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Ottawa sets aside $3B for out-of-court settlements with Indigenous people

Ottawa sets aside $3B for out-of-court settlements with Indigenous people

OTTAWA — The federal government is asking Parliament to set aside billions of dollars in anticipation of several out-of-court settlements with Indigenous people, as well as to help provinces and territories pay for disaster relief and recovery effort
Art Gallery of Ontario appoints curator focused on Inuit art

Art Gallery of Ontario appoints curator focused on Inuit art

TORONTO — The Art Gallery of Ontario has appointed an associate curator of Indigenous art with a focus on Inuit exhibitions and acquisitions.
B.C. Indigenous leaders thank John Horgan for leadership on premier's last full day

B.C. Indigenous leaders thank John Horgan for leadership on premier's last full day

VANCOUVER — An organization of British Columbia Indigenous leaders is thanking the outgoing premier for his work on passing legislation affirming Indigenous rights and is calling on John Horgan's successor to continue efforts toward reconciliation.
Happy hygge! Scrabble dictionary adds hundreds of words

Happy hygge! Scrabble dictionary adds hundreds of words

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's the sitch, Scrabble stans. Your convos around the board are about to get more interesting with about 500 new words and variations added to the game's official dictionary: stan, sitch, convo, zedonk, dox and fauxhawk among them.
In The News for Nov. 16: Will Canada's inflation rate climb even higher?

In The News for Nov. 16: Will Canada's inflation rate climb even higher?

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Indigenous Services Canada failing First Nations in response to wildfires, floods: AG

Indigenous Services Canada failing First Nations in response to wildfires, floods: AG

OTTAWA — The federal government still hasn't provided First Nations with the support they need to respond to emergencies such as wildfires and floods despite warnings almost a decade ago, says a new report from Canada's auditor general.
'Big message': Northern delegates bring Indigenous, youth perspective to COP27

'Big message': Northern delegates bring Indigenous, youth perspective to COP27

YELLOWKNIFE — Carissa Waugh says her family hasn't been able to set up their fish nets like they used to due to declining salmon numbers in Yukon.
'Rich with perspective': Writing program mentors emerging Indigenous authors

'Rich with perspective': Writing program mentors emerging Indigenous authors

EDMONTON — From dealing cards at a casino to working in oilfield camps in northern Alberta, addictions counsellor Justin Buffalo turns sorrow into stories permeated with comedy and urban legend.
Nature conservancy to buy tiny island off Prince Edward Island's north shore

Nature conservancy to buy tiny island off Prince Edward Island's north shore

ALBERTON, P.E.I. — A small, undeveloped island off the north shores of P.E.I.
B.C. Indigenous scholar Margo Greenwood appointed as senator

B.C. Indigenous scholar Margo Greenwood appointed as senator

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the appointment of a new senator, Margo Greenwood, who will represent British Columbia.
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