Jason Kenney warns cancelled energy projects stand in the way of Indigenous prosperity

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 26, 2020 1:41 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is warning the province’s $1-billion fund established last year to support…

Teck project environmental deal reached between First Nation and Alberta government

A deal has been reached between the Alberta government and a First Nation that had raised environmental concerns around the Teck Resources Frontier project. In an announcement Sunday, the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation announced the agreement and expressed “support for…

Treaty 8 First Nations walks out of meeting with Premier Jason Kenney

Treaty 8 First Nations chiefs walked out of a meeting Wednesday with Premier Jason Kenney at Government House in Edmonton. The meeting was held to discuss children in care and federal Bill C-92. The ability for First Nations to take…

17-year-old woman dead after being struck by vehicle on O’Chiese First Nation: police

Posted January 28, 2020 6:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A 17-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle on O’Chiese First Nation over the weekend, police say.…

Alberta’s climate plan factored into cabinet decision on new oilsands mine: Wilkinson

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 28, 2020 4:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says cabinet’s decision on a massive new oilsands mine in Alberta…

Kenney wants swift approval from Trudeau for Teck Frontier oilsands mine

Alberta’s premier says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to move swiftly to approve the Teck Frontier oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray. Jason Kenney says there is no reason to delay the go-ahead of the $20.6-billion project near Wood Buffalo…

Nine times lucky? Alberta’s Northern Cree takes another shot at Grammy gold

Even the biggest pop stars might want to clear the Grammy Awards red carpet on Sunday when Northern Cree arrive dressed to impress. It’s the ninth time Alberta’s Indigenous singing group is nominated at music industry’s biggest night, and co-founder…

New study suggests Wood Buffalo National Park health unaffected by oilsands, hydro dams

New research suggests Canada’s largest national park is not drying out from upstream hydro dams or being contaminated by the oilsands. Recently published papers from scientists at the University of Waterloo question previous studies done for the federal government and…

Enoch’s Billy Morin appointed Grand Chief of Treaty Six

Chief Billy Morin of the Enoch Cree Nation has been appointed to serve as Grand Chief of Confederacy of Treaty Six this year. Morin was first elected as the chief of Enoch in 2015 at the age of 28, making…