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12/15/2017 03:53 PM
Cannabis stores to be built on Manitoba First Nations lands
National Access Cannabis

Three Manitoba First Nations are joining forces to help establish a cannabis distribution network in the province.


12/15/2017 12:00 PM
'We've got no choice but to fly,' says local after Fond-du-Lac plane crash
Ivan Adam, Canadian Ranger in Fond-du-Lac

Horrible as Wednesday's airplane crash in Fond-du-Lac was, people in the remote northern Saskatchewan community will have to step foot on another plane sooner or later.


12/15/2017 12:00 PM
Recall 'embarrassing' edition of CP Stylebook full of errors on Inuit, says journalism professor
CP edition with Inuit errors

The most recent edition of The Canadian Press Stylebook had several errors about Inuit but the editor says the 3,000 copies won't be recalled.


12/15/2017 01:06 AM
Regina elder told she's not allowed to smudge in her home by property manager
Nellie Rider at home 2017

A Regina woman says she was shocked and confused when she received a letter from her property manager that said smudging was not allowed in her home.


12/15/2017 01:02 AM
5 years later, Indigenous students reflect on the influence of Idle No More
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Five years after round dances and rallies swept communities across Canada, Indigenous students at Laurentian University are reflecting on how the Idle No More movement inspired their journey to post-secondary education.


12/14/2017 10:22 PM
Environmental assessment sinks proposed Ajax mine near Kamloops
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The provincial government has opted not to issue an environmental assessment certificate for a proposed open-pit copper and gold mine near Kamloops.


12/14/2017 08:14 PM
Western Canada Theatre executive chosen to lead National Arts Centre's Indigenous section
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Western Canada Theatre executive director Lori Marchand is off to Ottawa this spring to take on a new position with the National Arts Centre: managing director of Indigenous theatre.


12/14/2017 08:13 PM
13-year-old Anishinaabe water advocate to speak at United Nations
Autumn Peltier

Autumn Peltier from Wikwemikong First Nation has been invited to speak at the United Nations General Assembly for the declaration of the International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development.


12/14/2017 05:04 PM
Sask. outreach groups say HIV rates will suffer after federal funding cut
Jason Mercredi

Two Saskatchewan organizations say they are left in the dark about why their federal funding was cut for AIDS and HIV outreach work.


12/14/2017 03:21 PM
16-year-old survivor of Fond-du-Lac plane crash thought he 'was going to die'
Timothy Fern

Willie John Laurent says one of the last things he remembers before Wednesday night's plane crash in Saskatchewan was it turning sideways in the air and the people aboard screaming.


12/14/2017 12:00 PM
Sixties Scoop survivor not eligible for settlement says more victims 'need to be involved'
William Campbell

A survivor the Sixties Scoop who now lives in Thunder Bay, Ont., says more victims of the forced relocation of Indigenous children need to be compensated and have their stories heard.


12/14/2017 10:30 AM
'We're either a government or we aren't': Anger mounts on Tobique since dispensary raid
Tribal ReLeaf

Tobique First Nation has simmered with anger since RCMP raided a medical marijuana dispensary, a business the band council backed as a path to healing in a community afflicted with drug abuse.


12/14/2017 01:21 AM
Woman in critical condition from liver failure can't get transplant due to protocols
Delilah Saunders

The family of an Indigenous rights advocate from Newfoundland is considering legal action against an Ontario organ transplant agency after she was denied access to a liver transplant wait list based on a history of alcohol use disorder.


12/14/2017 01:12 AM
From Maskwacis to Las Vegas: Meet Kris Buffalo, an Indigenous professional bullfighter
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Kris Buffalo just finished competing in the Bullfighters Only Championship in Las Vegas.


12/14/2017 12:07 AM
Chisasibi turns to social media in hunt for meat donations to elders care centre
Chisasibi elders

A seniors activity centre in the James Bay Cree community of Chisasibi turned to social media Tuesday in an attempt to increase the chances traditional meat will be on the menu. It’s asking hunters to make donations of wild meat.


12/13/2017 10:16 PM
Chisasibi tyke 'Habs' a big day at Montreal Children's Hospital
Montreal Canadiens and Samuel Kanatewat

Samuel Kanatewat, nine-months-old, sported his best Montreal Canadiens gear for a Christmas visit from team members.


12/13/2017 09:12 PM
Police seek tips from public after 2 Calgary women receive racist, hateful threats
Misty Wind Shingoose

Calgary police are asking for help from the public as they continue to investigate two cases of apparently hate-fueled acts of vandalism earlier this month.


12/13/2017 04:34 PM
Centennial Flame monument updated to include Nunavut, 18 years after territory created
Nunavut SHIELD

It's taken almost two decades, but Nunavut is finally getting a spot on the Centennial Flame monument. The government will unveil the updated monument today and reignite the flame.


12/12/2017 01:18 AM
University of Regina honoured with eagle staff for efforts toward reconciliation
Treaty 4 eagle staff

An eagle staff with 22 eagle feathers was presented to the president of the University of Regina on Monday, in recognition of the school's commitment to Indigenous Peoples.


12/11/2017 11:24 PM
Nicco Montano makes history as the 1st female Native American UFC champion
Nicco Montaño

Nicco Montano defeated Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision to pick up UFC's inaugural women's flyweight division title.