals to create self-styled 'Métis Community Associations.' Within Region 1 (Northeastern...

09:45
Canada's Procurement Ombudsman will host the second Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit on March 4, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario. The Summit is being organized to increase the diversity of federal government suppliers. Now in its second year,...

09:14
Native American Hemp LLC (NAH) announces the 2020 Oklahoma Hemp Summit in partnership with the Absentee Shawnee Economic Development Authority.  The Summit takes place at 2029 James L. Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK 74801 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on...


25 february 2020

16:05
Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E), a subsidiary of Oklahoma City-based OGE Energy Corp. , announced today that it will expand its renewable energy portfolio with the construction of two, 5-megawatt (MW) universal solar energy centers in southeast...

07:50
Nearly a quarter of businesses say they have already been negatively affected by the ongoing rail blockades, while another 48 per cent expect they will feel the impacts soon, according to preliminary data from a new survey by the Canadian Federation...


24 february 2020

17:56
The Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (Commission, CER) will hear oral Indigenous knowledge on an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) to build and operate approximately 85 kilometres of natural gas pipeline in central Alberta....

13:15
The following is being issued by Prime Clerk. What is this about? Purdue Pharma L.P., a U.S. limited partnership, its general partner and its subsidiaries, including Imbrium Therapeutics L.P., Adlon Therapeutics L.P., Greenfield BioVentures L.P.,...

12:51
A pro-resource sector community group is cautioning Canadians not to celebrate yesterday's withdrawal by Teck of its $20-billion proposed Frontier oil sands project. "Let's be very clear. Teck's withdrawal of its project...

07:00
Note: All times local   Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister will convene the Incident Response Group to discuss the current blockades. Closed to media. 2:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will attend Question Period. 7:00 p.m. The Prime Minister will...


23 february 2020

22:42
The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) has issued a statement of solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en Nation. CCEDNet is a national association of community groups, co-operatives, social enterprises and individuals that promotes...


21 february 2020

16:34
With a top sponsorship and significant speaking responsibilities, Jamul Indian Village (JIV) will have a major role at the upcoming Tribal Game Protection Network's (TGPN) 2020 Women in Tribal Gaming Symposium.  The event will take place February...

14:27
The Government of Canada is committed to protecting and conserving nature and wildlife. They are an important legacy for our kids and grandkids. Canada's Southern Mountain Caribou are an iconic species and are vital to Indigenous Peoples in British...

13:00
There is a special place in the Peace River Region of Northeast BC where two ancient mountains rise up and stand together on the horizon.  Known locally as the Twin Sisters, these mountains have always been a sacred place for indigenous peoples in...

12:30
The Government of Canada is committed to growing the economy, creating middle-class jobs and keeping Canada competitive. That is why the Government introduced the Innovation Superclusters Initiative, which brings together small, medium-sized and...

11:57
Climate change is the defining environmental challenge of our time, and youth are leading the charge toward a cleaner future. Today, at the Thunder Bay Science Festival, the Minister of Health, Patty Hajdu, on behalf of the Minister of Environment...

09:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make an announcement with three B.C. cabinet ministers: Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural...


20 february 2020

17:37
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, will make an announcement with three B.C. cabinet ministers: Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural...

15:17
Making strategic investments in infrastructure projects that meet the specific needs of rural and northern communities is key to building stronger and more inclusive communities where everyone can succeed. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for...

14:25
Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and minister responsible for Parks Canada, Jonathan Wilkinson, and the President of Inuit Heritage Trust, Pamela Gross, announced the results from Parks Canada's Underwater Archeology Team's 2019...

14:15
In one of the largest, most complex underwater archeological undertakings in Canadian history, Parks Canada and Inuit are working in collaboration to explore the wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror ? the storied ships of the 1845 Franklin Expedition...

14:15
In one of the largest, most complex underwater archeological undertakings in Canadian history, Parks Canada and Inuit are working in collaboration to explore the wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror ? the storied ships of the 1845 Franklin Expedition...

09:00
Protecting nature is vital to our health, well-being, and our efforts to combat climate change. That's why the Government of Canada is working closely with provinces, territories, Indigenous Peoples and others to double the amount of nature protected...

09:00
Protecting nature is vital to our health, well-being, and our efforts to combat climate change. That's why the Government of Canada is working closely with provinces, territories, Indigenous Peoples and others to double the amount of nature protected...


17 february 2020

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The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed West Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project, located 375 kilometres offshore, northeast of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador....

