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Nova Scotia judge rejects constitutional arguments for Indigenous cannabis shops

Nova Scotia judge rejects constitutional arguments for Indigenous cannabis shops

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia judge has rejected arguments from four defendants claiming they have treaty and aboriginal rights to sell cannabis at dispensaries on Indigenous land north of Halifax.
Patients going without care due to nursing shortage in Manitoba First Nation

Patients going without care due to nursing shortage in Manitoba First Nation

OTTAWA — The chief of a First Nation in northern Manitoba says its nursing station is operating at half-capacity, and as a result members are going without the care they need.
B.C. establishes largest provincial park in a decade to protect threatened caribou

B.C. establishes largest provincial park in a decade to protect threatened caribou

VICTORIA — A major provincial park expansion will create a protection zone of almost 2,000 square kilometres for caribou and other species in northeastern British Columbia.
Report finds Colorado was built on $1.7 trillion of land expropriated from tribal nations

Report finds Colorado was built on $1.7 trillion of land expropriated from tribal nations

A report published this week by a Native American-led nonprofit examines in detail the dispossession of $1.7 trillion worth of Indigenous homelands in Colorado by the state and the U.S.
NunatuKavut Community Council celebrates Federal Court decision in identity case

NunatuKavut Community Council celebrates Federal Court decision in identity case

OTTAWA — The Federal Court has weighed in on the increasingly controversial issue of so-called Indigenous identity theft that has caused a rift in Labrador — or at least, that's how the group at the centre of its work is taking it.
Feuding Labrador Indigenous groups — one recognized, one not — celebrate court ruling

Feuding Labrador Indigenous groups — one recognized, one not — celebrate court ruling

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Federal Court judge has dismissed a bid by Labrador's Innu Nation to throw out an agreement involving the NunatuKavut Community Council, but both groups claim the ruling is a win.

Sunohara, Chan, Nestor among 2024 inductees into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

CALGARY — Hockey player Vicky Sunohara, figure skater Patrick Chan and tennis player Daniel Nestor were among the athletes unveiled Wednesday for induction into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame this year.
'Finally getting started': Plan approved to search landfill for women's remains

'Finally getting started': Plan approved to search landfill for women's remains

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has given environmental approval to a planned search of a landfill for the remains of two slain First Nations women.
Indigenous consortium enters deal to purchase Northwestel for $1 billion

Indigenous consortium enters deal to purchase Northwestel for $1 billion

WHITEHORSE — Bell Canada says it is selling Northwestel Inc. to Sixty North Unity, a consortium of Indigenous communities from the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut, for around $1 billion.

Judy Chartrand, Nico Williams among Sobey Art Award finalists

OTTAWA — Cree ceramicist Judy Chartrand and Anishinaabe bead artist Nico Williams are among the six finalists for the Sobey Art Award.