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Parks Canada Submits Plan To Save Wood Buffalo National Park’s Heritage Status

Parks Canada Submits Plan To Save Wood Buffalo National Park’s Heritage Status

A UNESCO report in 2019 concluded that the park’s “outstanding universal value” was at risk because of climate change, upstream hydroelectric developments and resource extraction.
Edmonton Police Service seeks Indigenous members for Nîsohkamâkewin Council

Edmonton Police Service seeks Indigenous members for Nîsohkamâkewin Council

The council will consist of 16 to 18 Indigenous people who will advise various units within EPS on the internal changes necessary to implement the police-based Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 2015 final report
COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada

COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada

First Nations across Canada have begun to receive doses of COVID-19 vaccines as provincial immunization programs get underway and Indigenous leaders encourage people to roll up their sleeves.
Edmonton Arts Council announces the recipients of the 2020 Artist Trust Fund Awards

Edmonton Arts Council announces the recipients of the 2020 Artist Trust Fund Awards

The Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund (EATF) is a joint project of the Edmonton Arts Council and the Edmonton Community Foundation.
Edmonton Police Service Joins Boyle Street Community In A New Collaborative HELP Unit

Edmonton Police Service Joins Boyle Street Community In A New Collaborative HELP Unit

HELP focuses on those individuals at greatest risk for victimization and offending, and at greatest risk and harm to themselves, others, and the community as a whole.
The year in Stoney Nakoda

The year in Stoney Nakoda

Looking back on the stories that dominated Cochrane in 2020.
Îethka Voices with Trent Fox: Congratulations to all who were elected to serve Chiniki

Îethka Voices with Trent Fox: Congratulations to all who were elected to serve Chiniki

Chiniki First Nation held their election Dec. 8. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, only scrutineers were permitted inside the Bearspaw Youth Center to witness the count. However, the entire event was livestreamed online.
'The value of your elders': First Nation using youth to spread COVID-19 message

'The value of your elders': First Nation using youth to spread COVID-19 message

MORLEY, Alta. — A First Nation in Alberta is turning to its youth to help spread the message to older members about the dangers of COVID-19.
History with personality

History with personality

Sheila Willis’ new history book catches the flavour of the times
Alberta wants Ottawa to clarify what free, prior and informed consent means before UNDRIP implementation

Alberta wants Ottawa to clarify what free, prior and informed consent means before UNDRIP implementation

Last week on Dec. 16, Treaty 6 became the third group of First Nations to sign a protocol agreement with the Alberta government in 15 months. The agreement sets out how the province and the nations will work together to address economic and social issues.