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News by subject: NTA

31 july 2023

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...

00:01
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
Raven Indigenous Capital Partners announced today an investment into Tribal Diagnostics, a Native American-owned high complexity medical diagnostics laboratory serving medical providers in and around Indian Country. The USD $3.2 million investment...

10:00
The First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba (FNHSSM), Mustimuhw Information Solutions Inc. (Mustimuhw) and Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) proudly announce the launch of PrescribeIT® at Sagkeeng Health Centre in Manitoba. ...

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...


24 july 2023

15:10
Wahed, the leading Islamic digital investment platform, is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with iWaqf, a UK registered Charity to launch a dedicated Waqf (Islamic endowment) feature....

13:17
The Tahltan Central Government has provided notice to Doubleview Gold Corporation ("Doubleview") that the Tahltan Nation opposes Doubleview's continued operations at the company's Hat Property located to the northwest of Telegraph Creek within an...

08:30
Today TD Bank Group (TD) and AFOA Canada are pleased to announce the 25 recipients of the TD Scholarship for Indigenous Peoples. This inaugural roster of successful applicants includes students from communities coast to coast. "We are proud to...


21 july 2023

20:00
Today, the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible...

19:50
Calgary has been chosen to host the 2027 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) ? the largest multi-sport and culture event for Indigenous youth on Turtle Island. The Games, which take place every four years, will be returning to their roots, having...

16:33
In The Raw®, the makers of Organic Agave In The Raw, America's #1 Agave SKU, is releasing their new product Organic Hot Agave In The Raw® this July 31st to bring their consumers a unique new flavor. Brooklyn born and Jalisco grown, the 100% raw blue...

12:10
Indigenous Peoples face multiple barriers in accessing adequate mental health care, primarily due to systemic racism stemming from colonial practices and policies like residential schooling. The Government of Canada is committed to addressing...

11:52
The Government of Canada knows that access to high-quality child care is not a luxury?it's a necessity. That is why we are working with our provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners on building a Canada-wide early learning and child care system...

08:02
Indigenous Peoples face multiple barriers in accessing adequate mental health care, primarily due to systemic racism stemming from colonial practices and policies like residential schooling. The Government of Canada is committed to addressing...

06:00
The Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, will...


20 july 2023

14:45
Families across Canada are striving every day to give their children the best possible start in life. That is why the Government of Canada is working with our provincial, territorial and Indigenous partners on building a Canada-wide early learning...

13:40
The Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, will...

12:11
Excitement is building for the 5th Gilder-Coigney International Theatre Award Program (GCITA), presented by the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW).  Appropriately named to honor the memory of two exceptional women artists often referred to...

07:00
What:                          The Royal Canadian Mint is offering the public a chance to collect its $2 circulation coin celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day.  Join us at the Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax, where the Mint is attending the...


19 july 2023

11:45
National historic sites reflect the rich and varied heritage of Canada and provide an opportunity for Canadians to learn more about Canada's diverse history. The network of national heritage places administered by Parks Canada represents the very...

08:00
What:                          The Royal Canadian Mint invites the public to collect its $2 coin celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day at its Winnipeg boutique. There will be a limit on the number of coins guests can exchange, while supplies...

07:00
What:                          The Royal Canadian Mint invites the public to collect its $2 coin celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day at its Ottawa boutique.  There will be a limit on the number of coins guests can exchange, while supplies...


18 july 2023

16:33
Today, the Haida Nation, British Columbia and Canada announced the conclusion of the signing of a co-developed recognition agreement. This is a significant step toward reconciliation, or Gud ad T'alang HlG?ang.gulx?a Tll Yahda ? Tll ya?'adee G?ii gud...

14:18
Advancing reconciliation requires supporting culturally appropriate, Indigenous-led and community-based justice services, and building policies informed by the lived experiences of Indigenous peoples. These are key to achieving systemic change in our...

11:00
The Government of Canada is committed to a process of reconciliation and renewed relationships with Indigenous peoples based on recognition, respect, co-operation, and partnership. The recognition of the important role Indigenous peoples play in the...

08:51
Less than 1% of charitable giving goes to Native causes, meaning organizations like Partnership with Native Americans (PWNA) are enormously grateful for unrestricted gifts. PWNA, a Native-led nonprofit, is excited to announce that Olo For Good (Olo)...

07:00
The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., K.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Isabel O'Soup, Tribal Chief of Yorkton Tribal...


17 july 2023

14:00
The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening the integrity and safety of its bridges. Today, the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced the completion of the St. Andrews Lock and Dam bridge deck...

13:06
The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., K.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Isabel O'Soup, Tribal Chief of Yorkton Tribal...

12:15
The native tribes of North Dakota are an essential part of the state's history. In fact, five tribal nations share geography with North Dakota and include approximately 30,000 tribal members with deep connections to the plains. The Native American...

10:05
Everyone deserves a safe and stable place to call home, but as we've seen in communities across our country, far too many Canadians face the daily reality of homelessness. The Government of Canada recognizes the collective responsibility as we...

07:08
Note: All times local Dartmouth, Nova Scotia 9:00 a.m. The Prime Minister will attend a canoeing event with the North American Indigenous Games athletes. He will be joined by the Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development...

06:00
Foran Mining Corporation ("Foran" or the "Company") and Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation ("PBCN") are proud to announce the signing of a landmark Collaboration Agreement (the "Agreement") between PBCN and Foran's wholly-owned subsidiary, McIlvenna Bay...


16 july 2023

19:00
Today, the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible...

17:28
The Honourable Bill Blair, President of the King's Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, has approved a Request for Federal Assistance from the Government of British Columbia to support their efforts to combat wildfires....

07:00
Note: All times local Halifax, Nova Scotia 7:30 p.m.        The Prime Minister will deliver remarks at the opening ceremonies of the North American Indigenous Games. Notes for media: Open coverageMedia are asked to arrive no later than...