While development has improved the lives of many aboriginals in Canada, Chief Shawn Atleo of the Assembly of First Nations says disputes over treaty rights is the result of ignorance and neglect from industry and government.
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The Federal Court has denied injunctive relief filed by the Enoch Cree Nation against the Parkland County aerodrome.
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In a historic decision, members of the Tsuu T’ina First Nation have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the province’s southwest ring road proposal, multiple sources say.
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CALGARY — Aboriginal communities present unique economic and business opportunities through their significant potential for economic growth, ready workforce and market demand for the Alberta and Canadian economies, says a new report released Monday by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.
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EDMONTON — Alberta has set new rules on how resource industries must deal with aboriginal bands, despite the objections of at least one group that says the policy is designed to keep government in the driver’s seat.
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MORLEY — Perry Twoyoungmen has had a rough few weeks.
During last month’s flood, his family was gathering belongings and trying to move out of their house as they watched the water rise.
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With 36 years still left on their community’s lease, Redwood Meadows residents are hopeful that a lease extension will be granted because of their town council’s efforts and relationship building with the Tsuu T’ina First Nation.
The Townsite of Redwood Meadows is a community built on leased land provided by the Tsuu T’ina First Nation.
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VANCOUVER – A new proposal to get Canada’s crude oil to Asian markets may have the key ingredient: Support from the First Nations.
Generating for Seven Generations (G7G) has proposed a 2,400-km railway that would move oilsands product from Fort McMurray, Alta., to the super tanker port in Valdez, Alaska.
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The Morley townsite, west of Cochrane, has remained exactly the same for years.
But all that is about to change.
On Oct. 19 the Bearspaw band, one of three that comprise the Stoney Nakoda Nation, celebrated the fact they’re about to build a new retail complex next to the youth centre, opposite the Stoney band office.
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