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8 august 2023

15:48
The government of Canada's commitment to create a comprehensive, coordinated clean electricity strategy is an important step in providing Canadians with clean, reliable and affordable energy for generations to come. The development of this strategy...

14:00
Please be advised that the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, PrairiesCan and CanNor, and the Honourable John Streicker, Minister of Tourism and Culture for the Government of Yukon, will make a joint announcement tomorrow on behalf...

11:05
Parks Canada, the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, along with representatives from Ta'an Kwäch'än Council, will commemorate the historic significance of T'äw Tà'är National Historic Site of Canada, with a plaque unveiling. A meeting...

11:00
In cooperation with Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), RCMP members are attending select Indigenous Communities throughout Ontario this summer where they will participate in the Treaty payment process. In consultation with treaty communities across...

08:27
August marks Children's Eye Health and Safety Month, and as good vision is significantly important for a child's growth and well-being, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) wants to raise awareness about the importance of eye exams and...

08:10
As the world readies to honor the wonders of Indigenous culture, tradition, and heritage on August 9 ? also...


5 august 2023

14:30
Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust, in partnership with the Moose River Heritage and Hospitality Association and the Moose Cree First Nation, unveiled a new provincial plaque commemorating the long history of what is today known as Moose Factory. The...


4 august 2023

15:44
Six Nations of the Grand River, ON - Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) and the Indigenous Ontario Championship (IOC) met on the greens of the Monthill Golf & Country Club this week to sign a partnership agreement alongside Golf Ontario, formalizing...

12:40
Individuals, families, and Elders belonging to the Squamish Nation will soon be able to access more affordable housing options, as construction is underway on 95 new homes....

09:30
Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQI+ communities face discrimination, violence, and barriers, which prevent them from participating in economic, social, and political aspects of life. Supporting organizations that represent these communities helps...


3 august 2023

12:39
The Government of Québec supports the leadership of the First Nations and Inuit in the climate transition. The Minister of the Environment, the Fight against Climate Change, Wildlife and Parks and Minister Responsible for the Laurentides Region,...

12:05
Newfoundland-based, Miawpukek Horizon Maritime Services (Miawpukek Horizon) and green energy developer, EverWind Fuels (EverWind) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the development of a green fuel transshipment corridor...

11:37
A maximum grant of $1,461,550 has been awarded to the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach, located near the municipality of Schefferville on the Côte-Nord, to continue its contribution to the protection of wildlife. The Minister of the Environment, the...

10:00
The Intertribal Timber Council (ITC) announces the fourth independent report on the status of Indian forests and forestry, which found that these forests continue to receive only a fraction of the funding provided to public and private forests. The...


2 august 2023

13:57
Montana's Indian Country is a scenic, sacred, and storied destination that's home to 12 tribes, each with distinctive cultures, histories, languages, and traditions that have shaped the land for generations. This fall, a series of exciting events...

12:36
Today, Felix Thomas, Chief of the Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced the settlement agreement regarding the Kinistin Saulteaux Nation Treaty 4 Agricultural Benefits...

10:00
The Southwestern Association for American Indian Arts (SWAIA) is proud to announce the launch of the first annual Santa Fe Indigenous Fashion Week? May 2, through May 5, 2024, in Santa Fe, New Mexico....

09:17
Adventus Mining Corporation ("Adventus")  and Salazar Resources Limited ("Salazar")   (collectively the "Participants") would like to provide an update on a writ issued by the Constitutional Court of Ecuador ("Constitutional Court") on August 1,...

09:01
EMP Metals Corp. ("EMP" or the "Company") is pleased to announce a research collaboration with the University of Regina focused on tracing the source of lithium in subsurface waters within the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin ? a 1.4 million...

09:00
The Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, will join the Honourable Betty Nippi-Albright, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Saskatoon Centre, and Chief Felix Thomas of the Kinistin Saulteaux Nation in celebrating...

08:49
Today, the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) announced that the organizations have entered a memorandum of agreement (MOA), based on a mutual...


1 august 2023

15:03
Today, Chief Edwin Ananas of the Beardy's and Okemasis' First Nation; Chief Jack Rayne of the Big River First Nation; Chief Tyson Bear of the Flying Dust First Nation; Chief Greg Desjarlais of the Frog Lake First Nation; Chief Trevor John of the...

12:23
Today, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, and Tracy Cardinal, Vice President of the Canadian Native Friendship Centre (CNFC), announced a federal investment of more than $1.1...

12:00
In a call for the...

10:17
The Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, will join the Honourable Betty Nippi-Albright, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Saskatoon Centre, and Chief Felix Thomas of the Kinistin Saulteaux Nation in celebrating...

