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B.C. government declines support for Indigenous-led 2030 Olympic bid

B.C. government declines support for Indigenous-led 2030 Olympic bid

VICTORIA — The government of British Columbia says it will not support an Indigenous-led bid to host the 2030 Olympics in the province.
B.C. poised to recognize Indigenous communities' right to provide child welfare

B.C. poised to recognize Indigenous communities' right to provide child welfare

VICTORIA — A proposed overhaul of legislation would make British Columbia the first province in Canada to legally recognize the right of Indigenous communities to provide their own child welfare systems, the government says.
First Nations chiefs in Manitoba expected to vote in new leader of advocacy group

First Nations chiefs in Manitoba expected to vote in new leader of advocacy group

WINNIPEG — First Nations chiefs in Manitoba are expected to vote in a new leader of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs today after the organization removed its previous leader over sexual harassment allegations.
World-record holder Bulldog Hanover draws No. 6 spot for Breeders Crown Open Pace

World-record holder Bulldog Hanover draws No. 6 spot for Breeders Crown Open Pace

MILTON, Ont. — Owner Brad Grant isn't sure if Bulldog Hanover has another world-record race in him, but he expects his Ontario-bred horse will need a world-record effort to capture the US$600,000 Breeders Crown Open Pace on Saturday night.
Tribunal says $40B Indigenous child-welfare agreement doesn't satisfy all orders

Tribunal says $40B Indigenous child-welfare agreement doesn't satisfy all orders

OTTAWA — Federal ministers and the Assembly of First Nations expressed disappointment Tuesday as the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decided against approving a historic, $40 billion child-welfare settlement agreement.
Vancouver police chief's gift rejected at tense Indigenous ceremony

Vancouver police chief's gift rejected at tense Indigenous ceremony

BELLA BELLA, B.C. — Tension reached a high point during a trauma-healing ceremony when a hereditary chief walked across a sand-covered floor and returned the gift he had received from Vancouver Police Chief Adam Palmer.
Vancouver council approves UN declaration on Indigenous rights strategy

Vancouver council approves UN declaration on Indigenous rights strategy

Vancouver council has passed an Indigenous rights strategy that it says will make the city a national and world leader in implementing a plan towards reconciliation.
Indigenous apology cancelled, wrongly arrested man upset, after no-show by constables

Indigenous apology cancelled, wrongly arrested man upset, after no-show by constables

BELLA BELLA, B.C.
Alaska asylum seekers are Indigenous Siberians from Russia

Alaska asylum seekers are Indigenous Siberians from Russia

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two Russian Indigenous Siberians were so scared of having to fight the war in Ukraine, they chanced everything to take a small boat across the treacherous Bering Sea to reach American soil, Alaska’s senior U.S.
'It was a gut punch': Indigenous-led research station in N.W.T. damaged by wildfire

'It was a gut punch': Indigenous-led research station in N.W.T. damaged by wildfire

FORT SIMPSON, N.W.T. — A wildfire that almost destroyed an Indigenous-led research station in the Northwest Territories is expected to have far-reaching effects on environmental research and the community.
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