Amanda Sanderson says there was a phrase that helped her teenage daughter overcome a struggle with mental illness that almost took her life: "Be strong, brave, fearless."
A conference in Vancouver this weekend explores health and wellness in remote Indigenous communities.
This week on The House, we talk with Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day about how Indigenous communities plan to tackle the federal government's plan to legalize marijuana. Chris Hall also sits down with the acting Minister of Democratic Institutions, Scott Brison, to dissect the government's bill to modernize the country's election laws.
While you've likely never heard of the Eagle Spirit Energy pipeline, despite many obstacles it may be the next pipeline across B.C. that gets built, according to the project's CEO.
Two Vancouver families were hopeful when they enrolled their special needs children in an elementary school with an Indigenous focus, but say the children were often left in the hallway or sent home and were eventually "pushed out" of the school entirely.
Did the community you grew up in determine your life's path? For Amanda Kennedy, her childhood in London's Manor Park led her to create Yotuni Social Enterprise for Indigenous kids and youth.
Justice George Patrick Smith was the judge who sent six leaders from Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug to prison a decade ago for protesting the activity of mining company Platinex on their traditional lands.
An Indigenous woman says she was turned away from a public event for Doug Ford in North Bay yesterday, an allegation that Ford's team denies.
Casino Regina said on its website that the Humboldt Broncos tribute concert controversy was the reason for cancelling the show.
A group of Manitoba First Nations says it has formed a partnership with a private company that will lead to the reopening of the rail line to Churchill.
Nearly two months after Health Minister Gaetan Barrette announced that parents would be allowed to stay with their kids on air ambulances, children in Quebec's North are still being separated from their families and forced to travel to hospitals alone.
Ten of Manitoba's 63 chiefs are female — a record number of women leading First Nations in the province.
Starting next Saturday, early mornings on APTN will be for learning Inuktitut. At 7:45 a.m. ET a new show is launching geared for ages two to five.
The government of Nunavut is exploring rolling out full-day kindergarten across the territory to help ease a daycare shortage causing parents to quit their jobs or drop out school to stay home with their children.
For the first time, the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships are being held in a Mi'kmaq community. 20 teams of elite bantam- and midget-aged players will be in Membertou this weekend to play in the community's new sports centre.
Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau confirmed his department is "engaging with Indigenous peoples,” but wouldn’t confirm if Ottawa will help or collaborate with First Nations to seek equity in the Trans Mountain expansion project.
The North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) will be held in Atlantic Canada for the first time when the games come to Halifax in 2020. Halifax was competing against Victoria and Ottawa to host the games.
The Royal B.C. Museum is expanding its repatriation program to return hundreds of ancient remains and sacred cultural objects to First Nations communities.
Indigenous Services officials prepared responses in advance of the Raymond Cormier verdict, despite internal concerns the department shouldn't be commenting on the court case, records show.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday recreational cannabis use will be legal by summer, despite calls by some senators to put off legalization by up to a year to allow for further consultation with Indigenous communities.