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NDP Indigenous Relations Critic Slams Lack Of Consultation On Bill 1

NDP Indigenous Relations Critic Slams Lack Of Consultation On Bill 1

Multiple First Nations leaders have said they weren’t consulted in any capacity on the bill. 
Progress on Indigenous reconciliation calls to action going at 'glacial pace': report

Progress on Indigenous reconciliation calls to action going at 'glacial pace': report

TORONTO — An Indigenous-led think tank says progress is moving at a “glacial pace" seven years after the final report from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was released.
No guarantees, but expert says search of landfill for women's remains may succeed

No guarantees, but expert says search of landfill for women's remains may succeed

WINNIPEG — In 2002, investigators started a massive search of Robert Pickton's pig farm in British Columbia and eventually found the remains of several women.
Indigenous Tourism Alberta and WestJet partner up

Indigenous Tourism Alberta and WestJet partner up

WestJet announces commitment to help grow Alberta's Indigenous tourism industry.
Winnipeg police commit to working with First Nations groups on landfill search

Winnipeg police commit to working with First Nations groups on landfill search

WINNIPEG — Police are to be part of a committee led by First Nations groups to determine the feasibility of recovering the remains of two Indigenous women believed to in a landfill outside Winnipeg.
Alberta premier apologizes, tries to clarify comment about First Nations

Alberta premier apologizes, tries to clarify comment about First Nations

EDMONTON — Premier Danielle Smith says she is sorry if anyone misinterpreted earlier remarks to conclude she was equating Ottawa’s treatment of Alberta to the systemic and horrific abuse of First Nations people in Canada.
More questions than answers after town hall about Indigenous protected lands

More questions than answers after town hall about Indigenous protected lands

Accusations of racism and misinformation follow the event
First Nations, governments working to establish Indigenous protected area in Manitoba

First Nations, governments working to establish Indigenous protected area in Manitoba

MONTREAL — Four First Nations in Manitoba are working with the provincial and federal governments to establish a new Indigenous protected area.
First Nations groups determining next steps in landfill search, consulting experts

First Nations groups determining next steps in landfill search, consulting experts

WINNIPEG — Indigenous groups are considering their own study into a potential search of a landfill outside Winnipeg for the remains of two women believed to be the victims of an alleged serial killer after police declined to look there.
More 'sustainable' funding needed to revitalize Indigenous languages, committee hears

More 'sustainable' funding needed to revitalize Indigenous languages, committee hears

OTTAWA — If the federal government is serious about revitalizing Indigenous languages, it must provide better funding, a parliamentary committee has heard.