10:21
Québec Premier François Legault and Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and Chairman of the Cree Nation Government, Dr. Abel Bosum, officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding on collaborative, long-term, balanced...


16 february 2020

18:10
As of Sunday, February 16, 5 pm, please be advised that VIA Rail's services are still cancelled with the exception of Sudbury-White River (CP Rail) and Churchill-The Pas (Hudson Bay Railway), until further notice. Passengers holding a ticket for...


14 february 2020

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The Métis Nation Minister of Veterans Affairs David Chartrand will be honouring Métis veteran of the Second World War at a ceremony in Midland, ON. The ceremony will include the presentation of a $20,000 cheque to the veteran under the terms of the...

07:00
Today, Hydro One announced it is returning as the presenting sponsor of the 49th Little Native Hockey League tournament. To mark the 30-day countdown to the event, Hydro One and Nipissing First Nation are encouraging teams to enter into the "Win As...

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Western Canada's marine and waterfront industry is urgently calling on the Federal and Provincial Governments to redouble efforts to lead the de-escalation of tensions and removal of blockades which are inhibiting the safety of our highly skilled...


13 february 2020

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The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, issued the following statement today: "As the Prime Minister said, "The freedom of expression is an important democratic right, but these activities must respect the court decisions and the...

19:33
The Government of Canada and First Nations communities are working in partnership to improve water infrastructure on reserves and support access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water. Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous...

18:08
The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is shocked and appalled to learn that the Government of Alberta has decided to conduct Crown consultations with the Fort McKay Métis Community Association (FMMCA) as the purported representative of a rights-bearing...

13:00
Northern communities are feeling the dramatic impacts of climate change in their everyday lives and Inuit youth are taking a leading role in the future and their environment.  In Arviat, Nunavut, with a predominantly Inuit population of just over...


12 february 2020

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As a recognized leader in conservation, Parks Canada has made lasting contributions to wildlife conservation for over a century, including the recovery of species at risk such as the wood bison. The Honourable Jonathan...

12:00
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has filed a federal class action lawsuit to seek damages and justice for the thousands of First Nations children and families that have been discriminated against by Canada's child welfare system that incentivized...

12:00
The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services will visit Lac Seul First Nation to celebrate the grand opening of a new water treatment plant. Date:  February 13, 2020Time: 10:00 am (CST) Where: Brian Brisket Memorial ComplexLac Seul,...

09:52
On the occasion of the Special Commission on the Rights of Children and Youth Protection (Laurent Commission), the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) and the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission...

09:15
This week in Washington, DC, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) President Fawn Sharp delivered a State of Indian Nations speech to Members of Congress, Tribal Leaders and citizens, and the American public. In brief, President Sharp's...

07:00
Protests are taking place across the country as certain members of First Nations express their opposition to the Coastal GasLink energy project in British Columbia. Yet according to Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, we must...


11 february 2020

10:00
Today, a symposium brought together women from across the Government of Canada working in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields to recognize their contributions to science and technology. The National Research Council of...


10 february 2020

17:13
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the situation in Wet'suwet'en Nation territory and the arrests by the RCMP: "People should never be criminalized for standing up for their lands....

17:12
Climate change is one of the defining environmental challenges of our time, and youth are among those leading the charge toward a cleaner future. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson,...

15:30
Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, announced a contribution of $13,500 through the Commemorative Partnership Program to the Comox Valley Airport Commission in support of...

10:46
The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) and APTN are pleased to announce Damian Frazee as the fourth recipient of the Indigenous Investigative Journalism Fellowship. This fellowship provides a 12-week, paid placement with APTN Investigates in...

09:13
The Métis Nation Minister of Veterans Affairs David Chartrand will be honouring two Métis veterans of the Second World War at ceremonies in Burnaby, BC. The ceremonies will include the presentation of a $20,000 cheque to each of the veterans under...

09:00
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce funding in support of a commemorative project that honours the history of Indigenous Peoples in the Canadian Armed Forces....


7 february 2020

14:00
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, will announce funding in support of a commemorative project that honours the history of Indigenous Peoples in the Canadian Armed Forces....

12:01
With a new year ahead of us and recent court decisions announced, the Trans Mountain Expansion Project is accelerating. Work is well underway with pipe in the ground and terminal construction in Alberta, and significant work ongoing at the Burnaby...

08:42
Several Via Rail trains between Montreal and Toronto were prevented from departing this evening after anti-pipeline activists used a vehicle to block the rail line at a level crossing near Belleville, ON. One passenger aboard one of the trains...

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