Sunday April 5, 2020
The Emergency benefit provides $2,000 a month for those who have lost their income due to COVID-19
There are 1,181 cases of COVID-19 in Alberta with 240 having recovered : AHS
If you are experiencing flu like symptoms, please stay home and have one member of your family go out to pick up your Bingo cards, Groceries etc!
Over the past 24 hours there were 107 confirmed cases
April 3, 2020
Friday April 3, 2020
Jackson will host, while guests will include Susan Aglukark, Beverley Mahood, Sarah Slean and Chantal Kreviazuk, opera singer Measha Brueggergosman, April Wine singer Myles Goodwyn and JUNO Award-winning folk trio Blackie and the Rodeo Kings.
Weekdays at 12:30, Medical officers of health from Indigenous Services Canada Join Windspeaker Radio to give the latest updates on COVID-19, and to answer questions you may have on the virus
The change will remain in effect for all Alberta Health Service facilities
The province sits at 968 cases
The incident took place north of Glendon over the weekend
The incident took place on Samson First Nation
Fort Edmonton Park is now accepting applications for 70 traditionally made items for our Artisan Collection. Applications are due by April 10, 2020.
Wednesday April 1, 2020
Mayor Don Scott, CAO Jamie Doyle, and Scott Davis, Director of Emergency Management, will be on hand to answer any questions.
A man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder, but his name will not be released at this time pending a swearing of information, according to RCMP.
The accident took place near Vegreville Tuesday morning
The province now sits at 871 cases and 11 deaths
Over the past 24 hours, the province confirmed 64 cases
Mcdavid received 68% of the votes
Telus reported the outage at 9:37 a.m. and said crews are working to fix the problem
Auger had served as a team leader with the Government of Alberta. He was also the vice-president of High Prairie Minor Hockey as well as a former coach.
There were 29 new cases confirmed over the past 24 hours.
The temporary layoffs begin on April 14th
The funding is meant for community groups who offer support for seniors, food support, mental health services and other community services during the COVID-19 pandemic
Now, until June 30, landlords are not allowed to penalize any renter who may be late on paying rent by charging late fees, even if the signed rental agreement states that late charges can be applied.
A third Albertan has died and 40 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 661
Autopsies will be conducted on Tuesday March 31 to confirm the causes of death
He's best known for timeless hits, such as "Pickup Man", "Third Rock from the Sun", "John Deere Green" and "A Night to Remember."
We wanted to let you know that we are doing everything we can to ensure that the Radio Bingo cards are safe
That brings the provincial total to 542
The announcement came from Jason Kenney
Anyone who would like to donate should wait and not leave them outside the store
“It’s becoming clear that we need to do more... much more... so we’re bringing that percentage up to 75 per cent for qualifying businesses, this means people will continue to be paid even though their employers have to slow down or stop their businesses.”
"We are here to show our listeners, viewers and supporters a good time and provide an event to take their mind off things, in this crazy world right now"
"losing physical service centres is necessary to support Canada's fight against the global coronavirus pandemic outbreak"
The province now has 486 cases.
"The health, safety and well-being of all people in Canada, including First Nations, Inuit and Métis, is and will remain a top priority for all"
Using the winter road while it is closed, is strictly prohibited.
Alberta's Chief Medical Officer Deena Hinshaw says there are now 419 case in the province.
Alberta's Premier provided some words of encouragement
If possible, call 911 from a landline. No other cellular calling functionality has been affected.
The first $82 billion aid package will be sent out today
MyAlberta is now receiving emergency isolation support applications from working Albertans who are self-isolating or who are the sole caregivers for someone in self-isolation.
"We are worried about increased suicide ideation with young people, We are also worried with increased isolation with domestic violence and abuse."
“First Nations are the most vulnerable communities in the country and prevention efforts and preparation for critical care must be stepped up now.
The City says it's "disappointing news"
The woman was in her 80's and lived in an extended care facility in Calgary.
