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Mi'kmaw man urges N.S. golf club to remove Indigenous imagery from logo

February 14, 2019 - 5:00am
Lingan Golf Club logo

The logo for the Lingan Golf Club in Sydney depicts an Indigenous person wearing a headdress superimposed over a map of Cape Breton.

What you need to know about the SNC-Lavalin affair

February 13, 2019 - 7:26pm
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The resignation of Jody Wilson-Raybould from the Liberal cabinet this week was a significant development in the SNC-Lavalin affair, a controversy that has now sparked two government-related probes and continues to dog Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. CBC News untangles the ever-widening controversy.

B.C. commits to being 1st province in Canada to put UNDRIP into legislation

February 13, 2019 - 6:26pm

The B.C. government says it will introduce legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP), among plans announced in Tuesday's throne speech.

First Nations University of Canada becomes first urban reserve dedicated to education

February 13, 2019 - 5:28pm
Chief Michael Starr First Nations University of Canada urban reserve designation signing ceremony

A signing ceremony hosted at the First Nations University of Canada campus in Regina on Wednesday marked the first time an urban reserve was created for educational purposes.

Women who wrote racist posts should spend year learning, making amends, avoiding Facebook: mediation circle

February 13, 2019 - 3:29pm
Racism Flin Flon

Two Manitoba women should spend the next year learning about Indigenous cultures and history and practising acts of reconciliation to make up for racist social media posts, a mediation circle led by Opaskwayak Cree Nation has recommended.

Manitoba chiefs concerned new funding model for CFS could misapply funds meant for First Nations children

February 13, 2019 - 3:04pm
Peguis First Nation Chief Glenn Hudson

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says it is worried the province’s newly announced block funding of provincial child and family services authorities could wrongfully reallocate funds meant for First Nations children to the CFS authorities and agencies.

From star Liberal MP to difficult and incompetent? Really?

February 13, 2019 - 2:46pm
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A number of academics from across the country are speaking out in support of former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Aboriginal rights an issue in carbon tax court battle between Ottawa and Sask., says First Nation

February 13, 2019 - 1:58pm
Allan Adam

A First Nation in northern Alberta says Saskatchewan's opposition to Ottawa's carbon pricing law and failure to come up with an effective alternative violates its Aboriginal and treaty rights.

'I wouldn't be here if my mom wasn't here': Mother, daughter overcome addictions together at treatment centre

February 13, 2019 - 8:00am
Lorraine Bruneau and Melissa Bigstone addictions High River

Lorraine Bruneau shares her story of overcoming addictions and the relationship with her daughter, Melissa Bigstone, thanks to the Narrow Road Addictions Recovery Home treatment program.

Resignation of 'very principled' Jody Wilson-Raybould not a surprise, say former Manitoba grand chiefs

February 13, 2019 - 6:00am
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Two former Manitoba grand chiefs are defending the Liberal MP and former Justice minister as a strong leader, following her resignation from cabinet Tuesday.

Cree translator in House of Commons 'proud' to be part of history

February 13, 2019 - 6:00am
Romeo Saganash and Priscilla Bosum

Priscilla Bosum was asked to simultaneously translate from Eastern Cree into English in the House of Commons for New Democratic MP Romeo Saganash.

First Nations say Alberta has no right to cut oil activity on their land

February 13, 2019 - 6:00am
Oil pumpjack near Acme, Alta

Some First Nations in Alberta want an exemption from the provincial government's decision to mandate oil production cuts.

Confederation College hopeful indigenous artwork stolen in 1981 heist will be returned

February 13, 2019 - 6:00am
Norval Morrisseau

Thunder Bay's Confederation College is hopeful four pieces of valuable Indigenous artwork will soon be back on display after being stolen nearly four decades ago.

Ojibwe Radio station teaching young people their lost language

February 13, 2019 - 5:00am
Gimaa Radio show hosts

Eric Hare, more commonly known as Waboose, can't believe he is a radio host.

Liberals' Indigenous child welfare bill just about 'politics' says prof who saw draft

February 13, 2019 - 4:00am
Dennis McPherson

Ottawa's promised "turning point" Indigenous child welfare legislation seems to have been designed with politics in mind because it sounds good but doesn't change much, according to an Ojibway academic who reviewed a draft version of the bill.

Nunavut preschool wins $1M Arctic Inspiration Prize

February 13, 2019 - 12:29am
Child plays at Pirurvik

Five projects from across the North, including a greenhouse, an ecology camp, and an art program, will split nearly $2.6 million in prize money.

Hitting the right note: 2 new pianos on the way for Cree students

February 12, 2019 - 5:48pm
Xavier Iserhoff

Videos of two young Cree piano players sparked fundraisers in the community. Now they will be getting two new pianos.

First Words: Eli Langley speaks Koasati

February 12, 2019 - 5:27pm
Eli Langley

At 20 years old, Eli Langley is the youngest person in his tribe to speak Koasati fluently, a language native to the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana. In this episode, he'll teach you how to say brother, clan and god.

Family rallies around Wilson-Raybould as First Nation chiefs blast Trudeau over reconciliation 'farce'

February 12, 2019 - 5:12pm
Bill Wilson

After Bill Wilson got off the phone Monday evening with his daughter Kory Wilson he said he got the sense that there was something wrong, but he couldn't quite place the unease or link it to his other daughter Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Meet Wild William Wesley: the voice of the All Native Basketball Tournament

February 12, 2019 - 4:13pm
Wild William Wesley

The radio broadcaster has been covering the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert for more than three decades with Terrace-based CFNR Radio.