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Tribunal says $40B Indigenous child-welfare agreement doesn't satisfy all orders

Tribunal says $40B Indigenous child-welfare agreement doesn't satisfy all orders

OTTAWA — Federal ministers and the Assembly of First Nations expressed disappointment Tuesday as the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decided against approving a historic, $40 billion child-welfare settlement agreement.
Vancouver police chief's gift rejected at tense Indigenous ceremony

Vancouver police chief's gift rejected at tense Indigenous ceremony

BELLA BELLA, B.C. — Tension reached a high point during a trauma-healing ceremony when a hereditary chief walked across a sand-covered floor and returned the gift he had received from Vancouver Police Chief Adam Palmer.
Vancouver council approves UN declaration on Indigenous rights strategy

Vancouver council approves UN declaration on Indigenous rights strategy

Vancouver council has passed an Indigenous rights strategy that it says will make the city a national and world leader in implementing a plan towards reconciliation.
Indigenous apology cancelled, wrongly arrested man upset, after no-show by constables

Indigenous apology cancelled, wrongly arrested man upset, after no-show by constables

BELLA BELLA, B.C.
Alaska asylum seekers are Indigenous Siberians from Russia

Alaska asylum seekers are Indigenous Siberians from Russia

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two Russian Indigenous Siberians were so scared of having to fight the war in Ukraine, they chanced everything to take a small boat across the treacherous Bering Sea to reach American soil, Alaska’s senior U.S.
'It was a gut punch': Indigenous-led research station in N.W.T. damaged by wildfire

'It was a gut punch': Indigenous-led research station in N.W.T. damaged by wildfire

FORT SIMPSON, N.W.T. — A wildfire that almost destroyed an Indigenous-led research station in the Northwest Territories is expected to have far-reaching effects on environmental research and the community.
Montreal hospital caters to Indigenous patients by adding bannock to meal trays

Montreal hospital caters to Indigenous patients by adding bannock to meal trays

MONTREAL — An experience with a patient who wouldn't eat because the meals reminded him of residential school has prompted a Montreal hospital to start offering bannock bread to its Indigenous patients.
Establish 'right to return' for First Nations youth in care, inquest jury recommends

Establish 'right to return' for First Nations youth in care, inquest jury recommends

Ontario should establish a right for First Nations children receiving child-protection services to return to their home communities, a jury recommended Friday at a coroner's inquest into the death of an Indigenous teen who went missing from a Hamilto
Drought, lack of rain and wildfires by the numbers in B.C.

Drought, lack of rain and wildfires by the numbers in B.C.

VANCOUVER — British Columbia should be well into its rainy season, but hot and dry weather that lasted through most of October has created drought conditions.
At last, rain in Vancouver and elsewhere, but much more needed to break B.C. drought

At last, rain in Vancouver and elsewhere, but much more needed to break B.C. drought

VANCOUVER — The first showers since September began falling in parts of Metro Vancouver before dawn, but officials in many coastal communities doubt a series of incoming weather systems will relieve the drought gripping parts of British Columbia.
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