Rinelle Harper, the 16-year-old student who was brutally attacked last month and left for dead near the Assiniboine River, added her voice to calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women.
Northern Saskatchewan MP Rob Clarke's claim that the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) and tribal councils take "a cut" of money destined for child welfare programs is false, says an FSIN vice-chief.
OTTAWA - Status of Women Canada recently provided statistics on the number of projects it has approved that focus on aboriginal women and girls. Those figures show only a small percentage of the projects had anything to do with aboriginals.
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The Supreme Court of Canada grants declaration of aboriginal title to more than 1,700 square kilometres of land in British Columbia to the Tsilhqot'in First Nation. Today's decision resolves important legal questions, such as how to determine aboriginal title and whether provincial laws apply to those lands.
British Columbians have been hearing a lot about liquefied natural gas (LNG) recently. Residents are told about the potential economic benefits, but there are critical questions that need to be addressed regarding the environmental and social impacts of the industry, and there is increasing concern about hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”).
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