The grants will be made available later this week
The Town Hall will feature updates on the latest status of the pandemic nationally and how it relates to Indigenous communities across Canada
Residents interested in the program can call the COVID-19 Community Care Program Hotline at 780-830-7070. The hotline is available Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
"At this time our Nations are experiencing a shortage of health care facilities, emergency equipment and Medical staff to sustain and support the more than 18,000 persons who reside within our territory"
Alberta's Chief Medical Officer made the announcement today
Jason Kenney provided economic updates
The injuries are serious, but not life threatening
"Enough is enough." Trudeau urges all Canadians to follow the COVID-19 health measures
"We realized we did have capacity to be able to do this, so it seemed like the absolute right thing to do when we heard there was a need,”
Eleven people are currently in hospital, six of those are in the intensive care unit.
Athletes, Musicians, First Nation Leaders, Media and the Government of Alberta have come together in a new video encouraging Albertans to ‘help prevent the spread.’
According to AHS, four of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 are in High Prairie, three in Slave Lake, three in Bonnyville, two in Barrhead, and one in Cold Lake.
Alberta's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw provided updates over the past 24 hours
Premier Jason Kenney provided updates
The Government of Alberta "expects that every student, regardless of their geographic location or socioeconomic status, will continue to learn while in-school classes across the province are cancelled. This includes students in public, separate, Francophone, charter and independent schools, and Indigenous students attending provincial schools"
Alberta's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw provided updates from the last 24 hours
Over the past 24 hours there were 22 confirmed cases, bringing the provincial total to 119.
New funding and supportive measures will provide immediate financial relief to Alberta’s families, vulnerable populations, local businesses and employers.
According to Kenney, the price of Brent could drop to $5 in the coming quarter
23 new cases were reported in Alberta, bringing the total to 97
Premier Jason Kenney announced the emergency Tuesday afternoon
Canada has 433 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The majority of those are in Ontario with 185 cases and in B.C. with 103. As of March 17 at 11am, Alberta has 74 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus
The Government of Canada has created public service announcements about COVID-19, and has translated the PSA's into various Indigenous languages
There are now 74 confirmed cases in Alberta
Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and interim city manager Adam Laughlin provided an update on the city's response to COVID-19
"Aggressive additional public health measures are being implemented provincewide to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect Albertans, after new cases appear to be spreading into community settings"
Monday March 16 update
“We don’t yet know how long the closures will last. We will continue to be guided by the province’s public health officials in taking actions to protect Edmontonians and visitors"
" the idea of family was really important for Canada. So, Nikâwiy, which is the star, and orbiting around it, looking for its light, is the child, Awasis.”
As of Friday March 13, there are 29 confirmed Coronavirus cases in the Province
Listen to the Premier and other members of the province.
“Individuals often focus on the reconciliation part and overlook the significance of the ‘truth’ part of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and in order for reconciliation to move forward, every person living in Canada needs to know about the history of residential schools in Canada and how that process fit into a much larger system of cultural genocide"
Updates include limited travel and banning all events that have more than 200 attendees.
The concert will take place tonight at the Station on Jasper
Participants of the two day gathering will share stories, knowledge, and insights into how to further develop Indigenous Tourism in Alberta with a dual focus on community and entrepreneurship.
The federal government is rolling out a $1-billion funding package to help the country's health-care system cope with the increasing number of new coronavirus cases and to help Canadian workers who are forced to isolate themselves.
In 2018, Kids Help Phone launched a national text line for kids and teens in crisis who need someone to talk to. Since launching the service, over 100,000 text conversations have been initiated by young people across Canada.
