Northern Saskatchewan First Nation suffering under corrupt, inept leadership
While the case ultimately went nowhere, due to the main whistleblower, Larry Iron, backing off his earlier affidavits stating that he had engaged in vote-buying to help the chief and council gain re-election, the community was left with a leadership that many felt was “illegitimate.”
Lack of transparency around Calgary Flames arena: Canadian Taxpayers Federation
“Many arenas have been built privately in Canada, and there’s no reason why it can’t be done in Calgary as well. So, Calgary can get the benefits of a new arena without having to risk taxpayer money on it.”
A ‘climate crisis’ agenda by AFN Yukon – manufactured or necessary?
Chief Dana Tizya-Tramm has made the appeal to all branches of government, stating, “Gwich’in wealth is measured in our rivers, in our animals and in our lands being healthy.”
Despite some opposition from BC’s Indigenous bands, most see the benefits to the oil and gas industry
“I’m doing this for a purpose. I’m doing this to get my people out of poverty and trying to get us to a better place,” said former First Nation Chief Ellis Ross.
Indigenous coach from Alberta leads team to Stanley Cup
In a stunning four to one victory, the Saint Louis Blues have won the Stanley Cup.
A missed opportunity for reconciliation, featuring Senator Murray Sinclair
Those were the comments of Senator Murray Sinclair, the Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission who claims status as an avid defender of Indigenous rights — both to their Treaty land and in their relations with the government.
Despite disastrous wildfires, northern Albertan communities remain strong
The 2019 wildfires have seen approximately 10,000 evacuated from their communities.
Wabasca and Bigstone Cree Nation wildfires continue to spread
Fires in the Wabasca Desmarais and Bigstone Cree Nation region in Alberta have continued to spread as further evacuations are taking place.
Famous Footwear employee fired after racial outburst at West Edmonton Mall
Last Friday’s racial outburst has not dissuaded Cherise from shopping there in the future.