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Tag: First Nations

Displaced First Nations Close to Returning Home After 2011 Flooding

The people of the First Nations of Lake St. Martin, Little Saskatchewan, Dauphin River, and Pinaymootang are close to returning home after being displaced by...

New Agreement with First Nations to Protect Coastal Waterways in B.C.

On National Indigenous Peoples Day, First Nations leaders and the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, welcomed a new agreement between the Government of...

Atlantic First Nations Water Authority Appoints Board of Directors

Atlantic First Nations Chiefs have selected the first members to serve as the board of directors for the Atlantic First Nations Water Authority. Through the...

Principles for Public Sector Collaboration with Indigenous Peoples in B.C.

The Government of British Columbia has underscored its commitment to work with Indigenous peoples in the spirit of respect and collaboration by introducing a...

Samson Cree Nation to Upgrade Wastewater Facility with Federal Support

On Friday, Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, alongside Vernon Saddleback, Chief of Samson Cree Nation, took part in a sod-turning ceremony in Samson...

Canadian Canoe Museum Receives $7.5M Gift

The Canadian Canoe Museum will bring people even closer to the water and Canadian heritage now that the W. Garfield Weston Foundation has announced a...

Public-Private Partnership Conserves World’s Largest Boreal Reserve

A partnership between the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), the Tallcree Tribal Government, the governments of Alberta and Canada, and Syncrude Canada have led to...

White River First Nation Demands Panel Review of Yukon Mining Project

The White River First Nation is calling on the Yukon Government and the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board to conduct a Panel Review...

Indigenous Circle of Experts Report on Indigenous-led Conservation

Indigenous Circle of Experts (ICE) has released a report on conversation in Canada and recommended changes with respect to achieving Canada Target 1, protecting...

Long-Term Drinking Water Advisories Have Lifted in Saskatchewan

Indigenous Services Canada has announced the elimination of a number of long-term drinking water advisories for First Nation communities in Saskatchewan. Investments in water and...

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