Canada First Nations

Edmonton's Mayor Wants To Build An Indigenous History Museum

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Alberta

He wants a dedicated museum to celebrate aboriginal heritage.

Joshua Ostroff

Former PM's Project Sent Indigenous Reading Rates Skyrocketing

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Parents

"The problem is the gross underfunding by the federal government."

WATCH: 1st Earthship Built On First Nations Soil

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.02.2016 | Canada Living

"It’s just blown me away."

Aboriginals Nearly 3X As Likely To Experience Sexual Assault: StatCan

CP | Brad Bellegarde | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada

"The good news is that the report asked (a lot) of questions that were never asked before…"

Supporting Indigenous Education Key To Thriving Economy

Jean Paul Gladu | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Business
Jean Paul Gladu

With indigenous peoples among the fastest growing demographic in Canada, providing education opportunities that ensure they have the skills they need to succeed is more than a social responsibility, it is also an economic imperative. Collaboration between educators and leaders in the business sector is therefore key in achieving real progress.

Aboriginal Day Live Draws Canadian Cultures Closer Together

Kyle Nobess | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Music
Kyle Nobess

Aboriginal Day Live, an annual celebration of Canada's National Aboriginal Day and the summer solstice, has been delighting audiences since 2007. The event features some of the most accomplished Aboriginal musicians, including award-winning and up-and-coming artists.

First Nations Funding Cap Is Still There, Despite Trudeau's Promise

CP | Joanna Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Politics

"So what they're getting are promises, they're getting press releases and they're getting a lot of positive talk, but the base funding remains capped at two per cent."

East-West Divide Revealed In Canada's Views Of Aboriginal People

Cherise Seucharan | The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada Politics

The results show that Canadians still have a long way to go, said Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations.

Joshua Ostroff

Wab Kinew Schools Us On Systemic Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada Politics

"I don't think you could deny that our country has an issue with racism."

Emma Paling

Toronto, Where The Streets Have Two Names

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Paling | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada

“If you want to learn something, first you must learn this.”

Indigenous Communities Worth Big Bucks In Atlantic Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Business

The study also says that the indigenous economy creates more than 16,000 full-time jobs.

5 More Children Attempt Suicide In Attawapiskat, Chief Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2016 | Canada

The issue of suicide among aboriginal youth was thrust into the spotlight a week ago.

Metis, Off-Reserve Natives Win Indian Status In Landmark Ruling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada Politics

The high court was asked to rule on whether the federal government has the same responsibility to them as to status Indians and Inuit.

Limited Programs For Aboriginals, Mentally Ill In Justice System: Study

CP Politics | Jim Bronskill | Posted 04.10.2016 | Canada

A federal study found aboriginals and the mentally ill entangled with the justice system often ran into similar difficulties.

Fight Less, Spend More On First Nations: Liberal Advisor To Morneau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2016 | Canada Politics

"Every single budget is an opportunity for Canadians to understand the relationship with First Nations people, not based solely on need but on recognition."

Budget To Include Billions In Spending On Aboriginal Issues

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2016 | Canada Politics

The commitments are considered one of the central themes of the government's first financial road map.

3 Ways Federal Politics Mattered This Week

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2016 | Canada Politics

The noise around the Washington visit may have drowned out or at least muffled some of the other developments on Parliament Hill.

UN Calls On Canada To Fix First Nations Water Crisis

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Politics

"This isn’t just a campaign promise but a human rights obligation."

Joshua Ostroff

Child Suicide Is A Crisis In Canada. Here's How We Can Prevent It

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 02.17.2016 | Canada Parents

"We have 10-year-old kids taking their lives. Something is terribly wrong."

This First Nations Teen Has Perfect Grades, But That's Not All

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 02.17.2016 | Canada

Erickson Owen wanted to prove "anything is possible."

Canada's Only First Nations Health Authority Is Flawed: Audit

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The authority said its concentrating on "accountability" going forward.

Manitoba First Nations Need $2B To Fix Mouldy, Overcrowded Homes

CP | Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Politics

That's almost 13 times more than the $150 million the federal government has budgeted for housing on all reserves across Canada this year.

If Indigenous Languages Die, Cultures Will Go With Them: B.C. Chief

CP | Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"People are passionate about not letting language die."

Deaths Of First Nations Teens Echo Residential Schools: Chief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2016 | Canada

The inquest resumes Monday.

Canada's First Nations Child Welfare Ruling Is Coming Soon: Group

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Politics

The ruling may come as early as this week.