First Nations voters could decide outcome in 63 ‘priority districts’: AFN
by Kathleen Martens on October 21, 2019 at 3:01 am
They have the power to swing the vote in 63 “priority districts." The post First Nations voters could decide outcome in 63 ‘priority districts’: AFN appeared first on APTN News.
Record-setting number of Indigenous candidates in 2019 race
by Kathleen Martens on October 19, 2019 at 4:22 pm
Indigenous voters marked 236,038 ballots in 2015, up from 160,244 in 2011. The post Record-setting number of Indigenous candidates in 2019 race appeared first on APTN News.
Living in shacks and under boats – Nunavut’s billion dollar housing problem
by Christopher Read on October 18, 2019 at 11:22 pm
Christopher Read APTN Investigates Nunavut’s housing minister says whichever party forms the next government, the territory’s billion dollar housing problem needs to be addressed sooner The post Living in shacks and under boats – […]
In the Yukon, there are Indigenous voters, but no Indigenous candidates
by Chris MacIntyre on October 18, 2019 at 11:16 pm
Chris MacIntyre APTN News The 2019 federal election is seeing a good turn out of Indigenous voters in the Yukon, but the fact remains that The post In the Yukon, there are Indigenous voters, but no Indigenous candidates appeared first on APTN News.
Former NAN deputy grand chief taking on Liberal cabinet minister in Thunder Bay–Superior North
by Willow Fiddler on October 18, 2019 at 11:11 pm
Willow Fiddler APTN News Former Nishnawbe Aski Nation deputy grand chief Anna Betty Achneepineskum is hoping her experience navigating the provincial and federal systems will The post Former NAN deputy grand chief taking on Liberal cabinet minister […]
Will a Mi’kmaw candidate’s past on social media threaten a Liberal stronghold in Nova Scotia?
by Angel Moore on October 18, 2019 at 11:08 pm
Angel Moore APTN News For 20 years, Cape Breton has been a Liberal stronghold. The Sydney-Victoria riding, which sits on the northern part of Cape The post Will a Mi’kmaw candidate’s past on social media threaten a Liberal stronghold in […]
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Opinion: One year after legalization First Nations still trying to strike a good path on cannabis
by Deb Steel on October 17, 2019 at 9:41 pm
Our leadership, and our citizens, must take the time to consider whether First Nation participation in the cannabis industry is something that they want to pursue...
MKO encourages Indigenous peoples to vote on Oct. 21
by Deb Steel on October 17, 2019 at 5:42 pm
Secret Path concert will commemorate Chanie Wenjack and Gord Downie
by Deb Steel on October 17, 2019 at 3:52 pm
Honour of the Crown at stake in Metis land scrip court challenge
by Deb Steel on October 17, 2019 at 1:28 pm
Plaintiffs say ancestors were deprived of land or money that was promised by the government through the scrip system in 1886 at Lac La Biche; in 1899 in Fort Chipewyan, Fort McMurray and Athabasca Landing; and in 1906 and 1907 at Ile a la Crosse and […]
The Regina Symphony Orchestra presents Jeremy Dutcher
by Deb Steel on October 16, 2019 at 4:12 pm
Jeremy Dutcher is with the RSO on Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Conexus Arts Centre.