'By addressing the calls for justice, we can build an Alberta where Indigenous women and girls are valued, respected, and are safe to lead lives filled with hope and promise"
The plan is to add passing lanes, build a new staging/rest area, and improve intersections and roadside turnouts
RCMP said the fatal collision occurred after ice under the snowmobile collapsed, causing the man to be thrown off
Shelves are being wiped bare in many stores amid the COVID-19 outbreak, which has infected more than 110,000 people worldwide. More than 60 cases have been recorded in Canada since the outbreak began
Symptoms for the novel coronavirus are similar to influenza or other respiratory illness. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause respiratory illness in people such as a mild common cold to severe pneumonia. Others cause illness in animals only.
The 2020 Indspire Awards will be broadcast Sunday, June 21 on both CBC and APTN
The 2020 Arctic Winter Games, due to begin in Whitehorse in a week's time, have been cancelled due to ongoing concerns about the spread of coronavirus
Métis governments from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario are gathering next week in Ottawa for a first-of-its-kind conference on Métis self-government.
As of Thursday afternoon, 34 cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in Canada.
The announcement was made in downtown Edmonton
The house opened in collaboration with Oxford House & Poundmakers Lodge
Symptoms of COVID-19 include high fever, dry cough and shortness of breath
The event is open to fiddlers of all levels and ages, and competitors have ranged in age from 6 years to 101 years of age.
The plan is to stay up from 8pm-8am on April 24th to end the stigma around homelessness
The Alberta Government said the changes will save $5 million, allowing the province to " focus on high-value areas"
“The Métis were basically told to go back to your traplines, go back to where you came from. You used to be a fisher; go back and fish. Go back to the North where you came from. So it’s really a hostile environment they found themselves in, and they don’t understand why.”
The new K-12 school will include 33,368 square feet of "welcoming educational space for the Kehewin Indigenous community"
The theme for 2020 is ‘Intersections of Pride,’ celebrating the diversity of the LGBTQ2S+ community.
19 year old Keenan Burlaka will be in court May 20th
“We are at a critical time as Dene people. More than ever, we are working towards securing a strong foundation for our youth and future generations as we continue to establish cultural and language-based education programs,” - Dene National Chief Norman Yakeleya
If you see a wildfire burning in the forest, report it toll-free at 310-FIRE (3473)
Ponoka Secondary Campus was on lockdown on Feb 28 after a disturbing video was posted online threatening to harm Indigenous students
According to police, the scam usually begins with the first phone call, and escalates to demands for ransom via wire transfer services
“We shrugged off the corrupt and self-serving MNAA and have taken our own futures in our own hands.”
Two 18 year olds have been charged after Emery John Cardinal was found dead in Edmonton
A man and woman are facing several charges each following the crash Sunday morning
“There are foreclosures, people losing their vehicles; there is just not enough work to go around. I am hoping to stimulate work in our backyard and getting as many of the Woodland Cree people to work so this legal challenges is very important for us.”
Spring will be “slow to bloom” across the prairies
"The announcement may have province-wide or national implications"
Stony Plain and Leduc have now voted for a regional transit system
The campaign is a day when people wear a pink shirt to symbolise a stand against bullying, an idea that originated in Canada
The Oilers acquired 3 new pieces to their roster for the playoff run
Lennix Laboucan was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Edmonton Provincial Court on Monday, Feb 24
Police officers moved in on the camp around 7:15am, a handful of protesters were handcuffed and loaded into police vehicles
" I am a Healing Indigenous Women, I have hurts, I have trauma and face racism and violence, but today this event is all about unity"
HEADSTRONG is a national mental health youth leadership movement through the Mental Health Commission of Canada, which holds seminars for youth between the ages of 12 and 18
The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community. Walk with us on February 22
February 24th will mark Moose Hide Campaign day in BC
TRIBAL examines First Nation crime stories based on real-world cases, including mistaken identity, pipeline controversy, healing lodge justice, social services, tobacco and missing Indigenous Peoples.
"it was a great way to involve students who are building the skills and expertise to do this type of work as a career while also giving them the opportunity to learn about Blackfoot culture and Reconciliation"
Suncor can proceed with a new oilsands project south of Fort McMurray expected to produce 40,000 barrels per day, the Alberta government announced Wednesday.
