Baby B.C. boy gets naloxone and survives overdose on first birthday, police say

KELOWNA, B.C. — Police say a baby boy in Kelowna, B.C., has survived a suspected drug overdose on his first birthday after an officer administered…

How to plan for a post-50 career change

Professionals change careers for many reasons. Some do so in pursuit of a higher salary, while others seek a more even balance between their personal…

As inflation soars, access to Indigenous foods declines

CHICAGO (AP) — Blueberry bison tamales, harvest salad with mixed greens, creamy carrot and wild rice soup, roasted turkey with squash. This contemporary Native American…

Quebec coroner investigates deaths of two Inuuk women struck on Montreal highways

MONTREAL _ The Quebec coroner is investigating the deaths of two Inuuk women in their 20s who were hit by cars within a 24-hour period…

Calm in the chaos: Canadian Medical Association’s first Indigenous leader takes helm

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. _ In a brightly lit surgical room around sunrise, Dr. Alika Lafontaine recounts why he chose to become an anesthesiologist as he…

Toronto mayor apologizes to Metis Nation of Ontario for 1885 Northwest Resistance

Toronto Mayor John Tory has apologized for the city’s role in arming and celebrating a Canadian militia that suppressed a Metis rebellion in 1885. Tory…

Michelle O’Bonsawin nominated to Supreme Court, making her first Indigenous justice (SCOC-Nomination)

OTTAWA _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau nominated Ontario judge Michelle O’Bonsawin to the Supreme Court of Canada on Friday, making her the first Indigenous person…

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe donates $100k to Haudenosaunee Nationals

AKWESASNE — The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) has donated $100,000 to the Haudenosaunee Nationals to show support for their pursuit of competing internationally, and…

Woodland Cultural Centre embarks on fundraising campaign for museum renovation

After securing funds to renovate the former Mohawk Institute residential school, the Woodland Cultural Centre now wants to embark on a campaign to raise funds…

Strong mayor powers to be expanded to more Ontario cities, Ford says

Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Monday he’s planning to expand so-called strong mayor powers to municipalities other than Toronto and Ottawa as a way to…

Six Nations delegation heads to Ottawa for meetings with municipal leaders

OTTAWA — Six Nations Elected Chief Mark Hill led a delegation from Six Nations to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario this week. It was…

Rename Colonial Building, say Newfoundland and Labrador Indigenous groups

JOHN’S, N.L. — Two Indigenous groups in Newfoundland and Labrador are pushing back against the provincial government’s recent decision to maintain the name of the…

Edmonton gondola needed better Indigenous consultation, councillor says

EDMONTON — The sole city councillor to vote in support of a gondola across Edmonton’s river valley says the outcome may have been different if…

Excitement in B.C. Indigenous communities as salmon get past Fraser slide zone

VANCOUVER — Thousands of migrating sockeye and chinook salmon are making their way over a massive rock slide on British Columbia’s Fraser River this summer…

Film academy apologizes to Littlefeather for 1973 Oscars

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage on behalf of Marlon Brando to speak about the…