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Indigenous senator quits party over Australian referendum

Indigenous senator quits party over Australian referendum

CANBERRA, Australia: (AP) — An Indigenous senator in Australia quit the minor Greens party on Monday in a disagreement over a referendum to be held this year that would create an Indigenous Voice to Parliament. Sen.
Governments, B.C. coastal First Nations endorse marine protection action plan

Governments, B.C. coastal First Nations endorse marine protection action plan

VANCOUVER — The federal and British Columbia governments, alongside 15 coastal First Nations, have officially endorsed the blueprint for a vast network of marine protected areas along Canada's west coast.
Indigenous history class for lawyers justified and more common in Canada: experts

Indigenous history class for lawyers justified and more common in Canada: experts

EDMONTON — As Alberta's Law Society seeks to defend rules that require members to take a course on Indigenous issues, experts say such measures are common elsewhere in Canada and are well-grounded in legal rationale.
Inuit, environmental groups call for stronger measures to reduce underwater noise

Inuit, environmental groups call for stronger measures to reduce underwater noise

Hunters from Pond Inlet, Nvt. — known as Mittimatalik in Inuktitut — have said they're seeing fewer narwhal in areas where they were once abundant, making it harder to feed their families, and that the whales' behaviour is changing.
Indigenous group talks about reporting system for people experiencing homelessness

Indigenous group talks about reporting system for people experiencing homelessness

WINNIPEG — An Indigenous organization is spearheading efforts to develop a system that could make it easier to flag when a person experiencing homelessness is missing.

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Canada's $2.8 billion settlement with Indigenous Day Scholars is a long-time coming

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Yukon prospecting plan approval is quashed by First Nation court victory

Yukon prospecting plan approval is quashed by First Nation court victory

WHITEHORSE — A Yukon court has quashed government approval for a mining exploration project, siding with a First Nation that argued there was a failure to properly consult it about the project on its traditional territory.
Final arguments at trial of Quebec man accused in abduction of elderly U.S. couple

Final arguments at trial of Quebec man accused in abduction of elderly U.S. couple

MONTREAL — A Quebec man on trial for the kidnapping of a couple from Upstate New York who were smuggled into the province and held captive was heavily involved in the plot, the prosecution said Thursday in its closing arguments.
Toronto school board makes Indigenous course mandatory for Grade 11 English credit

Toronto school board makes Indigenous course mandatory for Grade 11 English credit

TORONTO — Canada's largest school board will make a course on Indigenous texts its compulsory Grade 11 English credit in a bid to ensure students graduate with a greater understanding of Indigenous culture and history.
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