As Indigenous leaders engage in heated debate over a federal bill that would formalize several Métis self-governance agreements, the Liberal minister for Crown-Indigenous relations is expected to face tough questions on Wednesday afternoon.
The "next steps" for a long-awaited Indigenous loan guarantee program will be announced in next year's federal budget, the Liberal government promised in its fall economic statement on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023.
A Federal Court judge verbally approved a landmark $23-billion settlement on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, that will see Ottawa compensate more than 300,000 First Nations children and their families over chronic underfunding of on-reserve child-welfare services.
Thousands of people gathered in cities across Canada on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, for competing protests, yelling and chanting at each other about the way schools instruct sexuality and gender identity and how teachers refer to transgender youth.
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.