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U of S research points to values and clear direction as essential for land-use plans with First Nations

October 8, 2013 SASKATOON – Governments struggling with land-use plans that balance the values of First Nations, industrial developers, and wilderness lovers, could learn from the cautionary example of the…

Science-Based Research Key to Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement Science-Based Research Key to Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement

October 8, 2013, EDMONTON – The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) is a model for applying the world’s leading science to on-the-ground environmental and economic realities, said University of Alberta…

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior starts B.C. visit targeting salmon farms

7 October 2013 (Tofino, B.C.) – Greenpeace’s flagship the Rainbow Warrior arrived on Canada’s west coast this morning and hung a giant banner off her side reading “End destructive salmon…

Coastal First Nations Re-Write Enbridge’s Latest Northern Gateway Pipeline Ad Campaign

Leaked copy of “Open to better” TV ad campaign suggests Enbridge brand has lost credibility with British Columbians. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Oct. 1, 2013 – The Coastal First Nations have…

First Nations warn Enbridge against trespass as BC moves to grant preliminary work permits

17 September, 2013 The Yinka Dene Alliance (YDA), composed of six Carrier Sekani First Nations, is ramping up the enforcement of its own laws in the face of Enbridge’s efforts to begin…

City of Timmins Launches Community Brand

September 12, 2013 The entire community was the focus as Timmins launched its new brand to a crowd of citizens at Wednesday’s event. Over a 1000 community members worked together…

Additions to Reserve Update Provided at Convention

Sep 11, 2013 AANDC staff will provide an update on proposed revisions to the federal Policy on Additions to Reserve and Reserve Creation at the Monday Pre-conference session “A Snapshot of the…

Manitoba Building and Renewal Plan Invests in Recreation Projects in West Winnipeg

Manitoba Building and Renewal Plan Invests in Recreation Projects in West Winnipeg

September 11, 2013 Province Providing over %520,000 for Local Projects: Lemieux The provincial government is investing in infrastructure in west Winnipeg that will renew and revitalize many popular recreation facilities…

Baffinland and Qikiqtani Inuit Sign Mary River Agreements

Baffinland and Qikiqtani Inuit Sign Mary River Agreements

Date: 9/6/2013 IQALUIT, Nunavut and Toronto, ON  – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (Baffinland) are pleased to announce they have reached agreement on an Inuit…

Mine company opposes First Nations’ confidentiality request for ancestral graves

The Canadian Press Aug. 08/13 VANCOUVER – The company behind the New Prosperity mine is objecting to a proposal by an aboriginal band to hold a hearing in private with…

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