SFU committed itself to a three-year plan for Indigenous reconciliation Monday at a witnessing ceremony held at the Burnaby campus. The ceremony involved students, staff and witnesses from five First Nations on whose territory the school operates.
Pipeline company downplaying major legal and financial risks of crossing unceded First Nations territory in British Columbia.
Indigenous communities on the B.C.
First Nations in northeast B.C. will receive a $390,000 investment from the B.C. government to help participants build skills and explore careers in environmental stewardship and natural resource development.
An increasing number of Indigenous communities are becoming partners in renewable energy projects in Canada and creating thousands of jobs as they do it.
Patrick Stewart was taken into care when he was a baby at St. Paul's Hospital. His mother was a residential school survivor and suffered with trauma from years of abuse. (Patrick Stewart)
An Indigenous community from central British Columbia is in Jasper National Park to hunt deer, sheep, and elk, causing the temporary closure of the area to the public.
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is losing two more staffers. Lead lawyer leaving immediately, director of research returning to University of Ottawa on Nov. 1.
All charges have been dropped against a Secwepemc activist from B.C. after she was arrested during the Standing Rock protests last year.
Tens of thousands of people marched from the Queen Elizabeth Theatre to Strathcona Park, a distance of two kilometers, in the Walk for Reconciliation on Sept. 24.
The Canadian government has reached an agreement in principle with survivors of the Sixties Scoop worth some $800 million, Crown-Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett announced Friday morning, putting an end to years of fractious legal action.
Sisters in Spirit gatherings take place every year on Oct. 4 to remember nearly 1,200 murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls.
The fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline continued this week as seven First Nations, the cities of Burnaby and Vancouver, and two environmental groups appeared in the Federal Court of Appeal in Vancouver.
Professor Marie Battiste has been advocating for decades for a more inclusive history for Canadian schools. Due to her hard work, textbooks and curriculu in many provinces are being revised to include a more complete and accurate history of Indigenous people in Canada.
The Westbank First Nation's museum in Kelowna, B.C., preserves and interprets history. Jordan Coble, the cultural and operations administrator at the museum, discussed how the museum developed traditional protocols in order to handle sacred items.
Orange Shirt Day is officially recognized on September 30, and hundreds of students, politicians, dignitaries, and members of the public gathered in Edmonton to participate. Orange Shirt Day started in 2013 in Williams Lake, BC, in order to remember the victims of residential schools.
Family members began sharing their stories of missing and murdered Indigenous women during the first hearings held in Smithers, BC, on Tuesday, September 26. The hearings will run through Thursday. The national inquiry will visit eight other communities this fall.
Delegates at a conference in Whitehorse are discussing how the Canadian health care system can better serve Indigenous people. Delegates also heard about efforts to make hospitals more accessible to Indigenous people.