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Recognizing the transformational potential of Indigenous led conservation economies

By Ryan Planche  PhD Student, Over the last decade, Canada has seen an increase in the number of initiatives to green or circularize the economy through sustainable development, as well as those that support and enhance Indigenous environmental leadership. Both projects are desperately needed given our rapid progress towards capitalist-driven ...

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Federal funding a `game changer’ for northern food security, says Harvest Manitoba

By Dave Baxter  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A Manitoba charity working to bring food to remote Indigenous communities says it will soon have an opportunity to get its hands on more federal funding that will allow it to get more food and support to communities that are in need, but ...

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Former chief says his new role with Axxcelus will help make economic reconciliation a reality

 By Shari Narine  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Former Enoch Cree Nation chief and grand chief for the Confederacy of Treaty 6, Billy Morin, has started a new relationship with Axxcelus Capital Advisory. At one time he teamed up with Axxcelus to bring prosperity to his First Nation in Alberta for ...

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Wataynikaneyap Power Reaches Major Milestone

FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, Ontario- Wataynikaneyap Power is pleased to announce the completion and energization of a 230 kV line, approximately 300 kilometres from Dinorwic to Pickle Lake, Ontario. This is the first part of the 1,800 km Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project that is being built to connect 17 remote First ...

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First Indigenous woman nominated to Supreme Court of Canada

OTTAWA- An Odanak First Nation woman has become the first woman, and Indigenous jurist to be nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada since its inception in 1875.   Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the nomination of the Honourable Michelle O’Bonsawin to the Supreme Court of Canada. “I am pleased ...

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