Even though Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Grand Chief Shawn Atleo has travelled extensively to meet with government and First Nations community representatives since being elected July 23, governance experts say it remains to be seen how these travels will benefit those living on reserves.
With the transfer of 7, 922 acres of provincial land to the federal government in early November, the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) is one step closer in its 12-year process winning back land owed to them. But it is still unknown when the band will actually see any of the land and economic deals made with the band.
When Cory Doctorow talks, the Internet listens.
Four students from western Canada had the opportunity to build and launch a rocket at the Andoya Rocket Range in Norway last week.
What can be better done to prevent landlord abuses of tenants?
A recent report published by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy proposes that Canada should change its national motorways to a system more similar to the European Autobahn. The report argues this would provide economic benefits that would ultimately outweigh the multi-billion dollar construction costs.
James Lathlin’s story is enough to frighten just about anyone.
Lessening Winnipeg’s landfill impact; Citizen input sought on Route 90 options; Cab-jacking sparks call for ‘panic’ buttons; Street renamed after Winnipeg’s “James Bond”; Aging sewage tank threatens Lake of the Woods
Changes made by the Harper government that affect which magazines qualify for arts funding have left some longstanding arts publications anxious about their future.
Members of Manitoba’s aboriginal communities are still calling for an apology from the culture minister over remarks suggesting northern residents could substitute Cheez Whiz for milk.
A private member’s bill that would potentially abolish the national long-gun registry is slowly making its way through Parliament, opening up a volatile Canadian debate.
Thieves unaware they stole lion; Searching for Cinderella in Shenzhen; School selling bonus points to students to raise their grades; Christianity not allowed on licence plates
Online scams have taken on a new face and penetrated popular social networking sites. Facebook is quickly becoming a popular tool for scammers. The company has come under fire for not protecting its users from bogus ads, virtual games and hackers.
HALIFAX (CUP) – It is absolutely critical that Canadians get behind open and neutral networks that don’t place restrictions on content, access or speed, according to Terry Dalton, Chair of the Atlantic Canada Organization of Research Networks in Nova Scotia.
Celebrated the Friday following American Thanksgiving – also known as “Black Friday”, one of the busiest shopping days of the year – Buy Nothing Day has gained international recognition.
OTTAWA (CUP) – Canadians were given some royal treatment as Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, wrapped up an 11-day, four-province tour of Canada this week.
EDMONTON (CUP) – An annual survey filled out by University of Alberta business graduates has revealed an unexpected shift in salaries – with female employees exceeding their male counterparts.
Does Canada need a super-highway system like the German Autobahn?
Imagine a town with no poverty. For University of Manitoba professor Evelyn Forget, no imagining is required.
Since 1997, Winnipeg’s recycling has more than doubled from 23,413 tonnes to 45,560 tonnes in 2008. In response, the City of Winnipeg recently released a report recommending the expansion of its recycling program to accommodate Winnipeggers’ increased recycling demands.