Protesters across Canada are blocking rail lines as a show of solidarity with Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, who have opposed the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project through their territory.
“It’s not just a football camp it’s more about getting these kids active, helping them bond and create social awareness, social health, social well being.”
Provost and Vermilion fish and wildlife officers are looking for information regarding four elk that were shot at approximately 10PM on the evening of February 7, 2020
There are no regular services like road patrol, gas stations of cell phone coverage, so always be prepared for emergencies.
A farm tractor and pickup truck collided on Highway 652 near Range Road 115 around 6 p.m. on Feb. 14
The new, accessible building will accommodate up to 400 men. Open around the clock, it will offer access to a doctor, spiritual counselling and addictions recovery programs
"There were a range of views regarding the club’s name but no consensus emerged to support a name change, the club has therefore decided to retain its name."
If anyone has questions, contact Health Link toll-free at 811.
Submit a design and completed release form to the receptionist on the first floor of the Jubilee Building (9909 Franklin Avenue) by Monday, March 30.
23 different sports will be featured including hockey, ringette, volleyball, soccer, and archery.
Hospital services that will be available include an Emergency department, Cardiac/respiratory department, Rehabilitation & spiritual care, Cancer Centre including day treatment and radiation therapy, Operating rooms and Pharmacy services.
Blair Joshua Cross is described as an Indigenous, five-foot-seven, weighing 140 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
RCMP say 25 year Jordon Alook has been charged with 2nd degree murder, aggravated assault
"I dedicate this to all the indigenous kids in the world who want to do art and dance and write stories, we are the original storytellers and we can make it here as well."
The Oilers game against Nashville is part of Scotiabank's Hockey Day in Canada, which is being hosted in Yellowknife. The theme this year is celebrating the North, and Indigenous people.
Heritage Village will be a great chance for anyone interested to check out all the great indigenous traditions.
There are no regular services like road patrol, gas stations or cell phone coverage so always be prepared for emergencies. High clearance 4x4 vehicles are recommended.
“It’s something that belongs to me, and I feel that it will come back to me. There’s just a significant feeling that – I made this outfit from scratch and took me years to get it together and to fit right and to feel good in it, I can tell the story about the designs on there and everything.”
The low cost airline will offer this to Abbotsford, Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg
WinterPLAY, which celebrates winter in our region, takes place from Feb. 28, to March 1.
"Western Love Affair: Across the west (Alberta and BC), residents are proud to demonstrate their flair for romance, as they take 12 of the top 20 cities, proving west is best"
The annual hockey festival begin on Feb 5, concluding on Feb 8
The fifth annual Bear Creek Folk Music Festival takes place August 14-16, 2020 on Borstad Hill in Muskoseepi Park, in the heart of Grande Prairie
In a unanimous, 3-0 decision, the court dismissed four challenges to that approval launched last summer by First Nations in British Columbia.
"The exhibit is a potential turning point in Canada’s movement towards truth and reconciliation, where the Métis story is acknowledged, valued and addressed”
The 10 million dollar per year for five years will be used to build homes inside First Nation and Metis communities closest to its oilsands operations
Cold Lake RCMP are asking for public assistance to locate 20 year-old Jenny Lynn Badger who was reported missing on January 27
Juno Week runs March 9-15, details coming soon!
"While I'm Livin' is Tucker's first album in almost 20 years.
The 2020 Alberta Country Music Awards returned to Red Deer, Jan 25-26
It is estimated work to remove the chemical from the plant, clean its reservoir, and reinstall its tank will take between seven and 10 days. Crews began the process on January 24
Beginning on Sunday Jan 26, a 96-metre-long vessel will leave Edmonton, heading through Strathcona County on a one-week journey to its destination north of Fort McMurray.
Further updates will be provided as they become available.
Canadian Geographic says the magazine's online reach makes it "ideal for raising public awareness about Michif language and culture, with presumably tens of thousands of kids being able to learn from these programs over the years."
