Archive : ' First Nations'
A barred owl rests on the branch of a birch tree. Better known as the hoot owl for its distinctive call, this native North American bird also goes by eight hooter, rain owl, wood owl, and [...]
BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Earlier this month, thousands of Canadians participated in the Walk for Reconciliation that crossed Victoria Island and passed Parliament Hill in Ottawa. The walk was organized by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) [...]
BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) Minister Bernard Valcourt announced on Dec. 8 that the federal government is taking court action against five First Nations that have not complied with the First [...]
BY CLAIRE CUDAHY Helping Aboriginal students succeed in apprenticeships and postsecondary education was the topic of discussion for Anderson Electric owner Ken Anderson at the community report meeting for Confederation College last week. “At one time [...]
BY HEATHER COLLINS Wasaya Airlines recently held its annual “Turkey Run,” when the company flies Santa Claus himself to several remote First Nation communities to deliver turkeys and other goodies to places where they’re often both [...]