On Wednesday, the Assembly of First Nations released its National Climate Strategy detailing a First Nations lens on the climate crisis that is more focused on language and cultural revitalization and the reciprocal relationship with the natural world.
Federal officials worried long-promised legislation declaring First Nations policing an essential service was being delayed by Assembly of First Nations hesitations about the bill, newly released internal documents show.
The federal government is backing away from setting a timeline to introduce legislation that would declare First Nations policing an essential service, but at least one regional chief hopes to see it this spring.
First Nations in northern Quebec are calling on the province and the federal government for more funding for Indigenous police forces, following an appeals court decision in favour of the Pekuakamiulnuatsh Takuhikan First Nation on the issue.
The governments of Canada and Quebec said on Monday, August 22, 2022, they reached an agreement in principle to protect endangered caribou in the province, but Indigenous and environmental groups said concrete action is needed.
The site of the first mass in Quebec during the Pope's weeklong visit to Canada to make amends with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities is a renowned pilgrimage destination that merges Indigenous culture and Catholicism.