Trans Mountain pipeline expansion officially kicks off construction on Tuesday

After years of delays and difficulties, the official start to construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will kick off Tuesday afternoon. The pipeline runs from the Edmonton area to a marine terminal in Burnaby, B.C. The expansion will see…

UCP introduces bill, $1 billion would support First Nations economic investments

Alberta is moving to set up a new Crown corporation to help Indigenous groups invest in major natural resource projects. The United Conservatives have introduced a bill that says the government would put up $1 billion, along with technical and financial advice, to backstop the Crown. Related News Premier Jason Kenney says it would be…

Enoch Cree Nation celebrates opening of new school

Enoch Cree Nation is celebrating the grand opening of the Maskêkosak Kiskinomâtowikamik school. The school, which will serve kids from K-12, is located on the Edmonton-area First Nation and was officially opened in a special ceremony on Wednesday morning. “It’s…

NHL game to be broadcast in Plain Cree language later this month

History could be made later this month with the broadcast of what’s believed to be the first NHL game called in the Plains Cree language. The game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Carolina Hurricanes is to air on the…