The ice surface will be located southwest of 106 Street and 112 Avenue (south of the Kayak Club) within the park and is exclusively dedicated for hockey users to enjoy the sport outside during the winter season.
After reviewing video surveillance, police have identified the suspect as 30 year old Kieran Machatis of Cold Lake
Grande Cache, Drumheller and Bowden medium security institutions, have 64 per cent, 38 per cent and 34 per cent Indigenous populations respectively, while the Grierson, Drumheller and Bowden minimum security prisons have 8 per cent, 10 per cent and 13 per cent Indigenous populations.
"One patient is under 18, while the other is an adult and was suffering from skin abrasions"
The 62nd GRAMMY Awards air on Sunday, Jan. 26, starting at 6pm Alberta time from the Staples Centre in LA
Alberta Health Services is reminding parents of the Health and Education Learning (HEAL) website, which aims to provide families across the province with easily accessible, accurate information on a plethora of ailments and illnesses.
No other workers were injured in the incident
City on 99 is home to the City of Grande Prairie’s Enforcement Services, who may still be contacted via. phone at 780-830-5790
"Your photos can be artistic impressions, or can be landscapes. They can be portraits or action shots. They can be originals, or computer enhanced. We want them to be raw. Show us what your community will look like 10 years from now, both the good and the bad"
“It is with great sadness that I share with all of our friends that Jason has begun his journey to the spirit world.... Travel well my love” - Tiffany Goodstriker
“First Nations schools in Alberta are required to learn Shakespeare as part of their English curriculum, the inspiration of taking over Macbeth was to offer Indigenous youth a First Nations perspective of the play that lessens the language barrier and heightens the story"
Listen, learn, and test your knowledge in over 50 categories, including wildlife and plants, weather, school, and much more!
The practice will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Ice Palace, followed with player autographs from 6 to 8 p.m.
On Jan. 12, 2020, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Lac La Biche and Boyle RCMP responded to several reports of attempted robberies with a weapon at several locations in the Lac La Biche and Boyle area.
“The decision to suspend bus service in Parkland County does not come lightly and even though there is an expectation that no new concepts will be introduced in classrooms, teachers will have appropriate programming ready to engage students for those families that can drop off their children at school,”
Girls on Ice Canada is a unique Canadian mountain experience that is packed full of dynamic glaciers, hardy alpine ecosystems, and beautiful landscapes.
Players on Australia’s first indigenous ice hockey team will travel to Alberta this week to make their international hockey debut
Throughout the 2019-20 academic year, NorQuest College will be featuring Indigenous leaders to share their views on various topics.
Over 8,500 minor hockey players will compete in over 640 games, with 53 championship games, in 39 arenas
The harsh weather is expected to be one of the longest streaks we have seen seen this winter. That could mean shelters will be stretched thin in providing resources to the vulnerable homeless on the streets.
ETS fares, along with the description of some fare categories, will be adjusted February 1 based on the new Fare Policy adopted by Council in late 2019
756 nations from across Turtle Island, or North America will be represented, July 12-18 in Halifax
“We get unique items all the time. I have to say this is probably near the top of the list. This particular item, because of its cultural significance — you don’t see these very often. It’s a rarity.”
Nominations will close February 9th at 11:59 p.m
The Listen, Hear Our Voices initiative also offers free digitization services to Indigenous organizations, individuals, collectors and creators to digitize their existing culture and language recordings.
Pipon (Winter in Cree) Village runs Jan. 11-12
"We have met a lot of people from different backgrounds and what other communities are facing, we’ve learned a lot of problem solving skills, team-building exercises and we got more comfortable…to communicate very well.”
The labs will be held from January 8 to 9 at various locations throughout the city
The festival is one of the most prestigious mountain festivals in the world, as it brings together over 400 films from across the globe.
