Watch: NDP respond to letter from Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam on Teck Frontier mine

Official Opposition NDP Leader Rachel Notley alongside Edmonton-Rutherford MLA Richard Feehan, a former minister of Indigenous relations, speak about a letter sent by Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation regarding the Teck Frontier mine and the Indigenous…

Wet’suwet’en to hold all-clan meetings amid solidarity protests, internal division

For the first time in a generation, the Wet’suwet’en hereditary leadership is coming together and holding a series of all-clan meetings, as the dispute over the Coastal GasLink pipeline inspires protests across the country. Chief Na’moks (John Risdale) of the…

Federal Court of Appeal to release decision in Trans Mountain challenge

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 30, 2020 5:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Federal Court of Appeal is set to release its decision on the latest challenge…

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…

Alberta energy minister fires back at ‘unelected, unaccountable’ UN for criticism of energy projects

Alberta’s energy minister says the United Nations is an unelected, unaccountable body that has no business criticizing Canada’s energy megaprojects. Sonya Savage, in a statement, says that it’s the job of elected leaders, not the UN, to make decisions on…

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…

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to face First Nations’ legal challenge

Four British Columbia Indigenous groups are set to argue in the Federal Court of Appeal that the Canadian government failed to consult adequately with them before its latest approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. A three-day hearing is scheduled…