10:00
National historic designations encourage us to acknowledge the full scope of our shared history, both the triumphs and the struggles that define the story of Canada, and help us reflect on how to build a more inclusive society for present and future...

09:00
The Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, will join Chiefs and members of the communities of a number of Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 First Nations to celebrate settlement agreements regarding Treaty Salaries Specific...

08:03
Alliance for Tribal Clean Energy, an Indigenous-led...


31 july 2023

17:04
Hydro One Inc. (Hydro One) with the support of nine First Nation partners, announced today that it has filed an application with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to build and operate the Waasigan Transmission Line. The $1.2 billion infrastructure...

16:47
Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, Diane Archie, N.W.T Minister of Infrastructure, on behalf of Caroline Wawzonek,N.W.T. Minister of Finance, and Duane Smith, Chair and CEO of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation,...

16:30
Crown?Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and Whitecap Dakota Nation Today, Chief Darcy Bear of Whitecap Dakota Nation, community members and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, attended a ceremony...

14:10
Representatives of The Future of STEM Scholars Initiative (FOSSI) today welcomed 132 new scholarship recipients from 26 states across the nation. The students will begin school at 26 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) this Fall and...

12:19
The Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, will join Chiefs and members of the communities of a number of Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 First Nations to celebrate settlement agreements regarding Treaty Salaries Specific...

12:08
Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull Bay First Nation) (KZA) has publicly affirmed its resolve to protect its treaty rights against unconstitutional mining claim registration. In recent weeks, there has been a rush of new mining claim registration in...

10:00
The Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, will join Chief Darcy Bear of the Whitecap Dakota Nation and community members at a ceremony to celebrate A Self-Government Treaty Recognizing the Whitecap Dakota Nation /...


28 july 2023

18:10
The Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister...

18:05
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls highlighted the underlying systemic causes of ongoing violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. The COVID-19 pandemic also created unprecedented...

16:00
The second annual Seventh Generation Culture Camp, an immersive land-based camp for Mi'kmaq youth, will begin at the Beaubassin Research Station near Aulac, New Brunswick, next week. This week-long camp is open to youth between the ages of 13 and 15...

12:45
Today, Tracey Woods, Chief of the Gitanmaax Band, and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown?Indigenous Relations, announced the settlement agreement regarding the Gitanmaax Band's Surrender of 36 acres of Indian Reserve No. 1 Specific...


27 july 2023

21:10
The Minister of Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu, issued the following statement today: "For too long, First Nations children and families were harmed due to the underfunding of Child and Family Services by Canada. Although nothing can make up for...

16:24
The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) welcomes all new Federal Ministers appointed to Cabinet. The MNO especially thanks the Honourable Marc Miller for his hard work during his tenure as Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations....

12:56
Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation ("AIOC") is providing a $103 million loan guarantee for five Indigenous communities to acquire, collectively through a newly formed entity called Northern Lakeland Indigenous Alliance ("NLIA"),...

10:18
Wolf Midstream Canada LP (Wolf Midstream or Wolf) and Northern Lakeland Indigenous Alliance (NLIA) are pleased to announce that they have closed upon a subscription agreement whereby a group of five Alberta-based First Nations and Métis Settlements...


26 july 2023

14:44
Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak (LFMO) looks forward to working alongside the 29th Parliament and thanks former Ministers for their collaboration. LFMO also looks forward to working with key cabinet members in advancing the priority areas as detailed...

13:31
In response to the federal cabinet shuffle, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) would like to remind Justin Trudeau's government of the importance of continuing to advance certain crucial files, such as First Nations police...

11:00
Under the slogan "Never Without Our Pride" and only a few days away from the beginning of the Fierté Montréal Festival's 17th edition presented by TD in collaboration with Loto-Québec, Fierté Montréal invited local and visiting 2SLGBTQIA+ communities...

09:00
The Gitanmaax Band Council is pleased to announce the settlement of a specific claim originally filed with Canada in 2001. The claim involved breaches of Canada's legal obligations to Gitanmaax in the surrender, or transfer, of approximately 36 acres...

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Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of all undergraduates received some type of financial aid in the 2019-20 academic year, according to data from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) released today by the National Center for Education...


25 july 2023

14:00
Tickets are on sale for scenic flights from the new Puyallup Tribal Air Terminal with Kenmore Air on Ruston Way in Tacoma. The first public flights are scheduled to take off on Friday, Aug. 11. They will take off and land from a new seaplane dock...

10:00
The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA), the non-profit that produces the annual Santa Fe Indian Market, is pleased to announce the launch of the Get Indigenous Film Festival (GIFF). The inaugural Native American and Indigenous film...