Police say bear spray, a shotgun, and a sledge hammer were used in the robberies
"it's much more than just a place to fill up, it's meant to be a site of reconciliation"
Passed in June, Bill C-92 reworks the Indigenous child welfare system in Canada.
While drivers in the province currently pay some of the lowest gas prices in the country, they’ll be paying more as of Wednesday, experts say.
Submission for both funding opportunities are due by January 1, 2020.
The contest is open to children in two age categories: five to eight and nine to 12. One entry per person per age category is allowed.
"The North has lost a beautiful and powerful voice," the festival wrote. "Loss like this is felt across the entire community, beyond just music"
The reindeer, answering to the names of Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder, Blitzen, and Rudolph received clearance to fly from veterinarians
"Jijuejgl" means jingle bells in Mi'kmaq Language
Crews have prepared an alternate route and ice crossings in certain areas to ensure the road is safe and accessible for lighter vehicles.
If you have any information on Starla’s whereabouts, please contact the High Prairie RCMP at 780-523-3370
"There is a very real danger that our Indigenous languages will not survive another century. For our languages to survive they must be taught ... Work with us to help bring Indigenous languages back from the brink of destruction."
"Whether it's today or tomorrow, people are accessing food from us. When you support us, you're also supporting organizations such as the Bissell Centre, and the Salvation Army."
Ring in 2020 with New Years Eve events in the City of Edmonton
Lariviere is described as an Indigenous female who is 5’5” tall and weighs approximately 145 lbs.
Play-by-play announcer Clarence Iron and host Earl Wood will return in the booth for this season’s six games, while Jason Chamakese will co-host the studio show alongside NHL Alumni John Chabot
Nominations are being accepted until January 17, 2020. The winner will be announced later in the year.
Unification of the Dené, many heartbeats, one Dené drum.
Motorists are being reminded to avoid using the route before it opens as it can potentially put you and others at risk of a serious incident. Driving on the road ahead of time could also delay its opening.
The change from the UCP government will effect upwards of 46,000 people
The Chief of Red River Cree Nation in Northern Alberta joined Windspeaker Radio to share details on what his community is doing throughout the holiday season, and how he found out that he had been voted in as chief of his community
"Thunberg has become the biggest voice on the biggest issue facing the planet"
The house will showcase Indigenous art
Government is accepting applications for a new grant program designed to build greater cultural awareness and more inclusive communities.
Anyone wishing to donate warm clothing or funds for meals can drop off donations to 9908-106 Avenue in Edmonton.
Please keep an eye on Elders and Children, Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.
The summit is a showcase of community based mentors and facilitators, seeking to gather information, feedback and direction from Paul First Nation Youth into the development of the Paul First Nation Education Authority.
The family from St Albert will wear their Metis Sashes on the show, and say they hope they are able to do the Red River Jig during taping
"I will never have enough words for the love and deep-rooted connection for my taekwondo family.” —Doug Rain
"The app is really important because it attracts young people, they have access on their phone. They could go anywhere with it." - Chief Tony Alexis
The 200-acre site will be home to nearly 10,000 people and a new LRT station. Demolition of the Coliseum would cost between $15.5 million and $25 million
Twenty-eight new beds for treating Indigenous Albertans with addictions will open at Poundmaker’s Lodge Treatment Centres just outside of St. Albert, as well, the lodge will receive upgrades to five medical detox beds.
Every Child Deserves a toy, need some help this Holiday season. Find links to Hamper programs throughout Alberta below
Fort McKay Métis said they would appeal directly to the Crown.
4,200 people should be employed by end of the year, Crown corporation says
“Nobody or no community should have to live without clean drinking water because water is a basic human right and everyone deserves clean drinking water and nobody can live without it,”
"Currently, the ice crossings are not rated for any vehicle traffic"
Chiefs and delegates will gather under the theme "Honouring Promises" to assess progress, set priorities and strategic direction for the coming year.
The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games is coming up in February of 2020!
