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Indigenous elders honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award – RdnewsNOW

Jun 20, 2019 Two well-respected local Indigenous elders have been given a special honour. Theresa “Corky” Larsen-Jonasson and Doreen Bergum received the Lifetime Achievement Award Wednesday night at the 2019 Women of Excellence Awards at the Cambridge Inn and Suites. “When you nominate one woman, you nominate a whole bunch. And I’ll tell you something, […]

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More than 700 wildlfire evacuees in Alberta can soon return to Metis community – Lethbridge Herald

June 19, 2019. HIGH LEVEL, Alta. – More than 700 people forced from a remote community in northern Alberta by wildfires will soon be allowed to go home. Officials say evacuees from the Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement can safely return starting on Thursday. Many of these people have been away since May 26 and 14 […]

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It destroyed our culture’: Paddle Prairie prepares to pick up the pieces as residents return home – Calgary Herald

June 20, 2019 Paddle Prairie — A miniature foosball table sits where a porch once stood at the front of a property near the northern border of the fire-ravaged Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement. In the same lot an ATV and a family vehicle stand untouched near an unidentifiable car and destroyed off-road vehicle. Wilma Cardinal […]

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Local and Indigenous leaders welcome Trans Mountain approval, await construction schedule – Fort McMurray Today

June 19, 2019 Wood Buffalo’s political and Indigenous leaders are welcoming Tuesday’s approval of the Trans Mountain expansion, but are treating the news with cautious optimism rather than a celebratory spirit. The approval was made 10 months after a Federal Court of Appeal delayed the $7.4-billion project, when it determined the initial approval was based […]

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Celebrate Indigenous culture – Wetaskiwin Times

June 19, 2019 This week is a chance to celebrate and learn more about the cultural diversity of Canada’s First Nations people with several events going on to celebrate Nation Indigenous Peoples Day. On Wednesday June 19, there will be events, including dancing, drumming and bannock at the Wetaskiwin Memorial Arts Centre from 1 p.m. […]

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Celebrate Indigenous culture – Wetaskiwin Times

June 19, 2019 This week is a chance to celebrate and learn more about the cultural diversity of Canada’s First Nations people with several events going on to celebrate Nation Indigenous Peoples Day. On Wednesday June 19, there will be events, including dancing, drumming and bannock at the Wetaskiwin Memorial Arts Centre from 1 p.m. […]

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Thousands homeless from wildfires; High Level still on alert – 660News

Jun 19, 2019 HIGH LEVEL – More than 9,000 people have been forced from their homes due to out of control wildfires in northern Alberta. The swelling numbers follow mandatory evacuation orders for communities including the Beaver First Nation, Dene Tha’ First Nation, parts of Mackenzie County and the Peerless Trout First Nation. People in […]

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Reimagining how Indigenous business creates value – Calgary’s Business

Trent Fequet talks about how Steel River Group has evolved and grown in just two short years, despite tough economic conditions What’s Steel River Group and what does it do? What’s its history? Fequet: Steel River Group is a privately-held and Indigenous-owned-and-operated company. Born out of the deep belief that we need to reimagine how […]

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Your letters for June 19 – Calgary Herald

June 19, 2019 Outdated opinions are what smears Canada Re: Nelson: Trudeau couldn’t resist smearing Canadians, Opinion, June 19 In his recent opinion piece, Chris Nelson asserts that Prime Minister Trudeau failed to “look up the definition” of genocide before using it to describe Canada’s actions and inactions towards Indigenous communities. He is clearly guilty […]

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New evacuation orders issued as ‘aggressive’ northern Alberta wildfires grow – CBC

‘These are the driest conditions this area has seen in more than 40 years’ Jun 18, 2019 Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes as gusting winds stoke wildfires burning across northern Alberta. A swath of new evacuation orders were issued Monday, with residents across northern Alberta being told to gas up […]

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