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Feds approve nine Living Labs to involve ag producers in reducing greenhouse gases

Feds approve nine Living Labs to involve ag producers in reducing greenhouse gases

CALGARY — The federal government has expanded a program to include the agricultural sector in coming up with solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Ottawa says it will support First Nations fight against Quebec's new language law

Ottawa says it will support First Nations fight against Quebec's new language law

MONTREAL — The federal minister of Indigenous services said Thursday she supports the will of Indigenous communities to be exempt from Quebec's new language law, which limits the use of English in the public service and increases French-language requ
Closing employment gap for Indigenous youth key to addressing labour shortage: Study

Closing employment gap for Indigenous youth key to addressing labour shortage: Study

HALIFAX — Closing the employment gap for Indigenous youth in Atlantic Canada is key to easing the region's acute labour shortage, new research released Thursday said.
'Heartbeat of Mother Earth': Calgary Stampede hosts first powwow at Saddledome

'Heartbeat of Mother Earth': Calgary Stampede hosts first powwow at Saddledome

CALGARY — Men sit around large drums along the edges of the arena. Each group takes a turn drumming and singing.
Federal government to provide more than $35 million for supports during papal visit

Federal government to provide more than $35 million for supports during papal visit

OTTAWA — The federal government says it will provide more than $35 million during the papal visit to Canada to support Indigenous communities, organizations and residential schools survivors.
Haida village of Queen Charlotte, B.C., gets its ancestral name back

Haida village of Queen Charlotte, B.C., gets its ancestral name back

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has confirmed that the village of Queen Charlotte on Haida Gwaii will be renamed back to its former ancestral name.
First Nations in northern Ontario facing COVID surge amid health-care worker shortage

First Nations in northern Ontario facing COVID surge amid health-care worker shortage

Several First Nations in Ontario's Far North are in a "very dire situation" as they deal with a surge in COVID-19 amid an ongoing shortage of health-care workers, a doctor with a health organization in the region said as he called on governments to a

Pope’s visit to Canada: Indigenous communities await a new apology — and a commitment to justice

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Convoy organizer to appear in court and Census info release: In The News for July 13

Convoy organizer to appear in court and Census info release: In The News for July 13

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Wednesday, July 13, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Senate report says government must implement rights-based Indigenous fisheries

Senate report says government must implement rights-based Indigenous fisheries

OTTAWA — A new report from the Senate is calling on the federal government to implement Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqiyik and Peskotomuhkati rights-based fisheries on Canada's East Coast and overhaul its approach to negotiations.