"Hunting, trapping, fishing and medicinal rights constitutionally guaranteed by Treaty No. 8 are of particular concern for First Nations. These are recognized by trapping lines that have been their way of life, long before Treaty No. 8 was signed"
It's the 9th annual job fair.
Due to Atco changing power poles in the community, there will be planned power outages on November 29 and Tuesday December 3rd.
Winter hats, mittens, scarves, toiletries and non-perishable food items can be dropped off at the Grande Prairie Museum, with all donated items being handed over to elder’s shelters in the Grande Prairie region.
The plan will replace or install sewage and water servicing lines in Wood Buffalo’s southern rural hamlets
The Salvation army has extended its hours from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and then from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Members of the public are asked not to approach Bull and to contact their local police if he is seen.
City of Edmonton wants to hear from youth about what to consider in the development of an Indigenous Culture and Wellness Centre
Police and a collision analyst are on scene to investigate, and traffic is being rerouted through the hamlets of Widewater and Wagner. Motorists could see delays for "Several Hours"
“It fills my heart with gratitude to be honoured along side such amazing change makers. I am humbled and inspired by the matriarchs in my world — blessed to witness and learn from their incredible stories of strength, wisdom, warriorship, resilience, courage, humanness, hope and love,”
Don't miss the Fort McKay Dancers, autograph sessions with NHL Alumni Glenn Anderson and Chris Phillips and more
For nearly a decade, Dan Johnstone has been camping in his truck for food bank and toy donations
The suspect vehicle, which had been reported stolen in Calgary, has not been located. The identities of the male driver and female passenger have not been released.
If you have any information in relation to her whereabouts contact Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Bennett keeps Crown-Indigenous portfolio, Dan Vandal becomes northern affairs minister and Marc Miller takes over Indigenous services
“I think they’re going to challenge us. They’re going to threaten us. They’re going to try and find ways to hurt me, or people, against them, It’s not going to happen overnight. We’re going to face a few obstacles on the way. But I think in one year, I think everyone will feel safe. That’s what I’m hoping" - O’Chiese Chief Douglas Beaverbones
"Weather permitting, highly active auroral displays will be visible overhead from Inuvik, Yellowknife, Rankin and Iqaluit to Juneau, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Thunder Bay"
During his speech Tuesday, MacLean said he sought the counsel of trusted friends such as hockey great Wayne Gretzky, his favourite authors, First Nations chiefs, people of colour and women.
A ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, November 21 at noon at the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre with the kitchen officially opening on Monday, November 25.
"We know Albertans have strong opinions about changing their clocks twice a year and we want to hear them, It's time for Alberta to have a serious conversation about this."
Nearly 3,200 Canadian National Railway conductors, trainpersons and yard workers are on strike
The ceremony took place at the brand new Kihew Waciston Indigenous Centre at MacEwan University
RCMP say parents of the students have been informed and the school is providing support.
"The Alberta Chiefs stand behind MMIW. Our grand entry was a sign of solidarity as we carried our Nation flags and handkerchief over our faces. Tsuut’ina carries the fight proudly" - Chief Lee Crowchild
Candy Cane Lane started in 1968 after the Matcham family moved to Edmonton from Saskatoon. They got the idea from a street in Saskatoon and thought it was a nice way to celebrate their new community.
Performers included Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Thomas Rhett and Kacey Musgraves with Willie Nelson sang a rendition of "Rainbow Connection."
Young Spirit joins a growing roster of diverse artists including Canadian Country Music Artists, comedians, impressionists and speakers.
"Rock Your Mocs is about unifying Indigenous Peoples globally through social media, promoting cultural pride, and showcasing the diversity of nations"
One youth recipient will be selected, who has contributed above and beyond to our community through community service.
Métis Week is held annually in Alberta in connection with Louis Riel Day (November 16). The Métis Nation of Alberta organizes a full week of events to celebrate the rich culture, history and contributions of Métis people in the province.
“This year there’s 12 different charities, plus we give to 21 schools for their hot lunch program.”
