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Aboriginal entrepreneur makes case for First Nations involvement in Trans Mountain expansion – Cold Lake Sun

June 17, 2019 Taking on the expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline is “not the appetite of everybody,” Aboriginal entrepreneur Shane Gottfriedson acknowledged at an Indigenous Opportunities conference Friday in Vancouver. However, he made the case for First Nations communities to “have a seat at the table” in the project’s management, both to earn benefits […]

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Nelson: Trudeau couldn’t resist smearing Canadians – Calgary Herald

June 17, 2019 He couldn’t stop himself. No, for Justin Trudeau it was too tempting. The world was watching, after all. So after avoiding the question for 24 hours, he did what, in our bones, we knew he’d do. He agreed Canada was guilty of genocide in its dealings with Aboriginal peoples, following the same […]

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Enoch Cree Nation withdraws support for proposed Epcor solar farm – Calgary Sun

A First Nation has withdrawn support for Epcor’s contentious solar farm, saying new archeological information suggests the site was used for ceremonial purposes. The proposal for a 23-hectare solar farm beside Epcor’s water treatment plant in the North Saskatchewan River valley on the city’s west end goes to a public hearing Monday. The project also […]

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Excitement builds as oilpatch pins hopes on Trans Mountain pipeline approval – Canada.com

CALGARY – A major CP Rail line that runs through the heart of Calgary, separating the downtown core from the trendy Beltline area, normally elicits little excitement. But on Tuesday morning, a train carrying hundreds of green-coated, wide-diameter steel pipe was the talk of the town and raised the oilpatch’s hopes the federal government is […]

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Province to discuss submissions to regulators for Springbank Reservoir project – CTV News

June 14, 2019 The Alberta government is set to discuss its information submission to both provincial and federal regulators in charge of approving the Springbank Reservoir project. Provincial Transportation Minister Ric McIver will hold a press conference outlining those details at 1:00 p.m. Friday. The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and the Alberta Environment and Parks/Natural […]

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Saskatchewan First Nation to host two-spirit powwow: ‘This needs to happen,’ organizer says – Toronto Star

June 14, 2019 EDMONTON–A Saskatchewan First Nation is rallying around its two-spirit community for a historic powwow that will draw Indigenous people from across the Prairies. Organizers say the Saturday event at Beardy’s and Okemasis’ Cree Nation, near Saskatoon, will be the first two-spirit powwow to take place on a First Nation reserve in Canada. […]

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Ottawa is selective in which First Nations they consult – The Globe and Mail

Roy Fox, Makiinima, is Chief of the Kainai Blood Tribe in Southern Alberta, the largest reserve in Canada. He is chair of the Indian Resource Council. I have a vested interest in the ability of oil and gas producing First Nations to get their resources to market. I know that many Canadians believe all First […]

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Studio Bell to showcase Indigenous artists with new exhibit – CTV News

June 13, 2019 Visitors to the National Music Centre in downtown Calgary will soon be able to learn more about the music of Canada’s First Nations as a new, permanent exhibition will be launched on Friday. The goal of Speak Up!, which opens on Friday, is to focus on the achievements of Indigenous artists who […]

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Federal court orders Canada to hand over land to Blood Tribe – APTN News

June 12, 2019 A federal court ruled Wednesday that Canada owes the Blood Tribe 162.5 square miles (258 square kilometres) of land to fulfill its Treaty obligations. “The Blood Tribe Chief and Councillors are pleased to announce that a judgement has been received from the Federal Court on what is known as the “Big Claim”, […]

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Indigenous women’s inquiry provides few answers – Red Deer Advocate

Jun. 13, 2019 Regarding recent articles in the Advocate about the probe into missing and murdered Indigenous women. This ad-hoc committee had no one with investigative skills and was not able to reach an intelligent conclusion. Step back and think: is this what you get after many millions of dollars spent? Yes, it is very […]

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