Métis Week is an opportunity for the Métis people in Alberta to share their stories, history, and culture with people across the province.
“The new kihêw waciston Indigenous centre will have a big impact on our students, staff and faculty because it creates opportunities to engage, create, and learn”
The video features members of the PWHPA, comedian Gerry Dee, Hockey Night in Canada hosts Ron MacLean, Don Cherry and Tara Slone, broadcaster Bob Cole, former NHL player Georges Laraque, Gord Bamford and more!
Rates of obesity and diabetes are higher among First Nations adults than in the general Canadian population, while almost half of all Indigenous families have difficulty putting enough food on the table, a new study has found.
The announcement commemorates its production milestone of three billion barrels of crude oil from Mildred Lake.
RCMP officers will continue to investigate and no charges have been laid
Signs will be up at the terminal to keep travelers informed
"As this matter is now before the courts, no further information will be provided"
Métis Week (November 10-16) is an opportunity for the Métis in Alberta to share their stories, history, and culture with the rest of the world.
Monika Ille joined APTN as the Québec liaison officer before moving into the programming department. Most recently, she served as the executive director of programming and scheduling.
The Protected Eagles were found shot to death near Wetaskiwin, Fort McMurray
On November 11th, we pay our respects to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in Canada’s past conflicts.
Women looking to find out more about the program or book an appointment can call 1-800-667-0604.
"I feel really good about the prospects for this community, and I think the resource that we’re working on, on behalf of Albertans and British Columbians, is going to be very good.”
Wood Buffalo Housing said the building will stop serving clients on January 31 due to a lack of funding from the province.
It’s expected the work will cost the province $397M, investing a total of $1.8 billion in school spaces over the next four years.
To recieve services from the Christmas Bureau, you Must be a resident of the City of Edmonton. For those residing outside the corporate limits of Edmonton, please visit 211.ca for assistance in your region.
"Prosper’s Rigel Project was approved by the AER in June 2018 inside the area specified by the Moose Lake Plan despite the fact the plan was still being developed. The project’s impacts on traditional land use and cumulative effects are significant"
The travelling exhibit will be on display in city hall until October 31st
The Reconciliation Advisory Circle is intended to bring Indigenous elders, partners and community leaders together to share important perspectives and advice with the RMWB’s Indigenous Relations team to guide truth and reconciliation efforts.
The McMurray Métis are hoping to see a land transfer be a part of the reconciliation over this past injustice.
It takes 40 players to play in the World’s Longest Indigenous Hockey Game and on November 3, the organizing committee is hoping to complete their roster.
Indigenous Veterans day is on Nov 8th, while Remembrance day is on November 11th
Cuts coming for post-secondary, municipal grants
Maskwacis Employment Center and Alberta Labour held their 13th annual Job fair, October 24, at the Howard Buffalo Memorial Center, Samson Cree Nation
The wildfire began near the community of Wabasca and grew to the point where it forced the evacuation of Wabasca and Peerless Trout First Nation, while it also threatened communities in the Slave Lake area.
“This facility will allow for future program growth to meet regional employment demands and services to community members.”
The board had been considering raising the flags at their schools since 2018.
Lawyers will be able to cover several different areas of law, including family, civil, landlord, tenant and employment, wills and estates
The suspect is considered armed and dangerous and is in the Lac La Biche area
General Election: October 30, polls open 10am-10pm
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The peaceful march was held at Winston Churchill Square in Edmonton
To honour the life of Elder Jerry Wood, who was a beloved spiritual leader, mentor, teacher and friend to students, staff, faculty and community supporters of MacEwan University.
“I don’t know why the world is so scared of her. She stands about four feet tall and she’s probably, I’m guessing about 110 pounds, that’s about it,” - Chief Allan Adam
Child was struck by a pickup truck being driven by his father
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Alberta Order of Excellence Act, which established the Order. It is the province’s highest honour a citizen can receive.
Many gathered for a free bbq and speeches